“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:
From Trains in Motion, 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, 👍.
📚 “And in just one hour on Sunday, the community passed more than 2,000 books, hand to hand, to the new shop.” npr.org
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. 🍑🐻🎙️
The word of the day is refuturing. Coined and described by Warren Ellis as the “… sense of creating new immediate futures and repopulating the futures space with something entirely divorced from the previous consensus futures.”