Entries from August 2008

Review: Getting Things Done

August 25th, 2008 · No Comments

A Chorus of Praise I sometimes think that everyone has read this book. It’s featured prominently on sites like 43 folders. In fact “personal productivity” or “life hacking” is an entire genre of blogs out there, and a useful one at that. While I don’t consider Protoscopic to necessarily be one of those sites, I […]

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Categories: Books · Reviews

Keeping Your Day Job?

August 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Not so fast… One of the greatest things about a home-based business is that you can pretty much work from anywere–as long as you have internet and phone access (which these days is…well…anywhere!). It’s the new “American Dream,” and all you have to do is figure out how to make it happen. But, as we […]

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Categories: Main blog narrative

The Danger of Google’s Monopoly

August 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

The desperation people have re: improving their Pagerank seems to be largely unjustified from a technical standpoint. All evidence points to Pagerank being only one of many factors used in search ranking and a low one does not seem to be a death sentence. However like so many things in life, the perception that it […]

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Categories: Theory