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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 August 2017

* VR successor to ‘Second Life’ is now in public beta >>
* The world’s first crewless cargo ship will launch next year >>
* AI quickly cooks malware that AV software can’t spot >>

* Japan’s first private rocket launch is a partial success >>
* Lunar ‘sandbox’ helps robots see in harsh moon lighting >>
* Dean Kamen Opens Organ-Building Institute >>

* Alphabet’s ‘moonshot’ lab has a new project to store renewable energy >>
* Alphabet is using salt and antifreeze to store power from wind farms >>
* New digital currency coming as bitcoin blockchain is forced to split in two >>

* Game of Thrones season 7 episode 4 trailer: The Spoils of War shows Daenerys losing hope >>
* Hackers Break Into HBO’s Networks, May Have Leaked ‘Game of Thrones’ Script >>
* Discovery dropped $14.6 billion to buy the dying cable TV business model more time >>

* Hackers at DefCon conference exploit vulnerabilities in voting machines >>
* A Robot At DEFCON Cracked A Safe Within 30 Minutes >>
* Netflix is carrying $20 billion in debt. Can it keep borrowing its way to success? >>

* The Future of Work Symposium >>
* Google opens its Nearby Connections tech to Android developers to enable smarter offline apps >>

* Fingerlings is robot-finger fun >>
* Scientists want to create animal feed out of light and electricity >>
* Minecraft’s cross-platform ‘Better Together’ update arrives in beta >>

* Multiplayer VR is about to look much more realistic >>
* Come see China’s new hexacopters and self-detonating drones >>
* Russians developing anti-missile lasers and drones with microwave weapons >>
* Getting NASA astronauts safely out of Orion >>

* Software Engineering Jobs Escape into New Territories >>
* 30 foot long proof of concept 3D printed submarine hull will be ten times cheaper >>
* A living programmable biocomputing device based on RNA >>

* Elon Musk reveals he is bipolar in candid tweets about ‘terrible lows and unrelenting stress’ from depression >>
* Forget That Big Iceberg–A Smaller One in the Arctic Is More Troubling >>
* Scientists find cleaner, more efficient way to turn CO2 into fuel >>

* Asteroid flyby will test NASA’s defense skills >>
* Clear evidence points to Majorana fermions >>
* Scientists Need to Move Fast and Break Things >>

* Why your muscles hurt so much the day after you work out >>
* Second Life creator launches beta of its virtual reality simulation >>
* Get a grip on your phone with this finger ring >>

* Earth Will Have Its Last Total Solar Eclipse in About 600 Million Years >>
* Scramble to download VPN apps as they vanished from Apple’s China App Store >>
* Scientists may have found a Neptune-sized alien moon >>

* Sensor traps light to help detect drugs and doping >>
* What if we build the internet we always wanted? >>
* Researchers reveal a 300 foot high MEGATSUNAMI wave that hit Greenland last month was triggered by a landslide >>

* This blood test could fight antibiotic resistance >>
* NASA reveals stunning space station sunrise image >>

* How Amazon nerd-turned-superhunk Jeff Bezos – became the richest man >>
* Reddit’s valuation is now approaching $2 billion >>
* The biggest video game of 2017 just passed another major milestone >>

* Best movies and TV shows coming to Amazon, iTunes, Hulu, and more in August >>
* A key short-term boost for stocks has vanished for the first time in 17 years >>
* Breakthrough software teaches computer characters to walk, run, even play soccer >>

* Mars 2030 VR experience takes all the stakes out of a Mars mission >>
* SIGGRAPH 2017: Neurable Lets You Control A Virtual World With Your Mind >>
* SIGGRAPH 2017: Optitrack Reveals Tracking Puck For Full-Body VR Immersion >>

* Possible Apple AR Headset Surfaces Once More In Patents >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 July 2017

* Rapid shift to passenger miles in electric cars with self driving ridesharing >>
* Tesla Model 3 interior doesn’t look like any car you’ve ever seen >>
* NASA to Test Earth Defense Observatory & Systems During Asteroid Flyby >>

