Archive for September, 2009

Link Favourites archive – 30 September 2009

September 30, 2009 Leave a comment

* Scientists discover clues to what makes human muscle age
* Concepts are born in the hippocampus
* Physicists Explain How Human Eyes Can Detect Quantum Effects
* Second-generation air-powered robot hand gets more sensitive

* Cancer Diagnosis Via Semiconductor
* ISS Could Get its Own Electron-Beam Fabrication 3D Printer
* Industrial Part Tossing Looks Like Fun, Has Questionable Practicality
* Intel Robot Finds Wall Socket, Plugs Self In [Robots]

* Hacking DNA
* Carrier: A New Concept for Wheelchair Design
* The Brain: Where Does Sex Live in the Brain? From Top to Bottom.

* Apple tablet rumoured anew, this time even more specific
* Elpida Unveils Industry’s First 2-Gigabit DDR2 Mobile RAM
* Google Invites Everyone to Catch Its Real-Time Wave

* 50 Greatest Space Photos Ever !
* Brain-Machine Interface, Unplugged
* Geek answers Top 10 Unanswered questions in Geeky Movies

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Link Favourites archive – 29 September 2009

September 29, 2009 Leave a comment

* Quantum Entanglement Visible to the Naked Eye
* Livepack: wireless streaming HD video from anywhere
* Video: Takeshi Maeda’s OmniZero.9 robot transforms, carries creator, blows minds

* Wildcat2030: “The Future of the Internet–And How to Stop It | Open Culture”
* By 2040 you will be able to upload your brain…
* Researchers unravel brain’s wiring to understand memory
* David Orban Talks to Randal Koene on Whole Brain Emulation

* Vision-guided robot fastens lug nuts
* Locust flight simulator helps robot insects evolve
* Demo of AI Virtual Pet Answering Simple Questions

* Could a microchip help to diagnose cancer in minutes?

* Can Wind Power Be Stored?
* Bits: Apple Rehires a Developer of Its Newton Tablet

* Banking Via Twitter?
* DNA Test Shows Hitler Skull Is That of A Woman
* Video: Lockheed’s Amazing Monocopter Drone Takes Flight

* Blueprinting Biology | A visual language for mapping biological systems

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Link Favourites archive – 28 September 2009

September 28, 2009 Leave a comment

* Robo-One Tournament shows off thought-controlled robot
* Integrated circuits Have been made with particles called Excitons

* Two Proteins Enable Skin Cells To Regenerate
* Cooking May Have Made Us Human
* New Mathematical Model Suggests How The Brain Might Stay In Balance

* ArTimes Weekly Linkfest

* Dead Salmon ‘Responds’ to Pictures of People
* Ultrasonic Dishwasher Cavitates Your Dishes to Cleanliness [Dishwashers]
* Green Watch turns you into a walking environmental sensor

* Murata Seiko unicycling robot gets an awesome upgrade
* Video: SARCOS half human half robot (Exoskeleton)
* Neo City

* Status of Stem Cell Research
* Wowee… robotics; Wrex the Dwag & Rovio Mobile inet Webcam –
* A Simpler, Gentler Robotic Grip
* Past ISMAR Videos

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Link Favourites archive – 26, 27 September 2009

September 27, 2009 Leave a comment

* Intel’s Light Peak Optical Standard Actually Originated at Apple
* MIT dissertation — a draft of Nanosystems — e.drexler now online
* Trippy 35-Foot Interactive Screens Decorate Microsoft Campus [Art]
* IBM’s “Brain” Guy: Dharmendra Modha

* Information politics: the defining issue of our age – Telegraph
* Asteroid Impacts are the Biggest Threat to Advanced Life in the Milky Way -Stephen Hawking
* No home in the galactic outer suburbs
* A Prototype Detector for Dark Matter in the Milky Way | Universe Today

* U3-X Personal Mobility Device: Air Bag Optional
* Neurocinema Aims to Change the Way Movies are Made
* [+664] “Dead” baby wakes up for his funeral wake
* GeorgeDvorsky: Woman implanted with wrong embryo gives birth –
* World’s Largest Bridge to Stretch Over 13 Miles Long [Architecture]

* Future is TV-shaped, says Intel
* Prospects in Theoretical Physics (PiTP) – 2009
* Announcing Project 10^100 idea themes -.
* Scientists Discover How To Send Insects Off The Scent Of Crops
* Engineers track bacteria’s kayak paddle-like motion for first time

* The sum of knowledge — online and accessible, no less
* TEDMED 2009 is Coming – The Best of the Best Will Speak on Medicine
* New Study Detects Oral Cancer Via RNA in Spit
* Extensive Synthetic Biology Coverage at the New Yorker
* Quantum Probability Theory May Explain Failures of Human Logic

* Rudimentary Intelligence Enhancement: researcher converts his brain into ‘e-memory’”
* Launch Your Own Satellite Into Orbit for Only $8,000
* Intel’s Atom CE 4100 SoC Will Transform Internet TV
* 7500 lines of Bug Free Code, Mathematically Verified Crash Proof Operating System Kernel

