Blogging for dollars?

J. Ryan, in Leading Internet marketing firm pays bloggers to shill, has discovered a new(-ish) way to artificially inflate search engine ratings through weblogs.

He noted a craigslist.org ad saying "Get paid for blogging… We will pay you to post to your blog." and decided to research it. This led him to the CEO of an Internet Marketing firm, and the offer that

Review: UFO's, the Secret History

UFO's, Unidentified Flying Objects, have been the subject of ridicule. And, like in any field, there are a number of UFO claims that seem outrageous at the least, if not outright fraudulent. However, there are many UFO claims that are based in solid evidence, with credible witnesses, etc. The whole subject is interesting and intriguing.

Review: The secret language of signs

Whether we realize it or not, the universe is conversing with us in a symbolic language. The shamans describe the world as a shared dream, and hence it is possible to interpret what happens to us in the world in the same sort of symbolic fashion as dream interpretation.

Review: Soul & Silicon

 Spirits in a High-Tech WorldAs I've said, I have lived in Silicon Valley for over 15 years, the whole time partaking with the peculiar life of the technology industry centered here.

Review: Skipping Christmas

Skipping ChristmasI first read this book a few years ago when I, myself, was skipping Christmas. I've never read any of Grisham's novels, and am not one of his devotees.

Where's the growth happening? Not in Silicon Valley.

Sun Microsystems to double Indian R&D staff (Published: May 6, 2005, 1:06 PM PDT)

I have lived in Silicon Valley for 15 years now. I work for Sun Microsystems. Half of the team I work in is located in Bangalore. I have been to Sun's Bangalore office. My first thought on reading the article was "We'll have to move them to a different building, maybe".

There's this other aspect to the story.

About Cracker Barrel Restaurents

My fiancee loves the Cracker Barrel restaurants. Last week we went to Kentucky to introduce each other to our respective families and friends. Since Kentucky is rife with the Cracker Barrel places, we ate there a couple times. We also ate at one in Albuquerque NM last year.

The food is pretty good and well done. What I find "interesting" is the atmosphere and some of the details.

Review: Weaving the Web

 The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide WebThis book is one mans opinion of the purpose of the Web and its future.

Review: The Mysterious Valley

The Mysterious Valley"This is not a work of fiction ...

Remote controlled hunting??

Now, this is clearly going a little too far. It's bad enough that people take guns into the woods to slaughter innocent animals. The animals have a hard enough time finding places to live what with all the encroachment people are committing on the habitat. But, now, there's a web site that allows people to "hunt" using a webcam and a remotely operated gun.

I suppose this is just like the remotely controlled robots U.S. soldiers are now deploying in Iraq.

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