How was my blogging last year: 2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at 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 Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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About 3 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This blog was viewed about 46,000 times in 2010. If it were the Taj Mahal, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2010, there were 119 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 3151 posts.

The busiest day of the year was September 16th with 322 views. The most popular post that day was The giant’s shoulders: September 2010 edition.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for chicago city, city skyline, cloud gate, peacock, and verwey transition.

Attractions in 2010

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


The giant’s shoulders: September 2010 edition September 2010
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Inspired by mercury; made up of steel! January 2007


HowTo: Write a project proposal May 2007


The Cahn-Hilliard equation September 2008


Happy New Year from the Windy city! January 2008

Thanks to the guys at WordPress for such a nice summary and infographics!

2 Responses to “How was my blogging last year: 2010 in review”

  1. raj Says:

    Your frequency of blogging has come down considerably in the last year. You must set this right this year.

    Also, are you on Twitter? I have been, for the last 3-4 months and find it quite fascinating. My handle is @chennaikaran

  2. Guru Says:

    Dear Raj:

    True; I will try and post more often.

    I haven’t tried twitter yet.

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