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Friday, December 16, 2022

In This Edition:
Nuclear fusion breakthrough, salt battery, AWS & Ukraine government backups, Scotland's Map of Stories, and drive & listen!

Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough

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The National Ignition Facility in California has made a nuclear fusion breakthrough to produce more energy output (3.15 MJ) in a fusion experiment than the amount of energy put in (2.05 MJ).


Salt Battery

Image: Bin-Wei Zhang, Liuyue Cao, Cheng Tang, Chunhui Tan, Ningyan Cheng, Wei-Hong Lai, Yun-Xiao Wang, Zhen-Xiang Cheng, Juncai Dong, Yuan Kong, Shi-Xue Dou, Shenlong Zhao

Researchers at the University of Sydney have developed a sodium sulphur based battery that demonstrates four times the energy storage capacity compared to lithium based batteries.


AWS & Ukraine Government Backups

Image: Noah Berger / Amazon

Russ Mitchell in the LA Times tells the fascinating story of how Amazon AWS teamed up with the government of Ukraine to back up petabytes of data using suitcase size SSDs at the start of the war.


Scotland's Map of Stories

Image: Map of Stories

Map of Stories is a beautiful website that collects oral storytelling videos from across Scotland.


Drive & Listen

Image: Drive & Listen

Drive & Listen is a fantastic website that allows you to watch high-res videos of car travel through a range of cities, while listening to local radio station streams for each selected city.


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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