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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 February 2018

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* Programming drones to fly in the face of uncertainty >>
* Airbus shows off its automated delivery drone service >>
* Google’s custom TPU machine learning accelerators are now available in beta >>

* DeepMind’s latest AI transfers its learning to new tasks >>
* This AI software dreams up new designs for 3-D-printed parts before your eyes >>

* First test satellites for SpaceX’s global internet prepped for launch, as early as this week >>
* Here’s What We Know About the Crazy New Startup Where Scientists Use Crypto to Buy Your Genetic Data >>
* China’s newest stealth drone takes to the sky for its maiden flight >>

* Amazon is reportedly designing AI chips to improve Alexa >>
* New project outfits Indonesia’s street vendors with free Wi-Fi and smart tech >>
* Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm >>

* Amazon is laying off hundreds of employees in a ‘rare’ move >>
* Using injectable self-assembled nanomaterials for sustained delivery of drugs >>
* Cancer-fighting nanorobots programmed to seek and destroy tumors >>

* Why Google DeepMind Is Putting AI on the Psychologist’s Couch >>
* Artificial intelligence is now an arms race. What if the bad guys win? >>
* Study finds gender and skin-type bias in commercial artificial-intelligence systems >>

* Searching For Lithium Deposits With Satellites >>
* A new brain implant could slow Alzheimer’s progression >>
* Terminator-style liquid metal morphs into physical shapes >>

* Smart fabric weaves computer data into your wardrobe >>
* What Self-Driving Cars Could Learn From Air Traffic Control >>
* Scientists at Russian nuclear research facility arrested for mining cryptocurrency >>

* NASA Budgets for a Trip to the Moon, but Not While Trump Is President >>
* Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024 >>
* Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan ignores one key thing that could help prevent billions in annual damages >>

* China starts building Asia’s first unmanned ship test field >>
* After cashiers, supermarket managers may be next to lose jobs as AI predicts what to stock >>
* China’s achievements in poverty alleviation even more remarkable than its economic growth: economist >>

* Electric Jolt to the Brain Helps Stop Stutters >>
* 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Help Save The Planet >>

* Grocery delivery startup Instacart is almost a unicorn >>
* Instacart has raised another $200M at a $4.2B valuation >>
* Alibaba counts on Olympics to prove its cloud capabilities >>

* The Next Falcon Heavy Will Carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock Ever Launched into Space >>
* While Ford invented First-Gen AI Autonomous Cop Car, you have to wonder how Far this could go >>
* Elon Musk’s Roadster Launch Sparks Sales of Hot Wheels Toy Tesla >>

* The Shadow Crusade to End Measles >>
* Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others >>
* Take a Harvard Course on Buddhism for Free >>

* US Air Force’s new bomber will retire B-1 and B-2 — but keep B-52 flying for 90 years >>
* IBM Research Wins ISSCC Lewis Winner; Millimeter-wave technology breakthroughs first Si-based 60GHz circuits, to first phased array for 5G >>
* AI vs Aging >>

* NASA Budgets for a Trip to the Moon, but Not While Trump Is President >>
* Grit and Growth for Civilization >>
* New therapy cures cancer with just one injection >>

* China plans to test drone ships in the South China Sea >>
* Gravitational waves have let us see huge neutron stars colliding >>
* First Qatar Airways flight from Doha lands at Canberra Airport >>

* ‘Ultra-intense laser’ stops electrons travelling at near-light speed for first time, mimicking black holes >>
* What Facebook (and many, many others) get wrong about VR >>
* Westpac researches AI-powered cameras to monitor the mood of staff >>

* AI Will Give Rise to “Superhuman Workers,” Says Google X Co-Founder >>
* Orbica first to trial satellite-based geospatial mapping systems >>
* NASA’s Testing a Space Submarine to Use in Titan’s Seas. It Will Be Cool. It Won’t Be Easy. >>

* A little uncertainty can help drones dodge obstacles at high speeds, says MIT >>
* MIT CSAIL’s drone is never quite sure where it is >>
* Modeling Uncertainty Helps MIT’s Drone Zip Around Obstacles >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 February 2018

February 12, 2018 Leave a comment

* NASA probe makes history by snapping the most distant photos taken away from Earth >>
* Landing the Falcon Heavy boosters relies on a mathematical model that applies to everything from balancing brooms to interest rates >>

* Beijing unveils first enclosed testing center for self-driving vehicles >>
* Windows 10 is getting its own effortless Bluetooth pairing for devices >>
* Collaboration is unlocking whole new lines of business for the companies of the future >>

* Gillmor Gang: Dead Flowers >>
* China’s Feminist Movement Braves A Government Crackdown On #metoo >>
* Self Driving in China with startups and JingChi >>

* Today, Michio Kaku Described What Life Will Look Like in Twenty Years >>
* Yesterday, World Leaders Gathered at a Secretive Meeting to Decide the Fate of AI >>

* Politicians and Innovators Agree: It’s Impossible to Govern AI >>
* Experts Assert That All Nations Should Have a “Minister of AI” >>
* World Leaders Have Decided: The Next Step in AI is Augmenting Humans >>

* How Do We Get the Future We Want? >>
* In the Next Century, Brain Computer Interfaces Could be Mainstream >>
* a16z Podcast: The Evolution of Payments >>

* Science’s Pirate Queen >>
* MoviePass adds 500,000 subscribers within a month >>

* Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy >>
* Elon Musk and Tesla will make multi-layer assembly and other car factory advances or die trying >>
* Indonesia has rapidly growing energy needs and they are looking to nuclear energy >>

* Hover-1 Cruze is the only electric skateboard that doesn’t terrify me >>
* Your devices are tracking you. Here’s what to do. >>
* Your phone tracks your location even when you tell it not to >>

* NZ ready to repel the robot invasion >>
* Trump Administration Wants to Privatize the International Space Station >>

* Amazon is ignoring a huge chunk of the population and a multimillion-dollar opportunity with its new grocery store of the future >>
* Will the new TV golden age produce the first $20m per show series >>
* Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding guest list is a major source of speculation >>

* Scientists create self-healing electronic skin >>
* New trailers: Deadpool 2, Jessica Jones, Venom, and more >>
* 10 medtech startups selected for Australia’s Catalyst accelerator program >>

* What I Learned from Working for Both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs >>
* Chinese scientists become world’s first to regenerate human lung tissue >>
* The Universe Has Been Outsourced >>

* The Most Interesting Thing Shot into Space Last Week Wasn’t a Tesla >>
* The Falcon Heavy backlash and the public trust >>
* The new space race: how billionaires launched the next era of exploration >>

* The car of the future is taking shape—and it will know how we feel about it >>
* Building a blockchain version of Twitter >>

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