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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 March 2013

* Sleep Hits the Reset Button for Individual Neurons >>
* LIFX Smart Bulb, Demos Gesture-Based Dimming >>
* The Obsolete Know-It-All: Ken Jennings at TEDx >>

* As Smartphone Growth Slows, Carriers Turn To The Connected Car >>
* NVIDIA CG DEMOS at GTC 2013 “Realtime Ocean,Faceworks” >>
* This Ear-Canal Scanner Lets You 3-D Print the Inside of Your Head >>

* Watch Google’s Sergey Brin Talk About The Emasculating Smartphone And Google Glass >>
* Play A Chord And This Database Will Guess Which Comes Next >>
* Will Old People Take Over the World? >>

* Thing Theory: Connecting Humans to Location-Aware Smart Environments >>
* Physicists Debate the Many Varieties of Nothingness >>
* Google Musical Chairs (Comic) >>

* Smithsonian Magazine 2012 Photography Contest: 50 Finalists >>
* Video Friday: Robots That Fold, Robots That Drive, Robots That Drink >>
* Have Researchers Computed the Complete Neanderthal Genome? >>

* Doctors Should Tell Patients About Some, But Not All, Unexpected Genetic Findings >>
* Bill Gates Will Pay You $100,000 If You Can Make A Better Condom >>
* Build Your Own Web or Mobile App In Minutes With These Cloud Based Tools >>

* Flow batteries could back up grid of the future >>
* Electronic violin turns laser signals into music >>
* The digital revolution is over…or not >>

* It’s not Skynet yet: in machine learning there’s still a role for humans >>
* How would you like to invest in immortality? >>
* Bits Blog: I.B.M. Research Points to Circuits That Mimic the Brain’s Design >>

* Implantable Telescope Lens to Treat Macular Degeneration Available >>
* Report: Google Is Making a Smart Watch Too >>
* Lockheed Martin Harnesses Quantum Technology >>

* Google Glass may someday fire up your coffee maker >>
* IBM scientists discover new liquid molecular technique to charge memory, logic chips >>

* DARPA envisions the future of machine learning >>
* New cosmic background radiation map challenges some foundations of cosmology >>
* Elon Musk: the mind behind Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity … >>

* Knowledge Graph, Satori, and Unicorn >>
* Will we survive our technology? >>
* Veti-Gel Instantly Stops Bleeding and Closes Wounds of Any Size it Can Cover >>

* Dwave Systems covered in the New York Times >>
* BMW Partnering on Fully Self Driving Cars by 2025 and Partial Self Driving by 2016 >>
* Bees to have their day in court over insecticide use >>

* Did A Comet Kill The Dinosaurs? >>
* Meet The 22-Year-Old Inventor Helping Marketers Read Your Mind >>
* Watch This Snake Robot Grip Whatever It Touches >>

* A Legged Robot That Specializes In Scuttling Across Sand >>
* This Is Nature’s B-2 Bomber >>
* A Laser Violin Would Have Surely Blown Amadeus’ Mind >>

* Comet Castle >>
* Five Opportunities for Mobile Computing >>
* “Hacking the Cosmos” — Big-Bang Afterglow Reveals Daunting New Puzzles >>

* Will Next-Generation Mars Rovers Have C-Shaped Legs? >>
* Hacking the future: Clare Sutcliffe at TEDx >>

* Millions of deaths indicate we’re all eating too much salt >>
* The live meshing of a real life and virtual chorus >>
* People Think Candy Bars With Green Nutrition Labels Are Healthier >>

* VIDEO: Could a folding car solve parking problems? >>
* Goddamn Particle >>
* Web Semantics: John Quijada and Ithkuil, his personal invented language >>

* Quantum computing for learning: Shaping reality both figuratively and literally >>
* Modern Physics and Scientific Thinking [Uncertain Principles] >>
* Mobile apps key to future of retailing – developer >>

* Swarms of robots could be mining asteroids within a generation >>
* Further evidence that volcanoes can destroy life on Earth >>

* No Map? No GPS? No Problem >>
* And That, Google, Is How You Lose The Influencers >>
* In short: A drone with claws, a giant envelope of air, some congratulations >>

* RISE:2013 highlights: Kinect rehab, Lego lobsters, 3D printed tech and more >>
* Doctors track stem cells with nanoparticles during cardiac therapy >>

* NASA Video Captures Comet, Sun Storm and Earth Together >>

* A New View of the Elephant’s Trunk Nebula >>
* Were dinosaurs killed by comet? New analysis suggests smaller, faster space rock >>
* New liquid molecular technique can charge memory, logic chips >>

* Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease — what’s new, what’s next >>
* Do men have an evolutionary aversion to affairs with their friends wives? >>

* This Giant, Twisting Garden of a Tower Mimics Our Own DNA >>
* Nerve mapping technology improves surgery for compressed nerves >>
* Robot Provides Speech and Physical Therapy for Stroke Patient >>

* Questions I am frequently asked about… (Part IV) Prediction and the Future >>
* James Hughes – Personhood Beyond the Human – Conference Dec 6-8 2013 Yale University >>
* Trillions flock to SF TechShop for Future Salon Tuesday 9th April 6pm >>

* Traffic pollution may cause 14% of childhood asthma: study >>
* Does smartphone processsing speed really matter? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 March 2013

* GTC 2013: Face Works >>
* Glass patent, thinks about controlling your garage door and fridge >>
* Play Any Website Like A Marble Madness Maze >>

* Why 3-D Printing Won’t Turn Your Home Into a Factory >>
* Eric Schmidt says Google Now for iOS hinges upon Apple >>
* Next Windows Phone Update Could Get Big Improvements To Speech Input >>

