Beat the Dealer by Edward Thorp

Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One

Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One is the blackjack book that started it all. When most people think about the casino game of blackjack, the first word that pops into their minds is card counting. Beat the Dealer was the first book of its kind that explains card counting and was a revolutionary book in …

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How to Create a WordPress Theme the Smart Way

GitHub New Repository

Developing a WordPress theme is something that requires planning and a good toolbox. The following is my method on how I start to develop a custom WordPress theme. Development Environment The first step is to make sure you have a development environment configured.  My preference is to have a local development environment. Previously I have written about installing WordPress on …

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Extreme Spring Cleaning

Hand Truck

I have spent a lot of time recently thinking (and quite a few google searches) about how I can cut some of the stress that is in my life. One of the ideas that I have come across is that material possessions and clutter is a source of stress in people’s lives. Ultimately I came across the minimalist philosophy. What …

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2013 Blog Year in Review


Statistic 2013 Change from 2012 New Posts 11 – 66% Total Posts 155 + 8% Page Views 22,337 + 7% Google Webmaster Tools Search Clicks (web) 10,395 + 31% Search Impressions (web) 163,566 + 1% Open Site Explorer SEOmoz Domain Authority 16 – 20% Home Page Authority 29 – 3% Linking Root Domains 30 + 87% Top Read Posts of …

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