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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 April 2020

* New Software Streams Apps to Save Space on Your Phone >>
* How Control Theory Can Help Us Control COVID-19 >>
* Drones Use Radio Waves to Recharge Sensors While in Flight >>

* Machine learning could check if you’re social distancing properly at work >>
* A vaccine for Covid-19 could be ready by the end of summer >>
* Wuhan’s 11 Million People Are Free to Dine Out. Yet They Aren’t >>

* Video Friday: This Free-Flying Robot Head Is Like Alexa for Astronauts >>
* Google plugs video-chat service Meet into Gmail >>
* The Supermarket After the Pandemic >>

* Deploying more conversational chatbots >> >>
* Cloudflare goes retro with COBOL delivery service. >>

* The future is not what it used to be: Thoughts on the shape of the next normal >>
* Bill Gates, at Odds With Trump on Virus, Becomes a Right-Wing Target >>
* Bill Gates is now the leading target for coronavirus falsehoods, says report >>

* Airline Future is Empty Middle Seats Now and Business Class Only Later >>
* AI Can Help Hospitals Triage COVID-19 Patients >>
* NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft aces asteroid-sampling dress rehearsal >>

* Delivery Hero CEO shares what he’s learned about managing logistics during a pandemic >>
* Need a hug? Facebook has a new feel-good reaction for that >>

* AI taught to instantly transform objects in image-editing software >>

* Contact-tracing app will only stop spread of coronavirus if 80 PER CENT smartphone owners install it >>
* New ‘smart fabric’ developed that can adapt to changing weather conditions >>

* Engadget Podcast: iPhone SE, OnePlus 8 Pro and a ton of new phones >>
* Everybody and His Dog Is Trying to Sell Medical Equipment >>
* Graph Database, COBOL Course, Serverless Handbook, and New Annealing Processor >>

* Google is reportedly working on a smart debit card >>
* Instacart Workers Are Still Waiting for Those Safety Supplies >>
* Microsoft releases one last preview for its Windows 10 May 2020 Update >>

* Apollo 13? Mission engineers to recall the hair-raising flight in webcast today. >>
* SpaceX, NASA target May 27 for 1st Crew Dragon test flight with astronauts >>
* The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Gets a Major Upgrade >>

* Gravity is tested down to a scale smaller than the thickness of a human hair >>
* Ailing Intelsat satellite begins new life in orbit after historic servicing mission success >>
* Engineering During the Coronavirus Pandemic >>

* Possible Dinosaur DNA Has Been Found >>
* Google is waiving ad serving fees for news publications >>
* An AI can tell whether ancient faeces came from a person or a dog >>

* The Economic Data Is About to Get Weird >>
* AR vision system for quiet supersonic X-59 plane gets put to the test >>
* Friday assorted links >>

* How CIOs can work with outsourcing providers to navigate the coronavirus crisis >>
* My Zero-Minute Commute to Zoom University >>
* Will the coronavirus make the digital divide worse? >>

* Connecting with customers in times of crisis >>
* What we can learn from the “second wave” of coronavirus cases in Asia >>
* Deploy AWS Lambda applications with ease GitLab CI/CD >>

* AI Will Help Scientists Ask More Powerful Questions >>
* New AI improves itself through Darwinian-style evolution >>
* Asteroid Arrokoth may have broken its neck in 6400 km per hour impact >>

* Covid-19 latest: US unemployment claims pass 22 million in four weeks >>

* Nearly half of people in their forties show as many symptoms of frailty as those in their seventies >>
* It’s the End of the World Economy as We Know It >>

* China’s virus-hit economy shrinks for first time in decades >>
* Facebook cancels large in-person events through June 2021 >>
* Facebook’s annual virtual reality conference goes virtual-only >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 April 2020

* An MIT Lab Is Building Devices to Hack Your Dreams >>
* NBCUniversal’s Peacock launches today >>
* Has Nasa discovered another Earth? Perhaps >>

* Even a pandemic can’t slow down new phone season >>
* Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Lite will be available in the US >>
* Apple Launches New iPhone SE >>

* Neutrinos may explain why we don’t live in an antimatter universe >>
* Behold “Quasar Tsunami,” Can Kill an Entire Galaxy >>
* Assessing Coronavirus’s Impact on Your Business Model >>

* Vibrating clothes could make you feel like you’re wearing clouds >>
* ESA reveals concept space glove for future astronauts allows them to control rovers with a flick of the wrist >>
* Astronauts who spend more than six months in space without gravity are at greater risk of developing brain damage and dementia >>

* Public-Sector Tech Struggles to Handle Traffic in Pandemic >>
* Moscow plane crash: Dramatic video emerges of fatal accident in Russia >>
* In A Self-Isolated World, Developers Are Learning To Make Games From Home >>

* Russia conducts another test of its missile system to take out satellites >>
* Original Content: Netflix’s ‘Tigertail’ tells a melancholy immigrant story >>
* Researchers stop COVID-19 drug trial after 11 patients die >>

* How to test everyone for the coronavirus >>
* Telecom revenue to be hit by COVID-19 fallout in 2020, report says >>
* Airline passengers undergo Covid-19 blood tests before boarding >>

* The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G fires, Huawei and contact tracing >>
* a16z Podcast: When Bad Policy = Bad Business Models = Bad Public Health >>
* TED Are indoor vertical farms the future of agriculture? >>

