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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 October 2020

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* 7 biggest announcements from Google’s Pixel 5 event >>
* Facebook links Instagram and Messenger with new cross-app messaging support >>

* U.S. Economy Contracted 31.4% in Second Quarter >>
* Why We’re Seeing So Many Ransomware Attacks Right Now >>

* Jet pack-wearing paramedics could be way of the future in north England >>
* Death decreed over Zoom >>
* D-Wave announces Leap 2, its cloud service for quantum computing applications >>

* Amazon launches a virtual tours and experience platform, Amazon Explore >>
* British Army develops AI shotgun drone with machine vision for indoor use >>
* Unleashing Developers’ Full Potential in the Cloud Native Era >>

* Global Markets Fall After First Trump-Biden Debate >>
* Trump-Biden debate prompts shock, despair and, in China, glee >>
* Trump-Biden debate cast America as victim, not global leader >>
* 2020 debate was a political horror show as Trump tried to bully Biden and the former vice president told him to ‘shut up’ >>
* Americans Are Drinking More Alcohol Than in 2019 >>
* America Can Still Achieve Its Techno-Utopian Dream >>

* Watch Google’s Pixel 5 event live right here >>
* Google’s Pixel 5 gets reverse wireless charging and 5G for $699 >>
* Google announces Pixel 4A 5G with larger 6.2-inch display for $499 >>
* Google TV is back, and it runs on Android TV >>
* Pixel 5 vs. the competition: Ultrawide cameras all around >>
* Google Chromecast (2020) Review: Reinvented — And Now With A Remote >>
* Google: Connected Home >>
* Google: TV >>

* London Marathon will go ahead thanks to social-distancing wearables >>
* Swarm prices out its orbital IoT network’s hardware and services >>
* Serious injuries at Amazon fulfillment centers topped 14,000, despite the company’s safety claims >>
* Leaked Amazon data shows automated warehouses have higher injury rates >>

* After lengthy delays, ULA’s most powerful rocket poised to launch classified spy satellite >>
* Space station crew woken up to hunt for air leak >>
* Podcast: What’s the story with Starlink? >>

* All Four of the World’s Largest Shipping Companies Have Been Hit By Cyberattacks >>
* A Ransomware Attack Has Struck a Major US Hospital Chain >>

* How AI will revolutionize manufacturing >>
* Google may face an antitrust probe in China, too >>
* AIOps uses AI, automation to boost security >>

* Why is Snowflake so Valuable? >>
* From Docker Straight to AWS >>
* The failed promise of Web Components >>
* Linux under WSL2 can be leaking >>
* YouTube TV is losing Fox regional sports networks >>

* VMworld 2020 Keynote Analysis >>
* Pat Gelsinger, VMware | VMworld 2020 >>
* Deepak Mohan, Veritas | VMworld 2020 >>
* Mark Lohmeyer, VMware and David Brown, AWS | VMworld 2020 >>

* Video strategies vary widely among indie operators >>
* NTT Docomo cracks open 5G fronthaul for carrier aggregation >>
* Do algorithms collude? >>

* Disney to cut 28,000 jobs at US theme parks >>
* Jacinda Ardern admits cannabis use in heated New Zealand debate >>
* Meet the ‘K-shaped’ recession, where professional workers are largely fine and everyone else is doing awful >>
* Japan Airlines will swap ‘ladies and gentlemen’ for gender-neutral terms on its in-flight announcements >>

* 3D bioprinting could manufacture donor organs. In space! >>
* What AI Can–and Can’t–Do in the Race for a Coronavirus Vaccine >>
* IBM Envisions the Road to Quantum Computing Like an Apollo Mission >>

* How to use an Amazon Prime free trial to shop Prime Day 2020 deals >>
* China’s manufacturing activity surges in September, affirming its path to economic recovery >>
* Nearly half of all plants could be wiped out in ‘age of extinction’ >>

* Most Zoombombing is not done by external hackers – they’re inside jobs >>
* AI Data Tracker Encourages Scientific Research into COVID-19 Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions >>
* Apple outage caused iCloud, App Store, Music and TV+ problems >>

* TEDx: The lie that invented racism >>
* Dilbert: Wednesday September 30, 2020: Jumping Out A Window >>

* Could unexplained miscarriages be rooted in the brain? >>
* Half of women who work in tech do this surprising thing by age 35 >>

* Just A Couple Of Weeks From Now, OSIRIS-REx Will Grab A Sample From Bennu >>
* We Might Have a New Mini-Moon Soon >>
* AWS Inferentia is now available in 11 AWS Regions, with best-in-class performance for running object detection models at scale >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 September 2020

September 29, 2020 Leave a comment

* Amazon One, a way to pay with your palm when entering stores >>
* Social Cooling >>
* TED2020: A global movement to solve global problems >>

* Coronavirus death toll reaches 1 million – how did we get here? >>
* Amazon launches a $4.99-per-month ‘personal shopper’ service for men’s fashion >>
* Deepfake Putin is here to warn Americans about their self-inflicted doom >>

* Researchers say they can predict epileptic seizures an hour in advance >>
* D-Wave launches its 5,000+ qubit Advantage system >>
* D-Wave claims it has the world’s most powerful quantum computer >>

* SpaceX Starlink Can Provide Super GPS With a Software Modification >>
* DevOps World 2020: The future of distributed work >>
* A closer look at the Apple Watch Series 6 and how to review it >>

* Owlet’s new baby smart sock >>
* Arcwave Ion is designed to ‘give men a female orgasm’ >>
* SaaS Website Content You Need to Close Sales [Data] >>

* Rust 2021: GUI >>
* Starlink puts towns devastated by wildfires online for disaster relief workers >>
* Testing of plane technology set to break electric speed record >>

