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How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love
How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

Why prestige is the enemy of passion, or how to master the balance of setting boundaries and making friends.

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A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling
A Brief History of Children’s Picture Books and the Art of Visual Storytelling

From cave paintings to Maurice Sendak, or what modern ebooks can learn from mid-century design icons.

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The Dawn of the Color Photograph: Albert Kahn’s Catalog of Humanity
The Dawn of the Color Photograph: Albert Kahn’s Catalog of Humanity

How an early-twentieth-century French banker shaped your favorite Instagram filters.

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William Gibson on Cultivating a “Personal Micro-Culture”
William Gibson on Cultivating a “Personal Micro-Culture”

On the building blocks of creativity and acquiring a sense of what feels right.

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Systematic Wonder: A Definition of Science That Accounts for Whimsy
Systematic Wonder: A Definition of Science That Accounts for Whimsy

On “the sheer love of allowing the mental engine to spin free.”

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Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing and Daily Creative Routine
Henry Miller’s 11 Commandments of Writing and Daily Creative Routine

“When you can’t create you can work.”

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