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Futureseek 2018; Looking back over 2018.

December 31, 2018 Leave a comment

As per previous years, looking back with filtered list of the articles
scanned from the year. What i will say from the 30k tagged throughout year, to filtered 1,500
its getting harder to filter, progress in a sensible way!
Anyhow a list of topics that appear to resonate this year.

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(Standouts..)
* AI Developments (ML, DL, RL..NN)
* Rapid Learning Speed of AI
* Humanless Training
* Virtual Assistants
* Amazon
* China
* SpaceX (Falcon Heavy and Starship(BFR))
* Enterprise Cloud Digital Tranformations
* Cloud Platforms
* Enterprise DevOps
* 5G
* IOT
* Ride Sharing (E-Scooters, ebikes)
* Self-driving Cars & Electric Cars
* Flying taxis
* 5G development
* IOT
* Enterprise DevOps
* Medical (CRISPR)
* Donald Trump
* Automation & Jobs
* Google
* Facebook
* Aging reversal hints
* Mindfullness
* Woeful world leaders

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 December 2018

December 29, 2018 Leave a comment

* Tech in 2019: 5G, AI, 8K – the year ahead looks like an alphabet soup of progress >>
* 2019 Preview: We will see the first ever picture of a black hole >>
* Living tissue ‘printed’ in space for the first time >>

* Will the Rotating Detonation Engines Enable Hypersonic Planes? >>
* SpaceX Starship Will Probably Reach Orbit in 2020 >>
* E-scooter apocalypse: Tech predictions for 2019 >>

* 2018 is the year AI got its eyes >>
* Elon Musk Tweet Hints AI Could Be the First ‘Resident’ of Mars >>
* Google Helps AI Learn To Book Flights on the Web >>

* China’s express delivery volume reaches 50 billion parcels >>

* Something Twice the Size of Earth Slammed into Uranus and Knocked it Over on its Side >>
* Wearable sensor can detect imminent opioid overdose >>
* ‘The Language of Capitalism Isn’t Just Annoying, It’s Dangerous’ >>

* Machine Learning May Predict How Well You’ll Age >>
* China Gets Critical Engine Technology and in Exchange Will Fix Russian Ships >>
* How not to do Fast.ai (or any ML MOOC) >>

* How the Artificial-Intelligence Program AlphaZero Mastered Its Games >>
* Machine Dreams – Dreaming Machines >>
* Preview: Gravitational waves will be discovered every few weeks >>

* Samsung’s 2019 TVs can remotely access your PC >>
* The most eye-catching science and tech news stories of 2018 >>
* Chinese schools are using ‘smart uniforms’ to track their students’ locations >>

* Tiny Computers Could Transform Our Lives >>
* Tech isn’t coming to save us >>
* Tesla expands employee testing of its upgraded Autopilot hardware >>

* Drones Used to Find Toy-Like “Butterfly” Land Mines >>
* Sears, the 125-Year-Old Iconic Retailer, Has 24 Hours To Survive >>
* ATT’s first 5G speed tests look uninspiring >>

* Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in 2018 >>
* Elon Musk argues comments on Twitter are protected speech in request to dismiss ‘pedo guy’ lawsuit >>
* How Google took on China—and lost >>

* Porsche’s most premium EV will cost over $130,000 >>
* Apache NetBeans 10.0 Now Available >>
* Hybrid Rice Engineered With CRISPR Can Clone Its Seeds >>

* Genetic Mutations Could Wipe Out Eastern Lowland Gorillas >>
* Google Will Launch the Pixel 3 and 3 XL ‘Lite’ on Verizon in Spring 2019, Report Says >>
* Tesla today announced two new people to sit as independent members of its board: Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson. >>

* Singularity Hub’s Top Articles of the Year >>

* 5G will be great, but you are probably going to need a new phone >>
* Your data was probably stolen in cyberattack in 2018 – and you should care >>
* Who’s Hiring and Who’s Firing: A Flood of Tech Jobs Expands Beyond the U.S. West Coast >>

