The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #139

  1. Take a Rare Look Inside FDR’s WWII Information Center: The Map Room | “Long before Google Earth, this was how the president saw the world.”
  2. Empathy Mapping: The First Step in Design Thinking | “Visualizing user attitudes and behaviors in an empathy map helps UX teams align on a deep understanding of end users. The mapping process also reveals any holes in existing user data.”
  3. Female Founders Got 2% of Venture Capital Dollars in 2017 | “The size of the gap is staggering, but there is a sliver of a silver lining: It’s smaller than last year’s.”
  4. 28 Days, 28 Films for Black History Month | “Our chief film critics have chosen essential movies from the 20th century that convey the larger history of black Americans in cinema.”
  5. Tackling the Internet’s Central Villain: The Advertising Business | “Ads are the lifeblood of the internet, the source of funding for just about everything you read, watch and hear online… But the online ad machine is also a vast, opaque and dizzyingly complex contraption with underappreciated capacity for misuse…”
  6. Observable is a better way to code | “Discover insights faster and communicate more effectively with interactive notebooks for data analysis, visualization, and exploration.”
  7. Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours | “A pre-photographic guide for artists and naturalists.”
  8. How to Write a Blog Post | “Randomly think of a thing. Let it bump around your head a bit. If the bumping gets too loud, start writing the words with the nearest writing device. See how far you get. The more words usually mean a higher degree of personal interest. Stop when it suits you.”
  9. Science of storytelling: why and how to use it in your marketing | “A look at how humans have always loved stories, and six tips for incorporating them into your digital marketing.”
  10. A Study of 300,000 Emails Says Opening With This 1 Word Prompts More People to Reply | “The top 3 words, in fact, prompted many more replies than everything else people used.”

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Image: photo from the U.S. National Archives, link #1.