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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 December 2019

December 29, 2019 Leave a comment

* Brain can mix natural and artificial vision to help treat blindness — study >>
* LG’s first indoor gardening appliance helps beginners grow vegetables >>
* Samsung’s newest experiments include hands-free typing and a scalp scanner >>

* Microsoft proposes AI that improves when you smile >>
* Flying cars, hyperloops and the other tech predictions that didn’t pan out >>
* Russia says its hypersonic missile is now in active service >>

* Our Top 10 Consumer Tech Posts of 2019 >>
* Predictions 2020: Cloud, Kubernetes and cybersecurity will rule >>

* Amazon, Ring face lawsuit over alleged security camera hacks >>
* Rise of the Machines >>
* The tech CEOs’ year of reckoning >>

* AI System Warns Pedestrians Wearing Headphones About Passing Cars >>
* 2020 will be a big year for online childcare >>
* Google Search now lets you add movies and shows to a ‘Watchlist’ >>

* Andrew McAfee: More From Less Keynote >>

* Serkan Piantino’s Company Makes AI for Everyone – Ep. 106 >>
* China opens first driverless subway >>
* Steady Chinese economy making difference in rapidly changing world >>

* 2020 – Four Technology Predictions in the New Year >>
* Complex logic at breakneck speed: Try Julia for data science >>
* Recommendation System: The 10 Categories Of Deep Recommendation Systems That you Should Pay Attention To >>

* The workout drug >>
* Free returns come with an environmental cost >>
* Watch this AI goalie psych out its opponent in the most hilarious way >>

* Shine: Automate Toilet Cleaning >>
* Predictions 2020: Key Trends that Will Shape the Autonomous Digital Enterprise >>
* Predictions 2020: Infrastructure and Ops Trends to Watch in 2020 >>

* The future is autonomous: 5 reasons why automation will be tech’s major story in 2020 >>
* For 2020, the crystal ball remains positively cloudy >>
* I had no idea how to write code two years ago. Now I’m an AI engineer. >>

* 16 Minutes on the News #17: Star Wars in Fortnite; Encryption Ultimatum >>
* 2020 will likely be a groundbreaking year in space. Here’s a calendar of the biggest rocket launches >>
* Revenue train kept rolling all year long for Salesforce >>

* How One Person Can Change the Conscience of an Organization >>
* China’s Long March 5 Rocket Returns To Flight >>
* China nears completion of its GPS competitor, increasing the potential for Internet balkanization >>

* I Asked My Students To Turn In Their Cellphones and Write About Living Without Them >>
* Astronaut Christina Koch Breaks Record for Longest Space Mission by a Woman >>
* Chip-to-chip Quantum Teleportation and Multi-photon Entanglement in silicon >>

* A ton of Ruckus Wireless routers are vulnerable to hackers >>
* It’s The Jons 2019! >>
* What’s the Point of the James Webb Space Telescope? >>

* High blood pressure research: 2019 overview >>
* Passing kidney stones: 2-drug combo may relieve pain >>
* Extreme Aging >>

* Asia’s central banks are ahead in the race to develop their own digital currencies >>
* China’s scientists aren’t shy about promoting their work any more >>
* How Cloud Services Modernize ERP >>

* The next wave of electric vehicles will appear in 2020 >>

* Three Reasons Behind Ludicrous Spending in Streaming Media >>
* ‘Here We Go. Chaos Is Starting’: An Oral History of Y2K >>
* Energy Ideas For A New Decade >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 December 2019

December 27, 2019 Leave a comment

* Disney+ is coming to Teslas ‘soon’ >>
* 2020 will be the beginning of the tech industry’s radical revisioning of the physical world >>
* Information Teleported Between Two Computer Chips For the First Time >>

* The FAA wants to track all drones flying in the US >>
* Self-Checkout Sets Off Battle Over a Day of Rest >>
* Samsung may name its next flagship the Galaxy S20 because 2020 >>

* ‘Game-changer’ methanol battery keeps drone in the air for 12 hours >>
* Volkswagen built a robot to find your electric car in a parking lot and charge it >>
* Gartner crystal ball: Looking beyond 2020 at the top IT-changing technologies >>

* Researchers Want To Use Mega Man 2 To Evaluate AI >>
* Russia starts testing its own internal internet >>
* LG’s 2020 soundbars add ‘AI Room calibration’ to optimize their audio >>

* Teslasuit has a VR glove to go with its full-body haptic suit >>
* The 2010s killed the cult of the tech founder >>
* The tech CEOs’ year of reckoning >>

* Gillmor Gang: Old Friends >>
* Amazon is looking into tech that can identify you using the veins in your hand >>
* Podcast #39: Quantum Computing, The State of The Art, featuring whurley >>

* Serkan Piantino’s Company Makes AI for Everyone – Ep. 106 >>
* China near to eliminating poverty >>

* YouTube’s burnout generation >>
* Google Brain’s AI Achieves State-of-the-Art Text Summarization Performance >>
* Samsung accidentally confirms 5G-ready Galaxy Tab S6 >>

* 2019 was the year we got serious about walking on the moon again >>
* The Week in Tech: What 5 Billion Means to Amazon >>
* Microcomputer implanted inside heart failure patients could improve prognosis and quality of life >>

* Rolls-Royce to launch all-electric plane in 2020 >>
* The Decade in Astronomy: These Space Discoveries Shaped the 2010s >>
* The Biggest Alien Planet Discoveries of 2019 >>

* Amazon Researchers Use AI To Improve the Recognition of Curved Text >>
* Daily Crunch: The startups we lost in 2019 >>
* Defender Guard 2K-resolution Wi-Fi Camera review: No cloud subscription required >>

* Welcome to the Elements of AI free online course! >>
* IoT and Home Automation – Is it the Future? >>
* Italy Follows France in Levying a Digital Tax >>

* LG’s 2020 soundbars add ‘AI Room calibration’ to optimize their audio >>
* Messenger signups without a Facebook account are no longer possible >>
* Boeing’s Starliner hiccup could delay US plans for crewed spaceflight >>

* Plastic-eating mealworms could help clean up the environment >>
* What to expect from the cutting edge of science and tech in 2020 >>
* How financial technology firms are helping — and disrupting — the insurance industry >>

* We need to revisit AI rewriting its source code >>
* Martin Murillo Brings remote Bolivian Villages the Internet >>
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* Queen Elizabeth Echoes Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Christmas Message >>