* How AI and tidy Kiwis are cleaning up our beaches >>
* North Korean Defectors’ Personal Data Was Stolen by Hackers, South Says >>
* To Pursue The Science Of Happiness, Try These 14 Tips >>

* Use AWS Machine Learning to Analyze Customer Calls from Contact Centers >>
* Mark Zuckerberg pats himself on the back for a job well done >>
* Trump threatens to seal off US-Mexico border ‘entirely’ >>

* How Donald Trump Inadvertently Made Subtweeting Great >>
* This has been the year of the woeful world leader >>
* Neural Network Tutorial >>

* Any.do made a smart grocery list that suggests what to buy >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Microsoft >>
* 911 emergency services go down across the US after CenturyLink outage >>

* 20 years from now, retail stores will have ‘cold zones’ to put winter jackets to the test and facial scanners that recognise customers as they walk in >>
* New Theory: The Universe Is A Bubble, Inflated By Dark Energy >>
* Human Genetic Engineering AP-NORC Poll >>

* Space Ops 101 An introduction to Spacecraft Operations >>
* To all Data Scientists – The one Graph Algorithm you need to know >>
* Bowler Is Going To Have Bragging Rights For The Foreseeable Future >>

* China Will Still Go Massively Nuclear but Don’t Want Western Reactor Technology >>
* SpaceX Will Launch Israeli Lunar Lander February, 2019 >>
* All the reasons 2018 was a breakout year for DNA data >>

* So, you got an IoT device for the holidays >>
* 10 top AWS resources on O’Reilly’s online learning platform >>
* 29 top tech CEOs of 2018, according to employees >>

* Sears chairmansubmits $4.4 billion bid in hopes of rescuing from imminent death >>
* High-tech seen as key to industrial upgrade >>
* Third C919 jet makes maiden test flight >>

* Splendid scientific and technological achievements materialized in 2018 >>
* Astronomy Cast Ep. 510: 2018 – Year in Review >>

* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Tesla >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: SpaceX >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Uber >>

* VW Solves Quantum Chemistry Problems on a D-Wave Machine >>
* 2018 in Space Photos: Penguins, Selfies on Mars, and More >>
* The Year in Robots, From Boston Dynamics to (RIP) Baxter >>

* Top 10 Tools Every Software Tester Must Try >>
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* The Beginner’s Guide to AI >>

* 2019 Predictions on Technology and Mergers and Acquisitions >>
* China ramps up global coverage for domestic Beidou satellite navigation system as rival to GPS >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 December 2018

December 27, 2018 Leave a comment

* Surgical Singularity Is Approaching >>
* 2019 Preview: AI to best humans at one of world’s most complex games >>
* Beyond Pluto: Spacecraft to fly by distant space rock ‘Ultima Thule’ on New Year’s Day >>

* Disney’s ‘Star Wars’ theme park trailer takes you inside its rides >>
* Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, banked a $3 billion profit in 2018 >>
* Alphabet is re-working its Wing delivery drones to be less noisy >>

* Real-time readouts of thinking in rats >>
* Reading Minds, Year Gotchas, LSTM Conversation, and Fast Scanning >>
* The biggest technology failures of 2018 >>

* India Curbs Power of Amazon and Walmart to Sell Products Online >>
* 12-step program for ‘tech addicts’: Young people turn to AA-style meetings >>
* How China got a head start in fintech, and why the West won’t catch up >>

* From autonomous cars to foldable phones, 2019 looks promising for 5G wireless technology >>
* Future AI: Turing multiplexing, air gels, hyper-neural nets >>
* The Milestones of Human Progress We Reached in 2018 >>

* Rotating Detonation Engines Could Propel Hypersonic Flight >>
* Chinese government will use home sharing data to monitor travelers >>
* Boring Machines for Deep Underground Lairs and Starting Underground Worlds >>

