netpipe April 20, 2021

Hacker News – mRNA vaccines – a new era in vaccinology (2018)

Blog – Hackaday – Tightly Packed Raspberry Pi Tricorder Impresses

Hacker News – FOVO: A new 3D rendering technique based on human vision

Hacker News – EMU2: A simple text-mode x86 and DOS emulator

Hacker News – SiFive Tapes Out First 5nm TSMC 32-bit RISC-V Chip with 7.2 Gbps HBM3

Hacker News – A potato battery can light up a room for over a month (2013)

Hacker News – Bitcoin mining hash rate drops as blackouts instituted in China

Hacker News – Thinkpad X230 with “e-Ink” display at 30fps

Hacker News – J2 open processor: an open source processor using the SuperH ISA

CBC | Canada News – Liberal delegates endorse a universal basic income, reject capital gain tax hike

CBC | Canada News – Ontario man believed to be 1st Canadian with COVID-destroyed lungs to get double transplant

Engadget – ARM introduces v9, its first new chip architecture in a decade

Engadget – FDA authorizes cheap rapid at-home COVID-19 tests

Engadget – Chevrolet will build an electric Silverado with 400 miles of range

Engadget – Microsoft starts testing free multiplayer for free-to-play games

Big Think – Stressed-out mothers are twice as likely to give birth to a girl

Big Think – How your daily coffee can help tropical forests grow back

Big Think – The four moral judgments you make every day

Big Think – Have scientists at CERN found evidence of brand new physics?

Big Think – ​This zero-energy ‘daylight harvesting’ device can send sunlight underground

Big Think – Lightning strikes will double in Arctic as climate warms

Big Think – A supernova blast may have caused a mass extinction 359 million years ago

Hack a Day – Forgotten Tech — Self Driving Cars

Hack a Day – Uplink System For High-Altitude Balloons

Hack a Day – Dynamic Build Platforms for 3D Printers Remove Supports and Save Material

Hack a Day – Newest PlayStation Exploit Skips the Disc

Hack a Day – Learn Multirotors From First Principles

Hack a Day – New Part Day: Espressif ESP32-C6 Includes WiFi 6 and a RISC-V Core

Hacker News – US agencies call for pause in Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Hacker News – First C compiler ported to GCC

Hacker News – A man is looking for the friends who shipped him overseas in a crate in 1965

Green Car Congress – Canada invests C$2.89M in U of Alberta biojet technology

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