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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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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 July 2018

* Blue Origin successfully lands both booster and crew capsule after test launch >>
* Gene therapy to remove old cells is extending the life of older mice >>
* Rolls-Royce may use bug-like robots to assist airplane engine repair >>

* We’ve started to uncover the true purpose of dreams >>
* Brits whinging less? About ISPs, networks and TV? >>
* Startup Uses AI to Help Airports Work More Smoothly >>

* AI can untangle the jumble of neurons packed in brain scans >>
* Google researchers create AI that maps the brain’s neurons >>
* Amazon Tests Out Two Tools to Help Keep Its Cloud Secure >>

* AWS launches on-premises EC2 instances for reverse hybrid cloud >>
* Mastercard has patent which could enable blockchain currency credit cards >>
* DARPA Wants Your Insect-Scale Robots for a Micro-Olympics >>

* How a Flock of Drones Developed Collective Intelligence >>
* Innovation to feed the world >>
* ‘Robot chemist’ could use AI to speed up medical breakthroughs >>

* Introduction to DevSecOps >>
* The death of 9-year-old girl may be a tipping point for air pollution >>
* Is coding becoming obsolete? (Part I) >>

* Protecting Autonomous Vehicles With Blockchain >>
* Nanoparticles Enable Molecular Electronic Devices >>
* DivvyCloud provides insight into the cloud computing world >>

* Insane Footage Shows Newly-Built Mall In Mexico City Spontaneously Collapse >>
* Doubling or tripling the pace of robotics and AI should not cause mass unemployment >>
* Robots and AI will actually create more jobs than they take >>

* Dogecoin added to Robinhood trading >>
* Windows 10 IoT Core Services unleashed to public preview >>
* Enter The Red Planet: Our Guide To Mars Opposition 2018 >>

* Supercharged blood helps some dolphins dive 1,000 meters >>
* The shape of the smartphone is changing forever >>
* Samsung touts bonkers-fast 8 Gbit DRAM for phones, AIs >>

* IBM attempts to graft VM security onto container flexibility >>
* Human cancers aren’t contagious, but dogs and other animals aren’t so lucky >>
* China launched two more massive Type 055 warships >>

* X-ray data may be first evidence of a star devouring a planet >>
* Netflix redesigns its TV interface with new navigation, full-screen trailers >>
* How to tell if you’re talking to a bot >>

* New 3D Construction Printer Can Print Buildings 50 Feet Tall >>
* What We’re Most Looking Forward to at This Year’s Comic-Con >>
* This 21-Year-Old 3D Printed a Working Underwater Jetpack >>

* IBM backs new stablecoin >>
* Tax robots and Universal Basic Income >>
* This insane fighting robot can be yours now for $1,600 >>

* GitHub Enterprise adds anonymous Git access, improves configuration visibility >>
* Create a model for predicting orthopedic pathology using Amazon SageMaker >>
* DARPA Shows Off Some Things You Can Do With Distributed Electric Propulsion >>

* Tiny planets full of diamonds have been created in the lab >>
* Lazy thinking – not bias – is the real reason we believe fake news >>
* Software Development >>

* Ready or not, the world’s first VR water slide is here >>
* Scientists just found £150,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 of diamonds on Earth >>
* The next generation of VR headsets will connect over a single USB-C cable >>

* Supersize BelugaXL takes to the sky for maiden flight >>
* a16z Podcast: Building Companies in Crypto, from People to Code >>
* a16z Podcast: The Regulatory Landscape for Crypto >>

* How Facial Recognition Could Tear Us Apart >>
* How AI Is Rewriting the Medical Coding Automation >>
* Elon Musk, DeepMind founders, and others sign pledge to not develop lethal AI weapon systems >>

* New NASA spacecraft will use a giant solar sail to explore asteroids >>
* Algorithm identifies patients best suited for antidepressants >>
* Video: How phase detection autofocus works >>

* Elon Musk kinda apologizes for calling Thai cave rescuer a ‘pedo’ >>
* Google fined $5.04 billion for forcing its apps onto Android phones >>
* Google CEO Sundar Pichai says company will appeal record fine from EU ruling >>

