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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 01 May 2020

* Can Electric Cars on the Highway Emulate Plane-to-Plane Refueling? >>
* Here’s how Blue Origin’s human lander system will carry astronauts to the lunar surface >>
* Here’s what NASA’s Mars helicopter will look like when it makes history with the first extraterrestrial powered flight >>

* An Australian bank wants to spray disinfectant from drones in schools and aged care >>
* AI can’t be legally credited as an inventor, says USPTO >>

* Facebook Reports Earnings Amid Push to Refresh >>
* Covid hoaxes are using a loophole to stay alive—even after content is deleted >>
* Targeted Phishing Attacks Successfully Hacked Top Executives At 150+ Companies >>

* A Texas Zoo is opening back up to the public with a drive-thru experience >>
* Waze offers lane guidance in beta >>
* Researchers control a game of Tetris using a breathable wearable sleeve >>

* NYC will halt subway service overnight to disinfect trains >>
* Party royale could fulfill Fortnite’s promise as a true social space >>
* OpenAI introduces Jukebox, a new AI model that generates genre-specific music with lyrics >>

* Microsoft says COVID-19 had ‘minimal’ impact on its business >>
* Microsoft will show off Xbox Series X gameplay next week >>
* Microsoft Build 2020 goes back to developers, developers, developers >>
* Microsoft makes it easier to get started with Windows Virtual Desktops >>
* Microsoft’s Visual Studio Online code editor is now Visual Studio Codespaces and gets a price drop >>
* Microsoft’s big bet on a ‘Netflix of gaming’ is paying off: The service now has over 10 million users >>

* Australia, New Zealand Ponder Mutual Reopening Once Virus Is Contained >>
* Redis 6.0 Released and Now Available in Redis Enterprise Cloud >>
* Redis 6.0.0 GA is out! >>

* Intel’s new flagship desktop processor offers 5.3GHz peak speeds on thinner die >>
* Zoom retracts claim of 300M daily active users as rivals narrow the gap >>
* Americans skeptical of COVID-19 tracking apps as researchers raise security concerns >>

* Dibert Thursday April 30, 2020 Ceo Has Pandemic Plan >>
* Building a smart garage door opener with AWS DeepLens and Amazon Rekognition >>
* Tesla’s ‘full self-driving’ feature is coming in subscription form >>

* Mark Zuckerberg: Oculus Quest “Has Surpassed Our Expectations” >>
* Qualcomm: The 5G outlook is still good >>
* Microsoft cloud has a COVID-19 silver lining >>

* Nokia gives up on 5G radio business in China >>
* Brits lead the world on 5G mast burning >>
* There won’t be a Fortnite World Cup in 2020 >>

* At the Bionic Olympics, Engineers and Athletes Make Miracles >>
* 30 Years Later, This Big Boy Fusion Reactor Is Almost Ready to Turn On >>
* Introduction to Object-Oriented Design Patterns >>

* This baby goat live stream is the mood-booster we need >>
* Drive Continuous Delivery (CD) on Kubernetes With GitOps >>
* The dark side of working from home: loneliness >>

* US jobless claims hit 30m on coronavirus lockdowns >>
* Russia’s PM tests positive for coronavirus >>
* It’s Time to Build for Good >>

* This Footage Of Cameraman Filming A Nuclear Test And Getting Hit By Shockwave Is Truly Wild >>
* Weapons Experts Compare The Effectiveness Of A Katana Versus A Medieval Long Sword >>
* Economists in the Wild >>

* Meet Ingenuity: NASA’s pioneering Mars Helicopter >>
* China’s First Mars Lander is Going to be Called “Tianwen” >>
* Securing Internet Videoconferencing Apps: Zoom and Others >>

* Everyone’s an Epidemiologist >>
* Tesla Has Profitable First Quarter Despite Coronavirus >>
* Zuck vs. Musk: Reopen the country or wait for coronavirus to subside? >>
* Uber mulls laying off 20% of its staff as CTO resigns >>

* Companies Bet On AI Cameras to Track Social Distancing, Limit Liability >>
* A Hypothesis on Production of Tachyons >>

* Service industries can fuel growth by making digital customer experiences a priority >>
* Safely back to school after coronavirus closures >>
* Coronavirus’ impact on service organizations: Weathering the storm >>

* The first ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X was just revealed, and it’s a Viking epic >>
* Morning After: Facebook.com is about to show off a new look >>
* Facebook’s WhatsApp Eyes Lending Feature in India >>

* We must act quickly to avoid a pandemic-related mental health crisis >>
* We can’t rely on rampant consumerism to get us out of this mess >>
* Tiger survival threatened by mass road-building in precious habitats >>
* Robot with pincers can detect and remove weeds without harming crops >>
* Most people’s mental health conditions morph into others over time >>
* Poll suggests 60% of Americans are unable or unwilling to use coronavirus-tracking apps >>

* USB 4 will fully support DisplayPort 2, including 8K HDR monitors >>
* TikTok tops 2 billion downloads >>
* The Most Important Metrics You’re Not Tracking (Yet) >>

* Tesla pushes Tesla Semi deliveries to 2021 >>
* Quibi offers a preview of its originals on YouTube >>
* Oculus sales are booming despite stock shortages >>

* How to Refuel When You’re Feeling Emotionally Drained >>
* How to Handle the Pressure of Being a Manager Right Now >>
* CRISPR-based diagnostic chips perform thousands of tests simultaneously to detect viruses >>

* 7 VCs talk about today’s esports opportunities >>
* Human intelligence may not be enough: US military turns to machine learning algos to predict food shortages >>
* Alibaba takes VMware where AWS and Microsoft don’t – behind the Great Firewall >>

* How tourism will change >>
* McDonald’s branches ‘eaten out of stock’ >>
* KFC stores run out of chicken >>

Pods.
* a16z Podcast: The Chief Security Officer in (and out of) a Crisis >>
* JRE #1467 – JACK CARR >>
* POD Coronavirus in Africa >>
* POD FT News Briefing Fed’s ‘medium-term’ warning, Microsoft growth, Barclays loan provisions >>
* Lisa Spelman, Intel | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Communicating Risk What to Do When You Can’t Test Everything >>
* Securing Kubernetes Applications with HashiCorp Vault >>
* CopyLeft2020 Conference videos >>
* Coronavirus Career Limbo >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 April 2020

* Apple and Google give devs a first look at their COVID-19 tracking API >>
* Automating the search for entirely new “curiosity” algorithms >>
* POD: Amazon’s power is becoming more exposed during the pandemic >>

* Facebook claims its new chatbot beats Google’s as the best in the world >>
* Facebook releases its ‘Blender’ chatbot as an open-source project >>
* A New Chatbot Tries a Little Artificial Empathy >>

* POD: The Digital Future of the Supply Chain >>
* The Zoom Boom’s Impact on Innovation, Infrastructure, and Mental Health >>
* Acquired Special Episode: Jason Calacanis >>

