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Engaged Reading Time - Issue #80

Engaged Reading Time
Engaged Reading Time - Issue #80
By Adam Tinworth • Issue #80 • View online
Welcome to my other Twitter account. Given that Revue, which I use to create this newsletter, is now a Twitter property, I suspect that a lot of moribund newsletters (like this one) might suddenly lurch into renewed life.
We’ll see.
It’ll also be interesting to see how the two platforms come together. I’m preparing some thoughts on that for OM&HB, but in the meantime, please enjoy the normal selection of interesting distractions.

Videos
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 images for social media.
This digs deeply into the way the recent hit TV show The Queen’s Gambit used colour.
The Brilliant Use Of Complementary Colors In The Queen's Gambit
The Brilliant Use Of Complementary Colors In The Queen's Gambit
I’ll be honest: I’m struggling through this lockdown. I know many others are, too. This, though, is a bleakly beautiful film about someone ideally suited to this period of our lives, and which contains some interesting threads on how you could help yourself through it.
Winter's Watch on Vimeo
Winter's Watch on Vimeo
Living your life
Twelve back-garden offices for working from home
Finding creativity when your world has shrunk
Learning to live with Tier 4
Six things only people who were forced to do social dancing at a Scottish school will remember
Why Romantics are Ruining Love | Alain de Botton | Google Zeitgeist
Why Romantics are Ruining Love | Alain de Botton | Google Zeitgeist
Social Media
Every Social Media Platform Explained as a 'Friends' Character
Yes, social media is making you miserable
The Future
What Is Going To Happen In 2021 - AVC
Plug Corner
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