Here are my thoughts on The Last of Us 2 after finishing the whole game.
Before I start…What does The Last of Us mean to me? I was 20 when the first game came out and it definitely wasn’t the best time for me. I was having issues with self-doubt and depressive moments. Nothing too much but it was enough to weigh down on me.
The Last of Us came out in the summer and gave me a chance to escape reality for a while, to dive into this new and interesting world and forget about my daily issues. Apart from the escapism, the game actually taught me a lot about love, survival and caring for others. It saved me from the slump I was in. …
By now, most of us are aware that the impact of COVID-19 will be terrible as people around the world lose loved ones, savings and jobs. In these times of turmoil, the ability for businesses to act quickly and adapt is more important than ever.
Technological infrastructure has emerged as critical in times when everyone is connected and working online. Companies like Microsoft, Apple and Google will continue to assert their dominance and increase their impact on our lives over time. …
One of the biggest threats to modern society is automation and we should start discussing serious solutions before its too late.
Don’t believe me? Let me explain.
When people think about automation and work, they often imagine robots operating within a manufacturing environment. A key thing to understand, however, is that automation and robotics are two distinctly different things. Yes, crossovers exist between the two, but to appreciate the nuances of the technology, it’s a good idea to keep them separate in your mind.
Automation is the term used when describing a process or task performed by software or a machine, usually undertaken by a human. …
Disruptors and disrupted - what are they up to? Movers and Shakers covers my opinion on market trends, news and the future.
In this issue:
1. Cell-Based Meat - not just for vegans.
2. Once a bright unicorn, now a ride to nowhere
And to top it all off, I have a great article recommendation for you.
I really think people should talk more about cell-based/lab-grown meat. So, let’s get you up to speed with the industry.
We have plant-based alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. Both companies have been making the news quite often and there’s a ton of buzz around them…but their products are not that exciting for me, they are just alternatives to meat, not real meat. We also haven’t had conclusive research into the effects of these highly-processed products on our health, although I hope they at least nailed the taste. As consumers get more cautious about the food they put in their mouths, I think highly processed fake meat won’t cut it. …
When I was little, I loved watching sci-fi movies and playing games with flying cities, spaceships that traverse the universe and technology that looks like magic.
As you know, none of these things have happened yet. But why?
Even though I write this on my laptop at night, heating my room using electricity coming from a complex electrical grid, we are nowhere near technologically advanced as the common depictions in science fiction or the dreams I had as a little boy. And energy is probably the biggest reason why we can’t yet live in the skies. …
Thanks to the great reception of the first issue of Movers and Shakers, #2 comes far ahead of schedule! So, what are the most exciting companies in the world up to?
In this issue:
3 - Exciting stories about space, burgers and music
1 - Must-read report on disinformation
1 - Must-follow Twitter personality
Virgin Galactic, a space tourism company founded by Richard Branson, is now live on the New York stock exchange with the ticker symbol SPCE.
The company went to the public in a rather unconventional way. Instead of doing an IPO or direct listing, they merged with Social Capital Hedosophia, thus creating the first space tourism company to trade on a stock exchange. A key player in that merger was Chamath Palihapitiya, a famous former Facebook executive and venture capital investor, who founded Social Capital in 2017 with the specific intent for it to become an acquisition company. …
Several years ago, an acquaintance of mine shared an idea with me. I became obsessed with it. He gathered a team and we spent the next year and a half working really hard at it, but unfortunately, it never materialized into a profitable business. And so, we failed.
I’ve been thinking about that experience lately and I decided to write about it. I’ll try and present to the best of my ability all the mistakes we made as young, rookie entrepreneurs and all the lessons I’ve learned from this endeavor.
I will not mention names or blame anyone for this. I think this experience taught us a lot of good lessons about life, friendship and business, so I wouldn’t trade it for anything else. …
What are the most exciting companies in the world up to?
Crazy scientists, revolutionary startups, life-changing technology and other hidden gems around the internet. Curated just for you.
What’s in this issue:
3 - Exciting stories about revolutionary companies
1- Must-read article about consciousness and reason
1 - Must-follow Twitter personality
Gigafactory 3 - the first fully foreign-owned car plant in China, is ready for production and starting later this month (pending government approval). The company hopes to get the facility to 1000 cars per week by the end of the year.
This is an extremely impressive result, considering that the factory covers an area of 86 hectares and that construction began in December 2019. Many doubted Elons’ claim that they will produce cars in China by the end of 2019, but it seems like the team at Tesla will make the deadline this time. …
When I speak to people about my sheer love of space exploration and amazement at organizations like SpaceX and NASA, I often hear this:
“Why should we spend money going to Mars when we have so many problems here on planet Earth? “
Well, here’s the short answer - because of technology transfer. That was it. You can go now! Although, if you want to know what that means and how important it is, keep on reading.
Space has created new markets and technologies that have spurred our economy and changed our lives in many ways. Do you care about better medicine, providing clean water to people all over the world and growing enough food for the increasing global population? Of course you do. …
After watching “The Long Night” (Game of Thrones S08E03), I had a very sour taste in my mouth. I discussed the episode with friends, browsed online and quickly realized that I’m not an outlier. In fact, a few weeks later and after the 8th season finished, a million disappointed fans signed a petition to remake the show. So, what caused this reaction and what can aspiring writers (or anyone, really) learn from it?
Note — This article IS NOT about Game of Thrones specifically, even though we’ll be referencing the series throughout. …