* Google And Microsoft Chase After Zoom With New Features And Free Services >>
* Google Meet premium video meetings—free for everyone >>
* Google Meet will soon be free for anyone with a Gmail account >>

* Abortion by Telemedicine: A Growing Option as Access to Clinics Wanes >>
* Robots with 3D-printed muscles are powered by the spines of rats >>
* Airbnb’s Broad Ripple Effect >>

* Neural net-generated memes are one of the best uses of AI on the internet >>
* Streaming-only movies will be eligible for awards at the 2021 Oscars >>
* Google’s image results will soon tell you more about what you’re seeing >>

* Verizon, AT&T, Cisco, others eye telehealth growth >>
* Telsa Q1 2020 Update >>
* GitHub Actions introduces ability to share runners within organizations >>

* China knew of lab safety concerns from last year >>
* If Kim Jong Un dies, expect nuclear weapons provocation to ramp up >>
* X-37B Spaceplane Is Gearing Up for Its Next Mission >>

* An executive primer on artificial general intelligence >>
* Revisiting agile teams after an abrupt shift to remote >>
* Dubai plans to build sky transportation system >>

* Delivery Robots Aren’t Ready—When They Could Be Needed Most >>
* Break Up Your Big Virtual Meetings >>
* Fairphone teams up with /e/OS on a box-fresh ‘deGoogled’ handset >>

* Why it’ll still be a long time before we get a coronavirus vaccine >>

* UN says 1.6 billion people could lose their livelihood >>
* Boeing to axe 16,000 jobs as coronavirus stalls new plane orders >>
* Lyft axes 17% of its workforce >>
* Uber reportedly cutting 20% of its workforce as CTO Thuan Pham resigns >>

* A Photoshop livestream is slowly revealing the next Assassin’s Creed >>
* MIT app makes self-care as addictive as a video game >>
* AOC and Elizabeth Warren call for a freeze on big mergers as the coronavirus crisis unfolds >>

* Robotic Arm Wields UV Light Wand To Disinfect Public Spaces >>
* See the big asteroid 1998 OR2 just before its Earth flyby in a Slooh webcast today >>
* Feeling Objects and Walls With $35 Gadget When Used With VR Goggles >>

* Ford postpones autonomous vehicle service until 2022 >>
* Apple adds COVID-19 testing sites to Maps across the US, and shares more mobility data >>
* Salesforce researchers are working on an AI economist for more equitable tax policy >>

* Dibert: Wednesday April 29, 2020 Sincere Friends >>
* AR Contact Lens Creator Mojo Vision Gets Funding Boost >>
* Radar views show big asteroid 1998 OR2 tumbling in space ahead of Earth flyby (video) >>

* A Bright Spot for Solar Windows Powered By Perovskites >>
* 3 Ways Chiplets Are Remaking Processors >>
* Each of these ‘tiny’ threads of blazing-hot plasma on the sun is 125 miles wide >>

* Fauci expresses optimism about ‘significant, positive’ data from a trial of the possible Covid-19 treatment remdesivir >>
* Drive Continuous Delivery (CD) on Kubernetes With GitOps >>
* Reality of Managing Microservices in Your CD Pipeline >>
* Serverless Needs Standards to Be the Future of Application Infrastructure >>
* A Logging Stack for the Internet of Things >>
* To Microservices and Back Again – Why Segment Went Back to a Monolith >>

* Determined AI makes its machine learning infrastructure free and open source >>
* Google Cloud opens its Las Vegas region >>
* How Should We Allocate Scarce Medical Resources? >>

* IBM Research Progresses Field of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) >>
* Marc Andreessen, Florence Nightingale and building in a vacuum >>
* A Nest of Alien Asteroids Orbits Our Sun >>

* Machine That Keeps Livers Alive for a Week Can Repair Damaged Organs >>
* UK sets new target to recruit 18,000 contact tracers by mid-May >>

* How 5G and the IoT will transform telecoms, enterprise, government, and consumer tech >>

* 17 tech innovations that could help ease coronavirus lockdown restrictions >>
* World economies plunge while hopes rest on treatment >>
* What’s wrong with Australia’s tracing app >>

* Could a Covid-19 vaccine be our ultimate ‘buy local’ product? >>
* Watch This Unbelievably Fit Man Crank Out 70 Push-Ups While In Full Planche >>
* Why Remote Work Sucks, According To Science >>

* Prepare Yourself For Prime Day 2020 >>
* Exam Anxiety: How Remote Test-Proctoring Is Creeping Students Out >>
* Three weeks in, Quibi has its first privacy scandal >>

* Huawei’s HiSilicon overtakes Qualcomm as China’s top smartphone processor supplier for first time >>
* Chinese, U.S. scientists join hands in hunt for COVID-19 origins >>
* COVID-19 caused strokes in young people who had mild coronavirus symptoms, NYC doctors say >>

* Nvidia completes acquisition of Israel’s Mellanox for $7 billion >>
* China startup NIO gains $1bn state funding to chase Tesla >>
* An Introduction to Edge Computing >>

* Software Delivery Leadership Forum & DevOps World 2020, CloudBees >>
* Gary Cohn: Coronavirus is speeding up the disappearance of cash >>
* Australians urged to take up mental health telehealth and put on ‘digital sunscreen’ >>

* Australia and US call out cyber attacks on hospitals during COVID-19 pandemic >>
* Amazon, IBM and Microsoft race to bring global access to quantum computing >>

* Maria Alejandra Trozzi, Edenor | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Vishant Vora, Vodafone | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Lisa Spelman, Intel | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Ashesh Badani, Red Hat | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Matt Hicks, Red Hat | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 April 2020

* A Brain Implant Restored This Man’s Motion and Sense of Touch >>
* Akara Robotics Turns TurtleBot Into Autonomous UV Disinfecting Robot >>
* Meet Moxie, a Social Robot That Helps Kids With Social-Emotional Learning >>

* In surprise choice, Zoom hitches wagon to Oracle for infrastructure >>
* Do drive-through coronavirus testing at McDonald’s >>
* Oprah and Facebook team up to host a virtual graduation ceremony >>

* Red Hat Summit 2020 stresses the importance of open innovation and collaboration >>
* Red Hat Summit Keynote Analysis | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Podcast: Orange Business Services talks COVID-19 and keeping customers connected >>

* The Telecoms.com Podcast: Q1 numbers, India and open RAN >>
* Software Delivery Leadership Forum & DevOps World 2020, CloudBees >>
* Researchers Uncover Novel Way to De-anonymize Device IDs to Users’ Biometrics >>

* Google medical researchers humbled when AI screening tool falls short in real-life testing >>
* Google admits its diabetic blindness AI fell short in real-life tests >>
* Digital Transformation, One Discovery at a Time >>

