The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #216

  1. Milton Glaser obituary | “Graphic designer and creator of the I ❤️ NY logo, whose work was full of colour and wit.”
  2. Symbololology | “Easy access to commonly-needed symbols that aren’t on your keyboard. It’s a one-pager, and the list of symbols is in a JSON blob right at the top of the document, so it’s trivial to clone this project and change the lists to whatever characters you prefer.”
  3. The rise and fall of Adobe Flash | “Before Flash Player sunsets this December, we talk its legacy with those who built it.”
  4. A Short History of Data Visualisation | “A brief walk through some of the main innovations and innovators in turning numbers into pretty pictures.”
  5. What Data Visualisation Experts Wish They Knew When They First Started | “Eight accomplished data visualisation designers share their hard-earned wisdom.”
  6. I’m leaving Sleeping Giants, but not because I want to | “How my white male co-founder gaslighted me out of the movement we built together.”
  7. My Resignation From the Type Directors Club | “Today I resigned from the Type Directors Club. I joined the TDC in 2013 when I was in college and I’ve been on the board of directors for the past two years. I came to the TDC because I love type and building community. But after two years, I’m stepping down because the TDC is a racist organization.”
  8. This Is How Accenture’s U.S. Northeast Employees Are Ensuring “Stress-Free” Work From Home Model | “No Meetings After 5.30 pm, Lesser Friday Meetings, Accenture Helps Employees Deal With Stress.”
  9. Is the Five-Day Office Week Over? | “The pandemic has shown employees and employers alike that there’s value in working from home — at least, some of the time.”
  10. Facebook Post On Foolishness Of Human Beings | “This guy’s Facebook post illustrates just how absurd it is that human beings try to shrug off scientific or historical research with “common sense.” He uses a solid chess analogy to drive the point home.”

Image: Ptolemy’s world map (from Wikipedia), via link #4.