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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 8 September 2017

September 7, 2017 Leave a comment

* MIT and IBM: putting our “minds and hands” together to create the future of AI >>
* 3 Hurricanes Are Roiling the Atlantic At Once >>
* TV Turns 90 >>

* SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing >>
* Billionaire Paul Allen funds sensors to measure three times deeper in the ocean >>
* Intel installed its 3D camera system in eight more NFL stadiums >>

* Nvidia and Avitas Systems partner on using AI to help robots spot defects >>
* John Deere bought an AI company to optimize crop spraying >>
* A huge solar flare temporarily knocked out GPS communications >>

* Smartphones could someday assess brain injuries >>
* Hyperloop to hit maximum speed: Elon Musk reveals next round of SpaceX contest >>
* Bats crash into windows because of a glitch with their ‘sonar’ >>

* Artificial intelligence system guesses your sexuality with 91% accuracy >>
* Amazon to add second headquarters with up to 50,000 jobs >>
* This portable scanner of the future can tell if your food has gone bad >>

* Fitbit is teaming up with Dexcom for glucose monitoring on the Ionic Smartwatch >>
* Google Drive goes down and takes worldwide productivity with it >>

* Scientists pinpoint 27 states of emotion >>
* This “palm tree” will charge your phone and provide free Wi-Fi >>

* A cooling system that works without electricity >>
* R.I.P. SPARC and Solaris >>
* Things You Can Do With an Extra Robotic Arm >>

* Nissan’s Next-Gen Leaf Drives Farther, Thinks Deeper >>
* Handheld Mass-Spectrometry Pen Identifies Cancer in Seconds During Surgery >>
* China’s planned supersonic maglev transport in evacuated tubes >>

* MOAI Robot Is a Roomba Vacuum For Your Aquarium >>
* Drone pilots are getting their own weather forecasts >>
* Forgetting to hydrate is no longer an excuse with this smart water bottle >>

* Integrating convolutional neural networks into enterprise applications >>
* This is one of the smallest electric skateboards ever made >>
* Jaguar’s new concept has a steering wheel you talk to and take with you >>

* This Machine Learning-Powered Software Teaches Kids To Be Better Writers >>
* BMW is reportedly making an all-electric four-door sedan >>
* Google invites private networks into its cloud >>

* Potential North Korea War Scenarios >>
* How Apple Finally Made Siri Sound More Human >>
* Sony unveils its ‘true 4K’ projector that costs just $5,000 >>

* That Delta Plane Flying Straight Through Hurricane Irma Was Nbd >>
* Juno: Auroral Activity on Jupiter Up Close >>
* A New Supercar With Lamborghini Guts! >>

* All Jaguars will have electric drivetrains in 2020 >>
* Dell’s Visor is a gorgeous VR headset, but Windows Mixed Reality still needs polish >>

* Storm Warning: Solar Outburst Could Scramble Earth’s Communications >>
* Astronomers Use Our Sun to Predict Habitability of Alien Star Planets >>
* Organics Discovery at Mars’ Gale Crater Hints at Existence of RNA and Ancient Life >>

* WuXi NextCODE aims for the genomics database “gold standard” with new $240 million >>
* Hurricane Irma is a Man-made Disaster >>
* This Little Wireless Gadget Turns Your iPhone Into A DIY Recording Studio >>

* IBM and MIT to pursue joint research in artificial intelligence, establish new MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab >>
* can-the-us-really-nuke-north-korea-without-starting-a-world-war >>
* Is There a “Female” Brain? >>

* Massive Genetic Study Shows How Humans are Evolving >>
* Neural network learns to invent disease names with hilarious (and disturbing) results >>
* Vampires may have been REAL people with a blood disorder >>

* Cancer pen could tell surgeons where they should cut in seconds >>
* Researchers discover connection between low oxygen levels and a human gene >>
* Scientists discover the ‘adrenaline’ of the immune system >>
* Mankind at ‘tipping point’ as automation AI begins to replace us in ‘long and painful process’, experts >>

* How do I build a Jenkins project using the Ant build tool? >>
* How do I manage external jobs with Jenkins? >>
* How do I integrate Ant with Jenkins? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 7 September 2017

