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Tristans Link archive – 26-29 December 2009

December 29, 2009 1 comment

* Japanese researcher unveils hummingbird robot http://ff.im/-dt354
* Extinct ibex is resurrected by cloning http://ff.im/-dt11L
* $50,000 Android Woman Does Everything You Could Possibly Want, Almost http://ff.im/-dsYn5
* Camera Captures Same Colors as Human Eyes http://ff.im/-dsXpj
* Blio, Ray Kurzweil’s Ebook Format – http://ff.im/-dtkrn

* Augmented Times: Old McDonald Had an Augmented Farm http://ff.im/-dsVvf
* The Perils of Planet-Hopping — Gravity http://ff.im/-dsTpg
* New RNA interference technique can silence up to five genes http://ff.im/-dsSa6
* Antibody finds, wipes out prostate cancer http://ff.im/-dsR8y
* Johns Hopkins scientists discover a controller of brain circuitry http://ff.im/-dsQLy

* Ten emerging technology trends to watch over the next decade: Smart grids, Geo… http://ff.im/-dsQaR
* Gravity Well Chart Helps You Plan Your Planetary Escape http://ff.im/-dsNxo
* Robot Gymnast http://ff.im/-dsJgt
* DirecTV to debut world’s first 3D HDTV channel http://ff.im/-dsGNU
* Translation Technology will have an unprecedented advance in 2010 http://ff.im/-dsEcy

* Technology predictions for 2010 – Telegraph http://ff.im/-dsDMk
* Social networks: Women actually say things, guys give references to other things. http://ff.im/-dsA7C
* Foresight Institute » Avatar http://ff.im/-dpMSo
* Al Fin: Solar System Battling Hot 6000 C Cosmic Cloud http://ff.im/-dpMoC
* Some birds listen, instead of look, for mates http://ff.im/-dpLZ6
* Scientists create memories in isolated brain slices http://ff.im/-dpLjr

* Alcohol substitute that avoids drunkenness and hangovers in development http://ff.im/-dppf6
* Locusts Look Before They Leap, Scientists Realize http://ff.im/-dpfcf
* BBC News – Troubleshooters that block cancer http://ff.im/-dperj
* Secrets of the Brain: Researchers decipher parts of the neuronal code http://ff.im/-dom53
* The Body Electric http://ff.im/-do6Q5

* MIT Goes Back to the Drawing Board on Artificial Intelligence http://ff.im/-dnTvW
* What Happens When the Microbes That Keep Us Healthy Disappear? http://ff.im/-dnT8C
* Al Fin: Another Prediction for Human-Level AI: 2025! http://ff.im/-dnRTr
* Will a neutralino steal Higgs’s thunder? – New Scientist http://ff.im/-dnQUx

* YouTube – Samsung Transparent OLED Display http://ff.im/-dn0eF
* Voyager Makes an Interstellar Discovery http://ff.im/-dmVzR
* 20 things that happen in 1 minute: http://i.imgur.com/fFmmv.jpg
* MIT graphene chip capable of 1THz http://ff.im/-dmxve
* Video From the Manhattan Beach Project Longevity Summit http://ff.im/-dmp9Y
* The Molecular Machine Path to Molecular Manufacturing by Eric Drexler http://ff.im/-dlMrK

Likes:
* Wildcat: fascinating: 3-D channels pave way for man-made organs+vid -Futurity.org http://bit.ly/4oICGw
* Bora Zivkovic: Three desert lizards evolve white skins through different mutations .. http://bit.ly/7z0sen
* Ashalynd: Library of Congress makes 60,000 old, brittle books available as ebooks: http://bit.ly/4EXUbx
* xixidu: The Perils of Planet-Hopping http://bit.ly/4CVWpA
* xixidu: Yellowstone Supervolcano Bigger Than Once Thought http://bit.ly/905GWo
* xixidu: Body By Victoria – Secure Computing: Sec-C http://bit.ly/830Wf0

* Wildcat: How artificial intelligence mimics the human brain: http://bit.ly/7LC455
* james reilly: The Genetics of Living To 100 http://bit.ly/8l95oF
* xixidu: Broader Perspective: Advances in robotics http://bit.ly/84IrYl

