The 15-Minute Daily Habit That Will Change Your Career -
Austin Kleon, best-selling author of Show Your Work, tells us how to create a “daily dispatch” that, over time, adds up to something…
It’s a good idea to share the things that you are thinking about. So, here you go. #lazywebs
Piccadilly Circus photographed by David Boyer (1953).
The city has relied for most of its youthful existence on movies and television to do the job of representing it. Yet Hollywood’s ability to disseminate images and impressions of Los Angeles around the globe more readily than, say, the architectural community of Southern California is in no way tantamount to saying that Hollywood depicts Los Angeles accurately. —
Gabriel Kahane on learning to look at L.A.: http://nyr.kr/1knLPvj (via newyorker)
»An aside: I love watching New York and Los Angeles residents verbally cannibalize each other, wagging the Tail of Two Cities …
(Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)
by Jet Visuals
Seems like it’d be fun to fly.
America was built on the preferential treatment of white people—395 years of it. Vaguely endorsing a cuddly, feel-good diversity does very little to redress this. —
Ta-Nehisi Coates, on the case for reparations. (via theatlantic)
Thought-provoking piece. I’ll let you make your own judgments about it, but I thought it was interesting how they handled this material.
This Artist Is Filling In Chicago’s Potholes With Mosaics
So far, the Chicago Department of Transportation has let Bachor’s public artworks slide. When the Chicago Tribune sought comment from the city agency, they didn’t see Bachor’s alternative pothole repair method as much of a threat. “Mr. Bachor and his art are proof that even the coldest, harshest winter can not darken the spirits of Chicagoans,” CDOT told the paper.