September 6, 2017 Leave a comment

* This qubit redesign may make it easier to make quantum computers >>
* India Just Might Be Getting A Hyperloop >>
* MIT Algorithm Reads Your Face to Detect Pain >>

* New algorithms could redistribute renewable energy without the grid. >>
* Bionic lens can make vision three times better than 20-20 >>
* US Navy wants bigger and more capable unmanned drone ships for future navy >>

* What’s Next after Creating a Cancer-Prevention Vaccine? >>
* The new 2018 Nissan Leaf offers 150 miles of EV range >>
* ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ loses director Colin Trevorrow >>

* Jupiter’s vividly glowing auroras have a mysterious power source >>
* Three things that will never be the same after the iPhone 8 >>

* Jet-Powered iCub Could Be the First Flying Humanoid Robot >>
* India has serious economic growth problems >>
* Russia will have new armored personnel carriers in the 2020s >>

* Space weather may be killing sperm whales >>
* China’s looking to one-up Elon Musk’s hyperloop >>
* Captain Kirk helped NASA send a tweet to Voyager 1 >>

* Apple at odds with Indian regulators over anti-spam app >>
* Mesosphere adds Kubernetes support to its data center operating system >>
* Size definitely doesn’t matter when it comes to this high-flying mini drone >>

* IBM Pitched Its Watson Supercomputer as a Revolution in Cancer Care. It’s Nowhere Close >>
* Apple and Amazon reportedly pursuing James Bond film rights >>
* Google Trips, Flights, and Destinations add new languages and countries >>

* Apple’s Steve Jobs Theater oasts rotating elevators and a secret WALL that retracts to reveal a demo are >>
* What to expect from the Steve Jobs Theater at the new iPhone reveal >>
* iPhone 8 Will Smoke Android Phones with This >>
* Three things that will never be the same after the iPhone 8 >>
* How Apple engineered its watch to push you to perform at your peak >>

* Driverless taxis designed to navigate London’s medieval streets will hit the roads in 2019 >>
* Amazon’s Souq acquires Wing.ae to expand Prime-style same and next-day delivery >>
* Microsoft Surface keynote coming at the end of October >>

* Category 5 Hurricane Irma smashes Caribbean islands and charts path for Florida >>
* Why do hurricanes even exist? The science behind these monster storms >>
* The Loyal Engineers Steering NASA’s Voyager Probes Across the Universe >>

* Another Monster Black Hole Found In The Milky Way >>
* Scientists discover strange form of black hole at the heart of Milky Way >>
* Are Elon Musk and Putin right about AI? >>

* Facebook AI researchers taught bots to understand human expressions >>
* Researchers Find New Way To Build Quantum Computers >>
* Breakthrough toward highly scalable silicon quantum processor >>

* This is what the F-22 Raptor’s replacement will be like >>
* A robot did better than 80% of students on the University of Tokyo entrance exam >>
* Researchers report new way to make dissolving electronics >>

* Big Solar Storm Coming Our Way, Now’s Your Chance To See Auroras >>
* Nasa, Noaa Satellites Track Hurricane Irma’s Path >>
* “Alien Air” –Proposed NASA Mission to Probe 1000 Exoplanet Atmospheres (VIDEO) >>

* Microsoft Hosting Live Windows 10 VR Demonstrations Next Month >>
* Commercial Use Cases Will Help Make VR Mainstream >>
* Windows is doomed >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 6 September 2017

September 5, 2017 Leave a comment

* Teamosa brews tea using ultrasound >>
* Lilium, a Flying Car Start-up, Raises $90 Million >>
* Paging Dr. AI: Neural Network Invents Disturbing Diseases >>

* Inside the Steve Jobs Theater: Pictures reveal first look at the underground venue inside Apple’s spaceship HQ >>
* Alzheimer’s and smoking genes suggest we’re still evolving >>
* Make your own 3D-printed mask that reacts to your emotions >>

* Google’s new Street View cameras help AI map the real world, first overhaul in 8 years. >>
* We may be able to use Zika virus to attack brain cancer cells >>

* North Korea nuclear testing: Mountain may be at risk of collapse >>
* Solar-powered robotic parasol tracks sun, monitors UV levels >>
* Magnetic pulses may treat schizophrenics who ‘hear voices’ >>

* Scientists May Have Found Another Black Hole in the Milky Way >>
* New camera can see through human body >>
* Welcome To The First Day Of Work For The Class Of 2025 >>

