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The week in news #200 – 2021JUN21 … 2021JUN27

For this 200th week, another selection of the most relevant world news and articles: Bitcoin, Dogecoin and Ethereum are crashing, sleep is essential to health, Altice to collectively dismiss 300 workers, how Amazon tracks you, USA and TikTok concerns, elephants’ 500km-trek across China, 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.21:
    • New position statement declares that sleep is essential to health [ScienceDaily]
    • Spielberg’s Amblin inks multiyear feature film deal with Netflix [TechCrunch]
    • What it was like to be alone with Prince in the studio [Pitchfork]
  • Tuesday, 2021.Jun.22:
    • Bitcoin, Dogecoin and Ethereum are crashing [C-net]
    • Biden is taking Trump’s argument against TikTok seriously [Quartz]
    • NYC bans new electric taxi licenses, snubbing Revel’s ‘Tesla taxi’ plans [NY Post] [TeslaRati]
    • Altice Portugal avança com despedimento coletivo [Jornal de Negócios]
    • A neuroscientist explains how awesome exercise is for your brain [Inc.]
    • O bebé mais prematuro do mundo celebrou um ano [Visão]
    • When an eel climbs a eamp to eat squid, that’s a moray [New York Times]
    • All the ways Amazon tracks you—and how to stop it [Wired]
    • Self-conception [Seth’s Blog]
    • 5-step process to transform your luck to become more creative [Fast Co.]
    • 50 Reasons to Love Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’ [New York Times]
    • Hear 5 demos & outtakes from Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’ 50th anniversary release [Stereogum]
    • Graham Nash talks heartache as Joni’s masterpiece ‘Blue’ turns 50 [NY Post]
    • UEFA declines request to light up Allianz Arena in rainbow colours [BBC]
Elephants' 500km-trek across China (2021), (c) Reuters

Elephants’ 500km-trek across China (2021), (c) Reuters

  • Wednesday, 2021.Jun.23:
    • Saudi operatives who killed Khashoggi received paramilitary training in USA [New York Times]
    • Oxford University explores anti-parasitic drug ivermectin as COVID-19 treatment [Reuters]
    • Nearly every new Covid-19 death is now entirely preventable, CDC director says [CNN]
    • Patrão da Ryanair chama Pinóquio a Pedro Nuno Santos e recusa guerra comercial [ECO]
    • SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet could achieve global coverage by September [Engadget]
    • Comunidade dos plasmas extremos a favor da incorporação de métodos de aprendizagem automática [IST]
    • With two unicorns in two weeks, Draper Esprit is bullish on France [Tech.EU]
    • Elephants’ 500km-trek across China baffles scientists [BBC]
    • SPIN Sessions Presents: Falana [SPIN]
    • Steve Lukather Interview: Toto returns anew with a little help from their friends [Smashing Interviews]
    • Metallica reveal The Metallica Blacklist, a 53-artist tribute album [Guitar World]
    • NBA Lottery results 2021: full selection order and analysis [Bleacher Report]
  • Thursday, 2021.Jun.24:
    • Delta plus variant: Can India prevent third Covid wave? [BBC]
    • John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison after extradition order [Wired] [Business Insider] [The Sun]
    • Roadmap to HIV eradication via stem cell therapy [ScienceDaily]
    • Graham Norton Comes Around [New York Times]
    • Investigadores do Técnico em projeto para desenvolver detergentes, têxteis e cosméticos mais sustentáveis [IST]
    • The coelacanth may live for a century, and that’s not great news [Wired]
    • Ronaldo esteve 18 anos para lá chegar, bateu 18 recordes e atingiu a maioridade [Observador]
Couple Sleeping In A Comfortable Bed

Happy couple sleeping in a comfortable bed at home

  • Friday, 2021.Jun.25:
    • Pence, diverging from Trump, Says He Was ‘Proud’ to Certify Election [New York Times]
    • 12% das mortes em Portugal estão relacionadas com o tabaco [Jornal de Negócios]
    • Covid: Sydney city centre and Bondi beach to enter lockdown [BBC]
    • New network of European sleeper trains planned [The Guardian]
    • Sites de serviços públicos estão a enviar dados para a Google [Jornal de Negócios]
    • How Artificial Intelligence will revolutionize climate tech [GreenTech Media]
    • Artificial Intelligence restores mutilated Rembrandt painting ‘The Night Watch’ [ARTnews]
    • Wimbledon 2021: Simona Halep pulls out on eve of tournament [BBC]
  • Sunday, 2021.Jun.27:
    • Tesla Autopilot issue leads to ‘recall’ of nearly 300,000 cars in China [Engadget]
    • A man with Alzheimer’s forgot he was married, and fell in love with his wife all over again [CNN]
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