Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 February 2018

February 16, 2018 Leave a comment

* Graphs as the front end for machine learning >>
* Divorcing couples may clash over Bitcoin >>
* Is China’s space laser for real? >>

* CoinTracker will keep track of your crypto as you transfer it between wallets and exchanges >>
* Blockchain engineers are in demand >>
* Bitcoin soars above $10,000 on Coinbase as cryptocurrencies extend rally >>

* CRISPR has fixed the genetic cause of a learning disability >>
* World’s tallest WOODEN skyscraper reaching 1,148ft will be built in Tokyo >>
* SpaceX to launch experimental satellites this weekend, after receiving crucial backing from FCC chairman >>

* FDA approves first ever rapid blood test to help diagnose concussion >>
* Amazon teams with Bank of America for business lending >>
* The World’s Most-Watched Television Show Airs Tonight >>

* Scientists have developed a lung probe that finds infections >>
* Ray Kurzweil’s ‘singularity’ prediction supported by prominent AI scientists >>

* Baidu places AI at the core of its services >>
* Defunding the ISS might just help get us to Mars >>
* SpaceX is about to launch two of its space internet satellites — the first of nearly 12,000 >>

* With $250 million, Peter Diamandis’ new startup is all about taking stem cells from placentas >>
* Microsoft Visual Studio Code tool is now part of the Anaconda Python distribution >>
* Study: Fragile X syndrome neurons can be restored >>

* MIT Develops New Chip That Reduces Neural Networks’ Power Consumption by Up to 95 Percent >>
* Hyperloop Transportation Technologies signs first cross-state deal in the U.S. >>
* Twitter will broadcast local TV news to avoid misinformation >>

* Amazon’s Alexa Skills Developer Console gets its biggest redesign since launch >>
* Artificial Intelligence Turns Poachers Into Prey >>
* Google’s Project Fi now covers 170 countries with international data >>

* Another set of smart speakers: Facebook will launch dvideo chatting devices code-named ‘Aloha’ and ‘Fiona’ by July >>
* Can Security Measures Really Stop School Shootings? >>
* Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys Teva, more Apple and dumps IBM >>

* Researchers find existing drug effective at preventing onset of type 1 diabetes >>
* Stem cell vaccine immunizes lab mice against multiple cancers >>
* Peter Diamandis Is the Latest Tech Futurist Betting on Anti-Aging Stem Cells >>

* Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step >>
* CommonSense Robotics raises $20M for robotics tech for online grocery fulfilment >>
* Your smartphone camera can help you shop faster. Here’s how. >>

* Microsoft touts HoloLens rentals, business uses for mixed reality >>
* The ‘DNA App for Couples’ Knows My Kids’ Hair Color >>
* Light-activated drugs could kill cancer with fewer side effects >>

* Kepler Space Telescope Discovers 95 More Alien Planets >>
* MARS 2020 ROVER IS GOING TO BE TAKING A CHUNK OF MARS BACK TO… MARS? >>
* Within 24 months SpaceX could begin providing gigabit internet >>

* How Team USA used 3D printing to build a better luge >>
* China has air and naval bases on seven of its manmade islands in the South China Sea >>
* With AI everyday will be no repeat work days >>

* Science on track to save us from 10 million deaths per year in 2050 from antibiotic resistant bacteria >>
* We can build a great near term future in space >>
* Before They Can Take Off, Flying Cars Must Defeat Bureaucracy >>

* FinFETs Shimmy to 5G’s Frequencies >>
* Fifty SpaceX Falcon BFR could technically enable sustainable orbital colonies for 2 million people by 2040 >>

* US Tanks finally upgrading with Israel’s battle tested anti-missile system >>
* How to profit from the Recent Crypto Carnage >>
* Exposing the Power Vampires in Self-Driving Cars >>

* France’s telecom regulator thinks net neutrality should also apply to devices >>
* This AI Job Site Promises to Find Diverse, Qualified Candidates >>
* HSP “Magnavem” a 4th state of matter plane >>

