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(FORTUNE Magazine) – Janet Baker founded Dragon Systems, which makes speech-recognition software, with her husband, Jim, in 1982. Baker, who is CEO of the Newton, Mass., company, has a Ph.D. in computer sciences from Carnegie Mellon and a background in biophysics. She's also ready to contredanse anytime. Here are some of her favorite sites.

Yahoo Finance finance.yahoo.com For up-to-date stock quotes and financial news.

MapQuest www.mapquest.com When I toured the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas, MapQuest's driving directions helped me get around.

Claude Monet page www.ugrad.cs.jhu.edu/~baker/monet.html My son, Bradley Baker, set up this site when he was a student at Johns Hopkins University. It's a great resource on Monet, and you can view paintings online.

Folk Arts Center www.facone.org I'm an avid folk dancer, so I check this site for Boston area international folk dance events.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology web.mit.edu With a digest of current projects and links to MIT labs, this is an important source for trends and research.