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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 March 2018

February 28, 2018 Leave a comment

* MIT’s AutoSaw takes the risk and skill out of creating custom furniture >>
* Hacking the Brain With Adversarial Images >>
* Amazon is making its second-biggest acquisition ever — the doorbell company Ring >>

* Bill Gates casts doubts on Hyperloop: Claims safety issue for high-speed – says he’s not sure concept makes sense >>
* Bill Gates trashes cryptocurrencies in AMA >>
* Battery that works in SPACE: Lithium energy cells that operate at a record -70°C could power missions to Mars >>

* A video game-playing AI beat Q*bert in a way no one’s ever seen before >>
* Microsoft predicts everyone will soon have an AI “second self” to boost intelligence >>
* Using AI to Help Stroke Victims When ‘Time Is Brain’ >>

* IBM’s Watson Is Going To Space >>
* a16z Podcast: The State of Security >>
* Electric car start-up NIO prepares US$2b IPO in Tesla’s home turf >>

* Paul Allen Wants to Teach Machines Common Sense >>
* Haier jammed a tiny projector into a smartwatch for some reason >>
* Low-cost EEG can now be used to reconstruct images of what you see >>

* 5G is in Danger of Being Oversold >>
* The best and worst of Mobile World Congress 2018 >>
* Mobile World Congress 2018: 5 of the coolest things you need to know >>
* MWC 2018: SK Telecom Will Demo 5G Social VR >>
* HTC Debuts Updated Vive Tracker For SteamVR 2.0 At MWC 2018 >>

* Viasat touts fastest satellite internet in the US with new service >>
* Microsoft Research Shows Haptic VR Add-On That Links Motion Controllers >>
* Using machine intelligence for clearer regression testing insights >>

* Amazon now streams UFC pay-per-view fights >>
* Rakuten will roll its $9B loyalty program into a new blockchain-based cryptocurrency, Rakuten Coin >>
* Watch Waymo’s Virtual-Reality View of the World >>

* OpenStack gets support for virtual GPUs and new container features >>
* Where microservice development benefits from automation >>
* Incredible flying BOAT: Winged Airfish 8 vehicle can carry 8 passengers while soaring above water at 120mph >>

* MIT Device Generates Electricity From Thin Air >>
* Google’s Slack alternative is available starting today >>
* Facebook Rolls Out Job Posts To Become the Blue-Collar LinkedIn >>

* Computing With Random Pulses Promises to Simplify Circuitry and Save Power >>
* SpaceX getting better reusability with vastly improved and expanded heat shielding >>
* How To Make Money From The Regulation Of Bitcoin >>

* Orion Walkway: NASA Mounts Astronaut Access Arm on SLS Tower >>
* NASA Budget Proposal Continues Debate on When and How to Launch Europa Clipper >>
* Amazon launches its music streaming service in India >>

* Mozilla and the NSF Hand Out $400,000 in Prize Money for First Phase of Wireless Innovation Challenge >>
* The world’s largest aircraft is lumbering toward its first flight >>
* Scientists change their minds, think water may be all over the Moon >>

* Amazon will now pay Alexa developers for top-performing skills for kids >>
* Amazon SageMaker support for TensorFlow 1.5, MXNet 1.0, and CUDA 9 >>
* Blue Origin isn’t interested in a race with SpaceX >>

* Sandisk’s super-fast 400GB microSD is ready for 4K HDR video >>
* The chaos of unlocking your phone in 2018; Fingerprints, voices, faces, eyes, double fingerprints. >>
* Senior Executives Get More Sleep Than Everyone Else >>

* Intel’s PC concept ‘hides’ a 5G antenna in a plump kickstand >>
* Waymo’s 360-degree demo ride shows what self-driving cars ‘see’ >>
* MIT physicists observe electroweak production of same-sign W boson pairs >>

* MIT and SenseTime announce effort to advance artificial intelligence research >>
* Xiaomi, ‘China’s Apple’, makes debut in Spain at world’s biggest mobile show ahead of IPO >>
* Flying Taxis May Be Years Away, but the Groundwork Is Accelerating >>

* Physicist Stuff an Atom With Atoms to Create New, Bizarre Material >>
* Palantir Has Secretly Been Using New Orleans To Test Its Predictive Policing Technology >>
* Alibaba sets up first joint research institute outside China with Singapore’s NTU to delve into AI >>

