The hot-water bottle is a simple invention that has been providing warmth and comfort for centuries. Despite the proliferation of more modern heating technologies, the hot-water bottle remains a reliable
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As longtime readers of this blog probably know, I’m low-key obsessed with the idea of “rewilding your attention” — or, how to spend less time staring at the stuff that
How much might a poem be worth? I thought of this while reading about the origins of the Minecraft “End Poem” this week. If you’ve never played Minecraft — but
In 1997, Ethan Zuckerman broke the Internet — by inventing the pop-up ad. He was working for Tripod.com, an online service that let people make little web pages for free.
Okay nerds, this one’s for you. Back when I was researching my book Coders, I talked to a lot of folks who ran very successful open-source projects. “What”, I
I made a web tool that lets you spy your hidden literary styleBack in 2016, Adam J. Calhoun wrote a fascinating Medium post in which he showed off something quite