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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 February 2021

January 31, 2021 Leave a comment

* Apple’s $111.4 billion quarter – which analysts were right and which were wrong >>
* Google union in turmoil following global alliance announcement >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica: Starship SN10 Preparing for Test Campaign >>
* Working on the Neuralink Robot >>

* Israel-led team creates a ‘Google Map’ of brain RNA; may help Alzheimer’s fight >>
* Scientists unveil ‘powerful tool’ advancing personalized cancer medicine >>
* Elon Musk on Good Time: w/ Sriram Krishnan, Marc Andreessen, Steven Sinofsky, Aarthi Ramamurthy, Elon Musk, Garry Tan >>

* Moderna Vaccine Works Against New Strains But May Need New Third Booster >>
* Novavax coronavirus vaccine found 89 per cent effective in trials >>
* Vaccine Effectiveness Drops from 90% to 50% Versus South Africa Variant >>
* Covid-19 news: Two new vaccines found effective in clinical trials >>
* Smartphone-based coronavirus test produces results in just 10 minutes using the device’s microscope to analyze a saliva sample >>
* What went wrong with America’s $44 million vaccine data system? >>

* US Politicians Use Moral Language More Often When They Have Less Power >>
* Scientists use chaos to build the optimal laser beam >>

* Air taxis to fill the skies over Florida as construction of ten ‘vertiports’ gets the green light >>
* AI goes anonymous during training to boost privacy protection >>
* Davos 2021: EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants >>

* How the World’s 8th Richest Man Lost 99.6% of His Fortune >>
* Visa May Add Cryptocurrencies to Its Payments Network, Says CEO >>
* These four key drivers will cause tech spending to roar back in 2021 >>

* Hedge fund Melvin sustains 53% loss after Reddit onslaught >>
* How r/WallStreetBets took down a hedge fund and rode GameStop stock to the moon >>
* Shorting stocks is a 400-year old practice >>
* Boycott RobinHood: Trading Apps Reviewed – CakeDeFi Vs. WeBull Vs. TradeStation >>
* Reddit squeeze in Asia: GameStop inspires Malaysians to buy Top Glove >>
* Will The Game Stop with Gamestop Or Is This Just The Beginning? >>
* Naked shorting: The curious incident of the shares that didn’t exist >>
* Inside Reddit Army That’s Crushing Wall Street >>
* Stock frenzy echoes anti-establishment anger behind Trump’s rise, analysts say >>
* WallStreetBets traders are pushing risky equities to all-time highs. Here are 10 quotes from the forum that help explain the phenomenon. >>
* Robinhood, in Need of Cash, Raises $1 Billion From Its Investors >>
* The Silicon Valley Start-Up That Caused Wall Street Chaos >>
* Institutional trust is the real meme >>
* India will propose a law banning private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin >>
* Elon Musk sends Bitcoin soaring 20pc >>

* What would a $15 minimum wage mean for America’s economy? >>
* Greta Thunberg joins Asian charge against Vietnam coal plant >>
* Antibiotics stunt growth, impair weight gain in infant boys: Israeli researchers >>

* AI art critic can predict which emotions a painting will evoke >>
* NASA delays moon lander awards as Biden team mulls moonshot program >>
* India protests: Internet cut to hunger-striking farmers in Delhi >>

* How the Pandemic Stoked a Backlash to Multilevel Marketing >>
* Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘White Tiger’ tells a bloody capitalist fable >>
* New trailers: The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, Ginny & Georgia, Young Rock and more >>

* The future in 2004 >>
* Streaming video services like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube TV may raise their rates, but you can still save money >>
* Why Intel’s first Xe graphics cards won’t work in AMD systems >>
* Razer’s Viper 8K escalates the war for ultimate gaming mouse responsiveness >>

* Wireless brain-to-brain communication steps closer to human trials >>
* IBM RXN: New AI model boosts mapping of chemical reactions >>
* Could This Powerful New Fusion Rocket Thruster Propel Us Beyond Mars? >>

* FAA Delays SpaceX Starship by Days and NASA Supports SLS Despite Years of Delays >>
* OSIRIS-REx is Heading for Home in May >>
* 2020 Ties for the Hottest Year on Record >>

* Forecasting AWS spend using the AWS Cost and Usage Reports, AWS Glue DataBrew, and Amazon Forecast >>
* Performing anomaly detection on industrial equipment using audio signals >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30-31 January 2021

January 30, 2021 Leave a comment

* Video Friday: These Robots Have Made 1 Million Autonomous Deliveries >>
* SpaceX Starships line up for flight – SN9 and SN10 at the pad >>
* Disruptive Innovation 2021: These 15 big ideas are most likely to change the world >>

* Elon Musk’s SpaceX violated its launch license in explosive Starship test, triggering an FAA probe >>
* SpaceX is being investigated by the Department of Justice over alleged hiring discrimination >>
* Starship SN10 Rolling Out After Starship SN9 Scrubs >>

* NASA’s SLS rocket will go through a second and longer hot fire test >>
* Smellicopter Drone Uses Live Moth Antenna to Track Scents >>

