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Futureseek Week in Review Highlights: 13-20 December 2010

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Futureseek Week in Review Highlights: 13-20 December 2010

Picks…
* Augmented reality iPhone app Word Lens translate signs >>
* Heartland Robotics To Make A $5000 Industrial Robot? >>
* Neuroscientists create the first brain-controlled exoskeleton >>
* A cure for baldness ‘could be available in 5 years’ >>
* The 10 insights of the decade, 10 breakthroughs of 2010 >>

* Google Body Browser >>
* L.A. Noire’s amazing MotionScan facial capture system demonstrated (video) >>
* Rare Brain Disorder Prevents All Fear >>
* World’s first animal-to-human transplant approved >>
* HIV cure a success, but won’t work for everyone >>

* A pill to prevent PTSD? It could happen, study hints >>
* It Was Only A Matter Of Time: Now You Can Get To Second Base On Kinect >>

* Ray Kurzweil: The Mind and How to Build One on Vimeo >>
* Video: SEGA’s New Urinal-Based Gaming Interface Lets You Pee for Points >>
* Life Technologies Launches Ion Personal Genome Machine Sequencer >>

* first dual-core smartphone launches w Android, 4-inch display, 1080p video recording >>
* Gesture-controlled robot arm enables civilization’s most meta high five >>

* Fragrance Jet II receives video demonstration, still looks like a terrible idea (video) >>
* Regio Smart Toilet is self-cleaning, music playing, and definitely overkill >>
* Self-sterilizing door handle >>

* Fabric softener sheets repel gnats >>
* In the future, we will use the surface of the moon as a multiplex [Video] >>
* Stem cell transplant has cured HIV infection in ‘Berlin patient’, say doctors >>
* Infinite Z “holodeck” demo >>

* Someday, This Robot Will Run Faster Than Us All [Video] >>
* Invisibility Cloak Hides Objects Visible To The Naked Eye >>
* Plasma Antennas Could Enable Next-Gen Wi-Fi, Beaming Gigs Per Second Wirelessly >>
* Fountain of youth pill could restore aging immune system >>

* Robotic Drone Flies Itself by Looking at Landscape Below >>
* Forests might be detectable on extrasolar planets >>
* Real-time 3D face reproduction demonstrated on video >>

* Realtime iphone Panorama Creation >>
* Videos From Singularity Summit 2010 Now Available for Free Online >>

Futureseek Weekly Papers

* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2010/12/19
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2010/12/18
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2010/12/17
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2010/12/16
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2010/12/15
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2010/12/14
* http://paper.li/futureseek/paper/2010/12/13

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