* How Digital Contact Tracing Slowed Covid-19 in East Asia >>
* Nanosensor can alert a smartphone when plants are stressed >>
* Stepping into a Leadership Role? Be Ready to Tell Your Story. >>

* Why games like Animal Crossing are the new social media of the coronavirus era >>
* Breaking Analysis: CIO/CISO Round Table >>
* JRE #1459 – TOM O’NEILL >>

* Money is losing its meaning amid coronavirus pandemic >>
* Israeli company hopes to treat coronavirus patients with placenta cells >>
* Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com teams up with US firm Blue Yonder on AI supply chain transformation >>

* Bats can learn to copy sounds and it may teach us about human speech >>
* MIT using LASERS to make foldable face shields >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: April 15, 2020 – Rise of the Space Age Millennials with Laura Forczyk >>

* ServiceNow Talks About The Importance of Resilience >>
* Coronavirus Drug Development in 5 (Turbo-Charged) Steps >>
* Radio Corona, Apr 16: Nelson Mark on reopening the economy and what the US can learn from China >>

* Quantum computer chips demonstrated at the highest temperatures ever >>
* PlayStation’s coronavirus contribution: Stay home and play free ‘Uncharted,’ ‘Journey’ PS4 video games >>
* Optical Labs Set Terabit Transmission Records >>

* White House defends Ivanka Trump’s trip to New Jersey despite advice against travel to stop coronavirus’ spread >>
* Can’t say India testing less, says ICMR; cases near 13,000 >>
* Coronavirus lockdown: How can we lift restrictions? >>
* Coronavirus: World economy ‘may face double recession’ >>
* Scott Morrison says Australia’s COVID-19 restrictions to remain in place for at least four weeks >>
* As governments fumbled their coronavirus response, these four got it right. Here’s how. >>
* Coronavirus: Japan declares nationwide state of emergency >>
* Coronavirus: When SARS Ended >>
* Record 22m have sought US jobless >>

* Telepresence Robots Are Helping Take Pressure Off Hospital Staff >>
* Ultraviolet-LED Maker Demonstrates 30-Second Coronavirus Kill >>
* Cloudflare outage caused by techie pulling out the wrong cables >>

* Some realistic thinking, including about 2024 >>
* Event Horizon Telescope observes a black hole-powered jet >>
* Impossible Burger will soon be available in over 1,000 grocery stores >>

* Kanban Board, Remote Work Playbook, Deep Faked Avatars, and Database Testing Tool >>
* Coders, Tiny Neural Net, Hardware Cheating, and Radar Trends >>
* Hackers Are Selling a Critical Zoom Zero-Day Exploit for $500,000 >>

* Houseparty reports 50M sign-ups in past month amid COVID-19 lockdowns >>
* TikTok gives parents more control over their kids’ accounts >>
* Unbelievable’ Timing: As Coronavirus Rages, Trump Disregards Advice to Tighten Clean Air Rules >>

* Security lapse exposed Clearview AI source code >>
* Kubernetes Is the New Control Plane for Infrastructure >>
* Securing The Cloud: Top Down and Bottom Up >>

* Where machine written and verbal communication stands vs where its going >>
* The new iPhone SE: Apple’s Android killer at last? >>
* Zoom tips: How to use virtual backgrounds, breakout rooms, and more >>

* Two thirds of shops haven’t paid rent >>
* Alarm bell for the next pandemic, V.2 >>
* Everyone is drinking coffee during coronavirus, but make sure to order local >>

* India allows half of IT services workers back to the office next week >>
* What is an N99 mask, and should you buy one? >>
* An upcoming macOS update may help your MacBook’s battery last longer >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 April 2020

* iPhone SE: A powerful new smartphone in a popular design >>
* Microsoft ramps up biodiversity efforts through new ‘Planetary Computer’ initiative >>
* Amazon threatens to halt key French centres after court ruling >>

* Replace non-stop Zoom with remote office avatars app Pragli >> >>
* Rocket Lab to carry Japanese startup Synspective’s first satellite to orbit >>
* How to set up a Zoom meeting safely >>
* MITs wireless box that can detect COVID-19 patients’ movement and breathing at home >>

* Samsung pushes 8.5Gbps across 800MHz of 5G mmWave spectrum >>
* NBN testing the use of mmWave spectrum over 10km distances >>
* Ericsson: Sharing for the best performance >>

* Public-Sector Tech Struggles to Handle Traffic in Pandemic >>
* Facebook is using bots to simulate what its users might do >>
* TED how to spark your curiosity, scientifically >>
* Long Conversation >>

* Team designs carbon nanostructure stronger than diamonds >>
* Black Hat Webcast Series – Hacking in the Public Interest >>
* Quantum Computing Milestone: Researchers Compute With ‘Hot’ Silicon Qubits >>

* MIT’s Jonathan Frankle on “The Lottery Hypothesis” – Ep. 115 >>
* Podapalooza Announcement: Intel >>
* Watch This Guy Crush The Record For Most Push-Ups In An Hour >>
* Join Olympic champ’s gymnastics challenge >>

* A major TV sports upset is on the cards >>
* The World Health Organization isn’t perfect, but it needs more money and power, not less >>
* Radio Corona, Apr 16: Nelson Mark on covid-19, the Chinese economy and risks >>

