Gibson: I came to that out of a perceived need to find an arena in which I could...– The Evolution of William Gibson | The Awl (via pieratt) The final frontier?
guy: The Centrifuge Brain Project, It’s six minutes, but stick with it. Best line: “Gravity is a mistake.” Totally unexpected laughs of the day
The purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever...– Kurt Vonnegut (via nevver)
We have always loved one another. We’re human. It’s something we’re good at. But...– Clay Shirky (via bijan)
The Anthologists →
scotth: Frank Chimero: I think the web is heading toward an age of anthologies, where users gain new ways to select, sequence, recontextualize, and publish the content they consume.
Why Hackathons? →
I’ve heard that you’re supposed to write what you know, so I wrote about building things at hackathons.
When you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than...– Why the Lucky Stiff (via aliukani)
Nostalgia in audio form
Anonymous asked: Hi Wylie! Is there anything easy to use that will allow me to create interlinear text (i.e. for two or three languages at a time) on a Mac? Everything I've seen looks really complicated and involves writing code.
It’s so much more than that. It’s a state of mind. It’s an approach to a...– Startups, This Is How Design Works (via 9-bits) This is a degree project by the best designer I know, and it’s amazing. Take the time to read through, it’s worth it.
On content outsourcing and the disappearing... →
Personal websites that embrace the middle ground between being a source and an aggregator appeal to me. The continuum ranges from sites like Adam Lisagor’s to, well, people like Zeldman. But where does a link blog like Kottke fit?
A collection of inspirational websites using media queries and responsive web design.
I thought I was giving them a shield, but turns out I gave them a missile with...– Andy Baio, former Yahoo employee, on the Facebook lawsuit: I’m embarrassed by the patents I filed, but I’ve learned from my mistake. I’ll never file a software patent again, and I urge you to do the same. (via parislemon)
I’m not a “curator” →
marco: Codifying “via” links with confusing symbols is solving the wrong problem. Not sure why this doesn’t make Marco a “curator,” in the sense that has superseded its traditional meaning online. Surely a “hybrid articles-and-links blog” like his is what the term now refers to? I don’t think the “rewriter” sites have ever fit that definition.