* NASA’s Decade in Space: The Highs and Lows of the US Space Agency’s 2010s >>
* Silicon Qubits Entangled Over a Half a Centimeter >>
* Reversible RNA Switch Controls Gene Therapy Dosage >>

* #7: The colossal problem with universal basic income >>
* Electric Buses on London’s 100 Route Will Play a Soundtrack To Alert Pedestrians To Their Presence >>
* Netflix’s Groundbreaking Culture Deck >>

* Japanese satellite sets low altitude record >>
* 2020: What’s to come in technology — AirPods Pro, Oculus Quest return to stores >>
* YouTube will shine even more attention on learning in 2020 >>

* One-day deliveries are breaking our cities >>
* Finally, machine learning interprets gene regulation clearly >>
* Full noncontact laser ultrasound: First human data >>

* Cell injection could train the body not to reject organ transplants >>

* Magnetic levitation device could help police identify illegal drugs >>
* Potatoes engineered to harm a major pest but leave other insects safe >>

* Pentagon tells military personnel to avoid commercial DNA tests >>
* These tree-planting drones are firing seed missiles to restore the world’s forests >>

* We’ve found six scorchingly hot exoplanets that are over 1100°C >>

* A Russian Ice Cap Is Collapsing–It Could Be a Warning >>
* Los Angeles is testing ‘plastic asphalt’ that makes it possible to recycle roads >>

* Surf’s up! The next wave of cloud migration is about to hit >>
* How Will History Books Remember the 2010s? >>
* Behind the One-Way Mirror: A Deep Dive Into the Technology of Corporate Surveillance >>

* Hyperclouds Muscle in on Telco Cloud >>
* Don’t Hold Your Breath for Laptops With 5G >>
* Our Top 15 Enterprise Posts of 2019 >>

* Re-tooling How Organizations Make Decisions >>
* Should You Transition to a Cloud-Hosted ERP? >>

* 2020 Predictions: Interoperability and Subscription Models In The New Decade >>
* 2020 Predictions: SaaS applications in 2020 >>
* 2020 Predictions: The Cloud Will Continue to Evolve Alongside New and Existing Enterprise Needs >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 December 2019

December 26, 2019 Leave a comment

* DJI patents an off-road rover with a stabilized camera on top >>
* Microsensor implants for 24/7 health monitoring >>
* This office building in Dubai was completely 3D printed >>

* Tesla rival gets $1.3 billion boost, including cash from Amazon >>
* SpaceX achieves key safety milestone for crewed flight with 10th parachute test >>
* 2020 is VR’s make-or-break year >>

* This flying robot vacuum overcomes the Roomba’s biggest weakness: stairs >>
* Tech trends 2020: New spacecraft and bendy screens >>
* The Industry Cloud: Why It’s Next >>

* Building the Bionic Brain >>
* Autonomous Vehicles and the Enterprise >>
* 2020 Predictions: Powering the Next Revolution >>
* 2020 Predictions: Kubernetes on the Edge, Intelligent and Automated K8s Security and the Rise of Distributed Tracing >>

* Report on 537 Anti-Drone Systems Shows How Wild the Market Has Become >>
* Would You Want a Personal AI That Knows Everything About You? >>
* The Queen called 1992 a horrible year – 2019 might have been worse >>

* Chinese hacking group has found new way to bypass two-factor authentication >>
* 2019 was the year AI became a political, human rights and trade issue >>
* China’s high-speed railway will reach 35,000 km by year-end >>

* 13 books that CEOs think you should read in 2020 >>
* 3 trends to explain where philanthropy is going in the next decade >>

* 16 Minutes on the News #17: Star Wars in Fortnite; Encryption Ultimatum >>
* CES 2020: Facebook, Twitter gear up for the world’s biggest tech show >>
* Our Top 10 Consumer Tech Posts of 2019 >>

* 2019 in review: Stories from Google this year >>
* 267 Million Names And Phone Numbers Leaked Online — And They’re All From Facebook >>
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* Aging Is Reversible—at Least in Human Cells and Live Mice >>

* MIT Reveals First Ever Laser Ultrasound Pictures of a Human Body >>
* Micro-angelo? This 3D-printed ‘David’ is just one millimeter tall >>
* A Human Approach for Universal Health Coverage >>

* Artificial Intelligence Is Rushing Into Patient Care – And Could Raise Risks >>
* Huawei claims it will soon be ready to start replacing Google’s apps with its own native alternatives on smartphones >>
* Mouse babies born from cells that were transformed into eggs using a ‘chemical cocktail’ could pave the way for new fertility preservation >>

* Chinese Apps Are Losing Their Hold on India >>
* A Twitter app bug was used to match 17 million phone numbers to user accounts >>
* ‘Lost In Space’ Season 2 Launches on Netflix in a Gift for Sci-Fi Fans >>

* Not your bubbe’s party: How to celebrate Hanukkah in VR >>
* Many of Kubernetes 2,000 TODO Comments Appear to Be Forgotten >>
* What are the Limits of Deep Learning? Going Beyond Deep Learning >>

* Inside Documents Show How Amazon Chose Speed Over Safety in Building Its Delivery Network >>
* Digg Editors’ Favorite Writing And Internet Culture Of 2019 >>
* Building a custom classifier using Amazon Comprehend >>

* Back From Space, Boeing Starliner Lands New Astronaut-Chosen Name >>
* Black Holes Were Already Feasting Just 1.5 Billion Years After the Big Bang >>
* Boeing’s 1st Starliner Spacecraft to Land Sunday After Launching Into Wrong Orbit >>

* NASA Hails Historic Landing by Boeing’s Starliner Capsule, But Next Steps Still Murky >>
* Apple open-sources HomeKit tools to speed up smart home push >>
* Google CEO Sundar Pichai gets $242 million pay package after taking control of Alphabet >>

* Brain Discovery Upends Ideas About Attention >>
* The Human Brain Evolved When Carbon Dioxide Was Lower >>
* New trailers: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, Top Gun: Maverick, and more >>

* The 2020s: The decade of psychedelic breakthroughs? >>
* Scientists Present Best Images Yet of Ionosphere From Space >>
* NASA Will Give Scientists a Lump of Moon Dirt to Unwrap Soon. They’re Thrilled. >>

