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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 August 2018

* Boffins build smallest transistor, controlled by an atom >>
* Microsoft’s Glasses Monitor Blood Pressure >>
* New 5G networks aimed at cord cutters >>

* Scientists Are Developing A Unique Identifier For Your Brain >>
* Linux Study Argues Monolithic OS Design Leads To Critical Exploits >>
* Windows Subsystem for Linux >>

* Researchers calculate that sound has negative mass and negative gravity >>
* Miso Robotics: new age of robots working in the kitchen >>

* In a cashless society, mobile payments are the change homeless people need >>
* Bill Gates offers a simple explanation for why the economy works differently now >>

* Scientists are baffled by mysterious space object nicknamed ‘the cow’ >>
* New AI system will help us discover the most effective behaviour change strategies >>
* This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web >>

* Oldest galaxies in the universe discovered right on our doorstep >>
* The Universe as We Understand It May Be Impossible >>
* Lockheed Martin gives first look into where astronauts may live on missions to deep space >>

* Australian fossil bacteria dating back 3.4 billion years could be earliest evidence of life >>
* Build a model to predict the impact of weather on urban air quality >>

* Google is using AI to run its data center cooling systems >>
* NYU Medical School Students Will Get Free Tuition >>
* MIT can secure cloud-based AI without slowing it down >>

* Aubrey de Grey — We Will End Aging >>
* Within 5 years, World could widely accept within striking distance of post aging world >>
* Uber is investing its revenue in everything from scooters and bikes to flying taxis >>

* CRISPR powers the hunt for new, better antidepressants >>
* Mysterious X-37B unmanned Nasa space plane nears one year in orbit >>
* How to Make a Robot Use Theory of Mind >>

* Would you subscribe to toilet paper or organic tampons? >>
* Inside Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner Spaceship Hangar >>
* ‘Foreign Object’ on Mars Spotted by Curiosity Rover Is Just a Rock >>

* Including population control in climate policy risks human tragedy >>
* Future robot swarms should copy lazy ants who let others do the work >>
* The incredible 3D printed ‘gills’ that could let humans LIVE underwater >>

* OpenAI Is Beating Humans At ‘Dota 2’ Because It’s Basically Cheating >>
* New drug target may curb cocaine relapse >>
* Scientists discover strange ‘inside-out’ nebula >>

* Let this AI bot turn your words into vaguely-recognizable pictures >>
* Deploy a TensorFlow trained image classification model to AWS DeepLens >>

* Settling Arguments About Hydrogen With 168 Giant Lasers >>
* DNA Nanostructures Strenghtened to Survive Harsh Environments >>
* Netflix is testing ads and people are freaking out >>

* Arecibo Observatory: Watching for Asteroids, Waiting for E.T. >>
* NASA Says RS-25 Engine Test for New Megarocket a Success Despite Ending Early >>
* Mysterious Midsize Black Holes Lurk at the Hearts of Tiny Galaxies >>

* Whiteboard Session: How to Work Successfully Across Borders >>
* Scrum and Technical Excellence >>
* Agile – Roots and Current State >>

* “Unorthodox” AI Helps Identify Best Cancer Treatments >>
* Boring Company 3 mile long 150mph hyperloop subway to Dodger stadium could ready by end of 2019 >>
* Video Friday: Teaching a Robot to Pick Up a Knife, and More >>

* AI Is the Future—But Where Are the Women? >>
* Nuclear energy generation should add 26 GWe in 2018 and 2019 >>
* Astronaut Snaps ‘Mind-Blowing’ Aurora Picture from Space >>

* Elon Musk will have to prove funding at time of Tesla buyout tweet or risk jail like Martha Stewart >>
* SEC subpoenas Tesla about privitization but Cornell Law Prof thinks Elon is safe from SEC >>
* Elon Musk says past year “the most difficult and painful year of my career” >>
* Elon Musk says Tesla could build $25,000 EV in about ‘three years’ >>

* Claimed Room Temperature Superconductor awaits independent confirmation >>
* Six injections a year of Fasenra fixes root cause of extreme Asthma in many people >>
* SpaceX on track for an April 2019 manned crewed dragon space mission >>

* Power the Small Cells to Prepare for 5G >>
* Researchers projected post-2008 crisis growth through 2100 and then talked about 7% economic cost of climate damage >>
* GitHub goes off the Rails as Microsoft closes in >>

* Gillmor Gang: Private Lives >>
* Company Embeds Microchips in Its Employees, and They Love It >>
* Flight-Simulator Enthusiasts Confident of Real-World Skills >>

* How next-gen motion capture will supercharge VR arcades >>
* Cortana-powered thermostat to work with Alexa, Google Assistant >>
* Bot Panic Hits Amazon’s Mechanical Turk >>

* Klarity uses AI to strip drudgery from contract review >>
* Safety-first AI for autonomous data center cooling and industrial control >>
* The Curious Case of a Revolutionary (But Imaginary?) Superconductor >>

* Sidewalk Labs’ Bid to Reinvent Toronto Starts With Shape-Shifting Streets >>
* More efficient security for cloud-based machine learning >>
* Why universal basic income costs far less than you think >>

