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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 April 2019

* Samsung confirms Galaxy Fold delay, shares ‘initial findings’ on faulty units >>
* Apple’s cloud business is hugely dependent on Amazon >>
* Here’s how to watch Tesla’s self-driving event today >>

* Amazon is now making its delivery drivers take selfies >>
* Oxford philosopher’s newest hypothesis predicts the rise of super villains >>

* Satellites are checking if boats in remote places are fishing legally >>
* China’s new gaming rules to ban poker, blood and imperial schemes >>
* Diving into the broken Samsung Galaxy Fold phone fiasco >>

* These street signs explain how you’re being watched by smart city tech >>
* ‘Avengers: Endgame’ event is coming to ‘Fortnite’ this week >>
* Paris Firefighters Used This Remote-Controlled Robot to Extinguish the Notre Dame Blaze >>

* What Happens To Traffic When You Tear Down A Highway? >>
* Find Your Next Tech Job in One of These Boom Towns >>
* We need a reskilling revolution to succeed in the era of Globalisation 4.0 >>

* Internet time and doomsday asteroids: this week in tech, 20 years ago >>
* New trailers: Hobbs & Shaw, Big Little Lies, When They See Us, and more >>
* Untold History of AI: How Amazon’s Mechanical Turkers Got Squeezed Inside the Machine >>

* Preparing for and managing through a downturn >>
* Boston Dynamics showcases new uses for SpotMini ahead of commercial production >>
* AI is Helping Old Video Games Look Like New >>

* Google Lens may add translation and restaurant ‘filters’ >>
* A hotspot finder app exposed 2 million Wi-Fi network passwords >>
* Facebook makes its first browser API contribution >>

* a16z Podcast: Inside Apple Software Design >>
* Towards a Decentralized Storage Network for the Blockchain Computer >>
* Five Open Problems for the Blockchain Computer >>

* Particle learning system could help robots make sushi >>
* Scientists Create ‘Living’ Machines That Eat, Grow, and Evolve >>
* Mystery of Business Casual >>

* Windows Start Menu Will Soon Run in Its Own Process >>
* Rapid Growth of Digital Business in Africa >>
* Apple Spends $30+ Million on Amazon’s Cloud Every Month, Making It One of Biggest AWS Customers >>

* Samsung has postponed Galaxy Fold launch events in China >>
* SpaceX Crew Dragon Test ‘Anomaly’ May Delay Future Flights >>
* SpaceX’s new passenger spacecraft suffers failure during engine test >>

* Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do >>
* TED 2019: The start-ups launching in space >>
* Bees living on Notre-Dame cathedral roof survive blaze >>

* Can-a-pill-really-help-you-live-longer >>
* Mars 2020 Rover Assembled and Tested Ahead of Launch Next Year >>
* Iger: Star Wars Movies Will Go on ‘Hiatus’ After Episode IX >>

* Cold Plasma Kills 99.9% of Airborne Viruses >>
* ‘Incognito Mode’ Isn’t Really Private. Try Browser Compartmentalization >>

* Crispr Thwarts Fatal Lung Disease In Fetal Mice >>
* Majority of top mental health apps share user data with third-parties >>
* Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order release date, first trailer and gameplay details revealed >>

* Huawei’s first quarter revenue increases 39 per cent as it reveals big jump in global smartphone shipments >>
* Victor Rentea – Unit Testing like a Pro: The Circle of Purity >>
* Devoxx videos >>

* China’s flexible belt and road approach leads to ambiguity >>
* Agricultural drones great helpers for Xinjiang’s fruit farmers >>
* China’s road freight volume grows in Q1 >>

* China builds landmark projects along the Belt and Road >>
* 6 Freeway Removals That Changed Their Cities Forever >>
* Why I’ve Never Mixed Weed With Virtual Reality >>

* Being healthy’s one thing but should you hand over personal data for cheaper life insurance? >>
* Netflix’s New Comedy Lunatics Is Dizzying, Tone-Deaf >>
* Elon Musk’s Boring Company Inches Closer to Making Hyperloop a Reality >>

