Old "Fun Stuff" List
Older and Possibly Obsolete Information Follows
This is the "Fun Stuff" page that was linked from the
www.mit.edu home page up until October 1997. There's no longer a
link to this page from www.mit.edu, but we're leaving this page
in place because we know there are links to it elsewhere. Please
don't bother to tell us about broken links from this page.
- This is an interactive cinematic experience that
student actors and the Boston underground club and music scene.
- Test your ability with a
Java Poker game
at the MIT Media Lab.
- The Twinkies
Project at Rice. See linearly accelerated Twinkies.
a blood-n-guts game for UNIX boxes, is available here. Hey, the more
UNIX games in the world, the better.
and Bamf's wedding photo album. Why? "It's fun. It's unique ... It's
the only place on the web you can see Marc Horowitz and Jeremy Brown
- The Media
Lab's postcards server. No, it has nothing to do with the SIPB
server, and yes, it's been around a while, but it's still cool.
- Lurker is an interactive web game/movie written here at the MIT Media Lab.
is a sight-optional comic strip interface. I.e., it is readable by the
visually impaired and by users of text-based web browsers. It may not
work quite right yet, though.
- If you're a member of the MIT community, you should read
assessment for the MIT Card.
- Andrew Q. Kraft's Theatre Central page.
"Anything and everything that you could ever imagine in the world of
theatre on the Web is here," says enthusiastic creator.
Tech Classics Archive. Hey, classics can be fun (like when you're punting your 8.05 problem set). Everything
Iliad, to Herodotus'
- Comics (Unfortunately, copyrights require that
we limit availability of these comics to the MIT community.):
- First Night Boston
- Boston Classical Music: information maintained by Rosario Gennaro.
- The MIT
Hack Gallery. Your favorite hacks are here, from the CP Car on the Dome,
to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the All-Night Tool.
- A cybermystic novella, vh485, by Nic
Kelman. Its maintainer
tells us it's the first novella written exclusively for net
distribution and net distribution only.
- Jake and Matthew's Adventures
- Hey, rei's good old html
Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-like game "The
CyberMUD". Give it a shot sometime. It's well over a year old. It must
be a classic!
- Matthew Gray and various SIPB members present: StoryFun!
- The Hacker Crackdown, a telling of
Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier, by Bruce Sterling
- Let's Argue! A
sports column in The Tech.
Star Trek Schedule
(with Boston Air Times).
- Information about Pretty
Good Privacy, a freely-redistributable public key cryptosystem.
- A Gallery of
Interactive Geometry. Excellent!
Tavern, a MIT comic strip which appears periodically in
has movie schedules and other information online.
- A listing of parties and
other upcoming local social events
- Matthew Gray's list of
cool stuff on the web
Dilbert, the comic strip by Scott Adams.
- The latest of