* Vergecast: This week’s GameStop timeline >>
* Engadget Podcast: How Reddit day traders blew up GameStop’s stock >>
* Why GameStop’s stock surge is shaking Wall Street >>
* GameStop closes up 68%, setting up ‘investors’ for more days of drama >>
* Robinhood restricts crypto trading as Dogecoin soars 300 percent >>
* Daily Crunch: Robinhood raises $1B >>
* Stock market frenzy is giving AMC Theatres a new lease on life >>
* GameStop bubble isn’t a revolt against Wall Street >>
* GameStop stock market squeeze attracts attention from Congress >>
* What the Arab Spring Can Teach Us About GameStop >>

* Hyundai bosses ‘agonizing’ over whether to build ‘Apple Car’ >>
* 3D Printing Bone Directly Into the Body >>
* Brainwave: If Memristors Act Like Neurons, Put Them in Neural Networks >>

* Drone Swarms Are Getting Too Fast For Humans To Fight, U.S. General Warns >>
* This AI Could Go From ‘Art’ to Steering a Self-Driving Car >>

* Breakthrough Listen Is Searching a Million Stars for One Sign of Intelligent Life >>
* Meet Blueswarm, a Smart School of Robotic Fish >>
* Tesla’s new Model S will automatically shift between park, reverse, and drive >>
* A network of Twitter bots has attacked the Belgian government’s Huawei 5G ban >>

* TED@PMI: What a cactus taught me about prickly emotions >>
* TEDWomen 2020: A stealthy reimagining of urban public space >>
* TEDxWrigleyville: What COVID-19 revealed about US schools — and 4 ways to rethink education >>

* I’ve just seen the future of technology and you may not love it >>
* 3D Fingerprint Sensors Get Under Your Skin >>
* Brain Implants and Wearables Let Paralyzed People Move Again >>

* Tesla’s Roadster won’t go into production until 2022 >>
* AI can tell what song you are listening to from your brainwaves >>

* Netflix is testing a sleep timer on Android >>
* Samsung Mobile’s head of camera R&D wants your phone to ‘personalize’ your photos >>
* Driverless robotaxis are now available for public rides in China >>

* Hezbollah Hacker Group Targeted Telecoms, Hosting, ISPs Worldwide >>
* Daily Crunch: Calendly valued at $3B >>
* Apple just had its best quarter in India >>
* An Army veteran’s journey to Google: 5 lessons learned >>

* Ep. 592: Gamma-Ray Bursts – Updated >>
* How to deliver natural conversational experiences using Amazon Lex Streaming APIs >>
* Building your own brand detection and visibility using Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth and Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels – Part 1: End-to-end solution >>

* 1st private space crew paying $55 million each to fly to station >>
* Moderna says COVID vaccine effective against UK, S.Africa variants >>
* Facebook’s Oversight Board wants your feedback on whether the company was right to ban Trump >>

* Virgin Hyperloop’S Hypnotic Glimpse Of Public Transport To Be A Reality In 2030 >>
* Lamborghini’S Design Language Will Have To Evolve As It Transitions Towards Electric Vehicles >>
* Covid-19: What is a deep clean? >>

* Introducing VM Manager: Operate large Compute Engine fleets with ease >>
* Developers spend most of their time figuring the system out >>
* New malaria mosquito emerges in African cities, and experts are worried >>

* Nasa’s Perseverance rover is bearing down on Mars >>
* ‘No concern’ about AstraZeneca vaccine and over-65s >>
* Temperature likely has no effect on the transmission of COVID-19 >>

* Covid: EU drugs regulator approves AstraZeneca vaccine >>
* Brazilian women in IT negatively impacted by remote working >>

* Trickbot is back again – with fresh phishing and malware attacks >>
* How employers should hire, train, and maintain remote workers >>
* South African covid-19 variant is proving to be a vaccine challenge >>

* An AI saw a cropped photo of AOC. It autocompleted her wearing a bikini >>
* Covid apps could get a second chance under Biden—but it will take work >>

* Google uncovers new iOS security feature Apple quietly added after zero-day attacks >>
* AWS Outposts 2021: Stories For Folks Who Love Spreadsheets >>
* Cory Doctorow: IP >>

* The great unbundling >>
* Website Fingerprinting on Early QUIC Traffic >>
* CORPS: 5 Pillars for a Robust Cloud Architecture Framework >>

* Videoconferencing providers tap open source, AI and new chips to meet zooming demand >>
* More covid-19 vaccines pass clinical trials >>
* The wind-power boom set off a scramble for balsa wood in Ecuador >>

* Companies Try to Speed Up the Vaccine Rollout >>
* Japan to pay Ph.D. students in quest for cutting-edge tech >>
* Medical school applications surge as COVID-19 inspires Black and Latino students to become doctors >>

* The Life Cycle of a Cup of Coffee: The Journey from Coffee Bean, to Coffee Cup >>
* Scientists Want to Fight Climate Change by Blocking the Sun With Dust >>
* Scientists Made a Biohybrid Nose Using Cells From Mosquitoes >>

* Alleged ‘Matrix 4’ leak suggests a new title: ‘Matrix Resurrections’ >>
* Okta SaaS report finds Office 365 wins the cloud — sort of >>
* Three-dimensional search engine Physna wants to be the Google of the physical world >>

* Subscription-based pricing is dead: Smart SaaS companies are shifting to usage-based models >>
* TOI-178: Six Transiting Planets & a Unique Resonance Chain >>
* Chinese millennials aren’t getting married, and the government is worried >>

