MATTER | September 14, 2018

MATTER | September 14, 2018

Every week (or other week, or sometimes every other season), 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.


The Natter Special Y’all


Boy, do we have a treat for y’all. For one, Matter is coming to you roughly on schedule, which is great. And for two, this week’s buffet has been specially curated by Chemistry’s brilliant Senior Account Executive, Natalie Otterson. To celebrate our guest editor-in-chief, we’ve temporarily renamed Matter into Natter.

Feast your brains.


Can We Hear Our Own Footsteps?


This is honestly a fascinating article/study from NYU, and something that semi-freaks you out when you think too hard it.

The brain is a terrible and wonderful thing.

Get freaked.


An App That Tells You You’re Going to Die


A bit morbid for a Friday, but apparently thinking about death makes you happier?



The Homebody Economy


Perhaps the best thing we’ve read this week. People will be complaining about millennials for millennia, but the sheer fact of the matter is we have created many economies – the latest?

The Homebody Economy




All Things Advertising


This is what advertising could and should be.




The most underrated food cities in the US – PITTSBURGH REPRESENT

The devil is in the design details, or maybe not

Drones and jellyfish will save our oceans

The OG Science Fiction is Medieval

Map of the Day – Every Ruler in Europe Since 400 BC

Uber rebrands, again

Google’s new AI got duped

Chicken Skin may mean you’re doing well in life

Ugly Design 

Pixar doesn’t believe in mission statements

The origins of OK