If you have 30 minutes to spare and you’re interested in understanding how economies work, especially in times like these, I highly recommend this video by Ray Dalio:
I’ve always wondered why higher quality eggs in Canada have a lemon yellow coloured yolk. I visually associate a bright yellow yolk with lower quality and being less nutritious. Since I’m originally from the UK, this makes sense to me now — we tend to prefer orange yolks across the pond.
theglobeandmail.com · Consumers preferences about the colours of their food, such as the yellowness of egg yolks or pinkness of salmon, vary by region. As National Food Reporter Ann Hui writes, one Canadian company has developed a tool that lets food producers find the perfect hue for their market
Another week, another Apple Car story. Where there’s this much smoke, there must be fire. Keeping a car completely under wraps until it’s ready for sale seems impossible, at some point we’re going to get a peek at the hardware.
I’m fascinated by the idea of a modular phone and if it’s something that can legitimately work well, but also be commercially successful. I’m not convinced that consumers will care enough to want to customize their phone’s hardware to this level.
recode.net · Consumers will have to wait until next year.
Self driving car technology is one of the most exciting tech frontiers of our time. The advances over the next twenty years have the ability to change our day-to-day lives in a different, but just as impactful way as the smartphone has.
“Cities may look drastically different. Sidewalks could go away, as pedestrians and cars share the roads. There will be no street parking, just parking garages outside of city centers. And traffic signs and infrastructure may disappear — replaced with smaller, cheaper equipment that only needs to communicate with cars.”
What a great implementation of an immersive experience this WTC elevator ride is. The way the landscape changes seamlessly before you, right up to the new tower being built around the elevator you’re standing in is perfectly executed. I’m also a fan of the clear yet subtle floor and year indicators.
youtube.com · Sky pods show rise of New York skyline from 1500s till now on time-lapse rocket ride to trade center's top. An imposingly realistic vision of 2 World Trade C...
Who at Samsung thought it was a good idea to ship a $6,000 fridge with a huge built-in touchscreen that does nothing better than the phone in my pocket? It has cameras inside to show you what’s in the fridge… on the screen.
Just in case you love the idea of standing at your fridge browsing the web, there’s also a built in web browser. Samsung needs to take a step back here and decide where the line is between “can build it”, and “should build it”.