15k

This ‘metaCroc’ post is part of a series recording the growth (or shrinkage) of DriverlessCrocodile in the spirit of experiment and transparency. DC hit 15,000 all time views yesterday, 8th January 2021. The last 5k went like this: 10k views reached on 23rd September 202011k on October 14th 2020 (21 days, average 47.6 views/day)12k on November 8th 2020 (25 days,…

Janus (3): DC Reading List 2021

I’m trying a different format for this year’s reading list: a queue and a read (past tense) list. (Note that many of these are carried over from last year’s list!) The Queue Fiction:Don Quixote – Cervantes (Edith Grossman translation) The Three Body Problem – Cixin LiuExhalation – Ted ChiangA Hero Born – Jin YongUncle Tom’s Cabin – Harriet Beecher StoweNorse…

Janus (2): DC stats 2020

DC visits year-on-year Year Visitors Change Page Views Change Views/day 2018(6 months) 229 – 700 – 3.8 2019 1,542 +573% 2,827 +303% 7.7 2020 8,094 +424% 11,196 +296% 30.7 2021 projections As of today, DC is a little short of 15,000 all-time views (14,833). Another year’s worth of traffic at the 2020 average of 30.7 view per day would add…

Janus (1): Looking back

Disclaimer: This post was written mostly for me – if you’re not me, you may wish to skip to the end or to skip it entirely! 2020: Goals in Review Looking back, who knew what 2020 was going to be like? I’ve heard several people say that it was a year in which mere survival (for you, for your organisation)…

9k

… views of DriverlessCroc as of 2nd September 2020. That’s 1000 views in almost exactly a month, with an average of 32 views per day in August and the best ever “normal” month (with no particular promotions or spikes via twitter). There were five days above 40 views, with an unusually high high of 95 and a low of 14.…

8k

DC hit 8,000 views on 3rd August 2020! July was our best month so far,* with an average of 28 views per day, even with no significant twitter retweets (as was the case for May and June). Conclusion: DC is slowly building momentum, which might be the best way. Thanks as ever for coming. *Not including the Tyler Cowen spike,…

Vitalstatistix: 5000+

Yesterday (7th May 2020) DriverlessCroc hit 5,002 views, not counting views via email or from RSS readers. The last thousand views (from 3,000 views on 14th November 2019 to 4,000 views on 25th February 2020) took 103 days at 9.7 views per day. The most recent thousand took 73 days at 13.7 views per day. In November I speculated that…

A strategy of usefulness

Be 1) as useful as you can be,* 2) as often as you can be,** 3) to the people you want to be of use to.*** Application At DriverlessCroc, I post 1) something that might be useful,**** 2) daily,***** 3) for people interested in building effective and humane organisations for change.****** There aren’t usually this many footnotes. There will not…

What is Driverless Croc?

If all goes well Driverless Crocodile will develop into a kind of Swiss army knife of tools for getting things done and making change happen. In each post I’ll share an idea or resource that I’ve found helpful in my work and which I hope you might find helpful in yours. I’ll tell you the idea and maybe a story or…