Posts tagged ‘money’

What are your favourite apps for tracking your data?

The Internet has made me a compulsive self-documenter. Obviously. It occurs to me, though, that in the past few years I’ve added a lot of what…

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Abandoning the Wisdom of Crowds on Big Ticket Items

Anyone paying attention to the web over the past five years ago is aware of the rise of crowd-sourcing and all its permutations. Whether it’s the…

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Making Money in the New Economy

The Internet, as you know, changed everything. Well, not everything, but it sure disrupted the way we make and distribute art. Ever since I saw geeks…

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Housing Should Comprise Less Than 30% of Your Gross or Net Income?

At some point in my adult life, I learned this rule of thumb: The monthly cost of housing (that is, rent or mortgage) should comprise less…

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1000 True Fans = Your Salary

Kevin Kelly is a great thinker, and his latest piece about surviving as a creative person is no exception. He says that every artist needs to…

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Denominations of the Dirham: I’m a Fan

At the moment, CAN $1 = MAD 7.53. In my experience, very few things are less than one dirham (about 12 Canadian cents). In coins, I’ve…

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Yanks Gittin’ the Coloured Moolah

From the age of 18-22, I suffered aged Americans who, when paying for goods or services that I was offering (as a waiter or tourist information…

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