* Exploring AWS CodeGuru: New automated code review has smart features – but Java-only >>
* Life on Mars >>
* Welcome to Engadget’s 2019 year in review >>

* Boeing Can’t Fly Its 737 Max, but It’s Ready to Sell Its Safety >>
* Boeing 737 Max: new ‘troubling communications’ sent to regulators >>
* Alive inside: How do we reach ‘vegetative’ patients when tests show they’re aware of everything >>

* ‘Ghost’ cell startup that targets deadliest cancers gets funding boost >>
* Robo-debt pursued 73 deceased estates >>
* 16 (x3) Books We’re Reading This Winter 2019 >>

* Telstra Joins the Cloud-Native Club >>
* 2020 preview: Microsoft and Google chase Amazon in cloud sector >>
* Huawei says its replacement for Google services will soon launch in India >>

* For 2020, the crystal ball remains positively cloudy >>
* CyberSecurity Marketing Dojo w/ Ken Rutsky >>
* Vudu: watch for free >>

* Predict 2020: What Will the New Year Bring? >>
* Predictions 2020: Infrastructure and Ops Trends to Watch in 2020 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 December 2019

December 21, 2019 Leave a comment

* World’s First Prosaber Is Extremely Dangerous And Extremely Fun >>
* Nawa’s stylish e-motorbike uses an ultracapacitor to drastically boost range >>
* Stanford upgrades its driverless DeLorean for better drifting >>
* Jetman Yves Rossy can now take off from the ground … autonomously >>

* Stranded in Orbit: What’s Next for Boeing’s Starliner Capsule >>
* A Lot of Things Went Right,’ NASA Chief Says After Starliner Anomaly >>
* SpaceX’s Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort Test Will Now Launch No Earlier Than Jan. 11 >>

* Mobile Carriers Left Out of Home Automation Party >>
* Implementing Network-as-a-Service: Beyond Anecdotal >>
* 2020 Predictions: The Mobile-First Decade >>

* Engadget Podcast: The tech that made 2019 >>
* Retail Robots Are on the Rise—at Every Level of the Industry >>
* At the Edge of the World, a New Battleground for the U.S. and China >>

* New trailers: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, Top Gun: Maverick, and more >>
* Why the F-14 Tomcat Is Such a Badass Plane >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #17: Star Wars in Fortnite; Encryption Ultimatum >>

* Honda’s new steering wheel is built for cars that can drive themselves >>
* Honda will show off its in-car AI assistant at CES >>
* Facebook is working on its own operating system >>

* Engineers are Pushing Machine Learning to the World’s Humblest Microprocessors >>
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* Arm Shows Backside Power Delivery as Path to Further Moore’s Law >>
* Wealthy single Chinese women choosing white sperm donors to have a baby >>

* Apple Has Secret Team Working on Satellites To Beam Data To Devices >>

* Ericsson to build its Connected Vehicle Cloud on top of Microsoft’s Connected Vehicle Platform >>
* Smash This Robot >>
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* 2019’s 10 defining moments in venture capital >>
* Video Friday: These Robots Wish You Happy Holidays! >>
* Boeing Starliner Fail and 737 Max Halt Caused by 1997 Shift From Engineering Focus >>

* Brexit – UK Votes to Leave EU on January 31, 2020 >>
* Uber is getting kicked out of Colombia >>
* What can we expect in China in 2020? >>

* 16 predictions for social networks in 2020 >>
* Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft is in the wrong orbit during first trip to space >>
* Rethinking manufacturing and distribution networks in medtech >>

* The new “third world debt crisis”? >>
* Facebook’s AI mathematician can solve university calculus problems >>

* As our oceans become more acidic they may corrode the skins of sharks >>

* Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft fails to reach ISS due to a broken clock >>

* Encryption scheme lets police access your phone, but there’s a catch >>

* Everyone is jumping on the quantum computing bandwagon, but why? >>

* Kumu Networks Launches an Analog Radio Module That Cancels Its Own Interference >>
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* IBM Reveals “Staggering” New Battery Tech, Withholds Technical Details >>
* Nawa’s stylish e-motorbike uses an ultracapacitor to drastically boost range >>

* When robots decide if you live or die >>
* SpaceX Is Lobbying Against Amazon’s Internet-Beaming Satellites >>
* Robocall Fines Rise To $10,000 Per Call Under Newly Passed Law >>

* Arm Shows Backside Power Delivery as Path to Further Moore’s Law >>
* IBM Reveals “Staggering” New Battery Tech, Withholds Technical Details >>

* Researchers produce first laser ultrasound images of humans >>
* India gets more aggressive with internet shutdowns to curb protests >>
* Elon Musk promises Tesla holiday software update with Full Self-Driving preview >>

* Cloud Covered: 2019 in Google Cloud >>
* Curve, the ‘over-the-top’ banking platform, launches ‘Curve Send’ for P2P payments in 25 currencies >>
* Daily Crunch: Facebook acquires a cloud gaming startup >>

* 5 Outrageously Innovative Israeli Startups to Watch in 2020 >>
* IBM to Google: Istio, Knative, TensorFlow should be under ‘open governance’ >>
* 100,000 Supernovae Exploded Near the Core of the Milky Way >>

* It’s Time to Take Buying an Electric Scooter Seriously >>
* Boeing’s new Starliner spacecraft is in the wrong orbit during first trip to space >>
* 2020 Predictions: AI, Automation & Cloud >>

* Navy bans TikTok from government-issued phones >>
* China unveils top 10 scientific communication achievements of 2019 >>
* TED How to turn off work thoughts during your free time >>
* TED Why winning doesn’t always equal success >>

* Cloud & DevOps Market in China: A Brief Overview >>
* Boeing’s Starliner Falls Short in Big Blow to NASA’s Crewed Program >>
* Luminance and Omnius are bringing AI to legacy industries >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 December 2019

December 19, 2019 Leave a comment

* Facebook is working on its own OS that could reduce its reliance on Android >>
* Airport chiefs test radar system that can target drones over a mile away >>
* This tiny, soft robo-bug scoots with smarts and survives swats >>

* Binge the first four episodes of The Age of A.I. with YouTube Premium >>
* a16z What’s Next for the Internet? >>
* a16z Podcast: Are ISAs the Solution to Student Debt? >>

* Vehicle recognition tech will be used to find cars involved in Amber Alerts >>
* Boeing’s 1st Starliner and Atlas V Rocket Arrive at Pad for Friday Launch >>

