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Link Favourites archive – 30 September 2009

September 30, 2009 Leave a comment

* Scientists discover clues to what makes human muscle age http://ff.im/-8Y2I9
* Concepts are born in the hippocampus http://ff.im/-8X9iB
* Physicists Explain How Human Eyes Can Detect Quantum Effects http://ff.im/-8XcrV
* Second-generation air-powered robot hand gets more sensitive http://ff.im/-8X9yU

* Cancer Diagnosis Via Semiconductor http://ff.im/-8X88Y
* ISS Could Get its Own Electron-Beam Fabrication 3D Printer http://ff.im/-8X59t
* Industrial Part Tossing Looks Like Fun, Has Questionable Practicality http://ff.im/-8X53m
* Intel Robot Finds Wall Socket, Plugs Self In [Robots] http://ff.im/-8X90u

* Hacking DNA http://ff.im/-8XlhH
* Carrier: A New Concept for Wheelchair Design http://ff.im/-8XiEQ
* The Brain: Where Does Sex Live in the Brain? From Top to Bottom. http://ff.im/-8Y4Hk

* Apple tablet rumoured anew, this time even more specific http://ff.im/-8XfIc
* Elpida Unveils Industry’s First 2-Gigabit DDR2 Mobile RAM http://ff.im/-8XfIe
* Google Invites Everyone to Catch Its Real-Time Wave http://ff.im/-8X88Z

* 50 Greatest Space Photos Ever ! http://ff.im/-8WZ9b
* Brain-Machine Interface, Unplugged http://ff.im/-8WY14
* Geek answers Top 10 Unanswered questions in Geeky Movies http://ff.im/-8XlhI

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Link Favourites archive – 29 September 2009

September 29, 2009 Leave a comment

* Quantum Entanglement Visible to the Naked Eye http://ff.im/-8SSd0
* Livepack: wireless streaming HD video from anywhere http://ff.im/-8SzkQ
* Video: Takeshi Maeda’s OmniZero.9 robot transforms, carries creator, blows minds http://ff.im/-8SzYI

* Wildcat2030: “The Future of the Internet–And How to Stop It | Open Culture” http://ff.im/7ypkv
* By 2040 you will be able to upload your brain… http://ff.im/-8SLcM
* Researchers unravel brain’s wiring to understand memory http://ff.im/-8SKZ8
* David Orban Talks to Randal Koene on Whole Brain Emulation http://ff.im/-8SKZ4

* Vision-guided robot fastens lug nuts http://bit.ly/MWx6c http://ff.im/-8TlYv
* Locust flight simulator helps robot insects evolve http://ff.im/-8SD8i
* Demo of AI Virtual Pet Answering Simple Questions http://ff.im/-8Tl8r

* Could a microchip help to diagnose cancer in minutes? http://ff.im/-8TlYw

* Can Wind Power Be Stored? http://ff.im/-8Tci7
* Bits: Apple Rehires a Developer of Its Newton Tablet http://ff.im/-8Tbcs

* Banking Via Twitter? http://ff.im/-8SUJc
* DNA Test Shows Hitler Skull Is That of A Woman http://ff.im/-8SUJ4
* Video: Lockheed’s Amazing Monocopter Drone Takes Flight http://ff.im/-8SSd8

* Blueprinting Biology | A visual language for mapping biological systems http://ff.im/-8SBIy

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Link Favourites archive – 28 September 2009

September 28, 2009 Leave a comment

* Robo-One Tournament shows off thought-controlled robot http://ff.im/-8QsSz
* Integrated circuits Have been made with particles called Excitons http://ff.im/-8Qutd

* Two Proteins Enable Skin Cells To Regenerate http://ff.im/-8Qud9
* Cooking May Have Made Us Human http://ff.im/-8PlzU
* New Mathematical Model Suggests How The Brain Might Stay In Balance http://ff.im/-8PicW

