Vienna’s Radical Idea? Affordable Housing For All

From Bloomberg. As cities around the world grapple with a crisis of affordable housing, Vienna has been keeping it at bay. How the Austrian capital got there may offer a model strategy for cities worldwide. #CityLab #EU #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 Subscribe to Quicktake…

From Aunt Jemima to AI, How Racism Lingers in Design

From Bloomberg. Brands originally built on racist stereotypes have existed for more than a century. Now racial prejudice is also creeping into the design of tech products and algorithms. #BehindTheDesign #Business #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 Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals is Bloomberg’s…

Live Q&A: Mark Gurman talks Apple Event, Consumer Products and more (9/14/2021)

From Bloomberg. Subscribe to Power On, Mark’s column about Apple scoops, consumer tech/devices/apps, product reviews, and even the occasional NBA take. You can sign up here to get your copy every Sunday: https://www.bloomberg.com/account/newsletters/power-on?utm_medium=social&utm_source=PowerOn-MarkTW Mark Gurman is a renowned Apple reporter who has one of the most remarkable stories in technology journalism. He’s been named to…

Revealing an Invisible Threat In Texas Oil Country

From Bloomberg. In West Texas, vast quantities of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, are leaking into the atmosphere. Specialized cameras that can detect the invisible pollutant are helping to expose the problem. https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2021-methane-hunters-climate-change/ #Storylines #ClimateChange #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 Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup…

How Rihanna’s $4B Brand is Expanding This Industry

From Bloomberg. Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty has helped expand the image of beauty in the cosmetic industry. As a younger generation demands more from brands, can the industry become a force for inclusion and body positivity? #Rihanna #BusinessofBeauty #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 Subscribe to Quicktake…

How Rotterdam’s Flood Defenses Could Help Save Us All

From Bloomberg. Climate change is increasingly threatening cities with catastrophic flooding. Many are now looking to Rotterdam, and its long history of innovation when it comes to holding water at bay. #ClimateChange #CityLab #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 Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake Originals…

The Subtle Design Keeping Us From Getting Lost

From Bloomberg. ‘Wayfinding’ systems are the smart design tools that help people navigate from place to place. It’s a universal language that exists everywhere – from the roads we drive, the paths we walk and the airports and malls we traverse. There’s also a natural version in our brains. Without it, we’d be getting lost…

How Sports Trading Cards Became a Multibillion-Dollar Asset Class

From Bloomberg. The market for trading cards exploded during the pandemic. A once-innocent hobby has been transformed by seven-figure valuations and fractional investment. How did this American pastime go so Wall Street? #Sports #TradingCards #OutOfStock ——– 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 Subscribe to Quicktake Explained: https://bit.ly/3iERrup QuickTake…

NASA’s Next Search for Life Is in Extraterrestrial Oceans

From Bloomberg. It’s thought that many planetary bodies in our solar system contain liquid water deep below their icy surfaces. NASA is sending a probe, called Europa Clipper, to investigate the potential habitability of one of these ocean worlds. #Space #Moonshot #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Become a Quicktake Member for exclusive perks:…

The Tech Billionaire Who Became the King of SPACs

From Bloomberg. Chamath Palihapitiya is a Silicon Valley staple. He’s a tech billionaire, he owns the Golden State Warriors pro-basketball team, and he has a devoted online following. He’s also behind some of the biggest IPOs of the past year thanks to something called a SPAC. And while he didn’t invent SPACs, he’s used them…

The Future of NFTs May Not Be Fine Art

From Bloomberg. NFTs (non-fungible tokens) burst on the scene with a $69 million sale of Beeple’s digital art. Now players behind the so-called metaverse are betting "digital scarcity" will create a whole new ecosystem of play and commerce. #NFT #OutOfStock #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…

How Zero Gravity Changes Who Goes to Space

From Bloomberg. The European Space Agency is studying the future recruitment of disabled astronauts, also known as parastronauts. The move marks a giant leap forward in extending equal access to the final frontier. Indeed, zero gravity may eventually upend terrestrial ideas of what it means to be "disabled." #Space #Moonshot #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video?…

Two Scientists Are Building a Real Star Trek ‘Impulse Engine’

From Bloomberg. Space may be the final frontier, but we can’t go far on rocket fuel. Now, two scientists are working on a device that may one day make the "impulse engine" from Star Trek real. For more information about the MEGA Drive concept: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/269207998_Theory_of_a_Mach_Effect_Thruster_I https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/niac_2018_phii_woodward_macheffects_2_tagged.pdf #Moonshot #Science #BloombergQuicktake ——– Like this video? Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1…

How to Lose $20 Billion in Two Days

From Bloomberg. It would be hard to find someone who lost as much money as quickly as Bill Hwang did in March 2021. The previously unknown Wall Street whale and his family firm, Archegos Capital, triggered losses of more than $20 billion in just two days. The result was one of the most spectacular implosions…

These Devices Let You Hear Through Your Skin

From Bloomberg. Medicine has limited options for restoring lost hearing, but recently, inventors in Japan and the U.S. have been trying a new approach: vibrating devices that allow users to "hear" through their skin. #Prognosis #Health #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 Subscribe to Quicktake Explained:…