The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #190

  1. Information is Beautiful Awards 2019: 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.”
  2. How to fight lies, tricks, and chaos online | “It’s hard to be vigilant all the time, but there are a few red flags that indicate something might be misleading.”
  3. I Invented the World Wide Web. Here’s How We Can Fix It. | “I wanted the web to serve humanity. It’s not too late to live up to that promise.”
  4. HERE’S THE TYPOGRAPHY OF THE NEXT DECADE | “The age of font minimalism is coming to a close.”
  5. The Power of Lo—TEK | “In an era of high-tech and climate extremes, we are drowning in information while starving for wisdom. Enter Lo—TEK, a design movement building on indigenous philosophy and vernacular infrastructure to generate sustainable, resilient, nature-based technology. With a foreword by anthropologist Wade Davis and spanning 20 countries from Peru to the Philippines, Tanzania to Iran, this book explores millennia-old human ingenuity on how to live in symbiosis with nature.”
  6. The New York City Subway Map as You’ve Never Seen It Before | “In 1979, responding to complaints from riders that the subway map was difficult to use, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority hired the Manhattan design firm Michael Hertz and Associates to create a new map.”
  7. Font pairing made simple | “Generate font combinations with deep learning.”
  8. HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN DIE HARD CHRISTMAS TREE ORNAMENT. | “We’ve all by now seen this excellent Die Hard Christmas tree ornament, but since it got spread around virally so late in the year no one had any time to sell them (ahem, Etsy).”
  9. 12 Stunning Cookies That Will Impress Everyone You Know | “Sweet, striking and unexpected: These are Christmas cookies for the modern era. Make our reimagined classics, by the food stylist and cookbook author Susan Spungen, and you’ll have a spread no one will forget.”
  10. r/therewasanattempt: To misrepresent data | Gun deaths in Florida after the ‘Stand Your Ground’ law was enacted.

Image: screenshot from link #4, The Outline.