Category Archives: Writing and Literature

Authors and works that I like.

Introducing the Seattle Project

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve posted here! The last few months have been busy both with work and with family, but I do have something new to share: today the Seattle Project website went live. The project is … Continue reading

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Common Dutch English Mistakes

Despite (or rather because of) being very good English speakers, I’ve noticed many Dutch people making the following mistakes: price versus prize: While both things are represented by the word prijs in Dutch, they have separate words in English. You … Continue reading

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A Turn of Phrase

capitalism’s equivalent of a soldier of fortune I thought a solider of fortune was capitalism’s equivalent of soldier of fortune. via Baghdad Nights Glitter, Behind Shatterproof Glass – NYTimes.com.

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I like it

Maybe if I find myself at some hip party in Williamsburg and someone asks me what I do, I’ll respond in an open ended and mysterious way that I am a ”code writer” or maybe even a “writer of code.” … Continue reading

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So true

I don’t always like writing, but I very much like having written. via William Gibson.

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A “narrative of impending tyranny”

There’s a great article on the Tea Party movement and then a great criticism of the article.

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The Decade in One Infographic

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Defend New Orleans

Defend New Orleans is a fantastic blog devoted to New Orleans. Even though I’m not the hugest fan of the city, DNO’s passion for the city is infectious and gives a young, vital perspective on the city, one not rooted … Continue reading

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Shooting Airwaves

Three years after I went to Iceland Airwaves for Stirred Up, our old designer Rasha went there to photograph it for Dazed & Confused: Making Airwaves. Cool! It made me dig out my old Airwaves photos and go through them. … Continue reading

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Moustache of Understanding

Brilliant.

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