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2010

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Works Progress Administration posters

926 high-resolution posters available from the Library of Congress. Beautiful resource of Machine Age design.

www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/wpapos/search/?co=wpapos&sp=1&st=slideshow

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iPhone & iPad wallpapers for the rest of us.

A beautiful collection of iPhone and iPad wallpapers by select illustrators & designers.

poolga.com/

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The USA, as one big neighborhood

I wouldn’t be a fan of the population density of Brooklyn, but this is an interesting perspective on the both the population of the US, and the tremendous area of our country.

andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/.a/6a00d83451c45669e20120a95679e3970b-popup

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Big Think Interview with Jason Fried

Never a bad interview with Jason Fried; I love everything he says, every time he says it. This 30-minute interview touches on a lot of his ethos on working and the workplace.

bigthink.com/ideas/18516

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What Happens When You Unplug from Your Internet Addiction?

The takeaways from this “experiment” of unconnectedness seem obvious to me, and have for some time, but I haven’t pulled the trigger on making these kinds of changes in my life, even though I’d like to. It’s in my future, but it’s a hard thing to undertake, a hard thing to decide what is important and what is not, especially since I base my ability to operate in my ever-evolving career on consuming much of this information.

the99percent.com/articles/6255/lab-rat-what-happens-when-you-unplug-from-your-internet-addiction

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Jez Burrows’ Walden

I love most of Jez Burrows’ prints, but I have a special place in my heart for cabins in the woods, like this print inspired by Thoreau’s Walden.

www.eveningtweed.com/jez/walden/

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Realism in UI Design

The thing on the left is a house. The thing on the right means «home». Somewhere between the two, the meaning switches from «a specific house» to «home as a concept».

ignorethecode.net/blog/2010/01/21/realism_in_ui_design/

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Plan B

What to do when all else has failed to change your kid’s behavior.

www.slate.com/id/2228559/pagenum/all/