The Caboteria / Tech Web / TechBookmarks (02 Jun 2014, TobyCabot)

http://www.troubleshooters.com/tpromag/200104/200104.htm - Who owns your data?
http://orange.math.buffalo.edu/csc/resolution2_april2003_approved.html - SUNY Buffalo faculty senate resolution encouraging GNU/Linux and free software.

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Main_Page - publicly-generated street maps
http://reddit.com/r/programming/info/69dia/comments/ - via Reddit, an explanation of the tools needed to build a dynamic mapping web site.

http://azz.us-lot.org/code.html - see the code for rawdog which is a simple Python rss aggregator.

http://xmlstar.sourceforge.net/ - XML starlet, a set of xml command-line tools.

Work Flow

http://www.wfmc.org/ - Work Flow Management Coalition, has some standards and intro to workflow and intro to workflow management systems whitepapers.
http://www.smartcomps.org/twister/ - Java workflow based on WS-BPEL
http://freshmeat.net/projects/jgpd/ - Java GUI to build workflow processes
http://www.openflow.it/ - work flow in Python
http://werkflow.codehaus.org/ - work flow in Java/XML
http://bonita.debian-sf.objectweb.org/ - work flow in Java, looks cool. Based on EJB, uses jonas as a container. Web interfaces.
http://www.openwfe.org/ - also java, also uses XML to describe workflows
http://www.ofbiz.org/ - the Open For Business framework has a workflow engine component
http://www.opensymphony.com/osworkflow/ - Open Symphony is another framework that has a workflow component
The Apache "Commons Sandbox Workflow" project seems to have thought about this and come up with at least an object model: http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/sandbox/workflow/apidocs/index.html
Paper explaining how petri nets can model workflow: http://tmitwww.tm.tue.nl/research/patterns/download/invited_talk_cpn_2002.pdf
Another petri net workflow intro: http://lsdis.cs.uga.edu/activities/NSF-workflow/wfm.html
http://www.manageability.org/blog/stuff/workflow_in_java/view - a nice list of open source Java workflow engines
Interesting program: http://tmitwww.tm.tue.nl/staff/anorta/XRL/ look for XRL/Flower
Another: http://tambora.zenplex.org/architecture.html this one looks more mature and intended for commercial deployment. uses werkflow for its engine
http://www.wfmd.org/ - work flow meta data (DNS no longer resolves as of 2004-01)

RFID

http://www.revasystems.com/ - my former employer (sadly no longer in business)
http://autoidcenter.org/
http://web.mit.edu/mecheng/pml/index.htm
http://www.mit.edu/~tmilne/pml/
http://wwws.sun.com/software/solutions/auto_id/
http://www.icao.int/mrtd/Home/Index.cfm

Misc

http://www.openarchives.org/ - a group that works on standardizing metadata for content repositories.

http://fortytwo.ch/time/ - a cooperative public NTP infrastructure.

http://www.siliconvalleyccie.com/linux-hn/iptables-intro.htm - the best brief Linux firewall HOWTO that I've yet found.

http://www.squarefree.com/bookmarklets/zap.html - insanely useful "bookmarklets" (little bits of javascript in browser bookmarks) that do things like clean up ugly web page colors.

http://lwn.net/Articles/187691/ - discussion of the GNU/Linux version of Google Earth, which includes links to a couple of Free Software alternatives.
also http://gaia.serezhkin.com/, http://edu.kde.org/marble/
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Main_Page - people generating Free maps using GPS's.

http://www.ridgecrop.demon.co.uk/index.htm?fat32format.htm - a small tool for Windows to format disks >32GB with FAT32.

http://amqp.org/ - an open-source high performance message queuing protocol.

http://www.tech-center-enlightentcity.tv/ - the South End Technology center "to enable people to become producers of knowledge and sharers of ideas and information."

http://www.mitre.org/work/info_tech/cloud_computing/ - an online forum with questions and answers about cloud computing in government applications. Sponsored by The MITRE Corporation, where used to work.

http://www.bugc.org/ - The Boston-area User Group Calendar

https://calomel.org/firefox_ssh_proxy.html - how to proxy Firefox through ssh

http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ - a tool that makes bootable USB flash drives.

http://ethanschoonover.com/solarized - a low-contrast color scheme that's easy on the eyes.

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