Welcome to the home of Noah Brier. I'm the co-founder of Variance and general internet tinkerer. Most of my writing these days is happening over at Why is this interesting?, a daily email full of interesting stuff. This site has been around since 2004. Feel free to get in touch. Good places to get started are my Framework of the Day posts or my favorite books and podcasts. Get in touch.

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It’s All About Them

It’s always fun when chartreuse decides to open the laptop and write a few words down. His latest is well worth a read as I think he hits on a really important point: The biggest motivator for people is seeing their own name/face somewhere. Whether we like it or not, we’re all about that stuff, we’ve got ego feed (how I found his entry), search through lists for our name and still get real excited when we see our face on TV (or in print). Getting people involved in something (whether it be a blog or a movement) is not about the something, it’s about the people.

March 20, 2008