canhotos x Darwin, criptomoedas x Coreia do Norte, junk DNA #soquenao, China x notícias

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit https://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-colombia-idUSKCN1V21RO

Our Cells Are Filled With ‘Junk DNA’ — Here’s Why We Need It http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/crux/2019/08/13/what-is-junk-dna-genome-introns/#.XVPpx-hKiUk

Nvidia breaks records in training and inference for real-time conversational AI https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/13/nvidia-breaks-records-in-training-and-inference-for-real-time-conversational-ai/

Nvidia just made it easier to build smarter chatbots and slicker fake news https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614143/nvidia-just-made-it-easier-to-build-smarter-chatbots-and-slicker-fake-news/

Google’s algorithm for detecting hate speech is racially biased https://www.technologyreview.com/f/614144/googles-algorithm-for-detecting-hate-speech-looks-racially-biased/

North Korea is funding its weapons program with stolen cryptocurrency https://www.technologyreview.com/f/614149/north-korea-is-funding-its-weapons-program-with-stolen-cryptocurrency/

Increasing humidity, driven in part by climate change, is making even modest heat waves unbearable https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/08/13/increasing-humidity-driven-part-by-climate-change-is-making-even-modest-heat-waves-unbearable/

China Is Waging a Disinformation War Against Hong Kong Protesters https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/13/world/asia/hong-kong-protests-china.html

A Brief History of Typography & Typefaces https://www.ashworthcreative.com/blog/2014/07/brief-typography-typefaces/

Incredible Stanford study discovers thousands of novel proteins produced by human microbiome https://newatlas.com/new-small-protein-discovery-gut-microbiome-bacteria-stanford/60995/

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible https://phys.org/news/2019-08-meteorite-life-earth.html

Why is left-handedness so rare? It comes down to these 2 words https://www.fastcompany.com/90389355/why-is-left-handedness-so-rare-it-comes-down-to-these-2-words

The Anthropocene Is a Joke https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/08/arrogance-anthropocene/595795/

Lightning struck near the North Pole 48 times. It’s not normal. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/08/lightning-struck-near-north-pole-why-strange/

The U.S. Army Wants To Microwave Drones in Midair https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/research/a28678829/microwave-drones-midair/

empreendedores senior, internet x liberdade x totalitarismos, fascismo #soquenao

Pompeii archaeologists uncover ‘sorcerer’s treasure trove’ https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49325627

10 Amazing Archaeological Finds Discovered In Pompeii https://listverse.com/2019/08/12/10-amazing-archaeological-finds-discovered-in-pompeii/

100 anos do fascismo: ‘O perigo atual é que democracia vire repressão com apoio popular’, diz historiador https://www.bbc.com/portuguese/internacional-47686939

Uber falls to all-time low as investors grow more skeptical https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/12/uber-stock-falls-to-all-time-low-as-investors-grow-more-skeptical.html

We Wanted to Know How Online Radicalization Was Changing the World. We Started With Brazil. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/11/reader-center/brazil-youtube-radicalization.html

U.S. Significantly Weakens Endangered Species Act https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/climate/endangered-species-act-changes.html

U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/world/europe/russia-nuclear-accident-putin.html

Russia Says Small Nuclear Reactor Blew Up in Deadly Accident https://time.com/5649826/russia-nuclear-accident/

Meet the next generation of entrepreneurs. They’re all over 65. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614076/next-generation-entrepreneurs-senior-planet/#Echobox=1565618696

The White House wants to regulate social-media moderation https://www.technologyreview.com/f/614139/the-white-house-wants-to-regulate-social-media-moderation/

Section 230, the law that created the modern internet, explained https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614141/section-230-law-moderation-social-media-content-bias/

A planetary telescope would use Earth’s atmosphere as a giant lens https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614069/a-planetary-telescope-would-use-earths-atmosphere-as-a-giant-lens/

youtube x aquecimento global, gengivite x Alzheimer, ouro azul, lixo espacial, Trump x internet

Have we found the true cause of diabetes, stroke and Alzheimer’s?

Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24332420-900-have-we-found-the-true-cause-of-diabetes-stroke-and-alzheimers/#ixzz5wNlwBr9z

How medieval monks are revealing our universe’s secrets https://www.bbc.com/ideas/videos/how-medieval-monks-are-revealing-our-universes-sec/p07jljv5?playlist=universal-wonders

Study: Most YouTube videos on climate change deny its existence https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2019/08/10/study-most-youtube-videos-on-climate-change-deny-its-existence/

Hackers Can Turn Everyday Speakers Into Acoustic Cyberweapons https://www.wired.com/story/acoustic-cyberweapons-defcon/

Why smartphones are no longer driving the search for ‘blue gold’ https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49265455

Kenya’s Pokomo people ask the British to return what was stolen: Their source of power https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/08/09/kenyas-pokomo-people-ask-british-return-what-was-stolen-their-source-power/

Security researchers find that DSLR cameras are vulnerable to ransomware attack https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/11/20800979/check-point-canon-eos-80d-dslr-malware-ransomware-cybersecurity

The Very First Written Use of the F Word in English (1528) http://www.openculture.com/2014/02/the-very-first-written-use-of-the-f-word-in-english-1528.html

A ameaça da reentrada de lixo espacial https://ciencia.estadao.com.br/noticias/geral,a-ameaca-da-reentrada-de-lixo-espacial,70002962654

‘My entire scalp was on fire’: A doctor repeatedly insisted she had a tension headache. Something more serious was going on. https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/medical-mysteries/my-entire-scalp-was-on-fire-a-doctor-repeatedly-insisted-she-had-a-tension-headache-something-more-serious-was-going-on/2019/08/09/378526e8-a008-11e9-9ed4-c9089972ad5a_story.html

The Techlash Has Come to Stanford
Even in the famed computer science program, students are no longer sure they’d go to work for Facebook or Google (and definitely not Palantir). https://slate.com/technology/2019/08/stanford-tech-students-backlash-google-facebook-palantir.html

The Birth of the Semicolon https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2019/08/01/the-birth-of-the-semicolon/

The mystery of screaming schoolgirls in Malaysia https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-48850490

The White House Readies Draft of Executive Order That Could Break the Internet https://gizmodo.com/the-white-house-readies-draft-of-executive-order-that-c-1837110097

radinho via telegram, 8chan x barbárie, educação x fertilidade, futuro da computação, carne #ounão

EDGE Morphogenesis for the Design of Design https://www.edge.org/conversation/neil_gershenfeld-morphogenesis-for-the-design-of-design

Uber Sets $5.2 Billion on Fire In Biggest Loss Ever https://gizmodo.com/uber-sets-5-2-billion-on-fire-in-biggest-loss-ever-1837078210

Jupiter just got slammed by something so big we saw it from Earth https://www.cnet.com/news/jupiter-just-got-slammed-by-something-so-big-we-saw-it-from-earth/

How phishing attacks trick our brains https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614095/how-phishing-attacks-trick-our-brains/

An attempted heist at Coinbase was scary good, even though it failed https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614094/an-attempted-heist-at-coinbase-was-scary-good-even-though-it-failed/

Giving up just half your hamburgers can really help the climate https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614091/giving-up-just-half-your-hamburgers-can-really-help-the-climate/#Echobox=1565299989

The fountain pen-obsessed entrepreneur behind 8chan, the Internet’s most notorious hate forum https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-fountain-pen-obsessed-entrepreneur-behind-8chan-the-internets-most-notorious-hate-forum/2019/08/08/90d52ce4-ba06-11e9-a091-6a96e67d9cce_story.html

Immigrant Crime Rate in the US https://pca.st/7388

Thanks to education, global fertility could fall faster than expected https://www.economist.com/international/2019/02/02/thanks-to-education-global-fertility-could-fall-faster-than-expected

Have we found the true cause of diabetes, stroke and Alzheimer’s?

Read more: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24332420-900-have-we-found-the-true-cause-of-diabetes-stroke-and-alzheimers/#ixzz5w8H8FKB5

Venice bans large cruise ships from historic centre https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49276730