D&T Issue 155

Holy Nuclear Grails & Africa’s Love Story with Crypto

Hi there!

It’s issue #155 of DNT Weekly and as per usual the week has been eventful. Here’s what we’ve been reading of late.

Global information technology markets have been marked by a slowdown over the past year, resulting in uncertainty about the future of this industry and the jobs within the sector. This slowdown in growth is forcing capital markets to look for alternative growth opportunities and they seemed to have found their answer in artificial intelligence – Read more here.

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Steve Huffman kicked Nazis and other trolls off the platform. He also argues that any government oversight of online content is authoritarian.

StableLM’s 3B and 7B models are available now on GitHub under CC 4.0 license.

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among the titans chasing almost Limitless energy sources.

How rapid failure and iteration will get Starship to orbit and beyond.

As Ikea reaches its 80th anniversary, a look at their changing priorities, material developments and what “democratic design” means today.

Trust is fading, startups are shutting down, and Web3 workers are reconsidering their career choices.

Co-founder Imran Chaudhri demoed the device onstage during a TED talk on Thursday, clips of which have been leaking online.

The global tech industry faces a much tougher environment than a year ago, yet one segment has shown resilience and strong growth: B2B SaaS.

The app store, designed to offer hyper-localized services based on customer context, aims to assist developers with “high-quality” user acquisition through multilingual solutions.

With humanity looking to set foot on the Moon again for the first time in 50 years, space agencies around the world need lunar soil – lots of it.

A couple of days ago Sweden’s Infrastructure and Housing Minister Andreas Carlson flew to India to discuss the future of aviation with the country’s Civil Aviation Minister. The one big topic of discussion — electric planes!

And that’s the lot! Thanks for checking out what we had to share with you this week, we shall catch up with you next Wednesday. Incase you aren’t subscribed to the newsletter, you could subscribe here.

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