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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 September 2020

* Amazon’s Prime Air can officially begin drone delivery trials in the US >>
* Coronavirus: US passes six million Covid-19 cases >>
* Netflix makes some movies and shows free worldwide to non-subscribers >>

* Apple’s App Store appeals process is now open for developers >>
* Apple Accidentally Approved Malware to Run on MacOS >>
* New Zealand Is About to Test Long-Range Wireless Power Transmission >>

* AWS Well Architected Build Better Architecture, Better Business >>
* a16z Podcast: Measuring & Managing Community Orgs, Developer Relations and Beyond >>
* McKinsey: 75% of Americans have changed brands during the pandemic >>

* Equity Monday: What if no one gets to buy TikTok? >>
* Nestlé Agrees to Buy Aimmune Therapeutics for $2.6 Billion >>
* How Agriculture Is Using Tech to Make Farming More Efficient >>

* Blood test may predict those likely to develop psychotic disorders: Study >>
* Why Apple and Tesla Are Splitting Their Stocks >>
* TikTok Deal Talks Slowed by Beijing’s New Tech Rules >>
* Research: Knowledge Workers Are More Productive from Home >>

* Eighty years after Hindenburg, startup pitches hydrogen flight >>
* Your ‘Surge Capacity’ Is Depleted — It’s Why You Feel Awful >>
* Porn Sites Still Won’t Take Down Nonconsensual Deepfakes >>

* Samsung says its latest mobile memory is a production breakthrough >>
* Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket makes a successful return to flight >>
* Learning When and When Not to Leverage AI in Your Products >>

* Facebook Comments On Horizon Hand-Tracking, Releasing On Other Headsets >>
* China’s internet watchdog tightens online controls with new app to squash rumours >>
* SD Times news digest: WhiteSource supports Microsoft VS Code Editor, Microsoft’s Zero Trust deployment guide, and Google’s steps on OAuth 2.0 flows >>
* Elon Musk Is Now Richer Than Mark Zuckerberg After Tesla Stock Split >>

* APOD: SS 433: Binary Star Micro-Quasar >>
* Alchemical Brothers: Brian Eno & Roger Eno Interviewed >>
* Elon Musk’s Neuralink is neuroscience theater >>
* Modularizing Docker Images >>

* Robotic Manipulation >>
* Towards Fast, Accurate and Stable 3D Dense Face Alignment >>
* The Architecture of Open Source Applications >>

* Chaos Engineering Now Part of AWS Well-Architected Framework >>
* WordPress Co-Founder Matt Mullenweg Is Not a Fan of JAMstack >>
* Amazon’s drone delivery program wins key FAA approval >>

* Qualcomm touts performance improvements with new mobile chip, 5G tech >>
* In enterprise software, the battle between stability and disruption intensifies >>
* Evan Weaver & Eric Berg, Fauna | Cloud Native Insights >>

* Swipe debit card, get stock; In defense of the IPO; New models for SMB lending, and more >>
* Dilbert: Monday August 31, 2020: No More Id Badges >>
* Buffett Going Big in Japan Is All About the Cash >>
* A legacy slipping away: Why Shinzo Abe stepped down >>

* Thailand shelves Chinese submarine deal after public backlash >>
* Israeli chip maker Hailo to set up Tokyo unit as demand for AI tech grows >>
* Israeli doctors unleash lung radiation against COVID-19 >>

* India GDP shows worst quarterly slump in decades >>
* India’s economic growth slips 23.9% in Q1 of 2020-21 >>
* 1.4 millions students to return to school, Wuhan embraces fresh start >>
* SpaceX launches satellites from Cape Canaveral, with booster returning to the ground safely >>

* Celera 500L ‘bullet’ plane: Otto Aviation’s secret private aircraft unveiled >>
* Are Radioactive Diamond Batteries a Cure for Nuclear Waste? >>
* Here’s How You Fix A $32 Million Jet Engine >>
* 7 Strategies for Leading a Crisis-Driven Reorg >>

* Here’s why Nestlé is buying a peanut-allergy company for $2.6B >>
* SpaceX makes first polar orbit launch from Florida in ‘decades’ >>
* Deep-Sea Mining: How to Balance Need for Metals with Ecological Impacts >>

* Travelling through a wormhole without dying may actually be possible >>
* Pandemic could lead to a ‘baby bust’ of almost half a million fewer births >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 August 2020

* SpaceX may attempt 3 rocket launches on Sunday >>
* Watch Rocket Lab return to flight with their awesome Electron rocket! >>
* TikTok Assets Can’t Be Sold Without China’s Approval >>

* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through August 29) >>
* Lightmatter’s Mars Chip Performs Neural-Network Calculations at the Speed of Light >>
* Otto Aviation’s Celera 500L: Six-Person Bullet Plane Can Reach Speeds Of More Than 460mph >>

* Israeli startup to use gene-editing tools to enhance cannabis seeds >>
* 5 Coding Languages That Will Disappear In 10 Years >>
* Nano-diamond battery that lasts for 28,000 years closer to becoming commercial product >>

* [outages] Level3 (globally?) impacted (IPv4 only): Traffic seems to looping around in multiple locations in Europe >>
* Kite surfer ‘jumps’ 200m over sand spit in Dawlish >>
* WebRTC for the Curious >>
* Trump’s Pitch and Two Visions for America >>