* Researchers are putting fish into augmented reality tanks >>
* IPFS Project Roadmap v0.4.0 >>
* The Global Hypersonic Arms Race Has Just Started >>

* AI Automatically Sorts Cancer Cells >>
* Tuning Infrared Antennas with Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics >>
* Don’t Fear the Robot Overlords—Embrace Them as Coworkers >>

* Experience New Horizons’ Encounter with a New World using Mobile Apps >>
* Technical mishaps occurred in trains, planes, automobiles, and many more places >>
* Dream on: My year pursuing the third state of being >>

* Samsung’s 2019 TVs will support input devices, like keyboards and mice for your PC >>
* Wake-up Timer Saves Power For I.O.T. Sensors >>
* Mind-Bending Study Suggests Time Did Actually Exist Before The Big Bang >>
* Don’t Fear the Robot Overlords—Embrace Them as Coworkers >>

* MIT research honored with Physics World “Breakthrough of the Year” awards >>
* UK army tests eagle-inspired paragliding drone for delivering supplies >>
* Five Times the Internet Was Actually Fun in 2018 >>

* Elon Musk defends his “pedo guy” tweets in defamation suit: They weren’t “statements of fact” >>
* LG’s latest sound bars feature Dolby Atmos and Google Assistant >>
* Is Smart Technology Making Us Dumb? >>

* China’s H-20 Stealth Bomber Copy of the US B2 Leads a New Wave of Military Gear >>
* SpaceX’s Starship goes sci-fi shiny with stainless steel skin >>
* This Roomba Can Turn Cleaning Maps Into ‘Doom’ Levels >>

* A new solar technology could be the next big boost for renewable energy >>
* Amazon advertises for NZ staff – but it’s not what you might think >>
* US stock markets rally after pre-Christmas slump >>

* Amazon advised US government on a portal that could make it billions >>
* Trump’s not the problem. He’s a symbol of 4 bigger issues. >>
* Japan Announces Withdrawal From International Whaling Commission, To Resume Commercial Whaling >>

* Artificial General Intelligence is Nowhere Close To Being a Reality >>
* Rich people give more to charity when you make them feel powerful >>
* One Giant Step for a Chess-Playing Machine >>

* Rolls-Royce’s Fully Autonomous Ship Could Set Sail Soon >>
* Alexa crashed on Christmas Day >>
* Samsung’s latest experiments include an ASMR recorder >>

* 2019 Preview: Teeth will reveal our species’ deep evolutionary past >>
* What’s Next In Syria After The Us Withdraws? >>
* Wristband That Detects Opioid Overdose Joins U.S. Race for Tech Solutions >>

* China Starts Operating Most Powerful Single Nuclear Reactor >>
* The 12 cleverest tech ideas of 2018 >>
* 40 Games We Can’t Wait To Play In 2019 >>

* Amazon announces a record-breaking holiday, ‘tens of millions’ of new Prime subscribers >>
* Boeing plans unmanned electric aircraft future >>
* Facebook and Valve Are On Diverging Paths For VR In 2019 >>

* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Facebook >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Amazon >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Samsung >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Google >>

* Why Chinese Companies Suck at User Engagement >>
* The Beginner’s Guide to AI >>
* 9 Skills to Transition Into AI Development >>
* Exploring the many benefits of using edge computing in IoT devices >>

* The Unending Chasm, and How to Survive It >>
* a16z Podcast: How the Internet Happened >>
* White House said to mull new year executive order to bar Huawei, ZTE purchases >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 December 2018

December 25, 2018 Leave a comment

* 2019 Preview: Electric cars of all shapes and sizes will hit the road >>
* The quantum trick that can help you live a better life – probably >>
* What films will you be watching in 2019? >>

* SpaceX Shows Stainless Steel Starship Parts And Hopper Will Have a Mirror Finish >>
* NASA Astronauts Will Still Ride Russian Rockets After US Craft Arrive >>
* UK military’s bomb disposal robots come with haptic feedback >>

