The Day Computer Games Got Sexy

The Day Computer Games Got Sexy

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  • Marguerite Perey is the little known scientist, who worked under Marie Curie, and discovered francium, an element so unstable it almost doesn’t exist. This is her story as told by one of her living decedents. [The New York Times]
  • In 2013 Sixteen-year-old Erik Finman bought $US1,000 worth of Bitcoin and sold it for 100 times as much. With that cash, he’s been funding his start-up dreams and his life in Palo Alto as he attends TEDxTeen conferences and speaks with internet megastars. New York‘s profile gives an interesting snapshot into the lives of tech’s youngest entrepreneurs. [New York Magazine]
  • The American Interstate is an impressive feat of human engineering to be sure. It also creates a shit ton of noise, and it takes just as much impressive engineering to keep sleepy nearby neighbours…well….sleepy. This is the story of the efforts behind silencing thousands and thousand of miles of interstate ambience. [Medium]