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January 31, 2013 Leave a comment

* Gates, Thiel, Summers, and Thrun on on-line education >>
* Fluorescent protein lets us read a fish’s thoughts >>
* A Gun That Tags Its Target With Artificial DNA >>

* How soon before we can start mapping the surfaces of distant planets? >>
* Research shows mechanism behind wear at the atomic scale >>
* Rhythm of protein folding encoded in RNA, biologists find >>

* 3D printed dress winds up on Paris Fashion Week runway >>
* Synthetic biology method dramatically cuts down “manufacturing” time >>
* Exploring the Grand Canyon on Google Maps >>

* CallApp: Smart Phone AI Gives You Everything On Anyone >>
* 7 out of 10 Cloud Applications Not Sanctioned by IT Departments, Bad Thing? >>
* How Mobile Kills the Console But Advances the Gaming Industry >>

* A monster truck that pounds the ground to simulate earthquakes >>
* How to use a million-core supercomputer >>
* New ransomware trojan encrypts files to make you pay up >>

* It’s (Almost) Alive! Scientists Create a Near-Living Crystal >>
* 7 talks on ideas for life without water >>
* Stimulating the Brain with Microscopic Magnets >>

* Muscle-zapper forces gamers’ own hands against them >>
* This Is What the First Lunar Base Could Really Look Like >>
* GE’s Hospital Robot Could Reduce Human Errors And Save Lives >>

* IBM ships Watson system to RPI researchers to develop new markets >>
* A step towards repairing the central nervous system >>
* Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: February 2013 >>

* Stalking the wild microbiome >>
* Mystery surrounding the harnessing of fusion energy unlocked >>
* Multimaterial multiverse simulation >>

* Towards Molecular Quantum Computing >>
* Supersized Wind Turbines Head Out to Seacle >>

* Kim Dotcom’s Mega Gets A Crowdsourced Search Engine >>
* Carbon Nanotube Radiometer Moves Towards ‘NIST-on-a-Chip’ >>
* RNA Fragments May Yield Rapid, Accurate Cancer Diagnosis >>

* X-rays capture electron ‘dance’ >>
* Programming ability is the new digital divide: Berners-Lee >>

* Why Hasn’t the Whole Universe Collapsed Into an Enormous Black Hole? [Video] >>
* Super Scratch Programming Adventure!: Learn to Program By Making Cool Games >>
* Python for Kids: A Playful Introduction to Programming >>

* How to build a bionic man >>
* A tiny computer attracts a million tinkerers >>
* Zoologger: How to eat without a digestive system >>

* Solved? 80-year-old puzzle of the infinite sphere >>
* Trend-setting chimp teaches friend to use a straw >>
* Queen Elizabeth Will Float the Biggest Marine Turbine Engine in History >>

* Mega Is Already Getting a Ton of Copyright Takedown Requests Because Obviously >>
* Take a Virtual Tour of the Grand Canyon With New Google Imagery >>
* Good News: Humans Have Trouble Killing Robots >>

* First time-travel movies reveal surreal universe >>
* First Color Image of Curiosity’s Tracks from Orbit >>
* New TED Book: Save Our Science >>

* New IPv6 training video released >>
* Is Apple Finally Going To Announce The Apple TV In 2013 >>
* Nanomaterials key to developing stronger artificial hearts >>

* Synopsis: Can’t Burst This Bubble >>
* Heart ‘wear and tear’ looks like Alzheimer’s >>
* The Case for Using Drugs to Enhance Our Relationships (And Our Break-Ups) >>

* Lance Armstrong should be celebrated as a pioneer in human enhancement >>
* Mind-Boggling Future >>
* Brain activity study lends insight into schizophrenia >>

* Motorola Confirms It’s Working On A Top-Secret ‘X Phone’ With Google >>
* Drunk eyewitnesses are more reliable than expected >>
* Scientists closer to cheaper hydrogen fuel >>

* Can Any Smartphone Platform Overcome the Android/iOS Duopoly? >>
* UK Researchers Build Micron LED Light Based Wireless Network >>

* Mapping the Human Brain with Supercomputers >>
* South Korea Successfully Launches First Satellite Into Orbit >>
* The Human Race Will Come To An End. What’s Next? >>

* Study: Your Doctor Really Does Feel Your Pain >>
* Petting Mice Reveals Chemical Reason Why Massage Feels Good >>
* A novel about why Buddhists could eventually rule the world >>

* The Million-Core Problem >>
* Alien planet hunters redefine the ‘habitable zone’ – and find Earth is right on the edge >>
* New definition of the “Goldilocks Zone” puts Earth right on the edge of habitability >>