* US tightens export restrictions to keep tech out of Chinese military’s hands >>
* This Scrolling Interactive Visualization Of Jeff Bezos’ Wealth Is Breaking Our Brains >>
* Electrical devices implanted in the brain may help treat anorexia >>

* Is Your Data Infrastructure Ready for AI? >>
* Two thirds of Britons say cards are better for keeping in touch than social media >>
* Featured Session: Restarting the Global Economy >>

* In face of COVID-19, AWS launches new cloud region in Milan, Italy >>
* VodafoneZiggo uses dynamic spectrum sharing to get ahead with 5G >>
* The US already has the technology to test millions of people a day >>

* DJI’s Mavic Air 2 offers 34 minutes of flight time and 48-megapixel photos >>
* Cheetah, a restaurant wholesale app that pivoted to consumers for COVID-19, nabs $36M >>

* What if immunity to covid-19 doesn’t last? >>
* British Airways to cut 12,000 jobs as aviation outlook darkens >>
* Navigating change as a leader >>

* How to Combat That Ballooning Screen Time Report >>
* Singapore Scaling Up Medical Facilities as Virus Cases Climb >>
* Dispatch 1.1, Acquia’s new tools for Drupal 9 adoption, and Imperva’s advanced bot protection solution >>

* Anchor converts your video calls into podcasts >>
* EC2 Network Performance Cheat Sheet >>
* We Need a Stress Test for Critical Supply Chains >>

* The Race to Get Convalescent Plasma to Covid-19 Patients >>
* So Many Feelings >>
* Hear from the CEOs of Slack and Zoom >>

* Engineers develop precision injection system for plants >>
* Announcing the IBM Quantum Challenge >>
* SpaceX’s Elon Musk high on success after counting ‘420’ Starlinks in orbit and Frosty the Starship survives cryo test >>

* Google makes shielded virtual machines its default cloudy option >>
* How Americans are Practicing Self-Care in the Age of Quarantine >>

* Coronavirus: Oxford vaccine effective in monkeys, heading for mass production in India >>
* Pandemic upends lives of Latin America’s domestic servants >>
* India coronavirus: The ‘mystery’ of low Covid-19 death rates >>
* India: Doubling rate of COVID-19 cases now stands at 10.2 days >>
* Coronavirus: New Zealand wasn’t ready for a pandemic >>
* Donald Trump’s attack on the WHO might be the right thing for the wrong reason >>

* Alphabet Announces First Quarter 2020 Results >>
* British Museum makes 1.9 million images available for free >>
* Extremely Large Telescope >>

* Fooling NLP Systems Through Word Swapping >>
* Farmer Reveals The Inside Of A Tractor Cab, And The Amount Of Technology Setup Inside Is Astounding >>
* Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be ‘scrapped’ instead of delayed again, says Games chief >>

* Paper planes in space: Tiny ‘nanocardboard’ flyer that is powered by lasers and weighs less than a fruit fly could help NASA collect evidence of life on Mars >>
* Microsoft Word will now flag two spaces between sentences as a formatting ‘error’ >>
* A Coronavirus Silver Lining: Less Driving, Fewer Crashes >>

* A16Z-backed Tomorrow Health launches with $7.5M seed round to improve in-home healthcare >>
* Free users become losers as AI startup with AWS bills to pay pursues viral opportunity >>
* CFOs are crossing fingers and hoping a second wave of COVID-19 does not appear, says Gartner >>

* What is the New Future After the Pandemic Has Reshaped Our Present? >>
* Tuesday April 28, 2020: Spring Cleaning >>
* Coronavirus Genome 2 >>

* COVID-19: Strategies for getting ahead of the pandemic crisis >>
* Personalizing the customer experience: Driving differentiation in retail >>
* Bringing Neuromorphic Vision to the Edge >>

* Why Software is Critical for AI Inference Accelerators >>
* Build forecasts and find anomalies from your data with Amazon QuickSight ML Insights >>
* ‘I’ll pass’: Trump not interested in flying on Virgin Galactic’s space plane >>

* Ep. 567: When Satellites Need a House Call >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: April 29, 2020 – Alcohol in Space with Chris Carberry >>
* Get out of the way: The 1st restartable solid rocket fuel could help reduce space junk (op-ed) >>

* Joe Fitzgerald, Red Hat | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Paul Cormier, Red Hat | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Effective Cost Management for Azure Databricks >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 April 2020

* SpaceX’s future deep-space rocket passes key test, paving the way for short flight >>
* AI-Powered Rat Could Be a Valuable New Tool for Neuroscience >>
* MIT muscle-control system for drones lets a pilot use gestures for accurate and specific navigation >>

* Google’s medical AI was super accurate in a lab. Real life was a different story. >>
* Delivery Robots Could Keep Workers Safer >>
* TED2020: The Prequel; Crisis support for the world, one text away >>

* Equity Monday: Startups run low on cash, and why some Internet tailwinds are fading >>
* How the Pandemic Is Pushing Blockchain Forward >>
* The unlikely plan to save COVID-19 patients with planes >>

* Automatic Instacart Bots >>
* As Ericsson advances, Nokia’s 5G business may be finished in China >>
* YouTube announces free global film festival starting May 29 >>

* Smart windows can let visible light through while blocking out heat >>

* Smart ring maker Motiv acquired by ‘digital identity’ company >>
* Tesla vehicles recognize and respond to traffic lights, stop signs with latest software update >>
* Stay-at-home order for 7 million Bay Area residents extended to end of May >>

* Digging Up Regolith: Why Mining the Moon Seems More Possible Than Ever >>
* How An Image Could’ve Let Attackers Hack Microsoft Teams Accounts >>
* Assets Monitor as a Function >>

* U.S. Space Force’s First Weapon Is a Satellite Jammer >>
* We’re still untangling Ramanujan’s mathematics 100 years after he died >>
* New Bandage Repels Blood and Promotes Clotting >>

* Red Hat Expands Analytics on the Ansible Automation Platform >>
* How 200 CIOs Responded to a Fully Remote Economy >>
* Why Cloud Native? Speed, Stability, and Full Cycle Development >>

* UPS will use drones to deliver prescriptions to retirees in Florida >>
* The algorithms big companies use to manage their supply chains don’t work during pandemics >>
* Cloud Application Design Pattern >>

* Netflix’s new Michelle Obama documentary arrives May 6th >>
* How The Coronavirus Is Changing Television Production >>
* Six months out, Biden jumps to lead over Trump amid coronavirus concerns >>

* When Your Freedom Depends On An App >>
* Digital landscape the education sector was forced to take up during the Covid-19 lockdown “will absolutely accelerate change for good” >>
* SpaceX Starship SN4 passes key test, Elon Musk says >>

* Teleforking a process onto a different computer! >>
* Reinventing Your Career in the Time of Coronavirus >>

