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The week in news #179 – 2020JUL03 … 2020JUL12

For this 179th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Ennio Morricone dies at 91, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is almost ready, how Covid-19 is accelerating human transformation, Bill Gates and curiosity, China to dominate 5G and social media in the future, etc.

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

  • Friday, 2020.Jul.03:
    • Javi Lorbada: Oceans from the sky [Fubiz]
    • [2020.Apr] Fusion energy ITER gets ready to shine [Wired]
  • Monday, 2020.Jul.06:
    • Ennio Morricone dies at 91 [BBC] [C-net] [Público] [Expresso]
    • Mexia e Manso Neto suspensos de funções na EDP [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Trump friends and family cleared for millions in Small Business Bailout [ProPublica]
    • How France extorted Haiti for one of the greatest heists in geopolitical history [Quartz]
    • Covid-19 is accelerating Human transformation [Wired]
  • Tuesday, 2020.Jul.07:
    • Nurses who battled virus in New York confront who say it’s a hoax [New York Times]
    • Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus [CNN] [BBC]
    • Após ataques informáticos, ministério dispensa renovação de matrículas [Público] [DN]
    • Borowitz Report: Trump freaks out after statue of Obama appears on White House lawn [The New Yorker]
    • Bill Gates predicted curious people will thrive in the future of work [Inc.com]
    • Seth Godin: The 100 hour asset [Seth’s Blog]
    • Benfica: Nelson Veríssimo lidera equipa até final de época [MaisFutebol]
Covid-19, (c) WEF

Covid-19, (c) WEF

  • Wednesday, 2020.Jul.08:
    • COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus on July 8 [World Economic Forum]
    • American Airlines abandons unprofitable international routes [The Motley Fool]
    • JK Rowling joins 150 public figures warning over free speech [BBC]
    • China aims to dominate everything from 5G to social media [C-net]
    • Joe Porcaro dies at 90 [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Eric Dier (Tottenham) given 4-match ban for confronting fan [BBC]
  • Thursday, 2020.Jul.09:
    • Trump threatens to cut funding if schools don’t fully reopen [New York Times]
    • Chris Froome leaves Ineos for Israel Start-Up Nation [Cyclingnews | 2]
    • Feed the beast: covering Lance Armstrong [Cyclingnews]
Chris Froome

Chris Froome

  • Friday, 2020.Jul.10:
    • How to read Covid-19 research and understand it [Wired]
      Vindman to retire from military after White House’s ‘bullying, intimidation and retaliation’ [CNN]
    • Struggling to tame your stress and concentrate? Science suggests music [Inc.com]
    • Eagles, Guns N’ Roses and Pearl Jam crews to receive PPP loans [Ultimate Classic Rock]
  • Sunday, 2020.Jul.12:
    • The Roger Stone case shows why Trump is worse than Nixon [The New Yorker]
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