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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 March 2020

* AI camera detects people who may have COVID-19 >>
* COVID-19: A neural network that can detect coughing >>
* Vergecast: Apple announces new iPad Pro and MacBook Air, Sony reveals PS5 specs >>

* Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine and other potential COVID-19 treatments explained >>
* Coronavirus: Robots use light beams to zap hospital viruses >>

* Microsoft unveils a ‘real time noise suppression’ tool for conference calls >>
* Microsoft sees huge boost to Teams with 44 million, with COVID-19 sending workers home >>
* Amazon is cutting Prime Video streaming bitrates in Europe >>

* This toilet paper calculator lets you know how long your bathroom stash will last >>
* Video Friday: Robots Help Keep Medical Staff Safe at COVID-19 Hospital >>
* John Hopkins Tracker; COVID-19 Global Cases >>

* Coronavirus deaths top 11,000 globally >>
* 793 dead in Italy in a single day, Spain’s death toll jumps by 30 per cent while COVID-19 cases in Australia surpass 1,000 >>
* 30 days that brought the world to the brink of a depression >>
* Why does Russia, population 146 million, have fewer coronavirus cases than Luxembourg? >>
* US and Mexico close border to all ‘non-essential travel’ due to coronavirus crisis >>
* Economic Fear Factor >>
* Coronavirus: concern in Wuhan community over suspected asymptomatic case >>
* Total Cost of Her COVID-19 Treatment: $34,927.43 >>

* Scientists Can Work From Home When the Lab Is in the Cloud >>
* Coronavirus: How the world’s streets are emptying >>
* The world’s fastest supercomputer identified chemicals that could stop coronavirus from spreading >>

* Virtual Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Bore >>
* Engadget Podcast: Can telehealth save us? >>
* Go Ahead, Stream All You Want. The Internet Is Fine—for Now >>

* FluSense system tracks sickness trends by autonomously monitoring public spaces >>
* As Covid-19 Spreads, Truckers Need to Keep on Trucking >>
* China Launches National Blockchain Network in 100 Cities >>

* Engineers develop soft robot that can grow and shapeshift >>
* Entertainers pivot to video as coronavirus shutters clubs >>
* The Morning After: First impressions of the new MacBook Air >>

* Bombing asteroid Ryugu reveals it is a spritely 9 million years old >>
* Coronavirus latest news: China reports no new local cases >>
* Genetically modified neurons could help us connect to implants >>

* Original Content podcast: Apple’s ‘Amazing Stories’ is thoroughly unamazing >>
* Elon Musk says that SpaceX Has no Plans to Spin Off Starlink >>
* Stuart Russell on how to make AI ‘human-compatible’ >>

* Goldman Sachs predicts brutal second quarter as unemployment spikes above 2 million >>
* Coronavirus: Government to pay up to 80% of workers’ wages >>
* As Coronavirus Looms, Mask Shortage Gives Rise to Startling Solution >>

* Google won’t hold a virtual I/O this year >>
* Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2020: McKinsey Global Survey results >>
* A Medical Worker Describes Terrifying Lung Failure From COVID-19 — Even in His Young Patients >>

* Goldman Sachs CEO gets 19% raise, bumping his pay to $27.5 million >>
* Search for Coronavirus Vaccine Becomes a Global Competition >>
* The Coronavirus Crisis Doesn’t Have to Lead to Layoffs >>

* Coronavirus Sets the Stage for Hacking Mayhem >>
* American Airlines will use passenger planes for cargo-only flights to Europe >>
* Bringing more people online and introducing Camera Go >>

* Even in the age of COVID-19, you need to stay focused on the customer >>
* How Bad Times Bring Out the Best in People >>
* No, 5G didn’t start a pandemic >>

* Dating in the Age of Social Distancing >>
* The Upsides of a Global Pandemic >>
* Data from China shows the majority of people with Covid-19 only suffer mild symptoms, then recover >>
* Why the Coronavirus Has Been So Successful >>
* What to watch from TED on the coronavirus outbreak >>

