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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 May 2020

* SpaceX’s first mission carrying humans aboard. >>
* Microsoft lays off journalists to replace them with AI >>

* Sony will show off the first PlayStation 5 games on June 4th >>
* Sony confirms PS5 will have exclusive games playable only on next-gen hardware >>
* First map of tumour microbiomes finds bacteria live in many cancers >>

* Vergecast: Examining Donald Trump’s executive order targeting social media >>
* Video Friday: Robot vs. Human Workout Challenge >>
* NVIDIA’s Jonah Alben Talks AI – Ep. 120 >>

* About Twenty SpaceX Starship Prototypes to Reach Starship V1.0 >>
* Everyone’s Ordering Delivery, but Apps Aren’t Making Money >>
* Machine learning helps map global ocean communities >>

* Software Bug In Bombardier Airliner Made Planes Turn the Wrong Way >>
* Oumuamua Might Be a Giant Interstellar Hydrogen Iceberg >>
* Implementing hyperparameter optimization with Optuna on Amazon SageMaker >>

* a16z: SaaS Go-to-Upmarket >>

* Powerful Telescope Confirms There’s an Earth-Sized World Orbiting Proxima Centauri >>
* This Rocket Engine’s Thrust Chamber was 3D-printed and Only has Three Parts >>
* Biosensors May Hold the Key to Mass Coronavirus Testing >>

* Lasers Write Data Into Glass >>
* Mass Production Rate and SpaceX Starship Costs >>
* Meet COBO, a COVID-19 Self-Assessment Chatbot >>

* New Alloy Enables Nuclear Reactors to Safely Work 200 Degrees Hotter >>
* The Biggest Robotics Research Conference Is Now More Accessible Than Ever >>
* Using Weak Electric Fields to Make Virus-Killing Face Masks >>

* A.C.L.U. Accuses Clearview AI of Privacy ‘Nightmare Scenario’ >>
* AI could help scientists fact-check covid claims amid a deluge of research >>
* Entrepreneurs, Look to Your Network to Help You Through the Pandemic >>

* HBO Max was downloaded by 87K new users yesterday (Sensor Tower) >>
* Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey disagree on fact checking the president >>
* New technology enables fast protein synthesis >>

* Qualcomm’s 6GHz WiFi tech helps with crowded wireless networks >>
* HP revealed its $599 Reverb G2 VR headset >>
* The Simpsons can now be watched in 4:3 aspect ratio on Disney+, as nature intended >>

* TinyML is giving hardware new life >>
* Your AI Chatbot Therapist Isn’t Sure What It’s Doing >>
* Google’s ‘Sodar’ is an AR tool for social distancing >>

* Google’s latest experiment encourages social distancing through AR >>
* It’s hard to make real money selling virtual goods >>
* Podcast: Why do people think 5G makes them sick? >>

* The UK is cracking down on sales of fraudulent ‘anti-5G’ USB sticks >>
* AI Lets Robotic Prosthetics ‘See’ Uncertain Terrain >>
* PlayStation 5: Sony confident coronavirus won’t change release plans >>

* World’s deepest octopus captured on camera >>
* Reflections in crisis >>
* The future of brand strategy: It’s time to ‘go electric’ >>

* The toughest leadership test >>
* Designing human review workflows with Amazon Translate and Amazon Augmented AI >>
* Fitness wearables provide early-warnings for Covid symptoms, .. >>

* SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts set for second try >>
* Coronavirus live news: deaths surge in Brazil and Russia as Trump says US is quitting WHO >>
* Egypt records most deaths so far as Trump severs WHO ties – as it happened >>

* Why is Kubernetes getting so popular? >>
* Google’s AutoML-Zero Evolves Machine Learning Algorithms Using Basic Math >>
* Tutorial: Train Machine Learning Models with Automated ML Feature of Azure ML >>

* TED: My story of love and loss as a transracial adoptee >>
* TED2020: The future of capitalism, commerce and cash >>
* Docker and Microsoft help first-responder developers build a way out of crisis >>

* COVID-19 is teaching firms overdue lessons on scalable database infrastructure >>
* Shelves are well-stocked with cloud-native tools, but simplicity remains a moving target >>
* The post-pandemic ‘new normal’ starts with the network >>

* The Rise of Design; The ETL→ELT Shift >>
* In virtual international hackathon, teams to tackle coronavirus challenges >>
* China’s SMEs seek to become more digitalized amid epidemic >>

* Robot waiters to the rescue amid Covid-19 in Netherlands >>
* Inside the last of Germany’s disappearing nuclear plants >>
* China’s SMEs seek to become more digitalized amid epidemic >>

* SpaceX Starship test vehicle explodes moments after test-firing >>
* Dilbert: Saturday May 30, 2020 Why Use Tests >>
* 2020s Will See Trillions of Molecular Devices on CMOS Chips >>

* Tomorrow Docking With the Space Station >>
* Eye-Catching Advances in Some AI Fields Are Not Real >>
* Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through May 30) >>

* Using a crisis nerve center to help reopen the economy >>
* Reopening and reimagining Africa >>
* Reopening safely: Sample practices from essential businesses >>

* A cute stuffed dinosaur hitched a ride on SpaceX’s historic launch >>
* President Donald Trump pulls the US out of the World Health Organisation >>
* Unboxing The World’s Cheapest New Car Reveals It’s So Much Better Than You Think >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 May 2020

* Trump Draft Order Could Limit Legal Protection for Social-Media Firms >>
* Android Studio 4.0 >>
* Long-term Perspectives During a Pandemic >>

* Strange radio signals reveal the matter hiding between galaxies >>
* How chronic pain reshapes our brain activity >>
* Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs hit just right for maximum damage >>

* HBO Max debuts without the two most popular streaming platforms, Roku or Amazon >>
* YouTube introduces Video Chapters to make it easier to navigate through longer videos >>
* Gamemakers Inject AI to Develop More Lifelike Characters >>

* DockerCon Live 2020 >>
* A smaller, simpler Docker looks to get its groove back >>
* Docker expands relationship with Microsoft to ease developer experience across platforms >>

* Qualcomm’s new Wi-Fi 6E chips promise ultrafast wireless connections >>
* This custom webcam system lets you take Zoom calls on your TV from your couch >>
* We can see when your brain forms a memory by watching you move >>

* DevOps Application Patterns on AWS >>
* Building an Unbreakable DevOps Pipeline with Google Cloud >>
* Simplifying Security for OpenShift and Ansible Environments >>

* Breaking Analysis: Most CIOs Expect a U Shaped COVID Recovery >>
* Wim Coekaerts, Oracle | CUBE Conversation, May 2020 >>
* Julie Lockner, IBM | IBM DataOps 2020 >>
* The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G race, semiconductors and Joe Rogan >>

