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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 10 April 2020

* Worst economic crisis since 1930s depression, IMF says >>
* The Ancient Computers In The Boeing 737 Max Are Holding Up A Fix >>
* Historic first Trans-Atlantic contact made on 432 MHz – Tues 7th April 2020 >>

* Genius Creates Virtual Twin Using AI To Attend Zoom Meetings >>
* “Human challenge trials,” where healthy volunteers would be exposed to Covid-19, explained >>
* I spent six days on a ventilator with covid-19. It saved me, but my life is not the same. >>
* Coronavirus: Covid-19 words added to Oxford Dictionary >>

* Software recreates a 3D model of your face from a smartphone video >>

* When will lockdown end? Nations look for coronavirus exit strategies >>

* Microsoft says video calls in Teams grew 1,000% in March >>

* Blood tests show 14% of people are now immune to covid-19 in one town in Germany >>
* Why it’s too early to start giving out “immunity passports” >>
* America might survive coronavirus. But will the election? >>

* Disney+ has more than 50M subscribers >>
* Netflix’s ‘Space Force’ spoof starring Steve Carell arrives on May 29th >>
* ASA Contemplates Turning a Moon Crater Into a Giant, Powerful Telescope >>

* Original Content podcast: We have mixed feelings about Quibi >>
* Inside Alphabet’s X: Nurturing Radical Creativity >>
* Kevin Kelly: The Future of Autonomous Cars >>
* Gillmor Gang: Digital Ben >>
* Turning 5G traffic into revenue growth >>
* Paulo Rosado, OutSystems | CUBE Conversation, April 2020 >>
* Software Development Trends 2020: Camille Fournier and Juan Pablo Buriticá >>
* JRE #1456 – MICHAEL SHERMER >>
* NTT Research CEO Kazu Gomi: Creating a new network infrastructure >>
* Demystifying AI with NVIDIA’s Will Ramey – Ep. 113 >>
* Credit Check: Capital One’s Kyle Nicholson on Modern Machine Learning in Finance – Ep. 114 >>
* Effective Cost Management for Amazon EMR >>

* Nailing the perfect handshake no longer crucial to getting a job in China, with hiring done via a screen >>
* Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases surpass 1.5 million, record 16.8 million Americans file for unemployment >>
* Cambridge University lab will test 30,000 coronavirus swabs a day by early May >>
* NASA’s Plan to Build a Base Camp on the Moon Sounds Like Sci-Fi, But It’s Real >>
* ‘Westworld’ Season 3 Theory: The Man In Black Is A Hybrid Human >>

* Stop covid or save the economy? We can do both >>
* The Pandemic Feeds Tech Companies’ Power >>
* Australia seems to be keeping a lid on covid-19 – how is it doing it? >>

* The Rise of Lifestyle Streamers >>
* Drug Discovery in the Age of Coronavirus >>
* NASA seeks miniature scientific payload concepts for robotic Moon rover scouts >>

* Starship Technologies is sending its autonomous robots to more cities as demand for contactless delivery rises >>
* Quibi is the anti-TikTok (that’s a bad thing) >>

* Cancer Patients Face Treatment Delays and Uncertainty as Coronavirus Overwhelms Hospitals >>
* Our Knowledge of Viruses Is Badly Inadequate >>
* The coronavirus crisis could fundamentally alter the internet >>

* Bluetooth signals from your smartphone could automate Covid-19 contact tracing while preserving privacy >>
* A Cheap 3D Printer Can Trick Smartphone Fingerprint Locks >>
* Build a Culture That Aligns with People’s Values >>

* 5 tips for effective distance learning during school closures >>
* Dyson’s 44 experiments will teach your kids engineering, and they’re free >>
* This weird black hole is bending light back on itself like a boomerang >>

* Outrunning COVID-19 twice >>
* Why Measles Deaths Are Surging—and Coronavirus Could Make it Worse >>
* Doctors Puzzle Over COVID-19 Lung Problems >>

