Sunday Roundup: 1/31/16

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I'll be out of the country with limited Internet access from 1/31-2/17, so this'll be the last Sunday Roundup for a few weeks. Thanks for reading!

#QOTW:

“The Internet makes available, at the touch of your finger, information about everything under the sun. The instant, crushing volume of options intimidates us into sampling a little of anything we see, and a result we go home with nothing.” – David Mikics, Slow Reading in a Hurried Age

Reading:

Siri, Alexa and Other Virtual Assistants Put to the Test: The NY Times stacks 'em up.

26 Tiny Things You Need To Start Doing For Yourself This Year: Make 2016 the year of you.

Why Designers Love The Ampersand: I'm obsessed, too. 

Why Instagram Captions Are the New Blogging: Times they are a'changing.

How to Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety & Burnout: Investing in employees' personal growth is just as important as investing in their skill development.

Coveting:

House Aroma Diffuser: Is this not the cutest?

Splash Tunes: A bluetooth shower speaker. Unnecessary/amazing.

Silicone critter keyboard brushes: Keep those keys squeaky clean.

Lumio LED desk lamp: Gorgeous.

Projecteo: A miniature slide projector that turns your Instagram images into a personal slide show.