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In case you've missed them... Here are this week's must-reads for those who need inspiration to act on their Day After Tomorrow. Feed your mind with some of our favorite innovation stories. Nono. No need to thank us.

nexxworks’ Best of the Web - week April 17 to 21

Here’s Everything You Need to Know about Elon Musk’s Human/AI Brain Merge

KRISTIN HOUSER - FUTURISM

Details on Elon Musk's newest company, Neuralink, have finally arrived. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO now has his sights set on remaking our minds, bringing the power of computer technology directly into our brains.

 

Blockchain’s Weak Spots Pose a Hidden Danger to Users

WILL KNIGHT - MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW

An expert who is studying Bitcoin and blockchain technologies says those looking to commercialize them need to be aware of potentially dangerous technical issues.

 

Harman and Baidu team up on in-car AI for Chinese automakers

DARRELL ETHERINGTON - TECHCRUNCH

Baidu will develop cloud-based AI solutions for use in cars in partnership with global automotive supplier Harman, across efforts that include building Baidu’s DuerOS voice-based personal assistant into cars.  

 

Facebook’s Augmented Reality Engine Brings AI Right to Your Phone

CADE METZ - WIRED

Facebook is transforming the camera on your smartphoneinto an engine for what is commonly called AR. The company will soon allow outside companies and other developers to build digital effects that you can layer atop what you see through your camera. “This will allow us to create all kinds of things that were only available in the digital world,” Zuckerberg said. 

 

Securing Your Digital Future: Cyber Trust As Competitive Advantage

JUSTIN SOMAINI & DAN WELLERS - DIGITALIST MAGAZINE

Trust will be the most important currency in the digital future—one that companies will have to earn and work diligently to keep.

 

How Computing Will Change Amid Challenges to Moore’s Law

MARK PAPERMASTER - TECHCRUNCH 

The laws of physics can’t be fooled and we have reached a level where the miniaturization of transistors is now bumping against physical limits.