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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 May 2011

* The End Of The Social Network Era, The Rise Of The Social Circle Era >>
* Technology Brings Digital Memories To Grave Sites : NPR >>
* Genes and DNA: meet the first man to read the book of life >>

* Distant Quasars Hints that Our Corner of the Universe is Fine-Tuned for Life >>
* Reverse-engineering the infant mind >>
* Prioria Maverick, flexible wing UAS >>

* Electroluminescent Wall Blushes >>
* Japanese Corporation Plans to Turn the Moon Into a Massive Solar Power Plant >>
* ‘Duh science’: Why scientists spend so much time proving the obvious – >>

* ‘Blue Stragglers’ in the Galactic Bulge >>
* NTT DoCoMo exhibits on-the-fly speech translation, lets both parties just talk (video) >>
* Faint Young Sun Paradox Not Solved, Says NASA >>

* MIT computational puzzle still unsolved after more than a decade >>
* Microbe machines: Japanese researchers building robotic cilia [Video] >>

* Groundwater Depletion Is Detected From Space >>
* Nvidia starts pushing 3D videos on YouTube >>
* A Faster Economy Needs Better Tools >>

* The Next Phase of Intelligent TVs Will Observe You >>
* VIDEO: Six-hundred metre tall waterspout spirals into sky >>
* A brain training exercise that really does work >>

* 10.69 seconds: Robot Ruby breaks Rubik’s record (w/ video) >>
* 10 fascinating Facebook facts — and what they say about us >>
* Holographic dark information energy >>
* Samsung Begins Mass Producing 30nm-class, 32-Gigabyte Memory Modules >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 May 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 May 2011

* New algorithm improves the way computers interpret readings of the brain`s electrical signals >>
* Great 360 Panorama of Paris >> via @xixidu
* Long commutes cause obesity, neck pain, loneliness, divorce, stress, and insomnia. >>
* Engineered antibodies cross blood–brain barrier : Nature News >>

* ASUS outs UX21 ultrathin laptop with up to Core i7 CPUs (video hands-on!) >>
* Magnets with an ‘on’ and ‘off’ switch >>
* Fluorescent nanotubes enhance mouse imaging >>

* New nanovaccine boosts cow health >>
* Human Brain Limits Twitter Friends To 150 >>
* Synthetic Biology: Past, Present, Future, Good & Bad 1a >>

* Startram launch system >>
* Advances in cytosolic drug delivery >>
* Mathematically ranking ranking methods >>

* Genetically modified alfalfa and the future of organic foods | PRI.ORG >>
* NASA to Announce New Planetary Science Mission >>
* Autoglass envisions the windshield of 2020 — Autoblog >>
* Testing the Spiral Density Wave Theory >>

* British inventor’s spectacles revolution for Africa >>
* The mystery behind history’s most important isotope is solved at last [Physics] >>
* Terrifying juggling machine can toss around five billiard balls at once [Video] >>
* GTA’s Liberty City recreated in Google Street View, reveals your nearest Ammu-Nation >>

* Martin Jetpack Climbs 5000 Feet Above Sea Level >>
* RSA SecureID hackers may have accessed Lockheed Martin trade secrets, cafeteria menus >>
* Android Market’s most popular emulators disappear without a trace (update) >>

* China to step up fight against plastic addiction >>
* Hackers highlight Sony’s need for new ideas >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 May 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 May 2011

* First Observation of the Dynamical Casimir Effect >>
* Amazing Photos and Milestone Tributes Mark Last Space Shuttle Spacewalk >>
* Awesome Hi Def Launch Videos from Endeavour >>
* Bioprinting >>

* YouTube – BBC – Everything and Nothing – Nothing >>
* YouTube – The Elegant Universe (String theory) >>
* Infographic: How the New Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle Stacks Up >>
* Human echolocation activates visual parts of the brain >>

* Teaching Artificial Intelligences using Quantum Computers >>
* New Stanford imaging method allows scientists to identify specific mental states >>
* Changes in brain circuitry play role in moral sensitivity as people grow up >>

* This Gigantic Sea Snake Transforms Waves Into Electricity [Monster Machines] >>
* Slow-Motion X-Ray Video Reveals the Slurpy Mechanics of Dogs’ Drinking >>
* This Time Lapse Video of the Very Large Telescope At Work is the Coolest Thing You’ll See Today >>
* Proof of the existence of God set down on paper [Theosophy] >>

* This Mathematical Formula Cancels Out All Sound [Factoid] >>
* This is What 43,000 Galaxies Look Like On a Map [Science] >>
* What to Expect when Our Galaxy Collides With Andromeda [Space Porn] >>

* “PR2 Playpen” keeps robots entertained (and learning) for hours and hours [Video] >>
* What Makes Parallel Programming Difficult? >>
* Leaked AMD roadmap reveals Desna APU, bona fide tablet strategy >>
* Alaska Airlines ditches paper flight manuals for iPads >>
* Why NASA Chose Potentially Threatening Asteroid for New Mission (SPACE.com) >>

