Maybe it’s not about claps & followers

Gary Bartos
May 6, 2022
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Unusual but valid

Do you make money on Medium? If so, that’s most excellent.

I don’t make money here. No worries! Money is not why I post.

One of my posts that received few claps or reads — and there are plenty of contenders! — was the post that lead to a fun conversation, and from that conversation to a lot of fun people developing great technology.

Many thanks to Beno Chapman for suggesting I create a Medium account. Hey, it worked! Multiple times, really, but that one time in particular.

Seeking to please is a perilous trap

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Gary Bartos

Founder of Echobatix, engineer, inventor of assistive technology for people with disabilities. Keen on accessible gaming.