* ArTimes Weekly Linkfest http://ff.im/-8Pg15

* Dead Salmon ‘Responds’ to Pictures of People http://ff.im/-8PdZ7
* Ultrasonic Dishwasher Cavitates Your Dishes to Cleanliness [Dishwashers] http://ff.im/-8PE2O
* Green Watch turns you into a walking environmental sensor http://ff.im/-8PcDl

* Murata Seiko unicycling robot gets an awesome upgrade http://ff.im/-8Pcj5
* Video: SARCOS half human half robot (Exoskeleton) http://ff.im/-8P9t9
* Neo City http://ff.im/-8P9s0

* Status of Stem Cell Research http://ff.im/-8P6wR
* Wowee… robotics; Wrex the Dwag & Rovio Mobile inet Webcam – http://www.wowwee.com/
* A Simpler, Gentler Robotic Grip http://bit.ly/48wPJk
* Past ISMAR Videos http://ff.im/-8Qub4

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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  http://ff.im/-8Nc8W
* MIT dissertation — a draft of Nanosystems — e.drexler now online http://ff.im/-8MZNe
* Trippy 35-Foot Interactive Screens Decorate Microsoft Campus [Art] http://ff.im/-8Juxu
* IBM’s “Brain” Guy: Dharmendra Modha http://ff.im/-8MeL1

* Information politics: the defining issue of our age – Telegraph http://bit.ly/uLYjY http://ff.im/-8MozX
* Asteroid Impacts are the Biggest Threat to Advanced Life in the Milky Way -Stephen Hawking http://ff.im/-8My3P
* No home in the galactic outer suburbs http://ff.im/-8Mwlm
* A Prototype Detector for Dark Matter in the Milky Way | Universe Today http://ff.im/-8MvU7

* U3-X Personal Mobility Device: Air Bag Optional http://ff.im/-8MXVn
* Neurocinema Aims to Change the Way Movies are Made http://ff.im/-8MqOm
* [+664] “Dead” baby wakes up for his funeral wake http://ff.im/-8MqMA
* GeorgeDvorsky: Woman implanted with wrong embryo gives birth – http://bit.ly/7q1y5 http://ff.im/-8MoxM
* World’s Largest Bridge to Stretch Over 13 Miles Long [Architecture] http://ff.im/-8MXV1

* Future is TV-shaped, says Intel http://ff.im/-8MjOQ
* Prospects in Theoretical Physics (PiTP) – 2009 http://ff.im/-8KlN0
* Announcing Project 10^100 idea themes -. http://ff.im/-8HyBx
* Scientists Discover How To Send Insects Off The Scent Of Crops http://ff.im/-8KlzI
* Engineers track bacteria’s kayak paddle-like motion for first time http://ff.im/-8Ke4U

* The sum of knowledge — online and accessible, no less http://ff.im/-8K7bN
* TEDMED 2009 is Coming – The Best of the Best Will Speak on Medicine http://ff.im/-8K6T1
* New Study Detects Oral Cancer Via RNA in Spit http://ff.im/-8K4TB
* Extensive Synthetic Biology Coverage at the New Yorker http://ff.im/-8K4R8
* Quantum Probability Theory May Explain Failures of Human Logic http://ff.im/-8JXNQ

* Rudimentary Intelligence Enhancement: researcher converts his brain into ‘e-memory’” http://ff.im/-8JXnA
* Launch Your Own Satellite Into Orbit for Only $8,000 http://ff.im/-8JVNe
* Intel’s Atom CE 4100 SoC Will Transform Internet TV http://ff.im/-8JRX3
* 7500 lines of Bug Free Code, Mathematically Verified Crash Proof Operating System Kernel http://ff.im/-8JRX4

* Machine Vision on the Horizon: Vitamin D Launches Object Recognition for Video http://ff.im/-8JRpw
* Beautiful Examples of Kinetic Photography http://ff.im/-8JC43
* Gigagalaxy Zoom! [Starts With A Bang] http://ff.im/-8Jwr3
* FoodScanner Makes Calorie Counting a Breeze – http://ff.im/-8Hzmx
* World’s most important drugs – http://bit.ly/NorzE http://ff.im/-8Hq3d

