song: "shattered & hollow" by first aid kit
“If you can’t draw as well as someone, or use the software as well, or if you do not have as much money to buy supplies, or if you do not have access to the tools they have, beat them by being more thoughtful. Thoughtfulness is free and burns on time and empathy.” – Frank Chimero, via Swiss-miss
did you know people live in the tunnels beneath NYC? i didn't. it never occurred to me. the essay is from Narratively, one of those sites you scroll through and immediately want to read every article.
have you heard of Makerbase? it's a user-edited database of online creators and projects. joining is simple: log in with Twitter, set up your profile, add your projects, and now you can also include people who inspire you.
one of the founders describes it as "like IMDb, but for apps, websites, podcasts, and Internet stuff."
i think it's maybe a non-hideous LinkedIn for the Internet set. regardless, joining is a must-do for creatives.