* Pixelmator Pro is an AI-powered Photoshop alternative for your Mac >>
* Sony backs Acutronic Robotics’ hardware robot operating system >>
* European Court Limits Employers’ Right to Monitor Workers >>

* How do I use IBM Watson to extract entity information from news articles? >>
* Sleep-boosting cells turn off neurons that keep us awake >>

* Mark Zuckerberg calls Trump ending DACA ‘cruel’ and ‘a sad day for our country’ >>
* Congress needs to act now — tech CEOs vow to help Dreamers and oppose end to DACA >>

* Magic Leap is experimenting with light-bending nanomaterials >>
* Need A Fall Tv Preview? Desus & Mero Are Here To Help >>
* 800,000 low-income UK homes to benefit from free solar panels >>

* This electric air taxi is one step closer to making your commute suck a whole lot less >>
* iPhone 8 will cost between $999 and $1,099 >>
* SpaceX set to blast US Air Force’s mysterious X-37B robotic space plane back into orbit on September 7th >>

* Facebook AI learns human reactions after watching hours of Skype >>
* A portrait without ever seeing your face: Scientists create a realistic mugshot using just your DNA >>

* The jet plane that shot itself down >>
* Modern Day Mad-max Motors >>
* Binge Watching TV Makes It Less Enjoyable, Study Says >>

* SpaceX opens applications for its 2018 Hyperloop Pod competition >>
* What’s the Difference Between a Hydrogen Bomb and a Typical Atomic Bomb? >>
* Finally, you can lightsaber duel Darth Vader and Kylo ren in augmented reality >>

* Sony Xperia XZ1’s camera can 3D scan faces into augmented reality avatars >>
* Mercedes-Benz is giving all its customers a year of Tidal HiFi >>
* Artificial intelligence is now setting the pace for the world’s best gamers >>

* Get ready for businesses to start blowing up your WhatsApp messages >>
* Why Trump Should Welcome Dreamers >>

* Scotland plans to ‘phase out’ gas and diesel cars by 2032 >>
* What If Your Future Car Was Hooked Up to Your Brain? >>
* Nike can make a pair of custom shoes in under an hour >>

* A Microsoft Patent Shows that a Smartwatch with Smart Band Add-On >>
* A new Samsung Patent Reveals a Major Smart Speaker System for the Home that Includes a Projector >>
* New NASA Research –“Earth’s Primordial Soup was Teeming with the Precursors for Life” >>

* Voyager Golden Record’s Alien Greetings Gets Next-Gen Remixes >>
* Engineering Managers Say Great Teams Need Diversity, Regular Retraining >>
* Efficient Air-Conditioning Beams Heat Into Space >>

* Bacteria Use Brainlike Bursts of Electricity to Communicate >>
* Google’s New Street View Cameras Will Help Algorithms Index The Real World >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 5 September 2017

September 4, 2017 Leave a comment

* This spacecraft is thinner than a human hair and can capture space debris >>
* Coming To Air Travel Soon: Yoga Studios, Kid Play Areas, And Shared Workspaces >>
* Microsoft Invents Deformable Sensors for use in future Surface Devices, HoloLens and even an annoying Smart Couch >>

* Jaguar thinks people will be talking to steering wheels in 30 years >>
* Elon Musk’s vision of the future just got so much darker >>

* The New Beats Headphones Cancel Noise Better Than Ever >>
* Cryptocurrencies have crashed 20% in two days >>

* VR throwback ‘Duck Season’ arrives September 14th >>
* Apple pours some W1 goodness into Beats Studio3 >>
* Holograms at Auckland Airport to spread biosecurity message >>

* Facial recognition catches 25 wanted criminals at Chinese BEER festival >>
* Three mile wide asteroid that skimmed past Earth on Friday has TWO moons that could each measure 1,000 feet across >>
* Some of Uranus’s small moons are doomed to collide >>

* Paper parking tickets are on their way out >>
* Asteroid Florence buzzes Earth in closest fly-by since 1890 >>
* Bronze Age women travelled the world while men stayed at home >>

* Mall parking goes high tech >>
* Tech giants’ failure to use surveillance to tackle terror poses ‘big moral questions’, minister >>

