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Tristans Daily Link Review; 24 November 2010

November 24, 2010 Leave a comment

* New test could estimate age of crime suspects from bloodstains >>
* Magnetic field directs nanoparticles to tumors >>
* 3-D Printing Could Make Smartphone Chips Cheaper >>

* The Future of Health: Robots, Enchanted Objects, and Networks >>
* Pumpkin Pie increases Male Sex Drive >>
* Rootkit In a Network Card Demonstrated >>

* The Key Ingredient to Effective Cancer Treatments >>
* Obesity On the Rise in Animals (LiveScience.com) >>
* Dancing with Invisible Light: portraits shot with Kinect’s infrared structured light >>
* Bladder regeneration using stem cells from patients own bone marrow >>

* Self-assembly of nano-rotors >>
* Penrose claims to have glimpsed universe before Big Bang >>
* Genomic ‘markers’ may head off thousands of thyroid surgeries >>
* Battle of the sexes: Researchers change ‘femaleness’ or ‘maleness’ of fruit flies >>

* YouTube – Kinect – MIDI controller >>
* Internet-Connected Refrigerator? One Day. >>
* EVOLTA Robot finishes 500km marathon from Tokyo to Kyoto | Geek.com >>
* MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors >>

* Plasma-Jet driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion >>
* Neuroscience and Free Will >>
* Why Timur Kuran is one of our most important thinkers >>
* A ‘Benchmark’ Brown Dwarf >>

* Rotating locomotion in living systems >>
* Mike Treder A Rough Guide to the Future >>
* Nanoparticle thermotherapy as a chemotherapy alternative >>
* Construction of astronomical camera captured on time-lapse video >>

* Engineering ways to turn waste into energy >>
* Qubits, meet photons >>
* Scientists Learn Why Alcohol Can Be Good For You >>
* Imaging with neutrons: Magnetic domains shown for the first time in 3-D >>

* One-touch make-up — for our cells (w/ Video) >>
* Researchers create 3-D models from online photo databases (w/ Video) >>
* What makes flies attack? >>
* Methane-powered laptops may be closer than you think >>
* Software allows interactive tabletop displays on web >>

* No Ghostriding Allowed on Army’s SFW YouTube >>
* This is what 1,200 Hot Wheels flying around one track look like >>
* Microvision’s PicoP-based SHOWWX+ projector >>
* How a coffee maker moves and heats water with no moving parts >>

* DARPA Wants to Know Flying Snakes’ Secret >>
* Kinect’s Greatest Hack: A Gesture-Control Robot >>
* 911 ‘could accept text and video’ >>

* Technology Will Lead Us To A World Of Secular Deflation >>
* How to Make a Laser-Sighted Slingshot [Video] >>
* federal judge issues temporary restraining order against FilmOn.com >>

* Our Robot Culture: Bots Conquer Commercials (video) >>
* Inside the race to hack the Kinect >>
* Chip implant to help paralysed >>

* HIV epidemic ‘halted’, says UN >>
* Daily pill helps prevent HIV infection >>
* World first to provide building blocks for new nano devices >>
* Self-assembly of nano-rotors >>

* A tilt of the head can lure a mate >>
* Default Mode Network in Rat Brain? « Nou Stuff >>
* How to Train Your Own Brain >>
* Engines of the future: What’s next in internet search? >>

* New e-reader paper that’s fast enough for video yet cheap enough to be disposable >>
* Project to create a molecule-sized processor >>
* Best of web video: November 2010 >>
* First-edition Galileo, Descartes and Newton to be auctioned Dec 2 >>
* Early universe was a liquid, nuclei collisions at the Large Hadron Collider show >>

* Caffeine and glucose combined improves the efficiency of brain activity >>
* Discovery halts breast cancer stem cells >>
* Kevin Kelly and Steven Johnson on Radiolab >>
* Fake wi-fi ‘traps smartphones’ >>

* News for 2010-11-23 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 23 November 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 23 November 2010

November 23, 2010 Leave a comment

* Penrose claims to have glimpsed universe before Big Bang >>
* Intel kitchen computer sees food, projects recipe >>
* Mobile Operators Developing Embedded SIM, Chip to Power ‘Internet of Things’ >>

* New America Foundation’s “Never Say Die” Conference >>
* Artificial Tissues for Improved Surgical Training >>
* Black Holes Merge With a Flash of Light >>

