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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 August 2018

* NASA’s Parker Solar Probe 60 Years Ago No One Believed His Ideas About the Sun. >>
* Revolutionary gene therapy could be a miracle cure for deafness >>
* A Mind-Controlled Robotic Hand With A Sense Of Touch >>
* This Laser Can Turn Energy Into Mass >>
* NASA looks to build a robot that can search other planets for bacteria >>

* AI for cybersecurity is a hot new thing—and a dangerous gamble >>
* Hackers Found a (Not-So-Easy) Way to Make the Amazon Echo a Spy Bug >>
* Police Bodycams Can Be Hacked to Doctor Footage >>
* An 11-Year-Old Changed The Results Of Florida’s Presidential Vote At A Hacker Convention >>

* Researchers Use Machine-Learning Techniques To De-Anonymize Coders >>
* Expert warns satellites could be hacked and used as giant ‘radio frequency weapons >>
* Invisible Mouse Clicks Let Hackers Burrow Deep into MacOS >>
* Hackers on new ‘secure’ phone networks can bill your account for their roaming charges >>

* Crestron Touchscreens Could Spy On Hotel Rooms, Meetings >>
* Hackers can use your voicemail to take over your online accounts >>
* At DefCon, the Biggest Election Threat Is Lack of Funding >>
* Police expose SIM card hijacking ring >>

* Faces Are Being Scanned At US Airports With No Safeguards on Data Use >>
* Tesla will open its security code to other car manufacturers >>
* These stoner hackers want machine learning to save us from sick weed >>

* Robot laws: Why we need a code of conduct for AI – and fast >>
* Seattle Airport Employee Steals Airplane, Crashes It Into the Ground >>
* F-15Cs break sound barrier to intercept stolen airliner out of Seattle airport in bizarre incident >>

* Google is looking for an ally in China to deliver its cloud services >>
* Should Online Courses Film Students Taking Tests? >>
* AI model ‘learns’ from patient data to make cancer treatment less toxic >>
* Could Machine Learning Mean the End of Understanding in Science? >>
* Dr. Aubrey de Grey — Rejuvenation is Finally an Industry >>
* Recording every cell’s history in real-time with evolving genetic barcodes >>
* It’ll Cost $1 Billion To Dismantle America’s Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier >>

* Machine learning technique reconstructs images passing through a multimode fiber >>
* What if A.I. is coming for jobs faster than we thought? >>
* A small team of student AI coders beats Google’s machine-learning code >>

* Before DevOps/After DevOps [Comic] >>
* Intel’s first 9th-generation Core processors may arrive October 1st >>
* China has some military systems that match US gear but it will be 2030s to build matching quantity >>

* USA, Russia and China next generation fighters will have Photonic radar for long range detection of stealth planes >>
* Boeing believes mach 5 hypersonic passenger planes might have better economics than mach 2 supersonic >>
* NASA funding cryogenic rockets for Blue Origin and ULA for advanced lunar lander 2023 >>

* Train ImageNet for $40 in 18 mins, a robot that can play Where’s Wally? etc >>
* Samsung Galaxy Note 9: an AR Emojireview >>
* Study Finds Flaw In Emergent Gravity >>

* Disney turns its sights on streaming >>
* ‘It’s Time to End the Yearly Smartphone Launch Event’ >>
* Wearable ‘microbrewery’ tracks radiation exposure >>
* Gluten-free dogs? Pets deserve better than this evidence-free fad >>

* SpaceX is quietly planning Mars-landing missions with the help of NASA >>
* Scientists hail malaria breakthrough as bed nets prove deadly to mosquitoes >>
* New AI Helps Spot Scientists Overlooked >>
* 3D-Printed Device Could Repair Spinal Damage >>

* Microsoft’s AI can convert images into Chinese poetry >>
* Overstock lags Amazon in ecommerce but is a leader with tZero blockchain security trading >>
* Particle accelerators centimeters long will drastically reduce size and cost of working with antimatter >>