* China’s AI industry gains momentum: Report >>
* Modbox Dev Shows Why Valve’s Skeletal Input Is So Useful >>
* Continuous Integration (CI) for .NET Core Projects: .NET Core CLI Part III >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 July 2018

* This Smart Watch Detects Cardiac Arrest, and Summons Help >>
* What if your grocery orders were prepared in a tiny robot warehouse? >>
* Amazon Prime Day U.S. sales bigger than last year, despite site issues >>

* Are you not entertained? >>
* Netflix shares are fighting back after the company’s big subscriber miss >>
* Netflix’s lacklustre slate of original TV shows could have weighed down growth last quarter >>
* Netflix is falling off a cliff >>

* Stay on top of your day with proactive help from your Assistant >>
* How the world’s last Blockbuster is keeping the DVD dream alive >>
* A Space Fan’s Guide to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 >>

* Samsung Unveils World’s First 10nm-class 8 Gb LPDDR5 DRAM >>
* Samsung’s new DRAM chip will make phones run faster and longer >>
* CRISPR might cause more unintended DNA damage than we thought >>

* Who owns the space under cities? The attempt to map the earth beneath us >>
* Google Assistant adds a snapshot of your daily agenda >>
* Aston Martin reveals a flying car and a V8 city car, because, why not? >>

* The 21st Century Internet Act aims to enshrine net neutrality in law >>
* Blood test detects melanoma skin cancer while it’s easily treatable >>

* Why diagnosing Alzheimer’s today is so difficult—and how we can do better >>
* Bill Gates and a group of investors are backing a $30 million ‘venture philanthropy’ fund to tackle Alzheimer’s >>
* Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record >>

* Robots that Paint Have Gotten Pretty Impressive >>
* China now taking 28% of Venezuela oil production to repay debt >>
* Energy Storage Projects to Replace Three Natural Gas Power Plants in California >>

* China will still push for more nuclear power to displace coal >>
* Oasis labs Privacy first blockchain that is 2–4 orders of magnitude faster than on-chain Ethereum >>
* Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ net worth tops $150B as he becomes richest person in modern history >>

* Single photon quantum transistor could be the basis for future billion qubit quantum computers >>
* Devs: This is another fine Mesh you’ve got us into, Microsoft >>
* Artificial intelligence will create as many jobs as it destroys, according to PwC >>

* We’ve found 12 new moons orbiting Jupiter – and one is probably doomed >>
* Jupiter’s Moon Total Hits 79 >>
* Elon Musk is at the center of an astonishing number of bizarre news stories and public feuds >>

* You can now get customized TED Talk recommendations in your inbox >>
* IBM’s Dario Gil will showcase quantum computing progress at Disrupt SF >>
* Delivering increased connectivity with our first private trans-Atlantic subsea cable >>

* The World Cup showed how VAR will shape soccer’s future >>
* An app that uses AI to help you improve your basketball shot just raised $4 million >>
* China sees sixfold surge in new companies with ‘blockchain’ in name >>

* 7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated >>
* Research: We Take More Risks When We Compete Against Rivals >>
* Amazon workers on strike as Prime Day kicks off >>

* Sound waves uncover one quadrillion ton stash of Diamonds buried 100 miles beneath Earth’s surface >>
* Weird ‘wind drought’ means Britain’s turbines are at a standstill >>
* Adorable robotic plant holder moves closer to the sun when it needs more light and DANCES when it’s low on water >>

* Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets gerbils ‘hear’ light in study that could offer new hope for the deaf >>
* Chinese government start-up expands its plans to use powerful facial recognition technology to spy on ‘anyone, anywhere’ without them ever knowing >>
* Apple wants to save you from accidentally smashing your phone using ‘smart shock absorbers’ that pop out when the device is in free fall >>

* Rolls-Royce is coming out with a flying car >>
* How Slack has evolved >>
* World’s Most Cloned Dog Has 49 Copies of Itself >>

* Peelable circuits make it easy to Internet all the things >>
* ‘No Man’s Sky Next’ trailer previews upcoming multiplayer mode >>
* Beijing’s new Zaha Hadid-designed airport to showcase latest facial recognition technology >>

