A Note on Search Engine Optimization for WordPress Users

Setting URLs, alt texts, A note on SEO for Wordpress.com users and static pages.


Erowid’s Largest Ever Matching Challenge…$250,000!

Copied from Erowid.org’s home page banner: The Pineapple Fund has made Erowid a historic offer. All donations made through March 10th will be matched, up to a total of $250,000! That’s a bigger challenge than any Erowid fundraiser, ever. We’re asking everyone to help. [Details of Erowid’s challenge] The Pineapple Fund is also offering a parallel matching […]

One by One at Closeup – Series E #31-33

All cards in series E say “Applied Chaos Theory and Emergent Systems on a Shoestring Budget” on part of them. #32 Who sweated every detail was also who cared nothing for the past. But a sweater was chosen. A penguin elected. A dub thrash musician elevated. A small girl sat as sole justice of the […]

Coercion Doesn’t Work Because…

Coercion doesn’t work because it means using force. As Isaac Newton told us, any force creates an equal and opposite reaction. People who are coerced resist in ways small and large, conscious and unconscious, carefully planned and quite impulsive. For coercion to have it’s ostesible intended effect, it must be applied continuously, with all the […]

The Stock Market is not the Economy, the GDP is not the Economy

50 percent of American households own zero stocks. 80 percent of stocks owned by American persons are owned by the top 10 percent. I think that is the 10 percent wealthiest, not the 10 percent by highest income, although I imagine relatively few fall into one category but not the other. Which brings me to […]