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 for the week ending September 24, 2021. If there’s an article you think we should read, let us know in the comments below.
Here’s how LEGO sets can make your workday more productive – Digital jobs don’t often give a lot of physical indication that we’re making progress. Some are showing how LEGO sets can give a sense of accomplishment.
Alphabet’s laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptime – Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has been experimenting with a point-to-point optical communication system in Africa. The 20 Gbps link is providing internet access across the Congo river.
Q&A With Co-Creator of the 6502 Processor – A conversation with Bill Mensch on the microprocessor that powered the Atari 2600 and Commodore 64.
Start Tackling That Big Goal You’ve Been Putting Off – We’re all busy. When a goal seems difficult to achieve or if the path forward is unclear, it’s often easier to do nothing or push it off to another day. This author offers three strategies to help accomplish our goals.
“Melting face,” “pregnant person,” and 35 other emoji approved for Unicode 14.0 – 838 new characters bring Unicode’s total to a whopping 144,697.