🏴‍☠️ Captain’s Blog - 2020-351-AM Edition

🏴‍☠️ Captain’s Blog - 2020-351-AM Edition

🌎 Planet News

  • “People are going to move. Because people need to eat.” No country stands to gain more from the climate crisis than Russia.: The Morning News
  • Shaded Relief of the Mediterranean Seafloor. by mappdoutofficial: Maps on the Web
  • The Brazilian Engineers Who Created an Open-Source Ventilator: VICE US
  • Gina McCarthy will be Biden’s ‘climate czar.’ What the heck is a climate czar??: Grist
  • Made-in-China Vaccines: What You Need to Know: VICE US
  • China fact of the day: Marginal REVOLUTION

🏪 Business

  • This VC introduced Palantir’s first business hire to its earliest engineer, then his business took off: TechCrunch

📲 Tech

  • ZeroAvia’s hydrogen-powered vision for aviation nets $21.4 million from Amazon, Shell, and Bill Gates-backed fund: TechCrunch
  • Motional and Lyft target 2023 to deploy driverless robotaxi services in major U.S. cities: TechCrunch
  • Capella Space now offers the highest resolution SAR imagery commercially available: TechCrunch
  • OpenSensors secures $4M for air-monitoring platform which allows offices to be more Covid-safe: TechCrunch
  • This year will see lobbyists and Big Tech fighting off federal regulation to prohibit the use of facial recognition.: The Morning News

💾 Software

  • Firefox 84 arrives with native support for Apple Silicon: Engadget
  • Google Structured Data Testing Tool Moving To Schema.org; SEOs Now Happy: Search Engine Roundtable

🌊 Drifts

  • He Sold a Meteorite That Hit His Home. Then Things Got Weird.: VICE US
  • Flickr’s top 25 images of 2020: all rights reserved: Boing Boing
  • Sweet Corn Tamales Recipe: VICE US

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