* Vodafone Idea continues its Indian journey, for now >>
* Google and Microsoft reportedly considering stakes in telecom firms in India after Facebook deal >>
* Google explores 5% stake in Vodafone Idea – report >>
* Emerging Verizon-Walmart 5G deal covers edge computing too >>

* TED2020: The secret weapon against pandemics >>
* TED: Autofocusing reading glasses of the future >>
* Episode 62: Career Reinvention >>

* SpaceX’s first astronaut launch is scrubbed due to weather – next attempt set for Saturday >>
* How NASA’s Astronauts Became SpaceX’s Customers >>
* Acquired: SpaceX >>
* Tiny Cardboard Aircraft Could Fly in the Skies of Mars >>
* Bankrupt OneWeb Seeks License For 48,000 Satellites, Even More Than SpaceX >>
* Safe Two Hundred Person L5 Space Station >>
* SpaceX Plans for Mobile Service Tower and 70 Launches Per Year >>

* Creating the first 3D map of the heart’s ‘brain’ >>
* Latin America now accounts for roughly 40% of daily coronavirus deaths >>

* The Dow’s Back Above 25,000 >>

* Is Banning Certain Events the Key to Reopening? >>
* China approves Hong Kong national security law in face of US warning >>

* PAL Robotics Customizable Bots Could Be the Next Frontline Workers >>
* NASA Plans for Particle Bed Nuclear Thermal Flight Demo By 2025 >>
* Creating a complete TensorFlow 2 workflow in Amazon SageMaker >>

* MegaCyberTruck for 3500 Mile Range and JLTV Replacement >>
* Zipline Launches Long Distance Drone Delivery of COVID-19 Supplies in the U.S. >>
* Face-Tracking Robotic Selfie Stick Gives Your Tik-Tok Videos A Professional Edge! >>

* AI can battle coronavirus, but privacy shouldn’t be a casualty >>
* Aircall raises $65 million for its cloud-based phone system >>
* Hong Kong is the battleground in a US-China cold war >>

* Twitter adds a warning label fact-checking Trump’s false voting claims >>
* Donald Trump to sign executive order against social media firms amid row over Twitter fact-check >>
* Twitter Comes Under Attack From Trump’s Supporters >>
* Appeals court rules in favor of Google, Apple, Facebook and Twitter in anti-conservative bias suit >>
* Anti-Porn Filters Stop Dominic Cummings Trending On Twitter >>

* Amazon Misses Shopping Opportunity: best shopping ideas now are coming from big box stores. >>
* Google rolls out a simplified Gmail settings menu >>
* How to Host a Virtual Networking Event >>

* HBO Max’s catalog is full of weird holes >>
* Netflix, Disney+ or HBO Max? The best streaming service for your watching habits >>
* A ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ VR game is coming later this year >>

* Optical Atomic Clocks Are Ready to Redefine Time >>
* Amazon says it will offer full-time jobs to 125,000 temporary workers >>
* Former Microsoft AI chief Harry Shum to chair board of news aggregation start-up News Break >>

* Why Remote Work Is So Hard—and How It Can Be Fixed >>
* Remote Work Has Its Perks, Until You Want a Promotion >>
* Watch This F-35C Fighter Jet Almost Drop Into The Ocean After Being Launched With Low Catapult Power >>

* Laughter Will Keep Your Team Connected — Even While You’re Apart >>
* Mercedes-Benz launches sales of its premium all-electric EQV van >>
* Onboarding employees and maintaining culture in a remote work environment >>

* Reclaiming the stories that algorithms tell >>
* SpaceX signs testing agreement with US Army for use of Starlink network >>
* Switzerland pilots a contact tracing app using Apple and Google’s tech >>

* Googlers can start returning to work July 6, but on limited basis >>
* D-ID, digitally de-identifies faces in videos and still images, raises $13.5 million >>
* Facebook Ethics, Ubiquitous Voice, ML in Production, and Prediction Limitations >>

* Blue Light Could Be The ‘Next Frontier’ In Superbug Fight >>
* David Attenborough’s new book and Netflix film tackles climate crisis with a ‘vision for the future’ >>
* The Internet of Dogs: How to Build a $50 IoT Dog Collar That Locates Your Pet >>

* New Star Wars VR Game, Tales From The Galaxy’s Edge, Announced >>
* A New Free Monitoring Tool to Measure Your Dark Web Exposure >>
* Introducing AudioMass an open-source web based audio and waveform editing tool. >>

* CircleCI announces analytics plugin Buildtrakr >>
* Netlify Build Plugins, Docker extends collaboration with Microsoft, and Eggplant deep learning capabilities >>
* State of Agile report reveals an increased interest in value stream management >>

* Phizzle Breaks Through the 40-watt Challenge of Edge Computing >>
* How to Attach an AWS EBS Storage Volume to Your Docker Container >>
* Swiss Billionaire Bets Train Builder Will Weather Pandemic >>

* Clearpath Robotics Now Supporting ROS on Windows >>
* Moats Before (Gross) Margins >>
* In virtual international hackathon, teams to tackle coronavirus challenges >>

* ‘Hospital room of future’ aims to give edge against 2nd virus wave >>
* US unemployment climbs to 41 million >>
* The most powerful Raspberry Pi now has 8GB of RAM >>

* The unluckiest generation in U.S. history >>
* Coronavirus: Vanishing jobs for young could create ‘lockdown generation’ across the world >>
* Bill Gates responds to vaccine conspiracy theories via CCTV >>

* The other global crisis: Can world pay attention to climate change >>
* How a post-pandemic stimulus can both create jobs and help the climate >>
* Deepfakes Are Going To Wreak Havoc On Society. We Are Not Prepared. >>

* Can Cargo-Carrying Drones Jump Over Air Freight’s Logistical Logjams? >>
* SpaceX Starship Is Bigger and Cheaper Than the External Shuttle Tank >>
* New Zealand has no new coronavirus cases and just discharged its last hospital patient >>

* Apple buys an AI startup to improve Siri’s data >>
* Samsung’s Health platform arrives on its 2020 TVs >>
* Why Women Are the Future of B2B Sales >>

* How Many People Did it Take to Build the Great Pyramid? >>
* 2020 Lotus Evora GT Review: A thrilling, analog weekend racer >>
* Dilbert: Thursday May 28, 2020 Wally Borrows Money >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 May 2020

* Looking Glass starts shipping its 8K holographic display >>
* Why SpaceX, NASA Demo-2 mission is the most significant space launch in decades >>
* Acquired: SpaceX >>

* Podcast: Colt CEO Keri Gilder on new opportunities and global expansion >>
* a16z Podcast: New Fan Engagement Models for Athletes and Influencers >>
* Google is working on voice confirmation for purchases with Assistant >>

* Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne Rocket Fails Minutes After Test Launch >>
* SpaceX signs testing agreement with US Army for use of Starlink network >>
* SpaceX, NASA and other space agencies could be charged a yearly-fee of up to $235,000 for every satellite they launch to try and clamp down on debris in orbit >>

