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Interesting things from elsewhere on the web. Forever in draft.

Architecture and built environment

BLDGBLOG by Geoff Manaugh since 2004
Clever a fresh take from Architectural Digest
Curbed NY city, design, real estate, shop
Dezeen broad coverage of architecture and interiors
Dwell home photos tons of home vignettes
est living modern interiors


Design Milk little of everything, well-designed
Friends of Friends stories about creatives
Harmony R6 drawing toy; try longfur and loop back on yourself
The Great Discontent stories about creatives
Typeset in the Future fascinating deep-dive into several sci-fi movies

Interesting personal sites

Ángela Burón's blog and wild Photoshoppery
Austin Kleon ‘a writer who draws'
Aviva Pinchas eight years as a remote worker
Brian Benchoff hardware and software tinkerer
Chris Glass a cataloger of interesting things
Craig Mod a peripatetic creative in Japan
Derek Sivers thoughtful writer
Dustin Senos polyproject techno creator
Julia Evans super-prolific programming blogger
Marcin Ignac ‘visual explorations of code, color and space'
Marcin Wichary author of the upcoming Shift happens book
Max Westerman my son, an up-and-coming engineer
Patrick Hone essayist, commentator, author
Robin Sloan fiction writer and olive oil maker, with a carefully-considered website design

Plaintext and digital ‘second brains'

Obsidian digital second brain platform
Plain text journaling system and The One-Line-Per-Day … Daily Journal by George Coghill
Daniel Lucraft on A Plaintext Personal Organizer
Plaintext Productivity thoughts by Michael Descy
10 Plain Text Files You Should Have on Your Desktop for Higher Productivity Belle Cooper
Markdown and Automation Experiments with 1Writer
Johnny•Decimal A system to organize projects


ACRONYM German clothing
CW&T fascinating products, many related to time (on insta)
Different Scents quality candles for charity
Rissa’s Artistic Design distinctive, one-of-a-kind jewelry
Sherwood Forlee marvelous variety of limited-run products
Ugmonk interesting things for your work-at-home desk


Nayuki software developer in Toronto, Canada
Rest of World global perspective on tech
Sampersand Quest/Knight experimental programming languages
Shift Happens a book-in-progress about keyboards
Xojo cross-platform programming language
Omar Rizwan lots of interesting projects

Good reads

New York Times Metropolitan Diary little day-in-the-life stories about NYC
New York Times Real Estate pretend house hunting


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