This is the homepage of Jason McIntosh (/ˈdʒeɪsən ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ/), a 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.
A summary of my software and leadership work, of interest to potential employers.
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 run.
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.