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Friday, December 1, 2023

In This Edition:
Plastic eating enzyme, solar panels & wind turbines waste, Sqids - short id generator, Time Guessr, & DOS games in browser!

Plastic Eating Enzyme

Image: Carbios

French company Carbios are on the verge of scaling the use of a PET plastic eating enzyme, first discovered by Sintawee Sulaiman in the University of Osaka, to recycle 50,000 tonnes of plastic a year.


Solar Panels & Wind Turbines Waste

Image: Sustainability By Numbers, Hannah Ritchie

Hannah Ritchie published another excellent piece, this time about how much waste will be generated by solar panels and wind turbines, which is miniscule compared to fossil fuel, plastic, and municipal waste.

Sqids - Short Id Generator


Sqids is an open-source short id generator library, available in multiple programming languages, and guaranteed to be colission free.


Time Guessr

Image: Time Guessr

Time Guessr is a web game that randomly shows a photograph where you need to guess the year and location of the picture.


DOS Games In Browser

Image: DOS Deck

DOS Deck allows you to play classic DOS games in the browser!


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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