* India Wants Tech Platforms To Break Encryption And Remove Content The Government Thinks Is ‘Unlawful’ >>
* Trend check: Best of our 2018 predictions >>
* 10 great minds we lost in 2018 >>

* ‘Funding secured’: The 17 wildest things people in tech said in 2018 >>
* 20 years from now, our homes will have mirrors that give us style tips to robots that help us with dinner >>
* 44 enterprise startups to bet your career on in 2019 >>

* Huawei Likely Edged Apple For Number Two in Global Smartphone Sales in 2018 >>
* Hippo-shaped asteroid skims past Earth on closest approach for 400 years >>

* Console Recorder for AWS >>
* Economy Is Strong. Leadership Is Shaky. Which Will Win Out in 2019? >>
* An important step for regenerative medicine: Human blood cells can be directly reprogrammed into neural stem cells >>

* China releases nationwide ‘negative list’ in show of openness, but will it make any difference? >>
* Why corporations see a bright future in start-ups – and want to think and act fast like them >>
* Hangzhou-Huangshan High-speed railway starts operations >>

* Are Stem Cell Injections Really a Miracle Cure for Everything From Cancer to Cellulite? >>
* Fortnite was 2018’s most important social network >>
* Walmart secured a patent to eavesdrop on shoppers and employees >>

* Lamborghini LB48H hypercar due next year: You might even say it glows >>
* Global Quantum Communication Network has Been Proven Feasible With 20,000 km Transmissions >>
* Head-to-head evaluation of six password managers >>

* Fuxing bullet train options set to attract global buyers >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: Dec 26, 2018 The Year in Review >>

* 2019 Predictions on Technology and Mergers and Acquisitions >>
* My 2025 Predictions – Beat That! >>

* Deciphering The Postcard Sized Raytracer >>
* Running Databases in the Cloud Era (Demo) >>
* 9 Skills to Transition Into AI Development >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 December 2018

December 24, 2018 Leave a comment

* SpaceX’s Starship test vehicle could fly by April >>
* 2019 Preview: DNA testing will lead to a decline in genetic disorders >>

* SpaceX Launches Super-Accurate Next-Gen GPS Satellite for US Air Force >>
* Supersonic blown air will enable super stealthy drones and planes >>
* The 100 Best Space Photos of 2018! >>

* Extending Human Lifespan >>
* How SoundHound Uses AI to Bring Voice and Music Recognition to Any Platform >>
* a16z Podcast: The Infrastructure of Total Health >>

* 10 Things We Learned About the Brain in 2018 >>
* 2019 Preview: People will receive transfusions of artificial blood >>
* Silicon Valley’s year of reckoning >>

* Astronomy Cast 2018 – Year in Review >>
* Earthrise: 50 Years Ago Today, Apollo 8 Changed Humanity’s Vision of Earth Forever >>
* 50 years ago, ‘Earthrise’ inspired the environmental movement >>
* SpaceX has 21 Successful Launches in 2018 >>

* Chinese girl idol group creates digital clones built by AI >>
* How Google software won 2018 >>
* Robocars, Elon, and More This Year in the Future of Cars >>

* Scientists discover the honey-loving insect can count using only four brain cells >>
* Neurons Made From Stem Cells Can Suppress Seizures >>
* Top 10 Robots of 2018 >>

* We Know Enough to Be Really Dangerous With Gene Editing >>
* NASA Gives Us Sugar in Space to Confirm Building Blocks of Life are Everywhere >>
* Why 2018 Was a Breakout Year for Open Source Deals >>

* NASA Approves Space Plane For Future Missions To The ISS >>
* 2018 a year some would rather forget >>

* Air Force Open to Reusable Rockets, but SpaceX Must First Demonstrate Performance >>
* Despite US crackdown, Huawei ships a record 200 million smartphones >>
* Flight Tests of the World Changing 100% Reusable SpaceX Starship Will Start 6 Months Early >>

