: Jason Kottke on latest design of kottke.org: In thinking about how I wanted kottke.org to look and, …

: Knowing Machines “is a research project tracing the histories, practices, and politics of how …

: The art of Felipe Bedoya is pretty amazing. Example:

: I’m always on the lookout for good instrumental music to work to and Modern Country by William …

: “It’s the fact that you recognized the thing that is important, not the thing itself. It’s …

: Dead Simple Sites is “the most minimal sites on the web, curated in one place.”

: The Golden Age of Web Design, some of these sites are still 🔥.

: Some weird little things.

: Mixtape garden let’s you make mixtapes with others.

: RSS Joy is a little RSS aggregator. Reminds me of start.io.

: A collection of alternative or niche search engines.

: A list of blog platforms. Lots of options!

: Pixel Poetry let’s you release your inner Austin Kleon.

: On why Werner Herzog’s memoir finishes mid-sentence, it has to do with bullets and hummingbirds.

: A time capsule of tumblelogs from 2007.

: I miss human curation. Same, I’m doing my best at thingstoclick.com!

: In Loving Memory of Square Checkbox.

: Lee Friedlander’s black-and-white photography is odd, occasionally nsfw, and interesting. /via …

: Feeds for your RSS reader. Works well with fraidyc.at.

: “Wherever you get your podcasts” is a radical statement.

: “Fast Car” is not a relic of its time but tragically timeless.

: Baugespanne is the practice of visualizing “… future urban developments in scale 1:1 by …

: Recommended dosage of work: “to get the mental wellbeing benefits of paid work, the most …

: A blog doesn’t need to be profound: it just needs to be a place to post some text you want to share. …

: We can engage with people outside the rule-bound linear progression of offline relationships, and …

: Deepening a relationship. Visiting a sick friend. Serving at a soup kitchen. Andreessen’s …

: the Dolphins hired McDaniel, and in came a philosophy that’s unusual in this business — albeit less …

: There were devices that simply did what they were for, without demanding attention. For their …

: Kinder To Do Lists. I like this idea of using a different phrasing for your to do lists. Example: …

: Discover the IndieWeb, one blog post at a time. “This site lets you randomly explore the …

: Every day is science fiction. Some quotes and links about the power of sci-fi with nuggets like …

: Astronomers have discovered that a third of the planets around the most common stars in the galaxy …

: Relational Infrastructure " … refers to the social connections, interactions, and …

: They talk about you, gurgling sugar through their roots … Source: Root Words

: Effectively, the time costs of doing things over a weekend have diminished considerably for those …

: For my flavor of UX and Design, I’ve found my most important work is communication. My role is to …

: A touchscreen, then, operates as a digital platform where features can be locked or unlocked by the …

: Stack Rock Fort: Victorian island reclaimed by nature. The property has been bought by a community …

: The quiet power of introverts. A nice animated short via the always great Converge Newsletter.

: The “ghost hotel” nomenclature refers to an entire apartment building which is functionally a hotel …

: Rad Reader by Alexander Cobleigh. “It’s like a pokedex for personal websites, and …

: It’s really hot, let’s look at some classic cold photos. “Snow” by …

: Tools versus Systems. “Yes, the two are different.”

: Japan Jazz Kissa Tour — 2023. Binaural recording from various jazz kissa in Japan. Headphones …

: Melike Turgut created this diagram to try to “pin-point the stages of my creative …

: If your concept of “progress” doesn’t put people at the center of it, is it even …

: Webring. A list of hand-crafted wikis and portfolios.

: What I learned from taking a train across the US. “Here’s how US train travel went from …

: Multi-layered calendars. “Notes are just emails to your future self. Emails are just tasks. …

: How do I find new music now that I’m old and irrelevant?, a podcast episode about how “a …

: Give it the Craigslist test. “If you’re designing a new product or service, give it the …

: Taken at the Natural History Museum.

: I love that my Grandpa Norm told me to put a $10 in my coat pocket when I put it away for the …

: Because red and green are complementary colors opposite one another on the color wheel, they’ve …

: Moe Lauchert’s photography is pretty amazing.

: Lynne Carty’s site is fun!

