I tend to talk about failure a bit on this blog. Failure is a good topic for discussion, whether it is project failure or failures by people. Why is it such a good topic to talk about? Because people fail every day and so do companies. However, in our world, people like to talk about… Read More Failures Are Really Mini Successes
In this rare double-post weekend, it is time to celebrate the 3rd birthday of this blog. For a short time this year, I wondered whether the blog could continue as work continued to demand my time. There were periods of blogging funk, typically every late summer, when there is little news to talk about and… Read More Happy 3rd Birthday To Regular Geek
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the possibility of Google going evil. At that time, I was talking mostly about the fact that Google has free or cheap applications in many different areas. However, I did not really talk about standards they were developing. One commenter, Ed Richardson, mentioned this as a reason why… Read More Google Makes A Bid To Control The Internet
As I was responding to a comment on my post about who we follow, I realized how I really used social media. In my comment, I mentioned that I use Google Reader and FriendFeed as information filters. For example, I am not fluent in all things Facebook, so I make sure that I review what… Read More Is Social Media The New PageRank?
Before I get to the tips, let me give you a little background on why this post is written. A few days ago, Greg Linden posted about research regarding Google PageRank. The actual research paper can also be found as a pdf here. While the heart of the paper is a bit heavy on the… Read More 7 Sources Where Your Users Will Come From