116 posts categorized "Weblogs"

December 09, 2016

Coming Soon...

I've retired again. Fourth time'll be a charm. My bucket list far exceeds my life expectancy.

Besides visiting grandchildren, seeing more of the world than hotel rooms at major airports, doing my share of chores, learning matrix algebra, sailing, and keeping in shape, I'm goin More...

May 08, 2011

Hey NYTimes, Where’s the Link?

It's no longer acceptable online to make a naked assertion on a controversial subject without at least a link to back it up, at least not for anyone practicing serious journalism and writing a news story. But here's what appeared in the New York Times online today More...

February 11, 2011

Fractals Goes Social

If you wanna be read, you gotta be social. I've been meaning to properly support Facebook and Twitter on Fractals of Change for a while, but didn't get aro More...

December 13, 2009

Why We Can Succeed

After Governor Douglas' press conference last week, there was the usual scrum of reporters and administration officials in the hallway of the fifth floor of the Pavilion Building in Montpelier. The Governor had just said that Vermont cannot and must not sit around waiting for another Stimulus More...

December 05, 2008

On The Front Page of the New York Times


Fractals of Change made the front page of the New York Times online edition, thanks to a robot of course. < More...

November 23, 2008

We Are ALL Part of the Change We Need

Tim O'Reilly blogged yesterday on the need for those who supported Obama in the election to stay involved and help the new administration but, more importantly, the country succeed. Those of us who didn't s More...

November 15, 2008

DISQUS for discussions

Lately the comments and replies on Fractals of Change have gotten a lot more intense and interesting, maybe because these are interesting times.

Typepad comment handling is pretty primitive so I've switched to DI More...

August 22, 2008

Blogging 101 – Comment Spam

Sometimes you will find comments on your blog which link back to commercial sites and are there to promote a product or boost the google-juice of the linked to site. Are these spam? Should you remove them all?

Here are two comments which were recently posted on More...

August 17, 2008

Blogging 101 – Exchanging Links

My friend Al is a new blogger. He's received his first requests for link exchanges and would like to know what I think of this practice. For non-bloggers: a link exchange is an agreement that says I'll put a link to your blog on my blog if y More...

August 12, 2008

Should Your New Web Business be Ad-Supported?

Contrary to popular belief, the ad-supported model for a web business is very, very hard to succeed at. I've underestimated the difficulty of living on ads a couple of times in the my investment career. Wouldn't want you to do the same either as an investor or an entrepreneur.

Google, of More...

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