* Does US Owe the World an Education At Its Expense? >>
* Lectures On Some Fixed Point Theorems Of Functional Analysis by Bonsall >>
* Mega hit with 150 copyright warnings >>

* YF-23 Air Force’s “Advanced Tactical Fighter” runner-up >>
* Engineers Are Reinventing Drug Testing >>
* Scientists uncover a previously unknown mechanism of memory formation >>

* Why the Elites Are Losing Sleep >>
* How Your Brain Tells You When It’s Time for a Break >>
* Why We Shouldn’t Fear Personal Drones >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 January 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 January 2013

January 30, 2013 Leave a comment

* 3D microchip created >>
* IBM’s Watson Heads To University >>
* Blackberry Z10 Is Solid First Offering for BB10 Hardware, But App Gap Looms Large >>

* First artificial enzyme created by evolution in a test tube >>
* Welcome IBM’s Supercomputer Waterworld of the Future >>
* Can robots be made creative enough to invent their own language? >>

* The Brain Retroactively Edits Conscious Experience >>
* Google: Looking for the next generation of scientists and engineers to change the world >>
* Google’s Trillion-Dollar Driverless Car — Part 3: Sooner Than You Think >>

* New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain >>
* Graphene Goes the Distance in Spintronics >>
* Is the Free-Radical Theory of Aging Dead? (preview) >>

* Engineers solve a biological mystery and boost artificial intelligence >>
* Earth and others lose status as Goldilocks worlds >>
* Infrared laptop trackpad ignores accidental touches >>

* First real time-travel movies are loopers >>
* Army Corps of Engineers using 3D printers to create dam models >>
* Breaking the million-core supercomputer barrier >>

* Near-Earth asteroid 2012 DA14 to miss Earth on Feb. 15 >>
* Brain Pacemakers Used To Treat Alzheimer’s Disease >>
* Artificial pancreas and algorithm improve treatment for type 1 diabetes >>

* Reaction Engines Targets Skylon Space Plane test flights for 2019, Cargo BY 2022 >>
* First Toy Multiverse Created in a Laboratory, Say Physicists >>

* Soon Rest Of us will Get To Experience What Astronauts Call The ‘Overview Effect’ >>
* Suddenly, A Startup That Makes Thermostats Is Worth $800 Million >>
* This Is The New Billion-Dollar Battle In Health Care >>

* Dwave Systems and Quantum Computing Videos >>
* How Do Humans Really Feel About Robots? >>
* Here Is the Robot That Will Extract Water From the Moon >>

* Scientists Find First Evidence Of Life In Antarctic Lake >>
* Scientists Teach Bacteria To Eat Electricity >>
* Secret behind spider silk’s strength found >>

* Ramez Naam Talks about his New Book, Nexus at Google >>
* US study says cats kill ‘billions’ >>
* NASA rocket to paint the sky red, tune in tonight starting at 4:30PM ET (video) >>
* DNA gun tags criminals with UV light-detectable evidence >>

* Surprised Scientists Find Lifeforms Six Miles Above Earth’s Surface >>
* Tributylin Exposure In The Womb Linked To Generations Of Obesity >>
* GPS watch to help fight against rape >>

* A new genre of ‘intelligent’ nanomotors >>
* 3-D microchip moves information left to right, back to front, and up and down >>
* Mars Colony Project Lands First Investors >>

* Pathway found for membrane building blocks >>
* Human Gait Optimized for Efficiency >>
* The 11 Most Beautiful Mathematical Equations >>

* Researchers develop first kinetic model of plasma focus device >>
* In-brain monitoring shows memory network >>
* Tiny invention may harness big energy from small spores >>

* Aging cells lose their grip on DNA rogues >>
* Human Gait Optimized for Efficiency >>
* TW Hydrae: An Infant Planetary System Analyzed >>

* Star Not Too Old to Have Planets After All >>
* These Wireless Battlefield Routers Will Make Air Strikes Even More Accurate >>
* MIT students create new medical devices >>

* Affordable Injection Molding Transforms Tinkerers Into Tycoons >>
* Is Apple Really a “Has Been” Technology Titan? >>

* Experts slam online data surveillance law >>
* Google Earth’s tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions >>
* iCandy: It’s Electric >>

* High-flying bacteria spark interest in possible climate effects >>
* A ring of illuminated ice crystals encircle an Alaskan moon >>

* Can robots be made creative enough to invent their own language? >>
* Revolutionary cooling system uses lasers >>
* When You Eat Is Why You’re Fat >>

