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BREAKING: #BNNDenmark Reports.

SMS, the well-known app for sending and receiving text messages, is said to be declining in Denmark due to stiff competition. On Saturday, the SMS app celebrated 30 years since the first text message was sent, which later took place until today.
According to digital trend analysts, the fierce competition from other apps such as Messengers, Snapchat, and Instagram will send SMS into early decline. #SMS #Chat #Competition #Information #Messengers #Snapchat
SMS usage peaked in Denmark in 2010, with over 13 billion messages sent during the year. However, the rise of modern technology has reduced the app's popularity in the country.
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BREAKING: #BNNChina Reports.

Faced with the dilemma of choosing between the #US and #China in escalating chip war, Seoul is trying a balancing act to maintain relations. #technology #competition #innovation #economy #manufacturing Image
#SouthKorea is set to join US-led Chip 4 Alliance as its #semiconductor industry relies on the United States for equipment needed to make #chips, while China is the sector’s largest export destination.
Two Korean semiconductor manufacturers that have factories in China, #Samsung and SK Hynix, have been granted year-long exceptions from US export restrictions, with no clarity on what will take place once the year ends.
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Good news from #Brussels
The leaked @EU_Commission non-paper on Emergency Electricity Mkt Interventions addresses the root sources of the 10-fold electricity price increase:
➡️Excessive profits of inframarginal technologies (nuclear, hydro, renewables)
➡️Gas scarcity

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The proposals imply a big step #forward in our understanding of how #electricity markets should be designed
And watch out 🔊 because emergency measures pave the way to #structural reform!

Some key reasons & thoughts...
1/ Acknowledging that not all technologies should be paid at the cost of gas-fired generation is equivalent to acknowledging that:
📢 a single *technology-neutral* *energy-only* market design is not adequate – under emergencies & beyond
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Majestic. Groceries in each hand, crook of each elbow, balancing potatoes on his shoulder, leaning back ever so slightly…

I watched a guy walk out of the supermarket with a whole week's worth of shopping WITHOUT any plastic carrier bags.

Trying to cut down on #plastic? A 🧵
So why go plastic free? It’s better for our oceans (microfibres from clothes, microplastics from decomposing waste). It means less energy needed to create disposable plastic bottles and bags.

Here are some ways to cut down, recommended by our fans on Facebook! #plasticfreejuly
Rosalyn - "I've started taking my bottles to fill up in a shop called Bare + Fair. I have been buying washing detergent and dishwasher tablets from @smolrevolution for a long time now. So I don’t have too many bottles to refill!"
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Higher #import duties to tackle the #BOP problem is the wrong advice. It won't deliver on the intended objective. Why? 🧵👇 brecorder.com/news/40168085/…
1\ The #CAD is the result of a Saving/Investment imbalance. The sustainable solution to the #CAD entails policies that increase #saving.
2\ #Import duties might be a patch that in the short run curbs imports, but they will curb #exports too. Why? B/C they increase the profitability to sell at home, so firms shift from export to domestic markets. Import duties are implicit #export taxes. They won't reduce the CAD. Image
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1/n ‼️ À lire en cette journée électorale : le bilan de 5 années de réformes de l’#ESR 👇

Merci à @AEFsuprecherche, @annabellallouch, Jérôme Aust, Julien Barrier, Hugo Harari, Christine Musselin et Emmanuelle Picard pour cette dépêche.

