KD TiLT 6 - Aviation, health, space and Dubai

KD TiLT 6 - Aviation, health, space and Dubai

2021, Nov 25    

Welcome to the sixth KD TiLT issue (and 47th Knowledge•Day issue).

The Things I Learned Today (TiLT) edition is all about 5 handpicks from the internet, targetting 5 different domains, because not everyone has the same interests.

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Let’s just jump into the stories for today.


Rolls-Royce’s all-electric airplane smashes record with 387.4 MPH top speed

2 - 3 minutes read | Engadget

Rolls royce flight

Surprised with that brand name? Rolls-Royce Holdings is an aerospace and defense company (source). The title covers what this story’s about. To add, the same airplane also hit altitude and average speed records, the company claims.

Read it here »


You’re overeating because you’re undereating.

11 tweets | Twitter thread

Unusual twitter gem thread. Anthony Knobbe (a US navy vet) talks about why your body is repeatedly asking for food even though you’ve had it not much time ago. No, it’s not because of random habitual cravings. It’s related to MACRO.
P.S. This newsletter has covered a bit about the same topic in the past.

Read it here »


Linux directories. Explained.

5 - 6 minutes read | Reddit

A Reddit comment by u/Slash_Root. Covers the root directory (/) filesystem layout. With a free tip that you already probably know if you’ve been using Unix.

Read the comment »


An “incident” with the James Webb Space Telescope has occurred

3 - 4 minutes | Arstechnica

james webb telescope

Remember James Webb? the upcoming large infrared telescope that was mentioned in the previous KD TiLT issue?
Well, it seems to have faced an “incident” and the launch date has slipped somewhat. Go check out the details.

Read it here »


Dubai Is A Parody Of The 21st Century

12 minutes | Youtube / Adam Something Success paradox

The worst of urban planning and capitalism, plus some slavery for good measure. Welcome to Dubai, everyone.
It all shines but is far from gold. It’s pure luck money being exploited. Have a look at the reality.

Watch the video here »

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