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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 July 2020

* a16z Podcast: Preventing Pandemics with Genomic Epidemiology >>
* Watch live: AWS Summit Public Sector evolves with the times >>
* The Telecoms.com Podcast: Core network, Huawei and Facebook boycott >>

* First commercial video call took place 50 years ago today >>
* EU Extends Ban on Travel From U.S. >>
* China Passes National-Security Law for Hong Kong. >>

* Nuclear ‘Power Balls’ May Make Meltdowns a Thing of the Past >>
* How eBay Tried to Crush a Blog Critic >>
* Meet Japanese man who holds world’s only master’s degree in ninja studies >>
* Airbus is cutting 15,000 jobs because of the pandemic >>
* Why This Coronavirus Surge Is Different >>

* Facebook Holographic VR Prototype Revealed >>
* CodeGuru, AWS’s AI code reviewer and performance profiler, is now generally available >>
* AWS CodeGuru makes intelligent recommendations about code quality >>
* Missouri farm makes hay with edge computing, private LTE >>

* Dating app Badoo launches AI tool automatically detects explicit photos and warns before opening >>
* New US coronavirus cases could hit 100,000 a day, Fauci warns >>
* Hey Google smart home event scheduled for July 8th >>
* Amazon Prime Video rolls out watch parties with 100 friends (and several caveats) >>

* Uber wants riders to sanitize the backseat to help fight coronavirus >>
* AI predicts effective depression treatment based on brainwave patterns >>
* LinkedIn, Microsoft launch free Learning Path job training courses to fight coronavirus unemployment >>

* TED: How we can build sustainable, equitable cities after the pandemic >>
* TED2020: The trials, tribulations and timeline of a COVID-19 vaccine >>
* TED2020: Stop being a bystander in your own life >>
* Improving Systems Management With AWS Systems Manager Session Manager >>
* The Security Phoenix A Modern Approach to DevSecOps Focus on People >>

* AWS launches aerospace unit to target space sector opportunities >>
* US hospitals buckle under surge of new coronavirus cases >>
* Modern Applications Are Helping Organizations Succeed During Pandemic, VMware Research Reveals >>
* SD Times news digest: Split’s new feature flag capabilities, IBM Trsuted AI toolkits, and WhiteSource adds support for Microsoft Visual Studio >>

* Is it safe to send kids back to school? >>
* Molten Salt Reactors Are Nuclear’s Future. How Do We Get There? >>
* 53% of People Think We Buy New Tech, Not Progress. They’re Wrong. >>
* All about Modelica >>

* The issue tracking tool you’ll enjoy using >>
* The end of the Redis adventure >>
* With an Advanced Container Platform, You Can Modernize Non-Cloud Native Apps … at Last >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #35: Apple App Clips, Program the World! >>
* Sandy Carter, AWS | AWS Public Sector Online >>
* Matthew Cornelius, Alliance for Digital Innovation | AWS Public Sector Online >>

* Enterprise Data Automation | Crowdchat >>
* Verizon: The fastest 5G in the world – report >>
* Asia cloud slowdown ‘not a positive’ for economic recovery >>
* IoT security prioritization creeps to the forefront >>

* YouTube TV hikes price by $15 per month >>
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* ‘Urine-selfie’ startup Healthy.io >>
* Australia to buy ship-killing missiles and shift focus to Indo-Pacific >>
* Event Streaming and Apache Kafka in Telco Business (OSS/BSS) >>

* Holographic optics for thin and lightweight virtual reality >>
* For millennials, ‘once in a generation’ came around twice >>
* New Trimonoran superyacht concept could be future of luxury sailing >>
* Francis Bacon painting sells for $84M at first-of-its-kind virtual auction >>

* One graphic explains why Americans are facing an EU travel ban >>
* Microsoft’s second next-gen Xbox reportedly set for August reveal >>
* Apple machine learning in 2020: What’s new? >>
* UK economy hit by sharpest fall in 41 years amid Covid-19 crisis >>

* Scientists should seek vaccine now for new flu strain with potential to be next pandemic – academic >>
* World’s Second-Deadliest Ebola Outbreak Ends in Democratic Republic of the Congo >>
* Watch SpaceX launch a GPS III satellite for the US Space Force live >>
* TikTok goes down in India, its biggest overseas market >>

* Qualcomm’s latest smartwatch chips support 16-megapixel cameras >>
* Microsoft and Bridgestone launch real-time tire damage system >>
* How the Cult of Sleep-Deprivation Affects Work and Mental Health >>
* Google acquires smart glasses company North, whose Focals 2.0 won’t ship >>

* Google Sheets will soon be able to autocomplete data for you >>
* Disney Research neural face-swapping technique can provide photorealistic, high-resolution video >>
* China Approves COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate For Military Use >>

* Berlin’s DeepSpin raises seed funding for its ‘portable, ultra-low-cost’ MRI system >>
* Building security into the customer experience >>
* Let’s stop calling it “voodoo economics” >>

* How to Live in a World Gone Mad? >>
* Scientists develop new method to detect regions at risk of spreading Covid-19 >>
* CIOs will force SaaS vendors to limber up and get more flexible about contracts in the post-pandemic world >>

* Q&A: The Masterminds Behind Toyota’s Self-Driving Cars Say AI Still Has a Way to Go >>
* Millions of Telescopes 4 Light Days From Earth Could Permanently Explore Other Solar Systems >>
* Building a visual search application with Amazon SageMaker and Amazon ES >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 June 2020

