Spam Signups Yesterday, 152 new users signed up on my website. Pretty impressive for a reboot that’s less than a month old. Only it’s not. You guessed it, spam-bots were having a field day. Now, new users on my blog only get subscriber status, but I’m no fool. There’s always the risk of a massive, […]
Yet another blog about blogging? Please, no! But, check it out. This blog has a very specific design philosophy and technical view. If you agree, then you should read on. If not, then do look elsewhere. It’s an entrepreneurial. That is, you should be able to beta-test something and bail or scale rapidly. Blogging should […]
First, the good news. I just bought The Land Of Bad Ideas.com and will now be using it for this blog. Now, the bad news.You probably shouldn’t read this blog. It’s full of bad ideas. Really. And being the contrarian that I am, I’m going to ignore the fact that these are bad ideas and, […]
I’m such a sucker for the story behind the story. Yes Wiley Post was the first #pilot to fly around the world in only eight days. But the reason he pulled this off was because of his #navigator, Harold Gatty. Gatty was almost killed on the flight, but more on that in a bit. Harold […]
Wiley Post wasn’t able to make much money from his first around-the-world flight. Within weeks, he was in a huge financial bind.