* Amazon acquires Ring’s smart doorbell business; It’s taking Nest head-on. >>
* Forget Learning To Code, Bosses Value Collaboration and Communication >>
* Researchers find protein that acts both as tumor suppressor and as driver of metastasis >>

* Opportunity Rover Snaps an Epic Selfie to Marks 5,000th Martian Day >>
* NASA Mars Orbiter Comes Out of Precautionary ‘Safe Mode’ >>
* Don’t want to lose a finger? Let a robot give a hand AutoSaw helps users manufacture and assemble custom furniture >>

* NASA’s New Space Telescope Will Investigate Why Mars Lost So Much Water >>
* The Ultimate Alien Star System –“416 Planets in the Habitable Zone” >>
* Milky Way’s Amazing Galactic Plane in 4 Wavelengths (WATCH Video) >>

* Smart heat control of microchips >>
* Drone footage captured a surfer who fell off his board and landed on top of a shark >>
* Oculus Go Will Perform ‘Significantly Better’ Than Galaxy S7 >>

* Can a headphone company pivot to AI? >>
* AI will create new jobs but skills must shift, say tech giants >>
* The media merger wars are on. Next up: Comcast’s bid to undercut Disney’s purchase of Fox. >>

* AI Will Lead the Charge Developing Quantum Computers >>
* Blockchain is a “1%” Conversation, and That Needs to Change >>
* Obama: Social Media Is “Shaping Our Culture in Powerful Ways” >>

* US Navy jet’s cockpit plunges to -34C, leaving pilots blind, freezing >>
* Royal ‘Fab Four’ make first official appearance together >>
* Megatech: Technology in 2050 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 February 2018

February 27, 2018 Leave a comment

* Moon to get 4G mobile network >>
* AI cheats at old Atari games by finding unknown bugs in the code >>
* Creating driving tests for selfdriving cars >>

* How AI-Driven Insurance Could Reduce Gun Violence >>
* Crops Are Harvested Without Human Input, Teasing the Future of Agriculture >>
* The Six Main Arcs in Storytelling, as Identified by an A.I. >>

* Incredible device generates electricity out of THIN AIR by harvesting energy from changes in temperature could power gadgets >>
* Oxford Electric Bell, powered by battery working since 19th century, but no one knows how >>
* Simple urine test could measure how much our bodies have aged and even reveal how long we have left to live >>

* Snapdragon 700 brings AI acceleration to lower-cost phones >>
* BMW wants to turn your smartphone into your car key >>
* AI voice cloning from a few seconds of voice sampling is real and rapidly improving >>

* World’s largest plane – taxis down the runway at 46mph in latest test >>
* See an almost real-time map of global fishing >>
* Enceladus Could Be Teeming with Methane-Belching Microbes >>

* Scientists Have Reconstructed the Genome of a Bird Extinct for 700 Years >>
* Scientists are thinking of innovative ways to save the polar bear >>
* Could robots pretend to be YOU? experts warn AI could mimic writing styles of millions of users to launch devastating scams >>

* Sprint is preparing six cities for 5G with Massive MIMO antennas >>
* MIT launches Task Force on the Work of the Future >>
* Driverless car firms get green light to begin tests on public roads WITHOUT humans >>

* After Rising For 100 Years, Electricity Demand is Flat >>
* Google’s AI-powered Clips smart camera is now available >>
* MWC 2018: How Brits are at the cutting edge of conversation >>

* Why 2018 is looking like it will be the year of the black hole >>
* AI Comes to Sensing Devices >>
* Mobile AI Race Unfolds at MWC >>

* Printed Sensor Monitors Tire Tread in Real Time >>
* Inside the Alexa Prize >>
* Robo-logistics company Magazino raises $25M for its warehouse bots >>

* New research: How to evolve your security for the cloud >>
* Alibaba moves to gobble up China-based food delivery startup Ele.me in full >>
* DARPA wants epigenome scanners that can detect any past exposure to WMDs >>

* Putting AI in Your Pocket: MIT Chip Cuts Neural Network Power Consumption by 95% >>
* Proxima Flare May Force Rethinking of Dust Belts >>
* NASA Mars Exploration Efforts Turn to Planning Sample Return >>

* Ford’s Miami Self-Driving Cars Will Tackle the Tricky Bits >>
* Gary Sloper on the evolving role of DNS in building resilient infrastructure >>

