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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 May 2018

* Competition is helping AI learn how to play ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ >>
* Russia launches the world’s first floating nuclear power plant >>
* ASX details timeline, features for new blockchain-inspired system >>

* Scientists create noise-cancelling windows that can reduce sounds by up to 50% >>
* Our understanding of the universe’s expansion is really wrong >>
* Astronomers See A Pileup Of 14 Separate Galaxies In The Early Universe >>

* Researchers Want To Use AI To ‘Predict’ When Crimes Are Gang-Related >>
* Google brings Nvidia’s Tesla V100 GPUs to its cloud >>
* Fitbit will use Google Cloud to make its data available to doctors >>

* How some resistant bacteria can even eat antibiotics as food >>
* A fossil may rewrite the story of how plants first lived on land >>

* Contruction Robot Can Lay 1000 Bricks An Hour >>
* AI-Generated Nudes Are More Scary Than Scintillating >>
* Google teams with NBC to build VR content for its TV shows >>

* Brain-Like Chips Now Beat the Human Brain in Speed and Efficiency >>
* Blockchain Will Be Theirs, Russian Spy Boasted at Conference >>
* Artificial Intelligence Is Cracking Open the Vatican’s Secret Archives >>

* Scientists are on the brink of creating an elephant-mammoth hybrid >>
* Laser frequency combs may be the future of Wi-Fi >>
* AMD is gearing up for 7-nanometer CPUs and graphics cards >>

* Facebook expands the roll-out of its Reddit-style downvote tool to flag inappropriate comments >>
* Hyperloop One and DP World launch a cargo-only shipping business >>
* And now, a ship that can mine 39,000 tons of ore from a mile under water >>

* China is mining data directly from workers’ brains using mind-reading hats to spot emotional and depressed employees >>
* China is now monitoring employees’ brainwaves and emotions >>
* Exploring Frontiers of AI at ICLR 2018 >>

* Stunning video reveals stars rotating in the nearby Large Magellanic Cloud >>
* Life-sized Star Wars-style HOLOGRAMS could soon be used on teleconference calls >>
* Apple expected to announce $141 billion investor bonanza >>

* Why a robot can’t yet outjump a flea >>
* Apple expected to announce $141 billion investor bonanza >>
* Blast Off 351,000 Feet Into The Sky Alongside Blue Origin’s ‘New Shepard’ >>

* Tech companies are distancing themselves from big data >>
* MIT Machine Captures The Dreams You Never Remember >>
* Finland’s Basic Income Pilot Was Never Really A Universal Basic Income >>

* Pimax 8K VR Headset Delayed Again, Refresh Rate Drops To 80Hz >>
* Apple HMD Research Continues With New Eye-Tracking Patent >>
* Hyperloop is perpetually just ‘three years away’ >>

* Calcium-based MRI sensor enables more sensitive brain imaging >>
* Google partners with NBC Universal to create VR experiences >>
* How to assess new solar technologies >>

* Seeing what should be (but isn’t, alas) obvious >>
* Getting Water into the Inner Solar System >>
* Your Guide to the GDPR >>

* Robots still can’t outdo nature’s tiny speedsters >>
* Python Environment >>
* Safety and Quality Assurance for IoT-Connected Devices >>

* This Robot Will Keep Your Grandparents Company When You’re Too Busy >>
* More Brits have access to 1Gbps speeds than those failing to muster 10Mbps – Ofcom report >>
* T-Mobile and Sprint want you to be scared of China. Fear for yourself instead. >>

* Huawei’s Triple Camera P20 Pro Is Too Cool for America >>
* Microsoft’s Windows 10 April 2018 Update rollout begins >>
* What Sensors Are in a Smartphone? >>

* North Korea’s nuclear-free pledge comes with a massive catch >>
* Could Artificial Intelligence Predict the Next Avengers: Infinity War? >>

* First robot delivery drivers start work at Silicon Valley campus >>
* Ultrafast compression offers new way to get macromolecules into cells >>
* China’s New FAST Radio Telescope -World’s Largest- Makes Breakthrough Discovery >>

* T-Mobile and Sprint will merge to be a stronger 5G force >>
* AI Can Help Cybersecurity—If It Can Fight Through the Hype >>

* NASA’s $1 Billion Mission To Jupiter May End This Summer — Here Are The Best Images Juno Has Taken Of The Giant Planet So Far >>
* Monitoring culture that is China >>
* Ten million British jobs could be gone in 15 years. No one knows what happens next >>

* Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in May >>
* Avengers: Infinity War has pulled in $250 million for the biggest US opening to date >>
* The future, the reality Operating System, an enabled landscape >>

* Welcome to China’s wild, wild world of blockchain investment >>
* Will Tesla face the same fate in China as Uber and Amazon in local rivals’ home turf? >>
* Xi calls for maintaining new development philosophy, winning “three tough battles” >>
* HPV vaccine becomes available in China for women between 16 to 26 years old >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 April 2018

* Three radical new user interfaces >>
* Increasingly clear future will be containerized and containers will run on serverless infrastructure >>
* Blue Origin will livestream its first test flight of 2018 >>

* Mars 2020 lander’s heat shield cracks in testing >>
* You may soon be able to control your home with a smart wall >>
* Video Friday: Cassie on Fire, Disney’s Soft Robot Hand, and Car Humanoid >>

* Disney’s haptic VR jacket lets you feel snowball impacts and snakes slithering >>
* Devastation of nuclear war is VR’s latest reality check >>
* This year’s Tribeca Film Festival uses AR and VR to explore music-making and empathy >>

* Amazon’s Profit Swells to $1.6 Billion, Lifted by Its Cloud Business >>
* Microsoft’s Cloud Has Business Booming Again >>
* Visual Studio 2017 roadmap: The new features you can expect >>

* New Algorithm to Discover Eigenoptions in Reinforcement Learning >>
* Trend alert: Virtual reality birthday parties for kids booked out a month in advance >>
* Pigtocurrency, AI astrology, and more >>
* Leverage the Power of Simulation-Driven Design >>

* Want to work for Ikea? Your next job interview could be conducted by a Russian robot >>
* Phased Arrays Move From Academic Curiosity to Industrial Reality >>
* I Tried Leaving Facebook. I Couldn’t >>

* Youtube provides on demand skill training and education including AI and blockchain >>
* US will accelerate drone taxi approvals but trails Dubai, China and New Zealand >>
* BrainEx technology kept hundreds of pig brains alive outside of bodies for up to 36 hours >>

* What can you learn from Chris Hadfield’s class on how to be an astronaut? >>
* Gillmor Gang: Food Chain >>
* Sergey Brin shouts out Ethereum and warns of AI in annual founders’ letter >>

* Emissary wants to make sales networking obsolete >>
* Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Hands-on with the biggest new features >>
* Facebook shrinks fake news links in hopes you’ll miss them >>

* Google Cofounder Sergey Brin Warns of AI’s Dark Side >>
* This soft robotic arm is straight out of Big Hero 6 (it’s even from Disney) >>
* Google Assistant Is Smarter Than Alexa, Study Finds >>

* A Scalable Deep Learning Approach for Massive Graphs >>
* Crazy, Complicated Engineering Inside Honda’s New Clarity Hybrid >>
* Chemists Orchestrate the Molecular Union of Two Single Atoms >>

* Startup That Will Vet You for Your Next Job >>
* Bill Gates Announces Universal Flu Vaccine Effort >>
* Hints of Human Evolution in Chimpanzees That Endure a Savanna’s Heat >>

* Houston Mechatronics Raises $20M to Bring NASA Expertise to Transforming Robot Submersibles >>
* Dream About The Future Of Big Telescopes; Monster Space Telescopes That Could Fly By The 2030s >>
* What the Modi-Xi Meeting Tells Us About China and India >>

* Q&A: AI Could ‘Redesign’ the Drug Development Process >>
* Heat Shield for NASA’s Mars 2020 Rover Cracks During Test >>
* Scientists Reveal How an Entire Organism Emerges from a Single Solitary Cell >>

* The brave new world of genetic genealogy >>
* Say Goodbye To The Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now >>
* Scientists Confirmed a New DNA Structure Inside Human Cells >>

* XS-1: DARPA’s Experimental Spaceplane >>
* Swiss Scientists Perform Massive Test of 80-Year-Old, ‘Spooky’ Quantum Paradox >>
* Scientists shocked as NASA cuts only moon rover >>

* AI-powered location: A step closer to the future? (VB Live) >>
* The State of AI >>
* How Deep Learning Can Accelerate the Quest for Cheap, Clean Fusion Energy – Ep. 55 >>

* Deploying Rock Solid Applications with Kubernetes >>
* Xi, Modi take a lakeside stroll >>
* Moon, Kim pledge complete denuclearization, signing truce into peace pact by 2018 >>

