I hate April Fools pranks. So you’ll have none of that here. Just good reading on a Saturday morning.
💻 Why do suburbs remain so compelling to so many people, rather than living in the city? Because of our national agrarian roots, says Pete Saunders. Read Residential Dissonance — Where Americans Want To Live, And What They Settle For
💻 Over the last 20 years I’ve heard it more and more often: if we could only be more like [insert name of European country]. David Heinemeier Hansson is a Danish software developer who has lived both in Denmark and the US. He offers his perspective on why the US can never be like Denmark — and why we shouldn’t try, and why we must lean into being the best United States we can be. Read America is never “getting to Denmark”
📷 Johnny Martyr reflects on the news that Pentax will make film cameras again — and why resurrecting the venerable K1000 is a good idea. Read The Significance & Probability of a New Pentax K1000
📷 I will forever be charmed by instant photography. Polaroid’s newish I-Type films and cameras activate my GAS. Dmitri reviews the Polaroid Now, an I-Type camera that resembles the classic One Step. Read Polaroid Now I-Type Instant Camera Review
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