* Why Big Tech is Still Growing >>
* NYSE’s Trading Floor Reopening, With Restrictions >>
* Slack Ceo Stewart Butterfield On Competing With Microsoft, The Future Of Work, And Managing All Those Notifications >>
* Equity Morning: Remote work startup fundings galore, plus a major court decision >>

* Stocks Jump on Signs of Economic Reopening >>
* Nokia plays catch-up in 400G Ethernet gear >>
* Operators hope for a VR catalyst to 5G >>
* Future of Customer Service: Omnichannel at the Edge >>

* TED2020: Let’s make the world wild again >>
* TED2020: A COVID-19 “exit” strategy to end lockdown and reopen the economy >>
* TED@UPS: Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume >>

* What does Apple want from a VR events company? >>
* 8th Wall brings augmented reality ‘face filters’ to the web with Face Effects >>
* Samsung boosts mobile device protection with new security chip >>

* Code in the browser with GitHub Classroom >>
* Back to school? 1 in 5 teachers are unlikely to return to reopened classrooms this fall >>
* Foresight is 2020. Let’s talk about the future of learning. >>
* Hyper-innovation: COVID-19 will forever change the way we teach kids >>

* Stages of a Human-in-the-Loop Machine Learning Application >>
* Database-as-a-Service: a Win for App Developers, but Not DBAs >>
* Amazon Web Services; 163 Service One liner explantions >>

* StrandHogg 2.0 vulnerability in Android lets hackers hijack apps to steal victims’ data >>
* New Android Flaw Affecting Over 1 Billion Phones Let Attackers Hijack Apps >>

* How Dynamite Shaped The World >>
* Spotify removes cap from users’ libraries, letting you save unlimited songs, albums and podcasts >>

* Huge spike in real estate enrolments as Covid-19 job seekers retrain >>
* The Incredible Story of the US Army’s Earth-Shaking, Off-Road Land Trains >>
* Why Trump Is Taking On the World Health Organization >>

* SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Code Defect AI >>
* Microsoft reveals Project Tye to make it easier to work with microservices >>
* Space Force review: Netflix sees the funny(ish) side of the moon >>

* Here’s what we have to do to show a coronavirus vaccine works >>
* Merck chief casts doubt on coronavirus vaccine timeframe >>
* When the C.E.O., Already Facing a Crisis, Gets the Coronavirus >>

* Funerals are expensive, broken and exploitative. They have to change >>
* From Amazon to Zuckerberg: 25 years of technology >>
* Virtual Conferences: Innovating the Conference Industry for the Future >>

* Why is Artificial Intelligence So Useless for Business? >>
* JSON Web Tokens; JWT.IO allows you to decode, verify and generate >>
* You can now play Microsoft’s new surf game inside the Edge browser >>

* SICK DAYS: Instacart promises a safer way to shop, but workers tell a different story >>
* Automated Acceptance Testing With Robot Framework >>
* Surfboard: Audio Feature Extraction for Modern Machine Learning >>

* The New Tenet Trailer Dropped in Fortnite >>
* Facebook Messenger Adds Safety Alerts—Even in Encrypted Chats >>
* Habits of High-Functioning Teams >>

* The deep ocean is warming slowly — but dramatic changes are ahead >>
* Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invested in Apple, Amazon, and Google last quarter >>
* Trump’s New Intelligence Chief Spells Trouble >>

* Don’t Be Fooled by Covid-19 Contact-Tracing Scams >>
* 4 Non-Obvious Trends That Matter During This Pandemic >>
* This Is Not the Hunger Games’: National Testing Strategy Draws Concerns >>
* Covid-19 Makes the Case for More Meatpacking Robots >>
* Covid-19 surge takes Argentina past 10,000-infection barrier >>

* The Coast of Antarctica is Starting to Turn Green >>
* Extra Crunch Live: Join Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg for a live Q&A right now >>
* Dilbert: Tuesday May 26, 2020Begging The Universe For Trouble >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 May 2020

* Sun may have formed because a small galaxy passed by the Milky Way >>
* Samsung Galaxy Note 20 leaks hint at giant screens and S20 Ultra features >>
* Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit plans to fly its rocket for the first time this weekend >>

* Hackers release a new jailbreak that unlocks every iPhone >>
* Massive database of 8 billion Thai internet records leaks >>
* Kaspersky finds one-in-50 online transactions in the banking and e-commerce sectors were fraudulent in 2019 >>
* Some Americans fear their jobs will be lost forever >>

* Robot barista takes orders, makes coffee, and delivers drinks to customers is being used in South Korea >>
* Robots could help save your local store from going out of business >>

* It’s time to prepare for a transformation in networking >>
* Sonic: Software for Open Networking in the Cloud >>

* Nasa seeks volunteers to be locked up in a Russian lab for eight months >>
* Locked-Down Teens Stay Up All Night, Sleep All Day >>
* China seeks to reassure investors rattled over HK security law >>

* China making good progress in building world’s largest supercollider: scientist >>
* Our five appetites mean our hunger is far more complex than we thought >>
* IT’s moonshot moment: Five lessons for organizations from the pandemic >>

* The World’s Crash Course in Securing Remote Work – Lessons for the Long Term >>
* The Impact of COVID-19 on the Cloud Computing Industry >>
* Storage Services Provided By Amazon Web Services >>

* Seven technologies and trends the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate >>
* COVID chronicles: Inside Cisco’s massive shift to working from home >>
* JRE #1480 – KEVIN HART >>

* Why NPM and Yarn f*cking suck >>
* How to Deploy Containers with LXD >>
* Masks may become self-cleaning, with Israeli scientist’s USB-powered hack >>

* Reliance launches JioMart online grocery service in challenge to Amazon and Walmart in Indian market >>
* Why it’s time to redesign the old air conditioner >>
* 16 Israeli research projects on personalized medicine get millions in funding >>

* Max Q: Huge week ahead for SpaceX and Virgin Orbit >>
* China set to launch Mars probe and rover mission in July >>
* Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60 >>

* Space Station receives the last of NASA’s science racks after 19 years >>
* How to reverse-engineer a rainforest >>
* 3D Printers Are On The Front Lines Of The Covid-19 Pandemic >>

* Dilbert: Monday May 25, 2020 Ceo Says Coronavirus Is Hoax >>
* Machine learning tool trains on old code to spot bugs in new code >>
* Elon Musk and Grimes change baby’s name: ‘Roman numerals look better’ >>

* Biden wants Amazon to ‘start paying their taxes’ >>
* A blood test could reveal how quickly or slowly you are ageing >>
* U.S. Space Force is Looking For a Place to Put its Headquarters >>

* Vaccines: Billions in Costs, Trillions in Benefits >>
* Vaccine Testing May Fail Without Human Challenge Trials >>
* What the development of penicillin tells us about developing a coronavirus vaccine >>

