In 2005, author David Foster Wallace was asked to give the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College. However, the resulting speech didn't become widely known until 3 years later, after his tragic death. It is, without a doubt, some of the best life advice we've ever come across, and perhaps the most simple and elegant explanation of the real value of education.
Le Petit Prince is a heartwarming series by Slovenian photographer Matej Peljhan that features a sweet 12-year-old boy named Luka engaging in activities he would otherwise be incapable of taking part in due to his ongoing battle with muscular dystrophy—a degenerative disease that progressively weakens the musculoskeletal system over time. His movement is restricted to minor finger movements to operate his electric wheelchair and slowly draw with a pen.
Imagine a world where the sight impaired can read almost any publication without it being specially printed in Braille. The Blind Reader is a device that looks like a smartphone but functions like a text-to-Braille converter. Simply skim it over the paper publication and the surface transforms to Braille that can be easily read.
Designers: Jia Mengyin & Bao Haimo
@swissmiss on how to find success:
- Invest your life in what you love
- Embrace enthusiasm
- Don’t complain, make things better
- Trust and empower
- Experiences > money
- Surround yourself with likeminded people
- Ignore haters
- Make time to think and breathe
- If an opportunity scares you, take it
- Be someone’s eccentric aunt