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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 October 2018

September 30, 2018 Leave a comment

* Brain-to-brain network allows three people to share their thoughts >>
* Tim Berners-Lee project gives you more control over web data >>
* A Google Product Management Lead on What CI/CD Really Means >>

* A new blood test may detect sleep deprivation >>
* The Rise of Dataism: A Threat to Freedom or a Scientific Revolution? >>
* Baidu CEO Robin Li says artificial intelligence will have much bigger impact on society than the internet >>

* 4 Things I Include in My Agile Estimations >>
* Machine Learning in a Box (Week 8): SAP HANA EML and TensorFlow Integration >>
* J-11B fighter jet conducts tactical maneuver >>

* Amazon’s Jeff Bezos will now sell rocket engines, too >>
* Self-Folding Metamaterial Could Travel to Space >>
* New Technologies Impacting the Smart Factory >>

* API World Recap and Self-Service Integration With AI >>
* Establishing a Network with PouchContainer >>
* EU now recognizes digital IDs across borders >>

* The Five Funniest Things about the SEC’s Lawsuit against Elon Musk >>
* Elon Musk reportedly backed out of SEC deal at the last second >>

* The Scary Advancements of AI in Creative Fields >>
* Digital IDs Are More Dangerous Than You Think >>
* Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October >>

* What Tesla’s union-busting trial means for the rest of Silicon Valley >>
* Elon Musk reportedly asks Tesla employees to test full self-driving version of Autopilot >>
* Cloud Build; Continuously build, test, and deploy. >>

* Math Titans Clash Over Epic Proof of the ABC Conjecture >>
* What Will Happen When Killer Robots Get Hijacked? >>
* Emotional intelligence at work: Why IQ isn’t everything >>

* China will accelerate robotics, AI and ecommerce to match US >>
* Tesla builds 10,000 Tesla 3 drive units in one week >>
* Would Trump’s “Space Force” Patrol the Moon? >>

* HPE powered an AI that beat the best poker players >>
* The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Deep Learning >>
* The first “social network” of brains lets three people transmit thoughts to each other’s heads >>

* ISSUE 126: Salt: A Lazy Person’s Kubernetes? >>
* ‘I want to learn Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Where can I start?’ >>
* Tech Was Supposed to Be Society’s Great Equalizer. What Happened? >>

* Tesla reportedly met its ambitious quarterly Model 3 production goal >>
* New software helps analyze writing disabilities >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 September 2018

September 30, 2018 Leave a comment

* Elon Musk forced to step down as chairman of Tesla, remains CEO >>
* Tesla, Musk to pay $40 million to settle Tweet charges >>

* This robot crawls over your body and scans your skin with a microscope >>
* Drones, hypersonic weapons, lasers and engines for next generation >>
* Lab generated the strongest controllable magnetic field ever produced at 1200 Tesla. >>

* Bill Gates on How Blood Will Soon Tell Us Everything >>
* Student Project Scans Sky for Alien Laser Beams >>

* Client and server, meet ‘originless’ apps >>
* Car crash turns into $80 million AR concept >>

* Python Developer Builds Moon Lander Game As an Alexa Skill >>
* Bots replacing office workers drive big valuations >>
* Facebook is weaponizing security to erode privacy >>

* Facebook will never be completely secure >>
* Richard Stallman Says Linux Code Contributions Can’t Be Rescinded >>
* Scientists blow up their lab after creating strongest magnet ever >>

* From robot dinosaurs to ending fake news… >>
* 5 takeaways on the state of AI from Disrupt SF >>
* Disney shuts down kid-friendly Club Penguin Island to cut costs >>

* Chaos engineering service Gremlin raises $18M, launches new resiliency tools >>
* Google really wants you to use Maps and search to plan your next outing >>
* India’s Mars Orbiter just sent back its first shots of the Red Planet >>

* S.E.C. Goes After Musk With Its ‘Ultimate’ Penalty. Here’s Who Else Has Been Barred. >>
* Elon Musk Pulled Out of Settlement With SEC At Last Minute >>
* Elon Musk Is His Own Worst Enemy >>

* Use the 100x Method to Only Start Worthwhile Projects >>
* Digital IDs Are More Dangerous Than You Think >>
* Darpa Goes Underground for Its Most Daring Robot Extravaganza Yet >>

* Cartoon Network will livestream virtual ‘Minecraft’ convention >>
* Satellite Company Partners With Jeff Bezos’ AWS To Bring Internet To ‘Whole Planet’ >>
* Google Clips update lets you capture more moments >>

* The SEC Is Suing Elon Musk (It’s the Tweets) >>
* Tech employees can make up for executives >>
* Government sues Elon Musk for tweeting about taking Tesla private >>

* Elon Musk thought he had Saudi deal to take Tesla private when he posted tweet that tanked stock and led to SEC fraud suit, ‘insider’ claims >>
* AI will NEVER be smart enough to drive a car, says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak >>
* Spanish scientist creates 3D-printed ‘meat’ from peas and SEAWEED >>

* Russia arming SU-57 stealth fighters with hypersonic missiles >>
* Tiny Spheres Make Concrete Greener And Stronger >>
* The world’s first flying car will soon be on sale >>

* The Boeing 747 Is Turning 50. Here’s How the ‘Queen of the Skies’ Came to Reign Over Air Travel >>
* Fujifilm’s next medium format camera has 100 megapixels and in-body stabilization >>
* AI-produced artwork is moving from the fringes into the high art world >>

* The death of once high-flying VC funds >>
* Live streams of karate and niche sports are terrifying major sports leagues >>
* Learn AI for Free >>

* AI Is Taking the Healthcare Sector on a Robotic Journey >>
* Full-Stack Test Automation Frameworks — API Usability, Part 2 >>
* Questions to Ask to Accelerate Your Digital Transformation >>

