Side Projects Want To Be Fed

And therein lies the problem of side projects. They will either muddle along as a fun side project and provide a necessary distraction from your main work, or they will grow and demand your attention. They want to be fed. The answer to “what if this fails” is easy. You shut it down. The answer […]

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I Had Ten Dollars

I started a blog for showcasing cool side projects three weeks ago and it’s been a great learning experience so far. I’m so lucky to know people who are willing to volunteer their time to this project and work through the interview process with someone who’s still figuring it out. Thanks to Ryan Wolf, Greg […]

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One Human Heartbeat

I’ve put my heartbeat on the internet. Jen has made something really beautiful here. I took a look at it last night before she put the about page up and was mesmerized by the pulsing. The progression around the circle. My breathing changed and I became very aware of my own heartbeat. My eyes wandered […]

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Edna Piranha on Chat and Video

Imagine having a fixed time for recording yourself on camera – let’s say two seconds to capture your actions. But let’s also include the ability to associate it with text. Then you press send. The audience now sees a looping image along with your text. They see it again. And again. They associate the text […]

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Move Fast and Create a Toxic Community

The people with the power to endorse and ignore comments are the people with the most deeply vested interest in Hacker News continuing as it has up to now. People who see significant problems with the Hacker News community, whether they’ve been quiet members of Hacker News for years or they’re just joining, have no […]

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Put HTML

So, John Holdun, Brett O’Connor, and Casey Kolderup have made a pretty fun thing in Put HTML, which I described as “Just a place to put internet.” It was totally endorsed by Brett as being accurate. "I think it’s just a place to put Internet." – @spladow on http://t.co/fqV2MnJUD2 — Brett O'Connor (@negatendo) February 12, […]

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<3 Rusty. <3 Choire.

I love everybody. Everybody I follow is my favorite people. I don’t follow any people I don’t like. – Rusty Foster: What I Read Rusty Foster is basically one of the most fun people on Twitter. If you’re not reading Today in Tabs, you should be. But geez, growl notifications for every tweet?! These media […]

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