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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 April 2014

* Scientists manage to charge a phone using a human HAND >>
* End of the street lamp? Avatar-style glowing trees >>

* Generating entangled photons by linking LEDs and superconductors >>
* Einstein’s skepticism about quantum mechanics may lead to ultra-secure Internet >>
* The search for seeds of black holes >>

* Researchers develop device that simulates gastro-intestinal tract >>
* Multiverse Controversy Heats Up over Gravitational Waves >>
* Magnetic bricks beam 3D objects into your screen >>

* A breakthrough in creating invisibility cloaks, stealth technology >>
* Computer maps 21 distinct emotional expressions — even ‘happily disgusted’ >>
* Face map of mixed feelings could help AIs understand us >>

* The Anatomy Of A Forgotten Social Network >>
* Quantum computing and new approaches to Artificial Intelligence could get the resources to achieve real breakthroughs in computing >>
* China development compared to Japan, South Korea and Taiwan >>

* How Far Can You See in the Universe? >>
* Solar Flare 35x Larger Than Earth Confirms New Theory | Video >>
* Mars Coming Close: Where To Look | Video >>

* Is LG’s New OLED Table Lamp Really the Future of Lighting? >>
* You Can Pre-Order Samsung’s New $700 4K Monitor Right Now >>
* This Super-Sized Cargo Plane Carries NASA’s Biggest Loads >>

* Philips Says “Screw It,” Turns Entire Ceilings Into Giant Lights >>
* This Is What It Looks Like When Liquid Simultaneously Freezes and Boils >>
* Computers Are Only Great Because of the People Behind Them >>

* Why a Floating Electric Car Is Not an Ideal Disaster Vehicle >>

* Could 3-D Printed Organs Be The Future Of Medicine? >>
* Connected for a purpose >>
* How to Add Your Own Shortcuts to Windows’ Save Dialog >>

* $20 Robot From MIT Wins AFRON Design Challenge >>
* What Facebook Might Look Like Using Oculus Rift >>
* iPhone 6 “Air” Concept Imagines A Return To The Glass Back Design >>

* 3D printed UAV can be assembled and flying in under 24 hours >>
* What Games Are: Virtual Reality, We Hardly Knew You >>

* Facebook’s Oculus Buy Will Force A New Social Future >>
* Mobile Video Viewing Increased By 700% Between 2011 And 2013 >>
* Quantum Computer Capabilities will be critical to cracking Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence problems.. >>

* Ebola outbreak ‘unprecedented’ – MSF >>
* This App That Makes Sure You Get Home Safely Is Your New Overprotective Mom >>
* This Incredibly Creepy Robot Can Wear Your Friends’ Faces And Talk To You About Your Feelings >>

* Danger! Computer Simulates 1,500 People Walking and Texting at a Busy Intersection >>
* Minyanville: Facebook and Google can’t buy their way to innovation >>
* Ebola Spreads from Guinea to Liberia >>

* On the anvil, a gel to ‘fix’ implants >>
* Good bacteria that protects against HIV identified >>
* USA TODAY Tech Person of the Quarter: Tony Fadell >>

* Want a long life? Eat fruits and vegetables >>
* The Toy Car Company That Launched At Apple’s Developer Conference Thinks It’s Solved 3 Major Problems In Robotics >>
* Programmable nanoprocessors integrated into a nanowire nanocomputer >>

* Thermodo turns your smartphone into an instant thermometer >>
* Purported iPhone 6 pictures show protruding camera, rounded edges >>
* How To Destroy The Stock Market In 8 Steps >>

* Skin cancer: Genetic mutations ‘warn of risk’ >>
* Round two: Apple and Samsung suit up for another billion dollar patent war >>
* Supreme Cout justices question some software patents >>

* Body-worn police cameras in Southern California ‘cut complaints’ >>
* Panasonic introduces the HX-A500 4K wearable camcorder >>
* 13 Unexpected Sources of Energy that Could Save the World >>

* ‘Wello’ iPhone case can track your blood pressure, temperature and more >>
* How People Have Migrated Across The World In The Last 24 Years >>
* Addicts Who Live in the Moment May Benefit Most from Certain Kinds of Treatment >>

* Here’s How The World’s Most Brilliant People Scheduled Their Days >>
* Nanoparticle trapped with laser light temporarily violates the second law of thermodynamics >>
* CONTACT LENSES WITH INFRARED VISION? ULTRA-THIN GRAPHENE OPENS UP THE POSSIBILITIES >>
* Graphene gains thermal vision >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 March 2014

* Poor Schrödinger’s cat: Entangled particles can now be in 103 states at once >>
* What Makes This Substance Boil And Freeze At The Same Time? >>
* How 3D Printing Will Create On-Demand Swarms of Disposable Drones >>

* Gillmor Gang: Sign Language >>
* The “Motor” That Allows a Fly to Flap Its Wings 50 Times a Second >>
* Microsoft buys $150M worth of head-mounted wearable display patents >>

