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Ill push you to two areas this week:

Climate Change - The IPCC report is out and it's not good news. A8, A4, A3
How the Pandemic Ends - Ed Yong, always excellent, plays it out for us A2.

I also recommend the dark data piece (T1)

Stay curious!

Onward! - Rahim

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My Reading Recommendations (A)


1. What are the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? These 5 trends give us a glimpse Link
2. How the Pandemic Now Ends Link
3. A Nasa Scientist explains why the Weather is becoming more EXTREME Link
4. The era of 'rapid' climate change has begun Link
5. The Evolution of Beyonce Link
6. Exercise Vigorously for 4 Seconds. Repeat. Your Muscles May Thank You. Link
7. The Pain Was Unbearable. So Why Did Doctors Turn Her Away? Link
8. We read the 4000-page IPCC climate report so you don’t have to Link
9. What I Learned From Watching Every Sport At The Tokyo Olympics Link
10. What We Think We Know About Metabolism May Be Wrong Link

My Tech Recommendations (T)

1. He predicted the dark side of the Internet 30 years ago. Why did no one listen? Link
2. A dog’s inner life: what a robot pet taught me about consciousness Link
3. How Sweden became the Silicon Valley of Europe Link
4. CyberDog is a new ominous-looking robot from Xiaomi Link
5. Soft robot chameleon changes color in real-time to match background Link
6. Chinese scientists develop world’s strongest glass that’s as hard as diamond Link
7. Augmented Reality Is Coming for Your Ears, Too Link
8. Apple’s Mistake Link
9. How Figma Became Design’s Hottest Startup, Valued At $10 Billion Link
10. WeWork book: The $10 trillion mirage Link
 
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