I admit. I got sucked in. I read the glowing article in last month’s Wired about bitcoin. Thus far, I’ve been pretty oblivious. Future of currency, blah blah blah, whatever. The way it’s been built on open source software is interesting, though, the value is, of course, appealing, and that there are more PayPal-like services to… Continue reading Bitcoin mining: a huge waste of time?
Disney exec says storytelling is B.S. when it comes to B.O. | Blastr. How are we supposed to be expected to shell out $15 a seat to watch a film in the theatre when Hollywood execs like Andy Hendrickson from Disney say things like this: People say ‘It’s all about the story.’ When you’re making… Continue reading So this is why Hollywood blockbusters aren’t very good
On December 1, 2008, I woke up to find a series of disturbing emails in my inbox. They were a pair of PayPal receipts and the corresponding iTunes store receipts for 2 purchases of $200 gift cards sent to anonymous Hotmail and Yahoo email addresses. The problem was, I didn’t make the purchases. The transactions… (read more)
gather ’round the fire, kiddies, it’s story time. i’ve been hanging on to this one for a good long while, but it’s time for this rant to come out and rear it’s ugly head. mostly, it’s a tale in which we laugh at people who have not been born with an overabundance of intelligence, but… Continue reading how am i going to tell my kids there’s no christmas this year?
seriously, there is no secret. it’s just critical mass. why is upstart blogger doing so well? because he has traffic. lots of it. and he has minions. far-reaching minions that sell his product for him. it’s great, almost unheard-of, that his affiliates make 50% commission off each sale of Twitter Rocket — that puts each… Continue reading the secret to making money online is there is no secret