* 2.5 Million Computers Give PetaFLOP/s Power to Einstein@Home, Other Projects >>
* Stem cells boost heart’s natural repair mechanisms >>
* Did a Comet Airburst 13,000 Years Ago Stunt Human Culture? >>

* Review: Beam Toothbrush >>
* Khan Academy’s Marcia Lee Builds Tools for Online Education >>
* Simon Hauger Revs Up High Schools with Car Projects >>

* Ancient Mars Water Flows Hint Life was Once Possible >>
* BigPic: A Completely Insane Panorama From The Top Of The World’s Tallest Building >>
* Google Taps ‘Citizen Cartographers’ To Map North Korea >>

* How App.net Plans To Power The Next Viral Social App >>
* New genre of ‘intelligent’ micro- and nanomotors >>
* Scientists learn more about how inhibitory brain cells get excited >>

* Education, Education >>
* Would You Spend the Night at an Underwater Hotel? >>
* 18.S997 Introduction To MATLAB Programming (MIT) >>

* Terminating the Terminator: What to do About Autonomous Weapons >>
* Zoomable map of popular proteins offers new view of bioenergy crop >>
* Why Hydrogen Cars Could Still Be The Future >>

* Oceans: Blue heart of the planet >>
* Dropbox Just Put All Your Photos in One Place >>
* Why You Always Wake Up Early After a Night of Drinking >>

* Google YouTube Introduces Paid Content Subscriptions >>
* The price of copyright crime in New Zealand? Only $617 >>
* 3D Printing Restores Ancient Statue >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 January 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 January 2013

January 29, 2013 Leave a comment

* In-brain monitoring shows memory network >>
* Long Now Seminar – Chris Anderson presents “The Makers Revolution” >>
* Louder Than Words: The New Science of How the Mind Makes Meaning >>

* Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age >>
* Apple Debuts 128GB Fourth Generation Retina iPad, $799 For Wi-Fi, $929 For Wi-Fi + Cellular, On Sale Feb. 5 >>
* China Tests a Small Smart Electric Grid >>

* Bacteria and fungi living 30,000 feet above the Earth could be affecting the weather >>
* Midnight sun: How to get 24-hour solar power >>
* Plugging In to Plant Roots >>

* The Sieve Hypothesis: Clever Study Suggests an Alternate Explanation for the Function of the Human Stomach >>
* Step into the Twilight Zone: Can Earthlings Adjust to a Longer Day on Mars? >>
* The Visioneers: How a Group of Elite Scientists Pursued Space Colonies, Nanotechnologies, and a Limitless Future >>

* Ultrasonic buoy uses your smartphone to catch fish >>
* Voice-controlled quadcopter follows you around, films everything >>
* NASA’s RASSOR robot shape-shifts to haul lunar soil, help make fuel and water >>

* Google Glass patent applications: bone conduction, laser-projected keyboard, more >>
* Table Top Neutral-Atom Accelerators – Scaling to Million Electron Volt Energies >>
* Calorie Restricted Telomerase Enhanced Mice Live Longer and Healthier >>

* First 3D Images Created With Single Pixel Sensor >>
* A Know-it-all Sleep Tracker >>
* Life by the Numbers | It’s Okay to be Smart >>

* Phone sensors spot security secrets >>
* Neural mechanism underlying drug cravings >>
* Top 100+ io9 Stories from Our First 5 Years >>

* Melanoma Genes Found In “Junk” DNA >>
* Navy Wants Odor-Sniffing Robot Swarms to Haul Bombs on Ships >>
* Physics in Mind: A Quantum View of the Brain >>
* Next generation solar cells: Trapping sunlight with microbeads >>

* ‘Silent’ microbe genes could hold new drugs >>
* Neurons grow best on Alzheimer’s protein >>
* Physicians’ brain scans indicate doctors can feel their patients’ pain — and their relief >>

* Will People Buy the New Apple iWatch in Droves? >>
* ‘Quantum Sense Of Smell’ Theory Gains Traction >>
* Mercedes’ New Safety Tech Aims To End Wrong-Way Driving >>

* New Fiber Changes Color When It’s Stretched >>
* More Than A Dozen Brands Of Security Camera Systems Vulnerable To Hacker Hijacking >>
* Fast beam of neutral atoms created using lasers and plasma >>

* XBMC 12 Frodo launches in finished form with support for Android, live TV >>
* Amazon wants to make your hi-res videos mobile-friendly with Elastic Transcoder >>
* Sony unveils Laser Light Source Projector, claims brightest output in the class >>

* New Study Shows How Stress Feeds Cancer Cells >>
* Google Maps New Target: Secretive North Korea >>
* Mission Impossible Devices Self Destruct >>

