Cool Folks Doing Their Things
Poetic Android makes rad fantasy consoles and dives deep into digital play.
Nils Holm writes books about implementing programming languages, Lisp systems, Math, Yoga, and more.
Hundredrabbits live on a sailboat and make games and digital art.
Nicky Case makes interactive explainations enabling exploration as play.
Blogs To Follow
I encourage you to get yourself an RSS reader and subscribe to some of the following blogs, which have been topically arranged for your convenience.
Coping With Hyperobjects
Persons in the world, thinking about society, technology, rights, power, ecology, and the rest.
- Cory Doctorow's daily blog, insights into our moment.
- The EFF blogs about law, technology and legal campaigns.
- No Tech Magazine writes about progress
- Low-Tech Magazine is skeptical of progress
Arts & Culture
- The Digital Antiquarian writes long form content about the history of digital culture and entertainment
- Brainpickings is a long running blog that weaves literature, philosophy, biography and arts into a warm blanket for your soul.
- Daily JStor posts tidbits of science, history, and culture.
- Public Domain Review mines gems from the deep caves of our collective inheritance.
Mostly Lisp, Mostly Common
- The r/lisp RSS feed to minimize time actually spent browsing reddit.
- Pierre Neidhardt, aka ambrevar is a Lisper who develops the Nyxt browser
- The ECL blog mostly posts news about Embeddable Common Lisp
- Daniel Kochmański is a principle maintainer of ECL, and writes quite a bit about CLIM and McCLIM
- Nicolas Hafner writes about making games with Common Lisp. Nicolas is a prolific developer. The site you are now reading was built using Hafner's LASS Lispy CSS language.
- Manfred Bergmann develops software and writes about TDD, OOP, and Common Lisp
- Lisp Project Of The Day is a blog that acts as a kind of Baedeker to the Common Lisp library ecosystem.
- Planet Lisp for anything else I missed in the above. Planet Lisp aggregates a large number of blogs by Lispers.
- Paul M Rodriguez a.k.a. ruricolist is a writer and prolfic Common Lisp hacker. His spinneret HTML generator was used to generate the site you are presently reading.
Others, Mostly Software and Gamedev
- Musa Al-hassy blogs about Lisp, Math, and various programming topics, his Typed Lisp Primer is a truely magnificent read.
- sean whitton is a philosopher, common lisper, emacs user, and free software developer
- datagubbe is a programmer, blogger, and Amiga enthusiast
- The Haxe Language Blog, nuff said
- Max Kreminski thinks about creativity, HCI, PCG, and narrativity
- Shoshin writes about Emacs and makes tunes.