TIL that Sprint the brand name is an acronym. Also, I was reminded of my Sprint Razr-clone from the mid-00s still sitting in my basement. I was one of those that jumped ship to AT&T when the iPhone came out. I haven’t been a customer for 10 years but I’ll still pour one out for you Sprint 🥃⚰️ https://www.cnet.com/news/t-mobile-deal-approved-say-so-long-to-sprint/
gee I wonder how the “states rights” crowd will take this 🚘 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-emissions/four-automakers-california-strike-compromise-on-vehicle-emissions-idUSKCN1UK1OD
even growing up in San Diego so close to the border we learnt practically nothing about our southern neighbor. I set out to increase my knowledge about Mexico and discovered the #Revolutions #podcast as a result which dives into the complex history of this diverse country 🇲🇽 🎙 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/revolutions/id703889772?i=1000417695831
NIST has already redefined the kilogram, now they’re working on redefining the second, these scientists are unstoppable https://apple.news/A6K3ebnoGR9mwWNpfO9MxKg
for a whole bunch more space stuff (because space is _awesome_) check out pbs’ summer of space 🚀 https://www.pbs.org/summer-of-space/
“live stream” of the Apollo 11 launch 50 years ago today https://youtu.be/zYnF31el-ik
“The car crashes and burns with everyone trapped inside. Now, should we initiate a recall? Take the number of vehicles in the field, A, multiply by the probable rate of failure, B, multiply by the average out-of-court settlement, C. A times B times C equals X. If X is less than the cost of a recall, we don't do one” https://www.freep.com/in-depth/money/cars/ford/2019/07/11/ford-focus-fiesta-transmission-defect/1671198001/ 🚗
The future of Delta looks set to be dominated by Airbus https://apple.news/AurrFpFIBQ8iwwf5XUjA2pw 🛫💺
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in light of all the recent quakes in SoCal it’s a good time to revisit the Walker Lane theory about where a potential split would happen and whether the San Andreas is slowly losing energy http://www.bldgblog.com/2019/07/walker-lane-redux/
not surprised, I flew SAS in April and they had less amenities than a comparable intl UA flight, will probably fly KLM if I head back in that direction https://apple.news/AXEgd_0B6QOKw8mP3KPrUZw
might as well try and ban math tho i wouldn’t put it past this administration to do so #encryption https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/27/trump-officials-weigh-encryption-crackdown-1385306
unexpected surprise! Raspberry 4 launches today with that same low $35 price tag and a slew of new features https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-4-on-sale-now-from-35/
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