* This Slicing And Dicing Chainsaw Robot Makes Beautiful Furniture >>
* Asteroid Will Fly Within 18,000 Miles Of Earth | Video >>
* Magnetically levitated tissues could speed toxicity tests >>

* DARPA looking for technology to create ‘transient electronics’ devices >>
* Cracking the Retinal Code >>
* A safer way to vaccinate >>

* Drug reduces enlarged prostate with few side effects >>
* With More Food Than Ever, Why Is Hunger On The Rise? >>
* Why Humans Like to Cry >>

* Report: YouTube May Start Making You Pay For Content >>
* How Bad Is Africa’s Internet? >>
* Image: New Views of the Andromeda Galaxy –Estimated to Harbor One Trillion Stars >>

* Oldest Known Alien Planets —Born at Dawn of Universe 8-Billion Years Earlier than Earth >>
* Can you will yourself happier? >>
* VIDEO: Google in North Korea map push >>

* 3-D imaging surgery can cure skull disorders >>
* What the %$#@ is a Femtosecond Spectrometer… >>
* Entangled dolphin ‘asked me for help’ >>

* Scientists create 1-step gene test for mitochondrial diseases >>
* Gene found that turns up effect of chemotherapy >>
* Get Ready For Even More Google Glasshole Sightings >>

* Singularity in three minutes >>
* How Hunt for Higgs Boson Leads Us to the Edge of New World >>
* Cigarette Craving Driven by Brain’s Self-Control Circuitry >>

* Why are there redheads? Birds might hold the clues >>
* Davos: The Future of Space >>
* Davos: Decisions and Data >>

* Physicists achieve high-energy acceleration of neutral atoms >>
* Polymer Multilayer Tattoo for Safe, Effective Delivery of DNA Vaccines >>
* On our reading list: Al Gore takes a look at The Future >>

* Microbes Survive, and Maybe Thrive, High In the Atmosphere >>
* Physicists achieve high-energy acceleration of neutral atoms >>
* Many Americans Do Some Self-Tracking, But Mostly It’s in Their Heads >>

* With Graphene, a Smart Snap Bracelet? >>
* Supernova Remnants: Dazzling Entrails of Violent Stellar Death >>
* Utopian Society Is Being Planned In Detroit >>

* Paralyzed Cat Learns To Run Thanks To High School Robotics Club [Video] >>
* Nanosilicon rapidly splits water without light, heat, or electricity >>
* Scientists discover process that turns normal liver cells to cancer cells >>

* Glial cells assist in the repair of injured nerves >>
* DARPA Can See You — From 17,500 Feet In The Air >>
* Scientists discover process that turns normal liver cells to cancer cells >>

* Asteroid mining’s peculiar past >>
* First ever UK based language tool to decode baby talk under development >>
* Meet Google’s Baddest Engineer, Jeff Dean >>

* Surfer Breaks World Record By Riding Enormous 100-Foot Wave >>
* When Facebook Goes Into ‘Lockdown’ Mode, It Holds 5 Hour Meetings And No One Rests For 34 Days >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 January 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 January 2013

January 28, 2013 Leave a comment

* DARPA Builds A 1.8-Gigapixel Camera That Can Spot Six-Inch Targets From 20,000 Feet >>
* Artificial pancreas: The way of the future for treating type 1 diabetes >>
* Engineering Textiles to Keep Us Healthier and Happier >>

* Artificial molecular machine synthesizes a small peptide >>
* Dwave on track to ten thousand qubits in 2017 >>

* Lane-swapping helps autonomous vehicles avoid collisions, study finds >>
* Electric Cars and the Power Grid: How Are They Coming Together? >>
* Make Your Smartphone Turn Off Your Music When You Fall Asleep >>

* Engineers of the New Millennium: Life in 2030 >>
* Big data and cloud computing empower smart machines to do human work >>
* DIY BioPrinter >>

* How to squeeze large molecules into cells >>
* The First Panorama From the Top of the Tallest Building in the World >>
* In the Center of the Trifid Nebula >>

* Neuroscientists pinpoint location of fear memory in amygdala >>
* Million-core supercomputer barrier broken >>
* Interactive nails give you a screen at your fingertips >>

* Iran Has Successfully Launched A Monkey Into Space >>
* Progressive optics for side mirrors ends automobile blind spots without distorting view, experts say >>
* Stem cell ‘first aid’ for rat stroke >>
* Apple Reportedly Ready to Release a 128GB iPad >>

* Clean up your profile on FB with ‘Facewash’ >>
* ‘AIDS virus has ancient origins’ >>
* Now, online ‘searchability’ is the key to landing a job >>

