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Daily News Links – 31 Aug 2009

Neuroscientists find brain region responsible for our sense of personal space http://ff.im/-7q3Cs

As Internet turns 40, barriers threaten its growth http://ff.im/-7q0y5

Real-time unified search http://ff.im/-7q03O

Visual Search Engine , visualized search.. http://www.spezify.com

Search the Internet in Privacy with Startpage (Ixquick) http://ff.im/-7qesn

HOW TO: Find the Name of That Song- Midomi – http://bit.ly/7tptT http://ff.im/-7q8Gn

Put A Spell: Augmented Reality Game from Ogmento http://ff.im/-7q1EU

The Conversational Interface: Our Next Great Leap Forward http://ff.im/-7qdCu

Will China Build AGI First? : http://ff.im/7q2vL

As hybrid cars gobble rare metals, shortage looms (Reuters) http://ff.im/-7qcjb

Toyota developing anti-drunk driving gadget http://ff.im/-7qjIa

Folded nanoboxes could open door to nano-circuits http://ff.im/-7qbA9

Tevatron tightens up the race for the Higgs http://ff.im/-7qb2v

Counting duplicated genome segments now possible http://ff.im/-7q9tQ

Eclipse Phase Review http://ff.im/-7q3Sb

Thought Talking – http://bit.ly/zyowB

Desktop Wallpaper Calendars For September 2009 – http://bit.ly/19cDeN

APOD: 2009 August 31 – Open Cluster M25 http://ff.im/-7qhgs

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Daily News Links – 29 Aug 2009

Is Quantum Mechanics Selectively Erasing Our Memory? http://ff.im/-7kNT8

Good Enough Revolution: When Cheap and Simple Is Just Fine – http://bit.ly/bdaOr http://ff.im/-7kMAz

We’re In  Midst of a Literacy Revolution http://ff.im/-7kID6

Why future astronauts may be sent to gravity holes http://ff.im/-7kIzd

Half Dome Screen Wraps Games and Movies around You – http://bit.ly/1KEx34  http://ff.im/-7juPA

Electrolux Design Challenge Envisions Your Automated Future http://ff.im/-7jrtY

Gene Associated with Language, Speech And Reading Disorders Identified http://ow.ly/15MNS2

Researchers Hope to Mass-Produce Robots on a Chip http://ff.im/-7jnlx

An intelligent system avoids forgetting things http://ff.im/-7hUw3

Archos May Beat Apple to Market with a Tablet Computer — Running Google’s Android http://ff.im/-7hTDk

Robot Designed to Help Earth Plants Grow on Mars http://ff.im/-7hTxa

Robotic Bear Nurse To Help the Elderly In Japan http://ff.im/-7hTd0

Gravity, Quantum Objects, and Violations of the Equivalence Principle http://ff.im/-7hSEb

Bionic Limbs With Artificial Intelligence http://ff.im/-7hRKk

Solar Panels Built into Roads Could Be the Future of Energy http://ff.im/-7hRIG

IBM Takes First 3D Image of Atomic Bonds [Quantum Computing] http://ff.im/-7h144

We Live in Public: Are We Surrendering Our Privacy–and Sanity–to the Internet? http://ff.im/-7kRP1

IBM Patent Means Your TV Remote Will Twitter Too http://ff.im/-7kQYg

If Blood Is Red, Why Are Veins Blue? http://ff.im/-7kP9L

Nanotubes destroy kidney tumors – http://bit.ly/SVfyN

Soap bubbles to take the drag out of future cars – http://bit.ly/K7sNF

Möbius Strip Library Adds a Twist to Kazakh Architecture [Architecture] http://ff.im/-7kN2n

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Daily News Links – 26 Aug 2009

Daily Inspiration #282 http://ff.im/-7ep8k
41 Stunning Aged, Ancient & Natural Foot Paths http://bit.ly/gNLYB
Milky Way http://ff.im/-7ejhB

