Your Thursday Lunchtime Roundup #10

The latest in Business, Design and Tech from Eli5 28/01/21

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💼 Business

Our buddy Jelmer from Bundl, the venture development firm, has just launched a course dedicated to teaching you everything you need either side of our development service - to ideate, validate, and launch a venture or product. Link.

Cool article about the social hooks behind successful social media platforms. Link

✏️ Design

If you’re a designer interested in improving your no-code skills, there is a new kid on the block for app development called Noloco (and they’re currently offering new users expert help with their apps). Link.

What’s that? I’ve managed to find yet another way to include gaming in our newsletter? Here is Rahul Vohra telling you How to apply game design to business software. Link.

🖥️ Technology

A great article about using relatively basic math in MySQL to detect anomalies/bugs in databases. Link.

AI can now train on tiny 4-bit computers, meaning much faster speeds and less energy - big news for the future of smartphone capabilities. Link.

🕹️ Cool stuff

This week I was discussing being nice versus being kind with a friend and I remembered this article from 2015 - Why you need to stop being nice and start being kind - which argues that a nice person is “externally motivated” and deals in talk. Whereas a kind person is “internally motivated and deals in action. Link.

If you haven’t already heard about the WallStreetBoys/GameStop insanity then I highly recommend getting to know. Link.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

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