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Prospering in the pandemic: winners and losers of the Covid era
How large companies fared in the two years since the virus emerged
Graphics of the year — making sense of 2021
Visualisation has become increasingly important in the telling and the understanding of stories
Forecasting the world in 2022
FT writers share their predictions for the new year, from the possible emergence of an even more infectious strain of coronavirus to the Ukraine stand-off and the NFT bubble
Year in a Word 2021
From NFT to blah blah blah, editors and correspondents at the Financial Times reflect on the words of the year
Where have weather records been broken so far this year?
The FT is tracking extreme and record-breaking climate events from around the world
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Dumitru Comarnitchi at Northampton Academy picked How NFTs became a $40bn market in 2021. This helped me understand what NFTs are, how big the market has become and what the risks are. An example of how emerging technologies are disrupting industries, in this case art and digital property/copyright rights.