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Tweet of The Week
- Individuals matter (danluu.com, 11 min) — Dan Luu about the non-fungibility (ugh) of people in an organisation and why companies are not Sim City.
- 10 years of… whatever this has been (apenwarr.ca, 9 min) — apenwarr revisits a ten-year-old article where they predicted the development of blockchain technologies. Thanks, Jan
- Scan of the Month (scanofthemonth.com, 3 min) — If you ever wanted to know what a CT scan of a Lego figure looks like, check this out.
Cutting Room Floor
- Why staring at screens is making your eyeballs elongate – and how to stop it (theguardian.com, 6 min) — Adam Popescu about myopia and how it’s often caused by long screen-time. If you don’t read this, at least consider the 20-20-20 model: “Every 20 minutes, look at a distance 20 feet away, for 20 seconds”.
- Hacking Ham Radio for Texting (spectrum.ieee.org, 5 min) — Dale Thomas built a texting interface for VHF handheld radios.
- Notes on Web3 (society.robinsloan.com, 6 min) — Robin Sloan has some notes that explain why some people like Web3. Thanks, Jan
- Porting Doom to an nRF52840-based USB Bluetooth-LE Dongle (next-hack.com, 50 min) — next-hack has a detailed story of how they ported Doom to a USB-Dongle. Make sure to watch he video at the end! Thanks, Eric
- @that_mc on Twitter (twitter.com, 2 min) — Mack is a bus operator and rates the bus scene of the movie Shang-Chi in a hilarious way.
- How I’m able to take notes in mathematics lectures using LaTeX and Vim (castel.dev, 18 min) — Gilles Castel shares the Vim setup that allows them to keep up with the lecture while writing latex equations.