* Goran Zec: Voyager Makes an Interstellar Discovery http://bit.ly/4NrtPl
* xixidu: The 13,000-year old tree that survives by cloning itself http://bit.ly/7bNzMm
* Patrik Johansson: 5 Predictions for the Music Industry in 2010 http://bit.ly/8Yw6g5
* Wildcat: Breakthrough of the Year 2009: Science Online Special Collection http://bit.ly/6Wz9ZL
* xixidu: Detection of extra-terrestrial life and consequences for science and society http://bit.ly/71NsIs
* Spaceweaver: Psychic computer shows your thoughts on screen http://bit.ly/8D17u2

* xixidu: 5 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year – 2009 http://bit.ly/8CMpoH
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Ideal beauty a matter of millimeters, study says http://bit.ly/8lCYPm
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Researchers crack part of the neuronal code http://bit.ly/6Yqy4U
* xixidu: How our brains keep multiple things in mind. http://bit.ly/7ehLpv

* xixidu: Finding the seat of language? http://bit.ly/7w4hzh
* Wildcat: Learning’s online fate ,The digital age challenges teachers, teaching, books http://amplify.com/u/190e
* xixidu: Learning’s online fate http://bit.ly/6GeFGb
* xixidu: A Dissection Project Aims to Create a Search Engine of the Brain http://bit.ly/4HuPYf

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Tristans Link archive – 24-25 December 2009

December 25, 2009 1 comment

* arXiv Black holes from the LHC could survive for minutes http://ff.im/-dlHnh
* The computing power that created Avatar – Geek http://ff.im/-dl2IB
* 2.3 Gigapixels of the Burj Dubai Stitched Together From 381 http://ff.im/-dkYEA
* BrainPaint – Is your brain really painting these images? http://ff.im/-dkWQK
* So You Think Your Robot Can Dance Videos http://ff.im/-dkUGj
* Body Heat Energy Generation http://ff.im/-djLx5

* arXiv: Physicists Discover New Way to Measure the Earth’s Magnetic Field http://ff.im/-djL3L
* arXiv blog: Unexpected Problems For Quantum Money http://ff.im/-djKXs
* The Hindu : Peak oil, peak wood — what’s with all the peaks? http://ff.im/-djKxa
* Switching off hunger hormone affects desire to drink http://ff.im/-djJPb
* Researchers Accidentally Demolish Building With Cannon-Like Gun http://ff.im/-djJxu

* Quick Assembly Concrete Cloth Shelters Last 10 Yrs http://ff.im/-djwLw
* Hand Size Not Sex Determines Sense of Touch http://ff.im/-djvqU
* Images of the year : Nature News http://ff.im/-djvf4
* Psychologists show future-minded people make better decisions for their health http://bit.ly/6NAy7z

* Digital jobs are no longer just traditional computer science jobs…. http://ff.im/-djo4L
* Scientists create world’s first molecular transistor http://ff.im/-djnzT
* Scientists discover how the brain encodes memories at a cellular level http://ff.im/-djntt
* frontiers: First volume of microbial encyclopedia published http://ff.im/-djdHq
* The $75 Future Computer – http://ff.im/-djbxp

* Spectacular Spectrums: 10 Amazing Rainbows http://ff.im/-dhHx7
* TED2010: Program Guide http://ff.im/-dhACP
* How do I know China wrecked the Copenhagen deal? I was in the room ~ The Guardian http://ff.im/-dhAtK
* IEEE Spectrum: A Form-fitting Photovoltaic Artificial Retina http://ff.im/-dgYIB
* YouTube – Voice Controlled Augmented Reality Search Interface http://ff.im/-dgT0a

Likes:
* xixidu: Digital Quantum Batteries Managing Risk of a Quantum Engineering Age http://bit.ly/4F8mjN
* Anibal M. Astobiza: McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT – Must See 20 Minute Video http://bit.ly/5iOCaF
* xixidu: how can a mindclone be conscious or immortal if its not even alive? http://bit.ly/7WYUae
* Anibal M. Astobiza: 3-D channels pave way for man-made organs http://bit.ly/5gdZ7K http://bit.ly/8bb6Vp
* Steven Perez: Presenting a genomic encyclopedia of bacteria and archaea http://bit.ly/7VKK4T
* Steven Perez: Stem Cells Cure Blind Man – stem cell – Gizmodo http://bit.ly/7NCfzX

* Because they cant obtain it,it is unobtainable, it is Unobtanium! http://bit.ly/7LCVw0
* james reilly: TVs Unintended Consequences http://bit.ly/54YVxh http://bit.ly/6X803I
* xixidu: Can Computers Win the Turing Test? http://bit.ly/8f2Rgx
* xixidu: First female sex robot unveiled at the Adult Entertainment Expo Jan 7-10 http://bit.ly/8fSgCc
* xixidu: The Information Age is Over: Collective Imagination http://bit.ly/6UGwJU
* xixidu: Chimps Don’t Run From Fire—They Dance With It http://bit.ly/4vN4ng
* xixidu: A Microbial Encyclopedia http://bit.ly/7iNQo8

