People and Places

People and places on the web that I find interesting, inspirational, and/or fascinating.


  • ​Derek Sivers​

    • Wears many hats (musician, entrepreneur, author, etc.)

    • Interesting person with interesting insights

    • A lot of amazing book notes that are publicly available

  • ​Patrick Collison​

    • Co-founder and CEO of Stripe

    • To the point and technically minded while also personable

    • Active on HN

  • ​Alexey Guzey​

    • Independent researcher and writer of very interesting blog posts on various scientific topics

    • Has a weekly newsletter that aggregates great tweets

  • ​Paul Graham​

    • A co-founder of Y Combinator, one of the most popular and successful startup incubators in history.

    • Writer of many amazing essays about life, business, and more.

  • ​Sam Altman​

    • Former president of Y Combinator and current CEO of OpenAI

  • ​Simon HΓΈrup Eskildsen​

    • Director of Infrastructure Engineering at Shopify

    • Writes interesting blog posts


  • ​Uses This​

    • "A collection of nerdy interviews asking people from all walks of life what they use to get the job done."

  • ​Hacker News​

    • A social community for hackers of all types

    • Great resource for engaging discussion and interesting news/articles/blog posts