2016-01-10 2 min read



Busy week. Lot of reading, too!




  • Tesla announced a software update with a new feature (Summon) that lets owners... summon their cars.
  • The new Long Beach Container Terminal has a few cool automation features, bringing it (maybe) up to par with the big global ports.
  • SpaceX is going to try to land the first stage booster from their next launch (on Jan 7) on their floating autonomous barge (again).


Stuff that doesn't fit into my dumb/arbitrary categories.

  • A variety of stories describing the Barlow Knife's creation.
  • Hart's Island - and the general problem of how to store unidentified corpses that accumulate in a city like New York - is pretty crazy.


Photos of old AT&T Long Lines microwave towers.

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