Customer: Our budget is $4,000 but it is not so complex what we want. Have you used Outlook?
Customer: We want exactly that functionality in our site plus some other stuff.
This is one of my favourite This American Life...
The decision to consider the 1961-1990 period as ‘normal’ was CRUs. Had CRU...– Skewed science - FP Comment
Virality is something that has to be engineered from the beginning…and it’s...– Redeye VC: Let’s just add in a little virality I wrote a piece for the new @thirdi website that talks about this very issue. Virality is a commonly misunderstood notion. You should be able to read it soon.
The 50 most interesting articles on Wikipedia «... →
This will cost you about half a day of your life. I am just going to postpone even looking into the list until the weekend.
One programmer highlighted the error of relying on computer code that, if it...– The Real Problem With the Climate Science Emails - The Atlantic Business Channel This is the code that we are relying on to tell us the severity of climate change in the next hundred years. Just about everything you have ever heard about Global Warming relies on this. How scary is that?
Inspiration & Disappointment: My TEDx Story →
How I almost got to speak at TEDx Vancouver
Context & The Music Business →
Me on Terry McBride on the future of the music business
Social media experts said they’re not surprised so many people have...– New ‘Noveller’ Allows People To Post Novels They Write During Course Of Their Day | The Onion - America’s Finest News Source
Internet Vices - Patrick Moberg →
It’s interesting too that, overall, industry revenues have grown in the period -...– Do music artists fare better in a world with illegal file-sharing? — Times Labs Blog (via quotingthecrisis)
A new decade’s breaking, and in it, people, companies, and countries will have...– What’s Your Strategy for the Next Decade? - Umair Haque - HarvardBusiness.org Lots of people make a living saying that the sky is falling. Umair is the only one I take seriously. (via financegeek)
bijan: Come In Please - Edward Sharpe & the...
DiDio said Apple learned from its mistake of pricing the original iPhone at...– Apple tablet: The everything killer - Nov. 16, 2009 Apple did not make a mistake pricing the iPhone at $599. It may have been the greatest pricing move of all time. That price framed the value of the device for millions of users (it’s not just a cellphone, look at how much it costs!). For a...
It could be that everyone will figure out how to play nicely with each other,...– The War For the Web - O’Reilly Radar
Probably the funniest bit of commercial ingenuity I’ve seen these past few...– Virtual Economics: The growing value of URLs you can easily spell out in dead bodies
Targeted Copyright Enforcement: Deterring Many... →
Very clever game theory solution to online copyright infringement.
Flaming Lips: 'Watching The Planets' - New Video... →
dalasverdugo: Here’s that nudie Flaming Lips video they filmed a few blocks away from me. Site won’t let me embed it. NSFW. Strangely delightful. I’m one away from a NSFW music video trend.
It’s hard to imagine a form that could be simpler: two fields, two...– The $300 Million Button He better have gotten a house as a Christmas bonus for uncovering this problem.
Girls - Lust For Life Such a catchy, fun, song. Also, feel free to check out the XXX edit of the video. Includes a lot more breasts + a dude using another dude’s penis as a microphone.
The Genesis of the Virtual Goods Model | Virtual... →
Amazing post by the founder of Achaea, the first massively multiplayer game to successfully sell virtual goods. Matt Mihaly wrote the playbook that Zynga and CyWorld are using to make megamillions…and he did it over 10 years ago.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill...– Voltaire (via azspot)
1. Stop the Musical Masturbation I wasted so much time playing open mics and...– In Defense Of 1,000 True Fans - Part II - Matthew Ebel - MTT - Music Think Tank
The average yellow pages book weighs 3.62 pounds. Multiply that by the 540...– Facts you probably didn’t know about the Yellow Pages Bumped into these facts (no source is listed, though). I always knew I would be depressed by these numbers when I found them. (via dalasverdugo)
MF Doom - Friends I made an iTunes Smart Playlist...
If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above...– James Cameron (via entrepreneurwisdom) (via mikehudack) (via peterwknox)
I then asked my friend, “so why would they ever use the Google (non open source)...– Google Redefines Disruption: The “Less Than Free” Business Model « abovethecrowd.com