Recommended Reading: Instagram’s influence on restaurants

Instagram Is Pushing
Restaurants to Be
Kitschy, Colorful and
Irresistible to Photographers

Casey Newton,
The Verge

It’s no secret that Instagram is full of brunch pics and food porn, but restaurants have noticed the trend. The Verge details how food spots are catering to photo-happy eaters with interior design details, eye-catching spaces and the proper amount of light.

A Son’s Race to Give His Dying Father Artificial Immortality
James Vlahos, Wired

A fascinating look at one man’s quest to build a chatbot so he can converse with his father after he passes away from lung cancer.

‘Ozark:’ Netflix’s Grim Foray Into Flyover Country
Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic

I’ve seen comparisons to Breaking Bad, but The Atlantic details why Netflix’s latest drama fails to deliver on a potentially compelling premise.

from Engadget