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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 July 2018

* Terraforming Mars might be impossible due to a lack of carbon dioxide >>
* String Theory May Create Far Fewer Universes Than Thought >>
* Biodiversity may prove to be the defining issue of our age >>

* Scientists Poke Holes in Supernova ‘Firewall’ Theory >>
* Serverless, Inc. lands $10M Series A to build serverless developers platform >>
* Google Pixel 3 rumors: A giant notch, big bezels, and an intriguing dock >>

* Families will watch and discuss their favourite shows online in ‘virtual parties’ >>
* OpenAI Demonstrates Complex Manipulation Transfer from Simulation to Real World >>
* Mazda’s New Skyactiv-X Engine Gives New Life to Internal Combustion >>

* Lightning storms on Jupiter are polar opposites from ones on earth >>
* Scientists have discovered a new shape >>
* A pickaxe for the AI gold rush, Labelbox sells training data software >>

* Google brings Chrome to Daydream VR headsets >>
* Google Calendar makes rescheduling meetings easier >>
* A new experiment on the ISS just made a very cold breakthrough >>

* NASA’s sending a probe to ‘touch’ the sun this summer; here’s why >>
* Can you solve it? Rise to the Skyscrapers challenge >>
* Robot hand learns real world moves in virtual training >>

* Cell phone batteries are destined to die, and we have physics to blame >>
* Only 13 percent of the world’s oceans are still wild >>
* Harmful plastic straw bans versus actual ocean cleanup technology >>

* Dubai will use blockchain to streamline judicial processes with Court of the Blockchain >>
* DARPA will use laser power beaming to power solar drones >>
* Microsoft devises new way of making you feel old: Windows NT is 25 >>

* Twitter turns to academics to improve conversational health on the platform >>
* Pico’ mako shark stuns researchers as satellite data reveals travelled 4,000 MILES since March >>
* Where does space begin? Here’s why it’s closer than you think >>

* Future settlers on Mars will always be confined to their space suits >>
* This AI will slap a bikini on your naughty bits >>
* AI system looks at faces and rates them for responsibility, happiness, aggression, attractiveness, weirdness, and emotional stability >>

* Netflix Just Announced A Bunch of New Shows That Will Premiere in 2018 >>
* Spotify faces backlash for hosting ‘The Alex Jones Show’ on music streaming service >>
* What’s the farthest a man-made object has gone in space? >>

* Window-Cleaning Robot >>
* Elon Musk Shares Rapid A.I. Advancement: ‘The Future Is Accelerating’ >>
* DARPA pushes for AI that can explain its decisions >>

* Artificial intelligence can predict your personality >>
* DARPA has an ambitious $1.5 billion plan to reinvent electronics >>
* In a Future of Mind Uploading, Who Will Own the Data That is You? >>

* The robot will see you now: could computers take over medicine entirely? >>
* NASA’s TESS spacecraft begins its search for exoplanets >>
* We built the Home of the Future with Grant Imahara >>

* Google Chrome is officially launching on Daydream VR headsets >>
* New trailers: Slender Man, Alita: Battle Angel, and a heist film from RZA >>
* Atlassian shares jump 16% in after-hours trading after revealing new partnership deal with Slack >>

* Top 10 Principles of A.I Prediction >>
* How to Be Successful Now & In the Future >>
* Vagrant vs. Docker: Which Is Better for Software Development Environments? >>

* Why You Need Istio, Kubernetes, and Weave Cloud for Distributed Applications >>
* This Robot Hand Taught Itself How to Grab Stuff Like a Human >>
* The Next Big Thing in Augmented vs. Virtual Reality >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 July 2018

* Tapping into the power grid could predict the morning traffic >>
* Tesla briefly offered a $1500 surfboard >>

* Slashdot Asks: Which is Better, a Basic Income or a Guaranteed Job? >>
* Are There Dangers in a Cashless Society? >>
* Why 80% of Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck >>

* Inside the shadow workforce keeping Google afloat >>
* Small businesses get tech-savvy, even as they fear rising costs >>
* AI & Technology Taking Over White Collar Jobs >>

* Artificial intelligence, immune to fear or favour, is helping to make China’s foreign policy >>
* Rise of the Computer-Generated Celebrity >>
* Amazon AI expert says government should regulate facial recognition >>

* Cryptonetworks and Cities: Analogies >>

* SpaceX Killer — The Great Rocket Race | MUST WATCH >>
* SpaceX BFR will make Space Based Solar cheaper but building Hoover Dam scale projects in space requires big changes >>
* Journey to the Center of the Galaxy >>

* Zuckerberg ‘Sold More Stock Than Usual’, Faces Lawsuit From Angry Investors >>
* Amazon Is Finally Profitable, Earns $2.5 Billion Over the Last Three Months >>
* NSA has yet to fix security holes that helped Snowden leaks >>

* ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ has biggest opening weekend ever for franchise >>
* All the TV shows that have been canceled in 2018 >>
* Identity Isn’t Just for Users Anymore [Video] >>

* MoviePass is experiencing ‘technical’ difficulties again, days after running out of money >>
* The CEO of MoviePass’ parent company wants to use its subscribers as an army against traditional theaters >>
* Real-World Problems Being Solved With APIs >>

