[nonostantement #227] - money everywhere / dalle & kermit / viral songs
Now with MORE fireflies!
Welcome to nonostantement: a weekly newsletter with impressive, reassuring, and obscene stuff found all over the Internet.
Ciao! I'm Joele, I am somewhere in Tuscany right now, sending you my nice little newsletter like every Sunday. Here I collect links to the most interesting things I have found online during the past week.
The man who built his own cathedral
For nearly 60 years, a former monk toiled almost single-handedly on an extraordinary building outside Madrid. Is it a folly or a masterpiece?
Climate change is all about power. You have more than you think.
Think less like a consumer and more like an activist. This is not another story about why you should feel bad about your carbon footprint. The idea of “doing your part” for climate change has become synonymous with changing your personal consumption — your diet, travel, and habits […]
Apple’s CarPlay is going beyond the infotainment screen
Apple announced a complete refresh of CarPlay to better connect with a car’s instrument panel and a deep integration with the vehicle itself. CarPlay users will be able to swap what they see on the instrument panel with a very Apple-looking widget design.
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[Video] - We tracked what happens after TikTok songs go viral
A data investigation into how TikTok is shaping the music industry, in collaboration with The Pudding.
How Harmful Is Social Media?
There’s a general sense that it’s bad for society—which may be right. But studies offer surprisingly few easy answers.
How Ikea tricks you into buying more stuff
The home furnishings giant enlists a maze-like layout, cheap food, and crafty psychology to get you to fill up your cart.
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