* Fall 2017 Tv Premiere Dates: Find Out When Your Favorites Return And Debut >>
* ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 14 Spoilers: Find Out Which Characters Are Staying And Going >>
* ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8 Theory: Daenerys Targaryen’s Reign Might Be Cut Short Due To Possible Pregnancy >>

* The ‘cord-cutter’ generation is about to have its first big IPO but that doesn’t make Roku the next iPhone >>
* Your next doctor could be your dentist >>
* Why Apple’s future as a company hinges on Siri >>

* Netflix has an enormous content budget >>
* Here are the Fortune 500 companies that are growing and shrinking the fastest >>
* Lab-grown Brain Balls Are Starting To Look More Lifelike >>

* Chinese Man Jailed For Nine Months For Selling VPN Software >>
* The smart kitchen revolution is a slow one >>
* You can now pay for fried chicken by just scanning your face >>

* Rebuilding Quantum Theory from Scratch >>
* Preparations For Deployment Of Insight Lander To Mars Are Ramping Up! >>
* Motorized molecules drill into cancer cells >>

* 5.7 Million Year Old ‘Unmistakably Human’ Footprints Discovered >>
* What Does Space Look Like Under a Microscope? >>
* Galactic Winds Halted Ancient Star Birth, But May Have Started It Elsewhere >>

* Leading AI country will be ‘ruler of the world,’ says Putin >>
* Moovy Will Make Your Regular Bag Jealous >>
* North Korea has estimated 100 kiloton to 1 megaton nuclear fusion weapon test >>

* Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explores the Dark Mysteries of the Universe >>
* The expert who helped write the mental disorders manual explains why Trump doesn’t have one >>
* A single-molecule room-temperature transistor made from 14 atoms >>

* How our immune systems could stop humans reaching Mars >>
* The Morning After: Monday, September 4th 2017 >>
* Why poor countries often stay poor – and how they can get rich >>

* A Giant Nuclear Blast, but a Hydrogen Bomb? Too Soon to Say >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 4 September 2017

September 3, 2017 Leave a comment

* Panasonic’s robo-fridge comes to you when you call it >>
* KFC now lets Chinese customers pay with their FACE >>
* Vladimir Putin warns whoever cracks artificial intelligence will ‘rule the world’ >>

* People who hate ironing will love this futuristic at-home steamer >>
* Scientists Create Molecular Nanodrills That Destroy Cancer Cells >>
* £100 FridgeCam shows you what’s inside your fridge on your smartphone >>

* High-res Satellites Want To Track Human Activity From Space >>
* Sharp is ready to sell 8K consumer TVs now that we all have 4K >>

* Samsung’s ‘AI-powered’ washer is just trying to save you time >>
* Semi-autonomous robot arm can stitch a shoe from scratch in just 6 minutes >>
* SpaceX finishes testing Falcon Heavy’s first stage cores >>

* Zello app emerges as lifesaver during Hurricane Harvey >>
* IBM bucks trend, calls remote workers back into offices as tech changes >>

* Facebook will use AI to help correct skewed 360-degree photos >>
* Why Computers Are Having Such A Hard Time With This Deceptively Simple Chess Puzzle >>
* A single-molecule room-temperature transistor made from 14 atoms >>

* Intel shows off the Movidius Myriad X, a computer vision chip with deep learning baked-in >>
* IBM is teaching AI to behave more like the human brain >>
* Facebook Has Mapped the Entire Human Population of Earth >>

* Kim Kardashian: My four-year-old daughter could do better job than Donald Trump >>
* Parallels makes Windows apps work with your MacBook’s TouchBar >>
* The shape of future homes >>

* North Korea says it has developed H-bomb that can be fitted to long-range missile >>
* The US just gave North Korea a new threat to worry about — F-35 stealth jets >>
* India’s Boeing F/A-18e/F Super Hornet Deal Close To Becoming A Reality >>
* The newest Star Wars toy is a Porg — whatever that is >>

* India has become the ‘incredible market’ for Chinese entrepreneurs >>
* MAPPED: Where the working class can’t afford to live >>
* Hollywood is Suffering Its Worst-attended Summer Movie Season in 25 years >>

* Windows 10 Fall Creators Update may arrive on October 17th >>
* Sonic Forces Gets a Release Date and Nifty Collector’s Edition >>
* Nest invites press to a “big announcement” on September 20 >>