* AWS Augmented Artificial Intelligence adds human review to machine learning predictions >>
* Zoom is so popular in Silicon Valley, even Google executive’s child reportedly prefers it over Google’s software >>
* What happened before the Big Bang? >>

* Fresh Tiger Stripes on Saturn’s Enceladus >>
* Magnet Enhanced Aerocapture Would Enable 39 Day Mars Crewed Flights >>
* 8 CEOs on books they read in a crisis >>

* India launches e-government platform for 125,000 villages and drone land surveys to put them on the map >>
* $4 million richer, Walrus.ai has a pitch for companies looking for QA-testing tools >>
* 10 More Virus Researchers Say ‘Virtually No Chance’ Coronavirus Escaped From a Lab >>

* A Crisis Playbook for Family Businesses >>
* Codota picks up $12M for an AI platform that auto-completes developers’ code >>
* Disney+ will start streaming ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ on May 4th >>

* Drone Deliveries, Food Supplies, and More Car News This Week >>
* Empathy Starts with Curiosity >>
* Distributed Computation, Consistency Maps, WebAssembly on FPGA, and Reliable Information >>

* Germany ditches centralized approach to app for COVID-19 contacts tracing >>
* Shift Your Organization from Panic to Purpose >>
* USGS releases first complete geologic map of the Moon >>

* Pandemic is far from over, World Health Organization says >>
* Coronavirus cases pass 3 million around the world >>
* New Zealand claims ‘elimination’ of coronavirus with new cases in single digits >>
* Working at home injury claims set to skyrocket during coronavirus crisis >>
* Argentina Government bans selling of tickets for flights until September 1 >>
* India: Record rise of 60 deaths in last 24 hours >>
* Coronavirus: how will China’s role in global economy change when faced with pandemic backlash? >>
* Bill Gates predicts when we’ll get a coronavirus vaccine >>
* Bill Gates’s vision for life beyond the coronavirus >>
* Photos reveal Qantas and Jetstar aircraft parking lot in Melbourne >>
* Wuhan discharges outbreak’s last coronavirus patient >>

* Names of UK’s coronavirus science advisers to be revealed >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 April 2020

* Covid-19 has blown apart the myth of Silicon Valley innovation >>
* Pandemic is liberating firms to experiment with radical new ideas >>
* Covid-induced innovation in the business world >>

* Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing >>
* Israel is using AI to flag high-risk covid-19 patients >>
* How a potential Nokia takeover would impact the network equipment market >>

* Antigen testing could be a faster, cheaper way to diagnose covid-19 >>
* Breaking Analysis: Covid-19 Takeaways & Sector Drilldowns Part 1 >>
* After Math: We’re dreaming of escape and DJI drones >>

* Facebook Messenger Rooms, up to 50 people >>
* Gillmor Gang: Zoom Normal >>

* Grad Student Used a Neural Network to Write His Papers >>
* Xi: Build ‘great space power’ >>
* Pandemic is getting the ‘total attention’ of the Gates Foundation >>

* Smart lockers to ‘semi-finished’ meals >>
* Tech for good: Therapy for nurses, baby food, and an online diary >>
* Drive-thru Warehouse >>
* Companies taking on Uber Eats >>

* Saturday April 25, 2020 Social Distancing >>
* Android 11 Developer Preview 3 now available >>
* Singapore Becomes Asia’s Most Infected Nation After China, India >>

* Quebec’s Government Urges Online Shoppers To Local Retailers Instead of Amazon >>
* Samsung is reportedly working on a phone with a pop-up camera >>
* Shaping and safeguarding the banking workforce after COVID-19 >>

* Documentation continues to be a thorn for developers >>
* Abhishek Mehta, Tresata | CUBE Conversation, April 2020 >>
* Coronavirus tracked: FT latest figures >>

* a16z: Finding New Antibiotics with Machine Learning, What Coronavirus Structures Tell Us >>
* How to distribute cash to 200M Americans; calculus behind pandemic insurance >>
* Bill Gates Explains How We Get Past Covid-19, and What That Really Means >>

* Fortnite hosted a psychedelic Travis Scott concert and 12.3M people watched >>
* Node.js 14 Arrives with Diagnostic Reporting, Local Storage >>
* Positive Signs of a Better World to Come >>

* TED2020: The Prequel: A global pandemic calls for global solutions >>
* TED The taboo secret to better health >>
* AWS vs Azure vs Google: What’s the Best Cloud Platform for Enterprise? >>

* These are the 6 new possible symptoms of the coronavirus the CDC added to its list >>
* Georgians Hit the Gym, World Searches for Kim >>
* NYT: Hidden Outbreaks Spread Through U.S. Cities Far Earlier Than Americans Knew, Estimates Say >>

* Democrats want to know if Amazon ‘lied’ about using platform data to create products >>
* Tesla rolls out Autopilot navigation for traffic lights and stop signs >>

* Israel barred from COVID-19 phone tracking without new legislation >>
* Australia’s COVIDSafe contact tracing app already has more than a million downloads >>
* This Electric Skate Shop Owner Wound Up With (Almost) All Of Boosted’S Inventory >>

* New trailers: Snowpiercer, Hollywood, I May Destroy You, and more >>
* Now You Can Watch All The Star Wars Movies Playing Simultaneously, On A Single Nine-Panel Screen >>
* Met Orchestra And Chorus Perform ‘Va, Pensiero,’ From Their Homes >>
* Watch some free Shakespeare performances, courtesy of the Globe Theatre. >>

* Digital the Key to weathering future crises >>
* Some Amazon Sellers Are Paying $10,000 A Month To Trick Their Way To The Top >>
* Scaling your AI-powered Battlesnake with distributed reinforcement learning in Amazon SageMaker >>

* Russian freighter arrives at space station with nearly 3 tons of supplies >>
* Russian cargo craft launches toward space station >>
* Sunday April 26, 2020Dogbert Designs Headphones >>

* JupyterLab 2.0 >>
* The Decline of the Innovation State is Killing Us >>
* An algorithm to enhance the robotic assembly of customized products >>

* Coronavirus: Boris Johnson’s return to work ‘a boost for the country’ >>
* Reopening Has Begun. No One Is Sure What Happens Next. >>
* $110 Trillion Renewables Stimulus Package Could Create 50 Million Jobs >>

* New hypothesis argues the universe simulates itself into existence >>
* SpaceX Starship SN4 Pressure Test, Crew Dragon Demo-2 and Starlink News >>
* Plan to Explore Proxima Centauri For Decades Usings Thousands of Chipsats >>

* Young and middle-aged people, barely sick with covid-19, are dying of strokes >>
* This is the Final Picture NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope >>
* Amazon loses bid to resume selling non-essential goods in France >>

* DARPA Implant Will Reduce Jet Lag and Control the Body >>
* We could turn out-of-use school buses into low-cost mobile COVID test labs >>
* Why the Macintosh idea has survived and thrived since 1984 >>

