SE: This 25-Year-Old CEO Is Helping Save California
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SE: This 25-Year-Old CEO Is Helping Save California

Bloomberg via Youtube In the early days of the pandemic, biotech startup Curative pivoted its entire business toward Covid-19. Almost overnight, it became a testing powerhouse in California and is now doing work across America. Fred Turner, Curative’s 25-year-old CEO, explains how he went from college dropout to testing hero. Hello World invites the viewer...

SE: The End of Meat May Be Impossible
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SE: The End of Meat May Be Impossible

Bloomberg via Youtube Impossible Foods’ founder and CEO Pat Brown wants to replace all meat with plant-based alternatives. His company has helped usher in a new era of meatless burgers, products intended to taste like the real thing. As Impossible expands, Brown also hopes to curtail the environmental damage wrought by animal-based meat production. With...

SE: Why You Can't Fight Distraction
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SE: Why You Can't Fight Distraction

Bloomberg via Youtube Research shows that our brains are designed to be distracted. Scientists from Princeton University and the University of California found that our brain refocuses our attention four times every second. So as you read this sentence your brain is periodically scanning your surroundings to see if there is a more important location...

SE: Why Is Australia Drying Up?
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SE: Why Is Australia Drying Up?

Bloomberg via Youtube Australia is on the front lines of the climate crisis. In the Murray-Darling basin, a source of fresh water and food for millions of people, widespread droughts have turned rivers and lakes into dry troughs. Bloomberg’s Matthew Campbell traveled through some of the hardest-hit areas of the Murray-Darling to investigate how Australian...

SE: SpaceX Astronaut Launch Live: Cape Canaveral, Florida
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SE: SpaceX Astronaut Launch Live: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Bloomberg via Youtube What You Need to Know About Today’s Launch: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/storythreads/2020-05-22/spacex-s-first-crewed-flight?sref=SCKvL4TY Watch live as Elon Musk’s SpaceX, in partnership with NASA, attempts again to launch two astronauts into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida. #Space #Live #Future ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news,...

SE: Bill Gates Wants to Save the World
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SE: Bill Gates Wants to Save the World

Bloomberg via Youtube Bill Gates is the second richest man in the world, and he’s giving it all away. In his first act he revolutionized computer software, and his second act is even more ambitious. Quicktake by Bloomberg takes a closer look at this ‘Great American Polymath’. #BillGates #BloombergProfiles ——– Like this video? Subscribe to...

SE: SpaceX Launch LIVE: Cape Canaveral, Florida
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SE: SpaceX Launch LIVE: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Bloomberg via Youtube What You Need to Know About Today’s Launch: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/storythreads/2020-05-22/spacex-s-first-crewed-flight?sref=SCKvL4TY Watch live as Elon Musk’s SpaceX, in partnership with NASA, launches two astronauts into space from Cape Canaveral, Florida. #Space #Live #Future ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news...

SE: Why the WHO Went From Trusted to Targeted
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SE: Why the WHO Went From Trusted to Targeted

Bloomberg via Youtube As the world grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization is arguably more essential now than it has been in its 72-year history. Yet on April 14, President Donald Trump threatened to halt funding for the agency, just weeks after praising it. This profile examines why U.S. withdrawal would be...

SE: Self-Employment Tips in the Coronavirus World
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SE: Self-Employment Tips in the Coronavirus World

Bloomberg via Youtube The coronavirus pandemic is making it even tougher for the millions of workers who are self-employed. Call them freelancers, gig workers, or sole proprietors they make up more than one in three of every working American. Even in the best of times they operate largely without benefits – no sick leave, no...

SE: This $130 Box Could Transform Covid-19 Care
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SE: This $130 Box Could Transform Covid-19 Care

Bloomberg via Youtube As the coronavirus hit, staff at the Texas Children’s Hospital raced to invent a new device that would better protect doctors, nurses and patients during intubation procedures. The hospital then open-sourced their novel product design for others to use, and found a manufacturing partner called Sawbones that put their “Airway/Respiratory Containment System”...

