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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 June 2014

* British university makes antibiotic resistance breakthrough >>
* IAAC Invents a Family of Robots to 3D Print Structures of Any Size >>
* Watch a Mountain Explode to Make Way For the World’s Largest Telescope >>

* These Tiny Robots Are Designed To 3D Print Whole Buildings >>
* Video: SpaceX Tests New Steerable ‘Fins’ on the Falcon 9R >>
* How a Sensor-Filled World Will Change Human Consciousness >>

* iPhone 6 May Include Barometer And Air Pressure Sensors >>
* Wireless glucose monitoring iphone app automatically updates every 5 minutes >>
* Making smartphones smarter with see-through sensors >>

* Medical News Today: Breakthrough could stop bacteria from becoming drug resistant >>
* Antibiotic super factories are set to take on superbugs >>
* Gravity’s strength still an open question after latest measurement >>

* Quantum Computer Fails Speed Test >>
* iWatch Will Have A 2.5-Inch Rectangular Screen, And It Will Be Out In October >>
* Evolution depends on rare chance events, molecular time travel, experiments show >>

* Human and chimp genes separated 13 million years ago >>
* Nasa reveals ‘Tron spacesuit’ will be used on first manned mission to Mars >>
* Cloud security is not an oxymoron >>

* 3D-printed material can carry 160,000 times its own weight >>
* The Uncanny Valley: Everything You Need To Know in 2 Minutes >>
* 3D Windowing System Developed Using Wayland, Oculus Rift >>

* A single broken gene slashes your heart attack risk >>
* I met an emotional robot and felt nothing >>
* Google’s quantum computer just flunked its first big test >>

* Drones of the future will ‘interact’ with humans >>
* The Science “Heart” of the James Webb Space Telescope (VIDEO) >>
* Poppy the 3D-printed robot comes to life super-fast >>

* China seriously looking at supercritical water cooled reactors >>
* Statistical Tricks Extract Sensitive Data from Encrypted Communications >>
* Wearable Self-Tracking Tool Listens for Yawns, Coughs, and Munches >>

* How to Find the Best Connected Individual in Your Social Network >>
* Simple sewing machine has high-tech role in future ‘soft’ machines >>
* Holy crap, a supersonic ping pong ball can destroy a ping pong paddle >>

* Apple files patent for camera lens controlled by ‘artificial muscle’ >>
* On the Internet of Things, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog >>
* New iPhone Might Have a Built-In Barometer >>

* Apple’s Smartwatch Said To Debut In October With 2.5-inch Screen, Wireless Charging >>
* Turn a Windows 8.1 PC Into a Wi-Fi Hotspot with the Command Prompt >>
* Google I/O >>

* Goal Detection Technology For The Other Football >>
* Wi-Fi networks revealed in images >>
* Diabetes gene ‘raises risk tenfold’ >>

* Lego’s mixed digital-bricks scan creations >>
* Harley-Davidson invites public to test electric motorbike >>
* Human brain’s ultimate barrier to open for first time >>

* The 100 Greatest Video Games of All Time >>
* Attempt At World’s Longest Car Jump Doesn’t Go According To Plan >>
* How Cities Use Design to Drive Homeless People Away >>

* A 3D-printed car is coming that stretches the boundaries of design >>
* Building Tiny Human Organs With 3-D Printing >>
* British university makes antibiotic resistance breakthrough >>

* Divemachine’s 3D audio tech adds motion-tracking sound to VR headsets >>
* Stunning Images Show Brain’s Fragile Beauty & What Happens When Wiring Goes Awry >>
* Forget touchscreens, 3D holographic displays are coming >>

* Supreme Court deals blow to computer patents in 9-0 ruling >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 June 2014

* Amazon Fire Phone: hands-on with the ultimate buying machine >>
* £1 billion Alma ‘time machine’ could reveal how universe formed >>

* This App Can Send Scented Text Messages >>
* African firm is selling pepper-spray bullet firing drones >>
* Search engines will be able to flirt with users by 2029 >>

* Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Send People to Mars in 10 to 12 Years >>
* 3D Systems Shows Off Its Super-fast 3D-Printing Assembly Line >>

* Real-Time Waste Water Analysis Can Show Who’s On What Drugs, and Where >>
* iBeacons Usher In The Contextual Shopping Era >>
* A “Nanodegree” May Be Your New Route To A Tech Job >>

* NASA Dark-Energy Mission Could Spot 3,000 New Alien Planets >>
* NASA Uses a Shadow Network That’s 1000 Times Faster Than Your Internet >>
* Dutch Trucks Will Drive Themselves >>

