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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 7 September 2014

September 6, 2014 Leave a comment

* “Hello, Computer” — Intel’s New Mobile Chips Are Always Listening >>
* Army’s New Laser Cannon Blasts Drones Out of the Sky, Even in Fog >>
* Atlas Robot Slaves Away in MIT Lab, Hauling Metal Scaffolding for Us Humans >>

* Dell’s 27-inch 5K monitor packs almost twice the pixels of 4K displays >>
* Robot Servants Are Going to Make Your Life Easy. Then They’ll Ruin It >>
* Future iPhones Could Replace Credit Cards >>

* VIDEO: ‘Make the minimum wage the living wage’ >>
* AUDIO: Scientists ‘make telepathy breakthrough’ >>

* Wireless charging to reach PCs, tablets next year >>
* NTT tests 400Gbps optical technology for Internet backbone >>
* Intel’s Core M chips headed to 20 Windows tablets, hybrids >>

* Homemade inflatable drone reaches speeds of 120mph >>
* There’s a Massive 26,000 mAh Battery Hidden Inside This Briefcase >>
* Small brains, big data >>

* The Coffee Genome Has Been Sequenced. Here’s What That Means For You. >>
* Apple promises iCloud security alerts, better 2FA after, er, NAKED Internet of Thingies flap >>
* What Would Happen to the Internet if Mankind Disappeared? >>

* Posthuman Life: Philosophy at the Edge of the Human >>
* Smartphone cameras need an Incognito Mode >>
* Moshi Sense Cover Review: Answer Your iPhone Without Opening Its Case >>

* Steve Ballmer Wrote the Blue Screen of Death >>
* This smartphone case is 3X harder than steel >>
* Google Glass Can Now Track Your Stress Level >>

* Simple Illumination Technique Creates 3-D Virtual Models Using One Digital Camera >>
* A robot vacuum cleaner with 360° vision >>
* Google’s project to cure death, Calico announces $1.5 billion research center >>

* Iran Eases Restrictions on High-Speed Mobile Internet >>
* Atomically thin molybendum disulfide opens door to high-speed integrated nanophotonic circuits >>
* Willow Garage Founder Scott Hassan Aims To Build A Startup Village >>

* Data Mining Reveals How Social Coding Succeeds (And Fails) >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Sept. 5, 2014 >>
* Landing Site for Comet-Chasing Rosetta Spacecraft to Be Revealed Soon >>

* Project Dragonfly: The case for small, laser-propelled, distributed probes >>
* Second Possible Proto-Planet Found In System Pretty Close To Earth >>
* Astronaut All-Stars Will Visit China to Talk Space Cooperation >>

* Artificial Intelligence: How Algorithms Make Systems Smart >>
* Gillmor Gang: Too Soon | TechCrunch >>
* How Andreessen Horowitz Is Disrupting Silicon Valley >>

* Here’s how DARPA’s high-tech tanks will dodge RPGs (video) >>
* Smartphones, watches and virtual reality headsets: the best of IFA 2014 >>

* If This Is The Best Apple’s Competitors Can Do, Then The iWatch Is Poised To Be A Massive Hit >>
* How Sapphire, The Nearly Scratch-Proof Material Now Being Used For Smartphones, Is Made >>
* Security experts weigh in on mystery cell-phone towers >>

* What will it take to get us back to the Moon? >>
* Researchers uncover genetic network that ‘fuels’ aggressive form of leukemia >>

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