Your Thursday Lunchtime Roundup #7

The latest in Business, Design and Tech from Eli5 26/11/20

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💼 Business

Exciting announcement from our partners Pacmed that Leiden University Medical Center will implement Pacmed Critical. This software supports the dismissal decision in intensive care with machine learning to optimise the quality of care, patient experience, lying time and the bed pressure in the ICU department of hospitals. Link.

Strategy games teach you a lot about business. Save yourself hundreds of hours of gameplay (and fulfil my need to prove playing Factorio is a worthwhile activity) by reading our rundown of these lessons. Link.

Apple has announced a reduction to its App Store commission rate as part of a new program for small businesses - dropping from 30% to 15% for most. Link.

✏️ Design

The D&AD Annual for 2020 has gone digital. So - much - creativity. Link.

Kenny Chen, Senior Interaction Designer @ Google on the 10 things he has learned in his first year. Simple but timeless tips. Link.

🖥️ Technology

This nullsafe operator allows you to safely call methods and properties on nullables on PHP 8. I’m not 100% sure what this means, but our developers were very excited. Link.

Community-driven, articles, resources, guides, interview questions, quizzes for react development. Learn to become a better React developer with this roadmap. Link.

🕹️ Cool stuff

Brain Pickings is a cult newsletter that features the week's most interesting and inspiring articles across art, science, philosophy, creativity, children's books, and other strands of our search for “truth, beauty, and meaning”. Link.

A cool podcast from Lex Fridman about how supernovas work, dark energy and the expansion of the universe, how to travel to other exo-planets, multiverses, what to do when we have an existential asteroid threat, and much more fascinating space stuff. Link.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

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