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10 April 2020


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#FridayFiver ?✋ – Take a Byte Out of This

#FridayFiver ?✋ – Take a Byte Out of This

Got that Friday feeling a day early this holiday weekend?

Ok, maybe it’s not quite the same at the minute. But an extended break is still great for kicking back and chilling out after a busy week working from home.

Wind down with some #goodvibes and check out the best of the web this week.

😷 Teen Uses 3D Printer to Fight Covid-19

One innovative high school student had the bright idea of combatting the shortage of PPE in hospitals by using 3D printing.

Justin Duchnski has been working on plastic frames for the protective face shields that many frontline staff are relying on and when his friends found out about his mission, they brought him seven more 3D printers to maximise production!

Check out his home production line here!

📺 Chester Zoo Offers Virtual Tour

Chester Zoo has been offering would-be visitors virtual tours every Friday live on Facebook and YouTube. Zookeepers have streamed their adventures with creatures of land, sea and sky in the perfect lockdown viewing for animal lovers.

Take the tour here.

🔥 Microsoft Ignite Holds First Digital Conference

With gatherings and events cancelled for the foreseeable future, Microsoft Ignite will now be held as a digital event in September 2020. With a greater shift to the digital world, could this be a new normal for many companies?

Find out how it works here.

🤖 The Robot Assistant Helping Doctors and Carers

The medical world has found an unexpected aide in Temi, an autonomous robot assisting in hospitals and care homes in China, Japan and Korea. Thousands of these devices are helping doctors to interact with contagious patients, providing video chat and even taking patients’ temperatures.

Meet Temi and other helpful robots here.

🍻 Online Pub Quizzes

If you’re missing your old Friday night trips to the pub, you’re not alone! Luckily, lots of people have come up with creative solutions like virtual pub quizzes. With so many to choose from, TechRadar have put together a terrific list with a quiz for every day of the week.

Take your quiz pick here!

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