Rapid fire trading
"rapid-fire trading involves algorithms, or bots, that can make decisions on the order of milliseconds (ms). " http://t.co/P5rGtMQwEI — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) November 30, 2013 "By contrast, it takes a human at least one full second to both recognize and react to potential danger." http://t.co/FQo0DMxNcC — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) November 30, 2013 Wow. Compare and contrast with […]
miniHome http://sustain.ca
Via an old snapshot, a link to an interesting architectural idea. Small, compact, moveable houses: miniHome.
WooCommerce and SEO
What are the SEO recommendations for a site using a WooCommerce theme? What are the challenges compared to a normal WordPress site? I started searching a little bit: Yoast offers an SEO plugin for 29$ Youtube video: How to make your site SEO friendly WooCommerce SEO plugin review, is it worth a purchase? (This site […]
A November Snapshot http://flic.kr/p/hNSpaB
I took this snapshot while cycling in Basel. Temperatures dropped to freezing point and once again it’s time to wear lots of layers, scarves and gloves. Hard to imagine that once upon a time I didn’t own a winter coat. I still prefer cycling in the cold. If temperatures drop further as they often do […]
Scott Adams on Goals vs. Systems http://bit.ly/1gfOojJ
Recommended: Scott Adams Blog: Goals vs. Systems “Before long your body will be trained, like Pavlov’s dogs, to crave the psychological lift you get from being active every day.” Lots of food for thought in this article. I particularly like the notes on writing and using blogging as a system to find new opportunities. Also […]
close up of my running shoes http://flic.kr/p/2WtPbn
Putting on my running shoes and lots of layers.
10 Free Hack Guides http://bit.ly/1g7oePO
for future reference: Link: 10 Free Hack Guides. I read the first entry on pdfs and immediately thought this is useful.
Where is Mount Chiperone?
Another Chiperoni reference: This blog is named after the drizzle rain we get in the Shire Highlands. Where is Mount Chiperone located? Mount Chiperone in northern Mozambique is a semi-isolated peak situated some 50 km south of the Mount Mulanje massif in southern Malawi. It lies in Milange District of Zambézia Province, 40 km SSW […]
Google Hummingbird links
The latest addition to the SEO zoo is a hummingbird. The algorithm change was announced in September 2013 but went live a month earlier. Searchengineland has some useful background information: FAQ: All About The New Google “Hummingbird” Algorithm Hummingbird’s Impact On B2B Sites Apparently this release will improve Google’s ability to predict a user’s search […]
Affordance – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I read a new, unknown word today: Affordance – See definition on Wikipedia. A potential action that is made possible by a given object or environment; especially, one that is made easily discoverable. Hadn’t heard of it before. This is the context I heard it in: The term has further evolved for use in the […]
10 Mac Productivity Tools http://bit.ly/1e08fSv
10 Mac Productivity Tools … that you can’t live without? Let’s leave out the hyperbole. But the links are good. (I miss old Skitch but i don’t want to use Evernote. My killer app for notes is called Chiperoni… in combination with Twitter and Flickr.)
Gratisography: Free, use as you please, high-resolution pictures.
Gratisography: Free, use as you please, high-resolution pictures.. Wow. Will it catch on?
Growth Mindset
Growth Mindset via Hiring for an Agile Team: Look for the Growth Mindset. Interesting use of the term “servant leadership”. I know the term more from its use in Biblical / Christian contexts.
I had pasta http://flic.kr/p/dmcJQo
on 18th October 2012. Thank you Photojojo for reminding me.
Recent cultural activities
Went to see Luginsland at the Swiss Architecture Museum. I liked this architecture show http://t.co/YZzFEmDkfh — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) November 16, 2013 And yesterday I saw Metamatic Reloaded. http://t.co/CshrXKjVs0 i liked Jon Kessler's The Web and Ranjit Bhatnagar's Singing Room for a Shy Person — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) November 17, 2013
Photos of cellphone repair places in Blantyre
In 2009 I took these snapshots of cellphone shops in Blantyre, Malawi:
Elmastudio has released a new theme #Namba
A new theme to try out: Namba WordPress Theme. I really like their themes. My current theme is also by Elmastudio.
Persimon http://flic.kr/p/hBHoPn
Trying to capture the inner structure of a kaki persimone fruit aka sharon fruit: kaki persimon.
for the boring flower snapshot set http://flic.kr/p/hz59ZA
for the boring flower snapshot set | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.