Kurzgesagt: A way to explain the history of humankind to an intelligent 12 yo, in under 10 minutes.​

  What is this? Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell (previously Kurzgesagt) is a Munich-based YouTube channel producing animated educational videos. First founded by Phillipp Dettmer in 2013, the channel has now amassed over 2.9 million subscribers. Their videos are uploaded around once a month and revolve around different political, philosophical and scientific subjects such as … Continue reading Kurzgesagt: A way to explain the history of humankind to an intelligent 12 yo, in under 10 minutes.​

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Show Your Work: Please, young creatives, read this.

"For artists, the great problem to solve is how to get oneself noticed." - Honore de Balzac   Who need to read this book? People who want to: Get his/her stuff out there, get noticed and finding an audience. What did it tell me? In the internet era, there are various ways to get your … Continue reading Show Your Work: Please, young creatives, read this.

Laws of Simplicity: Subtract the obvious, add meaning.

Who need to read this book? People who have the interest to simple design, technology, and life. What did it tell me?  Modern humans are looking for a simpler way of living. With the rapid development of technology, our world is (uncomfortably) full. These days, people not just buy, but love, designs that can make … Continue reading Laws of Simplicity: Subtract the obvious, add meaning.

Rope: Murder is wrong, right?

What is it about? Just before hosting a dinner party, Philip Morgan (Farley Granger) and Brandon Shaw (John Dall) strangle a mutual friend to death with a piece of rope, purely as a Nietzsche-inspired philosophical exercise. Hiding the body in a chest upon which they then arrange a buffet dinner, the pair welcomes their guests, … Continue reading Rope: Murder is wrong, right?

Fountainhead: A lonely path of integrity

What is it about? The film and novel are concerned with the life of Howard Roark, an individualistic young architect who chooses to struggle in obscurity rather than compromise his artistic and personal vision, following his battle to practice what the public sees as modern architecture, which he believes to be superior, despite resistance from a … Continue reading Fountainhead: A lonely path of integrity