* Don’t worry about a grocery delivery slot, Instacart will pair you with a real-time shopper >>
* A Big Improvement On The Original, Samsung’s Galaxy Buds+ Are A Small Victory >>
* Face masks don’t have to be 100% effective to be useful >>

* How to play free YouTube music in the background on Android and iPhones >>
* Google expands AI calling service Duplex to Australia, Canada, and the UK >>
* New York City shortens deadline for claiming dead >>

* Could Mars samples brought to Earth pose a threat to our planet? >>
* Coronavirus pandemic forces US Space Force, SpaceX to delay GPS satellite launch >>
* 100 days from launch: NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance gets its wheels, parachute >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 9 April 2020

* Rocket Lab catches an Electron stage mid-air, demonstrating rocket recovery plan >>
* Bernie Sanders drops out of race, concluded path to victory was virtually impossible >>
* MIT project turns spray paint into a functional user interface >>

* Take a wild ride with SpaceX in this ’emergency egress’ test for Crew Dragon (video) >>
* Thanks to A.I., Machines Get a Taste for the Right Kinds of Food >>
* You Can’t Spell Creative Without A.I. >>

* Windows 10 is getting Linux files integration in File Explorer >>
* Passover and Easter are now Zoom events >>
* Netflix will allow parents to remove movies and shows, filter by rating in new update >>

* Microsoft’s CTO explains how AI can help health care in the US right now >>
* JRE #1455 – LEX FRIDMAN >>
* The Robots Cleaning Where Humans Can’t >>

* Face Recognition Startup AnyVision to Deploy Thermal Cameras at Tel Aviv Hospital >>
* Dark Nexus: A New Emerging IoT Botnet Malware Spotted in the Wild >>
* COVID-19 shutdown is making weather prediction more difficult >>

* Countries flock to China to collect medical supplies amid epidemic >>
* Mobile-only streaming service Quibi sees more than 300,000 downloads on launch day >>
* Startup’s Organ-on-a-Chip System Could Help Eliminate Animal Testing >>
* UC Berkeley’s AI-Powered Robot Teaches Itself to Drive Off-Road >>

* A Rapid Test for Covid-19 Arrives Via a 20-year-old Technology Already in Many Hospitals >>
* Coronavirus: Grounded planes in UK may be turned into intensive care units >>
* Most COVID-19 patients put on ventilators will not survive >>
* WHO boss says politicising COVID-19 will lead to ‘more body bags’ >>
* Germany turns to fitness-tracking app to help monitor coronavirus infections nationwide >>
* France is developing an app to track the spread of COVID-19 >>
* Coronavirus: A visual guide to the world in lockdown >>
* How Much World Governments Are Spending On Coronavirus Economic Relief, Visualized >>
* AI-powered software can detect coronavirus in chest X-rays in SECONDS w 98% accuracy >>
* Engineered virus tested on mice offers hope for a VACCINE for coronavirus >>
* Blood plasma taken from covid-19 survivors might help patients fight off the disease >>

* Blood pressure drugs may do more harm than good for some older people >>
* China to set up 46 new integrated pilot zones for cross-border e-commerce to revive foreign trade >>
* Boeing finds two more 737 Max software flaws >>

* Eurobites: Vodafone and friends take on COVID-19 – with your smartphone >>
* Desperate times as VMware hurls old-timer NFV into Vodafone’s COVID-19 fight >>
* Non-IP squares up to New IP in battle for Internet’s future >>

* Zoom sued by shareholder for ‘overstating’ security claims >>
* Twitter’s quarantine house meme is full of terrible roommates and hard choices >>
* Why the coronavirus lockdown is making the internet stronger than ever >>

* Three astronauts are launching to space tomorrow after lengthy quarantine >>
* Cruise Lines Are Getting Desperate >>
* London buses trial new boarding methods after drivers die from Covid-19 >>

* Insane Footage Of A Huge Containership Demolishing A Port Crane >>
* Experience vs. Expense? Hiring Strategy 101 — For New Entrepreneurs >>
* Using Coronavirus Quarantines to Boost Your Skills >>