* Luxembourg’s asteroid mining law takes effect August 1st >>
* Electric cars won’t bring down oil prices anytime soon >>
* China pushing for AI, railgun and technological dominance >>

* Room temperature molecular layer nanolaser opens up a lot of applications >>
* Atoms cooled to 300 nanokelvin could enable powerful quantum computers >>
* RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices with 12 input logic >>

* A 32-year-old investor wants to upend America with his crazy, utopian plan for future >>
* Brian Cox Predicts Colonization Of ‘barren Rock’ Mars Is Inevitable, But Says It Won’t Be As Great As Earth >>
* China Space Program Bound for Mars –“Creating First ‘Mars Village’ Simulation Base on Earth” >>

* Tesla Model 3 gets great reviews >>
* How to find a lost phone >>
* Apple’s capitulation to China’s VPN crack-down will return to haunt it at home >>

* Karl du Fresne: ‘Progress’ now a matter of what’s possible, rather than what’s good >>
* How Automation is Going to Redefine What it Means to Work >>
* Tech May Give Us a Life of Leisure in the Future. Is This What We Want? >>

* New trailers: George Clooney directs a Coen brothers film, Jon Hamm is an AI, and more >>
* Apple TV with 4K and HDR support >>
* Here’s everything Tesla wants to accomplish by 2020 >>

* Why BMW is betting on the cloud >>
* Data Science Can Help Us Fight Human Trafficking >>
* Storing Data in DNA Brings Nature into the Digital Universe >>

* Why Facebook’s ‘People You May Know’ makes some weird suggestions >>
* Warships and submarines on display in Russia’s Navy Day parade >>
* Scientists Have Found The Brain Cells That Slow Our Aging Process >>

* Bryan Fuller originally envisioned Star Trek: Discovery as an anthology show >>
* Curious Kids: What Started the Big Bang? >>
* Steve Jobs’ response to a public insult in 1997 shows how to handle negative comments with grace >>

* I automated my decisions for week — and it showed me just how much time I waste >>
* 26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 July 2017

* Sir Peter Jackson’s studio reveals augmented reality demo >>
* 3D printing precise titanium parts to replace bone for reconstructive surgery >>
* US team safely edits dozens of human embryos to correct disease causing genes >>

* Sunscreen made from DNA would last forever >>
* 100x Faster, 10x Cheaper: 3D Metal Printing Is About To Go Mainstream >>
* Spacex schedules risky Falcon Heavy rocket test for November >>

* Elon Musk rolls out Tesla’s Model 3 at splashy event >>
* Tesla’s first sleek Model 3s are on the road >>
* This “map” could change the way we treat cancer >>

* Hacker can turn web-connected car washes into horrible death traps >>
* Apple Bans VPNs From App Store in China >>
* Your Own Pacemaker Can Now Testify Against You In Court >>

* Meet McDonald’s newest and greatest invention: The McBoombox >>
* Storing Data in DNA Brings Nature into the Digital Universe >>
* From Rats To Humans, A Brain Knows When It Can’t Remember >>

* Google Launches Free Course on Deep Learning: The Science of Teaching Computers How to Teach Themselves >>
* Sony a7S II sends 4K video from the International Space Station to Earth >>
* Making the future work for everyone >>

* How AI can help make safer baby food (and other products) >>
* New solar panels with built-in batteries make off-grid living easy >>
* Lyme disease shot could offer 100% protection >>

* Amazon’s race to make Alexa smarter >>
* The Next Darwin? MIT Physicist Proposes Mechanism Underlying the Origin of Life >>
* NASA Seeks Information on Developing Deep Space Gateway Module >>

* Success against Alzheimers and Dementia in mice >>
* Laser SETI for whole sky at a time laser flashes from aliens >>
* Robot Mechanic Could Prevent Satellites from Becoming Space Junk >>

* The US Navy 3D printed a concept submersible in four weeks >>
* Signal from the First Moon Beyond Our Solar >>
* Wow! This Is What Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Would Look Like to You >>

