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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 01 October 2019

September 30, 2019 Leave a comment

* Is the world ready for Tesla’s ‘Enhanced Summon’ feature? >>
* All I want to do is chill and play ‘Flight Simulator’ >>
* Scientists Identify How Many Trees to Plant and Where to Stop Climate Crisis >>

* McDonald’s starts selling its Beyond Meat-based “P.L.T.” sandwich in Canada >>
* China Grew Two Cotton Leaves on the Moon >>
* Video Friday: Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos >>

* 16 Mins: Amazon to Deliver Healthcare, Oculus & VR/AR, Google Quantum Supremacy? >>
* Microsoft’s Windows Virtual Desktop service is now generally available >>
* Age of Steel Spaceliners >>

* Custom Computer Makes Inverse Lithography Technology Practical for First Time >>
* A Software Update Will Instruct Space Tomatoes to Sprout >>
* Verizon picks up the assets of Disney-backed VR startup Jaunt >>

* Not all is predictable on Facebook’s social Horizon >>
* Daily Crunch: Facebook faces VR challenges >>
* Smart Sleeve Tells Baseball Pitchers When to Get Off the Mound >>

* How to dismantle a nuclear bomb >>
* CLOUD Act, Ethical Consumption of Bits, TV Tracking, and Long Projects >>
* Apple and Amazon Are Quietly Building Networks That Know the Location of Everything >>

* Capitalism, Alone: Four important–but somewhat hidden–themes >>
* Google used photogrammetry to create a detailed VR tour of Versailles >>
* Google faces scrutiny from Congress, DOJ over plans to encrypt DNS >>

* TensorFlow 2.0.0 >>
* Deep Neural Networks With OpenCV and Clojure on AWS Lambda >>
* China goal of producing 100,000 locally made industrial robots annually by 2020 >>

* Bloodhound Land Speed Record prepares for trial run in South Africa >>
* Netflix’s In the Shadow of the Moon plays smart tricks with time >>
* Rethinking Drones As Autonomous Robotics >>

* Tesla’s New ‘Smart Summon’ Feature Reportedly Crashes a Car Into a Garage >>
* Tesla owners test new feature enabling self-driving capability in private parking lots >>
* Hyundai is getting into the flying car business >>

* Autonomous weapons need autonomous lawyers >>
* Linux Foundation exec believes edge computing will be more important than cloud computing >>

* Amazon’s new wireless protocol for IoT devices will have trouble finding a customer base >>
* AI and machine learning are changing our approach to medicine and the future of healthcare >>
* UK Space Agency starts hunt for Britain’s next astronaut in first recruitment drive in a decade >>

* Ocean worlds with a thick atmosphere may be better for life than Earth >>
* Many cancer drugs can be co-opted to treat different types of tumour >>
* Exclusive: Rocket test in Alaska polluted 230 tonnes of soil >>

* Confluent adds free tier to Kafka real-time streaming data cloud service >>
* Your Mental Health and Your Work >>
* What Happens When Teams Fight Burnout Together >>

* U.S. Military, Looking to Automate Post-Disaster Damage Recognition, Seeks a Winning Formula >>
* This Inside-Out Motor for EVs Is Power Dense and (Finally) Practical >>
* A Strange New Higgs Particle May Have Stolen the Antimatter from Our Universe >>

* Tesla’s first major V3 Supercharger rollout is taking place in Canada >>
* Biggest surprise of Microsoft Flight Simulator: it makes Bing cool >>
* Microsoft Launches Free Python Programming Video Series On YouTube >>

* Tech Budgets 2020: A CXO’s Guide >>
* Africa Is Building an A.I. Industry That Doesn’t Look Like Silicon Valley >>
* React vs Vue. Finally, a side-by-side code comparison between Vue and React! >>

* Greta Thunberg’s famous speech turned into Swedish death metal is pure magic >>
* A passenger filmed the engine cover coming off a United Airlines plane, which was forced to turn back to the airport >>
* UK police auction TalkTalk hacker’s cryptocurrency >>

* TED We the Future 2019 >>
* We may have to abandon concrete to fight climate change, architectural experts say >>
* Is the World Ready for Floating Nuclear Power Stations? >>

* How to Secure App Pipelines in AWS >>
* Flexible Wearable Reverses Baldness With Gentle Electric Pulses >>

* Could Airships Rise Again? >>
* Tons of Water in Asteroids Could Fuel Satellites, Space Exploration >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 September 2019

September 29, 2019 Leave a comment

* Elon Musk’s Starship Announcement in 8 Minutes >>
* a16z Podcast: New Business Models for Gaming >>
* Malls Have A Future: Location-based Entertainment >>

* Swappable Flying Batteries Keep Drones Aloft Almost Forever >>
* Algorithms help robot dogs trot more like real animals >>

* Second SIM card attack can send texts and phone location data >>
* A.I. Researchers Are Making More Than $1 Million, Even at a Nonprof >>

* NASA chief throws shade at SpaceX ahead of Elon Musk’s Starship update >>
* All Oculus Connect 6 Talks Now Available On YouTube >>
* Flying >>

* We can’t trust AI systems built on deep learning alone >>
* The Quest to Be Good at Everything >>
* Before 737 MAX, Boeing’s Flight-Control System Included Key Safeguards >>

