Archive for October 6, 2019

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 07 October 2019

* Northrop’s satellite refueling spacecraft launches on October 9th >>
* Cars with high-tech safety systems are still really bad at not running people over >>

* Self-Driving Cars: Next Challenge, Anticipating Unpredictable Human Behaviour >>
* These Small Cars Can Help Drive the Autonomous Future >>
* Elon Musk’s future Starship updates could use more details on human health and survival >>

* DeepMind’s AI can apply learned knowledge to complete novel tasks >>
* A.I. musicians are a growing trend. What does that mean for the music industry? >>
* Steve Jobs: “Technology is nothing. What’s important is that you have faith in people, that they’re basically good and smart >>

* The Untold Story About the Founding of Google Maps >>
* World’s Best-Run Pension Funds Say It’s Time to Start Worrying >>
* The Three Things That Could Kill The Pilotless Airliner >>

* First video of viruses assembling >>
* SpaceX launch system compared to NASA’s 2 biggest rockets >>
* We can send a probe to interstellar comet Borisov – but not until 2030 >>

* Robotics start-up Geek+ is leading China’s push into smart logistics to support e-commerce, manufacturing >>
* 26-Year-Olds Are Living With From 1968 to 2018, Visualized >>
* This German start-up tackles the next challenge in self-driving cars: anticipating unpredictable human behaviour >>

* First All-Female Spacewalk Is Back On, NASA Says >>
* Is It Possible To Build a Warp Drive? >>
* Google causing more facial recognition problems, machine learning goes quantum and losing a job if an AI doesn’t like your face >>

* By 2060 the Airplane Industry Will Be Mostly Gone >>
* NASA Shares Incredible 3D Map of the Moon >>
* Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ Season 2 Launch Date, Trailer Revealed at NYCC >>

* ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Trailer >>
* ‘Star Trek’ Universe Panel: NYCC 2019 >>
* Will Riker and Deanna Troi Appear in ‘Star Trek: Picard’ NYCC Trailer >>

* China Is Winning Some Health-Care Battles — And Losing Others >>
* The human body is so complex that we’re still categorizing its organs! >>
* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through October 5) >>

* a16z Podcast: The Environment, Capitalism, Technology >>
* Kitty Hawk reveals its secret project, Heaviside >>
* SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon arrive at Cape Canaveral ahead of key test for crew flight >>

* Why Do Planes Avoid Flying Over The Pacific Ocean?, might surprise you. >>
* ANU incident report on massive data breach is a must-read >>
* How VR is Changing the Landscape for Mobile App Development >>

* I Worked at Capital One for Five Years. This Is How We Justified Piling Debt on Poor Customers. >>
* Open Source: From Community to Commercialization >>
* “Human Compatible” is a provocative prescription to re-think AI before it’s too late >>

* TED: What Happens In Your Brain When You Taste Food >>
* TED: Innovation Is The Antidote To Corruption >>
* What’s Really Inside a Meatless Burger? >>

* China launches HD observation satellite >>
* China to build 127 key special railway lines by 2020 >>

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