* WHO Temporarily Suspends Trial of Hydroxychloroquine Over Safety Concerns >>
* How to Respond to “Take It or Leave It” >>
* As Covid-19 Disrupts Global Supply Chains, Will Companies Turn to India? >>

* Active Multi-Beam Antennas – Testing The Drivers For Advanced Satellite Concepts >>
* Linus Torvalds drops Intel and adopts 32-core AMD Ryzen Threadripper on personal PC >>
* APOD: Mystic Mountain Monster being Destroyed >>

* Maybe a Fleet of Tiny Spacecraft Could Help Detect a Primordial Black Hole Planet 9 >>
* 571: Extreme Binaries >>

* New Zealand’s PM stayed calm during an earthquake on live TV >>
* India coronavirus: Chaos at airports as domestic flights resume >>
* UK and China’s ‘golden era’ comes to abrupt end >>
* As tensions with US boil, China hints at weaker yuan >>
* White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil >>
* Trump defends decision to play golf as US virus death toll nears 100,000 >>
* Brazilian mayor launches furious attack on ‘stupid’ Bolsonaro over coronavirus response >>
* Spain confirms tourists can visit from July 1 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 May 2020

* Astronomers spot a strange, first-of-its-kind asteroid near Jupiter >>
* Samsung starts building cutting-edge 5-nanometer chip production line >>
* Video Friday: This Robot Wants to Talk to You >>

* a16z Podcast: Don’t Call it a Brain in a Dish! >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #31: The Security and Privacy of Contact Tracing >>
* a16z Podcast: Pandemics — Early Detection, Networks, Spreaders >>

* How Polio Research is Helping in the Hunt for a Vaccine >>
* U.S. Markets Rise 3% For the Week >>
* Joblessness Rises in All 50 States >>
* China Drops GDP Growth Target for First Time in Over 25 Years >>

* What Getting Hired in Silicon Valley Looks Like Now >>
* Richest nations face $17tn government debt burden from coronavirus >>
* VR Download: Quest Anniversary, Alyx Workshop, Apple Glass Leaked, NVIDIA CloudXR >>
* Mass Firing on Zoom Is Latest Sign of Weight Watchers Unrest >>

* Remote-First Companies Are Another Covid-19 Calamity >>
* Sundar Pichai Says Google Doesn’t Plan to Go Entirely Remote >>
* USS Portland conducts a high-energy laser weapon test in the Pacifc Ocean on May 16, 2020. >>

* Hackers release a new jailbreak that unlocks every iPhone >>
* What Happens When Software Development Environments Move to the Cloud? >>
* First Floating Ocean Hybrid Platform Can Generate Power From Waves, Wind And Solar >>

* SpaceX Gets Go-Ahead for NASA Astronaut Launch Next Week >>
* SpaceX launch: Astronauts complete rehearsal for historic mission >>
* Ocean Circulation Might Be the Key to Finding Habitable Exoplanets >>

* New trailers: Tenet, Space Force, Da 5 Bloods, and more >>
* Google Messages may finally be adding end-to-end encryption for RCS >>
* Marvel’s Iron Man VR – The First 25 Minutes No Commentary >>

* Vergecast: Microsoft Build 2020, Elon Musk’s factory play, and Joe Rogan moves to Spotify >>
* Joe Rogan helped create a podcast culture on YouTube, and now he’s leaving it >>
* JRE #1479 – DAVID PAKMAN >>

* DoE’s Argonne Labs battles COVID-19 with AI (Years to Months) >>
* Vodafone Australia and TPG merger: Everything you need to know >>
* Microsoft open sources GW-BASIC code >>

* As the GDPR turns 2, Big Tech should watch out for big sanctions >>
* GitLab runs phishing test against employees – and 20% handed over credentials >>
* GitLab 13 rolls out with new cybersecurity features and more analytics >>

* IT’s moonshot moment: Five lessons for organizations from the pandemic >>
* COVID chronicles: Inside Cisco’s massive shift to working from home >>
* Miniconf Conference Management >>

* Tutorial: Linux Task Scheduling and Automation with cron >>
* This Week in Programming: Microsoft Build Keeps Pace Amidst Pandemic >>
* AT&T faces more pressure to jettison DirecTV – report >>

* Huawei befuddled by reports of total 5G ban in UK >>
* Beijing Warns Americans Are Pushing Countries Toward ‘New Cold War’ >>
* When will travel return? Predictions for cruises, international destinations, tours and more >>

* Memorial Day weekend pool party in Ozarks draws national attention >>
* Why Beijing’s new tech master plan will make it more dependent on the US, not less >>
* Border friction: New Zealand set to open for NSW, Victorian tourists before Queensland >>

* Here’s how Covid-19 could change the way we fly >>
* Here’s what Virgin Orbit hopes to achieve with their first full orbital test launch on Sunday >>
* The Internet of Dogs: How to Build a $50 IoT Dog Collar That Locates Your Pet >>

* Covid 19 coronavirus: Wuhan lab head Wang Yanyi breaks her silence >>
* Coronavirus: Covid-19 vaccine ‘long way’ off, NZ could be bottom of list >>
* A New Bionic Eye Could Give Robots and the Blind 20/20 Vision >>

* UK physicist creates fifth state of matter from her living room >>
* The Morning After: SpaceX prepares for Crew Dragon’s biggest test >>
* Scale AI releases free lidar data set to power self-driving car development >>

* Deep learning accurately stains digital biopsy slides >>
* Covid-19 Will Accelerate the AI Health Care Revolution >>
* An eighth Amazon warehouse employee has died from COVID-19 >>

* Dilbert: Saturday May 23, 2020 Smartphones Spread Viruses >>
* Princeton Satellite Systems – $100 Million Plan for a Fusion Space Drive by 2027 >>
* Latest Progress Towards Laser Pushed Solar Sails >>

* SpaceX Starship Could Fly This Summer! >>
* OSIRIS-REx Will Collect a Sample from Bennu on October 20th >>
* How Upbeat Vaccine News Fueled a Stock Surge, and an Uproar >>

* UK government reverses course on Huawei’s involvement in 5G networks >>
* The Drones Were Ready For This Moment >>
* Samsung gets approval for Galaxy Watch Active 2’s ECG, but only in Korea >>

* Living and working in a worsening world >>
* Google is working on end-to-end encryption for RCS texts in Messages >>
* As Russia Stalks US Satellites, a Space Arms Race May Be Heating Up >>

* APOD: Valles Marineris: The Grand Canyon of Mars >>
* Extreme parkour team whose death-defying jumps caught the attention of Hollywood >>
* This Guy Built A Castle Out Of Shipping Containers And It’s An Absolute Wonder To Behold >>
* Giant Monument to Elon Musk Has Tulsa Residents Furious >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 May 2020

* High-Speed Robot Arm Hands Off Package to Delivery Drone >>
* For 40th birthday: NVIDIA’s AI built Pac-Man from scratch in four days >>
* Researchers squeeze 44.2 Tbps through existing fiber optic cables >>