* The vest vending machine is getting mocked, but it rings up $10,000 in sales every month >>
* A look inside the amazing smart-home systems that rich people use >>
* How AI could end up writing novels in the next 10 years >>

* How banks are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to streamline the finance sector >>
* This Week in the Future of Cars: In Good Times and Bad >>
* Odds Theres has Never Been Another Civilization in the Universe One in Ten Billion Trillion >>

* The Human Advantage Over AI — Artificial Intelligence >>
* The Rise of the Citizen Developer >>
* Artificial Intelligence Shows Why Atheism Is Unpopular >>

* How Artificial Intelligence is Closing the Loop with Better Predictions >>
* API Governance Models in the Public and Private Sector: Part 5 >>
* API Governance Models in the Public and Private Sector: Part 6 >>

* Is Agile the Enemy (of Good Design)? >>
* The Top 5 Blockchain Conferences You Should Be At In 2018 >>
* Atlassian shares jump 16% in after-hours trading after revealing new partnership deal with Slack >>

* Brick-breaking arcade game Holedown will be your new subway obsession >>
* How conspiracy sites keep outsmarting big tech companies >>
* Here’s why Facebook suspended Alex Jones but not Infowars >>

* Intel’s 10nm ‘Cannon Lake’ Processors Won’t Arrive Until Late 2019 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 July 2018

* A new ‘floating park’ made out of recycled plastic waste has popped up in the Netherlands >>
* From a Space Station in Argentina, China Expands Its Reach in Latin America >>
* Breakthrough could triple the energy collected by solar to 60% efficiency >>

* Hong Kong prepares to usher in virtual banks, as 60 firms apply to be pioneers in financial revolution >>
* Blockchain must drive the real economy for it to thrive >>
* Could blockchain solve China’s food and drug safety problems? >>

* How Banking Will Improve Thanks To Blockchain, And Why It’s Here to Stay >>
* Algo trading is a central example of AI risk >>
* Verizon’s new ‘Safe Wi-Fi’ is a VPN that blocks ad tracking >>

* Google Assistant can now do things automatically at a scheduled time >>
* Is Your Enterprise Well-Prepared for AI? >>
* A look at robotic process automation is as well as the future of it >>

* DevSecOps Reference Guide 101 >>
* The future of search-and-rescue robots might be centaur, not human >>
* AI Coaches Are Here To Unleash Your Inner LeBron >>

* China’s cold atomic clock becomes more accurate >>
* Dentists Are Now Using Tech to Monitor Patients’ Stress Levels >>
* Prices doubling every two weeks in Venezuela for inflation of over 6 billion percent >>

* China sees fast growth in industrial robots production >>
* China’s ‘big three’ telecoms operators look to ring in changes with blockchain tech >>
* Ctrip’s female CEO on gender inequality and fighting internet platform companies >>

* How To Make AI That Classifies Dog Breeds >>
* Adorable VR game ‘Moss’ now supports Windows Mixed Reality >>
* China could place thousands of marines in Djibouti as start of shifting focus from land to water >>

* Apple plans ‘Time Bandits’ remake as a new TV show >>
* Hands-on Agile: Agile Failure Patterns 2.0 [Webinar] >>
* Research: Concerns About AI >>

* API Governance Models in the Public and Private Sector >>
* Summer of Big Data Innovation 2018 >>
* This Creepy Robot Centipede Toy Is Cool >>

* Behold, the most Burning Man thing ever >>
* How fire scientists see through flames >>
* Spacex’s Hyperloop Race Was All About ‘MAXIMUM SPEED’ >>

* In California, 100% Solar and Wind in 2045 will need $350 billion in energy storage >>
* How to make sure no one is spying on your computer >>
* IBM Watson is dishing out dodgy cancer advice, and why Google Translate isn’t better than humans yet >>

* Improving flow in lymph nodes in the neck improves memory and learning and could reduce memory loss from aging >>
* No, Pirate Sites Are Not the #1 Online Source For Malware >>

* WireGuard claims to be faster and more secure than OpenVPN >>
* Inside the U.S. Military’s Secret Doomsday Defense >>
* The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie The Laws Of Nature >>

* We tried Mohu antenna for free TV channels >>
* Western navies are worried about Russia’s submarines, and the US Navy is placing an order for more sub-hunting gear >>
* Tesla’s second-quarter earnings are expected to be terrifyingly bad >>

* What happens in a solar cell when the lights go out? >>
* New virtual reality experience delivers extremely high quality imagery >>
* Optical neural network demo >>

* Engineers track neural activity, muscle movement in ageless aquatic creatures >>
* Occult and AI >>
* 4 Billion New Minds Online: The Coming Era of Connectivity >>

* Could We Use Space to Pay for a Universal Basic Income? >>
* Dive Under the Ice With the Brave Robots of Antarctica >>
* Decisions are not about changing the world, they are about learning what world you live in >>

* VR Mental Health-Focused Adventure Anamorphine Finally Releases >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 July 2018

