Your Thursday Lunchtime Roundup #11

The latest in Business, Design and Tech from Eli5 18/02/21

This is our bi-weekly newsletter of interesting stuff in business, design, and tech. If there is something you’d like more of or things we could be doing better then get in touch with lauren@eli5.io.

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💼 Business

A deep dive into how Robinhood works as a business and all the recent st0nks drama associated with them. Link.

And because we are obsessed crypto fangirls and boys - What I think of Bitcoin by Ray Dalio who is not an expert in crypto, but is an expert in investment banking. So he provides a really interesting viewpoint. Link

✏️ Design

I’m a big fan of Andy Allen and his app Paper. In this article he calls for “an end to minimalism” in app design. Link.

How to create a shrinking header on scroll without Javascript. Link.

🖥️ Technology

Interesting breakdown of everything that went wrong with the CDC site - software that was meant to manage the vaccine rollout in the USA. Link.

Extremely cool gravity simulator built in Javascript. Link.

🕹️ Cool stuff

Can you survive 2020? Link.

Looking for help managing stress and lack of sleep? Andrew Huberman is a professor of Neurobiology and Ophthalmology. His lab has put out a podcast and YouTube channel to discuss science and science-based tools for everyday life. Link and Link.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Team Eli5