: I think that if you want to know how something is made, you should look for the grids. They are the …

: To return to information overload: this means treating your “to read” pile like a river …

: AllttA - Savages featuring an AI Jay-Z.

: Palette of a beach sunrise by Slater

: A TODO “App”

: Podfriend. A “friendly podcast player app for mobile & desktop” (and in browser).

: good personal blogs an Are.na channel. Fill thy feeds!

: This Audio-Cassette-Shaped Object Lets You Stream to an Analog Boombox. “It’s …

: When my dad was sick, I started Googling grief. Then I couldn’t escape it. “There’s an …

: Northern lights over Virginia by Peter Forister.

: principles.design is an “open source collection of Design Principles and methods.” Great …

: Some things: Pitchfork on the band 100 gecs: “Theirs is the sound of a zillion infostreams …

: Receiving the cash is also empowering. “There’s a wide body of research that if you give someone a …

: By Phyllis Shafer More here: www.phyllisshafer.com/oilpainti…

: Mellow music to use in the background for reflection and discussion from Stanford’s Design …

: Four Thousand Weeks A tribute to the book by Oliver Burkeman, an exploration of time management in the face of human …

: Ghost rockets null

: Embroidery Kit Cell Biology

: Humans need play

: Quality Work

: Keeping a personal changelog ⤤ Winnie Lim on looking back at her journals: “I see all these …

: Happy De La Soul day to all that celebrate.

: Art by Holly Astle

: Land Lines “… is an experiment that lets you explore Google Earth satellite imagery …

: “Forest Luminescence” by Jonathan Edwards

: Happiness 2.0: Cultivating Your Purpose - Hidden Brain Podcast Having a sense of purpose can be a …

: Dimensions.com " …is an ongoing reference database of dimensioned drawings documenting …

: Or in simple terms, if what you say makes me think, processing it may naturally cause me to look …

: A micro cabin.

: I, too, see a crisis brewing, among not only people my age but among the peers of my teenage …

: Dozens of companies (in the UK) took part in the world’s largest trial of the four-day workweek — …

: The sound of online trackers, an episode of Carefully with Per Axbom.

: The demons hate fresh air.

: Doorways: This and that.

: ClipArt ETC provides students and teachers with over 71,500 pieces of quality educational clipart. …

: Creep Mart features creepy, A.I. generated toys.

: How bravely autumn paints upon the sky by Edward McKnight Kauffer

: From Challenge Coins by Trevor Paglen

: Unordered, incomplete list of things I want from a job by Lynn Fisher.

: The Cabinet of Wikipedian Curiosities.

: I picked up An Illustrated History of Ghosts featuring the awesome art (and words) of Adam Allsuch …

: From Open Circuits

: USPS Skateboard Stamps

: How will these smaller groups of happier people be monetized? This is a tough question for the …

: Remembering De La Soul De La Soul’s Trugoy the Dove Dies at 54 So incredibly sad. Here is an interview with producer Prince …

: A sports reporter tracks down the defenders who picked off Super Bowl quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, …

: The Teenager Leading the Smartphone Liberation Movement. An episode of the First Person podcast.

: By Illustrator - J. Marshall Smith

: Somewhere in NY, 1973.

: Let a website be a worry stone.

: forgetting is a filter I’m increasingly convinced that a much more relaxed approach to knowledge consumption – one that …

: A tiny sci-fi story by @smllwrlds

: Beadz is an experimental, polymetric drum machine, built with web technologies. Looks super fun and …

: Happy 21st Birthday To Largehearted Boy: A Playlist. Wow, 21 years of blogging. Also, great gift to …

: Jay-Z’s 99 Problems, Verse 2: A Close Reading with Fourth Amendment Guidance for Cops and Perps. …

: Crackling Fireplace with Thunder, Rain and Howling Wind Sounds. This video is a whole mood.

: Why You Should Stop Picking Your Nose. It’s a risk factor for alzheimers!

: Weeknotes 1, 2023 I’m giving week notes a try to start the year. I like the idea of having a weekly way of …

: Some distractions: Lynn Fisher’s personal site is fantastic! Paternoster elevators are …

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: 📷 This place has pancakes bigger than your head!

