A basic property on the outskirts of the metaverse and other cool links
Every Saturday, I publish a list of cool, interesting, or funny links I gathered through the week. If you enjoy it, please subscribe to the newsletter. Thanks!
— Rita Wu, a Brazilian futurist, talking on TV about getting married and buying a small property on the outskirts of the metaverse for USD 5k (in Portuguese). This could be a skit on The Office show.
— A robot gymnast really good on the fixed bar. (The video is from 2015.) Rebeca Andrade, beware!
— SpongeBob’s computer based on Raspberry Pi. H/t Cesar Cardoso.
— Lucas Pope, the creator and solo developer of Papers, Please, tells the meticulous process of adapting the game for tiny screens.
— Crisis in high society: almost every Ferrari manufactured since 2005 will have to undergo a recall due to a defect in the brake fluid reservoir.
— We are fools and Google knows it: search for “dog” or “cat” and click on the paw print on the right panel to be surprised.
Apps and sites
— FreeTube is a good way to watch YouTube videos withought having to deal with YouTube’s official apps or site. Free and open source, for various platforms. H/t Ricardo Silvério.
— A bunch of services and tools for early stage startups.
— Fockups is a site with templates for mockups in adverse conditions. Because the world isn’t as perfect as many mockups pretend.”
— Microsoft has opened up its set of 3D emojis. On GitHub and Figma.
— ExplorerPatcher is one of those utilities that profoundly changes Windows (“debloater”). Its distinguishing feature is that it works on Windows 11. Use at your own risk!
— Batteries for Mac app displays in the menubar and widgets the real-time status of your Apple and Beats devices’ batteries. USD 9, for macOS.
— Organic Maps is an offline map app based on OpenStreetMap data. Free, for Android and iOS.