* Is This How Memory Works? >>
* US Military Building Space Robot to Recycle Satellites (Video) >>
* An Internet for Manufacturing >>

* Wonders of Life, BBC Two, review >>
* Intel Will Take the Lead in Mobile Chip Design, but Still Faces Challenges >>
* Why the Flu Is So Relentless, and How Technology Might Help >>

* How to Build a Supersonic Ping Pong Gun >>
* ‘Quantum smell’ idea gains ground >>
* Are birds hijacking quantum physics? >>

* This Pen Translates While You Read >>
* 130 mph Airships that can land without ground crews >>
* Watch the World’s Highest Resolution Drone-Mounted Camera in Action >>

* VIDEO: Scientists create ‘designer snowflakes’ >>
* This Is Where Google Keeps Your Email And YouTube Videos >>
* Patients’ own skin cells are transformed into heart cells to create ‘disease in a dish’ >>

* Poor sleep in old age prevents the brain from storing memories >>
* Opinion: Our Talking, Walking Objects >>
* Digital Domain: Republic Wireless’s Plan Melds Wi-Fi and Network Calling >>

* Stem cell ‘first aid’ for rat stroke >>
* Davos Considers Learning’s Next Wave >>
* Bill Gates: The world can defeat polio >>

* Economic analysis finds penicillin, not “the pill,” may have launched the sexual revolution >>
* My Doctor’s Channel video discussing genome use in medicine >>
* How Many Genomes Have Been Sequenced? >>

* Antigua’s Legal “Pirate Site” Authorized by the World Trade Organization >>
* Intel’s Mobile Chips Advance, But Are Still A Tough Sell >>
* Genetic disparity marks male, female hearts >>

* ‘Human Brain Project’ get funds of 2 billion euros >>
* Controlled and targeted release of drugs with magnetic nanovehicles >>
* Good Sleep = Good Memory >>

* First Music Video Created Using Real-Time MRI >>
* Grow better crops with ‘Scarecrow’ gene >>
* With anti-viral genes, T cells ward off HIV >>

* Study explores the potential benefits, threats of nanotechnology research >>
* Micro-Needles Allow Painless DNA Vaccines >>
* Are You Carrying the Redhead Gene? >>

* Cities’ Heat Can Affect Temperatures 1000+ Miles Away >>
* Japan Planning To Broadcast 4K TV As Soon As 2014 >>
* How wireless charging can drive near-field communications growth >>

* Laser Eyes Spy a Big Melt in the Arctic >>
* How to Automate Your Discounts and Always Get the Best Price >>

* Starved brains kill memory-making to survive >>
* How much would a Death Star really cost? >>
* 7 talks with big ideas for hiring >>

* The Hi-C Suborbital Spacecraft Snaps the Sun’s Hottest Spots >>
* New ISS Timelapse: Night to Day to Night Again >>
* The Newest Edition of Psychiatry s Bible, the DSM-5, Is Complete >>

* The Global Risks That Most Worry World Economic Forum Experts >>
* iRobot patent autonomous all-in-one 3D printing, milling, drilling and finishing robot >>
* Print your own life-size robot for under $1,000 >>

* Humanoid Robot to be ‘Born’ in Months >>
* World Economic Forum identifies ET life as an ’emerging concern’ >>
* Apple Rolls Out iOS 6.1 With Enhanced LTE Support >>

* A Star Trek ‘tractor’ beam for microscopic objects >>
* DARPA’s plan to recruit military dogs: scan their brains >>
* Big medical data >>

* Furniture robots as an existential risk? Beware cached thoughts! >>
* Nanoparticle Leads to World Record for Battery Storage >>
* Why Poor Sleep and Forgetfulness Plague the Aging Brain >>

* Human brain model and graphene win science’s X Factor >>
* New technique sheds light on RNA >>
* Smart organizations should also be stupid, according to new theory >>

* How To Save The Electrical Grid >>
* Popular Science Is Building The Telepresent Robotic Boss Of The Future >>
* “The Moon Was Once Powered by a Dynamo Core” –MIT Research >>

* Would you drink water from a toilet? >>
* Robotic Cars May Pull Death-Defying ‘High G’ Maneuver To Avoid Sloppy Human Drivers >>

* TEDWeekends: Retooling Brain Care With Low-Cost, Data-Driven Technologies >>
* Nick Bostrom – Simulations – Three Possibilities http://t.co/rznmmc2c >>
* Take First-Class Philosophy Lectures Anywhere with Free Oxford Podcasts >>

