Will the pandemic give us a Sputnik moment?

The global pandemic has certainly been costly, claiming nearly a million lives and untold sums in lost economic activity since the outbreak emerged in Wuhan, China late last year. How can we do it better next time? Experts, speaking at a Fortune virtual event on Tuesday afternoon, weighed what will be required—from basic readiness to […]

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Facebook pledged to fight misinformation about climate change. Then it suspended a slew of environmentalist groups. (FB)

Summary List Placement Last week, Facebook announced a raft of new policies meant to spread awareness of climate change and fight misinformation that denies the existence of global warming. This week, several high-profile environmentalist groups said their Facebook pages were suspended without warning.  Climate activist groups including Greenpeace USA, Rainforest Action Network, and Climate Hawks […]

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Personal story: My fear of life outside

Before the pandemic, my agoraphobia hadn’t affected me in five years. Now, I once more live in fear of leaving the house.  As a teenager, I refused to leave the house because I thought I wasn’t real. I’d get halfway down the street and the world would morph into a cartoon: harsh, white light flattening […]

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‘Lofty goals and grandiose projections’: Here’s what 6 analysts had to say about Tesla’s Battery Day (TSLA)

  Summary List Placement Tesla held its highly anticipated Battery Day event on Tuesday, where it showed off advancements and innovations in its battery technology that it plans to incorporate into its electric vehicle fleet. A highlight of the event included Tesla’s plans to manufacture its own battery cells to help expand battery capacity so […]

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‘Lofty goals and grandiose projections’: Here’s what 6 analysts had to say about Tesla’s Battery Day (TSLA)

  Summary List Placement Tesla held its highly anticipated Battery Day event on Tuesday, where it showed off advancements and innovations in its battery technology that it plans to incorporate into its electric vehicle fleet. A highlight of the event included Tesla’s plans to manufacture its own battery cells to help expand battery capacity so […]

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A Facebook VP of recruiting says using this tactic can help you land a coveted job at the company, where the average salary is just over $122,000 a year

Summary List Placement Facebook is not only a collection of apps (including WhatsApp and Instagram) that reach billions of people around the world, it’s also a highly desirable place to work. It ranked as Glassdoor’s “Best Place to Work” three times in the past decade, most recently in 2018. In 2020, it slipped to 23rd […]

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