House exploration, and why we’re hooked on hybrid vehicles


The must-reads

I’ve combed the web to search out you immediately’s most enjoyable/necessary/scary/fascinating tales about expertise.

1 Sam Bankman-Fried’s high associates have pleaded responsible to fraud
They’ve agreed to cooperate in his prosecution. (NYT $)
+ Listed below are a few of the fees the US authorities have made towards the pair. (Bloomberg $)
+ “Moral crusader” Vikram Akula engaged in some equally dodgy practices over a decade in the past. (Wired $)

2 Elon Musk claims his cost-cutting has saved Twitter from chapter
Others may argue it’s solely hastened the corporate’s demise. (FT $) 
+ The plain selection for brand spanking new Twitter CEO is among the many folks he’s laid off. (New Yorker $)

3 It’s been a record-breaking yr for the local weather 
However main US laws might pave the best way to a brighter future. (New Yorker $)
+ Why biodiversity is a key measure of local weather change’s results. (Economist $)
+ 2023 is the yr we’ll see if enterprise’s local weather commitments are real or greenwashing.  (Wired $)
+ These three charts present who’s most accountable for local weather change. (MIT Expertise Evaluation)

4 Gene remedy has restored 10 youngsters’s immune methods
The sufferers, who had been born with out working immune methods, may now have the ability to dwell regular lives. (New Scientist $)
+ This household raised hundreds of thousands to get experimental gene remedy for his or her youngsters. (MIT Expertise Evaluation)

5 The race to share the James Webb House Telescope’s first photos
NASA scientists had a strict deadline to satisfy, and no room for error. (Inverse)

6 Sextortion scammers in India are ruining victims’ lives
This can be a peek inside a rising, horrifying trade. (Remainder of World)

7 Your days of sharing Netflix passwords are numbered
Netflix’s crackdown on account sharing is unlikely to be in style. (WSJ $)
+ Sharing passwords is towards the legislation within the UK, its authorities says. (BBC)

8 How meme shares stopped being humorous
Seems that investing based mostly on vibes and jokes doesn’t all the time repay. (Vox)

9 Grandmas on TikTok are charming youthful generations 
It’s placing a selected chord amongst these in search of homely, elder knowledge within the run as much as Christmas. (The Atlantic $)
+ Why these “day in my life” movies are so addictive. (Vox)

10 We’re obsessive about making an attempt to age extra healthily
However promising medication are at a danger of turning into overhyped. (Knowable Journal)
+ How scientists need to make you younger once more. (MIT Expertise Evaluation)

Quote of the day

“He’s banjaxed the income by being a dick.”


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