In this episode of Gweek, I'm joined by Boing Boing's managing editor Rob Beschizza and Seth Godin, an author, entrepreneur, and human wunderkammer.
Here's what we talked about:
The Domino Project: Seth's partnership with Amazon to publish short books loaded with useful ideas
Searching for an adjustable standing desk that doesn't cost a fortune
Test driving the Mitsubishi i electric car
The undiscovered or overlooked or underappreciated work of John Taylor Gatto, education reformer
A wonderful how to book called Handmade Music Factory: The Ultimate Guide to Making Foot-Stompin'-Good Instruments
Penguin Magic Shop: An online magic trick store with good video demos
Sasha Dichter: Reflections on generosity, philanthropy and social change
Collin's Lab: excellent introductory videos to electronics
Seth's fondness for buckwheat soba noodles
Bobo Explores Light: A swell iPad app that teaches kids about light
Rising Card: A great $(removed) iPhone magic trick
Kaweco Liliput Ballpoint Pen from JetPens
Sous Vide Turkey for Thanksgiving
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