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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 March 2018

* Researchers Claim They Can Predict Where Lightning Is Likely To Strike >>
* Minimalist machine learning algorithm analyzes complex microscopy and other images from very little data >>
* AT&T’s fight to buy CNN, HBO could decide how you stream TV and movies >>

* Aerones makes really big drones for cleaning turbines and saving lives >>
* Origami-Folded Hydrogel Paper Instantly Generates 110 Volts of Electricity >>
* Say Goodbye To the Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now >>

* The Universe Is Basically a Hippie’s Pipe Dream >>
* Amazon Is Hiring More Developers For Alexa Than Google Is Hiring For Everything >>
* Essential oils in hygiene products may make boys grow breasts >>

* Coca-Cola and US government use blockchain to curb forced labor >>
* Moving Upstream >>
* Meltdown, Spectre, and the Costs of Unchecked Innovation >>

* First anatomical evidence of several types of schizophrenia >>
* GE test-flies the world’s largest jet engine >>

* Defense Official: Trump is Serious About Creating a Space Force >>
* Rotating Moon from LRO >>
* FedEx Follows Amazon Into the Robotic Future >>

* iHeartMedia’s bankruptcy may be just the beginning for the radio business >>
* Stephen Hawking had pinned his hopes on ‘M-theory’ to fully explain the universe—here’s what it is >>
* IoT Designers Seek Multimode Connectivity >>

* Elon Musk Has Plans To Disrupt At Least Eight Established Industries >>
* How Creative DDOS Attacks Still Slip Past Defenses >>
* China will build every kind of energy including starting 8 new nuclear reactors >>

* The New Age of Manufacturing >>
* To Understand the Universe, Physicists Are Building Their Own >>
* Something unusual is happening with our planet’s magnetic field >>

* What Soft Skills Do We Need to Work with Robots? >>
* China completes 200 foot tall air purifier tower and future towers will be 1640 feet tall >>
* New video animation of Elon Musk Boring loop transportation >>

* Increasing Reliability and Efficiency in Next Generation Power Converter Designs >>
* 2018 Paralympic Winter Games >>
* Once ISS is decommissioned in 2028, what will the next generation of orbital bases look like? >>

* Uber may offer its self-driving technology to Toyota >>
* Nest reveals the first truly connected home >>
* Machines making music, translating Chinese, self-driving trucks, and more >>

* 7 reasons why C# is a programming language worth learning >>
* The Future of Time Warner, Coming Soon to a Court Near You >>
* Vodafone Appeals Decision Forcing it to Block Pirate Streaming Site Kinox >>

* NASA wants your pictures of clouds to verify its satellites’ data >>
* Entire Broadband Industry Will Help FCC Defend Net Neutrality Repeal >>
* Facial Scanning Now Arriving At US Airports >>

* Cosmic Thinker Worries about Ends of Science and Humanity >>
* Better Living Through Brainwaves >>
* Unexpected effect could lead to lower-power memory, computing devices >>

* China to bar people with bad ‘social credit’ from planes, trains >>
* Time Occupied by Organic Intelligence a Thin Sliver in Evolution of the Cosmos >>
* Books and Black Holes: Stephen Hawking’s Language Helps Us Grasp the Cosmos >>

* US Army has a tentative goal of 2022 for operational hypersonic weapons >>
* Russia’s Kinzhal Mach 10 hypersonic weapon is a single stage Pegasus Rocket >>

* NASA Investigation Linked 2015 Falcon 9 Failure to Design Error >>
* China’s GDP already surpasses the 19 countries that make Eurozone in 2018 >>
* Android Auto no longer forces you to keep your phone locked while in the car >>

* Uber’s New Rival in Australia: An Indian Upstart >>
* Ada Lovelace, a Mathematician Who Wrote the First Computer Program >>
* EdTech is having a renaissance, powered by the emerging world >>

* Why Do People Go To Wikipedia? A Survey Suggests It’s Their Desire To Go Down that Random Rabbit Hole >>
* China’s New Frontiers in Dystopian Tech >>
* Nissan’s electric SUV concept will enter production >>

* FIFA approves use of video referees at 2018 World Cup >>
* YouTube is reportedly introducing your kids to conspiracy theories, too >>
* Even the guy who put ‘The Simpsons’ on Sundays has cut the cord >>

* No CEO should earn 1,000 times more than a regular employee >>
* Male pill could be on horizon as trials yield positive results >>
* Stephen Hawking Submitted A Paper Two Weeks Before He Died >>

* AI will soon write better novels than humans, according to a computer scientist >>
* Amazon could shake the banking industry to its core — but one expert knows how Wall Street can fight back >>
* Brainless Embryos Suggest Bioelectricity Guides Growth >>

* Why Google co-founder Sergey Brin was using a robot to put sutures in synthetic tissue >>
* Top Researchers Want to Beat Back Our Chronic Diseases of Aging >>
* Fat cells move to heal bodies >>

* Regenerating new heart tissue to repair disease >>
* Researchers Paint Bullseye on Target to Stop Tumor Metastasis >>

* Mobile Justice/Daily/Long-term thinking >>
* The Long Now Foundation’s monthly Seminars >>
* Long Now: Seminars About Long-term Thinking >>

* China launches land exploration satellite into space >>
* Russians begin voting for presidential election >>
* Higher doses of radiation don’t improve survival in prostate cancer: study >>

* Trials and tribulations of Google Cloud hosting — a tutorial >>
* Python 3.7’s new builtin breakpoint — a quick tour >>
* Bigscreen Opens Up Alpha Testing For Gear VR Shared Room Streaming >>

* Datavized Uses WebVR To Map Information Across All Devices >>
* VRVCA Reveals Its Annual VR/AR Global Investment Report >>
* Eye Of The Temple Is A VR Game That Requires Room Scale Locomotion To Move Around >>

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