* Elon Musk Aims To Put Spacex’s Starship In Orbit In Six Months >>
* SpaceX’s plan for in-orbit Starship refueling: a second Starship >>
* SpaceX Shows Vision of Starship at a Mars City and at Saturn >>
* Spacex’s Massive Starship Test Rocket Shines In Boca Chica, Texas >>

* We are Living in “The Era of Python” >>
* Using AI to reduce human trafficking >>
* Simple is Complex >>

* A computer built from NOR gates: inside the Apollo Guidance Computer >>
* Troublemakers and Trailblazers: Taking tech to the edge >>
* Hacker Releases ‘Unpatchable’ Jailbreak For All iOS Devices, iPhone 4s to iPhone X >>

* More SIM Cards Vulnerable to Simjacker Attack Than Previously Disclosed >>
* What Is API-Led — An Architectural Approach >>
* iThrone Evaporative Toilet Answers The Call For Healthy Cities >>

* KONE uses IBM Cloud platform to build IoT-based connected maintenance services >>
* Coding for 3D Part 1: An Introduction >>
* Do We Need To Rethink What Free Software Is? >>

* Public watches drone delivery service for the first time >>
* This Smart-camera Lets You Peek In And Check Your Fridge While You’re Shopping For Groceries >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 September 2019

September 28, 2019 Leave a comment

* SpaceX Starship Mk1 Stacking Operations – Entire Sequence >>
* Tesla V10.0 car software update adds Smart Summon, Netflix/YouTube, Spotify, karaoke and more >>
* IBM Project Debater Demonstrates the Future of Democracy in Switzerland >>

* How to Watch Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship Update Live Today >>
* SpaceX Starship Will Be Fully Operational Tomorrow >>

* Researchers easily breached voting machines for the 2020 election >>
* Gas station first to convert to all-electric vehicle chargers >>
* Autoblow AI powered sex toy >>

* Amazon wont stop until Alexas always with you >>
* Face masks to decoy t-shirts: The rise of anti-surveillance fashion >>
* In 5 years, 5,000 spacecraft will be looking for launch >>

* Futurist Tim O’Reilly Sees a Human-Computer Symbiosis Bigger Than AI >>
* Industry labels don’t matter, performance does >>

* At Tech’s Leading Edge, Worry About a Concentration of Power >>
* Global Disinformation 2019 Social Media Manipulation Report >>
* Elon Musk warns ‘advanced A.I.’ will soon manipulate social media >>

* Using math to blend musical notes seamlessly >>
* The Ringiifcation of Suburban Life >>
* Spot, 4-legged Robot is ready to go, for a walk >>

* Adobe previews expanded controls for Photoshop’s Content-Aware Fill >>
* As ‘CentOS Stream’ Brings Rolling Releases, Some RHEL Development Moves Into CentOS Project >>
* Does The Military Need Agile Programming? >>

* The New AI Toilets Will Scan Your Poop To Diagnose Your Ailments >>
* Smart space habitat looks to put AI to work in deep space >>

* Ten Times Cheaper But Better Food is Going to Radically Change Your World >>
* Cloudflare, Google Chrome, and Firefox Add HTTP/3 Support >>
* DARPA aims to make networks 100 times speedier with FastNIC >>

* Strata Data Conference: Bringing reinforcement learning to the enterprise >>
* Strata Data Conference: Conquering next frontier, the future of data science >>
* Strata Data Conference: Data sonification: Making music from the yield curve >>

* Creative Coding, Collective Social Behavior, Programming Language Research, and Social Media Manipulation >>
* Shared infrastructure may be key to rural 5G roll-out – ComCom >>
* Unlock: The talks of TED@BCG 2019 >>

* The best smart garage-door controller >>
* DoorDash investigating data breach that may affect nearly 5 million >>
* Will ‘Dress Weights’ stop your dress from blowing in the wind? >>

* Are you a growth leader? The seven beliefs and behaviors that growth leaders share >>
* Down but not out: How automakers can create value in an uncertain future >>
* The analytics academy: Bridging the gap between human and artificial intelligence >>

* The role of growth in a transformation: A conversation with Duncan Miller >>
* Scientists disentangle protein-nanoparticle interactions, suggest path to drug-sensing tool >>
* ‘Oumuamua and Borisov Are Just the Beginning of an Interstellar Object Bonanza >>

* Shapeshifter Robots Could Explore Volcanoes and Caves on Saturn’s Moon Titan >>
* Mice That Spend a Month in Space Were Able to Reproduce Once They Got Back to Earth >>
* Feds say 737s need to be better designed for humans >>

* Hitting the Books: Teaching AI to sing slime mold serenades >>
* Get “Quantum Ready” at the Grace Hopper Celebration 2019 >>
* IBM Research AI at INTERSPEECH 2019 >>

* NASA wants to send nuclear rockets to-the-moon-and-mars >>
* Google is taking over DeepMind’s NHS contracts – should we be worried? >>

* Microbes from earth should be sent to ‘colonize’ Mars and help turn it into a planet fit for human life, scientists say >>

* No, Alexa won’t stop recording you >>
* The Annotated Galactic Center >>
* Using Amazon Polly in Windows Applications >>