* Linux Foundation Webinar: Momentum, Direction of Open Source Networking & Edge >>
* Humans Have Themselves to Blame for Covid-19 >>
* The World’s Biggest Plane Joins Fight Against COVID-19 >>

* The odd reality of today’s stock market >>
* Calculating the Incalculable >>
* Long space flights can increase the volume of astronauts’ brains >>
* Practicing Medicine in the Time of COVID-19 >>

* How popular is Donald Trump? Latest ratings polls shows President remains steady >>
* Coronavirus outbreak could cost world’s airlines up to $314bn >>
* Google Removes 49 Chrome Extensions Caught Stealing Crypto-Wallet Keys >>
* Google is lowering Nest camera quality ‘to conserve internet resources’ >>

* Which Science Is Best? Vote Now! >>
* Coronavirus Survivors Hope for Immunity — The Reality Is More Complicated >>
* Testing the Tests: Which COVID-19 Tests Are Most Accurate? >>

* GE Healthcare Microsoft bringing a COVID-19 patient monitoring tool to health systems >>
* Interface Live on Zoom: the hidden history of Instagram >>
* Microsoft hopes its ‘Planetary Computer’ will preserve biodiversity >>

* Confirmed coronavirus cases pass two million >>
* Coronavirus: Trump’s WHO de-funding ‘as dangerous as it sounds’ >>
* Prominent scientists have bad news for the White House about coronavirus antibody tests >>

* India entering 22nd day lockdown to curb spread,classified 170 districts as hotspots and 207 districts as non-hotspots. >>
* Simplify Your Way To Expert Kubernetes Management >>
* ServiceNow pledges no layoffs in 2020 >>

* CFO in Crisis Mode: Modern Times Call for New Tools >>
* JRE #1458 – CHRIS D’ELIA >>
* 50,000-year-old string found at France Neanderthal site >>

* A New Neural Interface Could Last up to 6 Years Inside the Human Brain >>
* Ransomware Now Leaking Stolen Documents >>
* Construction and building technology: Poised for a breakthrough? >>

* What start-ups need to scale and succeed >>
* Survey: Australian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis >>
* Survey: Swedish consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis >>
* Survey: Asian consumer sentiment during the COVID-19 crisis >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 15 April 2020

* MIT uses wireless signals and AI to monitor COVID-19 patients at home >>
* 2 Israeli COVID-19 patients said to improve in experimental drug trial >>
* GitHub is now free for all teams >>

* Microsoft’s Teams clocks 2.7 billion minutes of meetings in a single day >>
* 500,000 Zoom accounts are being sold on the dark web >>
* Russia’s Soyuz rocket production on hold due to coronavirus >>
* Video creation is fast, easy and free with YouTube Video Builder >>

* Is It Even Possible to Focus on Anything Right Now? >>
* How Adobe shifted a Las Vegas conference to executives’ living rooms in less than 30 days >>
* Why Women May Be More Susceptible to Mood Disorders >>

* Women at Work / Season 5, Episode 1; We’re Beyond Stretched >>
* WSJ: Big Tech is Still Hiring >>
* WSJ: Health Professionals Begin 3-D Printing Supplies >>
* COVID-19: What our WFH traffic looks like >>

* Amazon lets sellers resume shipping ‘non-essential’ items to warehouses >>
* French court orders Amazon to continue only fulfilling essential orders >>

* Coronavirus Testing Is Coming Closer to Your Doctor’s Office >>
* Why simply waiting for herd immunity to covid-19 isn’t an option >>
* Artificial Intelligence Is Evolving All By Itself >>

* Apple and Google have a clever way of encouraging people to install contact-tracing apps for COVID-19 >>
* Build Your Team’s Resilience — From Home >>
* A Way Forward for Small Businesses >>

* Science of Happiness, Business of AI, Against Group Chat, and Human Standards Project >>
* Pandemic sends enterprises racing to the cloud >>
* How to manage a pandemic | MIT >>

* A Radical Solution to Scale AI Technology >>
* Radar trends to watch: April 2020 >>
* Lead Your Sales Team Through Uncertain Times >>

* John Conway, Game of Life Author, Dies At 82 of COVID-19 >>
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* UK tech job vacancies fall 31% in less than 4 weeks, according to job site data – so who is still hiring? >>
* Thousands of Techies in Locked-Down India Are Braving Coronavirus Daily To Keep the World Running >>

* Restoring a healthy economy will require a local focus. Here’s why. >>
* Satellites Are Helping To Track Food Supplies in Coronavirus Era >>
* Sandwich robots are coming >>

* Amid shutdowns, supply chains pivot and global demand for specialized talent intensifies >>
* India kicks off competition for home-grown video conferencing clone >>
* The Future Of Medicine: A New Era For Alzheimer’s >>

* This 3-D Simulation Shows Why Social Distancing Is So Important >>
* Here’s what the Constitution’s 10th Amendment says about Trump’s claim to have total authority over states >>
* Go digital or die: Covid’s challenge to industry >>

* US struggles to control coronavirus outbreak as global cases nears 2 million >>
* Mind-boggling: How pandemic planning never accounted for a President like Trump >>
* Mumbai: Defying lockdown, migrant workers in Bandra come out on road demanding transport back home >>
* PM Narendra Modi says India will extend coronavirus lockdown until 3 May >>
* Lockdowns in France and U.K. Expected to Last Into Next Month >>