* Senate Hearing: Drones Are “Basically Flying Smartphones” >>
* How the Brain Remembers Your Sister’s Cousin’s Boyfriend >>
* This Tiny Car Drives Itself >>

* The Science of Hair Loss and Balding by the AsapSCIENCE guys…. >>
* Computers Aren’t Smart Enough for Darpa, So It Wants Them to Learn >>
* The demise of Google Reader: Stability as a service >>

* BMW Forecasts Cars Will Be Highly Automated by 2020, Driverless by 2025. >>
* The Universe Is 80 Million Years Older Than We Thought >>
* Amazingly realistic digital screen characters are finally here >>

* Doomsday Recalculation Gives Humanity Greater Chance of Long-Term Survival >>
* Flash memory combines graphene and molybdenite >>
* Full-brain waves challenge area-specific view of brain activity >>

* A Film by Artificial Intelligence Program Cleverbot: Do You Love Me? >>
* From Ray Kurzweil to Kanye West, everyone’s a futurist now >>
* Nanoparticles Show Which Way the Stem Cells Went >>

* Digital Avatars Crossing The Uncanny Valley >>
* Nvidia Finally Gets Faces Right – Until They Open Their Mouths >>
* Genetic Origami: DNA Bent Into Strange Shapes >>

* YouTube tops 1 billion monthly users >>
* Visualized: Microsoft’s homegrown 120-inch 4K television >>
* 5 Job Skills To Get You (And Keep You) Employed >>

* Intel maps out a minute of the Internet >>
* Portable Speaker Uses Surfaces to Transmit Huge Sound >>
* Google’s Schmidt: Chrome And Android To Remain Separate For Very Long Time >>

* IBM turns metal oxides into non-volatile chips through liquid currents >>
* New Map Made of First Trillionth of a Trillionth of a Second After Big Bang >>
* New Map Of Big Bang’s Afterglow Re-Envisions The Universe’s Ingredient List >>

* Latest Star Trek Into Darkness trailer promises an intense battle of wills >>
* One Billion People Use YouTube Every Month, Says YouTube >>
* Will we survive our technology? >>

* More incredible talks from TEDMED >>
* Planck satellite data: What it can tell us about the universe >>
* Universe Older Than Thought, Best Space-Time Map Yet Reveals >>

* The Doctor Is (Logged) In >>
* CMU Snake Robots Can Now Strangle Things on Contact >>
* What The Entire Universe Is Made Of, Thanks to Planck! >>

* Smartphones Are Killing Impulse Purchases At Checkout >>
* Architecture Fans Say These Are The Coolest Buildings In The World >>
* Five Things We Didn’t Know About The Universe Before This New Map >>

* The incurable attraction of physics >>
* What Will Human Cultures Be Like in 100 Years? >>

* NGC 2736: The Pencil Nebula >>
* Chrome Experiment Turns Your Favorite Website Into Playable Marble Maze >>

* How It Works: The Most Powerful Space Rocket >>
* Blueprint: Engineers Invent A Healthier Toilet >>
* Making your own phone is easier than you might think >>

* HP invents glasses-free 3D >>
* NASA chief: Earth is DOOMED if we spot a big asteroid at short notice >>
* Elon Musk at TED Video >>

* Stewart Brand: The dawn of de-extinction >>
* Long Now Seminar – Nicholas Negroponte presents “Beyond Digital” >>
* Holy Wow This Incredible Gel Stops Bleeding Instantly >>

* Single Drug May Combat Several Deadly Viruses >>
* Video: Robots on the Beach >>
* How the Brain Remembers Your Sister’s Cousin’s Boyfriend >>

* Robot-delivered speech and physical therapy a success >>
* Matrix Learning >>
* Microsoft execs’ Xbox Live accounts hacked, investigation still underway >>

* The Coming Space Age >>
* Dragon Tyrant Video Explains in a Fable the Mistake in How People Think About Aging >>
* What the Next Google Play Redesign Is Probably Going to Look Like >>

* What I learned at TEDxDeExtinction >>
* America’s Best Current Defense Against Asteroids Is…Prayer? >>
* The Terrifying Future is 3D Printed Weapons >>

* Autodesk Ventures Into Nanotech >>
* Robot-delivered speech and physical therapy a success >>
* Next Month, Mars Solar Conjunction Means Vacation For NASA Teams >>

* NCAA March Madness Explained With Star Wars Analogy [Video] >>
* Apple Patent Aims To Prevent Device Destroying Drops >>
* Nanotechnology, K. Eric Drexler and me >>

* 6 Ways Zotero Can Make You a Better Student >>
* Ep 192: An Example of How Psychoanalysts Really Interpret Dreams >>
* The Future of Nuclear Power: Getting Rid of Nuclear Waste >>

* A Lizard Robot to Delight You and/or Haunt Your Dreams >>
* When Animals Learn to Control Robots, You Know We’re in Trouble >>
* X-ray laser explores how to write data with light >>

* The future of exploration starts with 3-D printing >>
* Computer models show how deep carbon could return to Earth’s surface >>
* The laser-powered virtual bike lane that could save the lives of cyclists at night >>

* Universe ages 80M years; Big Bang gets clearer >>
* Wired Space Photo of the Day: Asteroid Billiards >>
* Higher autism risk with older grandpas >>

* Metamaterials let researchers observe giant photonic spin Hall effect >>
* Google Glass and the Future of Head-Mounted Displays >>
* From smartphone to server room: Nvidia’s “Kayla” shows the future of Tegra >>

* This off-road robot could help revolutionize the exploration of other planets >>
* IBM materials breakthrough could lead to human brain-like chips >>
* Apple’s Jony Working Closer With iOS Interface Team, Is Pushing For ‘Flat’ Design >>

