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* AI Tool, Which Has Digested Nearly Every Reaction Ever Performed, Can Invent New Ways To Create Complex Molecules >>
* Chinese police foil drone-flying phone smugglers at Hong Kong border >>
* Gig Economy Keeps Growing, But Worker Benefits Aren’t >>

* a16z Podcast: Feedback Loops — Company Culture, Change, and DevOps >>
* AI predicts your lifespan using activity tracking apps >>
* Tesla’s Autopilot Was Involved In Another Deadly Car Crash >>

* SpaceX just got FCC approval to provide satellite-based broadband around the world >>
* Dynamic Range of Nanoresonators on Par With Animal Hearing >>
* Intel Files Patent For Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining Hardware >>

* Uber and Taxify are going head-to-head to digitize Africa’s two-wheeled taxis >>
* Canon’s 120-megapixel sensor enhances video better than CSI >>
* Talking to machines will be an even bigger deal than the iPhone >>

* IBM Scientists First to Demo Rocking Brownian Motors for Nanoparticles >>
* European Commission Says It Will Cancel All 300,000 UK-Owned .EU Domains >>
* Shocking images VW cars dumped in Californian desert after it was forced to buy back 350,000 cars >>

* A Brain Deprived of Memory >>
* Many Americans Try Retirement, Then Change Their Minds >>
* Meet ‘Vera,’ the Russian AI that could vet you for your next job >>

* Microsoft Reorganizes to Fuel Cloud and A.I. Businesses >>
* Alexa gets a DVR recording skill >>
* Waymo Starts To Eclipse Uber in Race To Self-Driving Taxis >>

* China and the Children Will Save the Electric Car From Scott Pruitt’s EPA >>
* Knitting machines power up with computer-generated patterns for 3D shapes >>
* Does Ready Player One reveal the future of VR? >>

* Elon Musk’s Neuralink files permit to build biological research lab >>
* AI savants, recognizing bias, and building machines that think like people >>
* Cloudflare Fails to Eliminate ‘Moot’ Pirate Site Blocking Threat >>

* Apple patent taps VR to ease motion sickness in self-driving cars >>

* Open Source RISC V Processor Gets Support From Google, Samsung, Qualcomm, and Tesla >>
* Why is the NYC subway so bad at explaining its forthcoming contactless payment system? >>
* How Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos Are Trying to Upend Space Exploration >>

* Here is your low down on TensorFlow updates, France’s AI strategy, and a new DeepMind lab >>
* Better Living Through Virtual Reality >>
* Five important biomedical technology breakthroughs >>

* Video Friday: Science Lab Robot, Will Smith’s Android Date, and Soft Robotic Gripper >>
* Moving towards blockchain registration control of Patents and Intellectual Property >>
* Can a trade war now defer the day when China makes competitive wide-body jets? >>

* Satellite Tracker Map: How to Spot China’s Falling Space Station, Hubble & More >>
* FCC Approves SpaceX Constellation, Denies Waiver for Easier Deployment Deadline >>
* We May Soon Discover Worlds That Host Lifeforms with Strange, Unearthly DNA and RNA >>

* Why Are People Freaking Out About These Satellites SpaceX Launched? >>
* The Music of Black Holes: “Vibrate at the Range of Human Hearing” >>
* Industry planning jobs cull to offset Brexit >>

* How Does Insulin Work in Our Bodies? >>
* Netflix is reportedly close to buying Luc Besson’s movie studio >>
* AI Student Kits >>

* Google data download: I did it and I’m okay with the results >>
* Drop what you’re doing and play Wipeout on PSVR immediately >>
* In just five years, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google have doubled their effect on S&P 500 >>

* Amazon’s stock always recovers after a Trump tweet makes it fall >>
* Tim Cook’s advice to his younger self: ‘The joy is in the journey’ >>
* Tesla says Autopilot self-driving system engaged in fatal crash >>

* Every Steven Spielberg movie, ranked from worst to best >>
* ‘Star Trek’ writer made a 1999 prediction that absolutely nailed what technology is like today >>
* Chaos that will keep you warm: Researchers improve heat insulation using deliberate chaos >>

* Scientists build army of metal-organic nanoflowers to treat cancer >>
* Scientists demo rocking brownian motors for nanoparticles (w/video) >>
* Beams are back in the LHC >>

* Airbnb for cars is here. And the rental car giants are not happy. >>
* The physics behind this odd-looking, ‘stormproof umbrella’ from the Netherlands >>
* Tesla announces major recall affecting 123,000 cars around the world >>

* Voyager Is 13 Billion Miles Away and Needs a Repair: Here’s What Happened >>
* The Wild New Materials of the Future Will Be Discovered With AI >>