* 6DoF video: 46*4K*30 fps, Researchers from Google developed first end-to-end 6DoF video system, stream over internet >>
* Facebook Researchers Show The Most Compact VR Optics Yet >>
* Samsung Reveals Breakthrough: Solid-State EV Battery with 500-Mile Range >>

* India bans TikTok, WeChat and dozens more Chinese apps >>
* Coronavirus Has Ushered In the Airport of the Future >>
* Coronavirus: NASA invented a wearable that reminds you not to touch your face >>
* California City Bans Predictive Policing Software >>

* Building an MLOps Toolchain The Fundamentals >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #35: Apple App Clips, Program the World! >>
* David Scott, Veritas | CUBE Conversation, June 2020 >>
* Mississippi Lawmakers Vote to Replace State Flag Featuring Confederate >>

* Disney Research neural face-swapping technique can provide photorealistic, high-resolution video >>
* NASA’s New Moon-Bound Space Suits Will Get a Boost From AI >>

* Amazon eliminates single-use plastic in packaging in India >>
* Your Personal Data Is Worth Money. Andrew Yang Wants to Get You Paid >>
* The New York Times removes its articles from Apple News >>
* Twitch has suspended Donald Trump’s account >>

* Facebook, social media under more pressure from brands over hate speech >>
* An Infrastructure Arms Race Is Fueling the Future of Gaming >>
* Even the coronavirus can’t stop 5G’s momentum >>

* Two Megaflash Lightning Bolts Just Broke World Records >>
* Boeing poised to start crucial 737 Max flight safety tests tomorrow >>
* 32 Best Jira Alternatives For Agile Project Management Teams In 2020 >>

* Why Fish Don’t Exist >>
* The fall of Quibi: how did a starry $1.75bn Netflix rival crash so fast? >>
* Government Bans 59 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India >>
* Breaking Analysis: Assessing Dell’s Strategic Options with VMware >>

* Gig economy must share rewards as well as risks with workers >>
* Vodafone silent on Huawei as it values 5G at £158B to UK economy >>
* TED2020: How we can build sustainable, equitable cities after the pandemic >>
* Why the KDE community is #MovingToGitlab >>

* Body snatching families risk catching coronavirus to perform final rites >>
* Coronavirus: Worst is still to come on pandemic, WHO chief warns >>
* World hits 500,000 coronavirus milestone amid fears worst to come >>
* Over eight million in Beijing receive COVID-19 tests >>
* Coronavirus: US now has more covid-19 tests than it knows what to do with >>
* Covid-19 linked to increased risk of stroke: Study >>
* Covid-19 spurs collaboration in telehealth >>

* Singapore offers Bluetooth COVID-19 trackers to smartphone-less seniors >>
* Super Nintendo World Japan’s opening indefinitely delayed >>
* APOD: Dark Sky Reflections >>

* The 2021 Geneva Motor Show has been canceled >>
* QAOps — A Rising Trend of Software Testing >>
* 6 lessons learned to get ready for the next wave of COVID >>
* Why Water Continues To Baffle Scientists >>

* Study Suggests Coronavirus Emerged Much Earlier Than Thought. Some Are Skeptical. >>
* Acknowledging odd coronavirus symptoms is vital to stopping its spread >>
* Fisher & Paykel posts record $1.26b in sales >>

* EU preparing to reopen its borders — but probably not to Americans >>
* Jacinda Ardern says suggestion of opening NZ’s borders ‘at this point frankly is dangerous’ >>
* Humans and monkeys show similar thinking patterns >>

* Lockheed Martin’s New F-21 Fighter on offer to India has F-22 and F-35 ‘DNA’ >>
* Flying snakes wiggle their bodies to glide down smoothly from trees >>
* Betelgeuse’s dimming is caused by giant ‘star spots’, NOT a sign it is about to go supernova, scientists >>

* What to Say When Someone Cries at Work >>
* To Keep Trump From Violating Its Rules…Facebook Rewrote the Rules >>
* Dilbert: Monday June 29, 2020Cooties In Elbonia >>

* Study says road deaths could be cut in half if more safety tech were standard >>
* Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia Partner On Software-Defined Autonomous Cars >>
* LG Velvet hands-on: The case for mid-range, dual-screen phones >>

* Impossible Sausage will be available to any restaurant that wants it >>
* Have Your Privacy Policies Kept Up with Your Digital Transformation? >>
* Facebook expands its fan subscription program >>

* Autonomous robot uses UVC light to disinfect warehouses >>
* The future of architecture? The buildings we already have >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 June 2020

* a16z Journal Club: Therapeutic Video Game on Trial >>
* Driving business value: Why cloud native is much more than services and tools >>
* New trailers: Foundation, Hamilton, Brave New World, and more >>

* Boeing set for critical 737 Max flight tests >>
* Covid 19: 10 million Covid cases, 500,000 deaths >>
* TED: The beauty and complexity of finding common ground >>
* TED: How women will lead us to freedom, justice and peace >>

* Mark Zuckerberg had $7 billion wiped off his fortune as advertisers boycott Facebook >>
* This Week in Programming: Perl 7 Brings ‘Different, Saner, More Modern Defaults’ >>
* Farming-as-a-Service: Could Robots Feed the World? >>