* VMworld 2020 >>
* Oracle adds digital assistants and boosts AI features in its enterprise cloud suite >>
* Arm rolls out new hardened chip designs for robots and smart cars >>

* VMware and Nvidia partner to accelerate AI and enterprise workloads >>
* McAfee to go public after boosting revenue to $1.4B in first half of 2020 >>
* Global Stocks Waver After Wall Street Rally >>

* Hackers Target Schools in the Pandemic >>
* Journal Club: Degrading Drugs for Problematic Proteins >>

* Bio Eats World: Revolutions in Cancer Treatment—Past, Present, and Future >>
* Musk makes Starlink IPO guarantee to small investors >>
* Microsoft raises the stakes in telecom fight against AWS and Google >>

* Kazuhiro Gomi & Yoshihisa Yamamoto | Upgrade 2020 The NTT Research Summit >>
* Alex Bennett, NTT | Upgrade 2020 The NTT Research Summit >>
* Simon Walsh, NTT | Upgrade 2020 The NTT-Research Summit >>
* How Twilio built its own conference platform >>

* Trump and Biden to lock horns in presidential debate >>
* Solving the Achilles Heel of DevOps quality and speed with Test Environment Management >>
* SpaceX Starship 15km Flight: What To Expect & When? >>

* Mice Poop Shows Gut Bacteria Is Key To Sleep >>
* The future of life insurance: Reimagining the industry for the decade ahead >>
* Overcoming the core-technology transformation stalemate >>

* Moving from cash preservation to cash excellence for the next normal >>
* Stay connected with Google Meet >>
* Digital Twin Earth >>

* Scientists kill cancer cells by ‘shutting the door’ to the nucleus >>
* Recording thousands of nerve cell impulses at high resolution >>
* Microrobots used to build bridge between rat nerve cell networks >>

* Dinosaurs Got Cancer Too >>
* Self-Erasing Chips Could Thwart Counterfeit Tech >>
* Europe’s second covid-19 wave is here but is it bigger than the first? >>

* NASA schedules the first Crew Dragon operational flight for Halloween >>
* How democracies can claim back power in the digital world >>
* Gillmor Gang: Over 2 U >>

* Can Amazon Conquer the World? >>
* America’s Cup: Spark launches ‘5G race zone’ >>
* Japan unveils new scheme to speed up adoption of cashless payments >>

* Airbus drone broke up in-flight because it couldn’t handle Australian weather >>
* Tesla Will Advance Energy Storage Future by Decades >>

* New Radio Telescope Is Going to Fly to the Far Side of the Moon to Listen to the Signals From the Early Universe >>
* Moving from notebooks to automated ML pipelines using Amazon SageMaker and AWS Glue >>
* Introducing Amazon One—a new innovation to make everyday activities effortless >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 September 2020

September 28, 2020 Leave a comment

* Mars’s south pole may have an underground lake surrounded by ponds >>
* SpaceX’s Starlink satellites could make US Army navigation hard to jam >>
* UV Light Might Keep the World Safe From the Coronavirus >>

* Coronavirus: New global test will give results ‘in minutes’ >>
* Automating App Security with AI How to Secure a Million Lines of Code in Five Minutes >>
* Zero to 1000+ Applications Large Scale CD Adoption at Cisco with Spinnaker and OpenShift >>

* Identical Quantum Particles Pass Practicality Test >>
* FarmVille is leaving Facebook after more than a decade >>
* Video: Adobe teases Advance Color Grading tool coming to ACR, Lightroom and Lightroom Classic >>

* No meat, no milk, no bread: Hunger crisis rocks Latin America >>
* Google’s CEO says the future of work involves a ‘hybrid model’ and that the company is already reconfiguring its offices for employee ‘on-sites’ >>
* We’ve overrun the planet – Attenborough >>

* SpaceX Falcon Heavy arrives at Test Facilities | Blue Origin & Axiom Space: Commercial Space Station >>
* Starship Chapter 8 – SN8 Reporting For Duty >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica – SN8 Rolled Out to Launch site – SN9 Forward Dome Readied for Stacking >>

* Red Hat and Samsung partner to build cloud-native 5G network infrastructure >>
* Judge temporarily blocks Trump administration’s TikTok ban >>
* NTT to take over wireless unit Docomo for $38bn >>

* Huawei says it has enough chips for equipment businesses but not for its smartphones >>
* Why Construction On The World’s Tallest Structure Was Put On Hold >>
* Alarming Data Shows a Third Wave of COVID-19 Is About to Hit the U.S. >>

* Watch live: VMworld 2020 plays up power partnerships as VMware positions its multicloud future >>
* Watch SpaceX launch 60 more Starlink satellites for its broadband internet service >>
* Is this the ambulance of the future? >>
* Head of jobs service warns of ‘lost generation’ as unemployment rates soar >>

* How to plan your life during a pandemic >>
* Pac-Man Maze Generation >>
* David Attenborough talks about his new Netflix film | The Economist Podcast >>

* grep-3.5 released [stable] >>
* James Cameron says Avatar 2 is complete, Avatar 3 is nearly finished >>
* Netflix CEO Explains Why He Pays Technologists Huge Salaries >>

* JAMstack vs. WordPress: Which Is the Future of Web Architecture? >>
* New Trailers: Resident Evil, Truth Seekers, The Queen’s Gambit and more >>
* Amazon Plans Vancouver Expansion Where Talent Is Cheap >>

* Jeff Bezos’s $204 Billion Dollar Fortune, Visualized >>
* APOD:Filaments of the Cygnus Loop >>
* Engineering Guru Munro Talks Tesla Big Battery and Big Casting >>

* NASA’s New Budget for Artemis? $28 Billion >>
* We saw a glimpse of how 10G broadband could transform home life. Here’s how. >>
* The World’s Space Agencies Are on a Quest to Deflect a (Harmless) Asteroid >>
* 160 Genes Linked to Brain Shrinkage in Study of 45,000 Adults >>

