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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 04 May 2020

* a16z Podcast: The Next Generation of Cultural Influencers in Tech >>
* Vergecast: the new CEOs of America’s mobile carriers, and Big Tech’s quarterly earnings >>
* Executive Spotlight Q&A: Metaswitch’s Martin Taylor on 5G Wireless Wireline Convergence >>

* New Stack: Serverless Application Flows in the Cloud >>
* TED: How ideas trump crises >>
* Coronavirus Impact: Enterprises Must Focus on What Works >>

* Police agencies are using drones to enforce stay-at-home orders >>
* Puff, puff, pass: Sniff tech aims to enable mass virus testing at airports >>
* Chinese firm ready to make 100 million Coronavirus vaccine doses if trials are successful >>

* COVID-19 and the Great Rehiring >>
* Introducing the term-sheet grader >>
* Warren Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway sells US airline shares >>
* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through May 2) >>

* What happens if a coronavirus vaccine is never developed? It has happened before >>
* Coronavirus: Russia’s cases rise by 10,000 in one-day record >>
* US just reported its deadliest day for coronavirus patients as states reopen >>
* Virus-hit economies brace for second wave of job losses >>
* Martín Guzmán: Argentina cannot afford to pay creditors more >>
* Banks to book more than $50bn against bad loans >>
* Coronavirus pandemic could last up to 2 years >>
* Three potential futures for Covid-19: recurring small outbreaks, a monster wave, or a persistent crisis >>

* Big Blue in the cloud? IBM’s future rests on its innovation agenda >>
* SD Times May 2020 >>
* Google to replace TensorFlow’s runtime with TFRT >>

* These pop songs were written by OpenAI’s deep-learning algorithm >>
* Covid hoaxes are using a loophole to stay alive—even after content is deleted >>
* Bay Area median home price fell 2.3% last year, first annual drop since 2011 >>

* The 5 Best VR Headsets for Immersive Gaming >>
* Alibaba and Amazon borrow furloughed restaurant workers >>
* World watches as India’s central bank prepares to fund government >>

* Microsoft’s 5G, edge computing and private wireless ambitions come into focus >>
* Eurobites: Telecom Italia’s offices reopen, but most will work remotely >>
* Telefónica, Liberty Global in talks to combine UK ops >>
* 11,000 Californians stand in the way of Dish’s entry into wireless >>
* Virgin and O2 might merge to create a UK telecom giant >>

* New trailers: Lovecraft Country, The Painter and the Thief, and more >>
* Was Elon’S Tesla Twitter Meltdown Illegal? An Investigation >>
* This man assembled his own covid antibody tests for himself and his friends >>

* Lockdown 3.0 begins: What’s allowed, what’s not >>
* Israel scientists develop ‘sniff test’ that predicts consciousness recovery >>
* Zoom Not Cutting It for You? Try Exploring a Virtual World >>

* In Search of Naked Singularities >>
* Adidas is using AI and 3D printing to cope with a plunge in sales >>
* The future of retail in store experience >>

* Report: Cloud capex bulletproof to COVID-19 in Q1 >>
* All-remote GitLab offers advice and resources for life away from offices >>
* Securing Microservices: The API gateway, authentication and authorization >>

* Number of China-Europe freight trains hits monthly record >>
* Italy’s incredible ‘floating ship’ bridge reaches for the sky >>
* How Trump has broken the polls >>

* Sunday May 03, 2020 Dilbert Hates Safety >>
* Intel to buy smart urban transit startup Moovit for $1B to boost its autonomous car division >>
* Communism still matters liberty still matters >>

* Red Hat Summit 2020 – Concept to Reality: An Advanced Agile Integration Blueprint >>
* Joe Fernandes, Red Hat | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Tim Cramer, Red Hat | Red Hat Summit 2020 >>
* Darren Murph, GitLab | CUBE Conversation, April 2020 >>

* JRE #1468 – ALONZO BODDEN >>
* Wikipedia: How to Motivate Expert Contributions? >>
* TED: How computers are learning to be creative >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 03 May 2020

* Video Friday: Startup Unveils Agile Robot Dog That Costs Less Than $10k >>
* Forget the Techlash. The Lawlash Is Long Overdue >>
* Equity Shot: 1% is the new “growth” >>

* Musk tweet knocks $14bn off Tesla market value >>
* Amazon’s ‘Upload’ explores the digital afterlife in a world gone to hell >>
* AWS hits $10B for the quarter putting it on a $40B run rate >>

* Building blocks of life found in famous Mars meteorite >>
* Don’t panic about Russia’s recent anti-satellite test, experts say >>
* POD: Reviewing the Pixel Buds and Amazon’s ‘Upload’ >>

* How will we choose 10 people for our social bubble – without falling out with everyone? >>
* Microsoft Build; Join us for the 48-hour free digital experience, at no cost, May 19-20. >>

* Wearing 24lbs weighed vest all day may be MORE effective than exercise for obese people trying to lose weight ‘because it makes the brain believe the body is heavier than it actually is’ >>
* World’s largest hailstone: Lump of ice the size of a football >>
* Bill Gates says world would need as many as 14 billion doses of a coronavirus vaccine >>

