Don't Panic Labs Reading List

DPL Reading List – February 21, 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.

How photoshop became a verb – Photoshop turned 30 this week. And while it’s never been the cheapest option for editing photos, it became so popular that it entered our vernacular as a verb.

The Computer Scientist Responsible for Cut, Copy, and Paste, Has Passed Away – While he isn’t a household name like Jobs or Gates, Tesler’s contributions to computing as we know it today cannot be overstated.

Intel outlines chip that will make quantum computers smaller and faster – This system-on-chip could play a significant role in making quantum computers smaller, faster, and require less aggressive cooling. This new Horse Ridge chip can control more than double the number of qubits Intel was boasting in early 2018.

See the logos AI generates for Apple, Google, and Uber – Fear not, designers. AI has nothing on you. While AI can create something based on your parameters, it still does not have the artistic or creative capacities that humans possess.

96-Core Processor Made of Chiplets – A French research firm recently demonstrated a processor they built from six “chiplets”. It demonstrates how “mix and match” systems can be built to achieve amazing computing results.

How I Prevent Overthinking Before Bed – Do you ever find your mind racing right before bed? This writer shares three ways he rests his mind before going to sleep.

Present Your Data Like a Pro – Great presentations don’t just share ideas, they back them up with credible data. Here are some tips on effectively using the data you have in your presentations.