Fil à dérouler 🧶
aefinfo.fr/depeche/670051…
2/n Les chercheur·ses interrogé·es se rejoignent sur une note de regret : l’#ESR n’a pas été un objet de préoccupation politique centrale du quinquennat. @VidalFrederique a échoué à réellement défendre les personnels, qui reste “dans l’ombre de Jean-Michel #Blanquer”.
3/n Sans oublier les "réformes" à la chaîne : “Il n’y aura en effet pas vraiment eu de pause dans la création organisationnelle durant ce nouveau quinquennat, le symbole étant l’apparition d’objets nouveaux comme #Parcoursup, les EPE, les 89 campus connectés ou encore les CPJ.”
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#Narcissism thread 🧵 15 (more) questions to ask yourself if you are questioning whether someone is a #narcissist
1. Do they devalue, diminish, demonise or harshly judge you or act as the righteous ‘authority’ figure with you regardless of their age, status or employment? 🚩
Are they #superior? For e.g. A non lawyer preaching to a lawyer about law. 2. Are they #defensive? Do they seem only interested in trying to prove that they are right & you are wrong, in a defensive mode? 🚩They are #competitive not co-operative. Co-operation is a must #healthy
3. Do they demand #attention from you? For e.g., insisting on having the conversation when it’s convenient for them only &/or use emotional #manipulation to ensure conversation happens on ‘their’ terms? They may not answer the question, go off topic, deflect, defensive, accuse 🚩
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Ph.D admission decisions are kicking in & many students are going through rounds of interviews. Here are a few tips that I’ve learnt and shared over the years.

Disclaimer: These are based on personal experiences derived from a limited sample. Take it with a grain of salt 😀.
(1/19) First of all, let’s start off by acknowledging that PhD admission is extremely competitive. You're prolly fighting for an average of 5-30 spots out of hundreds/thousands of applicants. Attempting itself is a win. Kudos !👏🏿
#admissions #Competition #phdpositions #gradschool
(2/19) Money is at the stake. What does this mean? Someone out there is willing to take a risk on you & guaranteeing that you’ll be taken care of for 5-6 years. Your tuition, fees, health insurance, & monthly living allowance are all paid for by the dept.

#Funding #MoneyTalks
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Platform envelopment & killer acquisitions in the spotlight as @Meta (i.e, @Facebook) appeals @CMAgovUK decision to sell @GIPHY. Here’s why I think this could be good news….also for regulators! But some background first. A thread 🧵

#platform #regulation #digital #competition
First, Giphy - what’s that? Check it out, push the gif button 👇
Well…. in this case the gif animation is provided by Tenor, @GIPHY direct “competitor”, owned by …. 🥁 🥁 🥁 @Google !!! Oh yes…
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“With subsidies and a protected home market, CATL became extremely profitable… The effort has also made #China a giant in electric car #batteries. China has 14 times the #EV battery-making capacity of the U.S… CATL holds one-third of the global EV battery market.”🤔
“CATL’s biggest rival globally is LG, with a one-quarter share. At one time, CATL also faced a tough rival at home. BYD, based in the city of Shenzhen, boasted a big-name backer, the investor Warren E. Buffett.“ #China #competition #EV #batteries
“Unlike CATL, which has invested heavily in #lithium-#cobalt #batteries, BYD bet on traditional lithium batteries… BYD is now exploring production of its own lithium-cobalt batteries. But CATL is also manufacturing more batteries now w/o cobalt…”🤔 #EV #ESG #compliance #Congo
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#Competition time 🚨🚨🚨

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Just RT this tweet & follow.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 11/27/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/11/27/dai…
A stream in Waipio smelled like beer. An investigation into a strange spill ensued.

hawaiinewsnow.com/2021/11/11/str…

#runoff #contamination #alcohol #brewery #hawaii
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🧵U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Comm. 2021 Annual Report to Congress

5 sections: competition (92 pages), economic relations(168), security(100), Taiwan(52), HK(52). 500+ pages, 1.5 hr video, 32 recommendations, w. 10 top recommendations.


/1
Directly relevant, top recommendation related to Chinese VIE structured companies.

The commission not clear whether prohibition of VIE companies are limited to US listed or not. In the next 3 years most Chinese companies will be moving US listings to HK/mainland. /2
I myself have written extensively on VIE. It is not straightforward to say VIE is illegal in China, as VIE structured companies are now listed on China's own exchanges, folded into merge and acquisition regulations. /3

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#InfrastructureWeek has arrived!

