(I write books. Lots of books.)
(Other scribblings of note)
(From fascinating to frivolous)
Stock and Flow
“Flow is the feed...Stock is the durable stuff.” A metaphor for writers (or, really, anyone) to live by.
David Auerbach on “coder’s high”, the trance-like, deeply creative state familiar to all programmers.
How Coffee Fueled the Civil War
Still true to this day (no matter how you define the verb “soldier”): “Nobody can ‘soldier’ without coffee.”
(The New York Times
(Fresh additions to the lexicon)
. A person who repeatedly proofreads writing because they are paranoid about publishing work that contains typos or other errors.
Posted: August 29, 2014
. A form of surveillance in which every person participates in the monitoring and recording of others.
Posted: August 28, 2014
. The purchase of a company for the skills and talents of its employees rather than for its products or other assets.
Posted: August 27, 2014
. Architectural designs and features that aim to deter unsanctioned uses of public or private spaces or buildings.
Posted: August 26, 2014
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