* ‘Eyeball Earth’ Alien Planets May Be Lifeless ‘Snowballs’ >>
* Astronomers Have Found a Place With Three Supermassive Black Holes Orbiting Around Each Other >>
* Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech >>

* Transcribe speech to text in real time using Amazon Transcribe with WebSocket >>
* The Defense Department Plans to Build Radiation-proof CRISPR Soldiers >>

* Shape-shifting Robots Like These Could Be Just What We Need to Explore Titan >>
* Roadmap for Lab Experiments for Warp Drive >>
* New Technique for Estimating the Mass of a Black Hole >>

* Neutrino Experiment Reveals (Again) That Something Is Missing from Our Universe >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 September 2019

September 26, 2019 Leave a comment

* Uber overhauls app in ambitious bid to become Operating system for your everyday life >>
* Turns out Tesla police cars run out of ‘gas’ mid-chase, too >>
* Gigantic Chinese Telescope Opens To Astronomers Worldwide >>

* Pimax 8KX Is A True 4K Per Eye Wide FoV Headset For $1299 >>
* The Age of the Idiot >>
* Jeff Bezos says Amazon is writing its own facial recognition laws to pitch to lawmakers >>

* Amazon announces Fetch pet tracker that uses new Sidewalk networking >>
* Microsoft brings Google Assistant support to the Xbox One >>

* Oculus Connect 6 VR event in 12 minutes >>
* Day 1 Keynote | Oculus Connect 6 >>
* Day 2 Keynote | Oculus Connect 6 >>
* Here’s everything Oculus just announced >>

* POD Say Yes to the AI Dress: Entrepreneur Brings GPUs to Fashion – Ep. 97 >>
* POD Machine Learning and Analytics for Time Series Data >>
* POD Season 5, Episode 4: Sequoia Capital (Part 1) >>
* DevOpsTV: Build Fast, Secure Well: Automate DevSecOps and Secure Your Cloud >>
* DevOpsTV: DevOps for Highly Regulated Environments >>
* DevOpsTV: How Online Retailer Resident Scaled DevOps with AWS and CloudShell Colony >>

* Humans Can Improve Technology without Really Understanding It >>
* NVIDIA has created an AI-powered greenscreen for streamers >>
* SpaceX Will Use Tesla Car Batteries to Power Movable Wings for Starship Re-Entry >>

* OpenAI Tried to Train AI Agents to Play Hide-And-Seek but Instead They Were Shocked by What They Learned >>
* As attack drones multiply, Israeli firms develop defenses >>
* 15 Rules of a Native Graph Database >>

* Performance Testing React With Anonymous Functions >>
* Inside Tesla’s Neural Processor In The FSD Chip >>

* Amazon is injecting Alexa with more artificial intelligence than ever >>
* Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’s new story trailer shows off the power of the Empire >>
* Is Your Relationship Status With Google “Complicated?” >>

* Running IntelliJ IDEA in Jenkins >>
* Integrating Jenkins With Microsoft Teams >>
* A T. rex bite could have crushed a car. Here’s how. >>

* China completes world’s longest cross-sea road-rail bridge >>
* Google shutters Bulletin, its hyperlocal news experiment >>
* Did China just accidentally show off its new supersonic cruise missile? >>

* Inside The First-ever Nfl Broadcast In 4k Hdr >>
* The Clever Tech Powering the New Apple Watch’s Always-On Display >>
* Boston Dynamics Will Sell First Generation Universal Robot >>

* Astronauts Explore Caves on Earth, Learning the Skills They’ll Need for the Moon and Mars >>
* A new tool to help Italian companies grow with AI >>
* Researchers create ‘player trait model’ allowing for personalized games >>

* Invention Uses Nanoparticles To Track Chemo In The Body >>
* Fossilised microbes from 3.5 billion years ago are oldest yet found >>
* Cheetahs ‘could go extinct in east Africa within two years because three quarters of their cubs are being smuggled out and sold >>

* Highlights from the Strata Data Conference in New York 2019 >>
* The future of Google Cloud data processing >>
* Recent trends in data and machine learning technologies >>
* Interactive sports analytics >>
* Censorship, Tiktok, Machine Learning Workspace, and Deepfake Library >>
* Cisco Data Intelligence Platform >>
* AI isn’t magic. It’s computer science. >>

* Learn How to Code in Python With Microsoft’s Free Classes >>
* Sharp Made a Smartphone With a (Sort of) 240Hz Display >>
* Is Amazon’s Alexa ready to leave home and become a wearable voice assistant? >>

* Here’s Everything Coming to Hulu in October 2019 >>
* Here’s Everything Coming to Amazon Prime Video in October 2019 >>
* 25+ launches from Uber’s big event “The operating system for your everyday life” >>

* Food Network’s cooking instruction service lets you ask Alexa for help >>
* Facebook Secures Digital Rights For ICC Cricket Events >>
* Echo Loop hands-on: Alexa on your knuckles and at your fingertips >>

* Everything Amazon announced at its Alexa event >>
* Cloudflare Relaunches Its Security-Focused Mobile VPN Warp >>
* Amazon’s Alexa assistant will offer directions, other help in new GM cars >>

* Amazon’s ‘X-Ray’ feature is coming to Thursday Night Football >>
* Amazon makes it easier for smart home devices to alert customers to low supply levels >>
* Alexa developers can now personalize their skills by recognizing the user’s voice >>