* Machine Vision on the Horizon: Vitamin D Launches Object Recognition for Video
* Beautiful Examples of Kinetic Photography
* Gigagalaxy Zoom! [Starts With A Bang]
* FoodScanner Makes Calorie Counting a Breeze –
* World’s most important drugs –

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Link Favourites archive – 25 September 2009

September 25, 2009 Leave a comment

* Smart Phone Knows Where You Are Even Indoors
* Flexpickers Precisely Pick And Place Piles Of Processed Pancakes
* Robot computer to mark English essays –
* LittleDog Is Even Creepier than BigDog [Robots]

* New Drug May Treat Pancreatic Cancer
* AIDS vaccine surprises scientists, proves partially successful

* Microsoft Releases Prototype of Research OS “Barrelfish”
* Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens
* Brain Scans Reveal What You’ve Seen
* Planned emission cuts still mean far hotter Earth

* New Device Tested for Extracting Oxygen from the Moon
* Columbia Hills Flyover 2.0; Awesome Meridiani Mosaics | Universe Today
* University lab demonstrates 3-D printing in glass
* Emo Labs Invisible Speakers: HDTV Screens Could Become The Speaker [HDTVs]
* Harnessing nanopatterns

* Scientists map potato genome, hope to improve crop yield
* Cracking the brain’s numerical code
* PS3 Motion Control and 13 Compatible Games Coming Spring 2010
* NASA Shoots Laser From Maryland to Hit the LRO Spacecraft, 250,000 Miles Away
* Honda’s U3-X Personal Mobility System Is Segway Meets Unicycle

* YDreams: Flyar Birdies Bring Tweets to Your PC
* It Took A Year, But Fitness Gadget Fitbit Will Finally Launch
* Surrogates: A little too true to life

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Link Favourites archive – 24 September 2009

September 24, 2009 Leave a comment

* Stimulating sight
* Green roofs may help put lid on global warming
* Miruko: Wearable eyeball robot interface

* Wacom Intros Multitouch Graphics Tablets
* Flight of the remote-controlled cyborg beetle [Neurophilosophy]
* Asteroid attack: putting Earth’s defences to the test
* The Zerkin Glove – Touching the Future, Now
* Microchipped BP Pills Remind Patients to Take Their Meds

* For proteins, evolution can’t go backwards
* Windows 8: More early clues start to emerge
* The Pink Phone Pictures Microsoft Doesn’t Want You To See Yet [Exclusive]
* Intel Hints at Its Own Smartphone Operating System
* The New Weapon Against Climate Change: Condoms

* Digital revolution is happening outside the classroom
* Wally Hermes Yacht
* iTrip: First iPhone-controlled hardware
* How far could you travel in a spaceship?
* Too Busy to Go to the Doctor? Just Visit Her Online

* Obscura CueLight Pool Table Is $200,000 Worth of Fancy – Obscura cuelight
* Computer Program Can “Out” Gay Facebook Users
* IBM Links SatNav to Car Radios
* Making Realistic Skin for Robots

* WeebleCopter Uses Rotors, Weights For Stable Hops
* Build the Ares I-X in Less Than Six Minutes | Universe Today
* Intel Light Peak Optical Tech Achieves Insane 10Gb/s Speeds [Intel]
* US looking to deploy long-endurance hybrid airship over Afghanistan
* How many people have you slept with? 2.8 million?

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Link Favourites archive – 23 September 2009

September 23, 2009 Leave a comment

* Augmented Reality Markup Language (ARML)
* Computer model shows changes in brain mechanisms for cocaine addicts
* SIL06 Robot Land Mine Detector
* Naked mole rats may help cure cancer
* Augmented Reality Headsets to Help ISS Astronauts
* Kopin Golden-i Gen 2 concept

* Immortality only 20 years away says scientist
* Courier: First Details Microsoft’s Secret Tablet – Gizmodo
* Closer Look at Intel 4-Screen Laptop Suggests Superior Multitasking, Procrastinating [Concepts]
* World’s First USB 3.0 Webcam Streams Uncompressed 1080p Video [Webcams]
* Moore’s Law Marches on at Intel

* Computer model shows changes in brain mechanisms for cocaine addicts
* The Science (and Art) of Depression Medication
* How To Make Ferrofluid
* Augmented Reality Gets New Dimension: Layar Adds 3-D
* SGI’s ‘Personal Supercomputer’ Handles 80 Cores, 1TB of RAM [Sgi]

* Tiny remote-control robots play soccer under glass
* Picasa Adds Facial Recognition And Geo-Tagging To Its Desktop App
* Intel announces 22nm chips for 2011
* an intelligent car able to learn from his owner’s driving and warn him in case of accident
* Superior 3D Graphics for the Web a Step Closer
* Solar Home Built by Students

* New discovery reveals fate of nanoparticles in human cells
* Using Brain Waves to Help Treat Depression
* Origin of Stupidity
* Lies my parents told me
* A short introduction to transhumanism
* Microsoft departs @SecondLife migrates to OpenSim via @maxpingmagazine –

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