Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 December 2017

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* Watch Blue Origin’s New Shepard 2.0 Spacecraft Soar in 1st Test Flight >>
* Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins >>
* New Map Shows The Motion Of All The Galaxies In Our Supercluster >>

* Google’s Year In Search 2017 video is full of hope >>
* Google, Looking to Tiptoe Back into China, Announces A.I. Center >>
* AI filmmaker; Script-writing robot learns to manipulate human emotions by binge-watching tear jerkers >>

* First advert on the moon: Japanese space startup raises $90 million for lunar surface by 2020 >>
* There are more than 1.9 million technology professionals working in the AI sector globally >>
* AI Algorithms to Prevent Suicide Gain Traction >>

* Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Body Is Saved >>
* The tiny space rock New Horizons is headed for may have a moon >>
* Luke Skywalker prosthetic AI hand lets amputee play the piano again >>

* Modern copyright law can’t keep pace with thinking machines >>
* ispace just raised $90 million to launch two private moon missions by 2020 >>
* Busting the Myths About A.I. Invading Our Lives >>

* Jeff Bezos just launched a dummy called ‘Mannequin Skywalker’ into space and safely returned it to Earth >>
* How Machine Learning Can Help Identify Cyber Vulnerabilities >>
* Artificial Intelligence Is Killing The Uncanny Valley And Our Grasp On Reality >>

* Laser-driven technique for creating fusion is now within reach, say researchers >>
* India’s grasp on IT jobs is loosening up. Is artificial intelligence to blame? >>
* Mars overdue a planet-wide dust storm that could harm the rovers >>

* Nvidia AI can change video scenes from winter to summer >>
* NASA’s Mars MAVEN Mission Sheds Light on Search for Life-Bearing Alien Planets >>
* Russian decline in world power will accelerate over the 2020s >>

* Big bird: Fossil of giant penguin discovered in New Zealand >>
* 17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read >>
* T-Mobile is becoming a cable TV provider >>

* IoT Markets to Watch in 2018 >>
* Scientists develop new artificial ovary prototype >>
* Releases free preview of Quantum Development Kit >>

* Scientists create stretchable battery made entirely out of fabric >>
* Why This Explosive, Mars-Like Volcanic Island Fascinates NASA >>
* Humanity’s Expansion into Deep Space Is Inevitable, Industry Experts Say >>

* Space Station Crew Returns to Earth Tonight: How to Watch Live >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Dec 13, 2017: Emilio Enriquez And Seti’s Breakthrough Listen Initiative >>
* Light Camera Founder Explains Delays, Software Bugs, and Slow Data Transfer >>

* A Case Against Net Neutrality >>
* A Case for Net Neutrality >>
* The Silicon Valley Paradox: One In Four People Are At Risk of Hunger >>

* What the US would need to beat China, Russia, North Korea, Iran, and Salafist-jihadi >>
* The President’s plan to revisit the moon raises lots of questions—here are the answers >>

* Lights, camera, 802.11ax-ion! new 10G WiFi >>
* Why China Isn’t Taking America’s Garbage Anymore—Literally >>
* An introduction to regular expressions >>

* How To Be A Television Futurist In Four Simple Steps >>
* The Race For Ar Glasses Starts Now >>
* What is Next Gen TV and when will it launch? >>

* Students solve a 60-year-old space radiation mystery >>
* The Google Assistant: coming to tablets and more Android phones >>
* Best practices for mobile AR design >>

* Google is opening a China-based research lab focused on artificial intelligence >>
* AI Creates Super-Religion Based on Sacred Texts >>
* The Mystery of How Babies Experience Pain >>

* Could this be the day for Rocket Lab’s Electron launch? >>
* Renault’s concept EV drove me at 80MPH while I wore a VR headset >>
* F-35 will receive upgraded avionics to improve weapons delivery and targeting >>

* Electric eels might be the key to powering implantable devices >>
* Blue Origin tests Crew Capsule 2.0 with ‘biggest windows in space’ >>
* Prepare Yourself for the “Tsunami of Data” Expected to Hit by 2025 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 December 2017

