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Friday, May 6, 2022

In This Edition:
Climate profit in Scottish peat, how to professionally say, IBM's asshole test, eye drops for ageing vision, & Owen Wilson wow API!

I really enjoy listening to the Mark and Carrie podcast, they always get straight to the point about the issues of the day.
In the latest episode, they somehow manage to make you feel entertained about how bad things are going on the global stage :-p

Climate Profit In Scottish Peat

Image: The New York Times

The New York Times published an interesting article about Thomas MacDonell, a rich businessman who has purchased 200,000 acres in Scotland. He intends to restore the peatland in the Glenfeshie valley and use it as a carbon sink to sell offset credit against, while also offering luxury nature based accommodation on the land. This may be of interest to rural communities in Ireland who could do the same, given the current row over new turf cutting laws in Ireland.

How To Professionally Say

Image: Akash Rajpurohit

Akash Rajpurohit created a handy list of substitutes phases to use to express your concerns, or otherwise, in professional environments.

IBM's Asshole Test

Image: Unsplash, Austin Distel

Here's a great post by John Public about how IBM used to sort for assholes in their recruitment process.


Eye Drops For Ageing Vision

Image: BruceBlaus/WikimediaCommons/CC BY-SA

Newly approved Vuity eye drops are designed to tackle presbyopia by shrinking the pupil to focus light back onto the correct point on the retina.


Owen Wilson Wow API

Image: Avi Mamenko

Avi Mamenko has created a great API that returns instances of Owen Wilson saying Wow in all of his films.


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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