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A robot hand taught itself to solve a Rubik’s Cube after creating its own training regime. MIT Technology Review
We've compiled a list of 22 inventions that could help us cut back on plastic, reduce garbage in the sea, and make… Tech Insider
The Air Force has finally stopped using 8-Inch floppy disks for Missile Command WIRED
"Facebook, and Silicon Valley more broadly, sees the world as [Donald] Trump does—a ceaseless battle for dominance… WIRED
Opinion: "I have a suggestion for Zuckerberg: Why not drop all the posturing about getting more voices heard or hel… WIRED
Meet The Blob: With nearly 720 sexes, and the ability to heal itself in two minutes if cut in half, it is surprisin… WIRED
OpenAI’s AI-powered robot learned how to solve a Rubik’s cube one-handed The Verge
Volvo unveiled its first fully electric car — and a bold pledge to go carbon-neutral The Verge
Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL hands-on: this time, it’s not about the camera The Verge
Analogue Pocket is a gorgeous, modern handheld for playing your old Game Boy games The Verge
Hamburg, Germany's $843 million philharmonic is filled with stunning architectural gems but its most interesting fe… WIRED
After years of backing away from nuclear power, France suddenly wants to build six huge reactors. MIT Technology Review
Winter's coming WIRED
Disney+ launch lineup: Every movie and TV show available to stream in the US on day one The Verge
The new iPhone is ugly TechCrunch
Looks like Star Wars' first-ever live-action television series is going to be a slam dunk. Mashable
How Pebble smartwatches are getting a second life The Verge
Amazon is on the brink of becoming one of America’s largest defense contractors. Here’s how it got there, and how i… MIT Technology Review
Machine learning can track you down, even when your personal details have been stripped out. MIT Technology Review
As chemistry advances go, few rival the impact of the lithium-ion battery. But what comes next? MIT Technology Review
“Stan felt that the internet had not necessarily lived up to its promise,” author Kat Rosenfield said. “Instead of… WIRED
How Unity built the world’s most popular game engine TechCrunch
A reader asked if there is anything we can do to tackle space debris. Our space reporter, @n_vpatel, answered. MIT Technology Review
“He over-pressured this circular house he built in Santa Cruz so that when you open the doors, dust doesn’t blow in… WIRED
Samsung won't support Linux on DeX once Android 10 arrives Engadget