* Covid-19: Contact Tracing Apps for Proximity Alerts >>
* A Call for Inspirational Stories: Developers Fighting COVID-19 >>
* Scientists in Argentina decipher complete genome of SARS-Cov-2 >>

* Don’t try to be a Black Fern on day one of fitness kick >>
* Weekly Space Hangout: April 8, 2020 – Colonel Mike Mullane, Astronaut >>
* How to design a least privilege architecture in AWS >>

* Squeezing Light Out of Silicon >>
* Waste Natural Gas Powers Computers Seeking Coronavirus Cure >>
* Microsoft bought corp.com to keep it away from hackers >>

* To Build an Agile Team, Commit to Organizational Stability >>
* Cybersecurity During COVID-19 >>
* How to restart national economies during the coronavirus crisis >>

* CIOs are redefining what a successful relationship with their IT providers looks like >>
* An instant economic crisis: How deep and how long? >>

* Wuhan reopens after 76-day lockdown >>
* Italy discharges 2000 people from hospital in one day >>
* Coronavirus pandemic alters life as we know it >>
* Coronavirus: ‘Drop in global trade to be worse than 2008 crisis’ >>
* Coronavirus deaths in UK hospitals now over 7,000 >>
* Look Inside US Navy Hospital Ship Sent To Help During Pandemic >>
* Why New Zealand’s Covid-19 death rate remains low compared to other countries >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 8 April 2020

* Movies Anywhere launches movie-sharing feature ‘Screen Pass’ into open beta >>
* As cinephiles shelter, studios are catching on to virtual movie nights >>
* New Zealand isn’t just flattening the curve. It’s squashing it. >>

* AI that can diagnose COVID-19 using X-RAYS could help identify cases more quickly >>
* New data coronavirus deaths: Most had these underlying illnesses; 61% were men >>
* WhatsApp puts new limits on the forwarding of viral messages >>

* How did coronavirus Start? Theories abound, race to solve genetic detective story >>
* Technology That Could Free America From Quarantine >>
* Alexa, Google could be listening to your work calls. Here’s what to do. >>
* Coronavirus doctor’s diary: ‘Our hospitals weren’t made to use this much oxygen’ >>

* A spacecraft headed to Mercury will observe the moon this week during an Earth flyby >>
* Boeing will launch a 2nd uncrewed test flight of its Starliner spacecraft for NASA >>
* SpaceX Dragon cargo ship, the last of its kind, heads back to Earth from space station >>
* Russian Telco Hijacked Internet Traffic of Google, AWS, Cloudflare, and Others >>

* Google Offers Location Data to Health Officials Fighting Pandemic >>
* Washington State OKs Facial Recognition Law Backed by Microsoft >>
* JRE #1454 – DAN CRENSHAW >>
* Microsoft’s CTO explains how AI can help health care in the US right now >>
* NTT Research CEO Kazu Gomi: Creating a new network infrastructure >>
* The Telecoms.com Podcast: China, 5G and network traffic >>
* Dustin Kirkland, Apex | CUBE Conversation, April 2020 >>
* Stefanie Chiras, Red Hat Summit 2020 Preview >>
* The Story of Schizophrenia >>
* Mastering DevOps with AI powered Change Risk Prediction >>
* Don’t be a DevOps Failure >>
* New IBM CEO Arvind Krishna says hybrid cloud will be bigger than mainframes, services, middleware >>

* Google backs Apple’s SMS OTP standard >>
* COVID-19 broadband usage starts to plateau—OpenVault >>
* Boeing suspends 787 airplane production >>

* Peak evening demand still the network capacity challenge >>
* Chrome 81 released with initial support for the Web NFC standard >>
* It’s Now Amazon’s Turn in the Spotlight >>

* SD Times April 2020 >>
* Git at 15: How Git Changed the Way We Code >>
* Airbnb turns to private equity to raise $1 billion >>

