This week Prime8 is looking forward to the release of the film version of housewife favourite smut-a-thon, 50 Shades Of Grey. To celebrate the release he’s decided to write a homage to it called ‘50 Apes Of Green’. He’s adamant that it’ll be a sub-average piece of erotic fiction with a prose only fractionally less brain-dead than your average Dan Brown novel. Judging by what sells it’s guaranteed best-seller material so I guess we’ll be seeing him on Richard & Judy’s Book Club anytime soon.
Here’s this weeks web roundup…
The Paypal it’s OK to like
Stripe is an online payment gateway made by developers for developers to easily build into any system. Because of this it’s experiencing mammoth growth (yay!) and causing the likes of Evil Corporation Ltd… I mean Paypal… to radically change their game. Read how Stripe have managed to upset the apple cart here
The US is experiencing a change in their traditional tipping culture due to technology. Find out here how small businesses are using tablets and user-friendly software to ‘persuade’ customers to tip more and make them happy to do so.
The beginning of the end of traditional education?
As startup culture and promotion of the entrepreneurial spirit grows and grows, it was only a matter of time before techy baby-boomers decided that traditional educational paths are ripe for change. Here’s a cool article on one tech couple are hacking education for their kids.
Why your employees should design your workspace
If you don’t do remote working like us here at GGA (did I ever mention that? Not sure I did) then how about redesigning your workspace to make your business more productive? In fact why not hand it over to your team? Here’s 4 reasons why this would be a good idea…
No references? No problem
Struggling to get that perfect job because you haven’t quite got the right experience or your references just aren’t cutting it? Don’t worry. There’s a website for that…
From 0 to $1billion
I know we sound like Slack groupies (we are) on here sometimes but they really have done everything right. Here’s a fantastic insight from Slack’s founder on their epic growth and marketing strategy. Score 1 for the good guys!
GGA’s website of the week:
Is this the next evolutionary step for books? The Vanishing Game is a first of its kind interactive novel featuring 90 minutes of narration, video and audio. Short version: Wow!
… and finally.
Ever feel like you’re being overwhelmed by your emails? Struggling to keep on top of them? The Oatmeal shares your woes and has some interesting thoughts on it…