D&T Issue 129

Luxury Surveillance & Telescopes on the Moon

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Rishi Sunak lost to Liz Truss in September, but she resigned six weeks later. In the latest leadership contest, Mr Sunak racked up the support of his fellow MPs early, and fast. He crossed the 100 nominations he needed long before the deadline – including from MPs that had previously backed Truss or Boris Johnson. Let’s see how this goes.

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Surveillance isn’t just imposed on people: Many of us buy into it willingly.

Voiro’s ad-tech solution is used by 40% of India’s OTT market, including Disney+ Hotstar and Sony Liv.

ShipRocket v0.1 was born, in 2012. Today, it has 75K+ merchants, with ~7M shipments happening every month.

People have been searching for a fountain of youth for thousands of years. Celine Halioua thinks she’s found one—for canines. Be patient, we’re next.

Ben Shneiderman pioneered the concepts behind his eight golden rules after conducting fundamental research in the field of human-computer interaction.

Harry Halpin wants our internet conversations to be more private. He’s helped create a new kind of network that might make it possible.

To get a sense of how physicists might solve the “naturalness problem,” I contacted one who calls himself “a deviant by default.”

Our future in space relies on settling the Moon and using it as a base to probe the deepest questions in the cosmos.

Dogecoin has jumped 10% over the past 24 hours alongside Ethereum. Shiba Inu has also enjoyed a hefty rally.

A new biography traces the many lives and influences of architect Walter Gropius.

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