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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 February 2018

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* How to train a robot to do complex abstract thinking >>
* Apple employees can’t stop walking into the beautiful glass doors >>
* Elon Musk on how Falcon Heavy will change space travel >>

* AI-Aided Cameras Mean No More Car Mirrors, No More Blind Spots >>
* Ford Patents Car Doors That Open When You Tell Them To >>
* If you don’t like what IBM is pitching, blame Watson: It’s generating sales solutions now >>

* AI used to track pigs and facial recognize cows >>
* AI Diagnostics Move Into The Clinic >>
* AI2-THOR Interactive Simulation Teaches AI About Real World >>

* AI is Being Used To Raise Better Pigs in China >>
* AI surveillance cameras could soon identify faces in a crowd with 99 percent accuracy >>
* Humanity will abandon speech and communicate through collective AI consciousness by 2050 >>
* Scientists Can’t Replicate AI Studies. That’s Bad News. >>

* Brain-machine interface study suggests how brains prepare for action >>
* Blockchain & IoT Convergence: Is It Happening? >>
* NASA’s ‘Quiet Supersonic’ Plane Could Change Airports Forever >>

* This autonomous 3D scanner figures out where it needs to look >>
* Researchers use CRISPR to detect HPV and Zika >>
* Pro-Gun Russian Bots Flood Twitter After Parkland Shooting >>

* Robonaut Has Been Broken for Years, and Now NASA Is Bringing It Home >>
* What’s the Word on AI in Manufacturing? >>
* Video Friday: Boston Dynamics, Autonomous Drone, and Robot Drum Man >>

* NASA has small $18.8 million nuclear thermal rocket research project >>
* Google is making it easier for 911 to find you in an emergency >>
* MIT launches SafeRide OnDemand shuttle pilot program >>

* India approves construction of 12 more nuclear reactors >>
* Nuclear reactors for heating can be mass produced and each would take two years to build >>
* SpaceX making third drone landing ship to support future launches >>

* Astro-boffinry rocked to core: Shock as Andromeda found to be not much bigger than Milky Way >>
* Getting Ahead with Particle Source Simulation >>
* Should AI get to choose a topping in a two pizza team? >>

* Artificial intelligence can help you protect your personal data >>
* Sensor breakthrough: Sony has developed a backlit CMOS sensor with global shutter >>
* India and Russia are talking about upgrading Su-35 with stealth >>

* Broadcast camera lenses at the Olympics can cost as much as a Lamborghini >>
* Why we have yet to find extraterrestrial life >>
* Automotive: Reshaping Semiconductor Test >>

* Harness energy from the sun with a solar-powered charging bank >>
* Lab-Grown Meat Is Coming, Whether You Like It or Not >>
* Tinder is coming for Bumble with new ‘Ladies First’ option >>

* Elon Musk promises Model 3 safety changes after crash report >>
* We Drove A Tesla Model 3 Around New York With Mkbhd >>
* The Tesla Model 3 interior is unlike anything we have ever seen before >>

* Meet Josie Pepper – Munich Airport’s robot help >>
* Coinbase is Erratically Overcharging Some Users and Emptying Their Bank Accounts >>
* Researchers advance CRISPR-based tool for diagnosing disease >>

* Physicists create new form of light >>
* Is Humanity Ready for the Discovery of Alien Life? >>
* Send money with WhatsApp: Facebook-owned messaging service is rolling out person-to-person payments >>

* China tests suggest officials are building a terrifying ‘salted’ nuclear bomb >>
* NASA revives idea of using atomic rockets to create drastically smaller craft to go to Mars >>

* Controversial golf-ball made from graphene goes on sale >>
* Scientists observe ‘electron showers’ that cause Earth’s pulsating auroras >>
* Scientists discovered a lava dome that could wipeout 100M people >>

* These are the 20 aircraft carriers in service today >>
* A blockchain without cryptocurrency is just a database innovation >>
* Will AI job-stealing robots lead to a human revolution? >>

* Interstellar Asteroid ‘oumuamua Had A Violent Past >>
* Mistakes in the Drake Equation >>
* Spacewalking Astronauts Breeze Through Robot ‘Hand’ Work on Space Station >>

* Witness Power Of Fully Operational Espresso Instrument-Four Telescopes Acting As One >>
* US Air Force to Acquire New Jam-Resistant GPS Satellites >>
* Russia and China Will Have ‘Operational’ Anti-Satellite Weapons in a Few Years >>

* Astronomers Will Fight to Save WFIRST Space Telescope from Being Axed >>
* Four biggest threats to the free world revealed >>
* How I Cracked Facebook’s New Algorithm And Tortured My Friends >>

* An Uber executive is now the newest shot-caller at Andreessen Horowitz >>
* Experts Confirm U.S. Diplomats Suffered Concussions From a Still Unknown Source >>
* Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates had a major trait in common >>

* How Will Humans React If We Discover Alien Life? New Study Just Found Out >>
* 40 years on, the rising power of Chinese consumers >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 February 2018

February 16, 2018 Leave a comment

* Graphs as the front end for machine learning >>
* Divorcing couples may clash over Bitcoin >>
* Is China’s space laser for real? >>

* CoinTracker will keep track of your crypto as you transfer it between wallets and exchanges >>
* Blockchain engineers are in demand >>
* Bitcoin soars above $10,000 on Coinbase as cryptocurrencies extend rally >>

* CRISPR has fixed the genetic cause of a learning disability >>
* World’s tallest WOODEN skyscraper reaching 1,148ft will be built in Tokyo >>
* SpaceX to launch experimental satellites this weekend, after receiving crucial backing from FCC chairman >>

