Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 January 2020

January 27, 2020 Leave a comment

* Ultrasonic gripper lets robots move things without touching them >>
* GM will spend $2.2 billion to build electric and autonomous vehiNew trailers: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Netflix’s Taylor Swift documentary, and more
* New trailers: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Netflix’s Taylor Swift documentary, and more >>

* Boeing’s new 777X extends its folding wingtips to complete first flight >>
* Boeing 777X taxis to the runway for its first flight >>
* Ep96: Embedding security into the development process, with Guy Podjarny and Gareth Rushgrove >>

* Virus in Chinese outbreak is closest to one from bats, not snakes >>
* States are suing the US government over 3D-printed gun blueprints >>
* A skull suggests humans have been getting piercings for 12,000 years >>

* In 20 years, your boss may track your every glance, keystroke, and heartbeat >>
* How to Be Humane to a Lab-Grown Brain >>
* Inequality makes climate crisis much harder to tackle >>

* Apple envisions a Mac made from a sheet of curved glass >>
* Israel, US researchers create ‘mini Human-on-a-Chip’ to speed up drug testing >>
* Software ate the world. Now it’s design’s turn >>

* Some Vendors Are Already Releasing Chipsets That Support 6 GHz Wifi >>
* Scraping the Web Is a Powerful Tool. Clearview AI Abused It >>

* THE RISE OF SMART CAMERA NETWORKS, AND WHY WE SHOULD BAN THEM >>
* The New Stack Context: The Long Road to Cloud Native Computing >>
* Robotics Operating System Brings Open Source Approach to Robotics Development >>

* The Future of the Internet Through the Web 3.0 Lens >>
* Chicken Droppings Can Make Graphene More Catalytic >>
* Adding India to your business >>

* New coronavirus may be much more contagious than initially thought >>
* China reports 2,744 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia, 80 deaths >>
* China coronavirus: thousands left Wuhan for Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore or Tokyo before lockdown >>
* Chinese tech firms pledge millions to help fight Wuhan coronavirus as telemedicine services surge in popularity >>
* China coronavirus: call for ‘draconian’ measures in city as research estimates already 44,000 cases in Wuhan >>
* Can an N95 face mask protect you from catching the new coronavirus? >>
* Messenger RNA Treatment of Viruses Like Coronavirus >>
* DARPA Nucleic Technology Funded to Get Virus Response to 1-60 Days >>
* Coronavirus: do airport screenings and face masks work? >>

* Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend shared compromising texts with her brother, who sold them, WSJ reports >>
* Managing Amazon WorkDocs With AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory (AD) >>
* Four DevOps Trends for 2020 >>

* Here’s the logo for Trump’s Space Force, and it looks awfully familiar >>
* Big tech CEOs are learning the art of the filibuster >>

* Boston Dynamics’ new and former CEOs discuss future of the robotics pioneer >>
* This Excavator Failing At Demolishing A Building Is Like A Jenga Game Gone Horribly Wrong >>
* YouTuber Demonstrates An ‘Air Umbrella’ Contraption Which Blows Rain Away From You — Does It Work? >>

* China warned not to rush into creating digital currency to rival Facebook’s Libra, instead join global debate >>
* Tech CEOs in Davos dodge issues by warning audiences about AI >>
* China bans wildlife trade as Wuhan coronavirus spreads, death toll climbs >>

* 5 million left Wuhan before lockdown, 1,000 new coronavirus cases expected in city >>
* what_ocean_microbes_reveal_about_the_changing_climate >>
* Durable Cloud Event Production From Knative Container Source With Azure Durable Task Framework >>

* GitLab Updates Core CI/CD Platform >>
* The Global App: It’s a Future Thing >>

* Where’s enterprise computing going next? Just look at Cisco’s recent acquisitions >>
* DOCSIS 4.0 Specs Near the Finish Line >>
* Clay Christensen on Business and Life >>

* 2020 Will See the “Power” of Big Changes in Small Devices >>
* 2020 Predictions: AI Will No Longer Be for the Precious Few >>
* Best out of Cloud Storage for your Virtual Desktops >>

