Journal 116 — trouble during a Mars simulation in Hawaii, Alibaba and Tencent, whale conservation, dating in your 50s, and a cryptocurrency scandal
This week — trouble during a Mars simulation in Hawaii, Alibaba and Tencent struggle for supremacy, whale conservation, and dating in your 50s.
If you only read one thing — Wired on a cryptocurrency scandal is worth the time.
Inside the Crypto World’s Biggest Scandal | Wired | Technology
The story of Tezos, just one of many in the constellation of blockchain related startups, but with unusual personalities and disputes behind the scenes.
When a Mars Simulation Goes Wrong | The Atlantic | Science
A piece examining a simulation of life on Mars, taking place on a volcano in Hawaii.
Alibaba v. Tencent: The Battle for Supremacy in China | Fortune | Business
The story of two homegrown technology heavyweights slugging it out for dominance in China.
How one man died so a whale might live | The Deep | Life
The story of Joe Howlett, a disentangler who worked helping whales in distress. It is also a story about the killing of whales, and their conservation.
Viv Albertine on Dating Again in Her 50s | Longreads | Life
A songwriter and musician, who was the guitarist in the punk band The Slits (first formed in the 1970s), writes about love and life in her 50s.
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