Image: Reuters Graphics
Reuters graphics have put together a really nice site describing the basics of blockchain including lots of animations describing the steps involved in adding records to blocks.
Intercom have released a new book called The Growth Handbook, aimed at delivering industry tested advice on how to manage customer retention, growth experiments and driving word of mouth growth.
Google have launched a new Introduction to AR & ARCore course on Coursera. The course covers AR tools and platforms, popular use cases for AR and how to create realistic AR experiences.
Image: Anthony DiPilato
Anthony DiPilato made a homemade iPhone remote controller electric tug for his Cessna 310. The tug can pull the 2,268kg Cessna using two 13 inch motors and two 12V power chair batteries.
Image: Hackernoon, Preethi Kasireddy
This interesting article on Hackernoon from Preethi Kasireddy describes the current limitations on scaling blockchain and describes many different solutions and methods that could be used to allow scaling, such as SegWit, Sharding, increasing block size and off chain state channels, among others.
Image: Youtube, SmarterEveryDay
Check out his amazing video from SmarterEveryDay of two vortex rings colliding perfectly to produce cascading concentric circles.
In 2014, Facebook launched a high altitiude platform station (HAPS) project called Aquilla, aimed at developing a high altitute glider drone that can transmit internet to remote areas.
In a recent blog post, Facebook confirms that they are no longer developing Aquilla but will contine to work with partners like Airbus on HAPS connectivity in general.
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