Fed2 Star - the newsletter for the space trading game Federation 2

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: June 3, 2018

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: Alan is ill so can’t write Winding Down this week, Neptunian rock came from the asteroid belt, full-colour pictures from space produced by commercial firm, how confusion about what ‘self-driving’ means is causing accidents, Chinese authorities say facial recognition worked for them, vape explosion kills man, an astronaut fails to take pictures, a bank staffed by robots, a sofa that turns on the lights and TV, and a picture of an alien fjord.

Official News

Alan gets the lurgy

Real life news: a rock escaped from the asteroid belt and made its way to Neptune

Real life news: commercial firm produces full-colour satellite videos of the Earth

Real life news: self-driving car confusion leading to deaths

Real life news: facial recognition used to locate suspect at Chinese concert

Real life news: see, I told you vaping was bad for you!

Forgetful astronaut of the week: camera with no memory card

Robot of the week: bankdroid

Furniture of the week: a smart sofa

Picture of the week: fjord of fire