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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 August 2017

* The world’s best Dota 2 players just got destroyed by a killer AI from Elon Musk’s startup >>
* How Baidu Will Win China’s Ai Race—and, Maybe, The World’s >>
* New ultrathin semiconductor materials exceed some of silicon’s capabilities >>

* Piracy Narrative Isn’t About Ethics Anymore, It’s About “Danger” >>
* Hollywood’s Bad Summer Movies Are Driving a Decline in Movie Ticket Sales >>
* Controlling Millions of Potential Internet Pirates Won’t Be Easy >>
* Time is running out for legacy TV companies >>

* Researchers create flexible battery that can run on salt water >>
* Microsoft and Intel want Bitcoin tech in your workplace >>
* Super-thin semiconductors delay the ‘death’ of silicon >>

* This spaceship-like public transport concept is designed to ease traffic jams >>
* A Flying Car From Delorean Really Won’t Need Roads >>

* Solar cells and light sensors – fewer defects from a 2D approach >>
* Fabricating hexagonal boron nitride foam for CO2 absorption >>

* 269 People Joined An Age Discrimination Class Action Suit Against Google >>
* A Guide To Russia’s High Tech Tool Box For Subverting Us Democracy >>
* What Can Musicians Teach Us About Imagination? >>

* Why AI is now at the heart of our innovation economy >>
* The Forest Service really doesn’t want you flying your drones into wildfire >>
* A noninvasive method for deep brain stimulation, a new class of Emerging Explorers, and much more >>

* Kickoff of the Alumni session of Singularity Global Summit 2017 >>
* Nextbigfuture will be covering the Singularity University Global Summit 2017 >>
* Two surprising strategies for effective innovation >>

* Physicists Says “It’s Quantum Information that Transcends from One World to Another” Life After Death? >>
* The World’s Future Megaprojects >>

* AI Algorithm Remotely Monitors Sleep >>
* 2017 IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence >>

* How Facing Nuclear Destruction Could Make Us Wiser. >>
* Creating a Full-Body Interactive Game with Enflux Mocap Clothing >>
* Rise of the machines: the death of a decent day’s work >>

* New trailers: Darren Aronofsky’s horror movie, The Crown season two, and more >>
* SpaceX’s next launch will send an HPE supercomputer to the International Space Station >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 August 2017

* Cancer Conundrum: Too Many Drug Trials, Too Few Patients >>
* Don’t ruin streaming by turning it into cable >>
* The week TV dramatically changed: Disney, ESPN, Letterman make moves >>

* Open AI bot beats pro human gamer in competitive eSport >>
* Transmission of video signals 100 times faster than fastest cellular network >>
* World costs of tunneling and Elon Musk Boring Company >>

* AI Helps Magicians Perform Mind Reading Tricks >>
* Deep learning could discover new plant species hidden in centuries of herbarium data >>
* Facebook buys computer vision startup focused on adding objects to video >>

* Scientists obtain ‘how to’ guide for producing hair follicles >>
* The earliest airborne mammals may have glided among the dinosaurs 160 million years ago >>
* A 13 million year old skull could show us what our ancestors looked like >>

* Two-Dimensional Versions of High-K Materials Offer New Future for Chips >>
* An AI ‘nose’ can remember different scents >>
* China Working On ‘Repression Network’ Which Lets Cameras Identify Cars With Unprecedented Accuracy >>

* Flexible batteries that can be printed directly onto FABRIC >>
* Trappist-1 could be 9.8 BILLION years old >>
* Night vision technology could help protect birds and bats from deadly collisions with wind turbines >>

* Goldfish go months without oxygen by making alcohol inside cells >>
* Is Russia developing a GPS spoofing system? >>
* House-sized asteroid that will come ‘damn close’ to Earth in October >>

* Toyota allies with Intel to develop self-driving car ecosystem >>
* This guy who recreated his entire high school on Minecraft must have really, really missed it >>
* LG might finally enable FM radios in US phones >>

* Amazon looking into military tech to produce dishes that don’t need refrigeration >>
* Cathleen Morawetz, Mathematician With Real-World Impact, Dies at 94 >>
* Amazon Wants To Use Shipping Containers As Mobile Drone Bases >>

* CRISPR is used to eliminate toxic RNA which could treat RNA related diseases >>
* The top TV show from every year since 1967 >>
* What keeps organizations stuck in the present? >>

* When robots help with shopping >>
* What One Company Learned from Forcing Employees to Use Their Vacation Time >>
* Google cancels all-hands meeting due to safety concerns >>

* Nuclear Expert Considers Risks of Conflict with North Korea >>
* Transport yourself into the world of virtual reality with the Samsung Gear VR headset >>
* Why Netflix videos look so much better than cable TV >>

* Windows 10 will soon work better with some of the most powerful PCs >>
* Stars Orbiting Supermassive Black Hole Show Einstein Was Right Again! >>
* Star Ark: A Living, Self-sustaining Spaceship >>

* Genetically modified pigs as human organ transplantation source >>
* More Provocative Data on MU69 >>
* Sun’s Core Rotates Four Times Faster Than the Solar Surface >>

* Plasma rocket on track to 100 hour firing at 100 kilowatts in 2018 >>
* US can Intercept North Korean ICBMs with 36 deployed interceptors >>
* The Built-in HIL Simulator: A New Concept for Faster Prototyping of Navigation- and Communication-Based Control Systems >>

* This paper battery is powered by bacteria in your spit >>
* As a drill and potential warning, China’s navy just fired dozens of missiles near North Korea >>
* Is Silicon Valley In Denial Over The Threat Of An “Unthinkable” War With North Korea? >>

* The US Government must work with tech companies if it wants to remain competitive in AI >>
* Startup To Put Cellphone Tower on the Moon >>
* Plasticity wants to help chatbots seem less robotic >>

* Netflix in talks with Disney to keep ‘Star Wars’ and Marvel movies >>

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