Meta Titles and Meta Descriptions Guide

Dan has a new logo. Is it a duck? A vomiting Pac-Man? A bulls-eye? Answering a common conundrum: What are title and description best practices? UPDATED for 2023. If you also want meta title/meta description 101 like, "Um what are they?!" There's an FAQ of sorts below the slightly headier stuff. Why do we care … Continue reading Meta Titles and Meta Descriptions Guide

SEO Intralinking Strategy for Blogging

This article is more than half a decade old, but it's still relevant. Let's say your SEO maven hooked you up with well-optimized SEO landing pages, but they’re relatively orphaned. (Nobody’s linking to them much, not even you, from your own site.) Should you link to them from your site's other pages, like from your … Continue reading SEO Intralinking Strategy for Blogging

How to make New Buckyballs Shape – Tetrahedron

No juggalo, I like playing with magnets. Fun with magnets A friend gave me a Ball of Whacks a few years ago. I played with them so much, my special lady friend threatened to leave me the next time I said, "Hey babe, look at this weird shape I made!" Buckyballs are great fun for … Continue reading How to make New Buckyballs Shape – Tetrahedron

SEO Blogging Best Practices

(WARNING! This article is several years old now. The world of SEO changes often. Take this and any other SEO advice with a grain of salt and an eye for the contemporary.) This article assumes your web team has already configured your blog on a good blogging platform like WordPress with all the best SEO … Continue reading SEO Blogging Best Practices

Intel 4500mhd Shared Video Change Allocated Memory

My mostly spiffy new Acer 1810t laptop uses the Intel 4500 video chipset. It's fine for video as long as you're not a modern gamer. If you like playing older games, it works fine. However, unlike older integrated video processors, there's no easy way to directly change the amount of shared memory allocated to video. … Continue reading Intel 4500mhd Shared Video Change Allocated Memory

Determine Line of Sight

EDIT: This post is old. the link to the software doesn't work anymore, but Google has some ideas. Download at your own risk. I use EVDO to connect to the intertubes. My indoor 7dbi omni antenna topped out at 1mbps down / 100kbps up on a very good day, usually lingering at about 500kbps down … Continue reading Determine Line of Sight