* MoviePass subscribers are no longer allowed to watch the same movie more than once >>
* New trailers: Venom, Sharp Objects, The Tale, and more >>
* 1980s classic ‘Karate Kid’ reborn as YouTube joins content wars >>
* Jessica Jones Pilot Director in Talks for ‘Star Trek 4’: Report >>

* Avengers: Infinity War is stunning, hilarious, and heartbreaking >>
* What to watch this weekend after Avengers: Infinity War >>
* Catch up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 17 minutes before Avengers: Infinity War >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 April 2018

* Apple is reportedly building an insane ’16K’ VR headset >>
* 3D printer puts temporary electronics directly on your skin to create biological sensors >>
* Transplanted testicles will always make the donor’s sperm >>

* This projector smartwatch turns your arm into a terrible touchscreen >>
* NASA and ESA want to bring Mars soil samples back to Earth >>
* There’s an AI capable of writing poetry that’s pretty woeful >>
* Artificial intelligence helps soldiers learn many times faster in combat >>

* NASA scraps a lunar surface mission — just as it’s supposed to focus on a Moon return >>
* NASA canceled our first step toward returning humans to the moon >>

* Why the tech industry should care about the farm bill being drafted right now >>
* Facebook Messenger ‘sleep mode’ locks your kids out at bedtime >>
* UK smart missile will decide where to look for its next target >>

* Huge haul of ‘depression genes’ shows it’s a complex condition >>
* Amazon’s Alexa catching cheating spouses >>
* Research gives new ray of hope for solar fuel >>

* This AI-powered chatbot scores your Instagram photos on color, emotion, and more >>
* The device that lets you read emails and texts with your SKIN >>
* Bill Gates Just Announced a $12 Million Contest for a Universal Flu Vaccine >>

* Entangled clouds of atoms are quantum record-breakers >>
* Amazon’s operating income nearly hit $2 billion in Q1 >>
* This soft robotic arm is straight out of Big Hero 6 (it’s even from Disney) >>

* Google might be able to do useful quantum chemistry with 100 qubits and they already have 72 >>
* China will start first new AP1000 nuclear reactor later this year and four by 2019 >>
* China Electric Car makers want competition with Tesla like Apple made smartphones better >>

* China Launches 5 Commercial Remote-Sensing Satellites Into Orbit >>
* US economy growing faster than expected and in April is past $20 trillion GDP >>
* ‘World’s fastest’ EV charger can power up an electric car battery in EIGHT MINUTES >>

* Shadow the Crew of a Mars Simulation with ‘The Habitat’ Podcast >>
* ‘AMC Visionaries: James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction’ Invades TV Monday >>
* Icy Mars Crater Shines in European Probe’s 1st Photo from New Orbit >>

* Robot that can 3D-print a house in just 48 hours could someday help create a colony on the MOON >>
* AI Business value is $1.2 trillion in 2018 and will be $3.9 trillion in 2022 >>
* US is not buying regular cars so Ford will stop making them and shift to more SUV, trucks, SUV and new electric vehicles >>

* US is not buying regular cars so Ford will shift to more SUV, trucks, SUV and new electric vehicles >>
* What we can learn from the new detailed map of 1.3 billion stars >>
* GitLab crawling back online after breaking its brain in two >>

* Did you guess 2019 for Intel’s 10nm chip ramp up? Congratulations >>
* Golden State Killer Suspect’s DNA Was in a Publicly Available Database >>
* How Windows 10’s Near Share feature wirelessly beams files to nearby PCs >>

* How the Dynamic Learning Project sparks a love of technology in schools >>
* Windows 10 Timeline: How to use use Microsoft’s new organizational tool >>
* Yawn: Amazon cloud business just keeps rolling along >>

* When Solving Problems, Think About What You Could Do, Not What You Should Do >>
* SpaceX price hikes will make ISS cargo missions more costly >>

* Intel delays its 10-nanometer ‘Cannon Lake’ CPUs yet again >>
* Amazon will install a full smart home security system for you >>
* PSA: Amazon Will Increase Price of Prime To $119 >>

* The Smartphone Sales Slowdown is Real >>
* China’s smartphone market sees its largest drop in five years >>
* Birth of the AI supersoldier: hi-tech system to help troops on the battlefield analyse information far more quickly >>

