Would You Get Infected to Save Someone Else? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Is it ethical, or even possible, that deliberately exposing healthy volunteers to harmful pathogens would mean faster vaccine research for everyone? That’s the question being considered by both sides of the debate over human challenge trials, one of the most hotly contested topics in medicine today, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. #Covid19 #Prognosis…

The Rise and Fall of American Malls 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Part social gathering spaces, part retail meccas, malls were once the centerpiece of the suburban American experience. Now, faced with challenges from all sides, most are barely hanging on. Here’s what happened to American malls. #Shopping #TheBreakdown #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join QuickTake…

How Covid Vaccine Tech Could Soon Fight Cancer 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The mRNA technology at the heart of two Covid-19 shots has been decades in the making. Now it may soon be used to fight cancer and HIV. #Prognosis #Vaccine #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We…

Why Top NCAA Athletes May Soon Be Making Big Money 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. There’s an elemental conflict in modern college sports. The NCAA is a multi-billion dollar behemoth, yet the athletes responsible for all that revenue make nothing. That may be about to change. Between a pending U.S. Supreme Court ruling, proposed federal legislation and fallout from the pandemic, the tipping point in this long, tortured…

Inside Cyberpunk 2077’s Disastrous Rollout 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the most anticipated video games of all time. Its developer, Poland’s CD Projekt Red, was beloved by fans and critics alike. But inside the company, employees depicted a process marred by poor planning, technical shortcomings and unrealistic timelines. When it came to building one of the most complex…

How Atlanta Sports Changed U.S. Politics 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Atlanta Georgia became one of the most important voting areas in the country during a generation defining election. This is the story of how Atlanta’s sports players and owners helped get out the vote and created one of the largest voting centers in American history. #Sports #Politics #BloombergQuicktake If the only thing you…

An Insider Revealed Nissan’s Secrets, Then Faced Its Wrath 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Nissan Motor Co.’s former top lawyer, who led an internal investigation into alleged financial misconduct by Carlos Ghosn, said he endured retaliation, demotions and even surveillance of his family after questioning the integrity of the probe. Former Global General Counsel Ravinder Passi, speaking for the first time about the fallout from the arrest…

The Man Challenging India’s Caste System 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Taking India’s marginalized communities out of poverty is more than just education. It’s about giving them a new identity.  Bloomberg’s Game Changers talks to the man rethinking India’s caste system. #Gamechangers #India #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium…

The Dark Knight of Florida’s Animal-Slaughter Underworld 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Richard Couto has spent millions of dollars of his own money to fight animal cruelty. From a secret South Florida compound, he stages undercover horsemeat buys to bring down illegal slaughterhouses. Police say they’d be happy to work with him — if only he’d follow the rules. Warning: this video contains content that…

Community Solar Is Bringing Renewable Energy to Everyone 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. A new business model for residential power enables people to switch to solar without the up-front cost of home installation, a critical step in bringing lower-income Americans into the green fold. #GreenEnergy #TheSpark #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official…

How Singapore Uses Science to Stay Cool 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Heat waves kill more people than any other extreme weather event: more than tornados, hurricanes, and even floods. That’s why scientists are coming up with novel, new designs to help keep temperatures down in Singapore. #BloombergCityLab #Singapore #Green ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join QuickTake…

No Animals Were Harmed In The Making Of This Meat 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Companies around the world are beginning to commercialize “cultured” meat products, developed by growing animal cells in a lab rather than killing living creatures. #TheSpark #Food #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks: http://www.youtube.com/bloomberg/join QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights…

Heroin’s Hidden Ingredient, Courtesy of a U.S. Company 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. A $324 jug of acetic anhydride made in Mexico by an American company was enough to produce 90,000 hits of high-grade heroin. The drug cartels can’t get enough of it. #Storylines #Mexico #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis…

Life-Saving Car Technology No One Wants 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Technology exists today that could dramatically improve the safety of drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. We’re just not using it, here’s why. #BloombergCityLab #Transportation #Cars ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and technology experts who are shaping…

Untangling a Murder Conspiracy in Honduras 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Berta Cáceres, a prominent Honduran environmental activist, was killed in her home in 2016. Since then, the investigation of her murder has drawn international scrutiny as it moved closer to the nation’s powerful political and business interests. Video by Alan Jeffries #BloombergBusinessweek #BloombergGreen #Storylines ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is…

