I’m now available for contract work. I can help with writing copy, audio content, planning and designing your website, or any other task a writer, musician, and former tech journalist can help you do to reach your people online.Read More
In San Francisco Burner circles, close to the source, I often hear the Burner’s Dream expressed thusly: Our dream is to bring the principles we embody out on the playa back to the default world.
I've done a couple more interviews since the launch of The Daily Portal, and they both turned out pretty well. I joined Alex Arena on his 15 Minutes With... podcast to talk about my plans for the site. I also did an article-length interview with Micah Singleton for the relaunch of Current Editorials, where I got a chance to talk more generally about where web publishing is going.
I've had enough of the rusty taste of the kinds of emotional violence we act out on each other at our worst, and I know this: seeing it, being reminded of it over and over in the media does not help make it better, especially when those media are also your friends.Read More
My friends were serving tea to entrepreneurs, engineers, and investors who already looked brain-fried, and the opening keynote had not even begun. Yes, we had our work cut out for us, but not because this conference was resistant to us. These people needed us.Read More
I am not capable of much.
I can barely cook and clean.
I can read and write.
But I can’t feed or clothe myself.
I can’t build my own shelter.
I can’t make an honest living.
But you know what I can do?
I can sit cross-legged
with my eyes closed
for an hour
and be alone
without losing my mind.