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.
Saharan dust plume maps let you track the cloudy phenomenon in real time – This week saw US landfall of a giant plume of dust from the Sahara Desert. Here are some ways you can track its movement.
Google pushes “text fragment links” with new Chrome extension – The new link style enables users to link to specific text on a page, which will get scrolled to and highlighted once the page loads. Unfortunately, it only works on Chrome on desktop OSes and Android.
Microsoft Acquires IoT/OT Security Firm CyberX – Microsoft is expanding its scope of Azure IoT security monitoring into existing industrial network devices. CyberX’s platform will be integrated with Microsoft’s Azure IoT, Azure Security Center for IoT, and Azure Sentinel SIEM for IoT.
How to build a ‘rest ethic’ that is as strong as your work one – Authors of a new book offer creative and thoughtful ways to maximize your time off.
This App Could Help Detect COVID-19 By Analyzing A Person’s Speech – The app uses signal processing and AI algorithms to examine changes in the body that can affect speech.
Design Thinking Comes of Age – Focusing on design isn’t always easy, but it provides opportunities for organizations to humanize technology and create wonderful products and services.
How the Pandemic Impacts U.S. Electricity Usage – A big data project is analyzing social distancing’s impact on US electricity consumption during the pandemic.