* Magic Leap details what its mixed reality OS will look like >>
* Curing syphilis with malaria, ejecting bears from planes, and discovering new beer yeasts >>
* IBM’s Watson reportedly created unsafe cancer treatment plans >>

* Artificial intelligence has learned to probe the minds of other computers >>
* AI learning how write its own poetry >>
* AI creates Shakespearean sonnets – and they’re actually quite good >>

* Zbiotics says it’s bioengineered a hangover cure >>
* Artificial intelligence will both disrupt and benefit the workplace, Stanford >>
* The bomb that can see through bad weather: Raytheon’s StormBreaker in ‘operational testing’ >>

* Amazon’s Facial Recognition Wrongly Identifies 28 Lawmakers, A.C.L.U. Says >>
* NASA’s 3D-printed Mars Habitat competition doles out prizes to concept habs >>
* Facebook just shed $130 billion in two hours, Mark Zuckerberg lost $16.8 billion >>

* Continuous learning critical to digital transformation: AWS >>
* Scientists Perfect Technique To Create Most Dense, Solid-State Memory in History that Could Soon Exceed the Capabilities of Current Hard Drives By 1,000 Times >>
* AI is being used for the first time to diagnose a diabetes-induced condition that can cause blindness >>

* GitHub and Google reaffirm partnership with Cloud Build CI/CD tool integration >>
* Windows 10 To Use Machine Learning in Latest Attempt To Make Reboots Less Annoying >>
* ‘Surgeon Simulator’ arrives on Nintendo Switch this fall >>

* Google adds AI features to G Suite, including ‘Smart Reply’ for Hangouts Chat >>
* Cracking down on illegal cannabis with edible barcodes and blockchains >>
* Scientists say they revived 42,000-year-old frozen worms >>

* Key Researchers on Pace and Peculiarities of Developing Quantum Computing—and Possible End of Bitcoin >>
* Google is launching its own USB hardware security keys >>

* Centauro: A New Disaster Response Robot From IIT >>
* Intel Drives New Bus for Future Chiplets >>
* Doctors are using VR to help combat eating disorders >>

* AI-Based Scenario Planning for Risk Management >>
* Self-healing graphene could make robots that fix themselves with water >>
* This mind-controlled robotic arm lets you do two things at once >>

* What a week! 105 announcements from Google Cloud Next ’18 >>
* Day 1 Keynote: Building a Cloud for Everyone (Cloud Next ’18) >>
* Day 2 Keynote: Bringing the Cloud to You (Cloud Next ’18) >>
* Day 3 Made Here Together: Developer Keynote (Cloud Next ’18) >>

* Imagining the Future of Cloud (Cloud Next ’18) >>
* Keynote Fireside Chat: Computer Architecture Past, Present, and Future (Cloud Next ’18) >>
* Reinventing Databases for Your Journey to the Cloud (Cloud Next ’18) >>
* Serverless on Google Cloud (Cloud Next ’18) >>
* ISSUE 127: Google Next 2018 >>

* China rapid debt rise was because of property so China economy is not at extreme risk >>
* Tech and Economic Boom for a Roaring 2020s >>
* Smart Grids, robofish and chaos… get on top of machine learning and AI >>

* Do you know enough? (Too much too choose from, too little time) >>
* The Troubled Quest for the Superconducting Wind Turbine >>
* Check out this first of its kind, direct-to-consumer urine-testing app with FDA clearance >>

* RISC-V’s Open-Source Architecture Shakes Up Chip Design >>
* Construction of integrated gene logic-chip >>
* Prices doubling every two weeks in Venezuela for inflation of over 6 billion percent >>

* Turbo Codes Supercharge Internet of Things >>
* Boeing’s Starliner and SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Prepare to Visit the International Space Station >>
* Video Friday: Soft Robot Impedance Control, Autonomous Rescue Drone, and RoboSimian Skating >>

* JWT –100 Times the Power of the Hubble Space Telescope >>
* Putting Boots on Mars Requires a Long-Term Commitment, Experts Tell Senators >>
* Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity Space Plane Aces Test Flight, Reaching Mesosphere for the 1st Time >>

* Andromeda Shredded And Consumed A Massive Galaxy About Two Billion Years Ago >>
* How to See Mars Opposition and Its Closest Approach to Earth >>
* New Moon Landing May Nix USA Putting Humans on Mars >>

* Oracle puts release of new freebie mini-database on ice to work out kinks >>
* Americans have some really mixed feelings about editing human embryos >>
* Google Drive will surpass a billion users this week >>

* The first ‘blockchain baby’ is here >>
* Google Home can now schedule routines >>
* MoviePass Having Outage Issues Because It Couldn’t Pay Its Bills >>

* Full Nerd ep. 60: MacBook Pro throttling vs. Core i9 laptops, will Core i7 lose hyper-threading? >>
* The cloud continues to grow in leaps and bounds, but it’s still AWS’s world >>

* Chocolate, bioterrorism and the birth of Brazilian funk >>
* The $2.5 trillion reason we can’t rely on batteries to clean up the grid >>
* Intel says it will finally have 10nm PC processors by holiday 2019 >>

* Police Are Seeking More Digital Evidence From Tech Companies >>
* Age restrictions proposed for drone use in UK >>
* Congress seeks more info on Amazon’s facial-recognition tech >>