* Delivery Companies Hand Out Safety Gear—With Mixed Results >>
* Healthcare AI systems that put people at the center >>
* IBM Research ICLR 2020: Advancing Trusted, Secure and Precision-Focused AI >>

* Our love of the cloud is making a green energy future impossible >>
* People are dying from coronavirus because research is too slow >>
* ‘Saint Jacinda’ Ardern’s lockdown has not silenced her critics >>

* What’s on CIOs’ minds during the coronavirus crisis >>
* 15 games to play on Zoom, from a murder mystery to cooking challenges >>
* Amazon A2I is now generally available >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 April 2020

* Facebook Messenger Rooms challenges Zoom with free, unlimited group video calls >>
* Mark Zuckerberg OnVideo Chat Needs To Evolve For The Pandemic >> talk: >>
* Facebook to launch ‘virtual dating’ over Messenger for Facebook Dating users >>

* Tired of boring Zoom meetings? Rent this donkey. Or alligator. Or camel. >>
* What economy class could look like after virus >>
* Limelight sees ‘tremendous’ interest in edge computing launch >>

* AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Augmented Artificial Intelligence (A2I) >>
* Amazon’s fully managed service for Apache Cassandra is now generally available >>
* Amazon AppFlow automates bidirectional data flows between AWS and SaaS apps >>

* SpaceX rolls out new Starship prototype for tests (video) >>
* Video Friday: Waymo Unveils 5th-Gen Self-Driving Car >>
* Wi-Fi is getting its biggest upgrade in 20 years >>

* AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is retiring >>
* Bezos Takes Back the Wheel at Amazon >>
* All the Ways to Kill a Coronavirus (So Far) >>

* OneWeb Bankrupt and Trying to Sell Spectrum Rights >>
* Contact tracing apps are coming whether we like it or not >>
* Verizon CEO: ‘The network is keeping up very well’ >>

* Lightweight Nuclear Electric Space Propulsion With Ten Times the Power >>
* Instant Lunar Landing Pads >>
* Kilometer Arrays from Chipsats >>
* Gene Edited Algae and Microbes to Make Fuel on Mars >>
* Feasible and Affordable Missions for Exoplanet Imaging >>
* DARPA Looks for Tunneling Breakthroughs >>
* Lunar Propellant Mining NASA NIAC Study >>

* Blackmagic drops the price of its 6K cinema camera to $1,995 >>
* China is injecting millions into WHO as the US cuts funds. >>
* Video shows Samsung’s AI-powered ‘Bot Chef’ kitchen assistant slicing, dicing, and stirring dinner in a skillet >>
* Robots to assist researchers on Antarctic preservation program >>

* Live-streaming sales prove a lifeline for China’s small retailers as pandemic disrupts business models and consumer behaviour >>
* Israeli researchers say they can make disinfectant from tap water >>
* Portable ‘cold plasma’ wand prototype could destroy germs in seconds >>

* Pocket-sized device tests DNA in blood samples for genetic conditions >>
* CES might have helped spread COVID-19 throughout the U.S. >>
* Google will soon require that all advertisers reveal their identities >>

* Everybody in the Pool: Researchers Use Algorithms to Tackle the Coronavirus Test Shortage >>
* The changing face of employment law during a global pandemic >>
* What the first coronavirus antibody testing surveys can tell us >>
* At-Home Coronavirus-Sample-Collection Kits Aren’t Perfect but Could Help Fill Testing Gap >>
* Covid-19 news: US not involved in global WHO plan to tackle pandemic >>

* Covid-19 news: Up to half of deaths in Europe have been in care homes >>

* How Argentina’s Strict Covid-19 Lockdown Saved Lives >>
* Coronavirus: US death toll passes 50,000 in world’s deadliest outbreak >>
* Trump can’t stop putting his top public health officials in tough spots >>

* Can virtual therapy help us cope with the coronavirus lockdown? >>
* Build A Sophisticated Microscope Using Lego, 3D Printing, Arduinos, and a Raspberry Pi >>
* PANOSETI prototypes: Ambitious alien-hunting project deploys 1st two telescopes >>

* Tiny, levitating ‘nanocardboard’ aircraft could explore Mars one day >>
* Neil deGrasse Tyson ponders the fate of planet Earth in ‘Cosmos: Possible Worlds’ finale >>
* Is life a gamble? Scientist models universe to find out >>

* Walmart and Nextdoor team up with new ‘Neighbors Helping Neighbors’ program amid coronavirus >>
* Positive leadership in uncertain times >>
* Leading with purpose: How marketing and sales leaders can shape the next normal >>

* How retailers are preparing for the post-coronavirus recovery >>
* Global Surveillance in the Wake of COVID-19 >>
* OnePlus lays off employees in Europe less than two weeks after OnePlus 8 launch >>

* Verizon lost 84,000 pay TV subscribers in Q1 as consumers continue shift to streaming >>
* Telegram promises secure group video calls sometime this year >>
* California aims to quintuple its coronavirus testing >>
* Antigen testing could be a faster, cheaper way to diagnose covid-19 >>

* Verizon: Predicting the cost of COVID-19 >>
* Mobile network operations in a 5G world >>

Pods/Listen/Watch
* TED The Prequel: A global pandemic calls for global solutions >>
* Amazon Used Data from Sellers to Launch Competitive Products >>
* Coronavirus Generates Push for Broadband Infrastructure Upgrade >>
* Podcast: What the heck is a ‘Planetary Computer?’ Microsoft explains. >>
* Original Content podcast: ‘Too Hot to Handle’ might be a work of evil genius >>
* TED: An evolutionary perspective on human health and disease >>
* Lenovo’s Mike Leach on the Role of the Workstation in Modern AI – Ep. 118 >>
* Economics of 5G & NYC’s Connectivity Master Plan >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 April 2020

* Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot is helping hospitals remotely treat coronavirus patients >>
* This tool automatically transcribes your Zoom meetings as they happen >>
* Coronavirus: First patients injected in UK vaccine trial >>

* We may have found 19 more interstellar asteroids in our solar system >>
* Goldman Sachs says Amazon’s stock will surge 20% from current levels >>
* Smartphone-powered device tests blood samples for genetic conditions >>

* Elon Musk says Starlink internet private beta to begin in roughly three months, public beta in six >>
* AWS launches Amazon AppFlow, its new SaaS integration service >>
* NASA Funds Project for Spacecraft That Make Make Their Own Landing Pads >>

* Hundreds of People Volunteer to Be Infected with Coronavirus >>
* CRISPR Gene Editing May Help Scale Up Coronavirus Testing >>
* Antimatter Discovery Reveals Clues about the Universe’s Beginning >>

