Thursday, April 27 » The absurd precision involved in detecting gravitational waves
Thursday, April 27 » Road dieting
Wednesday, April 26 » How fake are nature documentaries?
Wednesday, April 26 » kottke.org memberships are a great way to support the site
Wednesday, April 26 » A brief visual history of Studio Ghibli
Wednesday, April 26 » Seinfeld-sourced paper gets into “legit” science journal
Wednesday, April 26 » Endless robotic loop of a toy train
Tuesday, April 25 » Bowler rolls a perfect 300 game in just 90 seconds
Tuesday, April 25 » Preemie lambs successfully grown to term in artificial wombs
Tuesday, April 25 » The writers strike and the rise of Trump
Tuesday, April 25 » Option B: building resilience and finding meaning in the face of adversity
Monday, April 24 » The work of photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue
Monday, April 24 » DON’T deep fry gnocchi
Monday, April 24 » Trailer for Errol Morris’ new documentary, The B-Side
Monday, April 24 » Science is a fundamental part of America
Friday, April 21 » These websites could change your life
Friday, April 21 » The web’s best hidden gems
Friday, April 21 » Welcome to the only show in town
Thursday, April 20 » The web is a portal to other worlds
Thursday, April 20 » How can we save the digital pieces of our hybrid lives?
Thursday, April 20 » The web’s funniest stories
Wednesday, April 19 » The web’s most useful tools and sites
Wednesday, April 19 » Jay Smooth’s Ill Doctrine is still the best
Wednesday, April 19 » The only tweetstorms worth saving
Wednesday, April 19 » Pour some out for the sites that aren’t here
Tuesday, April 18 » What Is Digital Humanism?
Tuesday, April 18 » Ze Frank’s “The Show”
Tuesday, April 18 » The best tweets ever (nominated by Kottke readers)
Monday, April 17 » In praise of Flickr
Monday, April 17 » The internet is an all-in-one machine
Monday, April 17 » A Golden Age of Oral Histories
Monday, April 17 » A Time Capsule for the World Wide Web
Friday, April 14 » Research principles of the legendary Xerox PARC
Friday, April 14 » Teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Friday, April 14 » Cute illustrations of bread birds
Friday, April 14 » A touching Star Wars video tribute to Carrie Fisher
Thursday, April 13 » Should we get rid of the European Union?
Thursday, April 13 » Building an iPhone from scratch
Thursday, April 13 » What will the night sky look like in 5 million years?
Thursday, April 13 » NASA’s new nighttime map of the entire Earth
Wednesday, November 25 » Kamra's Deja Vu
real-time face manipulation in the form of a music video [ via ]
Wednesday, November 25 » Nicky Case's Emoji Simulator
Vi Hart made a pretty complicated one
Wednesday, November 25 » xkcd's Hoverboard
it's bigger than it looks
Wednesday, November 25 » Bret Victor goes deep on what technologists can do about climate change
"despair is not useful. Despair is paralysis, and there's work to be done"
Wednesday, November 25 » Donald Trump's skid towards outright fascism
I hope Nate Silver's right , but Trump's gone from mildly amusing to scary pretty quick...
Monday, November 23 » Jason Scott on the Infocom Cabinet
staggering collection of Infocom history , now on Archive.org
Monday, November 23 » NeuralTalk and Walk
Kyle McDonald walks around Amsterdam with a neural net trying to describe what it sees ...
Sunday, November 22 » How Reddit Talks
n-gram analysis of Reddit comments from 2007-2015
Friday, November 20 » Operation Wonderland
re-enacting reference footage for Alice in Wonderland; actual reference shots here
Friday, November 20 » Line of Sight
live visualization of satellites in the line of sight above us; more info here [ via ]&...
Friday, November 20 » Gay Island
homophobic Tumblr post turns into dystopian young adult sci-fi
Thursday, November 19 » Behind-the-scenes story of Google Pac-Man background audio bug in 2010
bizarre confluence of browser plugin and bad design choices
Thursday, November 19 » Paint Drying
force the British film board to watch paint drying; currently at six hours, six minutes...
Tuesday, November 17 » Valleywag "permanently shuttered" in Gawker refocusing
I fully expect someone else to fill this niche soon
Tuesday, November 17 » Unfollow
Adrian Chen on Megan Phelps-Roper, a former Westboro Baptist member that found empathy ...
Monday, November 16 » Rdio to shut down in wake of Pandora acquisition
I always preferred Spotify's listening model, but the loss of a good competitor is a bu...
Monday, November 16 » Maciej Ceglowski live-tweets the Next:Economy conference
if the whole bookmarking thing doesn't work out, he has a great future in conference co...
Monday, November 16 » VR Guitar
the race is on for the first full VR band
Sunday, November 15 » mirror lake
stunning generative art by Katie Rose Pipkin
Friday, November 13 » Eight Sensible Gifts for Hanukkah
always fun to receive little surprises in the mail from a bunch of weirdos
Friday, November 13 » Emoji Party
make your own , click to party
Wednesday, November 11 » Photojojo's Amit Gupta at XOXO
one of the most moving talks we've ever had
Wednesday, November 11 » Vox Product's employee Code of Conduct
on Github , too [ via ]
Wednesday, November 11 » #ALLMYMOVIES
watch Shia LaBeouf watch every Shia Labeouf movie in reverse-chronological order, 24 ho...
Monday, November 9 » Max Temkin on why Hello from the Magic Tavern is amazing
they performed live at XOXO this year, and it was glorious
Monday, November 9 » 12 Weird, Excellent Twitter Bots Chosen by Twitter's Best Bot-Makers
several of my favorites are in here
Saturday, November 7 » Dumb Cuneiform
convert tweets to actual clay tablets; yes, this is real
Friday, November 6 » Robin Sloan on the dystopian vibes of Uber-for-food startups
there are alternatives , empowering indie cooks and bringing neighborhoods together
Friday, November 6 » Keynote Motion Graphic Experiment
Linda Dong shows off animation tools in Keynote, and the file for download
Thursday, November 5 » Reconsider
DHH's epic rant against disruption culture; related: Jennifer Daniel's Design Is Capita...
Thursday, November 5 » Suck, Again
fan-made newsletter reissuing Suck.com columns, 20 years later to the day
Wednesday, November 4 » iTunes Terms and Conditions: The Graphic Novel
the complete legal agreement, drawn in the style of famous cartoonists
Monday, November 2 » Daily Dot on @1995regi, a webcomic told on Instagram
related: the newly-launched Glitched , a comic told entirely through Twitter
Friday, October 30 » C. Spike Trotman at XOXO
one of the best talks we've ever had; also, Dooce and The Toast's Mallory Ortberg
Friday, October 30 » Bob Ross marathon on Twitch
currently at 60,000 viewers, promoting the launch of Twitch Creative
Friday, October 30 » Twitch Installs Arch Linux
a cooperative text-based horror game
Tuesday, October 27 » Inside story of SXSW's Gamergate debacle
worse than I could have imagined
Tuesday, October 27 » Celery Man Simulator
add sequence: OYSTER
Tuesday, October 27 » Medium's stack
in a footnote, nice to hear they're working on tools for writers to make money next
Tuesday, October 27 » Remembering XOXO 2015
our yearly recap; also, just posted the first XOXO talk, Heather Armstrong on sharing h...