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The week in news #78 & #79 – 2017OCT16 … 2017OCT29

For these 78th and 79th weeks, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: forest fires in Portugal, Blockchain and the electric grid, Burger King taking on bullying, Cristiano Ronaldo is FIFA’s best player, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Oct.16:
    • Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in car explosion [Times of Malta]
    • How Blockchain could give us a smarter energy grid [MIT Technology Review]
    • Gravitational waves detected from neutron stars collision [The Verge]
    • Harvey Weinstein: who accused him of what? [BBC]
    • A foto do fogo em Portugal que a ONU partilhou para o mundo [Dinheiro Vivo]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Oct.17:
    • We may have found a pathway that controls aging [Futurism]
    • The Big Picture: Rohingya refugees leaving Myanmar [Boston Globe]
    • Foo Fighters to tour in 2018 [Spin]
    • George Young, producer, brother of AC/DC’s Angus and Malcolm, dies [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Daisy Berkowitz (Marilyn Manson), dead at 49 [Spin]
  • Friday, 2017.Oct.20:
    • Burger King tackles bullying in viral video [Huffington Post]
    • The $1000 bagel is here! []
    • NOAA predicts the third warm Winter in a row [Wired]
    • Cristiano Ronaldo eleito o melhor pela FIFA, com a maior vantagem de sempre [DN]
    • The New Yorker illustrates Trump as a creepy, dangerous clown [Design Taxi]
    • ARM has a plan to secure the Internet of Things [MIT Technology Review]
    • Sorry PowerPoint: the slide deck of the future is Augmented Reality [Wired]
    • How to start a business: a step-by-step guide [Entrepreneur]
Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Best Player Award, 2017.Oct.23

Cristiano Ronaldo wins his 5th FIFA Best Player Award, 2017.Oct.23

  • Thursday, 2017.Oct.26:
    • Vanity Fair: Joe Biden hints at Presidential run [CNN]
    • The real reason of the Republican’s silence on President Trump [The New Yorker]
    • These neurons are alive and firing. And you can see them in 3D [Wired]
    • Facebook Workplace is the Slack competitor [Mashable]
    • Why are Microsoft, Chase, and others, hiring people with autism? [Entrepreneur]
    • Liverpool is considering hiring Casillas in January [Bleacher Report]
    • Surreal pictures by Michael O. Snyder [Fubiz]
    • Darkness dominates the amazing photography of Petri Juntunen [Fubiz]
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