* A Vaccine Trial Recruiter Battles Mistrust >>
* Cory Doctorow’s New Book Explains ‘How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism’ >>
* We Don’t Know How to Warn You Any Harder. America is Dying. >>
* 2 Russian aircraft make ‘unsafe’ intercept of US Air Force B-52 bomber >>

* Using AI and Photoshop to Fake ‘Photos’ of Ancient Roman Emperors >>
* Call of Duty – NZ broadband traffic spikes to an all-time high >>
* Airbus just acquired a prop plane to act as a research lab in the sky >>

* Researchers develop fast, accurate, low-cost Covid-19 test >>
* Billionaire Mark Cuban says he scored a 1,000% return on Netflix and a 500% return on Amazon using a strategy of sticking with companies he believes in >>
* Transparent solar panels for windows hit record 8% efficiency >>

* Testing Targets and Intensifies Social Distancing on the Infectious >>
* Scientists Explore Why Some People Are Able To Live With An Infection Unscathed >>
* Japan’s next prime minister to be elected around Sept. 17 >>

* Players are fixing Microsoft Flight Simulator’s missing monuments with Google Maps >>
* Dilbert: unday August 30, 2020: Not A Monopoly >>

* SpaceX StarShip SN-6 150m HOP! >>
* SpaceX Falcon9 Launch & Landing | Starlink-10 and SkySats Satellites Mission >>
* SpaceX Starship Facility Update >>
* Future of Rocket Technology >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 August 2020

* SpaceX Starship Super Heavy Booster to start soon, SN6 flight shortly and Delta IV Heavy Abort >>
* Human meets AI: Intel pushes at boundaries of human-machine interaction with deep learning >>
* In-Memory Computing Meets Cloud Native Computing >>

* Reliable Robotics is bringing remote piloting to small cargo planes >>
* China’s new AI trade rules could hamper a TikTok sale >>
* Cloud automation is the key to getting infrastructure provisioning right >>

* Elon Musk demonstrates Neuralink’s tech live using pigs with surgically implanted brain-monitoring devices >>
* Elon Musk unveils V2 of the Neuralink brain-machine interface surgery bot >>
* Morning After: Elon Musk’s brain implant is working — in pigs >>
* Neuralink is a Fitbit in Your Skull With Tiny Wires to Fix Your Brain and Spine >>
* Elon Musk Announces Advances Toward Syncing Our Brains With AI >>
* FULL REVEAL! Elon Musk’s Neuralink chip tested live in pig brains >>

* NASA picks potential missions to better understand space weather >>
* Watch a Toyota-backed flying car’s first public, piloted test flight >>
* TED2020: What Saturn’s most mysterious moon could teach us about the origins of life>>

* Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘High Score’ is a selective tour through video game history >>
* NEW PODCAST: “When You Solve Real Problems, Products Build Themselves” >>
* Porsche pushes back the launch of its second EV to 2021 >>

* What Virtual Reality for Flies Teaches Us About Human Vision >>
* A case of coronavirus reinfection shows the complexities of the pandemic >>
* One of the Brains Behind Tesla May Have a New Way to Make Electric Cars Cheaper >>

* American Academy of Sleep Medicine calls for elimination of daylight saving time >>
* AT&T sizes up its pay-TV legacy >>
* Should you buy Samsung’s ‘ultra-pricey’ Galaxy Note 20 Ultra? >>

* Walmart-exclusive TrillerTok will run on Azure, or Oracle, or something >>
* The Big Business Of 5g Radiation Protection >>
* COVID-19 and climate change expose dangers of unstable supply chains >>

* Musk confirms Tesla Nevada was target of alleged Russian hacking attempt >>
* Researchers 3-D print lifelike heart valve models >>
* Announcing the express testing capability in Amazon Lex >>

* Scientist unveils a 3-D printed device to excite nerves >>
* Researchers stopped a coronavirus outbreak before it spread by testing students poop >>

* A Gen-X Adviser to Biden Argues Equality Is Good for Growth >>
* SpaceX and United Launch Alliance sending up three rockets from Canaveral this weekend >>
* Remembering Sir Ken Robinson, the educationalist who changed thinking on schools >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 August 2020

* Elon Musk’s Neuralink demo – See a working brain-machine interface device — maybe >>
* Japan’s ‘flying car’ gets off ground, with a person aboard >> VIDEO: >>
* Centricus, Triller Seek to Buy TikTok Assets for $20 Billion >>

* Memers are making deepfakes, and things are getting weird >>
* The car-buying experience in 2030 >>
* Caltech’s Cannon-Launched SQUID Drone Doubles in Size, Goes Autonomous >>

* Video Friday: This Robot Will Restock Shelves at Japanese Convenience Stores >>
* IBM has built a new drug-making lab entirely in the cloud >>

* Amazon Announces Halo, A Fitness Band And App That Scans Your Body And Voice >>
* Genevieve Bell: The 4th Industrial Revolution: Responsible & Secure AI >>
* Optimized shot-based encodes for 4K: Now streaming! >>

* 100 Million Zoom Sessions Over a Single Optical Fiber >>
* Cheap, Self-Powered Fire Sensor Could Sound an Early Alarm >>
* Deploying 5G Edge Cloud Infrastructure for vRAN >>

* Google performed the first quantum simulation of a chemical reaction >>
* Why Apple and Tesla Are Splitting Their Stocks >>

* Cable Next-Gen: The Recap >>
* Colleges Weigh Transparency vs. Privacy on Covid-19 Data >>
* How a $1 million plot to hack Tesla failed >>