* Oculus Quest Gets ‘Prototype’ OpenXR Support >>
* Running your own secure communication service with Matrix and Jitsi >>
* Assemble and adjust your Face Shield >>

* Lets Modularize the Open Source Ventilator Problem >>
* Relativity Space’s focus on 3D printing and cloud-based software helps it weather COVID-19 >>
* Understanding NPM Security [Deep Dive] >>

* Microsoft opens Project xCloud beta signups in 11 new European countries >>
* NASCAR driver ‘rage quits’ esports race >>
* Swarm finally gets full regulatory approval to launch its satellites >>

* This Map Shows the Global Spread of Zero-Day Hacking Techniques >>
* Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson on shifting a 3,000-person company to fully remote >>
* Turns Out, Traffic Spreads Like the Coronavirus >>

* Google Fit redesign focuses on your step count >>
* Host A Quick Meeting With Skype’s ‘Meet Now’, No Login Needed >>
* Prep for the AWS Solutions Architect Associate Exam for just $13 >>

* ‘Smart toilet’ monitors for signs of disease >>
* Amid coronavirus, students flock to Kahoot! and Duolingo. >>
* Pandas use lockdown privacy to mate after a decade of trying >>

* Coronavirus shortage: Looking for a Logitech? Webcams hard to find as we all work from home >>
* Blood Is the Next Critical Tool In the Coronavirus Fight. Here’s Why >>

* The DevOps Life Cycle >>
* The Percentage Of American Workers In Each Income Bracket, Visualized >>
* SpaceX Will be Flying Cargo to the Moon >>
* Trump signs executive order to support moon mining, tap asteroid resources >>

* Wuhan significantly improves medical waste handling capacity without environmental problems >>
* Japan to declare state of emergency over coronavirus pandemic >>
* Coronavirus: Raab ‘confident’ prime minister will recover from illness >>
* EU privacy experts push a decentralized approach to COVID-19 contacts tracing >>
* Fighting Coronavirus with Big Data >>

* A Tiger Is Slightly Sick With the Coronavirus. Your Cats Are Probably OK. >>
* Coronavirus exit strategies: How do we get out of lockdown? >>
* Young Adults, Burdened With Debt, Are Now Facing an Economic Crisis >>

* Coronavirus: New York reports highest single-day virus death toll >>
* See How the Coronavirus Death Toll Grew Across the U.S. >>
* The Virus Changed the Way We Internet >>
* Covid 19 coronavirus: Why virus is fatal for some, mild for others >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 7 April 2020

* Google’s auto-complete for speech can cover up glitches in video calls >>
* A second potential COVID-19 vaccine, backed by Bill and Melinda Gates, is entering human testing >>
* Heated disagreement breaks out in Situation Room over hydroxychloroquine >>

* Google Maps now highlights restaurants with delivery options >>
* Apple’s newest product is a face shield to protect against COVID-19 >>
* Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as symptoms ‘worsen’ >>

* Quibi launches its mobile streaming service in the middle of the quarantine era >>
* Quibi experienced an outage on launch day >>
* Quit trying to make Quibi happen >>

* Uber built a tool to help its drivers find work at other companies >>
* Supervised self-driving shuttles are moving COVID-19 tests in Florida >>
* UK mobile carriers politely ask people to stop burning 5G towers >>

* Deepmind AI can understand the unusual atomic structure of glass >>
* An asteroid strike may have popped the surface of Mars >>
* Tesla shows how it builds ventilators using Model 3 parts >>

* If you imagine that a local business making surgical face masks is working 24/7, guess again >>
* An alarm bell for the next pandemic >>

* Researchers develop emergency ventilator based on resuscitation bags used in ambulances >>
* Swarm gets all the approvals it needs to begin operating its satellite connectivity service in the US >>
* U.S. is formalizing Telecom rules to restrict foreign ownership of internet and telecom assets >>

