Booting Up: More on the Economics of Maria Popova's Affiliate Links
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Maybe Don't Talk Shit About Ads If You Make Money On Affiliate Links

betabeat.com
Ms. Popova’s omnipresent avatar. (Image: Twitter) Brain Pickings’ Maria Popova is a little like the brainier counterpart to the Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman: She’s got her haters, but she’s also hugely popular, to the tune of 500,000 monthly visitors to her website. Fans like Biz Stone and William Gibson come for...
Maybe Don't Talk Shit About Ads If You Make Money On Affiliate Links

Maria Popova: why we need an antidote to the culture of Google

www.guardian.co.uk
The 'curator of interestingness' on why she won't give advertisers access to her 1.2 million online readersYou describe yourself as a "curator of interestingness" and run a website from New York called Brain Pickings, which covers all things curious and inspiring - books, art, science, photographs etc. What's the common...
Maria Popova: why we need an antidote to the culture of Google
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The Brain Behind Brain Pickings

www.nytimes.com
Maria Popova is the mastermind of Brain Pickings, one of the faster growing literary empires on the Internet, yet she is virtually unknown....
The Brain Behind Brain Pickings

Shuffler.fm releases iPhone app for its music discovery service

gigaom.com
The digitization of media has meant an explosion of content on the Internet. Whether it is the written word, photos, videos or music, there are simply many more options today than there were even a decade ago. And that proliferation has resulted in a big problem: how to find all...
Shuffler.fm releases iPhone app for its music discovery service

For $35, Sasha Frere-Jones Will Send You Some 'Tokens'

betabeat.com
(Photo: Quarterly.co) You may not have heard of Quarterly, a Los Angeles-based startup that raised $1.25 million last April, but it's business model is no doubt familiar. In the same subscription service vein as Birchbox (or its questionable cousin Dollar Shave Club), Quarterly lets customers sign-up for "wonderful" deliveries curated...
For $35, Sasha Frere-Jones Will Send You Some 'Tokens'

The Film That Changed AT&T's Logo and Explained Life in the 1960s

www.theatlantic.com
You are a businessman in 1969. Times, they are a-changin'! And whoo boy, you're not sure you like that. (But maybe you do.) They say that your company, which happens to be AT&T, needs to get with the times. But what does that even mean? You hire a designer named...
The Film That Changed AT&T's Logo and Explained Life in the 1960s

Future-shapers: Wired 2012 lineup revealed, and you can get your tickets now [discounts]

thenextweb.com
WIRED 2012 is coming to the The Brewery in London in October. You might think this is a bit of an early call but the magazine’s first event last year sold out with more than 440 delegates in the mix, so best to get in early. This year’s event looks set...
Future-shapers: Wired 2012 lineup revealed, and you can get your tickets now [discounts]

What is Curation? [Video]

gigaom.com
Curation has been a hot topic of discussion. I, along with my colleague Mathew Ingram have been writing about curation and aggregation for a while, and have explored many different aspects of both. Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest are the engines of this new “curation trend.” Today, folks from New York-based...
What is Curation? [Video]
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