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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 9 July 2018

* Surgical Robots Cut Training Time Down From 80 Sessions To 30 Minutes >>
* New videos show how Audi E-Tron’s new virtual side mirrors work >>
* NASA’s new climate science satellites switch on their lasers >>

* China Reveals Details for Super-Heavy-Lift Long March 9 and Reusable Long March 8 Rockets >>
* Stratospheric Flight Without A Drop Of Fuel! >>

* Four Thai Boys have been rescued so far using buddy diving >>
* Arcata-based Wing Inflatables, Boring Company And Spacex Rescue pods are in Thailand >>

* Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras >>
* An immodest proposal: it’s time for scooter superhighways >>
* In the Age of Despair, Find Comfort on the ‘Slow Web’ >>

* Airbus is designing a Mars rover to return soil samples >>
* Cut-price home insulation created using banned chemicals in China is blamed for the damage to Earth’s protective layer >>
* Controversial AI that ‘detects political beliefs, sexuality and IQ’ based on facial features could be used by CCTV cameras >>

* The First Space Debris Cleanup Crew Will Look Something Like This >>
* US Officials Plan to Use DNA Tests to Reunite Migrant Children With Their Families >>
* World record for direct solar water-splitting efficiency >>

* a16z Podcast: Beyond Zero-Sum Thinking in the Game of Tech… and Life >>
* China reliant on US core technology for some time, but so is the world >>
* China launches next-generation destroyers expected to be armed with electromagnetic railgun >>

* Chinese physicists’ quantum achievement signals dawn of supercomputer >>
* World’s smallest living dog, ‘Miracle Milly’, cloned 49 times in South Korea laboratory >>
* Inside a $1 Billion Real Estate Company Operating Entirely in VR >>

* Hands-on Agile: Sprint Planning Anti-Patterns [Webinar] >>
* Overcoming the Pitfalls of Maintenance in Continuous Testing >>
* Making Local Data a First Class Citizen Through Streaming APIs >>
* DevOps on AWS Radio: Continuous Delivery at Netflix — Adam Jordens (Episode 16) [Podcast] >>

* The number of tech moguls chartering private jets to Sun Valley next week has become ‘chaotic’ >>
* Are the Wealthy Plotting To Leave Us Behind? >>
* Astronaut Chris Hadfield says we could have gone to Mars decades ago — here’s why we haven’t >>

* The Python Power Coder BONUS Bundle >>
* 7 features proposed so far in Python 3.8 >>
* Master Linux with this online course series that’s on sale for $39 >>

* Gigapixel timelapse captures a day in the life of London >>
* HIV vaccine delivers promising results in human tests >>
* The biomechanics of a perfect penalty kick >>

* Serverless computing could unleash a new startup ecosystem >>
* 7 of the very best apps of 2018 >>
* Disney, Niantic And StarVR Plan Big Reveals >>

* Never leave the house without a high-capacity portable charger >>
* Netflix and Amazon Are Struggling To Win Over the World’s Second-Largest Internet Market (cnbc.com) >>
* McLaren’s expanded eSports program includes mobile racing games >>

* Relax, the robots won’t take all our jobs >>
* Earth’s “First Contact” May be Ghost Signals from Long-Vanished ET Civilizations >>
* Afraid of needles? These start-ups are working on alternatives >>

* How tech-savvy challengers are pushing the digital remittance industry toward a digital-first future >>
* How distributed ledgers enhance the IoT through better visibility and create trust >>
* Tangoes >>

* Russia warns of deadly mutant space bacteria >>
* Surveillance That Can See Through Walls: MIT Develops ‘RF-Pose,’ Which Can Identify And Track People >>
* Scientists Just Used a Tractor Beam to Levitate the Largest Object Yet >>

* Instead Of Building Single Monster Scopes Like James Webb, What About Swarms Of Space Telescopes Working Together? >>
* Elon Musk has tweeted mini-sub rescue tests in LA pool >>

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