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The week in news #105 – 2018APR23 … 2018APR29

For this 105th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Guitar Center facing imminent bankrupcy, slow feminist awakening at Bollywood, improbable hero in Turkish elections, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2018.Apr.23:
    • How do you celebrate Earth Day when Scott Pruitt is still at the EPA? [The New Yorker]
    • Richa Chadha on the feminism awakening in Bollywood: “A long way to go, still!” [Quartz]
    • Carlos Acabado, aviador no Ultramar: “A guerra estava praticamente ganha!” [Sapo 24]
    • PME vão poder salvaguardar risco de investimento em eficiência energética [Jornal Económico]
    • How to address food sustainability in sub-Saharan Africa [Kofi Annan @ Pulse]
    • Richard Branson’s top 10 quotes on staying original [Virgin]
    • The unlikely hero of Turkey’s opposition [The New Yorker]
    • What is really like to be an artist’s muse [Huffington Post]
    • Space photos of the week: light a candle for Hubble! [Wired]
    • Portugal, champion de l’énergie verte [YouTube]
    • Vintage cars in Havana [Fubiz]
    • Why so many people make their password ‘dragon’ [Wired]
    • How to establish values on a small team [Harvard Business Review]
    • The importance of leaving your Comfort zone and accepting failure [Virgin]
    • Allison Mack charged with ‘sex traficking’ [Huffington Post]
    • Fiona Apple – “I Can’t Wait to Meet You” [Spin]
    • Tony Iommy – How touring broke Black Sabbath’s members contact [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Shania Twain apologises for pro-Trump comments [Spin]
    • Guitar Center in an imminent state of bankrupcy [Ultimate Classic Rock]
  • Tuesday, 2018.Apr.24:
    • Toronto: van ploughs into crowd, killing 10 people [BBC]
    • One in five big banking institutions is ready to trade crypto [Quartz]
    • How american racism influenced Hitler [The New Yorker]
    • The last human born in the 19th Century has dies [Quartz]
    • California’s water whiplash is only getting worse [Wired]
    • Corals are in real danger, but this lab is trying to help [Wired]
    • How to choose a pricing strategy for your SaaS business [Entrepreneur]
    • A Moral Obligation: William Middleton’s ‘Double Vision’ [ARTnews]
    • Judas Priest and Deep Purple announce joint US tour [Guitar World]
Van drives into crowd, killing 10 people in Toronto, 2018.Apr.23

Van drives into crowd, killing 10 people in Toronto, 2018.Apr.23

  • Wednesday, 2018.Apr.25:
    • 25 de Abril, 44 anos depois [Público | 2 | 3] [Observador]
    • Pinterest redesigns its app for the blind people [Co.Design]
    • [2017.Oct.13] Desperate to quit your job? Read this. [Simon Sinek @ TED Ideas]
  • Thursday, 2018.Apr.26:
    • Kim Jong-un to meet Moon Jae-in in Korea border [BBC]
    • Cristina Cifuentes (number two in the Madrid assembly) resigns over minor theft [BBC]
    • Palestinian journalist, shot by Israeli forces at Gaza border, dies [Jerusalem Post]
    • Former director of the NSI in Bangladesh in jail for war crimes [Dhaka Tribune]
    • Microsoft brings serverless computing to software containers [Silicon Angle]
    • Google Arts & Culture explore world heritage sites in virtual reality [Digital Trends]
    • Avicii’s family release statement hinting at suicide [de] [Design Taxi]
    • In 1948, a 30-year-old housewife won 4 gold medals at the Olympics [Quartz]
    • Video: Sharks and crocodile feast on dead whale’s carcass [National Geographic]
Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in meet at the Korean border, 2018.Apr.27

Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in meet at the Korean border, 2018.Apr.27

  • Friday, 2018.Apr.27:
    • Meeting between North and South Korea leaders [CNN] [Público] [Quartz]
    • Veridict in Pamplona gang rape case sets immediate outcry [New York Times]
    • Americanos tentaram criar centro de espinagem nas Lajes [Público] [Observador]
    • How our brains fall for false expertise and how to stop it [strategy+business]
    • 3 reasons your Twitter followers ration is important [Inc.]
    • Omnious views of Japan’s new concrete seawalls [Wired]
    • Meet the Alinker, a trike with the disabled/injured in mind [Inc.]
    • The art of gentling – prisoners taming wild horses [The Economist] [YouTube]
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