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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 February 2013

* For first time astrophysicists reliably measured the spinning speed of a supermassive black hole. >>
* Debate: Erik Brynjolfsson and Robert J. Gordon at TED2013 >>
* Google Glass Will Make You Manly, Says Sergey Brin >>

* Swine cells could power artificial liver >>
* Leap Motion Controller Ships Pre-Orders May 13, Hits Shelves May 19 For $79.99 >>
* NASA Supermassive-Black-Hole Gravity Discovery: “Confirms Einstein’s Theory of Space-Time” >>

* How long would it take to read every possible English language tweet? >>
* Android Smartphone Users Consuming Twice As Much Data As iPhone Users >>
* Could You Build a Banana-Powered Generator? >>

* Wanted: Married Couple for Private Mars Voyage in 2018 >>
* Sergey Brin On The Motivation Behind Glass >>
* Defending the internet itself: Danny Hillis at TED2013 >>

* 11 Emerging Scientific Fields That Everyone Should Know About >>
* Kickstarter 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen Nothing of the Sort – But Somehow Raises $2 Million >>
* Overseas Hackers Have Been Snatching More Than 1TB of Data Per Day >>

* Insanely Rubbery Battery Stretches To 4 Times Its Length >>
* Live hologram reveals moving people trapped in a fire >>
* ‘Wet’ computer server could cut wasted energy for cooling >>

* Complex circuits made of carbon nanotubes demonstrated >>
* The Power of Imagination >>
* Space-based solar farms power up >>

* An Autopsy of a Dead Social Network >>
* The World’s Smallest Arm Chip Is Going To Be Inside You >>
* A school in the cloud: Sugata Mitra accepts the TED Prize at TED2013 >>

* Wearable Electronic sensor readings communicated via touch feedback can simulate a “Spider Sense” >>
* Rise of the Chinese Smartphones – >>
* New crowdfunding platforms let you sell stock in yourself >>

* The Redefinition of Work >>
* Wireless connections creep into everyday things >>

* Your future self already exists in the cloud >>
* 8 great ideas for cities: The City 2.0 award-winners in video >>
* De-extinction to save a species: Stewart Brand at TED2013 >>

* Millionaire Backed Mars Mission Looking For Older, Married Couple To Withstand Adversity >>
* VIDEO: Robots replace migrants to milk cows >>
* Holograph help for firefighters >>

* VIDEO: Plans for Mars mission announced >>
* Schizophrenia genes increase chance of IQ loss: Study >>
* Scientists unveil secrets of important natural antibiotic >>

* BII REPORT: Why The “Second Screen” Industry Is Set To Explode >>
* Who Will Win As Mobile Payments Go Mainstream? >>
* A ‘Nation-Busting’ Asteroid Could Hit Earth In 2036 >>

* You Have To See The Futuristic 3D ‘SpaceTop’ Computer >>
* Intel’s creepy face-tracking takes cues from ‘Minority Report’ ads (hands-on) >>

* Stretchable, serpentine lithium-ion battery works at three times its usual size >>
* Good energy comes in small packages: Taylor Wilson at TED2013 >>
* Mars Flyby Plan will cost 1 to 2 Billion dollars and will send Middle Aged Couple that Already had Children >>

* ‘Hedgehogs’ Designed to Explore Martian Moon Phobos >>
* Plastic analog–digital converter bring applications in the food and pharmaceuticals industries within reach, can greatly reduce food waste worldwide Less than one cent >>

* Autonomous systems are imminent >>
* We can build safe systems using mathematical proof >>
* Why It Is Ethical to Cure the Disease of Aging >>

* New X-Ray Purification System Provides a Breath of Fresh Air >>
* Extinction Level Event >>
* Microscopy Technique for Visualizing EGFR to Help Discover New Cancer Drugs >>

* Reading minds with a brain scanner — it’s happening: Mary Lou Jepsen at TED2013 >>
* Sergey Brin Talks Google Glass: ‘Not a Done Deal Yet’ >>
* RSA: Self-Encrypting USB Hard Drives for all Operating Systems (Video) >>

* Transforming transportation: Elon Musk at TED2013 >>
* Reading the human genome: First step-by-step look at transcription initiation >>

* “It’s a little freaky at first, but you get used to it”: Sergey Brin and Google Glass at TED2013 >>
* The DIY house of the future: Alastair Parvin at TED2013 >>
* Mapping Happiness In American Cities, Using Twitter >>

* Seeing the Blue Marble for the First Time >>
* Analyze Your Urine With Your iPhone >>
* Unlocking fuel cell conductivity >>

* Samsung Clones Apple’s Passbook >>
* The View From Behind Sergey Brin’s Google Glass >>
* Hack takes voice-search to Rdio via Google Chrome’s new Web Speech API >>

* Industrial sapphire might be your next smartphone display >>
* Your iPhone or Your Toilet: Which Would You Pick? >>
* Samsung announces Android Wallet app for tickets and coupons, opens API to developers >>

* Research update: Chemists find help from nature in fighting cancer >>
* Computer scientists prevent data theft on smartphones and tablet computers >>
* Controlling nanoclusters with surface defects could lead to construction of nanodevices (w/ Video) >>

* Researchers build nanotube photodetector >>
* Hubble Telescope Reveals Milky Way Galaxy’s Cannibal Past >>
* Physicists crack science of ice formation >>

* Nano ‘beads on a string’ could advance battery technology >>
* US Court mulls whether DNA swabs violate privacy >>
* The Wildly Ambitious Quest to Build a Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton by 2014 >>