* 2020 Predictions: Putting Your Data Lake to Work >>
* 2020 Predictions: UCaaS Market Embraces AI; Data Becomes the New Currency >>
* You’ve Probably Never Heard of Robotic Process Automation, but >>

* GM commits $3 billion to build electric and autonomous vehicles in Michigan >>
* Business revolution: What is the membership economy? >>
* These DARPA-funded bricks can self-repair—and replicate >>

* Despite Kobe’s crash, MIT statistician says it is safer than ever to fly >>
* Kobe Bryant, Daughter Gianna Among 9 Dead in Helicopter Crash. Here’s What to Know >>
* Wild horses in the US are being shot with contraceptive darts >>

* India is now the second largest smartphone market in the world, surpassing the U.S. >>
* How to beat A.I. in landing a job >>
* Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Buds+ leak together in official-looking shots >>

* SpaceX’s license to launch hundreds of internet satellites may have violated the law, experts say. Astronomers could sue the FCC >>
* AI swarm intelligence >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2020

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* London police begin using live facial recognition tech across the capital >>
* China reports 1,287 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia, 41 deaths >>
* Recommended Reading: Facial recognition, police and privacy >>

* Antibiotic resistance genes can be passed around by bacteria in dust >>
* Deepfake software translates videos from one language to another >>
* Octi is a new AR-powered social network that will let you become friends with other users by pointing your phone camera at them and sending a friend request >>

* China readies its new deep-space crew capsule for 1st test flight >>
* Building an Orbiting Internet Just for Satellites >>
* Global Middle Class Passing 4 Billion in 2020 >>

* Sonos and The Inevitable Death of Connected Gadgets >>
* Why Super Bowl ad teasers have become as important as the commercials >>
* Could You Bungee-Jump Using Only Magnets? >>

* Jira Software gets better roadmaps >>
* As SaaS stocks set new records, Atlassian’s earnings show there’s still room to grow >>
* As autonomy stalls, lidar companies learn to adapt >>

* MIT’s new GPS system uses satellite images to put you in the right lane >>
* Mars Rover Temporarily Froze In Place Following Software Error >>
* Catch landing: Elon Musk reveals that SpaceX will try to nab its Crew Dragon capsules in giant NETS >>

* Amazing peer-reviewed AI bots that predict premature births were too good to be true: Flawed testing bumped accuracy from 50% to 90%+ >>
* A TV satellite is about to explode following ‘irreversible’ battery damage >>
* Air-Traffic Control Is in the Midst of a Major Change >>

* First Space-Baked Cookies Took 2 Hours In Experimental Oven >>
* A breath-sensing AR project helps visualize your impact on the world >>
* Cato Networks: Don’t Call Us an SD-WAN Provider >>

* More than 20 attorneys general are trying to ban 3D-printed guns >>
* Researchers hope to make needle pricks for diabetics a thing of the past >>
* Don’t Brush Off Mouth Tech As a Passing Fad >>

* Tinder app adding panic alarm for when bad dates go horribly wrong >>
* Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029 >>
* Fancy a ride on a space plane? AstroClipper >>

* Cortex Labs helps data scientists deploy machine learning models in the cloud >>
* Virus Genomes, Kubernetes Security, Copyright Crisis, and Startup Validation >>
* xkcd: Networking Problems >>

* Can telcos create more value by breaking up? >>
* Video Friday: India Sending Humanoid Robot Into Space >>
* This is why surfing the web can make you more productive at work >>

* Watch Google’s upcoming AirDrop-style file sharing in action >>
* When Is Ridesharing A Better Deal Than Owning A Car? >>
* The Future of Death Tech Has No Rules—Yet >>

* Breaking Analysis: Cisco: Navigating Cloud, Software & Workforce Change >>
* Saar Gillai | CUBE Conversation, January 2020 >>

* Taking Viagra in early labour reduces the need for emergency caesarean >>
* “Organoids” Reveal How Human Forebrain Develops >>
* Snake cells grown in the lab produce venom we could use as medicine >>

