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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 5 April 2020

* World 2.0 — “There are decades where nothing happens, and weeks where decades happen” >>
* Bill Gates is funding new factories for 7 potential coronavirus vaccines, even though it wastes billions of dollars >>
* What Will the World Be Like After Coronavirus? Four Possible Futures >>

* Video Friday: This Omnidirectional Drone Flies Using 12 Tiltable Propellers >>
* British 5G towers are being set on fire amid coronavirus conspiracy theories >>
* Thank You Bill Gates >>

* Mobile Phone Location Data Used To Track Australians Movements >>
* Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts Privacy-Conscious Europe to Collect Phone Data >>
* JRE: #1453. Eric Weinstein is a mathematician and economist, and he is also the managing director at Thiel Capital >>

* A Hacker Found a Way to Take Over Any Apple Webcam >>
* Thousands of private Zoom videos are online for anyone to watch >>
* Keeping Fit With Tech at Home >>

* Zipline Wants to Bring Medical Drone Delivery to U.S. to Fight COVID-19 >>
* SpaceX SN3 Starship Destroyed – Liquid Oxygen Tank Crumpled >>
* How we Ended up with short on medical equipment >>

* Experimental diabetes device works by killing gut cells with hot water >>
* How Sewage Could Reveal True Scale of Coronavirus Outbreak >>
* Meet the Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to Life – The New York Times >>

* Will China be the global winner from COVID? >>
* When two tribes go to war >>
* Don’t listen unquestioningly to ‘experts’ >>

* Pay up, mega shopping mall landlord warns tenants >>
* Tech News Briefing’s Guide to Zoom >>
* Start-Ups Are Pummeled in the ‘Great Unwinding’ >>

* Beating Coronavirus With Electronic Quarantines and Contact Tracing >>
* Best Case Global Coronavirus Ends August But Less Than 10% Chance >>
* Chinese rocket sells for $5.6 million in livestreamed auction: report >>

* How to Refuel a Nuclear Power Plant During a Pandemic >>
* Pandemic puts the brakes on micromobility >>

* Astronomers are hoping to see the very first stars and galaxies in the Universe >>
* Astronauts will return to Earth soon amid the coronavirus pandemic >>
* Why telehealth can’t significantly flatten the coronavirus curve—yet >>

* Saturday assorted links >>
* Coronavirus: Five-year-old among latest UK victims >>
* You Can Watch A Ton Of HBO Shows For Free Right Now >>

* New trailers: Snowpiercer, Normal People, The Innocence Files, and more >>
* The Best Graphs And Data For Tracking The Coronavirus Pandemic >>
* I threw boyfriend his birthday party on The Sims >>

* Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR >>
* E3 will return June 15th, 2021 >>
* Skype rolls out ‘Meet Now’ calls that don’t need a a sign-up or installation >>

* Tesla Has Best First Quarter Ever Despite Coronavirus Shutdowns >>
* AlphaGo – The Movie | Full Documentary >>
* How Do Coronavirus Tests Work? >>

* Amazon To Delay Marketing Event Prime Day Due To Coronavirus >>
* Automation may take jobs but ai will create them >>
* PlayStation 5 will feature a 10.2-teraflop GPU and a speedy custom SSD >>

* Vint Cerf ‘No Longer Contagious’ With Covid-19 >>
* ‘Fear’ is the most widespread emotion on social media for the fourth day in a row as coronavirus continues to spread around the world, study shows >>
* COVID-19: The Need for Secure Labs–and Their Risks >>

* Coronavirus will play out very differently in world’s poorest nations >>
* Elon Musk silences critics who said Tesla accidentally shipped sleep apnea BiPAP machines to NY hospital instead of ventilators >>
* Medical Students Can Give Vital Help in the COVID-19 Crisis >>

* Facebook: They deleted the app, said goodbye to friends. Then came coronavirus >>
* Coronavirus: RFU boss Bill Sweeney says crisis will change rugby union >>
* BA cabin crew virus fears after long-haul flights >>

* After coronavirus: ‘We can’t go back to business as usual’ >>
* Brazil coronavirus: medics fear official tally ignores ‘a mountain of deaths’ >>
* Trump Stops Masks from Going to Canada >>

* Building an e-commerce business: Lessons on moving fast >>
* The Biggest Ideas in the Universe | 1. Conservation >>
* The Biggest Ideas in the Universe | 2. Change >>

* How Much Longer Do We Have to Live Like This? >>
* E3 will return June 15th, 2021 >>
* Mine Digital Exchange: Q1, 2020 [Report] >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 4 April 2020

* SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype fails under pressure testing >>
* Moscow To Launch Mandatory Surveillance App >>
* How lockdown redefines our weekends >>

* Google taught this robotic dog to learn new tricks by imitating a real one >>
* Why does it suddenly feel like 1999 on the internet? >>

