Jeff’s favorite blogs and podcasts

If you enjoy podcasts and blogs then you might like these. I do!


  • Radiolab: Science made fun, interesting, and beautiful. Here are some related videos.
  • This American Life: Fascinating stories.
  • The Dinner Party Download: Hilarious bite size segments that help you win your next dinner party.
  • Planet Money: Economics made interesting, understandable, and fun. If you like it then also check out Marketplace Money.
  • The Moth: True stories told live on stage. Hit or miss for me, but once in a while there is a real gem.
  • AppSlappy: If you love the iPhone and iPad then this is your place. Lots of reviews of apps.

Blogs: Photography and Design

Blogs: Business and Software

  • Derek Sivers: Refreshingly positive philosophy on business. Bonus, he shaves his head like me!
  • Signal vs. Noise: Pragmatic philosophy on design and business from 37signals.
  • Blog Maverick: Mark Cuban’s brutally honest views on business.
  • Paul Graham: Essays on entrepreneurship.
  • Coding Horror: Jeff Atwood mostly covers computer programmer topics, but that strays into product design and business philosophy.


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About the Author:

Jeff Butterworth is the founder of Alien Skin Software. He used to create the products, but now he does marketing and gets coffee for the programmers.