* How Kubernetes Prepared 8×8 for a 50x Spike in Videoconferencing Usage >>
* Send in the Bots: How Drones and Robots Help Fight COVID-19 >>
* DigitalOcean: COVID-19 Puts Capacity Planning on an Accelerated Schedule >>

* Coronavirus and pets: How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs >>
* Google Offers Location Data to Health Officials Fighting Pandemic >>
* Foursquare Merges With Factual, Another Location-Data Provider >>

* Vodafone to add 4 Tbps of capacity to its networks due to COVID-19 >>
* Why some covid-19 tests in the US take more than a week >>
* SpecOps Makes Password Auditor Free To Help WFH >>

* AI runs smack up against a big data problem in COVID-19 diagnosis >>
* IBM shares AI tools to better understand and treat COVID-19 >>
* How does NZ’s Covid-19 response stack up? >>

* Lockdown must end very soon >>
* Estimates of the predicted coronavirus death toll have little meaning >>
* To beat the coronavirus raise an army of the recovered >>

* Tech for good during COVID-19: Texts for frontline workers, a crisis prevention hotline and more >>
* R&D Roundup: Ultrasound/AI medical imaging, assistive exoskeletons and neural weather modeling >>
* 2019 Was ‘Probably the Worst Year in a Century’ for Australia >>

* Airbnb’s COVID-19 crisis could be a boon for affordable housing >>
* Antarctica’s Denman Glacier is sinking into the world’s deepest canyon >>

* Queen tells UK ‘better days will return’ in speech >>
* Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Wipe Out All of Summer Blockbuster Season? >>

* How do we still have ‘No Paywave’ in a Covid-19 world? >>
* Your configs suck? Try a real programming language. >>
* All models are wrong, but some are completely wrong >>

* This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through April 4) >>
* Since Donald Trump Restricted Travel From China, Almost 40,000 People Flew Into U.S., ‘New York Times’ Reports >>
* Can India Contain the Pandemic? >>

* What It’s Like To Attend a Conference — in Person — in the Age of Covid-19? >>
* Startups Weekly: SaaS companies feel the churn but hope for a brighter tomorrow >>
* Original Content podcast: ‘The Platform’ offers a gruesome metaphor for capitalism >>

* FightCamp review: We’re all anxious right now and this at-home boxing gym can help >>
* ESPN2 will air 12 hours of esports coverage on April 5th >>
* Scenario 4 >>

* Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR >>
* The spaceship crash survival game ‘Symmetry’ is free right now on GOG >>
* Accion raises $11 million to refine its dime-size spacecraft thrusters >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 5 April 2020

* World 2.0 — “There are decades where nothing happens, and weeks where decades happen” >>
* Bill Gates is funding new factories for 7 potential coronavirus vaccines, even though it wastes billions of dollars >>
* What Will the World Be Like After Coronavirus? Four Possible Futures >>

* Video Friday: This Omnidirectional Drone Flies Using 12 Tiltable Propellers >>
* British 5G towers are being set on fire amid coronavirus conspiracy theories >>
* Thank You Bill Gates >>

* Mobile Phone Location Data Used To Track Australians Movements >>
* Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts Privacy-Conscious Europe to Collect Phone Data >>
* JRE: #1453. Eric Weinstein is a mathematician and economist, and he is also the managing director at Thiel Capital >>

* A Hacker Found a Way to Take Over Any Apple Webcam >>
* Thousands of private Zoom videos are online for anyone to watch >>
* Keeping Fit With Tech at Home >>

* Zipline Wants to Bring Medical Drone Delivery to U.S. to Fight COVID-19 >>
* SpaceX SN3 Starship Destroyed – Liquid Oxygen Tank Crumpled >>
* How we Ended up with short on medical equipment >>

* Experimental diabetes device works by killing gut cells with hot water >>
* How Sewage Could Reveal True Scale of Coronavirus Outbreak >>
* Meet the Xenobots, Virtual Creatures Brought to Life – The New York Times >>

* Will China be the global winner from COVID? >>
* When two tribes go to war >>
* Don’t listen unquestioningly to ‘experts’ >>