December 12, 2017 Leave a comment

* Robotic Blimp Could Explore Hidden Chambers of Great Pyramid of Giza >>
* Trump Announces That the Moon Is Astronauts’ Next Destination >>
* Google patents an AI ‘babysitter’ system capable of protecting unattended children by remotely locking doors and switching off plug sockets >>

* Weaponised microwave may be behind alleged sonic attacks in Cuba >>
* AI tools will make it easy to create fake porn of just about anybody >>
* Microsoft has committed another $50 million to fund AI that helps combat climate change >>

* Airbnb’s VR And AR Plans Will Let You Visit A Home Before Renting It >>
* Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society >>
* A humanoid robot carried the Olympic torch in South Korea >>

* An Inside Look at the First Nation With a State Minister for Artificial Intelligence >>
* A New Sensor Gives Driverless Cars a Human-Like View of the World >>
* Google is launching 3 new experimental apps on both Android and the iPhone >>

* Tinder’s new feature is a social feed from your matches >>
* Artificial intelligence and supercomputers to help alleviate urban traffic problems >>
* When news breaks, Google still can’t separate rumor from fact >>

* Trump Formally Establishes Lunar Landing Goal, But Without Details >>
* Massive Black Hole Has Surprisingly Weak Magnetic Field >>
* Recognizing an Alien Probe, Will AI Become Conscious, Ten SETI Messages We May Dread Receiving >>

* Using computers made from e-waste and jerrycans, kids in Chad use internet for first time >>
* Netflix users collectively watched 1 billion hours of content per week in 2017 >>
* Google Maps can now wake you up when it’s time to get off the subway >>

* New DNA-Scanning Software Can ID You in Minutes >>
* Scientists create molecule of love with less complications >>
* Will artificial intelligence become conscious? >>

* The Alien Observatory Deciphering a Non-DNA-Based Alien Genetic Code >>
* Education technology meets its limits >>
* Gillmor Gang: Coin Operated >>

* Crispr Therapeutics Plans Its First Clinical Trial For Genetic Disease >>
* Former Facebook exec says social media is ripping apart society >>
* Bitcoin billionaires tip cryptocurrency’s value to soar by another 20 times >>

* New Analysis of Lithium-Ion Batteries Shows How to Pack in More Energy >>
* TetraVue Says Its Lidar Will Dominate the Robocar Business >>
* Air Force is throwing cold water on suggestions it would train enlisted airmen to be pilots >>

* Developers, developers, developers: How ‘serverless’ crowd dropped ops like it’s hot >>
* Amazon just opened its second AWS region in China >>
* Microsoft asks devs for quantum leap of faith >>

* These Electric Busses Could Start Cleaning Up National Park Travel >>
* Twitter just took another step toward becoming a full on blogging platform >>
* Astronomers Are Gearing Up to Listen for Evidence of Aliens from a Mysterious Interstellar Object >>

* Could Bitcoin’s secretive creator become the world’s first trillionaire? >>
* Apple will launch the iMac Pro on December 14 >>

* This bean-shaped robot will help you get to sleep faster >>
* YouTube TV hits 34 new markets >>
* Algoriddim releases djay Pro 2 with AI-powered features >>

* This building’s exterior is constantly changing shape >>
* Honda and Toyota are still backing hydrogen fuel-cell cars >>
* Your 50s Will Probably Be the Most Unhappy Time of Your Life >>

* Microsoft’s Cortana AI can connect to your Gmail >>
* Apple GymKit is coming to a treadmill near you >>
* The Million-dollar Minimalism Of Mclaren’s Senna Supercar >>

* First Graphene-Infused Sneakers to Hit Ground Running in 2018 >>
* Scientists create life’s building blocks in a space-like environment suggesting we were created from interstellar dust >>
* Nike patents an augmented reality headset to help golfers improve their game by giving them real-time stats about their swing >>

* AI in Medicine >>
* 3D model of China’s first stealth fighter reveals its greatest strengths and weaknesses >>
* Japan sent F-15s to drill with US stealth jets and a B-1 bombers >>

* Astronomers Are Gearing Up to Listen for Evidence of Aliens from a Mysterious Interstellar Object >>
* As Amazon looks for a new headquarters, its insane pace of hiring is slowing down in Seattle >>
* Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco >>

