This month, we've pulled Andrei "Diamond Hands" away from building things with code and unleashed him on the newsletter. He's collected some interesting tools, sites, and numbers for you. Including:
🎥 Constant video calls might not be a great idea after all.
🍏 Apple throwing its weight around attacking business models based on user tracking.
📺 A website that plays random video from 90s TV.
Andrei and Chris.
📰 From the Newsroom
⛓️ Ten Must See Links of the Week
- Nostalgic about whipping the llama’s ass? Get the ol' trusty Winamp in your browser, just like the good old days.
- A website where you can listen to radios around the world while navigating virtual earth.
- NASA’s interactive 3D solar system.
- The ultimate CSS grid tutorial for beginners - ultimate because it has interactive examples.
- Some truths are impossible to deny, Snake is what made Nokia great. This is the history of it.
- Lettuce see how well your hand-drawn iceberg will float.
- Finally, content writing vs copywriting: which is better for your career?
- MIT's annual list of breakthrough technologies has arrived!
- Do you miss the taking-no-risks chain wallet? What about the elegant cool of goatees? Scratch that itch (and pick up a few others) on this site full of random clips from 90s TV.
- Another great portfolio site from a web engineer.
🧮 The numbers game
- 10 million: The number of users using Clubhouse. The invite-only, iOS-exclusive drop-in audio chat application
- Over 25%: U.S. investors saying they purchased at least one viral stock since the start of the new year
- 80%: The percentage of USA’s rare earth metals imported from China
- $125m: The amount of cold, hard cash Farnsworth Group used to acquire TikTok competitor Lomotif.
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Have a great month, Chris & Andrei