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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 December 2018

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* AT&T flips the switch on mobile 5G in 12 cities this week >>
* Five rockets are set to launch within 24 hours starting later today >>
* Cancellations scrub out hopes for a banner day of rocket launches >>

* Here Are the Odds That One of SpaceX’s Internet Satellites Will Hit Someone >>
* Robots, Big Data… And Weed: A New Marijuana Revolution >>
* China is racing ahead in 5G. Here’s what that means. >>

* System monitors radiation damage to materials in real-time >>
* Grocery delivery, with no humans drivers, is underway >>
* How the new AT&T could bully its way to streaming domination >>

* New Carnival Cruise Ship Will Have ‘First Roller Coaster at Sea’ >>
* The Next Mass Extinction Might Be About Survival of the Laziest >>
* Scientists have unravelled complete genome sequence that gives flowers TWO separate blooms >>

* Drug ‘reverses’ ageing in animal tests >>
* Scalable multi-node training with TensorFlow >>
* Video: Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo First Spaceflight >>

* Mindfulness: The Science Behind the Practice >>
* Computer chip will sniff your armpits and tell you when you have BO >>
* Flying car crashes during high speed ground test after ‘accidentally’ taking off >>

* Stem cells implanted into the brain stop epilepsy seizures in rats >>
* Next-generation GPS satellites that could TRIPLE accuracy for consumers set for blast off >>
* China and Russia are working together to HEAT the atmosphere to cut off satellite communication in terrifying wargame experiment >>

* VW Solves Quantum Chemistry Problems on a D-Wave Machine >>
* Reinvent Yourself: the Playboy interview Ray Kurzweil >>
* Higher Education is Actually Darwinian >>

* Ambri Utility Scale Liquid Metal Batteries Arriving in 2020 >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day; Methane Bubbles Frozen in Lake Baikal >>
* Continuous Lifecycle London’s 2019 speakers revealed >>

* These are the fastest growing new jobs for 2019 >>
* 115 years of new videos were uploaded to Pornhub in 2018 >>
* How the Big Rip could end the world >>

* 2018: The year Amazon became even harder to avoid >>
* Visual Studio Code’s Python extension goes to Jupyter >>
* The Fate of Huawei Foreshadows the Fate of China >>

* Singing AI, Content Signing, Data Rights, and Query Processing >>
* Lenovo built a slider phone with 12GB of RAM >>
* Taiwan To Shut Down 3G Networks By Year End >>

* Ford Creates Noise-Cancelling Kennel Aimed at Distressed Dogs >>
* Algorithmic catastrophe: How news feeds reprogram your mind and habits >>
* AI chip startup Graphcore closes $200M Series D, adds BMW and Microsoft as strategic investors >>

* Baidu taps Unity’s game engine to test its self-driving cars >>
* Jaguar’s automatic door could make cars more accessible >>
* Red Hat Enterprise Linux Comes To Windows 10 in the Form of WLinux Enterprise >>

* MovieBob’s Top 10 Movies of 2018 >>
* This houseplant can drive itself toward light >>
* Fostering Employee Innovation at a 150-Year-Old Company >>

* Toyota Hits the Water With an Investment in Robo-Ships >>
* Break Your Phone Addiction With … a Second Phone? >>
* Augmented analytics: The future of data and analytics >>

* Ambient computing is in the air, but what is it? >>
* AI can now create ‘100 per cent lifelike’ human faces from scratch >>
* A Network Theorist Seeks “Universal Laws” of Success >>

* Why is Elon Musk building a medieval WATCHTOWER outside the SpaceX factory? >>
* Researchers find breathing lunar dust could dramatically increase the risk of lung cancer >>
* Israeli moon mission to blast off in February and place a ‘time capsule’ on the lunar surface >>

* Groove X releases robot designed to show affection to humans >>
* Some of Amazon’s Alexa-enabled speakers are selling out right before Christmas >>

* Life-or-Death Algorithms: Avoiding the Black Box of AI in Medicine >>
* Sophia Robot Creator: We’ll Achieve Singularity in Five to 10 years >>
* How DeepMind’s AlphaZero Mastered Complex Games With No Human Input >>

* Artificial islands will bring wildlife back to a 270-square-mile freshwater lake >>
* Feast your eyes on 1,000bhp V12 engine Aston Martin >>
* Nuclear-powered ‘tunnelbot’ will search for life on Jupiter’s moon Europa by drilling down through its thick icy surface to access the ocean below >>

* AT&T turns on its mobile 5G network on Dec. 21, starting with 12 cities and mobile hotspot >>
* How will A.I. change medicine? >>
* This “Robotic Skin” Can Turn Pretty Much Anything Into a Robot >>

* Just discovered! “Farout”, the Farthest Object Ever Seen in the Solar System >>
* Saturn With No Rings? It Could Happen, and Sooner Than Astronomers Expected >>
* Secrets of Planet Birth Revealed in Amazing ALMA Radio Telescope Images >>

* The 10x lesson >>
* Oracle Digital Assistant: The Power of AI at your Fingertips >>
* Artificial intelligence, machine learning and Ubuntu >>

* Oracle’s CTO: No Way a ‘Normal’ Person Would Move To AWS >>
* Tesla Gigafactory 3 construction in China begins with rapid buildout of perimeter fence >>
* The Boring Company event sneak peak: venue, tunneling machine, completed watchtower >>

* IMAX VR’s Death Is An Important Cautionary Tale For The Location-Based Scene >>
* Longer hauls, nicer planes, and other ways travel changed in 2018 >>

* Bridge with 470-meter main span finished in China >>
* a16z Podcast: Building Crypto, from Vision to Reality >>
* This Site Keeps Track of Elon Musk’s Predictions About The Future >>

* Top 5 Ways DevOps Fails – and How to Prevent Them >>
* DZone Research: IoT Use Cases >>
* 6 Essential QA Blogs to Read in 2019 >>
* Questions Every CIO Must Ask Before Embarking on a Cloud-Driven Digital Transformation >>
* Top 20 Cloud Computing Service Providers >>
* Get Your First Application on Kubernetes >>

* Facebook’s catastrophic year has caused Mark Zuckerberg to lose more money than God >>
* Google’s year in review: All of the highlights and lowlights from 2018 >>

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