1. The secret lives of Tumblr Teens
Each social media network creates a particular kind of teenage star. A must-read about a secret world living in plain sight: The Tumblr Blog. This story is about the ones living in that culture.
"That feeling when you hit a million followers, make more money than your mom, push a diet pill scheme, lose your blog, and turn 16."
—> Tumblr Teens
2. Theory of Work
Do You want to get your work done? Do You flood yourself with Self Help Books and Productivity Advice? Do the things on this list and you're on track. Forever. Nothing more is needed.
Probably the shortest article I've ever recommended.
3. Eames and the Computer
An excellent short documentary from 1972 by the legendary husband-and-wife design team Charles and Ray Eames. They explore how shifting economic pressures drove the development of modern computing.
Horror films are much scarier than they were in the past. Here’s how they do it. A great overview from Hitchcock to today, on how films manage to manipulate our emotions.
5. Poetic Data
Jessica Hagy draws data visualizations. Delicate and poetic data visualizations. On Index Cards.