* Microsoft Solitaire turns 30 years old today and still has 35 million monthly players >>
* WhatsApp test lets you add contacts with QR codes >>
* Video-Chat Juries and the Future of Criminal Justice >>

* Researchers Say ‘Upside-Down Cosmic Ray Shower’ May Be Evidence of a Parallel Universe >>
* Software Development Environments Move to the Cloud >>
* Rebuilding the Economy Around Good Jobs >>

* Scientists create ‘reverse solar panel’ that can generate electricity from SHADOWS >>
* Listening to nature: The talks of TED2020 Session 1 >>

* A robot sheepdog? ‘No one wants this,’ says one shepherd >>
* The story of how a El Al Boeing 747 jumbo jet flew 1,088 passengers all at once >>
* New Microsoft AI Supercomputer Will Reveal How Far Can Deep Learning Take Us? >>

* Vergecast: Microsoft Build 2020, Elon Musk’s factory play, and Joe Rogan moves to Spotify >>
* Over 40% of Republicans think Bill Gates will use COVID-19 vaccine to implant microchips >>
* HBO Max launches May 27 >>

* A Virtual DJ, a Drone, and an All-Out Zoom Wedding >>
* IBM cuts deep into workforce – even its Watson and AI teams – as it ‘pivots’ to cloud >>
* IBM confirms layoffs are happening, but won’t provide details >>

* Cabin-fever trading; post-pandemic housing projections; COVID drives digitization, and more >>
* Get ready for the ‘holy grail’ of computer graphics >>
* Coronavirus: Quarantine plans for UK arrivals unveiled >>

* Six golden rules for healthy living to boost immunity >>
* Next-generation solar cells pass strict international tests >>
* The New Stack Context: SQL Databases in a Cloud Native World >>

* Tutorial: Linux Task Scheduling and Automation with cron >>
* DevOps, Mainframes and the Economic Rebound >>
* China and Australia’s relationship is souring but not weakening >>

* Hongkongers rush to download VPN tools amid fears of Beijing upping surveillance with national security law >>
* Drone footage captures mass graves dug in Brazil >>
* Pakistani airliner crashes in Karachi >>

* Gain customer insights using Amazon Aurora machine learning >>
* Astronomers Are Sure These Are Two Newborn Planets Orbiting a Distant Star >>
* Magnetic north is migrating towards Siberia. Here’s why >>

* How Many Qubits Are Needed for Quantum Supremacy? >>
* Blood Factors Halve the Epigenetic Age in Mice Cells >>
* Advanced Walkaway Safe Nuclear Reactors Are Funded for $230 Million >>

* Reversal of Premature Aging >>
* Will Updates to Population Counts in 2020 Reveal Global 8 Billion in 2021? >>
* Dilbert Friday May 22, 2020 Virus Hellscape >>

* Laid off from your tech job? These networks can help >>
* NASA renames telescope after ‘Mother of Hubble’ Nancy Grace Roman >>
* API startups are so hot right now >>

* Civilization VI is free on the Epic Games Store >>
* Clubhouse proves that time is a flat circle >>
* Daily Crunch: Facebook embraces remote work >>

* Contact Tracing Standards, Functional Languages, Quantum Computing, Deno >>
* Google Pixel 4a preview: Single camera, fingerprint sensor, no 5G, and July launch >>
* How to Prepare Your Virtual Teams for the Long Haul >>

* Is Stablecoin the Next Big Thing in E-Commerce? >>
* Microsoft flexed its cloud and AI muscles at Build 2020 >>
* All five of Earth’s largest mass extinctions linked to global warming >>

* Artificial intelligence can guess your personality from a SELFIE >>
* After New Coronavirus Outbreaks, China Imposes Wuhan-Style Lockdown >>
* ‘Fastest ever’ internet speed capable of downloading 1,000 HD movies in under a second >>

* Coronavirus: Virus test with 20-minute results being trialled >>
* Facebook employees could receive pay cuts as they continue to work from home >>
* Get It Done Now >>

* Agile, reliable, secure, compliant IT: Fulfilling the promise of DevSecOps >>
* Elevating customer experience excellence in the next normal >>
* Return: A new muscle, not just a plan >>

* Navigating the road ahead: The benefits of real-time marketing >>
* A new paradigm for project planning >>
* A transformative moment for philanthropy >>

* As physical doors close, new digital doors swing open >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 May 2020

* Facebook Sets Its Sights on E-Commerce – and India >>
* What Happens When Millions Stop Paying Their Credit Cards >>
* Nasa claims to have found parallel universe where time runs backwards >>

* Car wash for supermarket trolleys claims to leave them virus-free in 30 seconds >>
* Virgin Orbit sets first orbital launch for May 24 >>
* Trash app’s new features can create AI-edited music videos and more >>

* Australian poll finds 1 in 8 blame Bill Gates and 5G for coronavirus >>
* CloudBees expands its software delivery management platform with new integrations >>
* Dark web packed with offers to hack corporate networks >>

* Amazon launches food delivery service in India >>
* Swiss Startup Developing UV Disinfection Robot for Offices and Commercial Spaces >>
* Baidu’s AI Produces Short Videos in One Click >>

* Facebook Shows ‘Floating Windows’ Concept VR Workspace With Color Passthrough >>
* Nearly half of Twitter accounts pushing to reopen America may be bots >>
* Amazon reportedly delays Prime Day until September as it works to restore normal shipping >>

* NASA is Giving the SLS a “Green Run” to Prepare it for Launch in Late 2021 >>

* VMware Cloud on Dell EMC 2020 >>
* Breaking Analysis: RPA Gains Momentum in the Post COVID Era >>
* Robotic process automation adoption looks strong in a post-COVID world >>
* Planting a flag in hyperautomation, UiPath dominates the RPA convo at live event >>
* UiPath The Release Show: Post Event Analysis >>

* 2.4 Million New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week >>
* US jobless claims keep climbing to hit 38.6m since lockdowns began >>
* Many Jobs May Vanish Forever as Layoffs Mount >>
* Confidence Interval: If Trump Loses In 2020, He’ll Be The Nominee Again In 2024 >>

* Facebook to Shift Permanently Toward More Remote Work After Coronavirus >>
* Mark Zuckerberg On Taking His Massive Workforce Remote >>
* WFH Will Remain Crucial for Business Success, Even After the Pandemic Ends >>
* Facebook makes big remote work moves with plan for new hubs in Dallas, Denver and Atlanta >>
* Facebook’s Workplace, now with 5M paying users, adds drop-in video Rooms and more >>
* Facebook creates Workplace Rooms for professional video calls >>
* From Shanghai to Bangkok, office demand set to plummet >>

* Vivo explains the X50 Pro’s gimbal-like camera stabilization >>
* Stealing Secrets from Developers using Websockets >>
* FDA okays Israeli company’s AI to detect coronavirus in CT scans >>

