What Is Net Neutrality?

The F.C.C. is set to repeal rules that require internet providers to give consumers equal access to all content online. Here’s how it works. Yikes.

Make your calls to Congress to Save Net Neutrality.

An Unexpected Way to Inflate A Balloon

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Designing in the Era of the Algorithm

Josh Clark is not only incredibly smart but also one of the nicest humans ever. I thoroughly enjoyed this talk in which he speaks on machine learning and how it will impact us in everyday life and as designers.

Shantell Martin’s Art Evolution

Always lovely listening to the talented Shantell Martin.

Lava Lamps Keeping The Internet Secure

The lava lamps that help keep the internet secure. Here’s how.

Emergence

Emergence: how many stupid things become smart together.

Jim Henson: How To Make Puppets with Socks

A young Jim Henson teaches you how to make puppets with socks, tennis balls and other household goods.

Balloon Costumes

Carolynn Hayman is my new hero. She makes Balloon Costumes. I can’t stop laughing. So much happy.

Think You’re Thinking for Yourself? Think Again.

“There’s no more central message of psychology than the fact that most of what goes on in our heads we have no access to,” explains social psychologist Richard Nisbett, who offers some smart thinking tools in this video interview. He also delves into the science of influence, in particular the power some parties enjoy by influencing the behavior of others.

Why Germans Can Say Things No One Else Can

I totally feel this. The word I miss the most in English is Fingerspitzengefühl.

(via The School of Life)

Water Bike

These water bikes made me chuckle.

Oliver Jeffers

My friend Bas did it again. His personal mini documentaries called Like Knows Like is how we meet in the first place and made me fall in love with his craft. Today he launched his latest masterpiece, with fellow studiomate and friend Oliver Jeffers as the subject. 15 mins well spent.

Frank Chimero: What Screens Want

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Finding Your Mission

Above and beyond having a job, what we really need to power our professional future is a sense of mission. A film by The School of Life that discusses what a mission is.

My Adobe MAX Talk

What an honor to have been invited to speak at Adobe MAX last week! And how delightful to find the talk already available online! In this talk I cover some of the values I base my companies on, my approach to being a leader of multiple companies and 9 of my favorite interview questions. This is by far the longest, most honest and personal talk I have ever given. I hope you enjoy!

You can watch all of the other talks here.

Political Lamp

A “>lamp that reacts in real time to the tweets from Donald Trump, and other political events on Twitter. More about this lamp, if you speak French, here.

SNL Amazon Echo

This Saturday Night Life Skit poking fun at Alexa made me laugh out loud.

When Humans Are Not Around

The Internet is A Magical Place

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An Extra Thumb

I would totally take an extra thumb. Yes please.

Giant, Fully Functional LEGO Cardboard Costume

This is the best: How to make a giant, fully functional LEGO cardboard costume!

Interesting Facts About the Universe

In a short piece for Vanity Fair, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hilariously acted out a number of pre-recorded facts about the universe that were being breathlessly voiced over his movements.

Eyes

After watching this short experimental video I have decided I want to live in Lucas Zanotto‘s brain for a little bit. (My kids LOVE his apps.)

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