* Rendor Turns Your Single-Camera Smartphone Into A Real 3D Scanner >>
* LTE and GSM are getting hitched thanks to new technology >>
* AI’s dueling definitions >>

* Meet Bob, Britain’s first robotic security guard >>
* This drone made from chocolate can actually fly (video) >>

* Balloons, Drones and Submarines for exploring Saturn’s Moon Titan and other outer moons and planets >>
* This robot guard keeps an unblinking eye on suspicious activities >>
* Whirlpool Galaxy Hosts Black Holes Orbiting Sun-Like Stars | Video >>

* China’s New Tallest Building Adds a Floor Every 96 Hours >>
* The BBC Is Testing Facial Recognition to Gauge Viewer Response >>
* Combing Sensors and Rewards for Good Behavior with “Nudge Engines” >>

* Supreme Court To Decide When A Facebook Death Threat Should Send You To Prison >>
* Safelet is one alarming bracelet >>
* Scientists create biofuel using ground coffee beans >>

* Bits Blog: Intel Introduces Custom Cloud Chip >>
* Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 update enables Wi-Fi calling >>
* Leukemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types >>

* How background electrical brain noise drives our decisions >>
* LPP Fusion Crowdfunding at $125K of $200K target >>
* Synchronized brain waves enable rapid learning >>

* What Am I Thinking About You? >>
* Neuroscience’s New Toolbox >>
* The Promise and Perils of Manipulating Memory >>
* Shining Light on Madness >>
* Eavesdropping on Neurons >>
* Reading the Mind >>
* The Importance of Feelings >>

* Algorithms Outperform Diabetics at Blood Sugar Control >>
* Dentists Found a Pain-Free Cavity Fix That Might Actually Work >>
* With Creopop, 3D Drawing Is Cool, Messy Fun >>

* What Bio Means to Techonomy >>
* Vodafone buys into Internet of Stuff, sinks fangs into Cobra >>
* Microsoft announces home automation accelerator to fast-track Internet of Things >>

* Marriott and MIT want to turn your hotel into a social network >>
* Humanoid Robot ASRA C1 Unveiled by SoftBank, Designed to Interact Safely With People >>

* The Shadow Internet That’s 100 Times Faster Than Google Fiber >>
* Anatomy of a Solar Car >>
* 2014 Metaphysics Within and Without Physics Conference (all talks online!) >>

* WebMD App Now Tracks All of Your Health Data in One Spot >>
* The Chemistry Behind That New Car Smell >>
* Why We Breathe: Yoga >>

* Navy will test combat lasers on humvees this year and will field test 30 kilowatt lasers in 2016 >>
* Gigafactory would produce ten times all of the car batteries in 2013 double advanced battery shipments >>
* A Rare Peek Inside Amazon’s Massive Wish-Fulfilling Machine >>

* Human Genome Tinkering Could Be Our Best Bet to Beat HIV >>
* Testing Quantum Technology Means Getting Around Gravity >>
* Slow-Motion Earthquakes Caused by Natural Fracking? >>

* Microsoft Invents Eyewear with Multi-Touch Interactive Sensors >>
* Cable TV boxes become second biggest energy users in many homes >>
* Swell new sensors >>

* Molecular ‘onion’ could one day deliver drugs >>
* Smart glasses for the BLIND: Display turns the world into outlines to help people with poor vision ‘see’ obstacles and faces >>
* ROUNDUP MIT TECH REVIEW DIGITAL SUMMIT >>

* “White Blood Cell Chases Bacteria” Is Our New Favorite Suspense Movie >>
* Korean Galaxy S5 is Samsung’s first phone with a QHD display and Snapdragon 805 chip >>
* 4K Monitors: Not Now, But Soon >>

* Not for the faint-hearted! Medical website lets you virtually dissect dead bodies >>
* Rats, Regret and What Might Have Been (Op-Ed) >>
* ‘Cloak of Invisibility’ lets you hide from Google: Padded coat blocks radio waves to stop firms accessing your phone’s data >>

* Microsoft, designer create cellphone-charging pants >>
* VIDEO: Smartphone creates virtual reality >>
* Gene ‘switch’ reverses cancer in common childhood leukaemia >>

* Science of Fiction 2014 >>
* Dying Sun-Like Stars Contain Molecules Vital For Making Water >>
* NASA 3D Prints Injectors for ‘SLS-Mini’ Test Firing | Video >>

* This Microwave Helmet Can Sense Strokes >>
* Elon Musk: ‘I’m Hopeful That The First People Can Be Taken To Mars in 10, 12 Years’ >>
* Water-Building Molecule Found Around Dying Stars in Helix and Ring Nebulas >>

