Newsletter: ‘I have forgotten how to read’ 📖

Below are some links worth reading this week along with some art and podcasts recommendations after the jump. Interesting Reads I have forgotten how to read. Reading online is much harder than reading a book, not only because of the multitude of distractions (text messages, notifications etc) but also because of the tendency to share for […]

The self promotion dilemma

By all means, show your work. The internet is a great place to get feedback and build up your confidence. Just keep in mind, it’s all about you until it isn’t. “It’s a total catch-22: if you don’t self-promote, you won’t be known to those who hold the keys to whatever kingdom you’re interested in […]

Newsletter: ‘We are living in total fragmentation’ ⚡

Below are this week’s interesting links and recent discoveries for your weekend reading. Links David Bowie predicted Internet-enabled dystopia in 1999. “We are living in total fragmentation…I don’t think we’ve even seen the tip of the iceberg. I think the potential of what the internet is going to do to society, both good and bad, is […]

Neanderthals were great hunters but poor artists

Neanderthals were great hunters but poor artists. According to a study done by professor Richard Coss, their inability to draw could’ve been due to the fact that they didn’t have to plan as hard as Homo Sapiens to hunt down prey in their native Eurasia. Homo Sapiens, on the other hand, chased hard to get […]

Pascal Maitre’s African journey

Photojournalist Pascal Maitre has been capturing Africa for over 30 years. But “each story is like new,” he said an interview with The New York Times, “You must find a new solution, a new piece to make the story.” Photographers are first-class noticers. They wait for something to happen. Said Maitre: “The most difficult part […]

David Bowie predicted Internet-enabled dystopia in 1999

In a 1999 interview with the BBC, David Bowie foresaw the internet’s impact on music and society. The walls between artist and fan would be broken down, but the era of echo chambers and fake news would break internet culture itself. “We are living in total fragmentation…I don’t think we’ve even seen the tip of […]