* Saturn Moon Titan Has Molecules That Could Help Make Cell Membranes >>
* As Much as Half of the Milky Way Likely Came From Distant Galaxies >>
* Researchers shut down AI that invented its own language >>

* Scientists discover how the brain’s hypothalamus controls ageing – and manage to slow it down >>
* How scientists are manipulating the mind with VR >>
* Cassini Finds That Titan Is Building The Chemicals That Might Have Led To Life On Earth >>

* “NASA Scientists Find a Chemical Capable of Forming Cell Membrane” >>
* Stagnant Supercivilizations and Interstellar Travel >>
* Video Friday: Boston Dynamics, Inflatable Robots, and Japan’s Space Ball >>

* Artificial Photosynthesis Process Promises Highly Selective Carbon Dioxde Reduction >>
* North Korea fires another ICBM missile >>
* 2019 software fix for aircraft carrier electromagnetic launch problem >>

* Seymour Cray: The Man Who Brought Style to Supercomputers >>
* Technical progress towards interstellar laser beamed nanocraft>>
* Smallest fully functional space probes now in orbit are precursors to interstellar chipsats >>

* Spacex is now one of the most valuable private companies >>
* Navy funds Arizona for a Hypersonic wind tunnel >>
* Spintronic device that could eventually be 1000 times faster than current transistors >>

* 3D-Printed “Earable” Sensor Monitors Vital Signs >>
* Scientists are trying to treat autoimmune disease with intestinal worms >>
* We adjust the pitch of our voice based on the status of who we’re talking to >>

* Future surgeons might patch you up with synthetic slug secretions >>
* The world’s water quality might be in trouble >>
* Using eye smiles to predict the state of your whole face in VR >>

* iRobot’s CEO says the company never planned to sell Roomba home mapping data >>
* How to Score One of 50,000 New Jobs Opening Up at Amazon >>
* Samsung Ends Intel’s 2-decade-plus Reign in Microchips >>

* Japan Has CG Beer Salespeople in Its Supermarkets, And It’s Totally Not Weird >>
* India is Betting On Compulsory Internships To Improve Its Unemployable Engineers >>
* Watch the weird new trailer for Oculus’ first full-length VR movie >>

* How Microsoft plans to turn Azure into an ‘AI cloud’ >>
* Reading your emotions is the creepy next step for facial recognition >>
* WiFi Track Could Dramatically Improve VR >>

* The Mind-boggling Physics Of A Standing Double Backflip >>
* The Internet of Things is blossoming in India, and here’s why that matters >>
* A Search For Anti-aging Secrets Starts With The Blood Of 600 Estonians >>
* Scientists Genetically Engineer the World’s First Blue Chrysanthemum >>

* Gogoro’s solar-powered scooter battery charging station is here >>
* US self-driving car bill heads to the House floor >>
* Smart glasses let you turn off the lights in the blink of an eye >>

* Building blocks of alien cells found on Saturn’s largest moon >>
* Is this the earliest life on Earth? Pioneering laser technique reveals evidence of 3.7 BILLION-year-old microbes in jewel-studded rocks in Greenland >>
* Penis Microbes Linked to Increased Risk of HIV Infection >>

* Robots, Start Your Engines! >>
* Inventors create a ‘hydrophobic’ self-cleaning top that repels spills and dirt >>
* US healthcare repeal law struck down at the eleventh hour >>

* Elon Musk’s SpaceX is now worth $21 BILLION >>
* Rolls-Royce reveals its new Phantom >>
* Babies start to work out what other people like and can predict their behaviour at just eight months old >>

* ‘Smart’ water bottles are a thing now—should you buy one? >>
* New smart glasses let you get things done with the blink of an eye >>
* Foxconn plans ‘8K+5G’ displays at new U.S. plant >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 July 2017

* First Human Embryos Edited in U.S. >>
* ‘Marjorie Prime’ imagines a world where AI keeps us from grieving >>
* Russian scientists put a defibrillator on a drone >>