* AI is Helping Seismologists Detect Earthquakes They’d Otherwise Miss >>
* MIT Builds Chip for More Efficient AI on Smartphones >>
* Save Hundreds On Lifetime Access To 9,500 Hours Of Tech Training Courses >>

* Researchers discover new ways to abuse Meltdown and Spectre flaws >>
* Miso scores $10 million to bring its hamburger-flipping robot to more restaurants >>

* These Perfectly Imperfect Diamonds Are Built for Quantum Physics >>
* London may force Uber to introduce women-only UberPools >>
* North Korea’s Olympic Diplomacy Hasn’t Stopped Its Hacking >>

* Microsoft releases first Windows 10 ‘Redstone 5’ test build >>
* New connector helps faculty, student start-ups launch in China >>
* New Silicon Chip-Based Quantum Computer Passes Major Test >>

* MIT has a new chip to make AI faster and more efficient on smartphones >>
* MIT teaches drones to fly with uncertainty >>
* Supermassive black hole is spotted feasting on a 40-light-year-wide ‘space doughnut’ >>

* Wanted: A City to Host the 2026 Winter Olympics >>
* Fewer Scientists Are Studying Insects. Here’s Why That’s So Dangerous >>
* Netflix Is Getting Huge. But Can It Get Great? >>

* A Solar Storm Is Approaching Earth >>
* This Intel-backed China start-up is building ‘brains’ for self-driving cars, powering surveillance cams >>

* Xi highlights real economy, high-quality manufacturing >>
* UK-educated girl passes new technologies on to farmers in Xinjiang >>
* US’ strong sense of insecurity beyond comprehension: FM >>

* Happy Chinese New Year >>
* Is Chinese billionaire Robin Li’s big bet on artificial intelligence about to pay off? >>
* Elon Musk’s Former Employee Is Building a European Rival to Tesla’s Gigafactory >>

* Bill Gates Warns Sillicon Valley of Technology’s Dangerous Potential >>
* Building Trust & Security in Our Future >>
* The smartphone is eventually going to die, and we’re not ready for what comes next >>

* YouTube’s Karate Kid reboot is like the original, except everyone’s way too old to be doing this >>
* ‘Stargate Origins’ Brings Classic Sci-Fi Back Tonight >>
* The Trailer For ‘Incredibles 2’ Has Finally Dropped And No, We’re Not Screaming, You’re Screaming >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 15 February 2018

February 14, 2018 Leave a comment

* China shot down another missile in space >>
* Heating and ventilating a 10,000 person space station >>
* Accurate Navigation Without GPS Circuit keeps up to 5.5-meter accuracy after 3 kilometers >>

* Aliens could trigger apocalypse by sending a message hiding malicious AI that could shut down global power systems >>
* Qualcomm’s new LTE chip is twice as fast as Google Fiber >>
* A New AI Detected 17 Times More Earthquakes Than Traditional Methods >>

* FCC looks to approve SpaceX’s satellite internet plan >>
* Cryptocurrency mining is hampering the search for alien life >>
* Jobs Are Going Extinct. But That Doesn’t Mean We Have To. >>

* Organ-on-chip technology enters next stage as experts test hepatitis B virus >>
* We Read This 800-Page Report on the State of Longevity Research So You Don’t Have To >>
* Personality: Where does it come from and how does it work? >>

* Neural networks everywhere >>
* Porsche Is 3D Printing Hard-To-Find Parts For The 959 And Other Classics >>
* Virgin Galactic’s VR-powered website lets you tour its spaceships >>

* Thermal cameras could be key to safer self-driving vehicles >>
* MIT’s new chip could bring neural nets to battery-powered gadgets >>
* China’s reckless attitude to space debris needs to change >>

* The great divide in AI >>
* Sony now has a Koov robotics learning kit for US classrooms >>

* Drone Delivery, If Done Right, Could Cut Emissions >>
* Chief Innovation Officer Summit >>
* Getting Ahead with RF Ionization Breakdown Simulation >>

* Microsoft working to scale Blockchain for grand distributed ID scheme >>
* Six U.S. intelligence agencies warn against using Huawei phones >>
* TV Shouldn’t Need A $400 Box To Fix Its Problems >>

