Thursday, May 12, 2022

Daily Headlines for May 12, 2022

Is panic buying contributing to the baby formula shortage?
The FDA says more formula was purchased in April than in the month before the recall.

Why advertising won the streaming wars
Netflix and other streamers have surrendered to ads—and consumers really don’t mind.

How Twitter lost the celebs
Elon Musk was right that Twitter’s most popular accounts have gone quieter over the years. Hollywood insiders explain what happened — and why Musk’s ownership might only make it worse.

The YouTubers are not okay
Prominent YouTubers keep quitting the platform and then coming back. Call it the result of YouTube brain.

We have played the lost Duke Nukem Forever build from 2001
It's unreal, baby. As in, Unreal Engine 1.0. Yet despite obvious issues, it's OK-ish.

Rainbow Six Extraction’s Nightmare Fog will have you shooting at hallucinations

Revealed: How Apple's iconic iPod design nearly didn't make it
"Colleagues questioned the stainless-steel case and molded body, and challenged Ive's vision for engraving Apple's logo on its rear rather than on its front."

Why the office may trigger this invisible workplace annoyance
This is one reason why some people rather work from home indefinitely.

Here’s what your avatar’s first day of work will be like
Welcome to your virtual office in the metaverse

How the term ‘work-life balance’ is changing for the youngest group of workers
After starting their careers and job searches remotely, young workers have a different perspective on the term.

How to Make Talent Scouts Work for You

3 ways to show frontline employees they matter
Your company can prevent ongoing churn by turning to some of these basic techniques.

How activist shareholders are making the business case for abortion access
Rhia Ventures’s Shelley Alpern explains how the nonprofit is encouraging companies to look at the ways abortion restrictions will impact their employees—and their bottom line.

Stock market update: Mentions of ‘Russia’ and ‘Ukraine’ are skyrocketing in earnings reports
According to a new analysis of almost 1,400 earnings releases, terms like ‘COVID’ and ‘pandemic’ are decreasing as executives shift focus onto Russia.

Elon Musk praises Chinese workers for ‘burning the 3am oil’ – here’s what that really looks like
Tesla’s massive Shanghai ‘Giga-factory’ pushes its workers to the limit to meet production targets amid an ongoing pandemic lockdown

Fanhouse was built by creators, for creators (and they mean it)

Car bans won’t solve air pollution for everyone
It takes more than kicking out ICE cars to solve the problem of air-pollution

This is the first picture of the supermassive black hole at the heart of the Milky Way
The center of our galactic home

Netflix’s Resident Evil invites you to New Raccoon City
The Umbrella Corporation’s back at it again

You can love AI-generated art, even if it isn’t technically ‘creative’
It depends on the presentation

This robot’s paintings showed at the Venice Biennale, but are they actually art?
Art never exists in isolation. It always needs someone to give it ‘art’ status. That goes for work created by AIs, too.

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