This week! We’re going through our open tabs and will be discussing Cultural Discourse, The Rise of Custom Type Design, and welcoming our new chatbot overlords..
Helping us bring some outside perspective today is our special guest Georgia Frances King.
Georgia is an editor born in Melbourne and currently based in New York. A New York Times best-selling editor, she has lead international teams of award-winning journalists, moderated blockchain panels at the UN, and spoken about primal psychology at Creative Mornings. Formerly the editor of the award-winning design magazine Kinfolk, she has fused her background in lifestyle journalism with her passion for emerging technology. As Quartz’s ideas editor, she aims to bring a quality-of-life focus to the future’s most pressing topics and translate dense, academic subjects into engaging content through op-eds on qz.com. She’s fresh back in town after a trip to Dubai for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Convening of the Global Future Councils, because, of course, she sits on their quantum computing council.
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Un-Fluent and Proud https://firstname.lastname@example.org/un-fluent-and-proud-b904b40e7ef7
James Paul Gee- Discourses and Literacies https://jamespaulgee.com/
Five methods for turning invisible, ranked by the inventor of a real-life invisibility cloak https://qz.com/1105538/five-methods-for-turning-invisible-ranked-by-the-inventor-of-a-real-life-invisibility-cloak/amp/
Why are tech companies making custom typefaces? https://www.arun.is/blog/custom-typefaces/
Commercial Type https://commercialtype.com/
Dave Foster https://www.fostertype.com/
Typographica Survey https://typographica.org/features/our-favorite-typefaces-of-2017/
10,000 Original Copies https://klim.co.nz/blog/10000-original-copies/
May A.I. help you? Intelligent chatbots could automate away nearly all of our commercial interactions — for better or for worse. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/14/magazine/tech-design-ai-chatbot.html
Quartz Brief app https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/quartz-brief/id1076683233?mt=8
The New York Times Magazine- The Tech and Design Issue https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/11/16/magazine/tech-design-medicine-phenome.html
We tested bots like Siri and Alexa to see who would stand up to sexual harassment https://qz.com/911681/we-tested-apples-siri-amazon-echos-alexa-microsofts-cortana-and-googles-google-home-to-see-which-personal-assistant-bots-stand-up-for-themselves-in-the-face-of-sexual-harassment/amp/
Alexa makes decision-making easier than ever—by making your choices for you https://qz.com/1323884/alexa-makes-decision-making-easier-than-ever-by-making-your-choices-for-you/amp/
Georgia’s Twitter https://twitter.com/georgiafrancesk?lang=en
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Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty https://puttyworld.com/
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