* Moon Water Raises Questions About the Giant-Impact-Origin Theory >>
* JD.com’s new accelerator focuses on blockchain startups >>
* Researchers Have Spent the Last 5 years Recreating Conditions of Its Ocean >>

* Microsoft and Xiaomi to collaborate on AI, cloud computing and hardware >>
* Airbus, Delta, Sprint Team For Seamless In-Flight Internet >>
* Apple launching AC Wellness, healthcare company to take on Amazon >>

* Scientists are trying to figure out where the heck horses came from >>
* Researchers improve spinach-based solar cells by adding blackberry dye >>
* Carnival of Space 549 >>

* YouTube Live broadcasts get better replays, improved Super Chat, and more >>
* Lenovo’s Yoga 730 is a cheaper 2-in-1 with Alexa support >>

* Tesla’s electric trucks may be more cost-effective than expected >>
* Canadians Create World’s First 3D-Printed Camper >>
* Change NOT as bad as it first appears as most people underestimate their ability to cope >>

* Coolest tech from Mobile World Congress 2018 >>
* Goldman Sachs-backed tech company just bought major crypto exchange for $510m >>

* Amazon’s AR shopping tool is now available on Android >>
* Huawei unveils latest 5G advances >>
* Samsung went from No 1 to also ran in China, can it bounce back? >>

* Self-Driving Cars Are Smart, But Car Washes Stump Them >>
* Six-Foot Tall Humanoid Robot Could Come to Your Rescue During a Disaster >>
* Here’s How Blockchain Could Be Used for Gun Control >>

* “Genetic Report Cards” Will Be the Future of Predicting Disease Risk >>
* Uber is pushing forward with its flying car plans demonstrations in May >>
* Netflix spends more on content than anyone else on the internet >>

* A $10 billion lawsuit could finally unmask the creator of bitcoin >>
* Parrot app automatically edits your drone videos >>
* US Air Force putting $10 billion into next generation fighter w hypersonic tech and AI >>

* Xi Jinping sets himself up to be China’s leader for life >>
* Congress should close the loophole allowing warrantless digital car searches >>
* Researchers Present a Paper Describing a New System, Dubbed Veil, That Makes Private Browsing More Private >>

* Dolce & Gabbana used drones to carry handbags down the runway instead of models >>
* DARPA will kick off a space launch competition in April, 2018 >>
* Wanna build an AI robot? Don’t have an actual robot yet? Try this Holodeck for droids >>

* This Robotic Wheelbarrow Will Follow Farmworkers As They Pick Berries >>
* Asgardia launches global competition to build economic system of ‘world’s first space kingdom >>
* Cimon, floating robot knows more than thousand phrases, will join astronauts aboard the ISS >>

* Good Managers Help Their New Hires Make Friends >>
* Forget learning to code, bosses value collaboration and communication >>
* 10 Breakthrough Technologies for 2018 Part 1 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 February 2018

February 26, 2018 Leave a comment

* The Huawei phone that can drive a car >>
* AI Beats Dermatologists in Diagnosing Nail Fungus >>
* OpenAI Releases Algorithm That Helps Robots Learn from Hindsight >>

* FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: ‘We need smart networks, not dump pipes’ >>
* FCC Will Auction 5G-ready 3.7-4.2GHz and mmWave Spectrum >>
* 5G needs a “new mindset” towards Internet rules, telcos warn >>

* An AI just beat top lawyers at their own game >>
* Huawei announces its first 5G chip for mobile devices >>
* What would happen if humans tried to land on Jupiter >>

* New algorithm can create movies from just a few snippets of text >>
* What is a Brain-Chain Interface? >>

* NASA’s Exoplanet-Hunter TESS Gets Prepped for Launch >>
* Pony.ai launches a self-driving ride-hailing fleet for public use in China >>
* Baidu can clone your voice after hearing just a minute of audio >>

* Energizer set to unveil smartphone with 5-day battery life >>
* Quantum trick lets one particle send messages two ways at once >>

* Aircraft and undersea drone carrying submarines will disrupt warfare >>
* Fibre-optic cables used in sewers could monitor the flow of sewage pipes in real-time, acting before blockages build up >>
* Making AI More Secret Could Prevent Us From Making It Better >>

* Mystery make up of collapsed stars could be revealed in mission to capture and move anti-matter >>
* Chipmakers Test Ferroelectrics as a Route to Ultralow-Power Chips >>
* Special ‘blankets’ could help melt monstrous snowbanks more quickly >>