* We’ve Never Seen an Exoplanet Form … Until Now >>
* Cabin-fever trading; post-pandemic housing projections; COVID drives digitization, and more >>
* An Amazon Programmer’s Perspective >>

* Students are failing AP tests because the College Board can’t handle iPhone photos >>
* Multi-Cloud Security Auditing Tool >>
* Guy Has A Jolly Good Time Cutting His Steak With A 1,000-Degree Red Hot Knife >>

* When Not to Do It Yourself >>
* DevOps-as-a-Service: Our Internal Solution >>
* Using Data Fabric and Kubernetes in Edge Computing >>

* Mobile Device Farms: To Build or Not to Build? >>
* An introduction to RabbitMQ – What is RabbitMQ? >>
* Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn’t the plan >>

* How The Spacex Crew Dragon Mission Could Shape The Future Of Commercial Space >>
* If US had started social distancing a week earlier, about 36,000 fewer people would have died, study says >>
* Covid-19 has taken a staggering toll on a whole generation in northern Italy >>

* The Podcasting World Is Now Spotify Versus Everybody Else >>
* Apple TV Plus is still looking for its big win >>
* A new artificial eye mimics and may outperform human eyes >>

* How the CFO enables the board’s success—during COVID-19 and beyond >>
* Ford Pauses Production After A Few Workers’ Positive Covid-19 Tests >>
* Modernizing technology in the service of the customer >>

* Modernizing technology in the service of the customer >>
* Quantum Computing Lecture Notes 2.0 >>
* Will online summer camp work? >>

* There really is a ‘thinness gene’ but unfortunately only 1% of us have it >>
* Human-like cyborg eye could power itself using sunlight >>

* Google says it will stop providing custom AI and machine learning tools to help fossil fuel companies operate their extraction operations >>

* A large moon might be hugging an object in the outer solar system >>

* What’s Coming to Netflix in June 2020 >>
* The Full Nerd ep. 140: Intel Core i9-10900K reviewed, AMD’s AM4 motherboard reversal >>

* Salesforce Commerce Cloud releases four quick-start pandemic business packs >>
* Netflix to start cancelling inactive customers’ subscriptions >>
* Machine-learning tool could help develop tougher materials >>

* How to Cope with That “Always-On” Feeling >>
* Amazon’s free-to-play shooter ‘Crucible’ is now available on Steam >>
* 6 CISOs share their game plans for a post-pandemic world >>

* DNS this week stands for Drowning Needed Services: Design flaw in name server system can be exploited to flood machines offline >>
* Slow, Steady Progress for Two U.S. Nuclear Power Projects >>
* Next-Gen Solar Cells Can Harvest Indoor Lighting for IoT Devices >>

* Thursday May 21, 2020 Mumble Ventriloquists >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 May 2020

* Facebook’s new AI will trawl users’ pictures in an attempt to identify consumer goods and ‘make everything shoppable’ >>
* New Artificial Eye Mimics a Retina’s Natural Curve >>
* Google is developing a ‘smart’ hoodie drawstring that lets you control the music on your phone by twisting and tapping the cord >>

* Cloud Adoption in 2020 >>
* Apple Glass Coming Late 2021, Targeting $500 >>
* Facebook, YouTube, Netflix and more get eye-tracking apps from Tobii >>

* O’Reilly Survey Reveals More than 88% of Organizations Use Cloud Computing >>
* Apple TV 2020 refresh: What I want to see in a new 4K streaming box >>
* Bionic eye that is as sensitive as human retina could give millions of people the chance to see again and will be available in just five years >>

* At digital Build conference, Microsoft unifies Windows app development, boosts Teams and AI >>
* Microsoft Build 2020: Everything announced at the company’s all-digital event >>
* Microsoft hid lots of secret nerdy messages to devs in its Build stream >>
* Microsoft adds new Learn TV video channel for daily technical content >>
* Microsoft Build Looks Very Different This Year >>

* More vaccines have protected monkeys against covid-19, suggesting they might work in people >>
* 5 million confirmed infections and 326,500 deaths. >>
* Nasa head of human spaceflight suddenly resigns days before ‘historic’ space mission’ >>

* Europe’s Debate Over Contact Tracing >>
* Target Sales Rise Nearly 11% >>
* Stocks Pull Back From Monday’s Big Rally >>
* How One Airline Sees the Future of Flying >>
* JRE # – TONY HAWK >>
* Leadership Styles: Shawn Fair (Leadership Coach, CEO, Fair Consulting Group) >>

* 5G Americas’ Chris Pearson: On the road to standalone 5G >>
* Light Reading’s Iain Morris on the US vs. Huawei >>
* The future of tech, with Kevin Scott and guests >>

* UiPath Live >>
* SUSECON Digital ’20 | Digital Event >>
* SUSE infuses portfolio with artificial intelligence and edge technology >>
* Google lands multicloud cybersecurity project with the DOD >>

* Claris launches FileMaker 19 to boost low-code development for business users >>
* Connecting Your Old Jenkins Pipelines With The New Ones [A How-To Guide] >>
* Why is This Website Port Scanning me? >>

* Emerging from stealth, Octant is bringing the tools of synthetic biology to large scale drug discovery >>
* Shopify announces a new merchant debit card and support for payment installment plans >>
* Podcast: Who watches the pandemic watchers? We do >>

* AWS’ cdk8s, a Dev-Friendly Alternative to YAML for Managing Kubernetes Clusters >>
* Top 3 Challenges to Cloud 3.0 >>
* All roads lead to Rome DOCSIS 4.0 >>

* China’s 6G grandstanding will ruffle US feathers >>
* HBO Max adds distribution partners as launch nears >>
* T-Mobile’s 5G reaches 1Gbit/s, and that’s just the beginning >>

* TED2020: How to rebuild the global economy >>
* Kubernetes 101 an Introduction to Containers, Kubernetes, and OpenShift >>
* Building Resilient Applications with Cloudflare DNS >>

* How We Reduced AWS Bill from $2,000 to $200 >>
* Ultrasonic Soundwaves Create Touch-Free Tech Solutions >>

* 30 US cities on verge of a coronavirus pandemic-driven housing crisis >>
* Cyclone Amphan bashes Indian, Bangladesh coasts, 2.6 million evacuate >>
* This image could be the first direct evidence of a planet being born >>

* China-Laos railway tunnel’s border drilling finished >>
* China’s New Outbreak Shows Signs the Virus Could Be Changing >>
* Hospital is first in US to use artificial intelligence to analyze COVID-19 patients >>
* Jacinda Ardern says a 4-day workweek could help New Zealand’s economy recover from the coronavirus downturn >>

* Lenovo set to benefit from increased demand for PCs and IT infrastructure in post-pandemic world >>
* Man sentenced to death in Singapore via Zoom >>
* Autonomous aviation startup Xwing raises $10M to scale its software for pilotless flights >>