* First exomoon might have been spotted 4000 light years away >>
* why-the-latest-advice-on-stopping-antibiotics-is-long-overdue >>
* Amazon’s plan to take over HEALTHCARE revealed >>

* Robotic Exoskeleton Adapts While It’s Worn >>
* End of train tickets? Facial recognition software that identifies passengers >>
* Bill Gates-backed veggie burger that ‘bleeds’ like beef is coming to grocery chain >>

* Windows 10 preview connects your Android phone to your PC >>
* Sneaky attacks trick AIs into seeing or hearing what’s not there >>
* DNA of long-dead cows read from pages of Medieval books >>

* Amazon Is Looking For A Few Good Robots To Stuff Boxes >>
* Why Zuckerberg and Musk Are Fighting About the Robot Future >>
* Smallest satellite ever paves way for planned interstellar fleet >>

* Ultracold molecules hold promise for quantum computing >>
* Amazon may be going head-to-head with Microsoft in healthcare >>
* Apple granted approval to test its 5G wireless technology >>

* What Will It Be Like To Have Robot Coworkers? >>
* You need to assemble a crack AI team: Where do you even start? >>
* Navy is preparing its railgun for the future of war >>

* It looks like we’re one step closer to creating genetically modified humans in a lab >>
* Scientists know how to make mice angry—but mice know how to keep their cool >>
* Military enforcing open design on Future lift helicopter replacements >>

* Jeff Bezos beats out Bill Gates to become world’s richest person >>
* Amazon’s earnings miss means Jeff Bezos is no longer world’s richest person >>
* Timekettle’s WT2 real-time translation earpieces enable ordinary conversation across language barriers >>

* Russia developing 200 kilowatt lasers and mounting them on combat icebreakers >>
* Christina Lampe-Onnerud Has A New Battery Design >>
* A Sagittarius Triplet >>

* Robotic Turtles With Raspberry Pi Brains Are Sniffing Out Land Mines >>
* Men’s sweet tooth may increase risk of anxiety and depression >>
* Half the atoms inside your body came from across the universe >>

* Study of tardigrade DNA pinpoints proteins that let them survive for up to 30 YEARS without food or water >>
* Slime from the common garden slug inspires a new ‘sticky plaster’ that helps internal wounds heal >>

* So how on earth are we going to power nine million electric cars >>
* Radical ship with solar panel ‘sails’ that rotate to face the sun to set sail next year >>
* Miniature spacecraft may reach Sun’s nearest neighbour in 20 years >>

* Scientists Build Dna From Scratch, Create New Bacteria >>
* Astronomers just captured the most intense type of cosmic explosion in unprecedented detail >>
* The first case of local Zika transmission in the continental US this year has been reported >>

* Researchers release first draft of a genome-wide cancer ‘dependency map’ >>
* CRISPR sheds light on rare pediatric bone marrow failure syndrome >>
* CEO controversy mars Arduino’s open future >>

* Hubble Sees Tiny Phobos Orbiting Mars >>
* Why Looking for Aliens Is Good for Society (Even If There Aren’t Any) >>
* NASA’s Cassini Mission –“May Have Found a Universal Driver for Life on Saturn’s Titan” >>

* Breakthrough Starshot ‘Sprites’ in Orbit >>
* Robots Could Act as Ethical Mediators Between Patients and Caregivers >>
* The Big Problem With Self-Driving Cars Is People >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 July 2017

* Watch Elon Musk’s Boring elevator hide a car underground >>
* Diabetes Vaccine Entering Human Testing Could Also Prevent The Common Cold >>
* Artificial intelligence is not as smart as you (or Elon Musk) think >>

* InflateSail Tests Deployment & Deorbiting Technologies >>
* Success! Engine for NASA’s Space Launch System Megarocket Aces 3rd Test >>
* The Tech World Is Convinced 2021 Is Going to Be the Best Year Ever >>

