jake weber

the garden

This is the messy backyard with forking paths. I plant cool stuff here without worrying about organizing it.


Documentaries I Love

  • The Parking Lot Movie
  • Bill Cunningham's New York
  • The Fearless Freaks
  • I Am Trying to Break Your Heart
  • Peter Jackson's Get Back
  • Objectified, Helvetica, Deiter
  • The Race That Eats Its Young
  • Favorite Non-Fiction Books

  • Let's Go (So We Can Get Back), Jeff Tweedy
  • Many Years From Now, Barry Miles
  • Mortality, Christopher Hitchens
  • On Writing, Stephen King
  • Draft No. 4, John McPhee
  • Why Orwell Matters, Christopher Hitchens
  • The Year Of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion
  • Collected Essays, George Orwell
  • Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman, Richard Feynman
  • Things I'm Wanting

  • New sneakers, with a New Balance vibe
  • A MIDI keyboard
  • A nice station for my turntable and records
  • a new computer mouse for my Mac
  • a Mac desktop for my office
  • Solid State Watch, from CW&T
  • A good running vest
  • Make this for myself
  • Things I want to hack on

  • internet passport
  • tea pot / french press: a weekly digital newspaper
  • penumbra: magic bookshelf
  • new RSS feed reader
  • the universal pen pocket
  • pocket prompt iOS app
  • Musicians I want to catch live

  • Big Thief
  • Wilco
  • Alice Phoebe Lou
  • Fog Lake
  • The Lemon Twigs
  • Michael Nau
  • Fleet Foxes
  • Cut Worms
  • Andy Shauf
  • Mac Demarco
  • TOPS
  • vibes + influences

    Whole Earth Catalog

    Ted Gioia

    Buckminster Fuller

    NASA

    Teenage Engineering

    Allen Ginsberg

    Christopher Hitchens

    George Orwell

    James Somers

    Craig Mod

    Steve Jobs

    Scott McMicken

    Bell Labs

    37 Signals

    The Beatles

    Ray Bradbury

    Robin Sloan

    Tim Ferriss

    Sam Harris

    Pop Boo

    Wait But Why

    Woz