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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 August 2020

* 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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