Knowledgebase:Misc Resources

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A listing of miscellaneous resources sites in alphabetical order.

A very comprehensive list of online dictionaries and related resources maintained by 'Dr Goodword', Robert Beard.

With more than 480,000 human-edited entries, Acronym Finder is the world's largest and most comprehensive dictionary of acronyms, abbreviations, and initialisms. Combined with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 3 million acronyms and abbreviations. Maintained by Mountain Data Systems.

Online language translations

Commercial hardware rendering systems, including PURE and RenderDrive. Providing support for for MAYA® from Alias, Autodesk's 3ds max® and VIZ® and Catia® V5 from Dassault; ARTVPS offer the only rendering solutions that deliver hardware accelerated ray tracing and secondary illumination.

Over 500 downloadable maps. Site maintained by by Ray Sterner.

Information on US copyright law published by Cornell Law School.

Online dictionaries of various languages and related resources.

Similar to the online language translator at Alta Vista.

Commercial translation software and services.

Various versions of the Hackers Jargon File.

Articles and books about overclocking of Pentiums or Compatibles, archived by Tom's Hardware.

A povray 3.0 on-line interface to a farm of machines waiting to grab your pov 3.0 job and render it and e-mail the picture back to you! Any and all suggestions are welcome. Currently is pretty basic, but gives priority to smaller jobs.

Info by Wayne Rooney on setting up POV-Ray on a cluster of computers

IT jargon encyclopedia with over 20,000 terms defined.

Around 30 animated demos, which run under MS-DOS, done to prove that real time raytracing is possible. No source code supplied. Maintained by Eric Haines.

A department of the US Naval Observatory. The Official Source of Time for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Global Positioning System (GPS), and a Standard of Time for the United States.

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