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#180 – February 21, 2023

Welcome to the oldest part of the metaverse

Ultima Online, which just turned 25, offers a lesson in the challenges of building virtual worlds.

The Brutal Truth About Owning A Tesla

There’s a lot of data available online on Tesla owners. For instance, Jerry highlighted that men made up 83 percent of Tesla drivers, compared to 49 percent of drivers of all other types of vehicles.

Meta to launch monthly subscription service priced at US$11.99

Meta Platforms on Sunday announced that it is testing a monthly subscription service, called Meta Verified, which will let users verify their accounts using a government ID and get a blue badge, as it looks to help content creators grow and build communities.

This Startup Is Making Ultra-Strong Building Panels Out of Grass

Plantd makes structural building panels for wall sheathing and subflooring, and they say their product outcompetes wood on every metric.

Brain implant startup backed by Bezos and Gates is testing mind-controlled computing on humans

Synchron's BCI is implanted through the blood vessels and allows patients to operate technology using only their minds.


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