* Establishing a Network with PouchContainer >>
* Working Principles of Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs) >>
* We Can Now See Individual Cells In This Mummy’s Hand >>

* Spotify Will Make A Playlist Based On Your Dna >>
* Microsoft to deepen AI push >>
* The Robots Are Now Hiring >>

* Should a Scientist Run NASA? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 September 2018

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* AI Could Provide Moment-by-Moment Nursing for a Hospital’s Sickest Patients >>
* Next Moon Landings Will Go Much Further Than Apollo, NASA Chief Tells Senate >>
* Your Guide to AI and Machine Learning at re:Invent 2018 >>

* Ford Signs Up to Use NASA’s Quantum Computers >>
* This Super-Strong Magnet Literally Blew the Doors Off a Tokyo Laboratory >>
* Will the US Military Space Force’s Reach Extend to the Moon? >>

* US JEDI military cloud network is so high-tech, bidders will have to submit their proposals by hand, on DVD >>
* Forget dumping games designers for AI – turns out it takes two to tango >>

* Cloudflare, IBM, Microsoft slash high data-transfer fees. Not AWS. >>
* Deploy your own TensorFlow object detection model to AWS DeepLens >>

* 3D printing of multiple fuzes to choose how many parts of a bomb explode >>
* Moon is Stepping Stone, Not Alternative To Mars, NASA Chief Says >>
* AI camera can spot guns and alert law enforcement >>

* How Winning Organizations Last 100 Years >>
* The Facebook Effect Hits Oculus: In VR, Other People Are Everything >>
* Why it’s hard to design fair machine learning models >>

* The future of work goes beyond the predictions of the World Economic Forum >>
* Twenty years of building for everyone >>
* Auckland startup FaceMe provides Vodafone with virtual human >>

* The ‘blood boy’ clinic is coming to NYC so rich people can live forever >>
* NASA’s pint-sized satellite could improve weather forecasts >>
* NASA’s bold-ish plan for the next era takes us to the moon and Mars… eventually >>

* To Break a Hate-Speech Detection Algorithm, Try ‘Love’ >>
* Human-like A.I. will emerge in 5 to 10 years, say experts >>
* Mathematicians must be more prepared to test their truths >>

* How to Search for Dead Cosmic Civilizations >>
* Monkeypox has reached the UK – here’s what you need to know >>
* Uber agrees to $148m settlement after 57 MILLION accounts were hacked >>

* NASA reveals how it plans to get astronauts back to the moon by the ‘late 2020s’ and pledges to create ‘a moment when the world holds its breath’ >>
* A swarm of robots weaves giant cocoons using fibreglass thread >>
* 8 things Elon Musk wants you to know about SpaceX’s monster BFR spaceship >>

* Optical Rocket Boosts Electrons to Nearly the Speed of Light >>
* NuScale will start manufacturing its small modular reactor >>
* One in five people in Japan are over 70 >>

* Fully modular self-assembled massive space telescopes >>
* Japanese company ispace says it will launch two missions to the Moon in 2020 and 2021 >>

* How DevOps and Cloud Can Increase Developer Efficiency >>
* How to Create a Self-Healing IT Infrastructure >>
* Not Only Cars: The Six Levels of Autonomous Testing >>
* Running Jenkins Server With Configuration-as-Code >>

* SpaceX Will Send Another Company’s Robots to the Moon in 2021 >>
* Baidu CEO Robin Li says artificial intelligence will have much bigger impact on society than the internet >>
* Hire Smart People and Let Them Tell You What To Do — Just Like Steve Jobs Did >>

* Ocean Park raises its game and stays relevant by embracing technology >>
* J-10 fighter jets participate in round-the-clock flight training >>

* Microsoft to deepen AI push >>
* Japanese Company Announces Long-Term Plan To Develop the Moon >>
* Cloudflare Partners With Microsoft, Google and Others To Reduce Bandwidth Costs >>

* The Design and Implementation of Modern Column-Oriented Database Systems >>
* To Break a Hate-Speech Detection Algorithm, Try ‘Love’ >>
* Software Quality: Better in Practice than in Theory >>

* The algorithms that are currently fueling the deep learning revolution >>
* Inside the Secret Conference Plotting to Launch Flying Cars >>
* Laser-Carrying Airplanes Uncover Massive, Sprawling Maya Cities >>

* The Facebook Effect Hits Oculus: In VR, Other People Are Everything >>
* Paint it Clear: This Coating Could Make Your AC Obsolete >>
* Scientists Need to Solve These Two Mysteries to Find Life on Mars >>

* Paint it Clear: This Coating Could Make Your AC Obsolete >>
* Over 2,000 European AI experts join hands to challenge US, China in artificial intelligence >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 September 2018

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* Google Is Using AI To Predict Floods In India, Warn Users >>
* Robot Lawnmowers Are Killing Hedgehogs >>
* Robots are learning to carefully peel lettuce leaves >>

* Oculus predicts a VR future that includes ultra-thin headsets >>
* Software finds the best way to stick a Mars landing >>
* Google confirms secret Dragonfly project, but won’t say what it is >>

* DeepMind and Unity will work together on AI research for ‘virtual environments’ >>
* Oculus Hybrid Apps let you use 2D & 3D software simultaneously in VR >>
* Everyone Wants to Go to the Moon Again—Logic Be Damned >>

* This Healthcare AI Loves Terrible Software >>
* Travel Through Space and Time with 400 Years of Planetary Maps >>
* Japanese Startup ispace to Launch Moon Lander Missions on SpaceX Rockets >>

* NASA Is Hosting a ‘Technosignatures’ Workshop on How to Find Alien Technology >>
* The future of human-robot interactions looks a lot more optimistic after this video >>
* What’s Coming and Going on Netflix in October 2018 >>

* The Creepy-Cute Robot that Picks Peppers With its Face >>
* The Morning After: Space tourism and 100-megapixel cameras >>
* Smarter Farms: Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture >>

