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Easy Metrics Versus Real-Life Calculus


I’ve always hated those annoying people who have “500+” LinkedIn connections. Obviously that meant I had to become one of them. So, last year, as a half-joke, I made that a yearly goal. I didn’t make my goal, but that’s okay because if you make your goals 100% of the time, you’re not setting ambitious

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Why I Didn’t Post For a Long Time, Part 2


One of the things I wanted to do on my break was consolidate my web presence. Meaning, I’ve had a few sites over the years, and I want to pick just one domain and have that be the only thing I have to worry about and redirect everything else. I picked this domain, obviously. Then

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Why I Didn’t Post For A Long Time


If you look at the posting dates, you’ll see that there was about a two year gap previous to these last few posts. The reason I didn’t post was plain and simple¬†aporia. No, I’m not going to link to Wikipedia. Yes, it is a¬†fancy Greek philosophical word, meaning at its root “no way to go”

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What I Learned From My First Content Conference


I went to Confab Central last week and had a blast. After years of going to tech and news tech conferences, it was my first ever content conference, so I thought I’d make a list of what I learned. All the Content Ladies I don’t know what the official numbers are, but women were definitely

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What’s In a (Strategic) Name?


Why A Name Matters My team just changed our name from the Platform Team to the Engineering Team. We did this after our new editor-in-chief asked us to reflect on what we wanted to be called, and on how our tech team was different from the other tech team, and on what it was that

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