* Social code site will let vendors peek at online store analytics >>
* China’s hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours >>
* IBM gives Services staff until 2019 to get agile >>

* Scientists Say Space Aliens Could Hack Our Planet >>
* Hubble Space Telescope one of 16 suffering data-scrambling sensor error >>
* Watch this dining room table transform into a shelf in seconds >>

* YouTube Live gains automatic captions, chat replay and more >>
* Electric surfboards for waveless waters >>
* Now you can have eyes in the back of your head >>

* CBS launches a 24/7 streaming sports news network, CBS Sports HQ >>
* Watch Samsung’s Galaxy S9 launch in under 11 minutes! >>
* Watch Nokia’s MWC 2018 event in under 10 minutes >>

* IBM Researchers Receive Aegis Graham Bell Award for Work in Digital Agriculture >>
* Water distributed across lunar surface: Nasa probe on Chandrayaan-1 >>
* We went for a ride in Huawei smartphone-controlled, self-driving Porsche >>

* Pop-up cameras could soon be a mobile trend >>
* Netflix is testing a navigation bar on Android >>
* Ford cars are getting a new ‘voice-controlled co-driver’ thanks to Sygic >>

* Deep learning in the enterprise >>
* Canon’s AI flash moves by itself to make portraits more flattering >>
* US Navy’s newest stealth destroyer could get nuclear cruise missiles >>

* Samsung says its smart speaker will arrive in the second half of 2018 >>
* Fluorescent sensor allows imaging of neurons’ electrical communications, without electrodes >>
* Qualcomm’s Simulated 5G Tests Shows How Fast Real-world Speeds Could Actually Be >>

* Even tiny temp changes affect these ‘clock neurons’ >>
* Elon Musk will pave way for humans to explore Mars within the next 20 years >>
* Bitcoin miners turn Quebec’s cheap energy into cold cash >>

* Your 2022 Winter Olympics Host Lit Up the Internet With Glowing Flying Pandas >>
* Samsung’s Galaxy S9 AR Emoji are kind of horrifying >>
* Scientists Have Learned Why Neutron Stars Shine So Bright >>

* Phone’s camera pops up to take your selfie — Apex also reads two fingerprints you scan on-screen >>
* Trump is reportedly pushing for his personal pilot to run the government’s top aviation agency >>
* Vodafone to track users in Ghana to halt spread of epidemics >>

* 5G, cellular’s next step, brings new positioning capabilities >>
* Samsung’s Galaxy S9 Is Its Most Powerful Smartphone For VR Yet >>
* Island 359 Review: Dinosaurs Are Finally Terrifying Again >>

* I created an AI that beats me at tic-tac-toe >>
* Indie games are the latest trophies for tech giants in China’s multibillion-dollar gaming market >>

* China’s cutthroat smartphone market is coming down to a handful of major brands >>
* China pulls further ahead of US in mobile payments with record US$12.8 trillion in transactions >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 February 2018

February 25, 2018 Leave a comment

* Samsung’s Galaxy S9 and 5G: What to expect at Mobile World Congress >>
* MWC 2018 LIVE >>
* Watch Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event right here! >>

* Samsung’s Galaxy S9 launch video >>
* S9 arrives March 16, $720, w AR emojis, real-time translation, better camera >>
* Samsung’s AR Emoji taps creepy avatars and Disney characters to compete with Animoji >>
* Galaxy S9+ hands on: Testing AR emojis and Samsung’s dual-aperture camera >>
* Galaxy S9, Samsung put the fingerprint sensor where it belongs >>
* Samsung’s updated DeX desktop experience uses the S9 as a trackpad >>
* Samsung Galaxy S9 promises better camera, super slow-mo, and an answer for animojis >>

* Nokia’s new affordable smartphones prioritize design >>
* Nokia 8110 Reloaded is HMD’s latest retro feature phone >>
* Nokia 8 Sirocco edition is 95-percent vacuum-molded glass >>

* Huawei’s MateBook X Pro crams a pop-up webcam into the keyboard >>
* Huawei launches its new MediaPad M5 tablets >>
* Huawei’s MediaPad M5 is the first tablet with a curved glass screen >>

* LG’s V30S ThinQ is a V30 with more RAM and AI >>
* LG turns to EyeEm to add AI to its cameras >>

* Intel makes huge 5G promises for the 2020 Olympics >>
* Intel To Showcase 5G During World Mobile Congress >>
* Apple will store China’s iCloud keys on local servers >>

