Thinktecture: Blogs As Micromarketing Tools

I bet that a good 50% of the readers of this blog already know about thinktecture, a company that’s less than 24-hours old. Because of blogging, I’m the #1 Google return for various queries about programming airline reservation systems, which is how I keep myself in Jolt Cola and Doritos. I’ve published somewhere north of 500 technical articles in the past 15 years; blogging absolutely outstrips writing technical articles as a marketing tool. Is it better to be indexed than it is to be read?

Julien Dumky Couvreur Comments On My Sonard

Julien (Dumky) Couvreur comments on my sonar-discovery thoughts:

“Some problems for measuring distances: -don’t you only measure the distances modulo the wavelength?”

Yes…*scratch on back of envelope*… holy cow, those are much shorter than I realized…So much for pure tones; you’d have to use a complex waveform. Which would seem to bring us into the world of Fourier transforms, which goes beyond my “thoughts while dog walking” capabilities….

Why use sound to bootstrap a networked meeting rather than just use IP-level discovery?

The idea was that sound maps perfectly with “people having a conversation” while IP-level discovery is either a figment of the network or WiFi-based….