As part of their 10th birthday week, Cloudflare announced a range of new products and services, including a privacy-first web analytics product, which doesn't finger-print individual users, or use any client side state tracking.
Artist and web designer Nicholas Rougeux created a fantasticly creative project called Title Cities, where he converts text on the covers of historic books with blocks of colours, and then extracts and rearranges these blocks into cityscape posters.
The Human Genome Nomenclature Committee has changed the names of humane genes and proteins because the symbols were being automatically converted to dates in Microsoft Excel. Symbols such as SEPT1 and MARCH1 have been changed to SEPTIN1 and MARCHF1. The tyranny of Excel's rule continues unabated :-p
Carphonewarehouse put together a lovely looking website that compares cities based on a number of attributes such as monthly rent, internet speed, and quality of life, in an attempt to show the best cities for freelancers.
Data visualisation heavy weight Information Is Beautiful (David McCandless) has published a datapack of Coronavirus visualisations with links to the underlying data. The site includes this handy reference diagram (above) showing the risk profile of various activities. (P.S. Wear a mask)