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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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