* Dating apps like Tinder are fuelling a rise in a cancer-causing STI through oral sex, warn dentists >>
* High-frequency chip makes fastest internet speeds look slow >>
* Behold, the inside of the mysterious Steve Jobs Theater >>

* Sanbot’s Alexa-integrated robot can livestream, order takeout >>
* Roku files for $100M IPO >>
* Nanoleaf delivers music syncing for its Aurora smart lights >>

* SanDisk Breaks Storage Record With 400GB MicroSD Card >>
* 15 bursts of radio emission detected from dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away >>
* Google’s iOS app now shows trending searches >>

* China Is Making a 2,500mph “Flying Train” to Compete With Elon Musk’s Hyperloops >>
* Android 8.0 Oreo’s Speed And Stability Saved My Aging Smartphone >>
* How to Install Android Oreo on Your Phone >>

* The product design challenges of AR on smartphones >>
* Step Aside, Alexa: MIT Robot Follows Contextual Commands >>
* New Qualcomm Auto Chipset Advances Vehicle-To-Everything Communications >>

* 8 best gadgets from IFA, Europe’s largest technology show >>
* Huawei’s next mobile chipset is ready for our AI-powered future >>
* Physicists Want To Rebuild Quantum Theory From Scratch >>

* Vladimir Putin: Leader in artificial intelligence will rule world >>
* World’s Most Powerful X-Ray Laser >>

* Creative Innovation 2017 >>
* IFIP Interact 2017 >>
* Deep Learning Summit & Virtual Assistant Summit >>

* Successful Static Fire Test Sets Spacex On Target For Post Labor Day Launch Of Usaf X-37b Mini-shuttle Sept. 7 >>
* Ultraviolet Light Could Point The Way To Life Throughout The Universe >>
* Heavy Stellar Traffic Sends Dangerous Comets Our Way >>

* Will SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Ace Its Maiden Launch? >>
* Huge Asteroid ‘Florence’ Zooms Past Earth in Record-Breaking Flyby >>
* Researchers Discover Enzyme That Harnesses Light To Make Hydrocarbons >>

* Nasa’s Plan To Explore Venus With A “steampunk” Rover >>
* AI Analyzes Gravitational Lenses 10 Million Times Faster >>
* A First Glimpse of the Great American Eclipse >>

* MIT Builds Drone-Based RFID Relay to Track Boxes in Warehouses >>
* This Week’s ‘Planet Earth’ Report –“Human Hibernation to Release of the ‘JFK Motherload’ to NASA and the Future of Food” >>
* Nike’s ‘self-lacing’ engineer now works at Tesla >>

* The cutest new member of the Star Wars menagerie can be yours now >>
* Tinder hits top grossing app in the App Store on heels of Tinder Gold launch >>

* AI writes Yelp reviews that pass for the real thing >>
* Single-molecule-level data storage may achieve 100 times higher data density >>
* Researchers developing computer program to read people’s minds >>

* Let’s Analyze The Physics Of A 200 Mph Hyperloop Test Run >>
* Game Of Thrones’ Season 8 Leaked Script: That Littlefinger Twist & The Stark Children’s Fate Explained >>
* Athelas launches a new type of blood testing device for the home >>

* Fully reusable Spacex Rockets would be lower cost than Skylon spaceplanes >>
* Single-nucleus RNA sequencing, droplet by droplet >>
* Baidu and China Life set up US$1 billion AI fund >>

* Intel AI accelerator capable of Trillion operations per second per watt >>
* Drones and AI Take On Killer Sharks Down Under >>
* Next gen satellites will count people 40 times a day at desired spots anywhere on earth >>

* Scientists measure magnetic field around most distant galaxy yet >>
* Ford and Domino’s to deliver pizza using self-driving cars in new test >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 September 2017

September 1, 2017 Leave a comment

* Strange signals were just spotted coming from a distant galaxy >>
* Dream Chaser Space Plane Makes Crucial Leap Toward Orbital Flights >>
* This Robot Can Sew T-shirts as Fast as a Crew of 17 Humans >>

* Apple will unveil the next iPhone on September 12th at its new campus >>
* Everything Apple Might Announce at Its iPhone 8 Event >>

