All of the things I read in 2018

TLDR: 24 books, 527 articles (including 13 standouts), all tracked in Bear.

Photo by Susan Yin on Unsplash


Listed from oldest to most recent

  1. Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics, Richard H. Thaler
  2. Hacking Independence: 40 Freelance Growth Hacking Tips to Try Right Now, And Co
  3. Pandemic (The Extinction Files Book 1), A.G. Riddle
  4. Reinvention In Middle America — Innovation From the Interior, Sparks & Honey
  5. Bandwidth, Elliot Peper
  6. The Dance of the Possible: The Mostly Honest and Completely Irreverent Guide to Creativity, Scott Berkun
  7. Creative Quest, Questlove
  8. Dark Matter and Trojan Horses: A Strategic Design Vocabulary, Dan Hill
  9. Bossypants, Tina Fey
  10. The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces that Will Shape Our Future, Kevin Kelly
  11. Picture This: How Pictures Work, Molly Bang
  12. All the King’s Men, Robert Penn Warren
  13. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion, Jonathan Haidt
  14. The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman
  15. The Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling
  16. Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The astounding interconnectedness of the Universe, Lisa Randall
  17. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, John Carreyrou
  18. Time Travel: A History, James Gleick
  19. The Science of Interstellar, Kip Thorne
  20. Sharp Objects, Gillian Flynn
  21. Dark Places, Gillian Flynn
  22. The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick
  23. 1Q84, Haruki Murakami
  24. Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

Articles–the standouts

Things that I ⭐️’d because I especially enjoyed them, listed from most recent to oldest. The full list is included below.

Articles — the full list

Listed from most recent to oldest

  1. How Mark Burnett Resurrected Donald Trump as an Icon of American Success | The New Yorker
  2. A personal project case study : Meetboard — Prototypr
  3. I Was A Cable Guy. I Saw The Worst Of America. | HuffPost
  4. How I try to organise my life to make me happy
  5. If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours — ProPublica
  6. Spotify Wrapped 2018 — Technical Case Study — Active Theory — Medium
  7. How we can save 500,000 lives in 2019 without even trying hard — Los Angeles Times
  8. The Yoda of Silicon Valley — The New York Times
  9. What It’s Like to Deliver Packages for Amazon — The Atlantic
  10. Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret — The New York Times
  11. 2025, If… — Tools Ideas Environment — Whole Earth Catalog
  12. Designing Your Future ◆ 24 ways
  13. Why It’s Hard to Escape Amazon’s Long Reach | WIRED
  14. Daniel Kahneman explains why most people don’t want to be happy — Quartz
  15. On Instagram, Russian propaganda hides in plain sight | The Outline
  16. The boomer humor writers warned us about all of this | The Outline
  17. Predictions for 2019 — Saffron Brand Consultants
  18. What Is Glitter? — The New York Times
  19. Trump Backer Jerry Falwell Explains His $1.8 Million Real Estate Venture With A Florida Pool Attendant
  20. Embracing open design in 2019 | Abstract