* End of an era: Australian Westfield owner accepts $35.6b takeover offer >>
* Reviews For ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Are Out — Here’s What Critics Are Saying >>
* The Last Jedi: our spoiler-free review >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 December 2017

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* Microsoft releases quantum computing development kit preview >>
* Google’s new Star Wars AR stickers put Porgs everywhere >>
* Fowl Language: AI Decodes the Nuances of Chicken “Speech” >>

* Stanford AI Index finds rapid technical progress and industry growth >>
* Could Russia’s president one day be a ROBOT? >>
* 3D-printing biocompatible living bacteria >>

* Scaling Deep Learning until systems reach human level performance or better >>
* Self driving car news from Tesla, Nutonomy and Apple >>
* DNA Has Gone Digital—What Could Possibly Go Wrong? >>

* Google’s Assistant will help ‘sync’ your smart home devices >>
* Gene therapy gives ‘bubble babies’ immune systems >>
* Elon Musk’s Boring Company sold $600,000 worth of hats >>

* Is Elon Musk even allowed to send his car to deep space? >>
* An AI That Makes Fake Videos May Facilitate the End of Reality as We Know It >>
* Future of AI: Blockchain and Deep Learning >>

* Apple gives a rare private demo of its driverless car system that uses lasers to detect pedestrians and cyclists from a distance >>
* Apple AI chief reveals more progress on self-driving car tech >>

* A.I. spots epilepsy seizures in advance >>
* Fasting may boost brainpower by giving neurons more energy >>
* Targeting this protein could prevent Alzheimer’s >>

* Dogs are BETTER at reading our moods than we are >>
* Kim Jong-un’s ‘secret BIOWEAPONS plan >>
* Scientists Are Using Eye-Tracking To Discover How We See Design >>

* The Net Neutrality Debate Hinges on Defining the Internet >>
* In-Space Manufacturing Is About to Get a Big Test >>
* Blue Origin Preparing to Resume Test Flights from West Texas >>

* Trump to sign directive ordering NASA to return to the Moon >>
* What Do I Do All Day? Livestreamed Technology Ceoing >>
* NASA’s high altitude ER-2 scans California’s wildfires >>

* Carbon Nanomaterials Could Push Copper Aside in Chip Interconnects >>
* NASA will have big Kepler AI assisted discovery announced on Thursday >>
* Google’s premium Home Max smart speaker goes on sale >>

* ITER fusion project lies about the dates, budget and power levels >>
* Boeing only has lies and empty promises about Mars so NASA will not cut off $4 billion per year for SLS rocket >>
* A ‘groundbreaking’ new drug could help people living with a rare neurologic condition >>

* Earth is Approaching Pre-Permian Extinction Levels 252-Million Years Ago >>
* Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser Aces Glide Test Flight >>

* Apollo 17 Astronaut Begins Releasing Diary 45 Years After Moon Mission >>
* METI: A Longer-Term Perspective >>

* AI in Healthcare Summit >>
* Google AR Stickers let you drop Star Wars and Stranger Things characters into any photo >>
* MakeX announces the first 3D-printing backpack >>

* Microsoft releases free preview of its Quantum Development Kit >>
* Fired Tech Workers Turn To Chatbots for Counseling >>
* BBC launches Alexa skill for live radio and podcasts >>

* McLaren built a $1 million hypercar that it says is unlike any other vehicle in the world >>
* DNA has gone digital – what could possibly go wrong? >>

* A New Optical Illusion Was Just Discovered, And It’s Breaking Our Brains >>
* Flying cars don’t exist yet, but one company already wants to race them in the desert >>
* Microsoft’s holiday ad brings adorable monsters to life with Paint 3D >>

* Amazon Alexa can now wake you up to music >>
* Tinder >>
* Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi film production date revealed >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 December 2017

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* Holography-based 3D printing produces objects in seconds instead of hours >>
* New software development program works with AI and the cloud >>
* Announcing Google Cloud Next 2018 >>

* MIT is redesigning power converters to make the grid more efficient >>
* The “Always Connected PC” May Solve Laptops’ Battery-Life Problem >>
* Artificial Intelligence Seeks An Ethical Conscience >>

