Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens the economic recovery from the COVID-19 lockdowns. But COVID-19 is still with us in a different form now and seems to be driving the Canadian authorities crazy. Analysis of Russia’s military capabilities and weapons used in Ukraine are feeding into Pentagon plans for new weapons, systems, tactics, and strategies. Looking at all the problems with EVs (electric vehicles) is getting boring, so let’s look at Web 3.0 and the Metaverse. A couple of nascent interconnect standards might filter down to our markets, so we need to be aware of what they do. The semiconductor supply chain is still a mess, and it might get worse in some industry segments. It looks like we're just moving from one crisis to another.
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