Link Category: Ideas
Rundown of the Google E-A-T Algorithm Update from Torque
Google just introduced a major update to its search algorithm. This one’s called E-A-T, which stands for the things Google really likes now: “Expertise,” “Authoritativeness,” and “Trustworthiness.”
Roald Dahl interview and short film – Pebble Mill at One 1982
The children’s author on his writing process and habits.
Extreme ownership is the bedrock of success for digital projects
You should probably take more responsibility.
2018 year in review
A huge year in review for Pippin Williamson.
Rubber Duck Debugging
Over on Thoughtful Code I recently covered the topic of “rubber duck debugging.” It’s a pretty simple procedure but one I love because it works surprisingly well. Here are the basic steps:
I’m a very slow thinker
Derek Sivers will get back to you tomorrow.
Crypto-coin-stealing code sneaks into fairly popular NPM library
What Is The Morning Writing Effect?
Writing as a proxy for “when do we work best”?
Getting Black Friday right for WordPress products
Black Friday is a great opportunity for WordPress products, but offering a straight discount isn’t necessarily the best way to go: you need to balance existing customers, price-sensitive potential customers, and deal-searchers, and a straight discount leaves at least one of those groups dissatisfied.
What is “Thoughtful Code?”
A sort-of goal of starting my Thoughtful Code hobby site was to use it it say a little more on theory than “here’s how to set up Java projects” or “here are five cool things you didn’t know about PHP.” I love articles like that (and should write more of them), but they don’t speak to the name or concept of what makes code worth writing and what makes it valuable to the word. And that’s something I think about a lot, both in our work here with WordPress, and with my role in Code for Fort Collins.