* China Forces Muslim Minority To Install Spyware On Their Phones >>
* Sperm Counts Among Western Men Have Halved In Last 40 Years, Says Study >>
* Brain’s Stem Cells Slow Ageing in Mice >>

* NASA Fires Up the World’s Most powerful Rocket –“Poised for Crucial Role in Future Manned Mar’s Missions” >>
* Jeff Bezos Makes Instagram Debut in Wild Blue Origin Rocket Factory Video >>
* Modern Human Mental Disorders –“Shaped By Ancient Echo of Our Neanderthal DNA” >>

* Dream Chaser Mini-shuttle To Fly Iss Resupply Missions On Ula Atlas V >>
* Complex Biological Computer Commands Living Cells >>
* Atomic Movies Offer Insights Into More Efficient Perovskites >>

* Soft Robotic Exosuit Can Help Stroke Patients >>
* Nano-Neurons Enable Neuromorphic Chips for Voice Recognition >>
* Google working with Tri-alpha Energy on nuclear fusion >>

* Elon Musk and Spacex new plan is to have much larger Mars landing craft >>
* North Korea will have a nuclear missile able to reach California in 2018 >>
* US Air Force short lists hypersonic weapon vendors >>

* Naval Research Lab Tests Swarm of Stackable CICADA Microdrones >>
* Planes can fly in a blizzard because they are tested in this indoor one first >>
* An ‘AI’ that can diagnose schizophrenia from a brain scan – here’s how it works (or doesn’t) >>

* Amazing new algorithm makes fusion power slightly less incredibly inefficient >>
* Disney plans to make augmented reality a shared experience >>
* Google launches its own AI Studio to foster machine intelligence startups >>

* Silicon Valley’s sudden obsession with making TV shows >>
* Hollywood’s Vr Fantasy Was Everywhere At Comic-con—with A Catch >>
* How AI Will Change the Way We Make Decisions >>

* Grasping Robots Compete To Rule Amazon’s Warehouses >>
* Tech’s Most Dubious Promises, From Bill Gates To Elon Musk >>
* Inside Cuba’s D.I.Y. Internet Revolution >>

* Elon Musk gives us first look at the Boring Company’s car elevator >>
* Exploring an unusual metal asteroid >>
* This facial recognition system tracks how you’re enjoying a movie >>

* Microsoft is keeping its Paint program after an outpouring of fan support >>
* Facebook’s advantage over the Amazon Echo? Its 2 billion users. >>
* What Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg both get wrong about AI >>

* Nanobots can swim your bloodstream faster by doing the front crawl >>
* Your Roomba May Be Mapping Your Home, Collecting Data That Could Be Sold >>
* Future of Everything with Jason Silva >>

* 47 billion has been invested into ridesharing startups >>
* Toyota’s future EV battery tech could enable much longer trips >>
* Make calls like a super spy with this voice-powered smart ring >>

* This pocket-sized air purifier will un-stink your car >>
* Tech Jobs Are Surging in Seattle, Declining in Silicon Valley >>
* Catalyst can split water into atoms for less >>

* Roses and red, violets are blue… now thanks to science chrysanthemums are too! Scientists create the world’s first BLUE chrysanthemum >>
* Stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus help mice stay young >>
* Tech giants dont want you fixing your phone, time to fight back >>

* Biggest explosion in the universe, so bright it could have been seen ‘with a pair of binoculars’, has been captured in unprecedented detail >>
* A way to REVERSE the signs of growing old? Brain cells that control ageing have been discovered in a breakthrough that could help people regain their youth >>
* The labs that could create artificial life: Inside the plan to build DNA from scratch to alter life’s blueprint >>

* Sunscreen made from salmon sperm DNA acts like a ‘second skin’ to protect you from UV rays >>
* Medicine’s Movable Feast: What Jumping Genes Can Teach Us about Treating Disease >>
* ALL petrol and diesel cars to be banned from 2040 >>

* The trend has occurred over 40 years >>
* Google’s DeepMind researchers create AI with an ‘imagination’ >>
* Want to talk to your pet? A pet translator may be on its way >>