* Four UK-built shoebox-sized satellites are successfully launched into space >>
* Dilbert: Monday September 28, 2020 Quotes Out Of Context >>
* SoftBank will bring Bear’s serving robots to Japan, amid restaurant labor shortages >>

* NASA delays its Titan drone mission by another year >>
* Equity Monday: Palantir might have a very eventful hump day >>

* Amazon’s Prime Day mega sale event will take place October 13-14 >>
* APOD: Lightning over Colorado >>
* Astronomers Discover Possible 60s-Era Moon Rocket Booster Heading Back To Earth >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 September 2020

September 27, 2020 Leave a comment

* SpaceX’s brand new Super Heavy monster is coming – SN1 build has begun >>
* Why You Should Be Very Skeptical of Ring’s Indoor Security Drone >>
* Gundam Robot in Yokohama, Japan Full Motion Test >>

* Vergecast: Amazon announces a new fleet of hardware >>
* These weird, unsettling photos show that AI is getting smarter >>

* Video Friday: Researchers 3D Print Liquid Crystal Elastomer for Soft Robots >>
* James Gosling: Java, JVM, Emacs, and the Early Days of Computing | Lex Fridman Podcast >>

* Football tracking in the NFL with Amazon SageMaker >>
* iPhone 12 release date: Latest news and rumours for Apple’s new 2020 smartphone >>
* Zero to 1000+ Applications Large Scale CD Adoption at Cisco with Spinnaker and OpenShift >>

* Automating App Security with AI How to Secure a Million Lines of Code in Five Minutes >>
* Getting Started With Windows Containers >>

* TED2020: How humanity can reach the stars >>
* Tesla is first car compatible with Amazon’s Ring Car Connect >>
* Joe Fitzgerald, Red Hat | AnsibleFest 2020 Preview >>

* Voices From the Pandemic, Six Months In >>
* Why Huang’s Law Is the New Moore’s Law >>
* Light Reading’s Mike Dano and Phil Harvey: Big 5G Event recap >>

* T-Mobile’s Neville Ray on what’s at stake with 5G >>
* SpaceX scales back plans for Starship’s first high-altitude flight >>
* Vodafone mulling Másmóvil takeover – report >>

* Handling 5G and edge computing security threats >>
* Trump embraces political battle with pick of Amy Coney Barrett >>
* Republicans want to confirm Amy Coney Barrett before Election Day. Here’s how long other confirmations took >>
* Motorola One 5G review: Incredible value with Frankensteined features >>

* Climate scientists are terrified of a second Trump term >>
* Major telecom carriers team up on base stations >>

* Windows XP source code leaks online >>
* Bored Developer Creates ‘DOS Subsystem For Linux’ >>
* Tesla’s Elon Musk Promises Full Self-Driving Autopilot Beta In ‘A Month Or So’ >>

* Sir David Attenborough breaks Jennifer Aniston’s Instagram record >>
* Sir David Attenborough’s Insta page prompts call to action on ‘Attenborough Day’ >>
* NASA’s new $23 million space toilet is ready for launch >>

* How AI shapes the world of ‘Flight Simulator’ >>
* SpaceX’s reused rockets will carry national security payloads for the first time >>
* Breaking Analysis: APM – From Tribal Knowledge to Digital Dashboard >>

* Researchers Are Getting Close to a Here-and-Now COVID-19 Test >>
* Active learning workflow for Amazon Comprehend custom classification models – Part >>
* Amazon Ring Video Drone Part of Drones and Cameras Everywhere >>

* Microsoft Cloud Computing Scale Holographic Storage Project >>
* Particle Accelerators With 10 Times More Energy For The Same Size >>
* Roadmap to Increase Antimatter Production by 10 Billion Times >>

* Zapata Workflow-Based, Modular Toolset for Applied Quantum Computing >>
* Facebook’s Power This Election >>
* What Went Viral This Week >>

* Virus Cases Surged in Young Adults. The Elderly Were Hit Next. >>
* China Is on a Building Binge, and Metal Prices Are Surging >>
* F.A.A. chief will fly the Boeing 737 Max next week in Seattle >>

* Microsoft’s camera-based AI app solves your math problems >>
* What will (and won’t) change in the future of Asia >>
* An optimistic scenario for the US response to COVID-19 >>

* Magnetic microbots can hook up brain cells to make a neural network >>
* Apple won’t collect fees on paid Facebook events until 2021 >>
* Go Ahead, Try to Sneak Bad Words Past AI Filters—for Research >>

* Podcast: Our Apple Watch SE review and Microsoft buys Bethesda >>
* WIRED25 Day 2: How to Build a More Resilient World >>
* WIRED VIDEOS >>

* Extreme Solar Sails Will Slingshot Around the Sun to 0.1% of Lightspeed >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: September 23, 2020, Col. Terry Virts (USAF ret.) Tells Us “How to Astronaut” >>
* Perseverance Will be Scanning Inside Rocks for Fossils on Mars >>

* A New Mass Extinction has been Discovered, Wiping Out Life 233 Million Years Ago, and Leading to the Rise of the Dinosaurs >>
* 【4K HDR】Night Walk in Tokyo Red Light District – Shinjuku Kabukicho >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 September 2020

September 25, 2020 Leave a comment

* Here’s everything Amazon announced at its latest hardware event >>
* Introducing Luna, Amazon’s cloud gaming service >>
* Device can harvest wind energy from the breeze made when you walk >>

* Ring’s new tiny drone can autonomously fly around your home and send alerts if it detects intruders, fire, or emergencies while you’re away >>
* Final Airbus A380 Has Been Assembled >>
* Exploring the AI Startup Ecosystem with NVIDIA Inception’s Jeff Herbst – Ep. 128 >>

