Over the many years (some might argue too many) I've been online, I've collected a few interesting links. One that I used at class on Monday was from CalTrans.
CalTrans has installed some webcams
on the major roads through the state, from Stockton to San Diego.
They are free for
CalTrans Web Cams: http://video.dot.ca.gov/
California Highway Patrol posts incidents
in their response areas everywhere in the state. Just select the area
you are interested in viewing and then click the Details links to get
more information about the incident.
CHP Incidents: http://cad.chp.ca.gov/
Ever hear sirens and wonder, "Where are they going?" From here, you can check out incidents for SLO County Fire and CalFire.
The will tell you where, when and what the call was about, but will not
show personal information or what happened after the call.
SLO County Fire Incidents: http://incidents.slocountyfire.org/
Need the translate some text, Google has you covered: http://translate.google.com/
Gresham College, established in 1597, puts every lecture they have access
to online. You can can download some in MP3 format for listening on
your MP3 player, tablet, or burn the file to a CD for listening on your
car stereo. If you have an iOS or Android device, you can install their
app from the appropriate store and watch video of the lectures.
Gresham College covers economics, religion, science and more. And it's
Free lectures: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events
Ever wonder what's going on outside of the Abbey Road studios? Me too, all the time. Well, they put up a webcam
on the sidewalk that views the famous "zebra crossing" from the album
cover. Online 24 hours, the time difference is fun to see and you might
catch a glimpse of some exotic car cruising by or tourists waving at
Abbey Road Studios webcam: http://www.abbeyroad.com/crossing
National Weather Service Enhanced Radar Image
for the continental US. You can click on the areas below for a close
up view, and then narrow down to where you live or a place that is of
NOAA Radar: http://radar.weather.gov/Conus/
is the longest running, nationally syndicated show on the air about
computers and technology. Craig Crossman has been on the air for 23
years now. with his co-host Charles Tendell, they cover the World of
Computers in plain English. The show plays live 7PM PT every weeknight.
Computer America Radio Show: http://www.computeramerica.com/
Patricia Rykiel runs a web site called LoveYourComputer
and posts up a short audio clip once a week about technology, social
networking, and more. She also does the UK voice for the Avast
anti-virus program. The London Minute can be played directly from the age.
The London Minute: http://loveyourcomputer.co.uk/the-london-minute.html
Dave Graveline and company also does a very good radio show once a
week for three hours. Into Tomorrow covers everything from cell phones
and tablets to cameras and computers. They also stream their show on
the web site, just click the play buttons.
Into Tomorrow: http://www.graveline.com/
KVEC 920 AM streams live 24 hours a day from San Luis: http://920kvec.com/
KSMX 1240 AM also streams live: http://1240ksmx.com/
KKJL 1400 AM out of Morro Bay plays some good music too: http://www.kkjl1400.com/
KINF 1440 AM from Santa Maria streams live: http://www.am1440.com/home/
KFI 640 AM from Los Angeles: http://www.kfiam640.com/main.html
KNX 1070 AM also from Los Angeles, also covers KCBS 2 and KCAL 9: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/
BBC Radio from the UK: http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/ (Some shows may be blocked for listening outside the UK. All video is blocked.)
The Shiba Inu puppy cam: http://www.ustream.tv/sfshiba
Turtle Bay web cam, Oahu, Hawaii: http://explore.org/#!/live-cams/player/hawaii-turtle-bay-east-cam