* The Future of Universal Basic Income >>
* Andrew Yang Wants You To Vote For A $1,000-A-Month Basic Income In 2020 >>
* Veriff wants to make it simple to present identification online >>

* You Must Be This Tall to Ride Microservices >>
* Death to the Monoculture >>
* Scientists are launching human trials for a cancer ‘vaccine’ that cured 97% of tumors in mice >>

* This bionic spider can curl up and do somersaults >>
* FCC approves SpaceX’s ambitious satellite internet plans >>
* SpaceX launches 10 communications satellites on sixth Falcon 9 launch of the year >>

* Imaging a Centauri Planet >>
* Baidu completes 5G autonomous driving test >>
* France tries to shift policy to get competitive with Artificial Intelligence and Innovation >>

* Text Classification with Gluon on Amazon SageMaker and AWS Batch >>
* NASA’s Next Mars Lander Will Look Deep to Understand the Red Planet — and Earth >>
* Jensen Huang on the Uber Tragedy and Why Nvidia Suspended Testing >>

* MIT Libraries host Grand Challenges Summit >>
* Smugglers used drones to sneak $80 million worth of phones into China >>
* Engineers turn plastic insulator into heat conductor >>

* Tobii’s eye-tracking tech is niche on PCs, but makes virtual reality feel like magic >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 March 2018

* Researchers Steer Cyborg Mice Through Maze with Brain Stimulation >>
* Netflix will pay you to binge watch their shows >>
* Roam Robotics Announces $2500 Soft Exoskeleton For Skiers and Snowboarders >>

* AI-Powered Shark Detector Warns Swimmers When The Beach Isn’t Safe >>
* What a Docker shocker: Founder, CTO Solomon Hykes takes a hike >>
* Microsoft Reorganizes to Fuel Cloud and A.I. Businesses >>

* HBO’s new trailer for Westworld season 2 showcases robot-induced chaos >>
* IBM GPU-Accelerated Semantic Similarity Search at Scale Shows ~30000x Speed Up >>
* The new Subaru Forester can tell if you’re sleepy or distracted >>

* Brain learns completely differently than we’ve assumed, new learning theory says >>
* Google Play now offers speed control and bookmarks for audiobooks >>
* Augmented reality rocket launch app shows you the SpaceX launch like never before >>

* Trump blasts Amazon for hurting the postal service. Is that true? >>
* Windows chief Terry Myerson is leaving as Microsoft reorganizes >>
* The CW goes live on Hulu with Live TV >>

* Companies using controversial AI software to help hire or fire employees – and gauge whether they like their boss >>
* GM self-driving car gets PULLED OVER and slapped with ticket after getting ‘too close’ to pedestrian >>
* Google, Apple, and Amazon are in a war that no one will win >>

* AI Designs Organic Syntheses >>
* Scientists identify a promising target for the treatment of heart failure >>
* Brain-wide tracing of single neurons reveals breadth of information transfer from visual cortex >>

* Teaching machines to spot the essential >>
* Just a Few of the Amazing Things AI Is Doing in Healthcare >>
* Hormone Replacement: Can It Treat Aging Skin? >>

* VR Researchers Manipulate Human Visual System To Create An Infinite Corridor In a Fixed Space >>
* AI is Rapidly Changing the Types and Location of the Best-Paying Jobs >>
* Robots Could Replace Surgeons in the Battle Against Cancer >>

* Google x-ray project shows AI won’t replace doctors any time soon >>
* Whats in your Genome >>
* Introduction to Artificial Intelligence for the Enterprise >>

* Festo’s New Bionic Robots Include Rolling Spider, Flying Fox >>
* 2018’s Top 10 Tech Cars: Lucid Air >>
* 2018’s Top 10 Tech Cars: McLaren 720S >>

* Amazon quietly begins hiding erotic novels from its search results >>
* Scientists Find Mini Gastrointestinal Tract Growing Inside Tumor >>
* Elon Musk may have tested his mind-reading brain implants that provide ‘god-like’ powers on ANIMALS >>

* New ways to read more with audiobooks from Google Play >>
* AWS Summit Sydney Series: 10 -12 April 2018 >>
* Mute Every Website Automatically with This Chrome Extension >>

* New Deep-Learning Software Knows How To Make Desired Organic Molecules >>
* Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang clarifies Uber is not using its Drive platform >>
* This robotic arm is using a MakerBot to 3D print its own parts >>

* Most Tech Workers Would Ignore a Call From Their Boss Outside Work Hours >>
* The Next Cold War Is Here, And It’s All About Data >>
* Facebook Introduces Central Page for Privacy and Security Settings >>

* How to Spot a Nuclear Bomb Program? Look for Ghostly Particles >>
* USA Today’s first AR app brings a rocket launch to your table >>
* All these TV shows are ending in 2018 — get prepared to say farewell >>