* How Google+ Could End Up More Valuable than Facebook >>
* Dubai’s Underwater Hotel Promises Submersible Luxury >>
* After a 7-year coma, Ariel Sharon has “significant” brain activity >>

* Interviews: Ask Ray Kurzweil about the future of mankind and technology >>
* Ultra-Intelligent Electronic Agents Will Shape the Future – Is Your Company Ready? >>
* Post-Scarcity Does Not Mean Post-Work >>

* With heart trouble, genes vary between sexes >>
* Solar Power From Space >>
* How Will Humans and Robots Coexist? >>

* DARPA’s New Drone Camera Can Monitor The Globe Like Never Before >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 January 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 January 2013

January 26, 2013 Leave a comment

* Japan Researchers Grow Kidney Tissue from Stem Cells >>
* Super-Efficient Solar Cell ‘Evolved’ in a Lab >>
* Predicting the improvement rates for many technologies >>

* enchant.js Simplifies Game Development >>
* Major Medical Breakthroughs: Past and Future >>
* Non-chicken egg based flu vaccines revolutionizing the fight against flu which kills 500,000 every year >>

* DNA in stolen kisses could reveal sex offenders >>
* Your molar roots are leftovers from Homo erectus >>
* This Tiny Pet Quadcopter Could Be Your Own Personal Cameraman >>

* Next-Gen Video Format H.265 Approved, Paving Way For High-Quality Video On Low-Bandwidth Networks >>
* Car-Sharing Services Grow, and Expand Options >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – January 25, 2013 >>

* Scientists Are Making a Vaccine for Alcoholism That Will Give You Terrible Hangovers >>
* Researchers Make Super-Realistic Artificial Lung Tissue By Levitating Cells >>

* Powers of prophesy: Davos looks to the future >>
* UK Attempts to Take a Leadership Role in the Commercialization of Graphene >>
* Canada’s Dextre robot refuels faux satellite from the ISS in first-of-a-kind test >>

* How Android’s ‘Open’ Nature Drives Google’s Vision of The Smartphone >>
* TED Weekends offers simple solutions to heal the masses >>
* America Has Hit “Peak Jobs” >>

* No more ’empty nest:’ middle-aged adults face family pressure on both sides >>
* NASA’s Beloved Curiosity Rover Hasn’t Even Driven a Whole Mile Yet >>
* Anti-Piracy Company ‘Tests’ Mega’s Copyright Takedown Skills >>

* Your molar roots are leftovers from Homo erectus >>
* Geneticists Discover a Way to Extend Lifespans to 800 Years >>
* Genetically Modified Cells Could Prevent Death From HIV/AIDS, Study Finds >>

* Old Inkjet Becomes New Bio-Materials Printer >>
* Facebook Is Primed To Disrupt Online Dating >>
* Scientists Are Making a Vaccine for Alcoholism That Will Give You Terrible Hangovers >>

* Crazy Alien Weather: Lightning-Filled Rocket Dust Storms of Mars >>
* A Robot Lumberjack And Other Amazing Photos From This Week >>
* Look At This Musician’s Brain In An MRI Scanner [Video] >>

* How to predict the future of technology? >>
* No more ’empty nest:’ middle-aged adults face family pressure on both sides >>
* Levitating table puts an end to dull dining experiences >>

* X marks the spot: This week’s TEDxTalks >>
* Unemployed Chinese Graduates Say No Thanks To Factory Jobs >>
* Story of Pastor Who Conquered Kickstarter and Created a 3D Printer Company >>

* Watch Out Facebook, With Google+ at #2 and YouTube at #3, Google Could Catch Up >>
* Hacker Builds the Voice-Controlled Raspberry Pi R2-D2 You’re Looking For >>

* Fish Ladders and Elevators Not Working >>
* David Brin Reads from Existence: Chapter Three >>
* Alzheimer’s Diagnosis and Clinical Trials -Heartache and Hope: America’s Alzheimer’s Epidemic >>

* Brain enhancements will play a major role in determining the future >>
* Rationale for Prioritizing the Advancement of Cyborg Technologies >>
* A universal translator for surgeons >>

* Vampires are yesterday, zombies will peak soon, then clouds are coming >>
* What Sci-Fi Can Teach Us About the Present and Future of Information >>
* 15 video games to watch in 2013 >>

* Dwarf planet Eris may reveal quantum gravity >>
* Why Cisco Loves the Smart Grid >>
* How DIY Biohacking May Revolutionize Medicine and Business >>

* Bringing Li-Fi To The World Via Tiny LEDs >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2013