* Netflix, YouTube, Amazon cut streaming bit rates in Europe as internet usage surges >>
* Friday Fun: Movies for social distancing >>
* Doctors Say Shortage of Protective Gear Is Dire >>

* Bill Gates says China’s quarantine efforts helped beat Covid-19 >>
* Lessons from the lockdown >>
* Walmart wants to hire 150,000 workers to meet demand during coronavirus pandemic >>

* Potential coronavirus second wave has China on high alert >>
* A chunk of Yellowstone the size of Chicago has been pulsing. Why? >>
* When Medicine Goes Virtual >>

* Australian government asks streaming companies to throttle NBN traffic >>
* The coronavirus pandemic is a game changer for mental health care >>
* Survey Data Shows COVID-19 Drops 2020 IT Growth to 0% >>

* Vergecast: Apple announces new iPad Pro and MacBook Air, Sony reveals PS5 specs >>
* For Uber and Lyft, this week has been a wild ride >>
* MIT has made the decision to no longer consider the SAT Subject Tests >>

* UX Takeaways From An Indian Food Delivery App That Serves 1.4 Million Orders Everyday >>
* AI Powers a Potential App for At-Home Coronavirus Risk Assessment >>
* Amazon halts grocery orders to restock amid surging demand due to coronavirus worries >>

* Reduce ML inference costs on Amazon SageMaker for PyTorch models using Amazon Elastic Inference >>
* ‘See you in orbit?’ New book tackles the enduring dream of public spaceflight >>
* How a ‘muon accelerator’ could unravel some of the universe’s greatest mysteries >>

* NASA asks public to design sensors for Venus rover concept >>
* The year 2022 is going to be lit! (With NASA space launches.) >>
* What quarantine is like for an astronaut >>

* Arm Flexible Access for Automotive Applications >>
* Five Companies Using AI to Fight Coronavirus >>
* Galactic Energy Prepares Ceres-1 Rocket for First Launch >>

* India launches WhatsApp chatbot to create awareness about coronavirus, asks social media services to curb spread of misinformation >>
* Italy is a 12 Day Preview of US Coronavirus Future >>
* Coronavirus Pandemic: A Call to Action for the Robotics Community >>

* A Different Way to Chart the Spread of Coronavirus >>
* WhatsApp Is at the Center of Coronavirus Response >>
* My gym closed, so I let this smart kettlebell kick my ass >>

* Baidu to build self-driving test facility in Chongqing >>
* VW’s e-BULLI concepts shows how your classic van can become an EV >>
* Leak reveals Fitbit’s new Charge 4 >>

* How to Detect a Government’s Hand Behind Internet Shutdowns >>
* Scientists Can Work From Home When the Lab Is in the Cloud >>
* Can the U.S. build a hospital in two weeks? >>

* Disney+ India launch postponed >>
* UK PM Johnson: Bars, pubs, restaurants to close >>
* Bar owner refuses entry to those over 70 >>

* Enterprise agility: Buzz or business impact? >>
* Ask HN: What projects are you working on now? >>

* Coronavirus isn’t a ‘Chinese virus’ no matter what Trump says >>
* Reading List for Leaders in Uncertain Times >>
* Rethink Your Relationship with Your Vendors >>
* Coronavirus has shattered the myth that the economy must come first >>

* IT update: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) >>
* Dating in the Age of Social Distancing >>
* A Guide for Working (From Home) Parents >>

* Coronavirus May Mean Automation Is Coming Sooner Than We Thought >>
* California orders its nearly 40 million residents to stay home to prevent the spread of coronavirus >>
* Coronavirus updates: Trump to close US-Mexico border, postpones student loan payments; NY unleashes strict rules >>
* 19 Suggestions for Bored Engineers >>

* How The Fatality Rate Of Coronavirus Compares To Other Deadly Epidemics In The 2000s >>
* Coronavirus: New Zealand rolls out drive-through hubs for testing Covid-19 >>
* Microsoft’s DirectX 12 Ultimate brings ray tracing effects to more games >>

* AWS launches $20M diagnostics program to support coronavirus research >>
* Colin Mahony, Vertica at Micro Focus >>

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