* Could the tech companies run *everything* better? >>
* China’s first super high-speed road set to open in 2022 >>
* DNA analysis reveals there are no wild horses left in the world >>

* North Korean Envoy Says Country Is Willing to Open Talks With the U.S. >>
* Crashes, bloopers & clipboards – Pyeongchang funniest moments >>
* Dancing pandas and drones make a bear – closing ceremony highlights >>

* World’s First 3D Printed Titanium Internal Combustion Engine >>
* Stores make push in scan-and-go tech, hope shoppers adopt it >>
* Super flexible TV display rolls up for storage >>

* Fully driverless car tests in California could start in April >>
* Peter Thiel Is a Flawed Messenger With a Crucial Message for Tech >>
* How Cells Pack Tangled Dna Into Neat Chromosomes >>

* Deep-Space NASA Rocket Engines Perform Most Powerful Ignition Test Yet >>
* Council Discusses Space Threats and Opportunities Posed by China >>
* NASA Foresees Human Lunar Landings by the Late 2020s >>
* How Future Astronauts Could Survive the Radiation of Space >>

* Universe Expanding Faster Than It Should— need new Physics To Explain It >>
* 500-Million-Year-Old Jellyfish survived all Five of Earth’s Extinction Events >>
* Facebook Will Share Its ‘Biggest AR/VR News To Date’ At F8 >>

* DroneBase Raises $12M For AR-Powered Aerial Drones >>
* How To Balance Gameplay And Realism When Creating A VR Sim Experience >>
* Bill Gates Explains Why Saving Lives Doesn’t Lead To Overpopulation >>

* Life beyond cryptocurrencies – Hong Kong and China show there is more to blockchain >>
* Hong Kong-based VC firm founded by women says industry needs to change male-driven culture >>
* How Cloud Computing Is Changing Management >>

* a16z Podcast: Creating a Category, from Pricing to Positioning >>
* a16z Podcast: The Self-Flying Camera >>
* Tech is an industry of stories. >>

* Algorithmic Impact Assessments: Toward Accountable Automation in Public Agencies >>
* Solving the productivity puzzle >>
* Big Loophole That Helped Russia Exploit Facebook: Doctored Photos >>

* Can a $25,000 robot make better coffee than a barista? >>
* Japan offers all the ‘fun’ of flying without leaving the ground >>
* SETI, the Next Generation? >>

* Black Panther Continues Reign at Box Office With $108M Second Weekend >>
* Marvel hasn’t ever seen a success like ‘Black Panther’ before >>
* Black Panther’s Wakanda is a transportation utopia with a dash of reality >>
* New trailers: Lost in Space reboot, Silicon Valley, Krypton, and more >>
* Annihilation is the most thoughtful science fiction movie since Arrival >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 February 2018

February 24, 2018 Leave a comment

* It’s almost science fiction to be driving around antimatter in a truck >>
* New WALK-MAN Robot Is Slimmer, Quicker, Better at Quenching Your Flames >>
* SpaceX fairings were recovered intact after landing in water >>

* Google Assistant will soon recognize the language you’re speaking >>
* ‘Automating Jobs Is How Society Makes Progress’ >>
* Google Must Be Stopped Before It Becomes an AI Monopoly >>

* Scientists grow ‘mini tumours’ which enable cancer patients to have tailor made treatment >>
* Amazon is selling exclusive over-the-counter drugs — DeepMind & Optra Health launches Alexa-powered genomic solution >>
* An amateur astronomer has caught the first photos of a star exploding >>

* Tech Envisions the Ultimate Start-Up: An Entire City >>
* Google Assistant is getting deeper links to your smartphone >>
* This company is using AI to make personalized skin care >>

* Do our brains use the same kind of deep-learning algorithms used in AI? >>
* ‘Memtransistor’ Forms Foundational Circuit Element to Neuromorphic Computing >>
* SpaceX Delays Next Falcon 9 Rocket Launch to Conduct Nose Cone Checks >>

* Android P won’t get a ‘dark mode’ after all >>
* Methane-Sniffing Orbiter Finishes ‘Aerobraking’ Dives Through Mars’ Atmosphere >>
* See Jupiter’s South Pole Change Over Time in Incredible Time-Lapse View >>

* Scientists have determined that monkeys, too, are susceptible to advertising campaigns. >>
* Swedish scientists are using AI to build androids that are ‘fully conscious copies’ of dead relatives >>
* Weird particle soup may have formed stars in the early universe >>

