Box of Amazing: Preparing for a Post-COVID world  
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Please spend 47 minutes (or 30 on high speed, but I think you might struggle) listening to Scott Galloway's analysis of where the world is going. You won't regret it.  

Stay sane, stay safe!

Onward! - Rahim

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My recommendations for this week


1. Scott Galloway: Post Covid (47 MInutes) Link
2. Why media formats (like Snapchat Stories and TikTok music videos) become hits? Link
3. Daniel Ek on how he spends his time, learns and makes decisions. Link
4. Scar Tissue - Predictions of the Long Term Behavioural Scars of the 2020 Recession on Gen-Z (deck) Link
5. Stage of company, not name of company Link
6. I Lived Through Collapse. America Is Already There. Link
7. How to remember what you learn Link
8. What Strength Really Means When You’re Sick Link
9. The (Mostly) True Story of Vanilla Ice, Hip-Hop, and the American Dream Link
10. Returning the Gaze Link

My Tech Recommendations for this Week

1. New Injection can Gene Edit part of the Brain Link
2. New ‘A.I. lawyer’ analyzes your emails to find moneysaving loopholes Link
3. A smarter, more capable Flippy robot knows how to fry 19 things Link
4. Researchers develop artificial intelligence for early prediction of COVID-19 from standard blood tests Link
5. CRISPR is Dead Link
6. How to Make AI More Humane Link
7. Agriculture’s connected future: How technology can yield new growth Link
8. Inside the US campaign to cut China out of the tech supply chain Link
9. US Army trials augmented reality goggles for dogs Link
10. Over 1,000 AI scanners are monitoring how close pedestrians are walking to each other in major UK cities Link
 
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