* This Startup’s Software Programs Industrial Robots, Not Coders >>
* Working Remotely? Here Are 3 Tips to Make Your Virtual Presentations Shine >>
* How an Israeli Startup Is Using AI to Help People Make Babies >>

* How Patents Made Facebook’s Filter Bubble >>
* Thousands More Satellites Will Soon Orbit Earth—We Need Better Rules to Prevent Space Crashes >>
* PBS American Masters Archive Releases 1,000+ Hours of Uncut, Never-Before-Seen Interviews: Patti Smith, David Bowie, Neil Young & More >>

* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through January 30) >>
* Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez discusses the GameStop and Robinhood trading drama on Twitch >>
* Slow vaccination in low-income countries will delay the pandemic’s end >>
* Quantum hyperchaos could help build better quantum computers >>

* Lying men mimic the body language of other men they are talking to >>
* Sharks at unprecedented risk of extinction after 71 per cent decline >>
* How much does one coronavirus vaccine dose protect you and others? >>

* Flowering plants may be 100 million years older than we thought >>
* Climate change seen as global emergency by 64 per cent of people >>
* CRISPR-like tool for RNA editing could temporarily alter your proteins >>

* Boys grow at slower rate if they were given antibiotics as newborns >>
* Subscription-based pricing is dead: Smart SaaS companies are shifting to usage-based models >>
* Gillmor Gang: Back Then Now >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 January 2021

January 27, 2021 Leave a comment

* Spin will test scooters with remote parking capabilities this spring >>
* Pandemic drives streaming ‘subscription hopping’ >>
* Virgin Hyperloop outlines how it thinks journeys will actually work in 2030 >>

* What’s Driving GameStop Shares’ Wild Ride >>
* Boeing Reports Record Annual Loss of Nearly $12 Billion >>
* Most GOP Senators Vote Against Holding Impeachment Trial >>
* South Korea has used AI to bring a dead superstar’s voice back to the stage, but ethical concerns abound >>

* 2020 somehow had no effect on the 2021 Doomsday Clock >>
* Lime adds electric mopeds to its lineup of scooters and bikes >>
* The Pandemic Has Erased Entire Categories of Friendship >>

* SpaceX Boca Chica: New 3mm Test Tank SN7.2 Tested for the First Time >>
* This is how America gets its vaccines >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #52: Dall-E’s AI for Images; SEC’s Direct Listings Ruling >>
* Cancer can be precisely diagnosed using a urine test with artificial intelligence >>

* Apple named world’s most valuable brand, beating Amazon and Google >>
* SpaceX, Amazon spar over Starlink’s modified satellite plan >>

* Denmark is sequencing all coronavirus samples and has an alarming view of the U.K. variant >>
* HBO Max base expands as AT&T’s pay-TV totals fall again >>
* Global team disables ‘world’s most dangerous’ malware used by cybercriminals >>

* Preventing Code Tampering & Verifying Integrity Across Your SDLC >>
* SD Times news digest: Microsoft Azure Boards >>
* New Attack Could Let Remote Hackers Target Devices On Internal Networks >>
* New Docker Container Escape Bug Affects Microsoft Azure Functions >>

* Bond film delays are reportedly causing product placement havoc for brands >>
* All We Need to Know About Google’s DeepMind >>

* Automating My Job with GPT-3 >>
* OpenWifiPass: An open source implementation of Apple’s Wi-Fi Password Sharing protocol. >>
* Social media damages teenagers’ mental health, report says >>
* AIOps Isn’t Just a Pipe Dream, but the Tools You Use May Be >>

* TED: What COVID-19 revealed about US schools — and 4 ways to rethink education >>
* Io-Tahoe Episode 5: Enterprise Digital Resilience on Hybrid and Multicloud >>
* Google’s Dialogflow CX brings more advanced virtual agents to contact centers >>

* Pinecone exits stealth with a vector database for machine learning >>
* Cloud and PCs help Microsoft toast estimates in its first $40 billion quarter >>
* President Joe Biden signs an executive order to Buy American >>

* What to Expect from the Jobs Market in 2021 >>
* Microsoft goes cloudbusting in Q2 >>
* Automation turns job killer at KPN >>
* Bill Gates Outlines Strategy to Prevent the Next Pandemic >>

* Ardern Says New Zealand Won’t Open Border to The World This Year >>
* Traveler Quarantines Aren’t Going Away Soon >>
* Airlines Ask WHO to Back Quarantine-Free Travel After Vaccines >>
* UK imposes hotel quarantine for travelers from Covid hotspots >>

* Sanofi’s $125 million Israeli drug buy could be a three-pronged cancer buster >>
* Israeli scientists unveil ‘powerful tool’ advancing personalized cancer medicine >>
* Japan to produce 90m doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine >>
* Luck, foresight and science: How an unheralded team developed a COVID-19 vaccine in record time >>

* China creates 11.86 million urban jobs in 2020, surpassing annual target >>
* Global COVID-19 cases surpass 100 mln — Johns Hopkins University >>
* Spin is testing remote-controlled electric scooters to prevent blocked sidewalks >>

* When and When Not to Use Microservices >>
* Publishing is Back to the Future >>

* GitLab removes its ‘starter’ tier: Users must either pay 5x more or lose features >>
* The Best Time of Day to Exercise >>
* Coronavirus: Latest from around the world – Thursday, January 28 >>

