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Monday 14th December, 2020 #

  • Paleontologists say mass extinctions on Earth follow a 27 million year cycle - Interesting article that describes the theory that there is another star in a massive orbit that periodically causes lots of comets to be slung at the earth, it doesn’t get into any predictions but it does note that the last mass extinction event was at the end of the Cretaceous period 65 million years ago
  • Linux 5.10 - Linus Torvalds sends out the release plan - It’s so cool that we can see into the governance of this project, Linus gets a lot of push back for being rude/offensive, but in this case I really like how he communicates the plan to everyone, I wish the Linux project had some NodeJS code in it, It would be so cool to contribute
  • Tesla may soon be as big as all other automakers combined - Looks at how insane the auto maker market is at the minute, with an outstanding gif that shows how market cap has evolved over the past 20 years for the biggest companies