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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 March 2018

* a16z Podcast: How to Live Longer and Better >>
* Theoretical progress on producing and storing several grams of antimatter per year >>
* Video Friday: Dexterous Humanoid, Self-Driving Car Naps, and Passenger Drones >>

* SXSW was all about blockchain dreamers, cryptocurrency scammers, and everything in between >>
* Self-driving cars will use flashing lights and weird noises to ‘talk’ to pedestrians >>
* When China hoards its hackers everyone loses >>

* Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly Are Still Identical Twins, Despite What You May Have Read >>
* NASA’s Prolific Planet-Hunting Kepler Spacecraft Is Running Out of Fuel >>
* Stephen Hawking’s “Last Riddle” –‘Could Lead to the Theory of Quantum Gravity’ >>

* The Third Age of credit >>
* SpaceX is making big money moves >>
* The next frontier for robotics? Jazz marimba >>

* Robot drone bees? It’s not a horror movie, it’s a Walmart patent >>
* Nasa draws up plans for huge spacecraft to blow up doomsday asteroid >>
* Machines are making more and more decisions for us — but we need to teach them not to discriminate >>

* AI spots nearly 7,000 undiscovered craters on the moon within a matter of hours >>
* MIT scientists build ‘body-on-a-chip’ device that can store up to TEN artificial organs at once >>
* Scientists zap tiny wires with lasers to create mini-nuclear fusion reactions at record efficiency >>

* China will ban people with poor ‘social credit’ from planes and trains >>
* Reports reveal sea tests of electromagnetic railguns >>
* Hope for millions after life-saving AI is revealed that can diagnose prostate cancer as accurately as a doctor >>

* This ‘anti-gravity’ phone case sticks to just about anything >>
* US Intelligence Has Known Russian Hackers Infiltrated Power Grids For Months >>
* Building a winning team using AI >>

* Research reveals brain mechanism involved in language learning >>
* NASA Shapes Science Plan for Deep-Space Outpost Near the Moon >>
* Scientists Create A Way For People With Amputations To Feel Their Prosthetic Hands >>

* Microsoft is planning a Netflix-like service for video games >>
* CNN is bringing its VR news app to the Oculus Rift >>
* Should you be worried about a robot taking your job? >>

* Stop shouting at your smart home so much and set up multi-step routines >>
* Brace yourselves, netadmins, there’s a new cable on the market >>
* America, Desperate For Happiness, Is Getting Less And Less Happy >>

* China Outlines Two-Phase Chang’e 4 Moon Lander Mission >>
* First Spacex Bfr Should Make Orbital Launches By 2020 >>
* This Tiny Private CubeRover Could Reach the Moon by 2020 >>

* AI tools can unmask anonymous coders from their binary executables >>
* China’s nuclear aircraft carrier technology will catchup to the US around 2025 >>
* Robot Future >>

* NASA almost never came to be. Its creation is a lesson in political power. >>
* Here’s where we’re actually looking for intelligent life >>
* Raise Your Glasses >>

* This machine lets your beer do all the talking >>
* Google’s ‘NSynth’ AI powers this one-of-a-kind musical instrument >>
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* NexGenT wants to rethink bootcamps with programs for network engineering certifications >>

* Learn how to pass Cisco certification exams by taking these online courses >>
* Vodafone seeks AI and IoT startups wanting acceleration >>
* R.I.P. Digg Reader: 5 RSS apps to use instead >>

* Earthquake AI makes it easier to predict devastation of strikes >>
* Black Hole Pretenders Could Really Be Bizarre Quantum Stars >>
* Developer uses Apple’s ARKit to create augmented reality Street Fighter game brings virtual brawls to life >>

* Time crystals? DARPA launches program to study recently-discovered quantum structure – but many of its uses are not ‘open for discussion’ >>
* DNA ‘looping’ inside nucleus isn’t random at all >>
* Doomsday asteroid taller than the Empire State building that could WIPE OUT life on Earth in 2135 cannot be stopped by Nasa >>

* Humans bred with this mysterious species more than once, new study shows >>
* AI-powered Google Lens visual search tool is now available on iOS devices >>
* The 2018 Undoing Aging Conference >>

* This mind-reading AI can see what you’re thinking — and draw a picture of it >>
* Hands-Free, Seated Backflip Is Absolutely Unreal >>
* Leap Motion Brings Hand Tracking To Ultrawide Field Of View Headset >>

* The fate of the steering wheel hangs in the balance >>
* Peter Thiel: ‘There are no successful tech companies in Europe’ >>
* A Look Into Dubai’s Museum of the Future >>

* Smart speakers, other AI-enabled devices poised to become the Next Big Thing in China >>
* Become a Blockchain Developer and Get Rich >>
* Learn Blockchains by Building One >>

