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How to Give Proper Attribution

Attribution is gratitude. This is what we learned from Ryan Merkeley, the CEO of Creative Commons, in his Own Your Content interview. Giving credit where it’s due is the least you can do to thank someone for creating something and allowing you to use it. It’s these simple acts of courtesy that help make the internet a kinder and more thoughtful place.

In this week’s toolkit, you’ll learn how to give attribution if you use other artists’ work and how to find free, licensed work that you can use.

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Overlooked Obituaries: New York Times digital editor Amy Padnani talked about Overlooked, a series telling the stories of remarkable people who never received an obit in their publication.

The Skin We’re In: Behavioral change expert by day and spoken word artist by night, Kevin Groen talked about why we’re all more than the labels we’re given.


How to grow old and what makes a fulfilling life.

A guide on how to price your projects.

On choosing fun over success and legacy.

Shots of deliciousness: Artistry within food photography.

Do you practice productive procrastination?

50 essential books every graphic designer should read.

This is how photo filters are made.

Things to know before you hire a marketer.

The Cube Rule: Are hot dogs sandwiches?

How to replace meetings and save time.

A Pinterest board of the best offices around the world.

WeTransfer made this: Please Leave.

Samin Nosrat’s 10 essential Persian recipes.

A creative tour and 24 hours in Singapore.

Why photographers don’t get paid.


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Snappa is hiring a Graphic Designer in Ottawa.

Herman Miller is hiring a Senior Cloud Developer in Holland, MI.

Netflix is hiring a Head of Product Creative Strategy in Los Angeles.

Bluebeam is hiring a contract-based Accountant in Kista.

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WeWork is hiring multiple Engineering Interns in various cities.

Editor’s note:

This newsletter was made like a Picasso painting. I meshed together colorful perspectives under the guise of clickable links.

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