Briefly: 457 Visas, Smaller Electronics, An Uber With An NES

Briefly: 457 Visas, Smaller Electronics, An Uber With An NES

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Turnbull gets rid of 457 visas for skilled workers, Australian scientists find a way to shrink our electronics even further, and imagine being lucky enough to play NES games in the back of your uber.

  • Malcolm Turnbull has scrapped 457 visas for skilled workers, vowing to replace it with something else while putting Australians first for skilled jobs. [Business Insider]
  • This clever Uber driver has fitted the back of his car with a classic NES. Instant five stars. [Kotaku]
  • Australian scientists have managed to make a single molecule into a diode, one of the basic building blocks of modern electronics. This will eventually lead to smaller electronics. [Lifehacker]
  • A crafty Zelda player has “re-accommodated” an NPC all the way across the map so it finds the other iteration of itself. There are no paradoxes destroying the world, but some stuff does go down. [Kotaku]
  • People playing Jenga with a fire whip, catching the giant Jenga game on fire? I could be that cool… If I wanted to… [Gizmodo]