* UPS is testing an Amazon Key-style delivery program in New York >>
* Brexit vote: Government defeats EU customs union bid >>
* The Sonos Beam soundbar is now available >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 July 2018

* The Cuda Jetpack Lets You Fly Underwater >>
* Machine learning in business? How does that work again? >>
* Wireless implant lights up inside the body to kill cancer >>

* Lockheed Martin Creates Its Largest 3D-Printed Space Part To Date >>
* SpaceX on track for BFR tests in first half of 2019 >>
* UK announces plans for two spaceports that could see launches by 2021 >>

* Russia and China building nuclear reactors to gain power in developing countries >>
* All you wanted to know about nuclear war but were too afraid to ask >>
* Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest man net worth now $150 billion >>

* How Glacial Biomarkers Can Hone the Search for Extraterrestrial Life >>
* A Photonic Circuit for Quantum Computers >>
* Russia cancels stealth Su-57 but will make improved Su-35 >>

* Inc. presents: the 26 Most Fascinating Entrepreneurs >>
* China broke up US$1.5 billion cryptocurrency World Cup gambling ring >>
* Salesforce slurps up cloudy Israeli AI marketing biz >>

* Meet the folks designing the future of mouse mazes >>
* Scientists learn to repair human bones by studying coral reefs >>
* Microsoft’s TextWorld gives AI a Zork-like challenge >>

* ‘Fibre broadband’ should mean glass wires poking into your router, survey >>
* A Truly Intelligent Lock >>
* Watch tomorrow’s social media congressional hearing right here >>

* CRISPR DNA editing may cause serious genetic damage, researchers warn >>
* Skype 8.0 Launches on Desktop With Full-HD Video; To Soon Get Encryption and Call Recording Features >>

* Latest Sign of China’s Slowdown: A Technology Cash Crunch >>
* Skype’s redesigned desktop app includes drag-and-drop photo sharing >>
* Google Cloud’s LA region goes online >>

* Honda will use electric bikes to test swappable batteries >>
* Why Most of Us Fail to Grasp Coming Exponential Gains in AI >>
* Most blockchain value in the short term is in cost reduction but disruptive operating models will start emerging in 3-5 years >>

* CRISPR’d Cancer Cells Revolt Against Tumors >>
* ‘Doctor Who’ Trailer Teases 13th Doctor, Companions >>
* UK’s first spaceport will be located in Scotland >>

* Sound waves reveal diamond cache deep in Earth’s interior >>
* Watch a self-driving car complete Goodwood’s legendary hill climb >>
* Boeing’s hypersonic plane >>

* Ultra-sensitive radio telescope debuts in South Africa >>
* Forget about VR in the living room; this summer it’s on waterslides and in arcades >>
* Chinese car giants team up on a ridesharing platform >>

* Recharge as you drive: Scalextric-style roads will top-up battery levels of electric vehicles during journeys under new £40 million proposal >>
* Emotional robot lets you feel how it’s ‘feeling’ >>
* Is the Rise of AI on Wall Street for Better or Worse? >>

* ‘Rope-jumping’ rotor could pave way for molecular machines >>
* Elon Musk taking heat for calling British diver who aided Thai cave rescue ‘pedo’ on Twitter >>

* British caver considering legal action after Elon Musk ‘pedo’ tweet >>
* Aussie cave diver reveals Thai boys wouldn’t have made it out alive without drugs >>
* Ugh, Elon Musk attacks British diver who called his submarine ‘just a PR stunt’ >>

* China is sending some of its most lethal bombers and fighter jets to Russia for major war games >>
* Pininfarina’s $2 million electric hypercar boasts a 250MPH top speed >>
* When you’re electronically immortal, will you still own your own mind? >>

* Q&A: Why AI is set to change healthcare >>
* Automating Drug Discoveries Using Computer Vision >>
* How an algorithm may decide your career >>

* Artificial Intelligence And Prosthetics Join Forces To Create New Generation Bionic Hand >>
* Rolls-Royce is the latest to develop a flying taxi >>
* Why BMW needs to own its customer experience from start to finish >>

* This Week in the Future of Cars: The Inside Look >>
* The Complex Engineering of the Simple Hook That Could Make Drone Deliveries >>
* ISSUE 125: On the Road >>

