Author Archives: Gahlord Dewald

Why do ad clicks not match up with Google Analytics data?

This is a question I get just about every week. Someone has an advertising distributor that charges by and reports by clicks. Those clicks don’t match up to the number in Google Analytics. Much worry ensues. Here’s my standard answer on this topic, it covers most sitatuations:   Ad clicks and GA data: Differences between […]

Napkin sketch: A news business model free from advertising

(Originally published in Sept 2015 but sadly still relevant.) We know that advertising in all its forms is cluttering and degrading our experience of the web. Great stories and bits of news are accompanied by six-packs of “26 gay celebrities, you’ll never believe #4!” and “Stop bellyfat with this great tip to end credit card debt!” […]

Failure and imagination

There are a large number of things wrong re: the situation with young electronics enthusiast Ahmed Mohamed being taken from school in handcuffs for bringing in an electronic clock. Those who are interested in innovation in America should watch this story closely. The thing I want to focus on in this article is the following […]

Pattern Recognition: Entryways

Anything that flows information or physical objects in one direction, can likely feed them in the other direction as well. Often this is clear and obvious, but in moments when time and attention are not available the “opposite direction” is less obvious. Learning to identify the pattern of Entryways can be useful in strategic considerations. In a defensive […]

Some data on a 100 day content project: listens

Followers of this blog have probably been wondering what has taken over the site for the past 100 days. The 100 Days of Bass project is a fun content experiment I’m running. Initial listen data for the project regarding listening behavior of the audience Data on listening is coming from Soundcloud’s analytics. I have a pro […]

100 Days of Bass. Day One Hundred.

Here it is, last day of 100 Days of Bass. Hope you’ve enjoyed them as much as I’ve enjoyed making them!

100 Days of Bass/Day 99

One more day to go. Letting the Creston fretless sound like a fretless in today’s 100 Days of Bass entry.

100 Days of Bass: Day 98

the bass pedal with the most knobs ever

A little more synthbass before 100 Days of Bass draws to a close.

100 Days of Bass: Day 97

Only three more days left in 100 Days of Bass.

100 Days of Bass: Day 96

Ibanez, 18" Eden, Glockenklang

Here’s the Glockenklang sounding clean for 100 days of bass.