Weekly#213

  • Main booster accounted for 80 per cent of the cost of  rockets (SpaceX)
  • Jeff Bezos says lower launch costs will eventually ‘open the gateway’ for space entrepreneurs
  • Jeff Bezos Says He Is Selling $1 Billion a Year in Amazon Stock to Finance Race to Space
  • Uber’s open source data visualization tool now goes beyond maps
  • On credit-scoring’s leading edge, financial-technology upstarts use artificial intelligence to analyze swells of unconventional data (1200 data points)
  • Deep sleep may act as fountain of youth in old age
  • a team of scientists at University of Manchester have developed a solution for efficiently turning salty seawater into potable H2O.
  • How Self-Driving Cars Will Change Local Real Estate
  • Tesla is now worth more than Ford after delivering a record number of cars for the quarter
  • It’s getting harder and harder to tell Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter apart
  • Utah becomes the first Power Five school to give scholarships to video gamers
  • Lyft raises $500M round as Uber struggles
  • Skype will now translate Japanese for you in real-time
  • Netflix’s TV apps now have a screensaver to highlight original content
  • Cortana will now help you set up a new Windows 10 PC with your voice
  • People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware. Alan Kay (Twitter Source :  https://twitter.com/SuB8u)
    • Building an AI Chip Saved Google From Building a Dozen New Data Centers
    • Apple’s Making Its Own GPU to Control Its Own Destiny