Weekly Filet #37: My Thirty Slaves. And more.
This week’s top recommendation
Every once in a while, we are reminded that our lifestyle comes at the expense of others. Slavery Footprint (a website, with mobile apps to come) pins it down to the very concrete. Their thought-provoking (and beautifully designed) survey will calculate “how many slaves work for you”. The average, the site says, is 21. I’m at 30. How many slaves work for you?
- The Storm (Outside Online)
- On Time (Alexandra Martini)
- What are the chances of your coming into being? (Ali Binazir)
- Sputnik EP (laFayette)
A thrilling reportage by Sebastian Junger, one of America’s best journalists.
Time travel, re-imagined: 1464 pages of photographs from around the world, each with a clock in it.
From the author of pretty weird dating books, an interesting step-by-step guesstimate of the chances that you – exactly you – have been born.
Electronic tunes for analog shivers. An impressive debut EP.