Category: Practice

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Free Images from Pixabay

Quick note today. I started using Pixabay recently for free images (including the ones in this post).  According to their licensing, the images are free for commercial and non-commercial use. Great for adding to any...

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Gadget Ecosystem Review

Over the past few years, I’ve been watching the evolution of gadget ecosystems emerging in a race to attract customers.  These ecosystems consist of gadgets designed to work together to bring the user a...

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4x the Website Traffic Doing Nothing

A strange thing happened to a website I manage. Reason for Success is a personal productivity website that attempts to integrate philosophy and science to the art of personal productivity.  For over a year,...

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The Web Explained

I set myself a bit of a challenge.  I wanted to explain how the World Wide Web worked in the simplest terms possible.  I wanted to explain it such that my very non-technology minded...

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The Ultimate Web Analytics Book

Web Analytics 2.0 It’s been a while since I have found an IT book that I’ve been able to geek out over, learning tons and enjoying the writing style. Well, over the last week,...

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8 Quick Things to Improve Your Website

Most small businesses realize they need a website to attract customers, but often struggle to do it well.  Here are the 8 things my students and I have noticed that business owners can do...

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4 Views of Website Success

In the Spring of this year, one of my students was offered an internship with Waveborn based on a report she wrote in my class.  Another student was asked to present his report to...

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How AI optimizes server farm performance

Not surprisingly, Google is finding ways to combine neural networks and machine learning to optimize the performance and minimize the energy costs of running their server farms.  Here is the intersection of multiple fields...