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Friday, June 25, 2021

In This Edition:
Hybrid working survey, wooden satellite, passive solar still, emergency site kit, & Lego high resolution microscope!

Hybrid Working Survey

Image: a16z

a16z surveyed 226 company CEOs in their portfolio about their company's plans around remote and hybrid working post-Covid. Two thirds of companies plan to use a hyrbid working model with employees in the office for off-sites or 1 to 2 days per week.

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Wooden Satellite

Image: Arctic Astronautics

Finnish company Arctic Astronautics plan to launch a 10 cm cubed cube satellite with a surface made of coated plywood, to test how wood performs in space as a component material.

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Passive Solar Still

Image: Haechler I et al. Science Advances 2021

Engineers at ETH Zurich have developed a passive solar still that can extract 4.6ml of water from the air per day using a 10cm wide surface requiring no power.

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Emergency Site Kit

Image: Emergency Site

Max Boeck has created a starter kit for building an emergency information website. The kit includes statically generated files, basic styling to help with accessibility, offline operation via a service worker, and is optimised for one ciritical roundtrip request with inline resources.

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Lego High Resolution Microscope

Image: Timo Betz

Researchers at the Universities of Göttingen and Münster in Germany have designed a high resolution microscope that can be built using Lego and cheap smartphone lenses. The microscope can be used to view micrometer objects such as individual cells.

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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.
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Daryl Feehely

I’m a web consultant, contract web developer, technical project manager & photographer originally from Cork, now based in London. 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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