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Friday, December 3, 2021

In This Edition:
Visualising COVID transmission, IoT for beginners, smartphone sensors scripts, data from encrypted messaging, & Tim & Balaji 2!

Visualising COVID Transmission

Image: BMJ

The British Medical Journal published an excellent interactive tool to visualise the estimates of COVID transmission as defined by experts in different scenarios. TL;DR; It's airborne, wear a FFP3 mask.


IoT For Beginners

Image: Github, Microsoft

Microsoft published a neat IoT for Beginners course with 24 lessons like making a smart plant and training an object detection stock detector.

Smartphone Sensors Scripts

Image: published a review of all the main javascript libraries and scripts used by websites and domains that access the sensors in your smartphone. These sensors, such as motion, orientation and light sensors, are used by for different reasons like real human detection, or display customisation.


Data From Encrypted Messaging

Image: The Record


Podcast Of The Week: Tim & Balaji Part 2


Tim Ferriss interviewed Balaji Srinivasan for a second time, in a monster 4.5 hour podcast. Highlights of the interview include the future of the world powered by blockchain, China & geo-political outlook, anarchy in the U.S.A. and lots more. Listen to/watch the interview, and you'll be thinking about it for a week afterwards.


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 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

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