* The Reality Ecosystem: What AR/VR/XR needs to go big >>
* Autonomous retail startup Inokyo’s first store feels like stealing >>
* China is the fastest growing smart speaker market >>

* Tiny ASTERIA satellite achieves a first for CubeSats >>
* Wifi Could Be Used To Detect Guns and Bombs, Researchers >>

* Two MIT students just solved Richard Feynman’s famed physics puzzle >>
* $15 million for 100 qubit trapped ion quantum computer project >>

* Why vaccine opponents think they know more than medical experts >>
* HIV drug reduces virus, boosts immunity in hard-to-treat patients >>
* Scientists figure out why stellar black holes explode in size >>

* HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier heads to US to carry first aircraft >>
* Many Exoplanets may contain upto 50% water. Much more than Earth’s 0.02% (by weight) water content. >>

* AI in the Works >>
* First mouse model to mimic lung disease could speed discovery of effective treatments >>
* With Q#, Microsoft is throwing programmers the keys to quantum >>

* Hundreds of autism genes found to be triggered by a single key protein >>
* Wheat gene map to help ‘feed the world’ >>
* AI can peer pressure you, too >>

* Google One launches with cheaper cloud storage plans >>
* Physicists fight laser chaos with quantum chaos to improve laser performance >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 August 2018

* NASA Has a Wild Idea to Weigh Asteroids with a Swarm of Mini Probes >>
* Elon Musk’s Boring Company wants to build a tunnel to Dodger Stadium >>
* Holographic “digital wife” now on sale for $1352 >>

* Laser ‘License Plate’ Could Improve Identification of Cubesats >>
* As Pentagon Moves to Stand Up Space Force, Budget Fight Looms >>
* Amazon reportedly wants to buy a movie theater chain >>

* China unveils Chang’e-4 rover to explore Moon’s far side >>
* Experiment module of China’s space station completes propulsion tests >>
* ‘No Encryption, No Fly’ Rule Proposed for Small Satellites >>

* Replacing your boss with a cruel robot could make you concentrate more >>
* A drug’s weird side effect lets people control their dreams >>
* Why the US is worried a Russian satellite might be a space weapon >>

* Meet your new personal trainer that is mounted on the wall >>
* Scientists Are Watching Baby Turtles from Space >>
* Within 5 years,world could accept we are within a striking distance of a post-aging world >>

* The World Economic Forum warns that AI may destabilize the financial system >>
* US targets a megawatt laser by 2023 and then deployment in drones and satellites for hypersonic and ICBM defense >>
* Eye tests show males spot movement quicker >>

* Either This Data is Incorrect or These Physicists Just Changed the World >>
* Omnidirectional Treadmill Can Track Your Real-Life Steps For VR >>

* Tesla Semi truck should start production in 2019 >>
* Global Renewable power spending has been virtually flat for seven years >>
* MoviePass is limiting selection to ‘up to six films’ a day >>

* AI service gives ‘Overwatch’ players in-game coaching >>
* VR optics could help old folks keep the world in focus >>
* MIT leads the way in spaghetti-based innovation >>

* New Zealand banned sale of homes to foreigners after too many people started treating it like their doomsday hideout >>
* It’s time to embrace video games as an Olympic sport >>
* Hey Cortana, open Alexa, You can now voice Amazon from Windows >>

* Debian Linux Turns 25 >>
* Distro inferno: Debian’s still rocking at 25 >>
* Japan’s Interstellar Technologies Goes Full Throttle Toward Small Orbital Rocket >>

* Crazy Rich Asians Is Going to Change Hollywood. It’s About Time >>
* 13 Asian-American projects set to follow “Crazy Rich Asians” >>

* Our first look at Alphabet’s smart city >>
* A top recruiter shares how you can future-proof your career >>

* Cisco shift to recurring revenue gives 3.8 billion signs that it’s working >>
* Google employees push back on censored China search engine >>
* Google Firebase adds in-app messaging, JIRA integration, new reports and more >>

* Oculus Rift support is coming to HTC’s Viveport VR store >>
* It’s time to establish big data standards >>
* Distributed Execution, Roaming SIM, Social Robot, and Bad Design >>

* The definitive verdict on Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 >>
* Climate Change Has Doubled the Frequency of Ocean Heatwaves >>
* Abnormal Heat Forecast Worldwide Through 2022 >>

* Chrome Canary speeds up browsing with partial page loads >>
* Researchers’ app extends battery life when you’re multitasking >>
* The male fish who eat their eggs because they want better babies >>

* Electric cars could use another big battery breakthrough >>
* The new MoviePass plan has arrived, and it’s weird >>
* Google employees are protesting the company’s secrecy over censored search engine in China >>

* Children are susceptible to peer pressure from robots >>
* Hands-On: Mario Kart VR Is Entirely Worth The Wait >>
* PSVR Passes Three Million Headsets Sold Worldwide >>

* The World’s 50 Largest Urban Areas, Visualized >>
* How is Blockchain Disrupting the Supply Chain Industry? >>
* Everything you need to know about 5G technology (non-technical) >>

* Python REST API Example (With Microservices) — Part 1 >>
* Machine Learning in the World of Nuclear Physics [Video] >>
* Conversational Process Automation: An AI-Powered Tool >>