Electrotransparent Glass http://ff.im/-7aZ88

Lego Roboto Solves Sudoku [Lego] http://ff.im/-7eqJ7

Motoman Robot Has No Legs, Assembles Chairs Anyway http://ff.im/-7ek7U

3-D Talking Mona Lisa meets art lovers http://ff.im/-7ee9G

Cool use of Microsoft Surface table at Gnomedex – http://bit.ly/11Xzuo

Monkeys born from eggs that got DNA transplant (AP) http://ff.im/-7esDA

Robots Do Nanoscale Construction http://ff.im/-7cIzo

Battlefield Blimp Tracks Low-Flying Cruise Missiles http://ff.im/-7eqEw

Advances in Proving the Properties of Software http://ff.im/-7elr7

Why is HTML Suddenly Interesting? http://ff.im/-7ejyS

Electrolux Moléculaire 3D Food Printer http://ff.im/-7eig6

Astronauts of the Future May Have Trouble Making Little Astronauts http://ff.im/-7eeqO

Spider Robot Slings Webs http://ff.im/-7aZbZ

Three-Part Nebula Offers A Glimpse At The Inner Workings Of A Star Factory http://bit.ly/2oEcXM

Futuristic art: The works of Vesna Jovanovic http://bit.ly/y1LBh

Nanotechnology inks for self-erasing paper http://bit.ly/13KA6d

How Entanglement Could Be Deterministic http://bit.ly/A75kd

Steve Jobs is pouring his heart and soul into an Apple tablet http://bit.ly/391lUL

seven best features in Snow Leopard http://bit.ly/ghDyX

Go On, Scoot http://bit.ly/efhzB

Glass Spire to Grace London’s Skyscape http://bit.ly/2mjEL0

Robotic Fish Could Patrol Waterways http://bit.ly/lt6br

Beyond space and time: Fractals, hyperspace and more http://bit.ly/1ak4lZ

Moral Machines? New Approach To Decision Making Based On Computational Logic http://bit.ly/Gh8ZR

Getting Wired: How The Brain Does It http://ow.ly/15MAAY

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Daily News – 26 Aug 2009

11  Inspirational Image Collections – http://bit.ly/rNlFJ
20 Awesome Wallpapers by J3Concepts – http://bit.ly/euTox
15  Examples of Water Art That’s Simply Splashing! – http://bit.ly/3wJzmw

World’s Most Mind-Bending Language Has the Best Development Environment – http://bit.ly/dn4k3

Rewriting General Relativity? Putting  New Model Of Quantum Gravity Under Microscope – http://bit.ly/Olub1

Disappearing Bees Have Devastated Ribosomes – http://bit.ly/113Uo4

Geneticists Close to Cracking Code for Common Cold – http://bit.ly/dNoCR

Mobile map projector with GPS lights the way – http://bit.ly/YNvft

Wireless Health Monitoring System for under $200 – http://bit.ly/Waqui

At the Dawn of the Augmented Reality Industry (Bruce Sterling) – http://bit.ly/svUTG

Hemispherical Screen – http://bit.ly/5wIbI

Our Tech Future? A Machine That Can Sense What You’re Thinking – http://bit.ly/m6sFB

Handbot Climbs Shelves, Has Rope Launcher – http://bit.ly/Myqai

Understanding the importance of E=mc^2 – http://bit.ly/4a0dVZ

On Finding Needles in Genetic Haystacks – http://bit.ly/rw6RZ

New study suggests the brain predicts what eyes in motion will see – http://bit.ly/IOmd8

Scientists Make Temperature-Regulating Coffee Mug – http://bit.ly/nlT9L

LEGO toy helps researchers learn what happens on nanoscale – http://bit.ly/fXigB

Inventor Demonstrates Humanoid Robot’s Latest AI Abilities Video – http://bit.ly/PeYeh

Touchy Feely Robot Promises to be Gentle (and Check for Cancer) – http://bit.ly/169bCY

Autonomous Robot Cleans Up the Ocean for Navy Ships – http://bit.ly/kvszo

The anti-Twitter: New site requires 1,400-character MINIMUM – http://bit.ly/RTR9D

Magnetically-propelled cars could save our cities from congestion – http://bit.ly/vLAGQ

