Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 February 2020

February 27, 2021 Leave a comment

* SpaceX Starship Updates – SN10 Flight Imminent, Mars 2020 Footage & Cygnus mission >>
* The new rules of competition in the technology industry >>
* Portless ‘iPhone 13’ could restore iOS without needing a cable >>

* Winning Wars (Literally) With Agile & DevOps >>
* What AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile are buying up: 5G battle just got very interesting >>
* A memory without a brain >>

* New Ai Detects Your Emotions By Scanning You With Radio Signals >>
* Facebook clears the air as Media Bargaining Code passes both Houses >>
* #1429 – Colin O’Brady >>

* Robotic Process Automation Full Course – 10 Hours >>
* Aurora acquires a second lidar company in push to bring self-driving trucks to the road >>
* Astra awarded NASA launch contract for storm observation satellites >>

* New Glenn Factory Progress Update >>
* Is SpaceX Building Two Orbital Starship Pads? & Major Sea Launch Platform Update >>
* Isro’s PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission: Countdown begins >>

* Volkswagen is using its electric ID.Buzz van to test self-driving tech >>
* The real-life Day After Tomorrow! What would happen in the US if the Gulf Stream stopped? >>
* Fisker Inc. has ‘completely dropped’ solid-state batteries >>

* How capital-as-a-service can help you get your first check in 2021 >>

* The big-spending state may be here to stay—even after the pandemic ends >>
* China guides its self-driving startups into the fast lane >>
* A recent Ebola outbreak puts Guinea’s “muscle memory” to the test >>

* EP111: How to streamline web deployment and management with Mathias Biilmann, CEO of Netlify >>
* Miracle Qure: Founder Pooja Rao Talks Medical Technology at Qure.ai – Ep. 136 >>
* Here’s How the Air Force Will Put Death Rays on Fighter Jets >>

* Understanding and Rightsizing Container Resources With Datadog and Prophetstor >>
* murex: Bash-like $SHELL designed for greater commandline productivity >>
* Mastering Low-Code Application Development in 2021 >>

* Light Reading Podcasts: Jeff Baumgartner on Paramount+, pay TV and live sports >>
* India: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of Covid-19 vaccine >>
* Double-arch steel bridge for Cross Bay Link in Hong Kong erected >>

* Argentina receives Chinese Sinopharm vaccines to combat COVID-19 >>
* Roboticist argued AI can’t be taught real-world reasoning through simulations >>

* UK government will reportedly buy stakes in tech startups >>
* Here’s Why Every Spaceship In Sci-Fi Has Its Guns On Backwards >>
* SORRY ELON: Mars Is A Hellhole: Colonizing red planet is a ridiculous way to help humanity. >>

* 5 Pandemic Mistakes We Keep Repeating >>
* The battery invented 120 years before its time >>
* Schrödinger’s Cat – Still Not Dead >>

* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through February 27) >>
* China offers glimpse of the first moon samples brought back to Earth in more than 45 years >>
* OnePlus will reportedly launch its ‘9R’ phone and watch in March >>

* Nissan’s improved hybrid car system reduces CO2 emissions >>
* Is the Net Neutrality Debate a Pointless Distraction? >>
* Did Ancient Martian Life Eat Rocks For Food? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 February 2020

February 27, 2021 Leave a comment

* ‘Deep Nostalgia’ Can Turn Old Photos of Your Relatives Into Moving Videos >>
* The rules of the tech game are changing: A new phase in the global tech contest is under way >>
* Apple-Kia partnership not dead yet, report claims >>
* AI Teaches Itself Diplomacy >>

* Artificial intelligence is killing choice and chance – changing what it means to be human >>
* Video Friday: A Blimp For Your Cat >>
* Australia passes world-first new law forcing Facebook and Google to pay for news content >>

* Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine cleared for expected FDA authorization within days >>
* Clubhouse’s Security and Privacy Lag Behind Its Explosive Growth >>
* a16z Podcast: All About Ransomware >>
* Product Management for AI >>
* #1428 – Brian Greene >>

* What’s the story: Mike Dano follows the money in the $81B C-band spectrum auction >>
* Vergecast: 2021 plans for Spotify, Paramount Plus, and 5G >>

* Starship SN10 Static Fires for the Second Time >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica: Starship SN15’s Nosecone Stacked >>
* Sergey Brin’s airship aims to use world’s biggest mobile hydrogen fuel cell >>

* Huawei steers course to make its own cars – report >>
* Testing the Mars Helicopter Delivery System on NASA’s Perseverance Rover >>
* Restaurants Look for Ways Around Food-Delivery Apps >>

* 16 Minutes #56: When Christie’s Meets Crypto — The NFT Moment >>
* NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover Mission Real-time Tracker >>
* AI Recodes Legacy Software to Operate on Modern Platforms >>

* Our Brains “See” Beams Of Motion Emanating From People’s Faces Towards The Object Of Their Attention >>
* An AI is training counselors to deal with teens in crisis >>
* TED@BCG: The value of your humanity in an automated future >>

* AI smashes video game high scores by remembering its past success >>
* AI helps explain your microbiome >>
* Atlassian is acquiring Chartio to bring data visualization to the platform >>

* Lawmakers Push Amazon for Public Disclosure on SolarWinds Hack >>
* Fixing Problems Before They Happen at NASA >>
* Facebook’s Australian Struggles Cast Shadow on Net Policy Around the World >>

* Is GitOps Replacing DevOps? >>
* 7 Simple Ways to Reduce Your AWS Spend >>
* Digital sustainability >>
* McKinsey suffers from collective self-delusion >>
* America’s Immigration System Is a COVID Superspreader >>