* UK nuclear fusion reactor will fire up for the first time in 23 years >>
* The iconic Boeing 747 just celebrated 50 years of flight >>
* China is launching a Mars probe to look for signs of life using a solar >>

* Microsoft’s Moonshot Plan to Reverse Its Lifetime CO2 Emissions by 2050 >>
* The scientists who are creating a bio-internet of things >>
* Galileo now replying to SOS messages worldwide >>

* Giant Planets Could Form Around Tiny Stars in Just a Few Thousand Years >>
* A DIY Audio Induction Loop for the Hard of Hearing >>
* Multi-dimensional Quantum Communications on Existing Fiber Are Possible >>

* Goldman Sachs’ new board member diversity rule misses the mark >>
* 36 Years Ago Today, Steve Jobs Unveiled the First Macintosh >>
* ‘Terminator Tape’ did its job in space-junk test — and it will be back >>

* From Spitzer to JWST’s Early Targets >>
* 4 Ways to Make Bigger Quantum Computers >>
* First Blue LED Emission From a Perovskite >>

* Mixing Quantum States Boosts Fiber Communications >>
* China’s Next Five Year Energy Plan Will Shape the Global Energy Future >>
* A Robot Dog With a Job, a Noise-Canceling Car, and More News >>

* All the Rewards You Can Get From Apple’s ‘Connected Gyms’ Program >>
* SpaceX will launch a 4-ton satellite for Egypt’s Nilesat in 2022 >>
* Boston Dynamics gives its robot dog a developer SDK >>

* CES 2020: Key trends >>
* Apple Fights EU Call For Common Smartphone Charger, Claiming Consumer Harm >>
* Tech Is Putting Money Where Your Mouth Is >>

* Google I/O 2020 starts May 12th >>
* Switzerland’s drone delivery program to resume after crashes >>

* Toll From Outbreak Climbs in China as Infections Reach Europe and Australia >>
* CDC Reports Second U.S. Case of Novel Virus Spreading in China >>
* As New Virus Spreads From China, Scientists See Grim Reminders >>
* Wuhan, China, faces such a shortage of coronavirus test-kits that people say getting one is like ‘winning the lottery’ >>
* China Silences Critics Over Deadly Virus Outbreak >>
* MIT monitoring 2019 novel coronavirus >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 January 2020

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* Map of a fly’s brain connectivity is the best we’ve ever seen >>
* Four Trends in Consumer Tech >>
* MWC2020: What’s Next for 5G >>

* NASA has now decided what it is going to send to the moon next year >>
* Google’s latest user-hostile design change makes ads and search results look identical >>
* Scientists discover ‘why stress turns hair white’ >>

* Jenkins creator flings himself at startup Launchable >>
* Launchable Wants to Increase Your Delivery Velocity >>

* TED A personal health coach for those living with chronic diseases >>
* The Long Goodbye of Wi-Fi Has Begun >>
* 5G on the Menu at Davos >>

* A Way to Reduce Hospital Infections Dramatically “real-time location systems” >>
* Using artificial intelligence to enrich digital maps >>
* Cats, Once YouTube Stars, Are Now an ‘Emerging Audience’ >>

* Uber test lets drivers set their own fares in California in response to gig economy laws >>
* Skin cream applied to mosquito bites stops viruses infecting mice >>
* Severed nerves repaired in monkeys thanks to tubes of growth protein >>

* Wuhan coronavirus may have been transmitted to people from snakes >>
* Coronavirus: How do you quarantine a city – and does it work? >>
* First fatality reported outside epicentre of outbreak as man dies in Hebei province >>
* As New Virus Spreads From China, Scientists See Grim Reminders >>
* Huawei Postpones Its Developers Conference Over Deadly Coronavirus >>

* Tennis Racket Technology Is Way More Elaborate Than You Think >>
* Beyond Artificial Intelligence: Providing Insights to Your Customers >>
* Grow Your AI While Cutting Machine Learning Costs: SageMaker >>

* Ancient Australian crystals unlock history of Earth’s first magnetic field >>
* Robot maker Boston Dynamics replaces CEO to prepare for ‘new stage of growth’ >>
* Google launches collaborative game to reveal when I/O 2020 is happening >>