* Robot Vehicles Make Contactless Deliveries Amid Coronavirus Quarantine >>
(IEEE+Spectrum)
* Quebec government signs deal to roll out airships which will begin delivering supplies to remote northern territories in 2022 >>
* Apple could release a camera app for its iPhone that SPEAKS to help those who are visually impaired snap the perfect photo >>
* Apple accidentally confirms the existence of an unreleased product, AirTags >>
* Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto; A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings >>

* Vergecast: Zoom’s privacy concerns, Apple buys Dark Sky, and Sprint is dead >>
* Why Zoom became so popular >>
* Skype tries competing with Zoom by reminding people that they don’t need the app or an account to make a call >>

* Amazon Pushes Into Making Video Games, Not Just Streaming Their Play >>
* Disney debuts its streaming service in India for $20 a year >>
* Engadget Podcast: Keeping fit with tech at home >>

* Speed of Light: SLAC’s Ryan Coffee Talks Ultrafast Science – Ep. 112 >>
* TeleGeography’s Paul Brodsky: Carrier voice traffic is still going over-the-top >>
* How Tech’s Lobbyists Are Using the Pandemic to Make Gains >>

* HBO’s free streaming includes ‘The Wire’ and its Theranos documentary >>
* Tech News Briefing’s Guide to Zoom >>
* US accused of ‘piracy’ for taking face masks bound for Germany >>

* Apple’s latest acquisition could help Siri understand what you’re saying >>
* ‘I’m scared’: Johns Hopkins expert says coronavirus is totally unprecedented >>
* AI can’t predict how a child’s life will turn out even with a ton of data >>

* Using AI responsibly to fight the coronavirus pandemic >>
* Verizon’s CEO on Peak Traffic, Cybersecurity, and Leading a Team from Home >>
* Intel’s 10th-gen Core family cracks 5GHz barrier with H-series laptop processors >>

* Amazon responds to backlash with increased protection for workers >>
* CDC will recommend Americans wear cloth masks for COVID-19 protection >>
* Coronavirus latest: US hospitals come under increasing strain >>

* Amazon Blocks Sale of N95 Masks To the Public, Begins Offering Supplies To Hospitals >>
* Disney Is Donating 100,000 N95 Masks to Covid-19 Relief >>

* Amazon will stream SXSW Film Festival selections for free for 10 days >>
* Coronavirus lockdown is causing millions of Britons to try online services like video calls, internet shopping and video streaming for the first time >>
* T-Mobile family plans will include Quibi free for one year >>

* Google’s COVID-19 reports show where people are obeying stay-at-home orders >>
* Can Airbnb Survive Coronavirus? >>
* High Sensitivity Camera Reveal How Micro-Droplets Hang In The Air Long After Someone Has Coughed Or Sneezed >>

* Supermassive stars may have formed by repeatedly eating their siblings >>

* Facebook rolls out standalone Messenger desktop app for Mac, Windows: How it compares >>
* Zoom to focus on security, privacy, CEO says, as usage booms during coronavirus crisis >>

* Why India’s coronavirus lockdown threatens to turn into tragedy >>
* Modulating the Mind – Dr. Judy Illes at TEDx Abbotsford >>
* Getting ahead of the next stage of the coronavirus crisis >>

* Lives and livelihoods: Assessing the near-term impact of COVID-19 on US workers >>
* Adapting customer experience in the time of coronavirus >>
* How to use a digital camera, camcorder, or GoPro as a webcam >>

* Deploying machine learning models as serverless APIs >>
* Reducing player wait time and right sizing compute allocation using Amazon SageMaker RL and Amazon EKS >>
* Constant speed of light: Einstein’s theory of special relativity survives a high-energy test >>

* Over 10 Million US Jobless Claims over Two Weeks >>
* World Passes Official Count of 1 Million Coronavirus Cases >>
* Apple Stores in the US will remain closed until early May >>

* Why Are Health Care Providers Forced to Downsize Just When We Need Them Most? >>
* 93% Of Cancer Patients Respond To Souped-Up Immune Cells >>
* For Homeless People, Covid-19 Is Horror on Top of Horror >>

* Four short links: 3 April 2020 >>
* The Zero Trust Learning Curve: Deploying Zero Trust One Step at a Time >>
* Future Shock: What will New Zealand look like a year after coronavirus? >>
* Lack of community cases ‘optimistic’ sign New Zealand could get ahead of coronavirus – expert >>

* Uncollected bodies lie for days in the streets of Ecuador: The emerging epicenter of the coronavirus in Latin America >>
* The ultimate limo is also a private jet >>
* Coronavirus: Bill Gates prepared to ‘waste billions of dollars’ to ensure world gets COVID-19 vaccine quickly >>

* Navy Crew Cheers Captain Who Was Fired For Speaking Out About Coronavirus Outbreak On Ship >>
* Nokia cuts nearly 5K jobs as Huawei bulks up >>
* Being On-Call; Programmers Quickie >>

* Decade of Job Growth Comes to an End, Undone by a Pandemic >>
* Use Consistency To (Remotely) Lead Your Startup Through A Pandemic >>
* Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America >>

* Costa to Trump: Who dropped the ball on pandemic preparation? >>
* Coronavirus: New York forced to redistribute ventilators >>

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