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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 3 November 2017

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* The world’s biggest ride company is building an EV charging network to cover China >>
* Muon Scanning Finds Hidden Chamber in Great Pyramid of Giza >>
* Daydreaming means you’re smart and creative >>

* New Star Wars Teaser Has a Luke Skywalker Moment Fans Have Been Waiting 30 Years For >>
* Robots Aren’t as Smart as You Think >>
* DJI’s new drone is unbelievably quiet >>

* Speed of Gravitational Waves is very near the speed of light >>
* ZTE Axon M Dual screen foldable smartphone >>
* More advanced genomic screening for embyro selection for IVF >>

* There is a third species of orangutan and somehow nobody noticed >>
* Fears over new iPhone Wi-Fi bug that lets hackers hijack your phone >>
* ‘Molecular trap’ could better deal with nuclear waste >>

* Disney researchers are developing fireworks you can ‘feel’ for blind people >>
* This smart mattress tracks your sleep habits and heats up your bed on cold nights — and that’s not all >>
* MIT students trick an AI into classifying this turtle as a gun >>

* Bio-inspired machine learning goes open source >>
* Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA >>

* Babies use contextual clues such as faces to work out what’s going on around them >>
* How the English language has evolved over hundreds of years >>

* Elon Musk says Tesla’s China factory could begin production in roughly three years >>
* Tesla could upgrade customer computers to meet self-driving requirements >>
* Elon Musk calls out reporters on Tesla earnings call >>

* What’s new in Microsoft’s Windows 10 IoT Fall Creators Update release >>
* Revolutionary ultrasound smartphone gadget helped a doctor diagnose his own cancer >>
* Waymo inches closer to driverless car launch with repair deal >>

* Oprah will be Alexa’s first celebrity-voiced shopping assistant >>
* Will makeup trick the iPhone X’s facial recognition? >>
* The Cinemood mini-projector is your key to a better movie night >>

* Google Assistant for Android now supports Spanish and Italian >>
* Arbe Robotics raises $9M to build high-resolution radars for autonomous cars >>

* Google’s Eric Schmidt says US could lose lead in AI and Basic Science Research to China >>
* Lockheed making large long range robotic submarine drone >>
* Guangdong economy powered by advanced manufacturing and smartphone technology >>

* 21st Century Age and Longevity Conference >>
* No future for expensive single use rockets >>
* The Best Companies Know How to Balance Strategy and Purpose >>

* NASA’s Kepler K2 Mission Probing 23,000 Objects in Scorpius Field of View –“Ends November 20th” >>
* 2020 Vision: NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Have Nearly Two Dozen Cameras >>

* How will disruptive new technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain and robotics — transform my organization? >>
* Internet of Everything: The IoT Market Is Projected to Expand 12x from 2017–2023 >>
* 14 Best Free Online Tech Courses rom MIT, Harvard, Linux and more. >>

* Retriever Enters Virtual Reality Universe, Nothing Will Ever Be The Same Again >>
* Amazon Updates Its iOS Shopping App With ARKit Support >>
* 63 percent of Americans agree: We’re screwed >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 2 November 2017

November 2, 2017 Leave a comment

* Sony Unleashes New Aibo Robot Dog >>
* Google’s Poly is a one-stop shop for AR and VR objects >>
* Amazon’s AR shopping feature previews products in your home >>

* Google’s Ai Wizard Unveils A New Twist On Neural Networks >>
* This Ar Headset Won’t Replace My Monitor, But It’s A Promising Start >>

* Amazon rolls out smart-home ‘routines’ for Alexa >>
* Samsung Galaxy S9 Is Rumored To Resemble Iphone X With New Leaks Suggesting Big Redesign >>
* Ceres Imaging scores $2.5M to bring machine learning-powered insights to farmers >>

* US nuclear arsenal to cost $1.2tn over next 30 years >>
* The world is running out of gold — here’s how to play it >>
* Artist Creates a “Factory of the Future” With Machines Controlled by Brain Waves >>

* The biggest headache in machine learning? Cleaning dirty data off the spreadsheets >>
* DJI’s new drone is unbelievably quiet >>

* AT&T will open AI marketplace to the public next year >>
* Nasa reveals its Mars 2020 rover will have 23 ‘eyes’ to study the world >>
* Predicting human survival on Earth requires oceans >>

* Microsoft HoloLens is now certified protective eyewear >>
* Audible’s new romance audiobooks service uses machine learning to jump to the sex scenes >>

* Virgin creates Vox Space for its government-related launches >>
* Google takes aim at medtech for Launchpad Studio’s first batch of AI-focused startups >>

* LED and Laser Wifi replacement can boost speeds to 100 gigabits per second without interference >>
* US Marines get laser addons to temporarily blind opponents >>
* These data scientists are disrupting Disney World’s long wait times >>

* The Future of Work Might Not Be So Bleak >>
* NASA finds dwarf planet Ceres once had a global ocean – and say some of it could still be there today >>
* Humans have MORE empathy for battered dogs than injured people because pooches appear helpless >>

* This Hybrid Electric Jet is Preparing for Takeoff in 2022 >>
* Scientists suggest extra-terrestrials may be shaped by natural selection and could ‘look like us’ >>
* Alzheimer’s-causing proteins can spread through blood, alarming new study shows >>

* U.S. scientists use ‘internet of water’ to manage floodwaters >>
* Electric cars are going to mean a lot of demand for nickel >>
* Scientists discover 27 genes that could halt cancer >>