* How (and how not) to fix AI >>
* DRAM Industry Likely To Face Oversupply in 2019 >>
* This online course will give you one of the most in-demand data skills and it’s only $79 >>

* Flying car concept inspired by flapping wings soars silently through the air and can take off and land anywhere >>
* Cambridge scientists have unlocked the secret to fast-charging devices >>
* Virgin Galactic’s Space Plane Reaches New Heights (Video) >>

* Star Wars Episode IX Cast Announced — Including Carrie Fisher >>
* Transfer learning for custom labels using a TensorFlow container and “bring your own algorithm” in Amazon SageMaker >>
* New Scientist Live: will we ever understand the true nature of time? >>

* Breakthrough could triple the energy collected by solar to 60% efficiency >>
* Why cuts in your mouth heal 10 times faster than skin wounds >>
* Facebook lost more than $100 billion in just one day >>

* Flippy the robot hamburger flipper has a new gig – at Dodger Stadium >>
* Automation could transform the public sector more than any other – that’s a good thing >>
* New algorithm could help find new physics—inverse method takes wave functions and solves for Hamiltonians >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 July 2018

* Making Medical AI Trustworthy and Transparent >>
* Internet of Things as Easy as Sticking Nanoelectronics on Objects >>
* Tau uses AI and blockchain so a stadium of people can understand each and reach enlightened decisions >>

* New ‘trackless train’ which runs on virtual rail lines launched in China >>
* Virtual Surgery Intelligence is the future of medical care >>

* Mind-Controlled Robotic Third Arm Gives New Meaning to ‘Multitasking’ >>
* Google Glass Is Back—Now with Artificial Intelligence >>
* It’s a ‘flying motorbike’! Impressive homemade drone takes off >>

* Mars has tons of newly discovered water in a 12-mile-wide reservoir >>
* Scientists Definitely Have Not Found Life on the Moon >>
* A Watery Lake Is Detected on Mars, Raising the Potential for Alien Life >>
* All that dust on Mars is coming from one weird giant alien structure >>

* Men Are Freaking Out About Sperm Counts >>
* Mayfield Robotics Cancels Kuri Social Home Robot >>
* Google’s YouTube VR finally comes to Samsung’s competing VR headset >>

* SpaceX launches 10 satellites, perfect landing, but boat net misses nose cone due to ‘worst ever’ weather >>
* ‘Mirror’ analyzes your personality to show dangers of A.I. >>

* An ‘obesity virus’ could be to blame for many people being overweight >>
* World’s 1st Computer Algorithm, Written by Ada Lovelace, Sells for $125,000 >>

* Learning from Customers at Google Cloud Next ‘18 >>
* About Half of Google’s Workers Are Contractors Who Don’t Receive the Same Benefits as Direct Employees >>
* Hooray: Google App Engine finally ready for Python 3 (and PHP 7.2) >>
* Google Cloud AutoML: Neural nets designed by neural nets? It may as well be AI hyped by AI >>
* Cloud Services Platform debuts, mixing containers, monitoring, AI, management, etc >>
* Mining Web API Specifications >>
* Google Drive will hit a billion users this week >>
* Google is baking machine learning into its BigQuery data warehouse >>

* Google brings its search technology to the enterprise >>
* Google is making a fast specialized TPU chip for edge devices and a suite of services to support it >>
* Bringing intelligence to the edge with Cloud IoT >>
* Google is rolling out a version of Google Voice for enterprise G Suite customers >>
* Google Cloud introduces shielded virtual machines for additional security >>
* Bringing intelligence to the edge with Cloud IoT >>

* Scientists identify biomarkers to detect and prevent stillbirth >>
* Tomorrow’s transplant organs could come from human-pig hybrids >>
* Yanmar’s robotic tractors bring autonomous vehicles out to farm >>

* ‘Amazing dragon’: New dinosaur species discovered in China >>
* Waymo Teams Up With Walmart, Avis and Others for Short Driverless Rides >>
* Developing Brain Atlas through Deep Learning >>

* Snark AI looks to help companies get on-demand access to idle GPUs >>
* The race to build the best blockchain >>
* Here’s What’s Coming and Going From Netflix in August 2018 >>

* Android P’s final test release is here >>
* Computer vision researchers build an AI benchmark app for Android phones >>
* GitLab 11.1 devops tool improves security controls >>

* Preparing Americans for the jobs of the future >>
* Artificial intelligence will create as many jobs as it destroys, according to a PwC analysis >>
* What Are The New Jobs In A Human + Machine World? >>

* Nikon is officially working on a full-frame mirrorless camera with a new lens mount >>
* Geoffrey Landis reviewed interstellar propulsion concepts >>
* Vodafone’s Vittorio Colao bows out >>

* See the Dramatic Increase in Near-Earth Asteroids NASA Has Discovered (Video) >>
* Watch SpaceX and Arianespace Launch Satellites Wednesday in Early-Morning Doubleheader >>
* Mars Meets The Minimoon During The Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Of The Century >>

