Blogging

10 years of TechnoLlama

I’m late to my own birthday party! I just realised that this blog turned 10 last month. How time flies when you’re having fun and all that. I started the blog not really expecting much, it pretty much began as a personal project to save links to interesting content, and Read more…

By Andres, ago
Blogging

TechnoLlama has a new look

I have been using the same theme for many years now, but it is time to change. The world of blog publishing is changing, and as more and more people are browsing with mobile devices, it has become very important to make content readable across devices. You will notice that Read more…

By Andres, ago
Blogging

A year in the life of a blog

I have read the official 2012 stats from WordPress, they make for some interesting reading. I almost reached the 100k mark, receiving 98,000 visits this year. Some of the most interesting facts are the most popular articles this year: These are the posts that got the most views in 2012. Read more…

By Andres, ago
Blogging

TechnoLlama in 2011

Jetpack by WordPress has a very interesting feature that offers the year in statistics. Here are mine. TechnoLlama in 2011. From the report: “The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 80,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, Read more…

By Andres, ago
Blogging

Amina and the white man’s burden

So, the Gay Girl in Damascus ended up being Tom MacMaster, a 40 year-old American student at the University of Edinburgh. It is needless to rehash what has been said, I highly recommend Ethan Zuckerman’s excellent article on the subject. There is however one aspect of the affair that has Read more…

By Andres, ago
Blogging

Aggregators and the long tail of content

I have recently become the proud owner of a wireless Kindle 3G eBook reader. I have always been comfortable reading content on a screen, and getting an electronic reader makes sense. The ebook market is exploding, and with the popularisation of tablet devices I suspect that we are about to Read more…

By Andres, ago
Blogging

Slow August

I have been blogging only a little because I am busy with trying to finish my book this August, so expect only a few updates in the coming couple of weeks. Normal service will resume in September.

By Andres, ago
Blogging

Blogging, anonymity and identity

As of today, I will semi-detach my personal and professional identity from the TechnoLlama online persona. This sounds more ominous than it actually is, what will happen is that I will remove my full name from the blog and my Twitter account, but will not hide who I am, will Read more…

By Andres, ago