* The most overlooked trends in enterprise tech in 2019 >>
* Acquired Convoy (with CEO Dan Lewis) >>
* Eclipse Foundation Launches Edge Native Working Group >>

* Trump impeachment: Pelosi warns Democrats not to celebrate >>
* Why impeachment guarantees Donald Trump his next presidential term >>
* 3d-Printed ‘David’ Is Just 0.1 Mm Tall >>

* Has Any Passenger Ever Landed A Commercial Airliner Like You See In Movies? >>
* Lazareth built La Moto Volante 496 Flying Motorcycle >>
* Israeli migraine-busting device saluted as 2020 ‘game changer’ >>

* The Next Frontier in AI: Nothing >>
* A Robot That Explains Its Actions Is a First Step Towards AI We Can (Maybe) Trust >>

* 2020s visions: We’ll get flying cars just before becoming software-based people >>
* China launches first real-time digital “person” >>
* AI, 5G, ‘ambient computing’: What to expect in tech in 2020 and beyond >>

* Tesla’s record stock price shows its investment in energy storage is finally paying off >>
* Your IoT Predictions for 2020 (Part One) >>
* Longform; Best of 2019 >>

* Tech Trends 2020: Poised to Transform the Future of Enterprises >>
* The Verge’s 11 favorite podcasts of 2019 >>
* Ancient “Chewing Gum” Reveals a 5,700-Year-Old Microbiome >>

* How Porsche Informatik’s Cloud Migration Hinged on AI-Powered Observability >>
* TED What Were Getting Wrong In The Fight To End Hunger >>
* TED Nick Bostrom How Civilization Could Destroy Itself And 4 Ways We Could Prevent It >>

* V-Coptr Falcon 4K camera drone gets 50-minute flight time with just two rotors >>
* The Amazon Premium >>
* This is my new favorite (free) programming tool – GitHub Actions Tutorial >>

* 2020 Predictions: Opportunities Reside at the Edge >>
* 2020 Predictions: As Kubernetes Matures, Security Evolves into Safety >>
* 2020 Predictions: Cloud Complexity Urges Developers to Seek Simplification >>

* Science Confirms That the Vagus Nerve Is Key to Well-being >>
* Denise Coates the lady making $2.48 million a day >>
* The tech effect on mental health: Are we getting it wrong? >>

* A decade of digital disruptions >>
* Watch this Neural Network Learn to See >>
* Exercise Advice from a Powerlifting & Planking 81-Year-Old >>

* Situation: There Are Too Many Competing Smart Home Standards >>
* Alibaba announces management reshuffle while Ant Financial names Simon Hu as new CEO >>
* BMW now has 500,000 EVs on the road >>

* Tiny graphene sheets can start or stop ice crystals growing in water >>

* Scientists ‘Smart TOILET’ samples urine to detect illnesses before you have symptoms >>
* Google develops AI to analyze more than 4.5 million photos of rare wild animals taken by remote camera installations in nature reserves and wilderness areas >>

* Trend check: Best of our 2019 predictions >>
* Rocket Lab to open a third launch pad >>
* Lab test results stolen in hack of 15 million patients’ records >>

* Facebook acquires Madrid-based cloud gaming startup PlayGiga >>
* Building a platform to image membrane proteins >>
* 10 Quick Tips for Avoiding Distractions at Work >>

* Startup Tries to Revive Interest in Aerospike Rocket Engines >>
* Quantum Dots Encode Vaccine History in the Skin >>
* DIPLE Microscope for 35X-1000X and Other Smartphone Devices >>

* NASA’s Mars Lander ‘Mole’ Is Digging Again as Marsquake Mystery Baffles Scientists >>
* Europe Launches CHEOPS Satellite to Study Alien Worlds >>
* China’s Farside Moon Rover Breaks Lunar Longevity Record >>

* The Weirdest Medical Cases Of 2019 >>
* Why the idea that the world is in terminal decline is so dangerous >>
* How to Slow Aging (and even reverse it) >>

* NASA’s Mars 2020 rover passes its driving test >>
* Organizational Complexity, YAGNI, Social Robotics, and Formal Reasoning >>
* Peter H. Diamandis & Ray Kurzweil >>

* Real Innovation Requires More Than an R&D Budget >>
* Half of U.S. Adults Will Be Obese in 10 Years >>
* Amazon’s delivery business on track to deliver 3.5 billion packages >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 December 2019

December 18, 2019 Leave a comment

* Amazon, Apple, Google and Zigbee join forces for an open smart home standard >>
* NASA’s mission to once again fly astronauts from US soil readies for key milestone with Friday launch >>
* Ten charts on the global economy from the McKinsey Global Institute >>

* Robots for hire: Short-staffed at factory? Japanese-Israeli venture offers robots for hire >>
* Quips is an AI to help ALS patients speak with their own voice >>
* Mossberg: Tim Cook’S Apple Had A Great Decade But No New Blockbusters >>

* Robot With Liquid Metal Tendons Can Heal Itself >>
* The Telecoms.com Podcast: A Year in Review >>
* Ep94: Can you really avoid cloud lock-in? >>

* O’Reilly: AI is computer science disguised as hard work >>
* GOTO 2019 • Prioritizing Technical Debt as if Time and Money Matters >>
* Shenzhen Guide, Content Moderation Damages, WebAssembly Recommended, and Best Business Books >>

* Researchers observe brain-like behavior in nanoscale device >>
* A 128-Foot Asteroid Will Come Extremely Close To Earth Tomorrow, Three Days After It Was Discovered >>
* AI super resolution lets you “zoom and enhance” in Pixelmator Pro >>

* Why CEOs should spend up to half their time recruiting >>
* MIT News Podcast: Build your own language >>
* Whisk’s AI-powered recipe app lets you send the ingredients to your door >>

* A Surveillance Net Blankets China’s Cities, Giving Police Vast Powers >>
* 2019: the year podcasting broke >>
* The ultra-competitive race to design the next viral toy >>

* AI is the Path to the Factory of the Future >>
* The 5 Questions We Need to Answer About Artificial Intelligence — Gurjeet Singh at The Interval >>
* China dreams of becoming an AI utopia, pushing beyond surveillance and into education and health care >>

