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Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Paul Ford's new outlet

Yay! That is all.

Jeremy Cherfas

Doordash and Pizza Arbitrage

The madness of some markets.

Jeremy Cherfas

Search Engine Etiquette: Never, Ever Ask for a Backlink

In a nutshell ...

Once Google set the plot point, backlinks became hard to ignore. And marketers looking to get an edge started using a variety of tactics to gain a coveted spot on the front page that didn’t involve actually creating good content that people want to read.

Jeremy Cherfas

Tim Bray, reflecting on the numbers for his Bye Amazon post.

But aren’t blogs dead? · Um, nope. For every discipline-with-depth that I care about (software/Internet, politics, energy economics, physics), if you want to find out what’s happening and you want to find out from first-person practitioners, you end up reading a blog.

Was true, is true, will be true.

Jeremy Cherfas

The Technium

I know everybody and her mother have already linked this and bookmarked it, but I want it here for myself, because there is some good stuff in this list.

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Gardens and Streams

I have a suspicion that people retreat into protocol work to escape from the human work that must be done. And there’s no getting around it: we should learn to better work in this medium and we are really resisting having to confront it.

This is a very real tension, to me.

Jeremy Cherfas

Friday 17 April, 2020 | Memex 1.1

So many interesting ideas about not returning to normal when (if?) this thing is over.