* Fire Phone’s Dynamic Perspective: A 3D Effect That Follows Your Face >>
* FireFly: Amazon’s Fire Phone Can Identify Almost Anything >>
* Amazon Puts A Cash Register In Your Pocket With Fire Phone >>
* Amazon’s Fire Phone Uses Depth And 3D Effects To Stand Out >>
* Amazon’s Fire Phone will come with free, unlimited cloud storage for photos >>
* Amazon’s Fire Phone to sell exclusively on AT&T for $199.99 starting July 25th >>
* The Amazon Fire Phone comes with free unlimited photo storage >>

* Video: What we’re expecting in wearables at Google I/O >>
* Scientists use lasers to understand how water stays liquid below its freezing point >>
* Can A Lightbulb Make For A Great Multi-Room Wireless Speaker? Meet The Whome Bulb >>

* Smartphone App Keeps Watch Over Schizophrenic Patients >>
* Fleksy Builds A Texting App For The Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch >>
* A Very Short History Of The Internet Of Things >>
* Most Of The Tech Industry Is Absurd And Unnecessary >>

* Personal anti-drone warning system launches on Kickstarter >>
* Elon Musk is worried that AI research could produce a real-life Terminator >>
* What is 802.11ax WiFi, and do you really need a 10Gbps connection to your laptop? >>

* Google Might Soon Unveil Its Plan To Take Over Your Car >>
* What Happens When Society Decides That Nerds Are Dangerous? >>
* A Jetliner For A Fuel-Starved Future >>

* How Nanotechnology Could Re-Engineer Our Bodies >>
* Sharp’s ‘Free-Form Displays’ with Ultra-Thin Bezels Make New Display Shapes Possible >>
* Galaxy S5 gets QHD display and latest Snapdragon processor, but only in South Korea >>

* The Smartphone Even The NSA May Have Trouble Hacking Is Coming Soon >>
* Elon Musk: We’re Only A Decade Away From Putting Humans On Mars >>

* Hands-On With The Amazon Fire Phone >>
* How Nanotechnology Could Re-Engineer Our Bodies >>
* Are We About to Cross the Blood-Brain Barrier, and Transform Medicine? >>

* Facebook has built its own switch. And it looks a lot like a server >>
* Harrison Ford Injury Update: Star Wars 7 Delayed And Robert Pattinson Cast In Han Solo Movie? >>
* A Cow Got Stuck On A Roof — We Have Nothing Else To Add, Really >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 June 2014

* Memory Cells Built on Paper >>
* This Robot Is Going To Hitchhike Across Canada By Itself >>
* Artificial Pancreas Shows Promise in Diabetes Test >>

* Researchers Hope ‘Super Bananas’ Will Combat Vitamin A Deficiency >>
* The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing >>
* Google Wants To Offer Balloon-Powered Internet Access As Early As Next Year >>

* Modern Armor Won’t Stand a Chance Against This New Missile Launcher >>
* Satellites Are Now Cleared to Take Photos at Mailbox-Level Detail >>
* It Only Takes This Electric Bus 15 Seconds To Charge At Every Stop >>

* GPS tracking case has left unsettled questions >>
* A gene that stimulates growth of new brain cells in adults >>
* Charging portable electronics to be super-fast, widely accessible >>

* New Methane-Hunting Tool Could Boost Search for Alien Life >>
* Zero-Gravity Espresso Machine Created By Italians | Video >>
* Fullauto StrainEye LSM-9000LE Simplifies Strain Measurements >>

* Gaia Space Telescope Team Battles ‘Stray Light’ Problems At Start Of Mission >>
* A ‘bionic pancreas’ might transform how diabetes is managed >>
* Does DNA determine betting behaviour? Risk-taking linked to chemicals controlled by genes >>

* Microsoft Unveils Machine Learning for the Masses >>
* Data point: Despite hurdles to adoption, wearables market will expand >>
* Google’s Acquisition Will Allow It To Spy On Apple, Predict When New Products Coming >>

* Microsoft to implement ‘Catapult’ programmable processors in its datacenters >>
* Robots Get Flexible and Torqued Up With Origami Wheels >>

* These Revolutionary Optics Could Make Battlefield Lasers a Reality >>
* U.S. Military Wants Laser-Armed Humvees to Shoot Down Drones >>
* New Sensor To Detect Food-Borne Bacteria On Site >>

* Game of Thrones Season Finale Sets New Piracy Record >>
* Crowd-control drones reveal the technology’s dark side >>
* Match.com Will Use Facial Recognition to Find People Like Your Ex >>

