Confirmation that the #JWST sunshield has been successfully deployed & tensioned.
It’s almost impossible to say how big a deal this is – for most of us close to the project, it was easily the scariest part of the whole endeavour. And it’s done.
Take a bow, team ? https://t.co/nlBlevFFNZ
— Mark McCaughrean (@markmccaughrean) January 4, 2022
New frontiers in grifting?
This is fucking wild. Norton "Antivirus" now sneakily installs cryptomining software on your computer, and then SKIMS A COMMISSION. https://t.co/6s2otyCd78
— Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) January 4, 2022
And speaking of opening new vistas… someday the Media Village Idiots might be able to get out of their little glass bubble — or at least be able to ride the bubble out into the big world:
I am excited to share a new study led by Shachar Givon & @MatanSamina w/ Ohad Ben Shahar: Goldfish can learn to navigate a small robotic vehicle on land. We trained goldfish to drive a wheeled platform that reacts to the fish’s movement (https://t.co/ZR59Hu9sib). pic.twitter.com/J5BkuGlZ34
— Ronen Segev (@ronen_segev) January 3, 2022