* Preliminary test results suggest 21.2% of NYC residents have COVID antibodies >>
* Peloton-Beat Saber mashup turns my Oculus Quest into a sweat sponge >>
* Amazon allegedly used sellers’ data to make competing products >>

* Zoom Daily Users Surge To 300 Million Despite Privacy Woes >>
* Sensors woven into a shirt can monitor vital signs >>
* Fragility, resilience and restoration at TED2020: The Prequel >>

* Apple is reportedly developing a 12-core Arm chip for 2021 Macs >>
* Responding to crisis: IBM’s Jim Whitehurst plans to open-source lessons learned from pandemic >>
* How We Taught Artificial Intelligence to Sell >>

* When in Doubt: Hang Up, Look Up, & Call Back >>
* 2.5M credit card records belonging to transaction firm PAAY exposed online >>
* Hackers Trick 3 British Private Equity Firms Into Sending Them $1.3 Million >>

* Google’s new Android 11 Developer Preview 3 features improved debugging tools >>
* Why I Cringe When People Say Kubernetes Is the New Virtualization Layer >>
* Eurosport follows ESPN in airing an esports racing championship >>

* Samsung’s smartwatches get closer to offering blood pressure measurements, but there’s still a long way to go >>
* Bill Gates says countries will probably use interviews and databases to track the coronavirus >>
* The auto industry’s fight with the FCC over ‘vehicle-to-everything’ communication is heating up >>

* Nasas Plan To Turn The Iss Into A Quantum Laser Lab >>
* First version of Apple and Google’s contact tracing API should be available to developers next week >>
* Facebook’s $5.7 billion bet on Indian giant Jio spells trouble for Amazon and Flipkart >>

* AI can search satellite data to find plastic floating in the sea >>
* Brain implant lets man with paralysis move and feel with his hand >>
* Kim Jong Un’s Sister Could Replace Him If He Dies. Who Is Kim Yo Jong? >>

* Why does coronavirus kill more men than women? Researchers may have found an important clue. >>
* Google Cloud CEO says Istio will be handed to a foundation >>
* Pandemic Advertising Got Weird Fast >>

* Spit Works >>
* Driving digital change during a crisis: The chief digital officer and COVID-19 >>

* BCG vaccine being trialled as potential protection against covid-19 >>
* Researchers identify cells likely targeted by Covid-19 virus >>
* Purpose: Shifting from why to how >>

* US unemployment claims hit 26.4 million amid virus >>
* Verizon opens up about BlueJeans acquisition >>
* Network usage settles in during COVID-19 pandemic >>

* Quantum Communication Could Make U.S. Subs Even More Deadly >>
* Unleashing The Power of A Slackbot in an Agile Environment >>
* Learn More About AWS DevOps Architecture and Tools >>

* Without a single Covid-19 death, Vietnam starts easing its coronavirus lockdown >>
* Wuhan resident: A second wave is ‘absolutely’ coming >>
* Europe realizes social distancing is here to stay >>

* Slower-moving hurricanes will cause more devastation as world warms >>
* Filter coffee is GOOD for you: Study shows >>
* Verizon extends 15GB of additional mobile data through May >>

* Otter.ai’s newest feature offers live, interactive transcripts of your Zoom meetings >>
* Garbage Math >>
* Drones Flight Carry Covid Tests Labs Africa >>

* Doctors are using AI to triage covid-19 patients. The tools may be here to stay >>
* Bringing an Analytics Mindset to the Pandemic >>
* Education Is a Human Thing’—but Covid-19 Will Push It Online >>

* Why everyone you know is on Zoom >>
* These disease investigation specialists usually track down STDs. Now they’re doing COVID-19 contact tracing >>
* Novel Materials Could Help Terahertz Chips Deliver Data at Terabits-Per-Second Rates >>

* New Consortium Mobilizes Roboticists to Help With COVID-19 and Future Crises >>
* How Engineers Kept the Power On in India >>
* Andrej Karpathy Gives a Technical Update on Tesla Self Driving AI >>

* SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites, aces rocket landing in milestone flight >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: April 22, 2020 – Dr. Fred Watson talks Exploding Stars and Invisible Planets >>
* Coronavirus: A Global Emergency >>

* In the Future, AIs—Not Humans—Will Design Our Wireless Signals >>
* It’s Robot Versus Human as Shimon Performs Real-Time Rap Battles >>
* ‘Pope Simulator’ video game lets you live out your papal dreams by putting the player in the Pontiff’s robes >>

Pods\Watch\Listen.
* Coronavirus Generates Push for Broadband Infrastructure Upgrade >>
* Algorithms that continually invent both problems and solutions >>
* Economics of 5G & NYC’s Connectivity Master Plan >>
* Lenovo’s Mike Leach on the Role of the Workstation in Modern AI – Ep. 118 >>
* Radio Corona, Apr 23: would you get volunteer to get the coronavirus? >>
* JRE #1462 – KURT METZGER >>
* TED: “Am I dying?” The honest answer. >>
* TED: Does photographing a moment steal the experience from you? >>
* Upskilling Adapting Humans At The Speed of DevOps >>
* HBR: Onboarding Remotely (Bonus) >>
* Cultivating Resilience in a Pandemic >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 April 2020

* Zoom 5.0 update will bring much-needed security upgrades >>
* Facebook buys 9.9 percent of India’s biggest mobile network >>
* Facebook’s Messenger Kids is rolling out to 75 new countries >>
* Rivalling Human Eye: Samsung Opening Possibilities for Image Sensor Technology (500 megapixels) >>

* Alphabet’s Loon prepares for commercial launch in Kenya with internet balloon tests >>
* Android TV helps you find more to watch during quarantine >>

* Why we can’t build >>
* Westworld gets renewed for a fourth season on HBO >>
* Israeli startup’s breath test device to sniff out COVID-19 set to start trials >>

* Zero-Day Warning: It’s Possible to Hack iPhones Just by Sending Emails >>
* Chinese Hackers Using New iPhone Hack to Spy On Uyghur Muslims >>
* 4 Zero-Day Bugs in IBM’s Enterprise Security Software >>
* Flaw in iPhone, iPads may have allowed hackers to steal data for years >>

* Google Cloud’s fully managed Anthos is now generally available for AWS >>
* Google Anthos now supports multiple clouds – including Amazon’s >>
* Bluetooth Contact Tracing Needs Bigger Better Data >>

* Google adds a universal watchlist for movies and TV to Google Search >>
* Netflix beats growth predictions with 15.77M net new subscribers >>
* Polar’s latest watch promises 40-hour battery life with all features on >>

* Magic Leap reportedly laying off 1,000 employees and dropping consumer business >>
* Nuro is using delivery robots to help health care workers fighting COVID-19 >>
* Apple Iphone Se Review: Everything You Need >>

* VR telemedicine platform XRHealth raises $7M >>
* AI can distinguish between bots and humans based on Twitter activity >>
* Pocket-sized DNA reader that can detect signs of disease in blood or urine samples could diagnose coronavirus in TWO HOURS >>