* How special relativity can help AI predict the future >>
* New Zealand Stock Exchange suffers day four disruption following DDoS attacks >>

* Amazon Fresh opens first supermarket in Los Angeles with checkout in cart >>
* Down on the Farm, With Robots >>
* A Glimpse at the Shiny, Ritzy Bathroom of Tomorrow >>

* AI removes unwanted objects from photos to give a clearer view >>
* CERN’s Powerful New Linear Accelerator Fires Up Ahead of LHC Upgrade >>

* Comcast is Looking To Enter the Smart TV Wars >>
* How special relativity can help AI predict the future >>
* LG is releasing a ‘wearable air purifier’ >>
* Astronomers find 100 brown dwarfs in our neighborhood >>
* Inside the Hidden World of Legacy IT Systems >>

* Wireless Charging Tech to Keep EVs on the Go >>
* Bill Gates’ Nuclear Venture Plans Reactor To Complement Solar, Wind Power Boom >>
* Facebook isn’t happy about Apple’s upcoming ad tracking restrictions >>
* Facebook says Apple blocked message noting 30 percent App Store fee >>
* Facebook pilot links user profiles with online news subscriptions >>
* Activity Watch, Natural Language Database Queries, Web Assembly, and Sci-Fi UI >>
* How to Make Rational Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty >>

* Spotify is developing a ‘virtual events’ feature >>
* Will automation eliminate data science positions? >>
* Reopened Schools Find Health Risks in Water After Covid-19 Lockdowns >>
* What if the First Coronavirus Vaccines Aren’t the Best? >>

* $5.6 billion cloud software company Nutanix shares soar almost 30% after Bain Capital invests $750 million >>
* Amazon orders 1,800 Mercedes-Benz electric vans for European deliveries >>
* Companies have been attempting smart contact lens for years, but two companies are close >>

* Dow Returns to Positive Territory for the Year >>
* TED2020: What Saturn’s most mysterious moon could teach us about the origins of life >>
* How a $1 million plot to hack Tesla failed >>
* How to create a responsible AI toolkit >>
* VR Download: Privacy & Monopoly Special w/ BigScreen CEO, Mozilla Engineer, VoicesOfVR Host >>

* HUGE VR Game Blowout: Gamescom Reveals, First on Wraith & More! >>
* The LinkedIn Fairness Toolkit launched to measure fairness in large-scale AI apps >>
* Zoom is now critical infrastructure. That’s a concern >>

* Impact of Go AI on the professional Go world >>
* Apple Terminates Epic Games’ Developer Account >>
* In Defense of the IPO, and How to Improve It >>

* Facebook takes aim at Apple over ‘50% dip’ in ad revenues >>
* World’s Richest People Smashed Wealth Records This Week >>
* Fiverr sets up service for web designers to help businesses get online >>
* China plans hi-tech supervision of police officers and judges as party tightens grip on domestic security >>

* What you need to know about Apple’s iPhone 12 and 12 Pro >>
* Google Duo is coming to Android TV soon >>
* EV startup Bollinger unveils electric delivery van >>

* Boeing and NASA target December for second try at uncrewed orbital demonstration flight >>
* Donald Trump’s answer on what he would do in a 2nd term is literally unintelligible >>
* Shinzo Abe: Japan’s PM resigns for health reasons >>

* How To Construct A SpaceX Starship Launch Mount? >>
* SpaceX Starship Updates – How to finance a fleet of Starships? >>
* SpaceX Starship Super Heavy Booster Testing By October >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 August 2020

* TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quits amid US-China crossfire >>
* Walmart teams up with Microsoft to make play for video app TikTok >>
* Amazon’s Halo fitness tracker will measure your body fat… and tone of voice? >>
* Self-Driving Cars Learn to Read the Body Language of People on the Street >>

* Smart blinds are an expensive upgrade to your smart home >>
* COVID-19 has created so many questions that for many, returning to college has become a leap of faith >>
* Oracle’s telco strategy: 5G wins, RAN partnerships >>

* Microsoft Flight Simulator players are flying into Hurricane Laura >>
* ‘It looks like 1000 tornadoes went through here’ – US rocked by Hurricane Laura >>
* Elon Musk hints at major developments in battery technology in 3 to 4 years that could make next-generation electric planes possible >>

* Emrod Chases The Dream Of Utility-Scale Wireless Power Transmission >>
* Standard Model Changes >>
* One Theory Beyond the Standard Model Could Allow Wormholes that You Could Actually Fly Through >>

* Body fat transformed by CRISPR gene editing helps mice keep weight off >>

* AI Jesus created by feeding natural language processing system King James Bible produces interesting and terrifying scripture >>
* Restream raises $50M to help creators program and stream to multiple platforms >>

* Why Adam West’s Batman matters today >>
* Why China prospered with corruption >>
* The internet’s crumbling infrastructure is leaving us all insecure >>

* Jeff Bezos now worth over $200 billion, richer by $90 billion, than next >>
* Elon Musk now worth $100 billion, half of Jeff >>
* Technology Monopolies Keep Growing and Winning >>

* How Facial Expression Surrogates Augment Our Communication Online >>
* How satellite ‘megaconstellations’ will photobomb astronomy images >>
* Muse is a spatial canvas for your research notes, reading, sketches, screenshots, and bookmarks. >>

