An interview with Geoff McFetridge about the interfaces in “Her” and then some
Seems like a good time to re-watch “Her.” Though the movie is almost 10 years old, its view of AI and interfaces is quite prescient. Scene: Firing up the OS for the first time.
Had I never seen these before? I have no idea, but they're neato.
Behind the scenes of Severance
Nine (very) short stories about production of the first season. I could watch an hours long documentary about this show.
How science progresses
Pluto, quarter of a century apart
How a Book Is Made
Excellent photos of the humanity, machinery and process.
The inspiration behind the Rivian palette
There's not too much to the story (it's nature!), but dang Rivian has the best color line-up of any vehicle manufacturer.
1984 Mazda RX-7 Rally Car
I'm not sure if Bring a Trailer archives auctions, so I'm downloading a few photos of this gem to my favorite vehicles folder. That paint job is chef's 💋.
Topography of South America
This single tweet led me down a wonderful rabbit hole of understanding the unique geography of South America.
How to make your home smell like a Williams Sonoma store
Sometimes I have extra rosemary when cooking. Going to try this sometime! /via smartpeopleiknow
Kai Brach, founder of OffscreenMag, has been putting out this solid email newsletter (digital publication) since 2018. Every issue has something good.
So proud of my brother
After being in retail over the years, he decided in 2021 to spend his free time getting certified to help others. He now helps those struggling with addiction find treatment in Cincinnati.
A thread about value in life
Sorting through a strangers home and finding something worthwhile.
A nationwide network of cat sitters. Handy! / via SwissMiss
Ben Bartlett designed a "mirror thingy" that spelled out Marry me? when reflecting the setting sun. (His fella said yes.) / via MeFi
Sadly, this camper truck concept is not real. But I can dream.
Merlin’s GitHub of wisdom
Whenever you meet someone new, ask them what they're most excited about right now. Everyone interesting is excited about something right now, and they'd probably love to tell you about it. (And many more!)
What a Wonderful World
Started the morning with my heart out to this man playing guitar for his captive audience, a dog named Maple who recently passed.
A portal to feel connected
Marveling at this huge circular screen and camera with real-time feed between Vilnius, Lithuania and Lublin, Poland
Juggling from above
Taylor Glenn shifts the perspective of the skill / via MetaFilter
Thinking of her
Heather Cox Richardson delivers essays that are steeped in history and incredibly thoughtful. Often she covers the political moment in context, but this week is all about Mother's Day and it's so good.
All about houseplants
The basics of selecting, watering, lighting, and overall caring for houseplants. / via Laura Olin
Ten Years Ago
Look at what the web looked like 10 years ago. I love looking back! / via Kottke
The colors of Mister Rogers’ cardigan sweaters, 1979-2001
Stephen Meszaros : Prototyping Tools
Steve Albini on the surprisingly sturdy state of the music industry
The American Room
Behind the nation’s closed doors, with YouTube... and Paul Ford