Archive for July 20, 2018

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 July 2018

* Emergency alerts Senators push new bill to ‘explore’ adding the notifications to streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify >>
* Project ‘Fuchsia’: Google is Quietly Working on a Successor To Android >>
* Google’s Fuchsia OS could start replacing Android in five years (update: Google says no) >>

* Climate change is forcing geese to give up pit stops when they migrate >>
* Your Next Smartphone’s Display Will Be Much Tougher to Crack >>

* How to Make an AI Project More Likely to Succeed >>
* Uber drivers can sell you goods during your ride >>

* CloudHealth adds support for Google Cloud amidst growing demand >>
* A vacuum vulnerability could mean your Roomba knockoff is hoovering up surveillance >>
* What Europe’s Google Fine Means for Android Users >>

* Robotic grabber catches squidgy deep sea animals without harming them >>
* First snake found in amber is a baby from the age of the dinosaurs >>
* Leaving on a jetpack? Selfridges’ flying ‘Iron Man’ suit is now on sale to the public (but it will set you back $440,000) >>

* Robot security guards are already on patrol >>
* Levitating glass particles are fastest spinning objects ever seen >>
* Deaths from liver disease have been rising since the financial crisis >>

* Tempow turns any old Bluetooth speakers into a surround sound system >>
* Artificial meteor shower displays are coming >>
* IBM Watson Health and the VA extends partnership in cancer research >>

* Microsoft says Teams is now at ‘feature parity’ with Skype for Business Online >>
* Alphabet’s Loon internet balloons are making their way to Kenya >>
* IBM extends deal using Watson to support veterans with cancer >>

* DARPA’s insect-sized SHRIMP robots could aid disaster relief >>
* Climate Change is Coming For The Internet >>
* VR standard promises an end to headset connector headaches >>

* IBM finds growth in security, cloud >>
* How Big Batteries at Data Centers Could Replace Power Plants >>
* Smart bandage sees when wound is infected and treats it automatically >>

* Self-driving car startup Voyage brings on ex-Tesla, Cruise and Uber exec as CTO >>
* Amazon Comprehend now supports Syntax Analysis >>
* Google Cloud Platform reins in its trigger-happy account-axing AI cops >>

* First Human Head Transplant will still happen soon based upon millions in sunk costs >>
* Google Cloud Platform reins in its trigger-happy account-axing AI cops >>
* Your next hotel room may be smarter than you >>

* Want to save more on Serverless Computing? You’ve gotta be FaaS >>
* A universal basic income is far away–but it can still inspire new ideas >>
* Watch: Google’s AI boss focuses on ethics in wake of Project Maven controversy >>

* Alphabet’s Loon internet balloons will fly to Kenya by 2019 >>
* Rising sea levels are going to mess with the internet, sooner than you think >>
* DARPA looks to win the future by making drone swarms and out-building China >>

* Ground based telescopes have surpassed Hubble Space Telescope in picture sharpness >>
* Augmented Reality Makes Robots Better Co-Workers >>
* Universe Expansion ‘Detective Story’ Examined with New Tool >>

* New, Life-Hunting Organic Molecule Analyzer Set to Launch to Mars in 2020 (Video) >>
* How ‘Electric Microbes’ Could Generate Power (And More) for Space Missions (Video) >>
* Tiny Satellite Begins Hunt for Missing Milky-Way Matter >>

* Milky Way Galaxy Is ‘Disturbed’ and More Revealed in ESA Gaia Mission Data (Video) >>
* ZGlue Aims to Make It Cheap and Easy to Produce Wearables and Other IoT Hardware >>

* Netflix gives its TV interface a new coat of paint >>
* Ipswich school converts a helicopter into a classroom >>

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