* First universal coronavirus vaccine will start human trials this year >>
* COVID, Quickly Episode 1: Vaccines, Variants and Diabetes >>

* COVID Zoom Boom Is Reshaping Sign Language >>
* Perseverance rover runs on processors used in iMacs in the 1990s >>
* Translate and analyze text using SQL functions with Amazon Athena, Amazon Translate, and Amazon Comprehend >>

* Space Development Futures: Spacefaring Infrastructures of Indifferently Spacefaring Civilizations >>
* Biden’s COVID Plan Is Just a Beginning >>
* Google uses underwater fibre-optic cable to detect earthquakes >>
* Atomically Precise Sensors Could Detect Another Earth >>

* Harvard Commencement to Be Virtual Again >>
* Scientists develop laser system that generates random numbers at ultrafast speeds >>
* The World’s First 3D Printed School Will Be Built in Madagascar >>
* 3D Printed Home Technologies Scaling Up Around the World >>

* Zoom will launch automatic closed captioning for all free accounts >>
* Robotic dogs serve beer to bar patrons in Spain to prevent spread of COVID-19 >>

* Dogecoin Was a Joke. Now It’s Worth $7 Billion. >>
* An Interview With a Member of the Facebook Oversight Board >>
* Beats x Broadband: a fiber-fueled music masterclass >>

* New Paramount+ streaming service is courting fans with ‘Frasier’ revival, ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ >>
* Quantum systems learn joint computing >>
* Google uses underwater fibre-optic cable to detect earthquakes >>

* We’ve finally figured out why there were no medium-sized dinosaurs >>
* NASA’s Parker Solar Probe snaps a stunning photo of Venus from 7,693 miles away >>

* Analysis of hominin Ardi’s hand suggests ancestors were ‘swinging from trees like chimps’ until at least 4.4 million years ago >>
* Boeing 777 Makes an Emergency Landing in Moscow After Engine Warning >>
* Has McKinsey Lost Its Luster? More tough headlines for the consulting firm. >>
* The Future of Car Navigation Has Arrived >>

* Will Robots Make Good Friends? Scientists Are Already Starting to Find Out >>
* Our people are our destiny: Capability building at Volvo Cars >>
* Look for skills, not credentials: Beth Cobert on tapping into talent >>

* Capability building in 2030 >>
* AI promises to make life easier. But it could also change what it means to be human >>
* The Rumored Apple Car Is Bad News for Elon >>

* Virgin Galactic delays space tourism flights to early 2022 >>
* Engadget Podcast: NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover has landed! Now what? >>
* How Savvy Midsize Firms Increase Sales in a Virtual World >>

* Facebook agrees to some policy changes in response to Oversight Board recommendations >>
* Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels Community Showcase >>
* Treat Smart City Tech like Sewers, or Better >>
* F-35 Program Could Be Cancelled in 2023 >>

* Israel Has High COVID Vaccination Level But Still Has COVID Problems >>
* Fisker Inc. has ‘completely dropped’ solid-state batteries >>
* Airlines ground dozens of Boeing 777 planes after engine failure over Denver >>
* This hydrogen paste has a similar range to that of gasoline and could revolutionize the transport industry >>

* The New Work-From-Home Uniform: A Business Suit That’s Pajamas, Too >>
* On Chinese-Owned Technology Platforms >>
* SpaceX blames failed Falcon 9 booster landing on heat damage >>

* Pfizer is testing a 3rd booster shot to bolster its COVID-19 vaccine against new variants >>
* New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, variant contains mutation thought to help the virus dodge the immune system >>
* A Better Way to Zap Our Brains >>
* US Navy successfully tests an orbiting solar panel the size of a pizza box that could one day beam power from space to ANYWHERE on Earth >>

* Virtual computer chip tests expose flaws and protect against hackers >>
* Why Queen Elizabeth Carriers Have Twin Islands? >>
* Biden will review tech supply chains to reduce dependence on China >>
* Starlink Will Hit 300Mbps and Expand To ‘Most of Earth’ This Year >>

* Paramount+ snags long-awaited ‘Halo’ TV series from Showtime >>
* Sex Tapes, Hush Money, and Hollywood’s Economy of Secrets >>
* Blue Origin pushes New Glenn orbital rocket’s first flight to Q4 2022 >>

* Robotics roundup >>
* Paramount+ will cost $5 per month with ads, or $10 without >>
* Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile spent $78 billion on C-band spectrum for 5G >>

* Paramount+ will cost $4.99 per month with ads >>
* Facebook says it will pay $1.3 billion over three years to news media >>
* Span Smart Electrical Panel: Those with solar-powered homes will find this app-control electrical panel indispensable. >>
* Coinbase files to go public in a key listing for the cryptocurrency category >>

* How to Stay Optimistic (When Everything Is Awful) >>
* China Targets 2030 Long March 9 Super Heavy Rocket >>
* AI and Smartphones Are Improving Early Cancer Detection >>

* FAA Aerospace Forecast 2020-2040 >>
* Using container images to run TensorFlow models in AWS Lambda >>
* Google admits Kubernetes container tech is so complex, it’s had to roll out an Autopilot feature to do it all for you >>
* Using AI to explore the future of news audio >>

* Clubhouse Is Booming. So Is the Ecosystem Around It >>
* Cygnus X-1 was the First Black Hole Ever Found. New Measurements Show it’s Much More Massive Than Previously Believed >>
* Facebook clears the air as Media Bargaining Code passes both Houses >>
* How Jeff Bezos changed the economy, in charts >>

