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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 May 2014

* Why We Can’t Send Humans to Mars Yet (And How We’ll Fix That) >>
* Atom by atom, bond by bond: A chemical reaction caught in the act >>
* Women will ‘evolve out’ of menopause >>

* GM Foods Grow Up >>
* Zoobe Wants To Cute-Ify Your Voice Messages With Animated 3D Cartoon Avatars >>
* New Best Way To Nuke a Short-Notice Asteroid >>

* Star Trek’s Data, Brent Spiner, uses Google Glass for the first time >>
* This Machine Could Help Robots Stick The Landing On Other Worlds >>
* This Robotic Bee Just Took Flight, to Pollinate Crops and (Maybe) Spy on You >>

* Fact Check: Did Mammoth Carcass Really Preserve Flowing Blood and Live Cells? >>
* Safe Water? Ask The Smartphone >>
* Gigapixel Holographic Microscope Made From A4 Paper Scanner >>

* Solar power’s epic price drop, visualized >>
* Electronic Tattoos and Passwords You Can Swallow: Google’s Regina Dugan Is a Badass >>

* A Generator That Harnesses Energy From Ocean Currents >>
* Guilt Detection Tests Can Be Beaten >>
* Give Voices In Your Head A Virtual Body And They’ll Go Away >>

* New Motorola Vitamin Pills Could Be Edible Stomach-Acid-Powered Passwords >>
* Smart map tracks people through camera networks >>
* Smile, hydrogen atom, you’re on quantum camera >>

* Return trips to Mars pose unacceptable radiation risk >>
* Tingly projections make beamed gadgets come alive >>
* Trends – 2.4 billion internet users. Mobile internet, wearable devices and connected cars. >>

* Elon Musk at D11 talks about the feasibility of Spacex reusable rockets, Hyperloop >>
* Fast new, one-step genetic engineering technology >>
* Forget Work-Life Balance. The Question is Rest Versus Effort. >>

* Geometric unity theory proposed >>
* Why StarTrek is the most important piece of fiction ever >>
* The Latest Artificial Heart: Part Cow, Part Machine >>

* Teaching a robot to anticipate human actions >>
* How computers can learn better >>
* Google’s Face Recognition Technology Can Figure Out Who You Are On Its Own >>

* Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era >>
* Gene Therapy May Protect Against Flu >>
* Wanted for the Internet of Things: ant-sized computers >>

* A Human Mission To Mars Has Cleared A Major Hurdle >>
* Here’s The Plan To Save Earth By Nuking Asteroids >>
* This Is What It Would Mean For Time To Come To An End >>

* Transhumanist Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares: The Promise and Peril of Genetic Engineering >>
* The Learning Brain: Memory and Brain Development in Children >>
* Singularity Hypotheses: Scientific and Philosophical Assessment (Frontiers Collection) >>

* ARKYD: a space telescope for everyone >>
* Smartphone technology inspires design for smart unattended ground sensor >>
* Deep underground research could solve matter-antimatter imbalance mystery >>

* The Unfair Trade: How Our Broken Global Financial System Destroys the Middle Class >>
* Honda expanding trials of walking assist device to 50 hospitals >>
* US Army developing light armored exoskeleton that provides superhuman strength >>
* DARPA has low cost sensor building blocks, upgradable in less than a year based on Android >>
* Robot arm wrapped in sensitive skin has gentle touch >>

* U.S. Navy Could Deploy Robot Boats To Find Undersea Mines >>
* 1 In 13 Humans Walk On Bendy Chimp Feet, Study Finds >>
* How To Make Bricks Out Of Dirt >>

* How the Navy of the Future Will Find—And Destroy—Underwater Mines >>
* Can China Really Build the World’s Tallest Building in 90 Days? >>
* Google Search Will Tell You How Many Calories Are in That Burger Now >>

* One-Armed Spiral Galaxy NGC 4725 >>
* Bladderwort Study Adds To The Debate On “Junk” DNA >>
* Designing a More Human-Like Lower Leg for Biped Robots >>

* NASA Mission Pinpoints Lost & Hidden Asteroids >>
* “Laws of Physics for a Holographic Universe” –New Theories of Space-Time >>
* New ET detection method leads to quest for world’s largest telescope >>

* NASA’s Particle-Hunting ISS-CREAM Will Be Anything But Vanilla >>
* Atheer Labs; 3D augmented reality mobile platform and a natural human UI >>
* Can You Really Sue Kickstarter for IP Infringement? >>

* Google Play Music All Access coming for iOS users >>
* The Management Revolution That’s Already Happening >>
* Samsung Galaxy S 4 mini announced with 4.3-inch screen >>

* New Best Way To Nuke a Short-Notice Asteroid >>
* 3D Printing a Functional Boat with Post-Consumer Milk Jugs >>
* Ex-YouTube Man Builds Graphics Card for Entire Internet >>

