MATTER | August 3, 2018
Every week, our senior strategist David Choe puts together a link roundup of links that he likes and sends them around the office. This is that list, presented unabridged.
For the most part, the internet is the absolute worst, but sometimes, it’s quite nice. This week on Matter, we explore digital moments that may or may not have forced human tear drops to fall upon our laps.
Sonos Redesigns the Opening Bell for the NYSE
Obviously this isn’t a tear jerker, and still falls hard under the category of capitalistic stunts and stupor, but it’s pretty cool nonetheless.
This comes by way of our own Carl Corbitt, and tells the story of how Sonos created an opening bell for the launch of their own stock ticker.
They are really living out their mission: Make Everything Sound Better.
Dream Job: Telling People They Won the Lottery
This dude’s job is to tell people they won a life altering sum of money.
I mean, that’s pretty dope. He says he feels like a cross between Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, and the Easter Bunny.
A Story of Nuance, the South, and Home
Honestly, best for last fam.
This is one of the more moving pieces we’ve come across in a long time. It’s the story of a successful woman, Jesmyn Ward, returning to her home in the deep South, and the deep sorrows and joys of such a return.
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