* A robot called Curly beat top-ranked athletes at curling >>
Stakeholder Buy in for Chaos Engineering >>
* Aamir Lakhani walks us through how FortiGuard Labs identifies and addresses ransomware. >>
* Breakthrough Could Lead to Amplifiers for 6G Signals >>

* Shopify says two support staff stole customer data from sellersm >>
* The Biggest IPO Boom in Years >>
* Amazon Restricts How Rivals Buy Ads On Its Site >>
* Nikola, Tesla and Drama in the Electric Vehicle Space >>

* Starlink’s network faces significant limitations, analysts find >>
* Google Maps now shows you where covid-19 cases are spiking >>
* Monetizing Telco Clouds Under Your Control >>
* Agility for the Unknown – The Juniper Edge >>

* Podcast: Radware execs on security threats for 5G and edge computing >>
* Amazon’s AZ1 Neural Edge processor will make Alexa voice commands even faster >>
* Why Rocket Internet has come down to earth >>

* The ‘Leaning Tower’ of the Middle East >>
* A side-by-side comparison of the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X >>
* I hate to say it, but Ferrari’s new convertible is worth every penny >>

* SpaceX Boca Chica – SN8 Gets Fins – SN7.1 Burst Test Aftermath >>
* Create professional videos fast with this online video maker >>
* FlexClip is a simple yet powerful video maker >>
* Beyond TikTok, Walmart Looks to Transform >>

* Alexa will seem more human with breathing pauses and learning skills >>
* Sparse Antenna Array for Detailed Climate and Weather Modeling >>
* Why Boston Dynamics Is Putting Legged Robots in Hospitals >>

* Tom Cruise Will Film in Space On October 2021 >>
* Solar Towers For Lunar Energy and Microwave Moon Mining >>
* Pulsed Plasma Rocket >>
* Enceladus in Infrared >>
* Over 100 Times More Energy Efficient Moon Mining By Sorting Ice Grains >>
* There Could Be Carbon-Rich Exoplanets Made Of Diamonds >>

* NASA’s Janus Mission is Going to Visit Two Binary Asteroids >>
* K2-315b: Tight Orbits and the Joy of Numbers >>
* Gaining insights into winning football strategies using machine learning >>

* How Android Enterprise supports a Zero Trust security model >>
* Hacking for a virtual world >>
* Tesla, Ford, and Mercedes-Benz are suing the Trump administration over tariffs on Chinese car parts >>
* The First Ever Image of a Black Hole Is Now a Movie >>

* Watch a Robot AI Beat World-Class Curling Competitors >>
* The longest whale dive ever recorded clocks in at almost 4 hours >>
* Blood test could reveal if you will experience the placebo effect >>
* Astronomers may have found the first planet in another galaxy >>

* Mobile World Congress postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic >>
* How the Artemis moon mission could help get us to Mars >>

* How close is AI to decoding our emotions? >>
* Google wants you to train its AI by lip syncing ‘Dance Monkey’ by Tones and I >>
* Getting ready for VMworld with AI deep dive with 14-year employee >>

* Facebook wants to make AI better by asking people to break it >>
* Epic, Spotify and others ally against Apple and Google app policies >>

* Elon Musk Promises to Make a $25,000 Tesla (in 3 Years) >>
* EV charging network ChargePoint to go public via SPAC >>
* A closer look at Luna, Amazon’s cloud gaming service >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 September 2020

September 23, 2020 Leave a comment

* Pandemic knocks a tenth off incomes of workers worldwide >>
* Starship’s SN7.1 Pushed To Failure (Time Lapse) >>
* Tesla Battery Day: entire Event in 16 minutes >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica – First Super Heavy Booster Parts – SN8 Flaps Installed >>

* How the Cloud Breaks Traditional Security Approaches >>
* Preventing Code Leaks & Other Critical Security Risks from Code >>
* The New Security Perimeter Protecting Identities & Endpoints in the Remote Work Age >>

* Tesla lays out ‘Battery Day’ plans that lead to a $25,000 electric car >>
* Elon Musk reveals Tesla Model S ‘Plaid’ slated for late 2021 >>
* Adobe’s Liquid Mode uses AI to make PDFs easier to read on phones >>

* 1Password team-up with Privacy.com lets you create burner cards >>
* SXSW will host an online festival in 2021 >>
* Microsoft Develops a ‘Virtual Commute’ for Remote Workers >>

* Bio Eats World: The Biology of Aging >>
* How Apple will define the 5G market >>
* TikTok Owner Asks U.S. Court to Temporarily Block Trump Ban >>

* YouTube’s AI can automatically age-restrict inappropriate videos >>
* AI camera can tell what surfaces feel like with just a glance >>
* The Next Big Breakthrough in AI Will Be Around Language >>

* Covid-19 Single-Dose Vaccine Enters Final Test Stage >>
* Zoom’s latest features let you pin and spotlight multiple videos during calls >>
* ISS just avoided a ‘piece of unknown space debris’ >>

* MWC plans to go forward in person in 2021, but pushes show back to late-June >>
* Bus-sized asteroid to zoom past Earth tomorrow, close enough to duck below satellites >>
* Wikipedia is getting a new look for the first time in 10 years. Here’s why. >>

* Chinese propaganda network on Facebook used AI-generated faces >>
* A New Hacking Group Hitting Russian Companies With Ransomware >>
* A city in Brazil where covid-19 ran amok may be a ‘sentinel’ for the rest of the world >>

* How the Artemis moon mission could help get us to Mars >>
* JRE #1540 – FRANK VON HIPPEL >>
* TED Studio: 3 secrets to Netflix’s success >>
* Exxon’s Stunning Decline >>

* Deep Job Platforms and How to Build Them >>
* Indian telcos warm up to open RAN >>
* Tesla promises cars that connect to the grid, even if Elon Musk doesn’t really want them to >>