* New middle-to-low speed maglev train completes static commissioning >>
* Boeing Max breakthrough has key Europe tests set for Canada >>
* Fiverr sets up service for web designers to help businesses get online >>

* The Path Towards Enterprise Level AWS Infrastructure – Architecture Scaffolding >>
* Will Rocket Planes Reach the Stars? >>
* The internet of protest is being built on single-page websites >>

* Reimagining procurement for the next normal >>
* Managing China’s growing oncology burden >>
* India’s turning point: An economic agenda to spur growth and jobs >>

* Ansible, Terraform Excel Among Site Reliability Engineers, DevOps >>
* Cloud automation is the key to getting infrastructure provisioning right >>
* Google releases Jetpack Compose Alpha to help build apps across all Android platforms >>
* Google announces a cloud app modernization program and new development and delivery updates >>
* Even Google engineers are confused about Google’s privacy settings >>
* Google Cloud Next OnAir 20 Analysis | Google Cloud Next OnAir ’20 >>

* Safe and Secure Applications Deploying in a Cloud or Multi Cloud Environment >>
* Moving to a Cloud Native Strategy If You’re Not Doing DevOps, You’re Doing it Wrong >>
* Infrastructure As Code IaC 3 Critical Concepts to Get Security Right >>

* A Short Guide to Minimal Web Development >>
* Learning Kubernetes: The Need for a Realistic Playground >>
* In big cybersecurity push, Fastly to acquire Signal Sciences for $775M >>
* Executive Spotlight Q&A: Fortinet’s John Maddison >>

* The scientists who swab subways for coronavirus >>
* The Small-Business Covid Testing Problem >>
* Some countries don’t want to wait for superpowers’ vaccines >>
* Argentina sees 10,000 coronavirus infections in 24 hours for first time >>

* Google Assistant app now uses your searches to make personalized recommendations >>
* COVID-19 is driving demand for low-code apps >>
* Thread: Differentiable Self-organizing Systems >>

* Coronavirus Is Killing Our Memory >>
* We’ll be stuck in this economic slump for years, economists say >>
* How COVID-19 Led To Soaring Divorce Rates In The US, Visualized >>
* US Ambassador Scott Brown dodges quarantine in New Zealand after US trip >>
* Covid-19 news: Europe faces ‘tricky moment’ as coronavirus cases climb >>
* Editor X is setting a new standard for web design. Here’s everything you need to know. >>

* Artificial pancreas effectively controls type 1 diabetes in children age 6 and up >>
* Donald Trump is losing his tech war with China >>
* Davos 2021 is postponed >>

* Sony might send you an invite to pre-order the PS5 >>
* Best-preserved titanosaur embryo reveals they had nose horns as babies >>
* $99 ‘smart case’ records when you take your birth control pill >>

* This robot carries your groceries wherever you go >>
* Salesforce confirms it’s laying off around 1,000 people in spite of monster quarter >>
* How TikTok’s Talks With Microsoft Turned Into a Soap Opera >>

* Hands-free hotel stays, with Google >>
* Cornell University’s laser-activated robot is smaller than a paramecium >>
* Charting the Course for the Future of Quantum Computing >>

* Algoriddim spins off its AI audio tools into the standalone Neural Mix Pro app >>
* Abbott’s 15-minute, $5 COVID-19 test gets FDA authorization >>
* Engineer admits wiped 456 Cisco WebEx VMs from AWS after leaving the biz, derailed 16,000 Teams accounts >>

* It Rained So Hard on Ancient Mars that Craters Filled Up and Overflowed >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 August 2020

* Elon Musk teases ‘working Neuralink device’ on August 28th >>
* Self-charging, thousand-year battery startup NDB aces key tests and lands first beta customers >>
* Nano-diamond self-charging batteries could disrupt energy as we know it >>

* SpaceX will launch Masten’s first lander to the Moon in 2022 >>
* Google launches alpha release of Jetpack Compose to speed Android coding >>
* Colorado startup dreaming up a return to supersonic flight >>

* Learn how to pilot your own giant robot suit >>
* Magician Pulls Off The Most Impressive Quick Change Act We’ve Ever Seen >>
* Adventures in AI economics; SaaS+fintech; growth+sales; and GPT-3’s prospects >>

* LG’s swiveling ‘Wing’ phone allegedly revealed in video leak >>
* YouTube took down twice as many videos as usual from April to June because the pandemic forced it to rely on moderation algorithms >>

* Million-strong army of tiny marching robots that can be injected into the body and deliver drugs directly into organs is created to wage war on disease >>
* Rancher Labs’ K3s becomes the latest CNCF sandbox project >>
* India unofficially bans Chinese vendors – reports >>
* Apple is reportedly working on AR content for TV+ shows >>

* Podcast: What’s the story with mobile money? >>
* Where To Sit On The School Bus Just Got A Lot More Complicated >>
* Sensors, apps, police patrols: Colleges are trying to track students to contain COVID-19 cases. Students are pushing back. >>

* Global smartphone shipments tanked by 20.4 percent due to the pandemic >>
* Tech Companies Seek to Combat Bias in Algorithms >>
* Moderna Says Covid-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Seniors >>
* AI device for nursing homes can monitor elderly residents’ precise movements using radio waves and call for help if needed >>

* Do intelligence agencies need restructuring for the digital disinformation age? >>
* Fusion Connect Takes Managed Services and SD-WAN to a New Level >>
* Why Epic Can’T Afford To Lose The Unreal Engine In Its Legal Fight With Apple >>