Pods..
* Podcast: The long path to a post-pandemic reality >>
* TED2020: The Prequel: How to shift your mindset and choose your future >>
* On Facebook, Coronavirus Misinformation Shared By ‘Superspreaders’ >>
* JRE #1461 – OWEN SMITH >>
* Clean Code for Managers: Robert C. Martin, a.k.a. Uncle Bob >>
* Longform Podcast #389: Lulu Miller >>
* Out of the Crisis >>
* GitOps Best Practices for Continuous Deployment and Progressive Security >>
* TED2020: The Prequel: An ode to living on Earth >>
* Jim Whitehurst, IBM | CUBE Conversation, April 2020 >>

* SpaceX successfully launches latest batch of 60 internet-beaming satellites to orbit >>
* Guy Discovers Where Airlines Parked All Of Their Jumbo Jets >>
* You’re Not Going Back to Normal Office Life for a Long, Long Time >>

* Israel drone maker, US firm team up to pollinate Jordan Valley date palms >>
* Artificial pollinator aims to take sting out of bee colony loss >>
* Letting Go of the “Ideal” Classroom >>

* Digital Without Transformation >>
* Could AIOps Play a Role in the Future of IT Operations? >>
* 5G COVID-19 conspiracy nuts arrive in US >>

* Portable Ultrasound Proves a Potent Weapon in the Fight Against COVID-19 >>
* AWS rolls out ‘Linux 2 Ready’ scheme >>
* Fitbit Charge 4 review: Affordable GPS at last >>

* Surprise! 2020 Is Not the Year for Self-Driving Cars >>
* The Pandemic Has Slowed Wireless Network Buildouts >>
* Amazon opens its first cloud data center in Africa >>

* Decline of Moore’s Law and the Rise of the Hardware Accelerator >>
* VR Train Simulator Derail Valley Getting Huge Overhauled Update Next Month >>
* NordVPN is rolling out NordLynx – new generation VPN protocol based on WireGuard >>

* Critical issues in digital contract tracing >>
* Getting Started with Web Audio API >>
* AT&T starts $6B cost-cutting program >>
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* The US Navy patented a device to make laser ‘ghost planes’ in mid-air >>
* The Next Public Health Crisis: Mass Unemployment >>
* Many covid-19 survivors will be left traumatized by their ICU experience >>

* This is what end-to-end encryption should look like! >>
* University of Sydney using cloud to prevent the Tasmanian devil from extinction >>
* Wednesday April 22, 2020: Stress Can Kill You >>

* Physicist Stephen Wolfram thinks he’s on to a theory of everything, and wants help simulating the universe >>
* GM exits car-sharing business and shuts down Maven >>
* How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Redefining Jobs >>

* Intel is using AI to gather real-time data on coral reef health >>
* Everyone You Know Just Signed Up for Netflix >>
* SpaceX engine issue on last Starlink mission caused by cleaning fluid according to Elon Musk >>

* The Air Force wants you to hack its satellite in orbit. Yes, really >>
* This VR system tethers your hands to your shoulders to improve haptics >>
* This underwear claims you can wear it for weeks >>

* With lidar and artificial intelligence, road status clears up after a disaster >>
* What’s Coming to Netflix in May 2020 >>
* AI lets you be Albert Einstein or the Mona Lisa on all your Zoom calls >>

* AI makes dentists’ work easier: New model helps localize the mandibular canals >>
* Amazon and Target workers plan ‘sickouts’ over coronavirus safety concerns >>
* Escape from New York >>

* Up to 50,000 Kids May Be Hospitalized With COVID >>
* Covid-19 latest: CDC director warns US second wave could be even worse >>

* Covid-19 mass surveillance terrifying for the future >>
* Coronavirus pandemic will cause global famines of ‘biblical proportions,’ UN warns >>
* Will pharmacies, GPs and dentists survive Covid-19? >>
* I’m Just Living a Nightmare: Oil Industry Braces for Devastation >>
* Interview Between Anderson Cooper And The Mayor Of Las Vegas Is Fully Bonkers >>
* Peter Thiel’s Palantir is helping build coronavirus tracking tool for Trump >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 April 2020

* Oil crashes below $0 a barrel — a record low >>
* US needs to do 20 million tests a day to reopen safely, according to new plan >>
* How Apple and Google’s Social Distancing Maps Work >>

* Facebook’s new Gaming app launches on Android, with iOS version coming soon >>
* China’s agricultural sector gets boost thanks to advanced tech >>
* LG teases new 5G Velvet phone with ‘raindrop’ camera >>

* AI Uncovers a Potential Treatment for Covid-19 Patients >>
* Verizon’s BlueJeans acquisition is about more than the work-from-home trend >>
* Facebook launches Fundraisers in India, WhatsApp and Messenger helplines >>

* All the things COVID-19 will change forever, according to 30 top experts >>
* Scientists Explore Underwater Quantum Links for Submarines >>

* Tech earnings preview: Weakness looms amid pandemic, but some companies thrive >>
* The tricky math of lifting coronavirus lockdowns >>
* Rocket man: Don’t waste the crisis. >>

* An Imbalance Among Tiny Particles Offers a Big Cosmology Clue >>
* 267 Million Facebook Profiles Being Sold For $600 On Dark Web >>
* James Dyson Award-Winning Self-Sanitizing Door Handle Kills 99.8% Bacteria >>

* The curious case of the COVID-19 cellular traffic spike >>
* Coronavirus could push Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook deeper into our wallets >>
* Jane Goodall says COVID-19 arose from our disrespect for nature >>

* If America is at war with covid-19, it’s doing a bad job of fighting >>
* New Zealand’s Prime Minister May Be the Most Effective Leader on the Planet >>
* Richard Branson offers island as collateral for Virgin Atlantic, Australia face collapse >>

* Microsoft pairs machine learning models to fight software bugs >>
* Musicians Turn to Streaming Concerts From Home to Pay the Bills >>
* Interstellar comet Borisov came from a cold and distant home star >>

* Earth Day at 50: How an idea changed the world and still inspires now >>
* Can breathing exercises really help protect you from covid-19? >>
* Automating Security Beyond the Perimeter of Cloud Native Apps >>

* Michelle Obama Is Hosting A Weekly Storytime For Kids Starting Monday >>
* Hundreds of academics back privacy-friendly coronavirus contact tracing apps >>
* COVID-19 scammers may have stolen millions from the German government >>

* An IPO? In this economy? >>
* Alibaba Cloud will invest $28 billion more into its infrastructure over the next three years >>

* Is COVID-19 the push businesses need to fast-track technology adoption? >>
* How A.I. is Filling in Coronavirus Testing Gaps >>
* Computational Models and Simulations of Epidemic Infectious Diseases >>