* Why hydrogen is not a cure for emissions >>
* Boss factor: Making the world a better place through workplace relationships >>
* Reimagining supply chain resilience >>
* Elderly people walk up to 33 per cent FASTER now than pensioners 30 years ago >>

* Is the world entering a new Cold War? >>
* Facebook readying ‘break-glass’ tools to restrict content if violence erupts after election >>
* Gillmor Gang: Watch Party >>

* Future Teslas will have batteries that double as structure, making them extra stiff while improving efficiency, safety and cost >>
* China, in Pointed Message To US, Tightens Its Climate Targets >>
* China says it won’t approve TikTok sale, calls it ‘extortion’ >>

* A new minimoon is headed towards Earth, and it’s not natural >>
* A Capitalist Fix to the Digital Divide >>
* New Tallest Skyscrapers Plans >>

* APOD: ISS Transits Mars >>
* Dilbert; Wednesday September 23, 2020 Business Lying >>
* Can AI and Automation Deliver a COVID-19 Antiviral While It Still Matters? >>

* The Destruction of Dark Matter isn’t Causing Extra Radiation at the Core of the Milky Way >>
* Radar for a Giant Planet’s Moons >>
* A History of the Magellanic Clouds and How They Got Their Names >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 September 2020

September 22, 2020 Leave a comment

* Next US particle accelerator will be built on Long Island by 2031 >>
* Microsoft challenges Twilio with the launch of Azure Communication Services >>
* Microsoft expands Azure Arc’s hybrid cloud capabilities for better communications >>

* How to watch Tesla’s double hitter shareholder meeting and battery day event >>
* What To Expect At Tesla’S Battery Day Event >>
* Amazon’s Prime Day 2020 will start on Oct. 13 >>

* NASA Found Another Way Into Nuclear Fusion >>
* Blue Origin targets this Thursday for New Shepard reusable rocket launch with NASA landing system test >>

* Covid: US death toll passes 200,000 >>
* 3-D Printing inside the Body Could Patch Stomach Ulcers >>

* The New Security Perimeter Protecting Identities & Endpoints in the Remote Work Age >>
* DevOps Unbound Round Table: Fitting SAP into a DevOps world >>
* DOS Subsystem for Linux >>
* 2020 Bundles >>

* Walmart’s latest drone trial delivers at-home COVID-19 tests >>
* T-Mobile: 5G will decide if next Apple is from US or China >>

* TED2020: What magic tricks can reveal about free will >>
* TED2020: How your personality shapes your politics >>

* Netflix Supplants Google as the Employer of Engineers’ Dreams >>
* Microservices guru says think serverless, not Kubernetes: You don’t want to manage ‘a towering edifice of stuff’ >>

* Microsoft teams up with NASA to help build the Orion spacecraft with HoloLens 2 >>
* Microsoft debuts Azure Orbital to power satellite downlinks for space sector clients >>
* Microsoft brings new robotic process automation features to its Power Platform >>
* Why Microsoft bought Bethesda for $7.5 billion >>

* Global expansion of TikTok and other Chinese tech companies is likely, only not in the West >>
* TikTok and the Global Fracturing of the Internet >>
* TikTok removed nearly 105 million videos for nudity in the first half of 2020 >>
* Fight Over Ginsburg’s Supreme Court Seat >>
* Amy Coney Barrett has emerged as Trump’s favorite >>
* Trump attacks globalization, Xi says reality cannot be ignored >>
* China Vows Carbon Neutrality by 2060, Tighter Climate Goal >>
* Wall Street Looks for Rebound After Gold and Stocks Drop >>

* Arm sale to Nvidia a disaster for UK, warns co-founder >>
* Microsoft to test private mmWave network with spectrum from Big 3 >>
* How will Japan’s new leader handle growing China-US tensions? >>
* How To Build a Superb Go-To-Market Strategy for SaaS Startups [With Use Cases] >>

* Why This Building In London Used To Laser Cars >>
* Apple TV+ won its first major Emmy for Billy Crudup in ‘The Morning Show’ >>
* The time we almost nuked the moon >>

* The age of electric cars is dawning ahead of schedule >>
* Top 10 .NET 5.0 new APIs >>

* Kobiton 3.6 brings new device management and test automation features for Android 11 and iOS 14 >>
* CloudBees takes software delivery management vision and DevSecOps to the next level at DevOps World 2020 >>
* Let’s take a closer look at the Surface Duo >>

* JRE #1539 – JENNY KLEEMAN >>
* When will the COVID-19 pandemic end? >>

* Amazon Delivery Drivers Hacking Scheduling System >>
* Drug used to treat coronavirus infections in cats may be effective against Covid-19 >>
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* Microsoft’s $499 Xbox Series X is now available for preorder >>
* Goldman Sachs is going through a huge transformation under CEO David Solomon >>
* Airbus has revealed three zero-emission plane designs >>

* The Xbox’s redesigned Microsoft Store is now available to all >>
* The LAPD has used facial recognition software 30,000 times since 2009 >>

* Microsoft Edge on Linux preview is coming in October >>
* Microsoft Azure launches new availability zones in Canada and Australia >>
* Lunar mission due by end of this year >>

* HP’s first Intel 11th-gen laptops use recycled ocean-bound plastics >>
* Google Assistant can control Disney+ on Google smart displays >>
* China’s electric carmaker WM Motor pulls in $1.47 billion Series D >>

* iRobot Remembers That Robots Are Expensive, Gives Us a Break With More Affordable Roomba i3 >>
* Should You Trust Apple’s New Blood Oxygen Sensor? >>

* DARPA Laser Version of EMDrive Has a Test Result Better Than Commercial Ion Drive >>
* How Much Life Would Be Required to Create the Phosphine Signal on Venus? >>
* Ep. 578: Venus Updates – or – Life on Venus?!? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 September 2020

