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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 January 2012

January 30, 2012 1 comment

* MicroOLED viewfinder delivers 5.4 megapixels in 0.61-inch monochrome display >>
* Zapping Testicles With Ultrasonic Pulses Shown To Be Effective Contraceptive >>
* WiGig SD card gets demoed on tablets, makes DVDs gone in 60 seconds (video) >>

* Video: A New ‘Smart Bullet’ Deploys Fins and Guides Itself to a Laser-Designated Target >>
* Video: Skin Augmented With Spider-Silk Stops a Speeding Bullet >>
* The swap meet of the future: vending machine exchanges goods for free >>
* Military Masks Could ‘Give Injured Soldiers Their Faces Back’ >>

* Students Discover Millisecond Pulsar; Help in the Search for Gravitational Waves >>
* Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Bank of America team to wipe out phishing >>
* Ant-like robots create complex glowing patterns >>
* An earth based civilization with all clean energy would still warm planet by 3 degrees >>

* Smart paint could revolutionize structural safety >>
* Can’t find your keys? Your brain’s out of sync >>
* Electronic Tattoo Monitors Brain, Heart and Muscles >>
* Search for aliens is on again, but next quest is finding money >>

* Oxygen molecule survives to enormously high pressures >>
* Defending Physics Against >> >>
* Phase-change materials can fix machine memory crunch >>
* Jamais Cascio The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be >>

* 3D printer and living “ink” create cartilage >>
* Physicists have simulated two universes colliding inside a metamaterial >>
* Do We Need a Ministry of Truth for the Internet? >>

* Future Male Birth Control May Zap Sperm with Sound Waves >>
* Wireless Sensors Monitor Your Thoughts on the Fly >>
* Craigslist 2.0: task outsourcing to local crowd labor >>
* ‘Panic button’ could help cancer defy drugs >>

* Davos wowed by device that reads ‘code of life’ in hours >>
* Need a New Assistant? Evi Makes a Bid to Replace Siri on iPhone and Android >>
* Some Windows 8 Laptops May Come With Built-In Kinect Sensors >>
* Apple Buy Hollywood? That’s A Terrible Idea >>

* This incredible RC plane isn’t a plane at all [Video] >>
* “Bad Boy” Sunspot Unleashes Powerful X-Class Flare >>
* First quantum jiggles detected in solid object >>

* Space technologies that would help enable a more affordable Permanent Moon Base >>
* What are the near and long term advantages of a Permanent Moon Base >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 January 2012

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* Why 3D Printing Isn’t Like Virtual Reality >>
* DARPA-Funded Hacker’s Tiny $50 Spy Computer Hides In Offices, Drops From Drones >>
* Navy’s Robot Warplane Tests Its ‘Brains’ for Midair Refueling >>
* Medical sensor powered by rap music? >>

* How next-generation consoles may eliminate the used gaming market >>
* Galaxy Formation On a Benchtop >>
* Gossip lowers stress, keeps cheats in check >>

* Biologists discover rotational motion of breast cells, required to avoid malignancy >>
* And Scrabble Proved PSPACE-Complete >>
* First 3D image of cancer-prevention molecule >>
* SkyLight Adapter Connects Microscopes To Smartphones >>

* Virtual trees sway in wind just like the real thing >>
* Microsoft patents secure pairing of devices wirelessly and 3D rangefinder camera >>
* In the Developing World, Solar Is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels >>
* What Apple Should Do With Its $100 Billion In Cash: Buy Hollywood >>

* Newt plans for moon base and using ten percent of NASA budget >>
* How Disposable, Networked Satellites Will Democratize Space >>
* Here are 185 reasons a permanent Moon base is a great idea >>

* Foot Recognition Is the New Face Recognition [Video] >>
* Asteroid Threat to Earth Sparks Global ‘NEOShield’ Project >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 26, 2012 >>

* Neil deGrasse Tyson DESTROYS intelligent design >>
* A computer program “painted” this artwork from its own imagination >>
* Synopsis: Floating Gates >>

* Synopsis: Tipping the Balance >>
* UK Signs ACTA As Activists Urge Resistance >>
* UK judge: Social network sites differ from press >>

* Monkey-brained robot ‘sees’ with whiskers >>
* First for accelerator-driven nuclear reactor >>
* Pac Man Video Game is NP Hard >>
* 3-D Microscopy Casts Blood Vessel’s Structure in New Light >>

* Red lights newest “precrime” technique >>
* Google Earth 6.2: It’s a beautiful world >>
* Watch a luminous mouse embryo grow from cell to creature in one minute >>

* New Quantum Dot Tech Could Boost Current Optical Fiber Band Tenfold >>
* Does antimatter weigh more than matter? Lab experiment to find out the answer >>
* Viruses con bacteria into working for them >>
* How neutrons might escape into another universe >>

* Superbugs spied off the Antarctic coast >>
* Newt to NASA: Stop Talking about Space Exploration-Just Do It >>
* Solving energy problems, one molecule at a time >>

