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Friday, February 4, 2022

In This Edition:
Lighthouse map, invisible labels in 3D printed objects, Pablo Escobar's hippos, Milk Road web3 newsletter, & rare colour WWII photos!

This week I binge-watched The Responder on BBC. It is a superb drama about a struggling Liverpool cop, phenomenally played by Martin Freeman, as he tries his best to get through his shift every day with the weight of the world on his shoulders. Watching it is a rollercoaster of empathy, for the situations the characters find themselves in, and relief, that your own problems in context might not be that bad after all. It is an incredible show.

Lighthouse Map

Image: Geodienst

The Geodienst centre in the University of Groningen developed a real time map of the lighthouses around the world, including the cadence of the light beacon of each.


Invisible Labels In 3D Printed Objects

Image: MIT

MIT student Mustafa Doga Dogan has developed a way to embed invisible labels in 3D printed objects. The labels, such as QR codes, can be viewed using Infrared to track objects but are invisible to the eye.


Podcast Of The Week: Pablo Escobar's Hippos on NPR Shortwave

Image: NPR

Did you know that Pablo Escobar brought 4 hippos into his estate in Colombia? After he died in 1993, the hippos were left run wild. Fast forward almost 30 years and there are now 400 of them ravaging the ecosystem of the Colombian landscape near the estate. This great episode of shortwave debates the different conservation options that the Colombians are investigating to manage the hippo population, which could reach 500 by 2030 if left unchecked.


Milk Road - A Daily Web3 Newsletter


Milk Road is a snappy daily newsletter about web3, and is a great way to learn about the crypto world.


Rare Colour WWII Photos

Image: Imperial War Museum

Check out these rare colour photos taken during World War II. The photos are native colour film photos, not recoloured, taken with rare colour film at the time.

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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