D&T Issue 53

D&T Issue 53

A Visionary in Light, Psychedelic Medicine and the Global Chip Crisis

Hi there!
Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. Before we get into the more serious reads in the newsletter, here are eight outlandish items that have been jumping on the NFT bandwagon, strange times we live in.

We’ve got some great reads for you so let’s jump right in.

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From our very own Canvs Editorial: We talk about a legend in installation art, James Turell. Besides many other things, Turell was the core inspiration behind the “Hotline Bling” music video by Drake.

Mindfulness has become quite the buzzword, so it’s no surprise that there have been a few apps that have emerged in the market that are trying to tackle this concept.

New clinical data shows that MDMA-assisted therapy can have a significant impact on PTSD, paving the way for FDA approval and commercialization.

Countries around the world are developing local tech sectors and seizing virtual sovereignty.

What does the motion design industry encompass, how does motion design impact business, and what problems are motion designers uniquely equipped to solve?

Musician Imogen Heap has created a collection of six audiovisual NFTs that are carbon negative and hope to “set the bar for what digital art can and should be”.

The Centre has allowed 20 companies like Swiggy and Dunzo to allow drone delivery experiments in Bangalore as a pilot.

When talking about food quality, AI isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. But by integrating AI into the food manufacturing process, companies can maximize efficiency in quality control.

As technology has advanced, semiconductor chips have spread from computers and cars to toothbrushes and tumble dryers — they now lurk beneath the hood of a surprising number of products.

After lying dormant in buried bottles for 142 years, 11 seeds germinated on the Michigan State University campus after scientists planted them.

The home-rental giant was at a crossroads—financially and spiritually—when COVID-19 hit. Today, it’s the world’s most valuable hospitality company, poised to remake travel once again.

And that’s the lot! Thanks for checking out what we had to share with you this week, we shall catch up with you next Wednesday.

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