* Iván Abrego: Light Painting « Flickr Blog http://bit.ly/8zJi72
* xixidu: Mars 2016 Methane Orbiter: Searching for Signs of Life http://bit.ly/860dNG
* xixidu: Females may harbor biological inner male http://bit.ly/5YyUhx
* xixidu: Trading Shares in Milliseconds http://bit.ly/8s3xNT

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Tristans Link archive – 21-23 December 2009

December 23, 2009 Leave a comment

* Voice Controlled Augmented Reality Search Interface | YouTube http://ff.im/-dgT0a
* IEEE Spectrum: A Form-fitting Photovoltaic Artificial Retina  http://ff.im/-dgYIB
* Meh Transhumanism – cold war futurism,enviro-futurism,techno-optimism,transhuman… http://ff.im/-dgR8O
* Book: How to Teach Physics to Your Dog Is Out Today! http://ff.im/-dgPS6
* Botnet Baddies Setting Up Own ISPs For Unfettered Spamming | Gizmodo http://ff.im/-dgL47

* Robotic Knee Helps Perfectly Healthy Runners Run Even Better | Popular Science http://ff.im/-dgHRb
* You Could Hire This Robot Teacher for $77,000 | Fast Company http://ff.im/-dgdXD
* Facebook fuelling divorce, research claims | Telegraph http://ff.im/-dgckT
* We continue to teach our kids French but we don’t teach them Ruby On Rails. @timoreilly: http://ff.im/-dg4Di

* A Review Of The Best Robots of 2009 | Singularity Hub http://ff.im/-dg32o
* We now know that the brain controls the formation of bone. http://ff.im/-dg2JQ
* New human reproductive hormone could lead to novel contraceptives http://ff.im/-dg2t6
* Physicists propose quantum entanglement for motion of microscopic objects http://ff.im/-dg1mt
* Glitter-sized solar photovoltaics to generate same Solar Energy from 100 times less Silicon http://ff.im/-dfZuT

* Facial Recognition on Facebook (Video) | Singularity Hub http://ff.im/-dfZMj
* Book: Experimental Man http://ff.im/-dfZ9X
* Synchronization of multiple coupled rf-SQUID Flux Qubits http://ff.im/-dfYlD
* Invisible bracelet for emergency health alerts? http://ff.im/-ddE00
* X51A Hypersonic demonstration vehicle Goes for a Spin on a B52 http://ff.im/-ddl8W

* Special Ops robots now do psychological warfare • The Register http://ff.im/-ddkur
* Implantable Solar Cells Might Power Next Generation of In Vivo Devices http://ff.im/-ddjWs
* Why Embeddable Virtual Worlds are the Future via @chrisgrayson  – http://bit.ly/6DITQ9 http://ff.im/-ddjaS
* 2010 preview: Is this the year that we create life? – New Scientist http://ff.im/-ddhDQ
* Single light wave flashes out from fibre laser – New Scientist http://ff.im/-dd6fB

* LG unveils worlds thinnest LCD panel. Sure, whatever just 0.1 inch thick. http://ff.im/-dd50j
* Machine Translates Thoughts into Speech in Real Time http://ff.im/-dd4v1
* NASA Tests Unique Jumbo Jet with Opening in Side; Plane’s Airborne Telescope to Study Cosmos http://ff.im/-dd4jl

* Broadcast Streaming Video – iPhone Finally Has an App http://ff.im/-dd3sU
* Status of Flying Cars – Parajet, Samson Motorworks and Terrifugia Transition http://ff.im/-dd3aT
* Cutting edge chemistry in 2009 http://ff.im/-dd2Ro
* A Tooth-mounted hearing aid for the masses http://bit.ly/7EYaF8 http://ff.im/-dbFP5
* Paxshikai’s 100th i-SOBOT Video | BotJunkie http://ff.im/-dbFnn

* Engage the x drive: Ten ways to traverse deep space – New Scientist http://ff.im/-dbBoR
* World’s Oldest Known DNA Discovered : Discovery News -… [pic] http://ff.im/-dbtn2
* 100+ Beautiful Examples of Black and White Photography http://ff.im/-dbs1J
* How 3-D Movie Projection Works | Wired http://ff.im/-dbpuZ

