My Regular Reads
These are my regular reads, in no particular order
AVC - Some of the best quick takes on emerging tech and VC around
Techmeme - Tech news daily
Mediagazer - Media news daily; same format as Techmeme
AdExchanger - Exhaustive take on the programmatic advertising (and advertising in general)
Scripting.com - Dave Winer is an OG coder, blogger and tech enthusiast; Great takes on what’s going on in tech
TechCrunch - Of course.
Kottke.org - The best blogger ever; always relevant and interesting stuff on web culture and IRL culture
Waxy.org - Andy Baio’s site: Super curious coder artist nerd (in the best sense of the word).
Stratechery - Not-great name, but unbeatable analysis of the tech space. Well worth the $100 sub
Hacker News - Upvoted tech articles from the world of Ycombinator
Gorilla vs. Bear - Kind of hipsterish, but surfaces new and interesting music to check out.
NPR Music - They’ve become surprisingly good at covering a wide range of emerging and established artists.
KUOW - Trying to stay up to date on what’s happening in Seattle (where i’ve got kid in college)
Its Nice, That - Design and creativity
LeanLuxe - Regular observations on the changing nature of luxury
Coudal - Weird and random, but really good, links to interesting design articles
Digiday - The best coverage of brand building
Adage - Covering what’s left of the ad industry
The Drum - More on marketing and brandbuilding
Digital Trends - Good overview of non-mainstream digital biz
The Information - Subscription is worth it.
Horace Dediu - Brainy analysis of what’s happening out there
First Round Review - A surprisingly good publication from First Round Capital
Newsletters I actually like and keep in my inbox:
Dave Knox’s - Predicting the turn - Regular updates on startups, brand building and startups
Darren Herman’s Operating Partner - Love the weekly article recap and the heavy focus on gaming (which i need because it’s not a natural space for me)
Weekly Thing - From Jamie Thinglestad, a recap of articles on tech, coding, nerdy stuff
Track Changes - The newsletter from Postlight, a tech shop headed by one of the better tech writers out there (@ftrain)