* a16z Podcast: Scaling Companies (and Tech Trends) >>
* a16z Podcast: Beyond Zero-Sum Thinking in the Game of Tech… and Life >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 July 2018

* Google Docs uses AI to catch your grammar mistakes >>
* Google is Building ‘Virtual Agents’ To Handle Call Centers’ Grunt Work >>
* Both Amazon and Walmart announce expanded grocery delivery operations >>

* AI to digitally add BIKINIS onto nude photographs bid to censor racy images online >>
* Startup is building a new kind of holographic display >>

* Iris scanner AI can tell the difference between the living and the dead >>
* ‘The downloadable gun’ becomes available August 1 >>
* 1 million Facebook users watched a video that blurs line between bad satire and fake news >>

* NASA Remakes the Airplane Wing With Electric Propulsion and a Whole Lot of Propellers >>
* Photo Of Neptune From The Ground! New Adaptive Optics Makes Ground Telescopes Ignore Earth’s Atmosphere >>
* Researchers capture high-resolution image of a complete fruit fly brain >>

* Verizon is reportedly in talks with Apple and Google to stream live TV over its 5G network >>
* Google is adding new automated machine learning tools bringing AI software to call centers >>
* Chinese internet users employ the blockchain to share a censored news article >>

* Watch the Google Cloud Next day one keynote live right here >>
* Live from Google Cloud Next: Advancing every business in the Cloud >>
* Google Cloud goes all-in on hybrid with its new Cloud Services Platform >>

* Google announces Cloud Build, its new continuous integration/continuous delivery platform >>
* Google’s Cloud Functions serverless platform is now generally available >>
* Google to offer blockchain as part of cloud service >>

* Google announces a suite of updates to its contact center tools >>
* Google Docs gets an AI grammar checker >>
* Google Cloud will soon have a major new feature to better compete with Amazon and Microsoft >>

* Google brings support for custom translations and text categorization to AutoML >>
* Google’s Smart Compose is now ready to write emails for G Suite users >>

* Google Translate is freaking the f*ck out >>
* Google showed off another human-sounding software bot and its famed scientist insists it won’t kill jobs >>
* Google Translate could end up being the search giant’s next hit product. >>

* You can now tell Google Assistant to make Duo video calls >>
* Helping computers perceive human emotions >>
* Olympic officials take baby steps toward recognizing esports >>

* We might only see time because we can’t think in quantum physics >>
* Why we shouldn’t blame the world’s woes on the stupidity of others >>
* Japanese computers may go haywire when the emperor abdicates next year >>

* Cord cutting accelerates with millions leaving pay TV for Netflix, Hulu, Amazon >>
* The latest map of every known asteroid near Earth is mind-blowing >>
* Verizon to focus on 5G delivery, let competitors hunt for content >>

* A milestone for Chrome security: marking HTTP as “not secure” >>
* Microsoft delivers public previews of its Office 2019 server products >>
* ReactOS 0.4.9 Is Entirely Self-Hosting, Fixes FastFAT Crashes >>

* How NASA Is Using Lasers to Study Climate Change (Video) >>
* Scientists Definitely Have Not Found Life on the Moon >>
* Boeing’s Starliner Launch Abort Engine Suffers Problem During Testing >>

* “Netflix of gaming”? Microsoft might finally crack the code >>
* Early bird tix to our ML conference >>
* Rolls-royce’s Wants Their Flying Cars To Conquer The Skies >>

* “Dark Energy’s Known Unknown” — Could It Be Symmetron Field That Pervades Space Much Like the Higgs Field >>
* US extends five hydro dam construction licenses >>

* Laos hydro dam collapses while under construction with the possible deaths of hundreds >>
* Detailed analysis of 100% solar, wind and hydro plan has many flaws and crazy costs >>

* DARPA Is Funding Research Into AI That Can Explain What It’s “Thinking” >>
* U.S. Military Declares Mandate on AI: “We Want to Be the Threat” >>
* The BlackFly Flying Car is Making the Future of Flight Personal >>

* China sees fast growth in industrial robots production >>
* Cell-sized robots could help find disease within your body >>
* The next big wave >>
* Putin’s robo-nauts ‘to be in space by 2019 >>

* 16600 new Chinese companies describe their business using the word blockchain >>
* Bubbles or multi-trillion dollar futures for Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, AI and Cannabis? >>
* World’s Largest Robot Hauls Ore Through Western Australia >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 July 2018

* Warr Hyperloop wins race with record speed of 290 mph >>
* Commercial 1000 horsepower Gravity human flying suit will add 3d printed wings and AR displays >>
* Sony unveils world’s first 48-megapixel smartphone sensor >>

* $610 million real estate company doesn’t have an office for 13,000, — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island >>
* Canadian Scientists Brew First True Cannabis Beer >>
* Photo Shows The Martian Dust Storm As It Was Just Getting Going >>

* The Andromeda galaxy ate our sister galaxy >>
* Boston Dynamics To Produce 1,000 SpotMini Robo Dogs Annually >>
* ‘Scraper’ Bots and the Secret Internet Arms Race >>

* Qualcomm unveils first mmWave 5G antennas for smartphones >>
* Researchers design self-powered robots the size of human cells >>