* Alphabet Research Arm X Wants to Apply Artificial Intelligence to Farming >>
* Train faster, more flexible models with Amazon SageMaker Linear Learner >>
* Here’s How To Follow The De-orbit Of Tiangong-1, Now Estimated To Happen Between March 30 And April 2 >>

* ARIEL: Focus on Exoplanet Atmospheres >>
* Alien “Mercury-Like” Planet Found in Distant Star System >>
* Watch NASA’s Mars InSight Lander Arrive at Its California Launch Site >>
* Saturday’s Blue Moon Is the Last One Until 2020 >>

* NASA wants to waste tens of billions on SLS despite proven SpaceX Falcon Heavy >>
* 3rd International Conference on Aging and Disease (2018 ICAD) >>
* We asked a neural network to bake us a cake. The results were…interesting. >>

* RED reveals a 5K camera sensor designed for outer space >>
* Machine learning library TensorFlow can count to potato… I mean, 1.7 >>
* Exoskeleton for skiers gives your knees robotic boost >>

* Seth Godin Video/podcast roundup >>
* Apple faces nearly 60 lawsuits over admitting to throttling iPhone capabilities >>

* Time and Marshmallows >>
* The New Stack Makers >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 March 2018

* Watch NVIDIA’s GTC keynote in under 15 minutes >>
* Helping Robots Express Themselves When They Fail >>
* China is using AI and facial recognition to fine jaywalkers via text >>

* Nvidia stuns by driving a car in real life through virtual reality >>
* Nvidia DGX-2 is 2 petaflop AI supercomputer for $399,000 >>
* Meet Pure, Nvidia’s AIRI fairy: A hyperconverged beast >>

* Nvidia brings joy by bringing GPU acceleration to Kubernetes >>
* Alphabet’s X lab explores using AI to improve food production >>
* NVIDIA’s next AI steps: ARM deal & new ‘personal supercomputer’ >>

* Amazon loses US$54 billion in market value after Donald Trump ‘threatened to go after it’ >>
* China firmly says no to foreign waste >>
* China’s biggest courier firm could soon deliver parcels by drone >>

* Horror VR game can ramp up the fear factor if you’re not scared >>
* How a dedicated cyber-court could halt the rise of online crime >>
* Meet Your Interstitium, a Newfound “Organ” >>

* Arm chips with Nvidia AI could change the Internet of Things >>
* Absence of a key chemical in the brain, responsible for feeding memory, could be used as an early test for Alzheimer’s >>
* AI will control humans with powerful propaganda and bespoke fake news stories that are even harder to stop >>

* Cyber Defense Tool Is an Early Warning System for Grid Attacks >>
* “Swarm Electrification” Powers Villages in Bangladesh >>
* WinSystems SBC Supports Windows® 10 IoT Core OS >>

* Robot for cleaning the side of ships >>
* Foresight meeting on Artificial General Intelligences and Corporations >>
* Breakthrough to enable computers 100 times faster >>

* Baidu Shows Off Its Instant Pocket Translator >>
* Huawei’s P20 Pro smartphone has three rear-facing cameras >>
* Rats can’t puke, which is bad news for them and great news for us >>

* GoDaddy to move most of its infrastructure to AWS >>
* Blooming marvellous: Transformation of a kidney bean into a fully-grown plant is captured in a mesmerising timelapse >>
* Scientists discover new organ spanning the ENTIRE human body that acts as a built-in ‘shock absorber’ >>

* NVIDIA teams with Adobe to ensure AI editing runs smoothly >>
* This robot can find a way to pick up almost any object even if it has never seen it before >>
* Recruiting gets easier with candidate discovery in Hire by Google >>

* Engaging Employees in Health Care Data Security >>
* ARKit-only apps top 13 million installs, nearly half from games >>
* SpaceX and Boeing inch closer toward crewed space missions >>

* Facebook just lost another user — New Zealand’s privacy commissioner >>
* Facebook releases redesign of settings and privacy pages >>
* SoftBank and Saudi Arabia to build world’s biggest solar farm >>

* A Low-Noise Diamond Maser That Doesn’t Require Cooling >>
* Getting JWST Aloft >>
* Try To Contain Your Surprise. James Webb Is Getting Delayed To 2020 >>

* Chandrayaan-1: India’s First Mission to the Moon >>
* China’s Doomed Space Station Did Some Science Work, Too >>
* There is an Obesity and diabetes epidemic but doctors are not prepared to enable healthy lifestyle or fixing habits >>

* Virtual Commissioning with a Model-Driven Digital Twin >>
* Updated analysis for laser sail mission to Alpha Centauri >>
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* Future Solar Sail Missions >>

* Internet of insecure Things: Software still riddled with security holes >>
* Google Launches More Realistic Text-To-Speech Service Powered By DeepMind’s AI >>
* Apple needs more than apps to win over educators >>

