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The Agenda for Friday, January 31, 2020

Hello! I hope you had a great week. Here are 🔟 things I found interesting since my last issue. Enjoy!


1. Zach Gage is probably my favorite game designer, and this week he launched SpellTower+, the follow-up to his original iOS word game. (See also: Pocket Run Pool and Sage Solitaire.)

2. I had no idea Universal Studios Japan was building the first-ever Super Nintendo World, but I think it’s time to book a flight to Osaka.

3. Also from the Who knew? file: James Taylor has a new album of American standards due out in February.

4. Use FutureMe to write a letter to your future self.

5. Fantastical 3 (a superb calendaring app for all the Apple platforms) came out this week, and David Sparks has a new (free!) field guide to go along with the release.

6. Whereby is a super attractive video meeting app for the browser.

7. TIL: Anker makes this awesome USB-C hub for MacBook Pros, including two USB-A ports, HDMI, and an SD card reader ($60). Oh, how I miss my dear SD card reader.

8. Last week I stopped into our local game/DVD/CD exchange store and was teleported back to the days of my youth when I saw their glass case filled with used Game Boy games and their accompanying handhelds. Now to find one on eBay and restore it like The Retro Future. 🤔

9. Jake and JZ launched The Highlight Course, a companion to one of my favorite books ever — Make Time.

10. Also on my reading list: The Wondering Years by Knox McCoy of Popcast podcast fame.

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