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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 March 2018

* Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk plans to launch flying taxis in New Zealand by 2021 >>
* World’s first blockchain-powered elections just happened in Sierra Leone >>
* Quantum Physicists Doubled the Information Speed Limit of the Universe >>

* Cracking Open the Black Box of AI with Cell Biology >>
* Making music using new sounds generated with machine learning >>
* Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One improves immensely on the book >>

* Honda’s Retro-chill Urban EV Could Go On Sale Next Year >>
* Cars on the Blockchain? >>
* Blockchain Oracles Makes Smart Contracts Fly; Biggest innovation of 2018 >>

* These homes are proof that 3D printing could help resolve global homelessness >>
* 5G New Radio InterOperability Device Testing for 28 GHz >>
* On-Device Processing and AI Go Hand-in-Hand >>

* Startup is pitching a mind-uploading service that is “100 percent fatal” >>
* Controversial Link Between Epic Storms and a Warming Arctic >>
* This ‘acoustic lighthouse’ could keep birds from killing themselves on wind turbines >>

* Google collaborates with Ubisoft launches Agones, open source game server hosting system >>
* The autonomous “selfie drone” >>
* XPRIZE announces a $10M contest for remotely-controlled robotic avatars >>

* Getting the most from the AI Business Summit >>
* IBM Research at Think 2018 >>
* Drone delivery in the U.S. may happen by the summer >>

* Quantum Physicists Double the “Bandwidth” of the Universe >>
* NASA’s acting administrator to retire without a successor >>
* Cloudflare is giving developers programmable access to network edge with new service >>

* Hypersonic missiles and ICBMs will require new satellites for continuous tracking >>
* Goals for 2020 include maglev trains at half the speed of sound >>
* High-density, stretchable, 32-electrode grid for neurological disorder treatment >>

* Ag robot speeds data collection, analyses of crops as they grow >>
* Artificial and biological cells work together as mini chemical factories >>
* What If the AI Revolution Is Neither Utopia nor Apocalypse, but Something in Between? >>

* This car doesn’t need a steering wheel or pedals >>
* Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Power Grid: The Inside Story >>
* The people of Cape Town are running out of water—and they’re not alone >>

* James Webb Is Enduring Its Final Stage Of Testing Before It Ships Off For Kourou >>
* Harnessing Antimatter for Propulsion >>
* Will an AI Ever Be Able To Centrally Plan an Economy? >>

* Chinese bike-sharing startup Ofo just raised $866 million >>
* GM reportedly revving up Maven’s peer-to-peer car-sharing >>
* Apple’s WWDC returns to San Jose, June 4-8 >>

* DNA tests can predict intelligence, scientists show for first time >>
* SXSW 2018: Energy and Tech Executives Envision the Carbon-Free Future >>
* Atari’s First VR Game Is Rollercoaster Tycoon Joyride On PSVR >>

* FAA, NASA, Amazon, Boeing, GE, Google working together on Drone Air Traffic Management >>
* Musk and Bezos are ramping up their rocket companies >>
* Ep 482: Alternative Ways to Space >>

* Watch passengers react to a truly driverless Waymo ride >>
* Get A Lifetime Of Project Management Professional Certification Training For $49 >>
* Sleeping In Rooms With Even a Little Light Can Increase Risk of Depression, Study >>

* Dragon-like pterosaurs with wingspan of an F-16 fighter went out with BANG along with dinosaurs >>
* Strange dino-bird lived 150 million years ago flew in short bursts like a PHEASANT, X-rays reveal >>
* Why Trump blocked Qualcomm-Broadcom: It’s all about 5G >>

* Loops in the sun’s plasma may reveal how its corona gets so hot >>
* How Crocs Came to Rule the Water’s Edge >>
* For E.T. Civilizations, Location Could Be Everything >>

* Controversial plan to artificially cool the planet by firing aerosols into the atmosphere >>
* Japanese farmers use bizarre robotic WOLVES that howl to ward off wild boars >>
* Creepy tool lets expectant mothers 3D print eerily life-like model of their unborn child >>

* Programmers love Google more than Apple, but dread Microsoft according to 100,000 developers >>
* All the TV shows coming in spring 2018 >>
* Trailer for the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ sequel is finally here >>

* J-20 stealth fighter’s capabilities to be enhanced >>
* Cisco senior executive to learn from China’s ‘overnight’ IoT success >>
* How Tech Firms Are Using China’s Social Media Addiction To Teach English >>

* Sogou launches Chinese language translator as it goes head to head with Google >>
* Meal delivery is shaping up to be the next battlefront for China’s tech giants >>
* Generative Adversarial Networks—A Deep Learning Architecture >>

* The Bitcoin Scaling Debate: Context, Proposed Solutions, and the Future >>
* Waymo’s fully driverless minivans are already putting people to sleep >>
* Google’s NSynth Super is an AI-backed touchscreen synth >>

* SXSW 2018: news, films, panels from Austin, Texas’ multimedia festival >>
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* I Flew With The Next Nasa Spacecraft That Will Land On Mars >>
* Just Sit Back And Have Your Mind Melted By This Wicked Optical Illusion >>

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