* Thanks to US laws, sex workers are fighting to stay online >>
* Online Trackers Increasingly Switching to Invasive CNAME Cloaking Technique >>
* Everything You Need to Know About Evolving Threat of Ransomware >>
* The Top Free Tools for Sysadmins in 2021 >>

* Building AI-Based Trading Algorithms – An Interview with Kiran Mannam, CEO at Rocket Vault Finance >>
* smoothstep.io is a toolkit for building animations in the WebGL Shader language. >>

* Sandy Carter, AWS | CUBE Conversation, February 2021 >>
* Hollywood Director Lee Daniels on a Changing Film Industry >>
* Bitcoin Slides in Worst Weekly Drop Since March Amid Selloff >>
* By bringing AI to surgeries, startup hopes to close knowledge gaps >>

* Mobileye teams up with French firms to develop self-driving shuttles by 2023 >>
* Aussie battle with tech Goliaths could slingshot in favor of tiny Israel’s media >>
* How Google’s Grand Plan to Make Its Own Games Fell Apart >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 February 2020

February 25, 2021 Leave a comment

* Singapore start-up says app can read vital signs via face scan in 45 seconds >>
* Google Cloud puts its Kubernetes Engine on autopilot >>
* Future Vaccines Depend on Test Subjects in Short Supply: Monkeys >>

* AI armed with multiple senses could gain more flexible intelligence >>
* MWC Shanghai: Gadget companies gather for rare pandemic tech expo >>
* Prediction: The future of CX >>

* SpaceX is about to reattempt a high-altitude flight. The last 2 blew up. >>
* Starship SN10 Static Fire >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica – Raptor Engine SN52 Delivered – Super Heavy Ready for New Ring Section >>

* How High Performing Teams Automate Artifact Management and CI/CD >>
* AWS DevOps | AWS DevOps Tutorial For Beginners | AWS DevOps Training >>
* Peter Leyden: The Transformation: A Future History of the World from 02020 to 02050 >>

* What progress means >>
* 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2021 >>
* SpaceX Starlink Will Cover World With 300 Mbps and Sub-20 millisecond Latency Coverage in 2021 >>

* NHS Scotland is using DRONES to carry Covid-19 samples and test kits up to 40 miles across remote parts of the country >>
* Reversing Climate Change by Pulling Carbon Out of the Air >>
* When Our Connected Devices Lack Their Connections >>

* Researchers grow artificial hairs with clever physics trick >>
* First-in-human clinical trial confirms HIV vaccine approach >>
* This Tiny Sensor Dissolves In Your Brain After Its Job Is Done >>

* What giving birth during a pandemic taught me about progress >>
* Between the spreadsheets: Management consultant’s guide to love and sex >>
* Flying Taxis Will Hit LA Skies by 2024 >>

* Talkdesk and AWS: What AI and speech-to-text mean for the future of contact centers and a better customer experience >>
* Architect and build the full machine learning lifecycle with AWS: An end-to-end Amazon SageMaker demo >>
* A map of 25,000 Supermassive Black Holes Across the Universe >>

* Fukushima’s Legacy: Japan’s Hard Turn Toward Renewables >>
* SpaceX’s floating oil rig spaceship launch pad could be operating later this year according to Elon Musk >>
* What’s going on at Google AI? >>

* What does progress mean to you? >>
* Why covid-19 might finally usher in the era of health care based on a patient’s data >>
* A New Generation of Wi-Fi to Improve Your Home Network >>

* LG confirms webOS will power smart TVs by other manufacturers too >>
* Exploring quantum spin liquids as a reservoir for atomic-scale electronics >>
* Android’s latest update will let you schedule texts, secure your passwords and more >>

* Scientists train an AI robot to create artworks ‘indistinguishable’ from works painted by humans >>
* US Army is developing a the ‘most powerful’ laser in history which will vaporize targets using short pulses and produce powerful signals to disrupt enemy electronics >>
* The board’s role during crisis and beyond >>

* Purpose for asset owners: Climbing a taller mountain >>
* Since Perseverance is Searching for Life, What Will it Be Looking for? >>
* Watch Perseverance Land on Mars. Mind…Blown >>

* Digital transformation drives the need for full-stack observability >>
* Scope AR launches WorkLink Create enterprise augmented reality authoring platform >>
* TEDxOhioStateUniversity: Why there’s no such thing as objective reality >>
* TED Salon: UNDP: The people who caused the climate crisis aren’t the ones who will solve it >>

* Google Cloud vs AWS Onboarding Comparison >>
* A Voting Machine Company Fights Disinformation With Lawsuits >>
* FDA Says J&J’s Covid-19 Vaccine Is Safe and Effective >>

* Why Facebook Is Restoring News Content in Australia >>
* NASA wants to play a big part in the development of electric aircraft >>
* ‘Next-gen’ USPS vehicles can use gas or electric motors >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 February 2021

February 23, 2021 Leave a comment

* Onboard Video of Perseverance Rover Landing is Most Incredible Thing I’ve Ever Seen >>
* Facebook ban: Australia and social media platform agree to lift Australian news ban >>
* Sony is working on a new PlayStation VR headset for PS5 >>
* Coffee helps heart health? It’s more complicated than that >>

* Folding Drone Can Drop Into Inaccessible Mines >>
* What Happens When Cryptocurrencies Earn Interest? >>
* SpaceX Starship – How will Starship tank autogenous pressurization systems work? >>