* Amazon may spend $1 billion to adapt hit Chinese sci-fi novels >>
* Forget Millennials, the Internet’s Most Wanted Users Are Older — and Poorer >>
* Build your own PC inside the PC you built with PC Building Simulator >>

* Nvidia previews next-generation Drive Orin self-driving computer >>
* NVIDIA aims to make self-driving safer with virtual simulations >>
* Out-of-control Chinese space station could unleash a ‘series of FIREBALLS’ as it crashes to Earth over Easter weekend >>

* Ultra-sticky film that unfolds like paper snowflakes could revolutionize everything from bandages to wearable electronics >>
* Big Brother-style facial recognition system publicly shames jaywalkers in China by beaming their image on a giant screen before sending them a fine via text message >>

* The Sun Is Spitting Out Strange Patterns of Gamma Rays >>
* ‘Virtual tumours’ predict success of tumour-heating sound waves >>
* Finding the Achilles heel of cancer >>

* Dark matter ‘missing’ in a galaxy far, far away >>
* ISSUE 109: Kubernetes Security >>
* ISSUE 107: Time and Marshmallows >>

* Pure Storage teams with Nvidia on GPU-fueled Flash storage solution for AI >>
* Nvidia CEO comments on GPU shortage caused by Ethereum >>
* Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang announces Teleportation Hardware | GTC 2018 >>

* China’s artificial forest coverage tops world >>
* Railway envisioned linking Xiong’an to western neighbor >>

* Toyota revs up on car sharing software >>
* Out-of-control space station will crash to Earth this weekend >>
* How Europe’s new privacy rule is reshaping the internet >>

* Uber scaled back the number of sensors on its self-driving cars: report >>
* Here’s what to expect at the 2018 New York Auto Show >>
* What smartphone photography is doing to our memories >>

* Waymo’s all-electric Jaguar Will Rule the Self-Driving Fleets of the Future >>
* Ready Player One Movie Review >>
* Gran Turismo Sport Finally Gets PSVR >>

* VR Survival Game Island Time Gets Release Date, Morbid New Trailer >>
* GDC 2018: Final Assault Is A New VR RTS From Final Approach Developers >>
* This iridescent butterfly is made out of beating heart cells >>

* A robotic camera system films sports like a human >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 March 2018

* Nvidia just unveiled a terrifying AI supercomputer >>
* Scientists successfully remove Alzheimer’s from mice in major breakthrough >>
* NASA Delays Launch of James Webb Space Telescope Until 2020 >>

* Watch Apple education event in 11 minutes >>
* Apple introduces a cheap 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support >>
* Some millennials aren’t saving for retirement because they don’t think capitalism will exist by then >>

* China needs more water. So building rain-making network 3x times size of Spain >>
* China’s bus-size space station is about 100 hours away from crashing to Earth >>
* Soft Robotics introduces a low-cost, AI-driven picking system for its rubbery grippers >>

* NASA Is Testing a Supersonic Mars Parachute Thursday: Watch It Live >>
* Watch This Robotic Intestine Puke Rocket Fuel >>
* Everything You Need to Know About the CLOUD Act >>

* Women May Have an Alternative to Freezing Their Eggs >>
* Artificial intelligence is about to get terrifyingly smart >>
* Our cancer strategies aren’t working – it’s time to change that >>

* How smartphones are heating up the planet >>
* You Could Soon Buy an ‘Artificial Meteor Shower’ — for a Hefty Fee >>
* SpaceX heavy and near term solar sail for manned missions to Near Earth Objects >>

* Smartphone app tracks Parkinson’s symptoms >>
* What the sinking of the Titanic reveals about A.I. >>
* World Summit AI 10-11 Oct >>

* Google’s Movies & TV app can now search dozens of streaming services >>
* Nvidia suspends all autonomous vehicle testing >>

* Apple’s learn-to-code app Swift Playgrounds adds AR lessons >>
* New trend report: Amazon everything >>

* NVIDIA’s Quadro GV100 GPU will power its ray tracing tech >>
* Udacity introduces real robots and virtual worlds to help students build skills >>
* Udacity debuts a dedicated School of AI with three new nanodegrees >>

* Zuckerberg will reportedly appear before Congress on data privacy >>
* Google Cloud launches a new text-to-speech engine for developers >>
* ‘Tractor beam’ sensor could find cancer in blood >>

* US ‘to curb Chinese tech takeovers by implementing emergency laws to ban investment’ >>
* What happens to ‘Made in China 2025’ as trade war fears grow >>
* Tech entrepreneurs replace tycoons as political advisers in China’s push for IT edge >>

* Unanimous AI says it blends human decision-making processes with AI algorithms >>
* A Clever Smartphone Attachment Will Show if Water Is Contaminated >>
* AI Translates News Just as Well as a Human Would >>

