[nonostantement #178] - robots in restaurants / cool hunters & social networks / cars vs privacy
Now with MORE Taylor Swift videos!
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Hello there, I saw many new subscribers so… welcome! My name is Joele, I am an Italian online strategy consultant based in Barcelona, Spain. Every week I email my friends with the most interesting links I encountered in the previous days while working online.
Today only one random track from the ones I've been listening to lately, which you can use as a soundtrack for this newsletter: Neo Biedermeier (Daniel Brandt's Version) · Paul Frick
Am I the only one who thinks Netflix and Amazon are just paying very famous actors to make really bad movies? (I’ve just randomly watched The Tomorrow War and it just felt sooo bad)
[Video] - “When a campaign to raise awareness for war veterans looks like something that came straight out of Adult Swim” - Action Man: Battlefield Casualties 😲
Restaurants are starting to hire robots instead of people who are demanding higher pay - Living in a city that is gentrifying at great speed I have seen restaurants workers having to move out of the neighborhoods they work in for the cost of living. Robots are just the next obvious step.
[Video] a German supermarket just hired Marc Rebillet for a commercial. If you happen not to know him, just take a look at this video, then maybe this one (with Erykah Badu), then it could be time for a full show. His show is definitely the first one I want to go experience when the pandemic is over.
“Streaming services’ playlists make it easier for listeners to find music worth playing. But experts say they’re also breaking fans’ relationships with artists.” - The pop star versus the playlist
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What Are We Going to Wear? - things are now clear: cool hunters, to detect fashion trends, no longer have to look in the "right" streets ... but social networks.
An interesting (and even a bit worrying) Facebook article on how they are doing research to use AI in the future of shopping.
Norway Law Forces Influencers to Label Retouched Photos on Instagram - I don't think this is going to work. In the past I have shown photographic retouching of instagram models to some of my students and I realized that many still do not see anything weird or even do not see the retouching itself. What do you think about that? Just reply to this email to let me know ;)
Cars are and will increasingly be one of the "weakest" points of our privacy: The Struggle to Find Out How Cars Manage Your Personal Data.
[Video] - I've seen something like this already in a couple of videos and it's quite disturbing: Watch a police officer admit to playing Taylor Swift to keep a video off YouTube.
That's it for now.
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