You can make a living from a thousand true fans

GigaOm’s Mathew Ingram gives great news for bloggers who want to make a living blogging — 1000 true fans is indeed a magic number. Ben Thompson is living off a membership model and that’s where he’s at, and living off it. You can make a living from a thousand true fans — Ben Thompson is […]

Goethe on the Psychology of Color and Emotion | Brain Pickings

  Color is an essential part of how we experience the world, both biologically and culturally. One of the earliest formal explorations of color theory came from an unlikely source — the German poet, artist, and politician Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, who in 1810 published Theory of Colours public library; public domain, his treatise on […]

Why the web is in english, and what that means

  Leo Mirani is getting tweeted around this morning for his piece in quartz that points out that 80% of the Web is dominated by just 10 languages: Internet access doesn’t fully explain the imbalance.  The Middle East scores much lower than you would expect, given how many people in that part of the world are are […]

The End Of Apps As We Know Them

More people are picking up on the changes that are coming in the whole app ecosystem because form factors and operating systems are about to go through another period of flourishing innovation. Here’s a a very interesting take on it, with some very good insight and analysis behind it. The End Of Apps As We […]