* Watch the first teaser for Doctor Who’s next season >>
* Issues Affecting AI ROI https://dzone.com/articles/issues-affecting-ai-roi >>
* Can AI Write Its Own Applications? It’s Trickier Than You Think >>

* China’s internet ecosystem model increasingly being copied globally >>
* Construction site of Hanjiang River Bridge of Wuhan-Shiyan high-speed railway >>
* Private firms race to build carrier rockets >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 15 July 2018

* Self driving electric ‘T-Log’ can ferry felled trees from remote locations without human help >>
* Smart Mouth Guard Senses Muscle Fatigue >>

* New Giant SpaceX net for catching rocket nose cone shells >>
* Machine learning boosts Swiss startup’s shot at human-powered land speed record >>
* Retiring Worn-Out Wind Turbines Could Cost Billions That Nobody Has >>

* A.I. trash can sorts your trash from your recycling >>
* DeepMind AI takes IQ tests to probe its ability for abstract thought >>
* Opener is the latest startup to reveal plans for a personal aircraft >>

* Team! Why Can’t We Go Faster?! >>
* Violent black holes spit neutrinos at Earth and we finally caught one >>
* This robot will carry your luggage for you >>
* How worried should you be about a new ‘superbug’ STI? >>

* Scientists discover ‘ghost particle’ origin in cosmic breakthrough >>
* New super telescope captures massive black hole >>
* Apple’s new MacBook Pro could cost you more than $6,500 >>

* Scientists At NASA’s Nexus For Exoplanet System Science Evaluate How To Distinguish Life On Other Planets >>
* Two Asteroids Shot Past Earth Undetected Last Weekend, Creeping In At One Third The Lunar Distance >>
* First machine learning method capable of accurate extrapolation >>

* Teaching robots to be more reliable teammates for soldiers >>
* Future of Hypersonic Flight >>
* Elon Musk has a new interest group that could be added to his list of enemies: Cabbies >>

* AI augments humans to lead them through the (protein) crystal maze >>
* Turning water into oxygen in zero gravity could mean easier trips to Mars >>
* Turns out Orlando won’t stop using Amazon’s facial recognition software >>

* Robots Can’t Hold Stuff Very Well. But You Can Help >>
* Science News You Might Have Missed >>
* A Giant Iceberg Parked Offshore. It’s Stunning, but Villagers Hit the Road. >>

* New method identifies the proteins that unpack DNA >>
* Nanotech patch makes light-up medical tests 100x brighter >>
* Dopamine levels in our brains affect the risks we’re happy to take >>

* Elon Musk vows to fix Flint water problem and says he will personally fund a solution to put filters in every house that needs them >>
* Earth’s New Super Radio Telescope –“Fifty Times More Powerful Than Hubble or China’s FAST” >>

* New AI method increases the power of artificial neural networks >>
* Object Detection algorithm now available in Amazon SageMaker >>
* Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets gerbils ‘hear’ light in study that could offer new hope for the deaf >>

* New Research Raises Hopes For Finding Life On Mars, Pluto And Icy Moons >>
* Are We Alone? The Question Is Worthy of Serious Scientific Study >>
* SpaceX Crewed Capsule Preps for Test Flight in Florida >>

* A Rare Cosmic Collision Might Let Scientists Calculate the Precise Age of the Universe >>
* Towers Toppled at Historic Cape Canaveral Launch Complex 17 >>
* Experts Disagree on Top Applications for 5G >>

* 3D printed guns are now legal… What’s next? >>
* Do Microwaves Cause Cancer? >>
* Could Brain Stimulation Slow Cancer? >>

* Juno Data Shows That Some Of Jupiter’s Moons Are Leaving “footprints” In Its Aurorae >>
* Video Friday: World Cup Fever, Tricopters of Doom, and Generation Robot >>
* Education was key to the US becoming a superpower >>

* Cancer cells engineered to trigger a death switch in other cancer cells >>
* Lockheed 3D printing titanium space parts using garage sized printer >>
* NI Announces New mmWave Radio Heads Targeted at 5G NR Research and System Prototyping >>

