About The Richter Scale

The Richter Scale® is the trade name for Jake Richter’s columns about technology, entrepreneurialism, diving, the Internet, and any number of other topics. Jake’s columns appeared regularly in Dive Report and PC Graphics Report (a weekly newsletter dealing with the digital media technology), and his byline appeared regularly in magazines like Desktop Engineering, ComputerLife, CADalyst, PC Magazine, and HomePC, among others. The articles presented here are provided for historical and archival reasons, as well as to provide linkable content for Blogs, eZines, and Web sites which discuss relevant topics. More current and frequent writings by Jake can be found at the The Richter Scale Blog at http://blog.richterscale.org