RustyBrick Redesign, 9 Years Later

I just announced that we have launched the redesigned for our RustyBrick web site. If you can take a look at comment at my blog post at RustyBrick, I would appreciate it. This also includes a mobile version that looks sweet on the iPhone, Pre and Android. Here is a sample of the home page,

Just Interesting

Why Don’t I have Pictures Of Me With Famous People?

I got to many conferences and have access to some of the largest names that speak at those conferences. I often see them in press or speaker rooms, I am invited for Q&A sessions after keynotes, I am often asked to meet one on one or in groups with them for additional questions, and so

Motor Vehicle

17,000 Miles Clocked – Who Cares? Perception Does

I was driving just a a few minutes ago and noticed I was at 16,999 miles on the odometer. So I was thinking, when I hit 17,000, maybe I should blog it – since I can blog about virtually anything. But then I thought, who cares? I don’t care that I hit 17,000 miles. As

SEO Tips

The Google Pen Wasn’t at SES San Jose ’09

The other day, I asked a shwag question on which piece of search shwag did not belong in the picture. The answer is the Google Pen: This pen was not at SES San Jose 2009. Erin Sap was the first to get it right, so I will email Erin to discuss his prize. Other answers

SEO Tips

What Search Schwag Doesn’t Belong?

At the SES show, I ran through the expo hall, and picked up some pens and stuff. Here is a picture of some of those items. Let’s have a little fun with this…. What item in this picture doesn’t belong? Comment below. The first to get it right, will win something (not sure what, just


First Class Kosher Airline Food

Yesterday, as many of you know, I flew first class for the first time. It was a really nice flight, we took off on time, landed on time, quick to the gate, quick to exit (non-of that was due to 1st class). But the space, leg room, food, bathroom, and comfort of first class is


Flying First Class

On Friday, I was checking my flight times for my trip to California for the conference tomorrow. I saw a little “upgrade” link, so I clicked it. Next thing I know, I was upgraded to first class. This was the first time I was upgraded to first class on a Continental flight. I’ve flown “business


RB iPhone App Gets AdSense

When Google announced AdSense for mobile apps, I bugged Google to let me in. They did and finally, our iPhone Hebrew Translator app now has AdSense in the app. It is actually performing extremely well, I think because we dynamically load the translation terms into the AdSense system. In the example below, I translated iPhone,


My Sukkah in Google Sketchup

A couple days ago, I built my Sukkah using Google’s CAD like software named Skechtup. It basically allows you to design full 3D models, including homes, towns, etc. So I decided to teach myself how to use it and within hours, I had built my own Sukkah. A Sukkah is a temporary home used by