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DMCA request kills Moz in Google Search index

A little while ago I wrote about how easy it was to launch a DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) complaint against a website and how writers and other creatives could use this to get websites that were stealing their content removed from the Google index. (And, if you’re not on

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WebAssembly 2.0 seeks to fix the gaps in current WebAssembly

I previously wrote about the excitement around WebAssembly and, having seen many technologies like this come and go in the past, my analysis of why WebAssembly might be a bad idea. In summary, it’s not that it is technologically bad – it’s simply that I don’t see a space for

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The Banana Experiment

I’ve used “The Banana Experiment” as an example of the dangers of “group-think” and the “that’s how we’ve always done it here” mentality many, many times. I’m not 100% sure where I heard it originally, or if the experiment itself actually really happened. I don’t think either of those things

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Niche vs. Brand Marketing (Goodbye chrislynchwriter.com)

My ruthless cull of domains continues! Now that all of my books, short stories, and movies are listed on this site I’m dropping more of my niche-specific domains and redirecting all of the traffic here. In some instances, the timeline for this is short, the expiry for the domains coming

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Why I Think WebAssembly is a Bad Idea

If you haven’t discovered WebAssembly yet, it’s a pretty exciting technology that allows you to code in a range of languages (C++, Rust, and Typescript most notably) then compile your code into a WASM file that can run in all popular web browsers. Because the code is compiled it runs

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Marksman and Buckshot: Issue 1

It’s funny the things you find lurking in your email inbox when you’re having a bit of a clean up/purge. Today I found this… … a fake comic book cover designed by the inimitable Terry Cooper for use as promo material for The Black Room. It’s one of those great

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