* AI on a Stick: Tensor Math on USB Gives You the Edge >>
* Shrinking the Size of Our Teamscale Docker Image >>
* Creating a New Project With TeamCity >>

* To Detect Bombs Efficiently and Cheaply, Try Using Wi-Fi >>
* Want To Snag A Job Mining Asteroids Someday? You Can Now Get Your Masters In It. >>
* Creating a Space Force Could Trigger an Off-World Arms Race >>

* You Can Now Buy The World’s First Graphene Jacket, And It’s Everything You Want It To Be >>
* Who’s Gonna Charge Autonomous EVs? Seems Like It Might Be This Robot. >>
* A $50 Genetic Test Can Tell How Likely You Are to Have a Heart Attack >>

* Ping An Good Doctor’s Net loss shrinks 2.6pc on the back of a 150pc surge in revenue >>
* Tencent’s first profit drop since 2005 blamed on wait for Chinese regulators to approve new games >>
* Tightening regulations make fintechs easy takeover targets for banks stepping up digitalisation drive >>
* Chinese vice premier urges to build world-class Greater Bay Area >>

* This Elon Musk-approved documentary focuses on the wrong bits of AI >>
* After 13 Years, Scientists Finally Map the Massive Wheat Genome >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 August 2018

* Grabb-It wants to turn your car’s window into a trippy video billboard >>
* NVIDIA’s Turing GPUs can process 8K video in real time >>
* Coinbase acquires Distributed Systems to build ‘Login with Coinbase’ >>

* Spinning Heat Shield Concept Could Provide A Lightweight Way To Survive Atmospheric Re-entry >>
* Freezing And Storing Donated Organs Could Eliminate Some Transplant Waitlists >>
* Bots didn’t flop; they just became invisible >>

* Ever wondered how long it would take to watch EVERYTHING new on Netflix? 3,274 hours >>
* Weird circles in the sky may be signs of a universe before ours >>
* Sticking brain cells together with glue could boost and protect memory >>
* Scientists have invented a crystal device thinner than a human hair that could ‘turbocharge’ internet speeds >>

* WiFi can be used to spot weapons and bombs inside stadiums and schools, researchers find >>
* Jaw-dropping photo of crimson blobs uncovered in the Cairngorms sparks a frenzy online >>
* US police testing AI that learns to spot crimes in CCTV footage >>

* Google may launch a smartwatch-focused AI fitness coach >>
* Children ‘At Risk of Robot Influence’ >>
* Los Angeles will be the first US city to use subway body scanners >>
* AI for Code Encourages Collaborative, Open Scientific Discovery >>

* ‘Chemo Spray’ As Alternative to Intravenous Cancer Therapy? >>
* Google manager shares his secrets for building an effective team >>
* Building reinforcement learning applications with Ray >>
* Google just made it much harder to build a serious quantum computer >>

* New ‘Network 2030’ Group Asks: What Comes After 5G? >>
* Haru: An Experimental Social Robot From Honda Research >>

* StarVR One: 90 FPS, SteamVR Tracking 2.0 With ‘Nearly’ Human FoV >>
* Hands-On: VRGineers XTAL Is A 5K, 170-Degree FOV Headset With Hand-Tracking >>
* Researchers tap AI for more efficient road maintenance >>

* Announcing the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hackathon: Build Intelligent Applications using machine learning APIs and serverless >>
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* AT&T faces $224 million lawsuit over cryptocurrency theft >>
* Microsoft’s phone-to-Windows app is available for Android >>
* Verizon looks to Apple and Google for live TV over 5G >>

* Build an automatic alert system to easily moderate content at scale with Amazon Rekognition Video >>
* Boffins get fish drunk to prove what any bouncer already knows >>
* Microsoft’s Chinese chatbot inspired by images to write poetry >>

* Square sellers no longer need signatures for card payments >>
* Serverless? It doesn’t have to be all or nothing >>
* Alibaba and Elastic slingshot searchable, analyticky cloud … outside China >>

* Networking Myths Dispelled >>
* Coinbase Doubles Down on the Future of Digital Identity >>
* Researchers reverse congenital blindness in mice >>

* Marine heatwaves could be 40 TIMES more frequent and last a whopping 112 days each by the end of this century >>
* We have finally figured out how to snap spaghetti into two pieces >>
* People Think Differently Around Robots — Especially When They’re Mean >>

* Propellantless interstellar travel using electric fields that is better than laser driven sails >>
* Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a great gaming phone >>
* Robots will never replace teachers but can boost children’s education >>

* Visual Studio gains some go-faster stripes for Android emulation >>
* Android 9 Pie (Go edition) arrives this fall >>
* Doctors will grow human tissue on the International Space Station >>

* Prepared for artificial intelligence on its roads and infrastructure? >>
* India To Launch First Manned Space Mission By 2022 >>
* StarVR’s latest enterprise headset features built-in eye tracking >>
* 256GB SanDisk flash drives give you SSD-sized storage on the go >>

