Author Archives: Alexander Szewczak


Just a reminder — I’ve migrated to, which is where all new material is being posted. Advertisements

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Nice overview on blogging analytics for beginners

If you’re interested in analyzing your blog traffic, but don’t know how to get started, check out Mack Collier’s comprehensive post on beginner blog analytics.

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Moving Cross-Town

Well, cross-Wordpress sites, anyway.  I’m moving to a new blog, “MechanizedIntelligence“, hosted at  Mechanized Intelligence is a term I first saw in Tyler Cowen’s book, “Average Is Over: Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation“.  To me it neatly … Continue reading

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Boston edges out Cambridge for new technology firms

In a somewhat surprising development, Boston actually had more venture capital deals than Cambridge in 2013.  Ninety-seven deals were signed in Boston, vs. 78 in Cambridge.  Cambridge does still hold a commanding lead in the dollar amount, however, with total funding … Continue reading

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Peter Drucker on Outsourcing and Information Technology

I stumbled on a 2004 interview of Peter Drucker, one of the giants of management consulting and education.  Drucker was famous for coining the term “knowledge worker”, and he was an early proponent of outsourcing (starting decades ago).  It’s worth reading … Continue reading

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Spectacular Night Sky as Winter Turns to Spring

As Winter turned to Spring here in Eastern Massachusetts, tonight’s sky was spectacular (the image above is a fairly good approximation).  At about 9 o’clock facing West, there was an amazing view of Orion looming in the middle of the sky, … Continue reading

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