Confessions of a former internet troll by Emmett Rensin
Trolling was always juvenile. It wasn’t always this cruel.
Go the Fuck Outside, written and performed by Thig Nat
Using a set of Picasso’s lithographs as reference, Apple designers are taught to strive for simplicity.
“I asked for a car and got a computer”
Electric Objects is high definition screen with an integrated computer that is set in a traditional picture frame. The goal of this “computer for art” is to utilize the vast archive of the internet to bring digital versions of artwork into your home, collecting your most favored images.
Smart stuff from Chris Pattle
eBoy and the perfection of pixels
The fascinating story behind the unearthing of Andy Warhol’s lost Amiga works.
With a solid twist to the red ring, the rOtring 800+ goes from confident metal stylus to exceptional mechanical pencil. Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1928 during the Bauhaus period, rOtring has a long tradition of making some of the finest technical writing and drawing instruments, and this hybrid advancement helps move them securely into the digital age. Sitting firmly in your hand, the rOtring 800+ is a perfect tool for those who like consistency whether sketching on paper or plastic. It’s everything that you’d expect from an $85 price tag.
One Startup’s Struggle to Survive the Silicon Valley Gold Rush by Gideon Lewis-Kraus
The story behind the default wallpaper of Microsoft Windows. It’s an actual photo!
By Steve Powers
Elwood Edwards, the voice behind AOL’s “You’ve Got Mail” notification