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We know we said we were going to give you an update on what's coming after the Humankind project, but we're not quite ready yet. Keep an eye out on your inbox over the next few days, where we'll be exploring some of the lessons we learned, and for the next edition, where we'll be unveiling the new project (we promise). We've been working on it for a while, but things really kicked into a new gear this week, and we're so excited to share it with you. Thanks as always for your support and understanding. Enough excuses! Time for some...
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