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* Early mouse fetuses generated without sperm or eggs for first time >>
* Giving robots a faster grasp >>
* Hubble Captured‘Video’ Of A New Interstellar Object Traveling at 110,000 MPH >>

* Google Pixel 4 Face Unlock works if eyes are shut >>
* Humans evolved to think faster by slowing down brain development >>
* Technology’s future isn’t gleaming, it’s dirty and biological >>

* Skydio’s Dock in a Box Enables Long-Term Autonomy for Drone Applications >>
* In a “biorecycling” factory, enzymes perfectly break down plastic so can be used again >>
* Google Voice users can start calls and send messages with Siri >>

* Sony’s self-driving ‘Sociable Cart’ delivers mixed-reality inside, ads outside >>
* A second mutation that makes people need less sleep has been found >>
* Desert ant runs so fast it covers 100 times its body length per second >>

* Animals Are Out, Alt Protein Is in—and It’s Cooking Up Some Unbelievable Creations >>
* European-Russian ExoMars Rover Team in ‘Race Against the Clock’ to Fix Parachutes for 2020 Launch >>
* Faster-Than-Light Travel Could Explain Mysterious Signals Beaming Through the Cosmos >>

* POD NVIDIA’s Ian Buck on What’s Next for the AI Revolution – Ep. 100 >>
* POD Season 5, Episode 5: Atari (with Nolan Bushnell) >>
* VR Weekly Podcast:, Featuring Nathan Rowe From SculptrVR >>

* Highlights from the O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference in London 2019 >>
* O’Reilly AI Conf: Building and deploying AI applications and systems at scale >>
* O’Reilly AI Conf: Large-scale machine learning at Facebook: Implications of platform design on developer productivity >>
* O’Reilly AI Conf: Real-time AI for entity resolution >>

* NASA Wants to Send Water-Sniffing Rover to Lunar South Pole in 2022 >>
* NASA Engineer; High-Speed Spacedrive. Too Bad it Violates the Laws of Physics >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: Jeffrey Kargel Talks Climate Change on Earth and Beyond >>

* BBC winds down its in-house VR production team >>
* Netflix won’t ‘shy away from taking bold swings’ as competition heats up >>
* Netflix stock skyrockets on profit beat despite looming competition >>

* Labor leaders and startup founders talk how to build a sustainable gig economy >>
* MIT scientists develop a way to recover details from blurry images >>

* Rocket Lab successfully launches fifth Electron rocket this year >>
* Design Product with Consumer Privacy in Mind >>
* Solving Logic Grid Puzzles with an Algorithm that Imitates Human Behavior >>

* Why Solving Rubiks Cube Not Signal Robot Supremacy >>
* Skydio’s station lets self-flying drones work around the clock >>
* Domino’s launches AI-powered camera system alerts if they make substandard pizzas >>

* Google’s Quest to Be Everywhere — and Nowhere >>
* Feature Request: option to disable reading from .env >>

* EC2 Scheduling Best Practices >>
* Tesla Gets Government Approval To Build Electric Vehicles In China >>
* Science and technology innovation drives China’s agricultural development >>

* China 150 smart toilets, send alerts after 15 mins to someone to check in on you. >>
* Google Voice users can start calls and send messages with Siri >>
* 5G brings over 4,800 medical experts to northwest China’s Xinjiang >>

* Google Pixel 4; Face unlock, new screen tech, faster voice commands, and radar >>
* Google keeps adding Pixel features it claimed it didn’t need >>
* 15-Year-Old Japanese Skateboarding Prodigy Is Operating On A Whole Different Level >>

* Future of SpaceX Starlink and Starships >>
* 5 Obstacles to Home-Based Health Care, and How to Overcome Them >>
* Are solar-powered airships the future of cargo delivery? >>

* Goldman Sachs CEO Says Apple Card is the Most Successful Credit Card Launch Ever >>
* Microsoft has invested $1 billion in research lab OpenAI – here’s why >>
* Microsoft introduces new open-source specs for developing cloud and edge applications >>

* What Are the Benefits of Turmeric? >>

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