* ‘Step forward’ in skin cancer fight >>
* Weekly Roundup: Virtual reality, tech-infused parenting and snack-aholics >>
* ‘Small’ Nuclear War Could Trigger Catastrophic Cooling >>

* Quantum Entanglement of 8 Photons Successfully Accomplished by Physicists >>
* Study: Most Millennials Don’t Watch TV on the TV >>
* Goats: Way smarter than you thought >>

* Information processing demonstrated using a light-based chip inspired by our brain >>
* Is California overdue for a big earthquake? >>
* The Inflationary Quantum Computer >>

* This Is What Google Glass Looked Like 3 Years Ago… >>
* Technology: The $1,000 genome >>
* Experts create intelligent ‘plaster’ to monitor patients >>

* Artificial hearts may help patients survive until transplant >>
* How to Fuel the Innovation Engine in Learning >>
* “Mini hearts” on veins could be used to treat circulatory problems >>

* An ancient virus may be the reason human stem cells can transform >>
* Smart skin patch knows when you need your meds >>
* Office politics: Microsoft comes back to reality >>

* A 3D-printed house is being built right now in Amsterdam >>
* Intel Prepares More Competitive Tablet Chips >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 March 2014

* Scientists Can Reconstruct Faces by Reading Your Mind >>
* The Latest Chat App for iPhone Needs No Internet Connection >>
* Microsoft Builds a Digital “Monkey” to Hunt Fraudulent Ads >>

* Smaller and simpler lens-free cameras could have cameras smaller than a pencil point that cost pennies each >>
* MIT’s fast synthesis system could boost peptide-drug development >>
* Are GMOs Worth the Trouble? >>

* Shapeways provides a low risk and low barrier model for 3d printing >>
* Facebook’s Drones Will Battle Google’s Balloons to Spread Internet Access >>
* Human trials of rapid cooling suspended animation for extra hours to treat traumatic injury >>

* A Smart Wristband with Swappable Parts >>
* Yeast 2.0 >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – March 28, 2014 >>

* An Afternoon on Mars >>
* ‘Star Trek’ Fan Film Hits Warp Drive on Kickstarter >>
* Creepy Robot Looks Like Your Friends, Knows What You’re Thinking >>

* There Are More Ways To Arrange a Deck of Cards Than Atoms on Earth >>
* Eliza Dushku Stars In a Web Series About Developing A Cure For War >>
* Bio-printing tissues for cheaper, faster drug testing >>

* Bitcoin bloodbath as China shutters all trading sites >>
* The complete map to Earth’s deepest cave—7,208 feet deep, 8 miles long >>
* Is Microsoft Mismanaging XP? >>

* Microsoft Office for iPad: who’s it for? >>
* Chasing the Geomagnetic Storm for a Nighttime Light Experience Like No Other [Slide Show] >>
* Revolutionary solar cells double as lasers >>

* 2018 mission: Mars rover prototype unveiled in U.K. >>
* Facebook drones to offer net access >>
* 2048: The new app everyone’s talking about >>

* This could be the comfiest bed you’ll ever use >>
* Next generation super powerful fuel from bacteria >>
* Astronomers discover first ever miniature planet >>

* ​Artificial lab grown baby soon >>
* Everyone’s Missing The Connection Between The Tech Boom And Low Inflation >>
* Will we ever… travel in wormholes? >>

* The Other Facebook News: One Billion Mobile Users >>
* This Little-Known iOS Feature Will Change the Way We Connect >>
* The Future is Now: The Future of Design >>

* Android Wear: the age of Google smartwatches begins >>
* Sony vs. Facebook: the battle for your reality has just begun >>

* What VR Could, Should, and Almost Certainly Will Be within Two Years >>
* Brain scans link concern for justice with reason, not emotion >>
* The Inevitability of Predicting the Future >>

* Genetic research can help people colonize planets >>
* Queen’s breakthrough cancer discovery >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 March 2014

* VIDEO: Manmade DNA may ‘revolutionise’ medicine >>
* This Insanely Small 3D Camera Shows What’s Happening In Your Bloodstream >>
* Microsoft unveils iPad Office suite >>

* Record: X-rays brighter than a million suns glow in lab >>
* With Microsoft’s Project Spark, Anyone Can Build A Video Game >>
* First Synthetic Yeast Chromosome Paves Way for Designer Genomes >>

* The soberphone: App for alcoholics can set off an alarm if they stray too close to a bar >>
* Amazon’s Long-Rumored Media Console Product Will Likely Be Revealed April 2 >>
* Drones to clean gutters and take selfies? >>

* First comprehensive atlas of human gene activity released >>
* ‘Acrobatic’ protein motor could hold cancer clues >>
* Andreessen Horowitz Raises Massive New $1.5 Billion Fund >>

* The monitor that MELTS inside you: Biodegradable chips could help track a patient’s vital signs before disintegrating >>
* The multiplication of cells under close observation >>
* Real-Life Laser-Shooting Goggles Turn You Into Cyclops >>

