💻 I like to say I’m a realist, but I’m actually a pessimist. I’ve made it work for me, though. Armin Romacher wrote a good article this week on how you can do that if you, too, are a pessimist. Read Lessons from a Pessimist: Make Your Pessimism Productive
💻 M. B. Henry tells the history of M&Ms, and how the British actually had the idea first with a candy called Smarties. Read M&Ms: A Crunchy, Colorful History
💻 I grew up working class. I don’t think we were poor, but we certainly didn’t have money for extras. But I never felt deprived. Lawrence Yeo reflects on how the world around you shapes whether you feel poor or not as a kid. Read Being Poor vs. Feeling Poor
📷 Mike Eckman reviews an early Minolta SLR. Clearly, Minolta had not yet gotten the memo on what an SLR should look like. Read Minolta-ER (1962)
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