SoftBank has limited exposure to areas like online education and streaming, with TikTok parent Bytedance one notable exception. In food delivery, there has been demand from locked-down consumers but vendors also have faced disruptions, including being forced to shut down. … [Read more...] about Softbank’s Son hopes ‘winged unicorns’ can save crumbling tech empire
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Does that mean we should apply stricter limits to what we watch? Aiming to “filter out the noise,” and only tuning in to programs with positive emotional ratings or positive chemical impacts on our brains? The choice, we believe, is best left to consumers. Nevertheless, an ability to carefully and intelligently select digital materials to promote emotional health and resilience is a relevant concern for digital audiences everywhere—particularly now. Rather than subjecting content to crude tools of restriction, we ought to elevate digital products by using the power of a simple framework, called “digital nutrition.” … [Read more...] about Is the content you are watching ‘digitally nutritious’ for your brain?
Doherty says that before she read a New Yorker article from John Seabrook about seed banking she had no idea what the practice meant. It was enough to start the photographer down her own six-year line of inquiry. “I was fascinated by the fact that they were building basically an ark on the North Pole,” Doherty says. “I thought that was the most terrifying–that somehow scientists had agreed it had gotten to this point, but that they were also hopeful enough to save these species.” … [Read more...] about Take A Tour Of The World’s Best Hope To Survive After A Climate-Change Apocalypse
Chef Daniel Humm of Eleven Madison Park, who is used to being paid for fine dining with exclusive black credit cards, says his richest reward during the COVID-19 crisis is the grateful smiles of poor New Yorkers fed by the Michelin three-starred restaurant he has turned into a charity kitchen. … [Read more...] about New York chef turns Michelin-starred eatery into charity kitchen in COVID-19 crisis
Bears continued their dominance on D-Street for the fourth consecutive day in a row on Wednesday and pushed benchmark indices below crucial support levels. The S&P BSE Sensex broke below 40,000 while the Nifty50 breached its 200-Day Moving Average (DMA). … [Read more...] about Taking Stock: Scary Wednesday! Sensex drops below 40K; Nifty breaks 200-DMA