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Jeremy Conrad left his own VC firm to start a company, and investors like what he’s building
TechCrunch

When this editor first met Jeremy Conrad, it was in 2014, at the 8,000-square-foot former fish factory that was home to Lemnos, a hardware-focused venture firm that Conrad had cofounded three years earlier. Conrad —  who as a mechanical engineering undergrad … more…

Rivian’s Amazon electric delivery van still on track as factory reopens
TechCrunch

Rivian, the electric vehicle company backed by Amazon, Cox Automotive and Ford, has resumed work at its factory in Normal, Ill. following a temporary shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Construction on the factory, which will eventually produce its R1T and… more…

Steph Curry and Zoom CEO Eric Yuan just backed her college financing startup, and now this immigrant founder is tackling students' financial hardships brought on by COVID
Business Insider

<ul> <li>Amira Yahyaoui founded Mos, an education startup helping college students apply for and manage financial aid, near the end of 2017 after experiencing the hardships many students feel throughout the application process.</li> <li>The company has raised… more…

The Coconut Light goes anywhere, fits anywhere, and it’s hypnotically cool
Boing Boing

Every once in a while, we see a new product come along that’s so versatile and elegantly simple that it’s strange no one’s ever gone there before. Portable lights themselves aren’t new, but there’s something about the MOGICS Coconut Light that’s so seamlessly… more…

The US Army's Earth-Shaking, Off-Road Land Trains
The Drive

Oh, your pickup has a lift? That's cute. more…

The Writings of Leslie Lamport
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Lessons from Operation “Denver,” the KGB’s Aids Disinformation Campaign
Mit.edu

Historian Douglas Selvage sheds light on a conspiracy theory that reverberates to this day. more…

Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son (1922)
Gutenberg.org

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DK-CM unites post-war and 1990s schools with CLT reception pavilion
Dezeen

DK-CM has built a cross-laminated timber reception pavilion with a diagrid roof in the gap between two junior schools in Norfolk, UK, to connect the previously separate institutions. The link building connects the 1950s junior school and 1990s infant school i… more…

Tuñón Arquitectos adds white concrete gallery to Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear
Dezeen

Spanish practice Tuñón Arquitectos has added a white concrete extension to the Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear in Cáceres, Spain. Read more more…

Nasa SpaceX launch: Who are the astronauts?
Yahoo Entertainment

BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday. more…

Nasa SpaceX launch: Who are the astronauts?
BBC News

BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday. more…

Photocatalytic water splitting with a quantum efficiency of almost unity
Nature.com

Water splitting with an internal quantum efficiency of almost unity is achieved using a modified semiconductor photocatalyst that selectively promotes the hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions on separate crystal facets. more…

How South Korea made itself a global innovation leader
Nature.com

Systemic reform backed by strong investment has brought rapid and long-lasting results. more…

Photocatalytic water splitting with a quantum efficiency of almost unity
Nature.com

Water splitting with an internal quantum efficiency of almost unity is achieved using a modified semiconductor photocatalyst that selectively promotes the hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions on separate crystal facets. more…

How South Korea made itself a global innovation leader
Nature.com

Systemic reform backed by strong investment has brought rapid and long-lasting results. more…

The End Of The Resume?
Medium

The last time Chuck Blatt searched for a job, about 10 years ago, he relied on a thoughtful cover letter, a resume printed on nice paper and good rapport during a face-to-face interview. Since Blatt… more…

'Nature's antifreeze' provides formula for more durable concrete
Phys.Org

Secrets to cementing the sustainability of our future infrastructure may come from nature, such as proteins that keep plants and animals from freezing in extremely cold conditions. CU Boulder researchers have discovered that a synthetic molecule based on natu… more…

Evolutionary flaws disprove the theory of intelligent design
Phys.Org

Evolution has produced countless amazing life forms, but you need look no further than to the human body to find examples showing that evolution has also produced a number of poor constructions."The many flaws of evolution makes it impossible to believe in th… more…

KCR hints at ‘surprise’ package for Telangana
The Hindu

CM inaugurates Kondapochammasagar, the 10th lift reservoir in the Kaleshwaram project more…