* Super-Elastic Battery Gets Ready for Electric Clothes [Video] >>
* Want your own cycle lane? Samsung’s smart bike uses LASERS to project lines on a road >>
* A drone’s eye view of the world: Map collates footage of landmarks >>

* Turn ANY watch into a smartwatch: £40 attachment connects with a phone >>
* Scientists use LiDAR, 3-D modeling software to intricately map active Chinese fault zone >>
* On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Andreessen Horowitz >>

* Large-scale tests with self-driving cars to hit Dutch roads >>
* Movie Piracy Combated by Narrowing Theatrical Release Window >>
* This remote-controlled car moves on land, sea and air >>

* Samsung looks to backyard projects for IoT inspiration >>
* Facebook Paper’s New Trending Section Makes It A Better Real-Time News Reader >>
* Samsung hints that its next Galaxy Note phone will have a quad HD display >>

* Autonomous camera drone lets you shoot your own action scenes >>
* Jobs lost to automation: Doom and gloom? Maybe not, expert says >>
* Robot hand sees in 3D to get a grip >>

* Machines Teach Humans How to Feel Using Neurofeedback >>
* A Remote-Controlled Car That Fears No Terrain >>
* Printeer is the 3D printer your kids can use >>

* Microsoft readies public preview of cloud-based machine-learning service >>
* Bits Blog: Microsoft Unveils Machine Learning for the Masses >>
* Sensor in eye could track pressure changes, monitor for glaucoma >>

* ‘Computers might be able to steal our mind and tamper with thought processes’>>
* Smart Meters: Are They Spying On You? >>
* Harrison Ford Out Of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ For Weeks Due To Broken Ankle >>

* Forget touchscreens, 3D holographic displays are coming >>
* US lifts restrictions on more detailed satellite images >>
* Are we about to see the rise of robot bosses? >>
* Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions? >>

* Spin-Off Company Develops Drill-Less Tooth Cavity Treatment >>
* French soccer team watched by rogue drone at World Cup training base >>
* I don’t feel your pain >>

* The Designer Of The F-15 Explains Just How Stupid The F-35 Is >>
* Google Glass just turned on an Enterprise site. >>
* Einstein vs quantum mechanics: Why he’d be a convert today >>
* Astronomy Cast Ep. 349: Mercury 7, How the US picked the first astronauts >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 June 2014

* Will Apple’s next iPad have a smart cover that can show you messages even when it is closed? >>
* Students mod a 3D printer to create permanent tattoos >>
* IMAX shows why its 4K camera could get you watching 3D movies again >>

* Look Out, Apple: Google May Launch a Health-Data App >>
* The Nightmare on Connected Home Street >>
* Samsung Galaxy Tab S: A Shining Screen On a Whole New Body (Update: Hands-On) >>

* NASA Test Bed for Growing Earth Life on Mars to be developed >>
* Calling Back a Zombie Ship From the Graveyard of Space >>
* This Baby May Be The First To Be Born With Its Genome Fully Sequenced >>

* The International Space Station Is Getting an Espresso Machine >>
* Genes Cannot Be Made from Scratch >>
* Emotional contagion sweeps Facebook >>

* Hoverboards Are Real >>
* In Pixeltrek, Explore the Enterprise in All Its Glory. And Its Toilets. >>
* This is the cockpit of the supersonic car that will reach 1000MPH >>

* Gillmor Gang: Apple Jack >>
* A Search Engine for the Era of Apps >>
* Radar Data Yields High-Resolution Views of Near-Earth Asteroid HQ124 >>

* High-speed maglev toys are coming in 2015 >>
* World Cup or World’s Fair? Technology Takes Center Field at the Games in Brazil >>
* Fujitsu 56 Gbps circuit doubles communication speeds between CPUs >>

* Fusion Experiment Breakthrough >>
* Nuclear industry explores accident-resistant fuel >>
* 5-Million-Year-Old Arctic Fox Ancestor Found in Tibet >>

* Virgin Galactic’s Spaceline Picture Coming into Focus >>
* New computer program aims to teach itself everything about anything >>
* ‘Love’ hormone makes old muscles new again >>

* Wireless companies put up more ‘stealth’ towers >>
* The smart cup that knows exactly what you’re drinking – and calories >>
* Hackers find a new way into your home: your TV >>

* These Puppies Were Born With Green Fur >>
* Microsoft’s Rumored Smartwatch Could Have A Distinct Competitive Advantage >>