* Pirate3D Buccaneer Printer Will Cost Just $247 For First 350 Backers >>
* Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era >>

* Electric Car Battery Swapper goes bankrupt but Tesla Stock Surges >>
* What Will Happen When Your Driverless Car Crashes? >>
* NASA: Mars Travelers Would Get Fried By Radiation >>

* Google Wants To Turn Happy Users Into A Captive Audience >>
* New SARS-Like Virus Is A ‘Threat To The Entire World’ >>
* A Smart Lock for the home >>

* The Fundamental Constants Behind Our Universe >>
* Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, live at D11 >>
* Asteroid Miners Will Launch World’s First Crowdfunded Space Telescope >>

* From Fuseproject, A Door Lock You Control With Your Smartphone >>
* Asteroid miners unveil first crowd-funded space scope >>
* Returns on Cognitive Reinvestment for Scaling Machine Intelligence >>

* Introducing WSJ Startup of the Year >>
* Are Your Grades Written in Your Genes? >>
* Twitter will now let you make 1,000 lists (up from 20) with as many as 5,000 accounts >>

* The Future of Transportation >>
* Hospital Resorts To Cameras To Ensure Employees Wash Hands >>
* New Feathered Dino May Be World’s First Bird >>

* Google flirts with ‘creepy line’ >>
* Synopsis: Black-Hole Hunting with a Gas Cloud >>
* How to avoid brain cell ‘traffic jams’ >>

* Stanford Lab developing new kinds of robot aircraft (w/ Video) >>
* Researchers find similarities in the way birds and babies learn to ‘talk’ >>
* Team picks apart structure of HIV’s shell >>

* New Transcript: Yudkowsky and Aaronson >>
* Digitizing Emotions — Longevity and the Transhuman >>
* Producing the Quantum computer >>

* Bed of Nano-Needles Helps Test Drugs on Individual Cells >>
* Prince Rupert’s drop >>
* Game consoles face an ‘age of convergence’ >>

* Elon Musk talks about high speed ‘Hyperloop’ >>
* Radiation poses manned Mars dilemma >>
* 200 Projects And Counting: Submit Your Idea To #CrowdGrant [Video] >>

* On The Verge with ‘The Elegant Universe’ author Brian Greene >>
* Tiny moon discovered around asteroid that’s due to fly by Earth tomorrow >>
* Google Reader shutdown countdown: Newsblur, good alternative >>

* The Perils of Going to Mars Include Radiation >>
* Kafka, meet Orwell: peek behind the scenes of the modern surveillance state >>
* My answer to Tim Cook on Google Glass >>

* Is Price-Performance the Wrong Measure for a Coming Intelligence-Explosion? >>
* How the Singularity Makes us Dumber >>
* DIY BioPrinter >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 May 2014 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 May 2014

* This Tiny Telescope Will Be The First Moon-Mounted Webcam >>
* DARPA’s Using Smartphone Guts to Build Cheaper, Smarter Drones Faster >>
* This Bacterium-Sized Bunny Could Be The Future Of Bionic Brains >>

* Could IBM Be The Next Google? >>
* Bio-patch Measures Heart, Muscle, and Brain’s Electric Signals >>
* Researchers build machine that identifies music after hearing only three notes >>

* Scientists Recover Wooly Mammoth Blood >>
* Quantum gravity takes singularity out of black holes >>

* Robot Sees Into The Future To Pour You A Beer >>
* We Drank Soylent, The Weird Food of The Future >>
* Scientists Refine Warp-Drive Concept Using Space-Time Distortion >>

* Planetary Resources Space Telescope for the People by 2015 is at 10% of fund raising goal after 5 hours >>
* Quantum thermometer could measure coldest thing ever >>
* “Hairy” Skyscraper Would Generate Its Own Power >>

* Apple CEO Tim Cook interview at D11: the liveblog >>
* Tim Cook thinks Google Glass lacks broad appeal, but wearables incredibly interesting >>
* Here’s Every Thing Tim Cook Said At The D Conference >>

* My answer to Tim Cook on Google Glass >>
* Is Google Glass Only For Dorks? >>
* Is Tim Cook Wrong About Google? >>
* CEO Tim Cook Says Apple Has More Game-Changing Products Ahead >>

* Cook: “What we have to do is focus on products. If we make great products that enrich people’s lives, the rest just happens.

