Welcome to Saturday, Roadies! Time for another roundup of my favorite blog posts from the week.
Jane London looks at the role life trauma plays in shaping us for the worse, and encourages us all to be agents of healing in the lives around us. Read We HAVE to love
I work too much, too late, on my various projects. Johanna Rothman argues that this is dumb because it leads to poor work and mistakes. Read When Do You Stop Working For the Day?
I generally embrace a frugal lifestyle. Mr. Money Mustache puts my frugality to shame, however. I aspire to greater frugality. He writes about ways to get there. Read Making Space for Badassity
Nathan Kontny (writing for Signal v. Noise) uses the decline and fall of the American shopping mall to make a point about selling software today. But the story of how some malls are distinguishing themselves, becoming relevant again, is fascinating in its own right. Read The Gruen Transfer – Getting Your Business Noticed
I started shooting raw on my Canon S95 some time ago and have been pleased with the good stuff I eke out of the files in post processing. But that processing is so time consuming! And now here comes Eric Kim tipping us all off: most modern digital cameras do fine JPEG work, and for most casual shooting that’s all you need. Read 8 Reasons Why You Should Shoot in JPEG