'I knew enough-which was almost nothing, but still enough-to suspect that Plato was so popular and enduring because he was the most obvious proto-Christian among the swarm of pagan philosophers.' -Barbara Ehrenreich, Living with a Wild God
Google to Offer Free and Premium AdBlocking?
Fri, Apr 21, 2017 - (Edited) Fri, Apr 21, 2017
With the new Google Contributor on the way, and talk of a built in adblocker for Chrome, can these two be connected?
How To Load Any Page in Half a Second
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 - (Edited) Thu, Oct 13, 2016
The internet is freaking fast. So why are websites so unbearably slow? It's an easy fix.
8 Tips From John Mueller - 12/04/15
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 - (Edited) Sun, Dec 13, 2015
Tips from John Mueller via the Google Webmaster Central Office-Hour Hangout. Recorded live Decebmer 4, 2015.
Your Thin Content May Belong on Facebook
Sun, Nov 15, 2015 - (Edited) Sun, Nov 15, 2015
If you're getting hit with a thin content penalty on Google, there still may be other options while continuing what you're doing.
Sometimes, Hidden Text is Good
Mon, Nov 09, 2015 - (Edited) Tue, Nov 01, 2016
Is Google harming the web with their strict policies on hidden text? How much influence do they have?
- Marketing Archive
Financial Incentives Work
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - (Edited) Wed, Feb 22, 2017
A self-identified socialist going by the username Brainlaag says financial incentives don't help innovation. But his own scientific sources confirm he's wrong.
Deportation, Reeducation, Monopolized Press
Sat, Jan 28, 2017 - (Edited) Sat, Jan 28, 2017
A Trump supporter decided to spend his Saturday morning explaining to me all the whacked crazy ideas he hopes to see under a Trump presidency.
The Epidemic of Passable Arguments
Sun, Jan 15, 2017 - (Edited) Sun, Jan 15, 2017
Libertarian arguments have become cliche and ineffective. Here's why and how to change it.
Curing Bias with Curiosity
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 - (Edited) Sat, Nov 26, 2016
We all have bias. It's unavoidable. But we can minimize it with a little curiosity about the world around us.
Persuasion Through Moral Arguments
Sun, Nov 06, 2016 - (Edited) Sun, Nov 06, 2016
Being persuasive in a political discussion may be easier than you think. All you have to do is listen for the right cues.
- Politics Archive
Writing Is Supposed to Be Personal
Sat, Feb 18, 2017 - (Edited) Sat, Feb 18, 2017
I used to be good at writing. That was before I tried to be good at writing.
Maybe It's Not The Soylent
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 - (Edited) Mon, Oct 31, 2016
Soylent has pulled two products from it's store over illness complaints. I think they should have kept selling and refused to publicly respond.
Exploring Limits Through Characters
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 - (Edited) Tue, Oct 25, 2016
It is better for an audience to explore the limits of themselves than themselves. Gripping stories push protagonists to their limits.
Ten Cool Sites #13
Fri, Oct 23, 2015 - (Edited) Thu, Oct 06, 2016
The thirteenth edition of the Ten Cool Sites series. (Now revamped!)
A Lack of Original Thought
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 - (Edited) Wed, Oct 19, 2016
There is a lack of original thought in libertarian media, and all other media.
- Personal Archive
Example of a (FAST!) Terrible Webpage
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 - (Edited) Mon, Oct 17, 2016
A proof of concept that even the most loaded down site can be fast.
How to Display Random Text
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 - (Edited) Tue, Jun 30, 2015
How to Add Footnotes to Your Website
Fri, Jun 05, 2015 - (Edited) Thu, Oct 20, 2016
Adding easily maintainable and formatted footnotes to your website for citations.
Tue, Apr 14, 2015 - (Edited) Thu, Oct 13, 2016
Finding Fibonacci's with Strassen Algorithm
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 - (Edited) Thu, Oct 13, 2016
Finding fibonacci numbers quickly with the Strassen Algorithm using Java.
- Code Archive