Monthly Archives: November 2016

Social Fixer for Facebook fixes annoyances, adds features, and enhances existing functionality to make Facebook more fun and efficient

I am sick of the political stuff on Facebook. It is not like a disagree with anyone. I just don’t want to see the stuff. This link is to a plugin you can add to your browser that will block things that you don’t want to see from your feed. It detects when you are […]

War is a Racket

Interesting speech delivered in 1933 by General Smedley Butler, USMC War is a Racket It may seem odd for me, a military man to adopt such a comparison. Truthfulness compels me to. I spent thirty-three years and four months in active military service as a member of this country’s most agile military force, the Marine […]

The Theory of Interstellar Trade

“The Theory of Interstellar Trade” by Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman is an interesting paper from 1978 on the basic economics of trading between two stars without traveling faster than light. The author describes a situation where Earth might trade with a planet called Trantor. (Asimov fans will get the reference). His conclusion is that […]

The Magician of Manga | by Christopher Benfey | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, had long possessed"in its fabulous collection of Japanese art unparalleled anywhere outside Japan"an anonymous album of drawings long assumed to be by Hokusai. That album has now been persuasively linked to the artist. Source: The Magician of Manga | by Christopher Benfey | NYR Daily | The New York […]

PragPub March 2011 | Punk Rock Languages | The Pragmatic Bookshelf

This is an interesting essay comparing the “C” language to Punk Rock music. The attitude is everything. Books, screencasts, forums, articles, and more, all aimed at helping software developers get better and have more fun. Our titles are available on paper and electronically, and all our ebooks are DRM-free. Enjoy! Source: PragPub March 2011 | […]


This is a DNA test kit for your microbiome (all the little bugs that live in your gut). It is covered by most health insurance (“out-of-network” healthcare benefits). You need your doctor to authorize it. Actually this is a good gift that it might not cost you anything, and it will help someone manage their […]

The Legendary Ted Chiang on Seeing His Stories Adapted and the Ever-Expanding Popularity of SF

An interview with Ted Chiang. He wrote the story that the movie Arrival is based upon. Meghan McCarron Interviews the Sci-Fi Master Source: The Legendary Ted Chiang on Seeing His Stories Adapted and the Ever-Expanding Popularity of SF

CopyPastry – Custom-made cookie cutters

The thing to do is get the cookie cutter, bake the cookie and then make someone you dislike EAT IT! Discover our custom-made cookie cutters, inspired by your photographs, created by a crafty team of graphic designers and produced by cool 3D printers. Have any silhouette, family portrait, logo or drawing printed and bake your […]


Buy the Book!

I cleaned up my tab for Sonny Boy's Help Me and made it into a short book. There's a Kindle version for 99 cents, and if you buy the paperback you get the Kindle free.

Playing "Help-Me" In the Style of Sonny Boy Williamson II: A step by step, note for note analysis of some of Sonny Boy's Signature Riffs

I also write Science Fiction, so you can sample some of my best stories. Also available in Kindle format.

Error Message Eyes: A Programmer's Guide to the Digital Soul


Keith Graham's Links

I started reading Science Fiction in the 1950s. I started Writing SF in the 1960s. Then, I had a life. Now I am retired, raising chickens and keeping bees. I am still an avid reader and I have sold about 70 stories in the last 20 years.
I have been collecting information about writing Science Fiction for many years now. Social media has replaced the Blog and large dedicated websites, so the pages here are mostly static. I update them from time to time.


Book Reviews

Please note, the comments on this site are historical from when the site was a Blog. The web pages are now static, and there is no mechanism for leaving comments.