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MIT Technology Review

Blockchain smart contracts are finally good for something in the real world
MIT Technology Review
But there's a problem: before smart contracts can do anything really useful, they need a reliable way to connect with events in the real world—and that has proved impossible so far. This is the so-called "oracle problem," a technological challenge ...



Fortune

An Evolve-or-Die Moment for the World's Great Investors
Fortune
Now, in front of roughly 40,000 shareholders and fans, he was intimating that we should become familiar with a new reality: The world was changing, and the tech companies that value investors used to haughtily dismiss were here to stay—and were ...

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CNN

RIBA International Prize: Rural Brazilian school wins prize for world's best building
CNN
What and where is the world's best new building? Today, the judges of the 2018 RIBA International Prize have announced that it's a pair of school boarding houses (named "Children Village") set in a remote rural location on the fringes of enormous rice ...
The world's best building? A remote Brazilian school made out of woodThe Guardian

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The Guardian

The world's best building? A remote Brazilian school made out of wood
The Guardian
This is the Children Village, designed by young architects Aleph Zero with designer Marcelo Rosenbaum, named this year's winner of the RIBA international prize for the best building in the world. It is an unlikely accolade to find bestowed on a remote ...



Bloomberg

The world's 10 best countries for attracting top talent don't include the US or UK
CNBC
For the fifth year running, Switzerland secured the top spot in the World Talent Ranking, thanks to its heavy investment in education and training, as well as its appeal among international employees. It was followed in the list by Denmark, Norway ...
These Countries Are the Best in the World at Attracting TalentBloomberg
Competitiveness Talent Rankings - IMD - IMD Business SchoolIMD Business School

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POLITICO Magazine

Inside the Hunt for the World's Most Dangerous Terrorist
POLITICO Magazine
In just a decade, from age 11 to 21, he went from gaming to hacking to killing, an arc the world had never seen before, unfolding faster than anyone might have imagined. For the first half of his digital life, the hacker operated with impunity ...

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The Guardian

Qatar 2022: £40 a week to build the World Cup stadiums
The Guardian
The men employed on building the 40,000-seat al-Rayyan football stadium were having their lunch, in the model accommodation camp of the “supreme committee” organising the 2022 World Cup, when I talked with them about their lives as migrant workers in ...
When and where is next World Cup? Qatar 2022 dates and key ...SkySports

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The Guardian

American 'killed in India by endangered Andamans tribe'
BBC News
Contact with indigenous Andaman tribes living in isolation from the world is illegal. Estimates say the Sentinelese number between only about 50 and 150. Seven fishermen have been arrested for illegally ferrying the American to the island, police say.
American 'killed by isolated Indian island tribe'The Guardian

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KOMO News

Japanese design company aims to make world's largest greenhouse
KOMO News
A Japanese design company wants to build the world's biggest greenhouse 'in human history'. EASTERN Design Office wants to create the spectacular building, named 'Over the Valley', not for growing vegetables but for creating a touristic destination out ...



New York Times

This Grammar Guru Will Solve the World's Problems
New York Times
But in a world of coarse discourse, why not create a little common ground by parsing past participles? “Language studies is something people can bond over and enjoy without getting into a huge fight,” she said. (Unless you're 4 or 5, perhaps.) Still ...


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