Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Aging wine under the sea, a better version of the Mexico border wall, and how Missy Elliott can save a life

1. Essential Chuck Berry Songs Widely known as a pioneer of rock’n’roll—if not the inventor of it—Chuck Berry passed away this weekend. Reworking rhythm and blues into what we now know as rock music, Berry was a true legend—a guitarist, singer/songwriter who also had some incredible moves on stage and an undeniable charisma and self-confidence. The Times selected 15 of his countless songs that are …

Kosho Tsuboi’s Magic Wall Calendar

As a part of Google’s Android Experiments concept project series, industrial designer Kosho Tsuboi has proposed a hi-res, electronic, paper, wall calendar. Despite advances in calendar apps, many of us remain divided between our digital scheduling and tactile wall or agenda planning. Tsuboi’s Magic Calendar unites both by way of an “interconnected paper-thin e-ink color display.” Tsuboi actually spent time in a zen monastery, perhaps …

Creative Calendars and Planners for 2017

Snazzy options to help keep organized and inspired

Unless you were given a calendar, planner or agenda for the holidays, most people wait a few days into the new year before realizing it’s time to get organized. While there is a plethora of apps to help with scheduling and completing tasks, there’s nothing quite like a tangible wall, desk or pocket option, and if it’s especially well-designed—even better. We searched the internet and …