David L. Burkhead's Links Page
This isn't much, just some links that I use a lot.
My home page
Search Engine Links
Both of these have lots of good financial information for both personal
and professional finances.
Automotive & Mustangs
- Softseek A good source for shareware,
freeware, and evaluation software.
- Download.com Ditto
- Tucows Specializing in Internet software
- Shareware.com Was the best place for
shareware and freeware but other folk have largely caught up.
Science Fiction & Writing
- SWFA Science Fiction Writers of America
- Critters critique group This is a really
nice group if you are a writer or trying to become a writer and want some folk to critique
- SFNovelist Another critique group, this one
specializing in hard science fiction Novels.
- SFF.net An SF oriented web service with its own NNTP
server for members
- SFSite A collection of web pages including several
important SF magazines
Here's where I find conventions author appearances and other items of
- Jerry Pournelle One of my favorite writers
with some good stuff on computers and other topics as well.
- Market listing Once you write
it, where do you sell it?
- Evil Overlords List
A humorous send-up of a number of the common mistakes made in writing "the bad
History and Military
Web information services
- Dejanews Check for current and old Usenet
messages and post new ones. Text messages only--no binaries
- Weather.Com The Weather
Channel's Web page. Weather reports for cities in the US and
worldwide (great for travelling).
- MapBlast Best mapping engine I've found,
produces both maps of locations and door to door driving directions.
However, I find I'm using Microsoft Mappoint more these days.
- Smart Shopping:
- buy.com My online bookseller of choice.
Deeper discounts and better shipping rates than either Barnes and
Noble or Amazon. My first purchase from them actually came to
less than the bookstore price even including shipping and handling.
- Bottom Dollar An online price comparison
- Bigbook Online super-phonebook
- Infospace Assorted this and that directory
- IRS Nothing is sure but death and taxes. I can't
help you with death, but the IRS's web pages may help you with taxes
- Why Kirk is better
than Picard I get a few chuckles out of this.
- The Dogpatch A simply awesome collection of
information, articles, and links about my favorite mammals--dogs!
- Alexandria Digital Literature An extraordinary way
to find books. You "rate" the books you like and, based on those ratings,
they recommend other books you may like. Pretty accurate in my opinion.
- Webcomics A listing of webcomics that I
check out from time to time.
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