Photo of the day
May the force
May 4 is Star Wars Day, with fans around the world celebrating the popular film series. A person dressed up as the Chewbacca character posed in Berlin to promote the latest Star Wars movie: "Solo: A Star Wars Story." Source:
Quote of the day
Wanted for cheating
The US Justice Department filed criminal charges against former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn, accusing him of conspiring to cover up the carmaker’s diesel emissions cheating.
Person of the day
German philosopher and author Richard David Precht, speaking at the re:publica conference in Berlin, warned of the double-edged sword of digital innovation: It will create new jobs, but will destroy many more. He called for a guaranteed basic income, an idea recently promoted by the Social Democrat mayor of the German capital, Michael Müller. Source:
Chart of the day
Ever-shorter production cycles are leading to ever-shorter life cycles of electronic products. The result: the amount of electronic waste is growing worldwide, with much of it not being properly recycled.