* The gig economy doesn’t pay enough to take over the workforce – study >>
* New Azure IoT offering makes the physical, virtual >>
* Microsoft explores AI’s potential to tackle humanitarian crises >>

* ‘Star Wars’ VR experience ‘Vader Immortal’ will debut on Oculus Quest >>
* Insta360’s next VR camera is made to be thrown around >>

* A new way to explain neural networks >>
* Oculus’ most powerful, wireless VR headset ships spring 2019 for $399 >>
* Oculus has a mixed reality vision that goes far beyond Microsoft >>

* Oculus mobile app will now let users remote install PC games >>
* YouTube’s VR app is coming to Oculus Go >>
* YouTube VR and casting features are coming to Oculus Go >>

* Building your own PC for AI is 10x cheaper than renting out GPUs on cloud, apparently >>
* How Google’s DeepMind will train its AI inside Unity’s video game worlds >>
* US government use of AI is shoddy and failing citizens – because no one knows how it works >>

* How a new generation of security firms is learning to protect blockchain code >>
* Cloudflare, Google, Microsoft slash high data-transfer fees. Not AWS. >>
* TensorFlow, Keras, CNNs and more… at MCubed >>

* IT bosses worried about network security reckon AI Jesus can save them, says Oracle survey >>
* The bot that loved me: How intelligent automation will improve our jobs and our companies >>
* Combined photon and particle beam for self-focusing propulsion beam >>

* Positron Antimatter catalyzed fusion propulsion >>
* Mach Effect Propulsion at 60 millinewtons per kilowatt which is matches Hall ion thruster >>
* Wireless Challenge Winners >>

* Are Delivery Drones Commercially Viable? Iceland Is About to Find Out >>
* Demand for Solar-Storage Systems Explodes in Puerto Rico >>
* Transastra optical mining of asteroids >>

* Princeton Satellite plan to generate pulses of net power fusion within 7 years >>
* A Schoolkid Will Name NASA’s Next Mars Rover >>
* Ancient Mars Had Energy Source for Potential Life Underground >>

* Space2030: At the UN, World Leaders Create a Vision of Peace in Space >>
* Help improve lives through Machine Learning by joining the AWS DeepLens Challenge! >>
* Musk Gives an Update on When a Mars Colony Could be Built >>

* How to Build a Floating Bridge in 12 Minutes >>
* Chrome 70 will let users decline linking web, browser sign-in >>
* Face scanning in US airports is rife with technical problems >>

* Testing next-gen qubits >>
* Surfer carves it up using hydrofoil >>
* Great Employees Want to Learn. Great Managers Know How to Teach. >>

* Four short links: 26 September 2018 >>
* Humans Are Causing the Earth To Wobble More Than It Should, NASA Finds >>
* Microsoft To Bring Multi-User Virtualization To Windows, Office With Windows Virtual Desktop Service >>

* Hotel Workers Fret Over a New Rival: Alexa at the Front Desk >>
* Tiny super-strong robot ‘caterpillar’ with the equivalent strength of a human able to lift a 26-seat MINIBUS delivers drugs into the body by crawling inside using hundreds of hairy legs (but you have to SWALLOW it first) >>
* Now you can videoconference from the beach! Microsoft to let users blur their background >>

* The end of the red light? Dashboard ‘virtual traffic light’ that lets cars talk to each other could slash commute times by 60% >>
* Japanese company to send robots to the moon on a SpaceX rocket >>
* Does ‘yes’ mean ‘yes?’ Can you give consent to have sex to an app? >>

* Scientists have been drilling into the ocean floor for 50 years – here’s what they’ve found so far >>
* Why trackless trams are ready to replace light rail >>
* DeepMind’s New Research on Linking Memories, and How It Applies to AI >>

* SpaceX ramps South Texas activity to prepare for 2019 BFR spaceship testing >>
* Google used AI to sort millions of historical Life photos you can explore online >>
* Scientists find home of mysterious ‘Oumuamua’ space object >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 September 2018

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* Snapchat and Amazon join forces to let users simply photograph what they want to buy >>
* There is no fall TV season anymore >>
* Chef launches deeper integration with Microsoft Azure >>

* AI Learns to Guide Planetary Rovers Without GPS >>
* AI Could Provide Moment-by-Moment Nursing for a Hospital’s Sickest Patients >>
* This ‘robotic skin’ can bring your stuffed toys to life >>

* a16z Podcast: Technological Trends, Financial Capital, and the Dynamics of Disruption >>
* Electronic implant helps paralyzed people walk again >>
* a16z Podcast: New Upstarts in an Old Industry >>

* Four short links: 25 September 2018 >>
* Humanizing our future: A night of talks from TED and Verizon >>

* Dna Test Beats Microscopes For Predicting Cancer’s Comeback >>
* Meet the ‘ANYmal’: Creepy robotic dog that can crawl, walk and run shown fending off humans who try to push it over >>
* Growing Brains in Lab >>

* How Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Could Replace Traffic Lights and Shorten Commutes >>
* How do some of the best AI algorithms perform on real robots? Not well, it turns out >>
* Facebook is racing to build Africa’s internet infrastructure >>

* Alexa skills can now offer one-time-use purchases, like in-game hints or points >>
* You’ll now need a subscription to get the best of Microsoft Office >>
* Tinder borrows Bumble’s women-message-first feature >>

* AI eavesdrops on Borneo’s rainforests to check on biodiversity >>
* Google CEO Sundar Pichai will meet US officials to discuss censorship >>
* Google’s new search features tap AI to make your Android phone and PC even smarter >>

* All successful countries copy technology and methods >>
* This Robotic Skin Makes Inanimate Objects Move >>
* In the TV war between Netflix and Amazon, each is leaning into different genres >>

