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Howdy friend,

The new year is well underway, and whether you're a resolutions person or not, a little planning can go a long way.

One of the articles that stood out this week is from Semil Shah, in which he talks loosely about preparing for 2022. It's not a "how-to" article, but more of a messy look into how a lot of our brains work.

Finding time to put resolutions down on paper and then actively sticking to them is difficult. Acknowledging that fact and moving forward anyway is sometimes the only way to get things done.

"Predictions are useless, but planning is indispensable."

Here's to indispensable planning in 2022.

High fives,

Matt Downey
@buildyourbridge

Fonts Knowledge

Google shows us that good typography is within everyone’s reach, and it starts with the fundamentals.

Cosmos

Cosmos is a home for curating your universe. Save anything on the web, curate into clusters, and share with the world.

Figma Store

Figma launches their new store — a collection of layers and components for you and your friends.

A simple guide to the web3 stack

Web3’s defining feature is ownership. Whereas the first iteration of the commercial internet (Web1) was read-only for most users, and Web2 allowed users to both read & write on centralized platforms (Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, etc), Web3 gives users full ownership over their content, data, and assets via blockchains. It empowers users to read-write-own.

Jack Dorsey says Block, formerly Square, is getting into Bitcoin mining

Block wants its yet-to-be-built mining rigs to be cheaper, lower-maintenance, and quieter than the current crop of hardware.

Value.app

Track the value of any NFT portfolio in real time. Proud to watch this app built in realtime in the Anti Discord.

Kate Dehler on the “meditative and awe-inspiring” possibilities of thinking visually

"Thinking visually can be meditative and awe-inspiring, and I think it has been helping me be more present, observant, and measured in my daily life.”

On Making Friends

Nathaniel Drew explores the challenge of making friends as adults.

Predictions are useless, but planning is indispensable

"Predictions are useless, and so are plans — but planning, as Eisenhower said, is indispensable."

Friday Finds #6

@buildyourbridge

Build Your Bridge is from Matt Downey — a creator helping other creators productize their services, build value through reputation, and generate self-sustaining income.

This week’s featured NFT project is Cryptoon Goonz.

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