I’m not terribly good at putting at least one image in every post. The images I do use are either screen captures from Snagit or photos from my phone. I rarely do much in the way of editing them, a luxury of running a low key blog. As far as process, I typically just insert […]Read more "Blog Images and PNG Compression"
Most of you probably get that there will always be a bottleneck in a system. You implement a fix in one place, now something else becomes the constraint. The hard lesson to learn is that there is point of diminishing returns on optimizing (anything). Doesn’t mean you should stop, just that you should think about […]Read more "Moving The Bottleneck"
I learned something from you – that was something someone said to me at the end of a recent consulting engagement. I wasn’t teaching, just doing, so that it made it all the more interesting to hear. Part compliment, part acknowledgement, maybe even part surprise, regardless, it was a very nice thing to be told. […]Read more "I Learned Something From You"
I don’t bowl often, maybe once a year at best. It’s a fun way to spend a couple hours – I imagine many of you have done the same. Regardless of location they all seem about the same. Mostly quiet, not fancy, maybe even utilitarian in most ways. Food. Not great food, but good enough […]Read more "Upscale Bowling"
I live in a pleasant, calm, middle class neighborhood. Not much crime here, at most the rare break-in or vandalism, not a place where you worry about going out for a walk in the evening. Recently the HOA sent out a letter discussing the install of security cameras to increase security and that provoked some […]Read more "Security Cameras in the Neighborhood"
Yesterday I mentioned using the Google Webmaster Tools to identify some bad URL’s here on the blog. I decided to do a little more checking to see what else might be wrong. First tool I found was http://www.brokenlinkcheck.com/, free for up to 3000 pages. I set it to run and waited a few minutes, when […]Read more "More on Finding Bad Links On Your Blog"
I’ve been doing various clean up tasks this week related to the blog, with part of that being a review of the Google Webmaster Tools results. One of the things I noticed is that I had some crawl errors (URL’s that generated a page not found error). Here is the first part of that information […]Read more "Fixing Bad Links Found Using Google Webmaster Tools"