Hitchhiking is great for business

Hitchhiking is often considered a dangerous activity, something for people without money: not something people associate with business. My personal experience is quite different because hitchhiking was my road to Damascus, no pun intended. I didn’t make any money from hitchhiking but instead I learned languages, sales, grit and built the biggest online resource for hitchhikers. […]

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How to improve WordPress menu functionality?

Since I can’t really find any useful WordPress menu plugins. Also not when searching further, I’m making a list of what I want from a WordPress menu. Drupal menus are not amazing, but generally they don’t suck, even less thanks to my friend’s Menu Editor module and the Menu attributes module. The first allows me to not go […]

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19 ways to get traction: a short list

1. Viral marketing 2. Public Relations 3. Unconventional PR 4. Search Engine Marketing 5. Social and display advertising 6. Offline advertising 7. SEO 8. Content Marketing 9. Email marketing 10. Engineering as marketing 11. Targeting blogs 12. Business development 13. Sales 14. Affiliate programs 15. Existing platforms 16. Trade shows 17. Offline events 18. Speaking […]

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P2PValue London Scholarship Application

I scheduled this for posting 2 months in the future. I think it’s nice reusable content and publishing it online is the best way to find it back. I just think it’s not nice to publish it even before it’s actually been decided upon. Scholarship application for the 16-17th March 2015 p2pvalue.eu event in London. ** […]

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Zopo ZP999 ghost touch

The Zopo ‪‎ZP999‬ is the worst phone I’ve ever had. Hardware is the best ever, 4G LTE, 8 core, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, nice screen, but the software is the most horrible software I ever had to deal with on a phone. Zopo ZP999 software problems Once the screen is locked the second time it’s […]

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Links in comments are now dofollow

Links in comments are now dofollow (thanks to this plugin). This doesn’t mean that spam will be tolerated. It just means that if you’re leaving meaningful comments that contain links these links will get some link juice from this website.

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47% of US employment at risk in coming 20 years

A quantitative study on the future of employment has some interesting findings. Somewhat shocking to those who kept their head in the sand.  According to our estimates around 47 percent of total US employment is in the high risk category. We refer to these as jobs at risk – i.e. jobs we expect could be automated […]

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freepictures.cc just got better

  Earlier today I added a G+ button and just now I added descriptions and icons to images on freepictures.cc, the tool I made with which you can quickly find freely usable pictures on Flickr and Wikimedia Commons. I hope you like it. Make sure to +1 if you do. And if you don’t like it […]

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Back to WordPress

Drupal is a great piece of software but it’s high maintenance, especially to get it to a user friendly state. That includes user friendly for geeks like me. The mere fact that it’s so easy to add images (it’s total fun to add random images to posts), switch between WYSIWYG and text, add categories, tags, […]

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Toch maar weer WordPress

Blast from the past

Mijn eerste blog, in 2004 of 2005 of zo, was een wiki. Daarna ben ik snel overgestapt op SPIP, een Frans project. Dat heeft een tijd geduurd waarna ik toch met WordPress ben begonnen. In 2008 ben ik begonnen met Drupal, en na een tijdje had ik besloten om mijn blog, guaka.org om te zetten naar […]

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