The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #218

  1. atomic design | “As the craft of Web design continues to evolve, we’re recognizing the need to develop thoughtful design systems, rather than creating simple collections of web pages.”
  2. With Great Visualization Comes Great Responsibility | “Data journalist Youyou Zhou on the unintended consequences of data visualization during the pandemic.”
  3. Does Your Company Have a Long-Term Plan for Remote Work? | “We suspect that the workforces of Twitter and Facebook will be less remote in 10 years than their leaders are predicting today, but much more remote than they could have imagined six months ago. The real issue, however, is not whose predictions turn out to be right or wrong (no one has a crystal ball), but whether those leaders are thinking deeply enough about what they want their new work paradigm to achieve — and whether they can architect and construct systems that will allow them to meet their objectives.”
  4. Finally, I Know Why I’m So Insanely Productive In The Morning | “In talking to book author and neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett recently, it turns out there’s a chemical called norepinephrine that might be one culprit.”
  5. The 15 Best Mac Apps to Make Everyday Life Easier | “Apple’s macOS is a good operating system, but it’s missing some key ingredients. Try these programs to get the most out of your Mac.”
  6. I mapped my entire apartment’s Wi-Fi signal | “And I’ll never get that time back.”
  7. Another Dull Quarantine Weekend at Home, Target, Chipotle, Home Depot, and Our Niece’s Graduation Party | “I can’t believe how careless people are being about this virus. At our house, we have been taking the strictest precautions since March. We stay inside all the time and never go anywhere. When we do go somewhere, we always bring masks, except when we won’t need them.”
  8. With downtowns staying abandoned, put tiny businesses back into residential neighborhoods | “What if we started creating tiny storefronts (ACUs, or accessory commercial units) in neighborhoods to serve people where they are—and give businesses a chance at new customers.”
  9. Is Sushi ‘Healthy’? What About Granola? Where Americans and Nutritionists Disagree | “We surveyed Americans and a panel of nutrition experts about which foods they thought were good or bad for you.”
  10. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Delivers a Lesson in Decency on the House Floor | “The video of Ocasio-Cortez’s speech is available online, of course; it should be studied for its measured cadence, its artful construction, and its refusal of ugliness.”

Image: John Duck’s HTML periodic table via link #1.