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The New Dealer and the Air Above

Take a look at some of the latest ideas, products, and visuals for the week of September 14th brought to you by our strategists, designers, and developers.

Ideas
The Future According To Stanisław Lem: Predicting the future is a way to think about the world on the largest possible scale—an effort to transcend our bodies and brains through logic and imagination.

Introducing Chaos Engineering: Netflix embraces the unpredictability of distributed systems by making “chaos” testing a part of their process.

Pics or It Didn’t Happen: The New Crisis of Connected Cameras: From celebrity nudes to Ray Rice’s domestic abuse to the ISIS bombings, an unresolved debate looms behind some of our biggest ongoing news stories.

The New Dealer: David Kordansky might not be the biggest player in the L.A. gallery scene, but his manic enthusiasm and seemingly genuine determination to draw attention to underappreciated artists make him the most interesting by far.

Products
School of Doodle: A peer-to-peer, self-directed learning lab, School of Doodle is dedicated to activating girls’ imaginations through entertainment, education and community.

The Met App: The new and easy way to see what’s happening at the Met every day—wherever you are.

Stringr: Commission and receive video footage of anything, anywhere, in 60 minutes.

Speak Up: Employee-sourced problem solving and idea generation.

Turfly: A game where the world is divided into a massive grid of turfs about the size of a football field and you get points every time you run or walk through one.

Visuals
The Air Above: A new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context.

Hort’s 20th Anniversary Show: Eike König set up his “graphic design playground” Hort, creating a community in the centre of Berlin where creatives could collaborate on ideas and client briefs side by side.

Doug Aitken: Still Life: Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the moving image artist finds power in the pause at Regen Projects.


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