Brent Frye's Home Page
A selection of sites that have useful, fun, and/or interesting information. I haven't kept this up-to-date for quite a while, but I expect to make improvements.

Local | Favorites | Reference | Other Links
Local Information
Pittsburgh, PA
Weather | Newspaper | TV Guide | Traffic | Citysearch | PennDOT TrafficCams
I just can't get enough of this stuff
Slashdot | Shark Tank | The Daily Post | | Google | A9 | dmoz | Yahoo

Technical News

Columns / Editorials / Blogs
  • Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird - the most widely-read bizarre-news feature in the United States
  • Jack Shafer's Press Box - media criticism column in Slate magazine
  • Robert X. Cringely's I, Cringley (formerly at
  • Bruce Schneier's Schneier on Security - "A blog covering security and security technology"
  • Halvar Flake's ADD / XOR / ROL - "A blog about reverse engineering, mathematics, politricks and some more..."


  • xkcd - "A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language - By Randall Munroe"
  • PHD Comics - "Piled Higher and Deeper"
Reference Materials
Useful sites that I frequently use
Dictionary | Thesaurus | Translation | Acronyms | Switchboard | Wikipedia
Data Sources
Life, the Universe, and Everything
Other Links, by Category
More to come soon; I'm still weeding stuff out