* Tim Cook Says Jony Ive Has Been Really Key to iOS 7 >>
* Tim Cook: Apple Has Sold ‘Over 13 Million’ Apple TVs >>
* Ive’s Influence: Can a Great Product Designer Also Design Great UI? >>

* Avatar helps schizophrenics stand up to voices in head >>
* Mice lacking serotonin swap sexual preferences >>
* Kill Decision >>

* White House announces ‘We the Geeks: Asteroids’ Google Hangout Friday >>
* Wanted for the Internet of Things: ant-sized computers >>
* How to create models of biomolecules using x-rays >>

* One million tiny base stations could provide cellphone connectivity for one billion people >>
* Standard CMOS silicon transistors will stop in about 15 years when we need to move to new ways to scale >>
* The quadcopter that doubles as an off-road car: Is this the future of transport? >>

* Seven Multi-trillion technologies >>
* Soyuz Crew Sets Record for Fastest Trip to Space Station >>
* Hand, foot and mouth vaccine ‘works’ >>

* Significantly improved survival rates for stem cell transplant recipients >>
* Countries by World GDP in 2025 >>
* Ask Ray | Moore’s law will be continued through new paradigms >>

* How Tracking The Faces Of Sleepy Truck Drivers Could Save Your Life >>
* Scientists pave the way for vaccine to combat devastating avian disease >>
* Stem Cells as Drug Factories >>

* The Infinite Resource: The Power of Ideas on a Finite Planet [Hardcover] >>
* NASA Admits They Are Working To Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light >>
* VIDEO: ‘Fastest’ face transplant completed >>

* Swarm robotics hogs limelight at NDA Expo >>
* Diamandis And Planetary Resources To Build First Crowdfunded Public Space Telescope >>
* Supercomputer Creates Atom-By-Atom Model Of HIV Virus Shell >>

* Scientists advance understanding of brain receptor; May help fight neurological disorders >>
* A Definitive Explanation for LED Droop? >>
* LCD screen pioneer looks to future >>

* A new inbox that puts you back in control >>
* Affordable Self-Driving Car Tech Aims To Become Ubiquitous Within Three Years >>
* Soyuz Crew Sets Record For Fastest Trip To International Space Station >>

* Injected Nanoparticles Maintain Blood Sugar Levels In Diabetic Mice For Ten Days >>
* Hands up! Do you speak digital body language? >>
* Ending the Headaches of Wi-Fi >>

* Freaky Light-Controlled Gels Could Be the Real Future of Robotics >>
* Every Point of a Tennis Match, Visualized in 3D >>
* Latest Kinect sensors allow games to feed off your fear >>

* Physicists Unveil World’s Most Precise Clock (And a Twin to Compare It Against) >>
* FDA Asks For Data On Urine-Test App >>
* NGC 6960: The Witch’s Broom Nebula >>

* Metamaterial flat lens projects 3D UV images of objects >>
* Experts using facial recognition technology ID Boston Marathon bomber suspect in video >>
* Suddenly Slowing Star Could Give Hints Of Its Interior >>

* Planetary Resources Looks to Crowdfund a Space Telescope for the Public >>
* Internet Trends report shows a surge in sharing, mobile overtaking PCs >>
* Mini-documentary shines a light on the surveillance state >>

* Tomorrow’s Recruitment: Big-Data Robots Bring Better Hires >>
* Google Maps adds images for three historic parts of New York City (video) >>
* The Real Reason Hadoop Is Such A Big Deal In Big Data >>

* Facebook introduces verified Pages and Profiles >>
* How Can I Get Started with Home Automation? >>
* Our Equal Future: Does Technology Hold the Key to a Flatter World? >>

* Mary Meeker’s 2013 Internet Trends: Mobile Makes Up 15% Of All Internet Traffic, With 1.5B Users Worldwide >>
* Software-Defined Netapp – Always Makes The Right Moves When They Count And Its Software Defined Storage (SDS) >>
* This Robot Can Read Your Mind >>

* Boston Bombing Investigation Exposed Successes, Failures of Surveillance Tech >>
* Chinese man builds his own bionic arms, helps hundreds by selling more >>
* Smart gun firm wants you to help fund its prototype >>

* Machine learning and genome annotation: a match meant to be? >>
* Artificial muscle built using carbon nanotube yarn >>
* Laser Scanner for Field Detection Applications >>

* Want to move up at work? Be a true believer >>
* How computers can learn better >>
* US Military’s Secretive Robot Space Plane Mission Passes 5-Month Mark >>

* Apes Have Temper Tantrums, Too >>
* DNA Melody, Play it Again >>

* Everest Base Jump Record Set With Red Bull Wingsuit [Video] >>
* Childhood Abuse Linked To Food Addiction In Adults >>
* Drinking Too Much Coffee Can Induce A Mental Disorder >>

* Justice Is in Our Nature >>
* Storm Chasers Built This Crazy SUV To Drive Through Tornadoes [PICTURES] >>
* We Have No Idea What The Chinese Could Do To America’s Weapons >>

* The Electricity Industry Thinks Solar And Wind Still Aren’t Ready For Prime Time >>
* Samsung Is Blowing Past Apple In Smartphone Market Share >>
* What You’re Listening To On Facebook, Visualized >>

