first world

What was the first FIFA World Cup to be fully filmed in 4K?

Choose your answer and the correct choice will be revealed. The 2018 FIFA World Cup marked the first time all 64 matches were recorded and produced in 4K UHD with HDR (High Dynamic Range). FIFA came out with all guns blazing for Russia 2018 where every match was covered by a whooping 37 cameras. The…

Hiring world

Our World in Data (YC W19) Is Hiring an Ops Officer at UK

$55k – $75kLocationOxford, UK (we will consider flexible place-of-work arrangements within the UK)Connect directly with founders of the best YC-funded startups.Apply to role ›Esteban Ortiz-OspinaFounderAbout the role Description: We are looking for an Operations Officer who will be responsible for providing support on operations, finances, and administration at Global Change Data Lab — the non-profit…

Around world

Around the world in a month

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chance’ world

The planet had an opportunity to avoid the pandemic–but blew it, finds report

The covid-19 pandemic is a catastrophe that could have been averted, say a panel of 13 independent experts tasked with assessing the global response to the crisis.  Their report, released May 12 and commissioned by the WHO, lambasts global leaders who failed to heed repeated warnings, wasted time, hoarded information and desperately needed supplies, and…

Non-Muslim world

When the Non-Muslim World Flattens Me, I Run to Feel Human Again

Weeks before Ramadan begins, my friends and I talk Ramadan strategy. We obsess over the details in texts and voice notes, sometimes a phone call—though those are trickier with our different time zones. My community is scattered across the globe. My parents worked in Singapore, Taiwan, Qatar, and more throughout my childhood; wherever they went,…

prevented world

World could have prevented COVID catastrophe: pandemic panel

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The catastrophic scale of the COVID-19 pandemic could have been prevented, an independent global panel concluded Wednesday, but a “toxic cocktail” of dithering and poor coordination meant the warning signs went unheeded. The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response said a series of bad decisions meant COVID-19 went on to…


The World Finally Accepts China’s Much-Maligned Sinovac Shot

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Norway world

World RX’s Norway opener cancelled, new Portugal finale added

The Norwegian round was due to begin the World RX campaign on the second weekend in June, but the season – the first to run under the leadership of new commercial rights holder Rallycross Promoter GmbH – will now begin at Barcelona in Spain on July 23-24.“Earnest efforts were made by all parties to reach a…

Wilder world

Wilder World raises $3 million to Get a metaverse Constructed around NFT Artwork

Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register for the AI event of the year. Wilder World has raised $3 million to create a “metaverse” around art that is monetized by nonfungible tokens, or NFTs. Wilder World is working with Zero.Space on the tech side, and it was started by 3D artist Frank Wilder. Rather than…

Baseball world

Baseball world reacts to Wade Miley’s no-hitter against Indians

The baseball world got to celebrate a second no-hitter this week thanks to the Cincinnati Reds Wade Miley, the journeyman wearing a temporary tattoo. Have baseball fans had enough of no-hitters yet? No way. The Reds and baseball buffs in general enjoyed the ride on Friday night when Wade Miley no-hit the Indians in Cleveland.…