* Gene discovery in monkeys could shed light on defense against HIV >>
* Mind-Controlled Drone Swarms Could Soon Put More Eyes in the Sky >>
* New Australian Project Will Use 3D Printing and Robotic Surgery in Bone Cancer Treatment >>

* Researchers Mix Metal-Organic Frameworks with 3D Printing Plastic to Create New Sensors >>
* Why tech giants are investing millions in AI that can play video games >>
* Wind powered a record of nearly 200 million European households on Saturday >>

* IPTV Piracy Generates More Internet Traffic Than Torrents >>
* Apple Watch Series 3 can stream up to seven hours of music over LTE >>
* Rise of the Machines Must Be Monitored, Say Global Finance Regulators >>

* The progressive case for immigration >>
* Google Patent Reveals Google Glass Reinvented using Dual micro-LED Displays and Styled to better blend in Public >>
* “Super Mind-Blowing!” –Unsolved ‘Black-Box’ Mystery of the Unseen Dark Side of Our Universe (WATCH Video) >>

* Candidate ‘Passengers’ Picked for Potential 1st Interstellar Mission >>
* 300-Million Nuclear Bombs –New Insights Into Global Impact of Titanic Chicxulub Mass-Extinction Event >>
* F35 maintenance facilities are 6 years behind schedule and fixing a part can take 6 months >>

* How many healthy years of life do you have left ? >>
* 3 US Aircraft carriers in Pacific near North Korea and 12 F35A deployed to Japan >>
* Samsung’s work-focused Note 8 has better support than your phone >>

* How to Get the Android 8.0 Oreo Beta on Your Galaxy S8 >>
* Android Oreo Bug Sends Thousands of Phones Into Infinite Boot Loops >>
* Roku Streaming Stick Plus review >>

* Google’s new ‘Poly’ service makes it easier to build VR and AR apps >>
* GarageBand for iOS gets an in-app instrument store and 80s-style drum machines >>
* Amazing Sydney house has a living screen and see-through pool >>

* Sony just announced a new Aibo robot dog >>
* Here’s the one thing scientists want you to know >>
* Poly Is Google’s Foundation For Building Virtual Worlds >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 November 2017

November 2, 2017 Leave a comment

* A tool to debug ‘black box’ deep-learning neural networks >>
* Waymo dumped partial self-driving features after discovering people sleeping while driving >>

* Taking a truly driverless ride in Waymo’s Chrysler Pacifica >>
* Geneticists Are Starting to Unravel Evolution’s Role in Mental Illness >>

* The iPhone, reborn; iPhone X changes everything; But the future is in good hands. >>
* Our First Day Testing The Iphone X’s Superdope Camera >>
* This AR app lets you ‘try before you buy’ plants for your home >>

* Weak, Brainless Quadruped Robot Autonomously Generates Gaits >>
* WebVR for casual virtual reality in your browser >>
* AI can write surprisingly scary and creative horror stories >>

* Dark Matter in a Simulated Universe >>
* Blueberry Farm Uses Lasers to Scare Off Hungry Birds >>
* Delorean Flying Cars by 2022 >>

* Lampposts covered in airbags to stop ‘smartphone zombies’ >>
* What crisis? Samsung is raking in $109m profit a day >>

* Google lets Android devs see nanosecond-level GNSS data >>
* Alas, Astropad’s ‘Camera Button’ was too cool for Apple >>
* Take a holiday on the ‘flying bum’: World’s largest aircraft set to become the ultimate airborne cruise ship >>

* Sony shows off ‘Doom VFR’ and the rest of the PSVR holiday lineup >>
* House of Cards production halted ‘until further notice’ in response to Kevin Spacey allegations >>
* Netflix is reportedly developing a ‘House of Cards’ spinoff >>

* Nvidia’s AI machine generates fake faces from celebrity images >>
* The Origin Story of ROS, the Linux of Robotics >>
* Gigafactory to hit full speed >>

* Decision on EM-1 Launch Date Still Pending >>
* Jupiter’s X-Ray Hot Spots –“South Pole Auroras Pulse Every 11 Seconds, North Pole’s Erratically” >>

* Instagram may soon add a sweet new creative tool >>
* How Being Too Optimistic Can Make You Delusional about Reality >>
* Turns Out Growing Weed Isn’t Nice to the Environment >>

* Alzheimer’s Disease is ‘Whole Body’ Problem >>
* Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta >>
* Where in the World North Korea’s Arsenal of Missiles Can Actually Reach >>

* New Research Says “levitating” Sands Explain How Mars Got Its Landscape >>
* The Death Equation –“Evolution Has Made Aging Mathematically Inevitable” >>
* Ambiguity in Life Detection >>

* Millennials have destroyed the idea of starter homes >>
* The Air Force wants to add more National Guard and Reserve personnel to ease its pilot shortage >>

* Massive black holes may be lurking on edge of Milky Way >>
* NASA Reveals Ion Engine — “Manned Missions to Mars On the Horizon In Weeks” >>
* ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ is selling even faster than ‘Zelda’ >>

* Netflix’s ‘Skip Intro’ Button Makes TV Ever More Like an App >>
* After Trying the Desktop of the Future, I’m Sticking with the Past >>
* Google Earth is almost ready to work on Firefox >>

* The future of medical scans? Nintendo Wii-inspired £7 microchip turns 2D ultrasound machines into 3D imaging devices >>
* Robots will take 600,000 of UK builders’ jobs by 2040 >>
* Google’s self-driving cars go to traffic school >>

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