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Fish: a tap essay
Fish: a tap essay
This is a kind of manifesto. It’s available for iOS and macOS.
·robinsloan.com·
Fish: a tap essay
It wasn’t easy to describe The Outline. That’s what made it great.
It wasn’t easy to describe The Outline. That’s what made it great.
On April 3, the day The Outline was shut down and its editorial staff let go, my coworkers and I received hundreds of messages in public and private that went a long way toward making me feel better about suddenly losing my job during a pandemic. Weirdly, one of the sentiments that made me feel […]
·cjr.org·
It wasn’t easy to describe The Outline. That’s what made it great.
The Internet's Dark Ages
The Internet's Dark Ages
If a Pulitzer-nominated 34-part series of investigative journalism can vanish from the web, anything can.
·theatlantic.com·
The Internet's Dark Ages
Spies, Lies, and Stonewalling: What It’s Like to Report on Facebook
Spies, Lies, and Stonewalling: What It’s Like to Report on Facebook
One day in July 2016, Casey Newton, a tech reporter for The Verge, sat down at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park for the biggest interview of his career. Across from him was Mark Zuckerberg. With his characteristic geeky excitement, Zuckerberg described the promising initial test flight of Aquila, a drone with a wingspan larger than […]
·cjr.org·
Spies, Lies, and Stonewalling: What It’s Like to Report on Facebook
Rediscovering the Small Web - Neustadt.fr
Rediscovering the Small Web - Neustadt.fr
Most websites today are built like commercial products by professionals and marketers, optimised to draw the largest audience, generate engagement and 'convert'. But there is also a smaller, less-visible web designed by regular people to simply to share their interests and hobbies with the world. A web that is unpolished, often quirky but often also fun, creative and interesting.
·neustadt.fr·
Rediscovering the Small Web - Neustadt.fr
The Californian Ideology
The Californian Ideology

 
 'Not to lie about the future is impossible and one can lie about it at will' - Naum Gabo
·metamute.org·
The Californian Ideology
Philip Roth doesn’t live here anymore
Philip Roth doesn’t live here anymore
Since Philip Roth died in May 2018, Russ Murdock, the caretaker of Roth's Connecticut property, has tended to the space his friend left behind.
·forward.com·
Philip Roth doesn’t live here anymore
Billions Registered
Billions Registered
Right now, there are no rules to keep you from owning a bitchin' corporate name as your own Internet address.
·wired.com·
Billions Registered
The Galaxy-Sized Video Game
The Galaxy-Sized Video Game
The universe is being built half an hour outside London. About a dozen game developers are working on it.
·newyorker.com·
The Galaxy-Sized Video Game
Why Is Joe Rogan So Popular?
Why Is Joe Rogan So Popular?
He understands men in America better than most people do. The rest of the country should start paying attention.
·theatlantic.com·
Why Is Joe Rogan So Popular?
The Lottery Hackers
The Lottery Hackers
Winning millions of dollars seemed as good a retirement plan as any.
·highline.huffingtonpost.com·
The Lottery Hackers
the actual guide to being really annoying on the internet (part two) - ill
the actual guide to being really annoying on the internet (part two) - ill
This is the second part of ‘a comprehensive guide to being really annoying on the internet’, an attempt to explain how this blog works. This is mainly just a technical explanation so I’d recommend reading the first part before getting mad at how boring this is. The Basics This website is hosted on Neocities, a […]
·ill.neocities.org·
the actual guide to being really annoying on the internet (part two) - ill
Finding Inspiration Again — Matt
Finding Inspiration Again — Matt
Lately, over the course of the last few months, I’ve realized that I’m lacking something crucial to building this business: my inspiratio...
·write.as·
Finding Inspiration Again — Matt
Katie Couric Is Not for Everyone
Katie Couric Is Not for Everyone
After her long career as America’s beloved morning-news anchor, she has decided to write a wild, unflinching memoir focused on the messy parts. Why?
·thecut.com·
Katie Couric Is Not for Everyone
What would a real Web3 look like? — Matt
What would a real Web3 look like? — Matt
Seemingly overnight, there’s been a whole new version of the Web invented, dubbed “web3.” I’ve seen a lot of people talk about it online ...
·write.as·
What would a real Web3 look like? — Matt