January 25, 2013 Leave a comment

* Huawei tests 2Tbps data transmission over Vodafone’s German network, calls it a ‘first’ >>
* The driverless-car liability question gets ahead of itself >>
* Translator App Waygo Reads Chinese Menus For Hungry Travelers >>

* Will Google Kill The Auto Industry? No, And Here’s Why. >>
* Just In Time For The Weekend, We Present The DIY LEGO Pancake Bot >>
* 11 Body Parts Defense Researchers Will Use to Track You >>

* You can’t really tell how a new technology will transform the world until it becomes commonplace >>
* Audi to Make Fuel Using Solar Power >>
* Brain simulation and graphene projects win Billion Euro Funding >>

* Twirling interface developed for mobile ambient communication >>
* What Would Really Happen if an Unstoppable Force Met an Immovable Object? >>
* IBM’s Warmth-Activated Gel Can Break Up Tough Bacterial Biofilms And Kill Superbugs >>

* BitTorrent’s New “Cloud” Service Could Out-Mega Mega >>
* Stress’s impact can affect future generations’ genes >>
* An Archive of Ancient Tree DNA Will Help Us Clone the Ones We Destroy >>

* Flu Vaccine Produced With Insect Ovaries Approved By FDA – The End To Shortages? >>
* More than one brain behind Einstein’s famous equation: E=mc2 >>
* A Fish in the Matrix >>

* You Can Run Android 4.0 In It’s Entirety Right on Your PC >>
* Antimicrobial Hydrogel to Fight Superbugs and Drug-Resistant Biofilms >>
* Saturn V “moon rocket” engine firing again after 40 years, sort of >>

* New Gene Therapy Braces T Cells Against HIV >>
* Robert Freitas Talks Nanomedicine and Medical Nanobots with Ray Kurzweil >>
* Cancer victim growing new nose on ARM for surgeons to sew back in place >>

* Color-Enhancing Glasses Let Doctors See Disease and Emotion >>
* Exclusive interview with Doug Wolens, director of The Singularity >>
* Science Proves Whether the Chicken or the Egg Came First >>

* Immune cell suicide alarm helps destroy escaping bacteria >>
* Breakthrough Study That Found Consciousness In Vegetative Patients Was Flawed >>
* Google’s Private Cell Phone Network >>

* Mining Asteroids Could Make ‘Warp Drive’ Possible >>
* China Successfully Tests Carrier Killer Missile In The Gobi Desert >>

* Swine flu infected ‘fifth of people >>
* Will we ever… understand quantum theory? >>

* Autodesk expands as 3-D printing grows >>
* Will smart machines create a world without work? >>
* Computer scientists develop new way to study molecular networks >>

* Interactive Floor Lets You Play Games With Your Upside-Down Self >>
* Ray Kurzweil says we’re going to live forever >>
* Age of Miracles: What If Climate Change Were Sped Up? >>

* Star Trek’s ‘tractor’ beam created in miniature by researchers >>
* DNA data storage: 100 million hours of HD video in every cup >>
* DoorBot for Homeowners Hits $250,000 Goal >>

* News in Brief: Drug restores lost hearing >>
* Forget Moore’s Law: Researchers define new ways to evaluate new technologies >>
* Facebook Profile May Expose Mental Illness >>

* Astonishing ‘firework’ supernova captured in time-lapse video over 60 year span >>
* Team tracks single flies in the big swarm >>
* Test may predict eye disease outcome >>

* London to Sydney in 90 minutes: Hypersonic SpaceLiner ‘to be built by 2050’ >>
* Yolo Is Intel’s First Smartphone for Africa >>
* Yandex launches Wonder, a voice-controlled social search app for the US market (update) >>

* This Is the World’s Largest Container Ship, But Not for Long >>
* Why Experts Think Twitter’s 6-Second Videos Could Be Huge >>
* Cellphone Chips Will Remake the Server World. Period. >>

* Silicon Nanoparticles Could Lead To On-Demand Hydrogen Generation >>
* The Question That Will Define Your Company in 2013 >>
* The Best Doctor Blog On The Internet >>

* Cardiac development needs more than protein-coding genes >>
* Ford Motor Corp: Calling All App Developers >>
* Open Source, Powder-Based 3-D Printer Has Full-Color Potential >>

* Why We Should Build Software Like We Build Houses >>
* Jonathan Ive Would Do No Better Than Tim Cook At Apple >>
* Micro Apartments Give A Hint Of City Living’s Future >>

* Smartphone-activated snow descends on London >>
* Incredible Astrophoto: Thor’s Helmet in Canis Major >>
* Body armour to scale up by mimicking flexible fish >>

