I can't wait to share my best pictures of Cuba. Here is a peek. For my first blog post of 2020, let me wish you the best of the best for this year! Next, I want to give you some news about my current projects for this blog. For this year, I do plan to... Continue Reading →

A Sour Taste

Thanks to Google Updates on November 8th The last few weeks of 2019 gives me a sour taste in my mouth. Thanks to Google's update in the first week of November, my blog visitors' statistics have gone down by more than half. I don't know if I will ever recover from this. I spent countless... Continue Reading →

The End of my Micro.blog Experiment

My numeric life is full of experiments. Micro.blog is one of them but it is coming to an end. There, I said it: bye-bye micro.blog. Here is why I’m leaving the microblogging platform very soon. My minimalist presence on Micro.blog What is it, anyway? According to @MacGenie, a prominent user of the microblogging platform: The... Continue Reading →

Announcing Blog Improvements

Today I want to share a few important improvements to the Numeric Citizen Blog. First, after more than a year of hesitation, I finally selected the fonts for the blog’s textual elements. Titles are using “Adele” from Adobe TypeKit while all other text elements are using “Noto Serif” also from Adobe TypeKit. Fonts are the... Continue Reading →

OK Google, What Happened on November 8th?

Losing 50% of organic traffic There is something wrong with my blog visitor statistics since November 8. I didn't know what it is until yesterday. I could not recall any change in my writing habits or in any WordPress settings. Google Search console did show a clear drop on that day. Google Search console Twitter... Continue Reading →

My Blogging Year in Review

For my blogging year in review, I want to look back and write about a few milestones, about what went well and what didn’t. Quite a lot happened as I restarted this blog after three years on hiatus. Let’s talk numbers I wrote and published 461 posts for a total of more than 95 000... Continue Reading →

Less is more?

This graph shows my posting activities in the last year. Darker squares mean more posts. See the trend? Over the last four months, my posting activities decreased quite a bit for many reasons. First, the lack of time does explain in part the trend change. Time is the most scarce resource in my life right... Continue Reading →

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