* Why does DARPA work? >>
* Our AWS bill is ~ 2% of revenue. Here’s how we did it >>
* Amazon Shakes Up the Race for Self-Driving—and Ride-Hailing >>
* A Modern Approach to Cloud Security >>

* Understanding the Key Concepts of Process Integration >>
* Pharma giant Bayer to test new drugs on researchers’ 3D-printed heart tissue >>
* China’s lunar rover travels about 463 meters on moon’s far side >>
* Tencent releases new simulation platform for autonomous driving >>

* Facebook is introducing a dark mode for mobile >>
* Changing Face and Importance of SAAS Solutions in Face of COVID-19 >>

* This Stunning Footage Of Iceland In 4K Will Make You Appreciate Planet Earth In All Its Grandeur >>
* Increased physical activity may lower sleep apnea risk: Study >>

* Towards an AI diagnosis like the doctor’s >>

* Future shocks: 17 technology predictions for 2025 >>
* A Simulation of Sunsets on Other Worlds: From Venus to Titan >>
* Sunday June 28, 2020: Dating In The Age Of Coronavirus >>
* Astronomers may have spotted light from colliding black holes >>

* IBM’s New Differential Privacy Library Works With Just a Single Line of Code >>
* Original Content podcast: ‘The Politician’ returns for an entertaining but pointless Season 2 >>
* Virtual Conferences Mean All-Access—Except When They Don’t >>
* Want to Start a Podcast or Livestream? Here’s What You Need >>

* The modern mobile app needs a revamp >>
* AWS CodePipeline: Setup And Maintenance From Scratch >>
* Controlling Cloud Costs with HashiCorp Terraform >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 June 2020

* Amazon to Buy Zoox, in a Move Toward Self-Driving Cars >>
* What WWDC’s announcements mean for the future of the Mac >>
* Video Friday: Skydio 2 Drone Is Back on Sale, Gets Major Software Update >>

* Trump’s freeze on new visas could threaten US dominance in AI >>
* Human rights activists want to use AI to help prove war crimes in court >>

* Covid-19 cases hit new records in US states >>
* White House Considering Broad Intervention to Secure 5G Future >>
* Trump Asks Supreme Court to Invalidate Affordable Care >>
* U.S. Stocks Tumble in Early Trading >>
* What Trump’s Immigration Restrictions Could Mean for Economy >>
* Measures to protect Trump from coronavirus scale up, even as he seeks to move on >>

* Amazon Shakes Up the Race for Self-Driving—and Ride-Hailing >>
* Big fintech goes global; Behind the Hertz stock snafu, and more >>

* Tim O’Reilly makes a persuasive case for why venture capital is starting to do more harm than good >>
* Ep102: A More Holistic Approach to Cloud Security, with John Heintz >>
* How Linedata Streamlined CI/CD and Optimized AWS Cloud Spend >>

* Controlling Cloud Costs with HashiCorp Terraform >>
* JRE #1498 – JON STEWART >>
* Working With Files In Python >>

* AWS CodePipeline: Setup And Maintenance From Scratch >>
* Entering a Building May Soon Involve a Thermal Scan and Facial Recognition >>
* Open Application Model: Build the Next Generation of Cloud Native Applications >>

* Apple’s Virtual WWDC Wasn’t Better Than the Real Thing >>
* Virtual Conferences Mean All-Access—Except When They Don’t >>
* Virtual activists >>

* Lumina Power Panel | CUBE Conversations, June 2020 >>
* Joep Piscaer, TLA Tech | Cloud Native Insights >>
* Silurian Hypothesis: Were There Industrial Civilizations on Earth before Humans? >>

* Bill Gates says the U.S. is ‘not even close’ to doing enough to fight COVID-19 >>
* 5G protest movement keeps marching on >>
* Clearing up my view of the telco cloud >>

* Japan auto companies triple Mexican pay rather than move to US >>
* Nano-engineered pomegranate oil holds hope for brain disease, study shows >>
* US tech firm Nvidia teams up with Mercedes-Benz in self-driving car push >>
* World’s fastest supercomputer in Japan researches spread and treatment of Covid-19 >>

* Contact tracing – the privacy vs urgency dilemma for governments in the fight against Covid-19 >>
* Microsoft is closing all of its retail stores for good >>
* Amazon’s ‘The Boys’ returns September 4th with weekly episode releases >>
* Old Drugs Could Reveal a New Way to Attack the Coronavirus >>

* Coronavirus: Florida and Texas reverse reopening as infections surge >>
* 2degrees to experiment with a three-day-a-week work-from-home model >>
* Could empty office space solve New Zealand’s housing problem? >>
* How US companies are planning for a safe return to the workplace >>
* Communications get personal: How leaders can engage employees during a return to work >>
* Power and people: How utilities can adapt to the next normal >>
* Ready, set, go: Reinventing the organization for speed in the post-COVID-19 era >>
* Meet features help engage students and moderate classes >>

* Brazil signs deal to produce experimental Covid-19 vaccine >>
* Skyrocketing infections and an impending second wave of shutdowns >>

* The New Stack: What ‘Open Source’ Means for the GitHub Generation >>
* How Data Helps Modernize Monolithic VMware Applications >>
* Open Application Model: Build the Next Generation of Cloud Native Applications >>
* Another Collection of Newly Forming Planetary Systems. This Time from the Gemini Planet Imager >>

