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Jesse Avshalomov
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Reddit, Mozilla, Tumblr, Imgur, and over 6,000 other websites are protesting NSA surveillance. Join them.
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And at last, my first Metric Sparrow post: The Humanitarian Potential of SEO
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Can you believe this is painted entirely in Beer?
Karen Eland, you are a genius.
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My second real metric sparrow post -- Now whenever I get an email with someone insisting that "SEO is dead" rather than constructing a new explanation of why it isn't really, I can just send them here, and they can determine the answer for themselves.
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Hey +Google+ Your shiny new Events events page is impossible to use in Chrome, thanks to the lovely youtube video you embedded in the page.  I'd really like to try Events, but this is just infuriating. 
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August 5th, 2012 - A Worldwide Celebration of Beer!
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Joel Spolsky originally shared:
 
Two things about SOPA/PIPA and then I'll shut up :)

(1)

The internet seems to ignore legislation until somebody tries to take something away from us... then we carefully defend that one thing and never counter-attack. Then the other side says, "OK, compromise," and gets half of what they want. That's not the way to win... that's the way to see a steady and continuous erosion of rights online.

The solution is to start lobbying for our own laws. It's time to go on the offensive if we want to preserve what we've got. Let's force the RIAA and MPAA to use up all their political clout just protecting what they have. Here are some ideas we should be pushing for:

* Elimination of software patents
* Legal fees paid by the loser in patent cases; non-practicing entities must post bond before they can file fishing expedition lawsuits
* Roll back length of copyright protection to the minimum necessary "to promote the useful arts." Maybe 10 years?
* Create a legal doctrine that merely linking is protected free speech
* And ponies. We want ponies. We don't have to get all this stuff. We merely have to tie them up fighting it, and re-center the "compromise" position.

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The dismal corruption of congress has gotten it to the point where lobbying for legislation is out of control. As Larry Lessig has taught us, the core rottenness originates from the high cost of running political campaigns, which mostly just goes to TV stations.

A solution is for the Internet industry to start giving free advertising to political campaigns on our own new media assets... assets like YouTube that are rapidly displacing television. Imagine if every political candidate had free access (under some kind of "equal time" rule) to enough advertising inventory on the Internet to run a respectable campaign. Sure, candidates can still pay to advertise on television, but the cost of campaigning would be a lot lower if every candidate could run geo-targeted pre-roll ads on YouTube, geo-targeted links at the top of Reddit.com, even targeted campaigns on Facebook. If the Internet can donate enough inventory (and I suspect we can), we can make it possible for a candidate to get elected without raising huge war chests from donors who are going to want something in return, and we may finally get to a point where every member of congress isn't in permanent outstretched-hand mode.
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Alright Google+, you've had a couple months to get your shit together, let's see how engaging you are nowadays.
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Let's all welcome the world's best holiday to Google+
International Beer Day originally shared:
 
Well now, I guess it's official, International Beer Day is now on Google+

... Beers for Everyone!
Epic Beersplosions!
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  • Teespring
    Growth & Engagement, 2013 - present
  • Apple
    AMR SEO Program Manager, 2013 - 2013
  • AKQA
    Senior SEO Strategist, 2012 - 2013
  • AKQA
    SEO Strategist, 2010 - 2012
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Entrepreneurial Thinker, SEO Strategist, Crustacean Hunter
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Sr SEO Strategist at AKQA in San Francisco, entrepreneur, opera singer, and founder of International Beer Day. No sense of smell to speak of.
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Invented International Beer Day, that counts for something right?
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    Opera, 2008
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