It has been argued that a chronic fever of distraction and fascination arrives...– Matthew Battles considers how writers interact with the world. Indeed, the medieval florilegium was the literary Tumblr of its day and Voltaire’s Republic of Letters was primordial Facebook. (via explore-blog) I love this sentiment, and bravo (brava? bravi?) to explore-blog for elaborating upon it!...
Jobs - PAID Summer Writing Internship - Berkeley... →
cat: Cool link alert. A new women’s magazine in Brooklyn needs interns for the summer! It’s PAID. You can work remotely or, if you’re local, in their office. Ladies of the writing variety, holler at this.
NYU Business School Professor Has Mastered The Art... →
…get your shit together…
the pinakes: Create|Curate with Archive.org →
internetarchive: Internet Archive will be accepting 52 people for week long tumblr residencies. We are looking for creators, hackers, educators, curators, tumblr kids and anyone else looking to play with some code and content. Here’s how it works: You create a custom tumblr theme at a…
It’s a treasure trove of books, films, music, and software made free, often with...– Privileged Information: The Fight for an Open Internet | Alee Karim, SF Weekly, describing the Internet Archive’s San Francisco headquarters (via thepinakes)
I hate people who write off other people’s talents just because of their taste...– sub books (or just about anything else) for movies… Paul Thomas Anderson (via dwsc)
Stowe Boyd: My New Default Meeting: 15 Minutes →
stoweboyd: I had a call with a social tools vendor the other day, getting the basic lowdown on the tool, the tool’s differentiation, and his immediate plans. I asked a few questions, agreed to getting a demo in a week or two, and we said goodbye. 17 minutes had passed. I am not the only one who is working…
Stowe Boyd: Danny Sullivan gets to the heart of... →
stoweboyd: Danny Sullivan gets to the heart of Facebook’s Graph Search: it depends on how connected you are, and who you are connected to. Danny Sullivan, How The New Facebook Search Is Different & Unique From Google Search When I’ve watched Facebook show me demos of Facebook Graph Search, and do some…
The Streets of Submerged San Francisco →
I’ll have a beach-front home!! h/t @BurritoJustice
Instagram Blog: Thank you, and we're listening →