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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 December 2013

November 30, 2013 Leave a comment

* China Will Kick Off December By Launching A Probe To The Moon >>
* Tesla CEO Elon Musk Explains His Thought Process For Vetting Ideas >>
* Tongue-Controlled Wheelchair Helps Paralyzed People Move >>

* The future of retail with Brickstream >>
* Video: Enormous power of mother nature – 1080p HD Epic Proportions >>
* Inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm >>

* Google Is Building a Way To Launch Chrome Apps Without Installation >>
* China’s First Lunar Lander To Launch Today; Manned Mission Planned By 2030 >>
* Gillmor Gang: Private Practices >>

* How Do You Train to Become a Space Tourist? >>
* Samsung super resolution S5 Galaxy and 5.5 inch Apple iPhone 6 in 2014 >>
* The Tron-like Toyota FV2 Concept Car Isn’t As Farfetched As It Sounds >>

* Eat Nuts, Live Longer? Study Says Yes >>
* Could Sexual Frustration Lead To A Shorter Life? >>
* Ask Slashdot: Scientific Computing Workflow For the Cloud? >>

* What the heck is … Peripheral Artery Disease? >>
* British project uses 3D printing for prosthetic eyes >>
* How Computers Changed Chess (Op-Ed) >>

* Droids dance, dogs nuzzle, humanoids speak at Madrid robot museum >>
* Men ‘take more selfies that women’ >>
* App Finds Bars Women Love >>

* 23 charts to be thankful for this Thanksgiving >>
* Modern Microfluidics via Lab-on-a-Chip >>
* Robotic Sea Turtle Designed to Explore Shipwrecks >>

* Grand Cancun Eco Island to Open in 2020 for City’s 50th Anniversary >>
* Amateur Radio Transmits 1000 Miles On Voice Power >>
* Top 10 tech trends for 2014: the revolution will be 3D >>

* Sensing your own body is more complicated than you realize >>
* OMG!! Polish Pilot lands plane without its wheels (Video) >>
* What is the universe expanding into? >>

* Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakamoto Eludes Detection Once More >>
* Getting Robots On Work To Save The Earth >>

* Nationwide Stolen Smartphone Database Is Complete >>
* There’s a Mouse Crisis in Scientific Research >>
* Japan’s plan to supply all the world’s energy from a giant solar power plant on the moon >>

* Why Are Bad Words Bad? >>
* video: led-carpet-that-animates-your-floor >>

* Arnon Grunberg Is Writing While Connected to Electrodes >>
* The NSA’s org chart >>

* Researchers develop 3D-printed, urine-powered robot heart >>
* Vaccinations have prevented at least 103 million cases of contagious disease since 1924 >>
* From alpha to ‘Betas’: how Amazon is rethinking the way television is made >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 November 2013

November 29, 2013 Leave a comment

* Countdown to the galactic census >>
* Could this be future of renewable energy? >>
* DARPA Wants to Fix Broken Brains, Restore Lost Memories >>

* HIV response ‘at turning point’ >>
* How Smart Cars Enable Smart Criminals >>
* A tiny implant could replace booster shot injections >>

* Mechanism behind blood stem cells’ longevity discovered >>
* Genetically modified cells monitor blood fat levels and release hormones to make you feel full, test on obese mice help them lose weight >>
* Interplanetary missions as secondary payloads >>

* Molecular switch that controls neuron communication discovered >>
* A material that can regenerate itself when damaged >>
* How to Burst the “Filter Bubble” that Protects Us from Opposing Views >>

* UK company plans high altitude solar and wind energy generating drones >>
* Alzheimers could just be late stage type 2 diabetes and avoidable with diet and exercise >>
* Netherlands TNA working on platooned cars in public road tests >>

* It’s Alive! The world’s first algae-powered building >>
* Comet ISON Is Alive! Survives Sun Swing | Video >>
* UniKey Unlocks Doors by Touch, for 21st Century Entry >>

* ‘spy camera’ takes 3D photos in almost COMPLETE darkness by measuring photon particles in air >>
* Consumers enamored with mobile banking, experts say >>
* Samsung Galaxy S5 ‘to launch in early 2014’ >>

* A virtual factory you can feel >>
* A self-healing satellite? Students seek your funds to launch prototype >>
* A Universe Made of Stories: Why We Need a Science and Technology Dialogue >>

* 3-D images, with only one photon per pixel >>
* US eyes phase-out of old telephone network >>
* The Moon Doesn’t Belong to Anyone >>