* Super thin device is a step toward ‘invisible’ screens >>
* Listen: How ‘smart city’ sensors keep an eye on Chicago >>
* Faster training with optimized TensorFlow 1.6 on Amazon EC2 C5 and P3 instances >>

* Algorithms Can’t Tell When They’re Broken–And Neither Can We >>
* Paper-folding art inspires better bandages >>
* Adobe bets that AI tools can foster real creativity >>

* Future of Sexual Reproduction >>
* Should Computer Simulations Replace Animal Testing for Heart Drugs? >>
* Newly-discovered human organ may help explain how cancer spreads >>

* ‘Mars Ain’t Gonna Be Easy’: What Apollo 17 Leaders Are Saying About Future Space Exploration >>
* Toyota’s 2019 Corolla Hatchback supports both Alexa and CarPlay >>
* TRAPPIST-1: An Abundance of Water? >>

* White House: Protect Apollo Moon Landing Sites, But Treaties Could Lead to Backlash >>
* New Image Shows How the Sun Changes Over a 22-Year Cycle >>
* Why Is China’s Space Station Falling to Earth in the First Place? >>

* AI Will Change Radiology, but It Won’t Replace Radiologists >>
* Google’s new text-to-speech service has more realistic voices >>
* Google Maps gets support for 39 new languages >>

* Fiber Lasers Mean Ray Guns Are Coming >>
* Vodafone’s drone tracker system intrigues but stays short on detail >>
* Launch of NASA’s ambitious Webb space telescope delayed until 2020 >>

* These designer chairs are proof that 3D printed furniture is a viable alternative >>
* Oracle Wins Revival of Billion-Dollar Case Against Google >>
* Kloudless raises $6M for its integrations solution >>

* Callaghan predicts extreme artificially intelligent driven disruption >>
* Xiaomi’s Mi Gaming Laptop packs NVIDIA GTX 1060 graphics >>
* Radar-maker says Uber disabled safety systems >>

* Super-rich will be able to order meteor showers on-demand from NEXT YEAR >>
* The Life Issue >>
* Meghan Markle Has Chosen Her Maid Of Honor And It’s Not Kate Middleton >>

* AeroMobil reveals flying taxi that transforms from car to electric airplane >>
* You Must Be This Tall to Ride Microservices >>
* Microservices Comes of Age >>

* Wind and Solar Can Power Most of the United States, Says Study >>
* Uber blocked from testing self-driving cars on Arizona roads >>
* FedEx reserves 20 Tesla electric Semi trucks >>

* Cheetah III robot preps for a role as a first responder >>
* Scientists report first results from neutrino mountain experiment >>
* Combat lasers will protect against drone swarms >>

* LPP Fusion has funds try to reach nuclear fusion net gain milestone >>
* China’s military has confirmed the Navy is testing a railgun at Sea >>
* Very tough to squeeze the last bit of performance at 5 nanometers and smaller >>

* Big 4 Tech giants are within 14-38% of surpassing $1 trillion in market value >>
* Alibaba Robotic car vending machine is 5 stories tall >>
* Next-gen optical disc has 10TB capacity and six-century lifespan >>

* Red Hat is in the pink: Cracks $3bn revenue >>
* Google launches more realistic text-to-speech service powered by DeepMind’s AI >>
* a16z Podcast: From Teaching Leadership to Being a Leader >>

* Here’s what to watch on Netflix in April >>
* Kiss Me First Is Basically Ready Player One For Netflix >>
* Apple iPad (2018) hands-on: It’s all about the apps >>

* HTC Reveals Vive Pro Minimum Specs, Ups Recommended to GTX 1070 >>
* GDC 2018: Hands-On With RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride’s Foray Into VR >>
* Oculus Patents For Haptic VR Glove Surface Online >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 March 2018

* AI Cardiologist Aces Its First Medical Exam >>
* Ford and Alibaba unveil car vending machine >>
* Connect your cow for $1.79 per month >>

* Roboticist Gil Weinberg talks about our weird android future >>
* The Blockchain Solution to Our Deepfake Problems >>
* Nvidia looks to the AI future >>

* Ubisoft is using AI to catch bugs in games before devs make them >>
* Google launches a Chrome OS tablet for schools ahead of Apple’s iPad education event >>

* Cops Are Now Opening iPhones With Dead People’s Fingerprints >>
* Smartphone-compatible ultrasound machine streams images from remote locations >>
* Better Technology Isn’t The Solution To Ecological Collapse >>

* New software could run the lab of the future >>
* Bain forecasts 10-15 year automation driven economic boom but many impacts from wages losses and job losses >>
* ‘Marine Skin’ Wearable Tracks Animals Under the Sea >>