* Rogue IT admin goes off the rails, shuts down Canadian train switches >>
* Scientists to explore an underwater world near Antarctica >>
* Magic Leap’s AR headset will start at around $1,000 >>

* Bill Gates says the world is objectively getting better >>
* The “normalization” of North Korea >>
* Flowers, apologies, food or sex? Men’s and women’s views on the most effective ways to make up >>

* Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Core Booster Crashed >>
* ‘Oumuamua: New Work on Interstellar Objects >>
* Thermal blankets melt snow quickly >>

* Silicon Nanostructures Bend Light to Make Faster Photodiodes >>
* How to profit from the Recent Crypto Carnage >>
* Capable drones-missiles means foreign interventions will no longer all be low-risk >>

* Not encouraging and enabling to people to stay home with the flu kills 1000s per year >>
* Mathematics used to make powerful lasers >>
* SpaceX gets U.S. regulator to back satellite internet plan >>

* Apple’s HomePod may leave marks on wood furniture >>
* Immortalize your love on the blockchain this Valentine’s Day >>
* A theory of physics explains the fragmentation of tropical forests >>

* This team turned an entire room into a massive four-player game of Pong >>
* Electric Jolt to the Brain Helps Stop Stutters >>
* YouTube TV is getting Turner channels, more sports, and a higher price >>

* Vimeo wants to power Facebook, Twitch and YouTube livestreams >>
* Cancer-Fighting Nanorobots Are the Future >>
* Here’s how Chrome will filter annoying ads >>

* August’s Smart Locks proved to be the key to my smarthome puzzle >>
* SpaceX to launch its satellite internet prototypes this weekend >>
* Cape Town is about to run out of water – how did this happen? >>

* Robot cockroaches are here! Terrifying machines that can climb up WALLS are created by scientists >>
* Winter Olympics: Could Plastic “Ice” Help Overcome Bias toward Colder Countries? >>
* Five projects to kick off unmanned aircraft system trials at Singapore’s first drone estate >>

* Amazon Echo customer complains after TV advert leaves them with unwanted order for CAT FOOD >>
* Could gene editing fight the AIDS crisis? Scientists poised to re-try the risky procedure >>

* Piece of Mars going home onboard NASA’s 2020 rover >>
* Singapore is replacing an abandoned parking lot with a stunning skyscraper containing thousands of plants — take a look inside >>
* AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter >>

* $1.8 Billion in India Bank Fraud Raises Fears of Ripple Effects >>
* Why the Rise of Self-Driving Vehicles Will Actually Increase Car Ownership >>
* Inside the Two Years that Shook Facebook—and the World >>

* Our Universe Isn’t As Special As We’d Like to Believe >>
* The World’s Coasts May Be Drowning Under Rising Seas Faster Than We Thought >>
* Elon Musk Is Arguing With Spaceflight CEOs on Twitter. Again. >>

* The Next Recession Is Really Gonna Suck >>
* Google’s nemesis: meet the British couple who took on a giant, won… and cost it £2.1 billion >>

* Can the blockchain really disrupt the middleman freelance platform market? >>
* Can Blockchains Reduce Social Inequality? >>

* Siri, already bumbling, just got less intelligent on the HomePod >>
* Why face scanning is going to dominate the future of smartphones and laptops >>
* How Do Computers Work?: New Video Series Explains the Inner Workings of the Device You Use Every Day >>

* The “Father of Artificial Intelligence” Says Singularity Is 30 Years Away >>
* Fighting Cancer with Artificial Intelligence: Part 0 – Deep Learning >>
* Only Numpy: NIPS 2017 – Implementing Dilated Recurrent Neural Networks with Interactive Code. >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 February 2018

February 13, 2018 Leave a comment

* Skydio Demonstrates Incredible Obstacle-Dodging Full Autonomy with New R1 Drone >>
* Swirly Skyrmions Could Be the Future of Data Storage >>
* Programmed DNA nanorobots to shrink cancer tumors by cutting off their blood supply >>

