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Friday, April 16, 2021

In This Edition:
Spider web music, quantum computing & quantum mechanics, fish-tank thermometer casino hack, old skool remixes & mashups, & Strange Boy's Waiting!

Spider Web Music

Image: Markus J. Buehler

Scientists and MIT used laser imagery to make 3D maps of spider webs and then calculated the vibrating frequency of each thread based on size and elasticity. Using this information, Markus J. Buehler's team then converted these frequencies into sound and music.

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Quantm Computing & Quantum Mechanics Introduction

Image: Quantum Country

Quantum Country is a new website that aims to introduce everyone to quantum computing and quantum mechanics using cognitive science methods to make it easier for readers to remember the basics.

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Fish-tank Thermometer Casino Hack

Image: Unsplash, Jorge Ramirez

In 2018 the high roller database of a casino was stolen, via a smart fish-tank thermometer! Hackers were able to access the network through the connected thermometer and complete the heist without setting foot in the casino.

Old Skool Remixes & Mashups

Image: Mixcloud, Simon Kilshaw

Want some old skool remixes and mashups to brighten up your day? Check out Simon Kilshaw's latest Mixcloud release.

Strange Boy - Waiting

Image: Strange Boy - Waiting

Check out Strange Boy's latest belter of a song Waiting released this week, produced by Enda Gallery.

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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

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