I am a founder and CEO at SignalRank, a data driven technology company. I publish a weekly newsletter – That Was The Week – on Substack. The posts here are pulled from it. I also have a video podcast with Andrew Keenthat accompanies it each week. You can see the full catalogue on AnchorSpotify , Youtubeand Apple Podcasts. And I am a regular guest on Steve Gillmor’s The Gillmor Gang.

Category: Teare Family,

Teare Family,

New Baby Boy

Well, for all my friends at SuperNova here is a decentralised announcement from a central location – my weblog. Gené – my wife – gave birth to a 9lb 2oz boy at 1.54pm Pacific today. He is 20.75” long. unbelieveably the hard part – pushing – took only 20 minutes. No name yet – we’re sleeping on it. More pictures at my Gallery site

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Teare Family,

New Baby

Well, Gené is going into Lucille Packard [children’s hospital] tomorrow to be induced for our second child. No doubt there will be news sometime during the day. Which means – of course – that I will miss SuperNova. Still some priorities have to come first

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Teare Family,

Manchester United 2 Arsenal 0

From today’s Sunday Times [UK]. How nice to see the youngsters of Manchester beat the unconvincing Arsenal team. December 08, 2002 Hugh McIlvanney: Bitter Wenger loses the Old Trafford plot Sir Alex Ferguson will have enjoyed the sight of Arsenal’s manager reacting in such an irrational fashion to this defeat NOTHING about yesterday’s momentous victory is likely to please Manchester United more than the sourly irrational reaction of Arsène Wenger. According to the Arsenal manager’s comments at the end of the enthralling hour and a half, the league leaders were beaten by opponents who took an undeserved lead through an

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Teare Family,

Back

Well, I am now back from a 2 week family reunion in Mallorca, Spain. First time many of the 18 people have seen each other for 4 years. Great fun. …And on my return I can confirm that Internet Keywords were switched off on 28 June. Try typing any well known brand in the browser and you will be presented with a Microsoft interstitial advertising page. Direct navigation from a name to a page is gone. This really sucks as a user experience. Apart from the end of direct navigation the results are totally inconsistent. Sometimes MSN has a “top

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England! Yes :-)

Can’t resist posting this. 4am start was well worth it. SVEN’S MILLENNIUM MAN COMES GOOD IN THE DOME Another date with destiny Argentina 0-1 England Beckham 44pen World Cup, Group F, Sapporo Group F | England | Argentina Minute-by-minute anaylsis  Min-by-min text onlyPicture GalleryEngland reaction | Argentina reaction Scott Barefoot reports In a city twinned with Munich, England produced their finest performance since that famous 5-1 mauling of Germany – and David Beckham finally got his World Cup revenge. On an amazing evening for England, Beckham’s 44th minute penalty rejuvenated their Far East campaign, as a display of guts and gusto earned them their

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