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Career Advice from Jim Donovan – Espresso Insight

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Career Advice from Jim Donovan - I stumbled upon “The Making of an Investment Banker”, a talk given by Jim Donovan to the UVA school of law, which was posted to their YouTube channel. I found the advice to be quite good, regardless of your chosen career path, investment banker or otherwise. 3 pieces of advice before starting your career / job: Read the Wall Street Journal every day, no matter what. You should read 3 articles: one macro article, such as related to what the Fed is doing with interest rates, for example. one on a specific company that recently released earnings, or a specific transaction / acquisition. one op-ed

Hydrogen Is Coming to the Rescue - IEEE Spectrum

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A consortium of U.S. federal agencies has pooled their funds and wide array of expertise to reinvent the emergency vehicle. The hybrid electric box truck they’ve come up with is carbon neutral. And in the aftermath of a natural disaster like a tornado or wildfire, the vehicle, called H2Rescue, can supply electric power and potable water to survivors while acting as a temperature-controlled command center for rescue personnel.

And it can also do that | Seth's Blog

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If you were around when the Model T was first announced, you could have built the organizations that became Disney, McDonald’s and Holiday Inn, all of which were powered by cheap, plentiful cars. You could have become a major developer of suburbs, mortgage banking and even pop music record labels (car radios changed the way music was consumed).

Jevons paradox is not surprising | Seth's Blog

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When a resource can be used more efficiently, we end up using more of the thing, not less.

Use These Simple Strategies to Retain Everything You Read

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When you first start with a blank sheet, you’re forced to search your memory and put on paper what you know (or what you think you know) about a subject. As you read, you see that understanding grow as you add new knowledge to the foundation.

Use inxi to Get All Kind of System Information in Linux

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inxi is a handy script that provides you with the system hardware and software information about the Linux system it is executed on. Learn more about using it.

DAK and the Golden Age of Gadget Catalogs – cabel.com

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The cover’s hero image draws you in. What is that beautiful-looking tape deck? (And wow, even today, that thing is pretty awesome.)

AddyOsmani.com - Beyond the comfort zone is where all magic happens.⁠

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Ah, the comfort zone—a snug emotional space where stress is scarce and predictability prevails. While it’s not all bad, staying there too long can effectively serve as a straightjacket for your potential. Let's peel back the layers and dissect the interplay between your comfort zone, personal growth, and the 'magic' that happens when you dare to stretch your boundaries.

Behind "Hello World" on Linux

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But behind the scenes, there’s a lot more going on. I’ll describe some of what happens, and (much much more importantly!) explain some tools you can use to see what’s going on behind the scenes yourself. We’ll use readelf, strace, ldd, debugfs, /proc, ltrace, dd, and stat. I won’t talk about the Python-specific parts at all – just what happens when you run any dynamically linked executable.

3-2-1: On designing your life, and the value of doing hard things - James Clear

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“The ability to do hard things is perhaps the most useful ability you can foster in yourself or your children. And proof that you are someone who can do them is one of the most useful assets you can have on your life resume.

How NASA Writes Space-Proof Code

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When you write some code and put it on a spacecraft headed into the far reaches of space, you need to it work, no matter what. Mistakes can mean loss of mission or even loss of life. In 2006, Gerard Holzmann of the NASA/JPL Laboratory for Reliable Software wrote a paper called The Power of 10: Rules for Developing Safety-Critical Code. The rules focus on testability, readability, and predictability:

Living in hyperbole | Seth's Blog

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In the pre-media world, we bumped into fables, or news from across the village, but mostly, our role models and experiences were based on reality.

Folding phones are the stuff of science fiction - The Verge

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In the process, they've given us vivid examples of why folding phones could be more than the latest gadget gimmick or another screen to scratch. They could actually be useful. According to these fictional futures, three primary reasons stand out:

Apollo Remastered

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NASA keeps the original film negatives from the Apollo program sealed in a frozen vault in Houston, TX and rarely grants access to them. As a result, nearly all of the photos we see of those historic missions were made decades ago or are copies of copies. Recently, the film was cleaned and digitally scanned at "an unprecedented resolution".