* 5G wireless revolution will come, if your city council doesn’t block it first >>
* Your Amazon Echo could soon have its own ‘memory’ >>
* MoviePass CEO is unsure if it will offer a movie-per-day plan again >>

* Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it like war >>
* Scientists Discover How to Harness the Power of Quantum Spookiness by Entangling Clouds of Atoms >>
* China’s Baidu turns to AI to police online content, but is the technology reliable? >>

* What’s at stake for Apple if it gets dragged into US-China trade war >>
* Apple’s rumored AR headset may pack 8K displays and VR support >>
* Crypto Canon >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 April 2018

* This robot pizza company’s delivery trucks can now bake 120 pizzas per hour >>
* Robot-Launched Weather Balloons in Alaska Hasten Demise of Remote Stations >>
* IBM introduces a blockchain to verify the jewelry supply chain >>

* Disney’s ‘Force Jacket’ prototype allows you to feel every VR punch >>
* Researchers are developing a tooth sensor that could be the future of medical monitoring >>

* Alexa will soon have a memory >>
* Watch a Bipedal Robot Walk Through Fire >>

* Someday, every piece of a person will be replaceable >>
* If you grow a brain in a lab, will it have a mind of its own? >>
* Scientists literally brought out the big gun to study the origins of water >>

* Building tools for the AI applications of tomorrow >>
* Turning An Echo Into A Spy Device Only Took Some Clever Coding >>
* Some Startups Use Fake Data to Train AI >>

* Teaching and implementing data science and AI in the enterprise >>
* Toward the Jet Age of machine learning >>

* Turning deep-learning AI loose on software development >>
* Robot port in China to unload shipping containers without humans >>
* China plans to build a manned ‘lunar palace’ powered by the sun to explore the moon and act as a launchpad for missions to Mars >>

* CRISPR pioneer wants to make an at-home test that detects disease >>
* Amazon is now selling home security services, including installations and no monthly fees >>
* What Happens When Your Bomb-Defusing Robot Becomes a Weapon >>

* How to Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health Technology >>
* Volvo aims for half of its sales to be fully electric by 2025 >>
* Google Cloud Platform announces new credits program for researchers >>

* First Mars round-trip announced in hope for discovery of alien life >>
* Scientists plan huge European AI hub to compete with US >>
* Use the built-in Amazon SageMaker Random Cut Forest algorithm for anomaly detection >>

* U.S. Spy Agencies Seek Tech to Identify Deadly Chemicals From 30 Meters Away >>
* The Price Of This Essential Mineral Could Skyrocket >>
* The Growing Impact of AI on Business >>

* The Do’s and Don’ts of Industrial IoT >>
* US Defense pushing for megawatt class lasers >>
* World’s Richest man cannot beat SpaceX >>

* Bridged nucleic acids in CRISPR RNAs improves CRISPR gene therapy accuracy by 10,000 times >>
* By 2025 Asia could pass South America on per person income >>
* Can US geopolitics and military interventions become more cost effective? >>

* For the first time, parents will be able to limit YouTube Kids to human-reviewed channels and recommendations >>
* Human Brain Gain: Computer Models Hint at Why We Bested Neandertals >>
* New A.I. application can write its own code >>

* Blood cell and bacteria stuck together to deliver cancer drugs >>
* AI is great at recognising nipples, Mark Zuckerberg says >>

* The Lab Making Robots Walk Through Fire and Ride Segways >>
* T-Mobile’s 5G Plan Encompasses Far More Than Millimeter Waves >>
* LG’s latest OLED TV is smarter, faster, and looks incredible >>

* This 3D Color Map of 1.7 Billion Stars in the Milky Way Is the Best Ever Made >>
* Laser Blasts Simulate Crushing Pressure in a Super-Earth’s Core >>
* We’ll Never Know For Sure How Everything Began >>

* Mozilla Hubs is a super-simple social chat room for robots >>
* High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University >>
* Workers of Silicon Valley, It’s Time to Organize – The New York Times >>

* Rolls-Royce mulls European move as Brexit deal worries grow >>
* What A Vertical Carousel-shaped Airport For La Would Look Like >>
* LG celebrates record profits by making its biggest ever acquisition >>

* Microsoft’s Build 2018 session highlights: Microsoft 365, Graph interface, MSIX packaging, more >>
* How China’s ‘social credit score’ will punish and reward citizens >>
* Implantable islet cells come with their own oxygen supply >>

