Don't Panic Labs Reading List

DPL Reading List – February 14, 2020

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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.

HAMR don’t hurt ’em—laser-assisted hard drives are coming in 2020 – An 18-year-old promise is coming to the market later this year – and it could mean big things for archival data storage.

You can now make sick beats in Microsoft Excel – Excel is often considered a Swiss Army Knife of business tools. Now it has another use.

A New Implant for Blind People Jacks Directly Into the Brain – Researchers have successfully bypassed the eyes with a brain implant that provides rudimentary vision.

Lessons from Tesla’s Approach to Innovation – A look at Tesla’s fascinating strategy for fundamentally changing an industry.

Don’t Just Memorize Your Next Presentation — Know It Cold – Some great tips for public presentations. In short: when you know your script cold, you deliver what you intended and give your audience the best of what you curated and planned.

Board-game design is thriving – The growth of board gaming is undeniable. So what is it about these types of games that make them so popular?

The Power of Curiosity – An interview with Harvard Business professor Francesca Gino about the power of curiosity and its importance in the workplace.