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The week in news #65 – 2017JUL17 … 2017JUL23

For this 65th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Froome wins his 4th Tour de France, brain microchips, 50 years after Apolo 1, 21 behaviours for creativity, the failed creation of Malorossiya, Etherium theft, etc.

As mentioned before, most contents are curated (in either English or Portuguese) via Feedly or Wikipedia’s Current Events.

  • Monday, 2017.Jul.17:
    • An electric bike crowdfunding campaign [Pulse]
    • 50 years after Apolo 1 and its tragedy [BBVA Open Mind]
    • Why you will have a microchip in your brain in the future [Wired]
    • A $500 gadget to replace a $2 million robotic device [MIT Technology Review]
    • Small reactors could kick-start the stalled nuclear sector [Pulse]
    • 21 behaviours that will help your creativity and relationships [Thrive Global]
    • The general joy of Roger Federer, champion at Wimbledon [The New Yorker]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Jul.18:
    • Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win the Fields Medal, dies at 40 [Seattle Times]
    • Trump: “I have been treated unfairly by the people who wrote the Constitution!” [The New Yorker]
  • Wednesday, 2017.Jul.19:
    • Magnitude 7.8 earthquake hits off Russia’s Kamchatka [Reuters]
    • Separatists claim creation of a new state named Malorossiya, replacing Ukraine [ABC] [The Telegraph]
  • Thursday, 2017.Jul.20:
    • Hackers steal $32 million worth of Etherium [Mashable]
    • Google study: 5 traits of the most successful teams []
    • 9 books every founder/entrepreneur should read []
    • Surf: Frederico Morais perde final em Jeffreys Bay [Observador] [Diário de Notícias]
Francisco "Kikas" Morais surfing at J-Bay (South Africa), July 2017

Francisco “Kikas” Morais surfing at J-Bay (South Africa), July 2017

  • Friday, 2017.Jul.21:
    • Cholera outbreak spreads in Yemen [UNICEF]
    • ListenTrust: training their employers to quit [Entrepreneur]
    • Money Laundering 2017: summary, by Lili Lengyel [Pulse]
    • Study suggest 1/3 of edited/fake online photos go unnoticed [Digital Trends]
    • Technology would be better with more women involved [BBVA OpenMind]
    • Technology is biased too. How do we fix it? [FiveThirtyEight]
    • IBM is planning to encrypt a lot of sensitive data [Wired]
    • 40 ideas to inspire your project of Earth [Kickstarter‘s blog]
    • Pope Francis: “Quit your whining!” [Huffington Post]
    • When should we eat? [FiveThirtyEight]
    • Parents should treat children about differences [Huffington Post]
    • O poder da mente mente melhora a saúde… e a vida [Notícias Magazine]
    • Chester Bannington commits suicide on Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday [CNN] []
    • Artist community reacts to Chester Bannington’s death [Diário de Notícias] [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Indian musician Abhishek Prasad plays guitar during brain surgery [BBC]
    • Derrick Rose considering offers from the Lakers, Cavs… and Bulls [Bleacher Report]
The podium of Tour de France 2017: Rigoberto Urán (2nd), Christopher Froome (1st), Romain Bardet (3rd)

The podium of Tour de France 2017: Rigoberto Urán (2nd), Christopher Froome (1st), Romain Bardet (3rd)

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