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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

+ Further Prandtl-Glauert drive tuning.

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Customer Reviews

Wonderful and unusual

Thought-provoking and makes a good, clear point about how people interact with current technology, especially social media, and the world. I highly recommend this.

When you lose your compass come back to this

Thought provoking. Imaginative meld of very very short essay and new media. You must read Robin's "Mr Penumbra's 24 Hour Book Store". Robin, we want more!!


I love this app. I have returned to it once again. It is inspiring and leaves me feeling that I am on a path that is too hurried, too frenetic. Slow down. Look. Look. Return. Thanks, Robin!

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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