SE: What Covid-19 Revealed About Our Meat Supply
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SE: What Covid-19 Revealed About Our Meat Supply

Bloomberg via Youtube Many of the reasons America’s meat supply chain is so efficient are also why processing plants have witnessed devastating coronavirus outbreaks. If U.S. meat companies want to keep profiting from the sale of cheap and plentiful protein, it will mean a fragile balance of safety and supply. ——– Like this video? Subscribe...

SE: How Zoom Stumbled Into Success
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SE: How Zoom Stumbled Into Success

Bloomberg via Youtube Months ago, Zoom was just a fast-growing startup in the somewhat boring enterprise communication space. Today, Zoom has become a household name. Here’s how it happened. #Zoom #Business #Tech ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis,...

SE: I Used Ransomware to Sabotage My Boss
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SE: I Used Ransomware to Sabotage My Boss

Bloomberg via Youtube Simple, scalable and low-risk, ransomware makes for a particularly tidy cybercrime. These days prospective attackers don’t even have to create their own ransomware; they can simply buy it on the dark web. Bloomberg investigations reporter Drake Bennett procured some malware to see how easy it was to launch an attack. Video by...

SE: The Viral Dark Matter Inside Your Body
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SE: The Viral Dark Matter Inside Your Body

Bloomberg via Youtube There are a huge number of viruses living inside animals, plants, and even our own bodies. They are the most abundant biological entity on earth, and we only know about some of them. Of the viruses inside the human gut, a fraction are what biologists call “viral dark matter.” Identifying these mysterious microbes...

SE: What Your Toilet Flush Reveals About Covid-19
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SE: What Your Toilet Flush Reveals About Covid-19

Bloomberg via Youtube A Massachusetts startup called BioBot has been gathering wastewater (as in toilet flushes) from around the country and analyzing it for the coronavirus. Its results are among the most conclusive to date that the pathogen is much more widespread than previously thought. Hello World invites the viewer to come on a global...

SE: Inside Carnival’s Coronavirus Nightmare
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SE: Inside Carnival’s Coronavirus Nightmare

Bloomberg via Youtube Carnival Corporation has been one of the companies hardest hit by the coronavirus, with more than 1,500 confirmed cases from its cruises and dozens dead. This is the story of Carnival’s Covid-19 nightmare, as told by passengers and by Bloomberg Businessweek reporters Austin Carr and Michael Smith. Read more about Carnival’s Coronavirus...

SE: Contact Tracing Has an Unknown Privacy Risk
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SE: Contact Tracing Has an Unknown Privacy Risk

Bloomberg via Youtube With Google and Apple set to implement contact tracing functionality into smartphones to help slow the spread of the coronavirus, there are serious questions about user privacy. #Privacy #Coronavirus #Technology ——– Like this video? Subscribe to Bloomberg on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/Bloomberg?sub_confirmation=1 Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news &...

SE: How The Death Star Triggered a Galactic Recession
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SE: How The Death Star Triggered a Galactic Recession

Bloomberg via Youtube Was Emperor Palpatine’s Death Star actually a Debt Star? In the original Star Wars trilogy, the rebel alliance blew up two Death Stars, which may have thrown the galactic economy into a financial crisis. Professor Zachary Feinstein and Bloomberg’s Peter Coy tell us why. Video by Jed Rosenberg and Max Rosen #StarWars...

SE: What Bats Can Teach Us About Covid-19
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SE: What Bats Can Teach Us About Covid-19

Bloomberg via Youtube On a special episode of Prognosis Daily, we’re taking a close look at how the novel coronavirus lived before it entered humans and who it lived in. Bats. They’re almost certainly the source of this pandemic, but these flying mammals may also hold the clues to stopping the next one. Bloomberg senior...