* Video: How NASA will assemble and launch its new manned space fleet >>
* Speaking Truth: Why Microsoft’s New CEO Made His Debut In San Francisco >>
* This Real-Life R2D2 Looks, Moves And Sounds Just Like The One In ‘Star Wars’ >>

* Lens-Free Camera Sees Things Differently >>
* Fatter Cows and Chickens from GM Crops >>
* This Map Shows All the Antineutrinos Spewed Out By Nuclear Plants >>

* MIT Technology Review Digital Summit >>
* Google’s Scientific Approach to Work-Life Balance (and Much More) >>
* Synthetic DNA advance is hailed >>

* The Evolution of Automated Breaking News Stories >>
* The bioretrosynthesis solution: shifting evolution into reverse to make cheaper drugs >>
* Game of Thrones: George R.R. Martin Releases New Chapter For ‘The Winds Of Winter’ >>

* NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission in Brief | Animation >>
* Asteroid-Capture Mission Will Bring Mars Within Reach, NASA Chief Says >>
* NASA Wants Your Vote on Futuristic Z-2 Spacesuit Design >>

* Controlling electron spins by light >>
* Does Dark Energy Spring From the ‘Quantum Vacuum?’ >>
* Microsoft Office for iPad Isn’t Perfect, but It’s What We Needed All Along >>

* With Oculus acquisition, a virtual future starts to become reality >>
* Baker’s Yeast Gets a Genetic Makeover >>

* Software Testing Problems Continue to Plague F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program >>
* Philips’ 2014 4K TVs include an Android-powered model and smaller sets >>
* What’s the Best Android Home Screen Replacement? >>

* Samsung’s first Smart Bulb is Bluetooth-only and lasts 10 years >>
* New system could provide first method for filtering light waves based on direction >>
* Ultra-thin light detectors combine two very different technologies >>

* Twenty-six lectures in virology >>
* Rings: They’re Not Just For Planets Anymore >>
* Robotic planet-hunter bags its first exoplanets >>

* Autism may begin in the womb: Study >>
* New gadget can chill your beer in under a minute >>
* First Take: Nadella makes a good first impression >>
* Dog Dials 911 on Smartphone >>

* VIDEO: How sonar may hold key to finding plane >>
* ‘Mini heart’ invented to help return venous blood >>
* What Winter Will Be Like In 100 Years >>

* An Unexpected Discovery in the Brains of Autistic Children >>
* 3D MRI Visualization Technique Spots Whether Tumor Cells Are Dying from Chemo >>
* Newborn screening: should whole genome sequencing be introduced? >>

* Record quantum entanglement of multiple dimensions >>
* These laser goggles let you live out your X-Men dreams >>
* Disrupt NY 2014 >>

* Doctors will place patients between life and death in suspended animation trials >>
* App could help people shape their dreams, claims psychologist >>
* Comet-Chasing Rosetta Spacecraft Approaches Its Target >>

* First antenna launched on precursor to world’s largest telescope >>
* Autism rates soar, now affects 1 in 68 children >>

* New 3-D Printers Let You Print in Metal and Wood >>
* Researchers suggest changes to theories regarding neutron star crust structure >>
* Robots Are What Makes This Israeli Solar Farm Super-Efficient >>

* Google’s Calico to Sequence Whole Human Genomes of 100-Year-Olds in Project to Solve Puzzle of Human Aging >>
* 3D SKETCH PAD DRAWS IMAGES IN LIGHT >>

* “SELLING SPACE” – THE 2014 ISAAC ASIMOV MEMORIAL DEBATE (FULL LENGTH) >>
* Imergy Power Systems: The Future of Energy Storage >>
* A Gigantic Walking City That Farms the Desert As It Moves >>

* NASA’s prettiest spaceship yet will take actual photos of alien worlds >>
* First sightings of solar flare phenomena confirm 3-D models of space weather >>
* Seismic cloak could minimize earthquake damage >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 March 2014

* Facebook is buying Oculus VR for $2 billion >>
* The Graphene contact lens that could let you see in the dark >>
* Battery that dissolves in the body could power embedded health sensors >>

* Multi-party quantum communication now possible, physicist demonstrate >>
* Asteroid Found with Rings! First-of-Its-Kind Discovery Stuns Astronomers >>
* Icy body found orbiting far from Sun >>

* The Planet’s Best Stealth Fighter Isn’t Made in America >>
* Security for the ‘Internet of Things’ (Video) >>
* A New Planetoid Reported in Far Reaches of Solar System >>

* A better way to make muscle cells from human stem cells >>
* MRI technique reveal genes’ roles in learning and memory >>

* MIT engineers design hybrid living/nonliving materials >>
* EmTech Singapore 2015 >>
* Spaceship-like skyscraper fights fires and irrigates Amazon rainforests >>