* TR: Nervy Repair: explains how his new nerve stretching technique works to grow artificial nerve http://ff.im/-dbovn
* TR: Videos: Searching Unstructured Data http://ff.im/-dbo8y
* TR: Evolution of Technology : When a technology first appears in the world, it is not understood.. http://ff.im/-dbmQj
* TR: Reactions on Demand – Microcapsules isolate reactants until laser bursts bubble http://ff.im/-dbf3n

* Virtual Repair – Augmented reality helps mechanics fix vehicles. http://ff.im/-dbeGU
* Technology Review: Quantum Leap in Battery Design http://ff.im/-dbdsy
* Overcoming Bias : Ho Hum Nuclear Winter http://ff.im/-daSik
* Responsible Nanotechnology: RE: Nanofactories In the Basement? http://ff.im/-daRqC
* Basement development? Big leaps? – Eric Drexler http://ff.im/-daysg

* key theory: Animal study demos how whole chromosome changes cause cancer http://ff.im/-daQiV
* Submersible glider spent months collecting data on Atlantic waters – washingtonpost http://ff.im/-daw71
* 10 Worst Uses of Augmented Reality in 2009 http://ff.im/-davhA

* Overcoming Bias : China Ascendant http://ff.im/-dav22
* Evanescent waves bring new window into the nanoworld – physicsworld http://ff.im/-dauk9
* 2010 preview: Automotive X Prize contestants power up New Scientist http://ff.im/-dau64
* The skull bone is different to the hip bone – Telegraph -… [pic] http://ff.im/-dagWZ
* Brain-Saving, Mind-Blowing, Hi-Tech Medical Imaging… http://ff.im/-dagEL
* Android to power Raytheon’s RATS battlefield networking system http://ff.im/-d9gur
* Documentary Heaven | Free Online Documentaries – http://documentaryheaven.com/

Likes:
* XiXiDu: By Thought Alone: Mind Over Keyboard http://bit.ly/6JTZvS
* XiXiDu: Study: Velociraptor’s Cousin Had a Venomous Bite and Saber-Teeth http://bit.ly/5c2sBL
* XiXiDu: Technology Roundup – Quantum computer Algorithm http://bit.ly/6MesGF
* XiXiDu: Unique nanomechanical response of DNA allows high-speed direct digital detection http://bit.ly/7nLkgH
* XiXiDu: An Introduction to Biotechnology and Bioinformatics http://bit.ly/5ELC0c
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Neural coding of working memory: http://www.pnas.org/content/106/50/21341

* XiXiDu: Machine learning video lecture series (Stanford) http://bit.ly/8O8Vr6
* XiXiDu: Chimps and fire http://bit.ly/71fa7N
* XiXiDu: Researchers break into BitLocker (getting around Microsoft’s disk-encryption) http://bit.ly/906c8z
* XiXiDu: Technical explanation of Predator drone hack published http://bit.ly/8R1viv
* mikolka: 40 Examples Of Beautiful Beach Photography Shots http://bit.ly/6MecBc

* Wildcat: go read this :Internet-Manifesto\How journalism works today. Seventeen declarations. http://bit.ly/82QVgg
* XiXiDu: Broader Perspective: Engineering life into technology http://bit.ly/7E3n5H
* XiXiDu: Video: Tim Tyler: The risks of caution http://bit.ly/5g9zx9
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Leaf-eating monkeys may be wiped out by climate change  http://bit.ly/6bAh14

* Kimber Scott: Even Bacteria Get Lonely : Discovery News http://bit.ly/6Sph30
* Steven Perez: Vanished Precambrian Life Forms Were Like Nothing Before or Since Ediacarans http://bit.ly/7itQFF
* Wildcat: Why Wise Leaders Don’t Know Too Much – Harvard Business Review  http://bit.ly/4QiayG
* XiXiDu: If Time Flew, You Had Fun http://bit.ly/7dClHm
* Ami Iida: Brain-Saving, Mind-Blowing, Hi-Tech Medical Imaging http://bit.ly/8JHnPb

* XiXiDu: Bloggingheads.tv – Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Mechanics http://bit.ly/6SzBM0
* XiXiDu: Addicted to Sex? The Internet? Friendship? http://bit.ly/6ZFGcC
* Wildcat: Being online: Your identity in real life–what people know – O’Reilly Radar – http://bit.ly/6hFSSN

