Genius Who Helped Make Pixar Possible and What is Skill Stacking?

Meet the Little-Known Genius Who Helped Make Pixar Possible

Alvy Ray Smith helped invent computer animation as we know it—then got royally shafted by Steve Jobs. Now he’s got a vision for where the pixel will take us next.
 
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Author: Wired.com Read: 8 min 
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How to Become the Best in the World at Something

How to Become the Best in the World at Something
Stop trying to be the best at one skill. You’re setting yourself up for some serious disappointment. Instead, you should put your effort into mastering a combination of skills. The solution is skill stacking, a concept popularized by Scott Adams. Here’s how it works.
 
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Author: Tomas Pueyo.  Read: 12 min


NASA Mars Helicopter Nails 12th Flight, Scouts Ahead for Perseverance Rover

NASA Mars Helicopter Nails 12th Flight, Scouts Ahead for Perseverance Rover
“A dozen for the books!” tweets NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory after Ingenuity overcomes its latest challenges. “The #MarsHelicopter’s latest flight took us to the geological wonder that is the “South Séítah” region. It climbed 32.8 ft (10 m) for a total of 169 seconds and flew ~1,476 ft (~450 m) roundtrip to scout the area for @NASAPersevere.”
 
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Author: Cnet.com  Read: 6 min 
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Sunday Extra: Amazon is Hiring Everyone

Amazon.com Inc is planning to hire 55,000 people for corporate and technology roles globally in the coming months, Chief Executive Andy Jassy told Reuters. Via Liberty’s Highlights
Sunday Extra: Amazon is Hiring Everyone

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