DARPA Wants ‘Precision Jamming’ To Take Enemies Out of the Conversation – http://bit.ly/pZ4mX

Radioactive Cancer-Binding Buckyballs For Targeted Chemotherapy – http://bit.ly/CZGmF

New Theory Questions Why We Sleep – http://bit.ly/9DHZf

Eye Cells from Stem Cells – http://bit.ly/xuwLV

See USB flash drives manufactured in this shocking behind-the-scenes video – http://bit.ly/1cKwDl

Why a Singularity Will be Gradual – Sci-Fi Says So – http://bit.ly/16P0OQ

Survival in a post-apocalypse blackout – http://bit.ly/1JwZh

Using technology to turbocharge innovation in a downturn – http://bit.ly/24886D

timoreilly: Willow Garage mulling a “robot app store.” Yum. http://bit.ly/XeVsT

NASA To Team Up With Russia For Future Mars Flight – http://bit.ly/2yLO2s

If You’re Not Seeing Data, You’re Not Seeing – http://bit.ly/4EJvWD

Gravity-Wave Hunters Find Nothing—and Make a Big Discovery – http://bit.ly/1QZjkv

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Daily News – 25 Aug 2009

Arm dentists with lasers, say researchers http://ff.im/-77nzL

Robots swim with the fishes http://ff.im/-77nuA

zygbot: IEEE Spectrum: Thomas and Janet: first kissing humanoid robots http://tinyurl.com/nxqwnb http://ff.im/-770rO

Does Language Shape What We Think?: Scientific American http://bit.ly/12tBFh http://ff.im/-7704V

Intel’s Roadmap Includes 4nm Fab in 2022 http://ff.im/-76XG3

Blog – New Measure of Human Brain Processing Speed http://ff.im/-76W09

Powerful, Simple Rocket Fuel Made from Water and Aluminum http://ff.im/-76FDw

How Real Innovation Moves the Needle http://ff.im/-76EX4

The future of energy: Human Nature, Not Technology, Is The Challenge. http://ff.im/-76eNI

GuyKawasaki Photographer, Photoshop master Peter Funch’s indescribable images: http://om.ly/Huub

Glow-in-the-dark red blood cells made from human stem cells http://ff.im/-76efn

3D Hologram: Best Video Conference Ever http://ff.im/-765wd

Eco Rides: CitySailer fuel cell powered two-wheeler keeps you safe even without a helmet http://ff.im/-74si7

15 Stunning Sunrises and Sunsets – http://bit.ly/11og5l

High-Speed Robot Hand – http://bit.ly/17OOPW

Nano-bio Material Kills Cancer Cells, Leaves Healthy Cells Unharmed – http://bit.ly/15maao

To save lives Indian doctor rethinks the toilet – http://bit.ly/4kADZ

Top Future Blogs – http://bit.ly/w6NWS

Top Daily Galaxy Posts – http://bit.ly/18Jx23

Panasonic Ushers In 3D HDTV Era —Will Ship 3D Displays in 2010 – http://bit.ly/w9tom

Encyclopedia of Life grows; clues on ageing, pests – http://bit.ly/GdywS

A Safe Approach To Nanotechnology – http://bit.ly/1CIcR0

Tiny Robots Get A Grip On Nanotubes – http://bit.ly/gFcpc

Daily Makeover: give yourself a daily virtual makeover – http://bit.ly/1b21gG

Free screen sharing web app – http://bit.ly/mwI59

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Daily News Links – 22-23 Aug 2009

