Comedian Aziz Ansari on quitting the Internet, deleting a number of apps like email, Twitter and Instagram from his devices: … Whenever you check for a new post on Instagram or whenever you go on The New York Times to see if there’s a new thing, it’s not even about the content. It’s just about […]
Working with WordPress themes can often be misunderstood. How could you build sites without knowing the content? I love building themes because I believe that a good WordPress theme can open up a new world to those using it. In turn, also reveal something unique about the site’s owner to the world. I read a […]
I really like the idea behind Melanie Richards’ Just Build Websites repository. It’s full of doable, neat and fun ideas you can use to stretch your knowledge and learn something new. She writes about it on her website. You now have no excuse for not having a good idea for a side project. 🙂
I listened to this interview Conan O’Brien did with Jack White a few years ago, and it touches on a number of interesting subjects. These include creativity, art, technology and digital manipulation. It’s great to listen to if you’re a modern-day digital creator. One of my favorite aspects that White hits on is deadlines. In […]
I don’t read Brain Pickings often, but usually catch a post here and there, especially those centered on creative writing. I really enjoyed this recent post marking the blog’s ninth aniversary and what its author Maria Popova has learned during that time.
Putting your work out into the world can intimidate even the most creative and confident of artists. You do that when you blog, but many fail to put it on the same scale as writing a novel or painting a landscape, for example. Why is it so hard to just blog? A number of reasons […]
Chris Coyier posted a roundup of recent conference talks, and Steal This Talk by Wilson Miner turned out to be my favorite so far. He talks about how “stealing”, sharing and collaboration overlap and why we should all trust each other more and work together for far greater impact. It’s definitely worth a listen!
I always consider the entire process about failure, and I think that’s the reason why more people don’t write. Ta-Nehisi Coates on writing.
Listen to Andrew Clarke, Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Mall talk about art direction and creativity on the Web in this episode of the Unfinished Business podcast. I loved this episode because of the great topics and how they intersect with the flexibility and unknown future of the Web.
Yes, working on the web can challenge even the most seasoned web worker these days. Developing for the web means juggling new technologies, changing best practices and the will to keep up with it all. Several have expressed similar opinions in recent blog posts. I think about how I used to fill my time with […]