* First Topological superconductor will enable new very long coherence time Quantum computers >>
* World War Three: Two and a Half Minutes to Midnight >>
* China leads world with 8 CRISPR trials to treat cancer and CRISPR medicine is a national priority >>
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* D-Wave and UK Department of business trying to use quantum algorithms to improve logistics and planning >>
* Quasars: Brightest Objects in the Universe >>

* The Travel Ecosystem: An Industry on the Go >>
* Spinlaunch is using large centrifuges to accelerate to payloads into space – target $500,000 per launch >>

* Tiny wireless light kept aloft with ultrasonic waves >>
* NASA says its leaning $1B mobile launcher is ‘structurally sound’ >>

* Rigetti Quantum computing software platform is upgraded >>
* Getting Ahead with Lightning Strike Simulation >>
* Detecting Early Life on Exoplanets >>

* Mesmerizing Metasurface Manipulates Light >>
* Photovoltaics in Satellites >>
* Elon Musk blasts off from OpenAI to focus on cars, how to make smart code fair, and more >>

* When clever code kills, who pays and who does the time? >>
* Adopting a more active lifestyle today could have benefits for your personality decades from now >>
* Intel’s announced PCs packing 5G, and that’s just plain wrong >>

* Elon Musk disses Uber’s flying car goals >>
* 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard isn’t ready, Qualcomm bakes chips anyway >>
* Meet the SpaceX ships that will never go to space >>

* Apple Pay Cash nears its first international expansion >>
* Bitcoin Exchange Accidentally Allowed Customers To Buy Coins For $0 >>

* ‘Black Panther’ is amazing. Why are its CG models so terrible? >>
* Facebook removes VR shooting demo from conservative conference >>
* How a Fight Over Star Wars Download Codes Could Reshape Copyright Law >>

* Why an AI takeover may not be a bad thing >>
* This pizza delivering vibrator gives a new meaning to ‘food porn’ >>
* Airlines Won’t Dare Use the Fastest Way to Board Planes >>

* Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will lead >>
* Google adopts a new approach to bring its AR service to China >>
* Announcing ARCore 1.0 and new updates to Google Lens >>

* Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography is finally here. How far will it go? >>
* Next biggest danger to the environment? Household cleaners. >>
* Google Assistant will support over 30 languages by year-end, become multilingual >>

* Holoportation is still on Microsoft’s mixed-reality radar >>
* Scientists are creating a ‘happy suit’ for astronauts that monitors their mood and adjusts their environment to stop them getting stressed in space >>
* Brain signal shows when you understand what you hear >>

* Amazon, Google and Apple under pressure to remove NRA streaming channel >>
* ‘Star Wars’ droids aren’t as far, far away as we thought >>
* Samsung’s anticipated Galaxy S9 and 5G: What to expect at Mobile World Congress >>

* SpaceX’s biggest rival has a ‘genius’ plan to cut its rocket launch costs more than 70% >>
* Henry Blodget: Will arming teachers guns help stop school shootings? >>
* America’s voting machines are so old that they could be easily hacked >>

* Blockchain is getting a hold of big oil >>
* Lab-grown ‘mini tumours’ could personalise cancer treatment >>
* India Lacks Formal, Salaried Jobs >>

* Robot keeps elderly loved ones connected >>
* New Challenges May Lie Ahead for Use of CRISPR in Humans >>
* How to Outwit AI >>

* Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will lead >>
* Netflix courts HGTV fans with its first home makeover series >>
* You could stay in a space hotel pod by 2021 >>

* Amazon is now worth more than 2.5 Walmarts >>
* China on The Blockchain, Part 2: A Trillion Dollars of Trust >>
* DeepMind’s AlphaZero Engineering Use Cases >>

* Bad News: The Amazon Might Be Past the Point of Saving >>
* Researchers Want to Hunt Unknown Viruses Before They Cause the Next Pandemic >>
* Scientists Use EEG Machine to Create Digital Images From Brain Activity >>

* Companies Race to Dominate the World of Maps for Driverless Cars >>
* Alibaba Cloud steps up its game as it offers quantum computing service >>
* China’s Huawei set to lead global roll-out of 5G mobile networks >>