* You Need To Introduce Machine Learning to Your Business, Period.>>
* 7700 Genome Sequences of COVID-19 Track Mutations >>
* ‘World of Tanks Blitz’ just transformed the moon into a tank battleground >>

* India’s lockdown is making life hard for its most popular apps >>
* Can runners spew viruses farther than 6 feet? Scientists suggest avoiding the ‘slipstream’ >>
* 10 Questions to Guide Boards Through the Pandemic >>

* Goldman Sachs says advanced economies will shrink by 35% in the 2nd quarter — quadruple its prior financial-crisis record >>
* Coronavirus: ‘World faces worst recession since Great Depression’ >>
* VC activity goes upside down as seed deals fall and mega-rounds rise >>

* Unemployment Checks Are Being Held Up By A Coding Language Almost Nobody Knows >>
* Woman Tries To Explain The Pandemic To Her Past Self In This Hilarious Short >>
* Amazon Translate added to Memsource Translate, Memsource’s machine translation management feature >>

* SoftNAS Changes Name to Buurst, Announces Plan to Disrupt the Storage Industry >>
* Solving the Hidden Costs of Kubernetes with Observability >>
* China steps up cross-border e-commerce despite epidemic >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 April 2020

* Windows 10 now supports wireless file transfers to and from Samsung phones >>
* Virgin Orbit completes key final test prior to first orbital demo launch >>
* Amazon puts new online grocery shoppers on a waitlist >>

* Amazon to hire 75,000 more to address increased demand due to coronavirus crisis >>
* Taiwan may turn traffic advice app into massive tracking system >>
* FDA clears N95 decontamination process that could clean up to 4 million masks per day >>

* “Event” Cells in the Brain Help Organize Memory into Meaningful Segments >>
* Google unveils Maps, Search and YouTube features in India to help people combat coronavirus >>
* Fears of ‘Wild West’ as COVID-19 blood tests hit the market >>

* Contact Tracing COVID-19 Infections via Smartphone Apps >>
* Importance of Apple and Google’s rare collaboration on contact tracing >>
* Zoom, Google Meet, Teams : Can’t get a webcam? That old phone in a drawer can help >>

* Apple’s next iPhone will be redesigned to have flat sides, smaller bezel, and new 3D-sensing camera >>
* Forget Video Conferencing—Host Your Next Meeting in VR >>
* A global view of how consumer behavior is changing amid COVID-19 >>

* Trailblazing Mars helicopter attached to Perseverance rover for July launch >>
* How ESA and NASA Will be Working Together to Bring Rocks Back From Mars >>
* How zoos are trying to contain possible coronavirus outbreaks >>

* State of the Market: CI/CD/ARA >>
* Hainan rolls out face-scanning machines for public services as China pushes digital infrastructure >>
* What’s New on Netflix the Week of April 13, 2020 >>

* TED The wonders of the molecular world, animated >>
* Why we’re still relying on a century-old strategy to treat COVID-19 >>
* Driverless vehicles in the age of the novel coronavirus >>

* The Ultimate Quarantine Self-Care Guide >>
* The Pandemic Could Be an Opportunity to Remake Cities >>
* Motorola will reveal its first high-end phone in years on April 22nd >>

* Hallway creates a ‘virtual break room’ for remote workers using scheduled video chats >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #29: The Case of Zoom and Scaling Cloud Security >>
* Breaking Analysis: How Tech Execs are Responding to COVID 19 >>

* Delhi records 356 new cases, highest single-day rise >>
* French President has extended country’s lockdown to 11 May >>
* The Coronavirus Has Already Made Us Poorer for Years to Come >>
* The Price of the Coronavirus Pandemic >>

* Yet Another Consequence of the Pandemic: More Plastic Waste >>
* What Good Leadership Looks Like During This Pandemic >>
* Neuroscientists find memory cells that help us interpret new situations >>

* Zoombot, UI Sandboxing, and Fantasy Computer >>
* Elon Musk Still Predicts 1 Million Tesla Robotaxis By the End of the Year >>
* During the Pandemic, Will Robots Take Over More Human Jobs? >>

* How coronavirus school closures could cause ‘historic academic regression’ >>
* 30 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read >>

* Oxford University Might Get COVID-19 Vaccine By September >>
* How Taiwan and South Korea Have Safe Open Economies During Coronavirus >>
* Ozone hole three times the size of Greenland opens over the North Pole >>

* ‘Honey, I Shrunk the NASA Payload’ challenge seeks tiny designs for the moon >>
* Survey: Brazilian consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis >>
* Getting ahead of coronavirus: Saving lives and livelihoods in India >>

* A digital court for a digital age >>
* Coronavirus Is Changing How We Live, Work, and Use Tech—Permanently >>
* My Girlfriend Is a Chatbot >>

* Malleable Systems Collective >>
* As YouTube Traffic Soars, YouTubers Say Pay Is Plummeting >>
* Health Professionals Begin 3-D Printing Supplies >>

* They Say You Can’t Walk On Water. Well, They Haven’t Seen This Guy Try >>
* Simone Biles Takes Viral Handstand Challenge To Impressive New Level >>
* A 64-year-old man accidentally ejected himself from a fighter jet at 2,500 feet >>
* What Happens If You Shoot A Ping Pong Ball Going 450 KPH At A Tennis Ball >>