* Technology doesn’t have to be disposable >>
* Sex robot brothel in Texas sparks controversy and ethical questions >>
* Alaska Airlines is trying to make VR part of its first-class experience >>

* Microsoft to bring multi-user virtualization to Windows and Office with Windows Virtual Desktop service >>
* Microsoft releases Office 2019 for Mac and Windows >>
* How Earth sheds heat into space >>

* Snapchat will soon let you shop for products on Amazon with its camera >>
* How the first space tourists will make it back to Earth alive >>
* Why Alibaba is betting big on AI chips and quantum computing >>

* Facebook sends Sphero robots so classrooms can apply coding education >>
* Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room >>
* Tennis rackets, hair straighteners and skin cream: Explore the everyday items created by NASA >>

* ‘Star Trek’ medical scanner able to diagnose cancer no longer sci-fi >>
* 14TB Hard Drive review: Seagate’s best gets more capacity and speed >>
* AI Reading Group Thoughts (2/?): Reconstructive Psychosurgery >>

* ‘Oumuamua’s Origin: A Work in Progress >>
* Astronomers are Tracking the Interstellar Asteroid ‘Oumuamua to its Home System >>
* The Milky Way is Still Rippling from a Galactic Collision Millions of Years Ago >>

* Astronauts Could Use the ScanMars Device to Search for Water on Mars >>
* Bridging the Gap Between Electronics and Biology >>
* NASA NIAC highlight reel and 2018 symposium livestream started >>

* AI assisted forecasting of earthquake aftershock locations >>
* Resolving the Trade War via the World Trade Organization and Europe >>
* The Hunt for Robot Unicorns >>

* An Invincible A.I.: Enhancing Self-Learning Processes >>
* The gig economy pays just $828 a month — here’s why driving for Uber is no substitute for a full-time job >>
* Top 7 Notable Trends in Deep Learning and Neural Networks >>

* When Will We Have Artificial Intelligence As Smart as a Human? Here’s What Experts Think >>
* Scientists Just Took A “Spectacular Step” Towards Lab-Grown Human Egg Cells >>
* Quantum radar tech to counter stealth >>

* Machine Learning Confronts the Elephant in the Room >>
* Google Is Getting a Lot More Visual to Keep You on Its Site >>
* Creating Dual Layer Docker Images for Spring Boot Apps >>

* China’s internet ecosystem model increasingly being copied globally >>
* Shop online with image search: Snapchat and Amazon take a leaf out of Taobao’s play book >>
* Google is using AI to predict floods in India and warn users >>

* Using AI to Monitor Groundwater for Contaminants >>
* Measuring Microservice Latency With HTTPing >>
* Overview and Evolution of Virtual Patching >>

* 10 Roads Signs for Your Agile Journey >>
* People are Happier in Social Democracies Because There’s Less Capitalism >>

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Futurseek Daily Link Review; 25 September 2018

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* A man with paralysis can walk again thanks to a nerve-boosting implant >>
* Get in Bed With Skynet; Robot furniture is happening >>
* Psoda automates Agile project management with machine vision and AI >>

* Deezer’s AI mood detection could lead to smarter song playlists >>
* Rovers send back stunning photos back from asteroid surface >>
* Last week in Tech: Beyond the Alexa microwave >>

* ‘Netflix for Open Source’ Wants Developers to Get Paid >>
* Alcohol Causes One In 20 Deaths Worldwide, Says WHO >>
* Skeletal stem cells could regrow damaged bones >>

* DeepSense says it can analyze tweets to see if someone is a good employee. >>
* Microsoft’s AI tech will aid humanitarian efforts >>
* Oculus Connect 5: A Glimpse Of Facebook’s Phase Two >>

* Handling real-time data operations in the enterprise >>
* New Microsoft Search, Ideas tap AI to add smart features to Microsoft’s Office 365 >>
* Microsoft’s new Windows Virtual Desktop lets you run Windows 10 in the cloud >>

* Microsoft updates its planet-scale Cosmos DB database service >>
* Microsoft wants to put your data in a box >>
* Microsoft’s Quantum Development Kit adds a chemical simulation library >>

* Adobe introduces AI assistant to help Analytics users find deeper insights >>
* YubiKey 5’s FIDO2 support will help you ditch passwords entirely >>
* Apple closes its $400M Shazam acquisition and says the music recognition app will soon become ad free >>

* Here are the First Pictures From the Parker Solar Probe. Wait… That’s Not the Sun >>
* Microsoft’s AI tech will aid humanitarian efforts >>

* Alphabet Chairman, on Smart Risks, Employee Activism, and the Dangers of Short-Term Thinking >>
* Microsoft merges search across Windows 10, Office, Edge and Bing >>
* Google and Yandex may collaborate on a real-time blacklist of all known pirated works >>

* China splits the internet while the U.S. dithers >>
* The Slackification of work >>
* This automated indoor farm is growing so fast, it makes you think this thing might work >>

* Microsoft tempts upgrade with virtual desktop to Azure >>
* Elon Musk estimates 2028 to realize Mars Base Alpha >>

* Hong Kong to China high speed rail speed advantage tested >>
* China is far behind in computer chips >>
* Self-driving cafes, offices, homes and more from Ikea design >>

* Antarctica Greenhouse Produces Cucumbers, Tomatoes and More in Mars-Like Test >>
* How Do Flat-Earthers Explain the Equinox? We Investigated. >>
* Thanks to Spinal Stimulation, Paralyzed Man Walks the Length of a Football Field >>

* Maniac Is The Most Netflix-y Netflix Show Yet. In A Bad Way >>
* The Morning After: Android is ten years old >>
* A big new home for the ultrasmall MIT.nano building >>

* ‘Evil’ Protein May Be Key In Common Breast Cancer >>
* Star Trek’s tricorder that ‘quickly and accurately’ diagnoses cancer and heart attacks is one step closer >>
* Genetic tool that wipes out malaria could save 500,000 lives each year >>

