Fifty Words for Snow

Tangled Webs

adrift on a sea of bogons

At Home with the Robots

The things you learn when poring over your website’s access logs.


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The Panda Page

For a number of years in the early teens, The World’s Leading Search Engine went through a series of algorithmic updates—focusing, for some reason, on black-and-white animals.


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Seek and You Shall Find

In the beginning were the “Do my homework for me” searches. Sometimes I can see why they ended up on this site; other times, not so much.