* Learning Prolog, Data Race, Animating Photos, and Easy Flashing >>
* Linux 4.20 Released in Time for Christmas >>
* The Year Cryptojacking Ate the Web >>

* The year social networks were no longer social >>
* The First Basic Income Experiment in Germany Will Start in 2019 >>
* California issues its first approval for an autonomous ride service >>

* These Past Convictions Predict Odds Of Future Offenses >>
* Your next smartphone might be built with living cells >>
* Bugatti tests first 3D-printed brake caliper >>

* Volcano-triggered tsunami kills 222 in Indonesia, rescue operation underway >>
* China’s Fuxing family unveils new trains >>
* 2018 China tech review: look back at a year when gaming was whacked, AI moved ahead and technology took centre stage in trade war >>

* Huawei gear pulled from US$3bn UK police phone network >>
* Sound So Loud That It Circled the Earth Four Times >>
* Apollo Flight Controller 101: Every console explained >>

* The Best Consumer IoT of 2018 >>
* Five DevOps Trends for 2019 >>
* What Are the Game-Changing Trends for 2019? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 December 2018

December 22, 2018 Leave a comment

* This Algorithm Can Create 3D Animations From A Single Still Image >>
* Top smartphone trends in 2019 5G, foldables and in-display fingerprint readers >>
* China begins space-based broadband project >>

* Walmart secured a patent to eavesdrop on shoppers and employees >>
* China’s first private rocket production base begins operation >>
* Programming Medicine >>

* Ethics standards developed for research on humans >>
* High Winds Delay SpaceX Launch of Advanced GPS Navigation Satellite >>
* Watch the Apollo 8 Crew Recount Their Historic Moon Mission in This Epic NASA Video >>

* 2018 Was the Year That Tech Put Limits on AI >>
* Self-Driving Car Company Zoox Is Now Allowed to Carry Passengers >>
* Why IoT Has Consistently Fallen Short of Predictions >>

* UK police arrest two over Gatwick airport drones >>
* We Have No Idea How to Deal With Unexpected Drones at Airports >>
* AI in Telecom : A panacea for current ills? >>

* More Companies Are Trying a Four-Day Work Week >>
* Can Intelligence Buy You Happiness? >>

* The Lunar Farside and the Cosmic Dark Age >>
* Oracle Releases Major Version 6.0 of VirtualBox With Many New Features >>

* NASA probe will hurtle past the most distant object we’ve ever visited >>
* Why we’re not quitting Facebook >>
* Scientists Find A Brain Circuit That Could Explain Seasonal Depression >>

* U.S. Aircraft Carriers Must Evolve or Die: Study >>
* Police consider shooting down drone after London airport shutdown >>
* 10 Amazing Things We Learned About Humans in 2018 >>

* Elon Musk says SpaceX is on track to launch people to Mars within 6 years >>
* New trailers: Hellboy, Men in Black International, and more >>
* 13 Major Vulnerabilities Discovered in the Popular IoT OS FreeRTOS >>

* LG’s second-gen 4K laser projector works from just two inches away from your wall >>
* AWS re:Invent 2018 Product Launches: An Overview >>
* The Benefits of a Purpose Built Platform >>

* New Course Aims to Help Executives Learn About AI >>
* Accelerate: State of DevOps 2018 Strategies for a New Economy >>
* Balancing the Competing Demands of Your Customers, Your Teams, and Your Tools >>
* Monolith or Microservice? [Video] >>

* Enormous ‘energy kite’ promises a new way to harness wind power >>
* Does AI make strong tech companies stronger? >>
* Top Paying Tech Companies of 2018 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 December 2018

December 22, 2018 Leave a comment

* IBM wants doctors to use this tiny fingernail sensor to track diseases >>
* 50 years ago: NASA blasts off the first humans to experience a lunar close encounter >>
* With First-Ever Landing on Moon’s Farside, China Enters “Luna Incognita” >>

