Week of October 11

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read Why Perseverance’s First Mars Drilling Attempt Came Up Empty (Wired) – TL;DR: it crumbled into powder so nothing could be retained.  A few days later the attempt at another location succeeded so the bot…

Week of October 4

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read These Bendy Plastic Chips Fit in Unusual Places (Wired) – TL;DR – don’t get too hopeful yet… overall it’s still taking too much energy to render the performance of early 1980s processors.  But one…

Week of September 23

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read Mystery Solved: How Plant Cells Know When to Stop Growing (Wired) – it’s a love story between DNA and a protein named KRP4 🙂 The ‘Weirdest’ Matter, Made of Partial Particles, Defies Description (Quanta)…

Week of September 20

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read See the road sign that’s about to take over America (FastCompany) – I for one would welcome the near future full of e-ink display signs, more road trip opportunities along small route-66 towns. ReviewMeta…

Week of September 13

Welcome to my weekly letter, where I share a few noteworthy articles and my own commentary. Without further ado… Weekly Read The Chinese content farms behind Factory TikTok (restofworld.org) – the learning from this article can be expanded further: almost anything on Tiktok/social media is probably some type of content production that’s intended to grab…