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The week in news #95 – 2018FEB12 … 2018FEB18

For this 95th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: 71 dead after Russian airliner crash, WW2 bomb found near Thames River, asteroid passes by Earth, Mining as a Service, video of a Boston Dynamics’ robot opening a door, mass shooting in Florida school, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Feb.12:
    • Silicon Valley tax-avoiding, job-killing, soul-sucking machine [Esquire]
    • Earthquake cause evacuations from Puerto Vallarta to Guadalajara [PVDN]
    • London airports shut down as WW2 bomb is found near Thames River [BBC]
    • 71 people dead as Russian airliner crashes minutes after take-off [Daily Mail]
    • Duterte: “Shoot female rebels in their genitals!” [Al Jazeera]
    • Os “factos falsos” da Wikipedia [Público]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Feb.13:
    • Asteroid passing close to Earth – no need to worry [The Guardian]
    • Top 4 tips for pitching investors (successfully) [Crowdfunder]
    • Israeli police recommend Benjamin Netanyahu to be indicted on corruption, bribery charges [NBC]
    • Boston Dynamics robot learns how to open a door [Wired]
    • What’s next? Mining as a Service (MaaS)? [Inc.]
    • Nike Air celebreates Chinese New Year [Design Taxi]
    • Steve Kerr lets players coach vs the Phoenix Suns [NBA] [ESPN]
  • Wednesday, 2017.Feb.14:
    • The key to raising a happy child [NPR]
    • Unveilling of the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama in Washington [ARTnews]
    • Syria and Russia condemned US presence as “illegal” in Syria [Washington Post]
    • Millions demand $130000 for not having sex with Trump [Borowitz Report @ The New Yorker]
    • Robert Herjavec’s prediction on cryptocurrency [Time]
    • Historic market at Port-au-Prince (Haiti) ravaged by fire [BBC]
    • Jack White says rock needs injection of some ‘new blood’ [Spin]
    • “Black Panther” is what superhero movies should be about [Huffington Post]
    • Magic Leap partens with NBA for creation of 3D experiences [SportTechie]
  • Thursday, 2017.Feb.15:
    • Ultra-processed foods ‘linked to cancer’ [BBC]
    • At least 17 killed and 14 injured in shooting at Florida school [CNN]
    • Uber could be profitable if it wants to [TechCrunch]
    • Nirav Modi, the Indian who may have swindled $1.8 bn [Quartz] [Quartz]
    • “Tortura e pressão psicológia”, os 700 dias de prisão da Nazanin no Irão [Expresso]
    • Business design is the most important skill of the future [David Schmidt @ Muzli]
    • 30 behaviours that will make you unstoppable [Benjamin Hardy @ Medium]
    • Windows 10 is adding an Ultimate Mode for the pros [Engadget]
    • How the CGI video effects made Margot Robbie be an ice skater [Mashable]
    • Artificial Intelligence is being used to raise better pigs in China [Quartz]
    • Kim Jong-Un impersonator greets korean athletes [Mashable]
    • Jimmy Page says a new Led Zeppelin live album is in the works [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • “The Incredibles 2” trailer is going for gold [C-net]
    • Champions League: Porto 0-5 Liverpool [Mais Futebol] [BBC] [The Guardian]
    • Ricardinho “sozinho” no 5 ideal do Europeu [DN]
The Incredibles 2, trailer

The Incredibles 2, trailer

  • Friday, 2017.Feb.16:
    • Jimmy Kimmel to Trump after school shootings: “You have done nothing!” [CNN]
    • Gunfires erupt. Leaders offer prayers. Children are buried. Repeat [New York Times]
    • Next week, my school will have an ‘active shooter’ drill [Huffington Post]
    • The ‘guns lobby’ – NRA can be beat [New York Times]
    • Is there any way for schools to prevent shootings? [NPR]
    • Donald Trump, a playboy model for infidelity [The New Yorker]
    • Is Donald Trump a traitor? [The Intercept]
    • The final, terrible voyage of the Nautilus [Wired]
    • Is the era of management over? [World Economic Forum]
    • Are the most innovative companies the ones with most data? [Harvard Business Review]
    • Smashing Pumpkins announce reunion tour [Spin]
    • Car Seat Headrest’s “Twin Fantasy” re-recorded [Pitchfork] [Spin]
    • Designers who play with words [Melody Quintana @ Medium]
    • Chernobyl captured in infrared [Fubiz]
    • Black Panther is a reimagining of Africa’s aesthetic for Hollywood fans [Quartz]
    • 500 milhões para pagar dívidas da Saúde estão congelados há um mês [Observador]
    • Na edição mais LGBT dos Jogos emerge a estrela Adam Rippon [Diário de Notícias]
    • Roger Federer beats Robin Haase to become world’s oldest #1 [BBC]
  • Saturday, 2017.Feb.17:
  • Sunday, 2017.Feb.18:
    • Roger Federer beats Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 for Rotterdam title and #1 ranking [BBC]
    • NBA All-Star 2018: Team LeBron 148-145 Team Stephen [NBA]
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