These browser tabs won’t close themselves, you know.
- Why I never want to dress up in black tie again I haven’t worn a suit to work since 2006. I never intend to again.
- Erika Hall on Surveys “In tort law the attractive nuisance doctrine refers to a hazardous object likely to attract those who are unable to appreciate the risk posed by the object. In the world of design research, surveys can be just such a nuisance.” Or, you know, A/B testing. I’ll stop there.
- Why ‘Do What You Love’ Is Pernicious Advice. Also In the Name of Love
- How BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti Is Building A 100-Year Media Company. These probably aren’t the three things that FastCompany wanted me to take away from this article, but you do you, and me do me, or something:
- Jonah Peretti is Chelsea Peretti’s older brother. Huh. Makes me want to go and watch some Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
- Given time travel, Jonah Peretti should totally be played by William Fichtner in the movie of his life. Huh. Makes me want to go and watch Grace Under Fire, which is where I first saw him.
- So this is what Ze Frank is up to now. Huh. Makes me want to go back and watch some episodes of The Show again.
- “The hunger mood” by Michael Graziano. It took me the best part of a year to get over craving bread and chocolate. (Not necessarily together.) I’m still working on the rest.
- Dave Winer: Anywhere But Medium. The more interesting the post is that I read on Medium, the sadder I feel that the writer doesn’t choose to publish it on their own blog or site. I understand why they do it. I’m just disappointed that the open web has failed to provide a decentralized solution with at least an equivalent experience.
- Oh look another post on Medium: Technical Debt 101
- NY Times Magazine: What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team. I need to read this a few times and take some lessons from it.
- Sean Bonner’s email newsletter #229: The Crowd Is Dying. Everyone of us. This stuff is on my mind as well.
- Via a later Sean Bonner newsletter: Metal Albums with Googly Eyes and Turning your cat into Totoro
Short film Uncanny Valley on Vimeo:
Bill Wurtz’s History of Japan:
Every Frame a Painting: Joel & Ethan Coen – Shot | Reverse Shot. I love this series.