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Tuesday TEA Time - Rouge chips, NatGeo + Pixar, and adorable bird shirts…

October 9 · Issue #56 · View online
Tuesday TEA Time
I hope you are well. I’m alright: traveling again so I’m extraordinarily busy, sleeping at odd times, and well caffeinated. Let’s get to it.
The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies
The BIG tech story is the Bloomberg Businessweek article about how servers sold to Amazon, Apple, and others include a rouge chip designed to phone home. Apple is not having it, they have released their own statement, and even sent a letter to congress to dispute the article.
What Businessweek got wrong about Apple
Read Apple’s letter to Congress denying spy chip report
A First Glimpse of Our Magnificent Earth, Seen From the Moon: Earthrise documentary film
Related to last week: Earthrise is a short documentary film about the first people on the moon. It’s definitely worth a watch.
National Geographic Photos Get Recreated As Adorable, Pixar-Like Illustrations
I love these recreations of photographs as Pixar-like computer renderings. The swimming puppy is great.

I also very much love this logo designed for Sydney Dogs & Cats Home:
Sydney Dogs & Cats Home
And finally, I wanted to link you to this great T-Shirt store of various birds.
Took a while to get through this batch since there were a million things going on but here’s the fourth compilation!
12:15 AM - 8 Oct 2018
Below are some other designs I like.
And that’s it for this week. I hope you found something interesting.
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