I noticed something very odd in my blog logs today: Lots of requests for things I never wrote! I was getting hundreds of requests for "Christiano Ronaldo 2012 Boots" and other nonsense. A quick search revealed hundreds of links to my site promoting wallpaper images that I don't host, all running through a disused Wordpress plugin. I deleted the file, and couldn't find any hack … [Read more...] about Is the WordPress SEO-Slugs Plugin Hacked Or What?
Although I'm no search engine expert, I'm naturally interested in "how all this stuff works." That's why I've never owned any gadget I've never taken apart (iPhone, Mac Mini, and MacBook Pro included!) and why I've recently become interested in how the Internet search and referral world works. I'm not interested in being a search engine optimization (SEO) expert, but it's … [Read more...] about Google Just Recalculated PageRank!
Google is the most important company to the Internet. Hyberbole? I think not! Without Google, the Internet that we all know and love would be a very different place, as would the business of IT. Along with Microsoft and the supporting community around LAMP, Google is the very foundation of modern computing. But the foundation of Google itself, its ability to rank Internet … [Read more...] about Google Is Heading For A Cliff; What Will They Do?