What Roberto saw this week – 31 July 2017

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
George Eliot

This is just issue 2 of my supposedly on Friday series and I am already officially late! 😅

Team building activities that work: the Atlassian Team Playbook
Working as a team is really hard, and methods and tools alone can’t fix that.
I’ve been reading a lot of books about Silicon Valley dream-teams, but this is different: Atlassian have made a great resource, telling you how to start improving your team. 5 stars!

The biggest UK startup investments in 2017 so far
WIRED takes a look at which UK startups have raised more than £10 million so far this year. The names alone are well worth a minute of your time.

An Atlas for the End of the World
A collection of maps and infographics covering two important subjects: the world’s biodiversity hotspots and an assessment of which cities in these hotspots are growing on collision courses with remnant habitat and endangered species.

This was the week when technology died
Lots of tech products from back in the day have suddenly been killed. Nobody is going to miss the long-awaited death of Flash, while the disappearance of the standalone iPod player is likely to create a movement among collectors and retro enthusiasts; while Microsoft’s Paint has dodged a bullet thanks to an outcry of support from loyal fans.

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