* The Pandemic Will End—but Covid-19 May Be Here to Stay >>
* Qualcomm has a new reference headset to help fast-track AR development >>
* Samsung’s new phone sensor promises faster and more accurate autofocus >>

* Amazon begins using three-wheeled EVs for deliveries in seven Indian cities >>
* A.I. Here, There, Everywhere >>
* Kazuo Ishiguro Sees What the Future Is Doing to Us >>
* IBM’s Watson Illustrates Why Applying A.I. to Healthcare Is So Hard >>

* Why the Texas Power Grid Failed >>
* Texas’s big freeze may not bring the reforms it showed are needed >>
* Microsoft Word is Getting Text Predictions Next Month >>

* Dozens of Boeing 777 planes grounded after engine failure >>
* Investigators release preliminary findings on the United Airlines flight engine failure. Here’s what we know >>
* Boeing 777s which caught fire banned from UK airspace >>
* How Planes Keep Flying After an Engine Catches Fire >>

* Podcast: What’s the story with the C-band auction? >>
* Big vendors talk 5G enterprise as MWC returns >>
* Google Cloud puts Intel inside Anthos in 5G push >>

* America’s ICBMs are ageing. Does it still need them? >>
* TEDxMileHigh: You don’t need aliens to make history interesting >>
* AI in testing is no longer just a buzzword >>

* SD Times news digest: Qualcomm’s first AR reference design, GitLab 13.9, and Sider’s new programming language support >>
* Cloud-Native Goes Native >>
* Securing the Cloud >>

* Git is my buddy: Effective Git as a solo developer >>
* US and allies to build ‘China-free’ tech supply chain >>
* Pandemic widens gap between South Korea’s haves and have-nots >>

* China continues enhancing efforts to ensure housing security and supply >>
* There’s a hidden message in the parachute of NASA’s Mars rover >>
* The Us Offshore Wind Boom Will Depend On These Ships >>

* Think Beyond Cloud: Intelligent Edge Is the Future of Computing and AI >>
* Why New York’s Last COVID Surge Was Far Less Deadly Than Its First >>
* UK court blocks Epic Games from contesting Apple’s Fortnite ban >>

* Mars Helicopter is Online and Getting Ready to Fly >>
* NASA successfully landed rover on surface of Mars, misses target by just five metres from target >>
* xkcd: Mars Landing Video >>

* ‘Gran Turismo 7’ is delayed to 2022 >>
* China Hijacked an NSA Hacking Tool in 2014—and Used It for Years >>
* 7 Ways to Reduce Reluctance to Take ­COVID Vaccines >>
* COVID Variants May Arise in People with Compromised Immune Systems >>

* Artificial ‘brain in a dish’ is created that matures ‘just like a human brain’ >>
* Panorama of Mars from Perseverance Rover >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 February 2021

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* NASA’s Perseverance Rover Sends New Video and Images of the Red Planet >>
* SpaceX’s first private flight will put a 29-year-old American in orbit >>
* Morning After: Apple’s next-gen AirPods and Samsung’s AR concept glasses leaked >>

* On Post-Pandemic Horizon, Could That Be … a Boom? >>
* Scientists Just Changed the Rules of What You Can Do While You Sleep >>
* This Inmate Used Solitary Confinement to Learn Math. Now He’s Solving the World’s Hardest Equations >>

* Why you’ll be hearing a lot less about ‘smart cities’ >>
* Chinese Hackers Had Access to a U.S. Hacking Tool Years Before It Was Leaked Online >>
* 30K Macs are infected with ‘Silver Sparrow’ virus and no one knows why >>

* Tesla’s data advantage. Can Apple, or others, keep up? >>
* Apple Gets in on 6G Definition Race >>
* Microsoft will help European news outlets get paid for their content >>

* A race to reverse-engineer Clubhouse raises security concerns >>
* Scotland: Vaccination linked to ‘substantial reduction’ in hospital admissions >>
* Software Bug Keeping Hundreds Of Inmates In Arizona Prisons Beyond Release Dates >>

* Breaking Analysis: RPA Remains on a Hot Streak as UiPath Blazes the Trail >>
* Scientists say clinical trials for ‘variant-proof’ vaccines could start very soon >>
* Newly detected ‘mystery’ malware targets Macs running Intel and M1 chips >>

* Clubhouse suffers breach as outside developer pulls audio to website >>
* China’s roll-out of covid-19 vaccines is slower than planned >>
* Supreme Court Permits Subpoena for Trump Financial Records >>

* Big Tech’s Employees Were Big Contributors to Democrats >>
* The Pandemic Is Receding in the Worst Hotspots. Will It Last? >>
* 5G In The Us Is Disappointing Right Now, But It’S Going To Get Better >>

* Is This High-Speed Train the First Megaproject of the Biden Era? >>
* Spotify is building machine learning-powered podcast discovery tools >>

* TED launches TED Audio Collective for podcasts >>
* Slower Spending is Avoiding Inflation >>

* Fish poop generates 1.65 BILLION tons of carbon in the ocean annually that helps regulate water levels >>
* WhatsApp will basically stop working if you don’t accept the new privacy policy >>

* Disney+ Added Content Disclaimers to 18 Episodes of ‘The Muppet Show’ >>
* Kim Dotcom, United States & NZ Supreme Court All Agree to Court of Appeal Referral >>
* Traeger’s smart grill app comes to the Apple Watch >>

* Samsung’s leaked concept videos may show its vision for AR glasses >>
* iPhone 12 shipments put Apple ahead of Samsung for the first time since 2016 >>