* Star Wars: The Last Jedi – what are the critics saying? >>
* Patrick Stewart Would Return to ‘Star Trek’ for Quentin Tarantino >>

* Microsoft has set up an internal AI University to try and get around the skills shortage >>
* Researchers use electric currents to detect cancer in human tissue >>
* CRISPR Might Be Able to Cure Disease, Without Changing Genes >>

* Dinosaurs didn’t crack under stress, but the hard times affected their eggs >>
* New AI algorithm recommends right products at the right time >>
* NVIDIA’s ‘most powerful GPU’ ever is built for AI >>

* World’s Smallest Mona Lisa Is Made From DNA >>
* Bitcoin and the millennials may have created a perfect storm >>
* Neuroscientists Just Launched An Atlas Of The Developing Human Brain >>

* That interstellar asteroid could be a shard of a shredded planet >>
* Sentiment and emotion-aware natural language processing >>
* From smart cities to intelligent societies >>

* SGAI International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI-2017) >>
* AI in Healthcare Summit >>
* Edible straws, living ink and more >>

* F35 helps target North Korea ICBM but anti-ICBM drones are better and will be ready in months >>
* Only 90-120 seconds for an interceptor missile to hit an North Korean ICBM during the most vulnerable boost phase >>
* US Navy not ready for major war as they forgot to train sailors to sail and operate ships >>
* US Is Testing a Microwave Weapon To Stop North Korea’s Missiles >>

* Chinese students blanket the world, but Americans barely get past Europe >>
* Why not? Pushing and prodding the possible, at TED@IBM >>
* Elon Musk finally admits Tesla is building its own custom AI chips >>

* Too Big, Too Soon. Monster Black Hole Seen Shortly After The Big Bang >>
* ‘American Murderer’ Worm Strips To Evade Your Immune System >>
* Study Validates NanoRacks Concept for Commercial Space Station Module >>

* WATCH NASA VIDEO: “2017 –Death of Saturn’s Cassini to the Discovery of 10 Earth-Sized Alien Planets” >>
* Astronauts In Trouble Will Be Able To Press The “Take Me Home” Button >>
* 8 European Space Missions Get Extensions >>

* Does Dark Matter Exist? Bold New Study Offers Alternative Model >>
* The Human Species “Biological Limits Have Peaked” >>
* Aerial Photos Tell a Story About Which Cities Are Embracing Clean Energy >>

* Boeing CEO Says Boeing Will Beat SpaceX to Mars >>
* “We’re Re-thinking the Evolution of the Universe” –13-Billion-Year Voyage of the Light from Oldest Most Massive Known Black Hole >>
* Boeing only has lies and empty promises about Mars so NASA will not cut off $4 billion per year for SLS rocket >>

* MRAM-like Device Could Make Logic Run Backwards >>
* The most improvement for the World’s poor ever will happen over the next 12 years >>

* Flexible UV Imagers for Drones >>
* Gillmor Gang: Coin Operated >>
* Dating as we know it will change with virtual reality >>

* Researchers establish long-sought source of ocean methane >>
* Uber will soon have to compete with China’s Didi Chuxing in Mexico >>
* Coinbase CEO: ‘Please invest responsibly’ >>

* Kepler Mission’s “Big Alien-Planet Discovery” via Google AI –Live-Streamed This Coming Thursday on NASA TV >>
* 3D-printing biocompatible living bacteria >>
* How to Apply for a New Job After You’ve Been Fired >>

* DARPA’s $100 million Gene Drive program >>
* Nvidia has GPU with Tensor cores has 9 times deep learning speed of previous Nvidia GPU >>
* Facebook Sound Collection lets you add no-name music to videos >>

* IBM explains why the time for quantum computers is now >>
* China is at 1.5 times US electricity usage in 2017 and should be double by 2023 >>
* Faster, taller, denser, more profitable warehouse robots and Interview with the CEO >>

* This tiny bit of the brain could offer clues about addiction >>
* Astronomers just discovered a supermassive black hole from the dawn of the universe >>

* Is This The Future Of Amtrak >>
* Apple’s Jony Ive will return to his design management role >>
* Musk Says Tesla Is Building Its Own Chip For Autopilot >>

