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The Thai cave rescue is relying on some totally ingenious tech hacks (“what makes a disaster event newsworthy on a global scale?”)

An Overview of National AI Strategies

A review on Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Everything (IoE) and Internet of Nano Things (IoNT) and How it affects our Life: Survey on Security and Privacy

Technologies inspired by nature

MORI Building Digital Art Museum

Hollywood is often called the Factory of Dreams. This paper shows that, in its essence, Hollywood is a Factory of Emotions yet with the help of data science it may become the Factory of Viewers’ Dreams.

What if AI made actors immortal? [btw, “Can people identify original and manipulated photos of real-world scenes“?]

Alternative Math

An AI system for editing music in videos

Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There? It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last night.

The man who paves India’s roads with old plastic: repurposed plastic can be good for the environment

Meet the Numtots: the millennials who find fixing public transport sexy

E-wasteabout 2 percent of all the waste in a landfill, but it represents about 70 percent of all hazardous waste” & “continues to plague cities in developing countries

How trees secretly talk to each other: the Wood Wide Web

“If you have some guy who starts operating in your city and is killing demand for what is essentially the meat of public transport, and is then throwing the bones to the competition, that is unsustainable,” said Miguel Gaspar, Deputy Mayor of Lisbon.

A family in France has become the first in the world to move into a 3D-printed house.

Los móviles predicen las migraciones (& Poverty Prediction with Public Landsat 7 Satellite Imagery and Machine Learning & Twitter Activity Timeline as a Signature of Urban Neighborhood)

This app reads Wikipedia to teach you about the cities you’re driving through

Global Metro Monitor 2018

How the safety bicycle changed the world

Advocates of “data as labour” think users should be paid for using online services

Transformação Digital e Educação: os Grandes Desafios (Implications of the Fourth Industrial Age on Higher Education)

How Income Has Changed Around The World Since 1950

Say Hello to Full Employment

Inside, the giant Chinese firm that could eat Amazon alive

Confessions of an accidental job destroyer: “talk to the people whose jobs you are automating

Some startups have worked out it’s cheaper and easier to get humans to behave like robots than it is to get machines to behave like humans

Survival of the Richest: The wealthy are plotting to leave us behind

Seven ways IVF changed the world – from Louise Brown to stem-cell research

HybridHeart: a soft biocompatible artificial heart

Malware in the Future? Forecasting Analyst Detection of Cyber Events

Researchers wager on a possible Deepfake video scandal during the 2018 U.S. midterm elections

To Get Ahead, Newspapers are Moving Beyond the Banner Ad to Offer More Creative Digital Services

What if journalists covered controversial issues differently — based on how humans actually behave when they are polarized and suspicious?

The most iconic TV show of every year since 2000

Mind maps are a tool for thinking.

Children can act like horrible little brats towards robots

Wine has run Microsoft Solitaire on Linux for 25 years

The BeOS file system, an OS geek retrospective

Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees: Denmark is […] asking migrants for their Facebook passwords

AI can automatically identify violations of data protection law?

Online advertising is a key source of income for a wide range of online services and is an important factor in the growth and expansion of the internet economy. However, the specific practice of behavioural advertising raises important data protection and privacy related concerns. (2010)

SpeedyChain, a new blockchain-based framework to provide a private and secure communication model for vehicles

As facial recognition use grows [“How far did we get in face spoofing detection?”], so do privacy fears (China)

Surveillance That Can See Through Walls: RF-Pose can detect a person’s identity and actions, effectively giving people the power to “see through” walls.

Inside a $1 Billion Real Estate Company Operating Entirely in VR

Disney, Niantic And StarVR Plan Big Reveals

Facebook algorithm finds the Declaration of Independence racist (& “how ideas from infectious disease and genetics can be used to uncover patterns of cultural inheritance and innovation”, in The Cultural Evolution of National Constitutions)

Extracting Actionable Knowledge from Domestic Violence Discourses on Social Media

A fast fixed internet connection for all Dutch citizens by 2023

Typical Phone Use Habits: Intense Use Does Not Predict Negative Well-Being

5G Cellular User Equipment: From Theory to Practical Hardware Design

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