Articles by Matt Blind

Hardwired for Stories

4 October, 2015 // 2 Comments

Pareidolia is the scientific term for our tendency to see faces in objects. Actually, pareidolia is more than that — it encompasses several phenomena, from seeing animals in cloud shapes to hearing [Read More ...]

E- versus Print? Burgers and Steak

11 November, 2013 // 6 Comments

where’s the beef? actually, I suppose that should be “what’s the beef?” beef /b?f/ noun secondary, informal use: a complaint or grievance. synonyms: complaint, criticism, objection, cavil, [Read More ...]

Books Are Not Retail

21 February, 2011 // 8 Comments

Matt Blind runs a bookstore for one of the major chains here in the US. Occasionally he picks up a keyboard and gives us an inside view of bookselling. --- Retail pays the rent, but isn’t what [Read More ...]