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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 22 December 2010

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* Japan bio-scientists produce ‘singing mouse’ >>
* Kinect Hack Taken To Extreme Levels in Japan >>
* Yahoo! Bus Stop Derby Pits San Francisco Neighborhoods Against Each Other >>

* Artificial Intelligence Algorithm beat crowdsourcing >>
* Ray Kurzweil: The Mind and How To Build One (video) >>
* Video: Navy’s Electromagnetic Plane Launch >>

* Smallest periodic table fits on the side of human hair (w/ Video) >>
* One-Fourth of DNA Born by 2.8 Billion Years Ago >>

* 10 Awesome Ways to Use Kinect For Augmented Reality >>
* Project HALO helps you navigate without sight >>
* Self-assembly: Molecular recognition scaled up >>

* Field Notes: Can We Beat Bacteria by Hacking Their Conversations? >>
* Smarter systems help busy doctors remember >>
* Real-world test of Word Lens (iPhone app that translates Sp >>

* Transits Near and Far >>
* Recording the Police >>
* It’s Not Easy Being a Comically Huge 3D Bunny [Video] >>

* Countering ‘memory loss’ in the immune system >>
* 2010 Feynman Prizes in Nanotechnology Awarded by Foresight Institute >>
* Genetic switch discovered that turns on pain >>
* Nifty new feature for iPhone web browser: augmented reality with the gyroscope right in Safari >>

* The Telegraph’s top 10 technologies of 2010 >>
* DHS probes ‘credible’ threat that terrorists could strike salad bars with ricin, cyanide >>
* The first rule of doing work that matters >>

* Thinnest ever camera sees like a trilobite >>
* Microchips now used in everything from toilets to tombstones >>
* Augmented Reality on Your Phone >>

* We need an energy sixth sense to fight global warming >>
* Catching video pirates: Invisible DNA-like fingerprint on video assist law enforcement >>

* 2011 preview: Expect Earth’s twin planet >>
* US Population is 308.7 million >>
* Banknotes go electric to outwit counterfeiters >>

* News for 2010-12-21 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 21 December 2010 >>

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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 21 December 2010

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* 10 Tech Concepts You Need to Know for 2011 >>
* Video shows first working invisibility cloak >>
* Lunar Robots May Jump Instead Of Moonwalk >>

* ROS Turns 3, PR2 Rolls for 7 Days, Willow Garage Goes Crazy >>
* The Problem with Speed >>
* Temptations and Self-Control >>

* Vote for the Top 10 Stories on Universe Today in 2010 >>
* Smart Document Review table, a Surface that sifts through billions of docs >>
* Google Docs presentation makes PowerPoint weep, beg for mercy (video) >>
* Al Franken Makes a Case For Net Neutrality >>

* Peak Globalization >>
* Searching for the Future of Television >>
* The Genome’s Dark Matter >>
* Sequencing a Single Chromosome >>

* Knots and Quantum Theory | Video Lectures >>
* So what’s Syfy’s new superpowered action show about? [Exclusive] >>
* These Prosthetics Limbs Look Better Than Many Real Ones [Video] >>
* Navy Launches Pilot With an Electromagnetic Shove [Navy] >>

* CERN antihydrogen research scoops top physics breakthrough award: >>
* Instant Translator App Word Lens: Sounds Great, But It Doesn’t Actually Work? >>
* NASA Astronomers Find Extraterrestrial Foundations for Life in Sudan Meteorites >>
* Polymer-Coated Tips for Patterning of Viruses by Dip-Pen Nanolithography >>

* Stanford study identifies multitude of genetic regions key to embryonic stem cell development >>
* Gauging Bill Gates’s Health Grants Five Years In – NYTimes.com >>
* How often do giant black holes become hyperactive? >>
* Hubble for the Holidays: Eta Carinae [Starts With A Bang] >>

* New book will make you an instant physicist (maybe) >>
* Robotic surgery for head and neck cancer shows promise >>
* Heartland Robotics targets a $5000 robot that is an alternative to low wage workers >>

* Official Kinect drivers now available for Windows and Ubuntu >>
* How often do giant black holes become hyperactive? >>
* NASA studies issues for very high altitude wind power generation ..>>
* Google PowerMeter tracks home electricity via Wi-Fi >>
* Physics World reveals its top 10 breakthroughs for 2010 >>
* How the eye builds circuits to detect motion >>
* Sharing the airwaves: Michigan Tech professor researches cognitive radio >>

