This week’s Interesting Things // October, Week 2

Sonos just opened a new permanent studio in London as a social, collaborative space for artists and musicians. They describe it as a place “where anyone can go to hear music as it should sound.”

Why the New York MTA banned these bank ads — and what it might mean for future transit ads in NY.

Thanks to Sir Baron for this one — haunting images show how addicted we are to our devices.

Highly neurotic. Masochistic. Unstable. Crude. Fascinating psychological profiles of notorious dictators and world leaders — from the CIA.

If you’re more interested in tracking your carbon footprint than your calories, this wearable device will help you make choices that keep the planet healthier.

This college student is creating an app to help Veterans combat night terrors.

Eye candy: this eerie Instagram feed of dark forests will get you ready for Halloween.

What makes us human? A Public Works SF event exploring the fundamental questions around our existence.