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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1-4 January 2014

* Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES >>
* Hacking the CES Scavenger Hunt (fake iBecons) >>
* Telecommunications expert suggests Earth may have dark matter disc >>

* Hubble sees cloudy ‘super-Earth’ 40 light-years away >>
* Turning off the ‘aging genes’ >>
* Fully self-driving cars expected by 2030, says forecast >>
* Are you ready for virtual taste? >>

* NSA seeks to develop quantum computer to crack nearly every kind of encryption >>
* Humans May Have Fewer Genes Than Worms >>
* One year old US Navy Warship is Disintegrating because of a massive design flaw that is causing electrolysis >>

* Deep Learning chips can outperform graphic processors by 150 times for some tasks and new neuromorphic chips will learn from mistakes >>
* Brain Controlled Exoskeletons, Stem Cell Regeneration, Transgenic Monkeys, Progress on Cyborg fixes for paralysis expected in 2014 >>
* Best of 2013: Million-Year Data Storage Disk Unveiled >>

* Self-Driving Car Tech Could Help Make Solar Powered EVs Practical >>
* An AI Chip to Help Computers Understand Images >>
* Best of 2013: How Google Converted Language Translation Into a Problem of Vector Space Mathematics >>

* Why Robots May Be the Future of Interplanetary Research (Op-Ed) >>
* Kepler-62f: A Possible Water World >>
* NASA’s Warp-Drive Solution for Faster-Than-Light Space Travel (A 2013 Most Popular) >>

* Kepler-62e: Super-Earth and Possible Water World >>
* Ford’s New Solar-Powered Electric Car Is Its Own Rolling Power Grid >>
* Is This LG’s webOS TV? >>

* Watch an ultrasonic array move objects in 3D space (video) >>
* Pirate Bay Uploads Up by 50 Percent in 2013 Despite Raids and Blockades >>
* Ford’s Solar-Powered Hybrid Car Displays Sun-Tracking Technology >>
* Engadget’s CES 2014 preview >>

* YouTube Takes the Plunge to 4K — But There’s a Catch >>
* Google’s VP9 Video Codec Gets Backing from ARM, Nvidia, Sony And Others, Gives 4K Video Streaming A Fighting Chance >>
* Can Physicists Find Time Travelers on Facebook? >>
* Gillmor Gang Live 01.02.14 (TCTV) >>

* Two-Dimensional Materials Could Make the Ink for Printable Electronics >>
* When Will We Have Robots To Help With Household Chores? >>
* DARPA Is Building A Vanishing Battery: This Post Will Self Destruct In 5 Seconds >>

* Samsung reveals new wireless streaming speaker, home theater system, portable stereo and two TV soundbars >>
* 3D Printing This Year And Next: A Talk With Brock Hinzmann >>
* Chipmakers Push Memory Into the Third Dimension >>

* ‘Jumping Genes’ Linked to Schizophrenia >>
* Scientists explain age-related obesity: Brown fat fails >>
* Pat Pilcher: Can digital photos catch criminals with eye reflections? >>

* New MIT technology allows 3D image interaction >>
* A Sense of Touch Makes Robots More ‘Human’ >>
* Vitamin D ‘boosts child muscles’ >>

* NSA ‘developing quantum computer’ >>
* VIDEO: Tyre pressure ‘read as you drive’ >>
* VIDEO: Could pigs produce human organs? >>

* Surgery implant has ‘huge potential’ >>
* VIDEO: 2014: the year of the smarter watch? >>
* Looking for a college major? How about drone technology >>

* Samsung sells 110-inch ultra-HD TV for $150,000 >>
* Saturn’s rings are 4.4 billion years old >>
* Special immune cells keep TB in control: Study >>

* Hubble finds a ‘sneezing’ star >>
* Even Google Employees Are Giving Up On Google Glass (GOOG) >>
* These Emotional Heatmaps Could Unlock The Secrets Of How We Feel >>

* Google And Audi Sign A Deal To Bring Android-Powered Dashboards To Cars >>
* Microsoft Is Getting Serious About A Strange New Operating System That Won’t Run Windows Apps (MSFT) >>
* This Robot Keeps Your Cat Entertained While You’re Out And About >>

* Disruptions: Coming in 2014: Extremely Smart Watches and Wearable TVs >>
* Solar Power From Space: A Revolutionary Concept >>
* Rewriting our DNA promises amazing benefits, experts say >>

* Simple SkySweeper Robot a Mechanical Inchworm to Patrol Power Lines >>
* 1001 Ideas that Changed the Way We Think – “Not-junk DNA” >>
* What Yoga Can and Can’t Do for You >>

* Hubble Telescope Reveals Super-Planets Covered in Alien Clouds >>
* Isaac Asimov Predicts in 1964 What the World Will Look Like in 2014 >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – January 3, 2014 >>

* CES 2014: Connected Home And Wearables To Take Center Stage >>
* 1 GW commercial scale DEMO prototype Tokamak would burn through world supply of Tritium in 2 months >>
* Ultrathin ‘diagnostic skin’ allows continuous patient monitoring >>
* A step toward simulating a worm brain in a computer >>

* Dark Matter Search Considers Exotic Possibilities >>
* Why Supercentenarians Hold the Key to Extended Life >>
* A Finnish company just announced plans to begin testing a HIV vaccine on patients this year. >>

* Is DNA analysis stuck in the past? >>
* Architects propose 136-mile cycling network above London >>
* The Future of the Military is Robots Building Robots >>

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