* Pay up, mega shopping mall landlord warns tenants >>
* Tech News Briefing’s Guide to Zoom >>
* Start-Ups Are Pummeled in the ‘Great Unwinding’ >>

* Beating Coronavirus With Electronic Quarantines and Contact Tracing >>
* Best Case Global Coronavirus Ends August But Less Than 10% Chance >>
* Chinese rocket sells for $5.6 million in livestreamed auction: report >>

* How to Refuel a Nuclear Power Plant During a Pandemic >>
* Pandemic puts the brakes on micromobility >>

* Astronomers are hoping to see the very first stars and galaxies in the Universe >>
* Astronauts will return to Earth soon amid the coronavirus pandemic >>
* Why telehealth can’t significantly flatten the coronavirus curve—yet >>

* Saturday assorted links >>
* Coronavirus: Five-year-old among latest UK victims >>
* You Can Watch A Ton Of HBO Shows For Free Right Now >>

* New trailers: Snowpiercer, Normal People, The Innocence Files, and more >>
* The Best Graphs And Data For Tracking The Coronavirus Pandemic >>
* I threw boyfriend his birthday party on The Sims >>

* Apple appears to to be acquiring virtual event company NextVR >>
* E3 will return June 15th, 2021 >>
* Skype rolls out ‘Meet Now’ calls that don’t need a a sign-up or installation >>

* Tesla Has Best First Quarter Ever Despite Coronavirus Shutdowns >>
* AlphaGo – The Movie | Full Documentary >>
* How Do Coronavirus Tests Work? >>

* Amazon To Delay Marketing Event Prime Day Due To Coronavirus >>
* Automation may take jobs but ai will create them >>
* PlayStation 5 will feature a 10.2-teraflop GPU and a speedy custom SSD >>

* Vint Cerf ‘No Longer Contagious’ With Covid-19 >>
* ‘Fear’ is the most widespread emotion on social media for the fourth day in a row as coronavirus continues to spread around the world, study shows >>
* COVID-19: The Need for Secure Labs–and Their Risks >>

* Coronavirus will play out very differently in world’s poorest nations >>
* Elon Musk silences critics who said Tesla accidentally shipped sleep apnea BiPAP machines to NY hospital instead of ventilators >>
* Medical Students Can Give Vital Help in the COVID-19 Crisis >>

* Facebook: They deleted the app, said goodbye to friends. Then came coronavirus >>
* Coronavirus: RFU boss Bill Sweeney says crisis will change rugby union >>
* BA cabin crew virus fears after long-haul flights >>

* After coronavirus: ‘We can’t go back to business as usual’ >>
* Brazil coronavirus: medics fear official tally ignores ‘a mountain of deaths’ >>
* Trump Stops Masks from Going to Canada >>

* Building an e-commerce business: Lessons on moving fast >>
* The Biggest Ideas in the Universe | 1. Conservation >>
* The Biggest Ideas in the Universe | 2. Change >>

* How Much Longer Do We Have to Live Like This? >>
* E3 will return June 15th, 2021 >>
* Mine Digital Exchange: Q1, 2020 [Report] >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 4 April 2020

* SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype fails under pressure testing >>
* Moscow To Launch Mandatory Surveillance App >>
* How lockdown redefines our weekends >>

* Google taught this robotic dog to learn new tricks by imitating a real one >>
* Why does it suddenly feel like 1999 on the internet? >>

* Robot Vehicles Make Contactless Deliveries Amid Coronavirus Quarantine >>
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* Quebec government signs deal to roll out airships which will begin delivering supplies to remote northern territories in 2022 >>
* Apple could release a camera app for its iPhone that SPEAKS to help those who are visually impaired snap the perfect photo >>
* Apple accidentally confirms the existence of an unreleased product, AirTags >>
* Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto; A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings >>

