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The People of Decentraland Will Greet You Now

Most people will agree on at least one thing: 2020 is a dumpster fire. From the coronavirus to economic meltdowns to wrenching clashes over police brutality and systemic racism, we now live in a world that can feel, with every headline, impossible to stomach.  In science fiction works like “Ready…
bubmag
June 25, 2020
Singapore

Derby counts cost of Covid: Jobs crisis looms over city

In Derby, they have a saying: 'If you don't work at Rolls-Royce, you know someone who does.' The catchphrase, often repeated with pride, now has an element of poignancy as people wait, filled with trepidation, for the jobs axe to fall.The East Midlands town has three claims to global fame:…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Singapore

61 Ways To Differentiate Your Brand

Everybody wants a brand that’s different. The irony of that statement is intentional. It belies the conservative manner in which most brands approach competitive difference. They say they want to be distinctive to consumers but often, in their heart of hearts, they actually want to align (read conform) with the…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Singapore

Big Brother at the airport and other commentary

June 16, 2020 | 5:38pm Enlarge Image An airport worker at the Bagdogra airport in India checks the body temperature of a passenger. AFP via Getty Images From the left: Big Brother at the Airport Coronavirus fears are bringing a whole new wave of surveillance for air travelers, warns Natasha…
bubmag
June 16, 2020
Singapore

Pangolin released into wild under China’s new protections

Activists in China have released a pangolin into the wild to celebrate new protections for the armadillo-like animal whose numbers in the country have dropped to near extinction levelsBy SAM McNEIL Associated PressJune 12, 2020, 3:24 PM3 min readBEIJING -- Activists in China have released a pangolin into the wild…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
Singapore

Why are these borders so weird?

The bizarre international border at Märket Island is just one of dozens highlighted in Zoran Nikolic's 'Atlas of Unusual Borders'.Borders have a simple job: separate different areas from each other.But they can get complicated fast, as shown by a new book.Here are a few of the bizarre borders it focuses…
bubmag
June 10, 2020
Singapore

Lessons from the Virtual Bar

A great many people have done heroic and selfless things in response to the novel coronavirus epidemic. A few have done stupid and selfish things. I can’t say I did the first and I hope I didn’t do the second. What I did do is what I know how to…
bubmag
June 9, 2020