* Watch a star explode 20,000 years ago >>
* Jobs lost to automation: Doom and gloom? Maybe not, expert says >>
* IEET Readers Divided on Robot Cars That Sacrifice Drivers’ Lives >>

* Google to Spend a Billion or More on Internet Satellites >>
* Medical News Today: Sunscreen alone ‘not enough’ to protect against melanoma >>
* Weekly Roundup: Updating nostalgia, the metrosexual’s evolution and why foods become trendy >>

* Ultrasonic imaging at 1,000 times times higher resolution >>
* New search program aims to teach itself everything about any visual concept >>
* Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab S >>

* Record-Breaking Solar Cell Points the Way to Cheaper Power >>
* Big Bang Theory Season 8 Spoilers? Producer Reveals What Sheldon Is Doing >>

* How to Turn Your Mobile Device into a Universal Translator >>
* Can You Figure Out This Parking Lot’s Numbering System? >>
* Continuum’s Main Time Travel Law Is The Law Of Unintended Consequences >>

* Sony Is Working On a Camera Sensor That’s Curved Like the Human Eye >>
* Elon Musk says Flying Cars are easy and he will probably make some for the fun of it and 2 or 3 submarine cars >>

* NASA to Launch Carbon Dioxide-Monitoring Spacecraft Next Month >>
* Finally, Intelligent Sliding Doors Like The Ones In Star Trek >>
* Evidence of Gravitational Waves Points to Multiple Universes (VIDEO) >>

* Thermal Camera Turns Many Things into Interactive Surfaces >>
* Uber alles ? Uber cheaper than owning a car in San Francisco >>

* China could complete 9 nuclear reactors in the next 7 months and then start construction on 30 reactors over the next 18 months >>
* Man Who Beat Cancer Explains Why He Refuses to Support Cancer Charities >>
* The Biology of Risk >>

* The Disrupted Future of Banking – How Tech Will Disrupt, Destroy, or Reinvent Banking, Payments, and Finance >>
* Faster Mobile Access Sought >>

* Sci-fi fans should go out and watch ‘The Signal’ this weekend >>
* Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions? >>
* Customers to get power use alerts on smartphones by 2015 >>

* Scientists unveil hardest synthetic diamond ever made >>
* Siddharthan Chandran: Can the damaged brain repair itself? >>
* The Great Fusion Race >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 June 2014

* WiFi tech lets scientists monitor your vital signs through walls >>
* Scientists Have Created an “Absolutely Crazy” Deadly Airborne Flu Virus >>

* HP says ‘The Machine’ will supercharge Android phones to 100TB >>
* Google In Talks To Take Virgin Galactic Stake >>

* World Cup Refs Are Wearing Smartwatches That Alert Them To Goals >>
* World Cup debut for ‘unhackable’ goal technology >>
* Why The World Cup Exoskeleton Kickoff Is More Than Impressive >>

* Sony Creates Curved CMOS Sensors That Mimic the Eye >>
* Robot wields mop in Fukushima nuclear plant cleanup >>
* Virgin Galactic could soon help Google launch satellites >>

* Sensor-Enabled Smart Cup Can Tell You Exactly What’s in Your Drink >>
* Warm or Cold? Dinosaurs Had ‘In-Between’ Blood >>
* With ‘The Machine,’ HP May Have Invented a New Kind of Computer >>

* Harrison Ford Injures Himself On The Star Wars 7 Set, EVERYBODY PANIC >>
* Could a machine or an AI ever feel human-like emotions ? >>

* Massive ‘ocean’ discovered towards Earth’s core >>
* Team confirms first signs of oxygen in ancient oceans >>

* Comcast Turns 50,000 Homes into Wi-Fi Hotspots >>
* Drone Captures Awesome Footage of 30 Dolphins Surfing At The Same Time >>
* Lighter cars with new robotic welding method >>

* Lowe’s Is Putting (Kinda Sorta) Holodecks In Some of Its Stores >>
* Now, a wristwatch to monitor glucose, pulse rate & hydration levels >>
* Is insecurity the new normal? >>

* Watching this electron microscope zoom into a microchip fried my brain >>
* The Era of Cloud Computing >>

* Your Brain Evolved from Bacteria >>
* Simulations Reveal How White Lies Glue Society Together and Black Lies Create Diversity >>
* China’s population should be 70% urbanized by 2030 and all with mobile internet, ecommerce and social media by 2020 >>

* Terahertz detectors using carbon nanotubes may lead to major imaging improvements >>
* World Cup 2014 Stadiums in Brazil Seen from Space (Photos) >>
* 3-D Printer To Fly To Space In August, Sooner Than Planned >>