* Forget body painting—body marbling turns your skin into a psychedelic work of art >>
* Google Is Giving Away Ai That Can Build Your Genome Sequence >>
* Study: Genes Start Mutating Soon After Conception >>

* Incredible footage captures a mid-air COLLISION between a murmuration of starlings and a flock of geese >>
* Do Genes Direct Our Behavior? [Video] >>
* Whale-sized asteroid capable of DESTROYING a major city skimmed past our planet at just a third of the distance between Earth and the moon – and NASA didn’t even notice >>

* What NASA’s Mock Space Missions Tell Us About the Need for Martian Law >>
* Exoplanet Most Likely to Support Alien Life Might Not Be Habitable After All >>
* Tiny Space-Debris Detector Will Fly to Station This Week >>

* AI Analyzes Dolphin Chatter And Discovers Something We Didn’t Know >>
* Stunning waterfront property for sale in Bitcoin >>
* Google Maps will wake you up when you need to get off the bus >>

* China Has Launched the World’s First All-Electric Cargo Ship >>
* DNA Tattoos Are the Final Frontier of Love >>
* Emotion Recognition Systems Could Be Used In Job Interviews >>

* The FCC Still Doesn’t Know How the Internet Works >>
* What Mistakes Can Stall An IT Career? >>
* How To Encrypt All Of The Things >>

* Toyota’s New Power Plant Will Create Clean Energy From Manure >>
* Physicists say they’ve confirmed new form of matter in a breakthrough of ‘cosmic significance’ >>

* Jet lag could increase your risk of cancer because our body clocks are controlled by the same mechanism that causes tumours, study finds >>
* The AI that can hear dolphins ‘talk’: Algorithm is able to distinguish different species in the wild based on their clicks >>
* The year 2017 in Netflix news >>

* In Green Company: Aurora over Norway >>
* 34 of the weirdest photos taken in 2017 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 8 December 2017

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* Scientists ‘Inject’ Information Into Monkeys’ Brains >>
* Entire human chess knowledge learned by DeepMind’s AlphaZero in four hours >>
* Robot’s terrible jokes are a new test of machine intelligence >>

* Bitcoin soared above $19,500 , just three hours after it blew past $16,000. >>
* How addressable TV will shape the future of media >>
* Earth’s Deep “Hum” Recorded for 1st Time –“Planet is Constantly in Movement” >>

* New airline rules are leaving smart luggage makers in a tough spot >>
* San Francisco restricts the use of delivery robots on its sidewalks >>
* Google Taught an AI That Sorts Cat Photos to Analyze DNA >>

* The Neuroscience of Changing Your Mind >>
* Is being gay in your DNA? Homosexual men share two gene variants suggest they born with their sexual preference, study >>
* Timeline For Artificial Intelligence Risks >>

* The Space Station Is Getting A New Gadget To Detect Space Debris >>
* Countries Around the World Tackled Net Neutrality in Different Ways >>
* New technology allows robots to visualize their own future >>

* Researchers Create an Intelligence That Can See Its Own Future >>
* Researchers found a way to tuck AR objects behind real ones >>
* AI Can Beat Humans Only One Game At a Time >>

* This wireless VR tech could make it easier to play with others >>
* Google’s mobile search results now include videos of celebs answering your questions >>
* Uber Paid 20-year-old Florida Man To Keep Data Breach Secret >>

* Future of hardware is AI >>
* Watch: 3D-printed plastic sends info through Wi-Fi >>
* App-controlled medical implant could replace addictive opioids by jamming pain signals to the brain – but it will cost patients thousands >>

* Checkpoints, Imax, And Waterfalls: The Airport’s Terminal Identity Crisis >>
* Machine learning at Spotify: You are what you stream >>
* How to bring fast data access to microservice architecture with in-memory data grids >>

* New algorithm repairs corrupted digital images in one step >>
* Honda is working with Chinese AI unicorn SenseTime on self-driving car tech >>
* Amazon’s in-home delivery raises concerns >>

* Thorcon floating supertanker molten salt reactors starting with 2021 prototype >>
* A Wearable Chip to Predict Seizures >>
* It might be possible to remodel a baby’s microbiome >>