* ‘Love Hormone’ May Treat Daily Headaches >>
* Doctors use sick boy’s DNA in diagnosis, treatment >>
* What makes a face look alive? Study says it’s in the eyes (w/ Video) >>
* Computerized camera lens may be just around corner >>

* It’s time to move beyond passwords >>
* UCLA Engineers create new transparent electrodes for highly flexible electronics >>
* CERN’s LHC Experiments Nix Nano Black Holes >>
* Epic Discovery Update: “We are One of Many Universes” >>
* MIT Team: “Ability to Harness Sunlight Triggered Life on Earth” >>

* Do elite trappings create success? (Causation vs. correlation) >>
* Google Books reveals traces of fame, censorship and changing languages >>
* The Brainy Learning Algorithms of Numenta >>
* Talk to the Machine: Progress in Speech-Recognition Software, by David Pogue >>
* Genetic sequencing used to identify and treat unknown disease >>

* Robot Hand Copies Your Movements, Mimics Your Gestures (video) >>
* Your genome in minutes: New technology could slash sequencing time >>
* Electronic nose detects cancer >>
* Motion sickness reality in virtual world, too >>

* News for 2010-12-20 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 20 December 2010 >>

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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 20 December 2010

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* Rodney Brooks: How robots will invade our lives >>
* Attached at the head, conjoined twins share brain >>
* Microsoft Kinect 3D Camera for Hands-Free Radiologic Image Browsing >>

* Scientists decipher 3 billion-year-old genomic fossils >>
* The Gift of Endless Memory – 60 Minutes – CBS News >>
* The stemness of cancer cells >>

* Generations 2010: What different generations do online | Pew Research Center >>
* Accelerating Future » Teen Girl Gets New Bionic Hand >>

* Virtual girl can read nine emotions >>
* News for 2010-12-19 >>
* Kinect and haptics combine at the University of Washington to let you feel the future >>

* Firefox goes stealth in bid to increase user privacy >>
* Three billion-year-old genomic fossils deciphered >>
* Genetic basis of brain diseases: Set of proteins account for over 130 brain diseases >>

* Free Radicals May Not Be Cause of Aging >>
* Japan’s low-cost space programme pushes the limits >>
* Morphological reach of technology >>

* In epic projects, the U.S. is no longer a leader >>
* NASA – Back in the Air: X-48B Resumes Flight Tests at NASA Dryden >>
* A Physicist Turns the City Into an Equation – NYTimes.com >>

* Not so superficial: Rethinking cosmetic enhancements >>
* Multitouch Twitter wall to fascinate onlookers, Engadget staffers at #CES >>
* George Dvorsky How to Engineer a Zombie Virus >>

* Self-healing autonomous material comes to life >>
* Flying with Gestures >>
* Tearing Apart Apollo 11 Inaccuracies >>
* Roméo: Aldebaran Develops Full Scale Humanoid Robot – >>

* Online Video In 2011: Connected TVs, Social Recommendations, And Standards Wars >>
* Futureseek Daily Paper is out! >> ? Top stories today by @xixidu @singularityhub
* Tiny robotic mouse zips through a huge maze in 5.5 seconds >>

* Xbox Kinect is our top gadget >>
* Space Superfund needed to clean orbital trash >>
* What are you working on? >>

* Memolane: innovative look at your social media life >>
* Word Lens Translates the Text You See In Real Time. Amazing to Behold (Video) >>
* Setting Up An Industrial Village On The Moon using the nuclear cannon >>
* News for 2010-12-18 >>

* Futureseek Week in Review Highlights: 13-20 December 2010 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 18 December 2010 >>

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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

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* 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

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* 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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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 18 December 2010

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* Augmented reality iPhone app Word Lens translate signs >>
* Heartland Robotics To Make A $5000 Industrial Robot? >>
* A cure for baldness ‘could be available in 5 years’ >>

* The 10 insights of the decade, 10 breakthroughs of 2010 >>
* L.A. Noire’s amazing MotionScan facial capture system demonstrated (video) >>
* Self-sterilizing door handle >>
* Realtime iphone Panorama Creation >>

* Could we detect trees on other planets? >>
* Yeast ‘rewired’ to mate when starving >>

