Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week, so no big link to dive deep into this time, sorry! I do think I’ve got a good mix of links and videos for you. Enjoy and have a good weekend!
🖌️ These are 6 signs you’re making progress as a designer.
🐶 Dogs may have “theory of mind”, or put another way, they might be able to recognize that other beings have thoughts just like them.
🪟 I just have 2 words for you…magic windows…
☠️ I have some annoying paperwork in my life, but this French woman has been trying to prove that she’s still alive for 3 years, so my complaints seem moot.
📖 Times New Roman gets a bad rap, but it doesn’t have to be boring!
📖 And here’s someone just gushing for a bit about the font Magnat.
📖 Breaking stereotypes of gender and type.
💰 Want to be rich? Maybe don’t listen to finance gurus.
📈 In a surprise to no one, social media explicitly rewards outrage.
I love seeing behind-the-scenes stuff about nature documentaries, and this one about mushroom time-lapses scratches that exact itch.
One of the best things I’ve tried to improve about myself in the past year or so is being more confident in initiating social events with friends. I’m still a major introvert by nature, but I do love seeing people, which is something the pandemic has brought into stark relief for me. Thomas Frank has some good tips in here.
The Mountain Goats are amazing and if you don’t already listen to them, there’s no better day to start than today. Watch this video and then go listen to The Sunset Tree.
And finally, want to see what an autofocus camera lens looked like in the 80s?