* You Can Eat Off The Floor (Of The International Space Station) >>
* Husband And Wife Architects Create The Sugar Lab, A Foundry For 3D Printed Sweets >>
* Apple looking beyond Foxconn for low-cost iPhone >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 May 2014 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 May 2014

* The Stunning Fall Of Generation X [CHARTS] >>
* YouTube Lets You Create Slow-Motion Videos Now >>
* Researchers Regenerate 400-Year-Old Frozen Plants >>

* Researchers build model of human colon and feed it to learn how disease spreads >>
* Video: This Will Be the World’s Tallest Skyscraper In a Few Months >>
* DIY lightsaber is almost as dangerous as an actual lightsaber >>

* What can the DNA in your poop teach us about ethics? >>
* Insane Video from Inside a Tornado >>
* Metals Become Molecular-Like at the Atomic Scale, Reveal Materials Scientists >>

* These bike stunts are unbelievable >>
* Mataerial 3D printer escapes the tyranny of layers, changes colors on the fly (video) >>
* 12 Technologies To “Make The Future Happen” >>

* Drones Close In On Farms, The Next Step In Precision Agriculture >>
* FYI: What Is The Limit To How Fast A Human Can Run? >>
* How Machine Learning and Big Data Are Changing the Face of Biological Sciences >>

* Doctors regenerate man’s finger >>
* 3D Printing Could Aid Deep-Space Exploration, NASA Chief Says >>
* New Podcast Series: Space Stations >>

* Atomic-scale semiconductor devices >>
* This Proximity-Sensitive Volume Adjuster Needs to Exist >>
* Foldable electronics with inkjet-printed graphene >>

* Highlights of the Starship conference >>
* Trained on Jeopardy, Watson Is Headed for Your Pocket >>
* Just how secure is quantum cryptography? >>

* A Flood-Powered Gate That Automatically Raises As the Waters Rise >>
* Navy Wants Aircraft Carriers to Manufacture Weapons On the Go >>
* Is Data Science Your Next Career? >>

* A Drone That Follows You Around Is Way Less Messy Than Puppy >>
* Craig Venter: Designing life >>
* The Large Cloud of Magellan >>

* Why Dancing Is Actually a Mating Call for Humans >>
* Beer-pouring robot programmed to anticipate human actions >>
* Einstein’s ‘spooky action’ common in large quantum systems >>

* Honda leasing Walking Assist devices to hospitals for rehabilitation >>
* What Publishers Need To Do In The Era Of Self-Publishing >>
* How A Blindfolded Kung Fu Master Can Open Your Eyes >>

* German railways hope to fight graffiti with thermal imaging drones >>
* Turn an Old Computer Into a Do-Anything Home Server with FreeNAS 8 >>
* Google Adds In-App Purchases To Chrome Build, Pretty Soon The Web Could Be Mostly Freemium, Too >>

* Clever Siri-like Everything.me Android Content Search App Launches In UK And Spain >>
* A Very Short History Of Data Science >>
* Thomson Reuters Transforms Big Data into Big Business >>

* Your Smartphone, Made of Cement >>
* First Video Broadcast From Mt. Everest Peak Outrages Tourist Ministry of Nepal >>
* Drones Aren’t For Delivering Tacos: UVS Avia Builds Quadcopters For Nuclear Sites, Search-And-Rescue >>

* Insider’s View of the Myths and Truths of the 3-D Printing ‘Phenomenon’ >>
* Advanced paper: The foundation for inexpensive biomedical devices >>

* Helicopter-light-beams: A new tool for quantum optics >>
* Response to bacterial infection depends on time of day >>
* Real-life lightsaber that can cut through paper, cardboard and even melt ping pong balls >>

* Cancer drug reverses Alzheimer’s effects in mice >>
* Genes tied to severe seizure disorders in kids >>
* “Consensus” science? And more science potpourri >>

* Brain cells give insight into Down’s >>
* Snail shell coiling programmed by protein patterning >>
* On the Road in Mobileye’s Self-Driving Car >>

* Storyboards reveal the amazing Star Wars prequel you never saw >>
* Astronauts Launch to Space Station on Express Trip >>
* Report Says Next iPhone Will Have A Screen That’s Twice As Sharp As iPhone 5 >>

* Moonshot thinking >>
* Google Brings Skeeball to Your Browser >>

* Philosophy isn’t dead yet >>
* Nanobots robots used to deliver gene therapy through blood >>
* ‘Should I stay or should I go?’ Scientists link brain cell types to behavior >>

* Memory implants may start human trials in 2 years >>
* Computer Simulations Help Reveal the Inner Workings of Galaxy Formation >>
* Copper on the brain >>

* Synthetic biology: improved medicine, biofuels, ‘growing’ houses >>
* Tomorrow’s Technologies >>
* Creativity and AGI – Oxford Winter Intelligence >>

