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Look, it’s a mug that comes with an app! The Ember Ceramic Mug keeps your beverage at the perfect temperature from the first sip to the last. It also comes with a charging coaster. I guess it’s cool but it also made me laugh!
“If you’re trying to get into a new community, just fake it till you make it. Don’t have a mind-set of, Oh, I’m the new guy. No one’s going to want to be my friend. Fake a fun mind-set until you can be that fun, cool person without a second thought.”
8 years ago today, I launched TeuxDeux together with Cameron and his FictiveKin Crew. It has been keeping me organized ever since.
TeuxDeux is a simple list-app and the closest you can get to a paper to-do list, digitally. I keep my TeuxDeux as the browser landing page on my computer, which means, every time I open a browser window I am being reminded what I should be focusing on. Whatever you don’t check off today, will automatically roll over to the next day. It’s delightfully simple. And in the ‘someday section’ below I keep lists like shopping, movies I want to watch, gift ideas for the kids, etc
Try it for free! And if you do, do me a favor and enable the flying cat in the settings. You’ll see!
“The Muse tests you and me 24/7. She flies over and peers down on us. What she wants to see is that we are dedicated to the journey, to the process, that we are in it for the long haul and in it for keeps.”
– Stephen Pressfield
When you don’t micromanage a creative genius like Mac Premo and give the artist complete creative freedom to tell a short story about your service/product, this kind of beautiful result happens. Respect for the trust, WeTransfer. Hat tip, Mac Premo!
Last weekend when I visited some friends upstate I got to drink a coffee out of one of these mugs by WORKADAY. The imperfections are what make it so stunning! Also, the handle is GIANT! It made me laugh! WORKADAY makes all its pieces right here, in Brooklyn.