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Maggie Appleton

Helps explain web technology, anthropology, and programming through illustration.

Art Director, Metaphor Designer & Anthropological All-Rounder at egghead.io

The Digital Garden

A consistently tended collection of half-baked notes, research, and sketches.

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Illustrated Essays

How to Draw Invisible Programming Concepts - Part One

Meat Planet: The Illustrated Notes

Building a Second Brain: The Illustrated Notes

Illustrated notes on the Building A Second Brain system by Tiago Forte

A Shelfish Starter Guide to Databases

The absolute minimum you need to know about data storage.
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Illustration Projects

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Bookshelf Notes

A past and present reading collection. Complete with very loose and opinionated notes.

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Visual Explanations

Imagined Communities

A Cyborg Manifesto

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