* Empathic AI: The Next Generation of Vehicles Will Understand Your Emotions >>
* Adversarial Examples that Fool both Human and Computer Vision >>
* Special Skinsuits Could Help Astronauts Avoid Back Pain When Their Spines Expand In Space >>

* Why Physicists Are Planning to Drive Antimatter Around in a Moving Van >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 February 2018

February 22, 2018 Leave a comment

* SpaceX Launches 1st Test Satellites for Starlink Internet Constellation >>
* SpaceX misses catching Falcon 9 rocket fairing with a giant net on a big ship >>
* Lighthouse’s AI-powered security camera is now shipping >>

* The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence Report >>
* New Report on Emerging AI Risks Paints a Grim Future >>
* Tokyo Olympics will be projected as life-size HOLOGRAMS >>

* Defending against Russia’s 100 megaton nuclear tsunami drone torpedos in Cold War 2.0 >>
* Two new wearable sensors may replace traditional medical diagnostic devices >>
* Intel will bring 5G to laptops in 2019 >>

* Stealth space catapult startup SpinLaunch >>
* NASA Has A Leaning Launch Tower. Here’s What You Need To Know About It. >>
* Saudi Arabia is building the world’s tallest skyscraper — here’s what it will look like >>

* New technique that identifies fingerprints on a fired bullet with 68% accuracy >>
* What Is “Normal,” Anyway? >>
* Transforming Robotic Steering Wheel Is a Reminder That Your Car Needs You >>

* This AI therapist is helping me get over my ex >>
* Watch the Airbus Project Vahana prototype autonomous air taxi take flight >>
* What to expect from Mobile World Congress 2018 >>

* Airbus’ ‘flying taxi’ isn’t much to look at, but it’s a major step toward electric flight >>
* Uber CEO: Flying taxis will be a real business in 5-10 years >>
* Flying taxis? Uber has a competitor in Chinese drone maker Ehang >>
* Uber CEO plans to ‘invest aggressively’ to compete with rivals Southeast Asia >>

* The average Briton’s mobile phone buzzes 93 times each day as survey suggests people receive 34,000 messages per year >>
* Airbnb adds loyalty program, site inspections as new rules restrict core business >>
* Airbnb rolls out luxury rentals and new benefits for users >>

* Software beats power grid hackers in security tests >>
* Google uses AI to place ads across the internet >>
* Freedom of data movement in the cloud era >>

* China’s Xinjiang surveillance is the dystopian future nobody wants >>
* Robinhood rolls out zero-fee crypto trading as it hits 4M users >>
* Net Neutrality Rules Die on April 23 >>

* Why Elon Musk Is Stepping Down from AI Safety Group He Co-Founded >>
* New NASA Map Shows Antarctica Rapidly Melting –“Suggests That We’re on Thin Ice” >>
* Toyota has reduced the rare earth materials used in electric vehicle magnets by 50% >>

* Future Heritage Lab devises creative responses to humanitarian crises >>
* Who wanted a future in which AI can copy your voice and say things you never uttered? Who?! >>
* Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory saved from uncertain fate >>

* 1st Known Interstellar Visitor Is Tumbling Out of Control: How Astronomers Know >>
* Some Of The Last Glaciers In The Tropics. They’ll Be Gone In About A Decade >>
* Your Guide to Television’s Quantum-Dot Future >>

* Human brain TRIPLED in size gradually over three million years >>
* Coming Soon (2018): The $200k Robo-Taxi >>
* A Computer Glitch Let a Trader Claim $20 Trillion in Free Bitcoin >>

* Artificial Snakeskin Helps Robots Get Their Slither On >>
* The future of server virtualisation >>
* Supplements are a $30 billion racket >>

* The Age of Unregulated Social Media is Over >>
* Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Were Sent a Letter Containing White Powder >>
* Elon Musk is working on a virtual power plant >>

* China now part of top echelon of AI development >>
* Xiaomi expands into the Philippines after conquering India in push ahead of IPO >>
* Is EdTech the next big thing in IT? >>

* Ethereum Development Walkthrough (Part 5: Making a DApp) >>
* Why Porn Might Just Be Crypto’s First Killer App >>
* Kiwis could get right akin to ‘judicial review’ of decisions made by computers >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 February 2018

February 21, 2018 Leave a comment

* 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 >>
* Boston Dynamics’ robots won’t be held back by puny humans >>
* Physicists Plan Antimatter’s First Outing–in a Van >>