Apple Vision – Stratechery by Ben Thompson

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It really is one of the best product names in Apple history: Vision is a description of a product, it is an aspiration for a use case, and it is a critique on the sort of society we are building, behind Apple’s leadership more than anyone else.

First impressions: Yes, Apple Vision Pro works and yes, it’s good. | TechCrunch

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But, I’ve used essentially every major VR headset and AR device since 2013’s Oculus DK1 right up through the latest generations of Quest and Vive headsets. I’ve tried all of the experiences and stabs at making fetch happen when it comes to XR. I’ve been awed and re-awed as developers of the hardware and software of those devices and their marquee apps have continued to chew away at the “conundrum of the killer app” — trying to find something that would get real purchase with the broader public.

tldr InBrowser.App

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tldr InBrowser.App is an offline-capable PWA for tldr-pages. Fully runs in your browser. Zero API latency.

Implement DNS in a weekend

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Implement DNS in a weekend

Meet Mr. Internet: Vint Cerf - IEEE Spectrum

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Vint Cerf is the recipient of the IEEE Medal of Honor “for cocreating the Internet architecture and providing sustained leadership in its phenomenal growth in becoming society’s critical infrastructure.” PETER ADAMS

Passkeys: Using FIDO for Secure and Easy Authentication

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Passkeys, the popular name for FIDO, are not only easy, they offer better protection against phishing than other forms of multi-factor authentication. This is how they work.

Passkeys.io – A Passkey Authentication Demo

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What is a passkey? A passkey is a new way to sign in that works completely without passwords. By using the security capabilities of your devices like Touch ID and Face ID, passkeys are way more secure and are easier to use than both passwords and all current 2-factor authentication methods.

The outrageous electric Audi S1 Hoonitron stars in new Ken Block video | Ars Technica

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Now, you don't just go hooning any old EV around the strip, at least not if you're Ken Block. In this case, his ride is a stunning one-off electric Audi, the S1 Hoonitron, inspired by the 1987 Audi Sport quattro S1 Pikes Peak car.

Running Lego Engines with Air - YouTube

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Building and testing different types of Lego Pneumatic Engines that run on compressed air.

Students broke the world record for 0-60 mph acceleration in an electric vehicle

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A university group named the GreenTeam, from the University of Stuttgart set the Guinness World Record for the fastest 0-62 mph (0-100 kph) electric vehicle acceleration in a 1.461-sec 0-62 mph run.

Maker Resources | Compliant Mechanisms

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3d resources to 3d print these compliant mechanisms

(31) Why Machines That Bend Are Better - YouTube

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I visited the Compliant Mechanisms Research group at Brigham Young University and spoke to Professor Larry Howell:

(31) The kg is dead, long live the kg - YouTube

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The kilogram, mole, kelvin, and ampere will be redefined by physical constants

Compared: 16-inch MacBook Pro vs Razer Blade 15 Advanced | AppleInsider

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Apple used the Razer Blade 15 Advanced as a point of comparison for the performance of the M1 Max chip. Here's how the rest of the notebook compares against the 16-inch MacBook Pro.

Compared: 14-inch MacBook Pro vs 2022 Razer Blade 14 | AppleInsider

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The Razer Blade 14 has been updated for 2022 to make it more powerful, but it has to fight with the 14-inch MacBook Pro as a creator's choice notebook. Here's how the two laptops compare.

Mechanical Watch – Bartosz Ciechanowski

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Mechanical Watch

European civilization is built on ham and cheese,

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European civilization is built on ham and cheese, which allowed protein to be stored throughout the icy winters.

It's going to be okay. - The Oatmeal

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And if you haven't seen this, well then. Let's fix that right now. Via @Oatmeal.

The Expanse UI Design — HUDS+GUIS

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The Expanse UI Design

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