Link Paradise

A place for neat links I'd like to share. In no particular order.

 

 

The Codeless Code >

An illustrated collection of  fables concerning the Art and Philosophy of software development, written in the spirit of Zen kōans.

 

Advice For Ambitious 19-Year Olds >

Take calculated risks and learn as much as you can.

 

Schiitt Happened >

The story of an unconventional audio gear company. The founder also happens to run a digital marketing agency.

 

David Rudnick >

An idiosyncratic and A E S T H E T I C portfolio. Type designs from another dimension.

 

TypeMedia 2014 >

Simple, thorough process documentation and writing about developing typefaces.

 

Jessica Hische: Thoughts >

Great process advice, especially for freelancers.

 

A Dark Room >

Build up to something big. Brutalist interface, surprisingly elegant and affecting.

 

Oblique Strategies >

Web version of the classic Brian Eno lateral thinking tool.

 

htwins.net >

I love the curiousity and sense of play in these experiments. The kind of developers I want to work with.

 

Tilde Club >

tilde.club is not a social network it is one tiny totally standard unix computer that people respectfully use together in their shared quest to build awesome web pages

 

Dysfunctional Plans >

A collection of not-normal floorplans.

 

Project Euler >

Math problems. One day I will learn enough code to tackle these.

 

Futility Closet >

Futility Closet is a collection of entertaining curiosities in history, literature, language, art, philosophy, and mathematics, designed to help you waste time as enjoyably as possible.

 

Your World Of Text >

An infinite page on which to write... with strangers.

 

The Egg >

A nice story about reincarnation.

 

Vancouver Fairview in 1968  >

A neat photo.

 

Revisiting The Original 1992 Wired Media Kit >

A lot has changed.

 

GeoGuessr >

You're dropped into a random location on Earth and must figure out where you are.

 

Simon Stalenhag >

What if the aliens landed in Sweden first?

 

deadword.com >

More early new media experiments.

 

K-HOLE >

Serious/not-serious trend forecasting. Inventors of normcore. Cool kidz.

 

earth.nullschool.net >

Visualizing Earth with GIS data.

 

Better Explained >

Math the way I wish it was taught.

 

The Winter Market >

A William Gibson story set in my exact neighborhood.

 

Invent-A-Word >

A handy name generator and word-mashupper for your next startup.

 

Graphic Exchange Grunge Type >

This reminds me of book covers from my childhood.

 

Uncanny Valley >

Coupland-esque Silicon Valley fiction.

 

Baker-Miller Pink >

Possibly a real product, but it doesn't really matter. I'm just here for the mythology and product storytelling.

 

FilmFun >

Film-industry weirdness from some of the K-HOLE folks. Check out the "My Purge" series.

 

Website Obesity >

This guy comes from a very different place than the hip Brutalists on the web right now, but this is a very well reasoned argument for minimal websites. I love Ceglowski's writing in general.

 

Emeco >

Beautiful site, great storytelling. Pull up a chair.