Slashdot – The grandaddy of discussion forums for technical types.
Ars Technica – News and commentary about all things technical,
The Register – A snarky look at technical news.
TechDirt – Reports on technology’s legal challenges and related business and economic policy.
Endgadget – This site focuses upon reviewing gadgets and toys.
OS News – Someone has to gather stories about operating systems and here is where you can find that material.
Tom’s Hardware – If you need to look up a component, here’s where you can do so.
AnadTech – Detailed and comprehensive hardware reviews.
Coding Horror – Jeff Atwood keeps a blog of some of the most ridiculous, unpredictable and hilarious programming gaffs.
XKCD – A comic for the geeks of the world.
I, Cringely – Robert X. Cringely has been writing about technology for three decades and usually has something interesting to say.
Clients from Hell – Horror stories from freelancers.
Visualizing Data – An encyclopaedic web site for all things related to charts, graphs and infographics.
Information is Beautiful – David McCandless is a leading force in data visualization. You’ve definitely seen his work.
Graphic Detail – Every week day, you’ll find an insightful new chart, map, or infographic that delves into the macro and micro mechanisms shaping global events. Each visualization comes with a quick written analysis that includes detail about the datasource used,
Junk Charts – Constructive criticism about chart design.
Storytelling with Data – This site takes a deep, storytelling-based approach to data visualization. They engage the site’s regular users with monthly visualization challenges, and offers critiques and tutorials to move her community further toward mastery.
Flowing Data – This site hopes to make you think about how you’re creating charts and graphs.
The Tableau – Now owned by Salesforce, this major force in charting and graphing has its own blog.
The Pudding – A digital publication that explains ideas debated in culture with visual essays.
Five Thirty Eight – A data journalism outlet that produces visualizations, interactive visual models, and consistently posts detailed dataset documentation on Github.
Data is Ugly – A lighthearted collections of the wackiest abuses, misuses, and not-quite-best-practice data visualizations
VizWTF – A collection of broken, odd or otherwise incorrectly produced charts.
Nikon Rumors – A site for following leaks and rumours about the camera maker
FStoppers – Photography news website featuring the latest industry news and original articles from photographers and videographers
PetaPixel – Photography and camera news, projects and inspiration.
Thom Hogan – A longtime writer and magazine editor who specializes in photographic manufacturers.
Unsplash – Free images and photos that you can download and use for commercial and non-commercial projects.
Pexels – Free stock photos you can use everywhere. Free for commercial use and no attribution required.
Pixabay – 1.7 million images to use anywhere for commercial and non-commercial projects.
Design You Trust – An interesting collection of imagery and artwork.
This Isn’t Happiness – An unusual and wry collection of photography and artwork. An excellent source for inspirations if you’re looking for an unusual colour scheme.
DeviantArt – DeviantArt is the world’s largest online social community for artists and art enthusiasts. An excel
Flaskbak – A web site specializing in oddities from earlier days. Horrible graphic design, awkward ads, strange products and trends. It’s all here.