Posts Tagged ‘Websites’

100 Websites You Should Know and Use!

April 8, 2013

Back in 2007, Julie Wiedemann (the editor in charge at Taschen GmbH) gave a TED talk on the “100 websites you should know and use” (one of the most viewed TED blog posts ever).  Here is the updated version for 2013.  Enjoy!

http://blog.ted.com/2007/08/03/100_websites_yo/

The ones that are no longer functional have been “crossed out.”  But, because there are so many amazing resources available these days, please feel free to add your own ideas and/or compile your own list. Happy surfing!

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Great .Gov Websites!

July 27, 2009

Okay, these sites are not necessarily the “best” .gov websites, but rather, the 10 sites that “embrace the web’s full potential.” (from Government Computer News).

Recovery.gov (“to show the public how federal economic stimulus money is being disbursed”)

Data.gov (“sets the tone for transparent government spending”)

USASpending.gov (“follow government contractual spending”)

Forge.mil (“brings net-centric speed to software development”)

Transit511.org (“combines public transportation systems in the Bay Area”)

State.gov (“puts social networking to diplomatic use”)

gpo.gov/fdsys (“makes America’s documents current and permanent”)

utah.gov (“takes its site to higher ground”)

science.gov (“breaks down stovepipes of research”)

usps.gov or prioritymail.com (“extends its virtual post office”)

womenshealth.gov or girlshealth.gov (“delivers health info users can trust”)

webcontent.gov (“the web site on building better web sites”)

Here’s the full article.