The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #155

  1. 5 Ways Your Presentation Visuals Are Failing You | “You can be the best public speaker in the world, but if you don’t incorporate visuals wisely, your presentations are likely to flop–again and again.”
  2. Information is Beautiful Awards 2018: The Winners | “Let’s raise a glass to dataviz that pushes boundaries, illuminates truth, and celebrates beauty. Thank you to everyone who joined us on the Information is Beautiful Awards journey this year – now see which entries took home trophies at tonight’s spectacular ceremony.”
  3. Why We All Take the Same Travel Photos | It’s less about seeing the place than taking the same photo as everyone else. At the Grand Canyon in the 1970s, Osborne saw a group of tourists lining up to snap pictures at a spot specially marked for doing so. ‘People were queuing up, quite politely, waiting their turns,’ Osborne says. ‘I thought, ‘Why don’t they just spread out three or four meters on either side?'”
  4. Visual System. UI Starter Kit. | “Visual System helps interface designers build consistent products. An entire workflow for Sketch and Figma, built to minimize production.”
  5. Are You Sitting Down? Standing Desks Are Overrated | “They’re not cures for anything, and standing is not exercise.”
  6. Five ways to tell if a company is really design-driven | “TL;DR: Design representation in leadership, consideration as a stakeholder in projects, team processes, and design team feedback.”
  7. How to Be an Artist | “33 rules to take you from clueless amateur to generational talent (or at least help you live life a little more creatively).”
  8. 100 Must-Read Books Of 2018 | “We asked you what books inspired you this year. We took your answers and turned then into this list. We hope it proves useful. Onward. Let this list begin.”
  9. Typeset in the Future: Typography and Design in Science Fiction Movies | “In Typeset in the Future, blogger and designer Dave Addey invites sci-fi movie fans on a journey through seven genre-defining classics, discovering how they create compelling visions of the future through typography and design.”
  10. Neuroscience says listening to this song reduces anxiety by up to 65% | “Sound therapies have long been used to help us cope.”

Image: from link #4, by Visual System.