Interesting Things #26 — Go go go
This is Beng Tan and welcome to Interesting Things, a curation of interesting stories and links from tech, work, biz, science, life and random stuff.
Another busy week.
‘date -d’ vs. ‘date -s’, and ‘show foo’ vs. ‘clear foo’ — One command just lists a bunch of stuff, and the other one knocks them out! (hn)
Implementing form filling and accessibility in the Firefox PDF viewer — It was time to reinvest in the PDF viewer and support filling PDF forms to make our users' lives easier. (hn)
The robot that can make pasta and sauce — and save restaurants 60% on rent — No one knew there was a robot behind the restaurant on the platforms. (hn)
How React Native Made Me Love Mobile-First Development — You might be surprised when you see how quickly you can push out a mobile app. (hn)
Is Management Right for Me? An Engineer’s Guide to Choosing a Career Path — Forget the common wisdom about the skills you need. Instead, ask yourself two questions. (hn)
A ‘Pacemaker for the Brain’: No Treatment Helped Her Depression — Until This — The first study of individualized brain stimulation to treat severe depression. (hn)
The Devastating Ways Depression and Anxiety Impact the Body — Mind and body form a two-way street. (hn)
Hundreds of three-eyed ‘dinosaur shrimp’ emerge after Arizona monsoon — Their eggs can stay dormant for decades, waiting for water. (hn)
Tiny rare fossil found in 16 million-year-old amber is ‘once-in-a-generation’ find — Researchers have discovered the third-ever tardigrade fossil on record. (hn)
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Enjoy your reading and have a good day, Beng