We refer to them as our unlived lives because somewhere we believe that they were open to us; but for some reason and we might spend a great deal of our lived lives trying to find and give the reason they were not possible. And what was not possible all too easily becomes… Continue reading Adam Phillips on Missing Out
There have been quite a few articles recently about the importance of the personal site, and the blogging community. It’s a sentiment I’m super excited about. Rian Van Der Merwe has probably the simplest point. Blogs are the front page of the internet, and it’s their freedom that gives them their strength. All this to say that… Continue reading Bringing Back the Personal Site
Last week, WP Tavern posted an article about how Matt Mullwenweg was addressing concerns over WordPress development moving too quickly. Matt more or less shrugged the question off in his State of the Word, but it is still a rising sentiment. And it’s not just a concern in the WordPress community, but in the larger web… Continue reading The Responsibility a WordPress User
Jeff Atwood wrote this article seven years ago but it holds true:
These so-called thought leaders have left a virtual ghost town before anyone else had a chance to arrive.
I became a programmer because I love computers, and to love computers, you must love change. And I do. But I think the magpie developer sometimes loves change to the detriment of his own craft.
Side note, it’s disturbing how many links in this article are 404’ed these days. We need to all do something about that.
To return to a book is to return not just to the text but also to a past self. We are embedded in our libraries. To reread is to remember who we once were, which can be equal parts scary and intoxicating. Other services such as Timehop offer ways to return to past photos or… Continue reading Craig Mod On Books
For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks the work for which all other work is but preparation. Ranier Maria Rilke, A letter to a friend