🤠 Newsletter - Issue #2 - March 2020
Musings on the future of art, technology, & culture.
|Vu François||Mar 16|
March 16, 2020
👁️ A perspective on the Future of Synthetic Reality by Betaworks
🔫 Mobile phones potentially linked to the decline in murder rates and gang wars
💿 CD sales still make up 78% of music revenue in Japan because of rewards
📻 Why songs are getting shorter from a financial perspective
🔬 "Imagine being able to hear exactly what’s under the hood of any piece of recorded music."
🗑️ Biggest technology failures of 2019
🤷 1 Youtube video and 6k AR glasses sold, here we are...
🤳 Wtf is a 'Content Collective'
🌐 Three million students at US schools don’t have the internet at home
⛏️ The oldest companies in almost every country
📺 Balenciaga's Dystopian Newscast
🏫 Lambda School wants all the smoke
✈️ Spirit Airlines, the bane of of cheap air travel, deserves respect
🤑 Did you know Shopify handles $60bn in sales on its platform?
🗺️ Google Maps draws borders based on who's asking
💍 How pawn shops work
💸 #CashAppFriday me
Botnet - Social media platform simulator
Blynk - Build IoT apps
Booklets - Bite-sized learning
Scroll - A no ads future for online publishers
These Lyrics Do Not Exist - AI-generated lyrics
Armslist - Craigslist for guns
Parabola - UX + Data Tasks
Voiceflow - Build voice apps and experiences
AI Dungeon 2 - Text-based game built on OpenAI
Familiar - Deepfake a GIF
Giveon - LIKE I WANT YOU
Flume feat. Toro y Moi - The Difference
BROCKHAMPTON - SUGAR
Kaash Paige - 64’
Rex Orange County - Pluto Projector (Live)
Thundercat - Dragonball Durag
Deb Never - Stone Cold
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