* Consumer organization and operating models for the next normal >>
* How restaurants can thrive in the next normal >>
* Beyond contactless operations: Human-centered customer experience >>

* What people tend to get wrong about remote work >>
* Samsung made a Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition for the military >>
* Work resumes on major Hollywood films – minus the actors >>

* A reintroduction to our Knowledge Graph and knowledge panels >>
* Artificial pieces of brain use light to communicate with real neurons >>
* Human Viruses Can Jump into Animals, Too—Sowing the Seeds of Future Epidemics >>

* Watch Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launch a milestone Space Station resupply mission live >>
* Facebook takes on Amazon with new ‘Shops’ feature that turns business pages into online storefronts >>
* Will Covid-19 Have a Lasting Impact on Globalization? >>

* Nature-inspired CRISPR enzymes for expansive genome editing >>
* Hulu is rolling out a new home screen to Apple TV and Roku users >>
* How to stay sane when the world’s going mad >>

* Google Cloud earns defense contract win for Anthos multi-cloud management tool >>
* The Paradox of Source Code Secrecy >>
* Five questions for Microsoft EVP of Cloud and AI Scott Guthrie >>

* Don’t Let Digital Transformation Make You Less Human >>
* Daily Crunch: Facebook unveils its Shops e-commerce platform >>
* Building Better Cities After Covid-19 >>

* Apple rolls out iOS 13.5 with COVID-19 features >>
* Apple and Google’s COVID-19 contact tracing tech is ready >>
* AI-Powered Biotech Can Help Deploy a Vaccine In Record Time >>

* Windows Terminal hits the big 1.0: Fit for production? >>
* Microsoft aims to spread JAMstack through Azure App Service via GitHub and Visual Studio Code >>
* PowerShell inventor Jeffrey Snover gets new gig driving ‘modern workforce transformation’ >>

* The Tunguska Explosion Could Have Been Caused By An Asteroid That Still Orbits The Sun >>
* Google Chrome gets major privacy boost: Here’s how to enable DNS-over-HTTPS >>
* Wired | AI-Powered biotech can help deploy a vaccine in record time >>

* AWS Machine Learning Scholarship Program from Udacity is now open for enrollment >>
* NASA Proposes the Artemis Accords. The New Rules for Lunar Exploration >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 May 2020

* Microsoft Build 2020: CEO Satya Nadella’s opening remarks >>
* The Artificial Smart Window That Can Mimic Sunlight >>
* Watch a Boston Dynamics robot herd sheep in New Zealand >>

* This Robot Can Guess How You’re Feeling by the Way You Walk >>
* Sony and Microsoft team up on AI-powered cameras >>
* Microsoft’s OpenAI supercomputer has 285,000 CPU cores, 10,000 GPUs >>

* Sundar Pichai On Managing Google Through The Pandemic >>
* Microsoft CEO: Permanently Working From Home Can Be Damaging For Mental Health >>

* At digital Build conference, Microsoft unifies Windows app development, boosts Teams and AI >>
* Microsoft build 2020 live >>
* Microsoft Build 2020 Online Event | Day 1 Watch Party >>
* Microsoft Teams Updates | May 2020 and Beyond >>
* IoT at Microsoft Build 2020 >>

* Microsoft build 2020 >>
* Microsoft helps Sony power the world’s first AI image sensor with Azure >>
* Microsoft’s quantum computing platform is now in limited preview >>
* Microsoft acquires robotic process automation platform Softomotive >>

* Autonomous retail startup Standard Cognition acquires competitor Checkout Technologies >>
* Microsoft launches new tools for building fairer machine learning models >>
* Disney streaming exec Kevin Mayer becomes TikTok’s new CEO >>

* Microsoft’s Cloud for Healthcare is an elaborate suite of telehealth tools >>
* Xilinx’s new smaller programmable chips enable machine learning in space >>
* Mount Sinai’s AI can diagnose COVID-19 >>

* U.S.-China Feud Over Coronavirus Erupts at World Health Assembly >>
* US-China decoupling is much harder than Donald Trump thinks >>
* ‘This is war’ – Virus charges beyond Latin American hot spots >>
* Trump Threatens to Permanently Stop Funding to WHO >>

* Notion for everyone >>
* New Bluetooth Vulnerability Exposes Billions of Devices to Hackers >>
* Podcast: US moves to block chips, 5G tech from Huawei >>

* The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT, Rakuten and spectrum auctions >>
* Zoom suspends free service to individuals in China >>
* 5G facilitates operation of farm produce market in Hangzhou >>

* Walmart’s Sales Surge From Pandemic Stockpiling >>
* SoftBank Posts Its Worst Results Ever >>
* Why Uber Might Eat Grubhub >>

* 70% of Indian startups will run out of money in less than 3 months >>

* Joe Rogan’s podcast is becoming a Spotify exclusive >>
* JRE #1476 – PATTON OSWALT
* Why Didn’t Artificial Intelligence Save Us From Covid-19? >>

* Microsoft builds a new online developer conference experience >>
* SD Times news digest: Grafana 7.0 released, RedisAI and RedisGears, and Datical is now Liquibase >>
* Facebook: VR Fitness, Social Apps Seeing ‘The Bulk’ Of Increased Usage In Lockdown >>

* EveryBridge: Event-driven apps are the endgame of serverless >>
* How Moon Lunar Mining Water Ice Rocket Fuel >>
* Sony Plans To Reveal ‘Compelling Lineup’ Of PS5 Titles Soon >>

* America Just Made a Huge Investment in Next-Gen Nuclear Power >>
* British Airline EasyJet Suffers Data Breach Exposing 9 Million Customers’ Data >>
* The case of the missing DNS packets: a Google Cloud support story >>

* Automatic Testing for GraphQL APIs >>
* Podcast: Decoding Microsoft’s M&A moves >>
* Telecom Italia crumbles like a Roman ruin >>

* UPS hints at drone ambitions >>
* TED: To overcome challenges, stop comparing yourself to others >>
* TED: Can we edit memories? >>

* Cyclone Amphan >>
* Long-term changes in behaviour due to coronavirus could make gaming, e-commerce boom sustainable >>
* Alibaba-backed Xpeng gets go-ahead to assemble its own electric cars, heating up Tesla challenge >>

* Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits >>
* Airport dogs could sniff out coronavirus >>
* The biologist whose advice went viral tells us what to do next >>

* Facebook’s new shopping AI knows what exactly you’re looking for >>
* How to use Facebook’s Messenger Rooms >>
* Microsoft’s new PowerToys Run launcher for Windows 10 is now available to download >>

* AI and Cybersecurity >>
* Scaling rapid workforce conversion during COVID-19 >>
* Will the world’s breadbaskets become less reliable? >>