* Bitcoin Is A Few Bucks Away From Gold >>
* What is a Bitcoin, and why is it worth $1,170? >>
* The Bitcoin bubble It looks overvalued. But even if this digital currency crashes.. >>

* Automated UV laser microsurgery simplifies microscopy and neurophysiology experiments in live animals >>
* A History Of The World’s Tallest Skyscrapers >>
* Drone Technology Could Be The ‘Game Changer’ In Farming >>

* Watch A Screaming Mob Fight Over Televisions At Wal-Mart >>
* 11 Deals Black Friday Wal-Mart Shoppers Fought Over >>

* Man Makes Firing Gun With Items He Bought AFTER Going Through Airport Security >>
* Lawrence Krauss: Quantum Computing Explained (VIDEO) >>
* Hands-On Samsung’s New Gear >>

* Researchers Study Gene Families To Understand Why Human Brains Are Bigger Than Other Mammals >>
* The future of the Higgs boson >>

* How Big Data Will Lower Costs and Advance Personalized Medicine >>
* Scientists Fingerprint Single Cancer Cells to Map Cancer’s Family Tree >>
* Snapshots differentiate molecules from their mirror image >>

* New Computer-Designed ‘Drug’ Prevents AIDS From Replicating >>
* “TRANSHUMAN VISIONS” conference in San Francisco >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 November 2013

November 29, 2013 Leave a comment

* A New Record for Terahertz Transmission >>
* Pea-Sized Gel Implant Could Eliminate Vaccine Booster Shots >>
* 50 meters of optical fiber shrunk to the size of microchips >>

* Smart software uses drones to plot disaster relief >>
* The smart software fighting fire with #fire >>
* Bloom is the Oceanic Farm of the Future >>

* HP to enter 3D printing market organically, not via acquisition >>
* SpaceX Thanksgiving Launch Aborted One Second Before Lift-off | Video >>
* Japan Wants To Turn The Moon Into A Giant Power Plant >>

* Scientists Accidentally Discover Incredible Bacteria-Killing Surface >>
* To create a super-intelligent machine, start with an equation >>
* Have all the secrets of Matt Smith’s last Doctor Who been revealed? >>

* Your Brain Has 2 Clocks >>
* 23andme revealed condition it took my doctors six-years-to-diagnose >>
* Closer look-intels-72-core-x86-knights-landing-chip and race-to-exascale-computing >>

* Your next phone will be the ultimate surveillance machine >>
* Would you murder a robot >>
* Redesigned google maps can now be embedded on websites >>

* Researchers run wheelchair-tongue-control-tests >>
* This Rover Could Hunt For Lunar Water And Oxygen In 2018 >>

* Japanese researchers want to get a robot into university by 2021 >>
* The Worst Thing About Being A VC Is Other VCs >>
* What 11 Billion People Mean for Space Travel >>

* ‘Woof’ smartphone app is like Facebook for your furry friend Fido >>
* Physicists study coldest objects in universe >>
* Tongue-Controlled Wheelchair Helps Paralyzed People Move >>

* How Happiness Boosts the Immune System >>
* Body piercing controls wheelchair >>
* F-35 Costs May Take A Nosedive Soon >>

* Technology review: Adidas miCoach >>
* There’s A Documentary On Bitcoin And Silk Road Raising Money On Kickstarter Right Now >>
* What Brain Scans Reveal About Hurt Feelings >>

* The heart’s own stem cells play their part in regeneration >>
* Simulating new treatment for retinal degeneration >>
* Synthetic polymers coating a nanoparticle are synthetic antibodies >>

* Google Glass >>
* Call-Log App Aims to Reverse-Engineer NSA Surveillance >>
* Trying to outrace scientific advances — Almost Human Fox police show based in future >>

* Science fiction is swiftly becoming fact >>
* “The Human ‘Super Brain’ Emerged 75,000 Years Ago” –New Insights (Holiday Feature) >>
* SpaceX Sets Table for Thanksgiving Rocket Launch Today: Watch It Live >>

* Happy ISON Day! >>
* Nanomedicines Will Be Big Once They Emerge From Regulatory Troubles >>
* In Silicon Valley, Partying Like It’s 1999 Once More >>

* Linking Genes to Diseases by Sifting Through Electronic Medical Records >>
* Focus – The Art of Achieving More with Less, Much Less >>

* THE F.D.A. VS. PERSONAL GENETIC TESTING >>
* Augmented, Virtual Reality: Quite the Combination >>
* 51 digital health metrics in 2013 >>

