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Jason Kottke: 25 years of blogging

Of course younger people don’t know how to use a printer

On AI-generated content and the future of my job

Four things you need to start a blog

I bought a new camera: the Ricoh GRIIIx

We already know the name of the World Cup 2022 winner: Qatar

Ten perks of taking a walk every day

Blocking JavaScript on a per-site basis with Safari

Mathematics, design, and convenience

On turtlenecks, focus, and minimalism

The Lotus philosophy applied to blog design

The most minimal blog you can find

The quest for the perfect writing tool

A tool kit for the conspiracy-curious

How I use Drafts as my text editor

Semicolon wisdom

The little problems of the big 432 Park Avenue building

A ranking of all 118 sweaters seen on Twin Peaks

Back to busyness

“You should not undermine how quickly people can change their ideas”

Scary heatwave in Siberia is scary

“I would love to ignore racism and focus all my attention on climate. But I can’t.”

Beautiful illustrations and a peculiar Instagram description

UK National Parks photography competition shortlist

On decision, perfection, and better translations

List of 68 unsolicited tips to improve your life

Beautifully written story about the closure of a famous New York restaurant

Logos, memory, accuracy: pick two

Why there are no software equivalents of Rolex

“I’ve fallen in love with blogging again”

The Onion on Zoom

The challenges of translating a video game into 17 languages

What is it like to be a copywriter in a company

Be ready for what is coming on LinkedIn, or don’t

Gorgeous photographs of empty, usually busy streets

Laughter is the best medicine

Where to eat good tapas in Madrid, and more

Planting trees is great. For PR.

What it feels like to live abroad as a student

If you want to boycott the New York Times, just subscribe to another publication instead

Using insects to feed livestock: not so simple

Last December

“The Queen is the only person I’ve ever been nervous of photographing”

The Jolly Teapot

On the word “design”

If it looks good, it must sound good right?

Tashkent metro photographs

Xennials/Millennials? Gen-x/Gen-Y

A great little game to enjoy

If you ever booked a flat on Airbnb, you should read this

Coldest decade on record may have been cause by volcanic eruptions

The best soundtrack for your work day

In the Mojave desert, the dream city that was never built

When politicians try to sell you congestion and traffic as part of your identity

Time, thoughts, tools: pick two

Moving a whole city a few kilometres away in order to keep it alive

The imminent climate change catastrophe, if not already started

When you think of a pencil you probably picture it yellow: This is why

Michel Gondry: “I don’t believe in superheroes, I think it’s a worse way of being a nerd”

The definitive minimalist ressource on minimalism

Climate change realities

“I’m a nomad who goes nowhere” — Portrait of a young shepherd in France

The year 2000, imagined by an illustrator in the year 1899

Spain is switching to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2050

What a typical afternoon spent working in a café looks like

On being a boss, by Kara Swisher

On blogging every single day

Evolution, climate change, and long-snouted dolphins

Video of outer Shanghai shows an infinity of buildings

Cigarette filters: useless for your health, harmful to the environment

DNA test or fancy horoscope?

The climate change catastrophe that is coming

My least favourite quote from my favourite writer

The worst possible way to get caught forging documents

Have it in French: “je supporte la France mais la France m’insupporte”

Twitter as a tool to manipulate trolls

Finding old photographs in the attic, USSR edition

Incredible depiction of the asteroid that wiped off more than 75% of Earth species

Onion social

Chilling facts about air conditioning

Musk gets closer and closer to become a typical Bond villain

Fascinating trivia from John Carpenter’s The Thing

Elon Musk gets a pass for simply being ignorant

Improving traffic in New York City

Prince detailed discography as a website

Come for the rant about emails, stay for the gif

Don’t read this if you don’t want to get mad

Living in the desert

Technology resolutions for 2015

On the daily routine and multitasking

Kowloon walled city, 1989

David Kelley on design-thinking, Steve Jobs, and life