This #Infrastructure bill is about more than money.

It is also a bold commitment to universal broadband that we should recognize and celebrate.

benton.org/blog/infrastru…
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Congress has included critical language that lays the foundation for the broadband future we are about to embark upon.

This historic law is focused squarely on connecting every American to a whole new generation of opportunity.
In the legislation, Congress finds that:

Access to affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband is essential to full participation in modern life in the United States.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 09/01/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/09/01/dai…
"The Unthinkable Has Become Possible" - Germany Faces A Political Revolution In 4 Weeks

zerohedge.com/political/unth…

#germany #PartisanPolitics
Probability and rationality — trickier than most people think

larspsyll.wordpress.com/2021/08/26/pro…

#probability #rationality #heuristics #judgement
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#Facebook could be forced to sell off GIF platform #Giphy in response to UK regulators

by @CNNBusiness #competition #bigtech #regulation @WiserIn10
cnn.it/3AYtrsn Image
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15 months ago, #Facebook said it was buying the popular #GIF search engine #Giphy for about $400 million

Now the acquisition may be a bust, thanks to an #antitrust probe by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority

bit.ly/3z3u8QB Image
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🧵1/ #躺平 lying flat [thread in progress]

In #China Gen Y-Z are tired of the rat race

新不合作运动
"New Non-Cooperation Movement"

#Memes and Music ImageImageImage
🧵2/ #躺人 "lying flat" – #censorship

"Lying Flat" was quickly censored on both Douban and Weibo.

Within 24 hours, four 'Lying Flat’-themed Douban groups were suspended.

For background: see @SixthTone
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@SixthTone 🧵3/ #躺人 lying flat

#LyingFlat is becoming a social movement of young people rejecting the #CCP's "Chinese Dream" 中国梦.

Xi Jinping announced this ideal in late 2012 to lead China's “great rejuvenation.”
nytimes.com/2013/06/05/opi…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 04/10/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/04/10/dai…
Complexity Economics: Proceedings of the Santa Fe Institute's 2019 Fall Symposium (Dialogues of the Applied Complexity Network)

jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/24/2/reviews/3…

#ComplexityEconomics #SantaFeInstitute #proceedings #book
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#PIP Western(& Indian?) foreign policy experts and foreign trade negotiators, believe that the economics of merchandise trade, is the same as the economics of patents/intellectual property and the economics of the digital economy, because they are clueless about the last two! p
2/pip Intellectual Property (#IPR): The public economics of #Patents clearly shows that the optimal length of a patent depends on two opposing effects. Greater duration increases the profits from innovation, but patents slow use of new tech & discourge further innovation...2/
3/pip Optimal patent length is diff for diff econ's & diff for diff industries(proved empirically). Optimal length is V diff for developed cntrys(US, EU) than for EMEs(India, Brazil, SA). There's no ec justification for US/EU imposing its view. Int rules must split the diff...4/
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Ever thought of hosting your #ctf? But don't know, how to? From composing challenges to hosting them on a Kubernetes cluster, we have got you covered.

Check out the blog series: medium.com/techloop

#blog #challenges #technology #hacking #competition #StayInTheLoop @IEEEorg
Composing CTF Challenges

medium.com/techloop/compo…
Hosting CTF challenges on a Kubernetes cluster

medium.com/techloop/hosti…
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Having read through the #UK #IntegratedReview a few personal observations from a 🇩🇪 perspective, focusing on just a few key points - short thread
Very good to see how clearly the #IntegratedReview prioritizes #Europe & the #UK role via #NATO
Also good to see that cooperation with the #EU in the area of #security is specifically referenced.
The #IntegratedReview appropriately highlights #geopolitical & #geoeconomic shifts and the importance of the #IndoPacific while being realistic about what #UK #capabilities can achieve in that part of the world (emphasis on diplomacy & partnerships).
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