* Riemann hypothesis likely remains unsolved despite claimed proof >>
* Scientists discover it takes just a third of a second to become attracted to someone >>
* New NASA space laser isn’t a ‘Space Force’ weapon >>

* SeaWorld Ditches VR On Rollercoaster Due To Extended Wait Lines >>
* How Biotechnology Could Potentially Lead To Massive Wealth Inequality >>
* This Rubik’s Cube Can Solve Itself >>

* Deep Neural Networks With Python >>
* Notable Trends in Deep Learning and Neural Networks >>
* Tips on Jenkins — a Decade Later — for Continuous Delivery >>

* Observe What Your Istio Mesh Is Doing With Kiali >>
* ‘Made in China 2025’: how new technologies could help Beijing achieve its dream of becoming a semiconductor giant >>
* Chinese companies impress Europeans at exhibitions with high tech >>

* Puppet’s ”2018 State of DevOps Report” >>
* Deep learning – deeper flaws? >>
* Instilling the Best of Human Values in AI >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 September 2018

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* NextVR brings virtual reality broadcasts to the Oculus Rift >>
* New Custom Linux Distro is Systemd-Free, Debian-Based, and Optimized for Windows 10 >>
* This New Space Tech Could Someday Replace A/C >>

* Reverse-Engineering Technologists’ Brains; 6 Reasons To Not Trust Technologists So Easily >>
* Why You’re Probably Getting a Microchip Implant Someday >>
* The Inertia Mountain >>

* Comcast outbids Fox in $40B battle for Sky >>
* How Would Teleportation Change Society? >>
* Roadways lined with solar panels may not be as promising as hoped, first studies show >>

* Vodafone makes the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G >>
* First Method for Controlling Nanomotors >>
* Artificial Intelligence Has a Strange New Muse: Our Sense of Smell >>

* SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell: ‘We Would Launch A Weapon to Defend the US’ >>
* Tiny Device Is a ‘Huge Advance’ for Treatment of Severe Heart Failure >>
* $34K to repair a car? High-tech features mean higher repair bills >>

* Tour: Amazon store with no cashiers >>
* Mammoths could roam ‘Ice Age Park’ by 2028 >>
* Researchers listen to their guts and go for glory >>

* Scientists discover how to ‘upload knowledge to your brain’ >>
* Criminals could have reduced sentences if they agree to electrical brain stimulation that MAKES them feel guilty, neuroscientists >>
* This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web >>

* Google Drive ‘Priority’ AI monitors your team to surface the right files >>
* NASA targets next-gen nuclear reactors for spacecraft, space colonies >>
* Scientists used Zika to kill aggressive brain cancer cells in mice >>

* How astronauts can get a taste of steak in space >>
* VCs say Silicon Valley isn’t the gold mine it used to be >>
* A Japanese spacecraft just threw two small rovers at an asteroid >>

* Japanese Cargo Ship Launching Toward Space Station Today: Watch Live >>
* Rover Team Confident Curiosity Will Bounce Back from Glitch >>
* Parts of the SpaceX BFR have been completed >>

* Japan places two rovers on an asteroid >>
* More pictures of the new SpaceX BFR and BFS design >>
* Detection of matter falling into blackhole at 30% of lightspeed >>

* Battery made directly from power plant captured carbon dioxide >>
* Glimpse: On the Promise of a Future with Artificial Wombs, and Why It’s Being Stopped by the Present >>
* Glimpse: How Electronic Tattoos Will Change The World — And Ourselves >>

* The reclusive inventor of the Rubik’s Cube wants to do more than amuse you >>
* Space Junk Successfully Captured In Orbit For the First Time (with Video) >>
* Epson’s latest LCD projector does 4K for $2,000 >>

* The Impact of Microservice Architecture on Load Testing >>
* Cloud-Based Microservices Discovery >>
* How AI Takes Cybersecurity to the Next Level >>
* Understanding NumPy >>

* Just Don’t call it Privacy >>
* Major study: Drug overdoses over a 38-year period reveal hidden trends >>
* Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs >>

* Google is trying, and failing, to cover its creepy Chinese search engine tracks >>
* This Smart Telescope Finds the Heavenly Bodies for You >>
* Learn how to become a VR game designer with these discounted online courses >>

* These Robots Run, Dance and Flip. But Are They a Business? >>
* Amazon Is Making It Easier To Set Up New IoT Gadgets >>
* How schizophrenia is linked to common personality type >>

* Japan Has Enough Nuclear Material to Build an Arsenal. Its Plan: Recycle. >>
* Should The US Government Break Up Google, Twitter, and Facebook? >>

* Wind Power costs at 2 cents per kilowatt hour >>
* HP 3D metal printers are 50X more productive for final parts >>
* Beau Willimon shows us the path to Mars in ‘The First’ >>

* MIT Develops New Type of Battery That Gobbles Up Carbon Dioxide >>
* Thieves Who Stole GPS Tracking Devices Were Caught Within Hours >>
* 10 years ago we met the world’s first Android phone, and it didn’t have a headphone jack >>

* Learn Basic Pet First Aid With This Red Cross App >>
* MIT’s Elegant Schoolbus Algorithm Was No Match For Angry Parents >>
* Period tracking apps taught me more about my flow than sex ed >>

* China’s tech giants have conquered the East, now for the West >>
* In Defense of Amazon’s Alexa Microwave >>

* Why Kodi Addons & Pirate Apps Are Disappearing…Quietly >>
* ETTV Feeds EZTV ‘Fake’ Torrents… ‘Stop Taking Our Releases!’ >>

* Can a virtual reality game help astronauts cope with the journey to Mars? >>
* Self-flying glider ‘learns’ to soar like a bird >>

* How to Grow Crops on Mars If We Are to Live on the Red Planet >>
* Using Mathematica for Group Statistics >>
* AI and the Online Job Market >>

