Jake Levine

founder @electricobjects http://electricobjects.com. formerly general manager @digg and @newsdotme. fascinated by what humans do with the internet, and wha


Put the Internet on Your Wall


The Internet is stuck. It’s stuck inside devices and patterns of interaction that don’t live up to its creative and expressive potential. I’d like to change…


Let’s Stop Building Products That Make us Feel Like Shit


This weekend I came across Karl Greenfield’s piece in the New York Times, Faking Cultural Literacy, in which he casts a light…


Put the Internet on Your Wall


The Internet is stuck. It’s stuck inside devices and patterns of interaction that don’t live up to its creative and expressive potential. I’d like to change…


Twelve Conversation at Once


I just returned from seeing Her, the new Spike Jonze movie, with a few friends this afternoon. Joaquin Phoenix was incredible, it was beautifully shot, and the…

Publications edited by Jake Levine

Thoughts on humans, computers and the Internet, and what happens next

For and By Friends of the Dream Station


Remember The Frontier


Cyberspace, in its present condition, has a lot in common with the 19th Century West. It is vast, unmapped, culturally and legally ambiguous…

This New York Morning


This one is the kind of morning that you can listen to. The grey gloom, the light rain, the splash of the car wheels as they skate through puddles. It’s the kind of…


How To Change The World

Confessions of an Internet Nerd


I recently read George Packer’s New Yorker piece, Change The World, which is something of an excerpt from his…


Nobody Knows That I Use These Apps


More and more, I’m finding myself using mobile apps without ever opening them. I use apps like Moves and Dark Sky every day, but the app developers don’t…