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🎨 Design

Identities: Munch museum and a soy milk store with a nice mascot

Illustration: Olimpia Zagnoli’s interview + Christoph Niemann’s latest NYT visual essay

The best packaging design of 2019 (Dieline awards)

LED screens giving the illusion that a building contains a gigantic water wave

XP.css, a CSS library for Windows XP looking interfaces

E-textile microinteractions (Google AI Blog)

Orb.Farm: play with an aquatic ecosystem in your browser (by the excellent Max Bittker)

NYU Tisch ITP 2020 spring show

App prototype generates camera filters from the world around you

Handsfree pedestrian crossing button



⚙️Tech

Siri’s co-creator tries to create music that responds to listeners’ feelings

Generating to-do lists from your emails (Microsoft)

Browser extension tracks the environmental impact of what you buy online

Fei Fei Li: “The next phase of AI needs to be built by professionals who are bilingual in technology and social sciences” (Exponential View podcast)

How the biggest consumer apps got their first 1,000 users



🐚 Miscellaneous

Astronaut.io shows you recent YouTube videos with 0 views and titles like 20200518 IMG 0143

Researchers asked 100 people whether a reasonable person would unlock their phone and give it to an experimenter to search through. Most said no. Then the researchers asked 103 other people to unlock their phone and give it to them. 100 of them complied.

Companies in NYC annually spend an average of $17,020 per employee on office space

How the company behind SimCity built business simulation games

A pizzeria owner made money buying his own $24 pizzas from DoorDash for $16

Shortlisted resources to make AI art

Someone wrote pretentious Twitter bios for anyone who asked

The 18 types of songs in Disney movies (thread)

A whale fall occurs when the carcass of a whale falls onto the ocean floor. This “can create complex localized ecosystems that supply sustenance to deep-sea organisms for decades.

Thrash metal drummer recovers from coronavirus, doesn't think Satan is cool anymore



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