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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 January 2012

January 19, 2012 Leave a comment

* Microsoft introduces new robust “Resilient File System” for Windows Server 8 >>
* Apple patents clothes that track how you wear them, tell you when it’s time to update your wardrobe >>
* NASA Joins MIT and DARPA for Out-Of-This-World Student Robotic Competition >>
* Improvement On Age-Old Mathematical Principle Could Yield Improved Images, Video >>

* Role of Genes in Life-Long Intelligence Pinned Down a Bit >>
* Commanding Robots Using Natural Language >>
* Rescue Dog Deploys Robot Snake by Barking >>

* Army’s Virtual Reality Plan: A Digital Doppelganger for Every Soldier >>
* Microrockets Can Zip Around the Human Stomach, Powered by Hydrogen Bubbles >>
* How Robots Will Do the Heavy Lifting in the Sahara and Antarctica >>

* Fruit Flies Use Sunlight to Stay on Course >>
* Hitler reacts to SOPA. >>
* Dropbox founder Drew Houston wants to Sync files on all devices >>
* Interview with Aubrey De Grey on Progress in Therapies for Rejuvenation and Delivery >>

* Unveiling malaria’s ‘cloak of invisibility’ >>
* Therapy protects liver from drug damage >>
* Blogs About the Future >>

* Artificial Testicle Could Treat Male Infertility >>
* New automated tomography imaging process speeds up whole-brain mapping >>
* Metamaterials generate gecko-like adhesive force >>
* Software could spot face-changing criminals >>

* How the brain routes traffic for maximum alertness >>
* Costa Concordia cruise ship pictured from space >>
* Death-defying time crystal could outlast the universe >>
* The rarest things on Earth >>

* How salvage of the Costa Concordia might work >>
* What if every electron in the universe was all the same exact particle? [Mad Science] >>
* Brain scientists make cyborg rats >>
* New ‘Chaos” Sensing System May Enable Viewing of Nanoparticles >>

* Boas Time Their Big Squeeze to Prey’s Heartbeat >>
* SENS5 Video: Neuron Replacement in the Neocortex >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 January 2012

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

* Every Day, Army’s Drone Will Collect 80 Years’ Worth of HD Video >>
* Samsung shows transparent 46-inch LCD panel ; Transparent Fridge Doors & Windows >>
* Incredible New View of Eagle Nebula’s ‘Pillars of Creation’ >>

* EDGE 2012 : WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE DEEP, ELEGANT, OR BEAUTIFUL EXPLANATION? >>
* PrimeSense Demos A Gesture-Based Next-Gen TV Interface >>
* The End of Planned Obsolescence >>

* Apple to announce tools, platform to “digitally destroy” textbook publishing >>
* 100 Years in 10 Minutes: A Quick Video History of the Past Century >>
* CES 2012: two audio technologies replace conventional headphones >>

* Arm in plaster changes brain in 16 days >>
* Cracking open the scientific process >>
* At CES, a preview of tomorrow’s wearable computers >>

* A first: Brain support cells from umbilical cord stem cells >>
* Mapping the Earth in 3D >>
* Is Space Digital? (preview) >>
* Metamaterials Generate Gecko-Like Adhesive Force >>

* The rich will get richer in a world of emulated brains >>
* Daniel Kraft Gives You a Peak of the Future of Medicine at TEDMED >>

* Astronomy Cast – Episode 248: Carina Constellation >>
* Researchers identify path to treat Parkinson’s disease at its inception >>
* Arm in a Sling? Your Brain Knows & Compensates >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 January 2012

January 16, 2012 Leave a comment

* Gesture controlled car; because we don’t have enough distractions >>
* Samsung Turns Any Window into an Amazing Computer [Video] >>
* Sun Innovations show off Transplay Animated Laser Display (video) >>

* List of books, music, videos by speakers and performers at TED2012 conference >>

* CES 2012: 10 things we learned about the gadgets of the future >>
* Blood test for human form of mad cow disease developed >>
* Gut bacteria ‘biome’ differs in obese people >>

* Seen for first time: T-cells knock out insulin >>
* Take a tour of the virtual future at Stanford >>

* ‘Biohackers’ get their own space to create >>
* Volunteers wanted for planet hunt >>
* At CES, the only Law that Matters is Moore’s Law >>

* Your top 10 predictions for 2112 >>
* Alien hunters: What if ET ever phones our home? >>
* More Than 1,000 Man-Years Have Gone Into Developing Google Search >>

* Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology https://t.co/JUQ4y1y9
* Why Do Americans and Brits Have Different Accents? >>
* Ultra short telomeres linked to osteoarthritis >>

* Can Technology Transform Education Before It’s Too Late? >>
* Audi combines HUD with gesture controls, leaves us wanting >>
* Charles Stross predicts the state of technology, prejudice, and sex in the year 2032 >>