* What it means that Samuel L. Jackson is the new voice of Alexa >>
* Economic Case for Nuclear Fusion Also Applies to Advanced Fission Reactors >>
* Understanding disk usage in Linux >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 September 2019

September 25, 2019 Leave a comment

* Facebook is mapping the planet to create a foundation for its AR glasses >>
* All the new features coming to Alexa, including a new voice, frustration mode, and Samuel L. Jackson >>
* Facebook’s ambitions for the brain are coming into focus >>

* Oculus is launching hand tracking on Quest next year >>
* Heat Waves Happen In The Oceans, Too — And They’re Getting Worse >>
* Amazon adds Auto Delete for Alexa following privacy concerns >>

* Tilt Five: Holographic Tabletop Gaming >>
* Cleaning ImageNet, Thumbnails, Tracking Users, and AR Tabletop Gaming >>
* Social VR world ‘Facebook Horizon’ comes to Oculus in 2020 >>

* Facebook makes clear that posts by politicians can break ‘normal’ rules >>
* Facebook promises not to stop politicians’ lies & hate >>
* Google fights deepfakes by releasing 3,000 deepfakes >>

* Amazon’s Echo Frames put Alexa on your face >>
* Amazon’s Echo Buds sound good and are great at noise reduction >>
* Amazon is simplifying device setup with ‘Certified for Humans’ program >>

* China’s New Weapon: A Sonic Gun That Vibrates Your Brain >>
* Quantum sensing on a chip >>
* Drone flies into dust devil to learn how to cope with 12 mile high tornadoes on Mars >>

* Experimental diabetes drug may lower blood sugar and reduce obesity >>
* Giving nature human rights could be the best way to protect the planet >>

* China launches first home-made amphibious assault ship >>
* Cloudflare launches mobile vpn-again >>
* Goodbye, Motherboard. Hello, Silicon-Interconnect Fabric >>

* Oculus shows off its latest next-generation headset prototypes >>
* Amazon wants to put microphones into your rings and glasses >>
* Azure Logic Apps vs. Microsoft Flow >>

* OC6: Former Job Sim, MOR Devs Announce New VR/AR Studio absurd:joy >>
* A patent lawsuit against GNOME >>
* Inside the venture capital recruiting process >>

* Alibaba unveils new AI chip aimed at speeding up e-commerce and cloud computing tasks >>
* TechTalks With Tom Smith: How Machine Learning Has Changed Software Development >>
* How purpose-driven growth and a strong culture can beat the market >>

* Is Amazon Bank the Future of Banking? >>
* Australians are reporting cybercrime activities once every 10 minutes >>
* Five Reasons Why American Thinking is Obsolete >>

* Alexa will soon switch between languages for multilingual homes >>
* ‘Storm Area 51’ meme came to life and it was actually kind of beautiful >>
* Add eye tracking to your HTC Vive headset for $149 >>

* WeWork and Counterfeit Capitalism >>
* Is WeWork a Fraud? >>
* Israel to get state-of-art, missile-proof blood bank to meet growing demand >>

* Dangerous Asteroids May Be Lurking in Jupiter’s Shadow >>
* Quantum Computing Community Has Been Buzzing About Quantum Supremacy >>
* With Quantum SpeedUp Proven Will There Be Quantum Manhattan Projects? >>

* Spot, Boston Dynamics’ robot dog, is finally for sale >>
* Amazon Web Services joins Google in paying lip service to Microsoft’s .NET platform >>
* As Windows 10 lands on 900m devices, Microsoft shows us the shape of clunk to come (again) >>

* How does impeachment work? Let these cartoon explainers show you >>
* A Roundup Of Key Reactions To Trump’s Call With Ukraine’s President >>
* AI Forum sets out AI policy framework >>

* Alibaba unveils Hanguang 800, an AI inference chip it says significantly increases the speed of machine learning tasks >>
* Amazon Care is a new app-based health service for its employees >>
* Amazon Sidewalk aims to connect outdoor tech beyond your WiFi range >>

* Amazon launches high-end Echo Studio for $200 >>
* Amazon’s new Alexa-enabled smart oven doubles as an air fryer >>
* Amazon’s new Echo Dot has a built-in clock >>

* Blue Origin might not send humans to space until 2020 >>
* Android 10 Go edition improves speed and security for low-cost phones >>
* Apple TV update arrives with multi-user support and a new home screen >>

* Are You Developing Skills That Won’t Be Automated? >>
* DJI launches new industrial drones for agriculture and new services for industry customers >>
* MegaBots calls it quits, puts battle robots on eBay >>

* Microsoft launches its AI presentation coach for PowerPoint >>
* Project xCloud’s first public trial hits Android devices in October >>
* PlayStation State of Play Reveals ‘Last of Us 2’ and More! >>

* ‘Civilization VI’ arrives on PlayStation 4 November 22nd >>
* Hack with these APIs at the Disrupt SF 2019 Hackathon >>
* Hacker Takes Over Smart Home Devices, Plays ‘Vulgar’ Music in Couple’s House >>

* Ancient European megastructures may have been community centres >>
* Global Promises to Reduce CO2 Are Falling Short of 1.5-Degree-C Warming Goal >>
* NASA pushes ahead with its plan to build a $600million telescope to detect potentially devastating ‘city killer’ asteroids >>

