The Weekly Filet brings you the five best links of the week, every Friday. Making sense of the big issues of our time (with a healthy dose of serendipity and nerdiness). Curated by journalist David Bauer.

Diorama Map

Sohei Nishino

This week, I fell in love with these composite images of cities around the world. Abstract and realistic at the same time. Can’t stop looking at them.

Published in Weekly Filet #274

The Opioid Diaries


James Nachtwey, a war photographer for 35 years, on documenting the USA’s ongoing opioid crisis: «In revisiting my own country I discovered a national nightmare.»

Published in Weekly Filet #266

At Night


Six beautiful photo series of urban spaces at night, by German photographer Andreas Levers.

Published in Weekly Filet #265

2000 Days on Mars With the Curiosity Rover

The Atlantic

It never ceases to amaze me that we get to see such detailed images from a place that is millions and millions of kilometers away from earth. Sometimes, just for fun, I try to think of everything that needed to be invented and discovered to get so that I can see those images on a mini-computer in my hand. Inconceivable.

Published in Weekly Filet #264