2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 35,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 13 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

2010: year in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,700 times in 2010. That’s about 6 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 9 new posts, not bad for the first year!

The busiest day of the year was May 23rd with 42 views. The most popular post that day was POP3 and SMTP access for Yahoo! free account.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were picobit.wordpress.com, hafizimtiaz.freehostia.com, google.com, google.co.in, and obama-scandal-exposed.co.cc.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for install latex ubuntu, linux-restricted-modules-server, how to install latex in ubuntu, installing latex on ubuntu, and install latex in ubuntu.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


POP3 and SMTP access for Yahoo! free account April 2010


Installing LaTeX on Ubuntu April 2010


Instaling MATLAB R2007a on Ubuntu April 2010


Installing and Running Crysis on Windows 7 64 bit April 2010
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Changing the default ‘generic’ kernel to ‘server’ kernel in Ubuntu April 2010