* Serverless Kubernetes, Managed Nodes on AWS EKS, and More >>
* DevOps With Docker, Kubernetes and Azure DevOps >>

* COVID-19: What our WFH traffic looks like >>
* Verizon: U.S. network usage starts to normalize as subscribers settle into new routines >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 April 2020

* Biggest Questions About Apple And Google’S New Coronavirus Tracking Project >>
* New Israeli-designed mask creates ‘air curtain’ for those treating COVID-19 >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #29: The Case of Zoom and Scaling Cloud Security >>

* Racing Team Exploits Pandemic to Drive Across America in Under 27 Hours >>
* GO2SLEEP: AI-Powered Tracking Device For Restful Sleep >>

* Dubai’s intense COVID-19 lockdown requires an online permit, and exhaustive details, to go outside for any reason whatsoever. >>
* Cruise ship bookings for 2021 are already on the rise despite multiple COVID-19 outbreaks >>
* China Delays Mask and Ventilator Exports After Quality Complaints >>

* Tesla “Back To The Future” Looks Spot On >>
* Elon Musk explains why Tesla’s Model 3 has an in-cabin camera >>

* Sir Stirling Moss: Motor racing legend dies aged 90 after long illness >>
* I Could Watch This Absolutely Gorgeous Ferrari F399 Concept Drive Down The Lemans All Day Long! >>
* Apollo 13 at 50: How NASA turned near-disaster at the moon into a ‘successful failure’ in space >>

* McKinsey economists lay out 9 potential coronavirus recession scenarios — ranging from a summer recovery to a ‘black swan of black swans’ >>
* Scientists can 3D print insect-like robots in minutes >>
* This is what it will take to get us back outside >>

* Anti-5G cell tower attacks spread to the Netherlands >>
* Russia Spreads Conspiracy Theory Linking Coronavirus Pandemic to Bill Gates >>

* Americans are now panic-buying ‘hair color’ and grooming supplies, Walmart CEO says >>

* Trump eager to ‘reopen’ nation but governors will decide when to ease coronavirus lockdown >>
* Good news on coronavirus makes it harder for Trump to hold the line >>
* India: Almost 1 in 2 districts hit by virus, exit from lockdown to be tricky >>
* Coronavirus: ‘Sombre day’ as UK deaths hit 10,000 >>
* China sends medical expert team to Russia >>
* Global COVID-19 cases surpass 1.8 million >>
* Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says ‘it could have gone either way’ >>
* We’re on the Brink of Cyberpunk >>
* COVID-19: genetic network analysis provides ‘snapshot’ of pandemic origins >>
* Pandemic is pushing more people online and will forever change how Americans shop for groceries, experts say >>

* This is the workplace impact COVID-19 will have on different generations >>
* Google Pixel 4 drops to $449 at Best Buy >>
* Sometimes Saving the World Really Sucks >>

* Google leads donations as tech sector pledges US$1.4 billion to COVID-19 crisis >>
* Joe Biden’s views on tech >>
* Phantom: Covert Ops Studio CEO ‘Wouldn’t Expect’ PSVR 2 Announcement This Year >>

* ‘Instagram Bridge’ the latest showpiece of Dubai Creek Harbour megaproject >>
* ‘Unimaginable’ pain: Coronavirus robs Michigan woman of whole family >>
* I Buried My Grandfather On Zoom >>

* Enemy AI: chasing a player without Navigation2D or A* pathfinding >>
* Next-Gen Nuclear Power; Bold new reactor designs promise safe, clean electricity. >>
* Telstra adds 2,500 temporary jobs to its workforce to help with COVID-19 >>

* We halted the global economy, and emissions still may only fall 4% this year >>
* The Impact of The Coronavirus On the Future of Remote Work >>
* Chinese self-driving start-up AutoX sets up ‘Asia’s largest robotaxi operations centre’ in Shanghai >>

* Here’s how much of their wealth some of the richest Silicon Valley billionaires are donating to fight the coronavirus >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 April 2020

* Pandemic drones’ could single people out in a crowd for coughing, sneezing, or running a temperature >>
* Drones Take Italians’ Temperature and Issue Fines >>
* Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology >>

* Apple Maps will show COVID-19 testing locations >>
* App-Based Disease Surveillance After COVID-19 >>

* Apollo 13 set off into space 50 years ago today. >>
* Video Friday: Quadruped Robot Learns Locomotion Skills by Imitating Dog >>
* A Coronavirus Vaccine ‘May Be Six Months Away’ >>

* How to Shop Online During the Pandemic >>
* The best evening routine to help you get a good night’s sleep during lockdown >>
* ‘Back To The Future’ Fans Recreated The Sequel Scene-For-Scene While Under Quarantine And The Result Is An Epic Hodgepodge >>

* 3D-printed ‘bionic corals’ mimic a reef’s powers of photosynthesis >>
* Products That Have Seen The Biggest Online Shopping Increases Since The Pandemic Started, Charted >>

* Apple unlocks full seasons of Apple TV+ shows for free during quarantine >>
* China’s next plan to dominate international tech standards >>
* Can the FBI Be Trusted with the Surveillance of Americans? >>

* Coronavirus: India to extend nationwide lockdown, state minister says >>
* These countries are reopening — here’s how they’re doing it >>
* Trump spends Easter weekend pondering the ‘biggest decision’ of his presidency >>

