Happy New Year from WordPress.com!
Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2012. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.
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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on The Upturned Microscope’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!
19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 84,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
In 2012, there were 111 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 432 posts. There were 127 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 30 MB. That's about 2 pictures per week.
The busiest day of the year was June 12th with 3,667 views. The most popular post that day was Why do a PhD?.
These are the posts that got the most views on The Upturned Microscope in 2012.
The top referring sites in 2012 were:
Some visitors came searching, mostly for upturned microscope, ambition, the upturned microscope, coming out, and dark room.
Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!
The Upturned Microscope
2013 is going to be even better on WordPress.com…
Who were they?
The most commented on post in 2012 was Why do a PhD?
These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog: