Tag: failure

  • On internet obscurity: analytics be damned

    When I stop delighting in the work for its own sake, I soon stop working altogether. When I let website analytics or podcast download stats serve as my primary motivation, discouragement festers, and I soon stop writing. It’s happened a half-dozen times before.

  • Mark Lansdale on “potty ideas”

    “The history of technological development is littered with products which failed not for economic reasons, but because nobody really wanted the functionality they provided.”