“Not everything needs to be dominant to be useful.”
This. Feeds are great, work great, and are incredibly useful. They don’t have to dominate computing to solve problems.
My view? Most serious projects should aim to have as few major external contributors as possible. In node each new npm package brings in at least one major contributor, usually more.
“The Kindle, Kobo and iPad are killing jars for words, denying their electronic existence to offer readers the simulacrum of a page, piercing their wings with needle to hold them in place on the e-ink screen”
“If I’m right, then a model of the universe that sees the BOOK as an object capable of being translated into a FILE is bound to fail because it does not respect the essential difference between the two.”
This entire thing is excellent. Via @tomabba
The beginning of the end for superhero comics began back in the 90s with the rise of Diamond. Now we’re finally entering the last chapter.
We’re still going to be dealing with PDFs in 2040 aren’t we?
Interesting new site made by the excellent Jorge Arango.
This is an approach I’d really like to try out in a serious project at some point.