Making games out of reading →
“I believe one reason the list format is so successful is that it promises to contain a problem. It’s also a way of providing checkpoints along the way, a sense of achievement to maintain momentum. “There are, of course, blogs that have experimented with the issue format, A List Apart is a well-known example. “But I think there’s a lot of room left in the idea of...
Celebrity playlists →
How could iReport/CNN do something similar? iReporters could certainly curate the grid. Would be super interesting to see Fareed’s homepage.
We travel because we need to, because distance and difference are the secret...– — Jonah Lehrer, “Why We Travel” for McSweeney’s Panorama