I recently read an article I found on HackerNews titled Choose Firefox Now, Or Later You Won’t Get A Choice. While the author does make some good points about why competition is good, the whole premise of the article is terrible. [Read more…] about Choosing FireFox for Choice not Fear
I completely agree with all of HttpWatch’s reasons here. When you are selling an app to a small market, you must charge accordingly to your possible payout benefit. This is why an architect might charge you $50,000 to design plans for your house. He can only do one at a time, and may only get a few contracts a year.
Buying a new car is one of the worst things you will in your life. But why? Why do we automatically assume that’s the way it is, and that’s the way it has to be? Society has ingrained into us that buying a car is like going to war. It’s us vs them, and you have to fight for every inch. I just don’t understand this train of thought. You are spending tens of thousands of your after tax dollars. Why should we have to go to war to get the privilege of spending that? [Read more…] about Buying Cars with Bad Customer Service
Threats and legal actions like this must be stopped. We need a precedent set soon, so that website owners do not live in fear of what their community is saying. Most website owners faced with this legal threat would naturally give in. I’m glad Mr. Money Mustache has chosen to stand his ground, but he shouldn’t half to.
Everyone has an idea. Most of them are bad ideas, mixed with a few good ideas, and every once and a while a great idea. The problem is, online our ideas often are hard to monetize. Xmarks (formerly Foxmarks) was a great idea, a service I both loved and used, and they will soon be out-of-business because they were unable to monetize their service. [Read more…] about Instapaper and Value Online