* Adam Savage Takes Boston Dynamics’ ‘Spot’ Robot Out For A Test Run >>
* Two-photon Lithography Boosts Nanoprinting Speed by up to 10,000 Times >>
* ew T-cell Has Potential for Universal’ Cancer Therapy >>

* Is ‘Star Trek: Picard’ Any Good? Here’s What The Reviews Say >>
* ‘Picard’ is the Star Trek show we’ve been waiting for >>
* 5 things Star Trek’s Captain Picard can teach you about leadership >>
* Star Trek: Picard, review: too cheesy to be prestige TV – but Patrick Stewart is sensational >>

* Huawei denies paying actors to protest outside finance chief’s extradition trial >>
* National Security Agency | Mitigating Cloud Vulnerabilities >>
* Could this gorgeous electric plane be the Tesla of the skies? >>

* Clearview AI Says Facial Recognition Identified A Terrorism Suspect. Cops Not True. >>
* It’s too late to ban face recognition – here’s what we need instead >>
* Feds Want to Rein In ‘Emotional Service’ Animals on Planes >>

* 3D printing body parts is close — but it needs proper regulation >>
* Printing objects that can incorporate living organisms >>
* Mum No More: 3D-Printed Vocal Tract Lets Mummy Speak >>

* Google Cloud gets a Secret Manager >>
* Understanding India’s Chilly Reception of Jeff Bezos >>
* How to Safeguard Against Cyberattacks on Utilities >>

* 2020: Our Meatless, Cashless, City-less Future >>
* How to Improve Your Kubernetes CI/CD Pipelines with GitLab >>
* Top 20 Git Commands With Examples >>

* How to Provide Real Time Energy Management through Smart Metering and Time Series >>
* China says it built 130,000 5G base stations as of the end of 2019 >>
* TikTok inks licensing deal with Merlin to use music from independent labels in videos and new Resso streaming service >>

* Food sustainability a growing concern for US consumers, Israeli AI startup says >>
* 10 Awesome Github Repos Every Web Developer Should Know >>
* Vodafone and Switzerland’s Sunrise ink enterprise services partnership >>

* Top 10 Emerging Trends in Cloud Computing to Look at In 2020 >>
* 7 Emerging Automated Web Testing Trends to Look Out in 2020 >>
* Note to future you: These are the skills you’ll need for work in 10 years >>

* Microsoft releases tools to let devs start building for its upcoming dual-screen devices >>
* India will launch a humanoid robot ahead of its first crewed space mission >>
* Project xCloud is coming to Canada >>

* Google and Microsoft shouldn’t decide how technology is regulated >>
* Superintelligence Already Rules the World >>
* In 4 Hours, Google’s AI Mastered All The Chess Knowledge in History >>
* AlphaGo Zero: Google DeepMind learns 3,000 years of human knowledge in 40 days >>

* Uh-oh Uber, Look Out Lyft: Here Comes Driverless Ride Sharing >>
* Microchip’s new atomic clock improves performance yet stays small >>
* Internal Networks >>

* SLS goes vertical at Stennis while NASA practises SRB stacking >>
* Biggest Celestial Event of the Year Could Happen Tomorrow >>
* Betelgeuse is Continuing to Dim! It’s Down to 1.506 Magnitude >>

* How Jeff Bezos’ iPhone X Was Hacked >>
* Meet the 2020 class of TED Fellows and Senior Fellows >>
* Dfinity launches an open-source platform aimed at the social networking giants >>

* Why biggest threat to stock market rally is one that no one is talking about >>
* A digital tax war is brewing across the world >>
* How will Brexit transition period work? >>
* Donald Trump: Elon Musk is ‘one of our great geniuses,’ but ‘I was worried about him’ >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 January 2020

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* Cruise’S First Driverless Car Without A Steering Wheel Or Pedals >>
* Secretive Startup Promises Satellite Internet for the Masses >>
* TED Are indoor vertical farms of the future of agriculture >>

* Vodafone is the eighth company to quit Facebook’s digital currency project >>
* Facebook has trained an AI to navigate without needing a map >>
* MWC2020: Smart Biz Models & Edge in the Spotlight >>

