Weekly#418

  • NFTs and a Thousand True Fans
  • McKinsey: The future of work after COVID-19 Report
  • McKinsey: Reskilling China: Transforming the world’s largest workforce into lifelong learners
  • Amazon launches its first cashierless store in Britain
  • Disney shuttering at least 20% of Disney Stores as it shifts focus to e-commerce
  • SpaceX Starship rocket prototype nails landing … then blows up
  • New Nintendo Switch production to begin in June, will be 4K when docked
  • Amazon’s new Alexa app for Xbox brings visual assistant features to your TV
  • WhatsApp’s desktop app now has video and voice calls…Available for everyone after a limited rollout in December
  • The Lonely Century with Noreena Hertz
  • Apple Launches Service for Transferring iCloud Photos and Videos to Google Photos
  • Luminar’s Austin Russell on the technology that will drive the future
  • Twitter tests new e-commerce features for tweets
  • Privacy-first browser Brave now has its own Google search rival
  • Volvo to go all electric by 2030
  • PayPal to Buy Crypto Custody Firm Curv: Sources
  • Version 2 of Google’s Flutter toolkit adds support for desktop and web apps
  • Postscript raises $35M to give Shopify stores SMS superpowers
  • A 3rd shot? A new booster? Vaccine makers race to trials to beat variants
  • Microsoft’s latest Garage app is for recording group transcriptions
  • Disney CEO Suggests There’s No ‘Going Back’ to Pre-COVID Film Releases
  • AI Index 2021 Report