* XYZPrinting announces a $3,000 full-color 3D printer >>
* AI Beats George R.R. Martin to Writing ‘GoT’ Book Six >>

* Tesla’s Hyperloop ‘pusher pod’ sets 220MPH speed record >>
* China Plans 600 MPH Train To Rival Elon Musk’s Hyperloop >>
* Astronomers use AI to reduce analysis time from months to seconds >>

* How Netflix’s Content Strategy Is Reshaping Movie Culture >>
* Amazon’s delivery drones could use Alexa to chat to customers and even yell at them to get out of its way >>
* VR Theme Park Hopes to Push Public Pickup >>

* Will the iPhone 9 be a giant? Claims Apple is ‘developing a 6.5-inch handset to take on the Galaxy Note’ >>
* Teenagers spend the equivalent of more than 40 full days a year looking at their mobile phones >>
* Ice Age skeleton found in a Mexican cave sheds new light on when the first humans arrived in the Americas >>

* Get ready to complain to a chatbot: Experts say ’emotionless’ AIs are already taking over customer support >>
* The ultimate gymbot: Tiny nanomachine can lift 165 times its own weight 100 times in a row >>
* AI can do an astronomer’s job 10 million times faster >>
* Alexa, it’s time for work: Ask Cortana to read Outlook emails >>

* US Missiles Destroy Airborne Target in Successful Defense Test (Video, Photos) >>
* China’s Navy in the 2020s will have a lot of modern subs, carriers and sea bases >>
* Scientists want to turn our gut bacteria into medicine >>

* Quantum Optical Memory Device One Thousand Times Smaller Than Previous Options >>
* Dutch Will Use Wind Power to Green Airports, But Solar is the Future Elsewhere >>
* You shouldn’t be too worried about the huge asteroid that’s about to fly right past us >>

* Samsung secures self-driving car testing permit for California roads >>
* This is how your brain tells time >>
* What happens when you heat the Antarctic ocean by a single degree? >>

* This self-learning AI is taking the best esports pros to school >>
* SanDisk’s 400GB microSD card is an Android phone’s best friend >>
* Have Magic Leap’s $1.4 billion AR glasses been revealed? Patent shows bulky-looking ‘swimming goggles’ >>

* Building Real-time Data Pipelines >>
* The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data >>
* For Rulers: Priming Political Leaders for Saving Humanity from Itself >>

* ALMA Observatory Detects Huge Hidden Reservoirs of Fuel That Feed Starburst Galaxies >>
* I Just Fought Kylo Ren Using Lenovo’s Star Wars AR Headset >>
* Eye Scans to Detect Cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease >>

* Breakthrough Detects Repeating Fast Radio Bursts Coming From Distant Galaxy >>
* Scientists on Hunt for Signs of Extraterrestrial Intelligence Detect 15 New Cosmic Radio Bursts From Deep Space >>
* New Activity of Repeating FRB 121102 >>

* Want A Robot To Walk Like You? Don’t Expect It To Look Human >>
* How Spaceflight Affects the Body on a Molecular Level >>
* Wanna See A Fighter Jet Fly Through A Rainbow? Of Course You Do >>

* This 3-d Printer Spits Out Action Figures In Full Color >>
* Neato Robotics adds more smarts to its vacuum cleaners >>
* Android TV: The Oreo update isn’t enough >>

* Vodafone’s Voxi SIMs come with ‘free’ social media data >>
* New Star Wars Toy Is LEGO’s Biggest and Most Expensive Set Ever >>
* An exec at Alphabet’s moonshot lab teaches people how to be happy — here’s the first thing he says to do when you’re feeling down >>

* Insurance drones expected to play a major role in Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath >>
* NASA is about to kill its $US3.26 billion Cassini mission — and the last parts to burn up will be what made exploration of Saturn possible >>
* In internal Tesla memo, Elon Musk says the way most companies communicate is ‘incredibly dumb’ >>

* A mini-space shuttle is being test-flown over the Mojave Desert — watch the live video >>
* Warren Buffett is set to make nearly $12 billion on a single trade >>
* Tunnels on Mars Might Protect Astronauts From Dangerous Levels of Radiation >>

* In 1.3 Million Years, the Solar System Will Briefly Contain Two Stars >>
* Sphero’s new Star Wars toys include R2-D2 and a new droid from ‘The Last Jedi’ >>
* Planets in habitable zone of Trappist-1 may have water at the surface >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 August 2017