  21. What Happened After Women Took Over The Martin Agency
  22. The Friendship That Made Google Huge | The New Yorker
  24. How to Use Porter’s Five Forces to Outmaneuver Your Competition
  25. The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked — Motherboard
  26. Six Years With a Distraction-Free iPhone — Member Feature Stories — Medium
  27. DNC Chair Tom Perez goes to war with state parties — POLITICO
  28. My Dad’s Friendship With Charles Barkley | Only A Game
  29. How the IRS Was Gutted — ProPublica
  30. Ellen DeGeneres Is Not as Nice as You Think — The New York Times
  31. You’re Doing Life Wrong: 35 Life Lessons It Took Me WAY Too Long To Realize
  32. How to Write a Cold Email — DESK Magazine
  33. The Beautiful, Inspirational Disaster of ‘Cabin Boy,’ 25 Years Later — The Ringer
  34. Young Thug and Virgil Abloh Have Remade Culture In Their Images
  35. Zombie economics: market failure and the agency talent crisis
  36. How one man’s quest to spread Christmas cheer led to a miserable four-year war with his neighborhood
  37. An Open Letter To George Bailey — The
  38. How to Implement a Killer GTD System in Google Sheets
  39. New York City Reveals the Future of American Retail — The Atlantic
  40. Meet the Visionary Behind Japan’s Most Important Outdoor Brand • Gear Patrol
  41. Lessons Learned from Vox Media’s Newsletter Growth Lead
  42. From Creative Bridges to Copyright Cash Cows: 99U’s 10 Best Entrepreneurial Ideas — Adobe 99U
  43. Meet Gary Hustwit, Design Nerd Turned Filmmaker — Magenta
  44. Guinness’s ‘Surfer’ ad didn’t do that well in research ‘but we ignored it’
  45. A letter from your future colleague, John — Reaktor
  46. I Smelled Like a Man for a Day — The Atlantic
  47. Omnicom’s C Space did a culture audit to address employee morale — Quartz at Work
  48. What We’ve Learned from Dieter Rams, and What We’ve Ignored | The New Yorker
  49. Why Is 137 the Most Magical Number? | HowStuffWorks
  50. Seinfeld ‘The Contest’ Oral History
  51. My Life Cleanse: One Month Inside L.A.’s Cult of Betterness | GQ
  52. A Business With No End — The New York Times
  53. Did a Rave Review Really Shut Down Portland Burger Bar Stanich’s? Maybe It Was the Owner’s Legal Troubles. — Willamette Week
  54. Lena Dunham Comes to Terms With Herself
  55. As deadly flames approached, a mother called her daughters to say goodbye — Los Angeles Times
  56. The Crash and Burn of Dolce & Gabbana — The New York Times
  57. The Cast of ‘Succession’ Explains How They Made the Show of the Summer | GQ
  58. Behind Dense Discovery: creating a fully customised weekly newsletter
  59. Online Shopping Is Making Us Accumulate More Garbage — The Atlantic
  60. Representing change using visual identity — Saffron Brand Consultants
  61. U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It. — The New York Times
  62. A Modern Prometheus — Processing Foundation — Medium
  63. Debt: A Love Story | Wealthsimple
  64. Inside the Pricey War to Influence Your Instagram Feed | WIRED
  65. How Political Opinions Change — Scientific American
  66. ‘The Best for the Most for the Least’: The Eames Office and the Democratic Impulse — Jim Carroll’s Blog