* Why Google Is Poised to Outperform >>
* Down and out in the Uncanny Valley with Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe >>
* Obsessed with the Now: Douglas Rushkoff and the threat of ‘Present Shock’ >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2013

* Under the skin, a tiny blood-testing laboratory >>
* New 3-D Display Could Let Phones and Tablets Produce Holograms >>
* Why Android home automation could top Google Glass >>

* NASA’s Laser Satellite Could Deliver Fiber Optic Speeds from Lunar Orbit >>
* Google Keep—Save what’s on your mind >>
* Create Kinect 3D Avatars Using Your Body >>

* Exclusive Interview: Ray Kurzweil Discusses His First Two Months At Google >>
* Brain mapping reveals neurological basis of decision-making in rats >>
* Wireless sensor diagnoses “stressed” machines remotely >>

* Jawbone UP Fitness Bracelet Now Works With Android >>
* Bluetooth Earbuds Aim to Eliminate Tangled Cords Forever >>
* 11 of the Weirdest Solutions to the Fermi Paradox >>

* Ocean-faring Robot Cashes in on Offshore Oil and Gas >>
* Robot maids and not a mobile in sight – what the experts predicted for 2013 >>
* Topic: Building Shell Worlds: The Future And You–March 20, 2013 . >>

* Say Goodbye To Needles and Get a Bluetooth Microchip That Bathes in Your Blood >>
* Don’t fear babies made with genes from three parents >>
* A 3D-printed Moon base baked from lunar dust >>

* New system would let you take a drug by just pressing your skin >>
* Can control theory make software better? >>
* DARPA seeks more robust military wireless networks >>

* ‘Brain waves’ challenge area-specific view of brain activity >>
* Meet the New Boss: Your Customer >>

* Ladies and Gentlemen, We Have Left the Solar System >>
* Wireless power, wireless data, no mice and no keyboards >>
* Tiny, portable personal blood testing laboratory that sends data through mobile phone >>

* Apollo-Era Rocket Engines Pulled From The Bottom Of The Atlantic Ocean >>
* WebMD, Qualcomm Build Consumer Cloud for Mobile Health Data >>
* How Larry Page and the Knowledge Graph helped Ray Kurzweil decide to join Google >>

* Driving on coffee ‘cuts crash risk’ >>
* X-ray laser explores how to write data with light >>
* The medical lab under the skin that can automatically phone the doctor if you fall ill >>

* Best-Preserved Human Ancestor Didn’t Have Bone Disorder >>
* NRL Nike Laser focuses on nuclear fusion >>
* ‘Chemical gardens’ could hold the key to understanding the origins of life on Earth >>

* Jeff Bezos Recovers Apollo Rocket Engines From Deep Ocean >>
* Scientists claim new glasses-free 3D for cellphone (w/ video) >>
* Google+ Hangouts Capture tool lets you snap screenshots with a click >>

* Wireless ‘under the skin’ prototype implant beams instant blood test read-outs to your smartphone >>
* Health Tracking Gets More Up-Close And Personal With Tiny Blood Monitor Implant >>
* Samsung’s Smart, Social TVs Coming This Month >>

* Crowdfunding’s Future: Local Online Ecosystems >>
* Google V_bACKes General Partner Karim Faris on Building a New Type of Venture Fund >>
* The Rise Of The Instant Metropolis >>

* It’s Alive! This 3-D Printed House Builds More Houses >>
* Scientists Say Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System, But Has It Really? >>
* What Are Personality Disorders? >>

* M42: Inside the Orion Nebula >>
* 3D display could bring ‘Princess Leia’ hologram to life >>
* Cern Explains Why the LHC Has To Go Bye-Bye For the Next Two Years >>

* The Super Protein That Can Cut DNA and Revolutionize Genetic Engineering >>
* Here’s a Drone Flying Between Two Tesla Coils >>
* FYI: Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg? >>

* Smartphone Screens Will be Made out of Sapphire >>
* A Quantum Internet at the Speed of Light? >>
* Superheated Water Etches Diamond >>

* The body: Your curious behaviours and what they reveal >>
* Scientists Take Leap Toward Resurrecting Extinct Frog >>
* A Quantum Leap for Basketball ‘Bracketology’ >>

* Colin Blakemore: Neuro-Everything, the Secrets of the Human Brain >>
* Samsung Readies Tizen, New Mobile Competitor to Android and iOS >>
* Q&A: What the Brain Reveals About the Self — And Self Control >>

* Warming will lead to more Katrina-like storms >>
* Researchers publish improved Neanderthal genome >>
* Try ‘Sloppy Typing’ on This Reimagined QWERTY Keyboard >>

* Mobile hardware is going to disappear >>
* App Turns AR Drone Into Virtual Spacecraft | Video >>
* The Television Will Not Be Revolutionized >>

* Google Continues To Expand Its Google+ Platform Team >>
* Starship Congress 2013 >>
* Robot Futures >>

* Genomic data is growing, but what does it tell us? >>
* Disrupted brain chatter produces schizophrenia-like symptoms in mice >>
* Neanderthal Genome III: Entire Neanderthal Genome Decoded >>

* Google Keep note taking service officially launches on web and Android (video) >>
* SynCardia 50cc Total Artificial Heart Wins FDA HUD Designations >>
* Tiny Wireless Under-Skin Implant for Continuous Blood Analysis >>

* Lower Your IQ Permanently With the ‘MinusIQ’ Pill >>
* Cracking Your Genetic Code >>
* VIDEO: How do you measure happiness? >>

* Airbus Created This Bizarre Plane To Fly Jumbo Jet Parts Around The World >>
* A Private Jet Maker Is Thriving By Making Old Planes New Again >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 March 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 March 2013

