20 Reasons Why Vapid BuzzFeed-Style List Posts Make You Look Like An Idiot

A lot of people say “there’s no such thing as bad publicity.” Actually, that’s a load of bs, and I’m not going to go into too much detail explaining why. There are plenty of outrageous and outlandish things anybody can do to get attention, that ultimately end up damaging your reputation in the long run. […]

Hourly rates, legal threats, and how not to hire a freelancer

A few days ago, I received an email from a potential client for what would have been a pretty small, straightforward coding project. He informed me he found me through a tutorial I wrote about adding a widgetized footer to your WordPress theme. (Yes, I know it’s over three years old, but it’s still a […]

Cuil Sucks

Cuil (pronounced “cool”) is supposed to be the hot new search engine on the block, created by ex-Google engineers. Let me tell you right now, it sucks – so far at least. Just search anything, anything at all, look at the results, and you’ll see what I mean. A search for “Leland.info” returns a bunch […]