September 20, 2020 Leave a comment

* Robots controlled by human using a VR are stocking shelves in Japan convenience stores >>
* Indian hospital installs robot to help Covid-19 patients connect with family >>
* AT&T wants to put ads on your smartphone in exchange for $5 discount >>

* Sony opens pre-orders for PlayStation 5 one day early, sparking frenzy that’s left retailers like Amazon and Best Buy ‘sold out’ in minutes >>
* Live PlayStation 5 photos reveal a truly giant console >>
* Video Friday: Bittle Is a Palm-Sized Robot Dog Now on Kickstarter >>

* Ginsburg’s death sparks election battle over Supreme Court >>
* 20 Future Technologies That Will Change the World by 2050 >>
* MIT engineers develop a totally flat fisheye lens that could make wide-angle cameras easier to produce >>

* a16z Podcast: The New Fan Club—Creators, Fans, and the Power of Markets (& Crypto) >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #41: Tiktok and ‘Seeing Like an Algorithm’ >>

* SpaceX Starship Flight to 60,000ft – From Hop to Bellyflop >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica – SN8 Gets Aerodynamic Surfaces – SN9 Fwd Dome Gets Tesla Battery >>
* How to Make the World Add Up >>

* The Flight Goes Nowhere. And It’s Sold Out. >>
* 2020 is an American nightmare that’s wearing us out >>
* Design for a Space Habitat With Artificial Gravity That Could Be Grown Larger Over Time to Fit More People >>

* Winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt 2020 is… Canix >>
* Canix: Cannabis seed to sale software that works for you >>
* Firehawk: Rocket engines making space more accessible. >>
* HacWare: finds Human Error >>
* Jefa: The digital bank for women >>
* Matidor: Ultimate Location Visualization and Data Collaboration Tool >>
* Crover’s robot swims in grain silos to monitor environmental conditions >>

* From support function to growth engine: The future of AI and customer service >>
* Omdia’s Pablo Tomasi: 5G importance in private networks>>
* Gangster capitalism and the American theft of Chinese innovation >>
* Artemis Missions Should Bring Ice Home From the Moon Too >>
* Dilbert: Saturday September 19, 2020 Wally’s Restroom Time >>

* GitHub to replace ‘master’ with ‘main’ starting next month >>
* This Week in Programming: GitHub Goes to the Command Line >>
* GitHub CLI 1.0 released, Google updates Coral accelerator, and Open Mainframe Project launches >>
* .NET 5 release approaches, eliminating .NET Standard, Core, and Framework >>

* Podcast: Apple Watch Series 6, Oculus Quest 2, RTX 3080 and more! >>
* Salesforce announces 12,000 new jobs in the next year just weeks after laying off 1,000 >>
* Mathematicians May Have Figured Out How ‘Stone Forests’ Form >>
* AT&T, Verizon team to stop T-Mobile from getting more 5G spectrum >>

* Omdia’s Dario Talmesio: Big enterprise 5G opportunities >>
* Trump says he approves of Oracle’s bid for TikTok ‘in concept’ >>
* TikTok and WeChat will be banned from US app stores on Sunday >>
* TikTok deal solves quite literally nothing >>

* Can an Algorithm Help Solve Political Paralysis? >>
* Schools are closing their doors, but Opendoor isn’t >>
* Bee Brains And Eyebrows: The Week’s Best Psychology Links >>

* Information itself may be what ends the human race >>
* How to re-examine everything you know >>
* Sharks flee in terror when killer whales show up >>
* At this point, 5G is a bad joke >>

* Airspeeder’s ‘flying car’ racers to be shielded by virtual force-fields >>
* Apple One Could Be a Bundle of Problems >>
* Apple Wants You to Smash That Subscribe Button >>
* How smart tech could help save the world’s honey bees >>

* Fortnite: Save the World For Mac Is Shutting Down Because of Epic’s Battle With Apple >>
* Is VR the Future of Corporate Training? >>
* On lying AIs >>

* Covid-19 news: UK government won’t rule out second national lockdown >>
* It’s time to for us to revisit Venus to uncover its many mysteries >>
* The purpose of sleep appears to change when we are toddlers >>
* We Need to Do More Research on Honesty >>

* Amazon reportedly placing 1,000 warehouses in U.S. neighborhoods >>
* Epic Games vs. Apple: Fortnite creator files new court documents against iPhone giant >>
* Coronavirus, bacteria may work together to increase disease severity >>
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* Scientists use Indian Ocean earthquake data to tell how fast >>

* 3DChain: An AI-Driven 3D Printing Service Platform >>
* Starlink: SpaceX wants to test sea-based internet using an iconic vehicle >>
* AI-bank of the future: Can banks meet the AI challenge? >>

* Power Plant 4.0: Embracing next-generation technologies for power plant digitization >>
* Bill Gates On the Difference Between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs >>
* Retrofit a Polaroid Camera With a Raspberry Pi and a Thermal Printer >>

* Activity detection on a live video stream with Amazon SageMaker >>
* Build alerting and human review for images using Amazon Rekognition and Amazon A2I >>
* Astronomers Measure a 1-billion Tesla Magnetic Field on the Surface of a Neutron Star >>
* James Webb Will Look for Signs of Life on Planets Orbiting Dead Stars >>

* Dr. Merav Opher Discusses the Shape of the Sun’s Heliosphere >>
* Dilbert: Friday September 18, 2020: Chip For Tracking >>
* Amazon Fresh grocery store in Los Angeles opens to the public >>

* Apple will launch its online store in India on September 23 >>
* Cloudflare’s Michelle Zatlyn on getting funding for crazy ideas >>
* Covid-19 news: UK government won’t rule out second national lockdown >>

