January 2020 Favorites
Search others for their virtues, thyself for thy vices.
- Ancient Chinese Historian Describes Japan, First Full Description of Japan, "Wei-Zhi" (297 AD)
- Free Speech vs Feminism – Third part of the series on John Stuart Mill’s philosophical thoughts on free speech.
- 3 Ways to Make Your Habits Stick
- Jocko Willink Explains Respect, Influence, and Leadership, Impact Theory
- A Better Way to Track Your Habits
- Shot on iPhone 11 Pro — Chinese New Year — Daughter – A really beautiful short film shot on iPhone 11 Pro.
- Shot on iPhone 11 Pro — Chinese New Year — Making of ‘Daughter’ with Director Theodore Melfi – Making of the short film.
- Frank Medrano - Be Unstoppable Motivation
- How to watch a kung-fu movie – Short introduction on how to watch a Kung-Fu movie.
- Noah takes a photo of himself every day for 20 years – Years ago I already saw Noah’s 10-year time-lapse movie. He plans to continue the project until he dies.
- You Will Never Look At Life The Same, Jordan Peterson
- The Drinker Recommends... 1917 – One of my favorite film critics highly recommends 1917.
- How '1917' Was Filmed To Look Like One-Shot
- The Weird History of Adult Animation – Wisecrack Edition
- How to Stop Procrastinating
- Why is CENTRAL AMERICA the MOST VIOLENT region in the WORLD? - VisualPolitik EN
- Ex CIA: Iran's Next Move & Exposing The Deep State, Rubin Report
- Keybase Tutorials – Some really nice videos in how to set up and use Keybase.
- Joe Rogan Experience #1411 - Robert Downey Jr.
- Joe Rogan Experience #1413 - Bill Maher
- Why Subordinating Your Ego Shows Confidence - Jocko Willink
- Why 1.5 billion people eat with chopsticks
- What's so special about Viking ships?
- Praying Through Cinema – Understanding Andrei Tarkovsky
- The Secret to Superhuman Performance
- What's going on with Iran?
- Free Speech vs Winnie the Pooh – Fourth part of the series on John Stuart Mill’s philosophical thoughts on free speech.
- Caesar on the Gauls, Roman Primary Source, 58-49 BC
- Debunking The Many Myths of Sweden, Aron Flam & Henrik Jönsson
- What is Fascism? (Political Philosophy)
- Your New Year's Resolution Has Already Failed
- Rameses III Describes Invasion Of Sea Peoples, Mystery of Bronze Age Collapse
- Casually Explained: Reddit
- The Killing 3 4 – I finished this fantastic crime series. P
- BoJack Horseman 6N
- Vikings 6P
- The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 3P
- SpongeBob SquarePants 3P
- The Blacklist 6N
- Sex Education 2 – This TV show is unbelievable funny. Can’t wait for the next season. N
- Killer Seven 1 – I stumbled upon this short Chinese animation series about an unsuccessful assassin. Funny, very. N
- Logan – A fantastic end to the story arc of Wolverine. N
- Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America! – I didn’t know this comedian before, but he is really funny. N
- The Jezabels: Peace of Mind
- Cyrus Reynolds: Infinite Glow
- Cyrus Reynolds: New Ground
- Cyrus Reynolds: When You Call
- Y&V: Lune
- Schiller, Jan Blomqvist: In Between
- Really Slow Motion: Reborn from Ashes
- Selena Gomez: Good For You – ASAP Rocky
- Michael A. Levine, Lucas Cantor, Miriam Speyer: Open Your Eyes
- M83: Outro
- Tony Anderson: A Voice in Svay Pak
- Ben Lukas Boysen: Nocturne 4
- Tony Anderson: Face of the Father
- Jessica Curry: Finding the Pattern
- The Basecamp Guide to Internal Communication
- 21 Quotes That (If Applied) Change You Into a Better Person
- Which emoji scissors close – A funny study about different scissor emoji and if they would work in real life.
- Testimony before the House Antitrust Subcommittee
- Idea Labs and Echo Chambers – The 8th part of Tim Urban's very, very long series The Story of Us.
- This Unique Notecard System Will Help You Remember, Organize And Utilize Everything You Read
- The ‘Robert Greene’ Method of Writing Books
- How To Teach Your Children About Stoicism
- Things you can do with a browser in 2020 ☕️
- How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”
- The process: How Twilio scaled its engineering structure
- How you can use the power of celebration to make new habits stick
- How Long Before the Regime Falls in Iran?
- Above – A nice short animation film.
- artless Inc. – I found this fantastic blog of a branding agency showing their minimalistic art and design projects.
Stuff & Things
- The Wisdom and/or Madness of Crowds – Funny 30 minutes game to understand group dynamics.
- Neo Vim (VS Code Neovim) – A really good Neo Vim integration into Visual Studio Code.
- Keybase – Secure groups, files, and chat for everyone! This is cool, free encrypted Git repositories, group chat, chat, file sharing.
- Pass: The Standard Unix Password Manager – A terminal-based password manager. It will not replace 1Password for now, but it’s really cool.
- HP Z27 27-inch 4K UHD Display – I got a new 4K monitor at work and it’s nice.
- Design System Checklist – A open-source checklist to plan, build, and grow a design system.