Pokemon Go – an overnight success 20 years in the making

We’re waiting with baited breath in darkest Africa for the release of what’s become a global phenomenon in gaming.  Not only has Pokemon Go overtaken twitter & Facebook, it’s forced sluggish gamers to get out there and inadvertently exercise! As a nifty by-product its also added $7 Billion to Nintendo’s market capitalization in just 7 […]

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Is google sounding the death knell for comparison shopping finance affiliates?

Google just released a mortgage comparison shopping tool in California. Previously the search term would result in a list of indexed publishers offering comparison shopping services. Now search results include Google’s own site. This is not a free service, as Google is licensed as a mortgage broker in California. I can’t help but wonder how […]

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The problem isn’t that life is unfair – it’s your broken idea of fairness

Unless you’re winning, most of life will seem hideously unfair to you, says Oliver Emberton, in his insightful blog post. We like to like to think that society rewards those who do the best work. But in reality, social reward is just a network effect. Reward comes down mostly to the number of people you […]

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