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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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