* China also making large low-cost robotic submarine drones >>
* Engineers, coders – it’s down to you to prevent AI being weaponised >>
* DARPA pushes for AI that can explain its decisions >>

* Boeing’s spacecraft faces even longer delays after propellant leak >>
* Scientists Take Step Toward Creating Artificial Embryos >>
* Building a better cloud with our partners at Next ‘18 >>

* Hidden Environmental Cost of Amazon Prime’s Free, Fast Shipping >>
* The 4-day work week works. So why aren’t we using it? >>
* ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’ trailer explores alien life and butterflies >>

* Rental attacks mean that blockchains must evolve or die >>
* Boston Dynamics Is Gearing Up To Produce Thousands of Robot Dogs >>
* Use Augmented Reality to Become a Better Artist With This App >>

* Qualcomm’s 5G antennas are primed for next year’s phones >>
* Europa Lander May Not Have to Dig Deep to Find Signs of Life >>
* Likely organics and microbial life in all the liquid oceans of the solar system >>

* Artificial Intelligence Shows Why Atheism Is Unpopular >>
* AI will add smartness for better products and an eco >>
* China creating second largest marine corps to secure Belt and Road Interests >>

* Samsung’s Giantest Giant TV Could Be Coming to Homes Next Year >>
* SpaceX Enters a New Stage of Reusability >>
* Drone development should focus on social good first, says UK report >>

* How to take machine learning from exploration to implementation >>
* Cell-sized robots can sense their environment >>
* How Artificial Neural Networks Can Code Smarter Than GUI Programmer >>

* Space Explorer Hayabusa2 Prepares to Land on a Diamond-Shaped Asteroid 900 Meters Wide >>
* Ideas sparked by “What if?”: TED@UPS 2018 >>
* Serverless Computing: Building it, managing it, developing it >>

* Nikon teases its first full-frame mirrorless cameras >>
* Peter Griffin: Robot pals will help keep us alive >>
* Fritz wants to help developers bring machine learning to their mobile apps >>

* Reveling in a complex, unknowable future >>
* A mathematical view on cell packing >>
* The EcoQube Sprout is a micro-garden for apartment dwellers that’s on Kickstarter >>

* Chinese Sexbot Maker Embraces 3D Printing >>
* Lime hits six million rides >>
* The Best Costumes at Comic-Con 2018 >>

* UK sets out plan to spend billions on fiber and 5G broadband for all >>
* What’s Coming and Going From Netflix the Week of July 23, 2018 >>
* Banking on the cloud: how financial services organizations are embracing cloud technology >>

* Liquid Battery Based on Methuselah Molecule >>
* 5 Mistakes Companies Make About Growth Mindsets >>
* Don’t be “tech basic”: Here’s how your AI-enabled device understands your voice >>

* Nintendo Asks GitHub to Shut Down Game Boy Emulator >>
* Astronaut Tim Peake launches an online competition to name the ExoMars rover set to search for life on the red planet in 2021 >>
* Deadly heatwave hits Japan and Korea as temperatures soar past 40°C >>

* We cannot breathe easily when deadly air threatens young children >>
* We could find life on Europa by just scratching its surface >>
* Deep Learning Algorithms Help Map Developing Brains >>

* New malaria treatment paves way for eradication >>
* From Aquaman to The Walking Dead: 10 things we learned from Comic-Con 2018 >>
* Mark Hamill Joins The Dark Side, Quietly Attends Comic-Con As Stormtrooper >>

* If only A.I. had a brain >>
* Fastest-spinning manmade object clocks 60 billion rpm >>
* This AI can see what you’re thinking — and draw a picture of it >>

* How to train neural network on browser >>
* Billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk hit launch in web space race >>
* RESTful API Design—Step By Step Guide >>

* Failure during engine test could delay Boeing’s new passenger spacecraft >>
* The new trailer for James Cameron’s Alita: Battle Angel adds backstory and battle >>
* Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s master plan is clearly working, and the company is soaring toward $1 trillion >>

* Samsung Teams With NASA For A Moon For All Mankind VR >>
* Scientists develop eye drop that can save sight of millions of people >>
* China Tower taps Alibaba, ICBC, Hillhouse as cornerstone investors in US$8.7 billion IPO >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 July 2018

* China military developing unmanned AI submarines to launch a new era of sea power >>
* Startup Uses AI to Help Airports Work More Smoothly – Ep. 65 >>
* a16z Podcast: Scaling Companies (and Tech Trends) >>

* Propelling deep space flight with a new fuel source, Momentus prepares for liftoff >>

* CT scanners on trial at Heathrow could bring end to liquids ban >>

* Rolls-Royce Is Building Cockroach-Like Robots to Fix Plane Engines >>
* How Microservices Aid Agile Development, Deployment, and Scaling >>
* Finally, an Intelligent Cloud Archiving Solution >>

* AI in Test Automation >>
* The Scooter Wars will be a bloodbath — and Uber will win >>
* Google wants to make programming quantum computers easier >>

* The blockchain begins finding its way in the enterprise >>
* The Cashless Society is a Con — and Big Finance is Behind It >>
* Talking to your doctor isn’t about medicine >>