* How high can bitcoin go? Cryptocurrency rockets past $15K amid bubble fears >>
* Making interaction with AI systems more natural with textual grounding >>
* Microsoft introduces Simplygon Cloud 3D object optimization for AR and VR >>

* Boosting the antibiotic arsenal >>
* Why Amazon and Google just can’t get along >>
* What Will NASA’s Biggest-Ever Space Telescope Study First? >>

* Inside Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 for PCs, mobes: Cortex-A75s, fat caches, vector math, security stuff, and more >>
* Robots Will Transform Fast Food >>
* Assisted suicide goes high tech with a 3D-printed machine >>

* Learn Spanish with this innovative podcast >>
* San Francisco was the place to be for people in tech. Then it wasn’t. >>
* Pytorch Vs Tensorflow >>

* IBM opens emergency escape hatch to TSS volunteers >>
* Closely-orbiting black holes caught in ‘cosmic photobomb’ >>
* Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study >>

* Google says the mobile gaming industry is failing women gamers >>
* Google Has Released An AI Tool That Makes Sense Of Your Genome >>
* $10,000 quadrillion asteroid: Experts reveal how iron, nickel and gold makes 16-Psyche so valuable as NASA prepares to visit it in 2026 >>

* Does Dark Matter Exist? Bold New Study Offers Alternative Model >>
* Rocket Lab to Attempt Second Test Launch Tonight: How to Watch Live >>

* Monkey feel, monkey do: Microstimulation in premotor cortex can instruct movement >>
* Silicon Valley executives are paying thousands to fix a ‘crisis of the soul’ at a luxury retreat — here’s what they’re learning >>

* Human race has PEAKED: Study says we have hit the limit for height, lifespan and physical performance – and could soon move backwards >>
* Earth’s climate will warm 15 per cent more than we thought >>
* Report 93% chance that global warming will exceed 4°C by 2100 >>

* Space Policy Experts Lay Out Their Concerns: Will the Trump Administration Listen? >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Dec. 6, 2017: Brian Koberlein And “big Science” >>
* Massive Star-Filled Galaxies Emerged From Vast Oceans of Dark Matter –“Earlier Than Thought in the Universe” >>

* New Carbon Nanotube Sheets Claim World’s Top Heat-Sink Performance >>
* Actually getting rid of a USA worth of coal usage within a decade >>
* Now There’s Even a Hyperloop Think Tank >>

* China manufacturing workers earn 7 times more than some workers in Africa >>
* Weight loss can cure type 2 diabetes >>
* US leads in AI talent and it will still take time for China to catch up >>

* Treatment cuts migraine days in half >>
* Nuclear powered drones are technically feasible and could fly for years >>
* JPL’s AI-Powered Racing Drone Challenges Pro Human Pilot >>

* Learn AI and earn $436,000 >>
* Fallout 4 VR Launching A Day Earlier Than Expected >>
* Please don’t let The Last Jedi be another remake of Empire Strikes Back >>

* Instagram is testing Direct, a standalone messaging app that replaces the current inbox >>
* Amazing Footage Of Plasma In The World’s Largest Stellarator Fusion Reactor >>
* AlphaZero Annihilates World’s Best Chess Bot After Just Four Hours of Practicing >>

* What You Should Know About Bitcoin’s Ridiculous Surge In Value >>
* Devastating Tornado Turns Concrete Building Into Rubble In Seconds >>
* Duolingo podcasts are a casual way to learn a new language >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 7 December 2017

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* Google learns to smile, because AI’s bad at it >>
* Netflix mulls using AI to craft personalized movie trailers for viewers >>
* Most distant quasar ever seen is way too big for our universe >>

* Reducing discrimination in AI with new methodology >>
* Inside Baidu’s Bid To Lead The Ai Revolution >>
* The Ai Company That Helps Boeing Cook New Metals For Jets >>

* Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 doubles down on cameras and AI >>
* Computers Learn to Use Sound to Find Ships >>
* Google Released an AI That Analyzes Your Genome >>

* AI creates a ‘false reality’ that is almost identical to the real world >>
* China’s ‘Big Brother’ technology conference where companies reveal how they use AI to spy on citizens >>
* China’s A.I. Advances Help Its Tech Industry, and State Security >>