* First SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 should launch in April and each could be reused 10 to 100 times >>
* Google’s mobile-first search indexing is live after lengthy testing >>
* 2-D Materials Enable Swarms of Floating Microbots >>

* Using AI to Invent New Medical Tests >>
* First Chrome OS tablet comes from Acer >>

* Charles robot that imitates and understands human expressions, could lead to a new generation of ’emotional’ droids >>
* First self-driving train launches on London Thameslink route >>
* New MRI scanner could revolutionize diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors >>

* Men will live as long as women by 2032 >>
* Apple could unveil a new iPad and MacBook TOMORROW >>
* IBM boss joins Tim Cook in calls for more oversight following Facebook data scandal >>

* Artificial bio-inspired membranes for water filtration >>
* Self-driving pods could be the (boring) future of urban transport >>
* Watch a giant industrial drone de-ice a huge wind turbine >>

* Bolt-on AI: Is this the AI shortcut we’ve been looking for? >>
* Living in a World of Algorithms >>
* Can Machine Learning Predict Poverty? >>

* Microsoft’s Building on the Blockchain to Manage Digital Identities >>
* Physicist Michio Kaku Has Some Powerful Predictions for the Future >>
* Huawei promotes founder’s daughter in management shuffle amid US woes >>

* What happens to ‘Made in China 2025’ as trade war fears grow >>
* Chinese air force conducts high-sea training >>
* China’s effort to regulate drone flights takes effect >>

* Hubble Solves the Mystery of a Vast Object Orbiting the Milky Way >>
* The Milky Way Appears to be Swarming With Venus-Like Exoplanets –“May Hold the Secret of Earth’s Fate” >>

* Apple’s expanding list of original TV shows won’t arrive until at least March 2019 >>
* YouTube TV becomes first-ever presenting partner for the NBA Finals, following similar deal with MLB >>
* Is This The Uber Of The Future? >>

* Nike’s Flyknit 360 sneakers fit like 3D-printed socks >>
* Autogyros >>
* Amazon buys rights to Three Body Problem for over $1 billion >>

* This Is How To Answer Your Most Dreaded Job Interview Questions >>
* What Recruiters Pay Attention To When They Look At Your Social Media >>
* NBA testing 99-cent stream that lets you watch the final quarter of a live game >>

* New trailers: Deadpool 2, YouTube’s Karate Kid TV series, and more >>
* NASA’S PARKER SOLAR PROBE WILL TOUCH THE SUN — SO CAN YOU >>
* An Investor’s Primer: 5G, the Internet of Things, and Augmented/Virtual Reality >>

* Ready, set, pitch: Demo Day Asia >>
* Process converts wood into a squishy sensor >>
* 5 Futuristic (And Terrifying) Weapons That Could Change Warfare Forever >>

* Regulation could protect Facebook, not punish it >>
* A new way to find better battery materials >>
* Ready, set, pitch: Demo Day Asia >>

* Sysadmin wiped two servers, left the country to escape the shame >>
* Small US built drones searching damaged Fukushima nuclear plant >>
* In Photos: Tiangong-1, China’s Space Station That’s Falling to Earth >>

* What The Data Says About Kubernetes Deployment Patterns >>
* This Week in Numbers: On-Prem Orgs Trail Cloud Counterparts in Tech Adoption >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 March 2018

* Congress is giving NASA more money than it requested to build a second launch platform >>
* Machine solves Rubiks cube in 0.38 seconds which is 12 times faster than human record >>
* Waymo CEO Expresses Confidence Its Cars Wouldn’t Have Killed Elaine Herzberg >>

* Forget Self Driving. The Future is in Self Parking >>
* Volkswagen will race this wild new EV up Pikes Peak later this year >>
* Apple March 27 Chicago event: New iPads, and other things we hope to see >>

* New trailers: Deadpool 2, YouTube’s Karate Kid TV series, and more >>
* Dropbox just went public and is now worth $12 billion >>
* a16z Video: When (and How) Biology Becomes Engineering >>

* Sweeping data privacy law set to take effect in Europe, reshaping data collection practices >>
* Apple’s Tim Cook calls for stronger privacy laws after the Facebook scandal >>
* Facebook was warned about app permissions in 2011 >>

* You will not be surprised by artificial intelligence >>
* Hilarious (and Terrifying?) Ways Algorithms Have Outsmarted Their Creators >>
* Mark Zuckerberg turns to newspapers to say he’s sorry >>

* Facebook apologizes for privacy breach with full-page newspaper ads >>
* Why does Facebook have call and text logs for some Android users? >>
* Uber’s disturbing fatal self-driving car crash, a new common sense challenge for AI, and Facebook’s evil algorithms >>

