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Weekly Update: 2019-11-17 to 2019-11-23

Cybertruck

Starting at $39,900. It’s awesome. The high-end version does 0-60 in 2.9 seconds and can tow 14,000lbs. As polarizing as the looks are, Elon says they already have 150k pre-orders.

A Rubbish Story: China’s Mega-Dump Full 25 Years Ahead of Schedule

The Jiangcungou landfill in Shaanxi Province, which is the size of around 100 football fields, was designed to take 2,500 tonnes of rubbish per day. But instead it received 10,000 tonnes of waste per day - the most of any landfill site in China.

Ohio Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for DDoS Attacks

I am completely ok with this sentencing.

Intel Publishes Letter to Customers Apologizing for CPU Shipment Delays

Intel definitely has its work cut out for it.

via anandtech

Why Office Noise Bothers Some People More Than Others

I’ve always thought open offices were a bad idea, but turns out it is worse for the exact type of people we normally put into them: introverts.

via slashdot

China now launches more rockets than anyone in the world

This year, China is set to pace the world again. Through Sunday, the country has launched 27 orbital missions, followed by Russia (19), and the United States (16). Although nearly a month and a half remain in this year, a maximum of six additional orbital launches are likely from the United States in 2019.