Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Daily Headlines for May 17, 2022

If Roe v. Wade falls, personal data could be used against people seeking abortions
If abortion becomes illegal, digital surveillance could take an even darker turn

The ‘E-Pimps’ of OnlyFans
Clever marketers have figured out how easy it is to simulate online intimacy at scale, ventriloquizing alluring models with cheap, offshore labor.

nWay soft launches Power Rangers: Morphin Legends

How fears of electromagnetic radiation spawned a snake-oil industry
The products target people who think they have electromagnetic hypersensitivity

A creator-led internet, built on blockchain

Introducing the 2022 State of Crypto Report

Exactly how to think about every skill you’ve ever built and showcase it in a job search
Transferable skills come from life and career experiences, but they can become part of your personal brand with a little bit of framing.

Considering professional development? Maybe prioritize this instead
Getting that next promotion may be a matter of focusing on personal development over professional.

Ditch the annual review and do this for your employees instead
The CEO of Shiftsmart finds that this process frees up manager time, empowers employees, and identifies successes and growth opportunities in real-time.

Don’t force your employees back to the office. Do this instead
A Gartner survey of over 3,500 knowledge workers offers some interesting insights about what employees see as meaningful work.

We’re in the age of hybrid working: How to make it work for your team
How can businesses find the right mix between office and home?

Why the 9-to-5 schedule has lost its place in the workplace
The idea of a causal relationship between time and output is feeling increasingly outdated.

5 pieces of advice to help early stage founders navigate the months ahead
If you haven’t prioritized building trust with your investors, now is a good time to start.

Exclusive: John Deere closes in on fully autonomous farming with its latest AI acquisition
Some driverless vehicles work harder than others

China’s video game market is projected to grow despite government restrictions

Hopper CEO on Super-App Ambitions and Becoming an Everything Startup

New filing reveals the full story behind Musk’s bid to buy Twitter

‘It was designed to piss us off’: Goop’s fake luxury diaper aimed to turn rage into tax awareness
Created by ad agency Mother LA, the stunt was orchestrated to gain attention to advocacy organization Baby2Baby and the diaper tax issue.

Pushing Buttons: What the EA-Fifa split means for fans
In this week’s newsletter: Predictably, this breakup of a thirty-year deal isn’t about fans at all - it’s just about money

The Walking Dead creator Skybound Entertainment raises funding for expansion

Today’s top design innovators have it all wrong. Here’s how to think bigger
If we’re serious about tackling the world’s thorniest problems, we won’t just need good design. We need to expand the very way we think.

The 10,000 hour rule won’t make you a coding expert, but it’s a good start
It's time to get typing

How many preventable COVID deaths happened in your state? This map will tell you
A new interactive dashboard from Brown University quantifies a depressing failure of public policy, messaging, logistics, and individual behavior.

There’s a hidden, huge source of emissions companies are ignoring: their banking
Companies haven’t been focused on their financial footprints, but a new report highlights how their cash and investments fund fossil fuels, adding to their total emissions.

See the cutting-edge tech turning government buildings into lean, green machines
The federal government has 300,000 buildings, and they’re massive energy hogs. New tech being piloted could slash their carbon footprint.

How classical music can save your life—or at least be a meaningful part of it
At the height of her career, WQXR’s creative director, Clemency Burton-Hill, suffered a traumatic brain injury. She credits music with bringing her back to life.

Heartstopper’s Yasmin Finney is joining Doctor Who as ‘another Rose’
Doctor Who’s 60th anniversary is going to be very interesting

Chris Hemsworth runs an unsettling futuristic prison in Spiderhead’s first trailer
The film hits Netflix in June

The Boys’ first season 3 trailer has Homelander doing damage control
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a murderous psychopath

Apple TV+’s ‘For All Mankind’ season three trailer drops, teasing a space race to Mars

For All Mankind season 3 is set in the ’90s but seems focused on a very 2020s space race
What if billionaires joined the space race a few decades early

Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers is the sound of Disney laughing at its own met humor
The film stars John Mulaney and Andy Samberg

DeviantArt is expanding its system for flagging stolen NFT art
It’s offering access to non-DeviantArt artists

DeviantArt can now notify anyone whose art’s been used in NFTs without permission
You can upload 10 images for free

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