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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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