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Things I Learned this Week

Among the things I learned this week:
* “Squirrels who bury their nuts in the ground lose more than half, because they cannot remember the place.” (Courtesy: Beatrix Potter)

* ISIS doesn’t claim responsibility for attacks when the perpetrators survive. Except for this most recent NYC attack. (Courtesy: Rukmini Callimachi/NYT)

* The highest note hit at the Met Opera is the A above high C, as sung by Audrey Luna. (Courtesy: Zachary Woolfe/NYT)

Things I Learned this Week

Among the things I learned this week:
* The data collection and storage implementations that Mercedes uses for its F1 cars. (Courtesy: Nathan Matisse/Ars Technica).

* Chengdu is the center of Chinese hip hop. (Courtesy: Amy Qin/NYT)

* Colin Powell was against the tear-down-this-wall line in Reagan’s 1987 Berlin speech. (Courtesy: Wikipedia)

Things I Learned this Week

Among the things I learned this week:
* Gum is forbidden at (some?) drum ‘n’ bass events. (Courtesy: Hospital Podcast 344)

* Open and shared office plans make you sick. And if you have to share, better do so with two to five other people. (Courtesy: Pejtersen JH1, Feveile H, Christensen KB, Burr H.)

* Crowdsourced verification platforms, such as Check. (Courtesy: Bellingcat)

* The history of tuning to A440. (Courtesy: Matthew Guerrieri/Red Bull Music Academy)