* TED: how_we_can_protect_truth_in_the_age_of_misinformation >>
* DevOps.tv Testing Trends: Top Predictions for QA Teams >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: December 18, 2019 – Anita Gale, Co-founder of the Space Settlement Design Competitions >>

* General Fusion Has Over US$100 Million to Make a Fusion Demo Plant >>
* Machine Learning Engineers Win Silicon Valley’s Salary Race, But Top Salaries Drop Since Last Year >>
* Rocket Glitch Delays Launch of European Mission to Hunt Alien Planets >>

* Astronomers Map the Surface of a Pulsar >>
* China Launches 2 Beidou Navigation Satellites, Nearly Completing Constellation >>
* Excitement Builds for Boeing’s 1st Starliner Test Launch Friday >>

* Mars Has Auroras Too, We Just Can’t See Them >>
* NASA Will Pick Up More Earth-Observation Data from Planet and Maxar >>
* On Mars, Auroras Glow All Summer Long in UV Light >>

* This startup wants to make urban flying as accessible as riding the bus >>
* The 11 cleverest tech ideas of 2019 >>
* Developing a standard for the smart home industry >>

* Air pollution linked to increased risk of depression and suicide >>
* How India Plans to Protect Consumer Data >>
* US consumers in 2019 are ready to spend—but wisely >>

* Pocket Casts wraps up 2019 with an updated look and 100 top podcasts >>
* The Rise of Skywalker’ delivers a messy but satisfying finale to the new Star Wars trilogy >>
* Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Tries Too Hard to Be Everything to Everyone >>

* Google for Argentina: more opportunities through tech >>
* Drone delivery startup Manna boosts seed funding ahead of launch in Ireland >>
* YouTubers Attempt To Catch A Soccer Ball Tossed Out Of A Helicopter From 1,000 Feet >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 December 2019

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* Autonomous helicopter startup Skyryse demonstrates tech that could power urban air taxis >>
* NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet is cleared for final assembly >>
* Lime launches a weekly subscription for scooters and e-bikes >>

* Instagram hides false content behind warnings, except for politicians >>
* Using AI to find where the wild things are >>
* Virtual product placement is coming for TV and movies and Ryff has raised cash to put it there >>

* You Might Be Buying Trash on Amazon—Literally >>
* At CES 2020, surveillance tech will find a prime spot to make its pitch >>

* Boeing’s 737 Max halt will send shockwaves through the industry for years >>
* Boeing will freeze 737 Max production as FAA review carries on >>
* The age of perpetual crisis: how the 2010s disrupted everything but resolved nothing >>

* Japan Will Build the World’s Largest Neutrino Detector >>
* Zooming in on brain circuits allows researchers to stop seizure activity >>
* Is streaming video from sketchy websites illegal? >>

* Shonda Rhimes on How to Create Stories (and Products) People Want >>
* The Journey from 0 to 1, from Mosaic to Netscape >>
* Understanding Monte Carlo Simulation >>

* Migration to Cloud-Native 5G Core >>
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* The Race Towards the Shannon Limit & Future of Optical Networking >>
* Work on the Next Big 5G Tech Spec Update Now Underway >>

* ‘Sweltering heatwave’ could give Australia hottest ever day this week >>
* China completes core network of GPS rival Beidou with latest satellite launch >>
* India’s internet shutdown shows normal practice for sovereign countries >>

* TED Your body was forged in the spectacular death of stars >>
* These leaked Galaxy Note 10 Lite pics suggest Samsung is embracing the camera rectangle >>
* IT as Code Disrupting the Disruption >>

* DevOps.com One-Click Vulnerability Scan Integration with Google Cloud Platform, Qualys >>
* Are broken inventory systems stalling your automation strategy? >>
* 128 Technology and Impulse Advanced Communications Partner for Advanced SD-WAN Offering >>

* Surfshark becomes the first VPN to offer an in-built GPS spoofing feature >>
* Top 5 Predictions from Tech Experts on What’s to Come in 2020 >>
* 2020 Predictions: The next era of cloud transformation >>
* 2020 Predictions: Storage Lives on the Edge >>

* Microsoft gets ready to roll out the new Edge to Windows 10 via Windows Update >>
* Lyft drivers have to complete safety training if they want to pick up passengers >>
* Segway-Ninebot adds electric scooter, moped options >>

* Nuclear Fusion Startup Raises $100 Million To Design and Build a Demo Power Plant >>
* Hackers could use smart displays to spy on Meettings >>
* Google explains the science behind the Pixel 4’s Portrait Mode >>

* Anti-ageing drug rejuvenates the mouths and oral microbiome of mice >>

* Light therapy device helps improve some symptoms of dementia >>
* Boeing Crisis Could Hit the Broader Economy >>

* Google details its approach to cloud-native security >>
* Google AI tool helps conservationists (and the public) track wildlife >>
* Facebook Owns The 4 Most Downloaded Apps Of The Decade >>

* What Unilateralism Means for the Future of the U.S. Economy >>
* SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket and lands the booster, but misses the fairing catch >>
* ‘Superman: Red Son’ Trailer Gives the Man of Steel Good Politics >>

* Economists Got the Decade All Wrong. They’re Trying To Figure Out Why. >>
* Cadillac’s 2021 Escalade will boast a 38-inch curved OLED screen >>
* This Visualization Of The Earth’s Scale And Composition Is Absolutely Fascinating >>

* 2020 AI Predictions from IBM Research >>
* By 2023, the secondhand clothes market will double to $51 billion. Here’s why >>
* Virgin Galactic’s Next Spaceship Gets Its ‘Feather’ (Video) >>

* A Hyper-Connected World With 25 Times Faster Travel Will Triple the World Economy >>
* Moon FARSIDE: Lunar Astronomy Proposal Takes Aim at Cosmic Dark Ages and Exoplanets >>
* AI is outpacing Moore’s Law >>

* Boeing’s 1st Starliner Flight Test in Photos >>
* Airport security and payment systems that use facial recognition can be fooled by using a 3D-printed mask >>
* Google’s new RCS text messaging: Will it work with my wireless carrier? >>
* Skyryse shows off end-to-end autonomous flight technology with helicopter demonstration >>

* How to Mine Bitcoin for Free With Google BigQuery >>
* The Star Wars sequels finally got lightsabers right >>
* Star Wars fans, let’s not be jerks about The Rise of Skywalker >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 December 2019

