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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 June 2018

* CIMON, 1st Robot with Artificial Intelligence to Fly in Space >>
* Google DeepMind AI can imagine a 3D model from a 2D image >>
* Can your smartphone stop you from getting hit by a car? >>

* Future Astronauts Must Perform Surgery in Space — and It Will Be Gross >>
* Marriage of AI, Google chips will save diabetics from a lot of pricks >>
* Restricting a key cellular nutrient could slow tumor growth >>

* How robots aided by deep learning could help autism therapists >>
* US Army Troops Could Be Headed to the Space Force >>
* Boeing’s Hypersonic Vision: A Sleek Passenger Plane That Can Hit Mach 5 >>

* Google Is Planning a Game Platform That Could Take On Xbox and PlayStation >>
* Doctrine raises $11.6 million for its legal search engine >>
* Chinese Military Developed Tech to Fight Your Acidic Sweat >>

* AI as a Force for Good >>
* Future of Cybersecurity Is the Quantum Random Number Generator >>
* Japan Tests Silicon for Exascale Computing in 2021 >>

* SpaceX Launches Used Dragon Cargo Ship to Space Station, Flexing Reusability Muscles >>
* Honda Halts Asimo Development in Favor of More Useful Humanoid Robots >>
* Curing cancer one nanoparticle at a time, and more news from TED speakers >>

* Our first contact with aliens might be with their robots >>
* Next generation solar technology could drive down the cost of scrubbing salt from seawater. >>
* Leena AI builds HR chatbots to answer policy questions automatically >>

* Amazon Comprehend now supports asynchronous processing along with larger document sizes >>
* Is Colonizing Mars the Most Important Project in Human History? >>
* 20 Mice Are Going to Space To Help Us Figure out How to Survive on Mars >>

* A Venus Aircraft Could Be in NASA’s Plans >>
* Apollo 11 Gantry Arm Lands in NASA Gift Shop >>
* Nuclear Fusion Power Could Be Here by 2030, One Company Says >>

* Where the Jobs Are: 2018 >>
* Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up >>
* Online grocery shopping levels up with autonomous deliveries >>

* BBC show uses VR for home renovation designs >>
* Building a scalable and adaptable video processing pipeline with Amazon Rekognition Video >>
* Announcing the AWS DeepLens Challenge >>

* Long Exposure Hubble Image Of Galaxy Cluster Also Turned Up 22 Asteroids >>
* A Single Pixel of Light Can Unveil a Habitable World >>
* A New Kepler “Earth” Discovered 500 Light-Years Away >>

* Lucid AI and software removing barriers to a world with mainstream 3D experiences and VR shopping >>
* Why businesses fail at machine learning >>

* Can You Light A Match With Water? >>
* Disney Is Engineering Acrobatic Robots, And Oh God, We’re So Screwed >>
* The Best Electric Skateboard >>
* What It’s Like To Play With Legos For Work >>

* How Scalable Blockchain Technology Can Bring Us Closer to Earth 2.0 >>
* SpaceX Just Launched a Last-of-Its-Kind Falcon Rocket >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 June 2018

* Wind-Powered Mars Landers Could Really Work >>
* Lucid AI and software removing barriers to a world with mainstream 3D experiences and VR shopping >>
* Is an AI chatbot really better than a human doctor? >>

* The US has an anti-drone gun that shoots drones at other drones >>
* You can tell how tall or strong a person is by hearing them roar >>

* Scientists pinpoint DNA that evolved to make canines loving and loyal to humans >>
* Agile Makes No Sense >>
* Honda retires its famed Asimo robot >>

* SD cards could soon hold 128TB of storage >>
* Niantic shows off a stunning AR demo that lets Pikachu hide behind real-world objects >>
* State-Of-The-Art Machine Can Excavate An Entire Manhole In One Swoop >>

* Signal Analysis Measurement Fundamentals Optimize Noise Floor, Resolution Bandwidth, and More >>
* July 1958: Kilby Conceives the Integrated Circuit >>
* Container conductor Kubernetes hoists v1.11 to shore >>

* Google Cloud CEO admits: Yeah, we wanted GitHub too. Whatevs >>
* How language shapes our perception of reality >>
* People are ready to have robots as their managers >>

