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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 October 2014

October 30, 2014 Leave a comment

* Microsoft Band is a $199 smartwatch with GPS and two-day battery life >>
* Google Invents a Version of Google Glass with a built-in Projector >>

* VIDEO: Smart glasses light up for messages >>
* Projecting a robot’s intentions: New spin on virtual reality helps engineers read robots’ minds >>
* Google Announces Project Ara Developer Conference, Shows Off First Prototype >>

* Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant >>
* Google DeepMind acquisition researchers working on a Neural Turing Machine >>
* Why Everyone Wants to Kill the Mouse and Keyboard >>

* “3D Printer Creates World’s Best Inverter” >>
* Facebook gives away homebrewed OS monitoring tool >>
* Scripps Research Institute scientists capture picture of ‘MicroRNA’ in action >>

* Can Robots Learn Right From Wrong? >>
* FAA to drone pilots: fly near big sports events and face prison time >>
* Google AI project apes memory, programs (sort of) like a human >>

* Computers Could Talk Themselves into Giving Up Secrets >>
* Spain’s New “Google Tax” Could Be Bad for Everyone >>
* IBM’s New Computer Chip Copies Brain Function >>

* People are more likely to believe in aliens and ghosts than God, poll reveals >>
* Ebola Exacerbates West Africa’s Poverty Crisis >>
* Anarchic Autism Genetics Gain a Touch of Clarity >>

* New world record for a neutron scattering magnet >>
* Supersonic laser-propelled rockets >>
* NASA Releases Photos of Aftermath of Launchpad Explosion >>

* A Sexually Charged Turing Test Gets Creepy In Trailer For Ex Machina >>
* Brain Abnormalities Linked To Chronic Fatigue >>
* How Sneeze Particles Travel Inside An Airplane >>

* This Brain Decoder Can Read the Words of Your Inner Monologue >>
* Around A Star System | Space Wallpaper >>
* How To Give A Mouse Ebola >>

* Microsoft Unveils Fitness Smart Band That Understands Voice Commands >>
* Microsoft Band Hands-On: An Activity Tracker That’s Actually Smart >>
* Data for Your Watch Could Cost As Much As Data for Your Tablet >>

* MIT Visualizes What Robots Are Thinking >>
* LG’s New Smartphone Display Has the World’s Thinnest 0.7mm Bezel >>
* Nevada’s Mission To Build The Detroit Of Drones >>

* This Calculator Shows How Long It Will Take to Save a Million Dollars >>
* What Technologies Allow Airplanes To Carry On-Board WiFi? >>
* uBeam Nabs $10 Million In Funding From Upfront Ventures To Make Wireless Charging A Reality >>

* The Most Subscribed-To YouTube Channels >>
* The Last Phone You’ll Ever Buy: Google Demos New Lego-Style Smartphone >>

* MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey >>
* Lenovo Has Completed The $2.91 Billion Acquisition Of Motorola From Google >>
* Everything You Need To Know About The Internet Of Things >>

* Physicists pave the way for quantum interfaces >>
* China ramping up production of J15 fighter jet and HK6 bomber with cruise missiles >>

* Chinese Drivers Welcome Our New Robocar Overlords >>
* The Defibrillator Drone Is Another Good Drone Idea But Will It Work? >>

* Has Moore’s Law Become Moot for PCs? >>
* Harman Cancels Out Road Noise, Without Headphones >>
* The Origin of Democracy >>

* Sprouting ideas in 3D with a novel ‘blended reality’ device >>
* Army wants Soft Exoskeletons for 90% of the Soldiers >>
* Will a Breakthrough Solar Technology See the Light of Day? >>

* Scientists make human stomach tissue with stem cells >>
* The 10 greatest changes of the past 1,000 years >>
* Young Adults Are Living With Their Parents, But Not As Much As (Or Why) You Think >>

* Top 100 papers – Nature explores the most-cited research of all time. >>
* Life is quantum >>
* How Much Income Puts You in the 1 Percent if You’re 30, 40, or 50? >>

* The Big Future: What is the future of food? >>
* Samsung’s Gear S smartwatch coming to the US on November 7th >>
* How important is cross-platform support to the Microsoft Band? >>

* Ebola quarantine test looms in US >>
* Skin Patch Detects Multiple Protein Biomarkers for Blood-Free Disease Detection >>
* FUTURISM UPDATE (October 30, 2014) >>