* Scanadu Scout Now Raising Funds on Indiegogo for Imminent Launch >>
* Alien Astronomers >>
* How the Apple TV can compete with Xbox One >>

* NASA wants its long-lost Moon dust back >>
* MIRI at Goddard >>
* Power Posing Can Also Make You More Dishonest >>

* Americans spend 58 minutes a day on their smartphones >>
* MOBILE VIDEO: Inside The Massive Explosion, And What It Means >>
* Vodafone Wants Devs To Build Apps That Do Good, Puts €200K Up For Grabs >>

* Big Data And Simulations Are Transforming Marketing >>
* What Is Your Financial Personality Type? >>
* Mataerial: a 3D printer that seemingly defies gravity >>

* How a QR Code Could Save Your Life >>
* Are Jupiter’s moons our best chance to find alien life? >>
* Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage tonight at All Things D conference >>

* Why we started swearing >>
* The Joylessness of Sex on TV >>
* Australian Police Warn Of 3-D Printed Gun Explosions >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 May 2014 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 May 2014

* Scientists receive Google grant to develop personalized data search system >>
* Real-life Iron Man suit: ‘Space diving’ system could let daredevils jump from orbit >>
* That Vision Thing: Google Poised to Surpass Apple in Value >>

* Computers See Faces in the Clouds, Just Like You >>
* US Navy looks to 3D printing to turn its city-sized aircraft carriers into mobile factories >>
* 35 Scientific Concepts That Will Make You Smarter >>

* Slowing the aging process using only antibiotics >>
* How Sending Mirror Image Signals Could Speed Up the Internet >>
* Meet A Pet Drone That Follows You Like A Lost Puppy [Video] >>

* Wireless bio-absorbable circuits could kill bacteria >>
* Light-beam ‘twins’ take data farther >>

* The Machine-Readable Workforce >>
* Computers Piecing Together Jigsaw of Jewish Lore >>

* AAAI 2014: Connecting Machine Learning and Human Intelligence >>
* 35 Scientific Concepts That Will Make You Smarter >>
* Freeze Your Target In Its Tracks With a Liquid Nitrogen Gun >>

* NASA could join private customers for a permanant inflatable moonbase in the 2020s >>
* How Do You Change One Billion Minds? >>
* FYI: When Did People Start Inventing Things In The Garage? >>

* Microsoft may award achievements for watching TV and ads with Kinect >>
* German railway company recruits surveillance drones in fight against graffiti vandals >>
* Is Google Glass Dangerous? >>

* Consumers Will Soon Have Devices In Their Hands To Detect GMO and Toxic Foods >>
* Google unveils superfast quantum computer that could cure diseases, stop global warming and even learn to drive a car >>
* Visualizing the Connectome >>
* The Five Most Promising Uses Of 3D Printing In Medicine >>

* The Value of Learning a Second Language >>
* Warrior Web to augment soldiers’ endurance >>
* How to convert an iPhone into a handheld biosensor >>

* Privacy challenges of wearable computing >>
* How Much Light Has The Universe Created Since the Big Bang? >>
* Apple CEO Tim Cook’s interview at D11 is tomorrow, get your liveblog here! >>

* How Will Wearable Tech Impact the Startup World? >>
* Researchers capture image of hydrogen atom’s electron orbital for first time >>
* Next On Deck For Khan Academy: Better Diagnostics And Internationalization >>

* Researchers turn cement into metal >>
* Intelligent street lights adapt to conditions in Finland >>
* The SHOES that can charge your iPhone as you walk >>

* Women donate less to charity than men in some contexts >>
* What is dark energy? [Starts With A Bang] >>
* Hunting for Dyson spheres >>

* How Drones With Facial Recognition Technology Will End Anonymity, Everywhere >>
* The World’s Tallest Climbing Wall, ‘The Excalibur’ / >>
* Do people get happier or crankier as they age? >>

* Will We Eventually Need Apps To Tell Us That We Are Moral People? >>
* Disruptions: Privacy Challenges of Wearable Computing >>
* The $1.3B Quest to Build a Supercomputer Replica of a Human Brain >>

* Stroke stem-cell trial shows promise >>
* Take a 3D Tour of Mount Everest With This App >>
* Getting to Know Our Microbial Roommates >>

* On the Road in Mobileye’s Self-Driving Car >>
* Ex-Apple Employees Reveal How The Company Is So Good At Keeping Secrets >>

* Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 May 2014 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 May 2014

* Neuron growth in children ‘leaves no room for memories’ >>
* Scoble interview with Dekko, Augmented Reality for today’s computed visuals >>
* At what age do we understand sarcasm? >>

* Components of Solar power satellite alpha >>
* Intel outlines the transition to 3D NAND to carry us beyond the 10 nanometer limit >>
* How does the brain react to a romantic breakup? >>

