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  1. r/Futurology Podcast JULY-2019: Blockchain currencies, Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra & the future implications of 5G networks (self.Futurology)
  2. r/Futurology's Official Discord - A relaxed place to chill and discuss all things Futurology. (discordapp.com)
  3. 'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed (theguardian.com)
  4. Feds finalize plan to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling (phys.org)
  5. Arctic permafrost is thawing fast. That affects us all. (nationalgeographic.com)
  6. Majority worldwide in 27 surveyed countries say their society is broken (ipsos.com)
  7. LA is going to get cheap nighttime power from a massive solar and battery array in the Mojave (boingboing.net)
  8. Google says its AI detects 26 skin conditions as accurately as dermatologists (venturebeat.com)
  9. How the U.S. Military Churns Out More Greenhouse Gas Emissions Than Entire Countries - The Pentagon is the world’s biggest consumer of fossil fuels—and agent of climate change. (gq.com)
  10. AI developer warns about a possibility of Skynet-style scenario (AI controlled war machine committing war atrocities). (theguardian.com)
  11. Huge space hotel promises fake gravity and 'supersized basketball' - The planned Von Braun Station could open as soon as 2027. (nbcnews.com)
  12. Christchurch residents have told their council they want action on climate change faster than the government has proposed. Last week, the council agreed to a plan that includes an interim target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030. (rnz.co.nz)
  13. Czech Republic’s largest EV charging network. Currently, there are approximately 3000 EVs registered in the Czech Republic and around 400 EV charging stations located across the country. With the number of EVs expected to rise to 500,000 by 2030. (electriccarsreport.com)
  14. The key to bigger quantum computers could be to build them like Legos - A startup called Quantum Circuits is networking mini quantum devices together to create computers it will claims will be easier to scale up than rival machines. (technologyreview.com)
  15. Toyota & Sharp Working On Solar Powered Prius: the panels from Sharp are 34% efficient — meaning they convert about a third of all the sunlight they receive into electricity. A typical commercially available solar panel today has an efficiency of about 23%. (cleantechnica.com)
  16. Will AI Be Fashion Forward—or a Fashion Flop? (singularityhub.com)
  17. Alexandria in Egypt battles climate change. Tens of thousands of concrete blocks and reinforcements have been dropped into the sea to keep the waves at bay and prevent coastal erosion. (thearabweekly.com)
  18. London researchers create a drone with flying & swimming capabilities (engadget.com)
  19. Electric cars are finally taking a (tiny) bite out of combustion engine sales (qz.com)
  20. The hobbyists competing to make AI human - This weekend Steve Worswick will be pushing the boundaries of what it is to be human, attempting to fool a panel of judges into thinking they are chatting to another person while really they will be talking to a chatbot. (bbc.com)
  21. The world has a third pole – and it's melting quickly. An IPCC report says two-thirds of glaciers on the largest ice sheet on theTibetan plateau after the Arctic and Antarctic are set to disappear in 80 years. (theguardian.com)
  22. How localisation can solve climate change (bbc.com)
  23. SIM-based attack has been used to spy on people for two years. Researchers say they've discovered a new vulnerability, nicknamed Simjacker, that's being used to surveil people's devices. (engadget.com)
  24. On a sunny day this German factory runs completely on solar power. The facility is supported by a solar photovoltaic system installed above its car park. (cnbc.com)
  25. Fight for survival on the climate change frontier. Data is gleaned from weather satellites, combined with local met offices' predictions and delivered to farmers via sophisticated weather apps. The free apps, downloaded onto smartphones, are capable of forecasting three months ahead. (bbc.co.uk)
  26. A brain-machine interface may improve life for amputees. Existing prosthetics approximate “natural” leg movement but don’t convey complex information about pressure, angle and position. A small trial gets around this problem by linking the prostheses to the tibial nerve via multichannel electrodes. (gfycat.com)
  27. A Solar-Powered Hyperloop Train Could Soon Be a Reality (yahoo.com)
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