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My Favorite Bookmarks - Harold Kester

Picks from Encyclopedia Britannica VP Harold Kester.

Who: Vice President, Research and Development, Advanced Technology Group, Encyclopedia Britannica



Favorite Search Engine: AltaVista,

Surfing Manifesto: Surf to save time.

Amazon Bookstore

There are 1.1 million book titles available. You get excellent service in acquiring books generally not available in the local bookstore.

San Diego Traffic Map

My local traffic online.

Britannica Online

Still the best general reference available. The complete Britannica and more online.

CNN Weather Page

When I need the weather, here's where I go.

Virtual Vineyards

If you enjoy wine and want advice, this is a great site.

Wall Street Journal

An important information source. A site well done.

New York Times

Venerable publication. Great site.

Olympic Mountain Gems, Inc.

I don't visit often, but it's an example of an excellent job of using the Web in retail.

Epicurious Travel

If you like to travel and enjoy good food, stop here first for excellent information.

A version of this article appeared in the Feb/Mar 1997 issue of Fast Company magazine.