* Synchronized brain waves enable rapid learning >>
* 12 Futuristic Forms of Government That Could One Day Rule the World >>
* What is Astrophysics? >>

* Li-ion Batteries with Nanotube Anodes Charge Phones in Ten Minutes >>
* You Can Finally Buy the Wheelchair Professor X Would Use >>
* Boeing’s New “Space Taxi” Will Launch Astronauts To Space From US Soil >>

* What Is Space, Exactly? >>
* Awesome Radar Images Reveal Asteroid 2014 HQ124′s Split Personality >>

* Starbucks to Start Offering Wireless Charging in San Francisco >>
* Military’s ‘Plan X’ would put cyberweapons into the hands of soldiers >>
* Why Smart People Struggle with Strategy >>

* Intelligent Ringer Adjusts Your Ringtone Volume Based on Ambient Noise >>
* Too-Big-To-Innovate Is Not About Innovation >>
* Artificial Intelligence Or Human Stupidity? Turing-Test Hype Is Red Herring >>

* Genome confirms the origin of string beans >>
* Circuits capable of functioning at temperatures greater than 350 degrees Celsius >>

* 3D cameras to help in crash clear-up >>
* American robots to assist in World Cup security >>
* Five video game trends from E3 2014 >>

* Could Asteroids Solve The Fuel Problem In Space? Planetary Resources Video >>
* The Sun Fires Off a Third X-Class Flare >>

* Human Blood Substitute Could Help Meet Donor Blood Shortfall >>
* Parrot’s MiniDrone and Jumping Robot to Hit Stores in August >>

* HP’s Machine technology rethinks the basics of computing >>
* Amazon Said to Be Close to Unveiling Music Streaming Service >>
* Young Blood Reverses Age-Related Cognitive Impairment >>

* Why the Turing test needs updating >>
* What does Passing The Turing Test mean? Indicators of Progress in AI? >>

* Goodbye big bang, hello big silence >>
* The Future And You–June 11, 2014 >>
* World Cup Prediction Mathematics Explained >>

* NASA’s Orion spacecraft stacks up for first flight >>
* This Social Network Raised $2 Million To Help You Find Clothes That Fit >>
* After Announcing Plans To Destroy Microsoft Windows, HP CEO Meg Whitman Pulls A Gutsy Move >>

* NASA reveals why new World Cup 2014 ball is so much better than 2010’s >>
* How Virtual Reality Will Change Life In The Workplace >>
* Human and Chimp Genes May Have Split 13 Million Years Ago >>

* What is Big Data and when will it be Smart Data? >>
* The Smallpox Dilemma >>
* Dream Chaser Space Plane Prototype to Fly Again in 2014 >>

* Helicopter drones are ready to drop driverless vehicles into danger zones >>
* Shock And Stress May Trigger Heart Attacks Due To Balance Between Hormones And Bacteria >>
* Britain Braces For World War II-style Energy Rationing >>

* Israeli startup uMoove uses facial tracking to control mobile phones and tablets with head movements >>
* A Beautiful At-Home Medical Device That Cuts Out Trips to the Doctor >>
* BMW confirms that it met with Tesla this week to talk about electric cars >>

* Mainstream media ‘still dominate online news’ >>
* Tesla wants to kill gasoline by sharing its electric car technology with everyone >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 June 2014

* Are Scientists Close To Creating A New Organ That Generates Electricity? >>
* Japanese firms develop 13-inch 8K OLED display >>
* Scientists are working out whether you can have a baby with yourself >>

* NASA Is Working On A Warp Drive Ship And The Pictures Are Amazing >>
* NASA’s Warp Drive Project: Speeds Could Take Spacecraft to Alpha Centauri in 2 Weeks >>
* NASA Project with Quantum Inertial Gravimetry and In Situ ChipSat Sensors >>

* Discovery 2014: Opening Keynotes – Salim Ismail and Brad Templeton >>
* Digital Summit: 2014 Roundup >>
* Digital Summit: How to Build Livable Megacities >>
* Digital Summit: Microsoft’s Quantum Search for the “Next Transistor” >>

* Countdown to first test of the Orion spacecraft begins >>
* NASA Gets Ready to Launch Its Flying Saucer From Hawaii >>
* Microsoft Protests Order for Email Stored Abroad >>

* HP Is Building A Supercomputer To Challenge IBM’s Watson >>
* Samsung Invents a Futuristic Holographic-like User Interface >>
* Researchers create miniature human retina in a dish >>

* IBM Bids $11 Billion for Military’s Medical Records Overhaul Using Watson >>
* Your life is going to change faster than ever before >>
* ALMA Sheds New Light on ‘Dark’ Gamma-ray Bursts >>