* Anibal M: Female facial attractiveness increases during the fertile phase of the menstrual cycle. http://bit.ly/8G0OaZ
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Addicted to Sex? The Internet? Friendship?  http://bit.ly/5m5e14
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Sex differences in molecular neuroscience: from fruit flies to humans http://bit.ly/5fWr8z
* George Dearing: “No Words Needed” when searching is indeed cool http://bit.ly/6km4Qs
* Goran Zec: ‘A Universe From Nothing’ by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009 http://bit.ly/6fSkxW
* Christopher A Carr: Murray Gell-Mann on beauty and truth in physics | Video on TED.com http://bit.ly/7lrIiB

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Link archive – 19-20 December 2009

December 20, 2009 Leave a comment

* Proposed NASA Mission Would Sail the Seas of Titan | Slashdot http://ff.im/-d8N0E
* Computer Helps Improve the Fit of Prosthetic Limbs – NYTimes http://ff.im/-d8Iu9
* A Universe From Nothing’ by Lawrence Krauss. http://ff.im/-d8HDJ
* Excellent article for any business owner or entrepreneur. How Toyota lost its way… http://ff.im/-d7H3w
* Robot Flute And Saxophone Duet Sounds Like Middle School http://ff.im/-d6Bbt

* Robotic Suit Gets Me That Much Closer to Being a Real-Life Iron Man http://ff.im/-d6Ba2
* Construction of 50-km Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, started, expected completion 2016. http://ff.im/-d6AVz
* Nuclear Reactor Wall Charts – Flickr http://ff.im/-d6AtM
* The next medical frontier: nano-surgery http://ff.im/-d6AmN

* Internal Twitter Credentials Used in DNS Hack, Redirect http://ff.im/-d6yWv
* New Second Life iPhone Client http://ff.im/-d6yKA
* Totally Implantable Hearing Device Under Approval in US http://ff.im/-d6ywU
* Abuse of Alcohol, Pot Linked to Same Genes http://ff.im/-d6yup
* Al Fin: The Brain Is Far More Complex Than Believed http://ff.im/-d6ym7

* New Rules for the New Economy In the network economy a firm’s primary focus…. http://ff.im/-d6y5j
* Electroweak stars predicted – physicsworld.com http://ff.im/-d6xJO
* How Santa Does It: Clones, Wormholes and Memory-Elimination Devices http://ff.im/-d6xIh
* A Tantalizing Hint of Dark Matter? No. : Starts With A Bang http://ff.im/-d6wGr
* Physicist sees through the opaque with T-rays http://ff.im/-d6wBo
* 17 Movies We’re Geeked Out For in 2010 http://ff.im/-d6wuZ

* Prague from the TV Tower – 18 Gigapixel Panoramic http://www.360cities.net/prague-18-gigapixels
* Google-Fujitsu join ‘smart objects’ alliance http://ff.im/-d6sEM

Likes
* George Dearing: “No Words Needed” when searching is indeed cool http://bit.ly/6km4Qs
* Goran Zec: ‘A Universe From Nothing’ by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009 http://bit.ly/6fSkxW
* Christopher A Carr: Murray Gell-Mann on beauty and truth in physics http://bit.ly/7lrIiB
* Anibal M. Astobiza: 25 Products That Might Just Change The World http://bit.ly/4KTird
* Spaceweaver: Nowhere to Hide From the Buzz of Civilization http://bit.ly/5x2HX8

* Wildcat: Ten years from now …Cracked, cloudy or clear? The crystal ball report: http://bit.ly/91waNN
* Wildcat: Stranger than Fiction: Technology And Science Fiction, system-Level Design http://bit.ly/76bJbY
* Amira: List of unsolved problems – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://bit.ly/6iYali
* Alexander Kruel: Molecular Manufacturing: Where’s the progress? http://bit.ly/89ig5V
* Myrna: Snowflakes, the coolest shapes on the planet are even more beautiful close up – http://bit.ly/748CHi

* Myrna: A Journey Round My Skull http://bit.ly/6s51jB
* Wildcat: Being online: identity, anonymity, and all things in between – O’Reilly http://bit.ly/7CA05F
*  Amira: Unconscious Decisions in the Brain http://bit.ly/4whs3C
* Alexander Kruel: Twitter gets hacked and redirected by Iranian Cyber Army http://bit.ly/4Xm4h2
* Goran Zec: Bug powder causes male bedbugs to stab each other to death with their penises http://bit.ly/7NvG9e

