Should academics try to engage the public?

This may seem like an odd title given the fact that I write a blog and I also have an active social media presence. But the question of public engagement is one that does come up often in academic circles, where we are increasingly encouraged to generate impact and communicate […]

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 […]

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. […]

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, […]