This is the homepage of Jason McIntosh (/ˈdʒeɪsən ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ/), an independent writer and software toolsmith who lives in New York.
You can also learn what I'm up to right now.
My current résumé, a two-page PDF file
My portfolio for technical writing, and writing about technology
Appleseed Software Consulting, my freelancer identity for software engineering
The Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation, a charitable nonprofit I co-founded
The Annual Interactive Fiction Competition, a yearly arts event I help organize
Fogknife, a general-interest blog, updated regularly
Plerd, a minimalist blogging platform
Sweat, a chatty and distracting workout timer
A few open-source modules for the Perl programming language:
The Warbler’s Nest, an interactive fiction, 2010
Barbetween, a reflective art installation, 2014
Jmac’s Arcade, a series of monologues, 2006-2010
Gamelab 2011, an introductory game-studies class, 2011
The Gameshelf, a public-access TV show about obscure games, 2005-2010
BumpySkies, an turbulence forecaster for commercial air travelers
@EasternClock, a Twitter-based clock
@AcrosticPi, a sculpture in word and number
More projects on the jmac.org inventions page.