* Australians will have to wait until the end of this year or beyond to restart overseas travel >>
* India: Two more weeks of lockdown >>
* ‘It has not been in vain’ – President Fernández extends lockdown until April 26 >>

* GitLab Shifts 18 Features Into Core Open Source Platform >>
* Iranian Engineers Develop Open Source Ventilator >>
* Cobol Programmers Answer Call to Shore Up Unemployment Benefits Systems >>

* With A.I., the Secret Life of Pets Is Not So Secret >>
* This tiny wearable helps you better understand your sleep health >>
* The PlayStation 5 Will Have a Sweet New Controller >>

* TED: The galactic recipe for a living planet >>
* TED: How the world could change after the coronavirus pandemic >>
* TED: How the coronavirus is impacting India — and what needs to happen next >>
* TED: What coronavirus means for the global economy >>

* Coronavirus conspiracies like that bogus 5G claim are racing across the internet >>
* Adeya: Swiss, Simple Secure Collaboration >>
* Omdia’s Ramona Zhao: South Korea’s 5G journey >>
* Virtual Oncology >>

* Vodafone keeps customers connected during COVID-19 by using TechSee >>
* Vodafone slashes costs of core network functions across Europe using VMware’s telco cloud >>
* John Conway 1/6 [The Free Will Lectures] – Free Will and Determinism [2009] >>

* A Sweat Sensing Patch Aimed at Athletes Takes on COVID-19 >>
* 5G Network Slicing: Ensuring Successful Implementation and Validation >>
* Watching coronavirus outbreak from space a ‘surreal’ experience, astronauts say >>

* Startups, VCs in India Request ‘Relief Package’ From the Government To Fight Coronavirus Disruption >>
* Recommended Reading: Zoom’s security struggles >>
* Burning Man’ Festival in Nevada Cancelled This Year, Will Move Online >>

* Why big-screen phones are becoming a problem >>
* Now Microsoft Teams video chats can have custom backgrounds too >>
* NASA’s Mars helicopter is ready for the red planet >>

* Man Says He’s Fallen in Love With an AI Chatbot >>
* Instacart’s hiring spree continues as it faces unprecedented demand >>
* Gamma radiation found ineffective in sterilizing N95 masks >>

* Advancing Autonomous Vehicles Is All in the Eyes >>
* Bluesky launches international MetroVista city mapping service at Intergeo 2019 >>
* My Princeton Covid-19 talk onYouTube, with slides >>

* Biggest Ideas in the Universe | 3. Force, Energy, and Action >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 April 2020

* Apple and Google are building a coronavirus tracking system into iOS and Android >>
* Man Owns World’s Most Advanced Private Air Force After Buying 46 F/A-18 Hornets >>
* Your iPhone won’t recognize you in a face mask – but a Samsung Galaxy might >>

* Coronavirus: ‘Deadly resurgence’ if curbs lifted too early, WHO warns >>
* Trump to name new coronavirus task force focused on ‘reopening’ >>
* I’ve read the plans to reopen the economy. They’re scary. >>
* COVID-19 antibody tests are here. But can you trust them? >>

* People in India can see the Himalayas for the first time in ‘decades,’ as the lockdown eases air pollution >>
* A smart toilet could identify you by your ‘analprint’ and detect diseases >>
* Latin America, world’s most crime-ridden region, is suddenly serene >>

* Connecting people to virtual care options >>
* Google starts highlighting virtual care options in Search and Maps >>
* Apple helped Stanford create a COVID-19 screening app for first responders >>

* Scientists Create a Long-Distance Cryogenic Microwave Quantum Network >>
* NIH Begins Clinical Trial To Test Hydroxychloroquine To Treat COVID-19 >>

* AT&T Feud With FreeConferenceCall.com Heats Up >>
* Google Meet’s premium features are now free through Sept. 30th >>
* New Meet features to improve distance learning >>
* Zoom is now ‘the Facebook of video apps’ >>

* What Immunity to COVID-19 Really Means >>
* If the World Fails to Protect the Economy, COVID-19 will Damage Health Long into the Future >>
* At the Center of a Storm: The Search for a Proven Coronavirus Treatment >>

* What happens when pilots don’t get their flying hours? >>
* Forecasts of US Coronavirus Deaths Down to 60,000 >>
* Sensitive 3D Printed Sensors Can Measure Acetone Content in Breath, Making Life Easier for Diabetics >>

* Chinese self-driving start-up AutoX sets up ‘Asia’s largest robotaxi operations centre’ in Shanghai >>
* The pandemic is playing to almost every one of Amazon’s strengths >>
* To prevent the next pandemic, scientists search for animal zero >>

* Virtual Oncology >>
* Vergecast: Quibi’s launch week, Asus laptop reviews, and Sony’s PS5 controller >>
* Omdia’s Ramona Zhao: South Korea’s 5G journey >>
* Engadget Podcast: Quibi and a chat with ‘Devs’ creator Alex Garland >>
* Coronavirus: 100 days that changed the world (part 2) >>

* Chinese Long March 3B rocket fails during launch of Indonesian satellite >>
* Usually Half of Ventilator Patient Die But 80% of Coronavirus Ventilator Patients Die >>
* iRobot Launches Robot Simulator, Free Online Curriculum for Robotics Education >>