* Gore (the Gore-Tex Company) Thinks It Holds the Key to On-Skin Wearables >>
* Colliding powerful electron beams and laser pulses to spark the quantum vacuum and create a lot of antimatter >>
* Improving Autonomous Vehicle Radars with Simulation >>

* Social Home Robots: 35 Years of Progress >>
* Russia will widely deploy longer range hypersonic mach 6 missile >>
* How to Make an Artificial Neural Net With DNA >>

* Hubspot has a free and easy CRM system that could be sufficient for small and medium sized companies >>
* AI threatens yet more jobs – now, lab rats: Animal testing could be on the way out, thanks to machine learning >>
* Facebook reportedly hires AI chip head from Google >>

* Microsoft exec Brad Smith wants stricter face-recognition laws >>
* As facial recognition technology becomes pervasive, Microsoft (yes, Microsoft) issues a call for regulation >>
* Peat-Based Material Could Let You 3D Print a House in One Day For One Tenth The Cost >>

* Adobe is reportedly releasing a full version of Photoshop on the iPad in 2019 >>
* SpaceX is one step closer to launching astronauts into space >>
* Blue Origin could charge $200k-$300k for a trip to space >>

* Scientists trace the origin of high-energy cosmic radiation >>
* Guru announces new AI and Sync features for knowledge sharing platform >>
* China’s Quantum Radar Could Detect Stealth Planes, Missiles >>

* For the first time, Netflix tops HBO for most Emmy nominations >>
* Scientists sharpen the edges of cancer chemotherapy >>
* Tiny algae may have triggered a mass extinction that wiped out three quarters of marine life 445 million years ago >>

* Tiny sensors in your phone could be made from recycled wood >>
* Lockheed Martin creates its largest 3D-printed space part to date >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 July 2018

* Here’s Why Today’s Neutrino Discovery Is a Big Deal >>
* Astronomers Follow Ghost Particles Down the Barrel of a Black Hole >>

* SpaceIL plans to land hopping robot on the moon by end of 2018 >>
* How to predict the side effects of millions of drug combinations >>
* Startup baraja promises cheap reliable lidar for selfdriving cars >>

* Future of Work will be exploding with opportunity and imploding dying at same time >>
* Predicting the Future of Work: Preparing for an Uncertain Tomorrow >>
* How-to-prepare-for-the-cloud-worker-era >>

* NASA’s Big Astronaut Trash Problem >>
* Elon Musk pledges to give every home in Flint, MI clean drinking water >>
* This robot can sew an entire t-shirt without human help >>

* Ear Implant Lets Deaf Gerbils Sense Sound From Light Signals >>
* Apple’s MacBook Pros Get Faster Chips, New Keyboards (Kinda) >>

* CRISPR Makes Cancer Cells Turncoats That Attack Their Tumor >>
* Now you can 3D print an entire bike frame >>
* 3D printed ‘underwater jetpack’ that can propel users at speeds of up to 8 miles per hour >>

* Fortnite is such an insanely massive hit that Epic Games is giving some of the money back >>
* By going free, Microsoft Teams is taking on Slack more directly >>
* Microsoft just turned your conference-room whiteboard into an app >>

* Get ready for a golden AI and machine learning autumn >>
* Kepler Mission Placed In Hibernation To Download Data Before Its Last Campaign >>
* China’s fertility industry is booming >>

* Daimler-and-bosch-plan-a-selfdriving-taxi-service? >>
* Desktop hypervisor; VMware’s testing a new cut of Workstation >>
* Microsoft might move jobs abroad due to U.S. immigration policies >>

* Microsoft launches new wide-area networking options for Azure >>
* Pay what you want for 35 hours of professional Python training >>
* We now know why horses snort – because they’re happy >>

* Flying Trains Could Be Coming Your Way >>
* Two Cape Canaveral launch towers demolished >>
* Internally, NASA believes Boeing ahead of SpaceX in commercial crew >>

* First-Ever Color X-ray on a Human >>
* GitHub Enterprise and Business Cloud users now get access to public repos, too >>
* YouTube Launches “Copyright Match” Tool to Protect Initial Uploaders >>

* The First Real Boom in Virtual Reality? It’s Pornography. >>
* Yes, HBO should be more like Netflix >>
* Hinge uses AI to suggest a ‘most compatible’ date every day >>