  67. Tundra-Trailblazing Beavers Shaped How We Coexist | WIRED
  68. The World’s Biggest Scavenger Hunt: A Guide To Finding Stories | Latif Nasser — Transom ⭐️
  69. Fraser Cooke is Nike’s Gatekeeper of Hype | SSENSE
  70. Tom Wilder, Creative Director at Collins — Meet the Creatives — Medium
  71. How Global Design Studio Ueno Maintains Its Creative Soul While Growing Rapidly — Adobe 99U
  72. The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding — The Customer Service Blog By Help Scout — Medium
  73. How to Land a Job at COLLINS — DESK Magazine
  74. Beastie Boys: ‘We were the first wave of crazy’
  75. Cover story: Aphex Twin’s mask collapses
  76. Will Stanich’s Ever Reopen? Why America’s Best Burger Spot Closed Down — Thrillist
  77. Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis — The New York Times
  78. Digital Pathways for Digital Artists — Informed and Engaged — Medium
  79. Why Doctors Hate Their Computers | The New Yorker
  80. Stores use these discount tricks to get you to spend — Vox
  81. Idle Words: Politics as Sport
  82. “Girl, Wash Your Face” Is A Massive Best-Seller With A Dark Message
  83. Faith Goldy, Toronto’s White-Nationalist Poster Girl
  84. Creating atomic components in Figma — Figma Design
  85. How To Make An Agile Contract Work For Your Teams And Clients
  86. WAYWO. Because work doesn’t have to be polished to be shared.
  87. Post Malone is not worth defending | The Outline
  88. Post Malone is the perfect pop star for this American moment. That’s not a compliment. — The Washington Post
  89. Putin’s Real Long Game — POLITICO Magazine
  90. Why Do All Websites Look the Same? — Member Feature Stories — Medium
  91. Jon Stewart and Dave Chappelle on Trump, Sexism, Louis C.K.
  92. How I changed my mindset to go from freelancer to business owner | Inside Design Blog
  93. Scripting News: The Moneyball of politics
  94. Inside the Crazy Cabal Trying to Smear Robert Mueller
  95. Clorox’s drive to be more ‘human-centered’ after ‘utterly failing’ | Campaign US
  96. Bolton Kept DHS in the Dark in His Push to Seal the Border Against the Migrant Caravan
  97. This Is How We Radicalized The World
  98. In this close race, progressives have barely lifted a finger for one of their own
  99. What the Hell Happened to Darius Miles? | By Darius Miles
  100. The Beastie Boys Put Down the Mic and Pick Up the Pen — The New York Times
  101. Heidi Cruz Didn’t Plan for This — The Atlantic
  102. Beastie Boys: ‘Being in a band… it’s an absurd comedy’ | Music | The Guardian
  103. Shields Down — Rands in Repose
  104. The Horror Pitchfest: An Honest Review of Gary Vaynerchuk, Success Squared and Success Resources Australia | Leonie Dawson | Shining Life + Biz
  105. Earth faces climactic moment | News | Environment | M&G
  106. A Brief History of the Ouija Board | Mental Floss
  107. How R/GA is disrupting employment
  108. The Most Important Role In Your Design Org: Team Lead — Org Design for Design Orgs
  109. Excerpt: Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz
  110. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner: The main US skills gap is not coding — Quartz at Work
  111. How Wendy’s Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Its Twitter Roasts Of McDonald’s
  112. The untold story of Stripe, the secretive $20bn startup driving Apple, Amazon and Facebook | WIRED UK
  113. Rick Stein Obituary — Wilmington, DE | The News Journal
  114. Structural Typography — Bethany Heck — Medium
  115. How Missy Elliott Became an Icon — Miss Elliot Interview and ELLE Cover Story
  116. Idle Words — Portrait of a Campaign
  117. Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever — Krebs on Security
  118. Brett Kavanaugh and the Information Terrorists Trying to Reshape America | WIRED
  119. The mystery of Tucker Carlson — Columbia Journalism Review
  120. A Former Obama Operative Built a New Anti-Republican Attack Machine — Bloomberg
  121. The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies — Bloomberg
  122. Jeff Goodby’s 5 Vandalism Rules for Advertising Professionals — Adweek
  123. Devin Nunes’s Family Farm Is Hiding a Politically Explosive Secret
  124. One Small Step for the Web… — Tim Berners-Lee — Medium
  125. Opinion | A Wise Man Leaves Facebook — The New York Times
  126. How We Know Kavanaugh Is Lying | Current Affairs
  127. Bradley Cooper Is Not Really Into This Profile — The New York Times
  128. Software startup InVision has no physical headquarters and all 700 of its employees work remotely — Business Insider
  129. ‘This guy doesn’t know anything’: the inside story of Trump’s shambolic transition team | News | The Guardian
  130. Voting Machines Are Still Absurdly At Risk | WIRED
  131. David Frum: Will American Democracy Survive Trump? — The Atlantic
  132. James Madison’s Mob-Rule Fears Have Been Realized — The Atlantic
  133. Polarization in Poland: A Warning From Europe — The Atlantic
  134. What Termites Can Teach Us | The New Yorker
  135. Mac Miller Perseveres
  136. How Puerto Rico Became a Tax Haven for the Super Rich | GQ
  137. Chevy Chase is 74, sober and ready to work. The problem? Nobody wants to work with him. — Washington Post
  138. “The folks who have the most outsized successes are the least likely people to have been doing it for the money” — Jason Shellen Reflecting On His Time At Google, Startups | Hunter Walk