* Alexa-Cortana integration is now available in a public preview >>
* Samsung’s Exynos modem will make 5G phones real >>
* How 3-D Printing Exposes the Fallacy of Federal Gun Laws >>
* Bikinis and TED Talks: Can This All-Asian Competition Truly Disrupt Beauty Pageants? >>

* LHC Physicists Embrace Brute-Force Approach to Particle Hunt >>
* Robots come alive in Beijing >>
* India will send a manned flight into space for the first time by 2022 >>

* 5G: The future of the mobile industry >>
* All the TV shows that have been canceled in 2018 >>
* Omega Centauri: Improbable Venue for Life? >>

* Step Inside SpaceX’s New Crew Dragon Spaceship (Photos) >>
* Iron and Titanium Found on ‘Ultrahot Jupiter,’ an Exoplanet First >>
* Trump Touts Space Force While Signing $717 Billion Defense Bill >>
* Lockheed Martin: Aerospace Giant >>

* Germany’s Car Industry Can’t Build Its Own Battery Cells >>
* Virtual reality training helps hospital staff survive a disaster >>
* New Technology Enables the First 3D Full-Color X-Rays of Our Bodies >>

* Power struggle among Chinese regulators stalls approvals of new video and smartphone games >>
* 34-mile Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, world’s longest sea bridge when it opens later this year. >>
* From plans to actions, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area development proceeds >>

* Chinese scientists intend to chase solar eclipse in space >>
* China’s smartphone giants target India with new devices under separate sub-brands >>
* Alibaba offers cloud computing for Southeast Asia’s retailers to embrace digitisation and big data >>

* DevOps at Nike: There Is No Finish Line >>
* Why DevOps Requires Buy-In From Everyone >>
* The Intervention of AI >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 15 August 2018

* Nvidia’s new Turing architecture is all about real-time ray tracing and AI >>
* Programming Languages May Finally Be Reaching a Status Quo >>

* StarVR’s One headset flaunts eye-tracking and a double-wide field of view >>
* Age-related diseases like cancer and dementia could be preventable after scientists rejuvenate old human cells in the lab >>
* Morning After: NVIDIA’s graphics upgrade and taking Tesla private >>

* The Future of Television Is … More Television >>
* Why Western Digital Firms Have Failed in China >>
* Researchers artificially generate immune cells integral to creating cancer vaccines >>

* MIT mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery >>
* Google search knows where you were even if you disabled Location History >>
* AI Identifies Heat-Resistant Coral Reefs In Indonesia >>

* Universe packed with millions of planets, however gravity of nearby stars makes them uninhabitable >>
* NASA astronauts, SpaceX COO talk ‘Crew Dragon’ >>
* Is Dark Matter Real? >>

* Peek inside the new SpaceX capsule for NASA astronauts >>
* Scientists Have Discovered A Completely New Species Of Pterosaur That Flew The Skies 210 Million Years Ago >>
* This Free-Throw Line Dunk From A 6’6″, 285-Pound College Freshman Is Absurd >>
* Be a Better Programmer with these 40 Mathematics Courses >>

* How humans survived climate change 8,200 year ago >>
* SpaceX promises it’s still on course to send astronauts to the ISS next year >>
* FiveAI to start a trial of its shared autonomous car fleet in London in 2019 >>

* Temperatures will be ‘unusually warm’ for the next four years >>
* Movie theater plan to roll out immersive setups that surround viewers with THREE screens >>
* Researchers Find Source of Strange ‘Negative’ Gravity Researchers Find Source of Strange ‘Negative’ Gravity >>

* Sonatype offers developers free security scan tool on GitHub >>
* Soon you won’t need a wake word to talk to your car >>
* Designing AI to Make Decisions >>

* Australian law could force tech firms to hand over customer data >>
* Nvidia teaser suggests GeForce RTX 2080 will launch next week >>
* To Make Self-Driving Cars Safe, We Also Need Better Roads and Infrastructure >>

* Honda adds driver assist tech to all 2019 Civics >>
* Cancer breakthrough: Scientists discover how to target ‘undruggable cancers’ which affect 50% of case >>
* Artificial placenta created in the laboratory >>

* Amazing New Brain Map of Every Synapse Points to the Roots of Thinking >>
* Elon Musk’s Effort to Take Tesla Private to Get Board Oversight >>
* Best home weather station >>
* This bipedal robot has a flying head >>

* RideAlong is helping police officers de-escalate 911 calls with data designed for the field >>
* Hackers Can Falsify Patient Vitals >>
* Cytera Cellworks aims to bring cell culture automation to your dinner plate >>

* We may finally know why marijuana helps people with chronic gut problems >>
* TLS 1.3 approved as standard while spies weep >>
* OpenSSL key sniffed from radio signal >>

* Why Bill Gates Is Reading “Capitalism Without Capital” >>
* Not enough people are paying attention to this economic trend >>

* Drone Delivery Of The Future >>
* Linux 4.18 arrives fashionably late while Zorin OS shines up its Windows >>
* Perseid Meteor Show Wows Skywatchers with Celestial Fireworks (Photos) >>

* Aerial-Biped Is a Quadrotor With Legs That Can Fly-Walk >>
* Evidence in several Gamma Ray Bursts of events where time appears to repeat backwards >>
* SpaceX in talks with Japan and Europe for future Falcon Heavy launches >>
* How smart is your machine learning strategy? >>