* Tips on Jenkins — a Decade Later — for Continuous Delivery >>
* Lockly’s smart locks promise better security through algorithms >>
* New trailers: Captain Marvel, If Beale Street Could Talk, and more >>

* Embrace being a programmable biorobot, hack your own cravings. >>
* The Art of “Reinventing Yourself” in an Automated World! >>
* The Future Will Be Synthesized >>

* Could Python’s Popularity Outperform JavaScript in the Next Five Years? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 September 2018

September 22, 2018 Leave a comment

* Japan’s Hayabusa 2 mission lands on the surface of a distant asteroid >>
* Researchers Create “Spray-On” 2D Antennas >>
* Scientists Use Light to Control Nanobots >>

* Researchers identify human skeletal stem cells >>
* Scientists have moved one step closer to RNA editing, next stage of CRISPR >>
* Software defined radios key to satellite direct to future smartphone comms >>

* A tiny robotic capsule could roam your intestines and suck up mucus >>
* Subliminal messages can make you forget memories without realising >>
* How Nasa Is Learning To Grow Plants In Space And On Other Worlds >>

* Eye-Tracking Glasses Are All You Need to Control This Drone >>
* The first Flight-ready SpaceX Raptor engines have probably been built >>
* SpaceX will develop vacuum version of Raptor for version 2 of BFS >>

* New Microscope Shows the Quantum World in Crazy Detail >>
* US working on 1150 mile range supergun >>
* Synthetic rhino horns are supposed to disrupt poaching. Will they work? >>

* Amazon Is Invading Your Home With Micro-Convenience >>
* Skype chats are coming to Alexa devices >>
* Facebook is set to launch its own smart home device next week >>
* Facebook could launch its video chat devices this month >>

* Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob >>
* Divers are attempting to regrow Great Barrier Reef with electricity >>
* Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide Are Killing So Many Young Americans, Country’s Average Lifespan Is Falling >>

* Zapping your guts with electricity can help relieve constipation >>
* Algorithms for Quantum Computers >>
* Stupid AI: How humans can stop machines from falling for visual tricks >>

* Expert-in-the-Loop Helps AI Transition from Classroom to Internship >>
* It Just Seems That Nobody is Interested in Building Quality, Fast, Efficient, Lasting, Foundational Stuff Anymore >>
* Innovation Should Be a Top Priority for Boards. So Why Isn’t It? >>

* Video Friday: Self-Solving Rubik’s Cube, and More >>
* IoT Sensors Reveal New Ways for Manufacturers to Cut Energy Usage >>
* This Experiment Will Shoot Ghostly Particles Through Earth, Answer Why We Exist >>

* You Can See Photos from Japanese Asteroid Probe’s 1st Rover Landing Attempt Right Now! >>
* Watch a Satellite Net a Cubesat in Awesome Space Junk Cleanup Test >>
* Astronauts Going to Mars Will Absorb Crazy Amounts of Radiation. We Know How Much. >>

* Overview of the LabVIEW Communications Application Frameworks >>
* Single Design Environment for Communications System Design >>
* Long March 9 will take 140 tons to low-earth orbit starting 2028 >>

* NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Telescope Spots Its Second Possible World Already >>
* The New BFR: How SpaceX’s Giant Rocket-Spaceship Combo for Mars Has Changed >>
* MarCO: Taking CubeSat Technologies Interplanetary >>

* New trend report: The New Sustainability: Regeneration >>
* In a race to 5G, Trump has stuck a ball-and-chain on America’s leg >>
* Cleo, the ‘digital assistant’ that replaces your banking apps >>

* Japanese team creates human oogonia using human stem cells in artificial mouse ovaries >>
* Famed mathematician claims proof of 160-year-old Riemann hypothesis >>
* Scientists receive $1.3 million to study new propulsion idea for spacecraft >>

* Inside the Crust of Neutron Stars, There’s Nuclear Pasta >>
* Delta II to ‘Live Among Giants’ in Kennedy Space Center Rocket Garden >>
* Discovering, indexing podcast episodes using Amazon Transcribe & Comprehend >>

* Trade war and costs speeding shifts of production to ASEAN and USA >>
* Neutron star material is ten billion times stronger than steel >>
* Growing US Air Force 24% by 2030 will cost $25+ billion per year >>

* Internet will ‘split in two’ by 2028, half led by US other by China >>
* Google China Foresees an AI Crisis >>
* 3 Docker Compose features for improving team development workflow >>

* The Morning After: Amazon’s Alexa-powered microwave, iOS 12 reviewed >>
* Jordan XXXIII adds lacing tech ‘informed’ by Nike’s HyperAdapt >>
* Amazon’s Alexa is coming to Sony smart TVs and Lenovo Smart Tabs >>

* Derive value from analytics and AI at scale >>
* Microsoft’s Windows Admin Center graphical management tool version 1809 is generally available >>
* Smarter cities through Geotab with BigQuery ML and geospatial analytics >>

* If Amazon wants Alexa everywhere, it needs better language support >>
* Radio Astronomers Are Increasingly Using Convolutional Neural Networks To Sift Through Massive Amounts of Data >>
* Shaping the stories that rule our economy >>

* NASA’s $337 million planet-hunting telescope discovers TWO new worlds >>
* Selfie awareness is sending people to the plastic surgeon >>
* Here’s What’s So Worrying About Elon Musk’s Latest Moon Plans >>

* New Research Shows How Brain-Computer Interaction Is Changing Cinema >>
* Treating Aging with SENSOlytics >>
* How AI Can Help Stop Cyberattacks >>

* Scientists Create Immature Human Eggs From Stem Cells >>
* Will Smart Robots Fight Our Wars and Take Our Jobs? Maybe. >>
* Large-scale construction about to start in Xiongan New Area >>