* Will our popular culture survive into the future? >>
* Project to pour water into volcano to make power >>
* New automated imaging to greatly speed whole-brain mapping efforts >>

* Loud-mouthed Wi-Fi devices could use sound to connect >>
* XM25 smart gun removes the benefit of seeking cover >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 January 2012

January 15, 2012 Leave a comment

* Health Sensors Are Everywhere: Up Close With Striiv And Fitbit >>
* KDDI and Kyocera create speaker-free smartphone, we go hands-on (video) >>
* A Red Scarlet-X 4K tour around CES 2012 (video) >>

* AcceleGlove teaches you sign language: we go hands-in (video) >>
* White House Responds To SOPA Critics, Says Administration Will Not Support Censorship >>
* VIDEO: How did this happen to modern ship? >>

* Pleo Makers Design a Self-Adjusting Robot Pillow [Sleep] >>
* What If Humans Were Twice as Intelligent? >>
* MS damage washed away by stream of young blood >>
* Tiny transmitter sets frequency record: Revolutionary terahertz transmitter developed >>

* Surgical robots to provide open-source platform for medical robotics research >>
* Researchers discover particle which could ‘cool the planet’ >>
* What’s Next: Eco friendly hybrid energy generating systems >>
* How the Internet of things could make the world safer and greener >>

* British student can be extradited to US over website >>
* Display system bounces lasers off invisible screens into your eyeballs >>
* Behold, the 1977 budget breakdown for Star Wars [Star Wars] >>
* String theorists squeeze nine dimensions into three >>

* A French autonomous car >>
* NASA video on LENR (low energy nuclear reactions), a clean form of nuclear energy >>
* Synthetic windpipe is used to replace cancerous one >>
* Rice’s ‘quantum critical’ theory gets experimental boost >>

* Curious skull-bots interact with their human visitors >>
* IBM Research determines atomic limits of magnetic memory >>
* Amazing Non-Lethal Weapons The Military Is Working On >>
* New sensation: Phones that let you feel the world >>

* Can Siri Control Your Home? [VIDEO] >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 12th, 2012 >>
* Study: 1 in 900 sex acts spreads HIV virus >>
* Found: The First Ever Saturn-Like Exoplanet Surrounded by Orbital Rings >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 January 2012

January 12, 2012 Leave a comment

* IBM cuts size to store a single bit from 1 million to just 12 atoms. >>
* CES 2012: Tablet PC ‘makes cup of coffee’ >>
* VIDEO: Motor shoes developed for commuting >>
* Hands-off with the Golden-i head-mounted computer >>
* Samsung NaviBot-S hands-on (video) >>

* Android Sign Language Interpreting Glove >>
* DNA Sequencing is Now Improving Faster Than Moore’s Law! >>
* Designers Print 3D Buildings, Make Models Out of Metal Powder [VIDEO] >>
* The Greatest Toilet Seat I’ve Ever Seen [Video] >>

* Sony outlines future PlayStation technology – 8k, 300fps targeted >>
* 3D view: Why aging arteries lose stretch >>
* Physicists develop nano-level sound detector >>
* Receptor for tasting fat identified in humans (w/ Audio) >>

* Scientists identify gene crucial to normal development of lungs and brain >>
* Electron’s negativity cut in half by supercomputer >>
* Disruption of biological clocks causes neurodegeneration, early death >>

* CES 2012: 3D printer makers’ rival visions of future >>
* How A Single Screen Can Show Several Interactive Perspectives >>

* Senstore Wants To Make A Tricorder That Monitors The Entire Body >>
* Mogees Acoustic Interface Transforms the World into Your Turntable >>
* Exact colour of Milky Way found >>

* Improved Spacex Merlin Engines Enable Vastly Superior Falcon Heavy and Even better future systems >>
* Using the D-Wave One to calculate Ramsey numbers >>
* VIDEO: Is life expectancy in our genes? >>
* Discovery Could Lead to an Exercise Pill >>
* Why CES Looks To Be A Yawn This Year >>

* OnLive Viewer Hits Google TV, Full Gaming Capability Potentially On The Way >>
* CES 2012: Waterproof Phones, Inside and Out >>
* CES 2012: Mercedes-Benz Introduces Connected-Vehicles >>
* CES 2012: Google’s Schmidt Hints at “Smart Home” Strategy >>

* Future Tanks Will Be Cooler, and Thus Invisible to Thermal Detection >>
* Apple to hold media event on education next week >>
* Sharp’s 8k TV Is Like Standing in the Presence of a Wrathful God [TV] >>

* ‘SpareOne’ mobile phone ditches extras – but has a battery that lasts for 15 years >>
* xkcd: Game AIs >>
* CES: Laundry app lets you know when clothes are done >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11-12 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11-12 January 2012

