Jake Nickell

I've been making websites since 1995. In November of 2000 my life spiraled into crazy-rad-town when I made Threadless.com.


Would you carry your career with you into death?


What would you do if you were given 2-5 years to live during which time you would slowly lose your ability to use your nerves and muscles…


The Unknown is the Most Beautiful Place

How will you find what you’re capable of if you don’t go exploring for it?


The comfort zone is a behavioural…

The World Needs More Adventure Playgrounds

Let kids make their own play spaces and learn some amazing new skills along the way


Would you carry your career with you into death?


What would you do if you were given 2-5 years to live during which time you would slowly lose your ability to use your nerves and muscles…

Publications edited by Jake Nickell

It’s so important for all of us to make things. And to never stop making things.


Lessons in online community building, because bunions

And other tales of a 15 year old punk kid giving advice to elderly women on the Internet in the mid-90's


Learn how to make by making


Here’s a simple formula for ensuring that you’re pushing yourself to take on new challenges, discover new skills, and do cool, fun things that you’re proud of…


Entrepreneurs are troublemakers


They aren’t happy with the way things are and they want to change them, mess with them, add their own twist. Question everything. Do it differently… just…