use portent in a sentence.
Whether you consider it distasteful or not, there's been no more moves in this direction since - so I wouldn't consider it a portent of things to come.
That may be true, but Portent is an SEO firm and Ian is addressing a certain type of braindead SEO who jumped on the infographics bandwagon as a link building strategy.
Yeah, for a new watcher, I'd really only recommend a handful of episodes from season 1 (And the Sky Full of Stars, Signs and Portents, A Voice in the Wilderness, Babylon Squared, Chrysalis).
The most i,portent factor in your decision really should be "How fast can I get done what I need to get done to survive as a business?
I think that this is both a smart move on the part of Amazon, and also a portent of bad things to come in general.
Yet this is clearly a portent of things to come: when everything I see is 'about' me.
Supposedly, old Chinese courts used to communicate with the Emperor via the interpretation of heavenly portents.
That was a portent of things to come.