Growing Kidney Bean

Will show this to my kids. But I admit, I thoroughly enjoyed it myself.

David Bowie’s Verbasizer

The nerd in my admits that the Verbasizer was my favorite part of David Bowie’s exhibit currently at the Brooklyn Museum.

36 Questions that Lead to Love

What happens when 3 couples try to answer the “36 Questions that Lead to Love”? Authentic connection.

Steve Jobs on Privacy

“Privacy means people know what they sign up for.”

(Thanks Bailey)

David Attenborough’s Light on Earth

David Attenborough has a new documentary about Earth’s most otherworldly wonder: bioluminescence.

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Fabric Sculptures

How breathtaking are these fabric sculptures?

The Era of Blind Faith in Data Must End

“Algorithms don’t make things fair. They repeat our past practices, our patterns. They automate the status quo.”

Interesting and timely talk by Cathy O’Neil, a data skeptic.

Seth Godin Facebook Live

Seth Godin had me as a guest on his Facebook live today. What an honor!

He is the force behind numerous bestseller books, the creator of AltMBA. Watch his CreativeMornings talk and see his magic.

The Broccoli Tree

When you share something, you risk losing it.”

How to do nothing

Jenny Odell believes time and places for the practice and art of doing nothing are crucial to uncover underlying problems and to understand yourself. She regularly spends time in a nearby rose garden for observational activities such as bird watching and doing nothing to discover what unfolds from her inner journey and peace in mind.

Isle of Dog

Can’t wait to see Isle of Dogs. Mad respect for the creators.

Bird Of Paradise Courtship Spectacle

Why have I never seen this bird of paradise courtship dance before? I must live under a rock! it gets really good at 2:28. I had to laugh out loud. And watch it numerous times.

Draw With Type: Weird Type

Zach Lieberman and his wife Molmol Kuo created an iOS app that lets you draw with type, it’s appropriately called Weird Type. Type floating in space makes my heart go pitter patter.

Where does Space begin?

(via the kid should see this)

Les Passantes

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The Art of Asking

I needed to re-watch this talk. Thank you Amanda Palmer for sharing your wisdom.

Body Language Lessons from a Poker Pro

For poker champ Liv Boeree, calling someone’s bluff isn’t about their face at all, it’s often much more about their body as a whole—and one part in particular.

(via Big Think)

Dancing in 80’s

(via The Curious Brain)

Wow! Spike Jonze Ad for Apple!

Some more background info here. Delightful.

(via Kottke)

On The Color White

Animated by Jocie Juritz.

Intensity vs Consistency

Love Simon Sinek‘s words here, but man, Jocie Juritz’s animations made it so much more powerful. Mad respect for both.

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Jon Setzen speaking at CreativeMornings

7.5 years ago, my dear friend Jon Setzen asked me if he could bring CreativeMornings to Los Angeles. I said yes and boy am I glad I did. He did such a fantastic job that it convinced me to extend trust to other hosts, that I didn’t know, to expand the CreativeMornings network. Jon ran and grew the chapter for over 5 years and now, he got to grace the stage, finally, and tell his story.

Jon is a remarkable human. The world is better because of him. Watch his talk.

Ueno

This video makes me want to apply for a job at Ueno.

What it Feels Like to Slide Downhill at 90 M.P.H.

This:

“If you start to get stiff, you start to get scared, it’s not going to work, the sled is going to break lose on you and you are going to crash. You have to embrace the speed instead of getting afraid of it!”

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