* AI unlocks rhythms of ‘deep sleep’ >>
* Microsoft’s hybrid platform, Azure Stack Hub, gets management, machine learning updates >>
* Microsoft to open source Fluid Framework; previews end-user experience >>
* Microsoft buys robotic process automation vendor Softomotive >>
* Microsoft builds a supercomputer for OpenAI for training massive AI models >>
* Microsoft announces first vertical cloud offering: Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare >>
* Microsoft’s Visual Studio Live Share gets built-in voice and text chat >>

* BBC Together lets you watch shows with friends >>
* Azure Cognitive Services learns more languages >>
* Apple is reportedly buying older TV shows to take on Netflix and Amazon >>

* SpaceX delays eighth Starlink launch until Tuesday due to poor weather >>
* A New Viral Outbreak Is Killing Rabbits >>
* A Tsunami of Dementia Could Be On the Way >>

* Samsung’s card-sized T7 SSD goes on sale starting at $110 >>
* It’s Called Artificial Intelligence—but What Is Intelligence? >>
* How to Manage an Employee Who’s Struggling to Perform Remotely >>

* HoloLens 2 heads to South Korea, Taiwan and more countries >>
* Gremlin brings chaos engineering to Windows platform >>
* Malware Services, AI Ops, Moldable Environment, and Social Software >>

* $12 billion US chip plant sounds like a win for Trump. Not quite. >>
* A Lawmaker Wants Fast Trains to Rev Up the US Economy >>
* This Assistive Wearable Ai Camera Reads Any Text That’S In Front Of You >>

* Jupiter’s Biggest Moons Started as Tiny Grains of Hail >>
* TensorBlow? Data boffins struggle with GPU shortage in Google Cloud >>
* Visualizing Amazon SageMaker machine learning predictions with Amazon QuickSight >>

* Graduate Student Solves Decades-Old Conway Knot Problem >>
* Tai Chi Master Gets Embarrassingly Knocked Out By Amateur Fighter >>
* ‘Nothing like this in recent times’: Photo of Mt Everest goes viral >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 May 2020

* Moderna Reports Positive Coronavirus Vaccine Results >>
* Mike Dano: Microsoft’s new telecom territory >>
* SoftBank in Talks to Sell T-Mobile Shares to Deutsche Telekom >>

* Google Heeds Phony Copyright Claims, Hides News >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #30: CRISPR for Covid Testing and FDA EUAs >>
* TED2020 seeks the uncharted >>

* Lockdown easing in Europe, but virus hits hard in South America, Africa >>
* UK ‘may live with virus for months if not years’ >>
* J.C. Penney says it plans to close nearly 29% of stores – or 242 locations >>
* Uber cuts 3,000 more jobs, closes offices around the world >>
* Coronavirus: WHO ‘let pandemic spin out of control’, says US >>
* Xi seeks to cast China as guardian of global order >>

* Vodafone teams up with a China-based smartphone vendor not called Huawei >>
* China Telecom and ZTE are already working on 6G technology >>
* Oculus Quest Hand-Tracking Gets Full Release, Official Games Coming Soon >>

* Gillmor Gang: Freed Media >>
* Microsoft wins multiyear cloud and AI deal with FedEx to improve package deliveries >>
* Stack Overflow ramps up SaaS model as it builds relationships with Microsoft and developers >>

* SpaceX’s next launch will officially have astronauts on board >>
* Apple begins reopening some stores with temperature checks and other safeguards in place >>

* Five robots that hope to save the US food supply chain >>
* Grafana 7 Adds Tracing, Data Transformation, Plugins >>
* Oculus Quest games are getting controller-free hand tracking this month >>

* Cable and edge computing: The rest of the story >>
* TED: To overcome challenges, stop comparing yourself to others >>
* The Imperative for Visibility into Cloud Native Web Services Traffic >>

* Xi Vows China Will Share Vaccine and Gives WHO Full Backing >>
* Bill Gates’ summer reading list will keep your brain busy during lockdown >>
* Puppet launches new IT infrastructure security compliance service >>

* Coronavirus vaccine: First evidence jab can train immune system >>
* Moderna’s latest vaccine results are promising—but it’s still too early >>
* Wall St rallies on hopes for vaccine and economy >>

* Elon Musk Reveals Plans for His Million-Mile Battery >>
* Unit Test AWS Lambda in Go >>
* How the Retail Industry is Implementing Machine Learning and Deep Learning >>

* RedisConf 2020: Why Redis Is More Than Just a Cache Provider >>
* The Case for Boring Tech: Relational Databases in the Cloud >>
* GitLab Survey Sees DevOps Gains as Developers Exercise More Control >>

* Cloud and an Architectural Perspective Between Risk and Services >>
* GitOps for Kubernetes >>
* Porsche joins forces with Israeli smart car startup to ‘feel the road’ better >>

* More details of China’s space station unveiled >>
* Space exploration’s next frontier: remote-controlled robonauts >>
* Microsoft: we were wrong about open source >>

* World’S First 8-Feet Artificial Wave Generating Pool To Safely Up Your Surfing Game! >>
* Inside the cleaner (but less convenient) McDonald’s of the future >>
* If Rockets were Transparent: Video Shows You How Rockets Use up Their Propellant >>

* How Smart City Planning Could Slow Future Pandemics >>
* How coronavirus is accelerating a future with autonomous vehicles >>
* How a Chinese AI Giant Made Chatting—and Surveillance—Easy >>

* MediaTek’s latest processor will help take dual-SIM 5G phones mainstream >>
* How AI could predict sight-threatening eye conditions >>
* Melting glaciers cool the Southern Ocean >>

* Gartner Predicts $300 Billion Less IT Spending, More Spending on Cloud Services and Automation >>
* Fitbit’s Chinese rival Amazfit mulls a transparent, self-disinfecting mask >>
* Dyson’s scrapped electric car: founder reveals what could have been >>

* Andrew Yang’s Nonprofit Helps Fund Five-Year, $500-a-Month Basic Income Experiment >>

* Dilbert: Monday May 18, 2020 Makeup Under Mask >>
* 3 views on the future of work, coffee shops and neighborhoods in a post-pandemic world >>

* Ramsey Malware >>
* OpenAI Finds Machine Learning Efficiency Is Outpacing Moore’s Law >>
* How AI could predict sight-threatening eye conditions >>

* CloudWalk raises $250M and plans IPO as biometrics firms flourish in China during pandemic response >>
* Mercedes-Benz Onboard Logic Unit (OLU) Source Code Leaks Online >>
* Strange ‘space cow’ explosion may have been the birth of a black hole >>

* Seven new coronaviruses have been found lurking in bats in Africa >>
* Covid-19 pandemic risks worst global food crisis in decades >>
* ‘Pain switch’ discovered brain associated with negative emotions and responses could lead to new wave of anaesthetics >>

* Most Dangerous Storm Season Since Katrina May Be Ahead >>
* Why contact tracing may be a mess in America >>
* Why Software Delivery Management Matters >>

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