Questions for a new technology
10 things worth sharing: thinking about tech, art as a sacrifice and a risk, and more...
Here are 10 things I thought were worth sharing this week:
The September pick for our Read Like An Artist book club is Rob Walker’s The Art of Noticing!
Art requires a sacrifice and a risk.
Feels like the end of an era: My publisher, Workman, one of the largest independents, is being acquired by Hachette.
Werner Herzog is publishing two new books. (An avid reader, he has famously said that he might be a better writer than a filmmaker.)
After retweeting some love for Pilot G2 gel pens, several people recommended Sharpie’s S-Gel series. They’re pretty good! (See other pens I like in my list of favorite gear.)
TV: I wrote about the significance of a snippet of Tennyson’s poetry recited in The White Lotus. (If you’ve watched the series, I recommend this spoiler-filled exit interview with creator Mike White.)
Nestflix is a search engine for movies within movies.
RIP composer R. Murray Schafer. I love his teaching that silence is ear cleaning.
Reminder: “One must cultivate one’s own garden.”
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