What makes Joker a powerful movie

Ever since I watched Joker I've been wondering why it resonates so much with audiences. The audience reaction in the theater where I watched it felt so different than what I've been seeing in the last few years, and it seems to go from interested to confused, amused, scared and so much more until the end, where a big applause exploded during the credits.

It would be wrong to feel the applause was just to the movie, it almost felt like it was to the character itself, but not for his (condemnable) actions, but rather for how genuine and true it felt. And that's when I realized much of the power of this film comes from one thing:

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3 Advanced Workflows for "Things" Power User

I've been a Things user for around 10 years. I don't think there's another software I've been using so reliably, for so long, like Things, and it's pretty crazy to think about using any single app for more than a few years.

I love its slow and deliberate development cycle, its almost perfect feature set, how committed it is to a simple but powerful GTD approach, and the near-perfection of its user interface — as a designer, I love just looking at the UI, and its delightful interactions.

Even…

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Friction

Friction is described as the force resisting the relative motion of solid surfaces, fluid layers, and material elements sliding against each other — but there's a different kind of friction that I often think about: the friction to do something good when doing nothing is easier; the friction to change a routine; the friction to throw things out instead of just leaving them hanging around; the friction to go to the gym even if you're a little tired.

Friction permeates every aspect of out life, and reducing (or adding) friction can be an effective strategy to change things. The next time you do something that doesn't make you feel good, or you don't do something that would

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A new beginning

It's been a long time since I wrote anything on a personal blog, and I must admit I missed it. This is an important year for me, almost critical: I left my job a few months ago, started my own company with Francesco, I'm slowly getting back into filmmaking and I've got other projects ready to start. I'm also dedicating more time and energy to my mental and phisical wellbeing, which I somewhat neglected lately.

With so many things on my mind, and so many exciting projects going on (or about to…

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