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Hello and welcome to this week’s Pulse — the weekly techie/businessy newsletter from @perspectiveix.
 
June 7 · Issue #92 · View online
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Hello and welcome to this week’s Pulse — the weekly techie/businessy newsletter from @perspectiveix. I’m your host, Ben, and I’d like to thank you for reading this. This week, I will keep it really short.
FUCK RACISM.
Now, let’s just dive straight in.

🧠 INSIGHTS
design - Credit: Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash
design - Credit: Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash
A look at tools used for solving problems, making decisions, and communicating ideas at Dropbox by Wes O'Haire.
Wes is a core Dropbox experience designer, mentor at Backstage Capital, and creator of BlacksWhoDesign; previously a designer for Nike and Hudl.
i’m not a designer, but i love learning about good design! you probably can see it on what i’ve done to this. yea, i’m big fan of mnmlsm.


📊 STATISTICS
Top Apps Worldwide for May 2020 by Downloads Top Apps Worldwide for May 2020 by Downloads
Twitter's Record-breaking Week Twitter's Record-breaking Week
How COVID-19 is changing the world: a statistical perspective [PDF]
📱 TOOLS & APPS
this is pretty cool.


  • Shape Divider: Create fully responsive shape dividers for your next project.
for your next web/app project!


really like the idea.


fighting the bias in the news… definitely not a bad thing.


  • TitleRun: a game that only exists in your browser title bar!
this was fun — more than i expected





🔍 SPOTTED
  • An app is working on a feature — here’s an encrypted copy of the screenshot [link]
  • Twitter is working on “Request Verification” [link]


🐦 TWEETS of the WEEK
Jola Tankoka
The most valuable commodity I know of is attention.
James Pierce
It is unwise to follow someone who suceeded by forging his own path.
louis
No one is free until everyone is free.
ᴅᴀᴠɪᴅ ᴘᴇʀᴇʟʟ ✌
The Internet makes us addicted to current events

😂 FUN STUFF
good movies as old books - Credit: Matt Stevens [click through, there’s a lot more]
good movies as old books - Credit: Matt Stevens [click through, there’s a lot more]
a new spin on famous logos - Credit: de2s [click through, there’s a lot more]
a new spin on famous logos - Credit: de2s [click through, there’s a lot more]
pablo
me after guessing the password of my own email https://t.co/ZAUJR6BvC7

🧵 guy decided to send his wedding invitations to celebrities… and here’s how they responded. this is Prince William and Prince Harry’s response… and there’s more, from George W. Bush to John Travolta… 👇
32-12
So the #royalwedding reminded me that I invited Harry and William and I went looking for the album. Turns out I got Prince Charles too.

Imagine having someone that answers your letters for you. https://t.co/vB0qitUiWs

🗞 NEWS
  • Reddit’s Ohanian resigns, Facebook’s Zuckerberg bends, and Amazon’s Bezos takes a stand [link]

  • Iranian & Chinese hackers are targeting US presidential campaigns, and TikTok is already at YouTube level [link]

  • Facebook employees, Snapchat joining Twitter against Trump, and iPhone looters’ luck [link]

  • Zuck’s standing by his decision, Twitter making decisions, and Google being sued [link]

  • #BlackoutTuesday [link]

  • Trump & his new bestie, MZ, being productive on the phone, AI literally taking jobs, and Apple’s $100k bug [link]
thoughts on the new news section?!


That's all for this week...
DONE! need a nap now. see you next week.
DONE! need a nap now. see you next week.
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