* EU and AstraZeneca fight over vaccine delays while death toll mounts >>
* How to deliver natural conversational experiences using Amazon Lex Streaming APIs >>
* Walmart is expanding its robot-powered fulfillment centers to ‘dozens of locations’ >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 January 2021

January 26, 2021 Leave a comment

* Researchers built an AI that plays chess like a person, not a super computer >>
* Hong Kong company aims to mass produce human-like robots for health care uses >>
* Security Challenges and Opportunities of Remote Work >>

* theCUBE on Cloud Highlights | theCUBE on Cloud >>
* TED@BCG: The joy of shopping — and how to recapture it online >>
* Coronavirus: Carlos Slim, Latin America’s richest man, tests positive >>
* Develop Customized Neural Nets – Forecasting and Recommendations >>

* Perseverance Mars Rover Pre-Landing News Conference >>
* Apple shuffles hardware execs to make room for a mysterious new project >>

* TikTok Bug Could Have Exposed Users’ Profile Data and Phone Numbers >>
* GitLab is moving to a three-tier product subscription model >>
* SaaS backup: A more scalable way to ingest cloud app data >>

* Microsoft’s LAMBDA language allows new functions to be written in Excel >>
* Microsoft reveals plans for the Entity Framework Core 6.0 >>
* Algolia acquires MorphL to embed AI into its enterprise search tech >>

* Pernod Ricard Winemakers taps Trellis to predict grape harvests with AI >>
* Nvidia announces certified server systems for AI workloads >>
* Two Investors, One Company and a Billion-Dollar Short >>

* Article of Impeachment Against Trump Sent to Senate >>
* Earnings Reports: Pandemic Continues to Reshape Businesses >>
* Television-makers are pitting rival technologies against each other >>
* Can China’s long property boom hold? >>

* Why China is Joining the Global Push to Regulate Big Tech >>
* SpaceX branches out into satellite ‘rideshare’ >>
* How one stranded Oregon community built its own wireless Internet network >>

* Peacock gets into a sporting mood >>
* Tracking COVID-19 vaccine distribution >>
* Formlabs launches its first SLS 3D printer for in-house prototyping >>
* AT&T’s public safety network knows which floor first responders are on >>

* Sony built a $2,500 smartphone for creators and broadcasters >>
* HARD LESSONS OF THE SOLARWINDS HACK >>
* Covid deaths: UK passes 100,000 milestone >>

* What we know about the South African variant of Covid-19 >>
* China to conduct drills in South China Sea amid US tensions >>
* Myopia correcting ‘smart glasses’ from Japan to be sold in Asia >>
* Germany to send naval frigate to Japan with eye on China >>

* TikTok is being used by vape sellers marketing to teens >>
* Airbyte is an open-source data pipeline platform >>
* The Battle Inside Signal >>

* AMC avoids bankruptcy, at least for now >>
* An Active Galaxy That Erupts Predictably Every 114 Days Or So >>
* Lightweight Iodine Thruster Could Help Solve Space Junk Problem >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2021

January 25, 2021 Leave a comment

* LIVE: Starship SN9 Test Flight >>
* Moderna says it’s making variant-specific COVID-19 vaccines, but its existing vaccine should still work >>
* Moderna develops new vaccine to tackle mutant Covid strain >>
* Moderna Says Covid-19 Vaccine Could Protect Against New Strain >>

* Covid-19 news: UK variant may be 30 per cent more deadly >>
* Google will turn some of its offices into COVID-19 vaccination sites >>
* How fast can vaccination against covid-19 make a difference? >>
* What if I don’t get my second Covid-19 vaccine dose on time? >>

* This Jet Will Turn AI Into a Real-World Top Gun >>
* When Adobe Stopped Flash Content, It Also Stopped A Chinese Railroad >>

* The future of social networks might be audio >>
* UK court rejects US extradition of Assange >>
* Wingcopter raises $22 million to expand to the U.S. and launch a next-generation drone >>

* Bloodhound needs another new owner to break the land speed record >>
* How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China >>
* Five Takeaways From the Developing Space War Between China and the U.S. >>

* How the Virtual Office Could Replace the Physical One >>
* Apple warns against putting an iPhone 12 too close to your pacemaker >>
* Apple hit with another European class action over throttled iPhones >>

* Apple’s new Fitness+ feature brings celebrity-guided walks to your wrist >>
* OneWeb exec: Telco deals are imminent >>
* AMC Theatres staves off bankruptcy just in time for studios to delay their films all over again >>
* Broadband gains more ground in Q4 as pay-TV takes another hit >>

* Virgin Orbit will launch first Dutch defense satellite in mission that will demo rapid response capabilities >>
* Pirate Streamers Save UFC 257 After ESPN+ Collapses Under The Load >>
* Scientists find a cloudless ‘hot Jupiter’ exoplanet with a four-day year

* Building a healthier internet: Lessons from fighting covid-19 misinformation >>
* Tech is having a reckoning. Tech investors? Not so much. >>
* Company Culture with Nicolas Dessaigne, Co-Founder at Algolia >>
* Vulnerability Discovery in the Cloud >>

* Vancouver seaplane company to resume test flights with electric commercial airplane >>
* TED; Countdown; The 15-minute city >>

* Breaking Analysis: Best of theCUBE on Cloud >>
* theCUBE on Cloud Highlights | theCUBE on Cloud >>
* Meet OpenRAN: open architecture at the convergence of 5G, cloud native and the edge >>
* Verizon teams up with Deloitte on 5G mobile edge infrastructure >>