* Pac-Man Proved NP-Hard By Computational Complexity Theory >>
* AI will eventually drive healthcare, but not anytime soon >>
* Chemists create artificial cell membrane >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2012

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* Scientists create first free-standing 3-D cloak >>
* Replica of Trojan asteroids fits in single atom >>
* World’s most powerful X-ray laser creates 2-million-degree matter >>

* Could the Next ‘Toy Story’ Be Rendered in the Cloud? [VIDEO] >>
* Kinect and Windows Phone combine to create holographic game engine (video) >>

* The TIME at Davos Debate: Is Capitalism Working in the 21st Century? >>
* Gingrich promises US moon colony by 2020 >>
* A quantum speed limit: how fast does quantum information flow through a lattice? >>

* Robots go head to head, 250 miles above Earth >>
* Why 3-D Printing Will Go the Way of Virtual Reality >>
* Hello, Earth! Satellite Snaps Amazing ‘Blue Marble’ Photo >>
* Bill Gates reveals final Steve Jobs conversation >>

* High-Powered Plasma Turns Garbage Into Gas >>
* FBI releases plans to monitor social networks >>
* 2012 Annual Letter from Bill Gates >>
* Hyperactive sun clears space junk – for now >>

* Police Are Making A Scanner To Detect Concealed Weapons 80 Feet Away (video) >>
* Seawater Greenhouses >>
* First diagnosis of disease by DNA sequencing >>

* Sensor Networks Could End Parking Rage >>
* Serious Flaw Emerges In Quantum Cryptography >>
* Weaving electronics into the fabric of our physical world >>

* ‘Still Alive’ played on 3D printed record, takes music piracy to complicated new levels >>
* Bill Gates’ Next Target: Revolutionize Farming >>
* Too Bright for JWST: Some Exoplanets are Overwhelming >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 January 2012

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* DARPA Has a Simple Solution to Authentication: Reading Users’ Minds >>
* Google’s Autonomous Vehicles Draw Skepticism at Legal Symposium >>
* Beloved, not Beliked’: Why TV’s Live and Streaming Audiences Are Diverging >>
* Was Megaupload takedown in response to Kim Dotcom’s upcoming iTunes competitor? >>

* Solar powered house saves energy with Kinect >>
* Car Platooning successfully demonstrated for four vehicles >>
* Astronomy Cast Ep. 249: Schrödinger’s Cat >>

* Bionic leg makes amputee faster on his feet >>
* First complete 3D visualization of vitamin D receptor >>

* T cells help immune system remember invaders >>
* Electron Holography Produces First Image of a Single Protein >>
* Sebastian Thrun resigns from Stanford to launch Udacity >>

* Virtual projection lets you share your phone’s screen >>
* Erectile function restored with stem cells >>
* MIT Media Lab Rolls Out Folding Car >>

* Thousands of Industrial Systems Unwittingly Hooked Up to Internet >>
* Physicists Hope to Catch Neutrons in the Act of Jumping from Our Universe to Another >>
* Andrea Ghez: the hunt for a supermassive black hole >>

* Q&BA full video chat session online >>
* Here’s How Google Search Is Destroying Our Memory >>
* Not Quite Smart Enough >>
* Secret ACTA fights over iPod border-searches >>

* “Are We Alone?” How astronomers hope to find life in the Universe >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 January 2012

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* Researchers turn your smartphone into a virtual projector >>
* MIT Genius Stuffs 100 Processors Into Single Chip >>
* YouTube sucks up one hour of video every second >>

* Laser used to cool semiconductor >>
* Sony’s new cameraphone CMOS jams bigger gear into the same space (video) >>
* Technology Is “Almost Human,” Children Say >>

* MegaUpload Loses Top Lawyer After ‘Outside’ Pressure >>
* Supreme Court Rules Warrants Needed for GPS Monitoring >>
* The future of piracy is physical objects >>

* Project Bifrost is a new study of nuclear thermal propulsion rockets >>
* Human stem cell therapy works in blind patients in first trial >>

* fMRI brain imaging illuminates magic mushrooms’ psychedelic effects >>
* Stem Cells Build a Better Rat Penis >>
* Nanoparticles developed to boost immunity >>

* World’s first magnetic soap produced >>
* 5 Questions: Rando on resetting the ‘aging clock,’ cell by cell >>
* Genes and timing of menopause >>

* Supergravity to the rescue? >>
* Supercomputer ‘Titans’ Face Huge Energy Costs >>
* Crowdsourcing earthquake activity >>
* Victory for crowdsourced biomolecule design >>

* Prof Jamie Davies – Synthetic Biology: the potential and the problems of re-engineering life >>
* Neural network learns to identify group sizes without knowledge of numbers >>
* Impossible reactions: Five chemistry rules broken >>

