Day: June 26, 2022

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Backstage Capital cuts majority of staff after pausing net new investments – TechCrunch – IGWIIKI

Backstage Capital has downsized its staff from 12 to three people, managing partner and founder Arlan Hamilton said during her “Your First Million” podcast that was published Sunday. The layoff comes nearly three months after Backstage Capital narrowed its investment strategy to only participate in follow-on rounds of existing portfolios. This workforce reduction further underscores […]

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Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1 review: Disappointing overall – IGWIIKI

Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1 (7420) MSRP $1,050.00 “The Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 would be a solid option were it not for the mediocre display and battery life.” Pros Good productivity performance Decent keyboard and touchpad Streamlined good looks 1080p webcam Cons Below-average battery life Inferior display No Thunderbolt 4 I’ve reviewed more 14-inch laptops over the […]

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4th of July Mattress Sales: Save on Tempur-Pedic and More – IGWIIKI

The summer is in full swing, which means the 4th of July will be here before you know it. And it’s hard to imagine a better way to celebrate Independence Day than by taking advantage of all of the incredible 4th of July sales that are headed our way. Most noteworthy are the 4th of […]

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You can help analyze Juno images of Jupiter’s clouds – IGWIIKI

Some of the most stunning images of Jupiter have been captured by the Juno probe, which has been in orbit around the planet since 2016. And many of these images have investigated Jupiter’s strange atmosphere, including peering through the atmosphere’s many layers. Now, a citizen scientist project is inviting members of the public to help […]

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Web3 artist Latashá on educating creators about crypto’s ebbs and flows – TechCrunch – IGWIIKI

Despite all the controversy surrounding the crypto world, one obvious bright spot of blockchain technology has been its ability to support creators and artists in monetizing their work. Rapper and visual artist Latashá, our guest on the latest episode of the Chain Reaction podcast, is a living embodiment of web3’s potential to support independent artists. […]

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This galaxy cluster is so massive it warps space-time – IGWIIKI

It’s hard to comprehend the scale of the universe. It’s difficult to imagine even the size of the entire solar system, let alone our galaxy. And our galaxy is just one among billions in the universe. In fact, galaxies don’t just exist alone, but often interact with each other — and often come together in […]

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Linking antennae to see the radio universe on a grand scale – IGWIIKI

It used to be the case that if you wanted a powerful telescope, you had to build it big — really big. But now, it’s possible to create a very powerful telescope by using multiple smaller antennae spread over a large area, which is how projects like the Event Horizon Telescope that took the famous […]

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Director Patrick Hughes on filming The Man from Toronto – IGWIIKI

Some of the best action comedies are ones that are rooted in mistaken identities. From Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest to Shawn Levy’s Date Night, these films put their protagonists through hell all because of a simple misunderstanding of who they are and, more importantly, what they do. Netflix’s The Man from Toronto continues this […]

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This giant map of minerals on Mars is a piece of modern art – IGWIIKI

The rainbow-hued images might look like some kind of digital art, but in fact, they are maps of Mars, taken using the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars, or CRISM, an instrument on board NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO). This spacecraft has been in orbit around Mars since 2006, taking images of the planet using […]

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Why LFP batteries are poised to bring down entry-level EV prices – TechCrunch – IGWIIKI

An older, cheaper and safer battery technology already dominating China’s electric vehicle industry is now poised to reshape battery manufacturing worldwide and boost EV sales in the United States — if the global lithium supply remains stable. A slew of patents for lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) chemistries due to expire in 2022 could shift the face of […]

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