* Product soft contact lenses to be inserted and removed without touching fingers >>
* Coming Soon: Android Apps for Wearable Devices >>
* Google Solve for X targeted cancer therapeutics with DNA origami nanobots >>

* The Tallest Wind Turbine Ever Will Float Above Alaska >>
* Watch a Woman Get a New 3D-Printed Skull >>
* How Superconducting Levitation Works >>

* Mind-reading breakthrough can recreate the faces you see in your brain >>
* MIT develops new platform to spy-proof websites >>
* Machine Learning: The Curved Shape of Electronics to Come >>

* The next version of Android could be truly business-friendly >>
* Apple Engineer Reveals the Secret History of the iPhone >>
* NASA captures over half the galaxy’s stars in new infrared panorama >>

* MIT Researchers Create Platform To Build Secure Web Apps That Never Leak Data >>
* Coming Soon: Android Apps for Wearable Devices >>
* NASA Puts Its New Spacesuit Design To a Public Vote >>

* Desktop human “body” could reduce need for animal drug tests >>
* Billiard table chaos wins $1 million maths prize >>
* Scientists track 3D nanoscale changes in rechargeable battery material during operation >>

* Helmet lets you experience fly vision while driving >>
* 3-D video from inside flying insects >>
* Breathtaking footage of Alaska’s ice caves captured by quadcopter camera >>

* Scientists film inside a flying insect >>
* Looking for the next cyber-police >>
* An Apple-Comcast deal probably won’t fix big cable >>

* Scientists discover how to avoid a speeding ticket >>
* Google Simplifies Cloud Services Tariffs And Announces Substantial Reductions >>
* Watch how robots and drones are transforming wildlife documentaries >>

* Apple applies for dual-sensor camera patent >>
* First stem cell model for bipolar disorder could lead to new treatments >>
* Solar Powered Refrigeration System For Cooling Vaccines >>

* Biological testing tool, ScanDrop, tests in fraction of time and cost of industry standard >>
* Computer robots will outsmart humans within 15 years, Google director claims >>
* PREDICTING YOUR FUTURE FOR REAL >>

* Three-dimensional visualization of the insect thorax >>
* Nanotube coating helps shrink mass spectrometers >>
* How to look into the solar interior >>

* Virtual reality developers say it’s ‘too early to panic’ about Facebook >>
* Microsoft Should Have Acquired Oculus Rift, Not Facebook >>
* Oculus acquisition: Why Facebook and not Google? >>
* How Facebook’s Oculus Acquisition Shows Mark Zuckerberg Is The New Bill Gates >>
* Why Is Facebook Buying The Maker Of A Nonexistent Virtual Reality Headset? >>
* VIDEO: Why did Facebook spend $2bn on VR? >>
* Facebook Bought Oculus Because It Thinks Virtual Reality Will Follow Mobile As The Next Great Computing Platform (FB) >>
* Oculus Rift Could Transform The Shopping Experience >>
* Oculus Grift: Kickstarter As Charity For Venture Capitalists >>
* Facebook’s $2 Billion Purchase Of Oculus Is Just Crazy >>
* Can The Crowd Predict Facebook’s Next Acquisition? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 March 2014

* Cybathalon 2016: A Competition for Augmented Humans >>
* A zoomable 360-degree view of our galaxy >>
* Holographic imaging for rapidly sorting stem cells, cancer cells >>

* NVIDIA announces the Jetson TK1 dev-kit, calls it the world’s first mobile supercomputer >>
* New Solar Cell Doubles As a Touch Screen >>

* Your unconscious mind can detect a lie >>
* New maps for navigating human genome unveiled >>
* Hawking’s black hole puzzle solved, claims US physicist >>

* Self-Assembling DNA Cages Could Transport Medicine Inside Your Body >>
* Electric ‘thinking cap’ can help you learn faster, better >>
* Soft robot ‘slug’ oozes along with air pressure >>

* Augmented reality concept uses Google Glass to make reading the newspaper more like… reading a website >>
* The Curious Nature of Sharing Cascades on Facebook >>
* World’s 1st Robotic Planet Finder Discovers Two Alien Planetary Systems >>

* World’s 1st Robotic Planet Finder Discovers Two Alien Planetary Systems >>
* US Military’s XS-1 Space Plane Project Seeks $27 Million in 2015 Funding >>
* The Insanely Expensive F-35 Is Delayed Again, Now Because of Software >>

* These Close-Up Views Of Nature And Technology Are Awe-Inspiring >>
* NASA Designs The Spacesuit Of The Future >>

* Plasma tool for destroying cancer cells >>
* NVIDIA’s next-generation GPU is called Pascal, and it’s smaller, faster and more efficient >>
* F Cubed’s Biochip vs. the Hospital Superbug >>

* Getting Ever Closer! NASA Discovers 1st Earth-sized Exo-Planet in Red-Dwarf Star’s Habitable Zone >>
* Car Companies Take Expertise in Battery Power Beyond the Garage >>
* Lawmakers Float Their Own NSA Reform Bill >>

