Stupefied: How organizations enshrine collective stupidity and employees are rewarded for checking their brains at the office door.
Happiness Through Photography: Despite skyrocketing growth in photography, the effect of taking pictures on consumer experiences has long been unknown. A new study out of Yale demonstrates that taking photographs can actually increase our enjoyment of experiences.
Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect: Practice matters, but in many fields it matters much less than you might think.
Small Talk Should Be Banned: Small talk prevails because of the need to find a socially acceptable topic. But when it’s removed, it changes the game.
Sarotis: Project from Interactive Architecture Lab speculates how soft robotics and depth sensors could play a part in the very near future of wearable technology as prosthetic senses.
Figma: The first interface design tool with real-time collaboration.
ThreadGenius: Reverse image search for patterns, clothing, and outfits
Why Brutalist Architecture Is Back In Style: From Washington DC to London, concrete edifices aren’t to everyone’s taste, but they’re here to stay – and people have learned to love these sights.
Operation Avalanche: A faux-documentary narrative following CIA agents tasked with faking the moon landing. As part of the research and creating a believable fake, the agents visit the set of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, blurring all boundaries between film and reality.
Harry Pearce @ 5×15: “There are no accidents, only ideas trying to find you,” Harry Pearce shares Eating with the Eyes
Levi Brooks is the CEO/Co-founder of Use All Five.
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