Bloom's Day

Completely random thoughts about a wide array of subjects

A Lot of Top Journalists Don't Look at Traffic Numbers. Here's Why.

Great piece on why some online journalism sites show their writers detailed traffic numbers on their stories, and others refuse to do so. Depends on the kind of site you are, I guess.

We’re all chasing traffic, but as even Gawker’s Nick Denton notes, some traffic is worth far more than some other kinds. Figuring out how to keep track of those is probably a much bigger deal in the long run.

My new sounds:

My new sounds:

Beach daisies in Malibu. I took this about 10 days ago while communing a bit with the water and with my camera. It turned out nicely. Hope spring is coming soon to everyone out there who’s gotten very tired of winter. 

My new sounds:

"Open Projector Night" at the Hammer, hosted by the Sklar Bros. First video submissions of night was quite amusing. #art #film #comedy #sklarbrothers #hammer @museum (at Hammer Museum)
Live painting at #thinkspace_art one-night exhibition in Mar Vista area of shows it did recently in other cities. #Artists include Dabs Myla, Shark Toof, C215. Buff Monster #art #galleries  (at Venice Grind)

My new sounds:

Author George Packer reads from his National Book Award winner “The Unwinding” at LA central library for Aloud program. #books #losangeles #authors #politics #economics  (at Los Angeles Public Library - Central)