February Soapbox

February 27, 2017
- Extracurriculars
Author - Amy Jacobowitz

A curated selection of what we’ve been doing, reading, and watching in the month of February. It’s been a busy month, complete with a strange Oscars ceremony this past weekend, so to send off February on the write note, here’s some essential reads, watches, and sees for you to enjoy.

Abstract: The Art of Design, is a new Netflix original documentary, profiling eight creatives around the world and how “their innovative designs have profoundly affected our every day lives.” Streaming now.

Instagram just added the ability to include image carousels rather than just a single image per post, making the platform all the more valuable for brands.

Travel for forty light years and you might just find some habitable planets. The latest discovery from NASA makes us that much closer to finding more life in the universe.

Speaking of aliens, Medium has a fascinating article entitled “The Alien Style of Deep Learning Generative Design,” well worth the ten minutes it’ll take you to get through it.

A new favorite podcast is making the rounds of our office. Reveal, from the Center for Investigative Reporting, is investigative journalism at its finest, presented to you in podcast form. We recommend starting with this one.