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D&T Issue 60

Solving Reimann’s Hypothesis, Fitt’s Law and the Fall of Juul

Hi there!
Hope you’re having a splendid week thus far.

As it happens, Researchers have finally seen how some smell receptors bind to odour molecules, and the evidence was right beneath our noses!

With that horrible pun set aside, we’ve got some good reads for you so let’s jump right in.

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From our very own Canvs Editorial: How a quintissential piece of reasearch into human movement and perception has made its way into business, tech and design.

How workers manufacturing products like aloe jelly and gardening gloves also became the influencers selling them.

The ban on Chinese apps impacted the short video segment the most, as it found itself in a void with the absence of top two players in the segment.

The Riemann Hypothesis or RH, is a millennium problem, that has remained unsolved for the last 161 years.

Nine years after Microsoft shook things up with Windows 8, it seems to be at a place where it can tackle fresh challenges and still play to its strengths.

Illustrations add visual clarity and reinforce the messages Shopify sends to its merchants. Itโ€™s a part of their brand identity and therefore needs to align with their goals and objectives of the company as a whole. Enter, a new visual style.

A ban on flash salesโ€Šโ€”โ€Šthe kind that has gained prominence over the years. So if youโ€™re organizing a sale at significantly reduced prices for a brief duration with the sole intention of drawing a large crowd, then you may no longer be able to do so anymore.

Truth, knowledge, justice โ€“ to understand how our loftiest abstractions earn their keep, trace them to their practical origins.

Vibrations from cars and pedestrians create unique signals in cables. Now scientists have used the trick to show how Covid-19 brought life to a halt.

Juul’s Vaporized campaign came out amid a spirited debate in the public-health world. In 2015, the World Health Organization commissioned a report that warned e-cigarettes might damage the lungs and expose users to carcinogens.

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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