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The week in news #127 – 2018SEP24 … 2018SEP30

For this 127th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Tiger Woods wins a tournament five years after, Casio G-Shock brings nostalgia, North Carolina natural disasters, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2018.Sep.24:
    • António Guterres: “It’s time for concrete action between the two Koreas” [UN]
    • How Russia helped swing the Presidential Election for Trump [The New Yorker]
    • O populismo na campanha Marques Vidal [Diário de Notícias]
    • North Carolina: hurricane, pig poop, coal ash crisis [Wired]
    • A view from an asteroid 280000 million quilometres from Earth [Quartz]
    • The 21 things we liked best at Maker Faire 2018 [Tom’s Hardware]
    • Casio see-through G-Shock watches are a bit of icy nostalgia [Engadget]
    • Paul Simon’s last concert, in his New York hometown [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Tiger Woods wins tournament, five years after his last [BBC]
  • Tuesday, 2018.Sep.25:
    • New Zealand PM Jacinda Arden’s baby premières among world leaders [BBC]
    • UN assembly laughs when Trumps boasts about his presidency [The Hill] [New York Times]
    • Faria de Oliveira: “Google, Amazon, Facebook e Apple são ‘a grade ameaça’ à Banca!” [Público]
    • Instagram founders resigning from Facebook due to lack of independence [Engadget] [Tech Crunch]
    • Validating phone numbers effectively with C# and .NET Framework [CodeProject]
    • The untold story of the vegetable peeler that changed the world [Fast Co.]
    • 8 secrets recruiters won’t tell you (but want to) [Tech Crunch]
    • NEXI Industries introduce new line of Orianthi guitar pedals [Guitar World]
    • Luka Modric named FIFA’s best player of the year [BBC]
Navio naufragado há séculos, encontrado em Cascais (2018.Sep.22)

Navio naufragado há séculos, encontrado em Cascais (2018.Sep.22)

  • Wednesday, 2018.Sep.26:
    • Delta grounds all airplanes due to a computer issue [Quartz]
    • Centuries-old shipwreck found on the coast of Lisbon [CNN] [Sapo24]
    • India’s economic growth hides a deep empoyment crisis [Quartz]
    • Jane Fortune, artist and philantropist, dies at 76 [Artsy] [The Florentine]
    • Natural installations by Rebecca Louise Law [Fubiz]
    • Luisão termina a carreira em cerimónia discreta [Mais Futebol]
  • Thursday, 2018.Sep.27:
    • Moscow regrets Ukraine’s decision not to extend Friendship Treaty [Tass]
    • Pope Francis in Vilnius, the ‘city of mercy’ [Catholic News Agency]
    • Cease-fire in Tripoli (Libya) after clashes that killed 117 [Fox News]
    • At least 15 Tuaregs killed in Fulani attack on Mali village [Reuters]
    • A Relação do Porto tem um problema com as mulheres [Público]
    • Mars rover “Opportunity” spotted months after loosing communication [CBS]
NASA's Opportunity rover for Mars

NASA’s Opportunity rover for Mars

  • Friday, 2018.Sep.28:
    • Scientists created most powerful indoor magnetic field, destroyin lab in the process [C-net]
    • Alexa voice recognition system can be hacked – by chirping birds [Fast.Co]
    • Oculus Quest: freedom to explore the world of Virtual Reality [Tom’s Hardware]
    • A new posthumous Leonard Cohen album is in the works [Spin]
  • Sunday, 2018.Mmm.Dd:
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