Why Pen + Paper are good for you

Even though I love technology and incessantly download productivity apps, I still am a paper-and-pen guy. I love the feel of fine artisanal Japanese paper notebooks and extra-fine nibs of my Sailor fountain pen. I draft my weekly newsletter in the note book. I use it to make my to-do lists, and I write all sorts of random things I learn during the day. Of course, I make notes of my meetings in my notebook — which sits with one or more fountain pens, along with my glasses and a Kindle, in my Dsptch Musette.

My paper and pen obsession has many upsides, as a recent article in Fast Company outlines: Continue reading “Why Pen + Paper are good for you”

What I am reading today

The 50 greatest summer albums from 1963 to 2013. Prepare yourself to waste a lot of time on this. [Flavorwire] Race in America [Guernica Magazine] If the page view is dead, now what? [Tony Haile, Chartbeat] Copyright industry demands, gets levies for every Xbox, Playstation sold [Falk Vinge] What’s wrong with Apple ads. Harsh criticism … Continue reading What I am reading today