* Repetitive error correction for a quantum computer >>
* Eric Drexler reports on foldamer engineering that substantially nano >>
* US develop software to analyse metaphors >>
* Stars help to track space junk >>

* Matter-matter entanglement at a distance >>
* ‘Revolution is at hand’ for breakthroughs in medicine >>
* Rewriting the textbooks: Einstein’s cosmological fudge >>
* Skin ‘cast’ helps wounds heal with minimal scarring >>
* Kevin Warwick discusses the future of cyborgs with Sander Olson >>

* Land speed record bid could make space flight safer >>
* Using ISS for Human Exploration Beyond LEO >>
* A Blood Test for Depression >>
* Gecko-Inspired Window Washing Robot is Powered Entirely by Water >>
* Making household robot helpers smarter >>

* New biomaterial closely mimics human tissue >>
* Five ‘hot spots’ where medicine and technology are converging >>
* Is DNA computing going to terminate Internet banking? >>
* Feel the Noise: Touch, Hearing May Share Neurological Roots >>
* Does Quantum Theory Explain Consciousness? >>

* Human brain’s ‘bat sight’ found >>
* When robots learn from our mistakes >>
* Drug may help overwrite bad memories >>

* Human Skin Cells Turned into Nerve Cells >>
* Physicists explain the long, useful lifetime of carbon-14 >>
* Inside the infant mind >>

* Nuclear radiation affects baby gender >>
* The quantum computer is growing up: Repetitive error correction in a quantum processor >>
* Nanoengineers invent new biomaterial that more closely mimics human tissue >>
* Xsens Full Body Suit – Motion Capture for the Mad Genius (video) >>

* New imaging method allows scientists to identify specific mental states >>
* Climbing robot feels its way up a tree >>
* Mind Reader Company Valued At $200+ Million In New Funding Round (video) >>

* Mind-reading scan identifies simple thoughts >>
* Scientists turn human skin cells directly into neurons, skipping IPS stage >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 May 2011

* Yobot the robotic bellhop will take care of your luggage >>
* 200 Megapixel Hasselblad Camera Costs $45,000 [Cameras] >>

* Honing household helpers >>
* Autistic brains’ ‘genes differ’ >>
* Gigantic Star 150 Times Sun Found in Adjacent Galaxy >>

* NASA to Launch New Science Mission to Asteroid in 2016 and bring back samples in 2023 >>
* Lockheed Martin buys first D-Wave quantum computing system >>
* Honduran High Schooler’s Low-Cost Eye-Controlled Interface >>
* LinkedIn Labs Launches “This is Your Life” Visualization >>

* Software Transforms Photos Into 3-D Models >>
* VIDEO: Double transplant >>
* ‘Guide vests’ — robotic navigation aids for the visually impaired >>

* bulletproof dog that stormed bin Laden lair >>
* Tricking the Brain Into Taking Its Medicine >>
* Bacteria may cause rain, snow, and hail >>
* Satellite images reveal 17 hidden Egyptian pyramids >>

* 48 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute >>
* Just 4 percent of galaxies have neighbors like the Milky Way >>
* Space Shuttle Rising >>
* Electron is surprisingly round, say Imperial scientists following 10 year study >>

* Do more planets, gas and stars mean less dark matter? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Survey captures local universe in 3-D >>
* LiveShare: instant photo sharing from Cooliris >>
* Will 10 Billion People Use Up the Planet’s Resources? >>

* Quantum sensor tracked in human cells could aid drug discovery >>
* First images from Great Pyramid’s chamber of secrets >>
* Linguists break into Skype conversations >>

* Links for 2011-05-25 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 May 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 May 2011

* Researchers show aging brain’s reduced ability to respond to experience >>
* The world’s first cell race (w/video) >>
* New Polymer Coating Heals Itself With 1 Minute of UV Exposure >>
* Navy Chief Dreams of Laser Warships, Ocean-Spanning Robots >>

* Cats and dogs share grasp of physics >>
* Survival protein’ protects the brain against effects of stroke >>
* Where is everybody? : Starts With A Bang >>

* Inspiring Story of 45-y-o Woman Who Had Her Brain Completely Erased at Age 22 >>
* Australian Student Uncovers the Universe’s Missing Mass >>
* Large Scale 24/7 Solar Power Plant To Be Built in Nevada >>
* Smartheart Turns Your Mobile Phone Into A Heart Monitor >>

* NASA’s Unveils New Orion Spaceship for Manned Deep-Space Exploration >>
* Rewriting the textbooks: Hydrogen bonds in a bind >>
* How Lithium-Ion Batteries Are Made >>

* Facing the future >>
* Google opening seawater-cooled data center (video) >>
* Internet causing world economic growth greater than industrial revolution of 1800s >>
* The Spin of a Star Reveals Its Age >>

* New Web Analytics May Track Not Just Where You Click, But Where You Move Your Cursor >>
* Google Expected to Introduce a Wireless Payment System >>
* Computer Scientists Build Cellular Automaton Supercollider >>

* Facebook to assemble global team of ‘diplomats’ >>
* Kepler’s Astounding Haul of Multiple-Planet Systems >>
* Robot Uses Supersonic Jets of Air to Stick to Almost Anything >>