* Wildcat: -Darwinian theory best idea of all time, but why did it take so long to evolve? http://bit.ly/7Of6hQ
* Wildcat: The Cyber Sea: World’s Largest Internet Undersea Science Station Boots Up http://bit.ly/5A38JJ
* Alexander Kruel: Electric Sheep artificial life screensaver goes super hi-rez http://bit.ly/72GGbL
* Alexander Kruel: Earth’s Upper Atmosphere is Cooling | Universe Today http://bit.ly/8UEdmI
* Alexander Kruel: What will battling spacecraft look like? http://bit.ly/8Rpxdy
* Myrna: Lilla Rogers» Blog Archive » New Work by Mati Rose McDonough http://bit.ly/7xvWXW

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Link Archive – 17-18 December 2009

December 18, 2009 Leave a comment

* Machine Ethics With Prospective Logic http://ff.im/-d5stc
* Space 2010 – Solar sailing, Venus weather, dark matter, and more…. http://ff.im/-d5s2f
* Superconductors could Enable Electric Jet Planes http://ff.im/-d5rbU
* A single sperm has 37.5MB of DNA information in it; a normal ejaculation represents a data transfer of 1,587.5TB – http://ff.im/-d4Ldm

* Are Knowledge Workers becoming obsolete? http://ff.im/-d4pdI
* Researchers link calorie intake to cell lifespan, cancer development (w/ Video) http://ff.im/-d4ovl
* IEEE Spectrum: Surgeons and Robots Scrub Up (Audio Slide) http://ff.im/-d4emx
* DRM Fiasco Ruins James Cameron’s Avatar 3D Preview in Germany http://ff.im/-d4cyd
* 26 Gigapixel Photo Sets New World Record http://ff.im/-d4b9O

* Prepare to Have Your Brain Exploded by This Known Universe Video – Gizmodo http://ff.im/-d44dH
* Robotic Insects Could Pollinate Flowers and Find Disaster Victims | Popular Science http://ff.im/-d43I5
* The Gene Bubble: Curing Cancer, One Misleading Article at a Time | Fast Company http://ff.im/-d3Z8Q
* 2010 LHC Schedule http://ff.im/-d45Zt
* SCOPE – Augmented Reality Toys.future of gaming? http://ff.im/-d3X9s

* NASA -Colliding Auroras Produce Explosions of Light http://ff.im/-d3W99
* Everlasting quantum wave | e! Science News http://ff.im/-d3RaA
* Know a gene’s ‘parent’ to improve disease prediction http://ff.im/-d3Qol
* How complexity rules our lives – New Scientist http://ff.im/-d3OXJ
* You-Vision Video Glasses for the Hipster Voyeur  http://ff.im/-d3Ms2

* Iraqi insurgents using $26 software to monitor Predator video feeds http://ff.im/-d3Iw9
* One gene stops ovaries from turning into testes http://ff.im/-d2dSa
* The Brain: What Is the Speed of Thought? http://ff.im/-d2anJ
* Top 100 Stories of 2009 http://ff.im/-d1XGT

* Scientists film photons with electrons – Four-dimensional (4D) Microscopy http://ff.im/-d1EXY
* Scientists Shed New Light On Right Brain Activity http://ff.im/-d1EOQ
* 3-D view of genes-at-work is paradigm shift in genetics http://ff.im/-d1xkF
* Alien planet could be ultimate water world – New Scientist http://ff.im/-d1wwK

* Synthetic Nano-Platelets Added to Blood Cut Healing Time in Half http://ff.im/-d1syz
* Video: Crowds of Bacteria Turn Gears a Million Times Their Size http://ff.im/-d1s5U
* Video: Laser-Etched Crystal Zoetrope Embeds Victorian-Era 3-D Animation in Your Table http://ff.im/-d1oGN
* Engineering Food With Aromas That Make Us Feel Full http://ff.im/-d1o0Y
* Scientists crack ‘entire genetic code’ of cancer – BBC News http://ff.im/-d1bBw

Likes:
* Shevonne: Genetic Lessons From a Prolific Sperm Donor http://bit.ly/5gEKd1
* Eric Logan: Stay tuned for technology of the future http://bit.ly/8fPuPi
* Alexander Kruel: Eureqa – Software to Replace Scientists http://bit.ly/6UYioD
* Alexander Kruel: Hopefully my last D-Wave post ever http://bit.ly/7cXZsp
* Alexander Kruel: Sexual Terrorism and Tiger | Psychology Today http://bit.ly/8GzKh5

