Category Archives: Website Issues

Quick Infrastructure Note

No substantial post today; the afternoon got away from me, then we had a birthday dinner in Alameda for Y. However I did spend part of the day reformatting and updating the Short fiction reviews page, and will continue with … Continue reading

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Sfadb.com on Wikipedia

I’ve been pondering (by request) the future of Locus (magazine and website) in recent weeks, as well as my sfadb.com site. And in browsing around the web for research today, checking Wikipedia’s entry on Locus Magazine (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locus_(magazine)) I saw references … Continue reading

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Sfadb.com status at its tenth anniversary

Pretty much every year I status my ongoing projects — in particular sfadb.com, and my personal and family history here on this blog — and think, this year for sure! And every year I do make some progress, but even … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Notes, March 2021

My ongoing project is to reread (or read the first time in some cases), the essential novels and short story collections by the essential science fiction writers of the past 70 or 80 years. I’ve been focusing on the 1950’s … Continue reading

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Memoirs and Site Updates

I’ve updated my Memoirs page with a number of essay posts from the past year, and promoted the whole page to the top level menu. I’ve cleaned up with consistent headers this page and the Family History page. I began … Continue reading

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Test Post

I’m trying to allow comments to posts, but only for two days. I’ve tried this before, and it hasn’t seemed to work. When I allow comments indefinitely, I get thousands of spam emails. The resetting applies only to new posts, … Continue reading

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Projects

Today I spent a couple hours setting up a ‘Projects’ page that is linked in the menu at the top of the site. And I’ll be setting up bibliographic pages for SF and NF to organize links to my posts … Continue reading

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Sfadb progress toward ultimate Top 100 Lists

Over the past two weeks I’ve made much progress on the next stage of my sfadb.com site — the compiling of all awards references and citations references into overall scores and rankings. One product of this effort will be Top … Continue reading

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Syllabuses and Sfadb.com rankings

This op-ed item in Sunday’s New York Times, What a Million Syllabuses Can Teach Us, caught my eye initially because part of my long-range plans for sfadb.com involves continuing to add ‘citation’ and ‘anthology’ references to complement the awards data, … Continue reading

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Infrastructure: New Pages

Have initialized pages under ‘Provisional Conclusions’ for Links and Comments and Science Fictional Illustrations and Examples. Mostly outlines for now, to be filled in over coming weeks and months.

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