* Skydiving stealth speedboat: Video shows US Special Forces parachuting a top secret boat >>
* Horses remember if you smiled or frowned when they last saw you >>
* Flesh-eating velociraptors killed their prey with a powerful bite rather than razor sharp claws >>

* Machine that lets you control your DREAMS by keeping you in a semi-lucid state of sleep >>
* Sir Ben Ainslie reveals radical shake-up of Britain’s America’s Cup team thanks to £110m INEOS backing >>
* Transparent eel-like soft robot can swim silently underwater >>

* The Trouble with Immortality >>
* BMW’s Self-Driving Cars Get Their Lasers >>
* Supercharging Chips by Integrating Optical Circuits >>

* EU law would force Netflix, Amazon to stream more European content >>
* Blockchains should not be democracies >>
* When Innovation and Capital Go Global: On CFIUS & FIRRMA >>

* This Chinese weapons lab is putting missile technology into airport body scanners >>
* Investors in mad scramble for margin loans as US$1.12b Good Doctor IPO lights up market >>
* Private space company in China will produce 10 rockets annually >>

* The Robot Assault On Fukushima >>
* How Deep Learning Powered Cartman to Victory in the 2017 Amazon Robotics Challenge – Ep. 53 >>
* A Conversation About Go, Sci-Fi, Deep Learning and Computational Chemistry – Ep. 54 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 April 2018

* Researchers are keeping pig brains alive outside the body >>
* Researchers create device that opens hotel doors with old key cards >>
* Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances are now generally available >>

* Book | The Fourth Age; Smart robots, conscious computers + the future of humanity. >>
* Biggest ever 3D map of the galaxy pinpoints 1.7 billion stars >>
* G-spot surgery given to three women to boost sexual pleasure >>

* Apple TV and Android see increase in streaming video viewership in Q1 >>
* Say hello to the new Gmail with self-destructing messages, email snoozing and more >>
* 3D-printed plastic folds itself into amazing shapes under heat >>

* Sky bidding war erupts with £22bn formal bid from Comcast >>
* Docomo going underground for mobile network base station >>

* The AI DOG: Researchers train neural network to think and behave like a canine >>
* Wireless pacemaker would jolt hearts with tiny chips >>
* Stoner app lets cannabis users keep track of how high they are >>

* Google Cloud expands its bet on managed database services >>
* Scientists Use Graphene to Compress Light Smaller than Should Be Possible >>
* SpaceX BFR will be taking people anywhere on Earth in 30 minutes for a few thousand dollars by 2028 >>

* CIA Plans To Replace Spies With AI >>
* Xbox One April Update Rolling Out With Low-Latency Mode, FreeSync, and 1440p Support; 120Hz Support Coming In May Update >>
* NVIDIA’s AI fixes photos by recognizing what’s missing >>

* Aion launches first public blockchain network >>
* Microsoft plans version of Windows 10 for devices with limited storage >>
* Why Monitoring Your Employees’ Behavior Can Backfire >>

* Particle brings an LTE cellular model to market for networked devices working off of 2G and 3G >>
* Astronomers spot a massive collision 12.4 billion light years away that may have created a MEGA-GALAXY >>

* Software transformation for the rest of us: Check out the lineup of talks at our devops conference >>
* Continuous Lifecycle London 2018 >>
* 8K TVs are coming, but don’t buy the hype >>

* You’ve got to use your time much more wisely if you want to stay employed >>
* Generation robot: From science fiction to reality >>
* How AI Anxiety Is Creating More Jobs For Humans >>

* Wireless Interoperability in IoT >>
* China testing stealth enhancing metamaterial on non-stealth planes >>
* The blockchain believers >>

* Netflix has a lot of original content coming in May >>
* A red team has created a master key to hack into millions of hotel rooms >>
* New method can predict chemo success with Doppler >>

* Aubrey de Grey and West of AgeX talk about embryonic regeneration and reversing aging >>
* Progress to hydrogen fuel produced from sunlight >>
* Netflix’s ‘Follow This’ chronicles the BuzzFeed news cycle >>

* China could sell half of the world’s electric cars in 2018 >>
* New immunotherapy treatment for lung cancer dramatically improves survival, researchers report >>
* China’s Chang’e 4 Moon-Relay Satellite Gets a Name from Folklore >>

* Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Swirls in Stunning Up-Close Photo by Juno Probe >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: April 25, 2018: Carolyn Collins Petersen Discusses “space Exploration: Past, Present, Future” >>
* How Would We Know If Intelligent Life Existed on Earth Before Humans? >>

