Each Friday, we share a curated list of articles we found during the past week. Here’s the list of the new and interesting ones we found this week. If there’s an article you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.
The story of why Marc Benioff gifted the AppStore.com domain to Steve Jobs – A great story about how Marc Benioff was able to give back to his mentor, Steve Jobs, in a small yet meaningful way.
Why some people are impossibly talented – Polymaths are people who excel in multiple fields. This article looks at this rare type of person and why we need more of them.
The Superpowers of Super-Thin Materials – “What if we were able to embed electronics in absolutely everything?” A look at the development of materials that could be the linchpin of the internet of everything.
The Seven Most Exciting Space Missions of 2020 – Mars, the moon, and the in-between. A look at some high-profile space missions scheduled for this year.
What It Takes to Give a Great Presentation – Do your 2020 goals include improving your presentation skills? Check out these five tips to help nail your next meeting or talk.
This new kind of battery could keep a phone charged for five days – A new breakthrough using lithium-sulfur could have huge ramifications for the future of battery-reliant devices, from phones to electric cars.
Are You Agile? – The beginning of a new year is a great time for software development teams to reflect on how they work and respond to changes and opportunities – and how they should always be looking for ways to improve. That’s why we’re including Doug’s post from October on this week’s list.