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* The new world of work: You plus AI >>
* Japan to extend COVID restrictions for 30m people until after Olympics >>
* Pro-Trump social media site Gettr hacked >>

* Tech Cold War’s ‘Most Complicated Machine’ That’s Out of China’s Reach >>
* Microsoft’s Project Alexandria parses documents using unsupervised learning >>
* How many robots does it take to run a grocery store? >>

* Andy Jassy finally takes over as Amazon CEO from Jeff Bezos >>
* Elon Musk just now realizing that self-driving cars are a ‘hard problem’ >>
* Afghanistan: Soldiers flee to Tajikistan after Taliban clashes >>

* Astronauts at China’s new space station conduct first spacewalk >>
* China beats Google to claim the world’s most powerful quantum computer >>
* Small satellite with solar sail could be built to try and catch mysterious objects like ‘Oumuamua as they pass close to Earth >>

* China’s Space Ladder Vision Would Be a $200 Billion Space Shuttle Mistake >>
* Bugatti joins forces with electric hypercar maker Rimac >>
* Windows 11 app store is already more useful after just a week >>

* The lessons we learn from self-driving will drive our robotics future >>
* Today’s intense work culture has its roots in Soviet mining >>
* Top 50+ AWS Services Explained in 10 Minutes >>

* What does it take to recover a ransom? >>
* REvil Used 0-Day in Kaseya Ransomware Attack, Demands $70 Million Ransom >>
* How REvil Ransomware Took Out Thousands of Business at Once >>
* Microsoft Urges Azure Users to Update PowerShell to Patch RCE Flaw >>
* TrickBot Botnet Found Deploying A New Ransomware Called Diavol >>

* AI Explorables: Big ideas in machine learning, simply explained >>
* How to Create a Serverless API Using Azure Cosmos DB >>
* How to manage your GitHub Organization with Terraform Part II — Automate Terraform >>
* Everything Useful I Know About kubectl >>
* Feed me up, Scotty! >>

* Light Reading Recap: Week ending July 2 >>
* 2021 iPhone will be ‘iPhone 13’ with ‘Pro,’ ‘Pro Max,’ ‘Mini’ variants says supply chain >>
* Bentley Limousine Gets A Sleek Transparent Roof To Be Your Ride For Life’S Momentous Events >>

* Why car production in India suffered during its Covid oxygen crisis >>
* What went so wrong with covid in India? Everything. >>
* CISO implementation guide: 10 ways to ensure a cybersecurity partnership will work >>

* JRE #1678 – Michael Pollan >>
* Cuba is facing its worst shortage of food since the 1990s >>
* Bill Gates made these 15 predictions back in 1999 — and it’s fascinating how accurate he was >>

* England set to lift mask, distancing rules as cases soar >>
* Apple’s Silicon Valley hiring issues prompts office expansion elsewhere >>
* Foxconn reports second quarter revenue of $48.7B, up 20% year-over-year >>

* The 25 best movies of 2021 (so far) >>
* From Simone Biles to Adam Peaty, the 20 greatest Olympic athletes in the world right now >>
* Humans could live to more than 130 years old by the end of this century >>

* Pfizer vaccine halts severe illness in Israel as Delta variant spreads >>
* ‘Dozens’ of Covid patients die in Indonesia as hospitals run out of oxygen >>
* Amazon Throws Away Millions of Unsold Products Every Year >>

* Don’t switch between devices: Here’s how to run Android apps on Windows and Mac computers >>
* Monday assorted links by Tyler Cowen >>
* Astronauts show how CRISPR gene editing works in space >>

* Amazon turned 25 today, which according to Jeff Bezos means it will die in as little as 5 years time >>
* Amazon now shipping direct to New Zealand from Australian online store >>
* A new podcast: Dawkins on how to write popular science >>

* Pope Francis ‘reacted well’ to intestinal surgery >>
* New Zealand experiences hottest June on record despite polar blast >>
* Over 710,000 Lightning Bolts Strike Canada in 15 Hours Due to Heatwave >>
* Why roads in the Pacific Northwest buckled under extreme heat >>
* Heatwaves and Preventing Heat Deaths >>
* New York Shuts Nuclear Reactor in April and Mayor Asks for Power Rationing in June >>

* Telstra gets AU$2.8b for 49% stake in tower biz from Future Fund and super funds >>
* Vocus officially acquired by MIRA-Aware Super consortium for AU$3.5 billion >>
* Nokia networks boss defends bet on 25G PON >>

* This Lamp Is 3D-Printed From Orange Peels >>
* Obviously AI, a no code startup for data analysts, increases its seed round to $4.7M >>
* Researchers retrofit microscopes to take 3D images of cells in real-time >>

* Life in 2050: A Glimpse at Medicine in the Future >>
* 21 ways medical digital twins will transform health care >>
* McDonald’s is replacing human drive-thru attendants with AI >>

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