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The week in news #73 – 2017SEP11 … 2017SEP17

For this 73rd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Artificial Intelligence entering our quotidian lives, Blockchain is helping refugees, philosophy for management, climate change studies, Apple’s new iPhone 8 and iPhone X, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Sep.11:
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

  • Tuesday, 2017.Sep.12:
    • Congress rejects Trump’s proposal to cut health research funds [New York Times]
    • China is shutting down Bitcoin domestic exchanges [The Verge]
    • A machine that throws heat into space can reinvent air conditioning [MIT Technology Review]
    • More Indians die cleaning sewers than fighting against Pakistan [Quartz]
    • Pope Francis on climate change denial: “Man is stupid!” [Huffington Post]
    • The 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change are flawed [Quartz]
    • Machine view decodes honeybee waggle dances [MIT Technology Review]
    • Richard Branson survived Hurricane Irma and is helping others [Entrepreneur]
    • The Big Picture: impact of Hurricane Irma [Boston Globe]
    • Phillip Heer: majestic architectural photography [Fubiz]
    • Benfica quer impedir Porto de divulgar emails [Diário de Notícias]
    • Champions League: Benfica 1-2 CSKA Moscow [ESPN]
  • Wednesday, 2017.September.13:
    • [2016.Feb.08] Who is Sabrina Pasterski? [] [Wikipedia]
    • [2014.Nov.09] Who is Satoshi Nakamoto? [Diginomics] [Wikipedia]
    • Aung San Suu Kyi skips UN assembly because of  Rohingya crisis [CNN]
    • Bangladesh has taken more than 500000 Rohingya refugees [Quartz]
    • Bill and Melinda Gates: “We are on course to miss the 2030 development goals!” [Quartz]
    • Google Safe Browsing [Google]
    • 10 things about the iPhone X [CNN]
    • Edward Snowden gives mixed review on Apple’s Face ID [C-net]
    • In the age of screen time, is paper dead? [NPR]
    • Kiri Te Kanawa: “I won’t sing in public again!” [BBC]
    • Ministério Público acusa Tony Carreira de 11 crimes de plágio [Sábado]
    • Gibson intruduces two Slash custom Firebird models [Guitar World]
  • Thursday, 2017.September.14:
    • India launches first “bullet train” project [BBC]
    • Bitcoin value falling 8% in the last days [Express]
    • Kofi Annan – The Crisis of Democracy [Pulse] [Kofi Annan Foundation]
    • BBC Report: the life of Cassini-Huygens and the trip to Saturn [BBC]
    • The Vampire Problem: the paradox of the transformative experience [Brain Pickings]
    • Tattoo ink leave particles circulating inside the body []
    • 8 tactics for creating a successful publishing business [Entrepreneur]
    • How the 83 million American millennials spend money []
    • How Huricane Irma helped exposed a Bitcoin weakness [Pulse]
    • US bans Kaspersky software from government agencies [C-net]
    • Why would Google buy HTC [The Motley Fool]
    • With designer bacteria, crops could fertilize themselves [Wired]
    • How-to: como realizar a Manobra Epley [WikiHow] [WebMD]
    • Twin Peaks posters, by Cristiano Siqueira [Fubiz]
Epley Maneuver

Epley Maneuver

  • Saturday, 2017.September.16:
    • Macau votes for new legislature in most contested elections [South China News]
    • Ryanair cancels 82 flights to meet ‘personel holidays’ regulations [Bloomberg]
    • In the Hurricane Irma’s aftermath, no person is living in Barbuda [CNN]
    • 60 people die in twin attack near Nasiriya, Iraq [BBC]
    • Boavista 2-1 Benfica [RTP] [ZeroZero]
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