* Is This the End of the New York Yoga Studio? >>
* Moderna and Pfizer Reveal Secret Blueprints for Coronavirus Vaccine Trials >>
* JRE #1538 – DOUGLAS MURRAY >>
* What Is SaaS Business Model? >>

* Cloud Hypervisor? >>
* After its blockbuster IPO, what’s next for Snowflake? >>
* Frank Slootman, Snowflake | CUBE Conversation, April 2020 >>
* Fauci on the Timing and Limits of a Covid Vaccine >>

* Remote Classrooms Make Social and Emotional Learning Harder >>
* Podcast: MetTel’s smart city strategy for City of Phoenix >>

* US society at risk as it decouples from China in science and tech >>
* The Crushing Reality of Zoom School >>
* 5G in rural areas bridges a gap that 4G doesn’t, especially low- and mid-band >>

* Carmageddon engulfing Auckland >>
* Trump on Supreme Court nominee: ‘It will be a woman’ >>
* Singapore rolls out Covid tracing tokens >>

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* Alexa users can share their Routines with others >>
* Crover’s robot swims in grain silos to monitor environmental conditions >>
* UrbanKisaan is betting on vertical farming to bring pesticide-free vegetables to consumers and fight India’s water crisis >>

* Facebook Oculus Quest 2 Review: Solid V.R. Headset, but Few Games >>
* Oculus Quest 2 review: The $299 VR headset to rule them all >>
* Facebook’s first AR glasses are a research project called ‘Aria’ >>

* Luther.AI is a new AI tool that acts like Google for personal conversations >>
* Contestants will compete for a SpaceX trip to the International Space Station in new reality TV show >>
* China to Launch Space Mining Bot >>
* Wall Street takes a hit as Apple, Amazon slide >>

* APOD: Solar Cycle 25 Has Begun >>
* Singapore says it’ll start paying people to work out with Apple’s smartwatch >>

* SpaceX Boca Chica – Huge New Tank Delivered – SN7.1 Burst Test Preps >>
* SmartData Marketplaces Session | Io-Tahoe SmartData Marketplaces 2020 >>
* LIVE | SpaceX Falcon9 Launch & Landing | Starlink-12 Satellites Mission >>

* Qantas offers a seven-hour flight to nowhere >>
* WHO warns of ‘very serious situation’ in Europe, with ‘alarming rates’ of virus transmission >>
* Bacteria may be key to curing coronavirus and other viruses >>

* JFrog jumps nearly 50% on first day of trading >>
* Why China’s ‘dual circulation’ plan is bad news for everyone else >>
* China expands testing to 18 nations in vaccine charm offensive >>

* Surprise, surprise: China prefers Chinese cloud-service providers >>
* Telcos need to get in shape for the rush to the edge >>

* 16 Minutes on the News #40: Apple and the ‘Doctor’s Office on a Wrist’ >>
* a16z Podcast: So You Want to Launch a Newsletter—Tips From Writers >>
* NVIDIA Broadcast App Out Now! Turn Any Room Into A Home Studio On GeForce RTX GPUs >>
* 5D Chess: With Multiverse Time Travel >>

* Good Enough’ Rules the World >>
* Watch SpaceX launch 60 more Starlink satellites for its broadband internet service live >>
* WIRED25: Netflix’s Reed Hastings on Broadening Your Horizons >>

* The PS5 DualSense controller costs $70 >>
* Podcast: COVID-19 is helping turn Brazil into a surveillance state >>
* How Trump and Biden Compare on Tech Policy >>

* Apple’s new watch has a blood oxygen monitor – what is it good for? >>
* Apple Watch Series 6: First Impressions Of A Very Good Smartwatch >>
* U.S. Adult Obesity Rate Tops 42 Percent; Highest Ever Recorded >>

* Why Wasn’t Uber Charged in a Fatal Self-Driving Car Crash? >>
* Ajay Vohora, Io-Tahoe | SmartData Marketplaces >>
* Charles Giancarlo, Pure Storage and Murli Thirumale, Portworx | CUBE Conversation, September 2020 >>

* António Alegria, Outsystems | Outsystems NextStep 2020 >>
* Amazon to open 1,000 delivery hubs in the US >>

* Vulnerability in the Bluetooth software stack opens the door to hackers >>
* After raising $326M in IPO, Sumo Logic sees stock rise 20% in initial trading >>

* TED2020: What role does luck play in your life? >>
* Serverless on Public Cloud: The Ultimate Showdown >>
* Solo.io Borrows OCI Spec to Bundle WebAssembly Modules >>
* 5 Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at DevOps World 2020 >>

* GitHub CLI 1.0 is now available >>
* Zenscrape: A Simple Web Scraping Solution for Penetration Testers >>
* Cloud is Native, but Security Isn’t >>

* Securing your AWS Deployments with Spinnaker and Armory Enterprise >>
* Why You Should Never, Ever print() in a Lambda Function >>

* JRE #1538 – DOUGLAS MURRAY >>
* US charges Iranian hackers for breaching US satellite companies >>
* USB-C Was Supposed to Simplify Our Lives. Instead, It’s a Total Mess. >>
* China to have over 600,000 5G base stations in 2020 >>

* Why hasn’t digital learning lived up to its promise? >>
* Bringing Your (Encryption) Keys to Multi/Hybrid Clouds >>

* A Zoom funeral was the weirdest thing I’ve done all year >>
* This artificial spiderweb mimics the elasticity >>

* Privacy Analysis of Ambient Light Sensors >>
* Trump admits there’s no ‘legal path’ for TikTok to pay the US government >>
* Future Mars habitats may be made from a substance found in fish scales >>
* Backlash Grows to TikTok-Oracle Deal >>

* MasterClass is offering college students a year of courses for $1 >>
* Most of the world won’t get the PS5 until November 19th >>
* Here’s what’s happening at Disrupt 2020 today >>

