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Dan Witz’s <em>Dark Doings</em>
Dan Witz’s Dark Doings

What hookers and tigers have to do with reclaiming your awareness.

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Play Me, I’m Yours: Reclaiming Public Space
Play Me, I’m Yours: Reclaiming Public Space

What the London Symphony Orchestra has to do with skate parks and the Sydney homeless.

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Thirty Conversations on Design
Thirty Conversations on Design

The alphabet, need over want, and the relationship between design and time.

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Troika Moonshine 300
Troika Moonshine 300

Three random things, 300 words, a story.

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The Botany of Desire: Michael Pollan Explores Big Agriculture
The Botany of Desire: Michael Pollan Explores Big Agriculture

Cannabis, tulips and what a potato has to do with our sense of entitlement.

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Jonathan Harris: World Building in a Crazy World
Jonathan Harris: World Building in a Crazy World

Simplicity vs. complexity, mental junk food, and how to be your own person.

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