* Vergecast: Zoom’s privacy concerns, Apple buys Dark Sky, and Sprint is dead >>
* Why Zoom became so popular >>
* Skype tries competing with Zoom by reminding people that they don’t need the app or an account to make a call >>

* Amazon Pushes Into Making Video Games, Not Just Streaming Their Play >>
* Disney debuts its streaming service in India for $20 a year >>
* Engadget Podcast: Keeping fit with tech at home >>

* Speed of Light: SLAC’s Ryan Coffee Talks Ultrafast Science – Ep. 112 >>
* TeleGeography’s Paul Brodsky: Carrier voice traffic is still going over-the-top >>
* How Tech’s Lobbyists Are Using the Pandemic to Make Gains >>

* HBO’s free streaming includes ‘The Wire’ and its Theranos documentary >>
* Tech News Briefing’s Guide to Zoom >>
* US accused of ‘piracy’ for taking face masks bound for Germany >>

* Apple’s latest acquisition could help Siri understand what you’re saying >>
* ‘I’m scared’: Johns Hopkins expert says coronavirus is totally unprecedented >>
* AI can’t predict how a child’s life will turn out even with a ton of data >>

* Using AI responsibly to fight the coronavirus pandemic >>
* Verizon’s CEO on Peak Traffic, Cybersecurity, and Leading a Team from Home >>
* Intel’s 10th-gen Core family cracks 5GHz barrier with H-series laptop processors >>

* Amazon responds to backlash with increased protection for workers >>
* CDC will recommend Americans wear cloth masks for COVID-19 protection >>
* Coronavirus latest: US hospitals come under increasing strain >>

* Amazon Blocks Sale of N95 Masks To the Public, Begins Offering Supplies To Hospitals >>
* Disney Is Donating 100,000 N95 Masks to Covid-19 Relief >>

* Amazon will stream SXSW Film Festival selections for free for 10 days >>
* Coronavirus lockdown is causing millions of Britons to try online services like video calls, internet shopping and video streaming for the first time >>
* T-Mobile family plans will include Quibi free for one year >>

* Google’s COVID-19 reports show where people are obeying stay-at-home orders >>
* Can Airbnb Survive Coronavirus? >>
* High Sensitivity Camera Reveal How Micro-Droplets Hang In The Air Long After Someone Has Coughed Or Sneezed >>

* Supermassive stars may have formed by repeatedly eating their siblings >>

* Facebook rolls out standalone Messenger desktop app for Mac, Windows: How it compares >>
* Zoom to focus on security, privacy, CEO says, as usage booms during coronavirus crisis >>

* Why India’s coronavirus lockdown threatens to turn into tragedy >>
* Modulating the Mind – Dr. Judy Illes at TEDx Abbotsford >>
* Getting ahead of the next stage of the coronavirus crisis >>

* Lives and livelihoods: Assessing the near-term impact of COVID-19 on US workers >>
* Adapting customer experience in the time of coronavirus >>
* How to use a digital camera, camcorder, or GoPro as a webcam >>

* Deploying machine learning models as serverless APIs >>
* Reducing player wait time and right sizing compute allocation using Amazon SageMaker RL and Amazon EKS >>
* Constant speed of light: Einstein’s theory of special relativity survives a high-energy test >>

* Over 10 Million US Jobless Claims over Two Weeks >>
* World Passes Official Count of 1 Million Coronavirus Cases >>
* Apple Stores in the US will remain closed until early May >>

* Why Are Health Care Providers Forced to Downsize Just When We Need Them Most? >>
* 93% Of Cancer Patients Respond To Souped-Up Immune Cells >>
* For Homeless People, Covid-19 Is Horror on Top of Horror >>

* Four short links: 3 April 2020 >>
* The Zero Trust Learning Curve: Deploying Zero Trust One Step at a Time >>
* Future Shock: What will New Zealand look like a year after coronavirus? >>
* Lack of community cases ‘optimistic’ sign New Zealand could get ahead of coronavirus – expert >>