* On the Internet of Things IBM Tracks Your Pork From Farm to Fork. Starting with China >>
* How Neutrons Might Escape Into Another Universe >>
* White House Petition To Investigate Dodd For Bribery >>

* Tabletop Computer Knows You by Your Shoes >>
* Startup Makes ‘Wireless Router for the Brain’ >>

* #scio12 videos on YouTube >>
* DNA motor programmed to navigate a network of tracks >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 January 2012

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* Michelle Borkin: Astronomical Medicine >>
* T-rays technology could help develop Star Trek-style hand-held medical scanners >>
* Crowdsourced ‘Star Wars Uncut: The Director’s Cut’ Debuts on YouTube [VIRAL VIDEO] >>

* New mathematical study reveals that our Galaxy should have been colonized by now >>
* Could IBM’s Watson be your next personal shopping assistant? >>
* Researchers Say Children With DNA From Three Parents Only Three Years Away >>

* Self-Adjusting Headlamp Knows If You Want To See Near Or Far [Video] >>
* WATCH: Mind blowing day/night time-lapses of Yosemite >>
* A History of Science Fiction >>

* When Robotic Warfare Goes Wrong – Do We Need New Rules of Combat? >>
* Patrick Tucker Solar Power from the Moon >>
* Uploaded.to Blocks US Visitors After MegaUpload Shutdown >>

* Researchers engineer a switch to tame aggressive cancers >>
* Car Seat To Act Like A Touchscreen Thanks To New ‘Smart Fabric’ >>
* It Only Takes a Click to Be Part of an Anonymous Attack [VIDEO] >>

* Megaupload Saga Drives Painful Lesson of Cloud Storage Permanence >>
* Y Combinator To Startups: Kill Hollywood >>
* Does Math Really Exist? >>

* Wireless add-on lets you stream video from anywhere without a PC >>
* Understanding PIPA / SOPA & Why You Should Be Concerned >>
* Scientists design solar cells that exceed the conventional light-trapping limit >>

* Feds, Please Return My Personal Files Stored at MegaUpload! >>
* 6 Scientific Discoveries That Laugh in the Face of Physics >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 January 2012

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* Terahertz-Rays Technology Could Help Develop Star Trek-Style Hand-Held Medical Scanners >>
* US Election 2012 v Google: can search data predict the Republican primary winner? >>
* Why Does Our Universe Have Three Dimensions? >>
* For Lightning-Fast Drones, Add a Bird’s Intuition >>
* Incremental driver automation until the big leap to full automation >>

* Using ion beams to detect art forgery >>
* Could the Internet Ever Be Destroyed? >>
* Neural network gets an idea of number without counting >>
* Airport laser interrogator gives you back your bottle >>

* Type III Dyson Sphere of Highly Advanced Civilizations Around a Super Massive Black Hole >>
* A Tiny Transistor Hooks Up To Individual Proteins In Human Tears >>
* Weekly Space Hangout for Jan. 19th, 2012 >>
* UN approves blazingly fast mobile technology >>

* Fruitfly Genome Mapped in 3-D >>
* Air Lubricated Ships being Commercialized >>
* Feds Kill Megaupload >>
* Spanish fold-up car to be unveiled at EU >>

* A conclusive test for ‘spooky action at distance’ >>
* After exercise, muscles have more stem cells >>
* Quantum mechanics enables perfectly secure cloud computing >>
* ICube unifies CPU and GPU into one core with four threads per core >>

* Apple iBooks 2 textbook hands-on (video) >>
* Apple iTunes U hands-on (video) >>
* Apple’s iBooks Author hands-on >>
* Wiring the brain, literally, to treat stubborn disorders >>
* Art-ificial: The virtual virtuosos redefining creativity >>

* Solar cells in smartphone screens >>
* Controlling nuclear fusion instabilities >>
* The algorithms alive and kicking all around us >>
* Why should we stop online piracy? >>
* Better mathematics boosts image-processing algorithm >>

* New Technology Focuses the Sun to Cut Solar’s Cost >>
* Could a ‘Death Star’ Really Destroy a Planet? >>
* Smart Pill Contains Microchip to Monitor Patients’ Medication >>
* Valencell’s V-LINC Sensor Technology Monitors Your Health Using Your Music Player’s Buds >>
* Genetic healthy ageing test predicts chances of reaching 100 >>

* Plan For A ‘Sea Tree’ Park Could Allow Wildlife To Thrive In Cities >>
* Google Collected 4.5 Million Anti-SOPA Signatures Today >>
* Forget Space Beer, Order Meteorite Wine Instead >>
* ISS Soars Over Stormy Africa >>

* Reconstruction sphere makes a flawless digital copy of anything >>
* BitTorrent’s New P2P Protocol Could Fix the Internet’s Shoddy Streaming Video Quality [Streaming] >>
* How drugs get those tongue-twisting generic names: >>
* Chip for Cardiac biomarker analysis from fingerprick blood with results in 45 minutes and 100 times more sensitivity >>

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