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Designing Women

From the team at Readymag: An enlightenment project exploring the impact of women in design: Designing Women. Profiled designers include: Eileen Gray ,Varvara Stepanova, Söre Popitz, Elizabeth Friedlander, Ray Eames, Muriel Cooper, Jacqueline Casey, Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, Lora Lamm, Tomoko Miho, Lella Vignelli, Margaret Calvert, Rosmarie Tissi, Bea Feitler, Sheila de Bretteville, Katherine McCoy, April … Read more

Rock Album Cover Puzzles

Intersection of interests – puzzles and record covers. Good quality version (above), not so great quality version (below) Actually both were good fun as puzzles – it’s just that the second one seems like it was put together by ChatGPT in response to a badly formed query – check out: Ultimately still fun to put … Read more

I am not proud

Today I read a headline that said “The last rose before hometowns” and I not only understood each word in the sentence but knew which show they were talking about and what it means.

It’s Friday I’m In Love (For Nihilists)

As usual, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency Nails it: The Cure’s Friday I’m in Love For Nihilists I don’t care if Monday’s blue. God is dead. Or if Tuesday is utterly desaturated to the point where all choice is arbitrary, Wednesday too. Caroline Beach, at https://www.mcsweeneys.net/articles/the-cures-friday-im-in-love-for-nihilists

Erik Modahl at Creative Mornings Boston

So this morning was another Creative Mornings Boston meetup in the Venture Café space at CIC HQ. The speaker was Erik Modahl of beantrust, a coffeebar and distribution company in Beverly. He started beantrust back in 2015 at CIC. If you’ve been to a #cmbos meetup in the last many years you’ve likely met Erik, … Read more

Tamara Sanderson at Creative Mornings Boston

Went in to Kendall Square (CIC HQ at One Broadway) this morning to hear Tamara Sanderson at Creative Mornings Boston. Tamara is one of the co-authors (along with Ali Greene) of Remote Works – a book coming out next month about how to successfully manage remote work. She shared her own experience as a digital … Read more