When Tim Berners Lee talks about how he designed the web, he uses an analogy from physics, describing his process as a quest to find “fundamental laws…
Last week I looked at SCAMPER, a procedural method for generating ideas. This week I want to share one of my favorite tools for thought, Brian Eno and…
Subconscious is a creative oracle — a guide that helps you get lost in the land of ideas. How? Geists! Geists are little bots that live in your…
This newsletter is going on winter holiday until January. In the meantime, let’s have a roundup! Popular posts Big thanks to everyone who is coming…
Hypertext is text that points at things. But point how, and at what? I was chatting with a friend about Slashlinks this weekend, and he asked why this…
A few things I would like from a tool for thought: Broad creative range-of-motion Composability Ownership Durability Broad creative range-of-motion. You…
Arpanet. Internet. The Net. Not such an arrogant label, back when one was all they had. The term cyberspace lasted a bit longer— but space implies great…
I’m closing in on a functional MVP for Subconscious, targeting an alpha in Q1 2022. Short term, the alpha will be a tiny, single-player iOS notes app…
For hundreds of thousands of years, we lived together in small hunter-gatherer bands. We spent most of our lives working, eating, dancing, hunting with…
Networks have different structures. Architecture is Politics (and Politics is Architecture). The structure of a network itself, more than the…
Software is is not a scarce resource. It costs nothing to copy. It is an anti-rivalrous good. Cryptocurrency is a market, markets are for scarcity…
100 Rabbits is the practice of two creatives who write, illustrate, compose, and build software while living on a sailboat. Working out of a nomadic…