Category Archives: Shared Items

Interesting items found in my daily reading

Are You Unconventional Enough in Your Thinking? via Phil McKinney on LinkedIn [Shared]

Are You Unconventional Enough in Your Thinking? | LinkedIn Unconventional thinking from unconventional individuals is the lifeblood of innovation. They are the people who see things in a new way, and because of this, they often come up with truly … Continue reading

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22 Things for a Saturday on Planet Earth via Nicholas Bate [Shared]

22 Things for a Saturday on Planet Earth – Nicholas Bate Photo by Felix Rostig on Unsplash Celebrate more often: you’ve got a place on the planet, the one consistently rated the best in the known universe. Don’t let a … Continue reading

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The Changing Room Illusion via YouTube [Shared] [Video]

The Changing Room Illusion The Changing Room Illusion is an example of “graduate change blindness,” a phenomenon in which observers are unable to notice changes to the world around them when those changes occur gradually. In virtually all prior cases, … Continue reading

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11 of the Weirdest Christmas Traditions We Should Absolutely Bring Back via Lifehacker [Shared]

I am hoping that this holiday season will be a but more “normal” than the last two, but even then I plan on re-invigorating a few of these vintage Christmas traditions in my own home. – Douglas 11 of the … Continue reading

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Historical Book: Painting and decorating by Walter Pearce (1913) [Shared]

   Related Posts: What to Photograph on Vacation When You’re Feeling Uninspired via Digital Photography School The Masks of the Zuni (1904) via The Public Domain Review [Shared] Christmas 2020 – 18 in a series – My Favorite Quotes from … Continue reading

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Automatic Video Editor — Smart Cut — Kapwing [Shared]

Automatic Video Editor — Smart Cut — Kapwing The first web-based video editor that removes silence from your videos automatically. Make content 10x faster with Smart Cut from Kapwing. Read Automatic Video Editor — Smart Cut — Kapwing Related Posts: … Continue reading

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Historical Books: Antient Irish pavement tiles, exhibiting thirty-two patterns : illustrated by forty engravings, after the originals, existing in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Howth, Mellifont, and Newtown Abbeys : Oldham, Thomas, 1816-1878

Antient Irish pavement tiles, exhibiting thirty-two patterns : illustrated by forty engravings, after the originals, existing in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Howth, Mellifont, and Newtown Abbeys : Oldham, Thomas, 1816-1878    Antient Irish pavement tiles, exhibiting thirty-two patterns : illustrated … Continue reading

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Why you should write in public  via @david_perell on Twitter [Shared]

I have been preaching the gospel about “Telling people what you do and how well you do it” for over 20 years and this Twitter thread explains some reasons why it is so important. – Douglas Photo by Dylan Gillis … Continue reading

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DIY Acoustic Panels Or Modern Artwork? Can’t Tell | Hackaday [Shared]

DIY Acoustic Panels Or Modern Artwork? Can’t Tell | Hackaday The acoustic properties of a room have a surprising impact when you want to use a microphone. [RayP24]’s son was trying to make his bedroom into a better recording studio, … Continue reading

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How a Swedish coffee break can boost your wellbeing and performance – BBC REEL via YouTube [Video] [Shared]

How a Swedish coffee break can boost your wellbeing and performance – BBC REEL via YouTube In Sweden, a coffee break is more than just a quick hit of caffeine – it’s a longstanding tradition, believed to boost staff wellbeing … Continue reading

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The Hidden Engineering Protecting Getty Art from Earthquakes [Shared]

The safety systems at the Getty have always fascinated me. I am constantly discovering mounting systems and such which are so subtle – as they should be – that they don’t impact the enjoyment of the artwork at all. – … Continue reading

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Browse “The Art of Luca” Book Online [Shared]

I love these books from Pixar and Disney. but they can be very expensive, so it is great to be able to leaf through them online. – Douglas This vibrant volume is an exclusive look behind the scenes of Disney … Continue reading

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The Agincourt Technology Rules via Three Star Leadership | Wally Bock [Shared]

History always has much to teach us, if only we think about its lessons and how to apply them. – Douglas Three Star Leadership | Wally Bock | The Agincourt Technology Rules In 1346, an English army of 16,000 defeated … Continue reading

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The Historic Concrete Bridge In Pasadena Is The Only One Of Its Kind In Southern California via Only In Your State [Shared]

I love looking at this bridge every time I drive through Pasadena and I have hiked beneath it a number of times. I even made artwork and products out of the photos I have taken over the years. It is … Continue reading

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Explain things simply by Andrew Yeung [Shared]

I must admit that when I was studying for my communications degree I often laughed at the seeming silliness of it all. Surely everyone knows how to communicate properly, right? Well, as we all find as we grow older, no, … Continue reading

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