* Plastic tea bags shed billions of microplastic particles into the cup >>
* You can finally play Mario Kart on your smartphone >>
* 600,000 Images Removed from AI Database After Art Project Exposes Racist Bias >>

* New video 2019 Undoing Aging conference: Mike West, on (iTR) for Age Reversal >>
* Scientists create sensors with traps for free radicals >>
* Machine learning finds new metamaterial designs for energy harvesting >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 September 2019

September 24, 2019 Leave a comment

* Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot is now a gymnast >>
* Boston Dynamics’ Spot is leaving the laboratory >>
* Facebook acquires neural interface startup CTRL-Labs for its mind-reading wristband >>

* 50+ Useful Kubernetes Tools >>
* Samsung’s new camera sensor has the tiniest pixels ever >>
* Watch the first flight of a drone with a microturbine engine >>

* NASA orders a dozen Orion spacecraft from Lockheed Martin for Moon missions >>
* NASA Eyes Up to 12 Artemis Moon Missions With New Contract >>
* Dyson-inspired Motorcycle Concept Is Blowing Our Minds! >>

* Fivetran is a SaaS service that connects to the critical data sources in an organization, pulls and processes all the data >>
* Fivetran: Data Pipelines, Reinvented. >>
* Amazon’s Ring wanted to use 911 calls to activate its video doorbells >>

* Your Navigation App Is Making Traffic Unmanageable >>
* Why we need to get back to Venus >>
* New AI Systems Are Here to Personalize Learning >>

* When it comes to robots, reliability may matter more than reasoning >>
* Game-Changing Tech Behind Gemini Mans ‘Young’ Will Smith >>
* Serverless neither magically faster nor cheaper, dev laments >>

* China’s lunar rover discovers mysterious substance on moon’s far side >>
* Watch Sony’s State of Play event here at 4PM ET >>
* An ‘Orbital Gateway’ Can Guide Comets to the Inner Solar System >>

* Gmail’s dark mode begins rolling out today >>
* China sees 421 million users of real-time delivery apps >>
* China makes remarkable progress in deep-sea exploration >>

* NASA Wants a New Space Telescope to Protect Us All from Dangerous Asteroids >>

* Facebook’s Oculus must do these things for virtual reality to win >>
* Path to a free self-taught education in Computer Science! >>
* Comparing Database Types: How Database Types Evolved to Meet Different Needs >>

* Fortnite season X has changed so much that it’s overwhelming >>
* At UN Climate Summit, a lot of talk about action >>
* NASA Wants to Test New Moon Spacesuits on the Space Station in 2023 >>

* Microsoft Releases Emergency Patches for IE 0-Day and Windows Defender Flaw >>
* Cynet 360: The Next Generation of EDR >>
* Russian APT Map Reveals 22,000 Connections Between 2000 Malware Samples >>

* Creating Online Courses in 2019? And, Why Every Programmer/Blogger should Create One? >>
* Make sure your cloud doesn’t cost more than it should with these strategies >>
* Tracking the sources of robust payments growth: McKinsey Global Payments Report >>

* ICE Companies, Matrix Methods, Malfunctioning Sounds, and Terrorist Definitions >>
* The business case for blockchain >>
* SpaceX Starship Mk1 Will Be Fully Stacked By Elon’s Saturday Presentation >>

* Distributed Tracing in Practice >>
* Challenges of Running Kubernetes In Government >>
* Why Does the Scrum Team Need Self-Organization? >>

* How fast can self-driving cars ‘think’? >>
* Boston Dynamics Robot’s New Parkour Abilities Are So Impressive They Don’t Even Look Real >>
* Apple TV update arrives with multi-user support and a new home screen >>

* The Paradox of Growth >>
* Score big and try Google News for the Rugby World Cup >>
* Nailed it: Researchers unveil octocopter carpenter that attaches shingles to a roof using a nail gun >>

* Tackling rugby concussions with IoT gumshields powered by SAP >>
* Chewing a handful of nuts each day could keep your weight down, say Harvard scientists >>
* Social radio startup Stationhead moves beyond live broadcasts >>

* New Research Promises Electric Car Batteries That Last For a Million Miles >>
* Here’s Everything Coming to Netflix in October 2019 >>
* Google’s rumored Pixelbook Go laptop may pack a 4K display >>

* ClimateTech is the new hot space for investors in a warming planet >>
* LG Signature OLED88Z9PUA Is an 8K TV Upgrade >>
* Angry nerd algorithms not what you think-they-are >>

* Adobe’s next-gen Fresco drawing and painting app launches on iPad >>
* 6 Best Video Conferencing Services for Small Businesses >>
* 11 key takeaways from Oracle OpenWorld 2019 >>

* APIs, costs, vendor lock-in… Get expert answers to your serverless Qs – and dive in deep with practical workshops >>
* Why do cloud leaks keep happening? Because no one has a clue how their instances are configured >>
* Japan Is Launching an Unpiloted Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today. Watch Live >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 September 2019

September 23, 2019 Leave a comment

* Apple’s new Mac Pro to be made in Texas >>
* Pool rental app >>
* Google Play Pass bundles 350 Android games and apps for $4.99 per month >>