* Become a UX/UI master with these online design courses >>
* Could gravitational waves reveal how fast our universe is expanding? >>
* The next big ‘Fortnite’ eSports event is an $8 million, 8-week tourney >>

* Nvidia Shield TV levels up to full-featured PC gaming with free GeForce Now beta >>
* Cooling buildings worldwide >>
* Facebook improves AI by sending ‘tourist bots’ to a virtual NYC >>

* Self driving robot race car takes on Goodwood Festival >>
* England’s marshes may start to retreat and disappear in just 20 years >>

* Star Trek: History & Effect on Space Technology >>
* DeepAR in Amazon SageMaker >>

* The-icecube-neutrino-detector-at-the-south-pole-hits-paydirt >>
* Gaia and Hubble Space-Telescope Findings May Reveal a ‘New Physics of the Universe’ >>
* Giving Mice — Male and Female — Hot Flashes Reveals Possible Path to Treatment >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 July 2018

* Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones >>
* Is it too late to stop fake-news bots from taking over the world? >>
* Elon Musk’s submarine plan to rescue Thai cave boys deserves respect >>

* Facebook’s AI tourist learns to navigate New York by asking directions >>
* Toyota AI Ventures Wants to Fund Your Mobile Manipulation Startup >>
* Tutorial introduction to kubernetes >>

* Device Uses Flashes of Light to Restore Hearing >>
* 3-D Printing Is the Future of Factories (for Real This Time) >>
* What machine learning means for software development >>

* Court victory legalizes 3D-printable gun blueprints >>
* Rocket Lab could soon be launching from American soil >>
* 150mph lawn mower: Honda is working on a Mean Mower >>
* Nasa Is Looking For New Ways To Deal With Trash On Deep Space Missions >>

* The future internet could be built of diamonds >>
* Smarter devices, faster smartphones will follow from FCC 5G spectrum auctions >>
* How the brilliance of blockchain overshadows Bitcoin >>

* CERN chip enables first 3D color X-ray images of the human body >>
* Researchers confine mature cells to turn them into stem cells >>
* SpotMini might deliver your next package >>
* This concept car has built-in AI to keep you safe >>

* $7.5 billion Zumwalt Destroyer needs new engine despite only a few months of use >>
* Try to job hop now to a safer career to avoid future automation work loss >>
* SpaceX working on SpaceX BFR factory and faring catcher >>

* Electron-Beam Manipulation of individual atoms >>
* Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent and Beijing are everywhere in China’s huge internet ecosystem >>
* DNA-Based Neural Network Identifies Human Handwriting >>

* HPE supercomputer will help simulate mammalian brains >>
* Software Beats Animal Tests at Predicting Toxicity of Chemicals >>
* YouTube launches new tool for finding and removing unauthorized re-uploads >>

* Facebook’s AI researchers task ‘tourist bots’ with finding their way in NYC >>
* Intel, Microsoft, Adobe release a swarm of bug fixes to ruin your week >>
* Scientists reprogram T Cells to target autoimmune diseases >>

* Many huge global battery projects to meet demand for millions of electric cars each year >>
* Funding for thorium molten salt and other advanced nuclear reactors >>
* How our bodies are rapidly colonised by bacteria when we’re born >>
* Secretive US ‘Phantom Express’ hypersonic spaceplane that could launch every 24 hours passes key tests >>

* Record temperatures mean ancient forts become visible in fields >>
* Incredible image gives an unprecedented glimpse into a tumultuous stellar cluster 5,500 light-years away >>
* New study suggests nearby exoplanet Ross 128 b could support life >>

* Magic Leap headsets will run exclusively on AT&T’s network >>
* Facebook’s breaking news video push begins next week >>
* 80 Percent of IT Decision Makers Say Outdated Tech is Holding Them Back >>

\* The Mario Kart VR experience is coming to London >>
* Alphabet’s Loon and Wing are now more than just ‘projects’ >>
* Rocket Lab eyes a US spaceport for its Electron launch vehicle >>

* How to 3-D Print an Entire House in a Single Day >>
* IBM Research AI at IJCAI-ECAI 2018 >>
* Chinese Scientists Have Developed the World’s First Destructive Laser Rifle >>

