Jacob Kaplan-Moss

13 items tagged β€œwriting”

πŸ“Œ The Wirecutter | A List of the Best Gadgets

The perfect gadget review site for me. #

πŸ“Œ A Day in the Future | Raptitude.com

Brilliant. #

πŸ“Œ A good problem to have | Mike Industries

Probably the best analysis of Apple’s current position and tactics. Really, this is brilliant. #

πŸ“Œ Longform.org

Collecting some of the best long-form journalism available on the web. With bonus Instapaper integration! #

πŸ“Œ David Foster Wallace - Commencement Speech at Kenyon University #
πŸ“Œ Neil Gaiman's Journal: Why defend freedom of icky speech?

β€œIf you accept -- and I do -- that freedom of speech is important, then you are going to have to defend the indefensible. That means you are going to be defending the right of people to read, or to write, or to say, what you don’t say or like or want said.” #

πŸ“Œ gladwell dot com - the uses of adversity #
πŸ“Œ Threepenny Planet: Muphry's Law

β€œMuphry’s Law dictates that if you write anything criticizing editing or proofreading, there will be a fault of some kind in what you have written [...]” #

πŸ“Œ Rands In Repose: The Coffee Mug Affair

Rands is starting to remind me of a geeky Haruki Murakami, documenting the minutiae of daily life in glowing prose. Naturally I love it. #

πŸ“Œ idiosynchrony

My friend Jocelyn Rice has just started a blog. She’s an amazing writer; if you like good science writing, I suggest you check it out. Who knew there was actually an established formula for calcuating the surface area of an elephant? #

πŸ“Œ Rands In Repose: The Gel Dilemma

This is why Al Gore invented blogging. #

πŸ“Œ Mike Davidson: A Low-Fi Solution to E-Mail Overload: Sentenc.es

Really, really tempting. #

πŸ“Œ DocBook #