Gmail is free, but they have all my email data and probably know me as well as my wife. Twitter is free, but I feel compelled to keep saying something to hold my following—even if it's just blather. Zaarly is free, but if posting costs me nothing, then I'm more likely to have a weak commitment to my request. Most content on the web is free, but it costs me time to keep up with the incredible mounting pile. Do you feel the cost?

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Dive Deeper

If you want to know more about the Pastry Box Project, you can read about the genesis (and goals) of the project.

Swim In The Stream

A stream of all the thoughts published on the Pastry Box Project is available. Keep it open somewhere, and lose yourself in it whenever you feel like it.

Meet Your Host

There are not only pieces of software talking to each other behind this website. There is a human, too. The Pastry Box is brought to you by Alex Duloz.

Stay Tuned

You can follow @thepastrybox on Twitter. For direct inquiries, get in touch with @alexduloz.