* Solar electric cars: When your gas station is the sun >>
* Identifying the source of stem cells >>
* Autodesk Invests $100 Million Toward The First 3D Printing Fund >>

* POYNT >>
* BITalino’s Next-Gen Sensors Squeeze The Costs of Building Connected Health Apps >>
* 11 free tools to protect your online activity from surveillance >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 October 2014

October 30, 2014 Leave a comment

* Aerial Burton 3D display projects images into mid-air >>
* You Can Feel This Touchscreen That’s Made of Thin Air >>
* Computer with human-like learning will program itself >>

* Computers are learning to see the world like we do >>
* Tiny Human Stomachs Grown in Lab >>
* Android smartwatch ‘lasts a week’ >>

* YouTube now supports 60fps playback, and video games look amazing >>
* YouTube could soon charge for ad-free viewing >>

* Antares Explosion Won’t Alter Long Road To Asteroid Mining >>
* What Science Lost in the Antares Rocket Explosion >>
* Self-Driving Vehicles May Usher in a New Era of Extreme Driving >>

* Apple vs. Retail – who wins mobile payment war? >>
* Does the Universe Violate the Laws of Thermodynamics? >>
* Take a Google Seaview Tour of the World’s Most Stunning Coral Reefs >>

* Supersonic laser-propelled rockets >>
* Google’s Secretive DeepMind Start-up Unveils A “Neural Turing Machine” >>
* Tim Cook says the Apple Watch will run about one day on a charge >>

* Launchable Anchor for Rapid Bridging and Picosat links to improve radio communication >>
* Microwave Stethoscope Lets Physicians Peer Into the Lungs >>
* Facebook will give you serious money to make the internet more secure >>

* Service Robots Will Now Assist Customers at Lowe’s Store >>
* Experience design is shaping our future >>
* Google X plans to use magnetic nanoparticles and wearable detector to detect diseases >>

* Gas-spewing Icelandic volcano stuns scientists >>
* Using Big Data to Fight Range Anxiety in Electric Vehicles >>
* A Credit Card Terminal That Takes Apps >>

* The Planck Spacecraft: An Epic New Picture of Our Invisible, Dark Universe >>
* Say Hello to the USS North Dakota, America’s Newest Attack Sub >>

* The rise of the ‘quantified self’ >>
* Researchers At Brown University Shattered a Quantum Wave Function >>
* Microsoft cuts another 3,000 employees as part of its layoff of 18,000 >>

* Drones Could 3D-Map Scores of Hectares of Land In Just a Few Hours >>
* Internet TV services would get a massive boost from FCC’s proposed rule changes >>
* Flying car prototype could get you to work faster than a ‘Jetsons’ episode >>

* Cloth app uses weather forecasts to plan the perfect outfit >>
* How The Tech Sector Can Help Stop Ebola >>
* HP’s 3D-scanning ‘Sprout’ PC is unlike anything else the company has made >>

* 3D Printed Virus To Attack Cancer Cells >>
* Unmanned U.S. Atlas rocket blasts off with GPS satellite >>
* Ebola May be Slowing in Liberia, W.H.O. Says >>

* There Are 48 Billion Reasons Why Retailers Are Going To War With Apple >>
* MCX explains why CurrentC retailers can’t use Apple Pay >>
* ‘Operation’ inventor needs operation >>

* First Look: HP pushes into 3-D printing, Blended Reality >>
* Even World War III Won’t Prevent A Population Bomb, Say Scientists >>
* Stopping Ebola: How Small Changes Make a Big Difference >>

* Urban seismic network detects human sounds >>
* The science of charismatic voices >>

* The 8 Indispensable Elements of Real Wealth >>
* Autism screening closer as 100 genes linked to disorder are identified >>

* Does sex with more than 20 women really protect against prostate cancer? >>
* World’s richest man would take 220 years to spend his wealth >>
* First Direct Observations of How Roots Grow >>

* Microsoft Employees Are ‘Worn Out’ Over So Much Change >>
* Fiat Chrysler To Spinoff Ferrari With Public Offering >>
* Pope Francis says evolution is real and God is no wizard >>

* How Bay Area startups are altering the cinematic experience >>
* World’s fastest network can transmit 32 terabytes per second >>
* Google voice search with third-party apps is about to get really cool >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 October 2014