* Super Mario Kart steered using Kinect >>
* Kinect with ROS moving forward quickly – ROS robotics news >>
* Plasmonic sensor detects viruses >>

* Genetic Basis of Anorexia Uncovered >>
* Why is sex good? >>
* Why Making Neutral Antimatter is Such A Big Deal! >>

* Alien Planet No. 500 Found, With Hundreds More to Come >>
* Virtual Healing for the Real World >>
* iOS 4.2 review (for iPad) >>

* Surprise KinectHacks.net server is experiancing the singularity! – >>
* Observations on computer chess spectatorship >>
* Why “Delivering Happiness” is a must read >>
* Genes link sexual maturity to body fat in women >>

* Scientists clock on to how sunlight shapes daily rhythms >>
* Flying snakes, caught on tape >>
* Second robot sent to Pike River mine disater >>

* Researchers kick-start ancient DNA >>
* When the playroom is the computer >>
* New tool detects Ebola, Marburg quickly, easily >>
* Organic Veggies Not More Nutritious >>

* Grounded NASA Space Plane Poised for Comeback? >>
* Second gen solar-powered light bulb lasts thrice as long >>
* 47 Mind-Blowing Psychology-Proven Facts You Should Know About Yourself >>

* Advance could make e-paper cheap enough for disposable e-readers by 2013-2015 >>
* Fractal Antenna claims benefits of metamaterial antennas >>
* Age estimation from blood has immediate forensic application >>

* New iPhone app locates products in aisles at stores >>
* Neuromagic: The neuroscience behind magic tricks >>
* Quantum time travel: Black hole not required >>

* Headphones Built Into Your Hoodie and Other Tech Clothing Wonders >>
* NASA Launches Nanosatellite to Study Life in Space >>
* Hybrid medical scanner spots tumours in a snap >>

* The Mad Artist’s Brain: The Connection between Creativity and Mental Illness >>
* New spinal implant to help people with paraplegia exercise paralyzed limbs >>
* Scotland Injects Stem Cells into Man’s Brain to Heal Stroke Damage >>

* Looking down on the tallest structure ever built >>
* Land Crawler eXtreme is the Freakiest Riding Robot We’ve Seen (video) >>
* Medical imaging breakthrough uses light and sound to see microscopic details inside our bodies >>

* A Car That Can Drive Through Fires And Temperatures Exceeding 600 Degrees >>
* Stem cell trial for blindness gets green light >>
* Analysing data is the future for journalists, says Tim Berners-Lee >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-11-22 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 22 November 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 22 November 2010

November 22, 2010 Leave a comment

* Discovery in how HIV thwarts body’s defense opens targets for drug therapies >>
* IBM uncloaks 20 petaflops BlueGene/Q super >>
* Intel Talks 1000-Core Processors >>

* In the test tube, teams reconstruct a cancer cell’s beginning >>
* Important brain area organized by color and orientation >>
* Rett syndrome mobilizes jumping genes in the brain >>
* Scientists Spot Genes Tied to Puberty, Body Fat in Girls >>

* Real time lightsaber tracking and rendering on the Kinect – KinectHacks.net >>
* New Pictures of Multitouch on Windows 7 >>
* Standard Gravity – OpenKinect (libfreenect/python) >>

* The Sexing Up Of Science (I’m Coming Out! And So Can You!) >>
* Imagine a moon base in 2069 – CNN.com >>
* Why Life Is Physics, Not Chemistry >>

* The (Near) Future of Medicine: Take Two Computers and IM Me in the Morning >>
* With Kinect Controller, Hackers Take Liberties >>
* The Attention-Span Myth >>

* Trash-To-Gas Power Plant Gets Greenlight >>
* Dark Matter Fisticuffs I: The Backdrop >>
* Martine Rothblatt Will Mindclones, AIs, and Uploads Ever Run Out of Cyberspace? >>
* Taking Control of Our Cyberlife >>

* When the Machines Take Over >>
* Enter the virtual celebrity >>
* NKorea unveils new nuclear plant: US scientist >>
* Simple rubber device mimics complex bird songs >>

* In Brief: New drug slims down mice >>
* More than a million Atlantic sharks killed yearly: study (AFP) >>
* Molecule said to underlie benefits of light drinking >>
* Kinect Doesn’t Need You [Video] >>

* YouTube – Brian Cox: Why we need the explorers >>
* Preview: J. Craig Venter and “Synthetic Life” – 60 Minutes >>
* 1,000mph car project ‘on track’ >>

