D&T Issue 170

Jony Ive’s Creative Process and End of Easy Startup Money

Hi there!

It’s issue #163 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late.

Artist Stuart Semple has no love for Adobe’s subscription-based business model. That’s why he’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to create an alternative to Adobe’s software cleverly called “Abode.” – Read all about it here.

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A look at how the era of easy money in startups may have created a problem in the world of angel investing.

“We give them the same phone, in the same brand-new condition,” says one seller.

He says he had a “very good” conversation with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and is hopeful that they will be able to “announce something in the not too distant future.”

To buffer the brain against menaces in the blood, a dynamic, multi-tiered system of protection is built into the brain’s blood vessels.

According to Edelman’s Trust Barometer report, younger consumers care a lot more about who stands behind the products they buy.”

“Ghost stories are contagious.”

For Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we asked experts how design can help improve accessibility for digital experiences as well as physical experiences.

The CEO considers artificial intelligence critical to long-term growth and is taking more control over efforts. Many Meta AI researchers have departed in the last year.

This discovery is literally the hottest thing in a while.

Following the signing of last year’s major biodiversity deal, countries are arguing over how to fairly finance conservation.

‘The creative process is fabulously unpredictable. A great idea cannot be predicted’

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