* The brain will learn any word it hears 160 times over 14 minutes. >>
* Volkswagen’s London Taxi Concept: smaller, prettier, more electric than the real thing >>
* What Paper.li is to Twitter, PostPost.com is to Facebook: >>

* How do you cut a nanotube? Lots of compression (w/ Video) >>
* Missing Black Holes Cause Trouble for String Theory >>
* Celebrate This Winter Solstice Like No Other! [Starts With A Bang] >>

* NASA Engineers Propose Combining a Rail Gun & Scramjet to Fire Spacecraft Into Orbit >>
* Nanotube-Tethered Flying Wind Turbines Could Harvest Energy At 30,000 Feet >>

* Ion channel responsible for pain identified by UB neuroscientists >>
* From the Movie Theater to the Operating Theater: 3-D Enters a Patient’s Body >>
* Ten Psychology Studies from 2010 Worth Knowing About | Psychology Today >>

* Electric current moves magnetic vortices (w/ Video) >>
* Virtual spheres speed up skimming through mobile video >>
* Which Type Of Programmer Makes The Best Co-founder? >>

* Breakthrough in worm research has implications for human disease studies >>
* 10 Steps to Happiness & Emotional Fulfillment >>
* The evolution of the human brain >>

* Rise in oxygen drove evolution of animal life 550 million years ago >>
* Microwave radiation map hints at other universes >>
* Physicists store information on world’s tiniest computer memory >>
* Future computing boosts will need a revolution >>

* The Puzzling Role Of Biophotons In The Brain >>
* Creativity vies with language in brain >>
* Gene information predicts survival time, possible treatment options for lung-cancer >>
* Mom’s voice plays special role in activating newborn’s brain >>

* Mobile broadband the next big hacking risk? >>
* Mobile masts linked to birth rate >>
* What’s Facebook worth? How about $56 billion >>
* Nassim Taleb: It’s Big Business That’s Fragile, Not Small Business >>
* Enterprise Integration Patterns >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-12-17 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 17 December 2010 >>

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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 17 December 2010

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* Google Body Browser >>
* Rare Brain Disorder Prevents All Fear >>
* World’s first animal-to-human transplant approved >>
* Google Maps 5.0 hits Android, includes new 3D map view and offline Navigation >>

* Real-time “holographic” video chat using two Kinect cameras >>
* Liar, liar! Brain circuit predicts others’ honesty >>
* Immutable periodic table taken in for alterations >>

* Entire School Population Tracked in Real Time to Learn How Disease Spreads >>
* TEDxCaltech >>
* Raising a Botnet in Captivity >>

* Facebook brings facial recognition to photo tagging >>
* Amazing Instant Translation App Looks Great in Video >>
* What is Science? What is Hype? [Starts With A Bang] >>

* Humanity+ Conference Footage: AI Talks >>
* New TV Series “H+”: “a Future Where Technology Goes Horrifically Wrong” >>
* Triple AR Gaming Goodness >>

* Human fetal immune system arises frm different source thn adult immune system >>
* Plasma therapy: An alternative to antibiotics? >>
* Fear discovery could lead to new interventions for PTSD >>

* String Theory Tested, Fails Black Hole Predictions >>
* Survey Shows That Fox News Makes You Less Informed >>
* Medical robotics to improve heart surgery >>

* Emotional intelligence peaks as we enter our 60s, research suggests >>
* First measurement of magnetic field in Earth’s core >>
* Plasma-Jet driven Magneto-Inertial Fusion (PJMIF) >>

* New Genes as Key to Life as Old Genes >>
* Computer memory takes a spin >>
* Science’s breakthrough of the year: The first quantum machine >>

* Citi Opens ‘Bank Of The Future’ With Touchscreens In Union Square >>
* Brain stimulation headache treatment >>
* Man attempts keyless life with implant >>

* 3D Hologram Prints Invade Military, Commercial Design >>
* What is Science? What is Hype? >>
* The physics experiment that will one day let you walk through walls >>

* What the hell is spin? [Ask A Physicist] >>
* What Caffeine Actually Does to Your Brain [Video] >>
* Future computing boosts will need a revolution >>

* 7 Predictions For The Year 2011 From 1931 Visionaries >>
* A woman with no fear could help traumatised soldiers >>

* U.S. Rethinks Strategy for the Unthinkable >>
* Watch electronic Elton John, the robo-pianist >>
* Brain only fully ‘matures’ in middle age, claims neuroscientist >>