* Seiko Epson Shows Off Its Dual-Arm Robot >>
* A genetically engineered weight-loss implant >>

* French La Poste to offer 3D printing service, starting with three offices >>
* UK Researchers developing natural-looking, 3D-printed skin >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 November 2013

November 27, 2013 Leave a comment

* Robots may receive urine-powered artificial ‘hearts’ >>
* Second Solar System Like Ours Discovered >>
* Bitcoin currency breaks $1,000 mark >>

* Camera that sees through fog could make driving safer >>
* MIT’s $500 Kinect-like camera works in snow, rain, gloom of night >>

* Your Eye As A Screen >>
* Talk to Google on Chrome >>
* Sony files patent for wearable-electronics wig >>

* Ultrafast graphene sensor monitors your breath while you speak >>
* Man survives heart stopping 17 times >>
* An Open-Source Core and a House That Unfolds Among Innovations at Solar Decathlon >>

* Drone-Wielding Criminals Busted Dropping Tobacco Into Prison Yard >>
* Kepler May Go Planet-Hunting Again! Infographic Shows How That Would Work >>
* Solving the Neural Code Conundrum: Digital or Analog? >>
* Nissan Leaf prototype becomes first autonomous car to hit Japanese highways (video) >>

* D-Wave’s Year of Computing Dangerously >>
* Bitcoin Black Friday Aims To Get People To Actually Spend Their Bitcoins >>
* Bitcoin more than doubles in value over a month >>

* Image: Webb telescope crew flexes robotic arm at NASA >>
* Nanomedicines Will Be Big Once They Emerge From Regulatory Troubles >>
* Teaching matter waves new tricks: Making magnets with ultra cold atoms >>

* Developing natural-looking, 3D-printed skin >>
* Single-stem blueberry “tree” may lower production costs >>
* LED carpet animates your floor >>

* NextMed/MMVR21 Conference >>
* Creating synthetic antibodies to detect molecules >>
* It’s Time to Write the Rules of Cyberwar >>

* Meet SAR-401, the Russian ‘astrobot’ that could be working aboard ISS next year >>
* Lick-to-Taste and Taste Over IP: The Beginning of an Era of Virtual Tasting? >>

* Dragon’s Head Nebula Explored With Very Large Telescope | Video >>
* This Christmas Tree Is Lit by 1,000 Brussels Sprouts >>
* The Naughty And Nice Places To Spend Your Bitcoin >>

* NSA ‘plan to shame web-porn users’ >>
* The 3 Swarm spacecraft complete first phase of mission. >>
* Fitness Trackers Still Need to Work Out Kinks >>

* Nvidia and IBM collaborate on using Nvidia GPUs to accelerate enterprise servers for Big Data apps >>
* The Bequeathal: Godsent >>
* The Unluckiest Man In The World Has $6.5 Million In Bitcoin Buried In A Landfill >>

* Smartphones sales to top one billion this year >>
* Bitcoin Crosses the $1,000 Mark On The Mt.Gox Exchange >>
* Bits: Making San Francisco Accessible to More Than the Tech Elite >>

* World Transformed / Singularity Network Hangout >>
* Return of the Jedi long lost Edit Droid Laserdisc Discovered >>
* Augmented reality devices could save companies millions >>

* Facebook is testing a read-it-later feature to take on Pocket and Instapaper >>
* How Bionics Will Transform Our Senses >>
* For Apple, 3-D Sensors Have Potential Beyond TV >>

* FDA approves brain implant to monitor and autonomously response to epileptic seizures >>
* How Scientists Could Watch Brain Chemicals Through The Skull >>
* Cancer meets its nemesis in reprogrammed blood cells >>

* Vote Now: Who Should Be TIME’s Person of the Year? Edward Snowden >>
* The Toxins That Affected Your Great-Grandparents Could Be In Your Genes >>
* Augmented Reality Just Beginning to Change How We Interact With the Real World >>

* Solving the neural code conundrum: digital or analogue? >>
* Physicists ask photons ‘Where have you been?’ >>
* Why Can’t You Take Your Medical Data on Holiday? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 November 2013

November 26, 2013 Leave a comment

* This Washing Machine Will Turn On When A Dog Barks >>
* Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money >>
* NASA unveils plans to bring Kepler space telescope back to life in search for new planets >>

* This Is the Man Bill Gates Thinks You Absolutely Should Be Reading >>
* Russia starts ambitious super-heavy space rocket project >>
* Off the grid: Walgreens opens self-powered pharmacy of the future >>

