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I can still get better – Hamilton before bid to seal 'unreal' sixth title

Lewis Hamilton says he can still get better as he embarks on a weekend when he should clinch a sixth Formula 1 drivers’ championship. Source: BBC F1

Leclerc believes he could have helped Ferrari avoid Mexico strategy “mistake” | 2019 F1 season

Charles Leclerc believes the strategy error which potentially cost him victory in the Mexican Grand Prix could have been avoided if he’d given better feedback. Source: F1 Fanatic

How you react when your systems fail may define your business

Just around 9:45 a.m. Pacific Time on February 28, 2017, websites like Slack, Business Insider, Quora and other well-known destinations became inaccessible. For millions of people, the internet itself seemed broken. It turned out that Amazon Web Services was having a massive outage involving S3 storage in its Northern Virginia datacenter, a problem that created ...

Ricciardo pays tribute to Longhorns with Austin helmet design

The Australian Renault driver, who has traditionally used the Austin event to run an American-themed helmet livery, unveiled his the new design on track on Thursday.The design mimics an American football helmet, with the Longhorns’ logo on both sides.Explaining the decision to pay tribute to the Longhorns, Ricciardo said: “The long and short of it ...

This tactile display lets visually impaired users feel on-screen 3D shapes

This tactile display lets visually impaired users feel on-screen 3D shapes
Using a computer and modern software can be a chore to begin with for the visually impaired, but fundamentally visual tasks like 3D design are even harder. This Stanford team is working on a way to display 3D information, like in a CAD or modeling program, using a “2.5D” display made up of pins that ...

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences

The world of phone-based AR has involved a lot of promises, but the future that’s developed has so far been more iterative and less platform shift-y. For startups exclusively focused on mobile AR, there’s been some soul-searching to find ways to bring more lightweight experiences to life that don’t require as much friction or commitment ...

Haas to test new front wing as it evaluates 2020 concepts

Having run a largely-unchanged specification of front wing throughout the season, Haas’s new geometry is startlingly similar to that run by the Ferrari team.This includes the more curvaceous wing elements, which drop at the tips to promote the much-desired outwash effect to drive airflow around the front wheels. The adjustable part of the wing now comprises ...

New 2021 rules won’t decide Raikkonen’s F1 future | 2019 F1 season

Kimi Raikkonen says he hopes F1’s new rules improve the racing in 2021 but says it won’t influence whether he decides to keep racing in the sport. Source: F1 Fanatic

2019 United States Grand Prix build-up in pictures | F1 Pictures

Haas drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen got to play with a NASCAR on Thursday morning at the Circuit of the Americas. Source: F1 Fanatic