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The week in news #181 – 2020JUL20 … 2020JUL26

For this 181st week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Chris Cornell’s release of “Patience” cover on his 56th birthday, long-term plans for future work, cookies policies and the future of digital advertising, etc.

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

  • Tuesday, 2020.Jul.21:
    • Nuclear testing legacy is ‘cruellest’ environmental injustice [UN News]
    • Joe Biden pledges $2T in clean energy and infrastructure spending [GreenTech Media]
    • Affluence is now the world’s greatest threat – not the coronavirus [World Economic Forum]
    • 4 Pillars for raising entrepreneurial children [Entrepreneur]
    • 3 things about AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine results [The Motley Fool]
    • COVID-19: Every decision is a risk. Every risk is a decision. [FiveThirtyEight]
    • Delhi is among the 30 most freelance-friendly cities in the world [Quartz]
    • It’s time to defund social media [Wired]
    • Americans in their 20s are moving more than ever [Quartz]
    • Trovoada na zona de Lisboa [Observador] [Visão]
    • How Gödel’s Proof works [Wired]
    • Carrie Fisher on her fire escape in 1977 [Fubiz]
    • Nam June Paik’s vision: predicting an Age of Digital Technology [ARTnews]
Licorne nuclear test in the French Polynesia, 1971

Licorne nuclear test in the French Polynesia, 1971

  • Wednesday, 2020.Jul.22:
    • How COVID-19 crisis disproportionately affects South-American women [World Economic Forum]
    • Anthony Fauci on how the USA is doing and the COVID-19 vaccine [FiveThirtyEight]
    • 5 Tips for Managing an underperformer — remotely [Harvard Business Review]
    • Chinese fintech could be bigger than Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo put together [Quartz]
    • Sondagem: Marcelo supera os 70% e passa resultado de Soares [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Magnitude 7.8 earthquake strikes off coast of Alaska [CNN]
    • US orders China to close Houston consulate [BBC]
    • Is 2020 The Worst Year Ever? No, it was 536. [Entrepreneur]
    • Eddie Van Halen is selling three of his cars [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Mark King: “Level 42 were so successful in the ’80s!” [Bass Player]
  • Thursday, 2020.Jul.23:
    • How Taiwan’s unlikely Digital Minister hacked the pandemic [Wired]
    • Concentration camp guard convicted at 93 for Nazi activities on WWII [CNN] [Correio da Manhã]
    • European hydropower lags as hydrogen and batteries soar [GreenTech Media]
    • Uma em cada cinco peças de roupa vem de trabalho forçado uigur na China [Público]
    • Time Management: 5 Steps to Holistic Productivity [Entrepreneur]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (2020.Jul.24)

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (2020.Jul.24)

  • Friday, 2020.Jul.24:
    • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delivers a lesson in decency on the House floor [The New Yorker]
    • Federal agents envelop Portland protest, and city’s Mayor, in tear gas [New York Times]
    • How much money will be in the room during big tech CEOs’ congressional testimony? [Quartz]
    • Há 300 mil portugueses imunes ao coronavírus [Correio da Manhã]
    • Os empresários na retaguarda de André Ventura [Expresso]
    • Patty Smyth turned down Van Halen because they drank too much [Ultimate Classic Rock]
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