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D&T Issue 57

Robots in Ghost Kitchens, an $80m Post Stealth Series A and Humanity’s Hate of Loss

Hi there!
Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far. This week and quite frankly the last few months have been massive for the Indian startup space, particularly for one of India’s OG (and highest valued) startup, Paytm, seeing an IPO on the horizon.

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

Note: For any articles behind the paywall, open them on an incognito/private window and you should be good to go.

The sense of loss almost always hurts more than the joys of gain, and humans will generally tend to protect themselves from the former as opposed to assure the latter. This is loss aversion bias.

Catch up on the news from Appleโ€™s big developer conference.

Piece together dozens of new features Apple announced at WWDC, and you can spot four clear trends.

The livestreaming platform for gamers helped pioneer the patronage systems that prop up so much of the internet today.

Automated ghost kitchens are coming for traditional Indian cuisine.

Raquel Urtasun helped run Uberโ€™s autonomous vehicle division in Toronto before founding her own company.

As a UX designer and a music producer, I canโ€™t help but wonder why many music production software knobs are still resembling, with such accuracy, knobs on real-world audio recording gear.

Inside the meteoric, chilled-out, totally paradoxical rise of Calm.

From the biggest bridges to the smallest medical implants, sensors are everywhere, and for good reason: The ability to sense and monitor changes before they become problems can be both cost-saving and life-saving.

Itโ€™s more important than ever to consider mental health while designing.

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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