* Robots enable bees and fish to talk to each other >>
* Doing more to protect your privacy with the Assistant >>
* Serverless: 15% slower and 8x more expensive >>

* 16 Minutes on the News #9: All the Phone Hacks >>
* DevOpsTV: The Next Generation of Application Security >>
* A deepfake pioneer says ‘perfectly real’ manipulated videos are just 6 months away >>

* AI to bring sharper focus to eye testing >>
* Site Uses AI To Find Issues In Privacy Policies >>
* Tech industry sets official standard for 8K TVs >>

* IKEA’s AR furniture app now lets you preview an entire room >>
* IKEA will produce more energy than it consumes by 2020 >>
* PSVR Predictions For PlayStation’s Next State of Play >>

* China makes great strides in building space power >>
* SpaceX to share Starship progress update Saturday as it continues prototype construction >>
* AI Helps Seismologists Predict Earthquakes >>

* HBO won Emmys night, but the future belongs to streaming platforms >>
* Emmy Awards Reflected TV’s Future, While The Show Was Stuck In The Past >>
* Downton Abbey takes down ‘Ad Astra’ and ‘Rambo’ weekend box office >>

* Honda will offset 60 percent of its US electricity use with wind and solar >>
* Airbnb could share identities of hosts to prevent illegal renting >>
* Moving the largest high-performance lens ever built >>

* The world needs an alternative to Selenium – so we built one >>
* Silicon Valley Is One of the Most Polluted Places in the Country >>
* Microsoft chief Brad Smith says rise of killer robots is ‘unstoppable’ >>

* New AI program better at detecting depressive language in social media >>
* Alzheimer’s memory loss reversed by new head device using electromagnetic waves >>
* Wearable brain-machine interface could control a wheelchair, vehicle or computer >>

* Google: Our commitment to ensure a sustainable future for all >>
* 10 Ways Alexa Can Help You Prep For Your Next Party >>

* AI is learning to diagnose schizophrenia from a smartphone video >>
* The 4 ingredients to create consciousness could explain our own minds >>
* Todays Cartoon: September 23 2019 >>

* Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ‘Nog’ Actor Aron Eisenberg Has Died at 50 >>
* Microsoft to add more AI-infused apps and features to Dynamics 365 >>
* Linux Foundation Exec Believes Edge Computing Will Be More Important Than Cloud Computing >>

* Hyundai teams with Aptiv to put self-driving cars on the road by 2022 >>
* How to collaborate on Microsoft Office files in GSuite >>
* How to Demonstrate Your Strategic Thinking Skills >>

* Good at Operations, Neural Speech Recognition, Cryptocurrency Abuses, and Compiler Tools for ML >>
* Fixed Samsung Galaxy Fold Launches For Real This September >>
* Cloudflare has a new plan to fight bots — and climate change >>

* Did a Prehistoric Asteroid Breakup Shower Earth With Enough Dust To Change the Climate? >>
* Debian May Need To Re-Evaluate Its Interest In ‘Init System Diversity’ >>

* Chef CEO does an about face, says company will not renew ICE contract >>
* Aptiv and Hyundai form new joint venture focused on autonomous driving >>
* AMD delays 16-core Ryzen 9 CPU to November >>

* Return to the Moon? 3D Printing with Moondust Could Be the Key to Future Lunar Living >>
* Google restarts human audio reviews of Assistant recordings with new safeguards in place >>
* Tesla After Model Y and the China Factory Start >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 September 2019

September 22, 2019 Leave a comment

* Facebook Servicefriend, which builds ‘hybrid’ chatbots, for Calibra customer service >>
* Fitbit is reportedly in the early stages of exploring a sale >>
* Building a Cellular-Connected IoT Electric Scooter w/ Soracom + Raspberry Pi in One Hour [Part 2] >>

* This Picasso painting had never been seen before. Until a neural network painted it. >>
* AI and ethics: The debate that needs to be had >>
* Amazon looks to expand Alexa’s world amid growing privacy concerns >>

* Is Agile the Enemy (of Good Design)? >>
* GitLab is Overtaking GitHub >>
* The new science of sleep engineering >>

* When two people fancy each other their heart rates jump in harmony >>
* How Amazon Survived the Dotcom Bust – An Intro to Business Model-Market Fit >>
* Using Multi-Stage Docker, Go, Java,& Bazel to DESTORY Long Build Times >>

* Ask Slashdot: How Will 2019 Look To People 20 Years From Now? >>
* The Ozone Layer Is On Track To Completely Repair Itself by the 2060s >>
* Researchers Determine the 120 Most Surveilled (CCTV) Cities In the World >>

* What Do the Latest Smart Home Innovations Mean for the State of IoT? >>
* How to Choose the Right IoT Platform: The Ultimate Checklist >>

* Here’s Why Full-Stack Development Is Critical for IoT >>
* Your smart devices listening to you, explained >>
* We need to track the world’s water like we track the weather >>

* A Sputnik Moment For The U.S. As China Forges Ahead In Tech Innovation >>
* A Strange New World: Economic Slowdown, Liquidity Issues >>
* CEA facial recognition at Daxing Airport makes travelling easier >>

