Daily Clicks — June 3, 2014

• The seven-day work week is so 20th century. Let’s get rid of it. (slate.com) Today, advances in automation, computation, and telecommunications have routinized the large-scale coordination problems that challenged America’s 20th-century economy. The knowledge economy runs differently, and there is no longer such an overwhelming imperative for large numbers of people and goods to…

Daily Clicks — May 19, 2014

• Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself is an hand-lettered and -illustrated representation of the Whitman’s celebrated 1855 masterpiece by designer Allen Crawford. (fastcodesign.com) • A new study reveals Millennials’ uncomfortable relationship with racism. (slate.com) From these results, it’s clear that—like most Americans—millennials see racism as a matter of different treatment, justified by race, that you solve by…

Daily Clicks — May 15, 2014

• Matt Daniels is a data wonk who tested the vocabulary of history’s most popular rappers against that of Shakespeare’s to see whose lyrics would emerge as the most loquacious. Big names like Kanye, Snoop Dogg, and even 2Pac landed in the bottom 20 percent while the Wu-Tang Clan dominated the list, proving once more they ain’t ones…