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SEO: how can you check if a domain has been burned?

Matt Cutts, from Google’s Webspam team, explains what to do when you want to buy a brand new domain name. It is a known fact that if a domain has been burned from Google’s index due to spam or hacking, then if you buy that domain you won’t be able to rank. Few of my […]

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Why do I keep blogging on TehGeekTive.com?

Just because. TehGeekTive.com keeps my English engines running, keeps me in check with science and geekiness, pays the hosting bills (check the ads on the blog) and allows me to reach quite a different market than the Romanian one, which is of less than 9 million people. English speaking people on the web are billions, […]

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The best thing about outsourcing is…

.. that you can fire that sucker whenever you want and that you can complain that those “guys from the third world countries” are not dependable, all while you are using them to do your job. Props to that. I thought I’d just leave it like that, but no. Dojo wrote about why she wants […]

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Britain, don’t be a dick

Recently I saw this speech of Phil Plait and it is called: don’t be a dick. This is also my message to you, Britain: don’t be a dick. I am a Romanian and not the proudest one, for sure, however I ask you this because of the recent xenophobic action in the media that you […]

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Copyfight: I’m entering Copyblogger’s Essay Contest

I write and read in English a LOT. Most of the time I read or watch movies in English, although I live in Romania. This blog was created, in part, to allow me to learn English like a professional blogger and to better understand the dynamics of the blogosphere outside Romania. I learned and earned […]

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Get Paying Clients as a Videographer

I have a friend who does videography, meaning videos of any kind, from slo-mo to nice sensitive ones. Constantin, by his name, has written a great blog post about 3 Ways To Get Paying Clients as a Videographer and he lives by what he preaches. See this video with a rail track in Brasov, Romania. […]

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WordPress sued in Romania over an anti-Colonhelp article [partially NSFW]

Let me clear a bit the things: Automattic Inc, the company behind WordPress.com, the blogging network is sued in Romania over an anti-ColonHelp article written by an anonymous Romanian blogger. It seems that Zenyth Pharmaceuticals, the creator of ColonHelp (a colon cleansing product), does not deal well with reviews they don’t like, so they sue. […]

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TehGeekTive is one year old

Last year, on 2nd October 2011, I started this blog because I wanted to see how it is to write daily in English and share my passion for science, nerdy, geeky and tech stuff. I hope my selection of posts has entertained you, taught you more about the world we live in and has made […]

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Use javascript to create collapsible content in your WordPress site

Javascript, also known as ECMAscript, is a browser (client) side scripting language, which means that using this code you alter the behavior of the browser. The browser reads the code and does actions which are beyond HTML and CSS capabilities. If you have javascript disabled in your browser then you won’t see the demo at […]

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