* Amazon Pharmacy may expand to the UK, Canada and Australia >>

* Blood test can predict when women will have their last period >>
* Cell injections may restore fertility lost through cancer treatment >>
* Electrified artificial skin can feel exactly where it is touched >>

* We Might Actually Be Able To Make Star Trek’s Photon Torpedoes >>
* 51 new Netflix shows to expect in 2020 >>
* Half a Million IoT Device Passwords Published >>

* World’s consumption of materials hits record 100bn tonnes a year >>
* Amit Nisenbaum, Tactile Mobility | CUBEConversation January 2020 >>
* Huawei WinWin 35 >>

* Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos takes electric rickshaw for a spin as roll out of fleet of 10,000 trucks in India >>

* Coming Soon to a Processor Near You: Atom-Thick Transistors >>
* European Space Agency Targets Orbital Debris, Solar Storms >>
* Water Vortex Suction Feet Help This Hexapod Sploosh Up Walls >>

* Saudi Prince Allegedly Hacked World’s Richest Man Jeff Bezos Using WhatsApp >>
* 250 million Microsoft customer service and support records exposed on the web >>
* UN calls for immediate investigation into Saudi role in Jeff Bezos hack >>
* Download: The State of Security Breach Protection 2020 Survey Results >>
* The Guide to Managing the Security of Your SaaS and Cloud Providers >>

* ServiceNow scoops up AIOps startup Loom Systems >>
* Edge Computing and ITOps: Opportunities and Challenges >>
* India likely to force Facebook, WhatsApp to identify the originator of messages >>

* China at “crucial stage” to control novel coronavirus, experts say >>
* China coronavirus: death toll almost doubles in one day as Hong Kong reports its first two cases >>
* CollabNet VersionOne and XebiaLabs Combine to Create Integrated Agile DevOps Platform >>

* Boeing now says the 737 Max won’t fly again until at least mid-2020 >>
* Alleged Xbox Series X photos show off the port selection >>
* NASA administrator on the year ahead: ‘A lot of things have to go right’ >>

* Is Artificial General Intelligence Really Achievable or Not? >>
* United States of Surveillance >>
* ‘Frankly More Difficult’: Davos Diary >>

* A Spectacular View Of An Ukranian Air Force Jet Flying Super Close To Another Plane >>
* First-Person Video Shows What It’s Like To Be On A Rotating Water Slide >>
* NeurIPS competition tackles climate data challenges >>

* Cisco’s Internet for the Future Vision Redefines the Economics >>
* The Pros and Cons of the World’s Biggest Solar Park >>
* Greta Thunberg at Davos: 3 straw-man arguments from Twitter & YouTube comments >>

* MongoDB GraphQL release points to broader revamp of serverless platform >>
* MongoDB Unveils Managed GraphQL for MongoDB Atlas >>
* Deploy a Pod on CentOS with Podman >>

* Early ‘soda lakes’ may have provided missing ingredient key to the origin of life >>
* ‘Orange dwarfs’ may be the best stars to study in search for life >>
* SpaceX’s Crew Dragon returns to shore after successful abort test >>

* CircleCI launches DevOps integrations with 20+ partners including AWS, Google >>

* The quantum world may have a favorite flavor, tantalizing results suggest >>
* AR is the ‘Next Big Thing’, Says Apple CEO Tim Cook >>
* 2020 will be a moment of truth for foldable devices >>

* Alexa-powered Lego challenge winners include a game system and waffle iron >>
* Apple TV+ scores Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Meryl Streep, announces release dates for new shows >>
* Cruise’s self-driving electric shuttle is made for ridesharing >>

* Understanding the group dynamics and success of teams >>
* Microsoft makes performance, speed optimizations to ONNX machine-learning runtime available to developers >>
* Placer.ai, a location data analytics startup >>

* Apple to launch ‘budget’ iPhone SE 2 >>
* Mobile phones in the future could SWEAT to keep cool thanks to a perspiring material >>
* Samsung’s £2,000 smart wardrobe that KILLS 99.9% of germs including coronovirus >>
* 3D-printed anti-bacterial smartphone cases could help to stop the spread of superbugs like MRSA >>

