Pokemonetise

Pokeonomy. Pokemotetise. Pokenomics. Chief Pokenomicist. Heh.

New coinage by Simon Willison: pokemonetise, v., “to make money by appealing to the stupid human instinct to collect dumb things”. [remaindered kottke]

In a comment on plasticbag.org Patrick said, “You’ve just summarized eBay’s core revenue stream in one word.”

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Hal

I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die
I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO.
Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?