* DevOps Success Relies On Teams, Empathy And Inclusion >>
* ISSUE 135: Don’t Be a Jerk >>
* AI Chips Put to Data Center Tests >>

* Hilarious cartoons book that shows what it’s really like to work at Google >>
* The future of humanity depends on design ethics, says Tim Wu >>
* Learnings from 4000+ interviews for hiring remote employees >>

* Cloud State Machines: The Future of IoT and Edge Computing >>
* Training TensorFlow Object Detection Models >>
* AI and the Online Job Market >>

* GAN Lab: Generated Adversarial Networks In Your Browser! >>
* Popular AI Algorithms and Their Uses >>
* 13 Reasons a Staging Environment Is Failing in Your Organization >>
* The Need to Change Our Mental Models — A Core Idea Behind DevOps for the Modern Enterprise >>

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* 14 biggest announcements from Amazon’s surprise hardware event >>
* Alexa learns how to whisper >>
* Amazon’s Alexa-enabled microwave hands-on: it cooks but does not speak >>

* Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Plus lineup could include 5G, leak suggests >>
* High bandwidth mobile satellite internet for ships, trains, cars now >>
* Inside Facebook Dating, launching today first in Colombia >>

* Facebook Dating could become a multi-billion dollar business >>
* A pair of tiny hopping rovers are about to land on an asteroid >>
* Lunewave is pitching a new sensor offering better vision for autonomous vehicles >>

* Cycle of Doom Complete: Researchers Use AI to Generate New Levels for Videogame >>
* Attention Revolution: Your next browser will pay you >>
* AI could help drones ride air currents like birds >>

* Real-life Vulcan found 16 light-years away: Newly discovered planet orbits in star system home to Star Trek’s Spock >>
* California may ban terrible default passwords on connected devices >>
* Sky battle lines drawn as Fox, Disney and Comcast prepare for £27bn auction >>

* Amazon launches Scout, a machine learning-powered visual shopping tool >>
* Finance Law Isn’t Ready for Elon Musk >>
* NASA’s new exoplanet-hunter has spotted its first alien worlds >>

* Animals can count, but can’t read numbers – and now we know why >>
* AI could help push Neo4j graph database growth >>
* Jeff Bezos confirms Blue Origin space tourism firm will begin manned flights next year >>

* NASA’s New Planet Hunter Just Found Its 1st Alien World — an Evaporating ‘Super-Earth’ >>
* NASA’s Curiosity Rover on Mars Sidelined by Glitch >>
* Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland over the next five years >>

* Scientists successfully reverse Alzheimer’s in mice by removing ‘zombie cells’ fuel the disease – but they can’t work out how to do it in humans >>
* China’s Social Credit system will track and rank all citizens by 2020 >>
* India Has Criminalized the Islamic Practice of ‘Instant Divorce’ >>

* Hologram phone calls – sci-fi or serious possibility? >>
* From Arabic to AI: the ancient roots of the algorithm >>
* Scientists discovered a great white shark lair known as the ‘White Shark Cafe’ >>

* China’s doctor shortage prompts rush for AI health care >>
* DARPA funds developing Quantized Inertia into breakthrough space propulsion >>
* Samsung’s triple-camera Galaxy A7 phone is now official >>

* Milk alternatives: Which are good for both you and the planet? >>
* Reducing false positives in credit card fraud detection >>
* AI Could Devastate the Developing World >>

* Amazon’s Echo Sub and Smart Plug leak on its website >>
* Humans Simply ‘Hardwired’ For Laziness, Study Says >>
* Google brings vulnerability scanning to its Cloud Build CI/CD platform >>

* Google’s Cloud Memorystore for Redis is now generally available >>
* Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought >>
* Top 3 most popular programming languages in 2018 >>

* Quantum Technology Promises Practical Cryptography With Unbreakable Keys >>
* How to Know Once and For All if the Universe Began With a Bang or a Bounce >>
* Last Year’s Gravitational Wave Detections Failed to Provide a Hint of Any Extra Spatial Dimensions >>

* Polygraph tests don’t work as lie detectors and they never have >>
* Gmail users will be able to opt out of Smart Replies on desktop >>
* 18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’ Like why it won’t be called that for long >>

* Cloudflare Ends CAPTCHAs For Tor Users >>
* ESPN+ just over five months to hit one million subscribers >>
* Research: 83% of Executives Say They Encourage Curiosity. Just 52% of Employees Agree. >>

* MariaDB acquires Clustrix >>
* Plastic-munching caterpillars could save the planet >>
* Samsung leak suggests there may be four different Galaxy S10 versions next year >>

* Giant pandas can tell a mate from their calls >>
* 1,000bhp Mercedes-AMG Project One ‘F1 car for the road’ starts testing in UK >>
* ‘Penis bones’ an evolutionary puzzle explained using innovative 3-D scanning >>

* Why Are So Many Companies Getting Hacked, and What Can Be Done About It? >>
* A new antenna using single atoms could usher in the age of atomic radio >>
* Why The Pagani Huayra Is Worth A Cool $3 Million >>

* Mars trips may involve less radiation exposure than previously thought >>
* Why Schools Are Banning Yoga >>
* Hulu launches a new website specifically designed for watching shows on your computer >>
* A Ray-Box Intersection Algorithm and Efficient Dynamic Voxel Rendering >>

* ‘5+2’ transportation network to underpin Beijing’s new airport >>
* China wins Guinness World Record for world’s highest bridge >>
* Predicting Your Pipeline >>

* New AI Could Stop Your Bank From Freezing Your Card When You Buy Something Weird >>
* This Super Powerful Magnetic Field Puts Us One Step Closer to Nuclear Fusion >>
* New Research Shows 63% of Enterprises Are Adopting Microservices Architectures >>

