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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 March 2018

* Elon Musk says his Boring Company tunnels are for cyclists and pedestrians >>
* How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Was Engineered to Take the Heat >>
* Identifying planets with machine learning, dirty AI searches, and OpenAI scholarships >>

* Using Blockchain to Secure the “Internet of Things” >>
* Google unveils artificial intelligence that can match your sofa cushions or children’s drawings to the world’s great paintings >>

* SpaceX rocket launches are getting boring — and that’s an incredible success story for Elon Musk >>
* Japan, Israel also seen as potential contenders in AI race dominated by US, China >>

* The Hidden Dogs of Dog Cloning >>
* Robot Research in the Wild: Water Transport in Rural India >>
* This MIT Project Says Nuclear Fusion Is 15 Years Away (No, Really, This Time) >>

* New trailers: The Grinch, RBG, Lost in Space, and more >>
* Netflix tests gamification of children’s shows >>
* Generative Adversarial Networks – A Deep Learning Architecture >>

* Air-Fueled Satellites Developed By European Space Agency >>
* Air-breathing Electric Thruster Could Keep Satellites In Low Earth Orbit For Year >>
* FCC accuses stealth space startup of unauthorized satellite deployment >>

* Here’s how to unlock Mario in Google Maps >>
* Autonomous Farmbots Can Do 100 Jobs On Its Own >>
* Drones are helping to clear up Britain’s beaches >>

* AI Has a Hallucination Problem That’s Proving Tough to Fix >>
* DeepMind boss admits ‘risks’ of AI >>
* Waymo self-driving rigs to haul Google cargo >>

* Bose smart glasses can tell you what you’re seeing. >>
* Flippy the burger-flipping robot is on a break already >>

* Apple’s Swift Programming Language Is Now Top Tier >>
* Driverless shuttles take to the tarmac as gridlock baffles city planners >>
* Inside the intensive, two-month training all Delta flight attendants must attend that’s harder to get into than Harvard >>

* This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town >>
* An Electro-Blob Under Africa May Be ‘Ground Zero’ for Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversal >>
* Will the US Be Able to Stop Russia’s New Arsenal of Missile Defense-Piercing Nukes? >>

* California high-speed rail more than double the cost and ten years late if funded >>
* Superconductors used as an experimental model for blackholes >>
* James Webb Telescope Is Probably Going To Be Delayed Again, And Could Exceed A Congress Spending Cap >>

* Lab Work on ‘Super-Earth’ Atmospheres >>
* Hubble Sees A Huge Dust Cloud Around A Newly Forming Star >>
* A Wrinkle in Time Offers Strong Performances and a Big Role for Science >>

* A New Planetary System Has Been Found With Three Super Earths >>
* FCC Accuses Stealthy Startup of Launching Rogue Satellites >>
* Giant expandable space antennas and solar arrays >>

* Multiverse comes from Eternal Inflation >>
* C-elegans worm death can help us understand and possibly delay death in humans >>
* Health related wearables has tripled in two years and AI healthcare will increase eleven times over 7 years >>

* TED gets a fresh new look on TV apps >>
* Java release train is moving faster, but will developers be derailed? >>
* Android P will hear no evil, see no evil, support evil notches >>

* China’s Alibaba is Investing Huge Sums in AI Research and Resources — and It Is Building Tools To Challenge Google and Amazon >>
* MIT embarks on ambitious plan to build nuclear fusion plant by 2033 >>
* In a Remarkable Turn of Events, Hackers — Not Users — Lost Money in Attempted Cryptocurrency Exchange Heist >>

* Google makes it easier to create custom Assistant commands for devices >>
* Carbon nanotubes push the limit of flexible electronics >>
* The race to build the best smartphone camera is officially on again >>

* This eQuoo app games you to into learning useful psychological skills >>
* Another new survey underscores that skilled workers can pretty much live wherever they want >>
* RIP, VW Beetle: Volkswagen won’t make a new one >>

* More ways to use the Google Assistant, from your phone to your fridge >>
* ‘Crash Bandicoot’ remastered trilogy coming to the Nintendo Switch >>
* Major trends in agtech for 2018 >>

* This space heater mines bitcoin while keeping your house warm >>
* Netflix CEO predicts $15 billion in revenue this year >>
* VMware tackles complexity of multi-cloud environments >>

* ‘Sperm magnets’ that filter out deformed semen before women undergo IVF >>
* Meet the Satellites That Can Pinpoint Methane and Carbon Dioxide Leaks >>
* Ancient black holes may have made the first stars look cool >>

* Men facing cancer epidemic because they are FOUR TIMES more likely to get HPV from oral sex than women >>
* Scientists reach ‘significant milestone’ in race to create the world’s first quantum computer as they discover how to make atoms in silicon ‘talk’ to each other >>
* Japanese scientists develop genetically modified ‘Frankenstein’ pigs with organs that can be transplanted into HUMANS >>

* SXSW 2018: Where technology and entertainment merge >>
* Lung fibrosis can be reduced by restoring lipid synthesis >>
* Amazon and Costco are selling emergency kits that can feed a family for a year — and it reveals a disturbing new normal in America >>

* Bitcoin is tanking again and just slumped through $9,000 >>
* This exotic $325,000 convertible is coming after Porsche and Audi >>
* The fast, fancy, and futuristic cars from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show >>

* IBM and our changing climate >>
* NASA scientists propose plan to NUKE incoming asteroids to avoid deadly impacts with Earth >>

* AI Helps Bots Avoid Collisions >>
* Samsung Galaxy S9+ review: Will you upgrade your phone for the best mobile camera around? >>

* We’re live from SXSW 2018! >>
* Jason Blum thinks movie studios and theaters have already lost the battle to Netflix >>
* Stop predicting the future (and go back to work) >>

* Bitcoin Scaling Debate: Context, Proposed Solutions, and the Future >>
* Progressive Web Apps — The Future of Mobile Web App Development >>
* Train Your Machine Learning Models on Google’s GPUs for Free – Forever >>

* Renault’s New EV Concept Car Will Change Carpooling Forever >>
* Finding Dates via DNA Is Scientifically Questionable — and Overall a Bad Idea >>
* Why We Shouldn’t Fear the ‘Black Box’ of AI (in Healthcare and Everywhere) >>

* Interior design apps take the pain out of picking paints, furniture and art for your home >>
* Tax the terminator: Chinese adviser calls for levy to stop robots taking over the workplace >>
* China’s NewsDog app on the prowl for expansion in India >>

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