* Military technologies enter civilian life >>
* China’s leading distiller uses robot for security inspections >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 March 2018

* AI Detects Papaya Ripeness >>
* World population is now over 7.6 billion and should reach 8 billion by 2023 >>
* Boeing ships its 10,000th 737 >>

* Cloudflare’s Cache Can ‘Substantially Assist’ Copyright Infringers, Court Rules >>
* Don’t foul this free-throwing Toyota basketball robot >>

* A new test could tell us whether an AI has common sense >>
* If you want to avoid hitting a drone, this new AI-enabled system might help >>
* AI Platform Helps Jobseekers Fix Their Social Media Reputation >>

* 8 hilarious ways AI has outsmarted us to get the job done >>
* AI has spotted nearly 7000 undiscovered craters on the moon >>
* Lab-grown pet food promises a wholesome vegan lifestyle for dogs >>

* Radio giant iHeartMedia files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, its apps and events play on >>
* Bankrupt Toys ‘R’ Us is closing all US and UK stores >>
* Digg Reader To Shut Down This Month — Latest RSS Service To Bite the Dust >>
* Alas, Digg Reader is shutting down at the end of March >>

* Intelligent to a Fault: When AI Screws Up, You Might Still Be to Blame >>
* Bill Gates to meet with Trump at White House >>
* Scientists have reportedly developed a cancer-detecting pen >>

* Circling drone can restore cell signal during disaster >>
* Researchers say use of artificial intelligence in medicine raises ethical questions >>
* Google’s AI program: Building better algorithms for detecting eye disease >>

* Laser-heated nanowires produce micro-scale nuclear fusion with record efficiency >>
* Blockchain will make the supply chain, food distribution and energy more efficient >>
* Blockchain will vastly improve the efficiency of the financial system and other industries >>

* The SCiO Food Analyzer is On the Job—In the Barn >>
* What does brain size have to do with intelligence? >>
* New Brain Preservation Technique Could Be A Path To Mind Uploading >>
* Neuroscientists devise scheme for mind-uploading centuries in the future >>

* All Ford vehicles will have built-in 4G LTE by 2020 >>
* Facebook launches Express Wi-Fi app for its local-operated hotspots >>
* Ford’s Co-Pilot360 tech will make driver-assists standard equipment >>
* Meet Bennu, Target of NASA’s First Asteroid Sample Return >>

* Decades Ago, Pilots Learned to “Fly by Instruments.” Doctors Need to Do the Same >>
* How Amazon Became Corporate America’s Nightmare >>

* Brain interface adds sense of presence to bionic limbs >>
* MIT gadget puts multiple artificial organs into a paperback-sized connected system >>
* What is security’s role in digital transformation? >>

* Repl.it lets you program in your browser >>
* Wolf Blitzer stars in CNN’s virtual reality news app for Oculus Rift >>
* Leaked documents reveal how Amazon’s TV shows make them tons of cash >>

* Weekly Space Hangout: March 14, 2018: Ethan Good, Visiting Vehicles Officer At Jsc >>
* Gravity Assist Podcast: Pluto, with Alan Stern >>
* NASA Shapes Science Plan for Deep-Space Outpost Near the Moon >>

* Use Amazon CloudWatch custom metrics for real-time monitoring of Amazon Sagemaker model performance >>
* If We Do Hear Signals From Aliens, They’re Probably Long Gone >>
* Colgate’s AI Toothbrush Makes Me Never Want to Brush My Teeth Again >>

* High Efficiency Wireless: 802.11ax >>
* Intel redesigned its 8th-gen processors to patch ‘Meltdown’ flaws >>
* AI hardware space gets even hotter for a startup called SambaNova Systems >>

* Helping 1 million Europeans find a job or grow their business by 2020 >>
* Google Open-Sources Impressive AI Camera Tools >>
* Intel Says ‘Partitions’ in New Chips Will Correct the Design Flaw that Created Spectre and Meltdown >>

* Complex human cultures are OLDER than thought, according to ancient pigments and 320,000-year-old stone tools found in Kenya >>
* Babies Think Logically Before They Can Talk >>
* From VR porn to Kidcoin: inside the cryptocurrency trade fair >>

* Amazon just accidentally revealed its next plan for Whole Foods in a job posting >>
* Smart speakers, other AI-enabled devices poised to become the Next Big Thing in China >>
* Newly Developed Microneedles Can Dissolve in the Skin to Deliver Drugs >>

* I looked through all 14,227 photos from the Apollo Missions. Here’s what I found. >>
* This car antenna will help an Australian telco bring the internet to ‘virtually anywhere on the planet’ >>

* The next big thing in aeroplane tech is becoming a nightmare for some airlines >>
* Tobii Develops Eye-Tracking Standalone VR Headset With Qualcomm >>
* The UK’s spaceport ambitions inch closer to reality >>

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