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Friday, July 7, 2023

In This Edition:
Cloudways, hygroelectricity, oil & gas causes 535 times more mining, EV range visualiser, Cuboid, & PhD Simulator!

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An interesting article in The Guardian describes two discoveries that show hygroelectricity, which is generating electricity from the charge in humid air.


Oil & Gas Causes 535 Times More Mining

Image: Distilled

Michael Thomas wrote a visually powerful piece for Distilled about how mining for oil & gas causes 535 times the amount of mining needed for a green economy, which includes mining for EV batteries materials.


EV Range Visualiser

Image: Charge Trip

Charge Trip is an EV range visualiser that allows the user to select an electric car and toggle real world variable like weather, in order to display the range of the EV on a map.



Image: Cuboid

Cuboid is a simple and very enjoyable browser based game made by Thomas Friday.


PhD Simulator

Image: PhD Simulator

PhD Simulator by Mianzhi Wang is a text game that gives us an insight into the hope-sapping research merry-go-round that is a PhD studentship.


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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