* Everyone filed to go public Monday >>
* Comparing SSH encryption algorithms: RSA, DSA, ECDSA, or EdDSA? >>

* OverOps enables developers to own errors with git blame support >>
* Kong Enterprise 2.1 released, Eggplant Digital Automation Platform updates, and CircleCI’s developer hub >>
* SpaceX to attempt rare on-shore Falcon 9 rocket landing this week >>
* Hurricane Laura threatens to bring ‘unsurvivable’ surge to US Gulf >>

* Eventbrite (with Julia & Kevin Hartz) >>
* Infrastructure As Code IaC 3 Critical Concepts to Get Security Right >>
* Moving to a Cloud Native Strategy If You’re Not Doing DevOps, You’re Doing it Wrong >>

* Salesforce stock jumps on strong performance and revised outlook >>
* Sunil Potti, Google and Orion Hindawi, Tanium | Google Cloud Next OnAir ’20 >>
* Rakuten Mobile claims 5G open RAN breakthrough >>

* Radiation-resistant bacteria could survive journey from Earth to Mars >>
* US blacklists Belt and Road builder for role in South China Sea >>
* ASEAN economic ministers discuss recovery from COVID-19 epidemic >>
* Amazon and FedEx Push to Put Delivery Robots on Your Sidewalk >>

* AI algorithm discovers FIFTY new exoplanets orbiting far-off stars by analyzing NASA data
* Announcing Jetpack Compose Alpha! >>
* Synthetic biology startups are giving investors an appetite >>

* iRobot Announces Major Software Update, Shift From Pure Autonomy to Human-Robot Collaboration >>
* US announces $1 billion research push for AI and quantum computing >>

* Future with tens of thousands of new satellites could ‘fundamentally change’ astronomy: report >>
* Something Unexpected Happens When You Drop A Giant Magnet On -196°C Aluminum >>
* Plane built on Mumbai rooftop takes to the skies >>

* The imperatives for automation success >>
* WindowSwap: ‘I think we all are explorers in our own ways’ >>
* Another pandemic shortage: What to do if you can’t find a laptop? >>
* To stop COVID-19 spread in schools, start with local data and do the math >>

* Quantum computers may be destroyed by high-energy particles from space >>
* New Video Shows Largest Hydrogen Bomb Ever Exploded >>

* New Zealand’s stock exchange was shut down on 2 straight days after a ‘mafia type’ gang launched a cyberattack >>
* The pandemic has probably killed VR arcades for good >>
* Salesforce To Join Dow Jones, Replacing Exxon, As Tech Rises, Energy Falls >>

* Meet the startups from Brinc’s first online Demo Day >>
* Facebook updates Messenger Rooms as Zoom sits at top of the App Store >>
* Cisco acquiring BabbleLabs to filter out the lawn mower screeching during your video conference >>

* As DevOps takes off, site reliability engineers are flying high >>
* Blood Transfusions Help Reduce COVID-19 Mortality by 35% >>
* Army of a million microscopic robots created to explore on tiny scale >>
* Interview: NDB team on its revolutionary nano-diamond batteries >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 August 2020

* Amazon rolls out a new AR shopping feature for viewing multiple items at once >>
* Apple buys a VR company that put real faces on virtual avatars >>
* Jack Ma’s Ant Group aims for world’s largest IPO: valuation $225 billion, IPO $30 billion >>

* Google Cloud Next OnAir 20 Analysis | Google Cloud Next OnAir ’20 >>
* Analysts assess Google Cloud’s progress and challenges >>
* Azure’s Immersive Reader is now generally available >>

* Apple’s Final Cut Pro X uses AI to auto-crop videos for social media >>
* Invite ancient creatures to your living room with AR >>

* MIT researchers use radio signals to detect everyday household activities >>
* MIT wireless system can monitor facility residents are doing while preserving privacy >>
* Humans could soon be able to grow new LIVERS inside their own bodies >>

* Microsoft Word can now transcribe your conversations on the web >>
* Apple ordered to not block Epic Games’ Unreal Engine, but Fortnite to stay off App Store >>
* Demonetization: When 86% of India’s Currency Disappeared >>

* Gitpod open sources to automatically spin up ready-to-code dev environments >>
* Omdia’s Jaimie Lenderman: How cable networks keep evolving >>
* New AI strategies automate assessments of stored blood, remove human subjectivity >>

* Facebook’s VR/AR Division Renamed Facebook Reality Labs, Oculus Branding Remains >>
* Facebook Connect: Oculus Connect 7 Renamed, Held September 16 >>

* 4G has years of growth ahead in emerging markets >>
* Vuzix, Verizon look to pair 5G smart glasses with first responders >>
* What the Trump?! President calls for a ‘national’ 5G network >>

* Warren Buffett’s Recent Explanation of How Money Now Works Is the Most Important in History >>
* F*ckonomics: How has OnlyFans revolutionized the porn industry? >>
* Kubernetes 1.19 available from Canonical >>

* Yelp Ceo Jeremy Stoppelman Welcomes You To Team Antitrust >>
* NVIDIA Research’s Aaron Lefohn on What’s Next at Intersection of AI and Computer Graphics – Ep. 125 >>
* Practical Serverless: A Scalable OCR Solution in 10 Minutes >>

