Seen in → No.192
- 🌳 😨 The climate disaster is here – this is what the future looks like. Things are not looking good. Simple but gut punch visuals at The Guardian showing us how Earth is already becoming unliveable and how quickly things will get worse.
- Imperfect 🧵 by Josh Wolfe but still a good read for a certain vision of the Metaverse, and notice his Screens, Windows, and Mirrors framework. The good news: the METAVERSE is exciting but NOT for the reasons most people are talking about. The bad news: odds are the ‘Metaverse’ will be used by IBM in an add before year-end and further dilute + erode it as buzzword bs that we all grow AVERSE to…
- 🎥 🤯 🐟 😍 🇯🇵 The Japanese Puffer Fish is probably nature’s greatest artist. To grab a female’s attention he creates something that defies belief.
- 🇸🇪 🌲 🏢 Lovely. Isn’t it good, Swedish plywood: the miraculous eco-town with a 20-storey wooden skyscraper. “Skellefteå has wooden schools, bridges, even car parks. And now it has one of the world’s tallest wooden buildings. We visit Sweden to see what a climate-conscious future looks like”
- 🎥 🇮🇷 💨 Wonderful and sad. Iran's Centuries-Old Windmills May Soon Stop Turning. “Made of natural clay, straw, and wood, the windmills have been milling grain for flour for an estimated 1,000 years. The vertical axis design is probably similar to the windmills that were invented by the Persians around 500 C.E.—a design that slowly spread through the world and which was later adapted by the Dutch and others.”
- 🧱 🇩🇰 Shouldn’t have been there in the first place but good news. Lego to remove gender bias from its toys after findings of child survey. “Lego has announced it will work to remove gender stereotypes from its toys after a global survey the company commissioned found attitudes to play and future careers remain unequal and restrictive.” Also, bespoke alphabets created for the Lego building by BrikFont (Via Meanwhile.)
- 😍 😍 😍 The Expanse UI Design. I wonder when designers in sci fi will get over the transparent screen thing
- 🦋 Wow!!! Fuzzy Moths Taking Flight in Super Slow Motion.