* Fly on the wall or surveillance TV >>
* Smaller, More Powerful Snake Robot Demonstrated by Technion Lab >>
* Tumors grow their own blood vessels >>
* Normal cells transformed into 3-D cancers in tissue culture dishes >>

* Kinect hack, LED controlled wall « adafruit industries blog >>
* Should airplanes look like birds? >>
* News for 2010-11-21 >>
* Evolutionary adaptations and artificial intelligence >>
* Genes give clue to early puberty >>

* Tim Tyler – VSPY – An introduction >>
* VSPY – Advanced online video search >>
* Well-known molecule may be behind alcohol’s benefits to heart health >>
* The nano-secret of youthful skin >>

* Various devices and services for getting internet video to your TV >>
* Painless needles? Self-adminstered skin patches for vaccines under development >>

* Man Sells Virtual Real Estate in Online Game for $635,000! WTF? (video) >>
* Air flows in mechanical device reveal secrets of speech pathology >>
* Vladimir Kramnik faces off against a robotic arm in game of chess >>

* Will Robots And Humanoids Take Over The World? … >> >>
* Parrot releases AR.Pursuit augmented reality chase game for AR.Drone (video) >>
* Mind uploading, brain emulation and zettaflop and yottaflop computing >>
* Watch The Microwaves Inside A Microwave [Video] >>

* Genetic tweak helps avert miscarriage >>
* Traffic Jams In Your Brain >>
* How Apple’s Closed Ways Could Land It Into Antitrust Trouble >>

* Microsoft: I’m a PC, and Kinect open-source drivers were my idea >>
* Video look: Make your Facebook pages better with Appbistro’s app store >>
* Microsoft Says Kinect Left Open By Design >>

* The microcredit paradox >>
* Study Says Wi-Fi Makes Trees Sick [Studies] >>
* How A 90% Fat Diet Can Be Good For You >>
* Russian Nuclear Power Plants Take to the Seas >>
* Last Lights On – Mandelbrot fractal zoom to 6.066 e228 (2^760) on Vimeo <a

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Futureseek (aka @TristanHambling)- Best Of Last Week 15-21Nov2010

November 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Highlight Picks of last week

* Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Sets Limits on Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’ >>
* Antihydrogen atoms trapped one at a time for 0.17 seconds >>
* Found: first planet from another galaxy >>

* Radio waves ‘can help blood pressure’ >>
* ARMAR-III, the robot that learns via touch >>
* Laser-based camera can see around corners >>

* Brain region responsible for speech illusion identified >>
* Schmidt On Google TV Network Backlash: We’re Taking Dumb TV And Making It Smart >>
* Last Lights On – Mandelbrot fractal zoom to 6.066 e228 (2^760) on Vimeo >>

* Dairy Farms Go Robotic, Cows Have Never Been Happier (video) >>
* Thinner, more global iPad in the works? >>

* Big telcos aim to replace credit cards with smartphones >>
* The Future Will Be Personalized >>
* When Mobile Phone Payments Go Social >>

* Study suggests reliance on GPS may reduce hippocampus function as we age >>
* A Minority Report Interface for the Rest of Us >>
* London 80 Gigapixels: London World Record Panoramic Photo: >>

(Biggest overall story really belongs to hacking Kinect!)
* Microsoft Says Kinect Left Open By Design >>
* Kinect + Hack’s is a much bigger tech breakthrough then the iPad. For controlling PC’s (Minority Report), telepresence robots, cars? Etc.
* Hacking Microsoft’s Kinect: Two Weeks In, Six Amazing Projects >>
* Hacked Kinect Runs On iRobot Create >>
* kinect augmented reality multi touching on Vimeo >>
* Kinect costs only $56 to make, $149.99 to own >>

LastWeeks – Paper in review
* Futureseek Daily Paper
* Futureseek Daily Paper 20-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 19-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 18-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 17-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 16-11-2010

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 20 November 2010

November 20, 2010 Leave a comment

* Study suggests reliance on GPS may reduce hippocampus function as we age >>
* kinect augmented reality multi touching on Vimeo >>

* Splashtop Remote Desktop brings Windows PC access to your iPhone, iPad and iPod >>
* Tom Chatfield: 7 ways games reward the brain | Video on TED.com >>
* The smallest water bottle ever made [Nanotechnology] >>

* Audi’s Robotic Car Climbs Pikes Peak >>
* ARMAR-III, the robot that learns via touch (w/ Video) >>
* We’re entering the talent economy >>

