The Tremendous 10 link roundup, #220

  1. Russell Kirsch, Inventor of the Pixel, Passed Away This Week | “Computer scientist Russell A. Kirsch, the inventor of the pixel and an undisputed pioneer of digital imaging, passed away on Tuesday in his Portland home from complications arising from a form of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 91 years old. Russell Kirsch may not be a name that you immediately recognize, but his contributions to computer science made digital imaging possible.”
  2. Why Creativity Takes Courage | “New research shows how creative courage can be nurtured.”
  3. Out Of Office: A Survey of Our New Work Lives | “So what does the future hold for the office and the workers who once inhabited it? As it turns out, most workers do not miss it. In a survey of 1,123 remote workers by The Times and Morning Consult, 86 percent said they were satisfied with the current arrangements — even when that sometimes meant working from their bedrooms or closets. They reported feeling less stressed, more able to take breaks and that they were spending more time outdoors.”
  4. 20 Famous Logos And The Fonts They Use | “We see hundreds of different logos every day – on your phone, your t-shirt, your hat – and rarely give them much thought – they’re kind of just there. However, Italian graphic designer Emanuele Abrate decided to analyze them a little more in a project he calls Logofonts.”
  5. Beck Teams With NASA for New Hyperspace Visual Album | “I think each song is kind of a different way that different people ‘hyperspace’—we escape from the reality that we’re all dealing with”.
  6. Study sheds light on how important employees’ motivations are to their subjective well-being at work | “New research suggests that the global and specific qualities of work motivations are equally important in understanding how motivations combine within employees into motivational profiles, and how these profiles are associated with employees’ subjective well-being at work.”
  7. Why Work From Home When You Can Work From Barbados, Bermuda or … Estonia? | “Several countries with fragile tourist economies have started to offer visas that allow foreign nationals to live and work for a period of at least six months.”
  8. The 70 Million-Year-Old History of the Mississippi River | “Dive into the secret past and uncertain future of the body of water that has defined a nation.”
  9. The Anti-Capitalist Software License? | “The Anti-Capitalist Software License (ACSL) is a software license towards a world beyond capitalism. This license exists to release software that empowers individuals, collectives, worker-owned cooperatives, and nonprofits, while denying usage to those that exploit labor for profit.”
  10. Plan Your Vote | “Mark your calendars. Everything you need to know about mail-in and early in-person voting, including the first day you can cast your ballot in the 2020 election.”

Image: photos via PetaPixel, link #1.