* DisplayPort Alt Mode 2.0 will let laptops connect to 16K displays over USB-C in 2021 >>
* The Covid-19 Rent Crisis Is Here >>

* Advance your career with a scholarship to the AWS Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree program from Udacity >>
* Back to Work: Wearables Track Social Distancing and Sick Employees in the Workplace >>
* McDonald’s designed a new type of restaurant for the coronavirus era in Europe >>

* Scientists Waited Two and a Half Years to See Whether Bacteria Can Eat Rock >>
* How cat allergies could soon be prevented by injecting pets with a drug following research into gene editing tool >>
* COVID-19 and the Harsh Reality of Empathy Distribution >>

* Quibi, JetBlue, Wish, others accused of leaking millions of email addresses to ad orgs via HTTP referer headers >>

* IEEE Virtual Events Calendar >>
* Dilbert: Friday May 01, 2020: Alice Borrows Stapler >>
* ‘Hydrogen-On-Tap’ Device Turns Trucks Into Fuel-Efficient Vehicles >>

* $31bn spent on cloudy infrastructure in Q1 >>
* Amazon stock clobbered as Jeff Bezos outlines COVID-19 impact, tells investors to ‘take a seat’ >>
* Atlassian to offensively price itself through the post-pandemic patch >>

* Couchbase goes cuckoo for Kubernetes with v2.0 release of Autonomous Operator >>
* As COVID-19 dries up funding, only drought-resistant cannabis startups will survive >>
* Covid-19 and the workforce: Critical workers, productivity, and the future of AI >>

* Dota 2’s biggest esports tournament will likely be pushed back until 2021 >>
* Engadget editors share their current YouTube obsessions >>
* Epic cancels 2020 Fortnite World Cup >>

* GDC Summer will go all-digital >>
* Hey Google sensitivity setting arrives for Google Home and Nest devices >>
* How A.I. Steered Doctors Toward a Possible Coronavirus Treatment >>

* How Organizations Can Ramp Up Their Cybersecurity Efforts Right Now >>
* Is Space-Time Quantized Or Analog? >>
* Jaguar Envisions Car Design for a Post-Pandemic World >>

* Knowde could make billions building the digital marketplace for the $5 trillion chemicals industry >>
* Bill Gates Says Virus Vaccine Could Take as Little as 9 Months >>
* Health systems are in need of radical change; virtual care will lead the way >>

* Nvidia’s top scientist develops open-source ventilator that can be built with $400 in readily available parts >>
* Quarantine creates new opportunities for video makers, according to a Butter Works report >>
* Podcast 59: What is a Games Researcher? >>

* Watch how SpaceX’s first human spacecraft performed during its key in-flight escape test >>
* Researchers control a game of Tetris using a breathable wearable sleeve >>
* Worldwide smartphone sales showed ‘biggest decline ever’ in Q1 2020 >>

* Valve drops VR support for macOS >>
* Camera Traps May Overcount Snow Leopards and Other Vulnerable Species >>
* Honey Bees Are Struggling with Their Own Pandemic >>

* NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring humans to the moon >>

* Old Drugs May Find a New Purpose: Fighting the Coronavirus >>
* Virus-Infected Bees Practice Social Distancing >>

* American Airlines, Delta, and United will soon require facial coverings on US flights >>
* Brazil is letting the coronavirus run wild with little intervention, and the results are strikingly bad >>
* Can 5G become your new broadband connection? >>

* Microsoft sets May 7 to unveil video games on new Xbox Series X console >>
* Coronavirus: McDonald’s to start delivery-only reopening >>
* Rocket Lab tests Electron booster on new Virginia launch pad for 1st time >>

* Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo makes 1st glide flight over Spaceport America >>
* Amazon expects to plow $4B second-quarter profit into improving safety, delivery and wages >>
* Coronavirus bingeing: YouTube trends show spike in every-day task tutorials >>

* Live with Priscilla and Dr. Bonnie Maldonado, a vaccine expert >>
* Apple News hits 125 million monthly active users >>
* LongNow: How Climate Will Evolve Government and Society | Kim Stanley Robinson >>

* Saturday May 02, 2020Carol Hoards >>
* Will Systemd 245 Bring Major Changes to Linux’s Home Directory Management? >>
* Startups Weekly: SaaS companies should target burn to match ARR during pandemic >>

* Google is working on 4K/HDR streaming to Android TV for Stadia >>
* Will COVID-19 Make Us Less Democratic and More like China? >>
* SpaceX mission control to do social distancing for first crewed flight >>

* Amazon HQ employees can work from home until ‘at least’ October >>
* A foolproof way to shrink deep learning models >>
* Tracking Down the Origin of Wuhan Coronavirus >>

* Extra knobs and dials for Microsoft’s Productivity Score while Azure Active Directory lays on the freebies >>
* Learn how to select ML instances on the fly in Amazon SageMaker Studio >>
* The World Is Still Producing More Oil Than It Needs. Why? >>

* World’s Biggest Social Virtual Reality Gathering Is Happening Right Now >>
* Zapata Computing CEO Chris Savoie Interview on Making Real Quantum Solutions >>

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