October 29, 2014 Leave a comment

* Google Developing a Pill That Would Detect Cancer and Other Diseases >>
* A Circuit That Breaks Records, Runs At One Trillion Cycles Per Second >>
* The robo-service era dawns as robots come to retail, hospitality >>

* Google Fit for Android is ready to compile all of your fitness stats >>
* Google Now Lets You Make Free One Minute International Calls >>
* New Multicore Optical Fiber allows for 21 times more bandwidth >>

* Spacex will attempt to land Falcon 9 boost December 9th on a floating platform and then attempt reuse >>
* Virtual cores and virtual threaded chips could boost chip performance by 4 times and restore performance per watt scaling >>
* Ebola Survivors sign up to work at Treatment Units >>

* ‘Ambulance drone’ prototype unveiled in Holland >>
* ‘Smart’ Robot Could Help Rescue Disaster Victims >>
* Scientists resurrect 700-year-old viruses >>

* FTC: AT&T slowed speeds of unlimited data smartphone users >>
* How ferroelectrics could replace silicon in computers >>
* Breakthrough in molecular electronics paves way for new generation of DNA-based computer circuits >>

* DNA-programmed paper can test for Ebola and a whole lot more >>
* What Google’s Knowledge Graph Means For The Future Of Search >>
* Verizon’s Droid Turbo is a souped-up Moto X (hands-on) >>

* Next-generation Cree LED bulb drops the glass and the price >>
* Windows 10 getting new Mac-style trackpad gestures, multi-monitor improvements >>
* The next industrial revolution >>

* ARM to bring 4K to smartphones, tablets with new GPUs >>
* In 72 hours, Apple Pay is already the wireless payment leader in the US >>
* Self-Driving Cars Could Undermine British $80 Billion Rail Project >>

* The deepest-ever sign of life on Earth? Evidence of organisms that lived 12 MILES under the crust 100 million years ago discovered >>
* Scientist reveal low cost smart light that could test for Ebola in just 30 minutes and be operated by anyone >>

* How cells know which way to go >>
* Google developing a cancer detector >>
* Google planning ad-free version of YouTube >>

* Cree Engineers a Cheaper LED Bulb by Losing the Heat Sink >>
* ‘Star Wars: X-Wing’ and ‘Star Wars: TIE Fighter’ Digital Release On Good Old Games >>
* Car Thieves Use Handheld Electronics to Steal Keyless Cars >>

* Alert! Websites Will Soon Start Pushing App-Style Notifications >>
* Custom Cardiology: A Virtual Heart for Every Patient >>
* China’s Lunar Test Spacecraft Takes Incredible Picture of Earth and Moon Together >>

* “The Galaxy with No Central Black Hole” –Hubble Space Telescope Discovery (Today’s Most Popular) >>
* Supermassive Black Holes in the Centers of Galaxy Clusters Reveal Clues to Absence of Star Creation >>
* How NASA’s 1st Orion Spaceship Test Flight Will Work (Video) >>

* Google Fit Hits the Play Store >>
* France’s New Ship-Defense Turret Is a Remote Controlled Missile Launcher >>
* You Can Fly This Impossibly Tiny Drone Even If You Live In a Closet >>

* Droid Turbo: A Super-Powered Smartphone That Will Last For Days >>
* The First “Movie” For Oculus Rift Is Totally Underwhelming >>

* ARM’s Next-Gen Mobile Graphics Chips Will Save Your Battery >>
* Waste Hours Staring At These Mesmerizing Looping Works of Art >>
* Tim Cook Talks Privacy, Watch Batteries and the Future of TV >>

* The best pictures from National Geographic’s Photo Contest 2014 >>
* Video: The tallest apartment building in America sways 4 to 5 feet >>
* 4 Great Stories About Bill Gates That Show What It Was REALLY Like To Work With Him >>

* Completely Gorgeous Shot of the Milky Way Over Jasper National Park >>
* Directing ‘The Theory of Everything’ >>
* Humans Can Make the Internet of Things Smarter >>

* Flying Robots Stay Stable With Just One Motor, Controllable With Two >>
* Connected World Wearables Free Cognitive Surplus >>
* Transvision review: the social angle to transhumanism >>

* Politicians Really Can’t Create Jobs >>
* Make an appointment with Dr Google >>
* Surveillance Begins at Home >>

