Spotting Roadside Flowers
A Short Guide for Meaningful Walks on the Internet
Another Sunday, Another Naive Weekly — Observations From The Internet Wilderness.
I’m writing a short guide for the next edition of Nevoazul about walking and the internet. Two of my favourite activities. It starts like this: “To walk is to move from abstraction to the tangible. It takes time. And that is the power of the walk.”
The magazine will be published in the fall, but if you’d like to read the draft, just reply to this email, and I’ll share it with you.
Perfume Area is fragrance-review-poetry by my favourite web poet.
Cloudy Vision is a collaboration between the algorithm and the stratosphere.
Field is your computer returning from holiday.
1001 Shapes is waiting for you to make your own collection.
Attn. This is a personal thank you message to Matt Muir. However, I encourage everyone to read it because Matt writes Web Curious, the most excellent and comprehensive internet newsletter, which comes with my highest recommendation. It was a proud Leo moment when I saw Naive Weekly mentioned in his latest edition. Thank you, Matt, and did you know that ‘curious’ and ‘care’ share etymology?
Imagine explaining what a computer is to someone from 1754. No can do. It is hard enough for me to understand it myself. Fortunately, Julian Hunt is taking on the challenge with this impressive explainer article with cute illustrations and gentle language that provides a general introduction to how a computer and the internet work.
E.I.I.I. — the eternal interconnected interplay incubator — is the name of this webzine which leaves me as confused as I am by their second issue about comment sections. It is relatable and foreign, a rare combination that triggers my curiosity. Ps. the editorial note is a helpful companion when navigating the contributions.
In our friendly celebration of the roadside flowers it is time to vote between Hover in the Skies and Feral Earth. Remember that the selection is intentional, the pairing is random, and the voting criteria are for you to decide.
See last week’s result and follow the celebration here.
I’m happy to receive submissions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hi, I’m Kristoffer and you have just read Naive Weekly — Observations from the Internet Wilderness.
Last week this letter was sent to 1090 people. Twenty-eight are crazy enough to chip in every month/year to support me making time to write. Logo by Studio Hollywood. Print by Luka. Postcard by me. Photograph by Ana Santl.