* Do We Now Understand Why the Moon’s Near and Far Sides Look So Dramatically Different? >>
* Learning to Live Sustainably on the Red Planet: Habitat Mars >>
* NASA Changes its Mind. It Will be Using Previously Flown Crew Dragons and Falcon 9 >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: June 24, 2020 — Elizabeth Howell & Nicholas Booth, The Search for Life on Mars >>
* Steven Howe Breakthroughs for Antimatter Production and Storage >>

* Conversations on capitalism and climate change: Week 6 of TED2020 >>
* A supermassive black hole lit up a collision of two smaller black holes >>
* Ali Jadbabaie named head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering >>
* Biology community holds daylong program to address diversity and inclusion >>
* CRISPR Gene Editing In Human Embryos Wreaks Chromosomal Mayhem >>

* Helping partners scale connected TV monetization >>
* Prepare for the U.S. and China to Decouple >>
* TuSimple seeking $250 million in new funding to scale self-driving trucks >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 June 2020

* AWS launches Amazon Honeycode, a no-code mobile and web app builder >>
* Oprah (Harpo Studios) >>
* An Algorithm That ‘Predicts’ Criminality Based on a Face Sparks a Furor >>

* Olympus quits camera business after 84 years >>
* U.S. Unemployment Claims Hold Steady at 1.5 Million >>
* Vodafone partners with Ford to deploy private 5G network in UK >>
* Why Trump’s Campaign is Looking for Alternatives to Facebook, Twitter >>

* Japan debates creating ‘backup’ city to capital Tokyo >>
* Roscosmos will send two tourists to ISS in 2023 — and one of them will spacewalk >>
* Slothbot saves endangered species by moving slowly to see the big environmental picture >>
* Global Stocks Mixed Following Wall Street’s Sharp Selloff >>

* For Those Getting Married, a Searchable Domestic Violence Database >>
* Almost 1 in 3 pilots in Pakistan have fake licenses, aviation minister >>
* How Linedata Streamlined CI/CD and Optimized AWS Cloud Spend >>

* Herman Brown, City of San Francisco & Tarkan Maner, Nutanix >>
* Jas Sood & Sandy Ono, HPE | HPE >>
* 100 million people watch YouTube on TVs each month >>
* In mice, scientists decode how the brain recognizes scent >>

* Special Sauce Gets Ai To Cope With Chaos >>
* US Treasury sent $1.4bn of pandemic aid to dead people >>
* Volvo will use Waymo’s self-driving technology to power a fleet of electric robotaxis >>
* Paresh Kharya & Kevin Deierling, NVIDIA >>

* The vision for 2025: Hyperpersonalized care and ‘care of one’ >>
* Instana Releases First Automated Monitoring and Tracing Solution for Applications Running on AWS Fargate >>
* “Cloud graduations” trendy among Chinese colleges >>
* Introducing Foundering by Foundering >>

* JFrog ChartCenter, GitLab 13.1, and Hasura Cloud public beta announced >>
* JFrog Extends Reach and Scope of CI/CD Platform >>
* Eggplant Injects AI Into Application Testing >>
* If AI is going to help us in a crisis, we need a new kind of ethics >>

* Human rights activists want to use AI to help prove war crimes in court >>
* Human genetics provides clues about mysteries of coronavirus >>
* US government sent $1.4bn in stimulus cheques to dead Americans >>
* The Osprey Tiltrotor Officially Joins the U.S. Navy >>

* Where the Site Reliability Engineer Role Overlaps with DevOps >>
* Building and Running a Successful Remote SaaS Operations Team >>
* TED2020: The case to infect volunteers with COVID-19 to accelerate vaccine testing >>

* Google launches ARCore Depth API to enable more powerful AR apps on Android >>
* As pandemic drags on, venture capitalists place bets on healthcare – and profits >>
* Why Amazon is sizing up a ‘live’ video play for Prime Video >>
* Light Reading’s Leading Lights 2020: The Finalists >>

* Security a key part of Nokia’s new Digital Operations Center for 5G >>
* COVID-19 killed the era of ‘big’ flying >>
* Google Photos gets a map view as part of a big new redesign >>
* Skydio 2 self-flying drone is back on sale, with a fix we’ve been waiting for >>

* Europe virus cases rise ‘for first time in months’ >>
* Border breach uncertainty traced to IT oversight >>
* Take care with AI tech used to fight Covid >>

* Why AWS built a no-code tool >>
* Relation-shifts >>
* Technology and innovation: Building the superhuman agent>>
* Entering a new decade of AI: The state of play >>
* Customer care: The future talent factory >>

* How to make an SMS bot with Google Sheets + Twilio >>
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* Analyzing IoT Security Best Practices >>
* How the coronavirus kills people – and how to stop it >>

* The coronavirus is leaving some people with permanent lung damage >>

* Peacock will stream on LG and Vizio TVs at launch >>
* Salesforce announces a new mobile collaboration tool for sales called Anywhere >>
* IdeaStream 2020 goes virtual >>
* Google makes its AR-centric Depth API available to all developers >>
* Google Sets Limit on How Long It Will Store Some Data >>
* Art software, Facial Recognition, No Code, and Firmware Update >>

