Saturday, September 01, 2012

The 36 best stories, pictures and opinions of August 2012

Every link I shared in August 2012 that earned at least 50 clicks on Twitter:

  1. Wikipedia Redefined (1001)
  2. An independent rating system for online Terms of Service (545)
  3. Your startup is not a startup, it’s just a website. (536) 
  4. Public humiliation done right. (479)
  5. The best place on the web to learn anything, free. (410) 
  6. Why passwords have never been weaker—and crackers have never been stronger (356)
  7. Advice I Wish I Could Have Given Myself 5 Years Ago (324)
  8. Stop Using The Cup of Coffee vs. $0.99 App Analogy (255)
  9. Friend just posted a pic of Atlanta Marriott mega-lobby, AKA Dragon*Con ground zero. I remember that feeling (247)
  10. Programmer Time Translation Cheatsheet -or- Why Programmers Are Bad at Estimating Times (241)
  11. A rookie goes to Dragon*Con: Here's what he learned (240) 
  12. The best interface is no interface (218)
  13. How The Poor, The Middle Class And The Rich Spend Their Money (157)
  14. You can't make this stuff up… (153) 
  15. "Ryan’s speech was an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies" - Fox News (142)
  16. Productivity vs. Guilt and Self-Loathing (142)
  17. Fear of Money (138)
  18. The Wrong Side Absolutely Must Not Win (136)
  19. The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials aren’t buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy (131)
  20. Why Explore Space? A 1970 Letter to a Nun in Africa (129)
  21. When Freemium Fails (129)
  22. 13 ways of looking at Medium, the new blogging/sharing/discovery platform from @ev and Obvious (114)
  23. An Unexpected Ass Kicking (105)
  24. If Content Is King, Multiscreen Is The Queen, Says New Google Study (90)
  25. 25 Ways To Survive As A Creative Person (89)
  26. 30 Indispensable Writing Tips From Famous Authors (87)
  27. Move your feet (86)
  28. The poison pill hidden in Twitter's social graph (85)
  29. Why You Can’t Be Anything You Want to Be (81)
  30. Wolfram|Alpha's Personal Analytics for Facebook (80)
  31. Peter Thiel's College Dropouts: One-Year Checkup (73)
  32. ‘The riskiest thing you can do now is be safe’ – The Top 10 TED talks for startups (66)
  33. The top ten differences between white terrorists and others (61)
  34. What My Son's Disabilities Taught Me About 'Having It All' (58)
  35. The coming civil war over general purpose computing (57)
  36. How to Be a Better Procrastinator (55)

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