2010 in review

Hello everyone, my apologies for the absence of posts in December. For anyone even tangentially involved in education, December poses an energy sapping nemesis. I intend to start this year off strong, and with that goal, I am readying a post for publication later this week. In the interim I would like to share some statistics that WordPress (the host and tool I use to maintain this blog) has provided me.

This blog is extremely young; it is only five months old, yet it has done very well. I hope it is not too vain to post these results. I put a lot of effort into this blog, and I am glad people have read it and enjoyed it. I did not expect such a good reception and so many readers, especially not within only five months. Thank you, and happy New Year!

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The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,400 times in 2010. That’s about 3 full 747s.

 

In 2010, there were 14 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 92 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 59mb. That’s about 2 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 22nd with 298 views. The most popular post that day was Fibonacci Findings.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were reddit.com, facebook.com, stumbleupon.com, twitter.com, and alphainventions.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for hypatia, fibonacci number and symbol pattern, john barth frame tale, masolino, and bunnicula.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

1

Fibonacci Findings November 2010
1 Like on WordPress.com,

2

L’arte Della Cosa August 2010
6 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

3

The Rape of Cassandra September 2010
3 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

4

Vampire Numbers October 2010
4 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

5

The Longest Shortest Story Ever Told October 2010
4 comments and 1 Like on WordPress.com,

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About Webster

Transitionally, I’m a math student and tutor en route to becoming a math professor. Permanently, I’m a mathematics enthusiast. I study mathematics professionally, and as a leisure activity. At the time of writing this, I’m a generalist. I have let to reach the depth of understanding that requires specialization. Though I eagerly await that time, I do enjoy the ‘now’ and find there is bountiful food for thought at any level.
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One Response to 2010 in review

  1. a quote from Goethe;
    ” Until one is committed there is always hesitancy, the chance to draw back, always ineffectiveness, concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is one elementary truth, the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans :
    the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help that would never otherwise have occurred.A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising to one’s favor all manner of unforeseen accidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his way. Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” I hope that you can embrace Goethe Webster…but my guess is you will not be able too. He was anti- enlightenment and cheer leaded that which is subjective when scientism was herraled as the new Nirvana….. I am sure he was quite intelligent as you!

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