Archive for August 30, 2017

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 August 2017

* India shut off the internet in an attempt to maintain order >>
* Japan Wakes to a Text Message: Missile Approaching >>
* Tinder Gold, which lets you see who has liked you (for $4.99 per month), launches today >>

* ARCore: Augmented reality at Android scale >>
* Google unveils ARCore, its answer to Apple’s ARKit >>
* Google Joins The Augmented Reality Party With Arcore >>

* Meltwater acquires Algo, an AI-based news and data tracker >>
* Torc Robotics partners with chipmaker NXP on self-driving radar tech >>

* Renault-Nissan and Dongfeng partner to build electric cars for China >>
* Spire’s ship tracking satellite data makes it easier to monitor vessels from space >>

* Salesforce is using AI to democratize SQL so anyone can query databases in natural language >>
* Google Maps now makes it easier to find parking >>
* YouTube finally has vertical videos that don’t suck >>

* Will AI Enable the Third Stage of Life on Earth? >>
* Newfound Material on the Moon Could Offer Clues to Our Planet’s Early Years >>
* Military drones that spy on the public could replace police helicopters in cities across the US by 2025 >>

* Internet providers could easily snoop on your smart home >>
* Intel’s Myriad X chip will give drones and robots better vision >>
* Tiny DNA capsules smuggle molecules into cells >>

* Peter Thiel backs offshore human testing of experimental herpes vaccine >>
* Tinder Gold launches worldwide to reveal who likes you >>
* DeepL schools other online translators with clever machine learning >>

* 3D-printed space habitats earn $400K in prizes at NASA competition >>
* This VR Video Game Is Actually Part Of The World’s Biggest Dementia Research Test >>
* One jump forward: Notes from Session 3 of TEDGlobal: Leapfrog >>

* Nanodiamonds May Help Make Lithium-Ion Batteries Better and Safer >>
* Watch Asteroid 3122 Florence Zip Past Earth This Weekend >>
* “Z” Machine –World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Duplicates a Black Hole’s Disk Upending Existing Theories >>

* NASA’s Next Mars Mission to Investigate Interior of Red Planet –“Pristine Evidence of Its Infancy” >>
* NASA Proposes Rapid Mars Sample Return Architecture >>
* Robot caregivers are saving the elderly from lives of loneliness >>

* Voyager Golden Records 40 Years Later: Real Audience was Always Here on Earth >>
* Record-Breaking Galaxy Find Sheds Light on Magnetic Universe >>
* 3 Times It’s Worth Burning A Bridge In Your Career >>

* Europe’s VR landscape continues to grow rapidly despite market slowdown >>
* New ways to make trip planning easier and cheaper >>
* YouTube’s big desktop redesign is now available to everyone >>

* Uber kills plans to track passengers after their trips >>
* The Next iPhone Might Let You Unlock It With Your Face, and That’s Stupid >>
* How Students Built The World’s Fastest Hyperloop >>

* Why the rise of Iranian-Americans in tech is no surprise >>
* Elon Musk just casually posted a photo of a Tesla car in a Boring Company tunnel >>
* Australia plans random drug tests for people receiving welfare >>

* Soldier hovers on ‘first flying platform’ >>
* North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan for first time >>
* Seabirds SMELL their way home >>

* Is the future of nuclear power molten SALT? >>
* NASA releases stunning picture of dunes on the surface of Mars >>
* 9 jobs that are seeing the fastest pay increases >>

* Check out these smartglasses designed by $US4.5 billion startup Magic Leap >>
* A physicist on why AI safety is the most important conversation of our time >>

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