Artsy’s NFT Auction Supporting Girls Who Code

Digital works by women and nonbinary artists in the "Artists Who Code" online event

To celebrate Women’s History Month, online art platform Artsy has launched an NFT auction selling works by women and nonbinary artists, with a portion of proceeds going to Girls Who Code—a non-profit organization founded by Reshma Saujani that strives to reduce the gender gap in tech. The auction—called Artists Who Code—has been curated by artist and writer Mieke Marple and Sinziana Velicescu, the director of Vellum …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Eco-friendly innovations, AI-produced portraits, upcycled watches and more fascinating tidbits from around the web

Industrial Designer Jexter Lim’s Adaptive Tableware for Visually Impaired People Singapore-based industrial designer Jexter Lim worked with visually impaired people on the development of Eatsy, his collection of adaptive tableware that streamlines eating and serving actions like scooping, aligning, pouring and transferring. The set consists of a plate, bowl, cup, and utensils—each of which incorporates subtle details that act as sensory cues and can be …

The 1970s Video Game Inspired By Real-Life Deep Cave Crawls

The 1970s text-based video game Colossal Cave Adventure challenged players to navigate a long tunnel with wealth at its end. An influential coding feat, Adventure—as it’s primarily known—was the first-ever work of interactive fiction, an innovation that led the way for mediums like modern video games, roleplaying games, AR and VR. Adventure isn’t purely a product of imagination, though. Its creator Will Crowther based it …