  139. The Gorgeous Typeface That Drove Men Mad and Sparked a 100-Year Mystery
  140. There is no shame in unread tabs.
  141. One day away: Ed Cooley, 9/11 and the recruit who saved his life — The Athletic
  142. The ten types of challenger brand | WARC
  143. The ‘Mad Men’ Behind Ford’s Ad Agency Drama
  144. Opinion | I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration — The New York Times
  145. Why I didn’t look at your resume — Crew Dispatch — Medium
  146. I’m Joining Louise Fili! — Mattymatt
  147. Bob Woodward’s new book reveals a ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s presidency — The Washington Post
  148. My (Simple) Workflow To Design And Develop A Portfolio Website — Smashing Magazine
  149. “A Portfolio Hiring Managers Can’t Deny,” an article by Dan Mall
  150. Norm Macdonald, Still in Search of the Perfect Joke — The New York Times
  151. Google and Mastercard Cut a Secret Ad Deal to Track Retail Sales — Bloomberg
  152. The Myers-Briggs test is a joke | The Outline
  153. Alan Rusbridger: who broke the news? | News | The Guardian
  154. Lego Wants to Completely Remake Its Toy Bricks (Without Anyone Noticing) — The New York Times
  155. Could 36-Year-Old Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg Topple Trumpism? — Rolling Stone
  156. The Instagram Generation — Zander Nethercutt
  157. Conan O’Brien’s Unrequited Fanboy Love for Robert Caro — The New York Times
  158. David Foster Wallace on John McCain, 2000 Rolling Stone Story — Rolling Stone
  159. Everything Goes With Everything… : Design Observer
  160. How Do You Explain the ‘Obvious?’ — The New York Times
  161. John McCain’s Legacy Was Built on A Myth
  162. Michael Cina on The Great Discontent (TGD)
  163. Framework of the Day: Known Unknowns | Noah Brier dot Com
  164. Slack Copywriting: What They Say to 9.6 Million Pageviews Every Month
  165. Memes: An Antidote to Uncertainty — Zander Nethercutt
  166. How to hire a design agency — Adi Ofir — Medium
  167. Ecuadorian Society Lived In Cloud Forest Until Spanish Arrival
  168. This company hired anyone who applied. Now it’s starting a movement
  169. The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History | WIRED
  170. Notes Nearing Ninety: Learning to Write Less
  171. The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown — The Washington Post
  172. Taibbi: Censorship Does Not End Well — Rolling Stone
  173. Should I Become a Manager?
  174. How ‘Sharp Objects’ Created Its Killer Soundtrack
  175. Strong Brands Ask. Weak Brands Answer. — Jasmine Bina — Medium
  176. Craft CMS // Chris Malven
  177. The Key to the Sharp Objects Mystery Is in the Music
  178. Kobayashi Maru Management — Rands in Repose
  179. Inside Twitter’s Struggle Over What Gets Banned — The New York Times
  180. Strategy vs. Tactics: What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?
  181. Carl Gustav Jung, Quantum Physics and the Spiritual Mind: A Mystical Vision of the Twenty-First Century ⭐️
  182. “The Lean Startup” is an unproductive legend — Quartz at Work
  183. The 14 Rules of Identity — Jasmine Bina — Medium
  184. Amazon, Airbnb, and Asos are all investing in this one simple design idea
  185. Crypto has a killer app
