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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 March 2020

* An experimental peptide could block Covid-19 >>
* Will a home antibody test for covid-19 really be a game changer? >>
* A new COVID-19 test can return results in 5 minutes >>

* The a16z Podcast: Security When the Workforce is Remote >>
* Silicon Valley Tries Disrupting Coronavirus Response >>
* FortiGuard Labs | CUBEConversation, March 2020 >>
* Stanford’s Margot Gerritsen on Data Science and Women in Tech – Ep. 111 >>
* Kelsey Hightower and Ben Sigelman Debate Microservices vs. Monoliths >>
* Engadget Podcast: How games (and Animal Crossing!) are keeping us sane >>

* Stanford University offering CS472 data science and AI for COVID-19 >>
* Video streaming – and (gasp!) even traditional TV – gain lift during pandemic >>
* COVID-19 Reaction: Massive Spike in IT Incidents >>

* Italy’s coronavirus death toll passes 10,000. Many are asking why the fatality rate is so high >>
* From Spain to Germany, Farmers Warn of Fresh Food Shortages >>
* Donald Trump mulls quarantines for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut >>

* SpaceX to deliver cargo to NASA’s lunar Gateway station using a new ‘Dragon XL’ spacecraft >>
* SpaceX SN3 Starship Stacked and Will Test Hop 150 Meters Next Week >>
* US keeps millions of chickens in secret farms to make flu vaccines. But their eggs won’t work for coronavirus >>

* Unemployment in Israel surges past 20%; almost 700,000 jobless sign up in March >>
* The official jobless numbers are horrifying. The real situation is even worse. >>
* As pandemic hits startups, electric scooter unicorn Bird cuts staff by 30% >>
* SpaceX Competitor OneWeb Is Reportedly Bankrupt >>
* OneWeb reportedly heads into bankruptcy and SpaceX might be next >>

* Why the US can’t go back to work by Easter >>
* Ai Debate Gary Marcus Danny Lange >>

* VMware’s Sanjay Poonen: Only the strongest enterprises will survive the pandemic >>
* Analysis: Pandemic’s effects will now take IT spending negative for the year >>
* New trailers: Killing Eve, Upload, Murder House Flip, and more >>

* A Norwegian school quit using video calls after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link >>
* Coronavirus: Zoom is in everyone’s living room – how safe is it? >>
* This Mobile And Universally-Compatible Vr Headset Plans To Make Cinema Theaters Obsolete >>

* Microsoft’s telco ambitions still unclear after Affirmed purchase >>

* How TED-Ed is helping families, students and teachers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic >>
* A.I. Versus the Coronavirus >>
* What the Right To Repair Movement Gets Wrong >>

* Video Friday: Qoobo the Headless Robot Cat Is Back >>
* Upgraded Google Glass Helps Autistic Kids “See” Emotions >>
* Superconductoring Alloys Found in Meteorites >>

* Scientists Use Stem Cells to Treat COVID-19 Patients in China >>
* New York and USA Surging Coronavirus Hospitalizations >>
* New Approach Could Protect Control Systems From Hackers >>

* COVID-19 Makes It Clear That Broadband Access Is a Human Right >>
* US launches advanced satellite in 1st Space Force national security mission >>
* SpaceX encounters problem just before Crew Dragon parachute test >>

* A full breakdown of what channels you get with every Sling TV package, plus all the add-ons >>
* 3 Questions: The risks of using 3D printing to make personal protective equipment >>

* Telco metadata grab is for modelling COVID-19 spread, not tracking citizens, says EC >>
* Tesla to reduce on-site staff at Nevada gigafactory by 75% >>
* Tesla’s Autopilot could soon detect traffic lights >>

* The Ibuprofen Debate Reveals the Danger of Covid-19 Rumors >>
* These 16 movies will be available online early to help ease your coronavirus anxiety >>

* Silicon Valley Is Saving Our Asses—for Now >>
* Labs respond to a call; MIT sends thousands of items directly to area hospitals in need. >>
* Cosmos: Possible Worlds episode 5 explores the ‘cosmic connectome’ >>

* Coronavirus pandemic’s global impact seen from space in chilling satellite images >>
* Kind Words is the rare social network where everyone is nice >>
* Google Cancels Its Infamous April Fools’ Jokes This Year >>

* LG TVs add a Movies Anywhere app >>
* Original Content podcast: ‘Tiger King’ might be the wildest show on Netflix >>
* Protecting Ourselves from the Next Pandemic >>

* Wuhan seafood vendor believed to be one of the first coronavirus patients says ‘a lot fewer people would have died’ if the Chinese government acted sooner >>
* Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has the cash to buy Tesla, Starbucks, or McDonald’s after the coronavirus sell-off >>
* Lockdown means energy bills will rise. Here’s how to keep costs down >>

* Lockdown means energy bills will rise. Here’s how to keep costs down >>
* Survey: Spanish consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis >>
* Survey: Chinese consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis >>
* Survey: UK consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis >>

* Airbnb To Provide Free or Subsidized Housing For 100,000 COVID-19 Healthcare Workers >>
* AT&T and Cricket offer customers a $15 plan for a limited time >>
* A.I. Versus the Coronavirus >>

* Dyson to manufacture 15,000 ventilators following UK call for help >>
* Google Duo’s group video limit rises to 12 people just at the right time >>

* Food delivery apps, the pandemic and finding a new normal >>
* Key vote on Alphabet’s smart neighborhood delayed over coronavirus >>
* Los Angeles-based Ficto launches its Quibi competitor — with Niantic as a content partner >>

* MIT-based team works on rapid deployment of open-source, low-cost ventilator >>
* NYU makes face shield design for healthcare workers that can be built in under a minute available to all >>
* Naked man crashing school’s video call is a privacy lesson for all >>

* Netflix is working on a live-action ‘Dragon’s Lair’ movie >>
* Not all entrepreneurs are 30-year-old guys >>
* Record Jobless Claims Are Overwhelming States’ Aging Tech >>

* Tesla’s Autopilot could soon detect traffic lights >>
* 10 Digital Miscommunications — and How to Avoid Them >>
* Coronavirus Is a Wake-Up Call for Supply Chain Management >>

* Alexa can tell you what to do if you think you have COVID-19 >>
* Canceled conferences will force startups to focus on scalable lead generation >>
* The Amazon Warehouse Worker Who Can’t Stay Home >>

* Ep101: The WebAssembly Episode, feat. Tyler McMullen >>
* Stop Complaining About Being at Home >>
* List of things to do in Quarantine time >>

* This Week in Programming: How Devs Can Help Beat the COVID-19 Pandemic >>
* Chinese tech giants Tencent, Huawei team up to develop mobile cloud gaming platform, explore AR and VR in games >>
* China’s economy was hit hard by the pandemic. Its 5G ambitions could be crucial to its recovery >>

* What The World’s Busiest Landmarks Looked Like Before The Coronavirus And After >>
* A Visualization Of The Potential Spread Of The Coronavirus Connected To A Single Beach During Spring Break >>
* How The Coronavirus Spreads Under Different Simulations Ranging From Lax Restrictions To Extreme Social Distancing And Early Testing >>

* Have You Been Washing Your Hands The Wrong Way This Whole Time? Here’s The Right Way >>
* A visit to the supermarket >>

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