* Scientists Communicated With People While They Were Lucid Dreaming >>
* Watch first ever dancing DNA video made by researchers >>
* Arijit Mukherji, Splunk | Leading with Observability >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 February 2021

February 21, 2021 Leave a comment

* Incident: United B772, engine inlet separates from engine, engine fire >>

* 16 Minutes #55: China Steams Ahead in Gaming; MetaHuman Creator and the Uncanny Valley >>
* Acquired: The New York Times Company >>
* The AI Podcast: Miracle Qure: Founder Pooja Rao Talks Medical Technology at Qure.ai – Ep. 136 >>
* Light Reading Podcasts: The Divide: Dr. Nicol Turner Lee on the ‘digitally invisible’ >>

* China approves clinical trials of 16 COVID-19 vaccines >>
* Skunk Works Is About to Test a Secret New Aircraft Called ‘Speed Racer’ >>
* With a clear runway, the drone industry finally taxis for takeoff >>

* Russia detects first case of H5N8 avian flu in humans >>

* Linux has made it to Mars >>
* Meet the First Helo on Mars: A Deep Dive Into What Makes Ingenuity So…Ingenious >>
* This Ferret Died 33 Years Ago. Scientists Just Brought Her Back to Life. >>

* Zuckerberg vs Frydenberg heads into the weekend as negotiations continue >>
* Vergecast: Australia’s bargain with Big Tech, Apple TV on Chromecast, and Nintendo Direct’s biggest announcements >>
* What we can learn from the Facebook-Australia news debacle >>
* Media and Big Tech Draw Lines in Debate Over News Content >>
* Australia vs. Facebook >>

* CTO.ai announces serverless Kubernetes solution for cloud-native apps >>
* Masslogger Trojan Upgraded to Steal All Your Outlook, Chrome Credentials >>
* New Hack Lets Attackers Bypass MasterCard PIN by Using Them As Visa Card >>

* Countdown: The US is back in the Paris Agreement. What’s next? >>
* Robotic process automation remains on a hot streak as UiPath blazes the trail >>

* Australian Space Agency rejects it is ignoring ethics and being ‘gung-ho’ about the moon >>
* JRE #1610 – Snowpocalypse with Tim Dillon >>
* A leaked report shows Pfizer’s vaccine is conquering covid-19 in its largest real-world test >>

* A first-of-its-kind geoengineering experiment is about to take its first step >>
* Finding and Preventing Secrets in Code >>
* Who’s in Your Cloud the Case for Visibility in DevOps >>
* Protecting Sensitive Customer Data in the New Remote Agent Environment >>

* Join Clubhouse! Umm, What is Clubhouse? >>
* Clubhouse: Shelter from the Storm >>
* The Clubhouse app: What is the allure of the invite-only social media network? >>
* South Korea’s prime minister has joined Clubhouse >>

* ‘Kill Your Darlings’ – Know When You Need to Pull the Proverbial Plug >>
* Please do not put IP addresses into DNS MX records >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica: Heat Shield Attached to Future Starship Section – Landing Pad Ready for Concrete >>

* Pat Gelsinger thoughout the years with theCUBE >>
* Linux Foundation backs 7 new open-source projects to promote racial justice >>
* evrmore app – Features (beta) >>

* Twilio Q4 revenue surges 65% on back of SMS revival >>
* A Ripple Effect of Loss: U.S. Covid Deaths >>

* When Could The United States Reach Herd Immunity? It’s Complicated >>
* We’ll Have Herd Immunity by April >>
* Coronavirus: What Europeans have learned from a year of pandemic >>

* Recreation Vehicle With A Second Floor And Working Elevator Is Absolutely Bonkers >>
* Why Cushy Soft Robots Are The Way Of The Future >>
* How Biden fared in his (virtual) global debut as US President >>

* Australian PM is vaccinated as rollout begins >>
* Queen called Harry, wanting to hear it for herself: did he have any regrets? >>
* Perseverance Microphones >>

* Soft Legged Robot Uses Pneumatic Circuitry to Walk Like a Turtle >>
* America’s Cup: Another genius Team New Zealand design move >>
* AI will take construction robotics from hype to reality >>

* We Sequenced the Oldest Ever DNA From Million-Year-Old Mammoths >>
* Python Turns 30. A Steering Council Member Reflects >>
* China Censors the Internet. So Why Doesn’t Russia? >>

* Facebook removes Myanmar military’s main page >>
* Real Time Communication With Lucid Dreamers >>
* United Airlines flight safely lands after dramatic engine failure caught on camera >>

* Billion Euro Quantum Research Adds 15 Million Euro Large Scale Quantum Computing Project >>
* Dynamically Programmable Wireless 6G >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29-21 February 2021

February 20, 2021 Leave a comment

* SpaceX Starship Updates, Mars 2020 Rover Success, Starlink’s Missing Booster & ULA Vulcan >>
* The First 100 Days on Mars: How NASA’s Perseverance Rover Will Begin Its Mission >>
* Incredible new images shared by Perseverance rover after Mars landing >>

* Video Friday: Perseverance Lands on Mars >>
* Some Covid-19 Vaccines Are Effective After One Dose, Can Be Stored in Normal Freezers, Data Show >>
* Scientists entered people’s dreams and got them ‘talking’ >>
* Author Talks: Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini on ‘humanocracy’ >>

* Facebook’s Australian news ban is a fight the whole world should watch >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica – Super Heavy prototype BN1 ready for additional stacking >>
* Post-COVID-19 biz travel: Jet in, go to hotel, meet in rooms sliced into sealed halves to separate locals and visitors. Still get jetlag >>