* A use for your dirty household foil: Breakthrough technique converts binned aluminium into a chemical that speeds up the creation of biofuels >>
* As retail stores close, these retail jobs are booming >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 July 2017

* The Rise Of Ai Is Forcing Google And Microsoft To Become Chipmakers >>
* Energy harvesting bracelet >>

* World’s first ‘self-cleaning house >>
* Roomba already maps your home. Now the CEO plans to sell that map. >>

* Musk and Zuckerberg bicker over the future of AI >>
* Musk vs. Zuck showdown over artificial intelligence >>
* Elon Musk says Mark Zuckerberg has ‘limited understanding’ of AI >>
* Artificial intelligence is not as smart as you (or Elon Musk) think >>

* Human antibodies produced in lab for first time >>
* Good News For Future Moon Bases. There’s Water Inside The Moon >>
* Prescription Video Games May Be The Future Of Medicine >>

* Helix’s Bold Plan To Be Your One Stop Personal Genomics Shop >>
* New gene editing screens thousands of genes at once for cancer and will scale to whole genome screening >>
* Microsoft Paint isn’t dead yet, will live in the Windows Store for free >>

* The Algorithm That Makes Preschoolers Obsessed With YouTube >>
* Facebook boosts live 360 video to 4K for better VR >>
* Qualcomm opens its mobile chip deep learning framework to all >>

* IBM’s X-Force to slip digits into IoT networks and connected cars >>
* This Ex-Googler’s Predictive Search Tool Could Change The Future Of Networking >>
* Sling Studio makes multi-camera video production so damn easy >>

* Toyota’s new solid-state battery could make its way to cars by 2020 >>
* China is launching an ‘unhackable’ quantum messaging service >>
* Watch how Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Spider-Man’ VR gloves actually work >>

* Microsoft commits to eliminating Flash support in Windows by 2020 >>
* Bigscreen VR app gets its biggest screen yet with latest update >>
* NASA wants your origami ideas for its spacecraft radiation shield >>

* MIT-developed plugin makes CAD changes ‘instant’ >>
* Agtech startup Prospera, which uses AI and computer vision to guide farmer >>
* DeepMind Develops AI With An Imagination >>

* Volcanoes Reveal Water Deep Inside the Moon >>
* Rare Quadruple Gravitational Lense Discovered “Forefront of Research in Cosmology” >>

* This company is repurposing old cell phones to save the rain forests >>
* Adobe accidentally leaks photo-editing app Project Nimbus >>
* Lego Boost can turn anyone into a robot genius >>

* How Long Is a Day on Saturn? Cassini Is Racing to Find Out in Its Final Months >>
* The Bread Lab in My Backyard >>
* U.S. Defense Budget May Help Fund “Hacking for Defense” Classes at Universities >>

* 42% of California’s STEM Workforce Hails From Outside the U.S. >>
* Smart Contact Lenses and Eye Implants Will Give Doctors Medical Insights >>
* This engineer has a wild plan to save coral reefs from climate change >>
* Get ready for GM supersoldiers: DARPA reveal project to develop gene editing system >>

* World’s First Floating Wind Farm Emerges Off Coast of Scotland >>
* 50 percent of NZ jobs gone in a decade, says Callaghan Innovation >>

* Nielsen to overhaul live TV ratings by tracking Hulu and YouTube viewers for the first time >>
* What DO you see? Scientists reveal stunning optical illusions that reveal the hidden workings of the brain >>

* 4D camera gives robots a wider view >>
* Our brains always plan one step ahead of our bodies when we walk >>

* These molecules hitch a ride to destroy cancer >>
* Great white sharks having their livers ripped out by orcas are on the rise because of conservation programmes >>

* At Comic-con This Year, The Biggest Stars Were The Moderators >>
* TV ratings will now include Hulu Live and YouTube TV >>
* Netflix will stream Matt Groening’s fantasy cartoon ‘Disenchanted’ >>
* The next James Bond has a release date — but no official announcement about Daniel Craig’s return >>
* ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 14 Premiere Date Set With Two-hour Slot >>
* ‘Lucifer’ Season 3 Spoilers: Chloe And Dan Kiss, Are They Back Together? Tom Ellis Reveals Spoilers >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 July 2017

