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Life Designed: Moral Machine, Cycle Ball & Being a Writer

Happy Wednesday! Last weekend I spent with my family making cepelinai (well, mostly observing) and dr
Life Designed: Moral Machine, Cycle Ball & Being a Writer
By Tomas Laurinavicius • Issue #16 • View online
Happy Wednesday!
Last weekend I spent with my family making cepelinai (well, mostly observing) and drinking mimosas (not the most common combination).
Welcome to another edition of Life Designed where I share the knowledge and resources to help you live better.
This week, the newsletter is supported by the good people at Away, the maker of awesome travel bags and suitcases.

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Writers have something to say. But we write even when we don’t know what that something is. Because writers know the best way to figure out what we have to say is to write.
Martin Bryant is a technology and media consultant and author of the Big Revolution, a daily newsletter that is free but asks for voluntary payments. Here he explains how the monetization of his newsletter.
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As I mentioned in my previous newsletter, I’m looking into building a niche site and here’s an extremely detailed step by step walkthrough on how to do that. Warning: It’s dense and will require a lot of patience to implement.
Here’s a platform for gathering a human perspective on moral decisions made by machine intelligence, such as self-driving cars. In other words, how do you decide who dies and what it tells about you?
Cycle ball is a unique medley between soccer and cycling. The odd sport has been around for over a hundred years, yet is not really well known internationally. But it definitely looks like fun.
Here’s a massive collection of design resources from mockups, illustrations, icons to podcasts and books.
If you’re tired of influencers snapping shots at the same locations, here’s a fantastic list by UNESCO of over 1,000 places to see.
A little late, but here’s the annual survey where hundreds of venture-backed founders speak frankly about what it’s like running a technology startup today.
An interesting publication featuring the new and the next in marketing, design and content.
Food for Thought
“A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit.” – Richard Bach
“In order to change skins, evolve into new cycles, I feel one has to learn to discard. If one changes internally, one should not continue to live with the same objects. They reflect one’s mind and psyche of yesterday. I throw away what has no dynamic, living use.” – Anaïs Nin
“Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.” – Yousuf Karsh
“It takes a tribe to raise a human.” – Yuval Noah Harari
⏰ Time: 07:59
📖 Reading: How to Think by Alan Jacobs
🍿 Watching: Fight Club
🇱🇹 Location: Panevezys, Lithuania
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