* Ep. 299: Space Stations, Part 4 — Future Space Station >>
* Astronauts will LIVE on the moon by 2020, Nasa report claims >>
* Design Fiction: The Coming Age of Networked Matter >>

* Clouds in the head >>
* Student-Built Robots to Race in Mock Mars Rover Challenge >>
* Design Fiction: The Centrifuge Brain Project >>

* ‘Master switch’ may be key to brain cancer >>
* Scanner Identifies Malware Strains, Could Be Future of AV >>
* 100K Pathogen Genome Project maps first genomes >>

* New Wireless Electronics Could Heal Wounds and Then Dissolve >>
* Google Plans Wireless Networks In Emerging Markets >>
* The Future Of Technology Isn’t Mobile, It’s Contextual >>

* The First Image Ever of a Hydrogen Atom’s Orbital Structure >>
* If your brain were a computer, how much storage space would it have? >>

* Teens’ Coded Language is Latest Challenge for Facebook’s Ad Algorithms >>
* 10 Tesla superconductors could enable Tokamak fusion to actually be affordable >>

* Growing new brains with infrared light >>
* Will Face Recognition Ever Capture Criminals? >>
* Robotic Kite Power Could Turn The Sky Into A Wind Farm >>

* Wind farm plan reaches next stage http://bbc.in/11jxndV >>
* 3D Printer Launching to Space Station in 2014 >>

* Low-cost autonomous car technology aims to reduce deaths, pollution >>
* Augmented Reality: Fujitsu purchasing behavior analysis tool >>
* Eric Schmidt: Teens’ Mistakes Will Never Go Away >>

* Advanced Biological Computer Developed >>
* These 11 Robot Bartenders Will Get You Drunk >>
* What’s Driving The Rise Of Super Towers? >>

* What’s Driving The Rise Of Super Towers? >>
* This Walking, Driving, TRANSFORMING RC Car Can’t Get Here Fast Enough >>
* Incredible Photos of a Melting Ice Hotel >>

* Nano-needles for cells: Tiny needles can force medicine into cells, even when they resist taking it >>
* The SkyRanger Flies in the Face of Inclement Weather >>
* Weinstein’s theory of everything is probably nothing >>

* Evocronik 1.0 (Volume 1) >>
* Google Now’s “Topics” Page Returns And Shows You How Much Google Knows About You >>
* Google Glass gets a one-stop shop for downloads, including a rooted image >>

* Deconstructing Google’s Strategy: Will Google Eat Your Business Next? >>
* World’s smallest Android powered HDMI stick is only $35 >>
* Tracking: Drones At Home >>

* Ep. 295: The Observable Universe >>
* Ep. 294: The Arecibo Observatory >>
* Star Trek, Star Tech >>

* Hunting for Alien Megastructures >>
* Adidas’s New Smart Soccer Ball Tells You Everything About Your Kicks >>
* Intel Says Haswell Will Extend Laptop Battery Life by 50 Percent >>

* An interplanetary GPS using pulsar signals >>
* Bitcoin attracts major investors >>
* Nanoscale whirlpools could multiply magnetic memory >>

* Quantum dot displays make your TV brighter than ever >>
* Worm ‘EEG’ tests neural effects of drugs >>
* Internet Of The People, By The People, For The People >>

* New wireless electronics could heal wounds and then dissolve >>
* Will ‘Libido In A Pill’ Help Women Get It On? >>
* Can Thorium Solve All Of Our Energy Problems? >>

* Here’s An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications >>
* Listen To Music Through Your Cheekbones While You Swim Laps >>

* Synthetic Biology designing tools for a better world >>
* New Distance Measurement of SS Cygni Resolves Major Astronomical Mystery >>

* Researchers Design a New Low Cost Lithium-Polysulfide Flow Battery >>
* Free Energy & The Future Of Nanotechnology >>

* End of Eating Food >>
* Memory Implants >>
* Nuclear Fusion Summary – Prospects for breakthrough commercial reactors 2018-2025 >>

* Learn Anything in 20 Hours with This Four Step Method >>
* Physicists suggest possible existence of other kinds of dark matter >>
* Charlie Stross: The World is Complicated. Elegant Narratives Explaining Everything Are Wrong >>

* Jaron Lanier thinks Google and the government should pay for your data >>
* There’s A Battle Raging On Your Smartphone >>
* Human Brain has Estimated 256 exabytes of Data storage capaacity >>

* Transcendence Movie features real future predictions >>
* Phase One of the Nanotech Revolution has Begun >>
* The future of travel: How driverless cars could change everything >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 May 2014

* Doctors use 3D bioprinter to create a splint for baby’s blocked throat >>
* Scientists Found the Itch Molecule—and They Know How to Turn it Off >>
* The World’s Largest Lego Model Is A Life-Size X-Wing [Video] >>

