POLITICS — L’état c’est moi – Mariia Chaplia for ftn.media: Ukrainians are two years away from parliamentary and presidential elections. Realising what is at stake, President Petro Poroshenko, whose party holds the pa....
ECONOMICS — Big leap forward – Esteban Ortiz-Ospina for ourworldindata.org: Is globalization an engine of economic development? Spoiler alert: yes.
SOCIETY — Vacancies – Ruth Fowler for www.theguardian.com: The precarious relationship between AirBnB, hosts and guests.
INNOVATION — The sound of her voice – Steven Levy for www.wired.com: Apple is at the front of an accessibility revolution that allows to stream sound from smartphones directly into a hearing nerve interface, overcoming deafness.
AI — Understanding AI – Daniel Huttenlocher for techcrunch.com: What is AI? And what is it actually capable of? A few answers.
HEALTH — Forever young – Christopher Wareham for aeon.co: How can life-extending treatments be available for all? Not by banning them for some.
POLITICS — After the fire – Vox.com Video on youtube.com: The islamist terror state of ISIS will likely collapse. But what comes after?
HOW TO — On this keystone I shall build – Dan Sanchez for fee.org: Would you like to adopt better habits? The most efficient way of doing so is to first focus on what author Charles Duhigg calls “keystone habits”.
ENGINEERING — Wet and wild – Matt Schur for www.thrillist.com: The history of the Super Soaker is a tale of engineering, culture , and great fun.
SOCIETY — My robot friend (with benefits) – Sarah Knapton for telegraph.co.uk: Sex robots have their cons and pros.