Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From a macro photography award to a cycling innovation, a climate crisis solution and more from around the internet

15 Art Sales That Support Relief Efforts in Ukraine The team at digital marketplace and editorial platform Artsy put together a list of 15 exhibitions and online art sales with proceeds going to organizations providing relief in Ukraine. Many Ukrainian artists are featured—including Anastasiya Tarasenko, Vita Eruhimovitz and Julia Beliaeva—as well as Ukrainian Americans such as Janet Sobel. Artsy also includes other creatives who are documenting …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Space gas samples, the dishwasher reimagined, architecture ethics and more in our look around the web

Japan Space Agency JAXA Confirms the Contents of Asteroid Mission “Treasure Box” In 2018 and 2019, Japanese space agency JAXA’s space probe Hayabusa2 spent 16 months following the asteroid Ryugu—and touching down on its surface twice. Hayabusa2 landed in Australia this month and JAXA confirms that its “tamatebako” (or “treasure box”) contained not only dark debris and small rocks but also a gas sample—the first-ever …

Make 3D Digital Clones of Any Space With Matterport Capture

Whether for interior designers or security personnel, detailed renderings with customizable features

California-based software company (and camera producer) Matterport specializes in capturing 3D data and content. They pioneered the sector with the release of the Pro2, a camera with dimensional accuracy within 1% and capable of shooting in 134-megapixel format. But, up until this month, this technology could only be accessed on a professional level, for those with the proper camera equipment and varying levels of 3D …