* Microscopic Robots Learn To Move Like White Blood Cells >>
* DARPA’s Chipset Runs an Astonishing 1 Trillion Cycles Per Second >>

* Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar ‘a flawed epic’ >>
* Interstellar Travel Won’t Look Anything Like The Movie >>

* Wireless carriers are rolling out a horrible new way to track you >>
* The real Apple TV might finally happen if the FCC gets what it wants >>
* The Race to 5G Is On >>

* This Robot Uses Electrically-Charged Fingers To Delicately Move Things Around >>
* Google X Wants to Track Cancer With Nanoparticles and Wearables >>
* Google seeks way to search bodies for disease >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25-28 October 2014

October 27, 2014 Leave a comment

* Elon Musk Compares Building Artificial Intelligence To “Summoning The Demon” >>
* DNA Can Carry Current, a Promising Step Toward Molecular Electronics >>
* SpaceX to Try Rocket Landing on Floating Ocean Platform, Elon Musk Says >>

* Lifeguard Drone Ready For Mass Production [Video] >>
* Dumb Wi-Fi Network Name Delays Flight for Four Hours >>
* VIDEO: The smartphone that answers back >>

* Voice Control: Coming Soon to a House Near You >>
* Internet-Connected Battery Could Bring Smoke Alarms Online >>
* Internet-Connected Guns Are The Next Step For Data-Hungry Police >>

* This Device Could Detect Dozens of Cancers With a Single Blood Test >>
* App-controlled coffeemaker can automatically mix your perfect blend >>
* Voice Recognition for the Internet of Things >>

* 255 Terabits/s: Researchers demonstrate record data transmission over new type of fiber >>
* Parachutist’s Record-Breaking Fall: 15 Minutes, Nearly 26 Miles >>
* Video: Bionic Boots That Let You Run Up To 25 MPH >>

* How a machine learning startup can compete against the likes of Google. >>
* This Scientist Is Using Open Sourced Software Techniques To Turn Bugs Into Patent-Free Drugs >>
* “World’s Wireless Record Breaks 40 Gbit/s” >>

* Your Grandpa’s Robot Helper Is on the Way >>
* Who rules, information technology >>
* The Tyee Innovation Is Everywhere, But What Does It Mean? >>

* ATLAS Is Getting Faster and Faster At Simple Human Tasks >>
* Gillmor Gang: Room to Grow >>
* That Google Exec’s Top Secret Skydive Was About Science, Not Breaking Records >>

* Google CEO Larry Page just put Sundar Pichai in charge of almost everything >>
* The NYC Ebola patient has turned us all into spies >>
* Skyrmions: Communication With Magnetic Swirls Instead of Electrons >>

* The Future of Emotional Health and Intelligence >>
* Wearable Technology: Adoption and Monetization Summit >>
* Quantum Mechanics and Spacetime in the 21st Century (webcast) >>

* Are Self-Driving Cars Really the Solution to Drunk Driving? >>
* Video Friday: Robot Racecar, Kilobot Display, and Humanoid Skin >>
* Graphene Sensors from DARPA will be used to understand Brain from the neurons on up >>

* See-Through Sensors for Better Brain Implants >>
* 2015 International CES >>
* Control systems to achieve a networked society that’s friendly to people and the environment >>

* Laying the Groundwork for In Silico Drug Discovery with the K computer to Increase the Pace of New Drug Development >>
* This Method of Robotic Pickup Could Stick >>
* Developing multiscale, multiphysics simulator of the heart >>

* Ultra-high-resolution 3D movies of live biomolecules now possible with new microscope >>
* China stockpiling Genetically Modified Crops in event of a Future Agricultural crisis >>
* Test Version of Planetary Resources Space telescope Scheduled to Launch Today >>

* Ford Makes a Thinking Car for the Average Pocketbook >>
* Make a Deal for Land on the Moon >>
* Small Spacecraft Ejected from Space Station Airlock Will Provide Same-Day, On-Demand Parcel Delivery >>

* ‘Littlefinger’ Actor From ‘Game Of Thrones’ Stars In Rosetta Mission Promo >>
* Stem Cells Can Be Turned Into Killing Machines That Fight Brain Tumors >>
* Apple Pay May Only Be the Start of Apple’s NFC Ambitions >>

* Roombas Do the Viennese Waltz >>
* Samsung Galaxy Phones Have a Hidden Test Menu >>
* BeBop’s smart fabric puts sensors in everything you wear >>