* It’s official: Blue Origin will bring rocket engine tests back to Huntsville >>
* Designing the First Full-Time Human Habitat on the Moon >>
* Huge dinosaur may have stood on its toes with fleshy pads for balance >>

* More Than 23 Million People Use the Password ‘123456’ >>
* Sri Lanka blocks social media sites after deadly explosions >>
* Historic ‘Summit’ with Creators of Python, Java, TypeScript, and Perl >>

* How much are we sacrificing for automation? >>
* AI Could Predict Death. But What If the Algorithm Is Biased? >>
* Hackers Can Tell What Netflix Bandersnatch Choices You Make >>

* How to Kickstart Security and Compliance for Your AWS, Azure, and GCP >>
* DBAs – Is Your Company’s Personal and Sensitive Data Safe? >>
* Tom’s Tech Notes: IoT Fails [Podcast] >>

* Gig Economy’s Unhappy Middle Class >>
* A beginner’s guide to Docker — how to create a client/server side with Docker-Compose >>
* APOD Falcon Heavy Launch Close Up >>

* MIT Developing Ionic Wind Thrusters as Efficient Alternative to Jet Engines >>
* Update on Microwave Beam-Heated Propulsion >>
* Ultrahigh Acceleration Neutral Particle Beam Driven Sails >>
* Turbo Rocket – A Single-Stage to Orbit Air-Breathing Rocket #SpaceAccess2019 >>
* Breakthrough Starshot Update #SpaceAccess2019 >>
* Antimatter Catalyzed Fusion Propulsion Update >>
* What is the Multi-generational Effect of Partial Gravity ? >>
* Thrust Vectoring of an Electric Solar Wind Sail >>
* New Hypergolic Rocket Engines for Lunar Landers and Other Applications #SpaceAccess2019 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 April 2019

* Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs is developing visual cues to indicate when their tech is monitoring you >>
* Facebook AI turns real people into controllable game characters >>
* Futurecraft Loop, wellness waters and more >>

* Adidas unveils running shoes that never have to be thrown away >>
* A Lab-Grown Brain Twitched an Isolated Muscle. Here’s Why That’s Amazing >>
* Amazon Gives Up on Chinese Domestic Shopping Business >>

* Spacemen on the way to Mars will have to wear swimming goggles to save their sight say NASA expert >>
* Researchers suggest 100 percent renewable energy isn’t very green >>
* Ready for 6G? How AI will shape the network of the future >>

* Zero-gravity robot cleaner could automatically sterilise the ISS >>
* Netflix says it’s testing a shuffle feature for when you don’t know what to watch >>
* Pop-Up Uses AI to Make Perfect KitKat and Sake Pairings >>

* Software 2.0 and Snorkel >>
* Decoding the human genome with deep learning >>
* Data fueling AI of the future >>
* Computational propaganda >>

* Automation of AI: Accelerating the AI revolution >>
* Making real-world distributed deep learning easy with Nauta >>
* Applied machine learning at Facebook >>

* Who’s Really Buying Property in San Francisco? >>
* The Helmet That ‘Resets’ Your Brain >>
* Where Should We Draw the Line Between Rejecting and Embracing Black Box AI? >>

* We Need A Space Resource Institute >>
* Alexa, Play Some Free Songs For Me >>
* Next-generation satellites can spot sources of greenhouse gases anywhere on Earth >>

* Private Space Industry Is Breaking Out of Earth’s Orbit >>
* Artificial intelligence speeds efforts to develop clean, virtually limitless fusion energy >>
* AI and Robotics Are Transforming Disaster Relief >>

* Brain Restoration System Explores Hazy Territory Between Being Dead Or Alive >>
* Amazon and Google FINALLY end their years-long feud as firms reveal YouTube will be available on Fire Stick for the first time since 2017 >>
* Google Maps street view images can be used to detect signs of social, economic, environmental and health inequality in major UK cities >>

