Your Weekly IT Roundup 14 - 20 June 2021

Your Weekly IT Roundup 14 - 20 June 2021

Hey , it's here! Welcome to installment #36 of your Weekly IT Roundup, bringing you up-to-date on all the knowhow and the awesome group content you might've missed throughout the week!
Missed last week's installment? No problem - here it is on our blog.

Post of the Week

Trevor got his PC! What an incredible sight to see, well done to everyone who contributed to make this happen and thank you to Tim for setting all this up for him. Truly amazing community spirit, raising over $2,000 to make his dreams come true! See the Post


This week in Tech News (TL;DR)

Underwater robot offers new insight into mid-ocean 'twilight zone'

An innovative underwater robot known as Mesobot is providing researchers with deeper insight into the vast mid-ocean region known as the "twilight zone." Keep Reading

New manufacturing technique for flexible electronics

Ultrathin, flexible computer circuits have been an engineering goal for years, but technical hurdles have prevented the degree of miniaturization necessary to achieve high performance. Keep Reading

The increase in ransomware attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to a new internet

What we need is a new internet. The old one is broken. Keep Reading

DeepMind uses AI to tackle neglected deadly diseases

The technology will study Chagas disease, which is transmitted by assassin bugs. Keep Reading

Hubble telescope remains in 'safe mode' as NASA tries to restart crashed 1980s-era computer

It controls, coordinates and monitors its science instruments & crashed more than a week ago.
Keep Reading


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Meme of the Week!

Please, not DNS again...

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