This article was originally published on .cult by Louis Minvielle. .cult is a Berlin-based community platform for developers. We write about all things career-related, make original documentaries, and share heaps of other untold developer stories… Read More »Here are the average salaries for data scientists across Europe in 2022
The wind is great for producing electricity without generating greenhouse gas emissions. But there’s a dirty secret — what happens to turbines at the end of their life? This week, a study by the University… Read More »Why wind turbines are not as green as you think
Human beings are inherently social creatures, having existed in close-knit hunter-gatherer groups for most of our 200,000-year history. Now we live in a world that is more connected than ever. 5 billion people have access… Read More »Study: Just how many remote workers are actually lonely?
For the first time ever since going public in 2007, Meta (aka Facebook) reported a decline in quarterly revenue year over year. The company’s revenue was $28.82 billion — a 1% decrease from $29.07 billion… Read More »Meta turns to Reels and the metaverse to recover from its first ever revenue loss
Russia is building a new ground-based laser facility for interfering with satellites orbiting overhead, according to a recent report in The Space Review. The basic idea would be to dazzle the optical sensors of other… Read More »Russia’s reportedly building a satellite-blinding laser — an expert explains what that means
This week Dott unveiled an experiment to send bad escooter riders back to school. In an industry-first pilot in Rome and Milan, Dott is launching a scheme where bad riders who repeatedly park escooters badly… Read More »Can an escooter driving school curb bad user behavior?
Saudi Arabia may be famous for medieval barbarism and oil, but the kingdom is rebranding as a futuristic ecotopia. The latest showcase of this unlikely vision is The Line, a mirrored city that’s 500m tall,… Read More »Terrifying or inspiring? Saudi Arabia unveils plan for 170km-long city
The James Webb Telescope — the largest and most powerful device of its kind ever launched into space — has already yielded some breathtaking images of the early universe. While the telescope itself is a… Read More »Why NASA chose gold-plated mirrors for the James Webb telescope
There is always something new and exciting happening in the field of black hole research. Albert Einstein first published his book explaining the theory of general relativity – which postulated black holes – in 1922.… Read More »Astronomers have found a VERY sneaky black hole
Elon Musk’s recent highly public back and forth with Twitter has given the market whiplash. Twitter, while initially resisting the tycoon, went on to sign an agreement with him worth US$44 billion (£36.6 billion) in… Read More »Twitter’s beef with Musk is hurting shareholders — and a court case won’t solve that