* Gene links to anorexia found >>
* Gigantic gravity ‘Lenses’ magnify galaxies far, far away >>

* Video – Exposing a Galaxy within the Brain >>
* Make: Projects – Laser projection microscope >>
* Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men? >>

* Fare thee well, Allan Sandage >>
* Targeting tumours with graphene oxide >>
* Sudoku Solving E. Coli >>

* TSA Backscatter X-ray Backlash >>
* Interference of Independent Photon Beams: The Pfleegor-Mandel Experiment >>
* Light Speed Animation >>

* Lockheed Martin submits bid for Space Fence >>
* What changes will nanoelectronics bring to our lives? >>
* All viruses ‘can be DNA stowaways’ >>

* Chromosome key to later fertility >>
* Reprogrammed amniotic fluid cells can generate all types of body cells >>
* Giant gamma ray bubbles in our galaxy >>
* US reserves of rare earth elements assessed for first time >>

* What We Want From Windows 8 [Windows] >>
* Hacking Microsoft’s Kinect: Two Weeks In, Six Amazing Projects >>
* Messenger Bacteria Could ‘Tweet’ Directions to Nanobots >>

* Microsoft’s ImageFlow Turns Picture Search Into a 3-D Game >>
* Sure, but what’s the hard part? >>
* 5 Ways To Use Brain Science To Create Persuasive Presentations >>

* Facebook’s ‘See Friendship’ Feature Raises Privacy Worries >>
* Code clues point to Stuxnet maker >>
* Thinner, more global iPad in the works? >>

* Medical Marijuana Stops Spread of Breast Cancer >>
* Perceptual changes – a key to our consciousness >>

* Is this proof that spooky auras are real? >>
* One day, cells from skin might repair your spine >>
* Red wine packed with antidiabetes compounds >>
* New microscope reveals ultrastructure of cells >>

* 25 different Chinese models of the unmanned aircraft at air show >>
* Extreme survival: The toughest beast in the world >>
* Stress Makes Women Emotionally Needy and Men Distant >>

* News for 2010-11-19 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 19 November 2010 >>

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 19 November 2010

November 19, 2010 Leave a comment

* Surprise Link Between Weird Quantum Phenomena: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Sets Limits on Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’ >>
* Found: first planet from another galaxy >>
* Storytelling 2.0: Open your books to augmented reality >>

* WISE Captures a Glowing Cylinder in Space >>
* Hacked Kinect Runs On iRobot Create >>
* What Really Killed the Dinosaurs? >>

* Antihydrogen atoms trapped one at a time for 0.17 seconds >>
* Radio-wave treatment cuts high blood pressure >>
* Life is found in deepest layer of Earth’s crust >>

* US May Disable All Car Phones, Says Trans. Secretary >>

* Soon, a pill may extend your life by 10 years >>
* Discovery how estrogen works and flip its switch to reap benefits without risks >>
* Medical Marijuana Minus the Buzz? >>

* Dark excitons could light up your quantum computer, life >>
* A Random Assortment Of Kinect Injury Fail Videos >>
* A curious guide to browsers and the web >>

* Parrot AR.Drone gets AR.Pursuit game November 26 >>
* Who will build the next enterprise architects? >>
* Facebook Wants to Be Your…. Homepage? >>

* Stephen Wolfram : Programming with Natural Language Is Actually Going to Work >>
* In the Glorious Future, Could Space Travel Be Poop-Powered? >>
* I am virus – animal genomes contain more fossil viruses than ever expected >>

* Self-sanitizing Surfaces >>
* Secret U.S. Space Plane May Be Too Mysterious >>
* Study suggests precognition may be possible >>

* DNA can act like Velcro for nanoparticles >>
* Researchers insert identification codes into mouse embryos >>
* Well-known molecule may be behind alcohol’s benefits to heart health >>

* What factors contribute to the success or failure of software firms? >>
* Scientists report molecular structure of dopamine receptor >>
* Social networking extends mobile battery life >>

* Mechanism behind organ transplant rejection identified >>
* Does sex matter? It may when evaluating mental status >>
* Laser System Creates Near Perfect Lens Pocket for Cataract Surgery >>

* New evidence that weird quantum supersolid exists >>
* Planet Found Around Wrong Kind Of Star >>
* Can the web make the world go faster? >>

