I browse the web quite a bit, and here are some of the sites I frequent/reference. You may find them useful, or you may not, but here they are if you want to check them out.


HackerNews: A site run by startup accelerator Y Combinator that allows users to post thought provoking articles, usually about math and tech.

Joel on Software: Joel Spolsky is one of my idols in the industry and the founder of Fog Creek Software and (more famously) Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange. His blog, Joel on Software, provides great career advice for programmers and management advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Paul Graham’s Essays: A programmer and investor, Paul Graham started Y Combinator with Jessica Livingston, Robert Morris, and Trevor Blackwell. Here is a collection of his essays, which are useful commentary on the software industry, investing, politics, and more.

/r/cscareerquestions: A good forum for asking questions about jobs in tech, as well as a great source for resume and career advice on things like how to ask for raises, how to build a portfolio, and more.

OverAPI: A collection of API, CLI, and programming language cheatsheets, useful as a bookmark or browser homepage for when you can’t remember a function name or terminal command.

The Daily WTF: Useful if you ever think you’re bad at programming and want to assure yourself that there are much, much worse people at it out there.


The Art of Manliness: Guides on how to do old fashioned guy stuff like changing tires, style, and building good habits for modern men.

[d]online: A personal blog about web design and art written by my brother-in-law, who also runs a digital agency called era404 and hosts pretty sweet BBQs from time to time.

GoNintendo: A frequently updated Nintendo news aggregate blog with an awesome podcast and even better little community.