quatrefoil (ˈkætrəˌfɔɪl) — noun 1. a leaf composed of four leaflets 2. a carved ornament having four foils arranged about a common centre, esp. one used in tracery This is a quatrefoil: Sometimes its lobes overlap a little less… Sometimes it has barbs… And it’s everywhere. The quatrefoil is embroidered on bedding, plastered on wallpaper, and used as ornamental details… It’s even
What’s actually in the Green New Deal?
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The Green New Deal is an ambitious plan to fight the effects of climate change. It’s the only American plan that actually acknowledges the size of the impending crisis. And it contains some difficult truths that we might not want to hear.
Read the Green New Deal resolution here: https://ocasio-cortez.house.gov/sites/ocasio-cortez.house.gov/files/Resolution%20on%20a%20Green%20New%20Deal.pdf
For additional context I recommend this piece by Vox’s Umair Irfan on the United Nations climate report, where the world’s best climatologists tell us how urgent of a problem this is: https://www.vox.com/2018/10/8/17948832/climate-change-global-warming-un-ipcc-report
This piece from Vox’s David Roberts, shows that world leaders really aren’t taking this urgency seriously. https://www.vox.com/2016/10/4/13118594/2-degrees-no-more-fossil-fuels
Finally, you should read this explainer of the Green New Deal, followed by this story (in list form) by Hannah Northey:
I also enjoyed this piece, from Kate Aronoff of the Intercept, that imagines a world after the Green New Deal: htt…
Fahima loses a friend, Siv drops his rapier, Lily starts drinking, Uggo breaks a bank, and James returns home. More importantly, the team visits their first big city of the campaign, in search of information from The Scholar, and finds trouble on various fronts. A fight in a library, a contest in a tavern, and a confrontation in a marketplace all lead to one of the most entertaining episodes yet!
Austin Kleon’s talk "Steal Like An Artist" is a creative manifesto based on 10 things he wish he’d heard when he was starting out. Austin is a writer and artist. He’s the author of Newspaper Blackout, a best-selling book of poetry made by redacting newspaper articles with a permanent marker. Austin’s talk was delivered as part of the TEDxKC presentation of TEDxChange.
Austin’s work (including his new book) "Steal Like An Artist" has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, PBS Newshour, and in The Wall Street Journal. He speaks about creativity, visual thinking, and being an artist online for organizations such as SXSW and The Economist.
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John Gruber and Matt Drance joined me again this year to discuss WWDC and all of the announcements from the conference. From coding to the Mac Pro, we give our…
Live from WWDC in San Jose, Federico, Myke and Stephen review their WWDC predications and prizes are awarded after an intervention. Then, iPadOS, Shortcuts and the Mac Pro are discussed before Federico’s surprise is unveiled for the world to see.
This week, Federico and John are in San Jose attending WWDC where Federico sat down with Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering to talk about Apple’s new developer tools like Catalyst and SwiftUI, as well as iPadOS.
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Chelsea covers the various life decisions that can feel really complicated or scary in the moment, but which are actually pretty manageable once you understand them.
Debt repayment vs. investment calculator: https://studentloanhero.com/calculators/student-loan-payoff-vs-invest-calculator/
Chelsea on Intermittent Fasting: https://thefinancialdiet.com/6-strategies-made-intermittent-fasting-work-1-5-years/
Consequences of not exercising: https://www.livestrong.com/article/501683-5-consequences-of-not-exercising/
Wardrobe decision fatigue: https://www.racked.com/2017/12/28/16822550/personal-uniform-multiples-decision-fatigue
Choosing the right credit card: https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/credit-cards/how-to-pick-the-best-credit-card-for-you-4-easy-steps/
Some of TFD’s best meal planning articles: https://thefinancialdiet.com/2-week-guide-get-started-meal-planning/
Designing podcasts, sneakers and rom coms - Stop Everything! - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
99% Invisible’s Avery Trufelman lets us in on some of the design podcast’s secrets, multi-hyphenate New York street culture vulture Bobbito Garcia on his autobiographical documentary and Golden Gibbo-nominated comedian Margot Tanjutco dishes on romcoms and performs a song for us.
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