* Learn maths to boost the economy, scientist advises >>
* Brain cancer ‘trojan attack’ hope >>
* Scientists map volcano ‘plumbing’ >>

* Light switches on the brain >>
* Light at night causes changes in brain linked to depression >>
* Amazon goes Hollywood with new online movie studio >>
* new @Rushkoff book, Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age >>

* Don’t leave it to the experts: Why scientists have a few people to thank! >>
* Magnetic trapping will help unlock the secrets of anti-matter >>
* Addressable field emitter array for scaling volume of chips from electron beams >>

* Look Inside $2000 Augmented Reality Glasses (video) >>
* Human brain has more switches than all computers on Earth >>

* News for 2010-11-18 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 18 November 2010 >>

* Where’s your Favourite Place in the Kiwi Sun? Futureseek Daily Paper

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Tristans Daily Link Review; 18 November 2010

November 18, 2010 Leave a comment

* Antimatter Atoms Successfully Stored for the First Time (w/ Video) >>
* London 80 Gigapixels: London World Record Panoramic Photo: >>
* Hacked iRobot Uses XBox Kinect to See The World, Obey Your Commands (video) >>

* Radio waves ‘can help blood pressure’ >>
* Pop a pill for a long and healthy life >>

* Sydney Town Hall Organ Augmented Reality Projection >>
* Scientists discover new method for studying molecules >>
* Optical transistor in silicon is a first >>

* Twitter Has A (Secret) Reputation Score For Every User >>
* Open Innovation Case: The Consequences of Hacking Microsoft Kinect >>
* HPV shot can prevent anal cancer, panel says >>

* Flexible Nanogenerators to Power Implantable Microdevices >>
* Kidney Cell Layer Grown in Laboratory Environment >>

* Jumping genes mobilise in the brains of people with Rett syndrome >>
* Cyborg Professor to Implant Camera on Back of Head >>
* Building blocks containing gels turn cells into different types of tissue >>
* Debt Collectors Using Facebook To Embarrass Those Who Owe >>

* Medical Minder Allows Treatment at Home Over 3G >>
* AT&T Wireless Data Still Growing At 1000% >>
* Turning the cancer genes off >>
* Zapping nerves helps control high blood pressure >>

* Power consumption cut by 50% with Panasonic’s 32-bit microcomputer >>
* Faster water flow means greater diversity of invertebrate marine life >>
* What will threaten us in 2040? >>

* Scientists identify antivirus system >>
* Speech monitoring could track Parkinson’s >>
* Computer users simulate extreme weather at home >>
* Study: Placebo improves sex life for women >>

* Laser-based camera can see around corners >>
* Brain region responsible for speech illusion identified >>
* The New “Largest Photo in the World” is Also the Prettiest [Photography] >>
* First UN Satellite Hopes to Turn Astronaut Poop Into Power Supply >>

* Stronger-Than-Diamonds Graphene Can Be Made From Sugar [Graphene] >>
* Mercedes-Benz Biome is a car that is ‘grown’ from ‘seeds’ >>
* Chinese Telecom Company Hijacked 15 Percent of Internet >>
* Proposed Hopping Mars Rover Will Harvest Its Own Fuel >>

* Trying to kill this snakebot just makes more snakebots >>
* How do we Pluck the Strings to Play the Notes of the Universe? >>
* Physicists demonstrate a four-fold quantum memory >>

* Sex survey shows growing diversity, but cliches about men and women still apply >>
* What if we used poetry to teach computers to speak better? >>
* Wonder if its possible eventually to do real-time 360 gigapixels?
* The Bottom-Line Diet: Eat Less >>
* A Geometric Theory of Everything: Scientific American >>

* Pop a pill for a long and healthy life >>
* Nuclear jump idea for Mars hopper >>
* Nvidia describes Echelon 10 teraflops processor design >>

* Mixed messages scramble sounds in the brain >>
* Organs Made from Scratch >>
* A Minority Report Interface for the Rest of Us >>

* Overweight people sniff out food better, even after lunch >>
* Using the body’s own defenses to combat cancer >>
* ARMAR-III, the robot that learns via touch >>

* Whip-tailed bacteria could ‘tweet’ to nanobots >>
* Gene linked to ADHD allows memory task to be interrupted by brain regions tied to daydreaming >>
* FDA panel recommends first lupus drug in 50 years >>
* Touchpad made from pencil and paper. >>

* News for 2010-11-17 >>
* Tristans Daily Link Review; 17 November 2010 >>

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