Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends.

From time to time I discover websites that are truly great – and achingly simple. feels very much in the spirit of organisations such as TED – it’s all about sharing ideas with likeminded people.

From the creaters of Blogger, Medium is a place to write and be noticed- without the commitment of regularly publishing to a blog. It’s also a place to connect with the people who write the content and of course to discover new ideas.

With each article including a handy note on how long it should take to read,  and items collated into searchable collections, Medium is another source of ideas for a better life.

Check it out now- the “top 100” lists of articles are a good place to begin.