The Sidewalk Weekly podcast is an interesting and light look at urban tech news
Roam is a super nerdy (I mean that in the best possible way) note taking tool that allows multiple ways to interconnect your thoughts
↑ Current mood, photo by Patrick Joust
I just finished The Winter People, a creepy book that toggles between two families, one in 1908 and one in modern times, living in the same haunted/cursed farm house.
I just started Terriers on Hulu. It’s like a less psychedelic Big Lebowski meets 80s/90s detective show.
These little animated excercising stick figures are awesome, bonus points for an excercise regime you can do in a “postage-stamp flat”
I wonder if I could get a bunch of these mini-offices, one for each family member
The humble text field gets some design love
Whereby, a Zoom alternative
“These days do feel long, but the year will be short.” - Emmet Connolly
“Under quarantine, the map of my world has shrunk in distance, but if I try hard enough, maybe it doesn’t have to shrink in detail.“
An interesting nugget from Advice from Ten Years of Leading Remote Teams:
The 404 page for the Information Architecture Conference is fun:
Trains in Motion is a series of photos by Aaron Durand. /via Present & Correct
Still Hiring lists companies with open positions for those job hunting in these tough times. Looks like everything from grocery stores to marketing agencies are listed.
The Short Story Club is like a book club, but for short stories. RSVP, read a short story, and join a live discussion with the author on Zoom. First up, a story from Cory Doctrow. Plus proceeds go towards getting masks to healthcare workers. In.
U.S. Digital Response is looking for volunteers to help State and Local governments with technical support for their COVID-19 response. Types of skills sought include: UX research/design, content strategy, front-end engineering and more.
Abandoned is a calm (to me) documentary series that “… explores abandoned places with the people who love them long after the lights have gone out.”
“The photographs of Joshua Dudley Greer are like small novellas that contain pathos, humor, and unfinished stories.”
🎙️ The latest episode of the podcast Nocturne was all about a group of friends who created a secret apartment in the middle of a mall and lived there for years.
Stoop is like a feed reader, but for email newsletters. I’ve been using it for a couple days, 👍.
Dense Discovery is a newsletter that provides a “… curated mix of practical and inspirational links at the intersection of tech, design, and culture every Tuesday.” Highly recommend.
The dashboard for a asteroid chasing satelite. Very sci-fi UI.
The hex colors of the woods according to Picular.
A great story about a peach tree, a bear, and the automated podcast machine that was built to keep the bear from eating the peaches. 🍑🐻🎙️