* Uncollected bodies lie for days in the streets of Ecuador: The emerging epicenter of the coronavirus in Latin America >>
* The ultimate limo is also a private jet >>
* Coronavirus: Bill Gates prepared to ‘waste billions of dollars’ to ensure world gets COVID-19 vaccine quickly >>

* Navy Crew Cheers Captain Who Was Fired For Speaking Out About Coronavirus Outbreak On Ship >>
* Nokia cuts nearly 5K jobs as Huawei bulks up >>
* Being On-Call; Programmers Quickie >>

* Decade of Job Growth Comes to an End, Undone by a Pandemic >>
* Use Consistency To (Remotely) Lead Your Startup Through A Pandemic >>
* Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America >>

* Costa to Trump: Who dropped the ball on pandemic preparation? >>
* Coronavirus: New York forced to redistribute ventilators >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 3 April 2020

* SpaceX readies new Starship prototype for testing (video) >>
* Watch NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope unfold its golden mirror for the 1st time (video) >>
* Facebook debuts standalone Messenger app on Mac and PC >>

* The green code on your phone that now rules life in China >>
* The world could soon run out of space to store oil. That may plunge prices below zero >>
* The coronavirus test that might exempt you from social distancing—if you pass >>

* COVID-19 cases near 1,000,000 >>
* $94 billion fitness industry is reinventing itself as Covid-19 spreads >>
* 3,000% jump in jobless claims has devastated the US job market >>
* College student makes masks for the deaf & hard of hearing >>

* a16z Podcast: Gaming and Live-Streaming, Connecting While Distancing >>
* Restaurants Rethink Delivery During Coronavirus Lockdowns >>
* The State of Open Source Security Vulnerabilities in 2020 >>
* Mobile, Monoliths & Microservices w/ LightStep >>
* Alone Together; This American Life >>
* vSphere 7 Online Launch Event | April, 2020 >>
* Phil Buckley-Mellor, British Telecom | CUBEConversation, April 2020 >>
* Putting Complex Data Types to Work >>
* Vertica Big Data Conference Keynote >>
* Migrating Your Vertica Cluster to the Cloud >>
* Autonomous Log Monitoring: Zero-Touch Incident Detection and Root-Cause Indication… >>
* A Technical Overview of Vertica Architecture >>

* Centuries-old laws may shield the cruise industry from huge payouts in coronavirus suits >>
* Bill Gates: Here’s how to make up for lost time on covid-19 >>
* British Airways suspends 30,000 workers >>

* Let’s never return to normal >>
* Oops: Elon Musk Donated the Wrong Kind of Ventilator >>
* The Pandemic is the Beginning of a Deeper Symbiosis with the Internet >>

* NBC Sports will air IndyCar’s second virtual race on April 4th >>
* New X-Ray Technique Images Soft-Tissue Tumors Clearer Than MRI >>
* New sensors could offer early detection of lung tumors >>

* Scientists claim marine life at risk of being wiped out by climate change can recover by 2050 with less fishing >>
* NASA’s Next Solar Mission Will Use Six Spacecraft to Make One Giant Telescope >>
* Scientists Fear Second Coronavirus Wave as China’s Lockdowns Ease >>

* Microsoft has reportedly canceled all in-person events through June 2021 >>
* The hunt for patient zero: Where did the coronavirus outbreak start? >>

* Next-generation simulation software will incorporate deep reinforcement learning >>

* MIT researcher says droplets carrying coronavirus can travel up to 8 meters >>
* Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing >>
* Coronavirus and technology supply chains: How to restart and rebuild >>

* Lockdown was supposed to be an introvert’s paradise. It’s not. >>
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* Automakers Pivot to Produce Ventilators, Respirators, and Face Masks >>
* US military may start moving towards launching fleets of tiny satellites >>

* Boeing 787s must be turned off and on every 51 days to prevent ‘misleading data’ being shown to pilots >>
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* Photo editing apps surge after salons shut down amid coronavirus >>

* NASA’s next robotic moon landings in 2021 still on track despite coronavirus pandemic >>
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