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The situation in India lays bare how at risk we all still are and how important the rollout of the vaccine is. And I think it's this ever-constant, relentless, yoyoing of hope that made me really associate with my first recommendation piece (A1). I don't think it will quite lead me to rip up my life plan (A3).
For those of you looking at blockchain again, please do listen to Chris Dixon (T8) and both T10 and T1 will open your eyes to a new Internet.
A9 is my long read recommendation for all y'all into the property game.
Onward! - Rahim
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My Reading Recommendations (A)
1. There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing Link
2. How systemic racism shaped Floyd’s life and hobbled his ambition Link 3. Welcome to the YOLO Economy Link
4. How Pfizer Became the Status Vax Link
5. Catching Covid-19 after being vaccinated isn’t a myth. It happened to me Link
6. Why calculating the risk of the AstraZeneca vaccine is so difficult – a doctor explains Link
7. This is your brain on Zoom Link
8. The Dangers of Distracted Parenting Link 9. The man who stole a hotel Link
10. How the Super League Fell Apart Link
My Tech Recommendations (T)
1. Hackers Used to Be Humans. Soon, AIs Will Hack Humanity Link
2. Who will win the self-driving race? Here are eight possibilities Link
3. AirTags Are the Perfectly Boring, Functional Future of AR Link
4. The Incredible Rise of North Kores's Hacking Army Link
5. A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrived Link
6. Amazon is opening a hair salon in London to trial new technology Link
7. Meet Virtual Reality, Your New Physical Therapist Link 8. Chris Dixon - The Potential of Blockchain Technology Link
9. Need a New Tooth? Drug Discovered to Regenerate Lost Teeth Link 10. China starts large-scale testing of its internet of the future Link
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