Series of Tubes

h1 Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Introduction

One of my distractions for the past couple of years has been playing Series of Tubes. This is a networking puzzle gadget by Wei-Hwa Huang that can be be added to a Google personalised home page.

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Digitally Distinct

h1 Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

According to the calculator at http://www.onlineidcalculator.com/ I’m digitally distinct. My score was 8/10 on Volume and 10/10 on relevance.
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Mastermind Groups

h1 Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

This post was inspired by an email from Kirt Christensen forwarded by Ray Edwards on the power of Mastermind Groups, Read the rest of this entry

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Description meta tag maximum length

h1 Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

While searching on Google for advice on maximum lenght for the description meta tag, it occured to me to actully measure the descriptions that Google was showing.

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Top Twenty Essential WordPress Plugins

h1 Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

I was looking for an essential wordpress plugins list and found that there are many such lists. Rather than relying on one list I decided to create a composite list of my own.

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Secure email?

h1 Friday, October 17th, 2008

A friend has evidence that people are sending him emails that he never receives.  He has asked me what he can do about it.

This is not a new problem.  Email never has been a secure or certain method of delivering messages.  For example in an article “Too Many Lost Emails Leave us Unconnected“, written in 2004, Ray Everett-Church laments:

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"Standard" Footer Items

h1 Thursday, October 16th, 2008

What is “standard” when it comes to a web page footer?

I recently wrote:

It is my contention that virtually no one will read anything at the foot of the page, but they will look for things there (but only things that they would expect to find, things like:

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On Bloogling Blogmothers and Blogfathers

h1 Monday, October 13th, 2008

While reserching something else I came across a blog that mentioned the Fairy Blogmother, and then again today researching something else I came across a comment that mentioned a Blogfather.  This got me to wondering are there many Blogmothers and Blogfathers in the blogosphere?

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Where in the world is Grim's Dyke Hotel?

h1 Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

If you search for Grim’s Dyke Hotel on google maps, or any number of other map or hotel websites you are shown a location that is over a third of a mile to the south east of its true location.
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