* Cancer Genome Atlas reveals ‘splicing’ weakness in tumors >>
* Study reveals how cellphones and other gadgets wear down your retina over time >>
* We may have found a glow that marks the edge of our solar system >>

* Scientists figure out why Venus’s atmosphere has a strange bulge >>
* The US Would Need a Mega-Constellation to Counter China’s Hypersonic Weapons >>
* AI projects are on pace to take over most of the world’s computing resources around 2025 >>

* Facebook merges internet projects under ‘Connectivity’ >>
* Book | Troublemakers >>
* Book | the Future of Humanity >>
* Augmenting Long-term Memory >>

* Organic Solar Cells reach higher efficiency and semi-transparent versions will add power generation to windows >>
* Request for $8 billion over 5 years would just be to set up the Space Force >>
* Ecommerce and QR codes to help truly needy homeless in a cashless society >>

* Video Friday: Harvard’s Peacock Spider Robot, and More >>
* Privacy Summit At Stanford Will Draft VR ‘Bill Of Rights’ >>
* Arris made the first product to support the open Wi-Fi mesh networking >>

* New trailers: The Deuce, The Nutcracker and The Four Realms, and more >>
* US designing space-based missile interceptors and space sensors to counter hypersonic missiles >>
* Microsoft’s AltSpaceVR lets you build a virtual hangout >>

* Tiny soft robots might be the future of surgeries >>
* New Supply Chain Jobs Are Emerging as AI Takes Hold >>
* One Small Step Toward Printing Replacement Organs…in Space >>

* Here’s What Actual Developers Think Of The Magic Leap One AR Headset >>
* Magic Leap; Project Create >>
* VIDEO: Our First Hands-On Impressions Of Magic Leap One >>

* Trump’s Space Force aims to create ‘American dominance in space’ by 2020 >>
* New Horizons probe may have detected Solar System’s hydrogen ‘wall’ >>
* Nanoparticles Take Solar Desalination to New Heights >>

* The Pirate Bay Turns 15 >>
* NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches tonight to ‘touch the sun’ >>
* Some Engineers Are Turning Down Tech Recruiters in Silicon Valley Over Concerns About Corporate Value >>

* New Zealand Announces Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags >>
* Crazy Rich Asians Is More Than Glitz and Glamour. It’s Groundbreaking for People Like Me >>
* Expand your phone’s storage with this iOS flash drive >>

* ISP Will Block BitTorrent Traffic on ‘Unlimited’ Mobile Plan >>
* NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in mission to ‘touch’ the Sun >>
* Electric scooters are going worldwide >>

* Nanoparticles can triple the rate of evaporation for solar desalination >>
* New Thruster Aims to Help Microsats Bust Out of the Kiddy Pool >>
* NASA Bolsters Smallsat Science Programs >>

* ‘Quake Champions’ is free-to-play forever >>
* The lovely Perseids’ comet could end life on Earth >>
* Facebook requires Page managers to complete authorization process >>

* How to Maintain Your Shower, According to a Plumber >>
* Merah Putih Features New Tech to Improve Satellite Broadband Service >>
* Do we now live in the post-satire era? >>

* KAKU ON FAST RADIO BURSTS FROM SPACE >>
* A Device That Provides Augmented Reality For Your Ears >>
* How blue light from smartphones can speed up blindness >>

* Dark Energy May Be Incompatible With String Theory >>
* A military helicopter drone that can fight wildfires >>
* Vladimir Putin Is Basically Tywin Lannister >>

* Detecting Life On Other Worlds >>
* “Rarely is a platform totally stateless by itself.” >>
* Create video subtitles with translation using machine learning >>

* A screenwriter is working on a list of every hit film you can’t stream >>
* Tech giants still stumbling in the social world they created >>
* The Meg: Real Megalodon shark would eat Jason Statham for breakfast >>
* New Zealand becomes the latest country to ban plastic bags >>
* Robot laws: 5 new rules that could save human lives >>

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