* Ashalynd: 3D Bio-printer to create arteries and organs http://bit.ly/8LkZhP
* Eric Logan: Wounded soldier’s shattered pancreas gets replaced in a whole new way http://bit.ly/85MID5
* Christopher A Carr: Science-Based Medicine » The One True Cause of All Disease http://bit.ly/6WwGJn

* Alexander Kruel: Newly Discovered Planet Could Be A Watery World http://bit.ly/8QhhiI
* Alexander Kruel: Signs of Life Detected on the Moon? http://bit.ly/7c9HFy
* Alexander Kruel: Custom Fit Bionic Fingers Work Like The Real Thing  http://bit.ly/76nFnM
* Ashalynd: Richard Feynman talks on science and math. http://bit.ly/7ajMhg

* Wildcat: Does weak equivalence break down at the quantum level? http://bit.ly/6WQoBd
* Alexander Kruel: How bad hyperinflation can get http://bit.ly/7ynidp
* Alexander Kruel: A Deluge of Data Shapes a New Era in Computing http://bit.ly/757J93
* Alexander Kruel: That inexplicable feeling of being ‘you’ http://bit.ly/8jWfgB
* Anibal M. Astobiza: Glimpsing memory traces in real time http://bit.ly/5BdonR

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Link archive – 15-16 December 2009

December 16, 2009 Leave a comment

* World’s longest 270-kilometre optical fiber laser segment created http://ff.im/-cYXc4
* Microsoft Tackles the Child Pornography Problem http://ff.im/-cYWak
* Your Best Shot 2009: For the Birds « Flickr Blog http://ff.im/-cYPti
* Tracking social nets could help find terrorists http://ff.im/-cYOE6
* Autonomous Agricultural Robot http://ff.im/-cYN8G

* Did Great Artists Inspire Avatar? Pics: http://ff.im/-cYMXE
* Twitter Helps Reunite Camera with Owner – http://ff.im/-cYzpo
* Potential Energy: Return of the Steam Engine? http://ff.im/-cYxmx
* Toshiba debuts 64GB flash chip: 128GB iPod touch, 256GB Apple tablet comes to mind http://ff.im/-cYwRU
* American Society Cell Biology 2009 (Celldance) competition Winners http://ff.im/-cYsVW

* Game-Changing Nano Water Filter http://ff.im/-cYrE6
* Dialoguing with the US Military on the Ethics of Battlebots, Ben Goertzel http://ff.im/-cYqme
* Scientists decode memory-forming brain cell conversations http://ff.im/-cYlmU
* Boeing Dreamliner First Flight Video http://ff.im/-cYj9n
* M.I.T. Ushers in Biking 2.0 http://ff.im/-cYj4Y
* Adapter Puts Blu-Ray, Xbox 360, and PS3 On Your iMac 27 – http://ff.im/-cXOwq

* Japanese Store Selling Custom-Made Robots That Look Like Their Owners http://ff.im/-cXp00
* Martin Ford Asks: Will Automation Lead to Economic Collapse? http://ff.im/-cXn7I
* Building a Global Cyber Police Force http://ff.im/-cWcSA
* Rock-breathing’ bacteria could generate electricity and clean up oil spills http://ff.im/-cW6Zt
* Ep1: An Eruption in Space-Time | LiveScience http://ff.im/-cW6vJ
* The Puzzling Paradox of Sign Language http://ff.im/-cW4Yb

* IEEE Spectrum: MIT Gets in the Motion-Sensing Game http://ff.im/-cW4uc
* Digital Urban: Virtual London – Available via Skape World January 2010 http://ff.im/-cW33a
* How electricity became a right, and what it means for broadband http://ff.im/-cW26S
* Portrait of a Multitasking Mind: SciAm http://ff.im/-cVWgl
* VIRTUAL WORLDS list with VIDEOs. – http://bit.ly/j3217 http://ff.im/-cVFbN
* When robots have feelings | Peter Singer and Agata Sagan http://icio.us/rlihqc http://ff.im/-cVCit

* Cleaning Cat uses iRobot Roomba 560 Vacuum. http://ff.im/-cVAEv
* Augmented Times: Augmented Reality in 2010 (Part 1-5) http://ff.im/-cVlIk
* Hobby Robots Can Jump http://ff.im/-cVkt8
* Robovie Takes You Shopping, http://ff.im/-cVkgr
* 4G Networks Open For Business (Sort of) in Norway and Sweden – SciAm http://ff.im/-cVhON

