## research

Richard P. Feynman: The pleasure of finding things out (Google Videos)

Richard Wesley Hamming: You and your research

## teaching

The Boyer Report: Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

PowerPoint is Evil

## work

## general bibliographic resources and online archives

ISO List of Title Word Abbreviations: online edition | description

Additional sources for title abbreviations

JSTOR, the scholarly journal archive

A front for the arXiv

The DjVu format | the wonderful (and free) Any2DjVu online conversion service (with English OCR)

## maths

Kolmogorov's Foundations of the Theory of Probability

D.H. Fremlin's treatise on measure theory

Biographies of mathematicians | Photographs of mathematicians, and of physicists

The Online Encyclopaedia of Mathematics (Springer) | PlanetMath | Encyclopedic Dictionary of Mathematics (Google Books)

Matrix Reference Manual

The Mathematical Atlas

Mathematics Pronunciation Guide

bibliographies/reviews: MathSciNet (subscription-based) | ZMATH (free)

Russian/Soviet mathematical papers (free access to the originals and links to translations) | NUMDAM: open-access archive of French mathematical papers

Archives de l'Association des Collaborateurs de Nicolas Bourbaki

TeXify/deTeXify (unrelated services) | The Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol List

sci.math | The NA-Net

## physics

Richard Feynman: The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures (quantum electrodynamics for the layman)

## "serious" stuff

How to write a scientific paper

reprobatio certa hora incerta

Some common techniques of proof

The mathematical theory of big game hunting

How to prove that all odd numbers are prime

Chicken chicken chicken [pdf]; video

How to become an IEEE author (thanks to Cédric Vonesch)

The case of the 500-mile email

A guide to grading exams

## programming

Real Programmers Don't Use PASCAL

The Story of Mel

Rob Pike's Notes on Programming in C

Frank Rubin: "GOTO Considered Harmful" Considered Harmful [pdf]

csh programming considered harmful

Ed is the standard text editor.

The Jargon File

Numerical:
netlib |
lp_solve (free mixed integer LP solver) |
free linear algebra software

## NetBSD

"Of course it runs NetBSD"

pkgsrc |
The pkgsrc guide |
pkgsrc.se

Tracking NetBSD-current

NetBSD kernel documentation

## news and analysis

BBC News

The Independent: Comment

The Guardian: Comment & Debate

The Economist

Big Money Chart

## music

Daniel Barenboim: In the Beginning was Sound (BBC Reith Lectures 2006)

Radio Swiss Classic | BBC Radio 3 Classical

## online libraries, catalogues, and book search engines

Project Gutenberg | PG Australia

Google Books

LibraryThing

## Persian language resources

Dehkhoda's and Mo'in's dictionaries (searchable)

Dehkhoda's Dictionary (alternative version) (searchable)

Classical Persian poetry (searchable)

Computer analysis of Persian grammar

Persian fonts for Mac OS X, X11 (*BSD and Linux), and Windows

## misc

Latin for Mountain Men

The Web Accessibility Initiative

World Community Grid

One Laptop per Child