The single craziest thing we did in launching ThinkUp as a company is charging money for our product. It might seem like a normal thing for a business to do, but on the Internet, it’s anything but normal.
It’s not always clear why paying for products online is a good idea. So we’ve put it as…
Stationery shop of my dreams exists in Tokyo.
Genius! My coffee cup shall never be completely empty again.
One of the most frequently shared ThinkUp insights measures how many exclamation points you’ve used. We’ve talked about it as the “excitement insight” but perhaps we’ve been looking at it wrong. Language is a living thing. It changes and evolves, its rules get updated. While exclamation marks…
Feel good about your F-Bomb count! You’re experiencing a cathartic expression of emotion.
Fuck yeah, emotion.
Pachyderms find no mention in the Bible. So Professor Jodi Magness was astonished to uncover a mosaic in an ancient Galilean village’s synagogue which featured, of all things, a group of elephants. (via Stunning mosaic found at ancient Galilee synagogue | The Times of Israel)
Information about your physical location should be one of the most secure aspects of your online identity. Where you are and where you’ve been is sensitive information that should only be shared when you expressly want to make it public. Unfortunately that’s not always the case. Even for the most…
Once upon a time your Facebook profile was fresh and new. Your bio, your URL, your Dexter obsession levels, your cover photo and your quote were all accurate and up to date. Your profile was a tidy corner of the web that represented you exactly the way you wanted.
Then time passed. You…
Referencing Outkast in thing I write for work is a serious job perk. Go ThinkUp!
It has rained all day. It is dark outside. I don’t mind. It seems appropriate.
I wrote an essay for The New York Times about the beach. It’s humor. I mention this because I have already received an e-mail, from a stranger, explaining to me why I am wrong about the beach. Thank you.