Time Magazine, consider me impressed!
“Social media is not just personally unhealthy, it has become a threat to democracy. The tech companies that give us access to an infinity of information have become all-powerful and morally corrupt. And the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley fosters the development of products that idolize efficiency and greed, points us towards a dystopic future global monoculture. We don’t just hear all this, but we feel it, too. Something is profoundly wrong.”
What happened to new media design? by David Young
“Doubt increases with inaction.
Clarity reveals itself in momentum.
Growth comes from progress.
For all these reasons, BEGIN.”
– Brandon Burchard
An essay about raising a teen that was then also annotated by the teen who the essay is about: Raising a Teenage Daughter.
I love the idea of this format and would love to see more of this, about other topics.
“A crisis represents an appetite for growth that hasn’t found another way of expressing itself. Many people, after a horrific few months or years of breakdown, will say: ‘I don’t know how I’d ever have gotten well if I hadn’t fallen ill’.”
The Tianjin Binhai Library, a 33,700m2 cultural centre, features a luminous spherical auditorium around which floor-to-ceiling bookcases cascade. The undulating bookshelf is the building’s main spatial device and is used both to frame the space and to create stairs, seating, the layered ceiling and even louvres on the façade. A stunning project by MVRDV. Mind blown! I want to see this IRL! I love architecture!
“There is no right or wrong path. There is only the path that you choose. Whatever you choose, there will be many opportunities for you to grow and expand.”
– Kuan Yin
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If you want to write more this is the app for you. Prompts gives you more than 300,000 creative writing prompts and starting lines at the touch of a button.
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Do the right thing.
Make things better.
Show up with your heart.
— Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) December 1, 2017
We’re all pros already.
1) We show up every day
2) We show up no matter what
3) We stay on the job all day
4) We are committed over the long haul
5) The stakes for us are high and real
6) We accept remuneration for our labor
7) We do not overidentify with our jobs
8) We master the technique of our jobs
9) We have a sense of humor about our jobs
10) We receive praise or blame in the real world
― Steven Pressfield
From the book: The War of Art
Pioneer Rayz Rally is a pocket-size speaker with a built-in mic and lets you turn your iPhone into a conferencing system. It claims to be good enough to fill up any conference room with sound, allowing you to enjoy professional-quality conferencing without the expensive hardware investment. Hmm…
The Tattly Does Good collection connects artists and their designs with meaningful not-for-profit organizations to raise awareness and raise funds.