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Link Favourites archive – 25 September 2009

September 25, 2009 Leave a comment

* Smart Phone Knows Where You Are Even Indoors http://ff.im/-8H5cC
* Flexpickers Precisely Pick And Place Piles Of Processed Pancakes http://ff.im/-8H4UC
* Robot computer to mark English essays – http://bit.ly/1aTkMY
* LittleDog Is Even Creepier than BigDog [Robots] http://ff.im/-8GuJg

* New Drug May Treat Pancreatic Cancer http://ff.im/-8H6mf
* AIDS vaccine surprises scientists, proves partially successful http://ff.im/-8H5Ya

* Microsoft Releases Prototype of Research OS “Barrelfish” http://ff.im/-8H3Sm
* Augmented Reality in a Contact Lens http://ff.im/-8GYRr
* Brain Scans Reveal What You’ve Seen http://ff.im/-8GYvW
* Planned emission cuts still mean far hotter Earth http://ff.im/-8GYo9

* New Device Tested for Extracting Oxygen from the Moon http://ff.im/-8GYm7
* Columbia Hills Flyover 2.0; Awesome Meridiani Mosaics | Universe Today http://ff.im/-8GSzj
* University lab demonstrates 3-D printing in glass http://ff.im/-8GzKu
* Emo Labs Invisible Speakers: HDTV Screens Could Become The Speaker [HDTVs] http://ff.im/-8GuJh
* Harnessing nanopatterns http://ff.im/-8GSzi

* Scientists map potato genome, hope to improve crop yield http://ff.im/-8GuJe
* Cracking the brain’s numerical code http://ff.im/-8GuJf
* PS3 Motion Control and 13 Compatible Games Coming Spring 2010 http://ff.im/-8Gqs8
* NASA Shoots Laser From Maryland to Hit the LRO Spacecraft, 250,000 Miles Away http://ff.im/-8GpLC
* Honda’s U3-X Personal Mobility System Is Segway Meets Unicycle http://ff.im/-8GoGO

* YDreams: Flyar Birdies Bring Tweets to Your PC http://ff.im/-8GozO
* It Took A Year, But Fitness Gadget Fitbit Will Finally Launch http://ff.im/-8GoqB
* Surrogates: A little too true to life http://ff.im/-8H3Sk

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Link Favourites archive – 24 September 2009

September 24, 2009 Leave a comment

* Stimulating sight http://ff.im/-8A8hc
* Green roofs may help put lid on global warming http://ff.im/-8Dzyj
* Miruko: Wearable eyeball robot interface http://ff.im/-8Dzyh

* Wacom Intros Multitouch Graphics Tablets http://ff.im/-8DvKZ
* Flight of the remote-controlled cyborg beetle [Neurophilosophy] http://ff.im/-8DubG
* Asteroid attack: putting Earth’s defences to the test http://ff.im/-8DubB
* The Zerkin Glove – Touching the Future, Now http://ff.im/-8DoFV
* Microchipped BP Pills Remind Patients to Take Their Meds http://ff.im/-8DoFU

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

* Digital revolution is happening outside the classroom http://ff.im/-8CULm
* Wally Hermes Yacht http://ff.im/-8CULC
* iTrip: First iPhone-controlled hardware http://ff.im/-8CULn
* How far could you travel in a spaceship? http://ff.im/-8CUf3
* Too Busy to Go to the Doctor? Just Visit Her Online http://ff.im/-8CTWh

* Obscura CueLight Pool Table Is $200,000 Worth of Fancy – Obscura cuelight http://ff.im/-8CNGI
* Computer Program Can “Out” Gay Facebook Users http://ff.im/-8CNBY
* IBM Links SatNav to Car Radios http://ff.im/-8CE46
* Making Realistic Skin for Robots http://ff.im/-8CCVU