* First Ever Cellular-Level Video of a Whole Brain Working >>
* VIDEO: Is this the face of the future? >>
* NailDisplay: A screen at your fingertips >>

* British Man’s Arm Will Become His Penis >>
* The first fractions of a second after the Big Bang >>
* Robot Combat League: Heather Knight Tells Us About Her Experiences on the Show >>

* Teen Creates Algae-Powered Biofuel in Her Bedroom Lab >>
* Vavuud Wind Meter For Smartphones , Delivers Accurate Ground Wind Speed Readings >>
* Google Launches Drive Realtime API To Let Developers Build Apps With Real-Time Collaboration >>

* Google+ Introduces New Hangouts App Called Capture, To Snap Pics Of Special Moments As They Happen >>
* LazyHusband Smart Phone App Compliments Your Wife for You (Video) >>
* GRAIL Maps the Moon’s Gravity >>
* NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts Spring Symposium Videos of All Days and Sessions >>

* How proteins read meta DNA code >>
* NVIDIA reveals Volta next-gen GPU platform >>
* Ten Thousand or More ‘City Destroyer’ Asteroids Currently Un-Detected | Video >>

* Plasma-surfing could forge Higgs bosons on the cheap >>
* Make a silent movie by talking to Chrome >>
* Novel Nanostructures Give Boost to Phase Change Memory >>

* Path Found to a Combined MRI and CT Scanner >>
* DNA tool kit goes live online >>
* Scientists transplant neural stem cells from a monkey’s skin into its brain >>

* Soon, a car that runs on cold air >>
* RF chip 10 Gbps will enable wireless high definition video connections >>

* High Blood Pressure Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s, New Study >>
* NASA spots leaping lunar dust >>
* Yes, You Can Tell From His Face What Your Dog Is Feeling >>

* tomorrow’s technologies >>
* Face of the future: Digital talking head expresses human emotions on demand >>
* Supersonic Stereo >>

* DNA Editing Protein >>
* OrthoSensor VERASENSE System Helps Perfect Total Knee Arthroplasties >>
* Wireless, implanted sensor broadens range of brain research >>

* Laser-like photons signal major step towards quantum “Internet” >>
* Team achieves tenfold boost in ability to find proteins in cancer cells >>
* Sequoia supercomputer sets simulation record >>

* Next Big Thing in Tech: 30-Second Pitches >>
* Smartphone accessory tells you when you’re drunk >>
* What You Can Learn About Online Shoppers by Watching Them >>

* Drones over US soil: the calm before the swarm >>
* Net ‘bat signal’ activated for privacy protests >>
* Press regulation: Internet concerns expressed >>

* Bikini line waxing and shaving poses infection risk >>
* Building a new society in space >>
* Disconnect: why Andy Rubin and Android called it quits >>
* RSS isn’t dead: the best Google Reader alternatives >>

* Scientists Capture All The Neurons Firing Across A Fish’s Brain On Video >>
* Startup Spotlight: Robotiq Makes Robot Tooling for Agile Manufacturing >>
* US Makes First Plutonium in 25 Years, for Spacecraft >>

* Social Networks Reveal Structure (And Weaknesses) of Businesses >>
* 10 Companies Chasing Innovations That Really Matter >>
* Boats, Planes And Automobiles – Today’s RCs Are Amazing >>

* Star Whips Around Black Hole at Record Speed | Video >>
* Flashing brain video reveals fish mind in action >>
* Whole brain cellular-level activity mapping once a second >>

* Feds: We Don’t Want a Warrant to Track Your Car With GPS >>
* Saving Google Reader For People Who Really Need It >>
* E-Beam ICF for Daedalus Reconsidered >>

* China’s BGI to Sequence 2,200 Geniuses In Search For “Smart” Genes >>
* Howard Bloom’s God Problem Tour >>
* Swiss company aims to fly satellites into space >>

* U.S. restarts plutonium production for space probes >>
* Massive Solar Power Plant Opens In Abu Dhabi >>

* After You Croak, the OrganOx Will Keep Your Liver Fresh for the Next Guy (NSFW) >>
* How Your Language Affects Your Wealth and Health >>
* Video: Sonia Arrison at TEDx >>

* The robotic ‘chimp’ that can walk, climb walls, and even move like a TANK >>
* Physicists use 3-D printing to test complex qualities of shapes made via computer >>

* Inside the Camera Technology That’s Changing How Basketball Is Played >>
* Federal License Granted To Manufacturer Of 3D-Printed Guns >>
* Women in engineering – a real global challenge >>

* Gamers Wanted: Teach Space Robots with Drone App >>
* Scientists build ‘phasers’ out of sound >>
* 12 talks about the future of cars, planes and rockets >>

* The Future Of UI Isn’t Invisible, Nor Is It Seamless >>
* Navy Will Make 2013 Its Year of the Laser Gun >>
* How To Save America’s Rarest Turtle: Lower Our Expectations >>

* Google Maps Adds Views From Mt. Everest, Kilimanjaro, And More Famous Peaks >>
* Text Messages Could Include Your Animated Face, Looking Frustrated >>
* NVIDIA updates its mobile roadmap >>

* Bits Blog: Samsung Speaks Up First About a Smart Watch >>
* Wacom Cintiq 13HD graphics display hands-on (video) >>
* Google’s RSS Extension For Chrome Returns Sans Reader Support, Was “Deleted By Mistake” Says Author >>

* Wired Space Photo of the Day: Sweeping View of Carina >>
* Wireless, implanted sensor broadens range of brain research >>
* Using 3-D printing to turn computer models into reality (w/ video) >>