* Building the internal-audit function of the future >>
* A 150kph Boat Powered by Wind Only >>
* Breaking through the hype: The real-world benefits of 5G connectivity >>

* Sharing your route in advance could cut electric car charging queue >>
* The future of work after COVID-19 >>
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* Augmented Reality Contact Lens Startup Develops Apps With Early Adopters-to-Be >>

* Coding for Qubits: How to Program in Quantum Computer Assembly Language >>
* Using mountains as ‘water batteries’ could cut UK’s nuclear power need >>
* Elon Musk defends Tesla’s $1.5 billion bitcoin bet as safer than Dogecoin — and says it’s less dumb than holding cash >>

* US Army is building the most powerful laser weapon in the world >>
* NASA’s Perseverance rover lands safely on Mars >>
* Gillmor Gang: Blockhouse >>

* Why Google’s Internet Balloon Project Loon Failed >>
* Engadget Podcast: Why did the power grid fail in Texas? >>

* COVID-19 vaccines are starting to work in the US >>
* As Coronavirus Variants Spread, the US Struggles to Keep Up >>
* Apple is reportedly making a magnetic iPhone battery pack >>

* 5 infrastructure and operations trends to watch in 2021 >>
* 5 things on our data and AI radar for 2021 >>

* Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine just got a lot easier to transport and distribute >>
* Bitcoin Secures a $1 Trillion Market Cap for First Time Ever >>
* Elon Musk’s broadband service Starlink open for New Zealand pre-orders >>
* Plex is testing integration with Apple’s TV app >>

* Big Tech workers prefer 3 days at home, 2 in the office >>
* Mind-Reading And Lucid Dreaming: The Week’s Best Psychology Links >>
* Global Doubling of Cars Versus Doubling of People >>

* Applying voice classification in an Amazon Connect telemedicine contact flow >>
* Why is America getting a new $100 billion nuclear weapon? >>
* How Russian vaccine Sputnik V spread through Latin America >>

* Google is suddenly paying for news in Australia. What about everywhere else? >>
* WhatsApp will re-introduce controversial new privacy policy >>
* NVIDIA limits RTX 3060 crypto speeds as it introduces mining cards >>

* Tech Tent: Facebook v Australia – two sides to the story >>
* Facebook Just Banned News in Australia. Like, All of It. >>
* SpaceX Starship Update – Vulcan and New Glenn incoming! >>

* Beyond Burgers: Animal and Plant Cells Combined for 3D-Printed Steaks >>
* Is China Emerging as the Global Leader in AI? >>
* The next chapter: Driving technology leadership in the public sector >>
* This robot doesn’t need any electronics >>

* Google Maps will let you pay for parking or transit fares within the app >>
* Mining boom could herald commodity ‘supercycle’ >>
* Bill Gates says Trump should probably be allowed back on Facebook >>

* People can answer questions about their dreams without waking up >>
* Mindfulness Benefits Hinge On Who’S Around >>
* The YouTube Android app can now play 4K HDR videos >>

* 20.5m years of life may have been lost to Covid across 81 countries, study finds >>
* Pigs proven intelligent enough to play video games >>

* IBM proposes AI chip with benchmark-beating power efficiency >>
* World Population in 2100 Mainly Impacted by Family Size in Africa >>
* How NASA Designed a Helicopter That Could Fly Autonomously on Mars >>

* How Lasers and Mirrors Proved Gravitational Waves Existed >>
* US Total COVID Deaths Passes Half Million as Daily New Cases Drop >>

* Why do SaaS companies with usage-based pricing grow faster? >>
* Bill Gates Says We Need More Entrepreneurs Like Elon Musk To Take on Climate Change >>
* Google launches the first developer preview of Android 12 >>

* Google moves in near the Mayo Clinic to ease collaboration >>
* What it takes to get a job building robotic Mars explorers for NASA >>
* Meet Elizabeth Ann, the First Cloned Black-Footed Ferret >>

* EA now owns Codemasters and its many, many racing games >>
* Apple Pay will soon work on BART and other Bay Area transportation >>
* Introducing the AI chip leading the world in precision scaling >>
* Google fires top AI ethics researcher Margaret Mitchell >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 February 2021

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* Changes to Sharing and Viewing News on Facebook in Australia >>
* Facebook blocks users from sharing news links in Australia >>
* News Corp agrees deal with Google on payments for its journalism >>

* NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover Should Leave Past Space Probes in the Dust >>
* Perseverance touches down tomorrow – how to watch and what to expect >>
* Why Is NASA Sending a Helicopter to Mars? >>

* Malware Is Now Targeting Apple’s New M1 Processor >>
* Investing in Deep Tech for an Abundant Future >>
* Why Google Might Leave Australia >>

* Why Corporations Are Upping Their Venture-Capital Investing >>
* Cambodia adopts China-style internet gateway to control, monitor online traffic >>
* Watch Nintendo’s next Direct livestream here at 5PM ET >>

* Facebook’s Bosworth Hints At 120Hz Refresh Rate On Quest 2 >>
* One billion galaxies: Astronomers unveil largest sky map ever made >>

* SpaceX reportedly raises $850M in new funding >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica – Starship SN15 Nosecone ready for stacking as SN10 prepares for Static Fire >>
* The Surprising Discovery of Ceramic Chips Inside Meteorites Means There Were Wild Temperature Variations In the Early Solar System >>

* Floating Holographic Buttons May Make Smart Toilets Even Better >>
* Low-code platform maker OutSystems reels in $150M for a nearly $10B valuation >>
* Pat Gelsinger promises Intel can go back to the future – in memo to staff shared with world+dog >>