* Interstellar Asteroid ‘oumuamua Probably Came From A Binary Star System >>
* DOJ renews push to require access to encrypted devices >>
* Uber’ self-driving system was still 400 times worse Waymo in 2018 on key distance intervention metric >>

* Shodan Search Exposes Thousands of Servers Hosting Passwords and Keys >>
* Buddy bots help patients with lung disease >>
* Monarch is a new platform from surgical robot pioneer Frederic Moll >>

* Lab accidentally created ‘city’ of 180,000 mice and experimented on them without permission >>
* AI microscopes for the ocean >>
* At Amazon’s MARS Conference, Jeff Bezos Plots The Future With 200 (Very) Big Brains >>

* Pentagon Tries to Replicate Human Voices Using Lasers >>
* Is the Cost of Military Space Programs Going Up or Down? Depends on How You Count >>
* Exos Aerospace Prepares for First Suborbital Launch >>

* After Math: Business as usual >>
* A $6 trillion wake up call for the tech industry >>
* Soon, Talking to Strangers Will Be Even Easier >>

* Sony’s 2018 OLED TV starts at $2,800 >>
* An Alternate Reality Game That Takes Freshmen Orientation to a New Level >>
* Dissecting artificial intelligence to better understand the human brain >>

* Terahertz computer chip is now within reach >>
* Fight Aging! Newsletter, March 26th 2018 >>
* Could paint save us from a doomsday asteroid? >>

* China’s Space Station Will Fall to Earth, But When and Where? Here’s the Latest >>
* Expected biggest video games of 2018 >>
* The best apps and gadgets for tidying your home >>

* Japan Becomes Latest Country to Consider Pirate Site Blocking >>
* A live-action ‘Street Fighter’ TV show is in development >>
* What we saw at GDC 2018! >>

* Open Journal of Mathematical Sciences >>
* A foldable iPhone may be in the works for 2020 >>
* China’s growing submarine force is ‘armed to the teeth’ — and the rest of the Pacific is racing to keep up >>

* The first non-stop flight from Australia to the UK has taken off >>
* Cut the Cord and Subscribe to These Streaming TV Services >>
* Oracle Releases Java 10, Promises Much Faster Release Schedule >>

* Gillmor Gang: Facelift >>
* French Designer Creates Dresses Like No One Else >>

* Capsule Networks Are Shaking up AI Here’s How to Use Them >>
* Understanding Hinton’s Capsule Networks. Part I: Intuition. >>
* Deep Learning Timeline >>

* So You’re Dating a Woman Who’s Freezing Her Eggs >>
* Man Explains Why It Takes Less Torque To Loosen A Bolt That It Does To Tighten >>
* What It Feels Like Living On The World’s Most Crowded Island >>

* Restaurant delivery is still a growth market >>
* Chinese digital censorship has been expanding under Xi Jinping >>
* Living in a World of Algorithms >>

* Would a Robot Pet Enhance Your Life? >>
* Simplify Adding AI to Your Apps—Core ML Say Hello to Watson >>
* a16z Podcast: Improv’ing Leadership >>

* A peek into how Tencent has 500 million Chinese mobile game players hooked >>
* Beijing offers 1 million yuan in cash incentives, long-term visas and ‘green card’ to attract global talent >>
* Forget energy. Technology now tops Chinese companies’ overseas shopping lists >>

* China plans to impose tariffs on US imports to offset its loss: MOFCOM >>
* Sino-Russian CR929 program enters preliminary design phase >>

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* EA Created An AI That Taught Itself To Play Battlefield >>
* ‘World’s smallest computer’ could be manufactured for under 10 cents >>
* School Pays To Get an Algorithm To Scan Students’ Social Media For Threats and Suicide Risks Posts >>

* World celebrates, cyber-snoops cry as TLS 1.3 internet crypto approved >>
* Amazon’s future drones could react to screaming, arm-waving and rude gestures by angry customers >>
* 512GB phones are coming, starting with Huawei >>

* Blockchain System Aims to Identify Health Problems Using AI >>
* How the Internet of Things Could Fracture Wi-Fi >>
* Earth’s oxygen burst into production ‘like a FIREHOSE’ 2.3 billion years >>

* AI is quicker, more effective than humans in analyzing heart scans >>
* Most complex biocomputer ever is made from human cells >>
* Royal Caribbean picks up world’s largest cruise ship >>

* To Speed Up AI, Mix Memory and Processing >>
* AI tackles the Vatican’s secrets >>
* These AI Tools Want To Make Sure You Have Friends At Work >>

* Hold this beam for me, friend robot, and let us construct a house together >>
* MIT’s new device can pull water from desert air >>
* Toyota Just Patented a “Cloaking Device” >>

* Air-Breathing Thruster Paves Way for Never-Ending Space Missions at Earth and Mars >>
* In Mid-April NASA will launch next generation planet hunting space telescope >>
* Robot Microscopes Demystify Plankton, The Sea’s Most Vital Residents >>