* Attacking and Defending Cloud Native Infrastructure >>
* Value Stream Management, the Future…or a Distraction >>
* Artificial Intelligence talks with Daniel Jeffries, AMA on August 25th, 10 am EST >>
* DIY Access Security for Amazon Web Services >>

* TED2020: The tyranny of merit >>
* Algorithmia launches new Teams edition of its AI platform >>
* New life for old apps: Cloud drives enterprises to modernize software >>

* Clayton Coleman, Red Hat | Google Cloud Next OnAir ’20 >>
* June Yang, Google and Shailesh Shukla, Google | Google Cloud Next OnAir ’20 >>
* Participation-washing could be the next dangerous fad in machine learning >>

* New missiles and drones endanger East Asia’s military balance >>
* Smart Cities Are Still a Theory >>
* Israeli firm develops groundbreaking method to plant seeds in saline soil >>

* China launches new optical remote-sensing satellite >>
* Baidu creates ‘world’s largest’ Chinese natural language processing database >>
* US has ‘modest’ lead over China in AI but gap has narrowed, American think tank says >>

* Harvard and Sony built a tiny surgery robot inspired by origami >>
* How NASA knows when it’s a ‘go’ for launch >>
* Create Multiple Instances in a VPC Using Terraform >>
* A Man Was Reinfected With Coronavirus After Recovery — What Does This Mean for Immunity? >>

* Boston Dynamics’ Handle robot recreated with Raspberry Pi >>
* Amazon is delivering nearly two-thirds of its own packages as e-commerce continues pandemic boom >>
* AWS Controllers for Kubernetes (ACK) >>

* Firefox Release 80.0 >>
* Chrome 85 arrives with tab management, 10% faster loads, PDF improvements >>
* Beating Google ReCaptcha and the funCaptcha using AWS Rekognition >>

* openwifi: Linux mac80211 compatible full-stack IEEE802.11/Wi-Fi design based on SDR (Software Defined Radio). >>
* Building a customized recommender system in Amazon SageMaker >>
* Completely Harmless Asteroid, Won’t Hit Earth Just Before the US Election >>

* The Next 6 Months for Tesla Batteries, Self-Driving AI and Factories >>
* Apple’S First Floating Retail Store In The World Is Opening In Singapore! >>
* Global Mass Surveillance – The Fourteen Eyes >>

* Amazon Go’s Cashierless Tech May Come To Whole Foods As Soon As Next Year >>
* Can’t run Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020? Play the 1982 version in your browser >>
* ‘Artificial photosynthesis’ device makes clean fuel by mimicking the ability of plants to convert sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into energy without electricity >>

* Penis Size Has Nothing to Do with Masculinity >>
* Study Confirms It’s Possible to Catch COVID Twice >>
* Are virtual internships worth it? Here’s what I learned from mine >>

* Visualization: A Black Hole Accretion Disk >>

* KFC suspends its ‘finger lickin’ good’ slogan because of coronavirus >>
* Jacob Blake: Father says man shot in Wisconsin is ‘paralysed’ >>
* Honest Trailer For ‘Mean Girls’ Reminds Us How Mean The Movie Was To Mathletes >>
* Does Huawei have a future? >>

* Daily Crunch: TikTok sues the US government >>
* Why TikTok Is Suing the Trump Administration >>
* How Covid-19 Is Exacerbating Workforce Inequality >>
* Dilbert: August 25, 2020: Ted Takes Selfie With Bear >>

* Spacex Inspired Pen Stands On Your Desk Like A Mini-Replica Of The Falcon 9 Rocket! >>
* How To Construct A SpaceX Starship Launch Mount? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 August 2020

* Robotic Tank Is Designed to Crawl Through Your Intestine >>
* Hong Kong reports ‘first case’ of virus reinfection >>
* We now have the technology to develop vaccines that spread themselves >>

* Coronavirus: Seven-day virus killer is cleared for American Airlines planes >>
* Please remain calm while the robot swabs your nose >>
* China says it has been injecting key workers with a coronavirus vaccine candidate for a month >>
* This giant glowing orb is the world’s first floating Apple Store >>

* Watch live: App modernization takes center stage at Google Cloud Next OnAir >>
* Lidar startup Luminar is going public via unusual $3.4B reverse merger >>
* Cloud-first is not enough: Five best practices for a cloud-smart journey >>
* Sorry to inform you an asteroid will not be taking out Earth right before Election Day >>

* ITER Celebrates Milestone, Still at Least a Decade Away From Fusing Atoms >>
* Predicting the Lifespan of an App >>

* Fleet of Computers Helps Settle a 90-Year-Old Math Problem >>
* Tiny space rock holds clues about the evolution of life >>

* Pinduoduo’s latest aim: Sell $145 billion of farm produce in 2025 >>
* Secret to AI Is People >>
* WSJ: Mark Zuckerberg used a private Trump meeting to hurt TikTok >>
* COVID-19 pandemic accelerated shift to e-commerce by 5 years, new report says >>
* Equity Monday: YC Demo Day, two funding rounds and where’s Palantir’s S-1? >>

* New report reveals people are selling Glocks and semi-automatic guns on Facebook Marketplace by disguising them as ‘stickers’ >>
* World’s fastest computer says nonwoven fabric masks are best >>
* AR driving navigation arrives on Alibaba-owned AutoNavi’s popular map app, beating Google and Apple to the punch >>
* Emotional Resilience In Leadership Report 2020 >>