* Autonomous Robots Could be the Future of High Flying Stunts in Hollywood >>
* Meditation kept the Thai boys trapped in a cave astonishingly calm >>
* Cave rescue: The divers who got the Thai boys out >>

* Your bank’s website is down and bills are due. Now what do you do? >>
* US fires next shot in China trade war >>
* Chatbots’ impact on the payments ecosystem >>
* A futurist bucket list >>

* To Make Sense of the Present, Brains May Predict the Future >>
* NASA’s Webb Space Telescope to Inspect Atmospheres of Gas Giant Exoplanets >>
* This 3D-Printed Bone Can Grow With You >>

* AT&T plans to expand HBO, but could destroy it in the process >>
* Magic Leap One To Be Sold Through AT&T, In-Store Demos Coming >>
* Inside X, the Moonshot Factory Racing to Build the Next Google >>

* The First Privately-Funded Unmanned Spacecraft Might Land on the Moon in February >>
* Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Could Deliver Your Next Package >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 July 2018

* NVIDIA’s AI can fix bad photos by looking at other bad photos >>
* Scientists Discover the World’s Oldest Colors >>
* Tesla’s proposed Chinese factory would crank out 500,000 cars a year >>

* Road signs that sense when you’re using your phone behind the wheel and shame you with a warning on a screen are being tested in Norwich >>
* Vodafone emits new wearable … kid-trackers >>
* Why Did the Human Cross the Road? To Confuse the Self-Driving Car >>

* Giant next generation space telescope will look at a version that could launch on a SpaceX BFR >>
* An $18m supercomputer to simulate brains of mice >>
* Grab tacks grocery delivery onto its ride-hailing service >>

* Capacitor-Based Architecture for AI Hardware Accelerators >>
* All 12 boys and soccer coach rescued safely from flooded Thai cave >>

* Google Pay rolls out support for peer-to-peer payments and mobile ticketing >>
* Multi-Face Tracking to Help AI Follow the Action >>

* The Human Eye Could Help Test Quantum Mechanics >>
* Delivery drones can learn to see and dodge obstacles in-flight >>
* Oracle? A strategic priority for CIOs? Nope, says Goldman Sachs >>

* US taxman wants AI to do the security checks it seemingly can’t do itself >>
* Turbo Rocket Economics are $85/kg to LEO or $715/kg to Luna >>
* Key Regenerative Stem Cell found which could lead to human regeneration and antiaging >>

* How Artificial Intelligence Could Prevent Natural Disasters >>
* New DNA Synthesis Method Could Soon Build a Genome in a Day >>
* Russian Cargo Ship Sets New Record for Fastest Trip to Space Station >>

* New AWS auto-scaler started life as private show for Netflix >>
* Nitrogen Is In Liquid Metal Form Inside Earth’s Core >>
* The original Lando Calrissian is reportedly coming back to ‘Star Wars’ >>

* Microsoft’s $399 Surface Go is its smallest tablet yet >>
* Smart Bandages Monitor Wounds, Deliver Drug Treatments >>
* Starbucks is going strawless in 2020 >>

* Nanoparticles give immune cells a boost >>
* Study using DNA from 8,000-year-old skeletons reveals modern Southeast Asians descend from FOUR different ancient populations >>
* ‘Microbubbles’ loaded with drugs could destroy more than half of hard-to-treat tumours without any side effects >>

* Scientists spot brightest object in early universe >>
* This video of a Greenland glacier fracturing is a close, scary look at sea level rise >>
* This Exoplanet Is So Hot, It’s ‘Boiling Off’ Its Atmosphere >>

* Method of Making Oxygen from Water in Zero Gravity Raises Hope for Long-Distance Space Travel >>
* India Tests Emergency-Escape System for Human Spaceflight >>
* Wrap Your Head Around the Huge Size of SpaceX’s Falcon Rockets >>

* Google Pay update finally has features we need, like paying friends >>
* Elon Musk goes on Twitter rant after reports that his mini submarine was ‘not practical’ >>
* Cryptocurrencies can still become the future of money >>

