• Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On June 17, 2003

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Where’s John Robb?

It’s been almost a month since John Robb, Userland’s president and COO, updated his blog. What’s going on?

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On June 17, 2003

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The best I ever did was freeze a banana

Found on Blogdex: In this month’s Popular Science, Theodore Gray (of Mathematica fame) gives the recipe for liquid nitrogen ice cream. Damn. Wish I had thought of that when I was freezing bananas in the lab after hours to amuse and impress friends. (Disclaimer: I only did that once, and it was a bitch to […]

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On June 17, 2003

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Measuring blogs, part IV: Pageviews and RSS

A follow up to my thoughts about the acceptability of inserting arbitrary markup into RSS feeds to measure usage. Some RSS “readers” just display headlines (such as the Radio and Manila RSS Box), meaning that the tracking code would have to be in the title element of the RSS to measure exposure successfully. But Mark […]