  186. 17 Small But Powerful Shifts Every Company Should Make In Their Messaging
  187. WNW MAGAZINE — How Not to Get a Job in the Creative Industry, Part 2: The Work
  188. WNW MAGAZINE — How Not to Get a Job in the ​​​​​​​Creative Industry, Part 1: The Portfolio
  189. Rich, reckless Brexit zealots are fighting a new class war | John Harris | Opinion | The Guardian
  190. Take another look at Tumblr. — Doug Richard — Medium
  191. Positioning & Pricing Your Agency for Growth — Bureau of Digital
  192. Clocking Back In… at InVision! » Mike Industries
  193. It’s the End of Agencies As We Know It. Here’s Where We Go Next — Adweek
  194. Percy Bysshe Shelley: “Ozymandias” by David Mikics | Poetry Foundation
  195. How I Read
  196. Everything Goes in a Context Bucket — Rands in Repose
  197. A Spectre is Haunting Unicode
  198. Social Innovation — idealect — Medium
  199. The Fall of the Meth King: An Oral History of the Best ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode Ever — The Ringer
  200. The Vague Role of ‘Copywriter’ — Member Feature Stories — Medium
  201. How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions
  202. So You Want To Be An Ad Agency Copywriter — Words for Life — Medium
  203. The future is here. It’s just not evenly distributed, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity
  204. So you bought a ghost town | The Outline
  205. The Designer Who Changed Airbnb’s Entire Strategy
  206. Seth Rogen, In Conversation
  207. The Munger Operating System: A Life That Really Works
  208. Fake News Is About to Get Even Scarier than You Ever Dreamed | Vanity Fair
  209. Design-Driven Companies. Are We There Yet? » Mike Industries
  210. Unadulterated Joy: An Oral History of ‘Step Brothers’ — The Ringer
  211. How Goop’s Haters Made Gwyneth Paltrow’s Company Worth $250 Million — The New York Times
  212. “I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-Lee, the Man Who Created the World Wide Web, Has Some Regrets | Vanity Fair
  213. Perfectly Imperfect — Chapter Tales — Medium
  214. Alt-Right Troll To Father Killer: The Unraveling Of Lane Davis
  215. Ice Poseidon’s Lucrative, Stressful Life as a Live Streamer | The New Yorker
  216. Big city freelancers look to small cities to lower cost of living.
  217. Dan Mall SuperFriendly Interview | Metajive
  218. Hillel Gray: They’re still here — the curious evolution of Westboro Baptist Church — News — The Topeka Capital-Journal — Topeka, KS
  219. Matt Berninger on patience — The Creative Independent
  220. Nike Is Tailoring Its Stores For Local Shoppers Using Big Data
  221. People Don’t Buy Products, They Buy Better Versions of Themselves
  222. Instrument founders Interview | Metajive
  223. Technology & our Imposter Syndrome — Tim Sparke — Medium
  224. The Design Sprint 2.0: What is it and what does it look like? — InVision Blog
  225. 10 Lessons Learned From 10(ish) Years of Running My Own Design Firm — 99U
  226. The State of Digital Design 2017 | metajive
  227. Fool’s Gold Records: on Turning 10
  228. State of the Digital Nation 2020: Venture Road — The Startup — Medium
  229. Dribbble’s Sarah Kuehnle: Community is everything
