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Hello and welcome to this week’s Pulse — the weekly techie/businessy newsletter from @perspectiveix.
 
July 5 · Issue #96 · 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, Behrouz, and I’d like to thank you for being here.
I’m sorry I’m late today. It’s been a hectic week around here with the UK reopening many businesses since yesterday…
So, without further ado, let’s get through today’s Pulse.

🧠 INSIGHTS
When you talk about your last job, your last vacation, the things that happened when you were 12…
What do you lead with?
Do you lead with, “I broke my ankle that summer and rarely got out” or is it, “I stuck with my reading regimen and read all of Shakespeare.”
Because both are true.
The top story is the one that informs our narrative, and our narrative changes our future.
Read more on Seth Godin’s Blog.
for me, this was super-relatable, but if you wanna read more, Seth’s post about stolen ideas was really good too… have you had any original ideas you were afraid people would steal from you?


📊 STATISTICS
Streamlabs & Stream Hatchet Q2 2020 Live Streaming Industry Report Streamlabs & Stream Hatchet Q2 2020 Live Streaming Industry Report
Global App Revenue Reached $50 Billion in the 1H 2020 — Up 23% YoY Global App Revenue Reached $50 Billion in the 1H 2020 — Up 23% YoY
TikTok Engagement Among Kids Surges During the Pandemic TikTok Engagement Among Kids Surges During the Pandemic
📱 TOOLS & APPS
remember the AI video editing app, Trash? this is their vibe check snapchat sticker; it’s pretty cool.

they just look so cool — and colourful :D

can be useful to have in your toolbox

  • Headlime: Create headlines like copywriting experts
it can give you good ideas…




🔍 SPOTTED
  • Spotify is redesigning the desktop app, basing the design on the web player [link]
  • Spotify is working on a new Sharing UI [link]
  • Twitter is working on text colours for Fleets and new UI [link]
  • Twitter is working on ‘co-fleets’ where you can have ephemeral conversations with anyone [link]
  • Facebook might let some users edit the destination URL of an existing post [link]
  • LinkedIn let’s you add a voice recording of how to pronounce your surname [link]

🐦 TWEETS of the WEEK
Temet Nosce
All your restlessness is out of your desire for stillness.

Rumi
Twitter
You can have an edit button when everyone wears a mask
R
men: why is your bag so heavy

also men: put this in your bag please
Pink Floyd
So,
so you think you can tell
Heaven from Hell, blue skies from pain.
Can you tell a green field
from a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?

Did they get you to trade
your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze? https://t.co/loYOScGvWc

😂 FUN STUFF
so romantic! - Credit: Reddit/listener025
so romantic! - Credit: Reddit/listener025
Cassandra of Troy
I don't think anything I've seen so perfectly captures why there's no way the US is going to be getting on top of COVID-19 pandemic anytime soon. https://t.co/Sa0WNYyYs6

🗞 NEWS
  • Instagram Stories page, Tim Cook joining his competitors, and why Google is paying Apple billions of dollars [link]

  • YouTube TV prices, Spotify for couples, and US Space Force [link]

  • Big tech against Trump and hate speech; everyone else against Facebook Ads [link]

  • No earbuds or charger in iPhone 12 box, How Telegram embarrassed Russia, and 👁👄👁 [link]

That's all for this week...
when you thought i abandoned you...
when you thought i abandoned you...
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