Sunday, July 23, 2006

The 1% rule

Wrote a poem, the knot, and posted the first draft at Caferati. Poetry is the balm I use to soothe my raw nerves.
Do check out this piece on The Guardian regarding the 1% rule of the Internet. Writes Charles Arthur: “It's an emerging rule of thumb that suggests that if you get a group of 100 people online then one will create content, 10 will "interact" with it (commenting or offering improvements) and the other 89 will just view it. It's a meme that emerges strongly in statistics from YouTube, which in just 18 months has gone from zero to 60% of all online video viewing. The numbers are revealing: each day there are 100 million downloads and 65,000 uploads - which as Antony Mayfield (at points out, is 1,538 downloads per upload - and 20m unique users per month. That puts the "creator to consumer" ratio at just 0.5%, but it's early days yet; not everyone has discovered YouTube…”
Continuing the mobile revolution in India, now you can pay via SMS. Here is PayMate.
And pray, what is Visual Radio and is India ready for it? Get the dope here.
Gotta go for a walk now. Take care…


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