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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.