Everything about the extortion attack WannaCry, style guide-guide from Brad Frost, Women Who Design, a useful site about artificial intelligence, and Instagram copies Snapchat (again). Here are our favorite links of the week!
Hundreds of thousands of PCs around the world have been attacked by WannaCry. The software is ransomware that takes PC files as hostages and demands that the user pays a sum of money to get their files released.
- Hacker MalwareTech has managed to slow down the ransomware attack
- Bitcoin lets us see how much money the extorters have received so far (not very much)
DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY
- Design and build apps with Microsoft’s Fluent Design system
- Style Guide-Guide, by Brad Frost
- Graphic design used to make the New York subway system easier to use
- Screen sharing comes to Slack’s video calling
- Women Who Design is a Twitter profile directory of inspiring women in the design industry
- Google Developer Conference I / O is underway, and here’s a bunch of the most interesting news from the first day of the conference
- Gather organizes the mess on your desk
- A small number of self-driving vehicles can make the roads safer
- The biggest news from Microsoft’s Build Conference last week
- Andreessen Horowitz’s website about the possibilities of artificial intelligence
BUSINESS AND MEDIA
- Spotify announced that they will be on the stock exchange in early 2018
- Uber competitor Lift and Google-owned Waymo collaborates on self-driving cars
- Marketers drop millennials and aim for oldvertising
- Instagram copies Snapchat again, this time with fun face masks
- Facebook, Messenger and Instagram get shared notifications
- This week’s funniest link has to be the man who uses FaceApp to create more happiness in the faces of classic paintings
- Spencer Chen overlayed the audio of the Blade Runner 2049 trailer on the new Google Assistant advertisement, and it’s terrifying.
- Try the pinball game from the Ouigo train company
Have a great week!