* 3D Printing Takes on the Final Frontier: Food >>
* Intel’s Futurist Brian David Johnson: Don’t Let The Future Happen To You >>
* End of Aging: Life in a World where People no longer Grow Old and Die >>
* DEBATE: Will Religions promising “Heaven” just Vanish, IF Immortality is attained? >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 March 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 March 2013

* The Coming Merger of Google Chrome and Android >>
* Peratech working on “nose in clothes” for wearable electronics >>
* Faster MRI finds disease with ‘fingerprints’ >>

* Cell on a chip reveals protein behavior >>
* Smartphone Sensors Record Timely, Accurate Air Quality >>
* Japanese Company Unveils Remote Controlled Toilet >>

* A Near-Whole Brain Activity Map in Fish >>
* Japanese Robot Actroid Gets More Social, Has No Fear of Crowds >>
* The Case for Mars: The Plan to Settle the Red Planet and Why We Must >>

* Smart Homes: Our Next Digital Privacy Nightmare /by @johnpaul >>
* Gray Matter: Watch A Hybrid Rocket Burn From The Inside Out >>
* Using Graphene, Lockheed Martin Wants To Turn Salt Water Into Drinking Water >>

* Carnegie Mellon Is Building A Robot Chimp That Doubles As A Tank >>
* A Moon Base Made From Lunar Dust >>
* Why Giving Us Control Of Our Online Data Is The Next Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity >>

* IBM Eyeing A $2 Billion Acquisition? >>
* Fujitsu software uses a smartphone’s camera to measure your pulse >>
* CircuitLab Has 70K Monthly Users For Electronics Design And Simulation Tool >>

* It’s Not Just Reader: Google Kills Chrome RSS Add-On Too >>
* Google Street View Goes to Its Most Extreme Destinations Yet: 4 of the Planet’s Highest Mountains >>
* Engadget Expand wrap-up: Google, Kinect, electric cars, robots, makers and more! >>

* Valve’s Team Fortress 2 is Oculus Rift’s first game, free ‘VR Mode’ update coming soon >>
* The Rare Disease Search Engine That Outperforms Google >>
* NASA’s Webb Telescope gets its wings >>

* Quantum computer could solve prime number mystery >>
* How to Create Thermal Images for Millions of Homes >>
* The coming Golden Age of neurotech >>

* Engineered artificial human livers for drug testing and discovery >>
* Where Siri Has Trouble Hearing, a Crowd of Humans Could Help >>
* A Cancer Gene Therapy Activated by a Pill >>

* VIDEO: What if everyone had a car? >>
* Jupiter’s hot spots reveal a tantalizing glimpse into the gas giant’s inner atmosphere >>
* This Soccer Ball Doubles As a Portable Generator >>

* The Wearable Doctor and 9 Other Innovations Changing Our World >>
* Big data roadblocks will slow driverless cars until 2040, analyst says >>

* TECH NOW: The only cooking apps you’ll ever need >>
* Blood Test Tracks Response To Cancer Treatment >>
* Sony Backing Organ-on-Chip Technology >>

* Mariana Trench Full Of Microbial Life, Expedition Finds >>
* Pew Pew! Scientists Build Lasers Out of Sound, Call Them Phasers >>
* Life on Mars! Unless it’s E.T., Who Cares? >>

* Report find mobile LIDAR technology expanding rapidly >>
* How Future Drones Could Become Like Pets >>
* Study: One can affect an atom’s spin by adjusting the way it is measured >>

* Women’s Median Age at First Marriage By State >>
* Researchers create map of ‘shortcuts’ between all human genes >>
* Climate Change Could Mean 7 Times as Many Hurricane Katrinas >>

* New Smartphone App Lets Mexico City Cops Track Your Location >>
* Facebook Is The Perfect Place To Job Hunt, Says Facebook >>
* This is what it looks like to fight against the ocean >>

* Live from Expand: Better Living Through Technology (video) >>
* Live from Expand: Infinite Loop: Analyzing Apple from the Outside (video) >>
* Omnivorous Learning >>

* How Beer Gave Us Civilization >>
* Gaming’s New Frontiers liveblog >>
* Domestic Drones on Patrol >>

* Scientists revive the genome of an extinct Australian frog >>
* Lost frog DNA revived: Lazarus Project >>
* The Religion of Innovation >>

* Shoe Puts Mouth In Foot >>
* Note-Taking Service Google Keep Briefly Appears Before Disappearing Again >>
* Attention Ray Kurzweil: We Can’t Even Build an Artificial Worm Brain >>

* Scientists crack the code as to how modular design can evolve. potential AI milestone? >>
* How Engineered Stem Cells May Enable Youthful Immortality >>
* Those genius Chinese babies >>

* Attention Ray Kurzweil: We Can’t Even Build an Artificial Worm Brain >>
* Mars’ Curiosity Infrared Probe Shows More Evidence of Water >>

* Image of the Day: Is this Intriguing Ring Galaxy Hiding an Unseen Companion? >>
* Another Milestone in Place for Hubble’s Heir >>
* The radioactive legacy of the search for plutopia >>

* Carnival of Nuclear Energy 148 >>
* Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Appeal in $222,000 File-Sharing Case >>
* 9 Crazy Skyscrapers That Will Shape the Skylines of the Future >>

* The Air Mattress That Turns into a Boat >>
* E2 Conference >>
* Leaping lunar dust: Electrically charged dust near shadowed craters can get lofted above Moon’s surface >>

* Tablet Telephone Adds Captions to Calls >>
* Progress or Pessimism: How Should We Think about the Future? >>
* Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Evan Williams Will ‘Think Bigger’ at WIRED Business Conference >>

