Tristan Harris is a great thinker. Stating we live in an attention economy, where products or websites win by getting our time. And what starts as a competition for our attention, devolves into a race to the bottom of the brain stem to seduce our deepest instincts. Which isn’t a good thing.
The 99U provides actionable insights on productivity, organization, and leadership to help creatives people push ideas forward. Have been reading this for years, and now they’d redesigned their website, well done!
Cuba at the edge of change, a beautiful photo series by NYTIMES.
Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another’s homes. Good talk, ha and I love the reaction from the audience on the experiment he’s initiating on 5.15.
Great to read Google is planning to let manufacturers make their own hardware. Because as the article is saying; “Imagine a world where humanity only dresses in four different outfits-representing the black, white, gold and rose gold finishes of an iPhone. That doesn’t look like freedom. That looks like prison”. These moves on building an open system, are making me like Google more and more.
Interesting tool that makes you choose a font and a time, that lets you start writing for that period of time and if you stop writing for 5 seconds, your writings disappear. Motiving you to keep your focus.