* At This Refugee Camp, Residents Are Replanting 40,000 Trees >>
* NASA’s Finding Holes in the Arctic Sea Ice, and It’s a Big Problem >>
* Samsung’s 970 series SSDs provide the write speeds you crave >>

* Machines flagged most of the 8 million videos deleted from YouTube late last year >>
* How Fukushima Changed Japanese Robotics and Woke Up the Industry >>
* Google uses its search skills to help fight opioid addiction >>

* China’s space station expected to reach out-of-this-world standard >>
* China to launch Chang’e-5 lunar probe in 2019 >>
* China’s social credit system, which becomes mandatory in 2020, aims to funnel all behavior into a credit score. >>

* China invites foreign cash to build a world-class chip industry >>
* World’s most valuable AI start-up SenseTime eyes move into online censorship >>
* Countries need to break free of US dominance of semiconductor industry, Alibaba’s Jack Ma says >>

* How my tech blog went from 0 to 20,000 monthly readers within 18 months >>
* Getting Laid Off In Tech; The Myth of Upper Middle-Class Security >>
* U2 Jumps Into AR To Promote Latest Tour >>

* Parents, rejoice: Alexa will now remind kids to say “please” >>
* GPS III ready for prime time; how long should a satellite live? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 April 2018

* NVIDIA’s AI fixes photos by recognizing what’s missing >>
* Create facial analysis on live feeds by creating serverless video analytics environment >>
* US court rules only humans can claims copyright infringement in monkey selfie fight >>

* Facial Recognition Deep Learning Software Is Surprisingly Good At Identifying Galaxies Too >>
* NASA Doesn’t Know What Poked These Holes in the Arctic’s Sea Ice >>
* Dark Photons Probably Don’t Exist, and If They Did, They’d Be Super Weird >>

* China and Japan together develop aerotrain running 400 to 500 kilometers per >>
* Touch-sensitive wall might let you control home devices in the future >>

* Clouds are complicated, and these fabulous 3D renderings of real weather data prove it >>
* Doomsday AI will cause a nuclear war by 2040 that could DESTROY humanity >>
* Physicists gain control over transitions between different states of matter >>

* Accidents Show Smart Cars Need Wide Vision to Spot Cyclists >>
* Japan’s Rent-a-Family Industry >>
* For thousands of years, humans slept in two shifts. Should we do it again? >>

* Can Amazon Build a Home Robot That Is Useful and Affordable? >>
* Proposed hybrid F-22 /F-35 fighter could make a big fast plane with better electronics >>
* DeepBench to democratize access to expert networks >>

* Scientists use CT scanner designed for rocket motors to image an entire WHALE >>
* Building AI systems that make fair decisions >>
* Super-cockroach invasion in China, AI is helping breed 6 BILLION of the insects each year to use in medicine >>

* Patent ‘Death Squad’ System Upheld by US Supreme Court >>
* DoorDash makes a big push into grocery delivery through a pilot program with Walmart >>
* Uber to stop storing precise location pick-ups/drop-offs in driver logs >>

* Mosaic, the First HTML Browser That Could Display Images Alongside Text, Turns 25 >>
* Department of Defense’s updated cloud-computing contract still is winner-take-all >>
* Why Too Much Experience Can Backfire >>

* YouTube Says Computers Are Catching Problem Videos >>
* Gamma rays from the sun are acting weird and nobody knows why >>
* Is “Friendly Fire” in the Brain Provoking Alzheimer’s Disease? >>

* This Ice Is Nearly As Hot As the Sun. Scientists Have Now Made It on Earth. >>
* If We’re Searching For Earth 2.0, Would We Know It When We Find It? >>
* Darkness Instrument Will Block Stars And Reveal Their Planets. 100 Million Times Fainter Than The Star >>

* Blue Origin Expects BE-4 Rocket Engine Qualification Tests to Be Done This Year >>
* Totally Different DNA Structure Identified –“It’s DNA, But Not as We Know It” >>
* Nuclear tsunami would have less energy and die out before getting far inland >>

* Exabytes in a Test Tube: The Case for DNA Data Storage >>
* China will hav new drones to match US MQ-25 and UCLASS drones >>
* Scientists Find Strange New Effect for Future Solar Cells: Flexo-photovoltaics >>

* Augmented-reality system lets doctors see medical images projected on patients’ skin >>
* Geo-Spacial Intelligence symposium for 2018 >>
* This animal kills more people in a day than sharks do in a century >>

