Newsletters

In addition to all the websites that provide RSS feeds (which I read with my headline mailer), there are a few periodic newsletters that are worth reading:

  • “Crypto-Gram is a free monthly e-mail newsletter on computer security and cryptography from Bruce Schneier (author of Secrets and Lies and Applied Cryptography, inventor of Blowfish and Twofish, CTO and founder of Counterpane Internet Security, Inc., general crypto pundit and occasional crypto curmudgeon).” [http://www.counterpane.com/crypto-gram.html]
  • WebWord Usability Weblog: “WebWord.com is a mission driven by John S. Rhodes, to provide you with outstanding usability information for all of your Internet endeavors.” [http://www.webword.com/]
  • “First Monday is one of the first peer-reviewed journals on the Internet, solely devoted to the Internet. Since its start in May 1996, First Monday has published 418 papers in 79 issues; these papers were written by 498 different authors.” [http://www.firstmonday.org/]
  • Alertbox: Jakob Neilsen’s bi-weekly column on Web usability. [http://www.useit.com/]
  • “Web Informant is an almost-weekly series of essays that discuss current trends, technologies and events of interest about Internet applications. The series began in September 1995 and our most current essay is called: Why convergence won’t happen.” [http://www.strom.com/awards/index.html]
  • Good Experience: Monitoring the online customer experience, by Mark Hurst. [http://www.goodexperience.com/]
  • IBM Developer Works [http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/]
  • Added 1/24/03: NEC @ Shirky.com, a mailing list about Networks, Economics, and Culture. Subscribe at http://shirky.com/nec.html.