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The week in news #151 – 2019MAR11 … 2019MAR17

For this 151st week, and after a little hiatus (too much work!), another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: artificial intelligence methods that protect privacy, Boeing 737 crashes in Ethiopia, mass shootings in New Zealand mosques kill 49, learning to code at low cost, Harry Potter books for readers with dyslexia, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2019.Mar.11:
    • Boeing 737 from Ethiopian Airlines crashes, kills all 149 passengers [BBC] [CNN]
    • Why a small group of women walks around Delhi at midnight [Quartz]
    • Netanyahu-Trump Partnership Is Stronger Than Ever. Are These Its Final Days? [New York Times]
    • Little known AI method treating your health data without threatening your privacy [MIT Technology Review]
    • With a second repeating radio burst, astronomers close in on an explanation [Quanta Magazine]
    • Dyslexia-friendly versions of Harry Potter books have arrived [Design Taxi]
    • Are banks customer focused? [The Finanser – Chris Skinner’s Blog]
    • 12 websites that will teach you code at low cost, even free [Entrepreneur]
    • What happens to a camera in a tornado [Digital Trends]
  • Tuesday, 2019.Mar.12:
    • British Parliament rejects Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a second time [BBC]
    • Vaccine law returns to force in Italy, barring children from kindergarten [New York Times]
    • Actors and CEOs accused of paying bribes, faking photos to scam college admissions [Reuters]
    • 50 years ago: Paul McCartney marries Linda Eastman [Ultimate Classic Rock]
Data Files (2019.Mar), (c) MIT

Data Files (2019.Mar), (c) MIT

  • Wednesday, 2019.Mar.13:
    • Airlines around the world ground Boeing 737 Max jets after second crash in 5 months [CNBC]
    • How the FAA decides when to ground a jet like Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 [Wired]
    • Só na CGD é que stock de crédito não aumentou [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Air pollution deaths are double previous estimates [The Guardian]
    • Seth Godin: “You made my day!” [Seth’s Blog]
    • Nike goes sustainable with neutral style plant-based dyes [Design Taxi]
    • Spotify Premium users can now access Hulu for free [Design Taxi]
    • Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo destroys Atlético Madrid with 3 goals [BBC]
  • Thursday, 2019.Mar.14:
    • Hallmark Channel drops actress Lori Loughlin amid college cheating scandal [ABC News]
    • Borowitz Report: Betsy DeVos suggests bribing colleges helps students learn math [The New Yorker]
    • Tesla Model Y announced: release set for 2020, price starts at $47,000 [The Verge] [Engadget]
    • How to setup a Raspberry Pi for the first time [Tom’s Hardware]
    • Boeing plans to fix the 737 MAX jet with a software update [Wired]
    • 6-year-old blind piano prodigy goes viral with “Bohemian Rhapsody” [CBS News]
New Zealand - Christchurch mosque shootings kill 49 (2019.Mar.14)

New Zealand – Christchurch mosque shootings kill 49 (2019.Mar.14)

  • Friday, 2019.Mar.15:
    • New Zealand mosque shootings at Christchurch kill 49, police say [Radio NZ] [NBC News] [CNN]
    • SEC alleges Volkswagen ‘perpetrated a massive fraud’ and repeatedly lied to US investors [CNBC]
    • North Korea threatens to scuttle talks with the USA and resume nuclear tests [New York Times]
    • NASA unveils final images from ‘Opportunity’ before it was engulfed by dust [Design Taxi]
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