* Agile and the Continuous: Database Drift … >>
* AI for Earth >>
* NEOWISE: New Data Release, Implications >>

* AI Trained on Images from Cosmological Simulations Surprisingly Successful at Classifying Real Galaxies in Hubble Images >>
* Even Microsoft’s lost interest in Windows Phone: Skype and Yammer apps killed >>
* More Than 1 Million Kids Had Their Identities Stolen in 2017 >>

* This Virtual Model of a Human Brain Has Short-Term Memory >>
* Research reveals the true danger of smartphone overuse >>
* War veteran gets world’s first penis and scrotum transplant >>

* Amazon in talks to acquire Evine in home shopping TV move >>
* Mysterious new form of DNA seen inside human cells for the first time looks like a ‘twisted knot’ instead of a double helix >>
* New research shows how algorithms on popular platforms like Instagram may discriminate against women >>

* S9 successor? Leaked images reveal next smartphone could be DOUBLE the size of the iPhone X >>
* Bank run by ROBOTS: Humanoids welcome customers at the world’s first person-less branch in China >>
* Amazon begins delivering packages directly to customers’ CARS across the US >>

* What Developers Need to Know About Europe’s Data Privacy Rules >>
* Spectral Monitoring for Drone Defense Applications >>

* Virtualization of Internet-of-Things Devices: An API-Driven Method >>
* Scientists just discovered a strange new DNA shape lurking in human cells >>
* NVIDIA Deep learning method that can edit images or reconstruct a corrupted image >>

* China’s local governments ramp up blockchain projects amid cryptocurrency clampdown >>
* China’s young consumers don’t just want to shop online – they want to be entertained while doing it >>
* Shenzhen police can now identify drivers using facial recognition surveillance cameras >>

* AI Could Start A Nuclear War. But Only If We Let AI Start A Nuclear War >>
* The future of war will be fought by machines, but will humans still be in charge? >>
* Avengers: Infinity War is stunning, hilarious, and heartbreaking >>

* Amazon’s New Blockchain Service to Compete With Oracle, IBM >>
* Robots go to work at industrial trade fair >>
* Apple loses $64 billion in stock value as Wall Street is in ‘full panic mode’ >>

* Researchers use CRISPR to edit DNA outside of the cell for the first time >>
* Undoing Aging with Brian Kennedy >>
* AI can now reconstruct your ex’s scratched-out face in photos >>

* MIT researchers turn water into ‘calm’ computer interfaces >>
* DoorDash will deliver groceries from Walmart in Atlanta >>
* WhatsApp will require users in Europe to be at least 16 years old >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 April 2018

* Quantum Blockchains Could Act Like Time Machines >>
* Amazon Vesta 2019 home robot can follow you around help with housework >>
* Canary’s cameras get person-detecting AI improvements >>

* Johns Hopkins performs the first total penis and scrotum transplant >>
* MIT Researchers Developed a ‘System For Dream Control’ >>
* Your AI pet project is only as smart as its garbage training set >>

* Finger-prick test reveals fetus’s sex in the first trimester >>
* AI beats astronomers in predicting survivability of exoplanets >>
* Amazon’s new blockchain service competes with similar products from Oracle and IBM >>

* The future of farming is moving indoors. Here’s why >>
* How robots are reshaping one of the dirtiest, most dangerous jobs >>
* AI is discovering new alloys faster than humans ever could >>

* Alexa and the Age of Casual Rudeness >>
* Can you pass IBM’s test for entry-level roles? >>
* Australia tries to reign in corruption on A$50 billion submarine purchase >>

* Billion dollar blockchain investment funds and industrial parks in China >>
* Avengers Infinity War opens April 27 and more clips are available >>
* Missing from your job description >>

* CBS All Access arrives in Canada to kick off international expansion efforts >>
* Glowforge opens public orders for its desktop 3D laser cutter >>
* Google Assistant’s routines are an easy way to automate your home >>

* Reinvention of NASA >>
* Netflix looks to raise $1.5 billion in debt financing >>
* China’s Didi Chuxing launches its ride-hailing service in Mexico >>
* How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You >>

* The future of e-commerce in India increasingly looks like an all-American affair >>
* How this AI platform is taking over the business world >>
* Microsoft looks to bots to make employees more productive >>

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* Bank of China embracing blockchain use in Hong Kong >>

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