* Two coronavirus variants have merged – here’s what you need to know >>
* Exclusive: Two variants have merged into heavily mutated coronavirus >>
* What do the new coronavirus variants mean for a return to normality? >>

* Australian Space Agency rejects it is ignoring ethics and being ‘gung-ho’ about the moon >>
* Bill Gates and the problem with climate solutionism >>
* Why COVID-19 Cases Are Falling So Fast >>
* How to fix what the innovation economy broke about America >>

* Apache Gobblin now top-level project >>
* Data processing options for AI/ML >>
* NZ Government Lawyers Spent 40,500 Hours Battling Kim Dotcom and Megaupload >>
* Prince Philip admitted to hospital >>
* Argentina’s 24 regional districts returned to classrooms for first time in almost a year >>

* Modified Laser Cutter Fabricates a Ready to Fly Drone >>
* When You Lose Your Job — and It’s Your Whole Identity >>
* The U.S. Economy Is Leaving Midsize Companies Behind >>

* When Should You Use AI to Solve Problems? >>
* Translating JSON documents using Amazon Translate >>
* Building an omnichannel Q&A chatbot with Amazon Connect, Amazon Lex, Amazon Kendra, and the open-source QnABot project >>

* This Cloud Computing Billing Expert Is Very Funny. Seriously. >>
* Jet co-founder Nate Faust is building a more sustainable e-commerce experience with Olive >>
* A tiny spider can spin different types of web for land, air and water >>

* Wrinkling atom-thin layers of carbon could make tiniest chips yet >>
* Insect brains will teach us how to make truly intelligent robots >>
* Artificial Intelligence Reveals Perfect Pancake Recipe >>

* This Robotic Arm Uses A Trick From The Pixar Playbook To Appear ‘Friendly’ >>
* Shopify slips 8% after saying 2021 revenue will grow slower than last year >>
* When Google suddenly abandoned plans to create video games, over 150 staffers were reportedly blindsided by layoffs >>

* Ebola vaccines to arrive in Guinea within 72 hours, says government >>
* Ultrasound-modulated optical glucose sensing using a 1645 nm laser >>
* Israeli start-up develops space lab to advance medicines in low gravity >>

* Vodafone tests remote centimeter-level tracking tech >>
* France chooses Airbus fixed-wing drone for ships >>

* TED: I let algorithms randomize my life for two years >>
* Texas Power Outages Extend Into Third Day >>
* Samsung forced to halt chip production in Austin due to power outages >>
* Robinhood’S In Better Shape Than It Looks >>

* The Dark Side of CRISPR >>
* Vaccine shortage forces Rio de Janerio to suspend Covid jabs >>
* Pandemic-battered Israeli economy contracts 2.4% in 2020 >>

* World needs Chinese, Russian vaccines to win war against COVID-19, says Macron >>
* Chinese flying taxi maker EHang denies short seller’s fraud claims after US shares plunge 63 per cent >>
* Morning After: White House consults with big tech over COVID-19 vaccine logistics >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 February 2021

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* SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites but failed to stick the landing >>
* Physicists finally worked out why ice is slippery after 150 years >>
* Amazon is taking aim at one of its few remaining rivals: Shopify >>

* Trello is redesigning its project management platform for a remote work future >>
* Atlassian launches a whole new Trello >>

* Microsoft testing new browser-based streaming service lets you play Xbox games on your PC and iPhone >>
* Scientists Are Trying to Spot New Viruses Before They Cause Pandemics >>

* Two Health Sensors Unite in One Powerful Gadget: tattoo-skin patch >>
* Porsche’s latest sports car uses an engine from a race car — tour the new 911 GT3 >>
* Big business doesn’t trust telcos with 5G, says new research >>

* Podcast: Vodafone taps IoT to reduce carbon emissions >>
* Car, phone makers square off over tightening chip supply >>
* Eurobites: Vodafone tests precise-positioning tech >>

* While the U.S. Deadlocks on Privacy, Other Countries Set Standards >>
* A frozen food fallacy? The coronavirus origin story that doesn’t stack up >>
* Filecoin’s decentralized storage reaches 2.5 billion gigabytes in capacity >>

* We have spotted two planets orbiting a backwards-spinning star >>
* Chip-based DNA testing wrong more than right for very rare variants >>

* Big Tech’s Next Big Problem Could Come From People Like ‘Mr. Sweepy’ >>
* Nintendo will stream February 17 – 2021 games and ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.’ >>

* Bill Gates on How Business Leaders Can Fight Climate Change >>
* TikTok hit with consumer, child safety and privacy complaints in Europe >>
* Hyundai reveals the Ioniq 5 interior ahead of its full unveiling >>
* Bitcoin Jumps To $50,000 as Record-Breaking Rally Accelerates >>

* Covid-19 news: Millions more people told to shield by UK government >>
* Clubhouse, a Tiny Audio Chat App, Breaks Through >>
* Big Tech’s Unlikely Next Battleground: North Dakota >>

* After rocket attack, Biden faces first real test on Iran >>
* America 2021: Building a bridge to normalcy >>
* ByteDance looks to list on Douyin in New York, seizing new mood in Biden administration and strong demand for China tech stocks >>

* More than 55 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the US, according to CDC data >>
* America’s Cup 2021: Team New Zealand appear to trial new ‘batwing’ mainsail design, mirroring American Magic >>
* A fourth wave is looming if US fails to contain COVID-19 variants >>