* Slam dunk for future smart robots http://ff.im/-cVeKP
* Fake blood cells so agile they can carry drugs http://ff.im/-cV3Ig
* World’s Largest Solar Office Building Opens in China http://ff.im/-cUz8E
* IBM chums with Swiss to build 3D brain-density processors http://ff.im/-cUyJK
* Diagram of Geek Culture http://ff.im/-cUy13
* NIH Guides Nanomedicine Towards Killing Cancer  http://ff.im/-cUuIj

Likes: (new)
* Alexander Kruel: Hitachi’s Desktop Electron Microscope –Cheap Enough for Home Use? http://bit.ly/4BSLh7
* Alexander Kruel: News for 2009-12-15 http://xixidu.net/2009/12/15/news-for-2009-12-15/

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Link archive – 11-14 December 2009

December 14, 2009 Leave a comment

* The Perfect Gift For the Physicist Who Thinks In Ten Dimensions http://ff.im/-cRT3j
* Holographic Architectural Imaging by Zebra http://ff.im/-cRSVB
* First measurement of cancer biomarkers in whole blood http://ff.im/-cRRyw
* Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! http://ff.im/-cRMgb
* 45 Breathtaking Examples of Slow Shutter Speed Photography http://ff.im/-cREoZ

* Different Software Development Models – http://bit.ly/8vgLh1 http://ff.im/-cRs6g
* For a positive future spin, highly recommend PF’s; 200+ articles:… http://ff.im/-cPZRY
* A Fusion of Sound, Form, and Space — Illusion 360 – Video http://ff.im/-cPIwC
* Neil deGrasse Tyson: Why we use the term ‘theory’ instead of ‘law’. http://bit.ly/7yOchH
* Eight Innovations that Will Change Your Future – Kiplinger.com http://ff.im/-cPEsP
* Future Human Evolution Art Gallery http://ff.im/-cPBj7
* Cool Animated Computer Inside GIF – http://geoffbleau.com/jokes/ComputerInside.gif

* Device mimics human muscle size and strength http://ff.im/-cPz5O
* If machines? can fly kites, then what are humans good for?… http://ff.im/-cPw60
* Food for thought: The New American Dream Home? A Rental http://bit.ly/74u0ci
* Explore the galaxy at different wavelengths! http://www.chromoscope.net/
* Are Cells From Old People Still Good For Therapeutic Use? http://ff.im/-cNSzN

* Technology Review: Cheap, Plastic Memory for Flexible Devices http://ff.im/-cNvEK
* The Human Ecology of Collapse http://ff.im/-cNjVE
* Popeye, the pattern recognition solver http://ff.im/-cN5AY
* Google Demonstrates Quantum Algorithm Promising Superfast Search http://ff.im/-cMWf3
* Computing with a wave of the hand (w/ Video) http://ff.im/-cMUBG
* Switching a Gene in Adult Mice Easily Transforms Females Into Males http://ff.im/-cMvXy

* Fantasy Worlds HD Wallpapers  http://ff.im/-cMwIx
* Bye bye keys: Face recognition door lock | http://ff.im/-cMv2m
* In Energy Innovation, Everything New Is Old Again  http://ff.im/-cMuaP
* Roach Acts As Brain for Robot (Video) http://ff.im/-cMr3M
* Stanford researchers develop the next generation of retinal implants http://ff.im/-cMqDj
* The First Decade: Has the internet brought us together or driven us apart? http://ff.im/-cMjNa
* One Damn Fast Micromouse http://ff.im/-cKVR4
* Surgery on beating heart thanks to robotic helping hand http://ff.im/-cKBNK

* This scanner uses lasers to capture complex forms in 3D, with resolution up to 40 microns http://ff.im/-cJLYI
* David Ope – today and tomorrow http://ff.im/-cJJU8
* IEEE Spectrum: Nuclear-Powered Transponder for Cyborg Insect http://ff.im/-cJIMn

* 2010 predictions Augmented Reality, Internet, and the coming decade. – http://tr.im/2010_pre
* DNA sheds new light on horse evolution http://ff.im/-cJmtF
* Brain scan reveals who will keep their promises http://ff.im/-cJl46
* The Ninth Annual Year in Ideas http://ff.im/-cJcL7*
* Quantum Dots Enhance LED Lighting http://ff.im/-cGYbN
* Lumino Project: Next-Generation Lego Crossed With Microsoft Surface http://ff.im/-cGW9a
* Video: Look Silly with Augmented Reality http://ff.im/-cGMpa

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