* ‘Prehabilitation’ Preps Body And Mind For Surgery >>
* How AI and neuroscience drive each other forwards >>
* Record-breaking terahertz laser beam >>

* The Brain Predicts Reward Like an AI, Says New DeepMind Research >>
* u-blox module aimed at indoor positioning >>
* Groq’s AI Chip Debuts in the Cloud >>

* France’s Startup Renaissance >>
* It’s not just Google: Amazon, Microsoft, IBM get hospital data, too >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 January 2020

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* Brain-hacking is the next big nightmare, so we’ll need anti-virus for the mind >>
* Canonical’s Anbox Cloud puts Android in the cloud >>
* Forget facial recognition! Scientists develop program that can identify people simply by the way they dance >>

* Skylo raises $103 million to affordably connect the Internet of Things to satellite networks >>
* Skylo Ready to Launch Global NB-IoT Satellite-Based Network in Summer 2020 >>
* Boom Supersonic partners with Flight Research to test its XB-1 supersonic aircraft >>

* Stress Is Edible. Here’s How We Can Avoid It In Our Food System >>
* First ‘made in Africa’ smartphone challenges China’s dominance in local market >>
* UK begins testing unsupervised autonomous transport pods >>

* Cool, We’ve got nanoparticles spinning at 300 billion RPM. >>

* Microsoft’s CEO looks to a future beyond Windows, iOS, and Android >>
* Robot tanks: On patrol but not allowed to shoot >>
* Israel launches its first AI-powered flu vaccination campaign >>

* HBO’s ‘House Of The Dragon’ Given Possible 2022 Premiere Date >>
* Greta Thunberg slams Davos elites on climate as Donald Trump takes stage >>
* Greta Thunberg Tells Davos: You’ve Done Nothing on Climate Change >>
* Davos: Trump decries climate ‘prophets of doom’ with Thunberg in audience >>
* Davos: ‘Forget about net zero, we need real zero’ – Greta Thunberg >>
* Davos Seeks a Better World, But Who’s Going to Pay for It? >>
* How to watch the Trump impeachment trial live on CNN or PBS without cable >>
* New SAP co-CEO ‘runs simple’ to Davos in Mercedes hydrogen car >>

* Eco-friendly Britons switching from red meat to chicken are inadvertently contributing to the deforestation of the Amazon, Greenpeace claims >>
* Wreck of Titanic to be protected in treaty signed by UK and US >>
* Can the Universe Provide Us with the Meaning of Life? >>

* IBM’s debating AI just got a lot closer to being a useful tool >>
* Telecoms.com Podcast: Open RAN, Europe & US Convergence >>
* The Right Way to Fight Huawei >>

* An Open Source Effort to Encrypt the Internet of Things >>
* Apple reportedly dropped iCloud encryption plans amid FBI pressure >>
* Bruce Schneier: Banning Facial Recognition Isn’t Enough >>

* Cytoscape >>
* Boom Supersonic partners with Flight Research to test its XB-1 supersonic aircraft >>
* Darpa Successfully Carries Out Maiden Flight Of X-61a Gremlin “Swarm” Drone >>

* Every Company Will Be a Fintech Company >>
* The legacy of Steve Jobs and Apple’s future without him >>
* Peter McKay, Snyk | CUBEConversation January 2020 >>

* Carrier-Enterprise synergy: From telco to tech partner >>
* TrackAI: Stopping blindness in its tracks >>
* Facebook speeds up AI training by culling the weak >>

* TED How designing brand new enzymes could change the world >>
* China successfully verifies drag-free satellite control technology >>
* Vodafone wants to change the way we connect to the internet >>

* CDC expected to announce first US case of Wuhan coronavirus >>
* China virus death toll rises to 6 as city at epicentre steps up controls >>
* There is a deadly coronavirus sweeping through south east Asia: could it be the next Sars? >>
* China confirms almost 300 cases of coronavirus and six deaths as rush to contain mystery disease continues >>

