Ryan Block on the jaded, cynical portion of the tech press that can’t see beyond its own nose: So now you’re starting to see why it’s almost impossible for there to be a whole lot of novelty. Is it any … Read more →
I started testing Squarespace 6 during its beta process and liked it so much I switched DavidChartier.com and Finer Things in Tech, both previously on Tumblr. There’s a great balance between blogging and real website management, and the new LayoutEngine … Read more →
I was waiting for websites to go the Kickstarter route, and I’m delighted to see Penny Arcade is among, or the, first. If this goes well, it will undoubtedly have serious implications for how web publishers make money and gain … Read more →
If you’re looking to start your own site, even as a hobby, this is a fantastic set of rules from a great writer distilled into the simplest form you’re going to find. Must read. And I completely agree: I’ve always … Read more →
Andrew Stanton: the clues to a great story The writer and director behind Wall-E (so far my favorite Pixar film) and Finding Nemo gives you 20 minutes of pure gold about how to craft the perfect story.
Thanks to software trends, pop culture, entitled customers, the tech press, and the next meme on your favorite site, these words (and one acronym) have been stripped of their intrinsic value and almost all hope of meaning. In no particular … Read more →
Business Insider responds to Marco’s legitimate complaints with “to-may-to, to-mah-to” Jay Yarow offers a rebuttal to Marco Arment’s critical post, ignoring the majority of Marco’s painfully justifiable complaints. I’m not sure what to be more surprised about: that BI picked … Read more →
A Business Insider retrospective – Marco.org Marco Arment calls out BI’s shady publishing tactics and lousy referral traffic stats: Business Insider’s mass replication of my writing is the only downside that has ever made me reconsider my Creative Commons license. … Read more →
A Quick Guide to Common Miscapitalizations of Tech Names — Shawn Blanc Details matter, especially when it comes to writing and product names. Shawn even created a TextExpander snippet to help.
Things I do that annoy technology PRs « Stuart Dredge