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* Self-Driving Mercedes Will Be Programmed To Sacrifice Pedestrians To Save The Driver >>
* Instagram is using AI to alert bullies to offensive captions >>
* Watch SpaceX attempt to recover its spacecraft fairing >>

* Top Gun: Maverick (2020) Trailer #2 >>
* Star Wars: fans Camp Out… 4 Days Before Premiere!!! >>
* FBI breaks up 2 illegal streaming sites – including iStreamItAll, with more content than Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu >>

* Researchers bypass airport and payment facial recognition systems using masks >>
* Visa warns that hackers are scraping card details from gas pumps >>
* Forget electric cars — e-bikes will be the top selling EV in the next decade >>

* 16 Minutes on the News #15: Alternative Data for Credit; Retail Shopping Shifts >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #16: Direct Listings NYSE SEC; Vaping Apps & Apple, CBD & FDA >>
* Confirmed: Galaxy S11 chip slays in our early Snapdragon 865 speed tests >>

* JBL says its solar-powered headphones deliver ‘unlimited’ listening >>
* Why Area 51 Visitors Must Wear Foggy Goggles >>
* The 2021 Cadillac Escalade has a massive 38-inch curved OLED display >>

* Apple Arcade adds new annual $49.99 subscription option >>
* Microsoft has a big year of hardware for 2020 >>
* VR movie-watching service Bigscreen will offer Paramount films >>

* CNET names 2019’s top tech products of the year >>
* China Telcos & Investors Hunt 5G Economic Value >>
* China Roundup: GitHub’s China ambitions and WeWork rival’s big hopes >>

* TED: To Help Solve Global Problems Look To Developing Countries >>
* TED: How The Gut Microbes You Re Born With Affect Your Lifelong Health >>
* The Big Untold Story of Impeachment? It’s Incredibly Popular. >>

* The 2019 Illusion Of The Year Has Broken Our Brains >>
* A year since China’s gene-edited baby scandal, here’s how the technology has advanced >>
* The future of smart devices: contextual awareness >>

* Broadcom Ships 25.6Tbps Switch on Single 7nm Chip >>
* Google’s TensorNetwork software versus Quantum Bayesian Networks >>
* Aubrey de Grey | Raching Escape Velocity in Longevity for Most Alive Today | VISION WEEKEND 2019 >>

* ESA is about to launch a space telescope to study how planets are made >>
* Tiny machines made of DNA origami may make antibiotics work better >>

* COP25 climate summit ends in ‘staggering failure of leadership’ >>

* GCP Comes Out Swinging Against AWS and Azure in 2020 Cloud Report >>
* World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) brings a new language to the Web as WebAssembly becomes a W3C Recommendation >>
* Intel Acquires Artificial Intelligence Chipmaker Habana Labs >>

* 2020 Predictions: Data, cloud and microservices – what will change in 2020? >>
* 2020 Predictions: The Growing Conversation on Disaggregation, Gaming and a 5G Future >>
* Public Cloud Cost Optimization Strategies >>
* 2020 Cloud and Containers Predictions >>
* 2020 Agile Predictions >>

* Top 5 Tech Trends for 2020 >>
* 2020 AI, Big Data, and Analytics Predictions >>
* VW will roll out self-driving electric shuttles in Qatar’s capital >>

* The Value of Belonging at Work >>
* RCS messaging is now available to all Android users in the US >>
* Intel’s latest acquisition is a $2 billion push into AI >>

* IBM Research Develops AI to Greatly Improve Tea Inspection >>
* Why Crowdsourcing Often Leads to Bad Ideas >>
* Do You Really Trust Your Team? (And Do They Trust You?) >>

* 5 industries that demonstrate how blockchains go beyond finance >>
* Adobe brings its Select Subject feature to Photoshop on iPad >>
* Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs just unveiled a software that designs whole neighborhoods >>

* When to use IaaS, FaaS, PaaS, and CaaS >>
* 2020 Predictions: Cloud Wars – The Rise of DaaS >>
* NASA’s ‘Treasure Map’ of Water Ice on Mars Shows Where Humans Should Land >>

* First Map of a Pulsar’s Surface Reveals ‘Hotspots’ in Unexpected Places >>
* Another Day, Another Exoplanet, and Scientists Just Can’t Keep Up >>

* 2020 Predictions: The Future of Work >>
* ASX gears up to take on IBM and Microsoft in blockchain-as-a-service >>
* 5 areas of focus when adopting AI in your organization >>

* Tiny quantum sensors watch materials transform under pressure >>
* New Zealand volcano investigation could take a year >>
* Artificial intelligence that alerts drivers and slows down the car when they are getting drowsy or distracted will be rolled out from 2022 >>

* Online age verification will have to involve biometrics: Former eSafety chief >>
* Fusion of quantum dots leads to new world of artificial materials >>
* Where the money is really made at Amazon >>

* Occupation Growth and Decline >>
* A cinema, a pool, a bar: inside the post-apocalyptic underground future >>
* Out-Of-Control Mega Yacht Rips Control Room Off Of Bridge In St. Maarten >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 December 2019

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* Interpreter mode brings real-time translation to your phone >>
* An engine for game-changing innovation >>
* Differences between deep neural networks and human perception >>

* Monitor Your Eyesight Right at Home with This Automated Vision Tracking Device >>
* FDA clears an interoperable, automated insulin pump >>
* As computing explodes at the network edge, cloud providers and telcos jockey for the lead >>

* Video Friday: This Robot Is Learning About Personal Space to Avoid Pesky Humans >>
* Interstellar Lab, breakup tours and more >>
* TSMC’s 5-Nanometer Process on Track for First Half of 2020 >>

* Is There an Enterprise Margin Crisis? >>
* Yoga Effects on Brain Health: A Systematic Review of the Current Literature >>

* World’s first ‘human detector’ developed to stop homeless people being tipped out of industrial bins >>
* Mars 2020 will hunt for ‘microfossils’, as signs of ancient alien life >>
* Rocket Lab cuts the ribbon on US launch facility, with Air Force as its first customer >>

* The Tiny, Simple Nuclear Reactor That Could Change Energy >>
* A.I. Is Making It Easier to Kill (You). Here’s How. >>
* India shuts down internet once again, this time in Assam and Meghalaya >>

* Ivanka Trump will reportedly appear on a panel at CES >>
* First All-Electric Plane Flies for Just About 15 Minutes >>

