john gruber

Jun
20
Apple has embraced the new niche media - and you should be paying attention

Apple has embraced the new niche media - and you should be paying attention

There’s a number of interesting things that journalists can take away from last week’s Apple keynote. I’ll
3 min read
May
05
Don't be a journalism algorithm

Don't be a journalism algorithm

Gizmodo‘s Michael Nunez delved into the lives of Facebook’s contract journalists in a well-shared piece: Over time, the
4 min read
Sep
08

Markdown versus CommonMark: the ambiguity and clarity dilemma

The “standard Markdown” controversy seems to be over and done. I was essentially offline for the weekend, and I came
6 min read
Sep
05
Writers, Coders and the Markdown landgrab

Writers, Coders and the Markdown landgrab

If Standard Markdown (now CommonMark) wants to replace Markdown, it needs to acknowledge that it's not just a markup standard for coders.
3 min read
Jan
14

Once upon a blog...

Blogs are narratives. Or, at least, the good ones are. Some are unconciously so, the result of one person naturally
1 min read
Sep
03
dConstruct 2010: John Gruber on why your site needs an auteur

dConstruct 2010: John Gruber on why your site needs an auteur

dConstruct is proving to be more a cultural conference rather than a design or tech one. And I don’t
1 min read