* Discovery 2014: The Physics of Innovation: Putting “Quantum” Into Context >>
* Discovery 2014: Hyperconnectivity and the Internet of Everything – Panel >>
* Discovery 2014: 3D Manufacturing: Beyond the Hype – Panel >>
* Discovery 2014: Brad Templeton – Artificial Intelligence and Robotics >>

* Google calls on carriers to craft IoT plans >>
* New 3D Print Head Makes It Easier To Print Nutella >>
* Nanoparticle Self Assembly of Wafer-Scale Thin Films Done in Minutes >>

* A New Dating App Won’t Let Men Join Unless Women Approve Them First >>
* Coney Island’s Newest Roller Coaster Is Narrower Than Most Apartments >>

* Eye candy: chocolate that looks as good as it tastes >>
* Human tongue has a sixth taste sense >>
* Toward 24-7 glucose monitoring to help manage diabetes >>

* Retailers Are Abandoning Teenage Customers >>
* Babysitters For New York’s Wealthy Demand Car Service, Sushi, And Cash >>
* How to Predict the World Cup >>

* Why Haven’t We Encountered Aliens Yet? The Answer Could be Climate Change >>
* NASA: If Alien Life Uses Chemistry, We’ll have the Capability to Find It >>

* What a space settlement would actually look like in real life >>
* A Tiny Scout-Bot Helps This Four-Legged Robot Find the Safest Path >>
* Treat Your Workers Like Family: Simon Sinek on Common Sense Leadership >>

* E3 2014: Five favorites from the first day >>
* VIDEO: E3: Sony’s cinematic monster-hunt >>
* VIDEO: ‘X-class’ solar flares caught on film >>
* VIDEO: Introducing the 3D-printed raspberry >>

* Mark Zuckerberg wants to price the consumer Oculus Rift at lowest cost possible >>
* Researchers find weird magic ingredient for quantum computing >>

* Ray Kurzweil’s Responses to announcement of chatbot passing the Turing test >>
* Google futurist Ray Kurzweil and other experts say chatbot didn’t pass Turing Test >>
* Turing Test ‘Passed’ by Chatbot ‘Eugene Goostman’ – What Does it Mean? – Ben Goertzel >>
* Ray Kurzweil Says He Didn’t Actually Win The Longest-Running Bet On The Internet >>

* Handheld terahertz cameras could replace MRI >>
* Fancy Bluetooth Ring Connects to Your Phone for Discreet Alerts >>
* ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff To Film At London’s Pinewood Studios In 2015 >>

* Wearing sunscreen may NOT prevent skin cancer: Study SPF factor 50 creams can’t fully protect against UV rays >>
* Contextuality puts the ‘magic’ in quantum computing >>
* iOS 7 flaw means the lock screen can be bypassed in seconds >>

* NASA is Looking for a Few Good Economists >>
* The Future of Singularity University Unfolds at the 2014 Graduate Studies Program Opening Ceremony >>
* Boom! Enormous Supernova Explosion Created in the Lab >>

* Nanotube forests drink water from arid air >>
* The Future of Technology isn;t just a rich man’s game >>
* This 370-Inch TV Costs $1.6 Million — and Someone Actually Bought It >>

* Intelligence Too Big for a Single Machine >>
* Google releases app for I/O 2014 >>
* Earth is around 60 million years older than previously thought research finds >>

* About 25% of nanotech experts will be from India by 2025 >>
* The world is on the brink of a mass extinction. Here’s how to avoid that. >>
* Fact or Fiction?: Mammoths Can Be Brought Back from Extinction >>

* Medtronic Wants to Implant Sensors in Everyone >>
* Science of Deflector Shields Revolutionised By Discovery Of Radiation Shelters On Moon >>
* Robots clean Israeli solar panels without water >>

* IBM Watson’s New Gig: Improving the Customer Experience >>
* Big and Little Legged Robots Team Up to Conquer Terrain >>
* Google and Satellite-Imaging Startup Skybox Go From Neighbors to Family >>

* A Stylish Power Strip You Won’t Want To Hide Under a Table >>
* These Japanese Ultra-Luxury Trains Are Penthouses on Rails >>
* Coney Island’s Newest Roller Coaster Is Narrower Than Most Apartments >>

* Salesforce Wear Will Turn Your Wearable Tech Into A Powerful Business Tool >>

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* Wearable SIM Could Let You Use One Number With Any Device >>
* 370-inch TV costs more than the mansion you’d need to house it >>
* The World’s Smallest Electric Vehicle Is More Compact Than a Carry-On >>

