March Seventeenth two thousand seventeen

FAST FIVE: Bananas, Beautiful Photography & Feel Good Consumerism

What the Agents of CMYK are watching, reading, listening to, talking about this week (or at least pretending to have done so).

Adam: 2017 Sony World Photography Best Photos Will Take Your Breath Away
Let’s just say this photo round up will take you on an emotional journey. These beautiful images are evocative, inspiring and literally awesome. I promise you…click through them all. It’s worth it. Adam don’t lie.

AlexesHumans Made the Banana Perfect—But Soon, It’ll Be Gone
I’m not the biggest fan of bananas. I mean, I don’t find the taste offensive but you also won’t find me hunting one down to satisfy some errant crave. Taste prefs aside, I think the history and economy behind the banana is one of the most fascinating in food! It’s like a complete case study in marketing, monocropping and colonialism in one.

Brandon: This AR Pong game lets you be the paddle – on a climbing wall
My two hobbies are finally combined.

Devon: Sideways Dictionary
This new tool from The Washington Post and Google Jigsaw draws analogies between real-world phenomena and the technologies that make the digital world work. Could be a nice addition to agent Cyan’s client-management workflow. 🤔

Pavaris: June: Life is Better When You Share the Ride
This ad lyfted my spirits.