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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 March 2019

* Is this the uncanny valley of dog? >>
* Scientists reactivate cells from 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth >>
* Spread of cancers halted by smart bacteria that trigger immune attack >>

* SpaceX Test Firing Integrated Raptor Engine Today or Tomorrow >>
* Toyota will be first to use NVIDIA’s self-driving simulator >>
* Uncanny Valley Nobody’s Talking About: Eerie Robot Voices >>

* Our brains might sense Earth’s magnetic field just like birds do >>
* Blind Mice Get Their Sight Back After Gene Insertion >>
* Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water >>

* Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons >>
* 4 Laws That Could Stem the Rising Threat of Mass Shootings >>
* AI-Based App Could Screen for Cervical Cancer >>

* Angry Birds AR is coming to iPhone this spring >>
* A Theoretical Physicist (and Entrepreneur) on Why Companies Stop Innovating >>
* Scientists can turn regular seawater into hydrogen fuel >>

* At today’s Game Developers Conference, Google will take on the $140B industry >>
* Google’s Stadia game-streaming platform kills downloads and lets you play anywhere >>
* Google Stadia uses a custom AMD chip to offer 10.7 teraflops of cloud gaming power >>
* Google is creating its own first-party game studio >>

* Toilet on International Space Station gets a bacteria-killing upgrade >>
* YouTube’s Recommendation Algorithm Has a Dark Side >>
* Myspace loses 12 years’ worth of music uploaded to the site – up to 50 million songs >>

* 5 Killer Events From Space That Could Wipe Out Human Life On Earth >>
* Artificial Intelligence for Everyone: An Introductory Course from Andrew Ng, the Co-Founder of Coursera >>
* Discharged; Rethinking how we travel through our cities and towns means tracking the emissions we create. >>

* Indian Scientists Measure 1.3-Billion-Volt Thunderstorm, The Strongest On Record >>
* Astronomer says aliens might zap black holes with lasers to travel the galaxy >>
* Trello aims for the enterprise >>

* A Weird Powder Puzzle on the Martian Moon Phobos May Be Solved >>
* 1st Scientist on the Moon Says NASA Lacks Urgency for Lunar Landing >>
* China Launched Its 300th Long March Rocket This Month https://www.space.com/china-launches-300th-long-march-rocket.html? >>

* Japan Taps Toyota to Build Futuristic Moon Rover >>
* Early Earth’s Spin Helped Shape Its Molten Magma Ocean >>
* Physicists Reverse Time for Tiny Particles Inside a Quantum Computer >>

* Climate Change is a Problem But Not the End of the World >>
* Debating China’s BRI and Being Home to the Next Silicon Valley >>
* Series of Fusion Experiments that Could Lead to Cheap, Clean, Abundant Fusion Energy >>

* Bad cup of Java leaves nasty taste in IBM Watson’s ‘AI’ mouth: Five security bugs to splat in analytics gear >>
* The world’s first genderless AI voice is here. Listen now >>
* AI Polygraph Is Better At Detecting Lies Than You >>

* Apple Updates iPad Air, iPad Mini For First Time in Years >>
* Apple’s 2019 iMac gets some fresh chips, including an eight-core CPU >>
* Apple’s Big Spending Plan to Challenge Netflix Takes Shape >>

* Dexterous MIT Robot Picks Up, Puts Down Objects It’s Never Seen Before >>
* Ethics, Computing, and AI: Perspectives from MIT >>
* Facebook can’t find enough local news for its local news service >>

* Digital Life, Information Abundance, Quantum Computing, Language Design >>
* Google built a controller for its Stadia gaming service >>
* Google, Microsoft Work Together For a Year To Figure Out New Type of Windows Flaw >>

* IBM launches global blockchain-based payments network >>
* Here’s What It’s Like to Accidentally Expose the Data of 230M People >>
* In big tech’s future expansion plans, public good should be the corporate incentive >>
* Warner Bros CEO steps down after sexual misconduct allegations involving British actress >>

* Intel will build the first exascale supercomputer in the US >>
* Instagram will let you buy products without leaving the app >>
* ClimaCell bets on IoT for better weather forecasts >>

* Nvidia AI turns sketches into photorealistic landscapes in seconds >>
* Oracle adds more AI features to its suite of sales tools >>
* Robots will serve as guides for the 2020 Olympics >>

* Scientists Grow ‘Mini-Brain On the Move’ That Can Contract Muscle >>
* UK is testing its first full-sized autonomous bus >>
* NVIDIA’s $99 Jetson Nano is an AI computer for DIY enthusiasts >>

* Space Is Very Big. Some of Its New Explorers Will Be Tiny. >>
* A Tap-to-Fly Helicopter Shows How Flying Cars Might Take Off >>
* The Deeper Education Issue Under the College Bribery Scandal >>

* HP’s New Reverb VR Headset Bumps Up the Resolution >>
* Digital Transformation & Innovation Episode 2: Demystifying market disruption >>
* The Blockchain has the Potential to Stop Illegal Arms Trading into Black Market >>

* VMs vs. Containers for Microservices >>
* Value Stream Management Is Your Organization Ready >>
* Software Testing in the IoT Era: How QA Will Evolve in a Connected World >>

* 15+ Useful Helm Charts Tools >>
* Machine Emotional Intelligence >>
* AI Expert Discusses Conversational AI for Enterprises >>

* China develops anti-stealth radars >>
* Netgear announces a high-end $599 Wi-Fi 6 router >>
* Toy Story 4’s latest trailer proves that Pixar wants adults to cry in movie theaters >>

* Facebook says only 4,000 users viewed original NZ shooter livestream >>
* No one reported New Zealand mosque shooting livestream as it happened, Facebook says >>
* New Zealand shooter to represent himself in court as former lawyer says he appears ‘lucid’ >>
* NZ Commissioner; ‘Up to 14 years’ jail for video sharers ask Facebook to give police names >>
* New Zealand ISPs block websites hosting Christchurch shooting video >>
* How prevalent is far-right extremism? >>
* China issues white paper on anti-terrorism, human rights protection >>

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