The Day I Quit Facebook

I woke the same as any other day Except a voice was in my head It said, “Seize the day, pull the trigger Drop the blade and watch the rolling heads” — The Day I Tried to Live (Soundgarden) Dear $FB, I’m sorry, but we should start seeing other people… I broke up with you […]

Euro 2012: Portugal meets Holland, once more.

Back in 2004 & 2006, Portugal beat the Netherlands with wonderful goals by Maniche, today featured in UEFA.com: Maniche’s 2004 goal Maniche, like Rui Costa & Figo, played with a passion and humility that has rarely been seen in the Portuguese football team since then. Rui Costa’s 2004 England killer Figo in a fun Nike […]

When partial penalty revocations are not enough

Today seroundtable.com featured John Mueller’s confirmation that Google Does Partial Penalty Revocations, bringing some attention to one of the hot topics in the SEO world. While this may bring some hope to webmasters who might have abused only gray-area approaches of backlink acquisition, in many occasions it turns out to be impossible to clean up your act. If […]

X things you need to know (and other lists)

These days, Internet media tend to follow blindly the heuristic of giving pre-formatted titles to their articles, such as “X things you need to know / Y things that will help your {career, love life, social life}” or “Are you doing this or that?” in the hopes that they will achieve optimum user engagement. Ironically, this […]