* A School in the Cloud and the Future of Learning >>
* A Medical Lab in Your Smartphone >>
* Watch Neil deGrasse Tyson and Michio Kaku explain E=MC2 to music >>

* IVF sperm do better in a diamond dish >>
* Arctic thaw may be first in cascade of tipping points >>
* NASA has found a free particle accelerator floating in space >>

* See Every Car Toyota Has Ever Made In This Mind-Boggling Interactive Timeline >>
* Fresh From TED: A Mind-Blowing App That Could Remake Mobile Retail >>
* An electric vehicle you can carry in hand: Sanjay Dastoor at TED2013 >>

* The Secret of the Stars >>
* Astrophoto: Planet Aurora >>
* MIT Teaching PR2 to Be Better at Not Failing >>

* Critical Thinking Is Best Taught Outside the Classroom >>
* Why It’s Smart to Be Reckless on Wall Street >>
* Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand >>

* Samsung Wallet Is Apple’s Passbook, on Android >>
* Mouse Brain Cells Can Live Years Longer Than The Mice They Came From >>
* Someone Bothered To Look Up The Science Of Hating Anne Hathaway >>

* Time is running out for the solar revolution >>
* Graphene micro-supercapacitors to replace batteries for microelectonics devices >>
* Android smartphone to control satellite in orbit >>

* Giant laser creates an artificial star to clear the sky >>
* The Reality of Google Glass (Comic) >>
* Dvorsky, Hughes, Bostrom & Villard on x-risks with HuffPostLive seen here: >>

* The Redefinition of Work >>
* Al Gore: Human Biotech is a “Driver of Global Change” >>
* Genetic variation behind acute myeloid leukemia treatment success identified >>

* Music Industry Has First Revenue Increase Since 1999 >>
* Clouds as ‘lovely monsters’: Camille Seaman at TED2013 >>
* Watch This Guy Fire 600 Rounds With A Partially 3-D Printed Gun >>

* Face Neurons >>
* An AI can build and try out statistical models using an open-ended generative grammar >>

* Mangled Worlds Quantum Mechanics >>
* A quantum PCP theorem? >>
* Wow – Charlie Stross >>

* Why Flying A Drone Is Just As Stressful As Flying A Bomber >>
* Watch: How Cockroaches Are Helping Scientists Design Better Robots >>

* PayPal co-founder Max Levchin returns to online payments with Affirm >>
* Walk with me, talk with me: Nilofer Merchant at TED2013 >>
* Eradicating extreme poverty doesn’t have to be a dream: Bono at TED2013 >>

* Race with the machines: Erik Brynjolfsson at TED2013 >>
* Robots as part of daily life: Rodney Brooks at TED2013 >>
* Is artificial intelligence more of a threat to humanity than an asteroid from space? >>

* Make your smartphone a personal robot: Keller Rinaudo at TED2013 >>
* Astronomers Calculate Russian Meteorite’s Orbit, Find It Has 80 Million Cousins >>
* The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America Author Ernest Freeberg >>

* dvorsky Huffington Post talk about existential risks with N. Bostrom and J. Hughes. Link: >>
* Are you ready for robot carnage?? #RobotCombatLeague premiers tonight 10/9c >>
* Could Better Syringes Reduce HIV Transmission? >>

* Can a city be too technological? Saskia Sassen at TED2013 >>
* Rethink’s Baxter Robot Got A Job Packaging Toys And Sending Them To China >>
* Hyper fuel efficient 150 Person electric aircraft doable without superconductors and just todays technology >>

* Transhumanism and Religion Group meeting in Baltimore >>
* Revolutionary Superconducting Technology Capabilities will scale over next 10-30 years >>
* What Movies Look Like Before Special Effects >>

* First study to analyze 25 yrs of data after radiation therapy for prostate cancer patients >>
* Al Gore: Human Biotech is a “Driver of Global Change” >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 February 2013 >>

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TED2013 Tweet Quotes ……
Edie Widder: “Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation is the engine that drives economic growth.” @teamorca #TED2013
We must rebuild the forests. The only machines capable of transforming CO2 into oxygen is trees.” – Sebastiao Salgado #TED2013
“Keeping cities complex and incomplete is essential, otherwise we will have a lot of dead, obsolete cities.” – @saskiasassen #TED2013
“When you tell a 20-something ‘you have an extra 10 yrs to start your life,’ you have robbed that person of urgency and ambition” #TED2013
“30 is not the new 20, so claim your adulthood” — @drmegjay
Freeman Hrabowski quotes Aristotle: Excellence is never an accident. Choice, not chance determines your destiny. #TED2013
Smart simply means you’re ready to learn. What did you learn in school? vs. did you ask a good question today? — Freeman Hrabowski
“There seems to be lots of education going on & very little learning taking place.” @SirKenRobinson #TED2013 Antidote http://t.co/H6YamRHzyz
The education system is wonderfully constructed — it’s just that we don’t need it anymore. #TED2013
@amcafee “We’re going to see more and more things that look like science fiction and fewer and fewer things that look like jobs.” #TED2013
“Humans have made a huge hole in nature. We have the ability now, and maybe the obligation, to repair some of that damage.” #TED2013
We’re in a system to save the status quo – this saves the left & the right but helps no one. – @lessig #TED2013
In 1982 there were only 2 other Dannys on the Internet and I knew them both – Danny Hillis #TED2013
You can build a small house in one day with a CNC machine. – @AlastairParvin #TED2013 http://www.wikihouse.cc

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