* Super thin, ‘unclonable’ security system fends off hackers >>
* Volocopter says its 60mph self-flying taxi service will be up running in ‘two to three years’ >>
* Researchers reveal controversial plan to create infertile GM rats in bid to wipe out the pests >>

* “Little Foot” Walking on Earth 3.6 Million Years Ago >>
* What Happens When an Algorithm Helps Write Science Fiction >>
* Sony’s Super Slo-Mo Cellphone Camera >>

* Qualcomm Is Building Awesome Windows Pcs Out Of Smartphone Parts >>
* Amazon Prime Video finally arrives on Apple TV >>
* US cyberweapons have been stolen and there’s nothing we can do >>

* Christmas of future, according to Amazon: ‘AI and 3D-printed food’ >>
* Scientists Want in on Humanity’s Next Big Space Station >>
* Why brewing beer in space is more important than you think >>

* Self-Driving Car Milestones >>
* ‘Pokémon Go’ will soon incorporate real-world weather >>
* Gomer is a soft robot that can bother your cat >>

* Tesla’s Gigafactory might be behind a global battery shortage >>
* DARPA and the future of synthetic biology >>
* Google Maps motorcycle mode finds shortcuts for India’s bikers >>

* Researchers 3D-print WiFi-connected objects that don’t need power >>
* The feud; Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices >>
* How Much Does It Cost to Insure the Vehicles of ‘Star Wars’? >>

* Try this! Researchers devise better recommendation algorithm >>
* This duck-like dinosaur with killer claws ran, swam and tore prey to shreds >>
* Key for Alien Life? Earth’s Atmosphere has a Nitrogen Signature That’s Unique to Our Planet >>

* Looks like HQ Trivia is coming to Android >>
* Custom 3D-Printed Implants Could Treat Hearing Loss >>
* Future Historians Probably Won’t Understand Our Internet, and That’s Okay >>

* 2D Materials Push Paper Electronics Towards the Internet of Things >>
* Oculus Rift Core 2.0 update is now available in beta >>
* The colossal ITER fusion power facility is halfway finished >>

* China spending US$3.3 billion on molten salt nuclear reactors for faster aircraft carriers and in flying drones >>
* Heat only nuclear plants proposed to get rid of coal power at one third the cost >>
* What Tech Skills are Hot (React, Cloud) or Not (Linux, Tableau) >>

* New Migraine Prevention Drugs May Finally Eradicate Pain >>
* China Planning a Robotic Moon Station and Far-Side Radio Telescope (VIDEO) >>
* Google Lunar X Prize Teams Make Last-Ditch Fundraising Appeals >>

* Mathematicians Awarded $3 Million for Cracking Century-Old Problem >>
* Shenzhen passes Guangzhou as highest GDP city in southern China >>
* Game changing nuclear molten salt reactor will be cheaper than natural gas >>

* Modeling and Simulation for Meeting the Challenges of Battery Design >>
* Scientists observe supermassive black hole in infant universe >>
* Flash DSC Revolutionizes Rapid-Scanning DSC >>

* Android Oreo 8.1 is here, and it’s boring but important >>
* Pivot to the cloud: intelligent features in Google Sheets help businesses uncover insights >>
* Science Has Made America Great >>

* MIT researchers made a living ink that responds to its surroundings >>
* Microsoft’s next big campus renovation project is on Apple’s home turf >>
* China publishes NUCLEAR ATTACK survival guide >>

* What it was like to work at startups in 2017, according to over 850 founders >>
* An Amino Acid in Plant Waste Offers Unexpected Energy Potential >>
* We Can’t Get Over How Entrancing These Traffic Flow Simulations Are >>

* The top 10 YouTube videos of the year >>
* Teaching Machines to Understand User Interfaces >>
* Tesla’s Gigafactory might be behind a global battery shortage >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 6 December 2017

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* Samsung’s 512GB chip will give your phone PC-like storage >>
* Top secret MICROWAVE missile that can take out North Korea’s nukes before all-out US assault >>
* Japan Airlines pre-orders 20 Boom supersonic passenger jets >>

* Android Go Will Make the Most Basic Phones Run Smoothly >>
* Why (most) future robots won’t look like robots >>
* Engineers 3-D print a “living tattoo” >>