* Comic-Con 2018 trailer round-up >>
* Movie and TV trailers to come out of San Diego Comic-Con 2018 >>
* New trailers: Glass, Overlord, Bohemian Rhapsody, and more >>
* The Orville Brings a Much Better Trailer to SDCC >>

* SpaceX Launches Communications Satellite on 2nd-Ever Flight of New Rocket >>
* Man’s first journey to the moon; 49 years ago today man walked on the moon for the first time >>

* Milky Way Glimmers Over Gorgeous Landscape During the Spring Equinox >>
* USA should build artificial island bases for allies in the age of hypersonic missiles >>
* Planck Maps the Microwave Background >>

* Gene therapy could enable a world filled with youth and genius >>
* Google reportedly offered Android changes to EU in 2017 >>
* Rural robots providing eyes and ears for electricity providers meaning less time with the lights out >>

* Microfilm Lasts Half a Millennium >>
* Meet The Woman Who Rocked Particle Physics—three Times >>
* Bug-Sized Robot Competitors to Swarm DARPA’s ‘Robot Olympics’ >>

* Why the Transhumanist Movement Needs Socialism >>
* Interesting Facts About The Speed of Light >>
* Boston Dynamics is Gearing Up to Build and Army of Robot Dogs >>

* How Artificial Intelligence Will Reshape the Global Order >>
* Douglas Hofstadter — Analogies are the core of thinking >>
* Problems that can be Solved with AI >>

* Creators of future AI must not be ideologues >>
* World-first ‘super battery’ could charge your phone instantly >>

* Elon Musk makes nice with the farting unicorn artist >>
* The best website builder for small businesses >>
* Xi arrives in Senegal for state visit >>

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* Test shows how shark repellent deters hungry bull sharks >>
* 500 largest companies generated $30 trillion in revenues and $1.9 trillion in profits in 2017. >>
* SpaceX launching another Block 5 rocket but will add new helium tanks for NASA astronauts >>

* Is Python the Future of Programming? >>
* The sun shrinks and grows again by 2 kilometres every 11 years >>

* San Diego Comic-Con 2018: all the trailers, updates, and pictures from fandom’s biggest event >>
* Titans, Star Trek Discovery, Aquaman, Mr Glass and various other trailers >>
* Here’s The First Official “Aquaman” Trailer, Straight From Comic-Con 2018 >>

* Does Sugar Really Suppress the Immune System? >>
* Facebook hopes to launch an internet satellite in early 2019 >>
* Nanoengineer Finds New Way To Recycle Lithium-Ion Batteries >>

* China’s internet ecosystem model increasingly being copied globally >>
* Elon Musk-inspired entrepreneur sees science, technology driving Hong Kong’s start-up culture >>
* China slams senior US official’s remarks on trade dispute >>

* Houses of future could have genetically-modified plants built into WALLS that change colour when detecting deadly gases and viruses >>
* China finishes hot-fire test of next generation rocket engine >>
* Trump uses the EU’s giant fine on Google as another missile in his trade war >>

* Ghostbusters World is basically Pokémon Go, but with proton packs >>
* Carbyne wants to replace outdated 911 systems >>
* How to survive the robot revolution >>

* If biotech succeeds with aging reversal, regeneration and radically improved gene therapy >>
* Sometimes Quantum computers do not need to distinguish between cause and effect at all >>
* Microsoft Visual Studio Code replumbed for better Python taming >>

* Learning algorithms which improve how they learn, computers which define their own objectives and then do it, robots which learn from us like children do, its all not far off now >>
* New video from Undoing Aging 2018: Alzheimer’s Disease Begins as a Fixable Plumbing Problem >>

* Data from Weather-Tracking Satellite Helps Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreak >>
* Facebook hopes to launch an internet satellite in early 2019 >>
* Netflix and Shonda Rhimes reveal eight exclusive series in the works >>

* Starting this weekend, SpaceX is about to land a whole lot more rockets >>
* Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite >>
* Resisting the Depersonalization of the Work Space >>

* NASA and the UAE will team up for human spaceflight >>
* The Trailer For The New George R. R. Martin Show ‘Nightflyers’ Is Terrifying As Hell >>
* Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: Mapping Mars in High Definition >>

* All the updates, trailers, and commentary for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald >>
* Watch the first trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters >>
* Joss Whedon is developing a ‘richly diverse’ Buffy the Vampire Slayer reboot >>
* Star Trek is getting a series of standalone mini ‘Short Treks’ episodes >>
* Star Trek: Discovery’s Season 2 Trailer Teases Spock, Christopher Pike, and Tig Notaro >>

* Apollo 11 Landing Site Panorama >>
* How to use your smartphone without leaving a trace >>
* Google Translate spews doomsday messages, Facebook snatches boffins, and more in AI >>

* How a small worker-controlled farm collective could transform labor for decades >>
* Twitter’s Jack Dorsey responds to New York Times journalist’s harsh criticism >>
* New Wearable Sensor Detects Stress Hormone In Sweat >>

* Netflix has revolutionised television. But is its crown starting to slip? >>
* This Man Rewrites the Genetic Code of Animals >>
* Robots Are Ready to Shake (and Stir) Up Bars >>

