Another missive from my rather sporadic use of Revue, in part triggered by the news that Twitter may add a single click subscribe option to Revue newsletters in the near future, which I wrote about over on OM&HB.
Here's what's caught my attention today.
Worth your attention
I had the pleasure of teaching Laura some years ago on the Magazine MA at City. She's been on a difficult journey since her diagnosis, but has come through the other side, and has a book out next year. This put some of my own challenges in perspective.
While some of this is about NFTs 🥱, the idea of digital clothes sold purely for use in social media images is a really interesting development of virtual goods. Buying cosmetic outfits in a game is one thing, buying them as part of the make-believe aspirational world of influencers is quite another. The physical/virtual interface is a fascinating place.
This is brutal. Om expresses his own misgivings about journalism through quotations from the late Janet Malcolm, who had some serious issues with her own profession.
This is six months old, but I came across it when I started thinking about what some offices might be like after being empty for over a year…
A slightly terrifying example of how easily Facebook can build a profile of you and your connections, even if you don't have an account…
Fundamental Attribution Explanation
A nice wee video explaining a useful psychological concept.