* El Al Airline Warns of Measles After Flight Attendant Falls Into Coma >>
* Using AI to Make Knowledge Workers More Effective >>
* Uber’s self-driving car unit raises $1B from Toyota, Denso and Vision Fund ahead of spin-out >>

* Co-Orbital Transportation Infrastructure >>
* Google will block embedded browser log-ins to fight phishing >>
* A public database exposed medical records of 150,000 rehab patients >>

* Connection: Notes from Session 10 of TED2019 >>
* In Case You Missed It: Highlights from day 4 of TED2019 >>
* Play: Notes from Session 9 of TED2019 >>
* Anyone can be an underwater explorer: Trident underwater drone at TED2019 >>

* Without More Government Support for R&D, Solar Power’s Future Looks Cloudy >>
* The true cost of customer response >>
* SpaceX Falcon Heavy Center Core Booster in Pieces >>

* Precision Engineering of Solar Farms >>
* Parts of SpaceX Orbital Starship Prototype >>
* Next Gen Tiltrotor Much Faster than Helicopters and Will Fly Unmanned >>

* Falcon Heavy or New Glenn for New Moon Plans >>
* What Will the James Webb Space Telescope See? A Whole Bunch of Dust, That’s What >>
* Indian Anti-Satellite Test Proves Early Test for Space Fence >>

* China to Launch Ambitious Asteroid-Comet Mission in 2022 >>
* A House-Size Asteroid Zipped by Earth Today >>
* ‘Speed’ Docuseries Shows What Light-Powered Cubesat Might Look Like in Space (Video) >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 April 2019

* New trend report: The Anxiety Economy >>
* Samsung Galaxy Fold review units are already broken >>
* AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities >>
* Boston Dynamics debuts the production version of SpotMini >>

* Pig experiment challenges assumptions around brain damage in people >>
* Scientists build a machine to see all possible futures >>
* Google’s Photobooth brings automated selfie-shooting to the Pixel 3 >>

* Highlights from the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference in New York 2019 >>
* AI and the robotics revolution >>
* Automated ML: A journey from CRISPR.ML to Azure ML >>
* Checking in on AI tools >>
* Toward ethical AI: Inclusivity as a messy, difficult, but promising answer >>

* ‘Child’s Play’ trailer gives a smart home makeover, giving Chucky control over connected devices >>
* Amazon’s ‘The Boys’ has Karl Urban fighting superheroes gone bad >>
* Game of Thrones Breaks Viewership Records >>
* Duolingo’s Course Learn High Valyrian From ‘Game of Thrones’ >>

* Crispr Gene Editing Is Coming for the Womb >>
* Facebook is working on a voice AI rival to Siri and Alexa >>
* First Japan-Built Airliner In 50 Years Takes On Boeing and Airbus >>

* Scientists create programmable circuits in HUMAN CELLS, in gene-editing breakthrough they claim could lead to powerful ‘biocomputers’ >>
* Scientists created a CRISPR tool that can wipe out longer pieces of DNA >>
* Offshore Wind Farms Are Spinning Up in the US—At Last >>
* IBM Halting Sales of Watson AI Tool For Drug Discovery Amid Sluggish Growth >>

* Big Data Has Transformed Agriculture–In Some Places, Anyway >>
* A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis >>
* Google is taking on Amazon with ‘Google Express’—is it worth shopping there? >>

* Cloud Atlas: Huawei’s homegrown AI hardware hits shelves >>
* CloudBees acquires Electric Cloud to build out its software delivery management platform >>

* AI: Two-way Recommendation Systems #TCRobotics >>
* What It Was Like to Fly the ‘Roc’ — Stratolaunch’s Massive Rocket-Carrier Airplane >>
* Can’t We All Just Get Along? With Robots #TCRobotics >>

* Trexo Robotics Building Robots to Help People Walk >>
* What happens after the Industrial Robot-lution? #TCRobotics >>
* Wireless Industry’s Newest Gambit: Terahertz Communication Bands >>