15 Stunning Examples of Waterfall Photography – http://bit.ly/1kWqZ6

Waves Photos by Photographer Clark Little – http://bit.ly/HBFww

Spirals Set – http://bit.ly/TB3qa

Sand Art – http://smoont.com/sand-art/

Futuristic Robotic Kitchen Assistant – http://bit.ly/3Lw32b

Students build tour guide robot – http://bit.ly/AyFPs

Robot’s gentle touch aids delicate cancer surgery – http://bit.ly/9IkRF

Robot Cats Purrrrfect for Elderly – http://bit.ly/3z7Hgk

zygbot: BEAR robot roars to the rescue http://bit.ly/68nDF

Neural Networks Mapped In Dementia Patients –  http://ow.ly/15LTtl

Human Lifespans Nearly Constant for 2,000 Years – http://bit.ly/svh3J

Metamaterials learn to remember – http://bit.ly/ZsoCp

New images capture cell’s ribosomes at work – http://bit.ly/sGDqk

Failure to launch: abandoned NASA projects – http://bit.ly/OgRLH

DNA scaffolds could make nano-circuits – http://bit.ly/4C1oQe

5 Most Expensive U.S. Military Vehicles To Date – http://bit.ly/1cbVR6

Human sex from the inside out – http://bit.ly/17yyx3

Time Paradox [Pic] – http://imgur.com/SH0RP.gif

Forecasts ‘n’ fives – http://bit.ly/l3tkS

Blue Is Beautiful, But Only In The Theater – http://bit.ly/drZrj

guardiantech: US now trains more drone operators than pilots http://bit.ly/2n7utJ

GeorgeDvorsky: C64 Emulator for iPhone Seems Imminent http://bit.ly/ND919

GeorgeDvorsky: The Future Doesn’t Have A File System http://bit.ly/WOHBt

rfurlan: Who Is Responsible If A Robot Kills Someone? [Ai Murder!] http://ff.im/-70kws

amazing-house-design-in-japan-a-garden-inside-the-house – http://bit.ly/fP52w

quote: “Because we don’t think about future generations, they will never forget us.” – Henrik Tikkanen

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Daily News – 21 Aug 2009

AVATAR Official Movie Trailer Released – http://ff.im/6UTGD

Handbot Climbs Shelf, Steals Book, Gets Away – http://ff.im/6V7tt

Innovation: Are we ready for the Autonomous Age? – http://ff.im/6UWsL

William Sims Bainbridge Religion for a Galactic Civilization 2.0 – http://ff.im/6V5z0

The Origin of the Mind (preview) – http://ff.im/6V1f8

Three Possible Economic Models (Part 1) – http://ff.im/6URUZ

US Army wants 2.3 gigapixel camera for aerial surveillance – http://ff.im/6UJ2d

5 Terrific Ted Talks on Future Technologies – http://bit.ly/bUYdJ

Gene swap experiment makes altering bugs easier – http://ff.im/6UX6P

Mind Control Can Make You A Better Surgeon – http://ff.im/6UWjy

Floating Solar UFO To Clean Osaka’s Dingy Canals and Castle Moats – http://ff.im/6UT7i

Giant Free-Roving Robotic Cages Could Be the Healthy Future of Fish Farming – http://ff.im/6UT6z

First 3-D Patterned Nanostructures – http://bit.ly/Epviw

Poor Design Choices In the Star Wars Universe – http://ff.im/6Vglc

Stanford scientists scan 2,500-year-old mummy – http://bit.ly/3EgoZg

Are you the next Usain Bolt? The answer could be in your saliva – http://bit.ly/1mTC9Y

Switching on the power of stem cells – http://bit.ly/65tyv

Scientists make “sugar bug” drug for bowel disease – http://bit.ly/XwiN9

psaffo: Best 4 minute explanation of Health Care issue yet — don’t miss the very end: http://bit.ly/C2KdP

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter’s High-Speed Data Connection Beams 461 Gigabytes Per Day – http://bit.ly/RbVec

Giant Free-Roving Robotic Cages Could Be the Healthy Future of Fish Farming – http://bit.ly/4CE3Ab

LED display technology gets a twist – http://bit.ly/dgSta

Twitter to show whereabouts of tweeters – http://bit.ly/CCSHE

Scobleizer: Seeing the “next Twitter” at http://www.whrrl.com

@jeffholden showing me how to create microstories, pretty cool.

Screenr: Instant screencasts for Twitter – http://screenr.com/

Is Hollywood Afraid of Twitter’s Real-Time Review Effect? – http://bit.ly/RX9Et

[PIC] – the-final-frontier – http://bit.ly/10dO9I

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