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The week in news #100 – 2018MAR19 … 2018MAR25

For the 100th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: explosions in Austin, diversity in STEM, Australia bushfire, Cristiano Ronaldo tax case, Ringo Starr is knighted, Facebook under probe, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Mar.19:
    • Saudi Crown Prince, in this own words, ‘women are absolutely equal’ [New York Times]
    • John Oliver gave Mike Pence’s book a gay makeover for charity [Fast Company]
    • Austin struck by fourth explosion only hours after televised appeal to bomber [Quartz] [New York Times]
    • $3.2 billion splurge may not be enough to fix India’s clogged airport [Quartz]
    • Australia bushfire: dozens of buildings feared list in Tathra [BBC]
    • Failure will always be an option [Beta-i – ReThink]
    • Facebook under the gun after whistleblower says Cambridge Analytics misused data [Silicon Angle]
    • SaaS landing pages in 2017 – analysis of 100+ top businesses [Chart Mogul]
    • Diversity in STEM isn’t a nicety, it’s a necessity [Huffington Post]
    • Why ravens and crows are Earth’s smartest birds [National Geographic]
    • You can now ride a sex machine in a museum [Huffington Post]
    • Cristiano Ronaldo ofereceu “cheque em branco”, mas Fisco espanhol rejeitou [Observador]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Mar.20:
    • Last male Northern White Rhyno dies in Kenya [BBC] [CNN] [Quartz]
    • Tamoxifex and Raloxifene can slow down muscular dystrophy [EurekAlert!]
    • Cambridge Analytica boss Alexander Nix suspended [NY Mag] [BBC] [Wall Street Journal]
    • Cambridge Analytica scandal reveals Facebook’s “Transparency Paradox” [MIT Technology Review]
    • What can politicians learn from tracking your psychology? [Quartz]
    • Neil Gaiman reanimnates the Lorsi mythsand once again [The New Yorker]
    • How the Samsung S9 handles low-light, against the competition [Digital Trends]
    • Digital Transformation: start in the beginning, with the end in mind [Pulse]
    • Voice chat app Zello was a help for Jihadis for years [Wired]
    • Magnificent night pictures of forgotten buildings [Fubiz]
    • Cat Power announces ‘Moon Pix’ 20th Anniversary show [StereoGum]
    • Trae Young declares for 2018 NBA Draft after 1 year at Oklahoma [Bleacher Report]
  • Wednesday, 2017.Mar.21:
    • Ocean plastic could treble in a decade [BBC]
    • Recalling the massacre of 39 Indians by ISIL [Quartz]
    • Austin suspected bomber dies in confrontation with the police [Huffington Post] [CNN]
    • The identity of the lone cientist woman in the 1971 International Conference on the Biology of Whales [CNN]
    • Parkland survivors say media ignores gun violence in black communities [Huffington Post]
    • Facebook said to face probe regarding Cambridge Analytica [C-net]
    • A hurricane flattens Facebook: Cambridge Analytica [Wired] [The Social Media Hat]
    • Critics and investors pile on Facebook, executives remain silent [Silicon Angle]
    • WhatsApp co-founder: “It’s time to delete Facebook!” [CNN] [Quartz]
    • All you need to know about the Cambridge Analytica scandal [CNBC]
    • Stormy Daniels says that ‘technically’ she didn’t sleep with Donald Trump [Huffington Post]
    • Google doodle honours Mexican astronomer Gillermo Haro [C-net]
    • AMD Ryzen 5 2400 – a budget VR option [Tom’s Hardware]
    • Os pais não são donos dos filhos. Ou são? [Público]
    • Antecipatory, Persuasive and Emotional Design in UX [Toptal]
    • Illustrator imagines what a Nike X Avengers sneaker series could be [Design Taxi]
    • How to say ‘no!’ without damaging your relationships [Patrick Ewers @ Medium]
    • I and Thou: philosopher Martin Bauer on the art of relationship [Brain Pickings]
    • Ringo Starr has been knighted [Ultimate Classic Rock] [Spin]
Ringo Starr knighted at Buckingham Palace, 2018.March.20

Ringo Starr knighted at Buckingham Palace, 2018.March.20

  • Thursday, 2017.Mar.22:
    • Stephen Hawking ashes to rest near the graves of Darwin, Newton [C-net]
    • How Winston Churchill stole from India for Britain’s war [Quartz]
    • Paulo Macedo aumentou as comissões em 7% [Jornal de Negócios]
    • More displacements in Syria after growing conflicts in Eastern Ghouta and Afrin [UN]
    • Photo of Jesse James bought on eBay for $10 may be worth $2m [Digital Trends]
    • Giant Squid Nebula and other animals of the cosmos [National Geographic]
    • Google Doodle plays tribute to Japanese geochemist Katsuki Saruhashi [Mashable]
    • The complete guide to Facebook Privacy [Wired]
    • Mark Zuckerberg sorry for data misuse, open to regulation [C-net]
    • Zuckerberg, on #deleteFacebook: ‘You know, it’s not good!‘ [TechCrunch]
    • Deleting Facebook is easier said than done [Engadget]
    • Brands need to focus less on loyality, more on relevance [Harvard Business Review]
    • Teachers and OK Go videos: a match made in science? [NPR]
    • Where will Sirium XM Holdings be in 5 years? [The Motley Fool]
    • [2017.Jun.09] Singapore wants to keep the ‘best airport’ title [Business Insider] [WEF @ Facebook]
    • 6 unconventional ways to smooth your path to success [Entrepreneur]
    • Ryan Giggs: “Gareth Bale received like a God in China!” [BBC]
    • Paris under the infrared eye [Fubiz]
  • Friday, 2017.Mar.23:
    • Why the authorities say the Austin bombings are not terrorism [New York Times]
    • Euribor negativa vai dar crédito para descontar nos juros da casa [Público]
    • A photo series about what India’s booming cities really are [Quartz]
    • India’s e-commerce market is growing, and how [Quartz]
    • How DNA can be used to store computer data [BBC News]
    • What would regulating Facebook look like? [Wired]
    • Mark Zuckerberg addresses data leak with yet another apology [Tom’s Hardware]
    • Facebook new data restrictions will handcuff even honest researchers [Wired]
    • What you need to know about emotional intelligence (and how to use it) [Inc.]
    • What 50-year-old people know that 20-year–old often don’t [The Ladders]
    • Video: The difference between successful and unsuccessful people [Amer Kayyal @ LinkedIn]
    • Bob Dylan – isto de se ver deus ao vivo tem que se lhe diga [Diário de Notícias] [Blitz] [Sapo]
  • Saturday, 2017.Mar.24:
    • Two people killed by bomb in ‘assassination attempt’ of Alexandria security chief [Telegraph]
    • Chinese sailors rescued 50 hours after boat capsized [Sky News]
  • Sunday, 2017.Mar.25:
    • March for our Lives: anti-gun rally sweeps cities in the USA [BBC]
    • Carles Puidgmont detained in Germany [Telegraph]
    • 21 killed in Mozambique road crash [Daily Nation]
    • Orange sand transforms Eastern Europe into ‘Mars’ [The Guardian]
    • First regular non-stop flight from Australia to the UK arrives in London [Evening Standard]
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