The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #210

  1. Instagram is unleashing a new wave of social and creative potential in comics | “Over the past decade, Lucy Knisley has become a preeminent nonfiction cartoonist, creating charming, heartfelt comics about travel (Displacement, An Age Of License), food (Relish: My Life In The Kitchen), marriage (Something New), and motherhood (Kid Gloves). Her profile has also grown thanks to her savvy use of social media—specifically Instagram, where she initially published many of the comic strips collected in her latest nonfiction graphic novel, Go To Sleep (I Miss You).”
  2. Steven Heller, George Bokhua and Paula Scher assess the true value of the golden ratio | “Wading in on perhaps the most divisive theory in design history, the three designers discuss the importance of learning its rules, if only to know how to break them.”
  3. Gradually, Then Suddenly | “The two main theses of my professional career have been that distributed is the future of work, and that open source is the future of technology and innovation.”
  4. How You Can Make Remote Work More Inclusive | “With virtual workplaces, those who struggle with communication and social interaction are put at a disadvantage. We need to level the playing field.”
  5. New Survey Shows 47% Increase In Productivity: 3 Things You Must Do When Working From Home | “Without using spyware or capturing keystrokes, a California-based company has tracked a 47% increase in worker productivity. Based on non-invasive technology that doesn’t grab user passwords, credit card info or other sensitive data, an eye-opening survey shows that smart companies are gaining ground by having workers work from home.”
  6. ‘THESE AIN’T YOUR DADDY’S CUBICLES’: SAY HELLO TO THE POST-COVID OFFICE | “Designers, medical professionals and HR experts geek out over the return of privacy to the workplace — and how the way we work will never be the same.”
  7. PANGEA POLITICA | Someone made a cool map that located moderns countries on Pangea.
  8. How the biggest consumer apps got their first 1,000 users | “Considering every startup confronts this question at some point, I was surprised by how little has been written about it… Below, you’ll find first-hand accounts of how essentially every major consumer app acquired their earliest users, including lessons from Tinder, Uber, Superhuman, TikTok, Product Hunt, Netflix, and many more.”
  9. Ray Eames, Out of Her Husband’s Shadow | “The designer let her larger-than-life husband Charles do the talking. But the style symbolized by their shared name was a joint creation.”
  10. Chair Times | “A History of Seating – From 1800 to Today.”

Image: via It’s Nice That, link #2.