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).
A new curated monthly series of things which made me smile and think.
Why do so many animated films have great stories? One secret: storyboarding.
Want to be more artistic? Here are 33 rules to take you from clueless amateur to generational talent (or at least help you live life a little more creatively).
A survey of over 1,000 CEO’s uncovers 4 things every leader must do.
Download and read for free ‘The End of Trust’ from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
New research shows the average age of founders who start high-growth businesses is 45.
Got to spend an afternoon on Douglas Rushkoff’s stoop last September during my visit to New York, and here he is wonderfully illustrating why he’s one of the most provocative commentators of our times:
John Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” since 1959 has been a rights of passage for all jazz musicians, and here’s why:
Sir Ian McKellen masterfully analysing and explaining Macbeth’s ‘Tomorrow, and tomorrow…’ speech for the Royal Shakespeare Company
20,000 hours of Apollo mission audio from NASA.
The Art Institute of Chicago have made over 52,000 high resolution images available without copyright.
And finally, check out this database of paper airplanes designs / instructions.