* A Rocket Launch to the Space Station Today Could Be Visible Along US East Coast! >>
* Air-Breathing Rocket Engine Gets Green Light for Major Tests >>
* Asteroid Hunting Mission Releases 5th Year of Data >>

* Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys’ >>
* Is the IT Revolution Over? An Asset Pricing View >>

* Want to speak at TED2020? Enter our worldwide Idea Search >>
* In Case You Missed It: Highlights from day 3 of TED2019 >>
* Mindshift: Notes from Session 5 of TED2019 >>
* Jonny Sun: Making the internet a bit less lonely >>
* Life in the Tech Playground at TED2019 >>
* Vulcan Holodome at TED2019: An immersive 360-degree world… without a headset? >>

* China Finds Phone-Wielding Tourists and Telescopes Don’t Mesh >>
* How the Boeing 737 Max Disaster Looks to a Software Developer >>
* Better Ultrasound Imaging and Sonar Through Samarium >>

* U.S. Congress Finally Gets Some Good Ideas About IoT Security >>
* Prehistoric URINE reveals Neolithic people made the switch from hunting to herding 10,000 years ago >>
* How robots helped the French save Notre Dame Cathedral >>

* Here’s How Scientists Turned the World Into a Telescope (to See a Black Hole) >>
* Manual Command Likely Caused Israeli Moon Lander’s Crash >>
* NASA Astronaut Christina Koch Will Spend Nearly a Year in Space >>

* Becoming Warren Buffett >>
* Stopping an Earth-Bound Asteroid in its Tracks (Op-Ed) >>
* Deep Fakes With Synthetic Media #TCRobotics >>

* Elon Musk Interviewed on AI and Self-driving Cars >>
* First US Hypersonic Interceptor Defense Test Scheduled for 2020 >>
* Ray Kurzweil — Biotechnology and AI >>

* Amazon’s one-two punch: How traditional retailers can fight back >>
* Breeze Automation is building soft robots for the Navy and NASA >>
* Industrial robotics giant Fanuc is using AI to make automation even more automated >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 April 2019

* Pig brains have been partly revived after death – what does this mean? >>
* Gun that launches cord to wrap around assailant used for first time >>
* First-Of-Its-Kind Device Creates Electricity From Falling Snow >>

* T-Mobile and Comcast will label authentic calls to fight spam >>
* Mapping the world in 3D will let us paint streets with augmented reality >>
* We’ve found the first type of molecule to form after the big bang >>

* Lime’s electric scooters will be able to tell when you’re too drunk to ride >>
* Crispr Gene Editing Is Coming for the Womb >>
* Google Assistant can now ‘gently’ wake you up with Philips Hue lights >>

* Great White Sharks Are Terrified of Killer Whales, Study Finds >>
* Google’s AI Experts Try to Automate Themselves >>
* Part-revived Pig Brains Raise Slew of Ethical Quandaries >>

* Five Lessons Learned from Large scale Implementation of Kubernetes in the Enterprise >>
* Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is breaking before it’s even out >>

* In-flight Maps Entertainment Systems, Are About To Get a Big Upgrade — and Some Ads >>
* How Departing Leaders Can Pass Along Their Wisdom to Employees >>
* Giving robots a better feel for object manipulation >>

* Creating the Data Economy >>
* Boeing 737 Crashes May Make It Harder for Air Taxis to Take Off >>
* Apple seeks ‘revolutionary’ sensors for its self-driving car project >>

* Human gene editing comes to America: Two US cancer patients treated with controversial CRISPR technology >>
* Where AI in medicine falls short >>
* NASA’s newest planet hunter finds first Earth-sized alien world >>

* Alsid raises $14.7 million to secure your Active Directory installation https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/17/alsid-raises-14-7-million-to-secure-your-active-directory-installation/ >>
* Aidoc, the AI solution for medical imaging analysis, raises $27M Series B https://techcrunch.com/2019/04/17/aidoc-b/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29 >>
* Apple and Qualcomm End Their Legal Beef and Drop Lawsuits https://www.wired.com/story/apple-qualcomm-end-legal-beef-drop-lawsuits/ >>