* Guide: Make money building Shopify micro-SaaS apps >>
* What is Automotive Grade Linux? >>
* Was the Mona Lisa the Result of a Fad? >>
* PCI DSS – Compliance Requirements and How to Meet Them >>

* Monitoring And Orchestrating Your Microservices Landscape using Workflow Automation (Part 3 of 7) >>
* NVIDIA Research’s Aaron Lefohn on What’s Next at Intersection of AI and Computer Graphics – Ep. 125 >>
* SpaceX to attempt rare on-shore Falcon 9 rocket landing this week >>
* Istio 1.7 delivers hybrid cloud features >>
* The next normal: Why going back to work isn’t going to work >>

* The tough reality of VR >>
* Windows 95 Is 25 Years Old Today >>
* Zoom is working again, even if you’re not >>
* TED2017: This is what democracy looks >>

* Bilibili is bringing Fall Guys to China as a mobile game following the battle royale’s success on PC and PS4 >>
* Microsoft to train 900 Indian teachers in Quantum Computing >>
* For Quick Coronavirus Testing, Israel Turns to a Clever Algorithm >>
* Security is top concern for enterprises deploying SD-WAN – report >>
* What’s Coming to HBO Max in September 2020 >>

* The Economy is Self-Destructing >>
* Five real reasons to attend Disrupt 2020 online >>
* Deploy a Jenkins Cluster on AWS >>
* Are We Ready for Driverless Trucks? >>

* Engineers use “DNA origami” to identify vaccine design rules >>
* Zoom was down first thing Monday morning >>
* Covid-19 is becoming less deadly in Europe but we don’t know why >>
* Solar system may have had a second sun that helped grab Planet Nine >>

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* SpaceX Starship SN6 to fly in less than a week!?, Starlink Speed Results, Saocom 1B, Ariane 5/MEV-2 >>
* Let’s watch SpaceX static fire Starship SN-6! >>

* a16z Podcast: Reining in Complexity — Data Science & Future of AI/ML Businesses >>
* BT Security’s Kevin Brown on remote working, cybersecurity and human firewalls >>
* China’s AI tech leaves aside questions of ethics >>

* Is Blockchain ‘the Amazing Solution for Almost Nothing’? >>
* A Rocket Scientist’s Love Algorithm Adds Up During Covid-19 >>
* Bill Gates says tech companies ‘deserve rude, unfair, tough questions’ >>
* Another Tragic Epidemic: Suicide >>

* First Trailer Of Robert Pattinson’s ‘The Batman,’ Introduces A Dark And Gritty Gotham City >>
* Wonder Woman 1984 Trailer Reveals Kristen Wiig As The Villainous Cheetah >>
* First trailer for Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut >>

* WordPress founder, Apple cut off updates to his completely free app because it wants 30 percent >>
* Epic continues Apple feud by giving away Android devices in #FreeFortnite tournament >>
* Apple’s $2 Trillion Valuation Weakens Its Fight Over Fortnite >>

* MakerBot CloudPrint Software Makes Remote, Collaborative 3D Printing Seamless >>
* Engineers hit new world record for data transmission over the internet >>
* In Pandemic, More Are Paying for Direct Access to Their Doctors >>

* Reliance on Chinese protective gear soars in pandemic’s wake >>
* For Quick Coronavirus Testing, Israel Turns to a Clever Algorithm >>
* Chinese inactivated COVID-19 vaccine starts phase-3 clinical trials in Argentina >>

* A record 46 billion-dollar companies have filed for bankruptcy in the US this year >>
* Ten Billionaires, Led By Elon Musk, Dan Gilbert And Jeff Bezos, Got $53 Billion Richer This Week >>
* Investors Argue This Stock Market Isn’t Like the ’90s Dot-Com Boom >>

* Amazon and Reliance square off as India’s online pharmacy sector booms during coronavirus pandemic >>
* Xi Declares War on Food Waste, and China Races to Tighten Its Belt >>
* Remembering Sir Ken Robinson >>

* Solar Panels Are Starting to Die, Leaving Behind Toxic Trash >>
* NASA: A truck-sized asteroid is headed toward Earth one day before the November election >>
* Windows 10 can run apps from your Samsung phone >>

* IBM Research AI at KDD 2020 >>
* IBM Federated Learning – machine learning where the data is >>
* GPT-3, Bloviator: OpenAI’s language generator has no idea what it’s talking about >>

* Katie Gamanji, American Express | KubeCon >>
* Songwhip: Music links to every platform >>
* Towards an ImageNet Moment for Speech-to-Text: A Deep Dive >>

* Microsoft backs Epic’s request to keep using Apple developer tools >>
* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through August 22) >>
* 6G Will Be 100 Times Faster Than 5G—and Now There’s a Chip for It >>

* Eight Nvidia A100 Next Generation Tensor Chips for 5 Petaflops at $200,000 >>
* Cerebras Wafer Scale Chip With 1.2 Trillion Transistors >>
* The Future of AI Research is Never Ending Storage and Cheap, Small Processors >>

* Somebody or something is failing us >>
* Preparing for the next normal now: How health systems can adopt a growth transformation in the COVID-19 world >>
* South Korea Warns of ‘Massive’ Coronavirus Risk >>