* The Challenge of Replacing Internal Combustion with Batteries that Don’t Combust >>
* Scientists use gene editing to disrupt both latent and active herpes virus in human cells >>
* AI-driven robots are making new materials, improving solar cells and other technologies >>

* Reinventing the organization for faster growth >>
* Building new businesses: How incumbents use their advantages to accelerate growth >>

* Humans have a natural lifespan of only 38 years >>
* AI genome scanner says Denisovans could live until 38 years old >>

* Airbus to test flying planes closer together to cut carbon emissions >>

* SpaceX to Make Starlink Satellites Dimmer to Lessen Impact on Astronomy >>
* Quantum computer sets new record for finding prime number factors >>

* Watch These Trailers From the 2019 Game Awards >>

* Starry Eyes Commercial Market; fixed-wireless player’s >>
* Podcast: The Big Cisco Silicon One Recap >>
* Rockbot CEO Aims to Shake Up B2B TV >>
* Cisco Bets Its Business on ‘Internet for the Future’ Strategy >>

* Russian Police Raided NGINX Moscow Office, Detained Co-Founders >>
* Analysis: Cloud 2.0 is upon us, and Amazon is still leading the way >>
* 2020 Predictions: Telcos “get” Cloud in 2020 >>

* Apple acquires AI startup that uses machine learning to make pictures crisper so you can snap the perfect selfie every time >>
* Earth’s magnetic north is shifting at an ‘unprecedented’ rate of 30 miles a year >>
* Google’s quantum supremacy algorithm has found its first practical use >>

* NASA scientists map wind flow pattern on Mars >>
* TikTok’s owner has been quietly testing a Spotify competitor >>
* What the “Best Companies to Work For” Do Differently >>

* The next Xbox is called Series X and it looks like a PC tower >>
* PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are both scheduled to arrive in 2020 >>

* SWIMMERs: A Thought Experiment on the Potential and Limitations of Propellantless Interstellar Travel >>
* Dark Matter Could Be A Source of Gamma Rays Coming from the Center of the Milky Way >>
* An Upcoming ESA Mission is Going to Remove one Piece of Space Junk From Orbit >>

* Auto-segmenting objects when performing semantic segmentation labeling with Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth >>
* ‘The Expanse’ Season 4 Premieres This Week: Here’s What to Expect. >>
* ‘Monster Black Hole’ Discovery Was Wrong — But That’s How Science Progresses, Scientists Say >>

* Emotion Recognition Tech Should Be Banned, Says an AI Research Institute >>
* A thief took Facebook hard drives with payroll data from a worker’s car >>
* AI: How it’s Impacting Surveillance Data Storage >>

* Googles ai chief wants tp do more with less data >>
* A Sobering message about the future at AI at Biggest party >>

* Watch NASA Test an SLS Tank to Destruction >>
* How to Leverage a CASB for Your AWS Environment >>
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* Indian Rocket Marks Historic 50th Launch with Spy Satellite >>

* Russia Beats USA for Most Incompetent Aircraft Carrier >>
* 7 ways Google Lens can help during the holidays >>
* Atlassian launches new serverless cloud development platform >>

* Chatbots spotlight machine learning’s trillion-dollar potential >>
* Cisco Outlines Silicon, Software Roadmap For Next Generation Internet >>
* DataRobot is acquiring Paxata to add data prep to machine learning platform >>

* Facebook’s Messenger adds Star Wars-themed features and AR effects >>
* Google Adds Spam Detection and Verified Business SMS To Messages >>
* Google makes moving data to its cloud easier >>

* Here’s what music and sports fans searched for in 2019 >>
* How Microsoft’s Azure organization makes the Windows sausage >>
* MIT researchers realize “ideal” kagome metal electronic structure >>

* Zapata Quantum Computing Makes Breakthrough With Prime Number Factoring >>
* An AI-Based Evolution of Clinical Communities >>
* Research reveals how muscles talk to the brain to regulate feeding behavior >>

* Vladimir Putin: 20 years in 20 photos >>
* Sex Differences in Personality are Large and Important >>
* The ‘Impossible’ Molecules That Only Appear In Space >>

* With Climate Change, Evergreen Trees May Begin to Take Over America’s Forests >>
* ‘Robotic Blacksmithing’: A Technology That Could Revive US Manufacturing >>
* Jumpstart a better way to do strategy >>

* Exos Aerospace Finds Cause of Launch Failure, Targets Next Liftoff for 2020 >>
* Our Large, Adult Galaxy Is As Massive As 890 Billion Suns >>
* Alzheimer’s Drugs Reverse Broader Aging >>

* Get to the heart of real quantum hardware >>
* Quantum Simulations That Are Ten Thousand Times Faster >>
* Startup Offers a Silicon Solution for Lithium-Ion Batteries >>

* Google Podcasts gets a much-needed personalized recommendations tab >>
* Everyone Wants To Be in VC, But No One Wants To Lose Money with Beth Ferreira >>
* How digital skills are helping me prepare for the future >>

* Key Trends in AI-Driven Fintech: The New Paradigm >>

* The AI Transparency Paradox >>
* Skills Gap >>
* The last decade in real estate, and a peek into the next one >>

* Using online, game-based simulations to train photonic technicians and engineers >>
* Hubble Space Telescope snaps best view of interstellar comet Borisov >>

* ‘Grazing fireball’ skimmed Earth’s atmosphere then went back to space >>

* World’s first ever fully electric commercial seaplane with a 750-horsepower propulsion system takes flight in Canada >>
* Queen launches search for a new digital guru >>
* Safer conversations in Messages with Verified SMS and Spam Protection >>

* It’s almost 2020. Where are all the driverless cars? >>
* China’s car parking problem spawns start-ups with big money backers as AI dominance grows >>
* Introduction to Stochastic Processes – Lecture Notes >>
* The One Thing Men Want More Than Sex >>

* Cloudera Calls for MLOps Standards Initiative >>
* Designing a Future of Innovative UX, Without UI >>
* Best Practices of Infrastructure as Code with Terraform >>

* Scientists apply AI to tackle bigger problems, from climate change to food shortages >>
* AWS opens the Fargate to Kubernetes >>

* BMW shares AI algorithms used in production, available on GitHub >>
* 2020 Predictions: We’ll start harnessing the power of video computing data >>
* COP25: Longest climate talks end with compromise deal >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 December 2019

