Breaking Headlines For May 14th

Breaking Headlines For May 14th

1. Firstly, GDPR and the Lost Generation of Innovative Apps: “Using data on 4.1 million apps at the Google Play Store from 2016 to 2019, we document that GDPR induced the exit of about a third of available apps; and in the quarters following implementation, entry of new apps fell by half.” https://www.nber.org/papers/w30028

2. Secondly, Camera Films Itself Getting Launched Out of a Centrifuge at 1,000mph. SpinLaunch is a novel approach to launching small payloads into orbit. https://petapixel.com/…/camera-films-itself-getting…/

3. Google Docs crashed https://www.theregister.com/2022/05/06/google_docs_crash/

4. A Ceramic-Electrolyte Glucose Fuel Cell for Implantable Electronics https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/adma.202109075

5. A new enzyme variant can break down environment-throttling plastics that typically take centuries to degrade in just a matter of hours to days. Machine learning-aided engineering of hydrolases for PET depolymerization https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-022-04599-z

6. It’s Time to Revisit the Satanic Panic — “As the United States shifted with the anxieties of the 1980s, baseless conspiracy theories about satanic cults committing mass abuse spread around the country.” [published by the New York Times in 2021] https://archive.ph/4fB7D

7. Lastly, Denmark’s Russia Problem: “Denmark’s Russia problem is a unique one because it involves non-treaty communication between Soviet leaders and Danish leaders at the end of World War II. Today, Vladimir Putin is trying to use those 76-year-old letters to influence Denmark’s military and defensive movements. In particular, Putin is seeking to control NATO troops within the territory of Denmark.” https://youtu.be/gCjtlCGt26U

Breaking Headlines For May 14th

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