* A new state-backed hacker group is hijacking government domains at a phenomenal pace >>
* 5 times when cloud repatriation makes sense >>
* Amazon launches a certification program for Alexa skill developers >>

* In Case You Missed It: Highlights from day 2 of TED2019 >>
* Power: Notes from Session 2 of TED2019 >>
* Intelligence: Notes from Session 3 of TED2019 >>
* Short talks, big ideas: The talks of TED Unplugged at TED2019 >>
* Audacity: 8 big, bold ideas for global change unveiled in Session 4 of TED2019 >>
* How Twitter shapes global public conversation: Jack Dorsey speaks at TED2019 >>

* The Buddy System: Human-Computer Teams >>
* MIT researchers discovered a way to move objects as heavy as a great white shark with your bare hands. Take a look >>
* Wound-closing system stretches skin over major injuries >>

* SpaceX Falcon Heavy Core Might Still Be Reusable >>
* SpaceX $500 Million Fundraising and First 75 Starlink Satellites >>
* Organs on a Chip Experiments Will Investigate the High Rate of Infections in Astronauts >>

* NASA Launching Astrobee Robots to Space Station >>
* Home Robot Control for People With Disabilities >>
* Ground Based Optical Interferometry Directly Images Exoplanet and Sees Its Atmosphere >>

* D-Wave Quantum Annealing Computer Has Over 150 Customer Applications >>
* China and Malaysia Agree on Cheaper and Shorter Rail Plan >>
* Aerojet Rocketdyne Makes Progress on Next Generation Engine Using 3-D Printed Parts >>

* Weekly Space Hangout: Apr 17, 2019 – Dr. Dorothy Oehler Talks “No Methane on Mars?” >>
* Tiny Robots, Wearable Tech and More Weird Science Will Launch to Space Station Wednesday >>
* SpaceX’s Starlink Constellation Construction Begins. 2,200 Satellites Will go up Over the Next 5 years >>

* Pepsi Drops Plans to Use Orbital Billboard >>
* Your guide to Amazon re:MARS: Jeff Bezos, Andrew Ng, Robert Downey Jr. and more… >>
* Amazon re:MARS >>

* Exclusive: What to Expect From Sony’s Next-Gen PlayStation >>
* Google Cloud Code gives Kubernetes development a boost >>
* Mozilla brings Python data science to the browser >>

* Device Tests Thousands Of Stem Cells Super Fast >>
* Watch Now: Einstein’s Scientific Revolution and the Limits of Quantum Theory >>
* T-Mobile, Comcast turn on call verification between networks in latest robocall fight >>

* TED 2019: The $50 lab burger transforming food >>
* AI performs as well as experienced radiologists in detecting prostate cancer >>
* Jeff Bezos-backed biotech startup inked $84 billion deal to make drugs for a troubling and increasingly common disease >>

* Intel buys into an AI chip that can transfer data 1,000 times faster >>
* The Smart Gun Doesn’t Exist for the Dumbest Reasons >>
* Amazon’s Slow Retreat From Seattle >>

* Andrew Yang Is The Candidate For The End Of The World >>
* Genesis made a miniature mint green electric car for the urban future >>
* India will soon overtake China to become the most populous country in the world >>

* US and China in ideological battle for the future, defence official says >>
* European Union must ‘play offence’ to offset China’s rising influence in Africa, Asia, insiders say >>
* China builds landmark projects along the Belt and Road >>

* China’s Beidou navigation system helps shepherds herd sheep >>
* Elusive molecule, first in Universe, detected in space >>
* Tom’s Tech Notes: What You Need to Know About Automated Testing [Podcast] >>

* I can serverless, and you can too! >>
* An introduction to the basic principles of Functional Programming >>
* Working Out Is Powerful Brain Training >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 April 2019