: Words of 2022 from Librarian of Things. So many rabbit holes. librarian.aedileworks.com

: 50 wonderful things from 2022 by Pop Culture Happy Hour’s Linda Holmes. npr.org

: Happy to support fun yet ambitious projects like omg.lol.

: Is it just me or do lake waves seem angrier than ocean waves? trevorpottelberg.com

: 📷 Somewhere in NY.

: I hope everyone is having a properly slothful Dead Week. theatlantic.com

: art in nature by eric kerr

: Canoo p/u

: Final Lap / Surrender by Sean Hamilton

: Snowy country village

: The University of British Columbia’s student union looks like a cool space.

: Looria analyzes Reddit posts and comments to find the most popular products. Kinda related is the …

: Marco Cornacchia has a fun personal site.

: Everything happens so much @Horse_ebooks from 2012, still true today.

: The secret to making friends as an adult + the three types of loneliness we all face. → pushkin.fm

: Liked: All Posts · Chris Burnell. What a fun “section landing” page.

: Currently reading: Empire Of Wild by Cherie Dimaline 📚

: Here’s the way I’ve been thinking about it: there’s a passenger ferry that goes from Cape Cod to …

: Liked: Smol Pub is a tiny blogging service.

: Liked: The sound of a black hole. Creepy!

: Finished reading: Sea of Tranquility: A novel by Emily St. John Mandel 📚 I liked it!

: Product discovery process.

: Liked: Music to Listen to While Focus. A Reddit thread with loads of recomendations.

: Read: I’ve Used All The Notebooks. I like the idea of marginalia in your notebooks.

: Liked: The plotter weaves. Kind of mesmerizing.

: Liked: creating digital gardens. An Are.na board to get lost in.

: A poem written by Maggie Smith:

: Read: Design beyond deliverables. Good thoughts about collaborating on/presenting design …

: Listening to: Work Song by Dan Reeder 🎵

: Read: Three Types of Notes by Jorge Arango, who is writing a book on the topic.

: A world made up of atomized, physically isolated people is a world without a true shared reality …

: Currently reading: Sea of Tranquility: A novel by Emily St. John Mandel 📚

: Finished reading: Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman 📚 Less, how to …

: Literally fluffy giants. Can’t pet them though. Please fix that. Source: Bears - Earth …

: Liked: Marine Biodiversity by Zoe Keller via Dense Discovery.

: Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are …

: Liked: Mobile Phone Museum, lots of classics in here.

: Liked: Plain Text Sports.

: Awesome van via F5: Bimma Williams Talks About the Best Chair, the Barbershop + More.

: Want to read: Meet Me by the Fountain: An Inside History of the Mall by Alexandra Lange 📚

: Liked: Rectangles. Each rectangle represents 10 minutes of your day.

: Read: There’s No Cool Like 1990s Cool. A nostalgia bomb.

: Finished reading: The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi. A pop song of a novel, very fun. 📚.

: Things I learned, the world has already “ended” at least five times.

: Currently reading: Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management for Mortals by Oliver Burkeman 📚

: Things I liked this week: visitor centers, typical days, author notes, candid camera, and more.

: Things I liked this week: Paper dungeons, ghost homes, life tests, and more

: Things I liked this week synthetic paper, odd news, focus beats, walking, and more (1/22/21)

: Things I liked this week evergreen notes, menacing Rube Goldberg devices, room tone, and more …

: Perfectly circular home hides deep in the Polish forest

: “It’s funny to think that we thought Gmail beat spam…but spam didn’t die, it morphed …

: Newsletters “or, an enormous rant about writing on the web that doesn’t really go anywhere and …

: A foggy Christmas

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: The loss of creative people is complex. If we have nothing to do with a creator in person, then our …

: An introduction to object-oriented UX and how to do it This is how my brain works.

: I’m jealous of Mo Willems' notebooks

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: mornin'

: Commuting from home mug

: Things I liked this week story machine, TIL, known dude, winter books, monkey men, and more

: Somethings I liked this week ghost kitchens, mystery seeds, reading highlights, memorable passwords, …

: Somethings I like this week (since it’s Friday in the US).