How The Next Batteries Will Change the World 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Silicon Valley is about to commercialize revolutionary technology that will enable huge breakthroughs in the battle against global warming. #TheSpark #BloombergQuicktake #Green ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and technology experts who are shaping our future.…

The Drug War Over Calcium Chloride 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Tetra Technologies makes calcium chloride, a compound used for everything from fracking to melting ice. It’s also critical to the mass production of cocaine. #Storylines #BloombergQuicktake #Documentary ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and technology experts…

The Oscar Winner Fighting To End Violence Against Women 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has risen to prominence by highlighting women’s issues in her home country of Pakistan and beyond, becoming the first Pakistani to win an Academy Award. #Portrait #Pakistan #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from…

Wave Power Could Be Energy’s Next Big Leap 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Searching for ways to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels, engineers and entrepreneurs are looking to a largely untapped potential source of renewable energy: wave power.  #TheSpark #Green #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and…

Your DNA Is Probably Out There, Like It or Not 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Police around the U.S. have embraced "genetic genealogy," which uses DNA consumers offer up to the internet to identify criminal suspects. The method has helped solve rapes and murders dating back to the 1970s. But a key facet of this powerful tool is its most controversial: it can build a detailed picture of…

Getting Up Close and Personal With Interstellar Objects 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Space missions usually take years to prepare. Now the European Space Agency is designing one that can spring into action when an interstellar object appears, allowing a close-up look before it passes us by. #Space #Moonshot #Science ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring…

NYC’s First Black Gay Congressman is Fueled by Poverty and Pragmatism 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Ritchie Torres made history when he was elected to Congress for his district in New York City, but he couldn’t have anticipated his first 100 days would be this historic. #QTPortrait #NYC #Equality ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis…

Atomic Clocks Are Reinventing Time 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Though humans don’t experience it in their daily lives, gravity and movement can change how time elapses. Ultra-precise atomic clocks are now able to measure these tiny changes, known as time dilation. It’s a technological advance that could revolutionize our understanding of time. #Moonshot #Science #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake…

The Tasty Tale of Ben & Jerry’s, As Told By Jerry 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield helped grow a tiny neighborhood ice cream shop into a global megabrand, diving head-first into many controversial issues along the way. #QuicktakePortrait #Leadership #FunkyMonkey ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science,…

Navigating Your Taxes During a Pandemic 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The past year was an incredibly trying one for Americans. But there may be a silver lining for some, as changes to the tax code might just help those hit hardest by the pandemic’s fallout. Did you get all the federal bailout money you deserve? Is it deductible? Let’s find out how this…

How One of Asia’s Biggest Oil Empires Collapsed 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Hin Leong was one of the most powerful and secretive names in Asia’s oil trading industry. But an epic gamble by its founder Lim Oon Kuin left the Singaporean company badly exposed, eventually leading to its collapse. #Singapore #Oil #Storylines ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video…

Meet The Scientists Trying to Reverse Aging 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. While the world wrestles with the coronavirus and climate change, there’s another challenge facing humanity: aging. As we live longer lives, more of our final years are marked by poor health, which means increased suffering and higher healthcare bills. But some scientists believe we might be able to solve this problem, and make…

How Mindy Grossman Redefined Weight Watchers 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Working for entrepreneurial icons like Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger taught Mindy Grossman to be a different sort of boss. Now she’s reimagining the former Weight Watchers – her biggest challenge yet. #QuicktakePortrait #Business #WeightWatchers ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights…

How Lies and Algorithms Fueled the U.S. Capitol Insurrection 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Far-right websites spread conspiracy theories touted by groups like Q Anon. Social media algorithms weaponized them, boosting Trump’s lies about the 2020 election. The groundwork for Jan. 6, 2021 was laid. #Storylines #BloombergQuicktake #Politics ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and…

How Solar Sails Are Remaking Space Exploration 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Using the pressure of the sun’s rays to propel spacecraft, solar sails will allow future unmanned missions to be longer and cheaper while reaching the outer solar system—and possibly beyond. #Moonshot #Space #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis…

Pioneers in the Desert: A Tech-Infused Road Trip 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. In this special episode of Hello World, best-selling author and Bloomberg Businessweek journalist Ashlee Vance goes on a RV road trip through California in the midst of a pandemic and sweeping forest fires. Along the way, he hangs out with a Tesla co-founder who wants to recycle all the world’s batteries, some robotic…