* Google Street View adds panoramic peeks at airports, train stations and subway stops >>
* Inexpensive ‘nano-camera’ can operate at the speed of light >>
* Incredible Astrophoto: Deep and Wide View of the Milky Way >>
* Google Makes Talking To Your Computer Slightly Less Crazy With Speech Search Chrome Extension >>

* SpaceX Heads To Orbit With Improved, Game-Changing Rocket >>
* A brain reward gene influences food choices in the first years of life >>
* Home computers discover gamma-ray pulsars >>

* $500 ‘nano-camera’ can operate at the speed of light >>
* Oxytocin: the monogamy hormone? >>
* The Chinese Have Bought Out An Entire Country’s Oil Sector >>

* Germ-killing nanosurface opens up new front in hygiene >>
* Are Electric Vehicles a Fire Hazard? >>
* Noisy qubits destroy data in order to save it >>

* Microsoft Xbox One bans swear words >>
* Molecular motors” involved in chromosome transport observed >>
* Smart Grid: USDA Approved $14.3 Million Grant To Further The Technology >>

* Introduction to the 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2013 | MIT Technology Review >>
* Hands-on with the G Flex, LG’s first curved smartphone >>
* Learn Over 60 Google Now Commands with This Infographic >>

* An iPhone-Piloted RC Plane That Does Most of the Flying For You >>
* Interview: iRobot CTO Paolo Pirjanian Talks Present and Future of Robotics >>

* NASA is creating “genius materials” on board ISS >>
* Lock8 Smart Bike Lock Surpasses Funding Goal >>
* How 3D Printing Is About To Radically Extend The Limits of Human Performance >>

* Inside The World’s Biggest Consumer 3D Printing Factory >>
* Google now inviting developers to buy Glass >>
* First look: iBuyPower’s Steam Machines prototype >>

* New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion batteries >>
* China connects 18th nuclear reactor to the grid >>
* Andrea Rossi and his company are taking pre-orders for the 1 megawatt LENR Energy Catalyzer >>

* How To Ship A 17-Ton Magnet >>
* Berkeley Lab scientists record first inside look at carbon-capture molecular structure >>
* What If – Why Educators Should Teach Science Fiction >>

* What Does The Future Of Crime Look Like? >>
* By 2016 over half your IT spending will be on the cloud >>

* The Guide to the Future of Medicine: 40 Trends Shaping the Future >>
* Economy Class Seating On A Pan Am 747 In The Late 1960′s see how bad things are now !!! >>
* How Do Airlines Know If It’s Safe to Fly in Bad Weather? >>

* How Google Convinced Its Engineers That Managers Matter >>
* In Silicon Valley, Partying Like It’s 1999 Again >>
* Superconducting Memristors >>

* How Scientists Could Watch Brain Chemicals Through The Skull >>
* Visiting the world’s largest building >>
* Time-lapse movies from an infrared microscope >>

* Why Care About the N.S.A.? >>
* New Wave Energy wants to put power plants in the sky >>
* How Scientists Are Learning To Shape Our Memory >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 November 2013

November 25, 2013 Leave a comment

* Nymi, The Heartwave-Sensing Wristband For ID Authentication, Launches SDK >>
* Satellite ‘Search And Rescue’ Imaging Finally Comes Of Age >>
* Oculus Rift-based virtual reality game could help restore 3D vision (video) >>

* Automatic’s Smart Driving Assistant Comes To Amazon Easier To Boost Your Ride’s IQ >>
* Phenomarkers Could Transform Personalized Medicine; Can Digital Health Deliver? >>

* Apple buys motion sensor making firm >>
* How Technology Unlocks Human Potential >>
* Epigenome Changes As Muscles Age >>

* FDA Orders Personal Genomics Company 23andMe To Stop Selling DNA Test >>
* 23andStupid: Is 23andMe Self-Destructing? >>
* The Letter: FDA Orders 23andMe to Halt Sales >>
* The FDA’s Battle With 23andMe Won’t Mean Anything in the Long Run >>

* Yes, One Person Could Actually Destroy the World >>
* SpaceX to Launch Landmark Commercial Satellite Mission Today: Watch It Live >>
* Forrester: Top Technology Trends for 2014 And Beyond >>

* Breaking the brain clock predisposes nerve cells to neurodegeneration >>
* New inks and tools allow 3-D printing of lithium-ion technology. >>
* Neural Networks and Deep Learning Book Project >>