* Could COVID-19 change the look of the office as we know it? >>
* Rebranded Ethernet Technology Consortium Unveils 800 Gigabit Ethernet >>
* Chorus has 15% of New Zealand fibre connections on 1Gbps plans >>

* Introduction to Data Security as a Service (DSaaS) >>
* CI Test Automation Strategy >>
* The ABC of Test Automation Frameworks >>

* A lot of people dont even know they should stay home >>
* After careful quarantine, the next ISS crew arrives in orbit >>
* Apple and Google are launching a joint COVID-19 tracing tool for iOS and Android >>

* Kubernetes Security >>
* DARPA snags Intel to lead its machine learning security tech >>
* Should universal basic income be used as an antidepressant? >>

* Coronavirus: Can we 3D-print our way out of the PPE shortage? >>
* Google Assistant Can Help You Shop At Walmart—Here’s How >>
* Tesla resurrects long-range RWD Model 3 for the Chinese market >>
* LG’s 75-inch 8K LCD TV arrives in May for $4,999 >>

* Could the next normal emerge from Asia? >>
* To weather a crisis, build a network of teams >>
* After the first wave: How CIOs can weather the coronavirus crisis >>
* Managing the Liquidity Crisis >>
* How to Be an Inclusive Leader Through a Crisis >>
* How to Keep Your Team Motivated, Remotely >>
* How to Manage Your Stress When the Sky Is Falling >>
* How to Transition Between Work Time and Personal Time >>
* Keep Your People Learning When You Go Virtual >>
* We Need Imagination Now More Than Ever >>

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* Worst economic crisis since 1930s depression, IMF says >>
* The Ancient Computers In The Boeing 737 Max Are Holding Up A Fix >>
* Historic first Trans-Atlantic contact made on 432 MHz – Tues 7th April 2020 >>

* Genius Creates Virtual Twin Using AI To Attend Zoom Meetings >>
* “Human challenge trials,” where healthy volunteers would be exposed to Covid-19, explained >>
* I spent six days on a ventilator with covid-19. It saved me, but my life is not the same. >>
* Coronavirus: Covid-19 words added to Oxford Dictionary >>

* Software recreates a 3D model of your face from a smartphone video >>

* When will lockdown end? Nations look for coronavirus exit strategies >>

* Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March >>

* Blood tests show 14% of people are now immune to covid-19 in one town in Germany >>
* Why it’s too early to start giving out “immunity passports” >>
* America might survive coronavirus. But will the election? >>

* Disney+ has more than 50M subscribers >>
* Netflix’s ‘Space Force’ spoof starring Steve Carell arrives on May 29th >>
* ASA Contemplates Turning a Moon Crater Into a Giant, Powerful Telescope >>

* Original Content podcast: We have mixed feelings about Quibi >>
* Inside Alphabet’s X: Nurturing Radical Creativity >>
* Kevin Kelly: The Future of Autonomous Cars >>
* Gillmor Gang: Digital Ben >>
* Turning 5G traffic into revenue growth >>
* Paulo Rosado, OutSystems | CUBE Conversation, April 2020 >>
* Software Development Trends 2020: Camille Fournier and Juan Pablo Buriticá >>
* JRE #1456 – MICHAEL SHERMER >>
* NTT Research CEO Kazu Gomi: Creating a new network infrastructure >>
* Demystifying AI with NVIDIA’s Will Ramey – Ep. 113 >>
* Credit Check: Capital One’s Kyle Nicholson on Modern Machine Learning in Finance – Ep. 114 >>
* Effective Cost Management for Amazon EMR >>

* Nailing the perfect handshake no longer crucial to getting a job in China, with hiring done via a screen >>
* Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 1.5 million, record 16.8 million Americans file for unemployment >>
* Cambridge University lab will test 30,000 coronavirus swabs a day by early May >>
* NASA’s Plan to Build a Base Camp on the Moon Sounds Like Sci-Fi, But It’s Real >>
* ‘Westworld’ Season 3 Theory: The Man In Black Is A Hybrid Human >>

* Stop covid or save the economy? We can do both >>
* The Pandemic Feeds Tech Companies’ Power >>
* Australia seems to be keeping a lid on covid-19 – how is it doing it? >>

* The Rise of Lifestyle Streamers >>
* Drug Discovery in the Age of Coronavirus >>
* NASA seeks miniature scientific payload concepts for robotic Moon rover scouts >>

* Starship Technologies is sending its autonomous robots to more cities as demand for contactless delivery rises >>
* Quibi is the anti-TikTok (that’s a bad thing) >>

* Cancer Patients Face Treatment Delays and Uncertainty as Coronavirus Overwhelms Hospitals >>
* Our Knowledge of Viruses Is Badly Inadequate >>
* The coronavirus crisis could fundamentally alter the internet >>

* Bluetooth signals from your smartphone could automate Covid-19 contact tracing while preserving privacy >>
* A Cheap 3D Printer Can Trick Smartphone Fingerprint Locks >>
* Build a Culture That Aligns with People’s Values >>

* 5 tips for effective distance learning during school closures >>
* Dyson’s 44 experiments will teach your kids engineering, and they’re free >>
* This weird black hole is bending light back on itself like a boomerang >>

* Outrunning COVID-19 twice >>
* Why Measles Deaths Are Surging—and Coronavirus Could Make it Worse >>
* Doctors Puzzle Over COVID-19 Lung Problems >>

