Weekly Brightness 11/06/2017

Sherpa turns Instagram’s best photos into a travel guide

Sherpa is an app that curates photos from top Instagram photographers and turns them into visual travel guides that are augmented with data from other services. Wow.

The New Volvo XC60 - Moments

"Sometimes the moments that never happen, matter the most." Excellent work. 

Social-impact banking

An interesting article by J. Walter Thompson Intelligence on how banks are launching sustainable finance strategies to tap into a growing millennial clientele. 

100 essential facts & figures for thinking about The Future of Advertising

Many thought provoking stats to shine a light on the future of advertising.

“Positive thinking” has turned happiness into a duty and a burden

"Everyone wants you to be happy: Self-help books dish out advice on how to stop worrying, boost happiness, and banish negative thoughts; bosses want to see smiling enthusiasm in the workplace; and the only way to respond to “how are you?” is with a joyful “great!” But according to Svend Brinkmann, a psychology professor at Denmark’s Aalborg University, the culture of positivity has a dark side." Very interesting.