Technology Filter
  1. Distributed.blog

    Distributed is a podcast from Matt Mullenweg, CEO of Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.com. The podcast focuses on the story of distributed work, at Automattic and across other companies who are pioneering the future of work.

    Business
  2. Reading in the Age of Constant Distraction

    “What I do when I look at Twitter is less akin to reading a book than to the encounter I have with a recipe’s instructions or the fine print of a receipt: I’m taking in information, not enlightenment.” Mairead Small Staid explores the work of Sven Birkerts and reading in our digital age.

    Books
    JOHAN GUDMUNDSEN-HOLMGREEN, LAESENDE LILLE PIGE, 1900
  3. MOLD

    From cellular agriculture to 3D food printing, entomophagy to beautifully designed tableware (and why it makes your meal taste better), MOLD spotlights the ideas that will revolutionize how we produce, prepare and eat food in the years to come.

    Design
  4. Heterotopias

    Architecture and gaming come together in this digital zine focused on the spaces and structures in video games and virtual worlds — dig in to studies and visual essays dissecting spaces of play, exploration, and violence.

    Jetpack
  5. Tim Harford: The Undercover Economist

    Economist and journalist Tim Harford blends insights on technology, business, and, economic history into accessible and engaging posts on a wide range of topics, from inequality to social media.

    Business
  6. Learn SEO from WordPress Experts Without Leaving Your Living Room

    WordCamps feature talks by SEO and marketing experts, and you can watch them all from the comfort of the couch.

    Business
    An expectant crowd awaits the speaker at WordCamp EU in Belgrade, Serbia, earlier in 2018.
  7. Cool Hunting

    The Cool Hunting team “uncovers the latest intersections of design, culture and technology,” sharing original and curated stories on innovative products, experiences, and people.

    Culture
  8. You Don’t Have to Live in Public

    Austin Kleon on the need to gain a sense of ownership over our online lives: “Back [in 2013], the worst I felt social media did was waste your time. Now, the worst social media does is cripple democracy and ruin your soul.”

    Commentary
  9. SEO Basics: To Grow Your Site’s Traffic, Make It More Visible

    On the WordPress.com Business plan? Take advantage of our SEO tools.

    Business
  10. MiddleMe

    Malaysia-based entrepreneur Kally created MiddleMe as a space for career advice, tips for freelancers, and other resources and inspiration based on her wide-ranging experiences.

    Business
  11. Primitive Technology

    John Plant, the Australia-based blogger and YouTube producer behind Primitive Technology, is documenting his journey into the distant technological past, “making stuff from scratch in the wild.”

    Architecture
  12. 99% Invisible

    The website of popular podcast 99% Invisible invites visitors to explore off-the-beaten-path topics in design, architecture, and technology.

    Architecture
  13. Pedestrian Observations

    If you enjoy geeking out over public transport, urban planning, and sustainability, you’ll love Alon Levy’s Pedestrian Observations.

    Data
  14. Why Bitcoin is Stupid

    “Government-issued currencies have value because they represent human trust and cooperation. There is no wealth and no trade without these two things, so you might as well go all-in and trust people. There are no financial instruments that will protect you from a world where we no longer trust each other.”

    Current Events
  15. The 99 Best Things that Happened in 2017

    Many might want to forget 2017 ever happened; at Quartz, Angus Harvey compiled a list of 99 things that might help salvage the image of the year that just ended.

    Culture