The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #142

  1. Design Museum to exhibit politically charged graphic design from past 10 years | “An exhibition at London’s Design Museum will present the most poignant political graphic iconography from the past decade, created in the wakes of events such as the Charlie Hebdo attacks, Brexit, and Donald Trump’s presidency. Called Hope to Nope, the exhibition will feature traditional posters and banners that have widely circulated in popular culture in the past 10 years, as well as charting the rise of digital media and social networking.”
  2. The Trump Administration Is a Golden Age for Corporate Crooks | “The Republican Party’s main legislative achievement was to facilitate the direct transfer of hundreds of billions of dollars into the hands of business owners. (The proceeds of the Trump tax cuts are mainly going into stock buybacks, a simple windfall for owners of capital.) But a second, less visible channel is the Trump administration’s program of lax regulation. While the tax cuts spray money at business owners as a whole, weak enforcement of regulations confers a windfall targeted specifically at businesses that cheat their customers or break the law.”
  3. The NRA is being supported by these companies | “Come for the discounts, stay for the opposition to common sense gun laws.”
  4. How to get yourself out of a funk | “On Tuesday, I woke up feeling a bit tired, uninspired, and just generally not in the mood to tackle my to-do list for the day. I understand myself well enough by now to know how to react to this situation (most of the time) but was curious about how other people deal with such episodes. So I asked on Twitter: “What do you do to get yourself moving when this happens to you?” I got tons of interesting responses, which I’ve organized into some broader categories in the hope that they’ll help someone out in the future.”
  5. This Design Generation Has Failed | “Today’s UX designers have failed to act in the best interest of users. To right the ship, the next generation has to make three significant changes, writes Mike Monteiro.”
  6. Want To Build A Culture Of Innovation? Master The Design Critique | “Fifteen years as a design educator has taught Jon Kolko the right–and wrong–way to critique design work. He shares his process here.”
  7. Your First Thought Is Rarely Your Best Thought: Lessons on Thinking | “The best advice I’ve ever gotten about thinking came from a private-company CEO who has a thirty-year track record that’s up there with Warren Buffett’s. One day he said to me, ‘Shane, most people don’t actually think. They just take their first thought and go.'”
  8. A Montage Celebrating the Evolution of Movies | “CLS Videos created a fantastic montage celebrating the evolution of movies since the year 1902. They featured everything from the 1902 adventure film A Trip to the Moon to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 from 2017. A full list of the movies, in order of appearance, are available to view on Tumblr.”
  9. What’s the Right Age to Read a Book? | “Sometimes I wonder how many great books — even those I have since come to revere — were wasted on my younger self. And not because I wasn’t a devoted reader then (I was), but because sometimes what books have to say can’t get through to us until we are considerably more venerable.” Related: Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read
  10. Sriracha fonts | “For those that are interested. These are all the fonts used on the classic Huy Fong Sriracha Hot Sauce bottle.”

Image: by James Cullen, link #10.