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Six reasons why crowdfunding platform TenPages failed

© Hans Buskes & Elmer den Braber TenPages was a Dutch platform for aspiring authors to get published by a traditional publisher via crowd-funding. Six reasons why the concept failed and Ten Pages switched too late to a new business … Continue reading

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A practical mind map tester

The new book ‘A practical mind map tester’ introduces a value scan, an easy to use instrument to evaluate how useful a mind map is. It checks whether a mind map in question, whatever the type, is useful and helpful … Continue reading

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Brilliant illustrations of six Dylan songs

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Dylan mentions in Linda Ronstadt’s Simple Dreams

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A short history of materials used for writing

I was intrigued by a mind map made by Francesco DellaValle entitled Paper and its ancestors. Francesco agreed that the ordering could be improved, so I made this mind map to improve the ordering (and not to give a complete … Continue reading

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