The End of Radio

Here’s a photo of my father’s NEC NTF-901 radio. It was one of the best transistor radios in 1962. At top right, the gray push button switches AM/FM. The inside soldering was done by hand. I put in batteries, but it doesn’t work. NEC = Nippon...

Our Tea Room

  We turned the cedar hot tub into a tea room. We turned it on its side, rolled in to the corner of the yard, and added a platform. At right, persimmon leaves and ivy on the left. Of course, the cat sits on top for a great view. I thought it was going to be a big...

Google’s Big Problem

I was talking with several friends a few nights ago about Light. It’s (yet another) new search engine (sorta). You ask questions and the answers are curated by humans. They were talking about the challenge of indexing the web. However, that’s not the...

April 21st: Google Goes Mobile

Or, better said, Google starts to delete non-mobile pages. On April 21st, Google will begin to show only mobile-friendly pages in the search results that are made on mobile device. If you search on a desktop computer, you get everything. But if you search on your...

SEO Audits in Chinese

I do SEO Audits in Chinese (both Simplified and Traditional Chinese). This is a technical and quality analysis of your website, along with detailed recommendations on how to fix your website to be compliant with Baidu and search engines in China. I work with Gong...