Elephant Evolution, Old Macs, and Vikings in North America: Lux Recommends #301
Welcome to Lux Recommends #301, this week’s edition of what we at Lux are reading and thinking about (want to receive this by email? Sign up here).
Solar storm confirms Vikings settled in North America exactly 1,000 years ago: “Analysis of wood from timber-framed buildings in Newfoundland shows Norse-built settlement 471 years before Columbus” — Zack
Giant, free index to world’s research papers released online: “Catalogue of billions of phrases from 107 million papers could ease computerized searching of the literature.” — Sam
LaserWriter II by Tamara Shopsin: “a coming-of-age tale set in the legendary 90s indie NYC Mac repair shop TekServe―a voyage back in time to when the internet was new, when New York City was gritty, and when Apple made off-beat computers for weirdos.” — Sam
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