Chris Norstrom designed a nice, big paper calendar with a to-do list format. Then, he wrote about all of the perils and pitfalls of shipping a real-world product. If you're thinking about selling [your product here] online, you should read his post. Key takeaways: sell the product before you spend on stuff, spend a lot of effort thinking about shipping costs & pricing, Etsy & your own e-commerce site are the best places to sell things.
(via The Browser)
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Saturday, August 24, 2013
- Edward Snowden appears to have been an unusually competent NSA techie. No one is quite sure what he took.
- Andrew Bacevich understands the network vs. hierarchy tension underlying how people see the Manning & Snowden leaks.
- The innocent have nothing to fear.
- Obama vs. Snowden
- Bradley Manning is now Chelsea Manning, following delivery of a 35 year sentence. News outlets having trouble changing pronouns.
- Government, the Internet, and Manning.
Monday, August 12, 2013
Maggie Koerth-Baker and Paul Whalen dispel some of the neurobabble and neo-phrenology around the amygdala, everyone's favorite almond shaped nucleus. Even though it reacts to fear, it's not just a "fear center"; it's important in attention, learning and memory, as are the rest of the basal ganglia.