: space, vikings, quiet internet, tactical IA, vaccine fiction, optimism, —, and more: …

: So I’m trying out Substack if you would like to subscribe for a weekly dose of links.

: Frank Moth’s post cards from the future are amazing example:

: Runners.

: An evening walk, lots of crunchy leaves and some ghosts.

: Some things I liked this week (autumnal equinox edition): Saying goodbye to summer: Sunny Waves Morning vibes /via culture study The last cone of the summer …

: Some things I liked this week: Word Notebooks & Pilot G-2 mini pens Tune In, Zone Out, a playlist by Aquarium Drunkard, has …

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: Twitter adds all those numbers to the end of usernames

: [Shot by Ned is a painting by Peter Brown] …

: Don’t draw the UI, draw the priority instead meaning you should " … write a humble list …

: A first person video of walking in a heavy thunderstorm at night in NYC is much more intersting than …

: Landsburg continued to photograph the eruption until the last possible moment, leaving himself …

: What it’s like to live in an isolated mountain cabin at the end of an abandoned logging trail.

: Now, instead of finished plans, designers must create possibilities for others to design and make; …

: About Feeds hopes to ‘…become the default “Help! What is this?” link next to every web …

: The Architecture of Information “collects examples of intriguing information structures from …

: What the recommended videos look like on other people’s YouTube home pages. Related to the …

: After listening to Stay Down, Man it sounds like Dan Reeder and I have had similar friends in our …

: Watercolour paintings of TV and movie sets Example:

: Shadrach Radio on Spotify. A crunchy mix of 90s music (Ween, Beasties, Primus …) if …

: Almost everything Caity Weaver looked up on Google or Wikipedia in a week the fun parts are in the …

: Sounds made by humans for your app or whatever. Pops, ticks, nudges, and more.

: An old float house in the woods

: Typehut another super simple blog “… or newsletter, changelog, press page, devlog, …

: Doomscrolling Is Slowly Eroding Your Mental Health “Each swipe through the timeline marks the …

: Analog is “a physical (paper + wood) companion for your digital tools that helps you …

: I wish there was a more peaceful feed reader. Something that doesn’t make keeping up with my …

: Color Craft & Counterpoint: A Designer’s Life with Color Vision Deficiency is a detailed article …

: Color Copy Paste is a pretty amazing app.

: Small Seasons is a nice little website listing nature’s micro seasons. We are currently in the …

: Kicks Condor on blogging “But it’s still worth attempting - like any creative project that …

: One of the Most Striking Photos of the Mount St. Helens Eruption Was Also One of Its Biggest …

: In the interest of trying to learn #Figma I started recreating those Lego Computer #UIs that made …

: From the other side of the bridge interconnected.org

: Walkcar is a car you can carry around like a laptop PC.

: Collected Notes is another simple blogging platform.

: Bear Blog is an extremely lightweight blogging tool.

: Passive income for the soul “I now have several forms of passive income: writing, drawing, …

: Time for a Walk #walkdaily

: Ships from Carnival, Celebrity, and Royal Caribbean now form a strange new archipelago a network of …

: Vertical tabs in Firefox

: Tab groups in Chrome

: Quarantine Goals

: A list of good things

: A crowd sourced reading list of foundational internet writing /via Laura Olin

: Week 19.20: instrumentals, advice, stuff to love, and more ↑ 9-eyes.com I created a Spotify playlist of mostly instrumental music. Not saying it’s …

: Jeff Bezos’s wealth gave me carpal tunnel syndrome

: What is the job of a contact tracer? I was reading my state’s Covid-19 recovery plan and was curious about the contact tracing …

: louie zong

: Finding Our Way is a new podcast on design leadership with Jesse James Garrett and Peter Merholz

: Paul Ford

: Music to listen to while wandering in a dungeon

: There is a face house in Japan

: A SCHOOL BUS jumping over a whole bunch of motorcycles

: [What a beautiful map of California] …

: One Way to Potentially Track Covid-19? Sewage Surveillance sounds promising

: The Sidewalk Weekly podcast is an interesting and light look at urban tech news

: Roam is a super nerdy (I mean that in the best possible way) note taking tool that allows multiple …

