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)
Quartz says traditional home pages are obselete // Apple Watch Scooped Up Over Half The Smartwatch Market In 2015 // The new Google Ventures logo is nice and gestalt-y // “Resilience is a skill, one that’s probably more valuable than most.” —Seth Godin // The Allegory of the Cave, Monty Python styley (via Open Culture) // only in 2016 does Android get forced icon size consistency (it’s about time, guys) // boredom helps creativity (agreed! don’t be afraid of it) // Snapchat Explained… Using Snapchat (video) // Shot: home for fingers over lenses, severed limbs, missing heads, misfires, bad crops, oddly lit, badly composed, inadvertent close-ups and all photographs so bad they can only be described as Shot (via Coudal) // The less you hear about a relationship, the better it’s going.
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
NYTimes – Stop Googling. Let’s Talk. – Sherry Turkle looks at how technology has affected our abilities to communicate and empathize with others.
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.
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
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.
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
Ars Technica: Op-ed: How I gave up alternating current *__*
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