* We can now squeeze a molecule and turn it into one that we want >>
* Mitsubishis Hybrid 16-beam Spatial-Multiplexing Technology for 5G Base Stations >>

* Hyperledger blockchain tracks your fish from ocean to plate >>
* Nasa is making new spacesuits with built-in TOILETS >>
* Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shares video of 10,000-year clock project >>

* VP Mike Pence Announces Candidates for National Space Council Advisory Group >>
* Nest rolls out a $5 cloud recording plan for its cameras >>
* With $10M in funding, Mabl brings machine learning to software testing >>

* 3D-printed hearts could replace human hearts >>
* The female Viagra: An electric shock on the ankle >>
* Google steps up global fight for digital wallet as China dominates mobile payments >>

* Why Self-Taught Artificial Intelligence Has Trouble With the Real World >>
* Facebook Messenger now lets you add more people to in-progress calls >>
* Good News: A.I. Is Getting Cheaper. That’s Also Bad News >>

* AI is making more realistic CG animal fur >>
* Cognoa’s AI platform for autism diagnosis gets first FDA stamp >>
* AT&T will launch mobile 5G in Atlanta, Dallas and Waco >>

* Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ reboot premieres April 13th >>
* Renault’s ‘smart island’ runs on wind power and recycled batteries >>
* SharpestMinds wants to help startups find AI talent before Google and Facebook snatch them >>

* China shows stealth drone that appears to copy the US X47B drone >>
* Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs >>
* China reveals military exoskeletons which are behind current US exoskeletons >>

* Deep Learning in Healthcare Summit Boston >>
* Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop One is setting up a test track in India >>

* Aadhaar, India’s Biometric ID System, Gets Its Day in Court >>
* New Quantum Crypto Scheme Looks Ahead to “Quantum Internet” >>
* Why Artificial Intelligence Researchers Should Be More Paranoid >>

* Robots that pick up and sort objects may improve warehouse efficiency >>
* Vectra raises $36M for its AI-based approach to cybersecurity intrusion detection >>
* There Might Soon Be a Drug to Treat Peanut Allergies >>

* Russia And China Are Working On Space And Counterspace Weapons >>
* Spin Master Releases High-Flying Motorized ‘Sonic Rocket’ >>

* Big data could help millions of refugees — but there are obstacles >>
* Build your dream home with this top-rated app >>
* Google is learning how to predict heart disease by looking at your eyes >>

* Space tourists could book a stay at a ‘monster’ inflatable hotel that will orbit Earth in 2021 >>
* BitTorrent Client uTorrent Suffers Security Vulnerability (Updated) >>
* This artificial skin can sense ladybug footsteps >>

* Measuring the Magic of Healing >>
* Killer drones, cyber attacks and targeted propaganda will undermine national security as ‘malicious AI’ grows increasingly powerful, warn experts >>
* Japan demands answers from US as fighter jets drop fuel tanks into fishing lake >>

* Silicon Valley, people who make $400,000 think they’re middle class >>
* Tesla is pushing back Model S and Model X delivery dates >>
* AI Earthquake Tracker Is Inspired by Speech Recognition Technology >>

* Ditching the Lecture Hall for Recording Studio, the Power of Podcasting to Inspire a Whole New Audience >>
* Scientists have taken a step toward creating ‘sheeple’ by introducing human cells into sheep embryos >>
* Beijing to New York in 2 hours? Chinese team reveal hypersonic plane ambition >>

* Losing Biodiversity Could Lead to “Extinction Cascades” >>
* Ellen DeGeneres Made Bill Gates Guess The Prices Of Grocery Store Items, And It Went About How You’d Expect >>
* Bill Gates will guest star on “The Big Bang Theory” next month >>

* Signals of opportunity: Holy Grail or a waste of time? >>
* Exploring X-ray navigation in space >>
* Apple in talks to buy key mineral used in batteries as China secures bulk of global supply >>

* Blockchain is entering the valley of despair phase, and that’s a mistake >>
* Qualcomm made a new Wi-Fi chip for the next generation of Wi-Fi >>
* For this robot, the secret to crawling is artificial snakeskin >>

* Using Deep Learning for Structured Data with Entity Embeddings >>
* My Journey into Machine Learning: Class 3 >>

* Chinese Doctors Are Using Modified T-Cells to Treat Advanced Forms of Cancer >>
* More Than Half the World Has No Internet. Enter Internet Blimps. >>
* Man-Made Whirlpool Can Power Homes Without Harming Wildlife >>

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