* India Launches A $15,000 Electric Car, With No Help From The Government >>
* Google Keep set to challenge Evernote? >>
* Fighting Walrus Radio turns your iPad or iPhone into a UAV controller (video) >>

* Minuum Turns To Indiegogo To Fund A New Mobile Software Keyboard For Smartphones And Beyond >>
* Ask Slashdot: Which Google Project Didn’t Deserve To Die? >>
* Watch A Spaceship The Width Of A Hair Get 3-D Printed In Real Time >>

* Negative-charge carrying molecular structures created >>
* Verizon in talks to charge for TV channels based on real viewing time >>
* 3 Things Samsung Needs to Overtake Apple >>

* 10 Companies Chasing Innovations That Really Matter >>
* Researcher: Hackers Can Jam Traffic By Manipulating Real-Time Traffic Data >>
* #QUANTUM: “Harnessing a MEMS mechanical memory” >>

* What Would We Do If the Internet Crashed? >>
* Google Babble and the future of chat singularity >>
* Can ‘Smart Gun’ Technology Help Prevent Violence >>

* Samsung’s New Phone Isn’t Just a Shot at Apple >>
* Google to unify existing communication platforms into one app: Babble >>
* Will we behave any better in space? >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 March 2013 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 March 2013

* Expand: What’s Next? A Glimpse Into the Future of Technology (video) >>
* New Tech Economy: 3D printing’s promise in prosthetics >>
* Boston Dynamic’s Marc Raibert backstage at Expand (video) >>

* Earthquake Turns Water To Gold, Scientists Say >>
* Google using artificial intelligence to improve image and video classification >>
* NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Tom Rivellini backstage at Expand (video) >>

* Data driven Personalized Medicine Metamed when you cannot afford misdiagnosis >>
* What Glows Green In Space? >>
* A 3D Printed Spaceship On The Scale Of A Human Hair? Hello Nanoscribe 3D Printer >>

* Photovoltaic Polymer Lets Damaged Retinas See the Light >>
* God Damn It, Google >>
* Expand: Scanadu’s Walter De Brouwer talks tricorders and time travel backstage >>

* Expand: Space Exploration After the Shuttle (video) >>
* Expand: Robopocalypse: Now (video) >>
* Weekend Diversion: A Green Fire >>

* Feedly Has Best Day Ever, Adds 500,000 Users From Google Reader Exodus >>
* Weekend Image –A 100-Million Year Old Fossil: Spider Attacking Its Prey >>
* Flip of a single molecular switch makes an old brain young >>

* Expand: Robots, Lasers and Replicators: Making Science Fiction a Reality (video) >>
* Science of Digital Fabrication – Materials and Mechanisms: 3D Printing >>
* Europe, Russia Launching Mars Mission For Soil Samples >>

* Microscope raises hope in low sperm count cases >>
* Philips Turns Pane of Glass Into a 3D TV >>
* Focusing On The Google Reader Shutdown >>

* NASA readies first laser communications system for LADEE lunar satellite >>
* Video: How Neurosurgeons Can Use Microsoft Kinect To Look Inside Your Brain >>
* Automatic Link connects phone and car for better driving, we go hands-on (video) >>

* ZBoard rolls out the San Francisco Special for the hilly city by the bay (video)>>
* Redesigning Mobile liveblog >>
* Tamar Yehoshua, Google: In Conversation liveblog >>

* Defense Distributed gets license to make and sell 3D printed guns >>
* This is what futurists in 1988 thought Los Angeles would look like today >>
* Google’s Battle With Samsung Will Reshape The Smart-Phone Market >>
* 1 Major Change to Watch at Google >>

* Walk inside a giant simulation of earthquake hot zones >>
* For the first time, scientists have grown the embryos of an extinct species >>
* Why You’ll Never See a Red Comet Like in ‘Game of Thrones’ >>

* Apple’s Next iPhone Might Be Unlockable By The Owner’s Fingerprint >>
* Scientists Want To Bring 24 Animals Back From Extinction >>
* 10 Concept Cars That Will Make You Rethink The Future >>
* New $2.6 Billion Financial Center Will Make Wall Street Look Pathetic >>

* Using Nanotechnology to Fight Bacteria >>
* Mobile LIDAR technology expanding rapidly >>
* Deep Probe of Jupiter’s Violent Atmosphere (VIDEO) >>

* Dock Your AR Drone With the ISS and Teach a Real-Life Spacecraft Some New Tricks >>
* Create An Endless Photo Stream So You Can Stalk Your Own Life >>
* China is spending $250 billion per year on Education >>

* Why Moore’s Law is still exponentially relevant >>
* Watch This Absolutely Beautiful Animated Explanation Of DNA >>
* Autodesk CEO Carl Bass On The Future Of 3-D Printing At Home >>

* A New Plan For A 3-D Printed House That’s Actually House-Like >>
* In the developing world, MOOCs start to get real >>
* Ten extraordinary Pentagon mind experiments >>

* In the beginning was the code >>
* In the Developing World, MOOCs Start to Get Real >>
* Smartphones Are Eating the World >>

* ethical implications of Google Glass, watch this short film now >>
* Mobeam Brings Beamable Barcodes To Galaxy S4, Could Wallet Integration Be Next? >>
* Samsung Unveils A Bluetooth Wireless Gaming Controller For The Galaxy S 4 >>

* Technology that could ‘revolutionise’ how we light the world >>
* Samsung Galaxy S 4 wireless charging pad and S Health scale hands-on >>
* Swiss company announces reusable suborbital spaceplane launcher for 2017 >>

* Making Your Character Count >>
* The Ethics of a Simulated Universe >>
* The Brain Scan Image and the Dangers of Brain Porn >>