* Trump considers fast-tracking UK Covid-19 vaccine before US election >>
* As the world struggles to contain coronavirus, life gets back to normal in China >>
* Battle for the Soul of America >>
* Nearly 70,000 lives could be saved in the next 3 months if more Americans wore masks, researchers say >>
* Kiwis respond to claim locked-down New Zealand is a ‘hellhole’ >>

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* An innocent typo led to a giant 212-story obelisk in Microsoft Flight Simulator >>
* Facebook open-sources ‘embodied AI’ tools to advance robotic navigation >>
* Facebook is training robot assistants to hear as well as see >>
* Oculus Rift S Update Improves Head-Tracking, Adds Stabilized Recording >>

* Heron Systems AI pilot just beat a human in a simulated dogfight >>
* The International Space Station has sprung a leak >>
* NTT revs up Indy 500 with AI and IoT >>

* Video Friday: Child Robot Learning to Express Emotions Using Body Language >>
* Breaking Analysis: Tectonic Shifts Power Cloud, IAM & Endpoint Security >>
* Hugging Face’s Sam Shleifer Talks Natural Language Processing – Ep. 124 >>

* Upgrading cell and gene therapy “software” for safety; The first healthtech giant; and more >>
* fast.ai releases new deep learning course >>
* Restream.io allows you to stream live to 30+ social platforms at once >>

* Tesla wants to use radar sensors to detect kids left in hot cars >>
* Teslas newer electric cars will play elevator music >>
* Major news organizations join the fight against Apple’s App Store fees >>
* First beating mini human HEART is grown in a lab and will help scientists find ways to treat cardiac disorders >>

* LG’s transparent OLED displays are on subway windows in China >>
* Google Pixel 5 leak hints at dual cameras and a fingerprint reader >>

* New LiDAR Sensor Uses Mirrors to Achieve High Efficiency >>
* TED2020: Stop dancing to the sound of your oppression >>
* Facebook is reportedly testing a ‘virality circuit breaker’ to stop misinformation >>
* Sheryl Sandberg On Facebook and Elections (Special Episode) >>

* Eye-tracking mask could monitor people’s reactions to what they see >>
* Slack and Teams Make Work-From-Home Easier-But Sometimes, Less Civil >>
* Joe Biden Pledges to Rebuild Economy in Acceptance Speech >>

* GitHub co-founder Tom Preston-Werner builds new tools for a developer-centric world >>
* Over three billion people worldwide now play video games, study reports >>
* The Age Of “Whatever It Takes” Economic Policies >>
* IBM & Brent Compton, Red Hat | KubeCon >>
* Tom Preston-Werner | Cloud Native Insights >>
* Imaging Edge Webcam >>

* First Laser Space Debris Detection Made… in Daylight >>
* Why Apple’s antitrust fight could spell the end of iOS as we know it >>

* Editorial: Facebook’s Quest For World Domination May Have No Real Competition >>
* ‘Crysis Remastered’ can run in 8K, if your PC can handle it >>
* TypeScript 4.0 now available >>
* Yes, climate change is almost certainly fueling California’s massive fires >>

* The UK exam debacle reminds us that algorithms can’t fix broken systems >>
* Hear our reviews of Samsung’s Note 20 Ultra, Galaxy Buds Live, and Galaxy Watch 3 >>
* JRE #1529 – WHITNEY CUMMINGS & ANNIE LEDERMAN >>

* Hackers Target Defense Contractors’ Employees By Posing as Recruiters >>
* Recording Audio in React Native >>
* 11 Awesome (and Worrisome) Applications of AI >>
* KubeCon EU and the Zombie Workloads >>

* Altitude TV scores streaming breakthrough >>
* Why do telco software companies have such lame valuation multiples? >>
* Leading Lights 2020: The Winners >>
* Podcast: BT Security’s Kevin Brown on remote working and human firewalls >>

* US banks slam door on Rakuten, fearing Amazon entry >>
* Brazil, Argentina vow to put tensions aside amid deep slump >>
* Just breathe: Israeli-made Nano COVID breath test spots every carrier in trial >>
* Extreme biker backflipped 10 meters on supersonic Tupolev >>

* 313 million-year-old fossil footprints at Grand Canyon are the oldest of their kind found at park >>
* Coronavirus pandemic could be over within two years – WHO head >>
* Relevance tuning with Amazon Kendra >>
* Abandoning Globalization Will Only Hurt U.S. Businesses >>
* Microsoft’s Azure Cosmos DB dips toe in serverless waters with pay-as-you-go preview >>

* Social Distancing: Here’s an App for That >>
* Minuscule RoBeetle Turns Liquid Methanol Into Muscle Power >>
* Cancer tumour microbiome may predict a person’s chances of survival >>

* Pocket Sized Particle Accelerator Using THz Laser Pulses >>
* Dilbert: Friday August 21, 2020 5G Gives You A Bird Head >>
* NASA’s New Video Shows You What it’s Like Traveling Close to the Speed of Light >>

* This tiny robotic beetle travels for two hours without a battery >>
* Rocket Lab sets return to flight with next launch as early as August 27 >>
* How to Get Employees to Report Their Covid-19 Risk >>

* Engadget Podcast: Galaxy Note 20 Ultra review and Fortnite v. Apple >>
* Unicorn rodeo: 6 high-flying startups that are set to go public >>
* Tour the Minecraft Institvte of Technology >>

* Live theater over Zoom is better when it’s interactive >>
* Google Maps is tracking the spread of America’s wildfires hour by hour >>
* Facebook’s ‘classic’ look dies in September >>

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