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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 10 August 2020

* Bill Gates: Coronavirus pandemic will end ‘for the rich world’ by late 2021 >>
* 5G Just Got Weird >>
* Video Friday: Japan’s Giant Gundam Robot Is Nearly Complete >>
* Covid-19: only half of Britons would definitely have vaccination >>

* Traveling With Tech Made for the World’s Fastest Sailboats >>
* SpaceX Starship News, Crew dragon return & splashdown, Starlink, Rocket Lab, Virgin Galactic updates >>
* Will We Someday Write Code Just By Describing It? >>

* Huawei says it’s running out of chips for its smartphones because of US sanctions >>
* TikTok to sue Trump administration as soon as Tuesday >>
* The Workforce Is About to Change Dramatically >>

* Alphabet launches internet-streaming balloons for commercial operations in Kenya >>
* For many workers, getting traction in the job market may require new skills. >>
* After Google, Facebook, and Twitter, Intel to allow employees to work from home until June 2021 >>
* China Is Now Blocking All Encrypted HTTPS Traffic That Uses TLS 1.3 and ESNI >>

* Think telemarketers are a pest? Wait till China’s AI versions call >>
* 1.5% of All Americans Have Been Infected With Coronavirus – 5 Million Cases >>
* Samsung! Pixel 4a! A New Gadget Bonanza! >>
* As Restaurants Move to the Cloud, Something Is Missing >>

* Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Origin of Elements >>
* Covid-19 seems to have changed lifestyles for good >>
* Dilbert: Vendor With No Facemask >>
* New trailers: Kajillionaire, Zola, Ratched, and more >>

* Ep105: Managing Non-human Identities in the Cloud, with Eric Kedrosky >>
* Evasive Credit Card Skimmers Using Homograph Domains and Infected Favicon >>
* Reverse Engineering for Beginners >>

* Dorking (how to find anything on the Internet) >>
* Are Cloud Services the Future of Open Source? >>
* Cops Tap Smart Streetlights Sparking Controversy and Legislation >>

* Possibility of Machine Learning-Enabled Compilers >>
* Robotic process automation battle for a bigger prize: automation everywhere >>
* a16z Journal Club: Slaying the Sleeper Cells of Aging with CAR T >>

* Coronavirus: Brazil passes 100,000 deaths as outbreak shows no sign of easing >>
* US tops 5 million Covid-19 cases, with five states making up more than 40% of tally >>
* Australia Reports 17 Coronavirus Fatalities in Deadliest Day >>
* Coronavirus: New Zealand marks 100 days without community spread >>
* Blame Poverty, Not the Poor, for COVID-19’s Spread in Brazil’s Amazon >>

* Joe Biden’s VP pick: Why race matters in this year’s contest >>
* R&D Roundup: Supercomputer COVID-19 insights, ionic spiderwebs, the whiteness of AI >>
* Computer scientist Frances Allen, known for her work on compiling, dies at 88 >>

* Bill Gates calls Microsoft’s TikTok deal a poisoned chalice >>
* What If the Big Bang Was Actually a Big Bounce? >>
* A British AI Tool to Predict Violent Crime Is Too Flawed to Use >>

* Simon Cowell breaks back falling off electric bike >>
* Steam train aims to help revitalise regional Wellington >>
* Japanese scientists turn to silkworms for COVID-19 vaccine >>

* AI, babies, and agency >>
* Beyond the Fermi Paradox V: What is the Aestivation Hypothesis? >>

* Build more effective conversations on Amazon Lex with confidence scores and increased accuracy >>
* IoT and data science will boost foodtech in the post-pandemic era >>
* Applied Materials Says New Tool Breaks Chip Resistance Bottleneck >>

* Apple Almost $2 Trillion >>
* Cats Prefer Free Meals Over Working For Food >>
* Trump’s Executive Orders Hurt More Than TikTok and WeChat >>
* Laid off, rehired, laid off again, and now without a weekly $600 boost. >>

* MIT Energy Conference goes virtual >>
* How gene editing a person’s brain cells could be used to curb the opioid epidemic >>
* ESPN+ will be $1/month more expensive for new subscribers >>
* Coronavirus Clobbers Uber, Leading To $1.8 Billion Quarterly Loss >>

* At Talkspace, Start-Up Culture Collides With Mental Health Concerns >>
* 7 films to watch for a Netflix and Nollywood weekend >>
* Tesla Can Win With Breakthroughs in Batteries, Factories or Self-Driving >>
* Mathematical Symbol Fight >>
* Massive wall of acid clouds stretching over 4,000 miles spotted on Venus >>

* The pyramids of the future: Designing and building for sustainability >>
* Investing for the long term: ‘Be patient and focus on the big trends’ >>
* How do companies create value from digital ecosystems? >>
* Building the vital skills for the future of work in operations >>

* Beware of coronavirus moralizing >>
* Bill Gates is Angry >>
* Radical innovation: Unlocking the future of human invention >>

* Scientists identify five blood molecules linked to severe Covid-19 outcome in patients >>
* Study reveals brain noise contains a unique signature of dream sleep >>
* Britain’s economy won’t fully recover till end of 2021, its central bankers said. >>
* Job Growth Slowed in July, Signaling a Loss of Economic Momentum >>

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