Returning from a Blogging Hiatus

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I’m typing this while glancing at my almost exactly, down-to-the-hour 4-week old daughter, as her older brother sleeps a room down with their mother. In the months leading up to this predicament, I’ve received plenty …

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Accelerated Mobile Pages

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On my to-do list, under the “software” category, there was an item on enabling Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) on this blog. I figured it’d take some research plus a bit of coding and styling, seeing …

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Ending the Medium Experiment

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Well, at least I tried. A couple months back, there was a growing chorus of consensus that Medium is now the blogging platform, particularly for serious, long-form writing. There were types of perspective and insightful …

Cross-Posting to Medium

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I’ve enabled the new WordPress plugin that cross-posts my blog to my Medium profile. It’s my latest attempt to advance my understanding of online publishing and the economics of writing. Previously, I had tried to …

An Experiment in Adsense Advertising

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If you’re not running an ad blocker, you may notice that there are small Google Adsense ads running on this site. After having blogged for 11 years without ads, I had wanted to see what …

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A Fresh Coat of Paint

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It took staying up till about 3 am last night to push through the final tweaks I wanted to make to the About page before considering this version code complete. It took another handful of …

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The Daily Write

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I’ve been writing on this blog now for a little over 4 years, and recently it’s been a daily exercise of sorts. Inspired by the prolific blogging of Fred Wilson, I’m now trying to spend …

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Quick Blog Design Update

Posted in Blog, Learning

I have a problem. I get bored/tired of how this blog looks. Given the time I spend every week writing and editing and posting, I overthink how impactful it makes its first (visual) impression. Compounded …

Writing, Blogging and Journaling

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When I started blogging, my thought was that it’s an exercise in writing to an audience, in addition to garnering some attention and, dare I say, cred in the industry that I’ve now worked in …