Mother Jones put together this timeline of news about the BP oil spill that I've found contextually useful in absorbing how absolutely screwed the Gulf of Mexico really may be. [MotherJones.com]
Interactive Timeline Of The BP Oil Disaster
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Among the many tidbits of wisdom that Elon Musk dropped at a Tesla company investor event early this week was the revelation that LIDAR, a laser-based scanning technology that images objects in 3D, was “friggin’ stupid”, and that “...anyone relying on LIDAR is doomed”. It seemed a grandiose claim given how many autonomous car initiatives rely on the tech, but Cornell researchers have just backed up Musk’s predictions with a new method for self-driving cars to see the world in 3D using a pair of cheap cameras.
In Marvel’s comics, Peter Parker’s got a nasty (but endearing) habit of making friends with people who are destined to become some of Spider-Man’s mortal enemies. That quirk is just as important to the Spider-Man mythos as the radioactive spider bite, and from the looks of things, it’s going to be a major part of Spider-Man: Far From Home.