* Aluminum air batteries in and demonstration electric car >>
* Staggering Promise of Exponential Technologies in a Succinct 5-Minute Video >>
* All the games from Sony’s PlayStation event at E3 2014 >>

* Scientists create an ‘eye-in-a-dish’ using human stem cells >>
* Future Of Work In The Sharing Economy >>
* Space Plane Prototype Dropped From Helicopter In Test | Video >>

* A Kitchen Scale That Makes Anyone Into an Expert Baker >>
* Want to Know How Many Calories Are in Your Food? This Gadget Tells You >>
* First ESA is providing regular space-weather reports for another planet. >>

* Google is helping build a giant database for understanding autism >>
* The Trillion Dollar Market: Fuel in Space from Asteroids >>

* Strati wins 3D printed car challenge >>
* MINOS result narrows field for sterile neutrinos >>
* Arup uses 3D printing to create structural steel components >>

* Time to Swap Power Plants for Giant Batteries? Almost >>
* Match.com Can Use Pictures of Your Ex to Find You a Date >>
* The Promise of a New Internet >>

* Mario Maker Lets You Build Your Own Levels >>
* More Robots Won’t Mean Fewer Jobs >>
* The world is a canvas: introducing the street art project >>

* Virtual Tween Passes Turing Test >>
* Medtronic Wants to Implant Sensors in Everyone >>
* MakerBot app lets you remotely check 3D prints in case they go all wrong >>

* How to Convert an Old PC to a VM for Under $40 >>
* What the Future Holds: If Robots Drove, How Much Safer Would Roads Be? >>
* Netflix rumored to get exclusive new Star Trek series >>

* Super-powerful laser will point the way to better deep space observations >>
* Japanese carrier Docomo wants to move your phone’s SIM card into a wearable >>
* First response made faster with video analytics >>

* World Cup: Paralysed teenager makes final preparations to use the Mind-controlled exoskeleton during opening ceremony >>
* Researchers use human stem cells to create light-sensitive retina in a dish >>
* Mammography has led to fewer late-stage breast cancers, U-M study finds >>

* Can the NSA listen to your iPhone microphone even when it is is turned OFF Experts say it is possible – but reveal trick to really turn off your phone >>
* Brain Implantable Device to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury >>

* E3 2014: Five things we learned at PlayStation event >>
* Vivint Sky promises easy home automation >>

* A Drone The Whole Neighborhood Can Control >>
* The NSA Won’t Hand Over Data Because It Literally Can’t Keep Track of It >>
* Game Of Thrones’ Gag-Inducing Prosthetics Are Amazing >>

* New molecular self-assembly process scales up from nanometers to millimeters >>
* Nanoparticle thin films that self-assemble in one minute >>
* Nanoparticles Anchored to Graphene and Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Foam for Supercapacitors >>

* Biotech Makes Personalized Cancer Vaccines Using Tumor Samples >>
* My Life, Logged >>
* Will NASA’s Pluto Flyby in 2015 Reignite Planet Debate? >>

* Google Just Bought a Swarm of Satellites To Make Maps Way Better >>
* Google to acquire satellite eye-in-sky Skybox for $500m >>
* How Google’s New Satellite Company Is Going To Change The World (GOOG) >>

* LEAKED: LG’s Android-Powered Smartwatch Will Have 4GB Of Storage, And 36 Hour Battery Life >>
* Apple Patented A Fitness Device That Could Work With The iWatch (AAPL) >>
* Sony Announces Its Apple TV Killer, PlayStation TV >>

* ‘Cuddle hormone’ oxytocin could improve bone health and combat muscle wasting >>
* No, A ‘Supercomputer’ Did NOT Pass The Turing Test For The First Time And Everyone Should Know Better >>
* Hillary’s Hard Choices, By The Numbers >>

* NASA to Launch New Ultra-Light Inflatable Habitats for the International Space Station >>
* Roadside Laser Could Remotely Detect Drivers’ Alcohol Breath >>
* Biodegradable fibers as strong as steel made from wood cellulose >>

* Nuclear bomb nearly detonated over North Carolina, declassified report says >>
* The best of E3 2014, the most important week in gaming >>

* A Lunar Discovery Reveals The Secret To Building Deflector Shields >>
* M51: X-Rays from the Whirlpool >>
* Global Private wealth increased to $152 trillion in 2013 >>

* Top 10 Biotech Jobs Most in Demand over the Next Decade >>
* Engineers Successfully Test New Engine for Europe’s Vega Carrier Rocket >>
* Ending Pain Could Make Us Live Longer >>

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