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The Gif Connoisseur #398

thegifconnoisseur:

The Gif Connoisseur #398

fabiantheblind:

"808" (Official Trailer)

For Dan Anderson from Justin Lincoln on Vimeo.

I was playing your latest video: vimeo.com/10953517
In another tab I encountered this. Seemed to be a kind of serendipity. Thought I’d share.

nprfreshair:

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson represents those who have been abandoned. His clients are people on death row — abused and neglected children who were prosecuted as adults and placed in adult prisons where they were beaten and sexually abused, and mentally disabled people whose illnesses helped land them in prison where their special needs were unmet.

Today he spoke to us about justice in the 21st century:

"The new statistic from the Justice [Department] is really disheartening: The Justice Department is now reporting that one in three black male babies born in the 21st century is expected to go to jail or prison. The statistic for Latino boys is one in six. That statistic was not true in the 20th century. It was not true in the 19th century. It didn’t become true until the 21st century. That means we have enormous work to do to improve our commitment to society that is not haunted and undermined and corrupted by our legacy of racial inequality.”

One Lawyer’s Fight For Young Blacks And ‘Just Mercy’

Photo: Linda Nylind, The Guardian

Google releases set of beautiful, freely usable icons

mostlysignssomeportents:

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They’re licensed CC-BY-SA and designed for use in mobile apps and other interactive stuff — there’s 750 in all! It’s part of Google’s Material Design project.

Read more…

prostheticknowledge:

Material Design Icons

Google have open-sourced a collection of interface icons which are part of their products and services:

Today, Google Design are open-sourcing 750 glyphs as part of the Material Design system icons pack. The system icons contain icons commonly used across different apps, such as icons used for media playback, communication, content editing, connectivity, and so on. They’re equally useful when building for the web, Android or iOS.

Should be useful for designers and developers (and probably abused by net artists).

More Here

theparisreview:

Go on, go on down,      bring the man up …                          In here, Mr. Wilde. This room is not such a ruin as it seems:                          I find most things I search for without much trouble—
In 1882, Walt Whitman and Oscar Wilde spent an afternoon together. They had some homemade elderberry wine and talked about how to be famous. Above is Richard Howard’s imaginary account of the meeting, from his poem “Wildflowers.”

theparisreview:

Go on, go on down,
      bring the man up …
                          In here, Mr. Wilde.
This room is not such a ruin as it seems:
                          I find most things I search for
without much trouble—

In 1882, Walt Whitman and Oscar Wilde spent an afternoon together. They had some homemade elderberry wine and talked about how to be famous. Above is Richard Howard’s imaginary account of the meeting, from his poem “Wildflowers.”

austinkleon:


Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s four types of readers
From lecture two of his Seven Lectures On Shakespeare and Milton
(Thx @communicatrix!)

austinkleon:

Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s four types of readers

From lecture two of his Seven Lectures On Shakespeare and Milton

(Thx @communicatrix!)

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