* Uber lays off 15% of Postmates workers post-acquisition >>
* The EU should stop ignoring the vaccine race to try and win it >>
* Bio Eats World: The Fundamental Principles of Reality >>

* Israel’s incredible shrinking car heads to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchang >>
* China at Davos: A steady voice for multilateralism >>
* Scientists find a cloudless ‘hot Jupiter’ exoplanet with a four-day year >>

* TO ALL THE STREAMING SERVICES YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF BEFORE >>
* Chinese and Indian troops ‘in new border clash’ >>

* 99.9 million people have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus and 2.14 million have died. >>
* Vaccinated Population: 18,848,838 or 5.79% of the United States population >>
* America’s Cup 2021: Team New Zealand trial new foils amid Prada Cup racing >>

* Smart quality: Reimagining the way quality works >>
* New technique builds super-hard metals from nanoparticles >>
* New high-tech spray-on coating can make buildings, cars, and even spaceships cooler >>

* 3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: January 24, 2021 >>
* China mine accident: 11 workers rescued after two weeks underground >>
* Immune system of recovered Covid-19 patients may evolve to fight coronavirus variants: Study >>

* Trump Wants Back on Facebook. This Star-Studded Jury Might Let Him >>
* Puzzling signal on Saturn’s moon Rhea may finally be explained >>
* A quarter of all known bee species haven’t been seen since the 1990s >>

* Netflix delivers ‘studio-quality’ sound upgrade for Android viewers >>
* NASA is destroying this iconic launcher platform (and no one wants the parts) >>
* Paper Cards and Digital Codes Target Vaccination Chaos >>

* New COVID Variants Can Reinfect Could Mean Years Fighting Mutated Pandemic >>
* Starships Will be Launching From These Oil Drilling Platforms Bought by SpaceX >>
* 3-D Printing on the Moon. From Regolith to Paste to Useful Objects and Structures >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 January 2021

January 24, 2021 Leave a comment

* SpaceX launches a record 143 satellites into orbit >>
* Deskreen turns any device to a second screen for your computer >>
* What to expect in year two of the pandemic >>

* Inside Amazon, Google, and Apple’s fight to build the smart home of the future >>
* Smart grocery carts are coming to change the way we shop >>
* US and China lock horns over Taiwan in first week of Biden era >>

* New trailers: Godzilla vs. Kong, The World to Come, Son of the South and more >>
* The science behind why people turn to gardening to cope with stress >>
* We could know soon whether vaccines work against a scary new coronavirus variant >>

* The trial is stupid: Senate Republicans throw cold water on Trump impeachment >>
* Amazon responds to Elastic changing its open-source software license >>
* Google parent Alphabet cancels Loon project to deliver internet by hot air balloon >>

* Stepflow provides an easy way to work with people outside your company. >>
* What It Takes to Open a Business in a Pandemic >>
* Samurai created from a single sheet of paper, folded for 50 hours >>

* Biden’s decrees vault America back onto the global stage. A whiplashed world wonders for how long >>
* Watch SpaceX launch its first dedicated rideshare mission live, carrying a record-breaking number of satellites >>
* Why AWS Is Forking Elasticsearch and Kibana >>

* 3.9-billion-year-old moon rock collected during 1972 Apollo 17 mission put on display in Oval Office >>
* Watch a robot squid propel itself through water with rhythm >>
* 5G Private Networks are Not Right Around the Bend >>

* ‘A Brexit nightmare’: the British businesses being pushed to breaking point >>
* After Covid, will digital learning be the new normal? >>
* Augmented reality’s awkward phase will be long and painful >>

* AI-defined COVID-19 testing strategy could lead to fewer infections >>
* Multi-account model deployment with Amazon SageMaker Pipelines >>
* In Theory, Supermassive Black Holes Could get Even More Supermassive >>

* The Universe in Formation. Hubble Sees 6 Examples of Merging Galaxies >>
* Dilbert; Sunday January 24, 2021; Bad Qualities Cancel Out >>
* 130 Billion Pirate Site Visits in 2020: It’s Marketing Treasure >>

* 10 free online classes from Harvard to learn something new >>
* Boeing wants all its aircraft to fly on sustainable fuels by 2030 >>
* Earn $30/Hour as a Professional Candy Taste-Tester >>

* My date with Robochef: The $500,000 kitchen gadget that makes your dinner >>
* A Wild Ride on Britannia >>
* Race Week, Ep. 3 – PATRIOT Lives >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 January 2021

January 24, 2021 Leave a comment

* Larry King, CNN talk-show legend, dies at 87 after being hospitalized with COVID-19 >>
* SpaceX Starship SN9 is ready to fly! – SLS Hotfire, Starlink, Electron & Virgin Orbit LauncherOne >>
* Covid: Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine delivery to EU to be cut by 60% >>

* DC residents get visits from FBI as agents track cell phones that pinged near the Capitol >>
* SpaceX is sparring with a Texas oil company to drill for natural gas >>
* No one knows how much the government can borrow >>

* End-to-end operators are the next generation of consumer business >>

* Dawn Aerospace aims to launch New Zealand’s 1st space plane from a conventional airport >>
* SpaceX Boca Chica – Starship SN10 pre-rollout Preps. SN11 Nosecone gains Flaps >>
* SpaceX’s first ‘rideshare’ mission will launch a record number of satellites >>
* NSF Live: Rocket Lab’s Peter Beck talks Electron reuse and Photon >>