* MRI reveals genetic activity >>
* Virtual plant commissioning helps automation engineering >>
* Computer models solve geologic riddle millions of years in the making >>

* World’s First Airborne Wind Turbine to Bring Renewable Energy and WiFi to Alaska >>
* Artificial intelligence is the next big tech trend. Here’s why. >>
* Officials: No Ebola In Canada >>

* IBM’s Newest Invention Mimics the Human Brain on an Atomic Level >>
* Unconditional basic income ‘will be liberating for everyone’, says Barbara Jacobson | Video >>
* The Next Great Era: Envisioning A Robot Society: Robin Hanson at TEDxTallinn >>

* A top neuroscientist warns that human cyborgs are a terrible idea >>
* Atoms and light get together to form cool, complex patterns >>
* Guinea Ebola outbreak: Bat-eating banned to curb virus >>

* Marc Andreessen Calls Warren Buffett An Old White Man Crapping On Technology He Doesn’t Understand >>
* This chamber simulates Mars right here on Earth >>
* HTC One smartphone phone uses depth sensor to refocus >>

* Science Compared Every Diet, and the Winner Is Real Food >>
* Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown >>

* Tom Cruise trains through time travel in new ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ trailer >>
* Why Doctor Who’s Greatest Challenge Could End In Heartbreak >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 March 2014

* Record-breaking atom laser to hunt quantum gravity >>
* Incredible Technology: Giant Starshade Could Help Find an Alien Earth >>
* NASA astronomer finds first Earth-sized planet in habitable zone >>

* LG’s Smart Bulb Connects With Your Smartphone >>
* Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner Is Controlled by Your Smartphone >>
* Doors Locked? Stove Off? Your Phone Knows >>

* Wearable tech for HORNY COWS: Biz slurps £3m for bovine arousal detectors >>
* Sulon Cortex Headset Seeks to Meld Real and Virtual Worlds >>
* Google Now officially lands in Chrome >>

* How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370 >>
* Apple Is In Talks With Comcast About Doing A Web-Based TV Service >>
* The One Thing Apple Needs to Do to Revolutionize TV May Be Impossible >>

* Internet of Things North America 2014: conference program >>
* VIDEO: Watson ‘can’t wait’ to graduate >>

* There’s An Ebola Outbreak — Here’s Why That’s So Scary >>
* Gene linked to intellectual disability critical to brain development in humans >>
* Chemo-vaccine combo reduces lung tumors in mice >>

* Scientists discover material that can be solar cell by day, light panel by night >>
* What Happens To The Surrounding Stars When One Of Them Goes Supernova? >>
* What will be the most important driver of change in the future? >>

* Living Materials Respond to the Environment and Communicate With Each Other >>
* Can’t Handle The Steep Hill? Take A Ride On This Bike Elevator >>
* Hasselblad Camera, Used on the Moon, Sells For Nearly a Million Bucks >>

* The fish with FOUR eyes: Deep sea creature has 360° vision to spot prey, predators and a mate >>
* The amazing anatomy of James Webb Space Telescope mirrors >>
* MIT Researcher Enlists Bacteria To Assemble Nanotech Materials >>
* Judge: IP-Address Is Not a Person and Can’t Identify a BitTorrent Pirate >>

* If You Like Your Internet, You May Not Be Able To Keep it >>
* Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen To Talk About The Future Of 3D Printing At Disrupt NY 2014 >>

* College Grads Are Taking High School Grads’ Jobs and Delivering Better Results >>
* Butterfly Wings Are Mind-Blowing Under A Microscope >>
* SpaceX Resupply Mission To Launch March 30 >>

* Finally, a Way to Remove and Reuse Valuable Particles from Wastewater >>
* The future is coming. 6 ways it will change everything >>
* Moons of Alien Gas Giants –“Are They the Best Bet for Extraterrestrial Life?” >>

* Cosmologists Cast Doubt on Inflation Evidence >>
* How Advanced Mobile Networks Could Power Themselves >>
* Anti-counterfeit patterns made from nanowires are ‘nearly impossible’ to replicate >>

* High temperature gas nuclear reactor cooperations within China and a US and Europe deal >>
* Three New Pacemakers from SJM, Including a Quadripolar, Approved in U.S. >>

* Jarvis is the Intel-powered personal assistant that knows what you want before you do. >>
* One Drug to Shrink All Tumors >>
* A CAR SERVICE MEETS MOBILE MOTEL ROOM (FOR GETTING BUSY) >>

* Bot & Dolly and the Rise of Creative Robots >>
* Electric “thinking cap” controls learning speed >>
* NASA’s cold fusion tech could put a nuclear reactor in every home, car, and plane >>

* Parallel programming may not be so daunting >>
* New project aims to upload a honey bee’s brain into a flying insectobot by 2015 >>
* Construction on the world’s tallest building will reportedly start on April 27th >>