* New trailers: Knives Out, The Secret Garden, Raising Dion, and more >>
* Three Mile Island’s infamous nuclear plant shuts down after 45 years >>
* MAVEN has been in orbit at Mars for 5 years >>

* UX Design Trends to Look For In 2020 >>
* The Smart Kitchen is very stupid >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 September 2019

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* Killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria >>
* Drone equipped with nail gun can fix the roof so you don’t have to >>
* This Mathematics Problem Involving A Frog Crossing A River Is A Real Head-Scratcher >>

* AI helps reduce Amazon hydropower dams’ carbon footprint >>
* Amazon Prime perks now include mobile game add-ons >>
* Axibo camera slider system uses AI to track faces and objects >>

* Fujifilm SonoSite Wants to Bring AI to Ultrasound >>
* Impossible Burger hits grocery stores on Friday >>
* Voices From The Global Climate Strike >>

* Developer pulls critical code from tech company after ICE contract revealed >>
* Capitalism made this mess, and this mess will ruin capitalism >>
* Asteroid Dust Triggered an Explosion of Life on Ancient Earth >>

* New trailers: Knives Out, The Secret Garden, Raising Dion, and more >>
* Facebook’s latest AI experiment helps you pick what to wear >>
* These AI-generated people are coming to kill stock photography >>

* Airbnb plans to go public in 2020 >>
* It’s possible to reverse-engineer AI chatbots to spout nonsense, smut or sensitive info >>

* Apple introduces real-time lyrics to Music >>
* Microsoft plans to rearchitect Azure Stack by making it container-based >>
* Lime is shutting down car rental service, LimePod >>

* Here are the security sessions you can’t miss at Disrupt SF >>
* Virtual Reality Video Games That Double as Exercise >>
* Bionic wearable chair raises $143,000 in crowdfunding but divides the internet >>

* Herpes vaccine to be tested in humans after best result yet in animals >>
* In a Race Against the Sun, Growers Try to Outsmart Climate Change >>
* Australia will help NASA go to the Moon and Mars >>

* What’s it like cooking your own Impossible Burger? >>
* Over $30 Billion and 33 Years to Turn Space Shuttle Components into a Super Heavy Lift Rocket >>
* Gel-free Noninvasive Brain Computer Interfaces Is More Convenient for Your Hair >>

* Apple’s new iPhones can better manage your battery as it ages >>
* Amazon all electric future fleet vehicles >>
* Apple Arcade makes you ask, what is a videogame worth? >>

* Venus Could Have Supported Life for Billions of Years >>
* Russia Says It Will Keep Source of Hole (and Air Leak) on Soyuz Secret >>
* Take a Journey Through Disney’s ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ >>

* Congress Asks More than 80 Companies for Big Tech Complaints >>
* SpaceX Tries Buying Out Homeowners Around Starhopper’s Texas Launchpad >>
* Vulnicura VR, brain food for babies and more >>

* Is it love? Ask this AI: System reads text conversations to determine if the other person has a crush on you >>
* Adding A Mutation To Ebola Could Sap Its Infectious Power >>
* Americans Would Rather Drive Than Commute In Self-driving Cars >>

* Google Reportedly Attains ‘Quantum Supremacy’ >>
* You DNA belongs on the blockchain. >>
* Hitting the Books: Searching for ancient cities from space >>

* Bring AI to home hunting; AI used to analyse room photos >>
* The Area 51 Raid was the worst way to spot an Alien or UFO >>
* Global climate strikes: millions take to the streets to demand action >>

* Hawaii Wants to Lead the Renewable Revolution >>
* UK academics are stockpiling lab equipment in case of a no-deal Brexit >>
* Alexa, are you ready to live in the car, too? >>

* Households could face cheaper energy bills, as cost of offshore wind falls to record low >>
* Highly sensitive sensors to measure the heart and brain activity >>
* New sensors could lead to earlier lymphoma diagnosis >>

* ‘Racist’ AI can only be stopped if tech bosses share secrets, warns viral selfie app creator >>
* Apple could be designing a tracking tag system to help users locate lost items >>

* MIT Future of Work Report: We Shouldn’t Worry About Quantity of Jobs, But Quality >>
* The Future Looks Like Salt Reactors >>
* The Real Robotics Revolution Arrives as a Service >>

* The future of food: what we’ll eat in 2028 >>
* Transplanted Brain Stem Cells Survive without Anti-Rejection Drugs in Mice >>
* Catch them if you can: How leaders in data and analytics have pulled ahead >>

* It’s not just about China. Asian economies are integrating rapidly, fuelling regional growth >>
* The forgotten step in leading large-scale change >>
* We keep looking for space aliens. Are they looking for us? >>

* ‘Earecho’ Uses Your Ear To Unlock Your Phone >>
* Mystery of why humans walk upright may be explained by surprise fossil >>
* At TechCrunch Disrupt, insights into key trends in venture capital >>

* Google announces 18 new renewable energy deals >>
* Google is investing $3.3B to build clean data centers in Europe >>
* Bill Gates: Don’t Break Up Tech Giants, It Won’t Stop Anticompetitive Behavior >>

* Call-center scammer loses $9m appeal in stunning moment of poetic justice >>
* Marc Millis: Testing Possible Spacedrives >>
* New Zealanders vent anger at being unable to watch Rugby World Cup >>

