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Behind the Scenes of Issue 47

Cool week, again, there were some awesome designs, excellent ideas and well-documented projects – a lot to learn in general. Update on the vendor database: I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Issue 46 follow-up, on micro museums, etc.

Published on October 11, 2021 by KBD.news

So, accidentally, I got multiple entries from 1973 and Canada this time, starting the week in a vintage mood. Eventually, this issue turned out to be much more balanced.

Vendor database update

I tried to focus on finishing this side-project and contacted a lot of vendors: 6 new stores, 67 records updated and some abandoned shops removed or marked as closed.

To get better results, instead of going...

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Published on Mon 11th Oct 2021. Featured in KBD #47 (source).


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