* Aubrey de Grey indicates that all aspects of fighting the damage of aging are investable now >>
* Juvenescence investing $43.2 million in AgeX >>
* Electricity pricing in California will cause old people to not use life saving air conditioning in heat waves >>
* M86 in the Central Virgo Cluster >>

* Managers Think They’re Good at Coaching. They’re Not. >>
* Facebook buys Vidpresso to make live broadcasts more interactive >>
* In New Zealand, Soaring Prices Drive a Black Market in Avocados >>

* 2040? Shock as MIT computer model predicts END DATE for civilisation >>
* Closing in on Cancer >>
* Amazon Translate now available in the Memsource translation management system >>

* This Strange Nebula Looks Inside Out and Born-Again >>
* In Photos: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Spaceship >>
* The Sun Is Actually One Of The Most Difficult Places To Reach In The Solar System. >>

* Electric flight is coming, but the batteries aren’t ready >>
* What It’s Like to Be a Really, Really, Really Ridiculously Good-Looking Man >>
* FBI warns of potential ATM bank heist that could steal millions globally >>

* Why the future of the power grid depends on giant batteries >>
* Nvidia unveils Turing architecture and GPUs with dedicated ray-tracing hardware >>
* Fierce competition in China’s nascent immuno-therapy cancer drugs market could compromise safety, say analysts >>

* Reform and opening up ushers China into bright future: People’s Daily >>
* China to stabilize foreign capital and expand opening up >>
* High Speeding: Exploring China By Bullet Train >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 August 2018

* AI-driven animations will make your digital avatars come to life >>
* Elon Musk confirms Saudi Arabian fund IS behind plan to take Tesla private, reveals talks on going for two years >>
* Uber uses AI to determine if your trips are for business or pleasure >>

* Cybersecurity is failing us – and will continue to do so unless we act >>
* Google Tracks You Even If Location History’s Off. Here’s How to Stop It >>
* Scientists accidentally discover drug that may stop weight gain >>

* Clues to Your Health Are Hidden at 6.6 Million Spots in Your DNA >>
* In neutron stars, protons may do the heavy lifting >>
* Electronics boss: ‘You need to think 10 years ahead’ >>

* Gene-Silencing Technology Gets First Drug Approval after 20-Year Wait >>
* Think you can learn by listening to recordings overnight? Scientists debunk the myth >>
* Record-Breaking Signal May Help Solve the Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts >>

* Containers Are Eating the World >>
* Hackers Find Earth’s Satellite Communication Systems Aren’t All That Secure >>
* AI Can Make Sure Cancer Patients Get Just Enough (but Not Too Much) Treatment >>
* Monsanto’s Court Ruling Marks a Turning Point for Cancer-Causing WeedKiller >>

* Researchers at Facebook are getting more involved in robotics, and have hinted at making a physically interactive AI >>
* The future of office wear? Blazers made of yoga pant fabric >>
* Thirty micrometres a minute: scientists discover the speed of death >>

* Google Cloud’s continuing commitment to advance healthcare data interoperability >>
* Curalate makes social sell with AI using Apache MXNet on AWS >>
* NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Is Headed to the Sun. So, What’s Next? >>
* Two Startups Use Processing in Flash Memory for AI at the Edge >>

* Next four years will determine if noisy quantum computers can beat current computers >>
* Demo of two-qubit fault-tolerant universal holonomic quantum gates could enable faster quantum computers >>
* Windows is coming to Chromebooks… with Google’s blessing >>

* Advancing Knowledge Discovery at KDD 2018 >>
* Dozens of kids hack election site replicas in just minutes >>
* a16z Video: Winning Founders & Influencing Everyone >>

* Artificial intelligence as good as human doctors at spotting early signs of blindness >>
* Google DeepMind’s AI Beats Doctors at Spotting Eye Disease in Scan >>
* AI Can Help Create a Better World—If We Build it Right >>

* IBM’s Watson ‘n’ cloud head honcho targeted by WPP – reports >>
* Microsoft stands up Azure Stack for government as JEDI contract looms >>
* These are the 15 coolest things at airports around the world >>

* Netflix’s CFO for the last eight years is stepping down >>
* Facebook’s Messenger Kids app lets children start friend requests >>
* Security researchers found a way to hack into the Amazon Echo >>

* Disney Would Like Its Star Wars Movies Back, Please >>
* HoloLens will help a children’s hospital perform critical surgeries >>
* India’s budget hotel network OYO moves into wedding banquet services >>

* 3 reasons why women are still fighting for equal healthcare >>
* The Mining Town Where People Live Under the Earth >>
* High school students learn to build big ideas >>

* Observe.AI raises $8M to use artificial intelligence to improve call centers >>
* Solar-powered aircraft stays aloft for record-breaking 25 days >>
* Earth Has a Hidden Plastic Problem—Scientists Are Hunting It Down >>

* Japanese energy firms pour nearly £1bn into UK offshore wind >>
* Google is tracking your movements whether you like it or not, new investigation finds >>
* Scientists identify why some kidney transplants don’t work >>