* Mars: Pictures reveal ‘winter wonderland’ on the red planet >>
* Introducing the Data Studio Community Visualizations Developer Preview >>
* WhatsApp has an encrypted child porn problem >>

* Book: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century >>
* 12 People Hospitalized With Infections From Stem Cell Shots >>
* How we worked to make AI for everyone in 2018 >>

* Aggregated knowledge from a small number of debates outperforms the wisdom of large crowds >>
* World Cafe Method >>
* The World Café: Shaping Our Futures Through Conversations That Matter >>

* The Year in Tech, in One Word: Oops! >>
* Nike’s first self-lacing basketball shoes go on sale in 2019 for $350 >>
* Kangaroos are baffling for autonomous vehicles >>

* The GPS wars have begun >>
* 2018 ain’t done yet… Amazon sent Alexa recordings of man and girlfriend to stranger >>
* This Was the Year the Robot Takeover of Service Jobs Began >>

* AT&T will add fake 5G labels to some Android phones >>
* Tech in China, Wisdom of Small Groups, iOS VPN, and Gameboy Supercomputer >>
* Asia’s AI agenda: The ecosystem >>

* IBM Africa and Hello Tractor pilot AI/blockchain agtech platform >>
* LG’s Laser 4K beams a 120-inch picture from seven inches away >>
* Breakthrough Ultrasound Treatment To Reverse Dementia Moves To Human Trials >>

* IBM Research develops fingerprint sensor to monitor disease progression >>
* 10 top AWS resources on O’Reilly’s online learning platform >>
* India To Intercept, Monitor, and Decrypt Citizens’ Computers >>

* These smart intersections warn drivers when a pedestrian is about to cross >>
* Follow these 5 steps to future-proof your career >>
* AI Won’t Replace Us, Docs Say >>

* Book Review: Architects of Intelligence >>
* Even if Exoplanets Have Atmospheres With Oxygen, it Doesn’t Mean There’s Life There >>
* Remember the Discovery of Methane in the Martian Atmosphere? Now Scientists Can’t Find any Evidence of it, at all >>

* The man turning China into a quantum superpower >>
* System Lets A.I. Play Chemist To Save Months Of Work >>
* Apple’s AI boss has been bumped up to the company’s executive team >>

* Apollo 8 Launched 1st Astronauts Around the Moon 50 Years Ago Today Despite Big Risks >>
* Apollo 8 at 50: NASA Chief Speaks Out on a US Return to the Moon >>
* Lidar accelerates hurricane recovery in the Carolinas >>

* This Is The Most Advanced Model Of The Cosmos >>
* Amazon Air expands with 10 more cargo aircraft, bringing fleet to 50 planes >>

* Boring Tunnels Will Be 100 Times Cheaper and Paid For With Bricks from Tunnel Dirt >>
* SpaceX Starlink Mars Plans Will Become Unstoppable Within 4 Years >>
* SpaceX Falcon Heavy Will Demo Rapid Reusability of 90% of the Rocket in 2019 >>

* Mindful Adults, Mindful Kids >>
* UK airport restarts some flights after drone shutdown chaos >>
* Australian Court Orders ISPs to Block 181 ‘Pirate’ Domains, Including Subtitle Sites >>

* Quantum Maxwell’s demon ‘teleports’ entropy out of a qubit >>
* Kubernetes 4Eva >>
* Researchers Use 3D Printing to Isolate Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells >>

* Amazon SageMaker adds Scikit-Learn support >>
* AWS re:Invent 2018: Transform the Modern Contact Center Using Machine Learning & Analytics (AIM304) >>

* Trump, Brexit, climate change: despair is everywhere. Yet still I can marvel at our humanity >>
* Join us in Las Vegas during CES >>
* How Do Universities Prepare Graduates For Jobs That Don’t Yet Exist? >>

* Amazon Prime’s Promise of Two-Day Delivery Is Dying >>

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