* Boston Dynamics’ robots are the politest ‘pets’ you’ll meet >>
* A single atom is visible to the naked eye in this stunning photo >>
* Smart bomb virus shows promise as brain tumor immunotherapy >>

* The Robotaxi future will not care about car brands or luxury >>
* Surviving the Machine Age: Intelligent Technology and the Transformation of Human Work >>
* ‘Off the shelf’ living artificial tissues could repair severe nerve injuries >>

* SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Center Booster Lacked Ignition Fluid To Light Engines and Land On Platform >>
* Elon Musk plans new SpaceX drone ship, A Shortfall of Gravitas >>
* Meet the company trying to break the taser monopoly >>

* How Osso VR Is Revolutionizing The Way Surgeons Train For Operations >>
* Air Force’s ‘rods from god’ could hit with the force of a nuclear weapon — with no fallout >>
* The Promise of Indoor, Hurricane-Proof ‘Vertical’ Farms >>

* This new app to create and share family portraits is sweeping China ahead of the Lunar New Year >>
* As China Marches Forward on A.I., the White House Is Silent >>
* Energy-efficient encryption for the internet of things >>

* Bill And Melinda Answer 10 Tough Questions About The Gates Foundation >>
* Bill and Melinda Gates Took On President Trump and the Privileges of Wealth in Their Annual Letter >>
* Bill Gates’ dire warning: U.S. could lose its global leadership role under Trump >>
* Bill Gates: Tech Companies Inviting Government Intervention >>
* Bill Gates believes Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request >>
* Mark Zuckerberg asked Bill and Melinda Gates what advice they would give to their younger selves >>

* Experimental Supersonic Plane Gets Full Funding Under Trump’s NASA Budget Proposal >>
* Robots had their own skiing competition at the Winter Olympics >>

* Who’s Going To Buy The International Space Station? >>
* Revolutionary small modular nuclear reactors for space and earth applications starting in 2024 >>

* Google is testing its fast-loading AMP tech inside Gmail >>
* LG to launch updated V30 with AI-powered camera at MWC >>
* Samsung’s Galaxy S9 may offer its own version of Apple’s Animoji >>

* UK government has its own AI for detecting extremist videos >>
* RED teaming with Foxconn on smaller, cheaper 8K cameras >>
* Scientists Know How You’ll Respond to Nuclear War—And They Have a Plan >>

* Mesmerising wind map of the world >>
* To Fight Fatal Infections, Hospitals May Turn to Algorithms >>
* Lung cancer drug resistance explained by computer simulations >>

* YouTube is expanding Red to 100 more countries >>
* How Artificial Intelligence Is Edging Its Way Into Our Lives >>
* MIT neuroscientists give “invisible” cells a new look >>

* Will Astronomers Be Ready for the Next ‘Oumuamua? >>
* Amazon paid $90 million in secret deal for Blink security cameras’ energy-efficient chips that allow devices to run for TWO YEARS on AA batteries >>
* NASA is thinking about sending a submarine into space >>

* TNT’s NBA VR livestreams begin February 16th >>
* Will virtual reality ‘field trips’ become the norm in schools? >>
* Google launches its Snapchat-like Stories format to provide mobile users with ‘visually rich’ news articles >>

* Something Violent Happened to Our Solar System’s First Interstellar Visitor >>
* If there was demand SpaceX has factory capacity for 100+ Falcon Heavy launches in 2019+ >>

* Facebook’s Lists are its latest attempt to encourage oversharing >>
* How to shine light deeper into the brain >>
* Fix to prevent tip crashing in STM microscopes clears the way for progress in molecular nanotechnology >>

* Trump’s 2019 NASA Budget Request Puts Moon Ahead of Space Station >>
* Why Measuring a Tiny, Spinning Particle Is Such a Big Deal >>
* The Sad Death of NASA’s New Space Telescope >>

* Russian hypersonic missile has a speed over 2 miles per second >>
* The View from the Kuiper Belt >>
* Russian Cargo Ship Launches on 2-Day Flight to Space Station >>

* What we’re using: Google Maps while lost in Japan >>
* Farms Of The Future Will Use No Soil And 95% Less Water >>
* Skydio’s R1 $2,500 AI-powered autonomous R1 drone follows you around in 4K >>

