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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 September 2014

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* Boeing and SpaceX Will Share NASA’s $6.8 Billion In Space Taxi Money >>
* Google Is Testing Drones That Could Bring The Internet To Remote Lands >>
* Ford Puts Voice-Activated IFTTT In Your Dashboard >>

* A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere >>
* First-of-Its-Kind LNG Cargo Ship Gets First-of-Its-Kind Engine >>
* New algorithm enables MIT cheetah robot to run and jump, untethered, across grass >>

* U.S. military to lead Ebola fight >>
* The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings: Act Now or Regret It >>
* Obama: Ebola crisis ‘spiraling out of control’ >>
* ‘Unparalleled’ Crisis: Ebola Death Toll Now Tops 2,500 >>
* UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola >>

* NASA asteroid defense system is a failure, says audit >>
* True Random Numbers From Your Smartphone Camera? >>
* IBM’s New Watson Analytics Wants To Bring Big Data To The Masses >>

* A New ‘Radar Gun’ May Spot Drivers Who Text Behind The Wheel >>
* Squishy Pink Robot Makes Explosive Jumps >>
* Looking for the Key to Security in the Internet of Things >>

* Smart Headlights Make Driving With High Beams Safer >>
* Google Takes On Parkinson’s One Bite at a Time >>
* NASA’s Private Astronaut Space Taxi: Who Could it Be? >>

* New Horizon Spacecraft Racing Towards the “Unexplored Planet” –“Could Have Astrobiological Potential” >>
* There’s a Better Way to Dry Clean Your Clothes >>
* NASA’s Commercial Crew Program – Timeline | Video >>

* World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print >>
* Scientists Are Studying Radiation Exposure From The 1945 Trinity Blast >>
* October 2014 Issue of Popular Science >>

* Philips Will Cure Your Aches With Wireless Drug-Free Pain Relievers >>
* What Is Wi-Fi Calling? >>
* Tomy’s new quadrotor is a crazy, flying boat-car >>

* In Its First Driver’s Test, Google’s Autonomous Car Was “Overly Cautious” >>
* Hidden Chrome for Android feature automatically answers questions in the search bar >>

* Me, my neuroprocessor, and I: Preparing for a hybrid world >>
* Wi-Fi group acts to simplify peer-to-peer video, printing and other tasks >>
* 3D Printing Company Stratasys Is Buying GrabCAD For Around $100M >>

* Broader Perspective: Proximity Marketing: Opportunity for Rich-Attribute Conveyance >>
* How a quantum computer could defeat a classical computer >>
* The NFC Chip In Your New iPhone Is Only Good For Apple Pay — For Now >>

* 23 new gene variants linked to prostate cancer risk >>
* Scientists twist radio beams to send data: Transmissions reach speeds of 32 gigibits per second >>
* SpaceX must meet high standard to get rocket certified: general >>

* How learning to talk is in the genes >>
* Scientists find exactly how our body clock works – and say discovery could mean the end of jetlag and even help fight cancer >>
* What’s Up With That: Why Do All My Friends Like the Same Music? >>

* Theoretical Design of Superefficient Quantum Engines >>
* ‘Looney Tunes’ dashes to mobile in new game >>
* Astronomers Find Star-Within-a-Star, 40 Years After First Theorized >>

* Pictures of the World’s Biggest Cargo Ship Make You Feel Tiny >>
* Reexamining classical and quantum models for the D-Wave One processor >>
* Electricity Makes Mortar for Nanotube Bricks >>

* This New Parking App Can Find Empty Spaces, No Sensors Required >>
* Magnetic Nanobeads Can Snatch Bacteria and Virus Out of Blood >>
* Misunderstood Money Math: Why Interest Matters More Than You Think >>

* Cool Experiment Puts Asimov’s First Law Of Robotics To The Test >>
* Astronomers Find Star-Within-a-Star, 40 Years After First Theorized >>
* The Internet Is Losing Interest in Computers >>

* Nasa will ‘miss goal to find 90% of nearby potentially dangerous asteroids’ >>
* Nasa backs Boeing’s astronaut crew ship design >>
* Netflix Has a Plan to Take Over the World >>

* New data center protects against solar storms and nuclear EMPs >>
* Why and How Should We Build a Basic Income for Every Citizen? >>
* Can Machines Be Moral Actors? >>

* 1000-Foot-Tall Tower in the Amazon Will Monitor Climate Change From High in the Sky >>
* Future of Robotics Debate Stumbles Over Question: What Is a Robot >>
* Mice With Genetically “Humanized” Brains Learn Faster >>

* We need to make buying a complete Internet of Things solution easier >>
* Canon’s G7x is yet another great compact camera option >>
* Panasonic launches Lumix camera phone with giant sensor >>

