Print Your Lunch

File this one under “Weird But Possibly Amazing”: Relevant magazine reports that 3-D printed food might be at hand (yes, you read that right), and some people think this might be a step toward ending, or at least alleviating, world hunger. You can already print all kinds of things — including prosthetic  and maybe even organs — cheaply. [Read More...]

Image Capture

My friend Tyler has a post over at Image Journal’s Good Letters blog, in which he talks about bringing his camera into Robben Island prison in South Africa. His reflections are wise, and worth reading: And I wonder what is really going on when we point a camera at a home that is not ours, [Read More...]

“I am the sum of my apps. Maybe I am an app.” – Jeffrey Katzenberg

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In a recent interview with USA Today, Jeffery Katzenberg, co-founder of DreamWorks, talked about some of his favorite “fun apps,” including “Talking Tom!” Then, in a reflective moment, he mentioned the apps he uses in less playful times: “So many of them are productivity apps — Notes, Dropbox, Twitter. I am the sum of my [Read More...]

Dig Out of the Email Crush

It’s Monday. Are you getting crushed by your email? Jenna Wortham offered some tips for digging out and staying out at the NY Times, including features and services that can help you. It’s worth a quick read, if only to trigger some possibilities, and for this reminder: WHEN IN DOUBT, GET OUT One kindly reader wrote to [Read More...]


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