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.
Turn Your Hobby into a Startup – Becoming an entrepreneur isn’t a linear track. There isn’t a “one size fits all” approach to founding a new venture.
19 Suggestions for Bored Engineers – Ways to occupy your mind and hands you while keeping your distance.
400,000 new people have joined Folding@Home’s fight against COVID-19 – The distributed computing project is now working with about 470 petaflops of output in its quest to fold proteins.
DirectX 12 Ultimate brings Xbox Series X features to PC gaming – The latest version of the DirectX platform has many new features for the software side of development, but gamers will see a big leap forward in graphics. DX12U will bring DirectX Raytracing, Mesh Shaders, and more to Windows PCs.
Here’s a Blueprint for a Practical Quantum Computer – What is a quantum computer and what are some of the inherent challenges of designing one? This is a great article that lays out the benefits and the hurdles of this new type of computing.
Virtual Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Bore – Some tips for embracing the differences that come from video conferencing.
Mozilla combines tracker blocking with paid, ad-free browsing – Would you pay a subscription to browse ad-free? Mozilla has partnered with Scroll to distribute funds to publications in place of ad revenue.