* Artificial intelligence platform screens for acute neurological illnesses >>
* How the Universe Works: Quasars >>
* AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order >>

* Why other countries are giving China a licence to print money >>
* THE US IS LOSING THE HIGH-STAKES GLOBAL BATTERY WAR >>
* Why solar is likely to power the Home of the Future >>

* How to install Fortnite on Android >>
* iOS 12 won’t launch with FaceTime group chats >>

* Python Tricks 101 >>
* Ultimate Guide to Installing Kafka Docker on Kubernetes >>
* How AI Will Take Predictive Analytics to the Next Level >>

* DevSecOps: Overcoming the Culture of ”No” >>
* Can DevOps Work for Small Organizations? >>

* How Cyber Threat Intelligence Analysis Can Keep Your Business Secure >>
* Introduction to Docker Monitoring >>

* Elon Musk’s Money Run for the Future of Tesla Starts Now—Here’s How He’ll Try to Pull It Off >>
* a16z Podcast: The Basics of Growth — Engagement & Retention >>
* Fast forward button pressed on railroad technology >>

* Spacecraft to extend lifespan of satellites >>
* IBM Promised AI Watson Would Be a Big Step Forward in Treating Cancer. But After Pouring Billions Into the Project, the Diagnosis is Gloomy. >>

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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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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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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 9 August 2018

* MIT’s tool for tracking police surveillance: a cryptographic ledger >>
* Artificial intelligence can now help write Wikipedia pages for overlooked scientists >>
* Amphibio is a 3D-printed shirt that lets you breathe underwater >>

* The longest sea-crossing bridge EVER is about to open >>
* Elon Musk: Mars colony meeting attendees told to keep it ‘secret’ >>
* US Navy wants to fire a slime cannon at boats to stop them escaping >>

* Amazon launches grocery pickup in 30 minutes at Whole Foods >>
* When Working in Virtual Reality Makes You Sick >>
* Why Even AI-Powered Factories Will Have Jobs for Humans >>

* Scientists discovered 44 exoplanets all at once >>

* Neutron stars bend light so much we see their front and back at once >>
* Rigetti Computing hopes to have a functioning 128 qubit quantum computer within 12 months >>
* Why Hawaii Got Electricity Before Most of the Rest of the World >>

* Ikea Opens First India Store >>
* AI can now tell your boss what skills you lack—and how you can get them >>
* The underwater drones that hunt for oil spills beneath the waves >>

* Bungy masters A J Hackett’s top secret attraction has been revealed >>
* Autonomous drones could herd birds away from airports >>
* Sound waves are a form of antigravity because they have negative mass >>

* Anki’s Vector Is a Little AI-Powered Robot Now on Kickstarter for $200 >>
* New methods confirmed 44 exoplanets including 16 earth sized exoplanets >>
* Artificial Intelligence creating new drugs from scratch by efficiently searching huge molecular possibilities >>

* Plate Tectonics: Necessary for Habitability? >>
* Astronauts Zip-Line to Safety in These NASA Emergency Evacuation Test Photos >>
* The Universe Is Expanding. But Astrophysicists Aren’t Sure How Fast. >>

* SpaceX Hosting Hush-Hush Mars Workshop This Week >>
* Should the Moon Be Quarantined? >>
* “Summer’s almost over” >>

* Russia will spend $24 billion to develop a large rocket by 2028 >>
* Another possibility for antiaging drugs for removing senescent cells >>
* Japan’s newly revealed Railgun compared to China and US Railguns >>

* Tanks of the Future will be Ninja’s – quiet and hard to detect >>
* New lands of immigrants are Australia and Canada who will have combined 100+ million within 35 years >>
* Supermicro breathes in, shimmies a PB of Intel flash into one rack unit >>

* Magic Leap’s mixed reality headset might launch today >>
* Magic Leap’s headset is real, but that may not be enough >>
* Magic Leap One is an AR headset that costs a king’s ransom >>
* I Tried Magic Leap And Saw A Flawed Glimpse Of Mixed Reality’s Amazing Potential >>
* Magic Leap One AR headset is out now for $2,295 >>

* Google’s Pixel 3 XL could come with Pixel Bud-style headphones >>
* Facebook builds its own AR games for Messenger video chat >>
* You Can Learn Everything Online Except for the Things You Can’t >>

* Can Elon Musk Really Take Tesla Private? >>
* Here’s how Elon Musk could take Tesla private >>

* Tesla’s production problems extend to its solar roof business, too >>
* ‘Incredible Hulk’ Comet Will Soon Whiz Past Earth >>

* AI giant SenseTime leads $199M investment in Chinese video tech startup >>
* Oracle Challenges Pentagon’s $10 Billion Cloud Computing Contract >>
* Oracle launches autonomous database for online transaction processing >>

* Samsung commits $22 billion to AI, 5G and future tech >>
* Google Assistant’s visual smart home controls are on the way >>
* P2P Piracy Is Alive and Growing, Research Suggests >>

* Scientists Take a Harder Look at Genetic Engineering of Human Embryos >>
* How Engineering the Climate Could Mess With Our Food >>
* Lockheed, Dynetics and Raytheon are competing to build a 100 kilowatt laser >>