* SpaceX loses Falcon Heavy’s center booster to the sea >>
* Alibaba will let you find restaurants and order food with voice in a car >>
* Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini robot can haul vehicles, too >>

* Sony reveals PlayStation 5 details: 8K graphics, ray tracing, SSDs, and PS4 backwards compatibility >>
* World’s First All-terrain Drone! >>

* The 50x Zoom On The Huawei P30 Pro Is Unbelievable >>
* Apple said to be spending more than $500M on Arcade gaming subscription effort >>
* Paul Allen’s virtual reality “Holodome” went to TED looking for partners >>

* Scientists have found liquid BLOOD in frozen remains of a 42,000-year-old extinct horse >>
* Measles has made a shocking return to the US. Can it be stopped? >>
* The World’s Biggest Electric Vehicle Company Looks Nothing Like Tesla >>

* Re-tooling How Organizations Make Decisions >>
* Getting to Cloud Nine Container, Cloud and Serverless Migration Strategies >>
* 10 Revolutionary Augmented Reality Apps That You Should Know About >>
* A Gentle Introduction to Text Summarization in Machine Learning >>

* The Images That Could Help Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral >>
* Detailed 3D laser scans of Notre Dame Cathedral captured by late historian could be used to save the building >>
* Notre Dame’s stonework isn’t flammable but may be structurally damaged >>
* Apple will donate money to rebuild Notre-Dame >>

* The Morning After: Holding the Galaxy Fold >>
* Don’t Acquire a Company Until You Evaluate Its Data Security >>
* First Look: Hands on With Samsung’s Galaxy Fold >>

* In Case You Missed It: Highlights from day 1 of TED2019 >>
* Looking at stars: Notes from Session 2 of TED2019 Fellows talks >>
* Social media is a threat to democracy: Carole Cadwalladr speaks at TED2019 >>
* Carole Cadwalladr blasts tech titans at TED: Your technology is “a crime scene” >>
* Truth: Notes from Session 1 of TED2019 >>
* “One with each other”: Notes from Session 1 of TED2019 Fellows talks >>

* Men who have children later in life may prime their kids for longevity >>
* Untold History of AI: Algorithmic Bias Was Born in the 1980s >>
* Research Confirms: When Receiving Bad News, We Shoot the Messenger >>

* Polarizing the Data Center: Spin Lasers Deliver 240 Gigabits Per Second >>
* Elon Measures Tesla by Time Reduction to Replacing Regular 2.5 Billion Cars and Trucks >>
* Economic Impact of Self-driving Trucks >>

* China Tests of Railgun on Tank Landing Ship >>
* LIGO Is Up and Running Again and Already Spotted Two Possible Black Hole Mergers >>
* Apollo 11 Spacecraft on Display in Seattle for 50th Anniversary >>

* Of Mice and Microgravity: How Spacefaring Rodents Adapt to Life in Space (Video) >>
* Closest Star to the Sun, Proxima Centauri, has a Planet in the Habitable Zone >>
* Ep. 526: Event Horizon Telescope and the Black Hole at M87 >>

* 7 steps to building an engineering competency matrix >>
* Data Brokers, AI Research Ethics, Overclaimed Science, and Hardware for ML >>
* Lyft finally catches up with Uber’s continuous driver background checks >>

* New research shows how Android helps companies build a digital workforce >>
* Scientists print first 3D heart using a patient’s own cells >>
* AI-created sport: Researchers unveil six-player ‘Speedgate’ created by combining rules of 400 other games >>

* Why electric cars are a hot topic in Australia’s forthcoming election >>
* New Zealand suffers egg shortage as farmers scramble to go free-range >>
* Man Breaks Three World Records Landing A 250-Foot Car Jump >>

* Software Architecture – The Difference Between Architecture and Design >>
* The New Anxiety Therapy That’s All About Accepting Your Fears >>
* This Is What Exercise Does to Your Brain >>