* Boston Dynamics robots can now hold the door for its friends >>
* Sea of Thieves is huge, fun, and just what the Xbox One needs >>
* Kim Dotcom’s extradition case opens in the Court of Appeal >>

* Watch the interview: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki >>
* Why Landing A Triple Axel Is A Huge Deal >>
* Ride-Hailing Is Deepening Social and Economic Inequity in the US >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 February 2018

February 12, 2018 Leave a comment

* Programming drones to fly in the face of uncertainty >>
* Airbus shows off its automated delivery drone service >>
* Google’s custom TPU machine learning accelerators are now available in beta >>

* DeepMind’s latest AI transfers its learning to new tasks >>
* This AI software dreams up new designs for 3-D-printed parts before your eyes >>

* First test satellites for SpaceX’s global internet prepped for launch, as early as this week >>
* Here’s What We Know About the Crazy New Startup Where Scientists Use Crypto to Buy Your Genetic Data >>
* China’s newest stealth drone takes to the sky for its maiden flight >>

* Amazon is reportedly designing AI chips to improve Alexa >>
* New project outfits Indonesia’s street vendors with free Wi-Fi and smart tech >>
* Bitcoin energy use in Iceland set to overtake homes, says local firm >>

* Amazon is laying off hundreds of employees in a ‘rare’ move >>
* Using injectable self-assembled nanomaterials for sustained delivery of drugs >>
* Cancer-fighting nanorobots programmed to seek and destroy tumors >>

* Why Google DeepMind Is Putting AI on the Psychologist’s Couch >>
* Artificial intelligence is now an arms race. What if the bad guys win? >>
* Study finds gender and skin-type bias in commercial artificial-intelligence systems >>

* Searching For Lithium Deposits With Satellites >>
* A new brain implant could slow Alzheimer’s progression >>
* Terminator-style liquid metal morphs into physical shapes >>

* Smart fabric weaves computer data into your wardrobe >>
* What Self-Driving Cars Could Learn From Air Traffic Control >>
* Scientists at Russian nuclear research facility arrested for mining cryptocurrency >>

* NASA Budgets for a Trip to the Moon, but Not While Trump Is President >>
* Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024 >>
* Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan ignores one key thing that could help prevent billions in annual damages >>

* China starts building Asia’s first unmanned ship test field >>
* After cashiers, supermarket managers may be next to lose jobs as AI predicts what to stock >>
* China’s achievements in poverty alleviation even more remarkable than its economic growth: economist >>

* Electric Jolt to the Brain Helps Stop Stutters >>
* 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Help Save The Planet >>

* Grocery delivery startup Instacart is almost a unicorn >>
* Instacart has raised another $200M at a $4.2B valuation >>
* Alibaba counts on Olympics to prove its cloud capabilities >>

* The Next Falcon Heavy Will Carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock Ever Launched into Space >>
* While Ford invented First-Gen AI Autonomous Cop Car, you have to wonder how Far this could go >>
* Elon Musk’s Roadster Launch Sparks Sales of Hot Wheels Toy Tesla >>

* The Shadow Crusade to End Measles >>
* Google Makes Its Special A.I. Chips Available to Others >>
* Take a Harvard Course on Buddhism for Free >>

* US Air Force’s new bomber will retire B-1 and B-2 — but keep B-52 flying for 90 years >>
* IBM Research Wins ISSCC Lewis Winner; Millimeter-wave technology breakthroughs first Si-based 60GHz circuits, to first phased array for 5G >>
* AI vs Aging >>

* NASA Budgets for a Trip to the Moon, but Not While Trump Is President >>
* Grit and Growth for Civilization >>
* New therapy cures cancer with just one injection >>

* China plans to test drone ships in the South China Sea >>
* Gravitational waves have let us see huge neutron stars colliding >>
* First Qatar Airways flight from Doha lands at Canberra Airport >>

* ‘Ultra-intense laser’ stops electrons travelling at near-light speed for first time, mimicking black holes >>
* What Facebook (and many, many others) get wrong about VR >>
* Westpac researches AI-powered cameras to monitor the mood of staff >>

