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#165

Friday, June 28, 2019

In This Edition:
Paddy Hanna, NASA Pi hack, LightSail, Wallmart AI scanners, Mary Meeker Internet Trends Report, Despair & Savage Town!

This morning I watched a powerful video published by Paddy Hanna, an Irish musician who is supporting Burt Bacharach in upcoming concerts in Galway and Dublin. Maith an fear.

NASA JPL Raspberry Pi Hack

Image: NASA

NASA has revealed that an insecure Raspberry Pi was used as an access point for hackers into the network of NASA's jet Propulsion Laboratory. The hackers stole 500MB of data which included information about international transfers of restricted military and pace technology.

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LightSail In Space

Image: Planetary.org

LightSail is a crowdfunded solar sail project from the Planetary Society which launched this week on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. Deployment in space of the cubesat with attached solar sail is due on July 2.

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Wallmart AI Scanners

Image: cbc.ca

Wallmart is using computer vision AI to track items at self-scanner tills in order to detect items that pass by without being scanned.

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Mary Meeker / Bond Internet Trends 2019

Image: Bond

Mary Meeker & Bond have published her 2019 Internet Trends report. Internet penetration is up to 51% of the global population as of 2018, among lots of other stats. Check out the full Bond report here.

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Savage Town Animated Trailer

Image: Image Comics, Declan Shalvey

As a reminder of how great the Savage Town graphic novel is, writer Declan Shalvey released a short animated trailer for the book this week. If you haven't read it yet, check out my review from Found This Week #75 and buy the book :-)



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About Found This Week

Found This Week is a curated blog of interesting posts, articles, links and stories in the world of technology, science and life in general.
Each edition is curated by Daryl Feehely every Friday and highlights cool stuff found each week.
The first 104 editions were published on Medium before this site was created, check out the archive here.

Daryl Feehely

I’m a web consultant, contract web developer, technical project manager & photographer originally from Cork, now based in Scotland. I offer my clients strategy, planning & technical delivery services, remotely & in person. I also offer freelance CTO services to companies in need of technical bootstrapping or reinvention. If you think I can help you in your business, check out my details on http://darylfeehely.com