  230. My dad predicted Trump in 1985 — it’s not Orwell, he warned, it’s Brave New World | Media | The Guardian
  231. How To Consistently Produce Great Creative Work
  232. 6 writing techniques you should use in web copy, and why they work
  233. EXCLUSIVE: Desus & Mero Had 2 Months Left Of Viceland Gig | Bossip
  235. If I knew then what I know now … I’d integrate strategy — Planet Propaganda | — Ad Age
  236. How the Disposable Straw Explains Modern Capitalism — The Atlantic
  237. Survival of the Richest — Future Human — Medium
  238. Bleak Time, Bold Moves: The State of the Digital Nation 2020–99U
  239. The Fourth of July | Popehat
  240. Living D.C. graffiti legend went from rowdy thug to art teacher — The Washington Post
  241. Complicating the Narratives — The Whole Story ⭐️
  242. Double Loop Learning: Download New Skills and Information into Your Brain ⭐️
  243. Frank Chimero · MVP Soundsystem ⭐️
  244. Opinion | Dave Eggers: A Cultural Vacuum in Trump’s White House — The New York Times
  245. 4 reasons we love Figma at Deliveroo — Deliveroo Design — Medium
  246. From Idea to App Store: A Design Sprint Case Study — UX Planet
  247. What Sarah Sanders’s Red Hen controversy says about civility — Vox
  248. “The Russians Play Hard”: Inside Russia’s Attempt to Hack 2018 — And 2020 | Vanity Fair
  249. Balancing Time | CSS-Tricks
  250. Inside Trials of Johnny Depp: Lawsuits, Drinking, Marriage Gone Wrong — Rolling Stone
  251. Young Trumpies Hit D.C. — POLITICO Magazine
  252. Want to Understand What Ails the Modern Internet? Look at eBay — The New York Times
  253. How ‘Desus & Mero’ Conquered Late Night — The New York Times
  254. ‘These Child Actors’: Family Separations and the Destabilizing of Empathy — The Atlantic
  255. Forty-Five Things I Learned in the Gulag
  256. I’m Patrick Moberg, Creator of Dots and Two Dots, and This Is How I Work
  257. Reflecting on five years at Basecamp — Signal v. Noise
  258. Family separation at the border: Donald Trump and the triumph of cruelty — Vox
  259. How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People
  260. You are not your job search — Dear Design Student
  261. Am I wrong for trying to hold on to the best thing I ever had?
  262. 24 hours at my local Dunkin’ Donuts | The Outline
  263. Vice Media Was Built on a Bluff
  264. Eike König: Deliver the Unexpected — 99U
  265. Leaving BuzzFeed — Cap Watkins — Medium
  266. How did HDL choose projects? — Helsinki Design Lab
  267. “Distinct Design Systems,” an article by Dan Mall
  268. Opinion | The Insatiable and Unknowable Anthony Bourdain — The New York Times
  269. List of Everything Anthony Bourdain Hates and Dislikes | InsideHook
  270. Anthony Bourdain and the Power of Telling the Truth | The New Yorker
  271. Kansas Democratic Party can’t account for $900,000 from Clinton campaign fund — News — The Topeka Capital-Journal — Topeka, KS
  272. Photo editing app VSCO has over 1 million paying customers — INSIDER
  273. As We May Think — The Atlantic
  274. GitHub Is Microsoft’s $7.5 Billion Undo Button — Bloomberg
  275. My name is Wil Wheaton. I Live With Chronic Depression and Generalized Anxiety. I Am Not Ashamed.
  276. Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Explorer And Enthusiast : Monkey See : NPR