How Rich Paul, Fueled by LeBron, Built a Billion-Dollar Empire 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Klutch Sports founder Rich Paul went from selling jerseys out of his trunk to representing the biggest names in sports. He’s changed how athletes view their careers while upending an industry. #QTPortrait #NBA #Business ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and…

What Happens If We Solve Extinction? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The human species has driven the planet’s biodiversity into an unprecedented decline, with as many as 1 million species at risk. Traditional conservation methods alone are struggling to offset the speed at which we’re losing species. Biotechnologies that have been developing in the wings are now being brought forward to potentially reverse the…

The Double Life of Wirecard’s Fugitive Executive 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. German payments company Wirecard was the darling of the nation’s fintech industry. Then came the admission that almost $2 billion of the company’s funds had gone missing. The scandal led to the sudden disappearance of its chief operating officer, Jan Marsalek. With his mysterious links to the Austrian secret service and Russian mercenaries,…

The Double Life of Wirecard’s Fugitive Executive 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. German payments company Wirecard was the darling of the nation’s fintech industry. Then came the admission that almost $2 billion of the company’s funds had gone missing. The scandal led to the sudden disappearance of its chief operating officer, Jan Marsalek. With his mysterious links to the Austrian secret service and Russian mercenaries,…

The Militarization of the South China Sea 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Tensions between the U.S. and China have been steadily escalating on a range of issues, but there’s one place where a clash of superpowers would be most likely to happen: the South China Sea. Even with a new U.S. president, the disagreements that led to this moment won’t be easy to resolve. So…

This Ancient African Plant May Be a Cure for Addiction 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The Iboga plant has been used for tribal rituals in West Africa for millennia. While the highly toxic root causes days-long hallucinations, it may also be the answer to a problem plaguing modern society. Today, Iboga and its ingredient ibogaine are being closely studied as a potential cure for drug addiction. #Moonshot #Africa…

IKEA’s New Green Image: Some Assembly Required 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Sweden’s most recognizable export – IKEA – is trying to change perceptions among consumers, transforming itself from famous maker of disposable furniture to archetype for sustainability. #Profiles #BloombergQuicktake #Business ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and…

Why a U.S.-China Space Race is a Good Thing 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. While a cold-war scenario has dangerous political and economic implications, a race deeper into the cosmos, like any good rivalry, could be a huge benefit for space and other industries. #China #Space #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis…

How to Fix America’s Growing Homeless Crisis 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. More than 700,000 Americans are homeless, a number that is expected to rise in the aftermath of Covid-19. How did this happen? Why does a country with unprecedented wealth and prosperity have so many people with no roof above their head? Bloomberg CityLab dives deep into America’s urgent problem, and what can be…

Ben & Jerry’s Activism is Anything but Half Baked 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. While many companies attempt to join the conversation around social justice, Ben & Jerry’s has been leading from the front for over 30 years. #Profiles #BloombergQuickTake #IceCream ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from business, science, and technology experts…

How China’s Flagship Belt and Road Project Stalled Out 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is one of the most important components of Beijing’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. But so far, just one-third of planned development has been completed. #China+ #BloombergQuicktake #Pakistan ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from…

How Japan Is Building Disaster-Proof Skyscrapers 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. With Japan’s susceptibility to severe earthquakes and the growing threat of more powerful storms, engineers and architects have pushed the boundaries of technology and design to create resilient, increasingly disaster-proof buildings.  #Japan #BloombergCityLab #Skyscrapers ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and…

How Tainted Pills Got Into America’s Drug Supply 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Gaps in how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration evaluates the safety of generic drugs allowed cancer-causing impurities to end up in blood pressure pills taken by many Americans. #BloombergBusinessweek #Storylines #Pharma ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis from…

System Shock Ep 1: A Little App Called Napster 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. Watch Parts 2 & 3 here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqq4LnWs3olWZfE2J2rlb-vOq0c-U23nZ The music world was forever changed when an American teenager named Shawn Fanning started Napster in his dorm room. In doing so, he triggered a momentous shift in how media is consumed everywhere. #SystemShock #MP3 #Music ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s…

If China Builds It, Will They Come? 0 (0)

From Bloomberg. This episode of China+ addresses the question of whether a massive new land port on the China-Kazahkstan border can attract global trade despite the area’s rising geopolitical and ethnic tensions. #China #Asia #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s official premium video channel. We bring you insights and analysis…