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Friday, August 25, 2023

In This Edition:
Windmill heat generation, addressing imposter syndrome, filtering microplastics, new qubit fault tolerance method, & how to tackle the myopia epidemic!

Windmill Heat Generation

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Low Tech magazine published an interesting article about heat generating windmills and how efficient they are using different configurations and technologies. The article demonstrates that a heat generating windmill can cover 40-70% of modern heating needs.

Addressing Imposter Syndrome

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A Smart Bear offers a quirky way of addressing imposter syndrome, which is to accept that we all suffer from it, even famous people, and if they can succeed despite it, so can you.


Filtering Microplastics

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Futurism describes how researchers in Canada have discovered sawdust coating in fruit tannins can filter 95.2% to 99.95 of microplastics from water.


New Qubit Fault Tolerance Method

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Quanta magazine reports on a fascinating new method of quantum computing qubit grouping that delivers more efficient measurement fault tolerances than the existing 20-year-old industry standard method.


How To Tackle The Myopia Epidemic

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Amit Katwala published a riveting story in WIRED about how the myopia epidemic in Taiwan and how researchers and practitioners discovered the causes of myopia, which is lack of sustained sunlight, and developed a preventative regime for children.


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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