* The First Space Vessel Designed Entirely for Tourists >>
* Smart dust: A complete computer that’s smaller than a grain of sand >>
* Single Cell Smashes, Rebuilds Its Own Genome >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 September 2014

September 16, 2014 Leave a comment

* Human ‘language gene’ makes mice smarter >>
* DARPA testing planes with a ‘Star Wars’-style laser cannon >>
* Watch new Windows 9 features in action with these leaked videos >>

* Schizophrenia Is Actually Eight Distinct Genetic Disorders >>
* Say hello to the FBI’s national facial recognition system >>
* Now you can work in your sleep >>

* New Windows 9 Leaks Show Massive Improvements Over Windows 8 >>
* Samsung NX1: A 4K Video Chomping, 28-Megapixel Camera In a Compact Body >>
* MIT Cheetah Robot Bounds Off Tether, Outdoors >>

* Human Stem Cell Clock Reset to Zero >>
* Cryogenic on-chip quantum electron cooling leads towards computers that consume 10x less power >>
* iPhone 6: Apple Confirms Record 4 Million Pre-Orders And Supply Shortage >>

* Protein secrets of Ebola virus >>
* Humans and mice can repair missing rib >>
* Going Inside the Rice Microbiome >>

* Google unveils its first ultra-cheap Android One phones: £65 devices launch in India >>
* Unbreakable Smartphones And Better TVs? Silicon Valley’s Quiet $110M Startup Could Make Them Both Reality >>
* Samsung’s new flagship DSLR shoots 28.2-megapixel stills and 4K video >>

* Nextbigfuture look to the future of medicine from now to 2064 >>
* Oculus Rift CEO Says Classrooms of the Future Will Be In VR Goggles >>
* Breakthrough Bounding and quieter electric motor used in MIT cheetahbot >>

* Soft Exosuit could overcome problems with heavier exoskeletons >>
* A soft ‘wearable robot’ exosuit to increase stamina for soldiers and civilians >>
* Construction Begins at a Carbon-Capture Plant, but Will It Ever Be Completed? >>

* This Self-Weighing Suitcase Gives a Running Total While You Pack >>
* Odd Orbits of Alien Planets “Could Help Support Complex Life” >>
* NASA Unveils World’s Largest Welder to Build World’s Most Powerful Rocket >>

* Watch and Squirm As This Robot Tentacle Snakes Through a Fake Pipe >>
* How to Make Sure Your Net Neutrality Comment Matters >>
* All Science Should Be Taught With Gigantic Ball Machines >>

* Microsoft’s Safe $2.5 Billion Bet On Minecraft >>
* The giant power plug used for floating wind turbines is pretty damn cool >>
* Chromebooks gain Chromecast streaming for Google Drive-stored videos >>

* Demand For 3D Printing Skills Is Accelerating Globally >>
* Scientists control surface tension to manipulate liquid metals (w/ Video) >>
* Takata Air Bag Recall Could Dwarf GM and Toyota Recalls >>

* Why parents are raising their kids on Minecraft >>
* “Assembly Line” Snaps Together Complex Organic Molecules With Ease >>
* Clearpath Hits Husky With Shrink Ray, Announces Jackal UGV >>

* Rosetta reveals its target landing site >>
* The Incredible Toys Of Billionaire Richard Branson >>
* TEDMED DC Day 3: First Imagine, Then Amplify >>

* Smartphone Movements Could Reveal Empty Parking Spots >>
* Local Motors 3D-Prints Incredible Full-Scale Car in Just 44 Hours! >>
* Official Trailer: “Smarter Brains” Coming Soon on PBS >>

* How Network Theory Is Revealing Previously Unknown Patterns in Sport >>
* Samsung’s camera lineup gets serious with Pro NX1 >>
* Canon reveals 7D Mark II with three new lenses >>

* Black market in blood of Ebola survivors to treat victims, doctors report >>
* Teenager creates $80 breath-to-speech device, costs 100x less than current solutions >>
* Formula E Opens With A Crash >>

* Synthetic female decoys might be the next big thing in male insect zapping >>
* FBI just finished building its facial recognition system >>
* New Zealand’s surveillance fight could change the way the NSA spies on the Pacific >>

* Slow-motion videos of skateboarding are all I want to film with my iPhone 6 >>
* Google reveals the first ultra-cheap Android One smartphones >>
* Singularity University Summit Europe 2014 >>

* Tech firms want ‘digital ministers’ and easier migration >>
* Brain may ‘compensate’ for Alzheimer’s damage >>

* Misconceptions About the Universe >>
* Drone company 3D Robotics lands an investment from Richard Branson >>
* Wernher von Braun’s Fantastic Vision: Ferry Rocket >>

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