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Linear Technology LTspice:
A free op-amp simulation tool

Mancini, R., ed. Op Amps for Everyone: Design Reference. Texas Instruments, 2002. (This resource may not render correctly in a screen reader.PDF - 2.0MB)
An excellent reference book for op-amp design.

OpAmps: Active Filter Synthesis Design Tool
A simple tool from Analog Devices for designing active filters using voltage-feedback op-amps.

Sensors Web Portal
References, hints, sources from the International Frequency Sensor Association (IFSA)

Sensors Magazine

Robotics related products compiled by Kevin Dowling

Bill Buxton's Directory of Sources for Input Technologies


Sensors Expo
Big trade show with tutorials and proceedings

IEEE Sensors
Very large new state-of-the-art sensors conference

Old standby conference for sensors and applications

Emphasizes MEMs, but like IEEE Sensors

ACM conference on user interface technology

SenSys, ISPN, etc.
Sensor net conferences — not sensors...

Hacker Web sites


Hack a Day

DIY Audio Projects

Bunnie Studios blog

Hacked Gadgets

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

MAKE Magazine