SEO trends for 2015: What’s coming next (plus: scoring our 2014 predictions)

GUEST: What’s the difference between business predictions and horoscopes? Predictions don’t have to fall victim to hindsight bias. You can measure their accuracy by looking back on what actions came to fruition to prove or disprove your educated guesses. We wanted to see just how skilled we were at researching, analyzing, and making predictions, so we are taking a look ... Read More »

SEO trends for 2015: what’s coming next (plus: scoring our 2014 predictions)

GUEST: What’s the difference between business predictions and horoscopes? Predictions don’t have to fall victim to hindsight bias – you can measure their accuracy by looking back on what actions came to fruition to prove or disprove your educated guesses. We wanted to see just how skilled we were at researching, analyzing, and making predictions, so we are taking a ... Read More »

What Can Really Big SSDs Do For Me?

Higher capacity SSDs could have an important role in the development of a special class of cold (perhaps even archive) storage where data is never or very seldom re-written (WORM storage). The higher performance of the flash memory and a closer $/TB cost to that of capacity HDDs could open up some new market niches for flash memory beyond just ... Read More »

Etsy embraces manufacturing, in a hopeful sign for the holidays

Like most former liberal arts majors, I am deeply uncomfortable with the more commercial side of the holiday season. Christmas trees showing up before Halloween bother me, as does the incessant holiday music from November through December. But what really gets my inner Grinch going is the ubiquity of corporate, prefab, consumer culture. Do we all need to be buying ... Read More »