* Bitcoin soars past $50,000 for the first time >>
* SpaceX Starship to test Heat-Shield & Landing upgrades | NASA to use Falcon HeaJapan researchers find stem cells for hair regeneration

* Japan researchers find stem cells for hair regeneration >>
* Why China’s Didi can succeed where Uber has struggled >>
* Covid-19’s second wave has devastated eastern European countries >>

* South Africa restarts its vaccine drive as the first country to use the Johnson & Johnson shot >>
* China dethroned the US as Europe’s top trade partner in 2020 >>
* What A Day In Paris In The 1920s Looks Like In Color >>

* Microsoft Flight Simulator’s new UK update brings famous castles and football stadiums to life >>
* LastPass’s free plan will make you choose between your computer and your phone >>
* White House turns to Silicon Valley for help with COVID vaccine rollout >>

* Onboard says it can help SaaS companies bring their new customers up to speed faster and better >>
* Trickle down: The vaccines race against time >>

* India’s Vodafone Idea to shut down 3G network >>
* Mortgage Foreclosure Ban Extended to June 30 >>

* Stimulus check shake-up for dependents: A third payment could bring huge change >>
* Palantir tops quarterly revenue expectations, but loss sends its stock tumbling >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 February 2021

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* Bill Gates has a plan to save the world >>
* Bill Gates: The 2021 60 Minutes interview >>

* Now Nissan veers away from the Apple Car >>
* Nissan says it’s not in Apple car discussions >>
* Covid-19: Vaccine as good in ‘real world’ as in trial in Israel >>

* Samsung’s Galaxy F62 is coming to India with huge 7,000mAh battery >>
* Animation of Interior of SpaceX Starship and Rapid Prototyping >>
* Here’s a first look at Microsoft’s xCloud for the web >>

* Everything You Need to Know About NASA’s Perseverance Rover Landing on Mars >>
* NASA Perseverance rover Mars landing: How to watch live this week >>
* NSF Live: Spacecraft arrive at Mars this month, upcoming Starship SN10 testing, Vulcan pathfinder >>

* How the SolarWinds hack and COVID-19 are changing cybersecurity spending >>
* Tesla ordered to recall 12,300 Model X EVs over a loose trim issue >>
* Jaguar will become an all-electric brand in 2025 >>

* The First Battery-Powered Tanker is Coming to Tokyo >>
* Apple will proxy Safe Browsing requests to hide iOS users’ IP from Google >>

* Parler is back online after Amazon kicked it off the internet >>
* Everyone should worry that Indians aren’t taking their second vaccine doses >>

* China’s ban on the BBC is worse than it sounds >>
* Always-on ‘iPhone 13’ display could show persistent clock and battery icons >>
* How to Merge AppSec and DevOps Effectively for the Good of Software >>

* TEDx: The hidden history found in your teeth >>
* Post-pandemic, remote work can still supercharge innovation >>
* Hospital launches system to remotely monitor fetal health in COVID ward >>

* Covid-19 Live Updates: Vaccine Supplies in U.S. Fall Short as States Expand Eligibility >>
* In 2021, The Sundance Film Festival Found Art In Zoom, Instagram, And Vr Theater >>
* Overcooked All You Can Eat is coming to more platforms, with expanded crossplay >>

* SpaceX Boca Chica – Facility Build Build-Up Tour >>
* Countries in West Africa on high alert after Ebola outbreak in Guinea >>
* CNN Exclusive: WHO Wuhan mission finds possible signs of wider original outbreak in 2019 >>

* Why the arrival of all of The Muppet Show on Disney+ is worth celebrating >>
* Lunar Spacecraft Gets an Upgrade to Capture New Perspectives of the Moon >>
* Worldometers Count of Cumulative US COVID Deaths Will Pass 500,000 Tomorrow >>

* Apple’s 2021 iPhone 13 is rumored to shoot for the stars >>
* Delivery 2.0: How on-demand meal services will become something far bigger >>
* Equity Monday: The electric car boom, tech regulation and some sad American VC data >>

* Billionaires See VR as a Way to Avoid Radical Social Change >>
* How to Reinvent Your Organization In the Middle of a Crisis >>

* Bill Gates: Rich nations should shift entirely to synthetic beef >>
* Life found beneath Antarctic ice sheet ‘shouldn’t be there’ >>
* RethinkDNS >>

* Guinea confirms 3 dead from Ebola, first cases since 2016 >>
* Covid: Vaccine given to 15 million in UK as PM hails ‘extraordinary feat’ >>
* What Happens When You Swap a Human Gene With a Neanderthal’s? >>

* IBM’s New Software Will Make Quantum Programs Run 100 Times Faster >>
* Here’s the first glorious photo of Mars snapped by the UAE’s Hope probe >>
* Half Doses of Moderna Produce Neutralizing Antibodies >>

* Future of compute will be big, small, smart and way out on the edge >>
* Astronomers confirm the most distant object in the Solar System >>
* Microsoft, Google, and Qualcomm are reportedly nervous about Nvidia acquiring Arm >>

* Coca-Cola Begins Testing a Paper Bottle >>
* A New Artificial Intelligence Makes Mistakes—on Purpose >>
* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through February 13) >>

* Elon Musk on Colonizing Mars and the Galaxy >>
* Elon Musk Talks Regular Manned SpaceX Starship Flights by 2023 >>
* Elon Musk said the Biden administration rejected his idea of a carbon tax as ‘too politically difficult’ >>

* Astronomers confirm the most distant object in the Solar System >>
* Vergecast: Google’s mysterious lack of app updates and Apple’s rumored VR headset >>

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