* WeebleCopter Uses Rotors, Weights For Stable Hops http://ff.im/-8CCVB
* Build the Ares I-X in Less Than Six Minutes | Universe Today http://ff.im/-8CCVA
* Intel Light Peak Optical Tech Achieves Insane 10Gb/s Speeds [Intel] http://ff.im/-8CzS2
* US looking to deploy long-endurance hybrid airship over Afghanistan http://ff.im/-8A3BO
* How many people have you slept with? 2.8 million? http://ff.im/-8A3BM

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Link Favourites archive – 23 September 2009

September 23, 2009 Leave a comment

* Augmented Reality Markup Language (ARML) http://ff.im/-8zOW4
* Computer model shows changes in brain mechanisms for cocaine addicts http://ff.im/-8zOzA
* SIL06 Robot Land Mine Detector http://ff.im/-8zKN9
* Naked mole rats may help cure cancer http://ff.im/-8zFei
* Augmented Reality Headsets to Help ISS Astronauts http://ff.im/-8zESD
* Kopin Golden-i Gen 2 concept http://ff.im/-8zED1

* Immortality only 20 years away says scientist http://ff.im/-8zDYQ
* Courier: First Details Microsoft’s Secret Tablet – Gizmodo http://bit.ly/2OEnGP http://ff.im/-8zCD3
* Closer Look at Intel 4-Screen Laptop Suggests Superior Multitasking, Procrastinating [Concepts] http://ff.im/-8zCd2
* World’s First USB 3.0 Webcam Streams Uncompressed 1080p Video [Webcams] http://ff.im/-8zBuP
* Moore’s Law Marches on at Intel http://ff.im/-8y2VL

* Computer model shows changes in brain mechanisms for cocaine addicts http://bit.ly/a20Zz
* The Science (and Art) of Depression Medication http://bit.ly/16mqsI
* How To Make Ferrofluid http://bit.ly/T2SlW
* Augmented Reality Gets New Dimension: Layar Adds 3-D http://bit.ly/x4DCz
* SGI’s ‘Personal Supercomputer’ Handles 80 Cores, 1TB of RAM [Sgi] http://bit.ly/29nJv

* Tiny remote-control robots play soccer under glass http://bit.ly/aZj5M
* Picasa Adds Facial Recognition And Geo-Tagging To Its Desktop App http://bit.ly/gYZsw
* Intel announces 22nm chips for 2011 http://bit.ly/2UmGh
* an intelligent car able to learn from his owner’s driving and warn him in case of accident http://bit.ly/g9P2M
* Superior 3D Graphics for the Web a Step Closer http://bit.ly/uFJ0Z
* Solar Home Built by Students http://bit.ly/2NzSpT

* New discovery reveals fate of nanoparticles in human cells http://bit.ly/URbYl
* Using Brain Waves to Help Treat Depression http://bit.ly/2HkBT
* Origin of Stupidity http://bit.ly/FKzZU
* Lies my parents told me http://bit.ly/YtWDA
* A short introduction to transhumanism http://bit.ly/12xRI8
* Microsoft departs @SecondLife migrates to OpenSim via @maxpingmagazine – http://is.gd/3zhIv

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Link Favourites archive – 22 September 2009

September 22, 2009 Leave a comment

* Sony Ericsson introduces motion controlled earbuds http://ff.im/-8wc4p
* Laser-Accurate microphone captures ‘pure sound’ http://ff.im/-8vTdI
* Video: Japan’s Robot Tiles Create Infinite Walkway http://ff.im/-8vT4R
* Microsoft Phone and Tablet En Route: Riding Apple’s Coattails? http://ff.im/-8vhf1
* New Cellphones Monitor Your Health, And May Soon Deliver Medicine http://ff.im/-8vhf2

* Researchers identify gene variant linked to glaucoma http://bit.ly/tqTq3
* A turning point in the struggle against cancer? http://bit.ly/165Ci2
* Dark Matter Part I: How Much Matter is There? http://bit.ly/1YzsbY
* Rewards work better than punishment in enhancing cooperation http://bit.ly/DVIqD