* 11 Best Low-Code And No-Code Platforms in 2021 >>
* Blobr, the ‘no-code’ company turning APIs into products >>
* PRADA Cup Day 4 | Full Race Replay | Round Robins >>

* Video Friday: Record-Breaking Drone Show Depicts Life of Van Gogh >>
* Report: Samsung could build cutting-edge $10B+ chip plant in Texas >>
* VOGUE by Google, MIT, and UW: The AI-Powered Online Fitting Room >>

* Tucows closes its once-popular software download site >>
* How Is This a Good Idea: Car Dashboard Video Games >>
* Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Review: The Real Deal >>

* Did online delivery kill the vending machine? >>
* John Roese, Dell Technologies & Chris Wolf, VMware | theCUBE on Cloud 2021 >>
* Touchless tech mimics the ability to ‘press’ an elevator button >>

* Big shifts are coming in the new era of the distributed cloud >>
* China’s jabs may have an important role >>

* These virtual robot arms get smarter by training each other >>
* The marathon of covid-19 vaccination >>
* Messaging services are providing a more private internet >>

* Fintech taps influencers; Walmart and Google ramp up financial services; Simple shutters, and more >>
* Reimagining telecoms: Four ways businesses can be bolder in 2021 >>
* Verizon, AT&T want to kill Lifeline >>

* Google’s Going to Regret Its Australia Search Threat >>
* Shippers Saw a Need for Bigger Vessels. They Built Them Too Big >>
* How Tech Is Revitalizing the Medical Product Approval Process >>

* K-shaped recovery complicates world economy amid pandemic >>
* Diet said to bust liver fat with plant goodness unveiled by Israeli academics >>
* Work trips are making a $5 billion comeback >>

* Augmented reality’s awkward phase will be long and painful >>
* Parkinson’S Meds Are Hard To Grab, So Tiktok Users Crowdsourced A Solution >>

* Pfizer Will Ship Fewer Vaccine Vials to Account for ‘Extra’ Doses >>
* Could calamity save American Magic? >>
* If you haven’t been double-masking, research says to start now >>

* How incumbents can lay the foundations for hypergrowth >>
* The data gambit: How large B2B companies can outmaneuver start-ups >>
* Where do atoms come from? >>

* How Rapidly ‘First Doses First’ Came to Britain >>
* How Slowly ‘First Doses First’ Came to America >>
* Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption >>

* Shipping crisis: I’m being quoted £10,000 for a £1,600 container’ >>
* Covid: What are the new UK travel rules? >>
* Can An Immune Cell Fix ‘De-Age’ The Brain? >>

* The View40 is Honor’s first phone after splitting from Huawei >>
* The Morning After: The Galaxy S21 reviews are in >>
* The Biden administration’s AI plans >>

* Intel’s next CEO Pat Gelsinger promises a return to greatness >>
* Google refreshes its mobile search experience >>
* Drupal’s journey from dorm-room project to billion-dollar exit >>
* Jira: Parabol Planning Poker tool for remote teams. >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 January 2021

January 23, 2021 Leave a comment

* New UK variant ‘may be more deadly’ >>
* Alphabet shuts down Loon internet balloon company >>
* Elon Musk announces $100 million prize for new carbon capture tech >>

* Beyond Bitcoin: China’s Surveillance Cash >>
* SpaceX Starship Sea Launch Platforms Under Construction! – SN9 Strange Tests >>
* Tesla’s New Batteries, SLS’s First Light, Virgin Orbit goes Orbital – Ep 117 >>

* Google threatens to remove its search engine from Australia if new law goes into effect >>
* Could Google really leave Australia? >>
* Tokyo 2020 Games may have to be held behind closed doors >>

* Here are the 30 executive orders and actions Biden signed in his first three days >>
* Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8, Senate leaders announce >>
* Propulsion for Satellite ‘Constellations’ >>

* JustKitchen is using cloud kitchens to create the next generation of restaurant franchising >>
* FEMA’s Emergency Alert System Coming to a Game or Gadget Near You >>

* AI-based software scours literature to help physicians get to a diagnosis faster >>
* Exercise Protein Lets 65 Year Old Human Equivalent Mice Outperform Middle Age Mice >>
* Bill Gates shares photo of his coronavirus vaccine, says ‘I feel great’ >>

* One hull crack located in ISS, another one suspected >>
* First-ever atomic resolution video of salt crystals forming in real time >>
* TEDWomen 2020: Dare to lead as your authentic self >>

* theCube On Cloud 2021 – Kickoff >>
* Amit Zavery, Google Cloud | theCUBE on Cloud 2021 >>
* JG Chirapurath, Microsoft | theCUBE on Cloud 2021 >>
* Dheeraj Pandey, Nutanix | theCUBE on Cloud 2021 >>

* FAA Files Reveal a Surprising Threat to Airline Safety: the U.S. Military’s GPS Tests >>
* Smart Algorithm Bursts Social Networks’ “Filter Bubbles” >>
* Mars has Been Through Many Ice Ages in the Last Billion Years >>

* AI-powered transcription service Otter.ai can now record from Google Meet >>
* Facebook’s Oversight Board will review the decision to suspend Trump >>
* IBM transformation struggles continue with cloud and AI revenue down 4.5% >>