* This robot will draw and erase anything on your walls >>
* This wearable lets you control computers with your mind >>
* SpaceX Is About to Tackle One of Its Biggest Recovery Challenges Yet >>

* AI beats doctors in diagnosis competition >>
* Eagle-eyed machine learning algorithm outdoes human experts >>
* Superfast Hyperloop to take shape in Guizhou >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 July 2018

* Movie studio AI predicts who will like a film based on its trailer >>
* First Hyperloop ‘vacuum train’ planned for Chinese province as state-run firm invests $1 BILLION >>
* Nuclear Bomb Sensors Eavesdrop on Whales >>

* Airbus unveils its massive solar-powered drone that can stay in the air for 45 DAYS >>
* Ingenious robot captures sea creatures without harming them >>
* IBM thinks blockchains can help reduce carbon emissions >>

* Robots working as a group are able to determine the optimal order of their tasks >>
* NASA Deploys Tiny Satellite To Scour The Halo Of The Milky Way >>
* Disney’s first VR short ‘Cycles’ debuts next month >>

* Houses of the future could have genetically-modified plants built into the WALLS that change colour when they detect deadly gases and viruses >>
* How to Fly a Drone With Your Body >>

* Scientists reverse aging-associated skin wrinkles and hair loss in a mouse model >>
* 4-Day Workweek? A Test Run Shows a Surprising Result >>
* Video Friday: Japanese Androids, Rolls-Royce Microrobots, and Robotic Racecar >>

* Doctor Who’s First Female Doctor Will Bring a New Generation of >>
* Here Are All the Best Trailers From Comic-Con 2018 >>
* Microsoft PowerShell Core For Linux Now Available as a Snap >>

* Google AI experiment compares poses to 80,000 images as you move >>
* Doctors rely on more than just data for medical decision making >>
* Airbus’ whale-sized plane made an oversized maiden flight >>

* Every Neuron of a Fruit Fly Brain, In Nanoscopic Detail >>
* Beyond Elon Musk’s Drama, Tesla’s Cars Are Thrilling Drivers >>
* China pours $1 billion into a ‘Hyperloop’ for cars >>

* Most of AI’s Business Uses Will Be in Two Areas >>
* Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter Launch the Data Transfer Project >>
* Does Dirty Air Cancel Out Exercise Benefits? >>

* How a friendly chatbot can help customers love your site >>
* Take Control of Your Learning at Work >>
* Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are driving 25,000 miles every day >>

* Why Elon Musk isn’t the hero we imagined >>
* MIT Astronomers Solve Enduring Mystery of a Dimming Star >>

* China’s super-sized space plans may involve help from Russia >>
* Autodesk’s Lego model-building robot is the future of manufacturing >>
* What does AI and machine learning mean for finance, security, energy? >>

* The AI revolution will be led by toasters, not droids >>
* Solutions for near-term antimatter fusion propulsion using isotope breeding cycle >>
* If only 3D desktop printers could 3D print sales! Units crash in Q1 >>

* Super-aliens might gather stars and galaxies >>
* Impact of AI and Mobile Internet compared to Growth of China and India 2013-2025 >>
* Google reveals plans to string a 4,000-mile-long undersea cable from France to Virginia by 2020 to speed up its network >>

* Elysium Molten Chloride Salt Fast Reactor will use existing technology for rapid approval >>
* New Wearable Sensor Detects Stress Hormone in Sweat >>
* ‘Apollo 11’ Film to Show First Moon Landing Like Never Before >>

* Take a Virtual Walk on the Moon in New York City! >>
* First Moonwalker Neil Armstrong’s Memorabilia Heads to Auction >>
* Jupiter’s Breathtaking Cloud Formations on Display in New Juno Image >>

* Who Owns the Moon? A Space Lawyer Answers >>
* Human ‘fingerprints’ detected in Earth’s seasonal temperature changes >>
* First smallpox treatment approved amid fears virus could become “weaponised” >>

* Team suggests a way to protect autonomous grids from potentially crippling GPS spoofing attacks >>
* DARPA Plans Bugbot ‘Olympics’ to Foster Breakthrough in Tiny Machines >>
* Researchers move closer to completely optical artificial neural network >>

* Creating Genetically Modified Babies Is “Morally Permissible,” Says Ethics Committee >>
* Transhumanism is Under Siege from Socialism >>
* First Baby Snake From Dinosaur Era Found in Amber >>

* ISSUE 126: Death of the ESB >>
* Talking Up Kubernetes with Rancher >>
* Core i7-8086K overclocking and CPU soldering >>

* Virtual reality giants unveil VirtualLink as a standardized cable that may simplify VR rigs >>
* Containers or Virtual Machines: Which is More Secure? >>
* San Francisco aims to issue electric scooter permits next month >>

* Neil Armstrong’s collection of space artifacts goes up for auction >>
* Scalable multi-node deep learning training using GPUs in the AWS Cloud >>
* Researchers prove the arrow of time is irrelevant to quantum computers >>

* World’s fastest human-made spinning object could help study quantum mechanics >>
* AMD Will Drive AI to the Edge >>

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