Well, given all the hub-bub over Matt and the magic NF tag, I shall simply direct you to a post here on sculpting the day before the whole thang hit the fan. One should always relied on more statistical approaches to site architecture nuff said.
As for me, Ive noticed a few other things in between the dramas that are actually noteworthy... but that will have to wait for next week For now, while this video (from Matt Cutts; spam assassin) has some of the usual stuff, I submit to you;
Theres gold in them thar hills!!
Next week, well look at something thats more interesting from all of this .
SEOs = Baaaad Mkay?
Another interesting area that I have been digging in since we last talked about search engines thinking of us as adversaries is web spam. I have started a comprehensive list of web spam approaches and resources - look for that soon as well.
One reasonably well known fella in this area is a gentleman by the name of Dr. Marc Najork (spam assassin at Microsoft Research).
Understanding Web Spam
When you have the time, listen to it entirely know this my spunky optimizers, good intentions and all, you are the enemy to some search engineers