* Branching and interfering parallel universes http://bit.ly/1amRO6
* Finding Alpha Videos http://bit.ly/MWuRZ
* Study reveals complexities of female arousal http://bit.ly/tks9S
* Stealth Education in 3-D: Premiere 3-D IMAX of Molecules to the MAX http://bit.ly/Nzrgo

* Researchers discover molecule responsible for axonal branching http://bit.ly/AibmT
* Scientists use blood-brain barrier as therapy delivery system http://bit.ly/3Znu38
* Simultaneous Nanoscale Imaging of Surface and Bulk Atoms http://bit.ly/98f1e
* Swimming robot makes waves http://bit.ly/KuLS4
* I wanna be a Mattepainter: http://bit.ly/2EWasW

* $6/Kg to orbit http://bit.ly/2a3Wo
* Night Time Artificial Cloud Study Conducted http://bit.ly/19Sfe7
* Sony Ericsson introduces motion controlled earbuds http://bit.ly/FOnxE
* The future, Indian-style http://bit.ly/xWzvH
* guardiantech: Lord Norman Foster plans to build on the moon http://bit.ly/mboqC

* Small springs could provide big power http://bit.ly/SJf9p
* Video: Pool-Playing Robot Is Unbeatable http://bit.ly/NwsJ5
* Video Surveillance System That Reasons Like a Human http://bit.ly/3U9N0H
* Statistics Show That Atheists Are a Dying Breed http://bit.ly/EwHPg
* A Century of Stem Cell Research http://bit.ly/8ahgm
* Henry Markram’s Artificial Brain in a Computer (Video) http://bit.ly/127qwa

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Link Favourites archive – 21 September 2009

September 21, 2009 Leave a comment

* 20 Stunning Infrared Photographs http://ff.im/-8sp9R
* Dead Salmon’s “Brain Activity” Cautions fMRI Researchers http://ff.im/-8soQG
* Turn Your Photo Into an Animated Face http://ff.im/-8pSgA
* Sand artist Kseniya Simonova, winner of Ukraine’s Got Talent… http://ff.im/-8pQ1l

* Total Recall: How the E-Memory Revolution Will Change Everything http://ff.im/-8pIzg
* Highest GigaPan Panoramas Taken On Earth’s Surface http://ff.im/-8oTSn
* The Reactable http://ff.im/-8oTRe
* Augmented Reality: GeoVector World Surfer™ http://ff.im/-8oKxq

* Why are we the naked ape? http://ff.im/-8nlwO
* Did You Know 4.0 http://ff.im/-8mTES
* The iPod Video Projector allows you to share videos http://ff.im/-8mvSO

* This solar kiosk could be your ‘gas’ station one day http://ff.im/-8mueH
* DARPA Wants A Few Good Space Debris Cleaners http://ff.im/-8mtGs
* Medical Monitoring Networks Get Personal http://ff.im/-8mrQS

* New from Boeing: Flying Bot Swarms You Control With Body Language http://ff.im/-8mi3P
* Humanoid Robot Plays Soccer http://ff.im/-8mhJm

* Panasonic’s Robotic Bed makes sleeping with robots a reality http://ff.im/-8k8hj
* Sherwood NetBoxx combines AV receiver with an Internet media streamer http://bit.ly/2pII8
* chrisgrayson: Augmented Reality Glasses: @Vuzix adds a 2nd pair (310) to
the “Wrap” product line, but still have no launch date. – http://is.gd/3tOZX

* Star Wars, Mattel mind-controlled toys now shipping – http://bit.ly/Yn3NiCrave
* Neil deGrasse Tyson + UFOs + Argument from Ignorance = AWESOME http://bit.ly/qM3Z5
* Live to See 2025 – http://bit.ly/47fym
* Personalized genomics inflection point – http://bit.ly/3ZnTM7