* Alphabet’s Sundar Pichai backs proposed EU facial recognition ban, Microsoft’s Brad Smith disagrees >>
* Tim Cook’s favorite showerhead is now smaller and cheaper >>
* Why Do We Board Planes From The Left? >>

* Collaborative contracting: Moving from pilot to scale-up >>
* Digital supply-chain transformation with a human face >>
* AgeX Therapeutics anticipates a ‘revolution’ in aging in next 10 years >>

* China’s 500-Meter FAST Radio Telescope is Now Operational >>
* Spacewalking astronauts are upgrading the space station today. Here’s how to watch it live. >>
* An all-woman Mars analog crew just ‘returned to Earth’ in Hawaii >>

* Towards Monthly Moonshots >>
* Victoria Serrano Helps Panamanian Students Discover STEM Through Lego Robots >>
* McKinsey’s new Tokyo office is a perfect architectural metaphor >>

* GDPR has led to $126 million in fines over data privacy >>
* Iterate your way to success with A/B testing >>
* Subaru plans to sell only electric cars by the middle of the 2030s >>

* Tesla says unintended acceleration claims are ‘completely false’ >>
* The X Factor of Great Corporate Cultures >>
* Ultrafast Camera Takes 1 Trillion Frames Per Second of Transparent Objects, Phenomena >>

* CRISPR-edited chickens made resistant to a common virus >>

* When Community Becomes Your Competitive Advantage >>
* Uber Sells Food Delivery Business in India >>

* Here’s how Trump could be impeached, removed from office, and still win re-election in 2020 >>
* Disney’s ‘Myth: A Frozen Tale’ should be a case study for anyone filmmaking in VR >>
* ‘Cyborg’ technology aims to reduce the opioid epidemic one chip at a time >>

* Your first 5G device should be a PC. Here’s why >>
* 2020 Toyota Mirai: will next-gen fuel cell car make hydrogen mobility a reality? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 January 2020

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* Immune discovery ‘may treat all cancer’ >>
* End-to-end encryption means Huawei bans are about availability, not interception >>
* Our current food system can feed only 3.4 billion people sustainably >>

* Google CEO Sundar Pichai calls for ‘sensible regulation’ of AI >>
* Google CEO Sundar Pichai says there’s ‘no question’ AI needs to be regulated to protect against the rise of deepfakes and ‘nefarious uses of facial recognition’ >>

* Apple CEO Calls For Global Corporate Tax System Overhaul >>
* Discovery shows early galaxies could have very short lives >>
* Uber vending machines didn’t work, so now your ride is a moving billboard >>

* Human-to-Human Transmission Confirmed in China Coronavirus >>
* China says infections spreading as it reports third death from Wuhan virus >>
* Facebook says glitch led to rude translation of Chinese leader’s name >>

* Elon Musk expects SpaceX’s first crewed mission between April and June >>
* SpaceX’s Explosive Test May Launch Year of Renewed Human Spaceflight >>
* Silicon Valley Abandons the Culture That Made It the Envy of the World >>

* World’s first large, three-engine drone takes to sky >>
* Meng Wanzhou extradition hearings finally begin >>
* Davos 2020: An overview of the WEF summit in numbers >>

* Velodyne Will Sell a Lidar for $100 >>
* How Do Neural Implants Work? >>
* Ep. 555: Satellite Constellations and the Future of Astronomy >>

* Star Trek: Picard is a mirror to our modern dystopia >>
* What if the Universe has no end? >>
* Meet the Biggest Private Wireless Network Operator You’ve Never Heard of >>

* ESA opens plant that turns moondust into oxygen >>
* New 3D-printed electric scooter propels you underwater at 12 mph >>
* Robotic Chicken Farming >>

* After 10 Years and $34B, Australia’s NBN Falls Short >>
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* Amazon reportedly developing hand-scanning payment technology >>
* How big data, cloud and AI are powering the tech economy >>

* Lunar probe to visit unexplored region >>
* Billionaires Have More Wealth Than 60% of the World’s Population, Report Finds >>
* World’s 2,153 billionaires hold more wealth than 4.6 billion people combined: report >>