  277. the 4 kinds of side businesses you can start | Justin Mares
  278. Atul Gawande: Curiosity and What Equality Really Means | The New Yorker
  279. Hitting Warp Speed Web Design Using Figma — Altos Insights
  280. John Maeda: Making the 99% Visible | Create
  281. Every Episode of ‘Seinfeld’ Ranked From Worst to First
  282. Interview: Black Thought, The Voice Of The Roots, Is Ready To Tell His Story : NPR
  283. An Ambitious Person’s Brutally Honest Take On Work-Life Balance ⭐️
  284. ‘The Bachelorette’ Recap Season 14 Premiere
  286. How Retail Stores Can Thrive in the Age of Amazon
  287. The Reporter Who Took Down a Unicorn
  288. How a Tiny Kansas Town Rebooted Its Struggling Hospital into a Health Care Jewel — POLITICO Magazine
  289. Forget the Cover Letter: Write a Pain Letter, Instead
  290. How We Support Remote Employees at DigitalOcean
  291. Illustration in the App Store +
  292. Helen Rice and Josh Nissenboim on The Great Discontent (TGD)
  293. The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code — Bloomberg
  294. Roko’s Basilisk: The most terrifying thought experiment of all time.
  295. Steve Jobs’ Secret for Eliciting Questions, Overheard at a San Francisco Cafe
  296. Even Buffett learned the hard way: the long-term pain of short-term strategies — The Washington Post
  297. Live Like a Hydra — Thinking Is Hard — Medium
  298. The Lesson of Eric Greitens, and the Navy SEALs Who Tried to Warn Us | The New Yorker
  299. Claude Shannon’s “Creative Thinking” Speech: A Genius Reveals How To Be Creative
  300. How to Choose an Effective Brand Colour Palette — Hollie Arnett — Medium
  301. Skin in the Game — 99U
  302. Ancient Rome’s Collapse Is Written Into Arctic Ice — The Atlantic
  303. Donald Trump and Sean Hannity’s Late Night Calls
  304. Have I told you about my old friend who’s married to the Republican governor of Missouri?
  305. My journey to North Korea with the secretary of state — The Washington Post
  306. Is Amazon Prime Still Worth It? | WIRED
  307. Gravy Boat: My Week on the High Seas With Paula Deen and Friends
  308. Running an Agency ⭐️⭐️⭐️
  309. How to Identify Talent: Five Lessons from the NFL Draft — Behavioral Scientist
  310. Gibson’s Bankruptcy is a Cautionary Tale about Corporate “Innovation”
  311. Kierkegaard on the Individual vs. the Crowd, Why We Conform, and the Power of the Minority — Brain Pickings
  312. How to generate ideas: Be more Hume, and stop doing what you’re f****ng told. ⭐️
  313. Ta-Nehisi Coates: Kanye West in the Age of Donald Trump — The Atlantic
  314. Rural Kansas is dying. I drove 1,800 miles to find out why
  315. Opinion | How to Survive Your 40s — The New York Times
  316. Amazon built its hyper efficient warehouses by embracing chaos — Quartz
  317. How much do I need to retire? — I Will Teach You To Be Rich
  318. Panic Blog » The 2017 Panic Report
  319. Digital agencies struggle with a new market reality — Digiday
  320. Your design portfolio needs better copy
  321. Why I’ve been doing a weekly review since 2009 — Ryan Hildebrandt ⭐️
  322. Donald Glover Can’t Save You | The New Yorker
  323. Sally Hogshead Is A Very Good Keynote Speaker — Nick Gray
  324. 19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday ⭐️
  325. Inside Art of Misdirection, the ultra-exclusive private torrent tracker for magic piracy — Business Insider
  326. McMaster and Commander | The New Yorker
  327. Jersey Shore MTV Oral History
  328. At Nike, Revolt Led by Women Leads to Exodus of Male Executives — The New York Times
  329. bourbakisme: Comprehensive Design.
  330. Making Unsplash for iOS — Unsplash Blog — Medium
  331. Frank Chimero · A Modest Guide to Productivity ⭐️
  332. Closing the creative gap — Hack Design ⭐️
  333. Scott Pruitt’s New EPA Rule Would Transform the Agency — The Atlantic
  334. Brand Insight: Chobani and the Magic of Food | LBBOnline
  335. Junot Díaz: The Legacy of Childhood Trauma | The New Yorker
  336. Palantir Knows Everything About You
  337. Iowa newspaper uses an escape room to solve the profit puzzle — Columbia Journalism Review
  338. We Were Content Then, And Young — Track Changes
  339. Doing one thing a day; or, a calendar plan that’s actually productive
  340. Patagonia vs. Donald Trump | GQ
  341. Legendary Photographer Art Shay Tells His Remarkable Story | Chicago magazine | April 2018
  342. Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans? — The Atlantic
  343. Kanye West Interviews His Interior Designer Axel Vervoordt: “The Future Is Here” | Pret-a-Reporter
  344. Cardi B, Drake, and the Art of Sampling Lauryn Hill | The New Yorker
  345. Design System for Figma — The Power of Dynamic Elements
  346. 8 writing tips for designers, developers, and other non-writers — InVision Blog
  347. Mediatel: Newsline: Tracey Follows: Why Simon Sinek is wrong
  348. Sonic Peanut Butter Fudge Shake — The Knowledge for Thirst
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  376. The 3 Things Employees Really Want: Career, Community, Cause
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  378. The Evolution of Tools — Airbnb Design
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  383. The Case For Chaos | canalside view
  384. Thoughts on working fully distributed for the first time — Automattic Design
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  386. ‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower | News | The Guardian
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  390. Amazon thinks it can invent the office of the future with Alexa. We have some better ideas. — Quartz
