Friday Link Pack

(via Chris Glass)

Stoop is like a podcast app, but for newsletters. Can I point out that this is basically an RSS reader and we could all just go back to having our own blogs, instead of using the newsletter like a blog?

– Cal Newport on Why We’ll Look Back at Our Smartphones Like Cigarettes

– Listening to news articles? Audm makes that possible. Also curio. I had no idea this existed.

– I have recently developed a slight obsession with trees. Last week I fell in love with this giant Eucalyptus in California. My friend sent me this article on how you can heal yourself with tree energy. I am into it.

The Evolution of the Alphabet

Outdoorsy is the Airbnb of RV Rentals. How cool!

How to Be an Artist: 33 rules to take you from clueless amateur to generational talent (or at least help you live life a little more creatively)

– The CymaScope is the first scientific instrument that can give a visual image of sound and vibration in ways previously hidden from view.

– Jessica Hische has a new Skillshare class!

– Librarian Transforms 110-Year-Old Tree Stump into Free Community Library

– I was in California last week and had a humming bird hang out next to me for a little while. It was magical. I have since been wearing the humming bird Tattly in honor of that heart-opening moment.

5 Compliments that are actually meaningful

Subway GIFs of old NYC.

– I feel this: “If you’re not seeing anything interesting, you’re walking too fast.

How To Be Successful by Sam Altman

– Really enjoyed this interview with Tea Uglow.

Speechify is quite magical.

– Oh, I want to read this book: The Emotionally Intelligent Office

– “Venture capital money kills more businesses than it helps,” says Basecamp CEO Jason Fried

Cool jobs to apply for: There are over 1,000 jobs listed on the global CreativeMornings job board. If you’re hiring this is your chance to tap into this super kind community.

– A big thank you to Parsons School of Design for sponsoring my blog and RSS feed this week.

4 Comments leave a comment below

  1. RE: blogs instead of newsletters: I would like this as well but good luck convincing my parents?

  2. Hello John

    If by that you mean that your parents wouldn’t know how to use an RSS feed: I’m using and it’s really simple.

  3. Fellow Tree Lover here too!!

  4. This Friday will rock. I’m used some of the links and it’s working great.