* 150 kilowatt lasers will be installed in US Fighter planes as early as 2014 >>
* Self-healing, stretchable wires using liquid metal >>
* Greek economic crisis has cleared the air >>

* Just add water: a portable hydrogen fuel cell >>
* Unplugged? Sue your ISP (at least in Germany) >>
* Dolphins form life raft to help dying friend >>

* Your Brain on Trial (preview) >>
* Uncharted territory: Where digital maps are leading us >>
* Matijevic Hill Panorama >>

* Dung beetles navigate using the Milky Way >>
* People Are Paying $125 to Downgrade From Windows 8 to Windows 7 >>
* “The Singularity” -SciFi or Reality? (VIDEO) >>

* Kim Dotcom Wants to Encrypt Half the Internet >>
* Print To 86,All the Most Awesome Blinky Lights and Gnarly Sounds From NAMM 2013 >>
* Random Printers Around the World Thanks to Google >>

* Unlocking Your Phone Is Illegal Starting Tomorrow >>
* Mystery Pulsar Baffles Astronomers >>
* Watching the Sun Twist and Turn >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 January 2013 >>

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* New York police get X-ray vision >>
* GravitySpace shows how floors will smarten up (w/ video) >>
* Remote-controlled mop and trash bin take laziness to new levels >>

* Google’s Trillion-Dollar Driverless Car — Part 2: The Ripple Effects >>
* FUTURE IS HERE: These Wires Repair Themselves >>
* Practically human: Can smart machines do your job? >>

* Earth-sized radio telescope to take first pic of black hole >>
* Self-assembling silica microwires may herald new generation integrated optical devices >>
* Billion-euro brain simulation and graphene projects win European funds >>

* Chinese-made unmanned vehicle passes freeway test >>
* The God Problem: How A Godless Cosmos Creates (C-SPAN) >>
* WSJ: Google Is Building a New Kind of Wireless Network >>

* Information wants to be free, but the world isn’t ready >>
* How to store the world’s data on DNA >>
* Storing data in individual molecules near room temperature >>

* A Know-it-all Sleep Tracker >>
* TEDMED 2013 >>
* Mars rover Curiosity uses arm camera at night >>

* US Military to Install Laser Turrets on Combat Airplanes >>
* IBM Creates Weapon to Destroy Drug-Resistant Bacteria >>
* Artificial Photosynthesis System as efficient as plants and can reduce CO2 levels >>

* “Flying Wing” Uses Half the Fuel of a Standard Airplane >>
* Robot Cars would be worth over $2 trillion per year to the US alone >>
* Wolfram Alpha Will Tell You Even More About Your Facebook Page Than You Ever Knew >>

* Homeland Security Is Researching A Huge New Audio Surveillance System >>
* Car That Runs On Air To Hit The Road In 2016, Says French Company >>

* Mystery of Strange Star Outbursts May Be Solved >>
* In The Future, Even Your Floor Will Know Who You Are >>
* Nature Has A Formula That Tells Us When It’s Time To Die >>

* Imagining a future when machines have all the jobs >>
* Synopsis: Compact Neutron Source Takes First Picture >>

* What Birds Know About Fractal Geometry >>
* Hydrogen made with muons reveals proton size conundrum >>
* CES: Automatic Plant Monitoring Through Your Computer or iPhone (Video) >>

* Peugeot promises fuel-saving Hybrid Air system in cars by 2016 >>
* Cheap Movies,Software Might Soon Be Downloadable From Rogue Caribbean Island >>
* Powerful stellar outbursts could be sign of dual-core stars >>

* Image of the Day: The first Mac computer went on sale 29 years ago today >>
* This robotic 3D printer doesn’t need your help, thank you very much >>
* Drones, Beware: United Nations Investigates Obama’s Targeted Killings >>

* The Velocity of Thought >>
* Ford’s open-source kit brings era of smart car apps >>
* Google Images Just Got a Whole Lot More Slick >>

* You Can Squeeze 2.2 Petabytes of Data Into One Gram of DNA >>
* ISS and the Summer Milky Way >>
* A Wearable Sleeping Bag That You Might Actually Wear >>

* Alien Pod or Orbital Spacecraft Communications Relay Station? >>
* New Synthetic Polymer Is First to Match Rigidity of DNA or Collagen >>
* Neural Networking: Online Social Content Easier to Recall Than Printed Info >>

* Today On Mars: Opportunity Begins Its Tenth Year Of Mars Roving >>
* Cells ‘flock’ to heal wounds: Researchers analyze physics of epithelial cell cooperation >>
* Shrinking proton puzzle persists in new measurement >>

* World’s unknown species ‘can be named’ before they go extinct >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 January 2013 >>

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