* MIT aims to speed up robot movements to match robot thoughts using custom chips >>
* President Biden names Jessica Rosenworcel acting FCC chair >>
* The only take about the future of media is that media is the future >>

* AI can grade your skill at piano by watching you play >>
* Remote-controlled glider clocks 548mph to make a new dynamic soaring speed world record >>
* Watch a robot squid propel itself through water with rhythm >>

* Why vaccinating everyone on the planet may still not wipe out covid-19 >>
* Exercise Doesn’t Boost Health If You Stay Obese >>
* How Covid turbocharged the QR revolution >>

* Vergecast: Galaxy S21 Ultra review and Paramount Plus launch announced >>
* JRE; #1600 – Lex Fridman >>
* HBO wants to adapt another story George R.R. Martin hasn’t finished yet >>

* The B-21 Bomber Could Be the Coolest Plane Ever >>
* Data shows 62% of Apple TV+ subscribers are on a trial, most don’t plan to renew >>
* What to expect from Apple’s Q1 2021 earnings on Jan. 27 >>

* Microsoft patent details tech that could turn dead people into AI chatbots >>
* Access control for GitHub Pages >>
* Dr. Brad Cox died January 2 known mostly for creating Objective – C programming language >>
* Security ‘shifts left’ to debug critical code before software deployment >>

* Competition, edge computing, developers and deplatforming all forge cloud’s future >>
* Chipmaking is being redesigned. Effects will be far-reaching >>
* The struggle over chips enters a new phase >>
* Intel’s Earnings Report Highlights Challenges Facing New CEO >>

* What It Takes to Open a Business in a Pandemic >>
* Reimagining telecoms: Four ways businesses can be bolder in 2021 >>

* Europe’s Satellites Could Help Catch the Next Climate Disaster >>
* Top Shareholders Cash Out But Stocks in Asia Keep On Rallying >>

* President Biden appoints ‘world-class’ cybersecurity team in wake of hacks >>
* Israeli cybersecurity firms raised record $2.9 billion in 2020 amid pandemic >>

* New airport of SW China’s Chengdu starts flight test >>
* End-to-end operators are the next generation of consumer business >>
* Elon Musk’s Plan to Dig Car Tunnels Under Miami Is Filled With Holes >>

* Bond, Uncharted and Ghostbusters movies all just got delayed >>
* Forget Dieting. Here’s What Really Works to Lose Weight >>
* Covid-19: Argument against a vaccine passport is growing internationally >>

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* Apple VR headset for $1,000 arrives in 2022, a year ahead of ‘Apple Glass’ >>
* This startup says its AI can better spot a healthy embryo — and improve IVF success >>
* AI Podcast: Otter.ai CEO Sam Liang on Bringing Live Captions to a Meeting Near You – Ep. 134 >>

* Palantir’s God’s-Eye View of Afghanistan >>
* Who Makes The Best High-End Phone Camera — Samsung Or Apple? >>
* InSight’s heat probe has failed on Mars. Is the mission a failure? >>

* Amazon says it stands ready to assist with US vaccination efforts >>
* U.S. Workers Filed About 900,000 Unemployment Claims Last Week >>
* Why Volkswagen’s Plan to Beat Tesla Short-Circuited >>
* How Algorithms Shape Our Worldviews and What You Can Do About It >>

* Fintech taps influencers; Walmart and Google ramp up financial services; Simple shutters, and more >>
* Open or closed, RAN vendors face a 2020s squeeze >>
* Don’t hold your breath for a 5G Hail Mary from Apple >>

* Bitcoin Plunge Has Newbies Scrambling to Google Double-Spend >>
* President Fernández receives first dose of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine >>
* Single-dose vaccine from Johnson & Johnson could be ‘game changer’; Biden to require masks on planes >>

* AI-powered transcription service Otter.ai can now record from Google Meet >>
* See the ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ painting in 10-gigapixel detail >>
* SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 ULTRA REVIEW: THE REAL DEAL >>

* Palantir’s God’s-Eye View of Afghanistan >>
* Experts Call for Better Masks As Pandemic Rolls On >>
* Cobra Kai: from dumped YouTube gambit to Netflix smash hit >>

* theCUBE on Cloud Upcoming Event >>
* Watch live: TheCUBE on Cloud rides the next wave of computing Jan. 21 >>
* Widemesh, a new hybrid Cloud Application Platform, like Heroku >>

* China’s surging private space industry is out to challenge the US >>
* Iran Caught One of America’s Most Powerful Missile Subs Underwater >>
* 2021 Open Source Governance Top Ten Trends and Predictions >>

* Vulnerability Discovery in the Cloud >>
* US Navy Submarine Aircraft Carrier design >>
* 2021 US Presidential Inauguration: “The Hill We Climb” >>
* Biden Team Vows Tough Enforcement of Anti-Virus Travel Measures >>

* Ashley Biden: Meet the president’s activist daughter stepping into Ivanka Trump’s shoes >>
* JRE #1598 – Mark “The Undertaker” Calaway >>
* Use of autonomous vehicles in mining and farming touted at CES 2021 >>

* NASA advancing GNSS capabilities for spacecraft >>
* SpaceX powers through bad case of wind to nail Falcon 9’s eighth droneship landing >>
* A Chinese Hacking Group Is Stealing Airline Passenger Details >>

