What did I learn this week (2021) - 42

  • Airbus has completed test flights for its solar-powered Zephyr aircraft which is designed to stay airborne for weeks at a time in order to provide internet to users on the ground.
  • In 1958 two guys flew a Cessna 172 nonstop for 64 days without landing. They refueled mid-air via a truck that drove under them during a low pass.
  • Found a blog that depicts the details of hacking IoT systems (for educational purposes). Learned about the term RickRolling too.
  • Found a blog on the alternate implemenation of putting progressbar at the bottom of command line similar to apt installation. tqdem is a Fast, Extensible Progress Bar for Python and CLI.