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Friday, February 17, 2023

In This Edition:
Self drilling wooden seed carrier, guide to using machine learning datasets, Write Freely, Literature Clock, & motorbike airbag pants!

Piaras McEinrí wrote an excellent piece in the Irish Examiner about how Ireland needs to prepare for climate refugees, including by helping the global south try to mitigate the effects of the climate emergency.

Self Drilling Wooden Seed Carrier

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Researchers led by Lining Yao at Carnegie Mellon University developed a biodegradable wooden self drilling seed carrier which can be deployed from the air.

Guide To Using Machine Learning Datasets

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A Critical Field Guide For Working With Machine Learning Datasets written by Sarah Ciston is an excellent hands-on primer on using ML datasets.

Write Freely

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Write Freely is an open source writing and online publishing app that runs on the Fediverse!


Literature Clock

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Literature Clock tells you the time via literature quotes that contain said time.

Motorbike Airbag Pants

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Drive a motorcycle? Then you need obviously need airbag pants!


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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