* AI Will Give Rise to “Superhuman Workers,” Says Google X Co-Founder >>
* Orbica first to trial satellite-based geospatial mapping systems >>
* NASA’s Testing a Space Submarine to Use in Titan’s Seas. It Will Be Cool. It Won’t Be Easy. >>

* A little uncertainty can help drones dodge obstacles at high speeds, says MIT >>
* MIT CSAIL’s drone is never quite sure where it is >>
* Modeling Uncertainty Helps MIT’s Drone Zip Around Obstacles >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 February 2018

February 12, 2018 Leave a comment

* NASA probe makes history by snapping the most distant photos taken away from Earth >>
* Landing the Falcon Heavy boosters relies on a mathematical model that applies to everything from balancing brooms to interest rates >>

* Beijing unveils first enclosed testing center for self-driving vehicles >>
* Windows 10 is getting its own effortless Bluetooth pairing for devices >>
* Collaboration is unlocking whole new lines of business for the companies of the future >>

* Gillmor Gang: Dead Flowers >>
* China’s Feminist Movement Braves A Government Crackdown On #metoo >>
* Self Driving in China with startups Pony.ai and JingChi >>

* Today, Michio Kaku Described What Life Will Look Like in Twenty Years >>
* Yesterday, World Leaders Gathered at a Secretive Meeting to Decide the Fate of AI >>

* Politicians and Innovators Agree: It’s Impossible to Govern AI >>
* Experts Assert That All Nations Should Have a “Minister of AI” >>
* World Leaders Have Decided: The Next Step in AI is Augmenting Humans >>

* How Do We Get the Future We Want? >>
* In the Next Century, Brain Computer Interfaces Could be Mainstream >>
* a16z Podcast: The Evolution of Payments >>

* Science’s Pirate Queen >>
* MoviePass adds 500,000 subscribers within a month >>

* Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy >>
* Elon Musk and Tesla will make multi-layer assembly and other car factory advances or die trying >>
* Indonesia has rapidly growing energy needs and they are looking to nuclear energy >>

* Hover-1 Cruze is the only electric skateboard that doesn’t terrify me >>
* Your devices are tracking you. Here’s what to do. >>
* Your phone tracks your location even when you tell it not to >>

* NZ ready to repel the robot invasion >>
* Trump Administration Wants to Privatize the International Space Station >>

* Amazon is ignoring a huge chunk of the population and a multimillion-dollar opportunity with its new grocery store of the future >>
* Will the new TV golden age produce the first $20m per show series >>
* Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding guest list is a major source of speculation >>

* Scientists create self-healing electronic skin >>
* New trailers: Deadpool 2, Jessica Jones, Venom, and more >>
* 10 medtech startups selected for Australia’s Catalyst accelerator program >>

* What I Learned from Working for Both Bill Gates and Steve Jobs >>
* Chinese scientists become world’s first to regenerate human lung tissue >>
* The Universe Has Been Outsourced >>

* The Most Interesting Thing Shot into Space Last Week Wasn’t a Tesla >>
* The Falcon Heavy backlash and the public trust >>
* The new space race: how billionaires launched the next era of exploration >>

* The car of the future is taking shape—and it will know how we feel about it >>
* Building a blockchain version of Twitter >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 February 2018

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* Watch Russia Launch the Fastest Space Station Cargo Flight on Sunday >>
* How Artificial Intelligence can Bring on a Second Industrial Revolution >>
* AI algorithm with ‘social skills’ teaches humans how to collaborate >>

* SpaceX blew up its own booster rocket after it splashed down in the ocean >>
* Teaching robots to understand their world through basic motor skills >>
* Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off >>

* TAE Technologies Gen 5 reactor targets tripling confinement with 10 times the power by 2020 >>
* China Techno-Police State will identify any face within 3 seconds by 2020 using billions of cameras >>
* US Transportation Department Calls For ‘Summit’ On Autonomous Cars >>

* Mass production of new class of carbon nanotube semiconductors is close >>
* Porsche and Audi will share an electric car platform >>
* Scientists Create UV Lamp That Could Kill Flu Germs In Public Places >>