* Bruno Maisonnier: Dancing, tiny robots! >>
* Wired Space Photo of the Day: 15,000-Pixel-Wide Panorama on Mars >>
* Hardware Startups Have Better Shot Thanks To Their Wearable Computing Forebears >>

* Skyscraper competition, a solar death ray and HIV-killing bee venom >>
* Five Best Google Reader Alternatives >>
* Robopocalypse: Now liveblog >>

* NASA’s first laser communication system integrated, ready for launch >>
* Smart-bombing cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and more >>
* Light Echoes from V838 Mon >>

* Magnetic Brain Stimulation Could Ease Pain >>
* Google using artificial intelligence to improve image and video classification >>
* Space Exploration After the Shuttle liveblog >>

* No ‘Jurassic Park’ For Us: Scientists Won’t Even Consider Cloning Dinosaurs >>
* Should we revive extinct species? >>
* New microscope measures nanomagnet property vital to ‘spintronics’ (w/ video) >>
* Sky Movies app finally arrives on Android >>

* The Samsung Galaxy S 4 And Its De-Googling Of Android Suggests We Might See A Split >>
* Weekly Roundup: Virtual immortality, China’s love hunters and DIY biohackers >>
* Automatic Link connects phone and car for better driving, we go hands-on >>

* Mars Discovery Highlights Need for Sample-Return Mission >>
* Expand: A conversation with Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler >>
* Expand: 3D Printing Goes Mainstream (video) >>

* Nest’s Matt Rogers backstage at Expand (video) >>
* Expand: Reprogramming: How Technology is Changing the Way We Watch TV >>
* Physics gets biblical with the Lazarus Effect >>

* How Much Longer Until Humanity Becomes A Hive Mind? >>
* Astrophotos: Latest Images and Videos of Comet PANSTARRS >>
* One photographer’s journey inside Iran >>

* Don’t Download That Bro, You’re Going to Get Busted! >>
* Which Google Reader Replacement Will You Use? >>
* More Near-Cures for HIV >>

* Image of the Day: Mars’ Mount Sharp — Rising Three Miles Above Gale Crater Floor >>
* MIT’s Robot Cheetah On The Run >>
* Google Glass and the Golden Age of Creepshots >>

* The Human Cells We Use For Research Are Kind of A Genetic Disaster >>
* RSS Inventor Couldn’t Care Less About Google Reader’s Death >>
* Worldwide accepted measures of human development and quality of life >>

* Beyond Humanism: Becoming Cyborgs through Posthumanism by Gavin Rae – Pt1 >>
* Beyond Humanism: Becoming Cyborgs through Posthumanism by Gavin Rae – Pt2 >>

* SpaceX’s Reusable ‘Grasshopper’ Rocket Makes Highest Flight Yet >>
* Schneier: The Internet Is a Surveillance State >>
* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 15 March 2013 (GReader Special) >>

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* Samsung Unpacked 2013 liveblog! >>
* Futureseek (GReader Special Bundled Post) (Just too many links) >>

* Samsung Ready To Launch The Galaxy S4 [Livestream] >>
* Here Are the Samsung Galaxy S IV’s Guts >>
* Samsung’s Smart Scroll Is Not Eye Tracking >>
* Samsung unveils the Galaxy S 4’s software tricks: camera modes, Story Album, S Translate, S Voice Drive >>
* Samsung Galaxy S 4 Beats The Best With 5-inch, 1080p Display, 1.9GHz Processor, Gesture Controls And A Q2 2012 >>
* Galaxy S IV Now Leakiest Launch Ever, As Videos Of SmartPause And Floating Touch >>

* Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die >>
* Life Found Deep Inside Earth’s Oceanic Crust >>

* Predicted state of atomic collapse seen for first time >>
* Just What We Need—Drones with Grappling Claws >>
* Google Maps head moves over to company’s most secretive unit, Google X >>

* How the Shutdown of Google Reader Threatens the Internet >>
* iPad Could Be Wirelessly Charged Through the Smart Cover >>
* Deflecting Killer Asteroid Could Be Geopolitical Nightmare >>

* Even Brainless Robots Can Show Swarm Behavior >>
* Global Night Light Patterns Reveal Economic Shift to the East >>
* Epigenetics: Neurons remember because they move genes in space >>

* The Future of Nuclear Power Runs on the Waste of Our Nuclear Past >>
* Could Google Glass Allow Us To Drive Our Wheelchairs With Our Eyes? >>
* Veronica Mars Movie Reaches Goal, Continues Making Lots Of Money >>

* Clawed drone grabs prey on the fly just like an eagle >>
* Glow planes: Plasmas take the drag out of air travel >>
* Higgs keeps mum about universe’s secrets – for now >>

* Ultra-high-speed optical communications link sets new power efficiency record >>
* Magnetic stimulation of the brain improves memory in schizophrenia >>
* £1billion telescope can see the beginning of time >>

* Google Android Ad-Blocking Apps Pulled From Play Store >>
* Bad news 220-mile high club: Researchers find sex in space could lead to illnesses >>
* Researchers developing 3D printer, ‘bio-ink’ to create human organs >>

* Feynman’s double-slit experiment brought to life >>
* LG’s ‘Smart Video’ Feature Uses Eye Recognition To Control Video Playback >>

* A second spring of cleaning >>
* Out of Time: The Sins of Immediacy ‘Present Shock’ by Douglas Rushkoff >>
* Embracing Analog >>
* Car able to recognise designer clothes and order them online >>

* 911 tech pinpoints people in buildings—but could disrupt wireless ISPs >>
* Solaris Machine Shut Down After 3737 Days of Uptime >>
* One gene, many mutations: Key that controls coat color in mice evolved nine times >>

