a vida é software #sóquenão, Alzheimer x autismo x Parkinson, ouro x plástico #sóquenão

A vida é só um programa https://link.estadao.com.br/noticias/inovacao,a-vida-e-so-um-programa,70003158781

These “xenobots” are living machines designed by an evolutionary algorithm https://www.technologyreview.com/f/615041/these-xenobots-are-living-machines-designed-by-an-evolutionary-algorithm/

Did the universe design itself? https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11153-018-9692-z

Does Consciousness Pervade the Universe? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/does-consciousness-pervade-the-universe/

Grindr and OkCupid Spread Personal Details, Study Says https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/13/business/grindr-apps-dating-data-tracking.html

Grindr and Twitter face ‘out of control’ complaint https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-51106357

Cientistas criam ouro a partir de plástico https://olhardigital.com.br/noticia/cientistas-criam-ouro-a-partir-de-plastico/95285

Specific gut bacteria may reduce severity of Parkinson’s disease https://newatlas.com/medical/gut-bacteria-microbiome-reduce-prevent-parkinsons-disease/

Excess of Immune Cells Found in Brains of People with Autism https://www.the-scientist.com/notebook/excess-of-immune-cells-found-in-brains-of-people-with-autism-66917

Scientists make world-first breakthrough that could help treat dementia after discovering blood flow sensors in the brain https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7884505/Auckland-scientists-make-world-breakthrough-help-treat-dementia.html

Throwaway society:
Rejecting a life consumed by plastic https://features.japantimes.co.jp/climate-crisis-plastic/

Major investment firm to prioritize sustainability, back off coal https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/01/major-investment-firm-to-prioritize-sustainability-back-off-coal/

The Oldest Known Material on Earth Is Officially Older Than The Solar System https://www.sciencealert.com/a-meteorite-discovered-in-australia-contains-oldest-known-material-on-earth

The Kazakh Muslims detained in China’s camps https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-51097159/the-kazakh-muslims-detained-in-china-s-camps

A Map of How the Word “Tea” Spread Across the World http://www.openculture.com/2019/11/a-map-of-how-the-word-tea-spread-across-the-world.html

mudar metabolismo #sóquenão, autismo x dna x freud #sóquenão, 29M de vegetarianos!

Can you really change your metabolism? https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/wellness/can-you-really-change-your-metabolism/2020/01/10/63ffde8c-3326-11ea-a053-dc6d944ba776_story.html

‘France is 50 years behind’: the ‘state scandal’ of French autism treatment https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/08/france-is-50-years-behind-the-state-scandal-of-french-autism-treatment

Autism may share inherited variants with other psychiatric conditions https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/autism-may-share-inherited-variants-with-other-psychiatric-conditions/

Oceans are warming at the same rate as if five Hiroshima bombs were dropped in every second https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/13/world/climate-change-oceans-heat-intl/index.html

Ocean temperatures hit record high as rate of heating accelerates https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jan/13/ocean-temperatures-hit-record-high-as-rate-of-heating-accelerates

Greenland’s Ice Melt Rate Has Now Accelerated To A Whopping 234 Billion Tons Of Ice Lost Per Year https://www.forbes.com/sites/lauratenenbaum/2020/01/12/greenlands-ice-melt-rate-has-now-accelerated-to-a-whopping-234-billion-tons-of-ice-lost-per-year/#f4ac8fe34397

Scientists Assemble Frog Stem Cells Into First ‘Living Machines’ https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/scientists-assemble-frog-stem-cells-first-living-machines-180973947/

India’s About to Hand People Data Americans Can Only Dream Of https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-13/india-s-about-to-hand-people-data-americans-can-only-dream-of

The World’s Most Precious Metal Leaves Everything Else in the Dust https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-01-13/most-precious-metal-rhodium-leaves-everything-else-in-the-dust

Spurious Correlations http://tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations

Solar Storms Might Be Causing Gray Whales to Get Lost https://www.livescience.com/solar-storms-and-gray-whale-strandings.html

Languages affected differently by brain disease https://www.bbc.com/news/health-51069190

A ideologia do solucionismo tecnológico http://www.usabilidoido.com.br/a_ideologia_do_solucionismo_tecnologico.html

Número de vegetarianos quase dobra em 6 anos e atinge 29 milhões, aponta Ibope https://www.hypeness.com.br/2018/05/numero-de-vegetarianos-quase-dobra-em-6-anos-e-atinge-29-milhoes-aponta-ibope/

American history textbooks can differ across the country, in ways that are shaded by partisan politics. https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/01/12/us/texas-vs-california-history-textbooks.html

CES x solidão, publicitários x detox, carreira em Tech não é mais sexy, inverno da AI?