* Don’t worry about a grocery delivery slot, Instacart will pair you with a real-time shopper >>
* A Big Improvement On The Original, Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+ Are A Small Victory >>
* Face masks don’t have to be 100% effective to be useful >>

* How to play free YouTube music in the background on Android and iPhones >>
* Google expands AI calling service Duplex to Australia, Canada, and the UK >>
* New York City shortens deadline for claiming dead >>

* Could Mars samples brought to Earth pose a threat to our planet? >>
* Coronavirus pandemic forces US Space Force, SpaceX to delay GPS satellite launch >>
* 100 days from launch: NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance gets its wheels, parachute >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 9 April 2020

* Rocket Lab catches an Electron stage mid-air, demonstrating rocket recovery plan >>
* Bernie Sanders drops out of race, concluded path to victory was virtually impossible >>
* MIT project turns spray paint into a functional user interface >>

* Take a wild ride with SpaceX in this ’emergency egress’ test for Crew Dragon (video) >>
* Thanks to A.I., Machines Get a Taste for the Right Kinds of Food >>
* You Can’t Spell Creative Without A.I. >>

* Windows 10 is getting Linux files integration in File Explorer >>
* Passover and Easter are now Zoom events >>
* Netflix will allow parents to remove movies and shows, filter by rating in new update >>

* Microsoft’s CTO explains how AI can help health care in the US right now >>
* JRE #1455 – LEX FRIDMAN >>
* The Robots Cleaning Where Humans Can’t >>

* Face Recognition Startup AnyVision to Deploy Thermal Cameras at Tel Aviv Hospital >>
* Dark Nexus: A New Emerging IoT Botnet Malware Spotted in the Wild >>
* COVID-19 shutdown is making weather prediction more difficult >>

* Countries flock to China to collect medical supplies amid epidemic >>
* Mobile-only streaming service Quibi sees more than 300,000 downloads on launch day >>
* Startup’s Organ-on-a-Chip System Could Help Eliminate Animal Testing >>
* UC Berkeley’s AI-Powered Robot Teaches Itself to Drive Off-Road >>

* A Rapid Test for Covid-19 Arrives Via a 20-year-old Technology Already in Many Hospitals >>
* Coronavirus: Grounded planes in UK may be turned into intensive care units >>
* Most COVID-19 patients put on ventilators will not survive >>
* WHO boss says politicising COVID-19 will lead to ‘more body bags’ >>
* Germany turns to fitness-tracking app to help monitor coronavirus infections nationwide >>
* France is developing an app to track the spread of COVID-19 >>
* Coronavirus: A visual guide to the world in lockdown >>
* How Much World Governments Are Spending On Coronavirus Economic Relief, Visualized >>
* AI-powered software can detect coronavirus in chest X-rays in SECONDS w 98% accuracy >>
* Engineered virus tested on mice offers hope for a VACCINE for coronavirus >>
* Blood plasma taken from covid-19 survivors might help patients fight off the disease >>

* Blood pressure drugs may do more harm than good for some older people >>
* China to set up 46 new integrated pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce to revive foreign trade >>
* Boeing finds two more 737 Max software flaws >>

* Eurobites: Vodafone and friends take on COVID-19 – with your smartphone >>
* Desperate times as VMware hurls old-timer NFV into Vodafone’s COVID-19 fight >>
* Non-IP squares up to New IP in battle for Internet’s future >>

* Zoom sued by shareholder for ‘overstating’ security claims >>
* Twitter’s quarantine house meme is full of terrible roommates and hard choices >>
* Why the coronavirus lockdown is making the internet stronger than ever >>

* Three astronauts are launching to space tomorrow after lengthy quarantine >>
* Cruise Lines Are Getting Desperate >>
* London buses trial new boarding methods after drivers die from Covid-19 >>

* Insane Footage Of A Huge Containership Demolishing A Port Crane >>
* Experience vs. Expense? Hiring Strategy 101 — For New Entrepreneurs >>
* Using Coronavirus Quarantines to Boost Your Skills >>

* Covid-19: Contact Tracing Apps for Proximity Alerts >>
* A Call for Inspirational Stories: Developers Fighting COVID-19 >>
* Scientists in Argentina decipher complete genome of SARS-Cov-2 >>

* Don’t try to be a Black Fern on day one of fitness kick >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: April 8, 2020 – Colonel Mike Mullane, Astronaut >>
* How to design a least privilege architecture in AWS >>

* Squeezing Light Out of Silicon >>
* Waste Natural Gas Powers Computers Seeking Coronavirus Cure >>
* Microsoft bought corp.com to keep it away from hackers >>

* To Build an Agile Team, Commit to Organizational Stability >>
* Cybersecurity During COVID-19 >>
* How to restart national economies during the coronavirus crisis >>

* CIOs are redefining what a successful relationship with their IT providers looks like >>
* An instant economic crisis: How deep and how long? >>

* Wuhan reopens after 76-day lockdown >>
* Italy discharges 2000 people from hospital in one day >>
* Coronavirus pandemic alters life as we know it >>
* Coronavirus: ‘Drop in global trade to be worse than 2008 crisis’ >>
* Coronavirus deaths in UK hospitals now over 7,000 >>
* Look Inside US Navy Hospital Ship Sent To Help During Pandemic >>
* Why New Zealand’s Covid-19 death rate remains low compared to other countries >>

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