Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Night Tube, Emotional Colors, Pretty DNA, Little People in a Big World and More!

Welcome to the working week, all y’all. I have some Quickies for you. Let’s get to it!

The map design of the London Underground—or “The Tube” as it’s known— is so influential that it’s been the benchmark for metro maps worldwide. And now, there is a map of the Night Tube.

Turns out crystallized DNA is super pretty. Please explore more images at biochemist and photographer Linden Gledhill’s excellent site.

Is Facebook or LinkedIn making quicker progress towards diversity? Find out in the latest update of Diversity in Tech.

Polish artist Janusz Jurek has created a series of generative illustrations of the human form. It’s like calligraphic lightning and it’s gorgeous.

Please enjoy the 22 photos of miniature figures in an everyday world from The Little People Project by Slinkachu. You can see more by Slinkachu here.

From Pop Chart Lab: The Influence of Star Wars on Film and TV.

Bonus: Muir Vidler was an official cruise ship photographer in the 1990s. This is his legacy. Found via boingboing.


From Thomas Blanchard

The Colors of Feelings

More at Laughing Squid.

from the page

“The Colors of Feelings” is an experimental dreamlike video rocking us smoothly through circular moves. It is also an analogy of feelings such as anger, love, sadness and joy ; they mix and eventually ease.

The visual compositions have been created out of paint, oil, milk, honey and cinnamon.


Featured image is by Slinkachu.



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  1. That tube map takes me back through lots of weird novels and videogames where Londoners take to the tube stations after some flavour of apocalypse. Damn.

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