* Google rejects military funding for its advanced humanoid robot >>
* Using a drone to hunt animals will be illegal in Alaska >>
* The NSA is burning down the web, but what if we rebuilt a spy-proof internet? >>

* How Big Is The Universe? >>
* Smartphones And Mealtime: Turn Device-Avoidance Into A Game >>
* Shape-shifting claytronics: wild future here by 2020, experts say >>

* IBM researchers’ algorithm explores tweets for home location cues >>
* Scientists meet in Japan after grim climate forecast >>
* New Wearable Antenna Could Aid in Health Monitoring >>

* Microfluidic device has artificial arteries, measures blood clotting >>
* Active mothers have active children, says study >>
* Now, a nasal spray for depression >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 March 2014

* Scientists Reconstruct Faces From DNA Samples >>
* Nasa searches for ideas to bring asteroids closer to Earth >>
* Scientists announce possibility of particle smaller than Higgs Boson >>

* Gillmor Gang: No Reply >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – March 21, 2014 >>
* Where’s Google going next? >>

* Why Android Wear Is the Beginning of the Wearable Devices Era >>
* Apple’s Future Is In These Six Areas (AAPL) >>
* 10 things you didn’t know you could do with Android >>

* VIDEO: The smart pen that spots mistakes >>
* VIDEO: The village shop in a vending machine >>
* Humans can distinguish at least 1 trillion different odors >>
* Hunt for habitable planets from 2024 >>

* Facebook, SpaceX CEOs Invest in Artificial Intelligence Company >>
* MIT engineers design ‘living materials’ >>
* The hierarchy in your brain: Ray Kurzweil at TED2014 >>

* A Transistor that Stands Up to Blistering Nuclear Reactor Temperatures >>
* Google Glass Isn’t Ready For Prime Time, Says, Uh, Google >>
* NASA Seeks Innovative Ideas for Wild Asteroid-Capture Plan >>

* Newly created drug has 100 times morphine’s power >>
* Cutting the Cord: Kinivo extends HDMI through your home >>
* Sony Alpha A7R is a giant leap for mirrorless cameras >>

* Need a Space Robot? There’s An App for That >>
* iBeacon basics >>
* Research Suggests It’s Better to Share Ideas at Work, Not Hoard Them >>

* Your Computer Knows Your Pain (Better Than Humans Do) >>
* Back To the Moon — In Four Years >>
* TED 14 ways to fix the future >>

* Linux May Succeed Windows XP As OS of Choice For ATMs >>
* Weekly Roundup: Virtual reality, tech-infused parenting and snack-aholics >>
* Singapore scientists create stem cells from a drop of blood >>

* Titanfall on PCs will soon support 4K and NVIDIA’s latest graphics tricks >>
* Ask Google Search on Android to ‘play some music’ and… it will >>
* Real Engines Of Growth Have Nothing To Do With Growth Hacking >>

* Oculus Rift Perfectly Recreates … The Grocery Store? >>
* The most boring way to use an Oculus Rift is hilarious >>
* Vicarious Grabs A Huge, New $40M Growth Round To Advance Artificial Intelligence >>
* General Fusion making progress to a full size fusion reactor in about two to three years >>

* Algorithm Composes Music By Text Analyzing the World’s Best Novels >>
* This Facial Recognition Software Signals the End of the Security Guard >>
* In case you missed it: Day 4 of TED2014 >>

* How and Why the NSA’s Been Hacking Sys Admins Worldwide >>
* A Guide to Programming for Non-Programmers >>
* Microsoft exec: I don’t know HOW our market share sunk >>

* This Beautifully Simple App Wants to Change How Public Transit Works >>
* New Sensor Could Make Night Vision Contact Lenses A Reality >>
* Big Data becomes Personal: Knowledge into Meaning >>

* A.I. XPRIZE presented by TED >>
* Will An Artificial Intelligence Ever Deliver A TED Talk? >>
* Who Had Richer Parents, Doctors Or Artists? >>

* Military Future-Lasers Could Help Detect Bombs and the Flu >>
* Instead of futurists, let’s be now-ists: Joi Ito at TED2014 >>
* Tuition-free education for the world: Shai Reshef at TED2014 >>

* “Beyond the Higgs Boson” –Searching for the Existence of Unseen Particles and the Strong Force >>
* Larry Page Wants To Open Up Anonymous Medical Records For All Researchers To Use >>
* IBM Will Use Watson To Battle Brain Cancer >>

* DARPA Proposes Folding Space Telescope Design | Animation >>
* 360 Degrees of Milky Way at Your Fingertips >>
* Android coming to wearables — watches first >>

* Laura Deming has been a venture capitalist since she was 18 and she is obsessed with curing aging >>
* Why Earth remains capable of supporting life despite CO2 greenhouse gas emissions >>
* Puzzle Game 2048 Will Make You Forget Flappy Bird Ever Existed >>

