Pearls for your human form.
About Copenhagen’s race to be the first carbon-neutral city.
How technology flatten the rich texture of urban life.
A study of 2.7m startups found the perfect age to start a business is much older than you think.
The biggest lie tech people tell themselves — and the rest of us.
For your brain.
For your heart.
For your soul.
Feed Flipper – a free service which extracts the source #RSS URL from iTunes audio.
Listen to WETA Digital’s first ‘Unsupervised’ podcast.
This free font inspired by climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Move those hand-toes and journey around the internet superhighway.
Facebook confirms 419million phone numbers were exposed.
Greta Thunberg is right to panic.
The inaugural C2 magazine — big ideas for creative business leaders!
(Marvel) Avengers | Journey’s End – more goosebumps from @slyfer2812:
A fan made video from 400,000 images taken from the Rosetta probe:
Interactive weather platform.
A fun Virtual Typewriter for those who dig the digital / analogue cross-over.
Let AI and machine learning design your logo.
Free to download and use copyright free are 100,000 faces generated by AI
Eddie Butlers speech from todays Wales independence march in Merthyr:
Time to get clicking and fill your eyes / brain / heart.
Boris Johnson’s threat of a no-deal Brexit will not break EU unity, says the the Brexit coordinator for the European parliament.
Seven of the top carbon emitters are being sued for their failure to protect New Zealanders from climate change, in a new High Court proceeding.
Facebook launches ‘clear history’ tool – but it won’t delete anything.
Electric scooters aren’t as eco-friendly as they seem, study finds.
“For the first time in a thousand years, I have no path”:
Official 10 Hour Version of a track which is scientifically proven to chill you out:
The hope generator that is TEDxWellington (full 2019 event review here):
Outlier.org: the world’s best for-credit online courses (from the cofounder of masterclass.com).
This online collaborative effort to name every color in the RGB/web space.
2019 Montana HATCH Experience will take place in Paradise Valley, October 13-16th, at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch! Take a tour of their facility (gutted not to be there this year).
Chase down the content below and fill your face with good wholesome stuff.
This article from the Brexit coordinator for the European parliament about what the UK is getting wrong.
Love this exploration of how happiness doesn’t follow success: it’s the other way round.
If you use Zoom for your conference calling you might want to rethink as it has horrible bugs.
My take on how TEDx is a ‘Hope Generator‘.
If you have an Amazon Alexa in your home did you know the voice recordings are kept forever?
Brian Eno on his ‘Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks’ project:
Another AMAZING video essay from Like Stories of Old:
How positive thinking is harming your happiness w/ Derren Brown:
Here’s a free in-browser image editor, supporting PSD, Sketch and XCF files.
MARK YOUR DIARIES #CLNZ19 is back REGISTRATIONS OPEN 9am, Mon 5th Aug:
Follow the links for connect to stories and wondrous things.
How the brain makes no distinction between a broken bone and an aching heart (sighs).
The news that Amazon got sued over Alexa child recordings in US (shudder).
The launch video from (along with the 2019 speakers / ticket registration announcement):
The anti-CEO playbook by @hamdiulukaya:
A jazz pianist improvising in tandem with a piano that plays itself:
Search NASAs library of 140,000 high definition photos, videos, and sound clips.
There are 91,000 historic maps in this collection to play around with and remix.
Attend the Weta Workshop Workshops (if you’re in Wellington): from sculpting to leather & chain-mailing to movie make-up.
Get those digits dancing and brain buzzing.
Ruined By Design sample chapter which deconstructs how Silicon Valley destroyed the social fabric of humanity to make a profit.
Unethical UK businesses using AI to monitor staff activity.
Major report finds New Zealand’s environment is in serious trouble.
“…grooving with the present…”:
Thank you @MrJacobBanks:
Another great offering from @Tom_LSOO:
Endlessly unique ambient music maker by @alex_bainter.
How to create an RSS feed for a YouTube channel.
A free AI tool to remove image backgrounds.
Commercial free stock videos.
Live radio from all over the globe.
Automatically colorize black and white photos.
Time to use your digit and wander the information superhighway.
A year on after the Cambridge Analytica scandal what has been learned, done, not done.
A new study from Harvard just proved that open plan offices are one of the dumbest ideas of all time.
Apparently the hippies have been right about vibrations and consciousness all this time.
This stupendous video essay on what it is to be human within the philosophy of Blade Runner 2049, by Tom van der Linden:
A 90minutes chat between Russell Brand and Douglas Rushkoff:
Men read other men’s deepest secrets by Jubilee Media:
The 35 questions from the Proust Questionnaire which Vanity Fair uses in their interviews.
Nearly 12 hours of Lo Fi Hip Hop for those who need to chill out / study / work.
An emulator for the very first web browser from 1989.
Allow your brain to wander with your clicks.
Facebook moderators tell of a sad story of strict scrutiny and PTSD symptoms.
Check out these 30 startup pitch decks with some learnings from each.
Looking for feedback? Try these three questions.
Ten Star Wars movies edited down into one super trailer by @TopherGrace & @JeffYorkes:
Listen to @stephenfry & @SamHarrisOrg chat -> two wonderful gents with minds the size of the planet & pools of empathetic insights:
Just some delightful minimal animals:
A simple platform to create gifs from YouTube vids & other sources.
Here’s an easy-to-use online PDF tool for 18 things.
Over a 1000 free pixel-perfect vector icons for your next project.
A wonderful free service that lets you listen to any YouTube or Vimeo channels, playlists or videos in podcast format.
Time to follow the clicks and lose yourself in good content.
Want to make your brain-sphere glow, feed it music.
Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal the emotional arcs of stories are dominated by six basic shapes.
Clayton Christensen shares what he’s learned from 25 years of studying innovation.
The latest from psychology about finding one’s true calling in life.
Reflecting on fifteen of Facebook and how it has changed the human condition.
Another great and provocative Do Lecture from Duke Stump, The Beauty of Not Knowing:
Here’s Cory Doctorow and his closing keynote for The Grand Re-Opening of the Public Domain:
Spend a couple of hours geeking out with Brian Cox and Joe Rogan about cosmology:
Here’s a font that increases the readers ability to remember things.
Check out The Cleveland Museum of Art Open Access collection which has over 34,000 images that can be downloaded as jpgs or high-resolution tiffs (free to use).
The delicious offerings from Alan Moores ‘Living Beautifully’ email newsletter (sign up here).
ClipMenu as an extremely versatile and essential Mac app which is always in use (a PC alternative).