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The week in news #102 – 2018APR02 … 2018APR08

For this 102nd week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Tiangong-1 lab satellite plummets in the Pacific, measles in Portugal is controlled, US products targetted by China tariffs, Hollywood Vampires tour in 2018, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2017.Apr.02:
    • China’s Tiangong-1 satellite plummets to Earth in the Pacific [CNN]
    • SpaceX to launch space station re-supply mission [UPI]
    • Morreu a “mãe da nação” sul-africana, Winnie Mandela [Observador]
    • Sarampo em Portugal: 86 casos confirmados, 77 já curados [Observador]
    • The full list of 128 US products targetted by China taxes [Quartz]
    • 10 books every social media manager should read [Hootsuite]
    • Facebook is considering letting users appeal a post being blocked [The Verge]
    • Zuckerberg fires back at Tim Cook, adresses ‘fake news’ [Tech Crunch]
    • Before social media, hate speech was spread by phone [Fast Company]
    • It’s time for the RSS revival [Wired]
    • Building trust works in the opposite way you think it does [Quartz]
    • Cloudfare launches DNS service for speed and privacy [The Verge] [Bleeping Computer]
    • Coca-Cola de Abacate e Hambúrguer de Chocolate – as mentiras de 1 de Abril [Observador]
    • Nils Lofgren guitars stolen, recovered days after [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Hollywood Vampires announce 2018 US/Europe tour dates [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • I Liga: Belenenses 2-0 Porto, Benfica é líder [Observador]
  • Tuesday, 2017.Apr.03:
    • Intel brings a 6-core i9 CPU to laptops [Engadget] [The Verge]
    • CRISPR’d food, coming soon to a supermarket near you [Wired]
    • Tesla to recall 123000 cars due to faultry steering system [The Verge] [Wired]
    • Facebook in Turmoil: employees uproar over leaked 2016 memo [ZeroHedge]
    • Satya Natella’s email to Microsoft employees regarding company’s restructuring [Gadgets Now]
    • A $29 million cryptocurrency donation just funded every project on DonorsDecide [Fast Company]
    • Wall Street to Trump: No trade wars! And lay off Amazon! [CNN Money]
    • How to overcome procrastination and become productive [Medium]
    • The happiest group of workers in the world [ThriveGlobal]
    • The history of Bitcoin and Satoshi Nakamoto [The Motley Fool]
    • The inside story of Reddit’s redesigns [Wired]
    • Blog: we make Money, not art! [WeMakeMoneyNotArt]
    • How aircrafts avoid mid-air collisions [The Economist Explains]
    • A entrada da Banca no mercado imobiliário implica avaliação baseada em yields [Ci]
    • Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, and The Cult headline 30-show tour [Spin]
How to Overcome Procrastination and Develop a Productive Daily Routine

How to Overcome Procrastination and Develop a Productive Daily Routine

  • Wednesday, 2017.Apr.04:
    • The Big Picture: Martin Luther King Jr., 50 years after his death [Boston Globe]
    • Winnie Mandela – the young mother who refused to be broken [BBC]
    • YouTube shooting spree kills 1, injuries 4 [Wired]
    • How to win na argument about guns [New York Times]
    • Google’s AI guru is now Apple’s AI guru [Fast Company]
    • Seth Godin: “Whose meeting is this?” [Seth’s Blog]
    • Bill Gates: “Why I want to stop talking about the ‘developing’ world!” [Pulse]
    • The world’s most valuable resource in no longer oil, but data [The Economist]
    • Zuckerberg gives a lesson in how not to lead in a crisis [Entrepreneur]
    • News anchors reciting Sinclair’s propaganda in unison [NY Mag]
    • India is now more interested in etherium than bitcoin [Quartz]
    • Leading in an increasing VUCA world [Strategy+Business]
    • Houston teen awarded scholarships in 20 top colleges [Entrepreneur]
    • A celebration of astronaut Henrietta Leavitt, who proved the universe is expanding [Brain Pickings]
    • Annie Griffiths spent a lifetime finding hidden stories [National Geographic]
    • Geologists confirm Africa to be splitting in two [Quartz]
    • Watch the new Bon Jovi video, “Walls” [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Morrissey launches site to post his own terrible opinions [Spin]
    • Lamborghini x Cervelo – the future of cycling [Fubiz]
    • Adeptos da Juventus aplaudiram golo de Ronaldo de pé [Público]
  • Thursday, 2017.Apr.05:
    • BCE – Supervisão Bancária: Relatório Anual, 2017 [BCE]
    • This is how Facebook will probably be regulated [Quartz]
    • What we know about the YouTube shootings in San Bruno [C-net]
    • A 200-year-old idea helps trace stolen Bitcoins [Wired]
    • 9-year-old illustrations on The New Yorker [Mashable]
    • Carl Sagan on mystery, why common sense blinds us to the universe [Brain Pickings]
    • The next Indiana Jones could be a woman, Spielberg says [C-net]
    • Frances Bean Cobain writes her first song [Ultimate Classic Rock] [Spin]
    • Helder Cristóvão assume saída do Benfica B [Mais Futebol]
    • UEFA Europa League: Atlético Madrid 2-0 Sporting [Público]
UEFA Europa League 2018: Atlético Madrid 2-0 Sporting, 2018.Apr.05

UEFA Europa League 2018: Atlético Madrid 2-0 Sporting, 2018.Apr.05

  • Friday, 2017.Apr.06:
    • How to handshake, all over the world [Business Insider]
    • Russian spy posioning: Sergei Skripal ‘improving rapidly’ [BBC]
    • Will we stop Donald Trump before it’s too late? [New York Times]
    • Former South Korean president sentenced to 24 years in prison [CNN]
    • Jogadores do Sporting reagem aos comentários de Bruno de Carvalho [Público] [DN]
    • Bruno de Carvalho anuncia suspensão de jogadores contestatários [Público] [DN]
  • Sunday, 2017.Apr.08:
    • Lula da Silva: former Brazillian president surrenders to Police [BBC]
    • Unrest at Gaza with confrontations leading to 10 dead people [BBC]
    • Hundreds attend funeral of journalist shot in Gaza [The Guardian]
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