* China Launches 5 New Earth Observation Satellites into Orbit (Video) >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 September 2019

September 19, 2019 Leave a comment

* Amazon will order 100,000 electric delivery vans from EV startup Rivian, Jeff Bezos says >>
* AI could reinvent medicine or become a patients worst nightmare >>
* Artificial intelligence can now predict El Niño 18 months in advance >>

* How Automatic wants to build the operating system of the web >>
* Alphabet is partnering with FedEx and Walgreens to bring drone delivery to the US >>
* Google is bringing Assistant to people without internet access >>

* City Brain, an AI-powered traffic-management system by Alibaba Cloud >>
* Starbucks to your doorstep in 30 minutes is now possible in China >>

* Fast swimming fish robot could perform underwater surveillance >>
* How Microbiomes Could Save the Planet >>
* Oracle takes another step in its goal to build the world’s first autonomous cloud >>

* Google Research India: an AI lab in Bangalore >>
* Built Robotics raises $33M for its self-driving construction equipment >>
* A Cure For The Common Cold Was Inside Us All Along >>

* Cubesat Mission Will Be First to Fly Lunar Gateway’s Unusual Orbit >>
* How to Cool a Planet With Extraterrestrial Dust >>
* Indian Moon Probe’s Failure Won’t Stop an Asian Space Race That Threatens Regional Security >>

* Tesla’s Model 3 scores the company’s first top safety award from IIHS >>
* Rocket Lab moves closer to opening US launch facility with landing pad completion >>
* Tesla’s Powerwall is now pitching an all-in-one power management system for homes >>

* Thailand’s iconic tuk-tuks get a makeover as start-up gears up for tests of self-driving models in Bangkok >>
* Farm animals are the next big antibiotic resistance threat >>

* SpaceX Seeks Property Buyouts Near Starhopper Launch Site in Texas: Report >>
* Google is now testing Incognito mode for Maps >>
* A hat that zaps the scalp with electricity helps reverse male balding >>

* Amazon’s AI is democratizing the war on NSFW user-generated content >>
* Amazon will let you donate to 2020 presidential candidates by talking to Alexa >>
* Amazon Accelerates Efforts to Fight Climate Change >>
* ‘Tunabot: First robotic fish to keep pace with tuna >>

* GitHub gobbles Semmle to search code for bugs and security holes >>
* Seaweed to Offset Emissions Will Mainly Be Reducing Methane from Farm Animals >>
* Your Navigation App Is Making Traffic Unmanageable >>

* Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Car Making Ramping Up and Shanghai Factory Expansion is Already Starting >>
* Stochastic Robots Use Randomness to Achieve More Complex Goals >>
* Making “Smart” Cells Smarter >>

* Liquid Air Could Store Renewable Energy and Reduce Emissions >>
* Heat Pumps Could Shrink the Carbon Footprint of Buildings >>
* Green Data: The Next Step to Zero-Emissions Data Centers >>

* A 4G flip phone with Google Assistant is coming to the US >>
* Stephen Hawking Was Wrong. Black Holes Are Bald. >>
* Watch SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Fire Its Abort Engines in Amazing Video Compilation >>

* AI Can’t Protect Us From Deepfakes, Argues New Report >>
* A Lunar Space Elevator Is Actually Feasible and Inexpensive, Scientists Find >>
* Boring Technology, YouTube’s Procella, Hong Kong Protest Tech, and Personas >>

* New Relic launches platform for developers to build custom apps >>
* Samsung’s ultra-fast new PCIe 4.0 SSDs ‘never die’ >>
* Solar and Wind Power So Cheap They’re Outgrowing Subsidies >>

* The Benefits of Bringing Your Whole Identity to Work >>
* The Full Nerd ep. 106: Ryzen gets a boost, Windows 10’s future, and Q&A >>
* Google’s parental control software Family Link gains much-needed features >>

* Laws are needed when technological change ends up squeezing workers >>

* Some planets may orbit a supermassive black hole instead of a star >>
* UN climate summit: Scientists’ messages to world leaders >>

* Shape-shifting robot built from ‘smarticles’ shows new locomotion strategy >>
* Artificial intelligence probes dark matter in the universe >>
* 5 Areas We Should Invest in Now to Survive Climate Change Later >>

* Designing for a Post-Job Future: The Impact of AI on Architecture >>
* Israel: Hot spot for future mobility technologies >>
* The future of Asia: Asian flows and networks are defining the next phase of globalization >>

* Build your ML skills with AWS Machine Learning on Coursera >>
* Giant Volcano on Jupiter Moon Could Erupt Any Day >>
* Airbnb guests turned a man’s home into busy brothel for 2 weeks >>

* The 50 best video games of the 21st century >>
* Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system >>
* Huawei delays sale of Mate 30 smartphones in Europe as trade ban bars access to Google apps, services >>

* Graph Algorithms, Neural Networks, and Graph Databases. The Year of the Graph Newsletter, September 2019 >>
* Dealing With Serverless Cold Starts, Once and For All! >>
* Using Multi-Stage Docker, Go, Java,& Bazel to DESTORY Long Build Times >>
* SDM: The Fundamentals of Software Delivery Management >>

* Birds Are Vanishing From North America >>
* Silicon Valley is terrified of California’s privacy law. Good. >>

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