September 2006

Bill Tancer was right

Bill Tancer’s blog first hit my radar when Lee Rainie at Pew Internet & American Life told me about it… since then, I’ve found it to be a treasure-trove of insight into search traffic. Last month, I wrote about Bill’s observations about home sales, and the fact...

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The Departed

Just saw the commercial for The Departed, a new Martin Scorsese film starring Jack Nicholson, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg. Two predictions: it will be spectacular, and Scorsese will again fail to win an Oscar.

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TiVo

First off, many thanks to Joshua – not sure of your last name, but you listed me as your TiVo referral and that earned me some points towards a toy from TiVo. To Joshua, my hat’s off to you. If you haven’t experienced the joys of TiVo,...

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Back from Prague

We had an absolutely wonderful trip. The city is beautiful, very walkable, and it was a nice way to spend a few days. (Hard to believe it was just 4 days.) I was there to give a presentation to TerraLex, the second largest network of law firms...

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TechCrunch’s 100k readers

Traci wrote up a fantastic case study over on the FeedBurner blog about Mike Arrington’s remarkable growth over the last 12 months. It’s not only a good explanation of the kind of information we gather for publishers who use FeedBurner, it also goes into some good detail...

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Stepping down

I recently stepped down as Chair of the Naperville Democrats. This was a really tough decision to make, as I remain convinced that the local party needs to be a visible part of the local scene. But it’s that commitment that made me realize I’m no longer...

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Feed funkiness

Thanks to Matt Mower for pointing out that my feed was, well, funky. I think it was related to my upgrade the other day (though, it should be noted: not really a byproduct of the upgrade itself, but of some legacy URL handling by WordPress) that I...

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