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Link Favourites archive – 18 September 2009

September 18, 2009 Leave a comment

* Robots get smarter by asking for help http://bit.ly/dCsDl
* Medical societies push standards for robotic surgery http://bit.ly/5nJ7d
* Rodney Brooks, Co-Founder of iRobot, on to New Company http://bit.ly/QqPfw
* Acrobatic Octopus Arm Could Be Model for Flexible Robots http://bit.ly/4jYOA4
* Solo Autonomous Sewer Inspection Robot http://bit.ly/3un6u
* Research teams successfully operate multiple biomedical robots from numerous locations http://bit.ly/52SFV
* Joules the robot cyclist no threat to Lance Armstrong http://bit.ly/yPc1F

* For the first time, scientists have observed ferromagnetism in an atomic gas http://bit.ly/1alUN5
* Algorithm Generates a Virtual Rome in 3D from 150,000 Flickr Photos http://bit.ly/2LuAl8
* Scientists Create First Ever Magnetic Gas http://bit.ly/2JVGJQ
* How to Make Water Drops Bounce Off Each Other Like Beach Balls http://bit.ly/5LdtS
* Blueprint for a Quantum Electric Motor  http://bit.ly/q63Z1

* What does 3.6 million pounds of thrust look like? http://bit.ly/2Dc5D
* HDI concocts 100-inch laser-based 3D HDTV, calls rivaling technology child’s play http://bit.ly/UGbJl
* 45,000 excess deaths annually linked to lack of health insurance: study http://bit.ly/oIZfx

* Genes controlling insulin can alter timing of biological clock http://bit.ly/p3miQ
* Killing cancer like a vampire slayer http://bit.ly/U8UQA
* Video Implanted Tooth Restores Vision http://bit.ly/BvCVt
* Plug-and-Play Medicine http://bit.ly/35dS9l

* rfurlan: Use a 3D Printer To Get Out Of Handcuffs [Hacking] http://ff.im/-8hSsb
* Retinal Imaging Display to be Available in 2010? http://bit.ly/l8yWt

* Advanced Solar Panels Coming to Market http://bit.ly/11N5fr
* Would You Live in a Solar-Powered Microhouse?  http://bit.ly/3bdQA7

* mindhackz: New Links Between Epilepsy And Brain Lipids http://ow.ly/15PBGr
* Dude, can I crash on your Athena Sofa? http://bit.ly/4hXG5
* Fancy cellphone runs Windows XP, now up for pre-order http://bit.ly/2cxVFZ

* Agriculture 2.0: The First Sustainable Agriculture Investment Conference – http://bit.ly/3tRGEp
* The Race to 1,000 MPH http://bit.ly/W7aGR
* Probe gets clearest glimpse yet of cosmic dawn http://bit.ly/A63du
* Sun Surprisingly Active During Low Point in Cycle http://bit.ly/7bm08
* CJR Focuses on Futurity and Why Science Needs a Storyline http://bit.ly/yInMg

* Can’t afford your own private wormhole? http://bit.ly/2Qfgl
* Mike Treder The Meaning of Freedom http://bit.ly/2C5HZl
* timoreilly: J Coulton:Just want to be part of the DNA of future entertainment. too much to ask?” http://bit.ly/DNizd
* Scobleizer: Apple Tablet NOT It’s HP. Who saw this coming http://bit.ly/16H6bP
* Universities Launch Futurity to Bring Science to the Web http://bit.ly/g3QHO

* Planar Assembly of Loose Parts http://bit.ly/183GZS
* FastForward Radio-George Dvorsky- Are We Alone? – Sep 23,2009 http://bit.ly/y1wbM
* WFS: 20 forecasts for 2010-2050 http://bit.ly/tsKmp
* Dear geeks, we give you the incredible, amazing, awesome, Apple keynote http://bit.ly/V43Wl
* ToyBots: The Stealth Prototype http://bit.ly/ZRXkh
* More Augmented Business Cards http://bit.ly/2khh0f

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