* AdBlock Plus Responds To Play Store Ban: “Unilateral Move By Google Threatens Consumer Choice >>
* Lessons Regarding Marissa Mayer’s Inflexibility >>

* Car able to recognise designer clothes and order them online >>
* Embracing Analog >>

* Forget Saving The World, This Robot Will Pour You A Drink >>
* Does the science of aging suggest we’re ‘programmed to die’? >>
* Witness a mountain climber’s terrifying 100-foot fall from his perspective >>

* The Content Revolution: Emerging Forms Of Online Video >>
* Military lasers on fighters in 2014 and ships in 2016 >>
* 7 Numbers That Are Just as Cool as Pi >>

* What to Wear on a 100-Year Starship Voyage >>
* Brain Researchers Can Detect Who We Are Thinking About >>
* Fly into the Depths of the Orion Nebula >>

* Confessions of A Job Destroyer >>
* Google buys machine learning startup >>

* This Clock Tracks The End Of The World >>
* Ramez Naam’s nanotech mind-control novel Nexus gets a movie deal >>
* ALMA, Earth’s Largest Telescope, Is Officially Open For Business >>

* Founders of Memoto wearable camera capture 10,000 pictures at SXSW >>
* The Unseen Lights in Our Backyard >>
* This Clock Tracks The End Of The World >>

* Mechanical microdrum used as quantum memory >>
* CERN scientists say particle is no “super-Higgs” >>
* One Billion Hungry: Can we Feed the World? >>

* LG outs eye recognition tech for Optimus G Pro, other features in April update >>
* App Smart: Apps to Keep an Inventory of Items in Your Home >>
* This Clock Tracks The End Of The World >>

* Bootstrapping biotechnology: Engineers cooperate to realize precision grammar for programming cells >>
* Neural ‘synchrony’ may be key to understanding how the human brain perceives >>
* Thalmic Labs Announces MYO Gesture Control Armband >>

* Clouds, Comet and Crescent Moon >>
* Scientists Have Made Graphene Earphones, and They’re Amazing >>

* Skip the Helicopter, You Can Make Awesome Flyover Footage Using Nokia’s 3D Maps >>
* New Results Confirm: The Particle Believed To Be The Higgs Boson Really Is The Higgs Boson >>
* Astronomers conduct first remote reconnaissance of another solar system >>

* New results indicate that new particle is a Higgs boson >>
* NASA Restarts Plutonium Production >>
* SimCity Could Potentially Work Offline, Modder Shows With New Hack >>
* New sensor developed for methylated DNA >>

* 9 Incredible Uses for Graphene >>
* Arkadium raises $5M for multiplatform casual games, leading with Windows 8 (exclusive): >>
* Yet More Leaked Samsung Galaxy S IV Pics Appear Hours Before Launch: >>

* KickStarter: $2 million in just 10 hours >>
* Revised Estimate is 7 light years to the Nearest potentially habitable planet instead of 14 light years >>
* Supposed Galaxy S IV leak resurfaces in high-res pics, lists more features and specs >>
* The Hoyle State –“Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for the Formation of Carbon and Oxygen?” >>

* Here’s Where They Make China’s Cheap Android Smartphones >>
* 9 Incredible Uses for Graphene >>

* Tim Cook Will Sigh With Relief Following the S4 Launch Today >>
* Apple proposes iPad wireless charging with a difference: power comes from the Smart Cover >>
* The Content Revolution: Emerging Forms Of Online Video >>

* Watch This Quadrotor Fly Like A Drone And Fish Like An Eagle >>
* The closest star system found in a century >>
* Powerful ALMA Telescope Makes a High-profile Debut >>

* Earth-sized planets in habitable zones are more common than previously thought >>
* EU to ban cars from cities by 2050 via (article 2011) @Telegraph >>
* £1billion telescope can see the beginning of time via @Telegraph >>

* NASA Resumes Production Of Plutonium-238 Space Fuel After 25 Years >>
* Now Live: The April 2013 Issue Of Popular Science Magazine >>
* You’ve Been Using Your Keurig Coffee Machine Wrong All Along >>

* Before/After Comparison Of Pope Announcement: Proliferation Of Mobile In Just 8 Years >>
* Alien planet’s atmosphere contains water and carbon monoxide >>
* Nearby Star Came In With The Bang >>

* Vatican Library Goes Digital Under New Pope >>
* iPhone breathalyser: £15 mobile phone addon can be used to decide if drivers are too drunk >>
* Intraterrestrials: Life Thrives in Ocean Floor >>

* Breakthrough research shows chemical reaction in real time >>
* Pi Day 2013: Pi Trivia, Pi Videos, Pi Songs & A Pi Infographic >>
* Watch: A Mind-Bending Experiment That Makes Water “Freeze” In Mid-Air >>

* Handbook of Augmented Reality >>
* Global Futures 2045 Conference in June >>
* Scientists find chemical that might control cell behavior >>

* Puzzling Super-Dense Space Objects Could Be a New Type of Planet >>
* Fiber City Episode 1: The First Google Fiber City | Video >>
* 6 Implications of Finding a Higgs Boson Particle >>

* How ‘Zombie Worms’ Have Sex in Whale Bones >>
* Europe, Russia to launch Mars mission to sample soil for signs of life >>
* Water signature in distant planet shows clues to its formation >>

* Physicists See Higgs Boson in New Particle, but More Study Is Needed >>
* iPhone Microscope Helps Detect Parasitic Worm Eggs >>
* ‘Metasurfaces’ to usher in new optical technologies >>

* Why Cell Phone Chats Are So Distracting >>
* Companies Are Putting Sensors On Employees To Track Their Every Move >>

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