An image of a floating continent

The Floating Continent

Links I Think About

Collected here are various links that left an impression on me. I don't necessarily endorse the authors or the totally of the conclusions within; I only share them because they contain some core insight that I often return to. Always a work-in-progress.

I have interests beyond computing and politics, but those are the things that most run through my head when I'm using my laptop.

I cannot remember a time without the computer

Computers Can Be Understood

I’m still here: back online after a year without the internet

His software sang the words of God. Then it went silent.

Something is wrong on the internet

The story behind InfoChammel, the worst TV channel you've never seen

Better things are possible

On Smarm

The End of History

The Future Of The Culture Wars Is Here, And It's Gamergate

Normie Politics

Complexity very very bad!

The Grug Brained Developer

The Rise of Worse is Better

Have high expectations for your computers

Command-line Tools can be 235x Faster than your Hadoop Cluster

Consider SQLite

Choose Boring Technology

Motherfucking Website

Better Motherfucking Website

Write HTML Right

HTTP response status codes

Things that make me cry

It’s the worst time in history to be a clown. They just want you to love them again.