PHD International’s media planner, Shona Read, provides this week’s mix of interesting people, amazing stories and inspiring thoughts;
- TED talk of the week – Best Kindergarten Ever – Designed to allow kids to be kids
- Socha – The hidden vulnerability of others
- Surprise wedding singer – If you needed a reason to like Ed Sheeran more?
- TED podcast of the week – Telling the Story – What makes a good story? Where do you find good stories? Are there stories that we should fight against? Should you judge a story by it’s cover?
- Freakonomics of the Week – Failure is your friend – The mantra of most entrepreneurs and why you should fail quickly
INTERESTING ARTICLES, STORIES OR SPEECHES
- 12yr old took on the gaming industry – Madeleine Messer didn’t like that the main character in mobile games is male by default, so she did something about it
- The perfect response – This week saw some internet trolls attempt to body shame Pink
- 11 awkward things about email – From your favourite stick-man comic – waitbutwhy
- Websites for your eyes – using design to mirror the way your eyes behave
Flowergirls – A series of watercolour illustrations depicting girls wearing dresses made of real flowers, by artist Limzy (Main picture)