* New Python update slithers into release >>
* Kroger teams with startup Nuro for driverless grocery delivery >>
* Restricting a key cellular nutrient could slow tumor growth >>

* Niantic will let developers use the ‘Pokemon Go’ AR platform >>
* A.I. beats humans in teamwork video game >>
* Disney Imagineering has created autonomous robot stunt doubles >>

* Next-gen SD Cards Will Be Blazing Fast And Hold Up To 128TB >>
* ‘Mavericks’ promises 1,000-player battle-royale mayhem >>
* Words with Multiple Meanings Pose a Special Challenge To Algorithms >>

* What Blockchain Can’t Do >>
* Electric scooter and bike parking has arrived >>
* LiDAR startup Luminar hires former Fitbit and Apple execs >>

* Scientists Develop Thermal Camouflage That Can Dupe Infrared Cameras >>
* VR blockchain startup founded by Second Life co-creator raises $35M >>
* Chat app Line to launch crypto exchange in July but it won’t cover US or Japan >>

* Scientists dupe infrared cameras with thermal camouflage >>
* India’s Times Internet buys popular video app MX Player for $140M to get into streaming >>
* Apple rumor points to a TV, music and news subscription bundle >>

* You may soon store your entire media collection on one SD card >>
* Top Air Force General says US military must continue to use AI – and dismisses Google backlash over controversial Project Maven as ‘part of being an American’ >>
* SpaceX Launching Cargo Mission to Space Station Early Friday: Watch Live >>

* Don’t call him HAL… NASA reveals Cimon the AI ‘crew member’ set to blast off to the International Space Station >>
* Rise of the robot doctor: AI smartphone app that asks patients 30 questions about their pain and symptoms is ‘as good as a medic’ for diagnosing patients >>
* Istio Service Mesh for Containers >>

* Closing The Skills Gap That’s Holding AI Back >>
* Advanced Git Commands: Rewriting History >>
* Deploying Containerized Applications on Google App Engine >>

* Showtime is making a Halo TV series >>
* National Geographic Named The Best Travel Photos Of The Year, And They Are Stunning >>
* Driverless race car to attempt the first ever autonomous hillclimb >>

* How Theoretical Physicists Can Help Find E.T. >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 June 2018

* Mobile Airbag that Deploys When your Device is Dropped >>
* CHIIZ is a sonic-powered automatic toothbrush >>

* NASA Delays Again Launch of Troubled Webb Telescope to 2021; Rises to $9.7 Billion >>
* Japanese Probe Reaches ‘Spinning-Top’ Space Rock Ryugu >>

* Teaching Bipedal Robots to Step Across Discrete Terrain >>
* Can Tagged Birds Predict Coming Earthquakes? >>
* Bill Gates thinks Elon Musk’s AI bots working together to beat humans in Dota 2 is a ‘huge milestone’ >>

* Using artificial intelligence to understand volcanic eruptions from tiny ash >>
* Spotting fake images with AI >>
* A large streak of ‘blue’ was found on the Red Planet >>

* Version 1.11 of Kubernetes expected to drop Wednesday >>
* Is Selenium Skill Enough for Test Automation? >>
* Ant Financial taps blockchain technology to offer cheaper international money transfers >>

* Meet the AR startup that wants to give live theater an augmented makeover >>
* We Have Reached Peak Screen. Now Revolution Is in the Air. >>
* High-tech sensors new weapon in war on pests >>

* LG may squeeze five cameras into its next flagship phone >>
* IBM’s AI robot ‘Watson’ will study the emotions of the crowd >>
* A new arms race threatens to unleash laser warfare in the skies >>

* Google insists Duplex AI-powered voice calling is real, Limited testing begins this summer. >>
* This is what it’s like to speak with Google’s reservation-making AI service >>
* We tried to trip up Google Duplex, the bot that sounds human, and failed >>
* Google AI will warn people when it’s calling them >>

* Interstellar visitor ‘Oumuamua may be a comet, not an asteroid >>
* Mars could have been habitable 100 million years before Earth >>
* Enceladus is spewing out organic molecules necessary for life >>

* Personalized “deep learning” equips robots for autism therapy >>
* IBM is hoping to eliminate bias from facial recognition systems >>
* Microsoft’s next trick? Kicking things out of the cloud to Azure IoT Edge >>

* The Billionaire Space Race Is Making Life Difficult for Airlines >>
* Google Calendar gets an ‘Out of Office’ mode >>
* NASA delays James Webb Space Telescope launch until 2021 >>

* Bioresilience and the aging process >>
* Thanks To A Gravitational Lens, Astronomers Can See An Individual Star 9 Billion Light-years Away >>
* Facebook Cancels Program to Deliver Internet by Aquila Drones >>

* Imec Demonstrates Magnetic Memory With Superfast Switching Speeds >>
* Put a Personal Astronomer in Your Pocket Using Mobile Apps >>
* China’s Official CGI of Super Aircraft carrier that will match US carriers around 2025 >>

* MongoDB turns on, tunes in, drops ACID and goes mobile >>
* MongoDB launches Global Clusters to put geographic data control within reach of anyone >>
* Pornhub adds closed captions for viewers with hearing loss >>

* Weekly Space Hangout: June 27 2018: Space News Roundup >>
* How Blockchain Can Benefit Space Exploration (Op-Ed) >>
* CloudBees raises $62M for its DevOps platform >>

* Satellites Could Show Airplanes Faster Long-Haul Routes in Mid-Air >>
* Microsoft launches two new Azure regions in China >>
* Space is Full of Dirty, Toxic Grease, Scientists Reveal >>

* Microsoft creates a new team focused on healthcare >>
* Twilio launches its new partner program >>
* When Future Scientists Encounter AI >>

* These Beating Mini-Hearts Could Save Big Bucks—And Maybe Lives >>
* IBM to release world’s largest facial dataset for studying bias >>
* US Army tests AI that predicts vehicle repairs >>

* WiFi security is finally getting an update after 14 years >>
* Microsoft’s facial recognition just got better at identifying people with dark skin >>
* Autonomous three-armed robot can create a pizza from scratch in less than five minutes >>

* Scientists create a device that attaches to packaging and sends rotten food warning to smartphones >>
* Gene editing cures blood disorder in fetal mice >>
* Supercomputers reveal how DNA stays so ‘flexible’ >>

* Cosmic ‘diamond’ holds clues to origins of space >>
* Goodbye, hiring bias! why AI is the key to equal employment >>
* Uber is coming back to London — as long as it behaves >>

* How artificial intelligence is cutting costs, building loyalty, and enhancing security across financial services >>
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* Facebook is testing a feature that lets you block TV and movie spoilers >>
* Researchers develop method for revealing images on degraded daguerreotypes >>

* Japan space probe reaches asteroid in search for origin of life >>
* Introducing a16z crypto >>
* Supercharging Kafka—Enable Realtime Web Streaming by Adding Pushpin >>

* 2018—The Year of the Stablecoin >>
* Bill Gates hails ‘huge milestone’ for AI as bots work in a team to destroy humans at video game ‘Dota 2’ >>
* Oculus Updates Rift Minimum/Recommended Spec To Windows 10 OS >>

* Baidu and Ford China team up to bring AI and connectivity to the driving experience >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 June 2018

* DARPA design shifts round wheels to triangular tracks in a moving vehicle >>
* This smart prosthetic ankle adjusts to rough terrain >>
* Boeing reveals hypersonic passenger jet design and works with DARPA on spaceplane >>

* Robots or Job Training: Manufacturers Grapple With How to Improve Their Economic Fortunes >>
* OpenAI’s ‘Dota 2’ neural nets are defeating human opponents >>
* Implantable 3D-printed organs could be coming sooner than you think >>

* IBM Research and Tencent Delight Basketball Fans with AI-Based Highlight Reel >>
* IBM’s Watson to analyse emotions for Wimbledon highlights >>
* A.I. recreates periodic table of elements from scratch >>

* Smart microchip keeps going when batteries run dry >>
* iOS 12 is all about making your phone work better >>
* Elon Musk: Version of Tesla’s Autopilot has a ‘Mad Max’ mode >>

* Space-Based Freezer Helps Scientists Study Icy Atoms >>
* Pet rabbits are less afraid of people because their brains have SHRUNK >>
* Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Electric pickup truck will have ‘crazy’ features >>

* 5G Beam-Steering Antennas: More Accurate, Less Power Hungry >>
* Researchers develop synthetic T cells that mimic form, function of human version >>
* 1,016 new intelligence related genes identified >>

* New study links poor sleep quality to atrial fibrillation >>
* WiFi’s tougher WPA3 security is ready >>
* Nvidia adds nine nifty AI supercomputing containers to the cloud >>

* How Google Digital Workshop prepares you for new job opportunities >>
* New Google Classroom features make it harder to cheat >>
* The Coldest Temperature Ever Observed on Earth Is Bonkers 135 degrees Fahrenheit (-93 degrees Celsius) >>

* Marijuana-based medicine gets its first greenlight from the FDA >>
* Google’s free class teaches you how to create AR experiences >>

* You Can Now Speak Spanish With Your Google Home >>
* NASA’s aircraft modifications make planes 70 percent quieter >>

* A Japanese Probe Is Closing in on an Asteroid 180 Million Miles from Earth >>
* Layoffs at Watson Health Reveal IBM’s Problem with AI >>
* 3 Ways Nokia is Using Machine Learning in 5G Networks >>

* Russia’s Proton Rocket, Which Predates Apollo, Will Finally Stop Flying >>
* Here’s how much Apple could make from streaming >>
* TransVision 2018 >>

* Microsoft’s promised Surface USB-C dongle is finally ready for rollout >>
* From Incredible To Incredibly Weird: The Best Of Ces Asia 2018 >>
* macOS Mojave public beta is available right now >>

* Has This Startup Cracked the Secret to Fusion Energy? >>
* Build a serverless frontend for an Amazon SageMaker endpoint >>
* Flight Attendants Have Higher Rates of Many Cancers, Study Says >>

* DARPA wheels change from tires to tracks without stopping >>
* ‘Skyrim VR’ is now easier to play and better to look at >>
* Researchers decode molecule that gives living tissues their flexibility >>

* MagnetMod launches Kickstarter for new ‘revolutionary’ softbox system >>
* Have we been looking for aliens in the wrong place? Scientists claim our focus on finding watery worlds may be hampering our search for ET >>
* Uber is officially back on the road in London, but only for 15 months >>

* Are we alone in the universe? Science says it’s a definite maybe >>
* The Universe’s Missing Matter. Found! >>

* Alien Life Searches of the Future –“Chemical Probes of Potentially Habitable Planets Orbiting Cooler Stars” >>
* This Scientist Thinks Aliens Will Need to ‘Catch’ Stars to Survive >>
* Here’s what alien astronomers would see if they looked at Earth >>

* Two Robot Geeks Discuss Robotics PR, Automation Fears, and Terminators >>
* A Microguide to Microdosing Psychedelic Drugs >>
* GitLab’s move off Azure to Google cloud totally unrelated to Microsoft’s GitHub acquisition. Yep >>

* With Cloud Filestore, the Google Cloud gets a new storage option >>
* Microsoft’s facial recognition just got better at identifying people with dark skin >>
* Barbie’s latest career path is robotics engineering >>

* August automatically creates smart lock codes for Airbnb guests >>
* OpenAI’s ‘Dota 2’ bots are taking on pro teams >>
* Can Bots Outwit Humans in One of the Biggest Esports Games? >>

* There is absolutely NO difference between male and female brains >>
* AT&T buying AppNexus for at least $1.6 billion >>
* Chinese scientists complete genome sequencing of tropical sage plant >>

* DARPA demonstrates 6 new technologies behind the agile combat vehicles of tomorrow >>
* Implantable 3D-printed organs could be coming sooner than you think >>
* Adobe AI spots tampered images by focusing on noise and artifacts >>

* The Digest: Five AI Algorithms Worked Together to Beat Humans at a Strategy Game >>
* Artificial Consciousness: How To Give A Robot A Soul >>

* The US Army is using machine learning to predict when combat vehicles need repair >>
* Google’s VR painting tool Tilt Brush is getting a beginner mode >>

* Ex-Pentagon official behind Project Maven ‘alarmed’ by Google withdrawal >>
* The New Arms Race Threatening to Explode in Space >>
* Adobe AI spots tampered images by focusing on noise and artifacts >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 June 2018

* AI trained on 3500 years (180 years a day) of games to beats humans at Dota 2 >> >>
* What does it take for a bot to beat Dota 2 heroes? 128,000 CPU cores, 256 Nvidia GPUs >>

* Google Earth now lets you measure distances and areas >>
* Oculus launches its first app focused on watching television >>

* Phone batteries reveal what you typed and read >>
* Why aren’t startups working? They’re not great at creating jobs… or disrupting big biz >>
* Scientists reveal brain mechanism behind alcohol addiction >>

* AI and robotics have been separate fields up to now >>
* Will Launching Plants into Orbit Yield New Medicines? >>
* US Navy reveals ‘superslippery’ submarine and warship coating that lets craft slide through the water more easily >>

* Being neurotic is in your DNA: Scientists discover 599 genes related to the personality trait in biggest ever study of its kind >>
* Crewed missions to the moon and Mars need dreamers and doers >>
* Made in Space targets 2023 for building large structures in space and later future asteroid mining >>

* Tinder drops swipes in favour of algorithm picked matches similar interests >>
* So you’re doing an IoT project. Cute. Let’s start with the basics: Security >>
* Can a Bot Learn a Second Language? >>

* This new solar farm combines clean energy and beehives >>
* Layoffs at Watson Health Reveal IBM’s Problem with AI >>
* Worlds Adrift: can its billion-dollar tech make it the next Fortnite? >>

* There are two types of worrier – which you are depends on genes >>
* 3D face-detection could come to the Samsung Galaxy S10 >>
* Tencent Joins the Linux Foundation as a Platinum Member >>

* Facial recognition software is not ready for use by law enforcement >>
* Sphero branches out beyond robots with Specdrums acquisition >>
* Westworld Leaves Its Biggest Questions for Another Season >>

* China Extends Lead as Most Prolific Supercomputer Maker >>
* Volkswagen’s all-electric race car conquers Pikes Peak hill climb in record time >>
* MoviePass is Going To Start Charging More For Popular Movies Next Month >>

* What if Autonomous Vehicles Actually Make Us More Dependent on Cars? >>
* Neurons Made From Blood Cells—A New Tool for Understanding Brain Diseases >>
* Shipping containers are now being used for cryptocurrency mining >>

* Inside a bitcoin billionaire’s master plan for futuristic office and $21 million penthouse : Miniature luxury cars, holographic receptionists, and secret tunnels >>
* Ten takeaways on Gen Z culture, media, and consumer marketing from VidCon >>
* How To Speed Up Continuous Integration Build With New NPM CI And package-lock.json >>

* Supercharging Kafka — Enable Realtime Web Streaming by Adding Pushpin >>
* Containers: Development and Management >>
* 10 Best Practices for Microservice Architectures >>

* 16+ Terms Entrepreneurs Should Know for Navigating the Healthcare Industry >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 June 2018

* This virtual reality headset runs at human-eye resolution >>
* This floating robotic factory will build satellites and spaceships in orbit >>
* Scientists validate theory of relativity on galactic level >>

* India Eyeing a New Monster 100GW Solar-Capacity Goal >>
* Building the workforce of the future: key learnings from Grow with Google >>
* Navy backs ‘omniphobic’ coatings to help ships travel farther >>

* Why we don’t need to prepare young people for the ‘future of work’ >>
* 11 Niche Video Streaming Services You Should Subscribe To >>
* VW electric racer smashes Pikes Peak’s overall record >>

* Smartphone batteries can reveal what you typed and read >>
* This boat runs on solar power >>

* Tiny washing machine >>
* Artificial Intelligence Restriction >>

* Cell-sized ‘microlasers’ could regulate brain activity >>
* DNA synthesis breakthrough could lead to faster medical discoveries >>
* Opinions on #AI are a dime a dozen, unless you’re hearing from one of the field’s pioneers >>
* Meet PowerDolphin the UNDERWATER drone! >>

* Astronomers make huge exoplanet discovery haul in record time >>
* Northrop Grumman Just Became a Bona Fide “Space Stock” >>
* Sleeping with this weighted blanket >>

* Game of Thrones return confirmed for 2019 >>
* Future of mixed reality: how augmented & virtual worlds will collide >>
* Snapdragon 1000 Chip May Be Designed For PCs From the Ground Up >>

* NYT: ‘Firefox Is Back. It’s Time to Give It a Try.’ >>
* ETTV Launches Official Proxy to Fight ISP Blocking >>
* Censorship Machines are ‘Destroying The Internet’ As We Speak? >>

* How Amazon and Netflix are changing comedy in India >>
* Can Two Injections of Tuberculosis Vaccine Cure Diabetes? >>
* ‘New Zealand wants you’: the problem with tech at the edge of the world >>

* How automated investment products are disrupting and enhancing the wealth management industry >>
* Trump’s ‘Space Force’ could fuel a new $1 trillion economy, Morgan Stanley says >>
* China takes surveillance to new heights with flock of robotic Doves, but do they come in peace? >>

* The Robots Roaming the High Seas >>
* A Plea for AI That Serves Humanity Instead of Replacing It >>

* Oracle is changing how it reports cloud revenues — what’s it hiding? >>
* Oracle now requires a subscription to use Java SE >>
* The Tools Humanity Will Need For Living In The Year 1 Trillion >>

* India tells its banks to get Windows XP off ATMs – in 2019! >>
* Continuous Testing: Your Ultimate Summer Reading Guide >>
* Why Should You Start Using AI Chatbots? >>

* Xiaomi offers itself as ‘new species’ as it allays doubts to justify US$6.1 billion stock sale >>
* China’s 1st nuclear-powered icebreaker in the pipeline >>
* Millions working in shadow of sharing, but uncaring, economy >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 June 2018

* World’s tiniest ‘computer’ makes a grain of rice seem massive >>
* Robot burger restaurant set to open in San Francisco making burgers untouched by human hands >>
* Adobe is using machine learning to make it easier to spot Photoshopped images >>

* Research team discovers drug compound that stops cancer cells from spreading >>
* Simulation of inflatable heatshield for reusable second stage >>

* SpaceX Wins $130 Million Air Force Launch Contract, Marking a First For Falcon Heavy >>
* SpaceX reveals its manned capsule has begun final testing at NASA ahead of first mission >>
* Spacex falcon heavy rockets everyday places >>

* Intel now faces a fight for its future >>
* Speedy genetic tool could soon let scientists create new DNA ‘overnight’ that may help humans live forever >>
* US Army has made a plastic bandage that swells to patch wounds >>

* How Artificial Intelligence Could Help Us Live Longer >>
* First evidence that gut bacteria help wire young brains >>
* How machine intelligence is remaking the American economy >>

* vAnalysis of a Million-Plus Genomes Points to Blurring Lines among Brain Disorders >>
* MIT scientists engineer first-ever ‘psychopath’ robot >>
* New platform will help create designer human proteins in the lab >>

* First Semisolid Lithium Batteries to Debut This Year, in Drones >>
* The discount airline model is coming to rocket launches >>
* Uber test driver watching Hulu during fatal crash >>

* Why Network Effects Matter Less Than They Used To >>
* Save dinosaurs from extinction in a game world built with Google Maps >>
* This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web >>

* Scientists develop fusion rocket technology in lab – and aim for Mars >>
* How Booz Allen Hamilton Enlists AI to Help Protect Soldiers – Ep. 63 >>
* At this rodeo, robots enter downed planes and explore fake radioactive disasters >>

* A Roadmap to AIOps — Part 1 >>
* A Roadmap to AIOps — Part 2 >>
* How Agile Development Principles Accelerate AI Initiatives >>
* “Clouds” in a Cloudless Future >>
* Building Docker Images without Docker >>

* 1st Satellite Built to Harpoon Space Junk for Disposal Begins Test Flight >>
* A Plea for AI That Serves Humanity Instead of Replacing It >>
* The future of AI relies on a code of ethics >>

* Instagram’s IGTV could soon challenge YouTube’s dominance >>
* Microsoft backpedals on VR promise >>
* This new unlimited cellphone plan is $10 a month >>

* Microsoft’s ICE involvement illustrates tech’s denial problem >>
* AI hunts down secret testing of nuclear bombs >>
* This AI helps find great startups before the world discovers them >>

* Google’s Measure app comes to all ARCore-compatible Android phones >>
* US Army asks startups to deliver next-generation weapons >>
* Uber driver was streaming Hulu just before fatal self-driving crash >>

* World Cup suffers massive ratings drop in the U.S. >>
* These are China’s new underwater drones >>
* Solar and Energy Storage Combine for One Power Energy Solution >>

* Venezuelan economy heading to complete collapse in months and probably a military coup >>
* How to supervise a robot with your mind and hand gesture s >>
* Air Force will pay $130 million for Falcon Heavy satellite launch by 2020 >>

* Microsoft launches AI-powered Bing Visual Search >>
* China’s future railgun Navy 2025 predicted by US Intelligence >>
* ISSUE 122: Über Container Sprechen >>

* Robotics: Science and Systems 2018 >>
* AMD Tackles Coming “Chiplet” Revolution With New Chip Network Scheme >>
* China Appears To Be Preparing To Deorbit Its Tiangong-2 Space Lab >>

* New Model Predicts That We’re Probably The Only Advanced Civilization In The Observable Universe >>
* Where Does Trump’s ‘Space Force’ Fit in the International Agreement on Peaceful Use of Space? >>
* The undersea electric railway built and abandoned within six years >>

* TVAddons Founder “Resigns” to Ensure Kodi Addon Platform’s Longevity >>
* PeerTube: A ‘Censorship’ Resistent YouTube Alternative >>
* Netflix Seeks to Boost its Global Anti-Piracy Team >>
* Security researcher bypasses iPhone’s limit on passcode attempts >>

* Electric GT’s first race-spec Tesla Model S hits the track >>
* Google Assistant gets Continued Conversation for longer interactions >>
* The personal touch >>

* Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin reveals it will start selling tickets to tourists next year >>
* Swarm of robot wildlife will check for life in an Italian lagoon >>
* Japan’s Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is gearing up to bomb an asteroid >>

* ‘Clever genes’ may lead to autism, anorexia and bipolar – but protect against Alzheimer’s, claim scientists >>
* ‘E-skin’ lets prosthetic hands sense touch and pain >>
* Why not have a robotic lawnmower cut your grass >>

* Strange Landscapes On Mars Were Created By Explosive Volcanoes >>
* China’s Land Grab Beyond the Blue Planet –“First the Moon, Then Mars” >>
* New wearable, high-precision brain scanner allows for patients to move around >>

* Video Friday: Robot World Cup, New Co-Bots, and 1000 SpotMinis >>
* SpaceX will use superalloys for Raptor engines >>
* 4 Reasons NASA Projects Miss Deadlines and Blow Budgets >>

* Google Measure is a glitchy tool that can’t be trusted with basic measurements >>
* MIT scientists discover fundamental rule of brain plasticity >>
* Hands-On: Skull & Bones Delivers a Wild Pirate Adventure >>

* Facebook mistakenly leaked developer analytics reports to testers >>
* It’s Business Time for Rocket Lab, Launcher of Small Satellites >>
* Whirlpools are hot spots for great white sharks >>

* Childhood trauma can change the way your genes behave and leave you more vulnerable to illness >>
* Valve’s Knuckles EV2 Controller Will Let You Squeeze Things In VR >>
* Oracle Plans To Switch Businesses to Subscriptions for Java SE >>

* Why Your Summer Might Be Full of Mosquitoes >>
* Chinese Lasers Suspected Of Targeting U.S. Military Planes >>
* Physicists Just Found the Last Missing Protons and Neutrons In the Universe >>

* Scientists discover fundamental rule of brain plasticity >>
* Researchers solve major challenge in mass production of low-cost solar cells >>
* Built for speed: DNA nanomachines take a (rapid) step forward >>

* Lab-Grown Neanderthal Minibrains Reveal How They’re Different From Humans‘ >>
* Kidney cells engineered to produce insulin when caffeine is present in the body >>
* How Robots Are Making Better Drugs, Faster >>

* Laser bursts generate electricity faster than any other method >>
* How Fast Is Earth Moving? >>
* New trailers: Creed II, Searching, Tau, and more >>

* Agile: Real, or Just a Formality? >>
* a16z Podcast: Construction Under Tech — The Build >>

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