January 11, 2012 Leave a comment

* Sony’s next-generation 55-inch ‘Crystal LED Display’ prototype presented at CES >>
* TED2012: Full Spectrum speaker lineup >> #TED
* 160 Billion Alien Planets May Exist in Our Milky Way Galaxy (>> >>

* Sequencing a human genome in one day for $1,000 >>
* Progress to robotic cars – 40% of compact cars will have Advanced Driver Assistance >>
* It’s time to start 3D scanning the world >>

* Students break record by folding toilet paper 13 times >>
* Should computers have their own websites? >>
* Dwave systems publishes a paper showing 84 qubit calculation >>
* CES: Waterproof gadgets are a surprise hit at show >>

* Why physicists can’t avoid a creation event >>
* Beautiful Pictures Of Earth At Night From Space >>
* BlueStacks brings App Player, 400,000 Android apps to Windows 8 (video) >>

* CES 2012: The Golden Age of Consumer Electronics >>
* TED Book: “Controlling Cancer” offers bold plan to stop a killer >>
* Qualcomm’s Quad-Core TV Processors Could Deliver Console Quality Gaming—Without the Console [Guts] >>

* Here’s How Siri Can Power an Apple HDTV [Apple] >>
* Watch two different movies at the same time on TCL’s Dual Display >>

* Brain-on with Haier’s mind-controlled TV >>
* Video: LG’s Beer Blast Chiller In Action >>

* Sony’s 4K Home Projector Eyes-On: Can’t Tell the Difference to a Theater Projector [Video] >>
* The Second Wave of Gesture-Controlled TVs >>
* Interaction of Expected Technological Improvements >>
* NEC demonstrates first terabit/s superchannel transmission over 10,000km >>

* Ten million dollar Qualcomm Medical Tricorder Xprize has been officially launched >>
* By stopping misfolds, genes keep us healthy >>
* Introducing the ‘nano-ear’ >>
* Nanoscale biological coating halts bleeding nearly instantaneously could prevent battlefield deaths >>
* Resurrecting extinct proteins shows how a machine evolves >>

* Chinese crunch human genome with videogame chips >>
* Seeing quantum mechanics with the naked eye >>
* PageRank Identifies Greatest Cricket Team and Captain of All Time >>
* Simpler, smarter consumer-electronics interfaces >>

* Brain activity linked to delusion-like experience >>
* One-Minute Physics: How to measure superfast neutrinos >>
* Astronomy Cast – Episode 247: The Ages of Things >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 9-10 January 2012 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 9-10 January 2012

January 10, 2012 Leave a comment

* Chaotic Moon shows Xbox Kinect / Windows 8-powered electric skateboard (video) >>
* App Ruins Your iPad by Running Windows on It >>
* Microsoft’s “Picture Password”: A Breath Of Fresh Air On The Lock Screen, Of All Places >>

* ViaSat 12Mbps ‘exede’ broadband gets official date and data bundles, eyes up you rural types >>
* Victorinox’s 1TB USB / eSATA II drive fingers-on >>
* Prepare Yourself: Kinect is Coming to Windows Feb. 1 >>

* Baby Monkeys Have Cells From Up to Six Parents >>
* Lowe’s Unveils “Smart Home” System >>
* Belkin’s WeMo: Home Automation For Dummies [Home Automation] >>

* LG: refrigerator that helps you diet and keeps track of your groceries, a robot that vacuums via smartphone. >>
* LG fridge chills cans, bottles in just minutes >>
* Stem cell therapy reverses diabetes >>
* Video: A Nanotech Treatment For Your Phone Lets It Survive Dunking In Water >>

* The Pill That Could Cure Depression by Growing Your Brain [Science] >>
* Tiny particles may illuminate reactor cores >>
* What If There Were No Gravity? >>
* Former astronaut to lead starship effort >>

* The virtual anatomy, ready for dissection >>
* Rolling microcapsules repair damaged surfaces >>
* 15 big ways the Internet is changing our brain >>
* Congress considers paywalling science you already paid for >>

* A ultra-high-res 100 nm microscope on your cell phone? >>
* Photoacoustic device finds cancer cells before they become tumors >>
* Your Body Wasn’t Built To Last: A Lesson From Human Mortality Rates >>
* Next Ice Age Not Likely before 1,500 Years >>

* First Map of Universe’s Earliest Stars Unveiled >>
* A Smart Phone that Knows You’re Angry >>
* MIT researchers use smart phones to monitor health >>
* GM’s OnStar Future Car: 4G and a Dash Full of Apps [Video] >>

* Parrot unveils AR.Drone 2.0 with 720p HD camera, autonomous video-recording >>
* Remote Weather Access Platform links up weather stations to your phone >>
* Tobii’s Gaze interface lets you use your eyes to move a cursor, perform gestures >>

* Lenovo 55-inch Ice Cream Sandwich HDTV hands-on (video) >>
* Evolution of complexity recreated using ‘molecular time travel >>

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