Weekly#430

  • The Wharton School: DeFi Beyond the Hype (link from Global İşler #37)
  • Valve is making a Switch-like portable gaming PC
  • 24-inch M1 iMac teardown finds… not that much inside, actually…It’s basically a MacBook Air with a large screen and a small cooling system
  • Google launches its third major operating system, Fuchsia…The Google Nest Hub is the world’s first commercial Fuchsia device.
  • Joe Biden opens up California coast to offshore wind
  • From trash to jet fuel in 60 minutes—and 220 ºC
  • Microsoft uses GPT-3 to let you code in natural language
  • iOS 14.6 is now available
  • Amazon Agrees to Buy MGM Film Studio for $8.45 Billion
  • This AI makes Robert De Niro perform lines in flawless German
  • Heirloom Carbon Technologies believes carbon removal for $50 a ton, and aims to remove one billion tons by 2035
  • The wearables, includes smartwatches, fitness trackers, and augmented reality glasses—shipped more than 100 million units in the first quarter for the first time, according to research firm IDC
  • Ford Expects 40% of Global Vehicle Volume to Be Fully Electric By 2030 (WSJ)
  • Apple and the End of the Car as We Know It…As cars become computers with wheels, Apple is joining other tech companies in eyeing the $5 trillion auto market (WSJ)
  • Tesla starts using in-car camera for Autopilot driver monitoring
  • Big Data Model Takes Local London Team to Soccer’s Richest Game
  • Sony lists PC version of Uncharted 4 in investor report
  • Zero-gravity space fridge could keep astronaut food fresh for years
  • The U.S. Is Back in the 5G Game (WSJ)
  • Cities have their own distinct microbial fingerprints
  • Study on use of fuel cell hydrogen in railway environment [PDF]
  • Germany gives greenlight to driverless vehicles on public roads
  • Longitudinal analysis of blood markers reveals progressive loss of resilience and predicts human lifespan limit
  • Immunity to the Coronavirus May Persist for Years, Scientists Find
  • German scientists identify possible cause of vaccine blood clots