[nonostantement #276] - umami / non toxic social media / tiktok & restaurants
Now with MORE CHURROS!
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Hi! My name is Joele, and every week I send this newsletter, on Sunday, to my friends. This is the place where I collect all the best links I find while working online as a digital strategist.
3 nice tracks for you, today: Dorian Concept - You're Untouchable, The Sugarman 3 - Jealous Moon and Mr Twin Sister - Upright and Even
[Video] - AT&T Archives: Saul Bass Pitch Video for Bell System Logo Redesign
Is Repair the Future of Design? Katie Treggiden Explores...
"Is repair the future of design?" That's the question that our Editor at Large Katie Treggiden is asking as she launches her 6th book, Broken.
[Video] - Meet the Grandmother of Churros
Her recipe goes back generations, but Charo has perfected it over the past seven decades.
Umami: You never say its name, yet you taste it every day
Sweet, bitter, salty, sour. These are the four basic tastes we were taught in grade school. But there is a fifth: umami. And it's everywhere.
Digital Plague Draining Ad Budgets
Made-for-advertising sites are draining your digital ad budgets without you knowing. Today, we discuss how they pull it off. Plus the source code for a script to screenshot ads on any site you want.
From Geneva to Lex: The rise of non-toxic social media apps
A new wave of Gen Z platforms promise an inoffensive internet. But at what point can a safe haven become an echo chamber?
How TikTok Took Over Restaurant Menus
Influencers like the VIP List and Jack’s Dining Room are changing the way restaurants do business, and chefs are changing their menus to appeal specifically to the cheesy, saucy trends that work best on social media.
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TSA is testing facial recognition at more airports, raising privacy concerns
Critics have raised concerns about questions of bias in facial recognition technology and possible repercussions for passengers who want to opt out.
Ex-ByteDance Executive Accuses TikTok Parent Company of ‘Lawlessness’
The former executive sued ByteDance, which owns TikTok, for wrongful termination and accused the company of lifting content from rivals and “supreme access” by the Chinese Communist Party.
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