* Gillmor Gang: In The Bag >>
* Apple iPad (2020) hands-on: A better kind of basic >>
* APAC cloud infrastructure revenue reaches $9B in Q2 with Amazon leading the way >>
* Amazon Lex can now speak British English >>

* AWS hoping to pick up stream with Cloud Digital Interface: Low latency cloud network for uncompressed video >>
* Planes Flying in Geese-Like V-Formation For 5-10% Fuel Savings >>
* Make IoT Devices Certifiably Safe—and Secure >>
* Uranus’ Moons are Surprisingly Similar to Dwarf Planets in the Kuiper Belt >>
* Missions Are Already Being Planned to Figure Out What’s Creating the Biosignature on Venus >>

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* Introducing Oculus Quest 2, The Next Generation Of All-In-One Vr >>
* Air Force Secretly Designed, Built, and Flew a Brand-New Fighter Jet >>
* Federal prison officers are worried drones could one day be used to airlift inmates to freedom >>

* Uber’s self-driving operator charged over fatal crash >>
* FedEx Will Track Your Packages More Precisely Than Ever >>
* Scientists prepare human trials of ‘bionic eye’ which links directly to a chip in the brain and could cure blindness >>

* How to watch Connect, Facebook and Oculus’ big AR/VR event >>
* Oculus Quest 2 Full Specs: ‘Nearly 4K’ 90Hz LCD, XR2 Chip, 256GB Option, 3-Step IPD, $299 >>
* Oculus Quest 2 Review: Better, Cheaper Vr >>
* Facebook will add fitness-tracking features to Oculus >>
* Facebook debuts Infinite Office, a virtual reality office space >>
* Facebook Will Release Its First AR Glasses in 2021 >>
* The original Myst is coming to VR >>
* VR Assassin’s Creed and Splinter Cell games are coming >>

* Singapore Airlines to offer sightseeing ‘flights to nowhere’ that take off and land at the same airport >>
* China tops 110 million 5G users in less than a year >>

* Working from (your parents’) home >>
* FTC Prepares Possible Antitrust Suit Against Facebook >>
* Database of Databases >>

* Coronavirus death toll nears 1 million – how did we get here? >>
* India’s coronavirus infections top five million mark >>
* We need to go to Venus as soon as possible >>

* Apple Event Highlights: New Watch and Fitness Service But No iPhone >>
* Apple’s new 2020 iPad upgrades the processor and nothing else >>
* Apple Watch’s blood oxygen monitor is for ‘wellness,’ not medicine >>
* Apple Watch Series 6 arrives Friday, priced at $399 >>
* Apple Watch SE costs $279 >>
* Apple adds Fitness+ workouts to its growing subscription stable >>
* Apple goes after the distrustful-parent market with ‘Family Setup’ >>
* Here’s A Tour Inside Apple’s $5 Billion Dollar Campus That Looks Like A Spaceship >>

* TEDxRiga: Why do we blame individuals for economic crises? >>
* Tech Stocks Push Nasdaq Higher, While Dow Remains Flat >>
* ServiceNow updates its workflow automation platform >>
* Microsoft introduces Project OpenFuzz to reduce the complexity of fuzz testing >>

* The best vaccine information requires you to let the dust settle first >>
* Synthetic biologists have created a slow-growing version of the coronavirus to give as a vaccine >>
* Singapore becomes hub for Chinese tech amid US tensions >>

* Coming This Fall: Return of the Video Game Console Wars >>
* Amazon Music adds podcasts, including its own original shows >>
* Apple One bundles iCloud, Music, TV+, Arcade, News+ and Fitness+ for $30 a month >>

* nova Can a native Mac code editor really be that much better? >>
* Qualcomm targets the enterprise with 16-core Cloud AI 100 inference chip >>
* Podcast: What’s the story with OSS? >>

* IBM’s Roadmap For Scaling Quantum Technology >>
* Artificial intelligence system developed to help better select embryos for implantation >>
* Future autonomous machines may build trust through emotion >>

* JRE #1537 – LEX FRIDMAN >>
* JRE #1536 – EDWARD SNOWDEN >>
* Fed signals rock-bottom rates until at least end of 2023 >>

* All the Ops DataOps with GitOps for streaming data on Kafka and Kubernetes >>
* Web 3.0 and the Semantics of Global Immigration >>
* US-China tech cold war has turned hot – but would a Biden presidency change things for Huawei and others? >>

* How to watch the PS5 September 2020 showcase >>
* The Future of Content Management Systems >>
* Astrophysicists detect the strongest magnetic field in the universe >>

* NASA Study Proposes Airships, Cloud Cities for Venus Exploration >>
* GITAI Sending Autonomous Robot to Space Station >>
* Apptricity Beams Bluetooth Signals Over 30 Kilometers >>

* The Search for Life on Venus Could Start With This Private Company >>
* Astronomers Have Discovered a 2-km Asteroid Orbiting Closer to the Sun than Venus >>
* A Solar Forecast With Good News for Civilization as We Know It >>
* SpaceX Starship Hypersonic Bomber Will Give US Decades of Air Dominance >>

* Innovate with Urgency — Even When There’s No Crisis >>
* Bill Gates Sr., father of Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, dies at age 94 >>
* Buffett-backed cloud unicorn Snowflake nets $3.4 billion in record-breaking software IPO >>

* Researchers Create Bioink that Delivers Oxygen to 3D Printed Tissue Cells >>
* Bitingly Honest Trailer Breaks Down Everything Wrong With ‘Mulan’ >>

* Material Shell – A modern desktop interface for Linux – packaged as an extension for GNOME Shell. >>
* US Air Force Has Built and a Flown Full Scale Prototype Sixth Generation Fighter >>
* What ‘The Social Dilemma’ misunderstands about social networks >>

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