Causes / Organizations to Care About:
Remember Nhu: Ending child sex slavery
Unsung: Hacking homeless hunger
Made of Millions: Tackling Mental Health Stigma
Pencil : Creating opportunities to help NYC students succeed
The notebook publisher I get my notebooks from: Flame Tree. Their foiled art-influenced designs are perfect for me!
The following sites are blogs that were crucial to my development as a young student in her early twenties and post graduation. I read or currently read these religiously. That means I literally did not miss a single post. These sites were the blogs I was reading during my lunch breaks as an intern and in my first job as an assistant buyer at Barneys. Head down, sometimes averting disasters (hello traffic, hello silly, mindless Susan).. when I was working, but always thinking… dreaming… questioning. These sites [besides my books!] taught me how to think and see, more so than any classroom or boss. I will add a site here and there as I pick others up throughout the years.. or decades I hope. Now (2019- ), I just listen to things that interest me or I am actively seeking out understanding for and I’m largely site/destination agnostic. As of 2019, I’ve also drastically limited my “news articles” intake and just focus on the need-to-knows / priority news to limit my exposure to transient content that is prone to bias.
Up until present:
Wait but Why (started reading in 2018 thanks to a lovely colleague named Hilary)
Up until 2017:
Nein Quarterly : Linguistic and philosophical aphorisms by Eric Jarosinski
TechCrunch : Technology, technology, technology
Artsy : The everything of art
WATTS : Visual kicks
Cal Newport : Georgetown Professor, author of a wonderful Study Hacks blog and Deep Work
MBA Mondays: Weekly business and management know-how stuff.
Seth Godin: Blog
Y – Combinator: Blog
Robert Scoble: Facebook profile/blog – All this man talks about is VR and AR. He lives and breathes it. He also references Elon Musk a lot– a little too much for my liking (and I really like Elon Musk).
Kissmetrics: Behavioral Analytics and engagement blog
AVC: Blog by venture capitalist and blogger, Fred Wilson
The Knowledge Project by Shane Parrish
I used to listen to all 3 stations below religiously up until 2017, now I’ve diversified, and listen to single podcasts that suit my interests and answer my questions, basically things that satisfy a more targeted search: