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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 7 June 2018

* Kitty Hawk’s new Flyer looks like a mix of drone and stunt plane >>
* AMD tops Intel with its 32-core Threadripper 2, which will ship this year >>
* Microsoft sinks a data center off the Scottish coast 864 servers, 27.6 pb storage >>

* AI construction worker plans the fastest way to put up buildings >>
* Drones taught to spot violent behavior in crowds using AI >>

* Intel says it achieved 28-hour laptop battery life with new low-power LCD screens >>
* This mesh WiFi router can track motion to protect your family >>
* First 7nm GPU, equipped with 32GB of memory >>

* AMD shows off the world’s first 7nm GPU, but it’s not for games yet >>
* MIT algorithm ensures drones get the freshest data possible >>
* Anti-acne cream clears up skin without any nasty side effects >>

* Ultrasound-powered nanorobots clear bacteria and toxins from blood >>
* UK nuclear fusion reactor that could supply the grid with clean power by 2030 hits 15 million°C milestone >>

* Russia building new sub with hypersonic missiles by 2027 >>
* US hypersonic cruise missile will only have Lockheed prototype by 2022 >>

* What was missing from WWDC 2018? Originality >>
* AMD’s new graphics engineer pledges yearly GPU releases to make PCs fun again >>
* Future Analytics, Personal Data, Wireless Power, Counterintuitive Probability >>

* Synthetic blood will keep trauma victims alive for up to 48 hours >>
* This Graphic Shows What Really Matters in Preventing Cancer >>
* Why Microsoft Is Willing to Pay So Much for GitHub >>

* Instagram will reportedly allow users to upload hour-long videos >>
* Microsoft partners to roll out ‘Windows Collaboration Displays’ later this year >>
* Britain Becalmed: Turbines across the UK are at a STANDSTILL after wind ‘disappears’ for a week >>

* Robot submarine flaps its fins to swim without power >>
* A Promising Cancer Treatment Made Patients Worse, Not Better >>

* How the brain performs flexible computations >>
* The Future of AI Needs Better Compute: Hardware Accelerators Based on Analog Memory Devices >>
* Apple’s Plans to Bring Artificial Intelligence to Your Phone >>

* Four years after its release, Kubernetes has come a long way >>
* Google releases second Android P beta with a ton of new emoji >>
* NASA is sending a spacecraft to investigate the ‘bubble’ that protects our solar system >>

* Windows Collaboration Displays entirely ‘new device category’, says Redmond >>
* Microsoft sinks another data centre with Natick 2 >>
* SpaceX tries to lower cost and improve the performance of internet satellites by ten times >>

* Bidding open for interstellar laser sail feasability work >>
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* NASA Juno Probe’s Strange New Discoveries on Jupiter –“The Electric Giant” >>
* NASA Awakens New Horizons Spacecraft as It Heads Towards “Ultima Thule” –Outermost Reaches of Our Solar System >>

* Amazon confirms it’ll make ‘The Underground Railroad’ TV series >>
* Autonomous driving is coming to all Cadillac models, other GM brands >>
* Israeli autonomous technology developer Innoviz is entering China’s car market >>

* How Will Microsoft Handle Github’s Controversial Code? >>
* 4-year-olds care more about plants and animals than sick people >>
* Private Smarts: Can Digital Assistants Work without Prying into Our Lives? >>

* AMD’s Jim Anderson goes deep on 32-core Threadripper 2 >>
* Maker of fearsome animal robots edges into the light >>
* 120+ new live online training courses just launched on O’Reilly’s learning platform >>
* Microsoft looks to add security, stability with Windows 10 IoT Core Services >>

* President’s Most Senior Technology Advisor Says the White House is Quietly Pursuing an Aggressive AI Plan >>
* WEEKLY SPACE HANGOUT: JUNE 6, 2018: STARS SHINE FOR EVERYONE >>
* Translational Research Program to help MIT researchers achieve real-world impact >>

* Why are there so many devastating volcanic eruptions right now? >>
* Jurassic World: Can We Really Resurrect a Dinosaur? >>
* Saying “This May Hurt” May Make It Worse >>

* Farmers put sheep in CT scanners to help breed tastier chops >>
* SpaceX Won’t Launch Tourists Around the Moon This Year >>
* Emirates looks to windowless planes >>

* Don’t fear my robots, says the Boston Dynamics founder who makes machines that drive the internet wild >>
* Microsoft buying GitHub has led to some extremely nerdy memes >>
* Nvidia CEO says next gaming GPU announcement won’t be for ‘a long time’ >>

* Why a DNA data breach is much worse than a credit card leak >>
* Microsoft and The Octosition >>
* You Can’t Make This Stuff Up: Amazon Warehouse Robots Slipped On Popcorn Butter >>

* NASA Scientists Imagine Studying Venus From A Floating Research Colony >>
* 3 Signs You’re In the AI Cult of Data >>

* Terrifying Future of FedCoin >>
* Hong Kong banks must catch up to regional rivals in artificial intelligence race >>

* What’s on TV: ‘Humans,’ ‘Cloak & Dagger’ and ‘Sense8’ >>
* ‘Solo’ Will Lose $50+ Million In First Defeat For Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ Empire >>
* Presidential Succession >>

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