The technology of the future paints a very lonely picture for all of us https://edition.cnn.com/2020/01/11/tech/ces-2020-technology-lonely-future/index.html

Detox Digital pode ser tóxico para a propaganda https://digital.estadao.com.br/@rene_5/csb_-9uA-RBAFYhugJGvf67mwJ5yQnnq_MlDw-jTBtwel–JlCuo-n2Q9mLMgCCjjwa5BABkQK1NdQQ5hc_5TAHzNw

‘Techlash’ Hits College Campuses https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/11/style/college-tech-recruiting.html

Want to Do Something About Climate Change? Follow the Money https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/11/opinion/climate-change-bank-investment.html

US-government issued phones run ‘Chinese malware’ https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-51054901

The Academic Apocalypse https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/11/opinion/sunday/academics-humanities-literature-canon.html

Researchers: Are we on the cusp of an ‘AI winter’? https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-51064369

The remote ‘democratic’ oasis of Soviet Russia https://www.bbc.com/reel/video/p07yfk4p/the-remote-democratic-oasis-of-soviet-russia

Australian Animal Deaths, Carbon Emissions, Election Mystery http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nrss1

The Truth About My Make-up (Documentary) BBC Stories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfPW2iwJK6U&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=BBCStories

Italy Becomes First Country to Make Climate Change Education Mandatory https://mymodernmet.com/italy-climate-change-education/

110 years of Australian temperatures http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/history/temperature/

bebês e adultos em sincronia, esperança x otimismo, hackers x Olimpíada, AI x invenção

entrevista programa Urbano – 2007 https://vimeo.com/333597289

Baby and adult brains ‘sync up’ during play, study finds https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-01-baby-adult-brains-sync.html

The World’s Next Energy Bonanza https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/01/09/fracking-oceanic-methane-hydrates-global-energy-landscape-bonanza/

Is it wrong to be hopeful about climate change? https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200109-is-it-wrong-to-be-hopeful-about-climate-change

Can an AI be an inventor? Not yet. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/615020/ai-inventor-patent-dabus-intellectual-property-uk-european-patent-office-law/

Kashmir: India top court orders review of longest internet shutdown https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-51058759

Who’s Regulating Self-Driving Cars? Often, No One https://www.wired.com/story/regulating-self-driving-cars-no-one/

The Ultra-Wealthy Who Argue That They Should Be Paying Higher Taxes https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/01/06/the-ultra-wealthy-who-argue-that-they-should-be-paying-higher-taxes

The Untold Story of the 2018 Olympics Cyberattack, the Most Deceptive Hack in History https://www.wired.com/story/untold-story-2018-olympics-destroyer-cyberattack/

China Is Still Building an Insane Number of New Coal Plants https://www.wired.com/story/china-is-still-building-an-insane-number-of-new-coal-plants/

Virtual reality is not suited to visual memory https://neurosciencenews.com/virtual-reality-visual-memory-15435/

‘Earth’ Review: Humanity Is Digging Its Own Grave https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/movies/earth-review.html

Australia Shows Us the Road to Hell https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/09/opinion/australia-fires.html

Hope (In Our Time – BBC 4) https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00017vl

Internet of Shit https://twitter.com/internetofshit

cartas do Van Gogh, Warner Bros x AI, marshmallow x velocidade da luz, China x coronavírus

China identifies new strain of coronavirus as source of pneumonia outbreak https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-identifies-new-strain-of-coronavirus-as-source-of-pneumonia-outbreak/2020/01/09/f2625650-329f-11ea-971b-43bec3ff9860_story.html

None of these 195 countries — the U.S. included — is fully prepared for a pandemic, report says https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2019/10/24/none-these-countries-us-included-is-fully-prepared-pandemic-report-says/

How to Measure the Speed of Light with Marshmallows – Christmas Lectures with Neil Johnson https://youtu.be/ejKCiBZwB34

A Complete Archive of Vincent van Gogh’s Letters: Beautifully Illustrated and Fully Annotated http://www.openculture.com/2016/04/a-complete-archive-of-vincent-van-goghs-letters.html

How Rupert Murdoch Is Influencing Australia’s Bushfire Debate https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/world/australia/fires-murdoch-disinformation.html

Russian journals retract more than 800 papers after ‘bombshell’ investigation https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/01/russian-journals-retract-more-800-papers-after-bombshell-investigation

Warner Bros. Signs Deal for AI-Driven Film Management System (Exclusive) https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/warner-bros-signs-deal-ai-driven-film-management-system-1268036

Electric scooter injuries rose 222 percent in 4 years in the U.S. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/electric-scooter-injuries-rose-222-percent-4-years-united-states

Cosmic Magnifying Glasses Yield Independent Measure of Universe’s Expansion https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/cosmic-magnifying-glasses-yield-independent-measure-of-universes-expansion

ORA: The World’s First Graphene Headphones https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/413314819/ora-the-worlds-first-graphene-headphones

The US military is trying to read minds https://www.technologyreview.com/s/614495/us-military-super-soldiers-control-drones-brain-computer-interfaces/

8 Ways Overseas Drug Manufacturers Dupe the FDA https://www.wired.com/story/8-ways-overseas-drug-manufacturers-dupe-fda/