💻 Do you want to write? Is time a limiting factor? Johanna Rothman says you need just 15 minutes. Or 10. Or 5. But short writing periods here and there all add up. Read Writing Secret 1: Use the Growth Mindset to Write in 15-Minute Chunks
💻 Do you have any close friends? Aaron Renn shares data that shows how a growing number of Americans have no close friends, and the number of close friends the average American has is steadily falling. It’s a troubling stat on our society. Read The Decline in American Friendships
💻 This past Thursday, an anniversary passed quietly: that of the first commercial aired on U.S. television. It happened 80 years ago on the station that is now WNBC in New York City, and it was for Bulova watches. Read July 1, 1941…Commercial Television Begins in America
📷 Mike Connealy got out his Pentax ES II after not having used it for a few years, and found its meter was dead. He had a bit of an adventure getting it back to working, but he managed it, and aimed it at some of his favorite subjects around Albuquerque. Read Success with an Asterisk
📷 Acufine is a developer for black-and-white film that excels at managing grain when you underexpose your film. Alex Luyckx has a review. Read Developer Review Blog No. 18 — Acufine
📷 It’s a fixed-lens SLR from the early 1960s, an oddity to be sure. J. Carter reviews the Minolta ER. Read VMLP 11: The Minolta ER — Strange Quark
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