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Becoming Resilient and How Music Changes Your Behavior

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of February 15th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas

How People Learn to Become Resilient: It’s only when you’re faced with obstacles, stress, and other environmental threats that resilience, or the lack of it, emerges: Do you succumb or do you surmount?

How Music Changes Your Behavior: What happens when a music-deprived home is suddenly flooded with tunes? More sex, for starters.

Why It Might Be Time to Abandon the Office: Here are three reasons why it might be time to leave workplace limbo and embrace complete flexibility.

Art Scene Heats Up In Downtown Los Angeles: More than 24 galleries have moved into the warehouses and decommissioned factories in downtown Los Angeles on either side of the desiccated Los Angeles River offering a new party destination for the city’s thriving art scene.

Products

Weaved: Model fabrics into three-dimensional structures using physical-programmed plastic patterns.

Quartz: Instead of formatting the app like… well, a news app, the company has turned it into what you might expect from a text message conversation.

Cardboard Camera: Take beautiful panoramic photos with depth and sound you can see and hear in VR.

Visuals

A P P A R E L: A “speculative piece of clothing in the age of data accumulation and machine learning,” A P P A R E L provides as much commentary on the present as it does about their jaggedly rendered near-future.

Dazed100: The annual guide to the visionary talent setting new agendas for an accelerated culture.

The Simpsons Movie References: Along their 27 seasons this mythic tv show has used as reference movies from famous directors such as: Stanley Kubrick, Alfred Hitchcock, Francis Ford Coppola and Steven Spielberg.


Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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