* Topologist Predicts New Form of Matter >>
* Free online library of images, videos, and animations of cells now available >>
* The moon as you’ve never seen it before >>

* Science of man-made life can proceed: US panel (Update) >>
* Citizen Science and Kepler >>

* 2010 robots review >>
* South Korea’s Robot Machine Gun Turret Can See You Coming 3 km Away >>
* Syfy cancels Stargate Universe: Is this the end of the Stargate Franchise? [Bad News] >>
* Four Scenarios For The Coming Collapse of The American Empire pt1 >>

* News for 2010-12-16 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 16 December 2010 >>

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Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 16 December 2010

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* HIV cure a success, but won’t work for everyone >>
* A pill to prevent PTSD? It could happen, study hints >>
* Videos From Singularity Summit 2010 Now Available for Free Online >>

* It Was Only A Matter Of Time: Now You Can Get To Second Base On Kinect >>
* Video: SEGA’s New Urinal-Based Gaming Interface Lets You Pee for Points >>
* Life Technologies Launches Ion Personal Genome Machine Sequencer >>

* Near-Synchronous Explosions Connect Across the Vast Distances on the Sun >>
* Eliezer Yudkowsky on Simplified Humanism and Positive Futurism >>
* Ray Kurzweil: The Mind and How to Build One on Vimeo >>

* first dual-core smartphone launches w Android, 4-inch display, 1080p video recording >>
* Gesture-controlled robot arm enables civilization’s most meta high five >>
* YouTube – Infinite Z “holodeck” demo >>
* Fragrance Jet II receives video demonstration, still looks like a terrible idea (video) >>
* Regio Smart Toilet is self-cleaning, music playing, and definitely overkill >>

* Fabric softener sheets repel gnats >>
* Cyclone lasting more than 5 years detected on Saturn >>

* Cell-Seeded Sutures to Repair the Heart >>
* Quantum theory survives latest challenge >>
* Forecasting Network Traffic to Avoid Meltdowns >>

* Physicists Finally Find a Way to Test Superstring Theory >>
* Samsung Snags Willow Garage’s PR2 Robot >>
* In the future, we will use the surface of the moon as a multiplex [Video] >>

* Invisibility for larger than microscopic objects in the visible light range >>
* Chemical could reset circadian clock >>
* Lightning x-rays imaged for the first time >>
* Bird uses physics to impress females >>

* Positive mood allows human brain to think more creatively >>
* Cancer cells dupe the body’s immune system >>
* Organ size is determined by the protein p53 >>

* Incredible Pics from ISS by NASA astronaut Wheelock >>
* FastForward Radio — The Jobless Boom >>
* Has knowledge capital been depreciating more rapidly? >>
* Singulatarians & Secessionists – techno-tubes & uplift >>
* The BBC Loves to Cover Nanotechnology >>
* The real-world origins of some of your favorite Star Wars sounds >>

* Alcoholics can curb drinking with use of a pill >>
* Nanoscale gene ‘ignition switch’ may help spot and treat cancer >>
* Atomic weights of 10 elements on periodic table about to make an historic change >>
* New discoveries make it harder for HIV to hide from drugs >>

* Where unconscious memories form >>
* A Dog’s Growl Announces Its Size >>

* How to learn? From mistakes. Diana Laufenberg on TED.com >>
* A Blast of Cold Plasma Kills Drug-Resistant Bacteria >>
* Kinect Hacks Daily, Episode 47: Kinect taught to control XBMC through hand gestures >>

* Freebox Revolution just sold out 2 million units in under a day. crazy smart TV box… >>
* Microsoft’s Kinect and the Invisible Handshake >>
* Fountain of youth pill helps people live longer >>
* When Tomorrow’s World went wrong >>

* Multitude of genetic regions key to embryonic stem cell development identified >>
* A Robot Stole My Job: Automation in the Recession | Singularity Hub >>
* China launches ‘Red Twitter’ >>

* Michio Kaku: If You Can’t Beat the Singularity, Join It (video) >>
* Invisible underground border monitoring system could revolutionize homeland security >>

* Nanoscale gene ‘ignition switch’ may help spot and treat cancer >>
* Aha effect: New hypothesis seeks to explain the pleasures of insight >>
* Real-time 3D face reproduction demonstrated on video >>

* Xixidu News for 2010-12-15 >>
* Tristan’s Daily Link Review; 15 December 2010 >>

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