🥃💡Shots 2020/47

Kleinigkeiten, die am Boden des Glases klebten (Jahr 2020, Kalenderwoche 47)

China.

China hat in Sa­chen Rüs­tungs­pro­duk­ti­on in­zwi­schen Russ­land über­holt. Die vier wich­tigs­ten chi­ne­si­schen Rüs­tungs­kon­zer­ne mi­schen in in­ter­na­tio­na­len Ver­glei­chen in der Welt­spit­ze mit. Grö­ß­ter Ab­neh­mer der Waf­fen ist China selbst.


Chips.

 This isn’t an ordinary release – if anything, the move that Apple is making today is something that hasn’t happened in 15 years: The start of a CPU architecture transition across their whole consumer Mac line-up.

Thanks to the company’s vertical integration across hardware and software, this is a monumental change that nobody but Apple can so swiftly usher in.


China & Chips.

Controlling advanced chip manufacturing in the 21st century may well prove to be like controlling the oil supply in the 20th. The country that controls this manufacturing can throttle the military and economic power of others.


Borat.

A Hollywood millionaire razzing on guys earning $36,000 a year and struggling to survive: This is what passes for subversive comedy these days. To hear Baron Cohen tell it, these rubes had it coming, because these rubes, you see, are racist.


Karma.

A televangelist preacher who once blamed the coronavirus pandemic on premarital sex died this week of COVID-19, according to a report.


USA 1.

Wie geht es nach den US-Wahlen nun weiter? „1600 Pennsylvania“ informiert euch über die nächsten wichtigen Termine:


USA 2.

Die Nachbesetzung der Stelle der am 18. September verstorbenen Richterin des Supreme Courts Ruth Bader Ginsburg hatte in den USA hohe Wellen geschlagen und war auch von deutschen Medien aufmerksam begleitet worden.