Link Drop – Feb 2

Study Finds Social Media Leads To Sleep Disturbance – stay the fuck off Facebook and you’ll feel better // Video: Apollo Robbins, professional pickpocket on the art of misdirection (via Open Culture) // Seth Godin on how famous colleges and in the industrial-education process are not preparing students with practical skills // Frank Chimero tells the story of how he discovered the caption that works on every New Yorker cartoon // Antoher Kickstarter hardware project burns through their money: Jolla announces that it is unable to fulfill all Jolla Tablet crowdfunding perks // So, what exactly is branding? // “Who you are is defined by the values you are willing to struggle for” (via swiss miss)





Link Drop – 21 Jan



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Admir Hadzic has a gorgeous portfolio site

Zack Grossbart on P Vs. NP“Right now we assume that P does not equal NP. This means that some problems are easy and others are hard. We think our secrets are safe, but we can’t prove it.”

See the invisible wireless signals around you with this augmented reality app

434 Talks for Designers from 60 ux/ui conferences all over the world

Designing for Various UI States

Design Is Fine“Imagine a time with no computers but with lots of craftsmanship and creativity. This is my library of art & design history, inspiration from the past.” (via Coudal)

NYTimes – Stop Googling. Let’s Talk. – Sherry Turkle looks at how technology has affected our abilities to communicate and empathize with others.




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I have waaaaaay too many tabs open in Safari and they have been open for way too long.

Lucky for me and you, I find good shit and good shit doesn’t go bad.

Artist Celebrates Late Grandfather by Drawing the 100,000+ Items in His Tool Shed

Jony Ive’s Secret Coffee Ritual – Good coffee-making tips here

exquisite texts“text +1 (718) 404-9006 and write some damn poetry”

This is What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Exercising“an athlete’s fitness drops faster the fitter they are” Solution? Stay active, even if it’s in little ways.

Hacking Kickstarter: How to Raise $100,000 in 10 Days — Keeping this on file for something I’ll be launching soon

How Bold Entrepreneurs Are Breaking $1 Million In One-Person Businesses — I want in.

This Simple Calculator Explains the Basics of Planning Your Retirement — C.R.E.A.M.

The Pixar Theory of Labor — I haven’t finished this, but what I have read is interesting.

Koken — “Content management and web site publishing for photographers” — I want to try this.

CreativeMornings: Wilson Miner – Steal This Talk

This crazy F1 concept car could save open wheel racing

Shawn Blanc: Creativity is a Gift

Andrew Ambrosino reimagined Apple Music and iTunes — I love projects like these.

Microsoft, Capitulation and The End of Windows Everywhere – Like IBM, Microsoft isn’t going away, but Windows is.

Seth Godin: When considering a new project, it might help to make three lists:

Rives: The Museum of Four in the Morning – What a great speaker

After you watch the above video of Rives, you can read this poem

Marco Arment: The ethics of modern web ad-blocking

NPR: Remembering When Driverless Elevators Drew Skepticism

Ars Technica: Op-ed: How I gave up alternating current *__*

The End of an Era: A Short Film About The Last Day of Hot Metal Typesetting at The New York Times (1978)

Ars Technica: Filmmakers fighting “Happy Birthday” copyright find their “smoking gun” It’s bullshit that the Happy Birthday song isn’t in the public domain.

MIT Technology Review: Tech’s Enduring Great-Man Myth