* MIT research: What makes an image memorable? >>
* Universe’s not-so-missing mass >>
* The Learning Brain Gets Bigger–Then Smaller >>

* New deep space vehicle to be based on Orion: NASA (AFP) >>
* Megamaterials to Propel Human Civilization Into ‘the Fiber Age’ >>
* Smart software for self-regulating smart grid >>
* Robots, astronauts and asteroids >>

* The Evolution of Common Sense >>
* Robots, Not Humans, Retrieve Your Books at $81 Million “Library of the Future” (video) >>
* Smart software cracks sound-based CAPTCHA security >>
* Crying Women Turn Men Off >>

* New Bacteria Lives on Caffeine >>
* Unlock Your Door With Your Phone, Text a Key to a Friend – Lockitron is Awesome (video) >>
* Simple method of dealing with harmful radioactive iodine discovered >>
* Appcelerator helps developers build mobile apps easily >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-05-24 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 May 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 May 2011

* HuffPo: Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Your Family Doctor? >>
* Insanely Awesome Raw Cassini Images of Titan and Enceladus >>
* Earthquake? Terrorist bomb? Call in the AI >>
* Teaching algae to make fuel >>

* Invisible iPhone prototype puts the ‘hand’ back in ‘handset’ (video) >>
* Metamaterial Lenses Could Allow Easy Wireless Power Transmission [Research] >>
* This Is What Your Brain Looks Like When You Masturbate [Science] >>
* Smart Pajamas Monitor Patients With Sleep Disorder >>

* Kogeto Dot brings bite-size panoramic video recording to iPhone 4 (hands-on) >>
* ZMP RoboCar ditches driver, creates own map (video) >>
* NetworkWorld: What if IPv6 simply fails to catch on? >> >>
* If All of Work Were Gamified >>

* Physics of the Angry Birds Slingshot >>
* Toyota Electric Cars Will Tweet, Friend You >>
* Researcher Hijacks LinkedIn Profiles Using Cookie >>
* A Robotic Companion for Your Phone >>

* Start with Technology, End with Trust >>
* YouTube – The Future of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence >>
* Architecture Fiction: Spherical Skyscraper >>
* Progress Toward the Dream of Space Drives and Stargates >>

* Ubiquitous iRemoTap puts your powerstrip in the cloud, turns lights off remotely (video) >>
* Just four percent of galaxies have neighbors like the Milky Way >>
* Video: How to Control Brains With Light >>
* Earthly extremes hint to life elsewhere >>

* Play Star Wars Tie Fighter in Chrome >>
* VIDEO: Barack Obama’s limo, The Beast, gets stuck on a speed bump >>

* UK spaceplane passes key review >>
* Large Hadron Collider smashes another record >>
* Panasonic releases wireless solar charging table >>

* Researchers scan cyclists’ brains at race speed in S.Africa >>
* The Challenge Of Putting Astronauts on a Near-Earth Asteroid >>
* Future Cars Could Count Miles per Heartbeat >>

* Hubble views the star that changed the universe >>
* Mobile Checkout Devices Let People Scan and They Shop >>
* Rewriting the textbooks: When science gets it wrong >>

* Using microbes to generate electricity? >>
* Particle trap paves way for personalized medicine >>
* Stomach Bug May Be Linked to Parkinson’s >>
* Black holes spin faster and faster >>

* Mummies tell history of a ‘modern’ plague >>
* Researchers replicate human kidney gene changes in mouse model >>
* Startup Looks to Bring Doctors And Patients Into The Digital Age >>
* Discussion of the $10 million Qualcomm Medical Tricorder Xprize >>

* 26 Terabit per second transmitted using one laser over one fiber channel >>
* Physics and the Immortality of the Soul >>
* Newly Discovered Spiral Arm at Fringe of the Milky Way >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-05-23 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 May 2011 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 May 2011

* New detector so sensitive it can pick up a single molecule of an explosive such as TNT >>
* arxiv Find: Breakdown of Classical Gravity? >>
* Oxygen on the Brain >>
* Sneak peek inside Area 51: Docs offer rare glimpse into most secretive site >>

* The Arrival Of The Quantum Computer 2 >>
* LHC running with 912 bunches per beam, one month since the record-setting 480 bunches >>
* What Should Apple Buy With Its Billions? A Carrier>>

* Is Dark Energy “Antigravity” Leakage from an Adjacent Universe? We Might Know Soon >>
* arxiv Find: Breakdown of Classical Gravity? >>
* Multiverse = Many Worlds, Say Physicists >>

* Microsoft Wants to Rule the White Spaces >>
* A Nightshirt to Monitor Sleep >>
* Infrasound Communication Among Elephants >>

* Testing a Language – Using Parrot for Telepathy >>
* Laser smashes data rate records >>
* Imaginary phone lets you answer calls on your palm >>

* The Dish: Helper Brain Cells Grown in Lab >>
* Why Do People Believe Apocalypse Stories? >>

* Xixidu Links for 2011-05-22 >>
* Futureseek: Weekly Review 16-23 May 2011 >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 May 2011 >>

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