“The place where we want to be is whatever device people are keeping in their bags,” Longform proprietor Max Linsky told Capital. “We’re trying to make it so you don’t feel bad every time you spend 10 minutes on your phone.” For those users who appreciate Longform.org’s selection of the four best longreads of the day, the app will feature a “Staff Picks” tab that operates the same way. Longform’s new app is powered by an algorithm that scours the Internet for content published by both news outlets and writers, Linsky said. (via Journalism curator Longform launching first iPhone app | Capital New York)

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