* CloudBees Automotive Panel 2 >>
* How to use your Android or iOS device as a webcam >>
* How Engineers Are Operating Deep-Space Probes, Martian Rovers From Their Homes >>

* XSplit VCam: Lifetime Subscription (Windows) >>
* World’s Fastest Production Submarine’s Crazy Molten Metal Cooled Reactor >>
* Ferrari Driver Casually Hits 230 MPH On The Autobahn >>

* Tested: Minecraft showcases the beauty of ray tracing—and Nvidia’s DLSS 2.0 >>
* How to Talk to Your Team When the Future Is Uncertain >>
* Structured Database, Mainframes, Distributed Platform, and TIL Log >>

* Police drone fliers’ wings clipped to prevent them bumping into real aircraft >>
* New Horizons Parallax Program Gears Up >>
* SpaceX tests Falcon 9 rocket for next Starlink satellite fleet launch >>

* Oil prices turned negative. Hundreds of US oil companies could go bankrupt >>
* Job Losses Caused By Pandemic Compared To Other Historical Periods, Visualized >>
* A Nonpartisan Model for Developing Public-Service Leaders >>

* Virus expert remains ‘pessimistic’ over Tokyo hosting the Olympic Games in 2021 >>
* Lockdown socialism will collapse >>
* China, Russia see huge potential for trade cooperation despite pandemic >>

* India coronavirus: Should people pay for their own Covid-19 tests? >>
* Coronavirus: Boris Johnson fears second peak from relaxing lockdown >>
* Italy records first fall in active virus cases >>
* Coronavirus’s ability to mutate has been vastly underestimated, and mutations affect deadliness of strains, Chinese study finds >>
* Halt on WHO funding will be felt most by world’s poorest people >>
* Job Cuts in Pandemic Come So Fast That Warning Laws Are Gutted >>

* Donald Trump Is Forcing Americans To Play Russian Roulette With Their Lives >>
* Donald Trump Is Being Pressured To Reopen The Economy To Save His Reelection Campaign >>
* Trump rewriting narrative of response by showing only flattering news coverage of himself >>
* Trump defends people resisting lockdowns, says they’re good people suffering cabin fever >>
* US COVID-19 deaths surpass 41,000 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 April 2020

* Amazon is using thermal cameras to screen warehouse workers for COVID-19 >>
* Facebook is releasing a dedicated gaming app tomorrow >>
* Tesla Powerwall knows when to stop charging your EV during power outages >>

* Coronavirus could shrink office space >>
* The Coronavirus and Post-Traumatic Growth >>
* Boards of directors in the tunnel of the coronavirus crisis >>

* Amazon keeps French warehouses closed in standoff over health protections >>
* Amazon reaps $11,000-a-second coronavirus lockdown bonanza >>

* Formula E team fills the sports void with online marble races >>
* Innovating from necessity: The business-building imperative in the current crisis >>
* Growth In Surveillance May Be Hard To Scale Back After Pandemic, Experts Say >>

* Todays Pods
* a16z Podcast: How the Passion Economy Is Redefining Work >>
* Covid-19 and AI: Tracking a Virus, Finding a Treatment >>

* Finding Trash in Sensitive Waterways with AI – Ep. 116 >>
* Apple Launches New iPhone SE >>
* Public-Sector Tech Struggles to Handle Traffic in Pandemic >>
* Airbnb’s Brian Chesky: “Corona is pushing us back to our roots” >>
* Vergecast: Apple’s new iPhone SE, OnePlus 8 Pro review, and Verizon buys BlueJeans >>
* Breaking Analysis: CIOs & CISOs Discuss COVID 19 Budget Impact >>
* Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G fires, Huawei and contact tracing >>
* Webinar: Network Reassurance >>
* The SVoD squad assembles: What’s new with OTT, SVoD and Quibi >>
* How to Zoomify Your Hangout and Other WFH Tech Tips >>
* TED: The Global Power Shift >>
* Original Content podcast: ‘Devs’ asks unsettling questions about free will >>

* Microsoft Launching ‘Plasmabot’ To Screen Recovered COVID-19 Patients For Researchers >>
* Samsung pulls Galaxy S20 Ultra update following glitches >>
* COVID-19 isn’t stopping Verizon’s 5G rollout >>

* This Week in Programming: The Ethical Quagmire of Technological Contact Tracing >>
* GitLab Responds To GitHub Making Teams Free – We All Win >>
* Translating your website or application automatically with Amazon Translate in your CI/CD pipeline >>

* Watch these Italians play rooftop tennis during quarantine >>
* Is COVID-19 the push businesses need to fast-track technology adoption? >>
* TensorFlow Lite gets machine learning model maker >>

* For the first time ever, a robotic spacecraft caught an old satellite and extended its life >>
* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through April 18) >>
* When will a second wave of the coronavirus hit, and what will it look like? >>

* Facebook and Google to be forced to share advertising revenue with Australian media companies >>
* How consumer-goods companies can prepare for the next normal >>
* When governments go remote >>

* Forecasting s-curves is hard >>
* How CIOs and CISOs are dealing with the pandemic budget hit >>
* AIOps Isn’t a Tool — It’s a Strategy for the Modern Enterprise >>

* Why the F-15 Is Such a Badass Plane >>
* Smarter FAQ bots with Amazon Kendra >>
* China wants a piece of the moon. Here’s how it plans to handle lunar samples. >>

* Patient zero of Covid-19 pandemic may never be found >>
* Antibody test results could be bad news >>
* “Is It Moral To Work For A Tech Giant?” >>

* Clubhouse voice chat leads a wave of spontaneous social apps >>
* Coronavirus and the Future of Telemedicine >>
* LG offers first clear look at its premium Velvet phone >>

* Security News This Week: Russian Hackers Went After San Francisco International Airport >>
* Inside China Tech: when all this is over, will the robots remain? >>
* Australia’s COVID-19 trace tracking app still ‘weeks away’ >>

* Amid shutdowns, supply chains pivot and global demand for specialized talent intensifies >>
* Hitting the Books: How ‘universal’ stem cells might fix our brains >>
* iPhone 7 boots postmarketOS, becomes the first Apple Linux smartphone >>

* 100,000 people gather for funeral in Bangladesh, defying coronavirus lockdown >>
* ‘Life in the era of COVID-19’: PM Modi writes on changing contours of work culture >>
* Only halftime in New York virus fight says governor >>
* Coronavirus Testing Needs to Triple Before the U.S. Can Reopen, Experts Say >>
* A Key G.O.P. Strategy: Blame China. But Trump Goes Off Message. >>
* Donald Trump’s latest attack on China over coronavirus highlights challenge in repairing relations >>
* Students are weary of online classes, but colleges can’t say whether they’ll open in fall 2020 >>
* C.D.C. Labs Were Contaminated, Delaying Coronavirus Testing, Officials >>

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