* Reviewing Trends at DevOps World | Jenkins World 2018 >>
* Walmart Buys 17,000 Oculus Go Headsets For Worker Training >>
* VW’s I.D. Buzz Cargo is an electric delivery van with a hint of flower power >>

* GoPro Hero 7 Black’s Image Stabilization Feature Is Unreal >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 September 2018

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* Amazon could open 3,000 cashierless Go stores by 2021 >>
* Programmable ‘skins’ turn any household object into a robot >>
* Smart pills can transmit data to your doctors, but what about privacy? >>

* North Korea agrees to inspections in bid to salvage nuclear talks >>
* When Power Lines Break, a New Control System Keeps the Sparks From Flying >>
* A mind-reading headset lets people fly drones using their thoughts >>

* Satellite uses giant net to practice capturing space junk >>
* Amazon shopping test recommends products based on your likes >>
* Alibaba Cloud to support live broadcast of 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo >>

* Carnegie Mellon is Saving Old Software from Oblivion >>
* Python 2 support for runbooks slithers out of preview >>
* Ai That Grows Your Plants For You >>

* AWS claims Storage Gateway appliance doesn’t need you to manage it >>
* Microsoft Azure gains Availability Zones and Immutable Blobs >>
* Amazon is now the third largest digital ad platform in the U.S. >>
* Amazon launches in Turkey >>

* SpaceX’s New BFR Spaceship Really Does Look Like Tintin’s Moon Rocket >>
* SpaceX to livestream private BFR Moon mission “in high-def VR” with Starlink satellites >>
* Why the SpaceX Lunar Tourists Won’t Walk on the Moon >>

* NASA’s New Planet-Hunter TESS Beams ‘First Light’ Image to Earth >>
* Password bypass flaw in Western Digital My Cloud drives puts data at risk >>
* China’s Leaders Soften Their Stance on AI >>

* Could rockets powered by light someday soon be launched into space? >>
* Scientists recreate images of people’s memories from brain activity >>
* How Breakthrough Listen Trained AI to Spot Elusive, Mysterious Radio Bursts >>

* Wasps are being wiped out just as fast as bees but nobody cares >>
* Implantable Drug-Making Cells >>

* The Physics of a Star Wars Bomber Dropping Bombs in Space >>
* Cloudflare wants internet route leaks to be a thing of the past >>
* For JavaScript Developers, More Choices Mean Hard Choices >>

* Linux On Windows 10: Running Ubuntu VMs Just Got a Lot Easier, Says Microsoft >>
* Thinking Like a Human: What It Means to Give AI a Theory of Mind >>
* High blood pressure breakthrough: Over 500 genes uncovered >>

* IBM launches cloud tool to detect AI bias and explain automated decisions >>
* GitLab raises $100M >>
* Chinese government announces it will begin genetic testing of Olympic hopefuls >>

* Clearing out old cells might help the brain >>
* Killing ‘zombie’ brain cells can prevent memory loss in mice >>

* Alibaba will build its own AI chip to support self-driving cars >>
* IKEA designs future autonomous cars that work as hotels, stores, and meeting rooms >>
* The biology of Alzheimer’s – and how we might find a cure >>

* Lab-Grown Meat >>
* Reimagining of Schrödinger’s Cat Breaks Quantum Mechanics—and Stumps Physicists >>
* TV lovers rejoice! Sky and Netflix join forces to create an ultimate streaming package >>

* Most mammals need a BONE in their penis because they mate so frequently for long time it ensures their genitals survive the encounter >>
* Aerial surveys over Arctic released as scientists ramp up efforts to track melting ice >>

* Drug Fights Liver Cancer With Fewer Side Effects >>
* Children ‘need protection’ from AI home devices that collect and share their data >>
* A $100, mini version of original PlayStation is on way with 20 games >>

* Amazon is introducing at least 8 new Alexa devices by the end of the year >>
* Artificial intelligence can transform the economy >>
* ‘Robotic Skins’ turn everyday objects into robots >>

* Introducing AI Fairness 360 >>
* Trust and Transparency for AI on the IBM Cloud >>
* Onzo expands ride-sharing business, 2,500 e-scooters set to hit Auckland’s streets >>

* AI can identify objects based on verbal descriptions >>
* Solving the mystery of sleep >>

* Microsoft is putting HoloLens to work with new Dynamics 365 applications >>
* Microsoft adds two more Dynamics 365 AI apps to its roadmap >>
* Microsoft launches new AI applications for customer service and sales >>

* Google launches new AI initiatives in Japan >>
* Sony’s reborn Aibo robot is available for pre-order in the US >>

* QAnon Is Trying to Trick Facebook’s Meme-Reading AI >>
* Chrome OS revamp delivers a new look and Linux app support >>
* Mosquitoes are eating plastic and spreading it to new food chains >>

* ‘Flying taxis’ could become a reality – if the public says it wants them >>
* The Application Of AI To Augment Physicians And Reduce Burnout >>
* Save time and money by filtering faces during indexing with Amazon Rekognition >>

* SpaceX would support space weapons race >>
* Gold Nanomaterials Make Photoelectrode Shine Bright >>
* Running Chrome in a Docker container >>

* Alibaba will no longer bring 1 million jobs to the US, citing tariffs >>
* ‘Made In China 2025’: a peek at the robot revolution under way in the hub of the ‘world’s factory’ >>
* Japan eager to be on board vertical take-off ‘flying cars’ >>
* Tencent releases open platform to help drive AI projects at other companies >>

* Alphabet AI Is Helping Release Sterile Mosquitoes in Singapore >>
* Microservices on Kubernetes >>
* API Gateway vs. Service Mesh >>
* Jenkins Configuration as Code: Migration >>
* Use a Voice Assistant as a Dictation Machine for a CMS >>
* Malware Detection With Convolutional Neural Networks in Python >>

* Some Lessons From Elon Musk >>
* Angry Birds Is Coming To Magic Leap One Creator Edition >>

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