* Software in Context with Zach Tellman >>
* A Beginner’s Guide to Denodo >>
* Citrix Releases Patches for Critical ADC Vulnerability Under Active Attack >>

* Multi-Cloud Approach⁠: An Excellent Way to Future-Proof Your Business >>
* 20 Brazen Tech Predictions For 2020 >>
* Growing Pains: Overcoming Kubernetes’ ‘Day 2’ Challenges >>

* Build Your First Python Chatbot Project >>
* Can The Older Adults Of The Future Work The Future’s McJobs? >>
* As Impeachment Trial Looms, Trump’s Legal Team Insists President Did ‘Absolutely Nothing Wrong’ >>

* You won’t be flying on a 737 Max anytime soon >>
* The iPad Pro can now run Fortnite at 120 frames per second >>
* Is Tesla working on a small, fully-electric city car? >>

* Harry, Meghan and Britain’s new culture war >>
* Precision Fermentation: What It Is, and How It Could Make Farming Obsolete >>
* An Idea From Physics Helps AI See in Higher Dimensions >>

* Do Engineering Managers Need To Be ‘Technical’? >>
* AlphaZero learns to rule the quantum world >>
* Drive me to the moon in one of these lunar cars >>

* Spitzer Space Telescope will shut down Jan. 30. NASA celebrates its legacy >>
* This free, AI-powered Lightroom plug-in will automatically tag your photos with keywords >>
* The age of the individual must end – our world depends on it >>

* LogicMonitor Acquires Unomaly to Advance AIOps >>
* Porn site’s massive data leak exposes the addresses, credit cards, passports and social security numbers >>
* To Achieve Big Goals, Start with Small Habits >>

* The marketplace of ideas is a weapons market now >>
* Samsung appoints Roh Tae-moon as its new smartphone CEO >>
* Google takes on AWS and Azure in India with Airtel cloud deal >>

* A Better Way to Develop and Retain Top Talent >>
* The World’s 100 Most Inspiring People >>

* Sky: how to make customer services listen to your complaint >>
* Vodafone: how to make customer services listen to your complaint >>
* BT: how to make customer services listen to your complaint >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 January 2020

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* SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft >>
* Apple is testing a feature to let iPhone 11 owners totally turn off location tracking >>
* iPhone 12 rumors and leaks: 4 things we expect from Apple in 2020 >>

* Davos 2020: What is the World Economic Forum and is it elitist? >>
* Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’ >>
* Davos 2020 should be all about climate crisis >>

* Why your new smart home devices won’t work, and how to fix them >>
* Microsoft Warns of Unpatched IE Browser Zero-Day That’s Under Active Attacks >>

* Breaking Analysis: The Trillionaires Club: Powering the Tech Economy >>
* Are Software Designers Ignoring The Needs of the Elderly? >>
* FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records >>

* Lexus imagines space vehicles for humans on the Moon >>
* Red Hat and IBM Jointly File Another Amicus Brief In Google v. Oracle, Arguing APIs Are Not Copyrightable >>
* Talk to the hand? Amazon reportedly wants you to pay with it. >>

* Police robots keep malfunctioning, with mishaps ranging from running over a toddler’s foot to ignoring people in distress >>
* A new GPS III satellite is online. What will it bring to the fleet? >>

* Riding 27 mph downhill on a Dot electric skateboard >>
* CES 2020: A Shift From the Quantified Self to the Medical Self? >>
* A 271.8 nm deep-ultraviolet laser diode for room temperature operation >>

* ‘Star Trek: Picard’ world premiere draws huge crowds and sci-fi stars >>
* Elon Musk Wants Each Starship to Fly 1000 Flights Per Year and Retire Starships to Mars >>

* The other side of technical skill: Domain Knowledge and Long-term Vision >>
* Shopify 4-year Dev Degree >>
* State of the “log” 2019 >>

* MUnit Towards Automated Unit Test Cases >>
* Linode -Fast and simple Kubernetes cluster deployments >>

* US Space Force mocked for unveiling camouflage uniforms >>
* AI empowers conservation biology >>

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