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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 October 2017

October 18, 2017 Leave a comment

* AlphaGo Zero Goes From Rank Beginner to Grandmaster in Three Days—Without Any Help >>
* The robots that will sweep Earth’s skies >>
* Where were you on the day of the world’s first giant robot duel? >>

* Samsung believes ‘programmable objects’ will blanket your home >>
* Night Vision for Self-Driving Cars >>
* AI-powered app finds and locks away your racy photos >>

* Samsung leapfrogs Intel again with 8-nanometer chips >>
* 5 New Societies Silicon Valley Wants To Create >>
* Sidewalk Labs building digital city in Toronto >>

* CNN gets a first-of-its-kind waiver to fly drones over crowds >>
* Integrating Silicon With Two-Dimensional Material Could Shake Up Photonics >>
* 55 to 75 inch TVs and 4K projection TVs >>

* Apple’s self-driving tech appears to be one fully-contained unit >>
* Baidu plans to put a driverless bus on Chinese roads next year and cars by 2021 >>
* The world’s first floating wind farm is here >>

* Digital brains are as error-prone as humans: Expert warns poor decision-making by AI could lead to a ‘toxic’ future for humanity >>
* The bizarre ‘origami’ concrete barriers that could finally end the misery of road noise >>
* The human brain tripled in size over the last 8 million years because we ventured further afield and NOT because our social groups got bigger >>

* Adobe updates Photoshop CC with new tools, 360° image editing, HEIF support and more >>
* Adobe’s XD prototyping and wireframing tool is now out of beta >>
* Adobe launches Dimension CC, its 3D compositing tool formerly known as Project Felix >>
* Adobe says it wants AI to amplify human creativity and intelligence >>

* Companies Seek Roles in NASA’s Return to the Moon >>
* Moon Express and NanoRacks Partner on Lunar Payloads >>
* Spacex Point to Point trip market >>

* How to Spend $1,900 on Gene Tests Without Learning a Thing >>
* Intel proposes a mathematical formula for self-driving car safety >>
* Robots will touch more tenderly when they wear this sensitive skin >>

* Scientists Zero In on a New Target for Obesity >>
* Nielsen set to start monitoring streaming shows in move to reveal just how many people are binge watching >>
* Algorithms can’t replace these jobs of the future >>

* Mach Effect Propulsion better to go smaller with an array of devices >>
* World’s first FLOATING wind farm starts generating electricity off the coast of Scotland >>

* Online shoppers could soon need a TEXT to buy goods >>
* ‘Skin’ sensor gives robots better sense of touch >>

* Google’s photo AI can now recognize your PETS >>
* ‘Star Wars’-style hovercraft police are now a thing in this city! >>
* Schizophrenia Affects Brain’s Communication Network >>

* Samsung partners with Google to bring ARCore platform to Galaxy devices >>
* Samsung’s 360 Round camera has 17 lenses >>

* This More Powerful Version Of Alphago Learns On Its Own >>
* AlphaGo’s AI upgrade gets round the need for human input >>
* AI versus AI: Self-Taught AlphaGo Zero Vanquishes Its Predecessor >>

* “Lost Mountains of Karoo” –260 Million Year-Old Range Old Reveals Secrets of Earth’s Biggest Mass Extinction Event >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Oct 18, 2017: Weekly News Roundup >>
* Merging Humans with Machines >>

* Elon Musk’s Boring Company hat is on sale now >>
* Software is so disappointing >>
* Research Risks >>

* Could the Hunt for Hubble’s Constant Overturn the Standard Model of Cosmology? >>
* What Star Wars taught scientists about sperm >>
* Virtual reality to train surgeons >>

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