In this CreativeMornings talk Dallas Clayton shares what he calls ‘kid lessons,’ bite-size lessons that make your life and the lives of the people around you better.
– Rainbow tape dispenser. If this doesn’t put a smile on your face I don’t know what will.
– I *loved* this conversation at 99u between Jason Fried and Scott Heiferman.
– 10 Foreign Words We Need in English
– Thinking of switching mobile carriers? Check Sensorly for “unbiased” coverage maps of AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and even smaller companies like Metro PCS and US Cellular. (via Kottke)
– Cyber-Seniors: You’re Never Too Old For The Internet
– Poligon is a collection of foldable metal sculptures inspired by the animal kingdom which you sculpt into their final shape yourself.
– Electric Powered Wakeboard. Way cool.
– Photographs of sightseers in the USA from the 1970s and 1980s
– The Evolution of Peggy Olson (Mad Men Supercut) (via)
– During a super short trip to Switzerland last week I noticed three Japanese ladies taking Selfie after Selfie with the help of a Selfie Click Stick. They were traveling together yet took photos of themselves. Odd.
– Schiller’s X1 lets you ride a bike on water, sort of.
– Currently reading and thoroughly enjoying: Give and Take
– I dig this little guy.
– These SUMO Egg Cups made me laugh.
– Anatomical Frog Brain Model. Why not?
– Duolingo – an interesting model for free language learning. You learn and at the same time help translate.
– This small white desk is quite beautiful. (And unusual looking.)
– Construction of the Flatiron Building, New York, ca. 1902.
– I am seriously tempted to buy this Panda (?) Bear Sweater for my four year old.
– Realistic looking Dorito Pin. Totally useless but made me laugh.
– Mike Monteiro gives good advice on what to avoid when presenting designs to a client.
– Great post by Joanna Goddard on 10 lessons she learned in her career.
– This Enamel Baking Set is seriously beautiful.
– A desk is becoming available at my DUMBO based co-working space Studiomates in November. Email desk (at) swiss-miss.com if interested.
– My friend Maggie Doyne, founder of Blink Now is looking to hire a Director of Development.