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Retool State of AI Report 2023

What models, infra, and apps are devs using and loving? What are AI’s real production use cases?

Map Pathfinding Visualizer

Pathfinding visualizer on a real map. Anywhere in the world.

Are Designers Happy? Our New “State of the Designer” Report Aims to Find Out

Explore Figma’s report on job satisfaction among designers in the era of remote work, revealing increased happiness and new challenges.

Fonts for rendering lines and bars from data

Google Fonts now provides two open source fonts by Dmitry Ivanov that let you make simplified, small to medium line and bar charts.


A visual look at setlist data from Pavement’s 2022-2023 reunion and touring history.

Taiwan’s Aging Population

Taiwan is about to enter the super-aged era.

What does a happily ever after look like?

We looked at over 1,400 romance novel covers featured in Publishers Weekly from 2011 to 2023.

How To Choose Typefaces For Fintech Products: Our Best Practices Guide

Fintech products are systems that are overloaded by many types of data like numerals, texts, spreadsheets, and so on.

Design Collaboration Report

The latest report by Readymag provides an in-depth analysis of design collaboration practices, challenges, and solutions.


Digital edition of John Gould’s monumental work depicting all known species between 1849 and 1887.

24 hours in an invisible epidemic

Watch 24 hours of an American day, and the invisible crisis hiding in plain sight

The Plot of All Objects in the Universe

You just have to admire a chart that casually purports to show every single thing in the Universe in one simple 2D plot.

Twitter is Still Throttling Competitors’ Links—Check for Yourself

Loading links to Bluesky, Facebook, Instagram, and Substack takes far longer than to other sites.

How Lego bricks went from five colors to nearly 200

The Washington Post analyzed Lego’s palette to explore what the color system says about the evolution of the company.

How to make charts and graphs more accessible

Learn how to make charts and graphs more accessible.

What This Graph of a Dinosaur Can Teach Us about Doing Better Science

“Anscombe’s quartet” and the “datasaurus dozen” demonstrate the importance of visualizing data.

Designing healthcare solutions: How trying to get better made me sick

In 2017, I found myself deeply immersed in the healthcare industry.

State of CSS 2023

The 2023 edition of the annual survey about the latest trends in the CSS ecosystem.

Women are superstars on stage, but still rarely get to write songs

Songwriting credits since 1958, broken down by gender

The unstoppable pop of Taylor Swift

A spin through what makes the record-breaking star so popular.