🔗 running list of my favorite links
I have this page set as my browser's home page, and use it to remember sites that I like. Feel free to email me suggestions!
navigate the real world
navigate the web
- Curlie - a really comprehensive directory
- href.cool - directory of all sorts of good things
- Marijn's Linkroll - I swear I found this page after I created this one. Apologies in advance to Marijn for stealing all their ideas!
- Gossip's Web - the directory of handmade webpages
- indieseek.xyz - directory of indie websites
- dailywebthing daily pointers - this whole site is worth poking around
- neocities districts - directory of neocities pages
- Sadness' Webring Directory
- Terra - "cool sites, straight from earth"
- Electric Trash - "dedicated to the electronic flotsam and jetsam of the open web"
blogs / mags ✏️
- Bartosz Ciechanowski - interactive articles "about physics, math, and engineering"
- LOW←TECH MAGAZINE - doubts on progress and technology (solar-powered website! ☀️)
- Atlas of Places - a "public educational collection" about places
- Early Retirement Extreme - financial advice blog
- Living Without Money - writings of a guy who decided to go "moneyless"
- GIF Dance Party
- Cameron's World
- WINDOWS93 - idk man, see for yourself
- ALIENMELON - "net-art, experimental games, and strange desktop apps..."
- dreamcult - "click around, see what you find. . . ."
- NOWNESS - endless feed of stunning new art
- It's Nice That - articles on current digital art
- We Make Money Not Art - cool art blog
- Public Archive - "preserving public agencies use of graphic design throughout the 20th century."
- ART-RES - curated art resources and materials
- PEEPSHOW - British art studio
museum collections 🖼️
- Europeana - digitized works from museums across the EU
- Smithsonian Open Access - digitized works from across the Smithsonians
- The Met Collection - digitized works from the Met, including 406k+ in public domain
- NYPL Digital Collections - digitized items from The New York Public Library
- Artvee - public domain art from a variety of sources
- Gez.la - a directory of virtual tours
music 🎵 / web radio 📻
- Ben's music recs - my friend Ben's music recs
- Music i like - HAVE I MENTIONED HOW IN LOVE I AM WITH MARIJN'S WEBSITE
- Morning Tunes - someone logging the songs stuck in their head when they wake up
- WCWM 90.9 - William & Mary Radio
- soma fm - listener-supported radio channels of all sorts
- The Conditional Orchestra - music generated based on the current weather conditions in your area
- Generative.fm - ambient generative music by Alex Bainter
- Sounds of the Pub - "a bespoke virtual sound generator project"
- Ben Wagley - my friend Ben
- Maxwell Joslyn - genuine drongo, poet, game designer, and fellow IndieWeb conspirator
- Tracy Durnell - multi-talented writer, designer and IndieWeb friend
- David Shanske -
- Jacky Alcine - a leader of the decentralized social web
- Lynn Fisher - website dev and designer, check out her projects in /web/
- the digital diarist - alicia's digital garden
- Kicks Condor - "FORMER COMPUTER EXPERT" Kicks Condor shares so many great things on this eclectic site
- Aaron Parecki a legend in the IndieWeb!
- billwurtz - Bill Wurtz, the guy who made history of japan and history of the entire world, i guess
- Simone's Computer - in the style of Windows 95, with a fab linkroll!
- Matthew Rayfield World
- Kyle McDonald - art projects involving humans, technology, and the natural world
- Kalil Haddad - site for filmmaker Kalil Haddad with navigation using icons from Mac OS
- Lingdong's Project Links - advanced programming projects, many of which create art and visualizations
- Molly White - software engineer, Wikipedian, blogger
- An IndieWeb Webring (directory) - i'm in this one!
- LOW TECH WEBRING DIRECTORY
- Weird Wide Webring - "The web needs a little more weird. These sites are helping."
- Hotline Webring
- The Yesterweb Ring (directory)- "for anyone who is tired of how boring and same-y the internet is today"
- Fediring - "for the personal sites of any member of the fediverse"
- overengineeRING - "interesting people; makers of technology, music, art, or writing"
- xxiivv webring
forums / communities
- IndieWeb - "a community of individual personal websites, connected by simple standards, based on the principles of owning your domain, using it as your primary identity, to publish on your own site, and own your data"
- tildeverse - unix servers that have communities of users, many of whom host personal pages
- rawtextclub - "The slow social network"
- SDF Public Access UNIX System
- Hacker News - one of my most reliable sources of interesting reads
- /r/ultralight - friendly community of ultralight backpackers
- /r/selfhosted - community of self-hosters
icons / stock images
- Feather - MIT-licensed SVG icons
- SVG Repo - lots of great permissively-licensed SVG vectors and icons
- iconmonstr - free, high-quality icons with permissive license, note you must disable adblocker to download
- tabler-icons (github) - over 450 MIT licensed SVG icons
- flaticon - big selection of SVGs, free with attribution
- unDraw - beautiful open-source SVGs of human scenes
- unsplash - free, high quality stock images
- wordways - my friend Aidan's poetry
- Jacob and Leah's Secret Message Page - still the raddest page on the internet. thanks Uncle John! archived with permission from johnlorenz.net
- Slide Rule Simulator Emulator Replica Collection
- VERYLA DOT IO - "a curated list of stuff in los angeles"
- buntspechtband.at - unique website for an Austrian band
- restorativland - a project to revive lost "web ruins"
- World Food Atlas
- Digital Museum of Plugs and Sockets
- The Freecycle Network - "people giving (and getting) stuff for free"
- MSCHF - mysterious mischievous internet projects
- The Ultimate Oldschool PC Font Pack
- Candy Box 2 - if you haven't played this before, you're in for a treat!
- the emulation general wiki - a great resource for keeping up with video game emulation
- Vimm's Lair - thousands of high-quality video game roms for classic consoles
- DOS Zone - "ultimate collection of online dos games"
- Short of the Week - fantastic short films, every week
- Vimeo Staff Picks - great films curated by Vimeo
- CANADA - probably my favorite film production studio. everything they make is breathtaking
I have been curating this page for a few years now; it has been lovely to grow up with you. In that time, some of these sites have stayed the same, others have renovated, still more have quietly gone offline. I'll be here for as long as I can ❤️