* Air-Powered Force Feedback Could Make Kinect Even More Immersive >>
* U.S. Army Creates Shoebox-Size Universal Battery Charger >>
* McKinsey Names the Most Over-Hyped (and Under-Hyped) Major Technologies Out There >>

* Google Takes Street View Underwatert to Galapagos Islands, Coming To Google Maps >>
* Google Starts Using Computer Vision To Let You Search Your Google+ Photos >>
* An Interplanetary GPS Using Pulsar Signals >>

* A new tumor-killer >>
* NASA experiment to examine the beginnings of the universe >>
* Radioactive nanoparticles selectively target cancer cells >>

* 3D Printers Demonstrate Rapid Robot Evolution >>
* Will robots social network when they eclipse man’s intelligence? >>
* You Can Now Call Into Google+ Hangouts From Regular Phones >>

* Why Does Hollywood Hate The Future? >>
* Synthetic Biologists Engineer A Custom Flu Vaccine In A Week >>

* 9 Brilliant Animated GIFs That Show How The World Really Works >>
* Hugely Popular Dating App Tinder Just Launched A New Killer Feature >>
* Xbox One: Our Servers Will Have More Power Than All the Computers in 1999! >>

* ‘Dream’ software boosts power of DNA >>
* What to do with your old Xbox 360? Convert it into laptop via/Kickstarter >>

* Why some galaxies age before their time >>
* Quantum Dot Technology On Its Way to Smartphones, Tablets and TVs >>
* Seager equation based on detected exoplanets alternative to Drake for alien life >>

* Molecular Trigger for Alzheimer’s Disease Identified >>
* Would you pay $30 for a waterproof Android smartphone? >>
* eTrak GPS+ melds WiFi, cellular and GPS tracking, launches at CTIA 2013 (hands-on) >>

* Synopsis: Measuring Nothing >>
* Synopsis: At the Heart of a Black Hole >>

* Mars bashed by (only) 200 asteroids a year >>
* Study reveals active site of enzyme linked to stuttering >>
* Oops – Breakthrough Cloning Paper Has Errors >>

* Gold nanocrystal vibration captured on billion-frames-per-second film (w/ video) >>
* Engineer helps pioneer flat spray-on optical lens >>
* Cradle turns smartphone into handheld biosensor >>

* Biophysicists measure mechanism that determines fate of living cells >>
* Warrior Web from DARPA aims to boost muscles, reduce fatigue and injury (video) >>
* What Is Google? >>

* How to print out your own house >>
* Man builds induction-powered LED engagement ring, wins at everything >>
* The Lost 1949 Essay That Predicted The Computerized World We Live In >>

* New IMAX Super Short: Galaxies Across Space and Time >>
* Intel Takes Aim at “Cool Technology” >>
* Are Fingerprints a Secure Way to Pay? >>

* Orbital Trash a Problem With No Immediate Solution, Growing Exponentially >>
* Sherpa’s Personal Assistant App Is Coming To Glass, Other Android Wearables >>
* Why the Googolplex Number Is Insanely Difficult to Visualize, in Song >>

* Philosophy Web Series Shots of Awe Will Blow Your Mind in 180 Seconds >>
* The World’s Smallest RC Helicopter Can Be Destroyed By a Fly Swatter >>
* How Do a Building’s Guts Help It Weather a Tornado? >>

* Incredible Slo-Mo Footage Of the Pistol Shrimp’s Devastating Attack >>
* Why Don’t We Have More Drones Monitoring Wildfires? >>
* Cloned Human Embryo Study Comes Under Fire >>

* Like it or not, this is the age of ubiquitous computing >>
* A new method for producing clean hydrogen >>
* 10 ways Google Glass will change us — whether we’re ready or not >>

* 10 great sci-fi films that got the future all wrong >>
* Ride Along As a Madman Drives a Snowmobile Off the Edge Of a Mountain >>
* Next-Generation Consumer 3-D Printer Arrives, but a Lawsuit Looms >>

* Synopsis: A Second Dish of Dark Matter >>
* How Location Data Is Being Collected And Transforming The Mobile Industry >>
* Obama Set To Reboot Drone Strike Policy And Retool The War On Terror >>

* Who Wouldn’t Want To Stay In This Totally Insane Space Hotel!? >>
* Nominate your favorite science audio and video projects for… >>
* Wireless Power Transfer Using Small Coils May Be Possible >>

* The World’s Ten Largest Engines >>
* Unexcited? There May Be a Pill for That >>

* Google uses machine learning to pull your personal photos into search results >>
* Homeland Security memo: access to 3D gun plans ‘may be impossible’ to limit >>
* Technological Unemployment (2013) >>

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* Star Trek’s Tricorder Becomes Reality With Scanadu’s Scout >>
* Google Chrome Can Now Talk Back to You >>
* Physicists Create Quantum Link Between Photons That Don’t Exist at the Same Time >>

