My favourite websites

  1. about the Web itself, definitions, resources

    WWW consortium: the people taking care of the Web
    http://w3.org/
    HTML validation
    http://validator.w3.org/
    CSS validation
    http://jigsaw.w3.org/css-validator/

  2. general information and references

    Google: need I mention it? but you should get the Toolbar if you haven’t already
    http://toolbar.google.com/
    Wikipedia: towards a complete and accurate free content encyclopedia
    http://en.wikipedia.org/
    Global Gazetteer: directory of world cities
    http://www.fallingrain.com/world/
    Time and Date: all the conversions and calculations
    http://www.timeanddate.com/
    Whatis: specialised in IT references
    http://whatis.techtarget.com/

  3. philosophy

    Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    http://plato.stanford.edu/
    Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    http://www.iep.utm.edu/
    Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind
    http://philosophy.uwaterloo.ca/MindDict/index.html
    Spinoza: use my own site as a starting point
    http://users.telenet.be/rwmeijer/spinoza/
    Ayn Rand: even if you don’t agree with her philosophy, you may enjoy her novels, as I do
    http://www.aynrand.org/

  4. linguistics, natural languages

    I Love Languages, formerly The Human Languages Page
    http://www.ilovelanguages.com/
    SIL International (formerly known as the Summer Institute of Linguistics)
    http://www.sil.org/
    The Ethnologue database of languages, by SIL
    http://www.ethnologue.com/
    Lexicon of linguistics
    http://www2.let.uu.nl/UiL-OTS/Lexicon/
    Glossary of linguistic terms
    http://www.sil.org/linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/

  5. artificial languages

    Constructed languages: the most comprehensive overview, albeit no longer updated
    http://www2.cmp.uea.ac.uk/~jrk/conlang.html
    Ardalambion: all about Tolkien’s languages
    http://www.uib.no/People/hnohf/
    Loglan: a language whose development I have been briefly associated with
    http://www.loglan.org/
    see also http://www.lojban.org/ for a variant

  6. Hungarian language and culture

    Hungarian Online Resources
    http://hungaria.org/
    Hollosi Information eXchange: a real treasure trove
    http://www.hix.com/
    Hungarian Electronic Library
    http://mek.oszk.hu/
    The Hungarian Quarterly: Central Europe's best English-language journal
    http://www.net.hu/hungq/
    Debrecen Summer School
    http://www.nyariegyetem.hu/

  7. science fiction

    SF Site
    http://sfsite.com/
    SF-Lovers Mailing Lists
    http://lists.sflovers.org
    Isaac Asimov: my first favourite
    http://www.asimovonline.com/
    Encyclopedia Galactica: among many sites of that name, this is the one that relates to Asimov’s works
    http://galactica.electricbiscuit.com/
    Julian May: definitely in the major league
    http://www.gspmbank.com/may/

  8. miscellaneous

    A nostalgic site about the German and Austro-Hungarian Empires
    http://www.deutsche-schutzgebiete.de/
    The Red Book of the Peoples of the Rusian Empire
    http://www.eki.ee/books/redbook/
    A very interesting personal site
    http://www.cedarseed.com/
    The KryssTal Web Site
    http://www.krysstal.com/