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The week in news #99 – 2018MAR12 … 2018MAR18

For this 99th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Stephen Hawking dies at 76, Nepal plane crash, the Russian who exposed the Russia trolls, American Airlines still wasting investors’ money, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Mar.12:
    • A black woman who defied segregation will be on the Canadian $10 note [New York Times]
    • The man who has given machines the gift of imagination [MIT Technology Review]
    • [Infographic] Leaders who destroy vs leaders who deliver [The Performance Room]
    • This 3D-printed house is a start for the 1 billion people who need shelter [The Verge]
    • American Airlines is still wasting investors’ money [The Motley Fool]
    • How to break your phone addiction [FiveThirtyEight]
    • Tool are finally recording their new album [Spin]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Mar.13:
    • Napal plane crash survivors describe the chaos [BBC]
    • Myanmar: accountability for ethnic cleansing required [Human Rights Watch]
    • The father of the WWW is one disappointed dad [Engadget]
    • The Russians who exposed the Russia trolls [DFRLab @ Medium]
    • Quem disse que as transacções bancárias não podem ter uma rede social? [Dinheiro Vivo]
  • Thursday, 2017.Mar.15:
    • Syria war: what brought it about? [BBC]
    • United Kingdom to expel 23 Russian diplomats [BBC]
    • This obscure agency is trying to solve our energy problems [Bill Gates’ Notes]
    • Duolingo’s Klingon course has finally arrived [Engadget]
    • What Stephen Hawking taught me [FiveThirtyEight]
    • Artists and illustrators pay tribute to the late Stephen Hawking [Design Taxi]
    • The indian physicist who contested Stephen Hawking’s theory on black holes [Quartz]
    • Teen from American Idol wished Katy Perry hadn’t kissed him on the lips [Spin]
    • Photographs of abandoned homes in Iran [Fubiz]
    • Leica from 1923 fetches $2.97M at auction [Digital Trends]
    • Digital artist creates an artwork a day for 10 years [Fubiz]
Airplane crashes in Nepal, March 2018

Airplane crashes in Nepal, March 2018

  • Friday, 2017.Mar.16:
    • Electric is less poluent than gas [Wired]
    • Seth Godin: “Everyone has an accent!” [Seth’s Blog]
    • To control your life, control what you pay attention to [Harvard Business Review]
    • Is China outpacing the United States in Artificial Intelligence and 5G? [The Motley Fool]
    • How would it be like to travel by Hyperloop? [World Economic Forum]
    • Why Valdimir Putin is sure to win the Russian election? [The Economist Explains]
    • Theranos did not nuke the diagnosis business [Wired]
    • 12 startups using Blockchain technology in new ways [Entrepreneur]
    • ‘NRA has got to go!’ – the students’ most porwrful signs [Huffington Post]
    • Siachen in 1930, long before it became the highest battlefield [Quartz]
    • ‘Steve’, a new kind of aurora [National Geographic]
    • Navio que estava encalhado no Tejo já flutua [Público]
    • Indian Wells: Roger Federer equals his season’s best start [BBC]
    • O gesto de desportivismo do Plzen após eliminação pelo Sporting [Mais Futebol]
  • Sunday, 2017.Mar.18:
    • Japan unveils new Skinkhansen ‘Supreme’ bullet train [CNN]
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