Who: CTO of Excite
Favorite Search Engine: Excite (www.excite.com) - surprise!
Surfing Manifesto: I use the Web whenever it's more convenient than the offline alternative - to check the news, to look up phone numbers, to buy books.
House of the Rising Punk
http://www.oringswest.com/punk Huge list of links to bands, labels, and trivia.
http://nervecore.com/e-zine Excellent Web-based punk zine.
http://www.conspire.com Great info on all your favorite conspiracies, written with a sense of humor.
http://www.parascope.com A good source of information about weird stuff, though the tone is a little credulous.
http://www.thex-files.com Sure, it's the official site, but it's very well done and very thorough. It even has a complete episode guide.
Santa Fe Institute
http://www.santafe.edu Lots of interesting research on artificial life and on complexity theory.
http://www.perl.com A complete guide to the world's handiest programming language.
A version of this article appeared in the August 1998 issue of Fast Company magazine.