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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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