* Apple Maps to tell you to refine location by scanning the skyline >>
* AWS makes cloudy Outposts available across more of Asia >>
* Air Conditioning Wasn’t Invented to Provide Comfort to Human Beings >>
* Calculate the Number of Alien Civilizations in the Milky Way for Yourself. >>
* Building AI-powered forecasting automation with Amazon Forecast by applying MLOps >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 June 2020

* How New Immigration Measures Could Impact Tech >>
* Stocks Fall as Coronavirus Cases Rise >>
* a16z Podcast: Building Products for Power Users >>

* Telecoms.com Podcast: Nokia, Huawei and social media censorship >>
* Podcast: What’s the story with HBO Max? >>
* Brazil’s Central Bank forces WhatsApp to suspend mobile payments >>

* Mercedes and Nvidia Announce the Advent of the Software-Defined Car >>
* The Software-Defined Power Grid Is Here >>
* SpaceX Starship tank prototype EXPLODES following intentional stress test >>

* Data Theorem releases full-stack security analyzer for modern web apps and cloud services >>
* Toronto would like to be seen as the nice person’s Silicon Valley, if that’s not too much trouble >>
* Congress Wants To Load Up Zumwalt-Class Destroyers With Hypersonic Weapons >>

* Apple Watch will prompt owners to wash their hands properly for at least 20 seconds >>
* DNS Push Notifications >>
* Ubisoft To Announce New VR Arcade Title With Zero Latency At Forward Event >>

* Someone Spotted A Boston Dynamics Robot Dog Inspecting A Potentially Dangerous SpaceX Test Site >>
* Drone With Bubble Machine Can Pollinate Flowers Like a Bee >>
* Amazon establishes new Counterfeit Crimes Unit >>
* Mars Is About to Have Its ‘Wright Brothers Moment’ >>

* Announcing Perl 7 >>
* Apple’s Intel Breakup Will Reshape Macs—and Beyond >>
* What went wrong at Edge Gravity? >>
* NBCU’s Peacock cuts streaming deal with Google >>
* Dell said to be considering ‘options’ for VMware stake >>
* Why Acting Fast Is the Key to Beating a Second Wave of Covid-19 >>

* Chinese on-demand service provider Ele.me takes urgent action after courier tests positive for Covid-19 >>
* Trump’s worker visa ban will hit Silicon Valley hard >>
* TED2020; A vision for the future of Afghanistan >>

* Emerging tech firms face COVID-19 headwinds as buyers choose ‘safe bets’ >>
* Harshul Asnani, Tech Mahindra | HPE Discover 2020 >>
* Paresh Kharya & Kevin Deierling, NVIDIA | HPE Discover 2020 >>
* Herman Brown, City of San Francisco & Tarkan Maner, Nutanix | HPE Discover 2020 >>
* Chinese on-demand service provider Ele.me takes urgent action after courier tests positive for Covid-19 >>

* Cloud-native development – An advanced deployment blueprint >>
* Securing Red Hat OpenShift Containerized Applications At Enterprise Scale >>
* A Modern Approach to Cloud Security >>
* The State of Linux 2020 >>
* Genius At Guessing A Location From Google Street View Images. Some Of His Most Insane Guesses >>
* Researchers Demo a New Polarization-Based Encryption Strategy >>

* Virgin Galactic and Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin may soon be rocketing NASA scientists to the edge of space >>
* Scientists Used Dopamine to Seamlessly Merge Artificial and Biological Neurons >>
* New On-Chip Laser Shines in Many Colors >>
* Enhancing enterprise search with Amazon Kendra >>
* Repeating Fast Radio Burst Has Been Found. It Flares for 4 Days and then Remains Silent for 12 Days >>

* If You Could See in X-rays, This is What the Universe Would Look Like >>
* Dilbert: Wednesday June 24, 2020 Wally The Generalist >>
* Welcome to the whack-a-mole stage of coronavirus >>
* Recession is much worse than the IMF expected and the hit to jobs ‘catastrophic’ >>

* Pandemic’s Worst-Case Scenario Is Unfolding in Brazil >>
* COVID-19 Risks of Flying >>
* Ocasio-Cortez overcomes Wall Street foes to win primary >>
* Jennifer Aniston promises ‘really fun’ Friends reunion >>
* Hope, action, change: The talks of Session 5 of TED2020 >>
* Apple’s first virtual WWDC keynote set a new standard for remote presentations >>
* China’s GPS competitor is now fully launched >>
* Cloud Foundry gets an updated CLI to make life easier for enterprise developers >>

* COVID-19 and Complex Systems >>
* Delivering Grim News to Covid-19 Patients’ Families >>
* If AI is going to help us in a crisis, we need a new kind of ethics >>
* Our shower drains are a breeding ground for drug-resistant bacteria >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 June 2020

* Japanese Supercomputer Is Crowned World’s Speediest >>
* How activists should be thinking about cybersecurity >>
* What Wirecard’s Downfall Could Mean for Tech Investing >>

* Apple WWDC 20: New tools enable developers to create all-new app experiences >>
* Apple’s WWDC keynote was like no other. Why that’s a good thing >>
* Apple’s virtual WWDC wasn’t just okay—it could be the future of keynotes >>

* NASA proposes 2025 mission to Neptune’s mysterious moon Triton which orbits in OPPOSITE direction >>
* CarKey unlocks your car with your iPhone >>

