A handful of interesting articles a day. None of them about Covid-19.
Here's some links.Don't read them all at once…
Hello, there,It’s summer holiday time in the northern hemisphere, and for the first time in a couple of years, I've actually been on holiday. We've been camping in a coastal valley with no WiFi and the merest sniff of 3G connection (if you climb part the way …
This is astonishing. Using machine-learning based upscaling and interpolation, the French seaside from a century ago is brought to vivid life.
The big annual Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute launched yesterday. Here's my write-up of the fascinating discussion that happened at the London launch event:
A nice wee video explaining a useful psychological concept.
People underestimate the role colour plays in any visual medium. There's a reason colour grading has become such an important skill in video editing, for example. I've had some fascinating discussions about the role of colour psychology in arresting share ima…
I doubt anyone noticed - but this is the missing issue of ERT.I genuinely can't remember why this issue ended up being skipped. But hey, let's enjoy those nicely-aged links.A good link is like a good whisky. It gets better with age, and should be enjoyed in a…
As winter takes a grip on the northern hemisphere, this is a beautiful reminder of the balmy post-lockdown days of the early Summer, when the winter, and a resurgence of that-thing-I-don't-mention-in-this-newsletter seemed far off.
Just a reminder, this is my irregular "interesting and rather arbitrary things to read" newsletter. If you're here for my deep and compelling thoughts on journalism (*cough*) you might want to hit "unsubscribe" and head over here instead. Feel free. Still her…
Happy May Day, everyone. Links ahoy!Just a reminder. This is my “interesting reading” newsletter - three stories, none of them about THAT virus.All the journalism/engagement stuff has moved.
Stay safe. And find your joy where you can, my friends.
Sorry for missing the last few days. Sometimes self-care comes first.Journalists: if you signed up here for journalism content, you’re in the wrong place. Try here instead.This is three great reads a day - and none of them will be about Covid-19.
Week ♾ in the house, and we still need interring things to read.
A bonus Tweet, sent in by Charlotte (thank you!). People should write more letters like this, and fewer angry tweets.Right, time for 🥃 and 🛌.Until tomorrow.
Until tomorrow, lovely people. Please send feedback. It's been lovely hearing from some of you over the last few days.
As a bonus, here's a brief time-lapse of the view from our house from earlier today.
This is a beautiful project turning the movement of birds in a murmuration into sheer art.To clarify…I now have a number of newsletters. Are you subscribed to the right one(s)? Here's a quick guide to which is which:
Another week. Another day. Another set of great links to distract and engage you.Allons y!
Well, that was harder than I was expecting.I tried to find good reading that was completely free of references to you-know-what, but struggled. In the end, I gave up yesterday, and have returned to it today. (It trigged some other though processes, which you …
And there's you go. Three links and out. Let me know what you think of the new format — and see you tomorrow.