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The week in news #101 – 2018MAR26 … 2018APR01

For this 101st week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: the March For Our Lives aftermath, Boko Haram girls return home, etc..

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

  • Monday, 2018.Mar.26:
    • Illustrated scenes of the ‘March of Our Lives’ [NPR]
    • US Army veteran who served in Afghanistan twice, deported to Mexico [CNN]
    • SpaceX cut a 500-mile hole in the ionosphere in each launch [Engadget]
    • 11-year-old honours black girls whose stories never make the news [Huffington Post]
    • Mais de uma centena de raparigas raptadas pelo Boko Haram regressam a casa [DN]
    • South Korea will turn off PCs to curb off excessive overtime work [Engadget]
    • The data apocalypse of Cambridge Analytica was predicted in 2007 [Wired]
    • Android users, Facebook was tracking your texts and calls all the time [Quartz]
    • Why is Finland so happy? [The Economist Explains]
    • Paul McCartney pays homage to John Lennon during rallye [Spin]
    • Rockers react to the ‘March of Our Lives’ [Ultimate Classic Rock]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Mar.27:
    • With expulsions of Russians, the West – en masse – confronts Putin [The New Yorker]
    • Trump’s own party doesn’t back hin on trying to kill ‘clean energy [GreenTech Media]
    • Photos from ‘March For Our Lives’ from around the world [National Geographic]
    • A newfound organ, the interstitium, missed by the standard method of observing anatomy [EurekAlert!]
    • Linda Brown, responsible for the end of segregation in schools, dies at 76 [Huffington Post]
    • Holocaust survivor dies in 2018 hate crime [New York Times]
    • Pope Francis urges people to keep ‘shouting’ [Huffington Post]
    • Alternatives to our obsession with the GDP [Quartz]
    • Facebook data reportedly used to track immigrants [C-net]
    • Foxconn buys Belkin, Linksys and Wemo [The Verge] [Engadget]
    • How a former Kodak janitor built MS Paint [Digital Trends]
    • Mesmerizing photos of Patgonia [Fubiz]
    • How to pitch for alternative energy? Gasoline prices [Quartz]
    • How to deal with my anger toward men [New York Times]
    • Paris is a city that tourists get wrong. Get it right! [Quartzy]
    • Yes announce 50th anniversary tour (without Jon Anderson) [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • LA Lakers eliminated from Playoff contention [Bleacher Report]
  • Thursday, 2017.Mar.29:
    • North and South Korea set for date for leaders’ summit [BBC]
    • Supernova (without dark matter) may have ‘burped’ before exploding [Science Daily] [Wired]
    • Parkland survivor to Fox News anchor: “Grow up!” [Huffington Post]
    • What the massive US Military pays for [CNN]
    • Venezuela fire: 68 die in Carabobo police station cells [BBC]
    • Children killed in Russia shopping center fire [BBC]
    • Boeing plant in North Carolina hit with WannaCry ransomware attack [The Verge]
    • Cambridge Analytica parente company proposed a massive India ‘election machine’ [Quartz]
    • Next-generation and royalty-free AV1 video codec is released [Tom’s Hardware]
    • Ronnie Wood is cancer-free and heading back on tour [Ultimate Classic Rock]
Boeing hit by WannaCry ransomware attack

Boeing hit by WannaCry ransomware attack

  • Friday, 2017.Mar.30:
    • Another fatal crash with an autonomous Tesla car [Wired] [CNN]
    • Lessons from tech giants about talent development [Inc.]
  • Sunday, 2017.Apr.01:
    • Efrain Rios Montt: Guatemala ex-leader tried for genocide dies [BBC]
    • [2018.Mar.03] World’s first supermarker ‘plastic-free’ aisle opens in the Netherlands [BBC]
    • The history of rockers in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • April Fools’ Day 2018: the best pranks [The Verge] [Guardian] [Independent]
    • Mark Zuckerberg leaves Facebook [Fossbytes, April Fools]
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