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* Aeva Unveils Lidar on a Chip >>
* NASA finds ‘water ice’ just below the surface of Mars >>
* Researcher in Japan designed AI program for Othello that always loses to human players and it’s become an unexpected hit >>

* Even Facebook Messenger is getting in on the Star Wars hype >>
* HitFilm VFX editor lets you create your own ‘Star Wars’ trailer >>

* Elon Musk’s Plan for One Giant Solar Farm Is a Little Insane, but Not Completely Insane >>
* Our Oceans Are Full of Vast Dead Zones Without Oxygen >>
* Will Kubernetes Drive Cloud Native Telcos? >>

* Rocket Lab’s second launch site is now complete, with its first mission set for next year >>
* Kepler to launch two batches of nanosatellites aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 >>
* Scaled Robotics – Winner of Startup Battlefield Berlin 2019 >>

* Atlassian debuts Forge, an enterprise-ready cloud app development platform >>
* TED: A Guide To Collaborative Leadership >>
* Facebook AI Launches Its Deepfake Detection Challenge >>

* Power Electronics Pioneer’s Inventions Have Made Renewable Energy More Affordable >>
* Extending 8-bit training breakthroughs to the toughest deep learning models >>
* US military is testing bullets that can be shot UNDERWATER to enable Navy SEALs to engage in submarine combat and sink enemy boats from below >>

* People in Japan are wearing exoskeletons to keep working as they age >>
* Robotic 8-foot exoskeleton suit that mimics human movement turns the wearer into a terrifying Terminator-style CYBORG >>

* A ‘new internet’: Cisco debuts unified Silicon ONE chip series for tomorrow’s networks >>
* Ray Mota on Cisco’s Network Vision >>
* Cisco’s SP Chief on ‘Silicon One’ >>

* Telecom Industry Rift Widens Over Key 5G Security Issue >>
* Nokia to Test 5G for Driverless Trains With Germany’s Deutsche Bahn >>
* Google Assistant’s interpreter mode is coming to iOS and Android >>

* Making Virtual Business Services Real >>
* a16z Why We Should Be Optimistic About the Future >>
* The 5 Questions We Need to Answer About Artificial Intelligence — Gurjeet Singh at The Interval >>

* Is Mars the Solution for Earth’s Problems? >>
* Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs Level Builder Launches Today >>
* Quantum computing leaps ahead in 2019 with new power and speed >>

* Keanu vs. Keanu: Matrix 4 and John Wick 4 share same release date >>
* Researchers Develop First Mathematical Proof for a Key Law of Turbulence in Fluid Mechanics >>
* One Identity Extends Active Directory-Centered Provisioning and Deprovisioning to Several Cloud-Based Applications, including Salesforce, Google, ServiceNow and Workday >>

* Confluera Autonomous Detection & Response Platform Release 1.0 >>
* 2020 Predictions: The Internet of Things >>
* Automation Gets Smarter and Easier in 2020 >>

* Top 4 Predictions For The ERP Software Industry In 2020 >>
* 11 Ways Cybersecurity Will Change in 2020 >>
* Atlassian welcomes third-party developers into the cloud with Forge >>

* Using GitHub and Visual Studio Code for Mainframe Development >>
* Hackers: Who will be the main threats to 5G networks? >>
* Our economy is using fewer resources over time >>

* Supercomputer will help create the next generation of AI >>
* Hitting half a billion users, Moovit’s mobility empire wraps up record year >>
* Trump impeachment: US House judiciary panel to vote >>

* A Self-Driving Freight Truck Just Drove Across the Country to Deliver Butter >>
* The SpaceX Decade: How One Company Changed Spaceflight Forever >>
* The Next Movement to Follow Microservices >>

* The robot revolution will be worse for men >>
* 7 AI-powered Chatbots >>
* Artificial Intelligence: Stats and Facts You Should Know in 2020 >>

* In the crosshairs: Chinese drones a target for US ban as security risk >>
* Macau’s long-delayed light rail service begins carrying passengers >>
* YouTube’s AI docuseries with Robert Downey Jr arrives on December 18th >>

* Cruise, GM-backed self-driving company, teases life ‘beyond the car’ >>
* AI R&D is booming, but general intelligence is still out of reach >>
* Skydio 2 Review: A Drone That Flies Itself >>

* Mathematician Proves Huge Result on ‘Dangerous’ Problem >>
* Why Amazon, Apple, and a Slew of Startups Are Fighting to Get Into This L.A. Neighborhood >>
* This Galaxy Has Been Home to 5 Supernovae in the Last 20 Years >>

* Quantum Computers and Applications Over the Next 5 Years >>
* The Post Brexit-EU Versus the USA and China in Terms of GDP >>
* Timeline of the Universe >>

* Mapping the Living World: Soar Takes Flight >>
* Apple adds new iPhone parental controls >>
* DataRobot is acquiring Paxata to add data prep to machine learning platform >>

* George Laurer, Who Developed the Bar Code, Is Dead at 94 >>
* How Spiral Galaxies Get Their Shape >>
* What Programming Languages Do You Need to Work in Data Science? >>

* The next generation of the internet could transform our farms >>
* Marissa Mayer’s new project is a suite of timesaving apps >>
* Google has performed the biggest quantum chemistry simulation ever >>

* Heat can quantum leap across a totally empty vacuum >>

* Space Heater: Scientists Find New Way to Transfer Energy Through a Vacuum >>
* Turkey is getting military drones armed with machine guns >>

* Workers in Australia’s sheep shearing industry are being tracked with motion sensors as part of an effort to lessen workplace injury rates >>
* Bill Gates Recommends Books for the Holidays >>
* How robots are transforming Amazon warehouse jobs — for better and worse >>

* How to make the bold strategy moves that matter >>
* Last-mile package delivery in 2030 >>
* Operations management, reshaped by robotic automation >>

* Winning in automation requires a focus on humans >>
* Virgin Orbit: 3D Printing For An Out of This World Experience >>
* Amazon Polly Neural Text-to-Speech voices now available in Sydney Region >>

* Blue Origin’s New Shepard Makes Record 6th Launch >>
* China’s driverless, trackless train that runs on virtual rails launches first commercial line >>
* Europe’s XMM-Newton Telescope Celebrates 20 Years of X-Ray Astronomy >>

* Enormous Craters Blasted in Seafloor by Nuclear Bombs Mapped for the First Time >>

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