* Ampere announces latest chip with a 128-core processor >>
* How Trump’s China obsession undermined the coronavirus effort >>
* Trump Says China Trade Deal ‘Intact’ After Adviser Stirs Controversy >>

* Barcelona opera house reopens with performance to 2,292 plants >>
* Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus >>
* NVIDIA Selene Supercomputer Delivers 1 exaFLOPs for AI and 27 petaFLOPs Regular Computing >>

* Cybersecurity practices for remote workers >>
* Google adds contextual fact-checking for some image search results >>
* Microsoft ships expanded Microsoft Teams for consumers >>

* US tech firm Nvidia teams up with Mercedes-Benz in self-driving car push >>
* Facebook discontinues Oculus Go headset to focus on the Quest >>
* Facebook asks its users to predict the future with its Forecast app >>

* HPE Discover 2020 Analysis | HPE Discover 2020 >>
* Kumar Sreekanti & Robert Christiansen, HPE | HPE Discover 2020 >>
* Alice Taylor, The Walt Disney Studios & Soumyendu Sarkar, HPE | HPE Discover 2020 >>
* Breaking Analysis: Emerging Tech sees Notable Decline post Covid-19 >>

* Verizon to launch its own Visa credit card later this month >>
* Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom offers glimpse of ‘world’s first open IoT network’ >>
* China edges forward on 5G private networks >>
* Optical network automation gets real >>
* Big telcos have cut headcount by 9% since 2015 >>
* Nokia confirms plan to slash 1,233 jobs in France >>
* Vodafone open to 5G infrastructure share >>
* 5G Networks Will Inherit Their Predecessors’ Security Issues >>
* Meet the 5G Network Digital Twin >>

* Amazon creates a $2 billion climate fund, as it struggles to cut its own emissions >>
* TikTok teens and K-pop stans don’t belong to the “resistance” >>
* The Percy Primer: Everything You Need To Know About NASA’s New Mars Rover >>

* Researchers Use Lasers to Bring the Internet Under the Sea >>
* HashiCorp Cloud Platform unveiled – but in private beta for AWS only >>
* South Korea Makes Progress to Lithium-Oxygen Batteries With Ten Times Higher Energy Densities >>

* Business Continuity with Microservices Based Apps and DevOps Learnings from 8×8’s Experience >>
* How To Get Better At Testing Automations in Docker >>
* The End of OS X >>

* Microsoft buys Israeli firm CyberX to boost internet of things offering >>
* Border talks: No timeline set but India, China look at a roadmap >>
* What went wrong with Quibi? >>

* NASA eyes flying astronauts and personnel to the edge of space on commercial rockets >>
* Trump Suspends Visas Allowing Hundreds of Thousands of Foreigners to Work in the U.S. >>
* Video game ‘Fortnite’ appears to remove police cars >>

* Pandemic could push an additional 120 million children in South Asia >>
* Deadly 85m-high tsunami in Indonesia has lessons >>
* Loneliness and the digital divide >>

* Cloud Testing — The Future of Software Testing >>
* Fear-Driven Development: Fears of A Software Developer >>
* Best iPaaS Platforms and Tools for 2020 >>
* Realistic Challenges Faced for DevOps Implementation >>
* A Complete Keyword-Driven Test Automation Framework with JSON Format. >>

* AWS DeepComposer Chartbusters: generate compositions in the style of Bach and compete to top the charts >>
* Detecting fraud in heterogeneous networks using Amazon SageMaker >>
* Scheduling Jupyter notebooks on SageMaker >>

* A New Search for Evidence of Technological Civilizations in the Milky Way >>
* Dilbert: Tuesday June 23, 2020How To Identify Good Ideas >>
* Use Google Assistant to Listen to Articles on Android >>

* The next software disruption: How vendors must adapt to a new era >>
* Five priorities for corporate India in the next normal after COVID-19 >>
* A New Startup Intends to Build the World’s First Large-Scale Quantum Computer >>

* Apple announces switch from Intel to its own silicon chip in future Macs >>
* Apple brings picture-in-picture and gaming updates to Apple TV >>
* Facebook acquires VR studio behind ‘Lone Echo’ >>

* Building Resilient Supply Chains Won’t Be Easy >>
* Coronavirus and the big shift to cloud >>

* How to Convince Your Sales Team to Adopt a Subscription Model >>
* How to Network When There Are No Networking Events >>
* If You Have Free Time Right Now, Spend It Helping Others >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 June 2020

* Apple WWDC 2020: the 18 biggest announcements >>
* Preview: macOS Big Sur >>
* Apple announces Mac mini powered by its own chips for developers >>
* Our Guide to Apple’s WWDC >>
* Apple is switching Macs to its own processors starting later this year >>

* WHO Reports Record Jump in Coronavirus Cases >>
* White House Prepares for Second Coronavirus Wave, Trade Adviser Says >>
* GitLab 13.1 released with Alert Management and Code Quality Enhancements >>

* The pandemic will change how we watch sports >>
* A generic, simple and fast implementation of Deepmind’s AlphaZero algorithm. >>
* Deep Learning From Scratch, Part 3: Generalizing Gradient Descent >>

* CloudBees Continuous Integration Platform Meets U.S. Military Specs >>
* HashiCorp launches new multicloud automation platform after $5.1B valuation >>
* ServiceNow to acquire configuration data management startup Sweagle >>

