Tag Archives: Blogging

WordPress Protests SOPA/PIPA

My host and CMS, WordPress, is one of many web entities blacking out or altering their homepages today in protest against the Senate’s Protect IP Act and the House’s Stop Online Piracy. Here’s the video explainer WordPress has posted on its homepage. It’s a … Continue reading

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Aesthetic Changes

As you may have noticed, a few things have changed around here visually. The above header, which was provided to me by my mysterious long ago associate Aaron Cael, is replacing the default header provided by the Twenty Ten WordPress … Continue reading

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The LumberjackThief Has Gone Out To Pasture

Today, I officially canceled the hosting for my old blog, The LumberjackThief. I’ve moved on and my hosting was expiring. I decided I didn’t want to spend the money to keep a dead site breathing. Most of the content is … Continue reading

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Interview Mix: Matt Yglesias, A Modern Internet Maven Nostalgic For Dot Com Boom Tunes

Matt Yglesias freely admits that he started writing his first blog  in college when he needed “a new hobby to waste some time” when his  girlfriend went abroad. But that hobby quickly turned into a job — a job with a … Continue reading

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Background For Future Statistical Analysis

Last May, as I spent about 10 days chained to my desk writing my final research papers of the semester, I found my attention drifting to dreams of other ways to spend my time. Instead of hurriedly scanning through academic … Continue reading

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Origin Story

Why am I abandoning my old, anonymous blog and beginning a new, eponymous-ish blog? The simplest answer is that I wasn’t writing under the old moniker and I want to jump start my brain’s wordy engine. A new blog home, … Continue reading

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