* HoloLens: Microsoft promises AI chip for ‘on-device’ computer vision learning >>
* NASA backs deep space habitat made with old ISS cargo module >>
* Company to implant RFID chips into employees >>

* DARPA funding reconfigurable structures and new materials to go beyond Moore’s law >>
* Microsoft Paint To Be Killed Off After 32 Years >>

* Tiny robots swim the front crawl through your veins >>
* World’s first FLOATING wind farm is taking shape >>

* DNA Logic Gets Much Faster >>
* Quantum Cryptography System Breaks Daylight Distance Record >>
* Physicists Narrow Down Theories of Dark Matter >>

* Bespoke Processors: A New Path to Cheap Chips >>
* Harvard and MIT swarmbots, softbots, folding bots and more >>
* The moon might be hiding more water than we thought >>

* What sort of silicon brain do you need for artificial intelligence? >>
* This Ferrari Might Not Be So Far-out! >>

* Google releases the final Android O developer preview >>
* Anybody Can Fire This ‘locked’ Smart Gun With $15 Worth Of Magnets >>
* Is this the new fidget spinner? >>

* Ford’s 2018 Mustang GT can do 0-to-60 mph in under 4 seconds >>
* Elon Musk hints at changes to SpaceX’s Mars rocket >>
* AI May Soon Replace Even the Most Elite Consultants >>

* Tesco’s same-day grocery delivery option is going UK-wide >>
* Study: Indian monsoons have strengthened over past 15 years >>
* Three 1000 MWe nuclear reactors are nearing completion in China >>

* Tiny robot prowls water lines in search of leaks >>
* Nexar releases 55K street pics from 80 countries to spur autonomous driving >>
* Visualizing Tokyo’s Absurd Size >>

* A DNA App Store Is Here, but Proceed with Caution >>
* Helix’s Bold Plan To Be Your One Stop Personal Genomics Shop >>
* 20,000 genes sequenced for $80 with mobile app access >>

* Mark Zuckerberg slams Elon Musk’s negative AI predictions as ‘irresponsible’ >>
* US Navy latest test of electromagnetic railgun fires projectiles at 4,500mph, 100 miles away >>
* Robot spots signs of melted fuel at submerged Fukushima reactor >>

* The robot vacuum that maps your house >>
* Screaming gel balls reveal a way to power soft but noisy robots >>
* Wandering in the Void, Billions of Rogue Planets without a Home >>

* Scientists Can See Zika Coming by Tracking the Climate >>
* Google’s AI is ‘almost as good’ at creating stunning images as a professional photographer >>
* Monthly injections could replace daily pills for people with HIV >>

* Self-driving police car can track criminals and launch drones already being deployed in Dubai >>
* Google CEO Sundar Pichai joins Alphabet board >>

* Using predictive analytics to address bus bunching, keep people moving >>
* Scientists Spot Water-Rich Rocks on Moon >>
* Mice feel each other’s pain >>

* Should’ve called it Michael Phelps vs a Computer Simulation >>
* Michael Phelps never stood a chance in a race against a great white shark — here’s why >>
* Future of Airbus A380 said to hinge on Emirates order >>

* HoloLens 2.0 will include AI capabilities >>
* Microsoft’s next-generation HoloLens processor will feature an AI coprocessor >>
* HoloLens 2 will have a custom AI chip designed by Microsoft >>

* Comic-Con 2017 trailer round-up >>
* Game Of Thrones Recap Season 7, Episode 2: Nothing Is Certain >>
* New Apple ad does some voice-first education with The Rock and Siri >>
* The first full trailer for ‘Stranger Things’ season 2 teases an even bigger monster >>
* Doctor Who To Get Familiar New Companion Alongside Female Time Lord >>
* Doctor Who Brings Christmas Early >>

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