The Lazarus Effect
#TECHNOLOGY — The Lazarus-Effect
You might not need to throw away your broken glasses and get new ones anymore, thanks to these unique materials that can heal themselves! A video by SciShow on Freedom Today.
#TECHNOLOGY — Unwired
How WiFi really works and how you can get the most out of it. Jim Salter explains wireless networking for arstechnica.com
#TRANSPORTATION — Buckle up
Supersonic commercial flying is back on the schedule with new planes being developed as you read this. Samuel Hammond goes full throttle for niskanencenter.org
#CULTURE — The smartphone phenomenon
An in depth look at the social change brought upon us by smartphones. Adam Greenfield swiped right for longreads.com
#BUSINESS — Not slacking around
Amazon apparently considers paying a tremendous price for Slack (which we use at FTN). Frederic Filloux is exploring the sense of such an acquisition at Monday Note.
#BUSINESS — Easily spoiled
Why would Amazon want to buy Whole Foods? It fits their plan to take a cut of more economic transactions than ever. Ben Thompson explains Amazon's other big acquisition plan at stratechery.com
#AI — AI riding shotgun
Tesla's machine learning system is receiving huge amounts of data from actual driving cars to improve its collective driving skills. Tom Ward followed the signs for futurism.com
#CULTURE — Recommended reading
«Standard Ebooks is a volunteer driven, not-for-profit project that produces lovingly formatted, open source, and free public domain ebooks.» Exactly what it says on the package.
#DESIGN — Go, clean up your website!
There is a trend to put unnecessary crap on website. John Gruber pleads for a cleaner web at daringfireball.net
#TRANSPORTATION — On time
Personal air transportation has been a pipe dream for decades.But a new concept appears more realistic than anything before. Jack Stewart takes off for Wired.
#AI — Artificial morality
AI researcher Andrew Blake discusses the challenges ahead in creating and using artificial intelligence. Natasha Lomas reports for Techcrunch.