Yirego created a foot-powered, mobile washing machine. Smart.
“Being unafraid of being different comes from realizing and knowing that it is all you can really be.”
– John Maeda
Drawing on both art and architecture, the award-winning 360° book allows the reader to get a 3D, panoramic view of Mt. Fuji, illustrated by Yusuke Oono. Lovely!
“The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”
– Charles Bukowski
“There’s a flip side to everything,” the saying goes, and in 2 minutes, Derek Sivers shows this is true in a few ways you might not expect.
Dylan was just 20 years old when he appeared on the Folksingers Choice radio program on WBAI FM in New York City. He’d arrived in Manhattan just a few years earlier and was playing in the coffee houses of Greenwich Village, at one in particular he was paid “a dollar plus a cheeseburger.”
During this hour-long interview with Cynthia Gooding, Dylan played some of his own songs (“The Death of Emmett Till”, “Standing on the Highway”) and covers of classics by Howlin’ Wolf, Hank Williams, and Woody Guthrie. We scored this Blank on Blank with Dylan tuning up his guitar and playing his harmonica.
It’s a wonderful snapshot in time, with a young Dylan before he was famous and before he even released his debut album. He’s nervous and funny. He’s just a guy with a guitar with a little mischief underneath.
Listen to the full interview and hear some rarely heard songs here.
Hat tip to the team of Blank on Blank for creating this beautiful video series.
Under Our Skin grew out of conversations about how The Seattle Times covers race at a time when national and local events — the furor over police shootings, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, protests on college campuses and charged campaign rhetoric — dominate headlines. Absolutely fantastic.
“My view of human nature is that all of us are just holding it together in various ways — and that’s okay, and we just need to go easy with one another, knowing that we’re all these incredibly fragile beings.”
– Alain De Botton
(via brain pickings)
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“Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives.”
– Van der Kolk
Give someone a hug. The world needs it.
John Zinsser wants us to wake up, and really “connect”. In this eye-opener CreativeMornings Charleston talk, John goes out on a limb and challenges the audience to have real connection in this world. He reshapes our understanding of what we truly risk on a day-to-day, to help us understand the need for connecting as a means for growth, and trusting others on the outskirt of separation.
Look, it’s a commercial, for Tattly!
Our studio community neighbors, Mac Premo and his team produced and directed the fun, colorful, and energetic Tattly commercial that will be played before the 5 Seconds Of Summer Summer 2016 tour performances in Toronto, New York, San Francisco and Dallas. We are talking BIIIIIIG screens! You will be able to find me in the audience of the NYC concert, most likely tearing up, when it comes on. Tattly sure keeps my life eventful!
Thank you Mac Premo and team. You are the best!
Photo nerds unite: Hasselblad’s mirrorless X1D camera brings portability to medium format
The other day I sent a few friends a Doodle and it turns out they had never heard of this brilliant service. You haven’t either? But you sure know how hard it can be to find a convenient time for several people to meet? Not with Doodle. It allows you to quickly mutually agree on a time. Try it!
(There’s a whole category on my blog filled with Resources and Tools. Have a look!)