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Fish: a tap essay

By Robin Sloan

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This is a short but heartfelt manifesto about the difference between liking something on the internet and loving something on the internet.

It's also an experiment in a new format, entirely native to the iPhone. This is a tap essay, unfurling its argument tap by tap, using bold typography, bright color, and a few surprises to make its case.

The essay takes about ten minutes to read; maybe less if you're fast. It's perfect for a coffee break or a train ride.

What's New in Version 1.1.2

+ Fixed the iPhone 5 display problem I, um, introduced with the last update.

+ God I am so unprofessional.

+ Further Prandtl-Glauert drive tuning.

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Customer Reviews


Simple, brilliant, focused. One of my all-time favorite apps.


I've clicked through this several times and don't plan on quitting anytime soon. Genius.

Insanely great.

Brilliant execution. Reminds of The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop.

Fish: a tap essay
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  • Free
  • Category: Books
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1.2
  • Size: 1.5 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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