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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 10 August 2018

* This robot uses AI to find Waldo, thereby ruining Where’s Waldo >>
* AI has success learning using 100 years of virtual simulated training for controlling human robot hand >>

* AI Automated Atomic rewritable writing is a turning point for molecular nanotechnology >>
* Startup Uses Deep Learning to Understand Voice >>

* An AI camera and a bigger battery: what to know about the Samsung Note9 >>
* Second-hand connected car data drama could be a GDPR minefield >>
* Discover which dangers lurk ahead – at Sophos’ ‘See the Future’ event >>

* Human ageing not caused by wear and tear but unhelpful genes, study suggests >>
* Facebook is blocking links to 3D-printed gun files >>
* Amazon Lex integration with Genesys PureCloud IVR now available >>

* Researchers can track cell development through ‘genetic barcodes’ >>
* The fastest human-made object launches for the Sun this Saturday >>

* Neuroscientists get at the roots of pessimism >>
* Could we finally CURE depression? Neuroscientists pinpoint the region of the brain responsible for pessimism >>
* Tight underwear really is linked to lower sperm counts in men >>

* The debate over how working memory works >>
* Centaur-like rescue robot could be a great help in times of disaster >>
* Elon Musk made himself $1.4 billion richer with one tweet >>

* Ecstasy-like drugs might relieve social difficulties in autism >>
* Police can now track killers using relatives’ DNA – but should they? >>
* How Google has been tracking ‘banned words’ for its censored Chinese search engine >>

* Navigate Hiking Trails With Hikepack >>
* Vice President Pence lays out plan to create Space Force >>
* US targets 2020 for the creation of a Space Force >>

* Prometheus monitoring tool joins Kubernetes as CNCF’s latest ‘graduated’ project >>
* After NEXT 2018: Trends in higher education and research >>
* Inducing labour at 39 weeks leads to fewer emergency Caesareans >>

* Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: This is what a $1,250 Android phone feels like >>
* Galaxy Home is Samsung’s Bixby-powered smart speaker >>
* Samsung unveils the stylish Galaxy Watch, with an emphasis on fitness >>
* Samsung’s smart home devices can pick up Spotify streams from your phone >>
* Samsung’s upgraded Bixby assistant is still rough around the edges >>
* Samsung’s Wireless Charging Duo takes aim at Apple AirPower >>
* Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 has a much more useful DeX desktop mode >>

* Canvia Lets You Display Priceless Paintings In Your Home >>
* NVMe? Well, quite. Now Intel, too, is pumping out consumer QLC SSDs >>
* SpaceX Workshop on how to get humans to Mars and then create a colony of hundreds >>

* A New Pacemaker Hack Puts Malware Directly on the Device >>
* UberAIR to take flight with help from UT Austin and US Army Research Labs >>
* IBM teams with Maersk on new blockchain shipping solution >>

* One Percent Immigration could make Australia and Canada superpowers by 2100 >>
* Israel and Hamas exchange over 150 rockets and 140 air strikes >>
* A ‘Rogue’ Object’s Strong Magnetic Field >>

* New NASA Planet Hunter May Find 10,000 Alien Worlds in Just Two Years >>
* Japanese Probe Snaps Close-Up Images of Asteroid Ryugu >>
* Spaceflight Gears up for Dedicated Falcon 9 Launch >>

* Amazon AI Researchers Release a Dataset of 400,000 Transliterated Names To Aid the Development of Natural-Language-Understanding Systems >>
* Facebook’s new Groups tool connects members to mentors >>
* Amazon India Chief Tells Employees To Maintain ‘Work-Life Harmony’, No Emails and Phone Calls After Office Hours >>

* Skydeck turns research into reality >>
* How to Tell Your Team That Organizational Change Is Coming >>
* Therapy Robot Teaches Social Skills to Children With Autism >>

* Getting serious about plant intelligence >>
* SIM swap hacker caught in Florida >>
* Going Agile: New Workplace craze coming to offices? >>

* Building The World’s Largest Robot Is Not Fun >>
* To Evolve Baleen, Lose Your Teeth First >>
* Blocking 1 gene curbs lung cancer’s growth >>

* Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth >>
* Airbus ‘Zephyr’ spy drone sets the record for longest continuous flight 25 DAYS >>
* Facebook launches interactive AR games for Messenger that let users challenge their friends while they chat in real-time >>

* Will the first Ikea in India succeed? >>
* Moon-Landing Tech and More Get $44 Million in NASA ‘Tipping Point’ Funds >>
* Nuclear gatekeeper could block undruggable prostate cancer targets >>

* Glucose and the Gut Microbiome >>
* The Beginning of a Wave’: A.I. Tiptoes Into the Workplace >>
* Microsoft’s undersea data center now has a webcam with fish swimming past 27.6 petabytes of data >>

* Trump Sets Goals Of Creating Space Force By 2020 — What Does That Mean, Exactly? >>
* Technology has a Philosophy Problem: Moral Backpropagation >>
vWhy the Crypto Dream Does Not Work, For Now. >>

* Building a Continuous Delivery Pipeline Using Jenkins >>
* AI Is Shining a Spotlight on Women Scientists That Were Previously Overlooked >>
* Tour NASA’s Five 3D Printed Mars Habitat Competition Finalists >>

* a16z Podcast: The Basics of Growth — Engagement & Retention >>
* a16z Podcast: The Basics of Growth — User Acquisition >>
* The Power User Curve: The Best Way to Understand Your Most Engaged Users >>

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