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AI-enabled drones, NASA mars simulation, and creating videos from text

Weekly report for Feb. 18th

MY PICKSย ๐Ÿ‘‡๏ธ

  1. Apple Vision Proย ๐Ÿ‘“๏ธ โ€”ย comfort, headache, and eye strain are among the top reasons people say theyโ€™re returning their Vision Pro headsets.

  2. NASA Mars simulationย ๐Ÿš€ โ€” a calling was placed for volunteers to participate in a Mars simulation starting in 2025. The four selected members will live in a 1,700-square-foot 3D-printed habitat.

  3. Sora: Creating video from textย ๐ŸŽฅ โ€”ย OpenAI releases AI software that generates gorgeous video from text.

  4. AI-enabled dronesย ๐Ÿ›ฉ๏ธ โ€” the US and UK may arm Ukraine with AI-enabled drones to target Russian positions.

  5. Next Xbox Generationย ๐ŸŽฎ๏ธ โ€” the Microsoft Surface team is reportedly working on the next Xbox consoles.


  1. ๐Ÿ’ฐ OpenAI's trillion-dollar ambition questioned

  2. ๐Ÿ“ตย AI robocalls ban is insufficient against scams

  3. ๐Ÿงฒ Scientists confirm new magnetism type

  4. ๐Ÿ‘ค Only humans, no AI, can hold patents, says US

  5. ๐Ÿš— Is hydrogen the future for zero-emission vehicles?

  6. ๐Ÿ“ฑ iOS trojan steals Face ID for bank fraud

  7. ๐Ÿค– Microbots offer new treatment for liver cancer

  8. ๐Ÿ€ NBA's new LED glass court offers live stats and replays

  9. โ˜€๏ธ New solar tech: laser-activated glass cells

  10. ๐ŸŽฎ PS5 nearing end of lifecycle, sales miss target



  1. Orange-OpenSource / hurl - Hurl, run and test HTTP requests with plain text.

  2. ajeetdsouza / zoxide - A smarter cd command. Supports all major shells.

  3. dotnet / core - .NET news, announcements, release notes, and more!

  4. ripienaar / free-for-dev - A list of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS offerings that have free tiers of interest to devops and infradev

  5. astral-sh / ruff - An extremely fast Python linter and code formatter, written in Rust.

  6. psf / black - The uncompromising Python code formatter

  7. freeCodeCamp / freeCodeCamp - freeCodeCamp.org's open-source codebase and curriculum. Learn to code for free.

  8. GopeedLab / gopeed - A modern download manager that supports all platforms.

  9. immich-app / immich - Self-hosted photo and video backup solution directly from your mobile phone.

  10. poteto / hiring-without-whiteboards - Companies that don't have a broken hiring process

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