Dan Benjamin interviews Gina Trapani. Gina is an author, blogger, programmer. We discuss the story and inspiration that lead to the creation Lifehacker (and the “persona” behind it), making the transition from code to writing, the daily grind, deadlines, and posting quotas, Smarterware, Think Tank, her self-publishing experiment, consistency and building traffic, and the importance of having a launchpad.
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Matthew Haughey is a programmer, web designer, and blogger. He is the founder of MetaFilter, the PVRblog, and Fuelly, and is the publisher of the long-running weblog A Whole Lotta Nothing.
Dan and Matt discuss the MetaFilter community, controlling a website’s growth, starting up a business without taking investment, the recent PVRblog sale, the personal life (or lack thereof) of a developer and community builder, blogging about your personal life, and more.
Shaun Inman is the creator of Mint, Fever, IFR, and Mimeo and the Kleptopus King, a brand new game for the iPhone.
Dan and Shaun discuss the creative process, transitioning from a designer to developer to game maker, music, inspiration, building community, and more.
Duration: 28:25 / Size: 13 MB
Dan Benjamin interviews Jeffrey Zeldman, designer, founder of ALA. They discuss the evolution of the internet, the web, web standards, Happy Cog, A List Apart, An Event Apart, and something new: A Book Apart.