* This Tech Wants To Make Your Phone More Human-Like, And It’s Coming Soon >>
* Singularity Surplus: Other News in Exponential Sci/Tech From the Week >>
* Genetically Engineered T Cells Used as a Weapon Against HIV/AIDS >>
* Future Everything Festival, Tools for Unknown Futures >>

* Spring 2014 >>
* Beyond the SmartWatch — Startups Push Body Monitoring Wearables >>
* ‘Shrapnel’ risk to future Moon surface missions >>

* NSA has reportedly been spying on Huawei’s servers for years >>
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* The Year of Microsoft: 3 Announcements to Watch for at the Build Conference >>
* Microsoft’s Build powwow: Our wish list >>

* The future of artificial limbs >>
* Wireless companies fight for their futures >>
* Toilet tech fair tackles global sanitation woes >>

* What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time? >>
* Why Apple can’t match Google’s all-seeing new smartwatches >>
* Doubt cast on evidence for wet Moon >>

* Could this radar spot Malaysia’s missing plane? >>
* This amazing pavilion in San Francisco was 3D-printed from sea salt! >>
* StratoBus airship prototype targeted within next five years (w/ video): >>

* How 3D printing will turn us all (back) into makers: Avi Reichental at TED2014 >>
* The amazing anatomy of James Webb Space Telescope mirrors >>
* Nanotechnology Incorporated Into Paper Electronics >>

* A DIY medical diagnosis app >>
* Zuckerberg and Musk back software startup that mimics human learning >>
* NERVE-STIMULATING HEADBAND GETS FDA NOD FOR TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE HEADACHES >>

* What Would You Pay for a ‘Brain Implant’ That Promises Near-Impossible Talents? >>
* NASA’s prettiest spaceship yet will take actual photos of alien worlds >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2014

* Laser Makes More Accurate Radar System >>
* New research could put a brain-like neural network in your smartphone >>
* Smart Light Bulb Doubles as Bluetooth Speaker >>

* HP teases plans to conquer the 3D-printing market >>
* Dirigible Drones Will Watch the World From 13 Miles Up >>
* Fusion power breakthrough may help explain stars, solar flares >>

* Scary New Drone Can Hack Your Phone From the Air >>
* Volvo’s connected cars could make winter driving safer for everyone >>
* Windowless Jet Will Let You Virtually Ride on Top of Clouds >>

* ‘Shrapnel’ risk to Moon missions >>
* ‘Chicken from hell’ dinosaur discovery >>
* Facebook Introduces ‘Hack,’ the Programming Language of the Future >>

* The Computer Can Tell When You’re Faking It >>
* Your Nose Can Smell at Least 1 Trillion Scents >>
* Future May Be Getting Closer to Reality, With D-Wave & General Fusion >>

* This Is How DARPA’s Robotic VTOL X-Planes Will Dominate The Sky >>
* A stretchable antenna for wearable health monitoring >>
* The Clean Energy Wars >>

* Why Buy Microsoft Milk When the Google Cow Is Free? >>
* Introducing Project Morpheus >>
* Doping carbon-nanotube circuits more reliable, faster, power-efficient flexible devices >>

* At TED, Google’s Larry Page Says NSA Spying Threatens Democracy >>
* How 3D printing will turn us all (back) into makers: Avi Reichental at TED2014 >>
* U.S. Navy’s Robot Firefighters Prepare for a Test Run >>

* Google adds some LiquidFun to physics simulation in games >>
* What Do Coders Mean When They Talk About Bootstrapping? >>
* Every Single Gmail Message You Send Will Now Be Encrypted >>

* Hacked: The speakers in session 8 of TED2014 >>
* 5 Big New Projects Remaking Cities into Havens for Pedestrians >>
* How Robots Will Work with Us Isn’t Only a Technological Question >>

* 15 theses about the future of the Internet and how we can shape it positively >>
* Augmented World Expo 2014 >>

* How Virtual Gaming Worlds Are Revealing the Nature of Human Hierarchies >>
* Collaboration May Be Our First Step Toward the Stars. >>
* NASA’s Powerful Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Recovers from Recent Glitch >>

* World’s Most Advanced Computers Unravel Universe’s Most Primitive Processes >>
* Air Force Space Surveillance Satellite Bumps NASA’s Orion Launch to Dec. 2014 >>
* UV wristband helps you get vitamin D without sunburn >>

* Is Your Brain Lying to You? >>
* The invisible issue: The world as you don’t see it >>
* Flight MH370: The allure of the conspiracy theory >>

* World’s Tiniest Plasma Transistor Can Make Supertough Electronics >>
* Forget Innovation, Who Is Your Chief Disruption Officer? >>

* VIDEO: Thieves tunnel their way to cash machine >>
* The Seduction of Subduction >>
* Larry Page on Google’s smart future >>

* Digital Cameras Enter A New Transparent(!) Age >>
* The Best Smartphone Cameras on the Market Right Now >>
* Eat less and live long, says study >>

