Archive for March 15, 2010

Tristans Daily Link Review; 15 March Feb 2010

* PBS Offers Earth Days, on Facebook First, on new social screening application. Link
* The future of Facebook Link
* What If Metcalfe’s Law Is Wrong? Linkl

* Wasabi gene gives snakes night vision  Link
* Psychopaths’ brains wired to seek rewards, no matter the consequences Link
* Light activated ‘warhead’ turns modest molecules into super protein killers Link
* Human Cells Exhibit Foraging Behavior Like Amoebae and Bacteria  Link
* Unselfish Molecules May Have Helped Give Birth to the Genetic Material of Life Link
* Researcher urge caution reducing blood pressure with diabetes, coronary disease Link
* Opium poppy’s genes finally revealed Link

* The Milky Way’s Monster Black Hole Awakes! Fired Out a Massive Flare 300 Years Ago  Link
* ProfBrianCox: Hope you like wonders of solar system tonight, BBC2, 9pm Link
* SETI Is 50 Years Old; No Sign of ET Link
* Black Holes Can Form Rings, Helices And Even Saturn Shapes Link

* Thermopower wave: New way generating electricity may lead to batteries for nanotechnology Link
* Nano-antennas could help keep quantum secrets Link
* Breakthrough in quest for solar hydrogen production Link
* Scientists Say Found Most Efficient Way to Turn Carbon Dioxide Back into Fuel Link
* Can a Single Layer of Cells Control a Leaf’s Size? Link
* New Research Could Lead to Even Stronger Synthetic Materials Link
* Attacking Cancer By Attacking Telomerase Link

* Smartphones put the moves on social networking Link
* SXSW: Is Privacy on the Social Web a Technical Problem? Link
* SXSW: Shirky’s New Opportunities in Public Sharing Link
* SXSW: june cohen’s favorite TED talk: National Geo’s Wade Davis on language loss Link
* SXSW: Robert Scoble Talks About Augmented Reality and #ScavengAR game at Link

* Quick Guide for Developing Effective Bioinformatics Programming Skills Link
* Intel eight-core chip release imminent 24MB of cache / 2.3 billion transistors.  Link
* Brahma open-source library written for the .NET 3.5 framework (in C# 3.0), provides high-level access to parallel streaming  computations on a variety of processors.  Link

* The Data Singularity is Here Link
* A Better World Requires Better Brains  Link
* Neurotechnology taboos Link
* Bootstrapping Safe AGI Goal Systems [PDF] Link

* 2010 skyscraper competition Link
* The Wonders of the Web: 10 excellent lectures Link

* Outliers Complexity Or, The Risk of Extrapolating Linear Trends Against Non-Linear Systems. Link
* Video: Electromagnetic Rail Gun from the United States Navy Link
* Overcoming Bias : Motivated Legal Bias Link
* Strogatz Unravels the Complexities of Complex Numbers Link
* Cloud Computing Explained Link

* Odds Are, It’s Wrong – Science fails to face the shortcomings of statistics Link
* Future Tech: Monolith Technology Link
* Case study: abuse of frequentist statistics Link
* GeorgeDvorsky: Are zoos worth it? People spend an average of 22-50 seconds looking at primates, 30-87.5 seconds looking at elephants
* Obama Sides with RIAA, MPAA; Backs ACTA Link
* Plan in Britain to Block Sites Offering Pirated Music Link
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