* IKEA-Building Robot Conquers Touchy-Feely Challenge >>
* Scientists reveal 43 most common answers to explain why men struggle to find a girlfriend >>
* Future heatwaves will knock nuclear, gas and coal power plants offline >>

* Google products consume more than 1/3 of our digital lives >>
* NASA embarks on a mission to ‘touch’ the sun >>
* Study: Robots can now manipulate people >>

* Chatbots’ impact on the payments ecosystem and how merchants can capitalize on them >>
* The History of Artificial Intelligence >>
* Million-fold increase in the power of waves near Jupiter’s moon Ganymede >>

* University ‘love course’ is no easy grade >>
* Some Americans Will Get to Vote via Blockchain This November >>
* DevOps Tools Are Not Magic Bullets! >>

* Meet the Shenzhen billionaire behind the world’s thinnest flexible display >>
* Yangtze set to become a ‘highway on the water’ >>
* Shenzhen mech robot start-up wants to take us back to the good old days when robots were fun toys >>

* Making Machine Learning Accessible for Enterprises: Part 2 Making Machine Learning Accessible for Enterprises: Part 2 >>
* AI spots 40,000 prominent scientists overlooked by Wikipedia >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 8 August 2018

* Oi, clickbait cop bot, jam this in your neural net: Hot new AI threatens to DESTROY web journos >>
* Researchers teach an AI how to dribble >>
* 80 year old billionaires are injecting Placental stem cells to boost lifespan and health >>

* Elon Musk Says He’s Considering Taking Tesla Private; Tesla Suspends Shares Expected Announcement >>
* Elon Musk made Tesla stock spike with hint the company will go private >>
* The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes >>

* Chinese scientists develop tattoo-like electronic skin >>
* What Your Boss Could Learn by Reading the Whole Company’s Emails >>
* Algorithms Help Power Grids Survive GPS Spoofs >>

* The Ultra-Pure, Super-Secret Sand That Makes Your Phone Possible >>
* SpaceX organizes inaugural conference to plan landings on Mars >>
* SpaceX hosting a Mars Workshop with 60 key scientists >>

* Data Studio’s new features help you tell more compelling stories >>
* Meet the new Google Classroom >>

* 92 Percent of Enterprises Struggle To Integrate Security Into DevOps >>
* Tesla’s Powerwall can store energy ahead of storms >>
* 5 findings from O’Reilly’s machine learning adoption survey companies should know >>

* Genetically Engineered Trees Can Avoid Spreading Too Far >>
* Biodiversity isn’t just pretty: it future-proofs our world >>
* Cramming Software With Thousands of Fake Bugs Could Make It More Secure, Researchers Say >>

* Samsung is building a high-speed 4TB SSD for everyone >>
* The age of hard drives is over as Samsung cranks out consumer QLC 4TB SSDs >>
* Google’s Duplex AI Scares Some People, but I Can’t Wait for It to Become a Thing >>

* Facial recognition tech to be used on Olympians and staff at Tokyo 2020 >>
* Boston Dynamics Is Getting Ready to Produce Lots of SpotMinis >>
* Global warming may become unstoppable even if we stick to Paris target >>

* That Newfound Mineral Isn’t Harder Than Diamond — But It Is from Space >>
* SpaceX Re-Launches ‘Block 5’ Rocket for 1st Time, Nails Landing Again >>
* Pleasant programming playground paves popular Python path >>

* IBM, ATMs – WTF? Big Blue to probe cash machines, IoT, vehicles, etc in new security labs >>
* Robots Replace Waiters at Chinese Restaurant Chain >>
* InfoWars fans flock to apps following recent bans >>

* China is constantly improving stealth planes, drones and engines >>
* China successfully tests Mach 6 hypersonic boost and glide weapon >>

* China is testing two prototype candidates for exascale supercomputers >>
* China is spending millions on engineering and geological work for the 84 mile rail tunnel to Taiwan >>
* First Ocean fish farm raising 1.5 million salmon three miles off Norway >>

* Scale, whose army of humans annotate raw data to train self-driving and other AI systems, nabs $18M >>
* Chinese AI startup Tianrang raises a $26M funding round, launches new project to apply ML to cities >>

Virgin Hyperloop One to build a research facility in Spain >>
Building a Smart Home From the Ground Up >>
Plants Are the World’s Dominant Life-Form >>

* China successfully tests its hypersonic Starry Sky-2 aircraft that will fire nuclear missiles capable of travelling at 4,563 miles-per-hour >>
* Extreme weather finally brings home the reality of climate change >>
* Facebook denies claims it’s after users’ financial data >>

* ‘Mossy cells’ offer new target in fight against brain disorders >>
* Ebola: What You Need to Know >>
* NASA says Kepler Space Telescope could have enough fuel to complete one last mission >>

* Women more likely to survive heart attacks if treated by female doctor >>
* “The Collapse of Moore’s Law” –DARPA’s Bold Plan to Reinvent Electronics >>
* Age of drones has a dangerous side >>

* Jupiter’s largest moon is emitting intense levels of ‘chorus waves’ >>
* Mystery radio waves from space are puzzling astronomers >>
* The World’s First Space Mining Program Launches in Colorado >>