* Recommended Reading: The excess of the Olympic >>
* Olympic organizers hit with hack during opening ceremony >>
* Korea’s united Olympic squad: symbol of hope or mere political stunt? >>
* North Korean Olympians have a 24/7 surveillance team who will tackle them if they try to run away >>
* North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to Pyongyang >>

* The world in 2384: Is it possible to achieve immortality? >>
* ‘Altered Carbon’ is more than just a ‘Blade Runner’ ripoff >>

* MoviePass Subscriptions are Now $7.95 and Come With Free Fandor Subscriptions >>
* New Horizon’s Spacecraft Snaps Farthest Images Yet as It Speeds Towards the Most Primitive, Distant Object Ever Explored >>

* Android Messages May Soon Let You Text From the Web >>
* New Horizon’s Spacecraft Snaps Farthest Images Yet as It Speeds Towards the Most Primitive, Distant Object Ever Explored >>
* Russia building 12 Su-57 Stealth Fighters for 2019 combat testing >>

* The future we’re building — and boring | Elon Musk >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 10 February 2018

February 9, 2018 Leave a comment

* Researchers grew a fully mature human egg in a lab >>
* Amazon may soon launch a national delivery service >>
* End for kidney disease? Human tissue capable of producing URINE in mice is created in a world first >>

* Intel put on an Olympic light show with 1,218 drones >>
* Olympics viewership is down, even as NBC pays more for the rights to air it >>
* Facebook will invest tens of millions in community leaders >>

* Super sensor detects running appliances >>
* This electronic skin can heal itself — and then make more skin >>
* AIs Have Replaced Aliens As Our Greatest World Destroying Fear >>

* Researchers find that the brain can assign value to an object in less than a tenth of a second >>
* New intelligent system learns from simple problems to solve complex ones >>
* AI computer vision breakthrough IDs poachers in less than half a second >>

* Forget a space race – Let SpaceX transport you and focus building out the frontier >>
* SpaceX aims to make history 3 more times in 2018 >>
* Tesla Roadster Gets Interplanetary ID >>
* Military Certification the Next Big Test for SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy >>
* Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX Prefers Clusters of Small Engines >>
* Observatory Spots Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster Zooming Through Space (Video) >>

* First glimpse of how genes may cause mental health problems >>
* US Army tests self-driving robot ‘Wingman’ equipped with a MACHINE GUN that can identify and shoot targets on its own >>
* Is a ‘mini Ice Age’ on the way? Scientists warn the sun could be ‘unusually cool’ by 2050 >>

* We Just Found Out Asteroids Are Flying by Earth This Week — Here’s How Worried You Should Be >>
* First Glimpse of Alien Planets That May Hold 250 Times More Water than Earth’s Oceans >>
* Asteroid Skimming Past Earth May Loom Larger Than Exploding Russian Meteor >>

* To Make AI Smarter, Humans Perform Oddball Low-Paid Tasks >>
* Alumni call on MIT to champion artificial intelligence education >>
* Jennifer Rupp: Engineering practical ceramics >>

* This machine is an eco-friendly alternative to bug spray >>
* What to Know About a Stock Market Correction >>
* CRYPTO INSIDER: Bitcoin is doing even worse than stocks >>

* Amazon Prime customers will 2-hour delivery for Whole Food orders over $35 >>
* Primitive human eggs matured in the lab for the first time >>
* Dreamscape’s Alien Zoo Creates A Sense Of Awe And Wonder >>

* 5G is coming, and its next big test is at the Winter Olympics >>
* China says its new J-20 stealth fighter has been put into combat service >>
* US Air Force is upgrading the F-22 to keep it combat ready until 2060 >>

* Thinking in a second language drains the imagination of vividness >>
* A Sleeping Alexa Can Listen for More Than Just Her Name >>
* A fish that barely sleeps could help turn humans into all-night party animals >>

* Researchers who made praying mantises wear glasses discover a new type of vision >>
* The Tale Of The Painting Robot That Didn’t Steal Anyone’s Job >>

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