* FDA approves first ever rapid blood test to help diagnose concussion >>
* Amazon teams with Bank of America for business lending >>
* The World’s Most-Watched Television Show Airs Tonight >>

* Scientists have developed a lung probe that finds infections >>
* Ray Kurzweil’s ‘singularity’ prediction supported by prominent AI scientists >>

* Baidu places AI at the core of its services >>
* Defunding the ISS might just help get us to Mars >>
* SpaceX is about to launch two of its space internet satellites — the first of nearly 12,000 >>

* With $250 million, Peter Diamandis’ new startup is all about taking stem cells from placentas >>
* Microsoft Visual Studio Code tool is now part of the Anaconda Python distribution >>
* Study: Fragile X syndrome neurons can be restored >>

* MIT Develops New Chip That Reduces Neural Networks’ Power Consumption by Up to 95 Percent >>
* Hyperloop Transportation Technologies signs first cross-state deal in the U.S. >>
* Twitter will broadcast local TV news to avoid misinformation >>

* Amazon’s Alexa Skills Developer Console gets its biggest redesign since launch >>
* Artificial Intelligence Turns Poachers Into Prey >>
* Google’s Project Fi now covers 170 countries with international data >>

* Another set of smart speakers: Facebook will launch dvideo chatting devices code-named ‘Aloha’ and ‘Fiona’ by July >>
* Can Security Measures Really Stop School Shootings? >>
* Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys Teva, more Apple and dumps IBM >>

* Researchers find existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetes >>
* Stem cell vaccine immunizes lab mice against multiple cancers >>
* Peter Diamandis Is the Latest Tech Futurist Betting on Anti-Aging Stem Cells >>

* Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step >>
* CommonSense Robotics raises $20M for robotics tech for online grocery fulfilment >>
* Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here’s how. >>

* Microsoft touts HoloLens rentals, business uses for mixed reality >>
* The ‘DNA App for Couples’ Knows My Kids’ Hair Color >>
* Light-activated drugs could kill cancer with fewer side effects >>

* Kepler Space Telescope Discovers 95 More Alien Planets >>
* MARS 2020 ROVER IS GOING TO BE TAKING A CHUNK OF MARS BACK TO… MARS? >>
* Within 24 months SpaceX could begin providing gigabit internet >>

* How Team USA used 3D printing to build a better luge >>
* China has air and naval bases on seven of its manmade islands in the South China Sea >>
* With AI everyday will be no repeat work days >>

* Science on track to save us from 10 million deaths per year in 2050 from antibiotic resistant bacteria >>
* We can build a great near term future in space >>
* Before They Can Take Off, Flying Cars Must Defeat Bureaucracy >>

* FinFETs Shimmy to 5G’s Frequencies >>
* Fifty SpaceX Falcon BFR could technically enable sustainable orbital colonies for 2 million people by 2040 >>

* US Tanks finally upgrading with Israel’s battle tested anti-missile system >>
* How to profit from the Recent Crypto Carnage >>
* Exposing the Power Vampires in Self-Driving Cars >>

* France’s telecom regulator thinks net neutrality should also apply to devices >>
* This AI Job Site Promises to Find Diverse, Qualified Candidates >>
* HSP “Magnavem” a 4th state of matter plane >>

* AI is Helping Seismologists Detect Earthquakes They’d Otherwise Miss >>
* MIT Builds Chip for More Efficient AI on Smartphones >>
* Save Hundreds On Lifetime Access To 9,500 Hours Of Tech Training Courses >>

* Researchers discover new ways to abuse Meltdown and Spectre flaws >>
* Miso scores $10 million to bring its hamburger-flipping robot to more restaurants >>

* These Perfectly Imperfect Diamonds Are Built for Quantum Physics >>
* London may force Uber to introduce women-only UberPools >>
* North Korea’s Olympic Diplomacy Hasn’t Stopped Its Hacking >>

* Microsoft releases first Windows 10 ‘Redstone 5’ test build >>
* New connector helps faculty, student start-ups launch in China >>
* New Silicon Chip-Based Quantum Computer Passes Major Test >>

* MIT has a new chip to make AI faster and more efficient on smartphones >>
* MIT teaches drones to fly with uncertainty >>
* Supermassive black hole is spotted feasting on a 40-light-year-wide ‘space doughnut’ >>

* Wanted: A City to Host the 2026 Winter Olympics >>
* Fewer Scientists Are Studying Insects. Here’s Why That’s So Dangerous >>
* Netflix Is Getting Huge. But Can It Get Great? >>

* A Solar Storm Is Approaching Earth >>
* This Intel-backed China start-up is building ‘brains’ for self-driving cars, powering surveillance cams >>

* Xi highlights real economy, high-quality manufacturing >>
* UK-educated girl passes new technologies on to farmers in Xinjiang >>
* US’ strong sense of insecurity beyond comprehension: FM >>

* Happy Chinese New Year >>
* Is Chinese billionaire Robin Li’s big bet on artificial intelligence about to pay off? >>
* Elon Musk’s Former Employee Is Building a European Rival to Tesla’s Gigafactory >>

* Bill Gates Warns Sillicon Valley of Technology’s Dangerous Potential >>
* Building Trust & Security in Our Future >>
* The smartphone is eventually going to die, and we’re not ready for what comes next >>

* YouTube’s Karate Kid reboot is like the original, except everyone’s way too old to be doing this >>
* ‘Stargate Origins’ Brings Classic Sci-Fi Back Tonight >>
* The Trailer For ‘Incredibles 2’ Has Finally Dropped And No, We’re Not Screaming, You’re Screaming >>

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