* Nerve Cells restored in Monkeys with Parkinsons like disease >>
* We’ve just seen 15 new mysterious cosmic radio bursts from space >>
* MIT CSAIL teaches a robot to follow contextual voice commands >>

* Apple’s iPhone 8 will use gesture controls instead of a home button, new leaks suggest >>
* Is AI our best hope for finding alien life? Scientists show that neural networks can spot tiny wobbles in space-time 10 MILLION times faster than current methods >>
* Brave new world of biofuels: How E10 makes your car go >>

* Light-driven ‘nanomachines’ could be used as tiny missiles inside the body to blast away cancer cells >>
* Fatal AI mistakes could be prevented by having human teachers >>
* Children whose parents have split are less stressed when they spend their time living equally between two >>

* MIT’s latest robot politely weaves through crowds >>
* Smart’s autonomous concept car literally says “Hello” >>
* BMW shows off its all-electric Mini concept >>

* IBM’s Watson is creating US Open tennis highlight videos >>
* Amazon and Microsoft agree their voice assistants will talk (to each other) >>
* Do We Need A Speedometer For Artificial Intelligence? >>

* US Missiles Destroy Airborne Target in Successful Defense Test >>
* North Korea’s Missile Shot Over Japan Calls Trump’s Bluff >>
* Robot airbags could help industrial bots play nice with humans >>

* The VR dating show makes me want to never date again >>
* Scott Roberts on intelligence-driven incident response >>
* Apple ARKit is about to transform the App Store in the most awesome way >>

* Magic Leap patent drawings reveal what might be its mysterious AR glasses >>
* FDA Approval of a “Living Drug” Heralds a New Era in Cancer Care >>
* Insurance Companies Are Preparing Fleets of Drones to Assess the Damage of Harvey >>

* Ultrathin Quantum Dot Display Wearable Electronics shows animated tattoo display >>
* Checking yourself for melanomas? You might not be looking for the right thing. >>
* Cities are great when they work: Notes from Session 6, Urban 3.0 >>

* The best way to customize a supercar is in VR >>
* How We Won Gold in the Cyborg Olympics’ Brain Race >>
* Elusive Majorana Particle Takes Major Step Towards Quantum Computing >>

* Don’t Worry About Super-Intelligent Robots. Worry About Dumb, Unpredictable Ones >>
* How your selfies could help detect pancreatic cancer >>

* Wi-Fi + HD Video + Drones = Still Wobbly >>
* Brain-Like Neural Networks Study Space-Time Distortions at Breakneck Speed >>
* MIT’s Max Tegmark: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” (VIDEO) >>

* New Theory Says Soon After Big Bang, Black Holes Lit Up the Universe >>
* Was the Origin of Life a Fluke? Or Was It Physics? >>
* Elon Musk’s Neuralink Gets $27 Million to Merge Humans and Machines >>

* Second Hyperloop Pod Design Competition A Success >>
* This vacuum-activated modular robot is equally nasty and neat >>
* A physicist on why AI safety is ‘the most important conversation of our time’ >>

* MIT’s RFID Drone Inventory System Could Save Retailers Billions >>
* MIT’s new Ford-funded robot can deftly navigate pedestrian traffic >>
* Watch Acer’s IFA 2017 showcase in under six minutes >>

* Why Voice Assistants Will Give You A Headache >>
* NASA’s Plan To Stop A Supervolcano from Destroying The Earth’s Climate >>

* Weird ancient burst of light in the sky turns out to be a nova >>
* Is-donating-your-dna-to-the-nhs-worth-the-privacy-risks >>
* Human blood and skin cells used to treat Parkinson’s in monkeys >>

* Would YOU pay $30 for a 4K movie? Apple in row with Hollywood studios over pricing for new download service >>
* An end to Alzheimer’s? Scientists show how we could block the disease in its earliest stages >>
* Amazon Music Unlimited finally joins Spotify and Apple Music in offering student rates >>

* $100 Million E.T. Hunt Spots 15 Mysterious Light Flashes >>
* Roku is killing Apple (and everyone else) in the streaming device space >>
* Here’s how Daimler is evolving its tiny Smart car for self-driving >>

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