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* The original "Tom Fine" on the Internet, accept no imitations.

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        My (non-work) Home Page Resources

An arbitrary perspective on things I'm interested in.

Cycling
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  • Headlight design ray tracer
  • Hill Grade Calculator/Visualizer
  • Does Lance's blood show doping?
  • Build your own bike light
  • Cheap Helmet Cameras
  • Internet Analysis of the Floyd Landis Case (offsite link, to a Wiki that I initiated)
  • Floyd Landis' Testosterone, WADA, and Abused Science
  • Floyd's Exogenous Testosterone
  • My own cycling T-shirt designs
  • My own product reviews for: Shimano Sandals, Speedplay Frogs, Crankbrothers Mallet-C, and the Take-A-Look bicycle mirror.
  • Potential Serious Danger from disk brakes, in particular with quick release wheels. This link is to someone else's opinion on an external site. But I'm an engineer, and by my evaluation the danger is real.
  • Child Carriers - Trailer versus Seat
  • Bicycle Child Trailer Buyer's Guide
  • Frame testing gone bad
  • A Stiff Frame is Good to Find
  • A Soft Frame is Good to Find
  • Bicycle Hubs Hang from the Rim
  • Are smaller wheels faster?
  • Concept Design for a folding recumbent
  • Rank the Cyclists on twitter
  • Lance Armstrong wins six! (image)
  • Geek Opinions
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  • Does Encryption Really Protect Terrorists? (2015)
  • O.M.G. The Trolley Problem - ethical design of self-driving cars. (2015)
  • The REAL Reason we snubbed Pluto (2015)
  • Heartbleed (and the industry's failed response) (2014)
  • EME and DRM on the web (2014) (and my first posting on Medium).
  • Blog on Sentence spacing (2012-14, offsite) to answer the question of how many spaces after a period. Includes:
  • How many spaces after a period? (2011)
  • xterm compatibility problems (2008)
  • Verizon FiOS versus Comcast (2008)
  • the Electronic Classroom (2003)
  • Use of Cookies Considered Safe (2000)
  • Swatch "Internet Time" Scam (1999)
  • Microsoft (1999)
  • Y2K rant (1999)
  • Outdated software development practices (1998 draft version)
  • Why Windows Lovers Love Windows (1998)
  • Estimating Software Development Time (1998)
  • FREE LONG DISTANCE! (1996)
  • flat rates for ISPs (1996)
  • Fun
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  • My Photographs (finally started)
  • Mixed drinks database (webkit experiment)
  • Frank Adelstein's web pages
  • comments on some beers
  • Nethack font
  • Nethack weapon skills
  • Polearms in Nethack
  • First time skiing tips
  • breakout
  • othello
  • vidgame
  • My Booklist (no recent updates)
  • Book Cover

    Ohio State
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  • Bandtruth.org, an FAQ-style introduction to the firing of Jon Waters and the problems with the investigation
  • WeStandWithJonWaters.com, the primary website for organizing a response to Jon Waters' firing.
  • People of the OSUMB, a collection of testimonials by current and former Ohio State Marching Band members about the culture they experienced.
  • My layman's examination of the problems with OSU's investigation and report
  • My testimonial of the culture I experienced in the Ohio State Marching Band.

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            Links to Resources I Provide via Work

    These resources are at least tangentially related to my job, and are hosted on my web pages at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

     
    Software
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  • xlax ultimate sysadmin helper
  • osx2x 2.3 Leopard Intel build
  • multi-rsh contacts many hosts in parallel
  • vps interactive process tree viewer
  • bdfedit font editor
  • palm utilities
  • mtvcontrol MPEG player
  • ttkdraw drawing program
  • console-server
  • site maps
  • (Techie)
    Information
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  • OS X Resources
  • Concurrent IMAP with mbox files
  • Wide sentence spacing in HTML
  • "address already in use"
  • One-Time Passwords (OTP) Overview/Roadmap
  • Perl SSL Modules
  • Writing Safe CGIs
  • X11 Visuals and Colormaps
  • Palm software and accessory reviews
  • Free POVRay objects and examples
  • vi
  • tcsh completion
  • rot13
  • Casio QV-100
  • mtv protocol
  • ISDN
  • Other
    Stuff
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  • Harvard College Observatory History in Images
  • Personal Information
  • 2560x1024 Backgrounds
  • X11 fonts
  • Green Laser Pointers for Astronomy
  • Watch Asteroids Fly By the Earth!
  • HTML Quick Ref (antique)
  • webcam
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            Links to Other People's Resources

    Shameless plug for my parent's company: Visit D F Electronics, Inc., for all of your electronics assembly needs. DFE can handle all or any part of the electronics design and manufacturing process, from circuit design, board layout, and case design, through manufacturing engineering, manufacturing, and full product testing.

    (More coming soon)

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