They informed, educated and entertained me; articles from the last few days. 169

What has been preventing me from working diligently today.

As usual, links do NOT equal endorsements or even views.

Many of my post links are from the USA. I find they are excellent at informing
me on so many subjects and are regularly ahead of the curve when it
comes to the particular topic of discussion.They frequently address a
subject that is highly relevant to the UK but has yet to be broached in
any meaningful form on this side of the Atlantic.



If you want to lose weight, don’t look to Instagram for inspiration—use Reddit instead  Quartz


ArianeGroup to start building first Ariane 6 launcher  Reuters



The Same, But Different: Eastern Europeans Tire of Being Sold Inferior Products SPIEGELONLINE



Bitcoin may be king, but Ripple dark horse in crypto race  Reuters



Why Europe should lead the way on AI and robotics WEF



Researchers Discover Two Major Flaws in the World’s Computers  NYT



This self-healing glass means your smashed phone screen will repair itself WEF



Russia and Venezuela’s Plan to Sidestep Sanctions: Virtual Currencies  NYT