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The week in news #198 & #199 – 2021JUN07 … 202JUN20

For this 198th and 199th weeks, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Twitch turns 10, Europe dominates the 2021 World Competitiveness Ranking, A.I. in Portugal, Miguel Oliveira gets third podium in a row, etc.

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

  • Monday, 2021.Jun.07:
    • Microsoft patents colorful four-camera design inspired by its logo [Design Taxi]
    • An incomplete list of skills senior engineers need, beyond coding [Camille Fournier @ Medium]
    • Companies are launching live audio features to compete with Clubhouse [Quartz]
    • Washington State allows for free marijuana with Covid-19 vaccine [New York Times]
    • David Dushman, last surviving liberator of Auschwitz, dies at 98 [CNN]
    • Van Halen’s lost dinosaur music video unearthed [Ultimate Classic Rock]
    • Ai Weiwei: “A minha obra é relevante porque encontrei tantas dificuldades” [Must]
  • Tuesday, 2021.Jun.08:
    • Boris Johnson, the minister of chaos [The Atlantic, Jul-Aug issue]
    • Twitch, Pinterest, Reddit and more go down in Fastly CDN outage [TechCrunch]
    • Twitch turns 10, and the creator economy is in its debt [Wired]
    • A Inteligência Artificial que se faz em Portugal tem cada vez mais nomes [Tek.Sapo]
  • Thursday, 2021.Jun.17:
    • Tiananmen Square massacre: what happened 30 years ago? [The Week]
  • Friday, 2021.Jun.18:
    • Europe dominates and China rises in the 2021 World Competitiveness Ranking [IMD]
    • Spotify launches its live audio app and Clubhouse rival, Spotify Greenroom [Tech Crunch]
  • Sunday, 2021.Jun.20:
    • Miguel Oliveira é segundo no GP Alemanha e Marc Márquez regressa aos triunfos [Record]
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