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Futureseek (aka @TristanHambling)- Best Of Last Week 15-21Nov2010

November 21, 2010 Leave a comment

Highlight Picks of last week

* Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Sets Limits on Einstein’s ‘Spooky Action at a Distance’ >>
* Antihydrogen atoms trapped one at a time for 0.17 seconds >>
* Found: first planet from another galaxy >>

* Radio waves ‘can help blood pressure’ >>
* ARMAR-III, the robot that learns via touch >>
* Laser-based camera can see around corners >>

* Brain region responsible for speech illusion identified >>
* Schmidt On Google TV Network Backlash: We’re Taking Dumb TV And Making It Smart >>
* Last Lights On – Mandelbrot fractal zoom to 6.066 e228 (2^760) on Vimeo >>

* Dairy Farms Go Robotic, Cows Have Never Been Happier (video) >>
* Thinner, more global iPad in the works? >>

* Big telcos aim to replace credit cards with smartphones >>
* The Future Will Be Personalized >>
* When Mobile Phone Payments Go Social >>

* Study suggests reliance on GPS may reduce hippocampus function as we age >>
* A Minority Report Interface for the Rest of Us >>
* London 80 Gigapixels: London World Record Panoramic Photo: >>

(Biggest overall story really belongs to hacking Kinect!)
* Microsoft Says Kinect Left Open By Design >>
* Kinect + Hack’s is a much bigger tech breakthrough then the iPad. For controlling PC’s (Minority Report), telepresence robots, cars? Etc.
* Hacking Microsoft’s Kinect: Two Weeks In, Six Amazing Projects >>
* Hacked Kinect Runs On iRobot Create >>
* kinect augmented reality multi touching on Vimeo >>
* Kinect costs only $56 to make, $149.99 to own >>

LastWeeks – Paper in review
* Futureseek Daily Paper
* Futureseek Daily Paper 20-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 19-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 18-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 17-11-2010
* Futureseek Daily Paper 16-11-2010

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* http://futureseek.freehostia.com/BestOfWeek/22112010.html

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