ReHacked #15: DeLorean goes EV, Satoshi reveals (?) itself and many more. What a crazy weekend.

ReHacked #15: DeLorean goes EV, Satoshi reveals (?) itself and many more. What a crazy weekend.
You Have Been Warned, Towyn

Michael Bennett’s  Pier Closing Time is an extraordinarily austere document of coastal resorts in North Wales during two seasons of 1979. It had been forgotten about for 40 years but has now been rescued, restored and made available for the first time as a book. Pier Closing Time is available from Cow on the Roof Press

Hello again. Incredible news during this weekend! Fully electric DeLorean, a man claim he is Satoshi Nakamoto. What’s next?

Share this newsletter with your friends if you find it interesting - it’s very important to me. Just hit that big button at the end of the letter - thanks in advance! Have a great time while reading! and received allegations of copyright infringement of the Bitcoin whitepaper by lawyers representing Craig Steven Wright. In this letter, they claim Craig owns the copyright to the paper, the Bitcoin name, and ownership of They also claim he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, and the original owner of The Bitcoin Core website was modified to remove references to the whitepaper, their local copy of the whitepaper PDF was deleted, and with less than 2 hours of public review,  this change was merged.  #blockchain

Back to the future all-electric, Scotty. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has completed a  regulation permitting low volume motor vehicle manufacturers to begin selling replica cars that resemble vehicles produced at least 25 years ago. Congress enacted a DeLorean Motor Company-backed bill backed by the  Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) DeLorean Motor Company,  and others into law in 2015, which streamlined requirements for small automakers, but implementation was delayed while awaiting the NHTSA  regulations. Companies like DeLorean will now be able to apply for authorization to produce and sell vehicles under this program. #technology

Legendary download service from Tucows retired. #internet #software

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum has put over 700,000 digitised copies of its huge art collection online and is making them available to reuse as public domain. #culture #copyrights

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced that the collaborative research team led by Dr. Kwan Hyi Lee from the  Biomaterials Research Center and Professor In Gab Jeong from Asan  Medical Center developed a technique for diagnosing prostate cancer from the urine within only 20 minutes with almost 100% accuracy. The research team developed this technique by introducing a smart AI analysis method to an electrical-signal-based ultrasensitive biosensor. #health #technology

'Too negative!': The Welsh seaside images that caused a controversy – in pictures. In 1979, Michael Bennett set out to photograph the seaside resorts of  North Wales. Local critics hated the results and Bennett’s work was lost  … until now. #culture #history

Art from broken items. Since 2007, artist Walead Beshty has been cleverly using FedEx’s shipping infrastructure to create a series of artworks.  He constructs glass objects that fit exactly into FedEx’s shipping boxes and then ship them to galleries and museums without any protection against damage. Any cracks or breaks in the glass became part of the work upon display at its destination. #culture

“One of our master’s students, Masaya Sakakibara, used SMART-EM to study the behaviour of sodium chloride (NaCl) — salt,” said Project Assistant  Professor Takayuki Nakamuro. “To hold samples in place, we use atom-thick carbon nanohorns, one of our previous inventions. With the  stunning videos Sakakibara captured, we immediately noticed the  opportunity to study the structural and statistical aspects of crystal  nucleation in unprecedented detail.” #science

Larry King died. #obituary #culture

A new world record has been set for the number of satellites sent to space on a single rocket. The 143 payloads, of all shapes and sizes, rode to orbit on a SpaceX Falcon rocket that launched out of Florida. The number beats the previous record of 104 satellites carried aloft by an Indian vehicle in 2017. #technology #space

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