* India planning building habitats on the moon >>
* IBM Bets Company On Exponential Innovation In AI, Blockchain, And Quantum Computing >>

* SpaceX Rocket Launch Created Shock Wave 4 Times Larger Than California >>
* Researchers Create The Most Detailed Simulation Of The Universe Ever Made >>
* NASA to Allow Nuclear Power Systems for Next Discovery Mission >>

* Singapore’s $400 billion fund sees companies with World Changing technology from both China and Silicon Valley >>
* Video Friday: Robot Playdate, Big Drone, and Self-Driving Car in Snow >>
* Water and Energy are tightly linked >>

* Just when you thought it was safe to go ahead with microservices… along comes serverless >>
* DeepMind boffins brain-damage AI to find out what makes it tick >>
* Lawyaw uses AI to help lawyers draft documents faster >>

* Robotics expert on Uber crash questions whether sensors worked >>
* The role of humans in self-driving cars is even more complicated after Uber’s fatal crash >>
* Uber’s self-driving policies, tech face questions after fatal crash >>
* Victim of self-driving Uber accident could be to blame, expert says >>
* Uber is more vulnerable than ever after its fatal self-driving car crash — but it could end up saving the company >>
* Video of Uber Self-Driving Car’s Fatal Crash Raises More Questions >>
* Human Driver Could Have Avoided Fatal Uber Crash, Experts Say >>

* Planetary Society ready to launch LightSail 2 solar sail >>
* DeepMind explores inner workings of AI >>
* Scientists develop tiny tooth-mounted sensors that can track what you eat >>

* China Is Working On A Rocket As Powerful As The Saturn V, Could Launch By 2030 >>
* Get ready for emoji guide dogs, prosthetic limbs, and wheelchairs >>
* Globalization’s Backlash Is Here, at Just the Wrong Time >>

* International Space Development Conference 2018 >>
* Recording data from one million neurons in real time >>
* Atomic lattice crystal seamlessly sewn together to make atomically thin fabrics >>

* Beijing city offer US$158K for top AI and biotech talent as Google software engineers make $200-600+K >>
* China testing unmanned AI on old battle tanks >>
* For the next ten years Russia will defer rail based ICBM and prioritize hypersonic missiles >>

* Researchers find a new material for quantum computing >>
* Amazon Polly releases new SSML Breath feature >>
* Learn about Dee: The DeepLens Educating Entertainer >>

* Argonne National Lab plans Exaflop supercomputer in 2021 >>
* A walls and dams will delay major sea level rise for a few centuries and cost 1000 times less >>
* The web will soon be a little safer with the approval of this new security standard >>

* Technology Intelligence Podcast – Episode 1: The Future Of Money >>
* Blockchain In Banking Report >>
* A full-scale trade war with China would plunge the US into recession >>

* Harvard Rewinds the Biological Clock >>
* Scientists discover the origins of gold in space >>
* The US Military Is Making Lasers That Create Voices out of Thin Air >>

* Russian drone pilot pushes his tiny drone to 33,000ft >>
* New NASA Model Could Help Predict Landslides (Video) >>
* 70,000 Years Ago A Nearby Star Messed With The Orbits Of Comets And Asteroids In Our Solar System >>

* Is SpaceX Planning to Build Its BFR Mars Rocket in Los Angeles? >>
* Investigation Confirms IBM Layoffs Targeted Older Workers >>
* High Energy lasers and microwave anti-drone weapons will be a multi-billion market by 2023 >>

* At Amazon’s MARS Conference, Jeff Bezos Plots The Future With 200 (Very) Big Brains >>
* My Cow Game Extracted Your Facebook Data >>
* Elon Musk just deleted SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages >>
* Deleting Facebook won’t solve all our privacy problems >>

* Baidu will start autonomous driving tests in Beijing >>
* As the CLOUD Act sneaks into the omnibus, big tech butts heads with privacy advocates >>
* Tesla says it’s being underpaid because its batteries are too fast >>

* FCC loosens rules to speed 5G rollouts >>
* Meet the startups that pitched at EF’s 9th Demo Day in London >>
* BMW Says Electric Car Mass Production Not Viable Until 2020 >>

* A new sensor worn on teeth records everything people eat in a day >>
* Walmart begins testing shelf-scanning ROBOTS in California that can check entire aisles in just 90 seconds >>
* Ready Player One: We Are Surprisingly Close to Realizing Just Such a VR Dystopia >>

* Apple reportedly unveiling a cheaper iPad next week >>
* Amazon has patented a drone that reacts to people shouting and waving at it >>
* Schools are moving toward a model of continuous, lifelong learning in order to meet the needs of today’s economy. >>

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