* Why 5G Technology Will Be a Game-Changer for Healthcare >>
* 3 Surprising Benefits of the Cloud in IoT >>
* Qualcomm and Apple agree to drop all litigation >>

* How 5g Is Likely To Put Weather Forecasting At Risk >>
* Docker and DevOps: Developing Stateful Applications and Deploying in Docker >>
* Google Cloud Next ’19 >>

* Scientists Discover Genes Causing Age-Related Hearing Loss >>
* Experts call for rapid development of nuclear technology at ATOMEXPO forum >>
* Huawei expects ‘double digit growth’ for carrier unit in 2019 as 5G kicks >>

* Meet the man behind one of China’s biggest agricultural drone makers >>
* Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Robots Can Now Work Together To Haul A Truck >>
* Snowboarder Skims A 60-Foot-Long Pond, Ends On A Quick Frontflip >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 April 2019

* ‘First’ 3-D print of heart with human tissue, vessels unveiled >>
* Watch World’s Largest Plane Successfully Land >>
* OpenAI’s Dota 2 AI steamrolls world champion e-sports team with back-to-back victories >>

* AI developed a whole new sport >>
* TED 2019: 10 years of ‘ideas worth spreading’ >>
* Nextdoor CEO: ‘Customers bring some of the best ideas’ >>

* Human Contact Is Now a Luxury Good >>
* A robot has figured out how to use tools >>
* Travel through wormholes is possible, but slow >>

* Microplastics Are Blowing in the Wind >>
* Biologists claim EMPATHY is the secret ingredient that allowed humans to thrive and create complex civilisations >>
* A touch-feely part of the brain helps you enjoy a gentle caress >>

* A mission to Alpha Centauri affirms humanity’s faith in the future >>
* Google faces surge in police requests for mobile location data >>
* Making a Group, Robot Arms, Human Contact, and a Personal Archive >>

* Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI >>
* TSB to refund all customers that fall victim to fraud in ‘UK banking first’ >>
* A Triumph of Sports Medicine as Tiger Woods Wins the Masters >>

* Google Colab: Create Predictive Models in No Time >>
* Six Common Mistakes to Avoid When Implementing Agile at Scale >>
* How Do You Know If Your Organization Is Delivering Value Through Software? >>

* New Study: Continuous Testing Embraced, but Adoption Still a Challenge >>
* Using AI powered Automation for High Performance Data Pipelines in the Cloud >>
* I Promise Not to Roll My Eyes at Your TED Talk >>

* Google Just Showed Us the Future of Gaming >>
* The Biggest Technology Failures of 2018 >>
* ABB builds its largest robot factory in Shanghai >>

* TV Review: Game of Thrones Episode 1, Season 8 >>
* Game of Thrones, season 8, episode 2 trailer >>
* China’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Try Torrents, VPNs For Uncensored Episodes >>

* Audi’s self-driving EV concept filters out rush-hour stress >>
* Governments around the world, including the UK and Singapore, have moved to take a more active role in deciding what constitutes acceptable content >>
* Notre-Dame cathedral: Firefighters tackle blaze in Paris >>

* Samsung Galaxy Fold hands-on: Satisfying despite the crease >>
* New trailers: The Lion King, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Veronica Mars, and more >>
* What We Know About Ketamine As A Depression Cure >>

* Amazon shareholders will vote to ban facial recognition tech >>
* The Design Changes That Caused Boeing’s 737s To Crash >>
* What does the world’s largest single-building airport terminal look like? >>

* World’s longest sea bridge: Aerial shots over the Hong Kong-Zhuhai crossing >>
* Scientists invent handheld device for quick monitoring of drinking water quality >>
* How AIOps Supports a DevOps World >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 15 April 2019

* Cloud Programming Simplified: A Berkeley View on Serverless Computing >>
* What Data Scientists and Data Engineers Can Do with Current Generation Serverless Technologies >>
* Robots can do amazing things. Compare most advanced robots to a three-year old, and they can come up short. deep learning could bridge that gap >>