* Is this the world’s oldest color? >>
* Tesla to build factory in China as tariffs bring urgency >>
* After 60 Years, Brio Has Reinvented Its Toy Trains for the Future >>

* Sprawling Wheel Leg Robot Crawls and Climbs >>
* ANZ unveils eerily realistic digital assistant to answer customer questions >>
* Announcing the TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018 Agenda >>

* Apple’s new AI chief now oversees Siri, Core ML, and machine learning teams >>
* CEO of a Hyperloop Company Has Some Surprising Thoughts On The Future of Transportation >>
* Delivering Integration as a Microservice in a Container >>

* Python List: A Complete Tutorial [Video] >>
* AI Use Cases >>
* How Fast Can You Learn React? >>

* Why graphene hasn’t taken over the world…yet >>
* VRX Webinar: AR And VR – What’s Real? What’s Hype? What’s the Future? >>
* Strategy & Implementation of Third-Party Connections in Products >>

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* Mini-sub could be modified as escape pod for space >>
* Russia Is Launching Its Fastest Cargo Ship to the Space Station >>
* Thai Navy SEALS and other divers have rescued 8 of the 13 trapped in the cave >>

* Smart bandage can monitor chronic wounds and dispense drugs >>
* Sergey Brin Says Google ‘Failed To Be on the Bleeding Edge’ of Blockchain >>
* The largest-ever solid rocket engine is ready for its first static fire >>

* SpaceX BFR could deliver 72 ton large Lunar Ice harvesting machine >>
* Space Based solar to replace oil using SpaceX BFR or Nuclear Turbo rocket >>
* X-SpaceX Raptor designer has ready for development designs for nuclear rocket that will be 2-7 times better than BFR >>

* Cloud Operating Model meets enterprise cio needs >>
* This Depiction Of The Thai Cave System Makes It Clear Why Rescue Is So Difficult >>

* Apple peel drug makes mice live longer by targeting a cause of ageing >>
* AI learns the basics of driving a car using trial and error after being let loose on the road for just ’15 to 20 minutes’ >>
* Humans are causing animals and plants to go extinct 1,000 times FASTER than their natural rate >>

* Samsung opens the world’s biggest smartphone facility in India >>
* Why Sensors Are Fundamental To New Intelligent Systems >>
* Bitcoin’s inherent economics could keep it from ever being very important >>

* To find life on Mars, we’ll need new orbiters, more advanced rovers, and humans >>
* What if People Were Paid For Their Data? >>
* Can Facial Recognition Software Do More Good Than Harm? >>

* Japan is spending years making one train line a minute faster >>
* Become one with art at Tokyo’s psychedelic digital museum >>
* Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries >>

* Last week in tech >>
* Road to Mars >>

* The moment a FOUR MILE long iceberg breaks off a Greenland glacier >>
* Autodesk acquires Assemble Systems to build up its construction tech vertical >>
* Why the ‘gig economy’ isn’t real >>

* ISS astronaut reveals what the moon looks like from orbit >>
* Has Kepler found its last alien world? >>
* ‘Gentle giant’ dinosaur the size of a double decker bus that roamed the Earth more than 200 million years ago is unearthed in Argentina >>

* Why doesn’t Mexico’s economy grow more quickly? >>
* Looking Into E-DevOps (Enterprise DevOps) >>
* The Endless Reign of Rupert Murdoch >>

* The rise of ‘pseudo-AI’ >>
* Shanghai aims to raise US$15 billion in funds to gain an upper hand in AI development >>
* Alibaba in talks with BT for cloud partnership in Europe push >>

* NASA spacecraft that will journey to the Sun just got its super deluxe heat shield >>
* Dockerfile EXPOSE: how to define ports for Docker containers >>
* The 7 best video games to lose yourself in this summer >>

* The next year for HBO will be ‘like childbirth,’ AT&T’s new media CEO tells employees >>
* Vive China Boss: First Gen VR Was ‘Overhyped’ But Standalone Will ‘Change The Game’ >>
* Scientists Invented AI Made From DNA >>

* Big Clapper is a $4,500 robot that will applaud you until the day you die >>
* Chinna launches new Beidou navigation satellite >>
* Too late to do nothing as AI builds it business case >>

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* 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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