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How Amalia Ulman Became an Instagram Celebrity — Vulture “How did the actress’s very public mental breakdown, and the national schadenfreude it inspired, factor into your project?” tags: writingprompt english selfies weekly art socialmedia Keshif – Simplicity Driven Visual Faceted Browser Interesting facet based browsing like Simile tags: data dataviz d3 simplicity keshif weekly tool […]

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A Surfeit of Salamanders: An Imagined Picture Book – Inkfish “If ever there was a scientific study that deserved to be a children’s picture book, this was it. Scientists belly-crawled through the forests of the Ozarks, flipping stones and looking for slimy things that wriggled away from them. They learned that the forest is secretly […]

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The California Sunday Magazine “She waves to one of her neighbors, but only after dark, so that the other neighbors won’t see” tags: weekly writingprompt sociology Google News Redesign Concept for Objective Reading – PSFK On the function side, Google intends to make the news as balanced and objective as possible with options including comparisons […]

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Reflections on the MP3 Format: Interview with Jonathan Sterne : Computational Culture ” First, thank you for asking all these great and difficult questions. And to readers, thanks for plowing through what’s about to be a lot of prose. Brevity in print is not one of my strong points.” tags: weekly mp3 questions Fidelity Investments […]

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Why broken sleep is a golden time for creativity – Karen Emslie – Aeon “Night-waking, he told me, was different in nature from waking during the day, at least according to the documents he found. The third US president Thomas Jefferson, for example, read books on moral philosophy before bed so that he could ‘ruminate’ […]

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As we may understand — Medium “However, in applying some of the (nicer!) ideas in practice, particularly towards influencing more sustainable behaviour at work and at home, around issues such as office occupancy and food choices, as well as energy use, it became clear that the models of people inherent in many kinds of ‘intervention’ […]

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Man Regrets Jumping Onto Whale Being Eaten By Sharks – Business Insider “Even the parents of this Perth, Australia, man who jumped onto a whale circled by hungry sharks say their son is an idiot. “ tags: whale sharks choices weekly Intoxicating machines – O’Reilly Radar ““Mr. Frankel, who started this program, began to suffer […]

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Tangle: a JavaScript library for reactive documents This is awesome. I love this. tags: js javascript interactive documents data infographics visualization weekly Ipsos MORI | Poll | Perceptions are not reality: Things the world gets wrong tags: univ200 truth lies perception reality weekly stats We Are All Confident Idiots – Pacific Standard: The Science of […]

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The Miseducation of the Doodle “Having exhausted traditional learning methods such as highlighting, note-taking, and rote memorization, Virginia chose to unleash a powerful, primitive tool that ultimately turned out to be her savior: The Doodle. Virginia decided to draw rudimentary visual representations of every concept in her Morrison and Boyd textbook. She deployed a problem-solving […]

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How Students Lead the Learning Experience at Democratic Schools | MindShift “The most significant responsibility at the school is that “you are responsible for what you make of your life,” McCaig says. To graduate, students write and defend a thesis that they have “prepared themselves to become effective adults in the larger community.” “ tags: […]

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