* Watch live: HPE Discover 2020 evolves at the edge >>
* Eurobites: Deutsche Telekom offers glimpse of ‘world’s first open IoT network’ >>
* Archaeologists find massive ring of ancient shafts close to Stonehenge >>

* Siri won’t take over your entire screen in iOS 14 >>
* Apple will debut a Translate app in iOS 14 >>
* Apple’s revamped Messages focuses on groups >>
* The next version of macOS will be called Big Sur >>
* Live from Apple’s virtual WWDC 2020 >>

* Graph shows stark difference in US and EU responses to Covid-19 >>
* The Detail: What is Rocket Lab doing in space – and who for? >>
* Google Takes Us Closer to Star Trek Holodecks with Light Field Video >>

* Meet the summer’s sleeper hit product: A bag you pee into >>
* The clouds part, cash rains on Microsoft’s UK money-making machine >>
* Baidu’s deep-learning platform fuels the rise of industrial AI >>

* Bringing fact check information to Google Images >>
* Cloud and complexity in IT >>
* Equity Monday: Heartbest and Acquire raise capital as tech turns to Apple’s WWDC >>
* Root Causes, Humor, Bluetooth Latency, and Computing with Vision >>

* HashiCorp to offer managed versions of its developer tools starting with Consul >>
* How green sand could capture billions of tons of carbon dioxide >>
* Improving data strategy to create the best customer experiences >>

* Microsoft buys IoT security firm CyberX >>
* Microsoft confirms acquisition of CyberX to boost security in its Azure IoT business >>
* Microsoft starts rolling out consumer features for its Teams apps on iOS and Android >>
* Use AI responsibly to uplift historically disenfranchised people during COVID-19 >>

* ‘Crash Bandicoot 4’ pretends the PS2-era games never happened >>
* Android Developer Challenge: the winning apps, powered by ML >>
* Hasura launches managed cloud service for its open-source GraphQL API platform >>

* Retailers Face a Data Deficit in the Wake of the Pandemic >>
* Covid-19 news: WHO says poor global leadership making pandemic worse >>

* Automate campaign management with Display & Video 360’s API >>

* Planets With Large Oceans are Probably Common in the Milky Way >>
* Lab Mice Telomeres Do Not Break Them as Disease Models >>

* A Super Sensitive Dark-Matter Search Yields Strange Results >>
* How Did Vietnam Become the Largest Nation Without Coronavirus Deaths? >>

* How to Succeed in Your Office Job When There Is No Office >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 June 2020

* Apple WWDC 2020: iOS 14, ARM Macs, hardware rumors, and what else to expect >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #33: Snapchat & Bitmoji — Mobile, Social, Cloud Gaming, and Identity >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #34: Videogames as Medicines — So What Is/Isn’t a Digital Drug? >>

* Why Hackers Are Targeting Companies You’ve Never Heard Of >>
* Stocks Waver as Apple Closes Stores >>

* CSIRO and Microsoft to use AI to tackle man-made environmental problems >>
* Australian Greens call for a Royal Commission into robo-debt >>
* These are the top 10 mistakes organizations make with their cloud strategies >>

* Report: Apple Standalone VR Slated For 2022 After Jony Ive ‘Balked’ At Wireless Console >>
* a16z Journal Club: Building a Better Chloroplast >>
* JRE #1495 – KYLE DUNNIGAN >>

* 4 Best Ways to Build Security in IoT Development >>
* What Is ‘AWS CodeArtifact’? >>
* AWS-CodeArtifact vs JFrog-Artifactory >>
* Introduction to Network Architecture in AWS Cloud Deployment >>
* ZeroTrustOps: Securing at Scale >>

* Video Games are the Future of Education >>
* California Reports a Record 4,515 New Virus Cases; 71 New Deaths >>
* Worsening China-India clash would be bad move for both economies >>
* Startup hopes to use its IVF-predictive software against coronavirus >>

* New trailers: Candyman, Palm Springs, Cursed, and more >>
* Nextdoor eliminates its Forward to Police program >>
* How the Coronavirus Will Reshape Architecture >>

* Apple’S App Store Fees Are ‘Highway Robbery,’ Says House Antitrust Committee Chair >>
* Cruises out of US ports will be suspended until September 15th >>
* Vergecast: WWDC predictions and the next threat to Section 230 >>
* Google will shut down its AI-guided Photos printing service on June 30th >>

* Largest Distributed Peer-To-Peer Grid On Earth Laying Foundation For A Decentralized Internet >>
* SpaceX Will Use Its Own Steel Alloy in 6 Months and Will Build Spaceports Over the Coming Years >>
* SpaceX Racing to Qualify for $16 Billion to Provide Low Latency Rural Internet >>

* Quickly Embed AI Into Your Projects With Nvidia’s Jetson Nano >>
* Breakthrough discovery to transform prostate cancer treatment >>
* Scientists propose tethering asteroids to prevent Earth impacts >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 June 2020

* CERN Makes Bold Push to Build $23-Billion Super Collider >>
* Podcast: PlayStation 5 details and hesitation over facial recognition >>
* Apple WWDC 2020: iOS 14, ARM Macs, hardware rumors, and what else to expect >>

* The New Stack Context: Splunk on Removing the Term ‘Whitelist’ from Its Software >>
* How to watch Apple’s WWDC 2020 event >>
* How the semiconductor industry can emerge stronger after the COVID-19 crisis >>

