Over a year ago I created a list of people to follow and blogs to read. Times have changed, and I decided to give an update to the list. The criteria to make the list revolved more around the quality/quanity ratio (signal vs noise), then it does the glory of your name in the web world. I continually try to refine my list of 100 twitter following, and the people below have remained fairly holdsteady in their place.
- David Walsh – @davidwalshblog
- Brad Frost – @brad_frost
I am a web designer, speaker, writer, consultant, musician, and artist in beautiful Pittsburgh, PA. Married to the lovely @minifrost and @ziggyfrost is my dog.
- Dave Rupert – @davatron5000
Lead developer for @paravelinc, co-host of @shoptalkshow and @atxwebshow, ❤ @jessrupe, breakfast tacos. (日本語ＯＫ)
- Divya Manian – @divya
Open Web Pamphleteer
- Paul Irish – @paul_irish
I want the web to win • Chrome dev relations • currently fascinated with front-end tooling and browser devtools • big fan of rye, research and whimsy
- Jeremy Keith – @adactio
An Irish web developer living and working in Brighton, England.
- Chris Coyier – @chriscoyier
Designer @CodePen. Writer @real_css_tricks. Podcaster @ShopTalkShow. Lead Hucklebucker.
- Lea Verou – @LeaVerou
Developer Relations @W3C (but tweets are personal). Passionate about open web standards, coding, design, UX. Made @prismjs @dabblet @prefixfree. Optimist. INTP.
- Jackie Balzer – @jackiebackwards
I write CSS like it’s my job (it is). I lead an army of CSS badasses @Behance. Sass rules. @brianmcallister is my other person. My cat has asthma. I’m awesome.
- Jonathan Snook – @snookca
I’m a web designer, developer, speaker, writer, and now product manager. I wrote SMACSS. I work at Shopify.
- Nicole Sullivan – @stubbornella
- Rebecca Murphey – @rmurphey
JS dev at Bazaarvoice
- rick waldron – @rwaldron
- John Resig – @jeresig
- Matt McManus – @mattmcmanus
Hacking at @punkave. Node.js Application developer, interface designer, server admin, beer & hot sauce maker, pretend farmer, husband & father, Christian
- Addy Osmani – @addyosmani
Googler working on Chrome • Author • Yeoman & DevTools • Creator of TodoMVC, Aura, Basket • Passionate about pushing the web forward
- Norcross – @norcross
I have a cup of coffee hand tattoo and a pet pig. What the fuck else do you want from me? Senior WordPress Developer for @RavenTools. not a city in Georgia.
- Brian Krogsgard – @Krogsgard
I enjoy blogging about WordPress and the web. I’m the curator of @post_status. I’m the Lead WordPress Developer @infomediadotcom. Personal account is @bkrogs
- sara cannon – @saracannon
I’m an artist & designer. I love WordPress and Typography. I blog at http://sara-cannon.com design portfolio: design.sara-cannon.com – art: art.sara-cannon.com
- Tom McFarlin – @tommcfarlin
- Mike McAlister – @mikemcalister
WordPress developer, pizza enthusiast, Beatles aficionado, pixel critic. Turning tricks at Okay Themes and ThemeForest. http://oktm.es/onenvato
Other Rock Stars
- Jessica Hische – @jessicahische
Mo’ beziers, mo’ problems.
- Sara Chipps – @SaraJChipps
I jam with the console cowboys in cyberspace. CTO @levoleague. Made @GirlDevelopIT and @perfect_basics. #levolove JS4life
- Luke Wroblewski – @lukew
Digital product design & strategy guy in Silicon Valley, CA. Known for Mobile First, Bagcheck, Web Form Design, Polar & more…
- Neil deGrasse Tyson – @neiltyson
Astrophysicist, Am. Museum of Natural History. Author: Space Chronicles, Pluto Files, Inexplicable Universe [Video], Host: StarTalk Radio http://StarTalkRadio.net
So there you have it. Another year, another list. If you have any suggestions of who to follow please add them to the comments and I’ll give them a trial run. Oh, and you can find me on Twitter at pete_schuster.