Blog / Roundup: Reconstructing Notre Dame, friends on the internet, and emotional courage

May 17, 2019

How sound will help reconstruct Notre Dame - Tom H

Scientists took detailed acoustical measurements inside the cathedral a few years ago. This may help in its reconstruction.

https://www.nesta.org.uk/data-visualisation-and-interactive/sharetown

Can the internet buy you more friends? - Holly B

An oldie but a goodie. If you are interested in how social groups and communities work and are thinking of building one online - watch this!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07IpED729k8

The power of emotional courage - Jo O

Wanted to mention this inspiring talk by Psychologist Susan David - very apt for Mental Health Awareness Week. She describes a journey from the rigidity of denial to emotional agility - I think we could all use some help untangling our emotions sometimes in this complex world!

https://www.ted.com/talks/susan_david_the_gift_and_power_of_emotional_courage

Track of the Week - Tom H

This song was stuck in my head from the radio this morning

Concrete Schoolyard - Jurassic 5