* World’s biggest airplane takes flight for the first time ever >>
* New trailers: The Lion King, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Veronica Mars, and more >>

* Game of Thrones: where to watch season 8 and how much it’ll cost >>
* Game of Thrones prequel: the cast, plot and release date for the new spin-off >>
* Tiger Woods wins 15th major title with spectacular Masters victory >>

* Re-tooling How Organizations Make Decisions >>
* Diving into Google Cloud Next and the future of the cloud ecosystem >>
* Java for Serverless: Ahead-of-Time Compilation With Micronaut and GraalVM >>
* Serverless Message Queues and How to Leverage the Best >>
* Everything you need to know about Google Cloud Anthos >>

* Space-based Gravity Wave Telescopes and Black Hole Science in the 2030s >>
* Israel Will Build Another Moon Lander >>
* AI agent offers rationales using everyday language to explain its actions >>

* Discover 8 big ideas for global change — as they’re revealed live at TED2019 >>
* OpenAI’s Dota 2 AI steamrolls world champion e-sports team with back-to-back victories >>
* Why Belt and Road Initiative is anything but debt trap >>

* Researchers Develop AI To Predict Hospital Readmission Rates From Clinical Notes >>
* OpenStack Stein launches with improved Kubernetes support >>
* IAM Robotics puts a unique spin on warehouse automation >>

* Electric scooters may not be around for long >>
* Elizabeth Warren Has A Novel Idea: Tax Corporations On The Profits They Claim Publicly >>

* Hackers publish personal data on thousands of US police officers and federal agents >>
* Clean meating: how science is disrupting the cow >>
* Coachella built an AR experience for festival-goers >>

* Is Google’s new cloud gaming service scalable? Yes but it may not be affordable, warns edge-computing CEO >>
* Amazon boss snubs ‘expensive’, ‘sub-optimal’ relational databases. >>
* Video Friday: Soft Robots, and More >>

* Electric VTOL Flying Cars Have a Role With Clean and Efficient Transportation >>
* Ultrafast Cluster Electronics >>
* Programmable Hybrid DNA-Protein Nanotechnology >>

* McKinsey’s approach to transformation: A conversation with Seth Goldstrom >>
* California to allow testing of light-duty self-driving trucks >>
* Mindfulness Is Much More Than Meditation >>

* A Routing Scheme to Make Underwater Networks More Reliable >>
* SpaceX Recovered Falcon Heavy Nose Cone, Plans to Re-fly it This Year >>
* Optimize Algorithms to Support Kids Online, Not Exploit Them >>

* Global economy would save up to $160 trillion by shifting to renewables, electric cars >>
* China: New “Artificial Sun” Will Be Completed This Year >>
* Apple may be spending ‘hundreds of millions’ to land games for Arcade >>

* Love, Death & Robots Could Have Been So Much Better >>
* Floating cities, anti-digital dining and more >>
* Here’s How Disney+ Will Take Over the World >>

* ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Panel: Watch It Live! >>
* Respawn’s ‘Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’ arrives November 15th >>
* Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order revealed at Star Wars Celebration with a story-centric trailer >>

* T-Mobile set to launch new television service >>
* The Julian Assange I Met in 2010 Doesn’t Exist Anymore >>
* David Attenborough finally talks climate change in prime time BBC slot >>

* Sony Files Patent For In-VR Esports Tournament Spectator System >>
* SpaceX will launch NASA’s $69 million mission to crash a spacecraft into an ASTEROID in 2021 >>
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* Artificial intelligence singles out neurons faster than a human can >>

* Biophotonic therapy eliminates bacteria and viruses from organs before transplantation >>
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* Mother of 3-DNA baby praises new fertility treatment >>

* 3 New Rockets Are on Track for 1st Test Flights in 2021 >>
* People are living longer despite care inequalities >>
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* Israel’s Moon probe snaps a final photo before crashing >>
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* Goodbye, Object Oriented Programming >>

* Whither native app developers? >>
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