* A new essay takes a holistic look at the trolley problem >>
* Amazon offers Biden resources for COVID-19 vaccine rollout >>

* Apple’s First Headset To Be Niche Precursor To Eventual AR Glasses >>
* Apple developing VR headset with planned 2022 launch date >>
* Apple’s VR headset may include a fan and support prescription lenses >>

* CentOS Is Gone — But RHEL Is Now Free For Up To 16 Production Servers >>
* Facebook’s Oversight Board will review Trump’s suspension >>
* Ford begins sharing its driver-collected accident data with other car makers >>

* Moving beyond the self-reported scale: Objectively measuring chronic pain with AI >>
* Samsung Display to make 90Hz OLED screens for laptops >>
* School computer network blocks 2000 online threats a minute >>

* Scientists Use Satellite Imagery To Count Elephants >>
* The US will rejoin the Paris climate change agreement >>
* Why Signal is the messaging app everyone is talking about >>

* A Habitat at Ceres Could be the Gateway to the Outer Solar System >>
* New Drones for Exploring Mars are Getting Tested in Iceland >>
* As SARS-CoV-2 Mutates, AI Algorithms Try to Keep Pace >>

* China’s GDP exceeds 100 trillion yuan for first time >>
* “Vaccine nationalism” worries grow as global COVID-19 cases near 100 mln >>

* COVID Reduced US Life Expectancy By Over One Year and Latinos by Three Years >>
* This ‘snake robot’ can fix pipelines on the ocean floor >>
* Jill Biden’s fashion choices were subtle but purposeful on Inauguration Day >>
* Biden inheriting nonexistent coronavirus vaccine distribution plan and must start ‘from scratch,’ sources say >>

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* Joe Biden sworn in as 46th president of the United States >>
* SpaceX bought two oil rigs to convert into offshore launch pads for Starship >>
* Europe is working on a common framework for ‘vaccine passports’ >>

* Netflix grows to over 200 million subscribers globally >>
* Facebook and Instagram’s AI-generated image captions now offer far more details >>
* Bright X-Rays, AI, and Robotic Labs—A Roadmap for Better Batteries >>

* The Ongoing Collapse of the World’s Aquifers >>
* Chinese mainland reports 103 new COVID-19 cases >>
* 1.7b passenger trips expected during Spring Festival travel rush >>

* China launches new mobile telecommunication satellite >>
* Sorry, our computer doesn’t trust your face: New AI app will allow banks to deny or approve loan applicants by screening their face and voice to determine ‘trustworthiness >>
* SpaceX delivers 60 more Starlink satellites in first launch of 2021, and sets new Falcon 9 rocket reusability record >>

* New FAA Drone Rules: What Recreational and Commercial Pilots Need to Know >>
* Missing: One Black Hole With 10 Billion Solar Masses >>
* What Happens When You Breathe >>

* TED: 3 ways to upgrade democracy for the 21st century >>
* Google Details Patched Bugs in Signal, FB Messenger, JioChat Apps >>
* Biden’s and Harris’s inauguration clothes sent a powerful message >>

* Is the US ready to unify around a $15 minimum wage? >>
* A New Year’s Ransomware Resolution >>
* Shift Left with NGINX Layer 7 Security >>
* Avoiding SolarWinds Like Threats The Impact Across DevOps Teams >>

* A World Where Nobody Loses: US and Chinese Tech Monopoly Alternatives >>
* The History of Biometric Technology: From 1960 – 2020 >>
* edge-sql >>
* Flow-based Programming >>

* The money talk that every couple needs to have >>
* t’s Too Easy to Hide Bias in Deep-Learning Systems >>
* Certification Program Aims to Close Skills Gap in Renewable Energy >>

* Ep. 591: What Are We Gonna Do With All That Space Junk? >>
* Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 phones will include AI-powered object eraser tool >>
* How worried should we be about the new coronavirus variants? >>
* Can coronavirus variants reinfect people and evade the vaccines? >>

* How the world’s first smartwatch inspired cutting-edge AI >>
* LG considers leaving the mobile business >>
* MIT develops method for lab-grown plants that eventually lead to alternatives to forestry and farming >>

* NASA Is Training an AI to Detect Fresh Craters on Mars >>
* Peeking into AI’s ‘black box’ brain — with physics >>
* Rocket Lab completes its first rocket launch of 2021 and 18th mission overall >>

* Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long >>
* NASA’s Decision for Moon Rocket: Test Again or Prepare for Launch? >>
* A Bitter Archaeological Feud Over an Ancient Vision of the Cosmos >>
* COVID-ravaged India will limit Biden’s efforts to counter China >>

US inauguration:
* See President Joe Biden’s first tweet as POTUS: ‘No time to waste’ >>
* Biden is sworn in as president: What it will mean for tech >>
* Tracking Joe Biden’s first 100 days >>
* Will Joe Biden’s fiscal stimulus overheat the American economy? >>
* Biden vows to rebuild middle class >>
* President Biden says America will get through pandemic ‘together’ as inauguration ceremony ends >>
* As promised, Twitter made Joe Biden’s @POTUS account start with zero followers >>
* Biden inauguration: Trump leaves White House vowing ‘we will be back’ >>
* Full transcript of Joe Biden’s inauguration speech >>
* Trump farewell: ‘We did what we came here to do’ >>

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