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Designing blogs for readers - Matt Gemmell

I was talking to my friend Evgenia about blogs recently (do say hello, and encourage her to start her own – she’s thinking of doing so), and at this point I should restate something I told her: I think that blogs are for their authors first, and their readership second. I don’t think there’s any reasonable way, or any need, to separate vanity and ego from a personal blog. Writing is inherently about its author, and is a product of…

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Nassau Hall

Nassau Hall, Princeton, Princeton University, History

My 52-week photography is going well. I've shot my images on weekends and posting them on the blog on Sunday evenings. I spend time during the week thinking and planning the what and where of the images I want to capture. It has worked well. I was on 500.px and Google+ this week looking at some of the incredible HDR images captured by +Trey Ratcliff and others. This weekend I wanted to do more HDR imagery and thought that perhaps…

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Math isn't vodoo

Math isn’t some voodoo that only smart people understand. It’s something that people understand on their path to enlightenment, and it’s about as straightforward as thinking gets.Math doesn't suck, you do.…

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Do I have diabetes burn out? I just finished reading Ginger Vieira’s post “Do YOU Experience Diabetes Burnout?” and her follow-up post “Overcome Diabetes Burnout – Step #1”. After reading the post I started to wonder, “Am I burned out?” Ginger offered a number of questions to ask myself to help me find my answer. Are you: Skipping insulin at breakfast? Not taking your oral meds when you’re supposed to? Not checking your blood sugar before meals? Eating blatantly high-carbohydrate…

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chipotle: If I had one bit of advice to someone thinking of a startup—including myself, at times—it would be this. Solve a genuine problem, even a trivial one, that you actually have, and that isn’t being adequately solved by an existing solution. Then think about how you can get money for solving that problem. Be wary of scenarios in which your revenue base and your customer base have no overlap.

Coyote Tracks: When to call bullshit…

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