  391. The Retail Apocalypse Is Overblown. And Retailers Can Still Thrive.
  392. Vincent Stanley: Director of Philosophy, Patagonia — Matters Journal
  393. Trump’s comments on trade and Justin Trudeau are impossible to analyze — Quartz
  394. Marcus Hutchins, the Gray Hat Hacker
  395. Quit your job. Close your company. — heidi hackemer — Medium
  396. Two Very Different Kinds of Illustration +
  397. Why the PDF Is Secretly the World’s Most Important File Format — Motherboard
  398. Bitcoin Is Ridiculous. Blockchain Is Dangerous: Paul Ford — Bloomberg
  399. For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers. Here’s What I Learned. — The New York Times
  400. LinkedIn requests: A guide for knowing which connections to accept and which to ignore — Quartz at Work
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  402. Gratitude for Invisible Systems — The Atlantic
  403. Want to learn statistics? These are the best books, and they’re free to download — Quartz
  404. What Happens When Data Scientists and Designers Work Together
  405. What Does It Cost To Be Big On Instagram?
  406. How a Government Bureaucrat Became the King of Internet Memes
  407. How I use Twitter · Felix Krause
  408. Timothée Chalamet by Frank Ocean | V Man
  409. Sea Level Rise in the SF Bay Area Just Got a Lot More Dire | WIRED
  410. Christopher Steele, the Man Behind the Trump Dossier | The New Yorker
  411. Fake designs yield real results — GV Library
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  413. The Lottery Hackers — The Huffington Post
  414. The Race to Save Hollywood — Member Feature Stories — Medium
  415. Jamison Bachman, the Worst Roommate Ever
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  418. The Teacher Who Taught His Students to Challenge the NRA on the Day They Lost 17 of Their Own
  419. Russia got exactly what it wanted | The Outline
  420. We need to an internet of unmonetisable enthusiasms | WIRED UK
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  422. Brad Parscale Will Be Donald Trump’s 2020 Campaign Manager | WIRED
  423. Crafting a Great Branding Delivery — The Startup — Medium
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  428. Bob Greenberg Explains Why Connected Spaces Are the Future of Communication — SURFACE
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  433. The Math Behind Pennsylvania’s Gerrymandered Map Getting Overturned | WIRED
  434. Promethea Unbound — The Atavist Magazine
  435. Winning the Battle, Losing the War
  436. It’s the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech | WIRED
  437. What is brand experience? | WARC
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  439. The Good Room — Frank Chimero
  440. The end of the beginning of the end — Tim Brunelle — Medium
  441. Barton F. Graf’s Gerry Graf on learning to love rejection — Digiday
  442. The Goldilocks Principle: How agencies can get digital “just right” — Velocitize
  443. Welcome To (New Economy) Optimism. — Wieden+Kennedy — Medium
  444. What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men?
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  453. It’s the End of Agencies As We Know It. Here’s Where We Go Next — Adweek
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  455. Has Anyone Seen the President? — Bloomberg
  456. Everything Easy is Hard Again — Frank Chimero
  457. Don’t Buy Anyone an Echo
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  474. Poker, Speeding Tickets, and Expected Value: Making Decisions in an Uncertain World
  475. TV, retail, advertising and cascading collapses — Benedict Evans
  476. How to improve your design process with copy docs — Dropbox Design — Medium
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  478. Brendan Dawes — Switching to Vim
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  480. Things are going so well we’re doing a hiring freeze
  481. Podcast Listeners Really Are the Holy Grail Advertisers Hoped They’d Be | WIRED
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  485. 4 Tips for Navigating Ambiguity — IDEO U
  486. How Blood Sugar Sex Magik Was Almost The End Of The Red Hot Chili Peppers — Classic Rock
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