* 2064 Future >>
* Computers see through faked expressions of pain better than people >>
* DARPA’s Newest X-Plane Concepts Are All Robots >>

* Ancient Earth hammered by double space impact >>
* Genes vs. Lifestyle: What Matters Most for Health? >>

* Brain implants: Because you’ve always wanted to think more like Einstein >>
* Want a robot butler? Then you’ll need to see this French trade show. >>
* Remember, one person’s cloudy day is another… >>

* What’s making athletes faster, better, stronger: David Epstein TED2014 >>
* Turning a Tablet Into a Child’s Interactive TV >>
* Google vs. Microsoft: a cheap laptop showdown >>

* New Big Bang evidence also hints that we may exist in a multiverse >>
* Researchers are making a smartphone lens that can spot sickness >>
* NSA: Tech Companies Knew About PRISM The Whole Time >>

* TED 2014: NSA hits back on Snowden spying leaks >>
* Formula 1’s new ‘too quiet’ engines are least of Ecclestone’s worries >>
* Landmark Alzheimer’s Study Pinpoints Protein That Protects Aging Brain >>

* We already live in the age of robots—we just don’t call them that >>
* Researchers develop fully photonics-based radar system (Update) >>
* LADEE Discovers the Moon’s Dust Halo, Finally >>

* Hacking Your DNA >>
* Negropodamus disses Internet of Things, predicts knowledge pills >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 March 2014

* 150 Megapixel Image Sensor Won’t Power Your Nikon, Might Save Your Life >>
* IBM’s Watson Tackles The Tumor Genome, On The Way To Personalized Cancer Treatments >>
* The state of the future: 2013–14 >>

* Dean Kamen to Tech Community: “We’re Not Creating Enough Innovators” >>
* Advancing brain cancer treatment through genomics >>
* Apps by the Dashboard Light >>

* Scientists create world’s first 3D printed beating heart muscles and tissues >>
* Unique GPS system onboard airplanes to precisely monitor bad weather >>
* Ants Are Destroying Our Chocolate Supply >>

* Google CEO Larry Page Is Giving A Mind-Blowing Talk At TED Right Now (GOOG) >>
* ‘Okay Google, take a photo’ comes to Search for Android app >>
* Waves Spotted On Titan >>

* This Is A 3D Printed Kayak >>
* TED | Edward Snowden speaks via telepresence robot about Internet surveillance at TED 2014 >>
vWhat Can IBM’s Watson Tell Cancer Doctors About The Genes Driving Tumors? >>

* How microbes could cure disease: Rob Knight at TED2014 >>
* The brain is a Swiss Army knife: Nancy Kanwisher at TED2014 >>
* Korean Island Plans for All Cars to Be Electric by 2030 >>

* The New Oculus Rift Developer Kit Is Now Open For Pre-Orders >>
* Machine Learning: Can You Trust ‘Secure’ Messaging Apps? >>

* The UK’s New 12-Sided £1 Is the “Most Secure Coin in the World” >>
* In case you missed it: Day 2 at TED2014 >>
* Snowden selfies: Edward Snowden roams TED2014 >>

* Project Morpheus: Sony’s Oculus Rift Competitor Looks Incredible >>
* Largest, sturdiest self-assembling DNA cages built >>
* 3D Printing in the Home: 1 In 3 Americans Ready For 3D Printer >>

* No-refrigeration, spray vaccine could curb diseases in remote areas >>
* Smartphone to become smarter with “deep learning” innovation >>
* Chromecast – a TV game changer? >>

* WEARABLE APPS: Inside The Race To Create A New App Ecosystem >>
* The Future And You–March 19, 2014 >>

* The Future of Active Eyewear: An Interview With Oakley’s R&D Division >>
* Q&A with Brian David Johnson, Intel futurist >>

* New Relic Goes Beyond Server Monitoring And Adds Software Analytics >>
* Augmented Reality May Be Coming To A Car Windshield Near You >>

* Java 8 Officially Released >>
* Earth’s radiation belt: Van Allen probes reveal zebra stripes in space >>
* New app delivers pocket diagnosis >>

* The shoe with built-in GPS: $100 smart trainer vibrates to point you in the right direction – and even counts calories burned >>
* New airborne GPS technology for weather conditions takes flight >>
* Ukraine is fundraising for its army via text messages >>

* Researchers are making a smartphone lens that can spot sickness >>
* Who rules the internet? >>
* Disney is planning sequels to ‘The Incredibles’ and ‘Cars’ >>

* At TED, Sharpening the Vision of the Internet of Things >>
* Laser beam can identify flying insects with 97% accuracy >>
* Why the future belongs to Google >>

* Google reveals Android Wear, an operating system for smartwatches >>
* Get rich by grabbing an entrepreneur’s coat-tails >>
* Ancient Earth hammered by double space impact >>

* Alan Turing Institute to be set up to research big data >>
* New sports doping test ‘1,000 times more sensitive’ >>

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