* STUDY: ‘Very Surprising’ Connection Between Bitcoin’s Creator And Founder Of Silk Road >>
* Microsoft’s device chief sees a future without three versions of Windows >>
* Half an operating system: The triumph and tragedy of OS/2 >>

* Arm yourself: The API wars are coming >>
* The internet mystery that has the world baffled >>

* Another Reason to Hate Lawyers: They’re Destroying American Society >>
* DARPA has a new vacuum power amplifier which was demonstrated at 0.85 terahertz >>
* “Life on Alien Planets May Only Be Fleeting” -New ET Search for Biosignatures >>

* The Rush to Coin Virtual Money With Real Value >>
* iREX 2013 Robot Mashup >>

* Scientists re-imagine how genomes are assembled >>
* Roaring to the Moon, Lunar Lion pays launch reservation fee >>
* Beyond encryption: Stronger security for wireless communications >>

* Russell’s Paradox: Here’s Why Math Can’t Have A Set Of Everything >>
* How Thieves Stole $1 Million In Bitcoins From A ‘Bitcoin Bank’ >>
* Neural Networks and Deep Learning: first chapter goes live >>

* In The Future, You May Have To Pay The Bank To Hold Your Money >>
* Beating cancer by blocking off its escape routes >>

* Early life built Earth’s continents >>
* Why Advertisers Could Pay Your Entire Phone Bill By The End Of Next Year >>
* Quad Brings A Mobile Messaging App To College Campuses 500-Person Chats >>

* Text messages tell drivers when there’s a jam ahead >>
* Connected Kitchens Get Cooking >>
* What Are These Boxes Doing Floating Through Space? >>

* Man Decorates House With 502,165 Holiday Lights, Shatters World Record >>
* The Pace of Technology Adoption is Speeding Up >>
* How is Big Data Transforming Your 80/20 Analytics? >>

* Scientists prove X-ray laser can solve protein structures from scratch >>
* Admit it: we can’t measure our ecological footprint >>
* My quantum algorithm won’t break the internet… yet >>

* How Scientists Are Learning To Shape Our Memory >>
* Ultrasound-released nanoparticles may help diabetics avoid the needle >>
* Three Reasons We Are Not In A Tech Bubble >>

* Aw, Look At These Cute Miniature Satellites Being Launched Into Space >>
* Why Swarm Is Watching Our Magnetic Field >>
* How Supercomputers Will Yield a Golden Age of Materials Science >>

* Computer teaches itself common sense >>
* Lust for life: breaking the 120-year barrier in human ageing >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 November 2013

November 24, 2013 Leave a comment

* The Adaptive storefront prototype [VIDEO] >>
* Notch Is A Wearable Sensor & App For Tracking And Capturing Body Movements >>
* Human-ish ATLAS Robot Can (Almost) Traverse A Teenager’s Messy Bedroom >>

* NASA Wants To Know If Plants Can Grow On The Moon >>

* Bandage of the future invented in Arizona >>
* Which way to space? >>
* HydroBee uses water from rivers or faucets to power phone (w/ Video) >>

* 4 HOUR Blood test: local pharmacy quick and accurate blood test >>
* London homes to be heated by the Tube >>
* Motion control keeps electric car’s motored wheels on road >>

* Gene-silencing study finds new targets for Parkinson’s disease >>
* Using ‘Sick Cells,’ Blood Tests May One Day ID Heart Attack, Stroke >>
* Honey Bees Trained to Detect Cancer on Patients’ Breath >>

* Nearly a Hyperbolic curve for shaving blades >>
* How living cells solved a needle in a haystack problem to produce electrical signals >>
* Owners Love Their Teslas And Volts, So Why Doesn’t The Media? >>

* UNL scientists develop novel X-ray device >>
* Pretty in Pink: 3D-Printing ‘Jimmy Choos’ for Horses >>
* Israel’s calls the Iran Nuclear deal an ‘historic mistake’ >>

* Nanodiamond ‘flaws’ pave way for nanoscale MRI >>
* How Technology Can Save The News >>
* A new, flying jellyfish-like machine (w/ Video) >>

* BBC Horizon – Life In the Future Special Documentary >>
* What are Cognitive Nanorobots? >>
* Apple Patent Reveals Plans For Liquidmetal: >>

* Batteries Woven Right Into Fabric Boost Wearable Tech >>
* Intel’s next many-core chip will be a true stand-alone processor >>
* Primo Is An Arduino Robot That Teaches Kids Programming Logic Through Play >>

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