* Scientists hope AI will illuminate the mystery of dark matter >>
* Toward An Archaeology of Exo-Civilizations >>
* NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Telescope Catches a Comet and Other Celestial Sights >>

* MoviePass failed so cinema can live >>
* What Happens When You Test Britain’s Sound Mirrors With Drones >>
* Great White Shark Launches Itself Out Of The Water, Nearly Takes Off Researcher’s Foot >>
* Four things to expect from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event >>

* Elon Musk says he might take Tesla private for $420 per share >>
* Deploying Machine Learning Models in the Cloud >>
* How AI Impacts UX Design >>
* Deep Learning Using Keras: Lessons Learned >>

* A Guide on Chatbots >>
* Waymo’s Phoenix Project Could Tell Us If Self-Driving Cars Can Improve Public Transportation >>
* Take a ride on Guizhou’s longest cableway! >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 7 August 2018

* Say hello to Android 9 Pie >>
* SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 will refly in less than 24 hours in 2019 >>

* ‘Dota 2’ veterans steamrolled by AI team in exhibition match >>
* Radio jammers saved Venezuela’s president from deadly drone attack >>

* Lab will recreate the conditions on Venus >>
* Horrors of the Hiroshima bombing recreated using virtual reality >>
* Concrete blocks that store renewable energy could be used to build and power the houses of future >>

* Elon Musk says Tesla is making a mini-car that can fit an adult >>
* Fully autonomous A.I. and robot empowered bartending unit. >>
* AI vs. God: Who Stays and Who Leaves? >>
* The Power User Curve: The Best Way to Understand Your Most Engaged Users >>

* Facebook has been talking to banks about putting financial data into Messenger, and people are freaking out >>
* Self-supervised learning gets us closer to autonomous learning >>
* Augmenting the Org for DevOps >>

* Training AI Models on Kubernetes >>
* What Developers Need to Know About AI >>
* Apple May Prove Powerful Enough to Get the U.S. Its First Hyperloop >>

* Android 9 Pie: Powered by AI for a smarter, simpler experience that adapts to you >>
* Android 9 Pie: Improving productivity, security, and digital wellbeing for the enterprise >>

* AMD’s wild 32-core Ryzen Threadripper chip goes on sale >>
* How New Technologies Could Transform Africa’s Health Care System >>
* 5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload >>

* New smart mirror creates a 3D model of your naked body to help track your fitness and record how your figure changes over time >>
* Anti-cancer drug puts tumor cells to ‘sleep’ >>
* NASA’s new mission: ‘Touch’ the sun >>

* Digital builds: The technology taking construction to the next level >>
* Researchers find potential key to unlocking the immune system in pancreatic cancer >>
* Someone Just Used a Drone to Try to Assassinate a World Leader >>

* Bizarre Rogue ‘Planet’ with Incredible Auroras Puzzles Scientists >>
* NASA Created a Rare, Exotic State of Matter in Space >>
* Physicists Tied Laser Beams into Knots >>

* Mergers and takeovers in the tech and telco sector increased 107 per cent in the first half of 2018 >>
* MoviePass backtracks on plan for 50% price hike just days after announcing it >>

* Landspace of China to Launch First Rocket in Late 2018 >>
* NASA Astronauts will wear the lighter SpaceX and Boeing launch spacesuits in 2019 >>

* Microsoft rejoins Disney’s Movies Anywhere >>
* Facebook’s revamped Pages help you find local businesses >>
* A Generation Grows Up in China Without Google, Facebook or Twitter >>

* Quantum Computing Will Create Jobs. But Which Ones? >>
* Transforming the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, with thanks to MIT >>
* China solicits int’l cooperation experiments on space station >>

* China launches exascale supercomputer prototype >>
* Cramming Software With Thousands of Fake Bugs Could Make It More Secure, Researchers Say >>

* Russia is weak and has a rapidly aging and shrinking population >>
* New Plasmonic Antenna Shines a Light on Terahertz Processors >>
* Emergence Collective | the Future of Money >>

* The Foundry at the Heart of DARPA’s Plan to Let Old Fabs Beat New Ones >>
* How to Optimize the Scalability & Performance of a Multi-Core Operating System >>

* People with strong self-control experience less intense bodily states like hunger and fatigue >>
* Researchers in Japan are developing a brain-controlled robotic arm >>
* Robots Can Already Manipulate Our Emotions >>

* Four short links: 6 August 2018 >>
* Mixed-gene French grapes may lead to cheaper, safer wine >>
* Security Researchers Express Concerns Over Mozilla’s New DNS Resolution For Firefox >>

* Cell-sized robots can sense their environment >>
* Why Does Ebola Keep Showing Up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? >>

* Supermoons, meteors and other cool space stuff >>
* Google Faces Hurdles in China Beyond Censorship >>

* ‘Fortnite’ for Android may launch on Samsung’s app store >>
* What is the Home of the Future anyway? >>
* How Companies Use Machine Learning >>

* Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its biggest batch of satellites yet >>
* Why Uber will win the scooter wars >>
* Watch all of Recode’s interviews from Code 2018 >>

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