: Week 15.20 - media diet, tiny offices, sea creatures, and more ↑ Current mood, photo by Patrick Joust I just finished The Winter People, a creepy book that …

: Larry David

: MapLab: A Shrinking Mental Map “Under quarantine, the map of my world has shrunk in distance, …

: An interesting nugget from Advice from Ten Years of Leading Remote Teams:

: Nails, foggy nights, wave forms, and more Just doing my part to prevent doomscrolling with these short videos and pretty pictures: Nightime in …

: The 404 page for the Information Architecture Conference is fun:

: Trains in Motion is a series of photos by Aaron Durand. /via Present & Correct

: Still Hiring lists companies with open positions for those job hunting in these tough times. Looks …

: Some things for your eyeballs 👀 Peel Tridents are tiny little cars from the 60s // a map showing river basins in Florida // photos …

: The Short Story Club is like a book club, but for short stories. RSVP, read a short story, and join …

: U.S. Digital Response is looking for volunteers to help State and Local governments with technical …

: An integration loop

: Really dark mode

: Abandoned is a calm (to me) documentary series that “… explores abandoned places with …

: A nice conversation with InVision’s Mike Davidson

: “The photographs of Joshua Dudley Greer are like small novellas that contain pathos, humor, …

: 🎙️ The latest episode of the podcast Nocturne was all about a group of friends who created a secret …

: Stoop is like a feed reader, but for email newsletters. I’ve been using it for a couple days, …

: “And in just one hour on Sunday, the community passed more than 2,000 books, hand to hand, to …

: Dense Discovery is a newsletter that provides a “… curated mix of practical and …

: The dashboard for a asteroid chasing satelite. Very sci-fi UI.

: The hex colors of the woods according to Picular.

: A great story about a peach tree, a bear, and the automated podcast machine that was built to keep …

: The word of the day is refuturing. Coined and described by Warren Ellis as the “… sense …

: This aerial time lapse video of dogs herding sheep is much more insteresting than it sounds. /via …

: Women’s Pockets are Inferior. There is an interactive part of this article where you can drop …

: Great video by Stephen Hackett, Why I Use Paper Notebooks in 2018. I’ll throw a plug out for …

: Uses this is “a collection of nerdy interviews asking people from all walks of life what they …

: From A Mirrored Mexican Home Hides Among a Lush Forest.

: If your math works out like ours, you’ll end up with about one hour and 12 minutes a day for …

: 🎵 My good friend Steve makes awesome loops and beats. Like this one that uses a sample from a …

: Al Boardman - maker of fine animated gifs.

: text.fyi let’s you publish something to the web with " … no tracking, ad-tech, …

: GIjoe365 is an art project by Chris Hemsworth who decided to draw the great 80s GI Joe action …

: Beth Dean’s home page is pure retro fun.

: Huh, soup.io is still around.

: Arron Reynolds (the creator of awesome Twitters like @swear_trek) tells the story of declaring his …

: He loves these

: Freehand from InVision is pretty awesome. The Shape Detection during the draw mode is really smooth.

: The “Int-Ball” is a bit larger than a softball, can float and maneuver by itself but …

: I got a peak at a dead mall in my town today. Creepy. One of the creators of the Blair Witch wanted …

: Muzzle’s landing page is pretty funny.

: The Panobook is a paneramic notebook for your desk. Backed. Also, I have a notebook problem.

: I highly recommend doing “quick Twitter”

: Mike D of the Beastie Boys writes about his crib for Architectural Digest

: Because I’m Me by the Avalanches. Great song, great video, happy Friday!

: Anyone out there try to get their Pinboard rss feeds into micro.blog?

: I really like The Case Study Club, but it acts like a link farm for Medium. 11 out of 12 case …

: 40 Years of Hip Hop — That. Was. Awesome (said in Chris Farley fanboy voice).

: Internet

: Watching the new Samurai Jack with my eldest son, great way to close out the weekend.

: Any suggestions out there on hooking Instagram into micro.blog?

: International

: Craig Mod has a new podcast about making books called On Margins. The first episode is an …

: Hi @manton the permalinks to posts I import via RSS dont seem to work. Could be on my end though.

: Wow! Great game by Wall and the Wizards!