* Physical bump-mapping lets us 3D print photographs >>
* Microsoft’s Home 2.0 Will Connect Xbox One To The Internet Of Things >>
* Your Xbox One Is Going to Control Your Entire Home Someday >>

* Google X Acquires Makani Power And Its Airborne Wind Turbines >>
* NASA Looks at 3-D Food Printer for Star Trek-like Replicator >>
* Watch 3-D Printed Shotgun Slugs Blow Away Their Targets >>

* Inside Google’s Secret Lab >>
* Do salamanders hold the solution to regeneration? >>
* Drake equation for alien life gets an upgrade >>

* Swarm of drones to give early warning of flash floods >>
* Age of Technological Disruption >>
* What Will Hackers Do With the New Kinect? >>

* Teen develops algorithm to diagnose leukaemia >>
* Special Ops Takes Its Manhunts Into Space >>
* DARPA’s Web Warrior Support System Helps Soldiers Hoist Heavy Loads >>

* Will Robots Take Over the Data Center? >>
* Not Just Another Notes App: Why You Should Use Google Keep >>
* The First Piece of Google Chrome’s Conversational Future Is in Place >>

* Talking about in-memory >>
* Wearable-technology pioneer Thad Starner on how Google Glass could augment our realities and memories >>
* Chrome 27, released today, is 5 percent faster and includes conversational search >>

* Humans With Amplified Intelligence Could Be More Powerful Than AI >>
* Navy’s High-Flying Spy Drone Completes Its First Flight >>
* Revolutionary New Space-Diving Suit Will Rival Anything You’ve Ever Seen In The Movies >>

* A Peek at the Secret Lab Where Google Tries to Invent the Future >>
* Scientists sequence genome of ‘sacred lotus,’ may hold anti-aging secrets >>
* Robotic space-colony construction, cubesats for Mars, transhumanists on space >>

* Making quantum encryption practical >>
* IBM Watson Engagement Advisor hopes to improve customer service >>
* Reducing caloric intake delays nerve cell loss >>

* Non-wetting fabric drains sweat >>
* This 1.5TB Laptop Drive Is the Most Memory-Dense You Can Buy >>
* Real-Life, $150 Star Trek Tricorder Is One Step Closer To Reality >>

* Here’s Microsoft’s New Kinect Sensor >>
* In a Data Deluge, Companies Seek to Fill a New Role >>
* Consciousness: Watching your mind in action >>

* Fragile mega-galaxy is missing link in history of cosmos >>
* Single atom electron spin qubit building block for scalable quantum computer compatible with silicon >>

* Headset Zaps Video Gamers’ Brains For Better Reflexes >>
* Google Glass apps show off what headset can really do >>
* This Newer, Stronger 3-D Printed Gun Costs Just $25 >>

* Phonon Lasers Make a More Practical Sound >>
* String theory may limit space brain threat >>

* Overcoming resistance to anti-cancer drugs by targeting cell powerhouses >>
* Earth’s tides are shoving the moon away faster >>

* Teens shunning Facebook in favor Twitter,Tumblr, to avoid peers, prying parents >>
* Brazilian government spends £4.2 MILLION on 500 robotic police officers ahead of Rio Olympics >>
* Fire ants could teach tunneling robots a few tricks >>

* Analysis Software for USB Protocol Analyzers >>
* New Theory May Explain How Penguins Lost Their Flight >>
* Polio virus engineered to kill brain tumor >>

* Scientists uncover molecular roots of cocaine addiction in the brain >>
* Violent weather on Neptune, Uranus doesn’t run deep >>
* Is this the first 3D-printed BULLET? YouTube video shows homemade ammunition fired >>

* Making chaos visible >>
* Bright Planetary Conjunctions Liven Up This Week’s Evening Sky >>
* Holder: We Droned 3 of 4 Americans By Accident. Oops. >>

* TED news: Esther Perel on female libido, update Henry Markram’s supercomputer brain >>
* Show That You Know Your Memes with These Wallpapers >>
* Scientists Find Vitamin C Kills Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis >>

* “Never Just Remember How to Do Something, Understand How It Works” >>
* Why do rational people buy into conspiracy theories? >>
* Wearable tech: More than Google Glass >>

* Does ‘Psychiatry’s Bible’ Need to Be Rewritten? >>
* The Material That Protects The Space Shuttle From Heat Is Amazing >>
* Single cell genomics breakthrough – RNA in single cells sequenced >>

* Why Can’t We Regrow Teeth? >>
* Unexcited? There May Be a Pill for That >>
* Luke Muehlhauser – AI and the Intelligence Explosion >>
* Meta’s AR headset lets you play with virtual objects in 3D space >>

* Vernor Vinge on Singularity 1 on 1: We Can Surpass the Wildest Dreams of Optimism >>
* Good News Beats Bad on Social Networks >>

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