On reading

On advertising

Let’s pretend, for a moment, that the reading experience on the web is dependent upon an advertising economy.

On writing

On publishing

Deploy

On publishing as the beginning, not the end; the third and final part in a series of articles that expand upon my essay in Issue No. 1 of Contents.

Markup

Why editors need to know HTML; part two in a series of articles that expand upon my essay in Issue No. 1 of Contents.

Represent

The first in a series of articles that expand upon my essay in Issue No. 1 of Contents.

On the news

How we read is breaking ranks with how the news is made.

Three

On building a publishing house, and loving great content.

The company of others

On the release of A Book Apart’s second title, CSS3 for Web Designers from the inimitable Dan Cederholm.

On audience

More on the new publishing, and how A Book Apart is older than it seems.

On other things

You keep using that word

A close look at the origins and evolution of the word “meritocracy,” and the politics that our language reveals.

Forever

On the length of forever, and our role as caretakers.

On the library

I wonder if the promise of an ebook isn’t the book but the library.

On feeding

As I write this, I am baking bread. Or, at least, I am trying to bake bread.