Welcome to week 3 of Birch Bark! I think we've got a good thing going here, so please enjoy these fresh links for the weekend! Oh, and this week's music pick is a great companion to reading pretty much anything on this list. Enjoy!
If you click nothing else in this email, at least watch this one.
I don't play guitar, but these make we want to.
My advice to anyone who wants to make moving easy: don't move. And if you have to move, make sure you go somewhere that supports a clean import or export from WordPress.
Hideo Kohima is my favorite video game creator of all time and this is a great profile of this weird genius.
Noclip makes the best video game docs in the game, and this one was particularly delightful.
But do you really want it? I honestly don’t know.
Good brand name, better can design.
This 6-part series is made for a very specific audience, and I know that audience is definitely me.
Nice to see one of these platform owners actually do something to prevent false information from spreading and have it work.
This podcast episode is a great listen for anyone interested in business, even if you don’t care at all about video games.
Some audio gear just hits perfectly and sticks around forever, even as newer, better things come along. The iPod is just iconic.
The most fascinating thing is how much people in the Apple distrust Amazon and Google, but the general public trusts those two way more than anyone else, including Apple.
These photos look great, and of note, every single one of these had a lot of editing done to them to make them look so good. I look forward to the day phones can get photos that look this good right out of the camera.
This is the dream.
Destroyer - Have We Met
I've been a huge fan of Destroyer since his classic, Rubies, and this new record continues his amazing legacy. If you're not totally sold, just put it on in the background and I promise you there will be more than a few tracks that make your ears perk up.