Box of Amazing: Smart Masks and Smart Tattoos  
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The world is splitting into (has already split?) multiple geopolitical factions and if you look into both the TikTok and Twitter stories you'll get a strong feeling of this. This is just the tip of the iceberg and one instance within tech. I'm afraid that this will continue as we start to see tech and non-tech walled gardens that have evolved this century. The question to think about is how you protect yourself as the world moves to become protectionist?  

Stay sane, stay safe!

Onward! - Rahim

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My recommendations for this week

1. The TikTok War Link - It's all about China
2. Why It’s Time to Bring Learning to the C-Suite Link
3. Mask are like Seatbelts Link
4. Robots Will Not Take Over the World (Yet), But They May Take Over Some Industries Link
5. This Century Will See Massive Shifts in the Global Population, Economy, and Power Structure Link
6. The African continent is very slowly peeling apart. Scientists say a new ocean is being born.  Link - New Ocean will make South Africa a country and a continent?
7. Kernel raises $53 million for its non-invasive ‘Neuroscience as a Service’ technology Link
8. Covid Conversations With One of America’s Richest Men Link - must read
9. Google is quietly experimenting with holographic glasses and smart tattoos Link
10. How Nespresso's coffee revolution got ground down Link

My Tech Recommendations for this Week

1. Google’s secretive ATAP lab is imagining the future of smart devices Link - MUST READ
2. Dark Web Price Index 2020 Link - scary 
3. Ex-Googler's Startup Comes Out of Stealth With Beautifully Simple, Clever Robot Design Link
4. 6G will bring Digital Twins Link
5. The human skin replacement that got experts buzzing Link - amazing
6. The massive Twitter hack could be a global security crisis Link
7. This ‘smart’ face mask can translate what you say into eight languages Link - not that amazing but the application is interesting
8. Wireless Tiny Cameras Can Be Mounted On Insects Link
9. An invisible hand: Patients aren’t being told about the AI systems advising their care Link
10. Everything you need to know about Palantir, the secretive company coming for all your data Link
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