* The telltale signs of successful digital deals >>
* Decisions – Plan, organize and run successful meetings, all within Microsoft Teams >>
* Oracle’s BlueKai Tracks You Across the Web. That Data Spilled Online >>

* Automated peach sniffers, orbital opportunity and AI accessibility >>
* Sony’s Aibo robot will now greet you at the front door >>
* Time’s Up for Toxic Workplaces >>
* Will ‘ship, then fix’ become obsolete in the next normal? >>

* Mini brains grown from human stem cells containing Neanderthal DNA could shed light on how our ancient ancestors’ genes have influenced the development of our species >>
* The World Doesn’t Need a New, Gigantic Particle Collider >>
* Could developing renewable energy micro-grids make Energicity Africa’s utility of the future? >>
* Millennials get their revenge on the Boomers >>

* Detecting fraud in heterogeneous networks using Amazon SageMaker and Deep Graph Library >>
* ISO Paper Size Golden Spiral >>
* AI recreates the painting techniques of famous artists >>
* Comcast’s public WiFi hotspots will remain free for the rest of 2020 >>

* Ford’s Mustang Mach-E uses the cloud to predict range more precisely >>
* OpenAI’s New Text Generator Writes Even More Like a Human >>

* Deutsche Telekom sets out world-domination plan >>
* How to add holidays to your Microsoft Outlook calendar and keep your schedule up-to-date >>
* Creating a front-end for Lambda functions (Getting started with AWS Lambda, part 9) >>
* Why neutrinos are the strangest particles in the Standard Model >>

* Oil Cracks $40 a Barrel >>
* Stocks Waver as Apple Closes Stores >>
* AI Will Eliminate Most Human Jobs by 2030 >>
* Why It’s Very Difficult to Create AI-Based Slow Motion >>
* These are the top 10 mistakes organizations make with their cloud strategies >>

* Amazon and Reliance eye stake in India retail pioneer Future Group >>
* Fast-acting Thailand and South Korea hold key to dodging ‘second wave’ >>
* Labor shortage looms as India’s migrant workers stay at home >>
* Argentine researchers develop therapeutic serum to treat Covid-19 patients >>
* Israeli doctors to blast bacteria into orbit, readying for space-based medicine >>
* Israeli scientists develop self-disinfecting face mask >>
* Agonizing over whether to take COVID-19 test? Soon your phone will tell you >>

* Indonesia 5G: Too many operators, not enough spectrum >>
* With its shiftiness on jobs, T-Mobile’s ‘Uncarrier’ image is wearing thin >>
* Haystack News moves streaming needle as consumers flock to local news >>
* Oracle’s BlueKai tracks you across the web. That data spilled online >>

* Apple’S App Store Fees Are ‘Highway Robbery,’ Says House Antitrust Committee Chair >>
* New trailers: Candyman, Palm Springs, Cursed, and more >>
* You can help a Mars Rover’s AI learn to tell rocks from dirt >>
* You May Have Antibodies After Coronavirus Infection. But Not for Long. >>
* Rise of measles linked with emergence of large cities 2500 years ago >>

* What to expect from Apple’s WWDC 2020 >>
* The global AI agenda: The Middle East and Africa >>
* MIT and Toyota release innovative dataset to accelerate autonomous driving research >>
* Implement DevSecOps to transform your business to IT-as-code >>
* Security Scanner, Quoteback, Online Events, and Proxy Scrapers >>
* It’s not just about e-mail, stupid >>

* They Want to Sell Balloon Rides 19 Miles Up. Haven’t We Heard This Before? >>
* Can Sensors That Detect Coronavirus in the Air Help Economies Reopen Safely? >>
* New Microsatellite Will Focus on Industrial Methane Emissions >>
* The Internet of Things Has a Consent Problem >>
* Why Sweat Will Power Your Next Wearable >>

* Conversations on the future of vaccines, tech, government and art: Week 5 of TED2020 >>
* A robot sloth will (very slowly) survey endangered species >>
* Construction Begins On World’s Biggest Liquid Air Battery >>
* Introduction to Network Architecture in AWS Cloud Deployment >>

* Video Friday: Harmonic Bionics Demonstrates Robotic Rehabilitation Exoskeleton >>
* Skin Cream Provides Special Ingredient for Non-Flammable Electrolyte in Li-ion Batteries >>
* Quickly Embed AI Into Your Projects With Nvidia’s Jetson Nano >>
* Preventing Coronavirus Transmission With 3D-Printed Gadgets >>
* Astronomers Estimate There Are 6 Billion Earth-Like Planets in the Milky Way >>

* Discussions in Digital: Surveying the brand-building landscape >>
* Unique material design for brain-like computations >>
* Marijuana with greater amounts of THC may not actually get users higher, as study finds smokers reported the same intoxication levels regardless of cannabis strength >>

* X-ray telescope reveals new map of the universe with more than one MILLION cosmic objects including spectacular supernova remnants and black holes >>
* Slow-motion footage captures an Apple Watch Series 5 ‘coughing’ out droplets of water in bursts through the device’s speaker >>
* Loneliness alters how your brain represents relationships making you feel more disconnected from other people, study shows >>
* Denon rolls out the first 8K-ready receivers with its 2020 X-Series >>

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