* China Planning a Robotic Moon Station and Far-Side Radio Telescope >>
* Transfer learning from multiple pre-trained computer vision models >>
* Extreme radiation around small stars may not doom life nearby >>

* Volvo will sell tens of thousands of self driving cars to Uber between 2019-2021 >>
* General Motors will self driving ride sharing service with electric cars in 2019 >>
* Scientists create machines that imagine the consequences of their actions to better handle objects >>

* China Will Lead an Electric Car Future, Ford’s Chairman Says >>
* Volocopter: Expect our flying taxis running for real in “two to three years” >>
* Facebook For 6-year-olds? Welcome To Messenger Kids >>

* New research in AI pushes frontiers in epileptic seizure prediction >>
* BT Sport to offer 360-degree video highlights and replays >>
* Remote Town Gets Fiber Internet With a Little Help from a Drone >>

* XPrize’s $5 million AI competition is down to 59 teams >>
* The Wide-eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children To Communicate >>
* Google for India: Building India-first products and features >>
* Google Missed Out on China. Can It Flourish in India? >>

* Researchers develop a way to train robots with just a gentle nudge >>
* Forget 3D printing, molding is all the rage right now >>
* The usual way of hunting dark matter may be all wrong >>

* Artificial ovary may fine-tune treatment for menopause symptoms >>
* Watch: 3D printer uses ink made with live bacteria >>
* Spaceplanes may be the best hope in war on deadly orbiting junk >>

* Genetically mutated rats could be released in Britain to solve rodent problem >>
* Elon Musk’s Boring Company Releases A Map Showing Its Projected LA Tunnel System >>
* Bill Gates has read nearly all 37 books by this scientist — here are 7 of his favourites >>

* NASA testing ultra-simple small nuclear reactors that will power missions to Mars and beyond >>
* Scientists are trying to figure out which bacteria have colonized our space station >>
* Brain scan study provides new clues as to how electroconvulsive “shock” therapy helps alleviate depression >>

* Improving Search and discovery on Google >>
* Pinterest makes it easy to share pins on Facebook Messenger >>
* Winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt Berlin 2017 is… Lia Diagnostics >>

* Facebook Messenger service outage struck the globe this morning >>
* A designer is building glass furniture that can harvest sunlight and store energy >>
* IBM’s new Power9 chip was built for AI and machine learning >>

* CEO of automation company ABB says we shouldn’t fear automation >>
* Google will enlist 10,000 employees to moderate YouTube videos >>
* Watch Ultrahaptics use ultrasound to let you feel imaginary objects >>

* China’s debt levels are still safe >>
* A second roaring Twenties >>
* Fitbit’s Ionic smartwatch is getting 60 new apps including Yelp, Uber and Deezer >>

* “Dark-Matter Fingerprints” in Colliding Galaxies Point To Missing Matter of the Universe >>
* Ancient Stellar Winds Death Knell for Life on Red-Dwarf Planets >>
* IBM demonstrates 10x faster large-scale machine learning >>

* Elon Musk has won- all car companies racing to electric self driving cars, India and China will ban gas cars by 2030 >>
* Quentin Tarantino could direct the next Star Trek Movie which would make for interesting quotes >>
* Google releases its Android file storage manager to all >>

* Report: ‘Doctor Who’ Season 11 Boasts ‘Cinematic’ Look >>
* A ‘scaled-up version of Earth’ with a gassy atmosphere that could host alien life is discovered 111 light years away >>
* An overlooked part of the Air Force’s personnel problem is going to take years to fix >>

* America’s future depends on the death of the single-family home >>
* Virtual reality users must learn to use what they see >>
* Artificial intelligence isn’t just going to transform your business — it’s going to change technology itself >>

* 36-year-old made $90m in three months with used goods app >>
* Samsung’s New Phones Might Literally Read the Palm of Your Hand >>
* We might have just got a big hint that Amazon’s not going to start selling drugs >>

* Are Exoskeletons The Future Of Physical Labor? >>
* Netflix is reportedly experimenting with interactive TV shows for adults >>
* Convergence of AI and Blockchain: what’s the deal? >>

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