* Power is Coming >>
* Electronic skin breakthrough makes it stretchy and transparent >>
* “Nanotube Field Emitters Beat LEDs” >>

* “Intel, IBM Dueling Over 14nm FinFETS” >>
* The education effect: Global population to plateau by 2070 >>
* Robotic hand uses the power of static electricity to pick up objects >>

* Why Quantum “Clippers” Will Distribute Entanglement Across The Oceans >>
* The Future Of Chat-Based Content Is Games And Video >>
* Smart Guns: The Next Step for Police? >>

* Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes >>
* A 3D slice of the universe 10.8 billion years ago >>
* LG’s next phone will be the first with one of its own CPUs inside >>

* The World Just Got a New, Entirely 3D-Printed Metal Gun >>
* Italy hopes free public WiFi will help revive its economy >>
* Exponential Medicine | November 2014 >>

* Talkase phone piggy-backs on your main mobile for when your battery dies >>
* William Gibson Writes the Future >>
* Will Wormhole Travel Ever Be Possible? >>

* Line camera makes magnetic field lines visible in 3D and real time >>
* Futurologist Peter Cochrane reveals how tech will transform healthcare >>
* ‘Eye in the sky’ will bypass Internet traffic jams >>

* The PUNCTURE-PROOF bike tyre: Solid wheel contains no air and can ride over nails and even shattered glass >>
* Broader Perspective: Connected World Wearables Free Cognitive Surplus >>
* VIDEO: Scientists create real hoverboard >>

* Millions of Doses of Ebola Vaccine to Be Ready by End of 2015 >>
* Ebola ‘family’ is at least 16 million years old >>
* The Flu, TB and Now Ebola: A Rare Legal Remedy Returns >>
* As Ebola Spreads, Asia Senses Vulnerability >>
* How Some Exposure to Ebola Could Lead to Immunity >>
* Paul Allen to Give $100 Million to Tackle Ebola Crisis >>
* Ebola In New Zealand? The Island Nation Just Might Help Stop The Virus With Freedom4 >>
* The Grim Future if Ebola Goes Global | WIRED >>

* Facebook launches Rooms app for anonymous sharing of interests >>
* Vizio’s affordable 4K TV delivers on every promise >>

* VIDEO: Drone rules ‘not being enforced’ >>
* Ebola crisis ‘may harm malaria fight’ >>
* First transplant of ‘dead’ heart >>

* Electrostatics: Good for Robot Grippers, and Lots More >>
* “New Star” Observed Morphing Into a Cosmic H-Bomb >>
* Black Swan Author: Genetically Modified Organisms Risk Global Ruin >>

* Science chief warns on acid oceans >>
* Cancer-killing stem cells engineered in lab >>
* Wal-Mart Is At War Against Apple Over The New IPhone Payments System — And Apple Is Losing >>

* Shoes with mini-umbrellas attached to the toe. Chopsticks with a built-in fan for cooling down noodles >>
* Facebook’s anonymous message board app >>
* Job opportunities and lifestyle luring Kiwis back across Ditch. >>

* ‘Silicon Beach’ brings tech boom to L.A. >>
* SpaceX Dragon Comes Home After Mouse Delivery >>
* Humans Are About To Land A Probe On A Comet — Here’s The Incredibly Tricky Process To Make It Happen >>

* Google CEO Larry Page Explains Why He’s Reorganizing The Company >>
* Scientists Have Figured Out What Makes Women Attractive >>
* SpaceX returns to Earth loaded with lab results >>

* 5 Ways The Internet Will Revolutionize Work And Play By 2025 >>
* Windowless Plane Would Let Passengers See World Around Them >>
* A GPS from the chemistry set >>

* Decades-old scientific paper may hold clues to dark matter >>
* Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay >>
* Silicon Valley will destroy your job: Amazon, Facebook and our sick new economy >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 October 2014

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* Research Center Aims to Develop Second Generation of Surgical Robots >>
* This Motion-Activated Band Turns Your Arm Into a Sound Effect Machine >>

* Transformers: Humanity’s next 1000 years >>
* The Big Future: Can we build a better brain? >>
* Researchers Are Building Drones You Can Control With Your Mind >>

* Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen Has Pledged $100 Million To Fight Ebola >>
* Domino’s Is Suddenly The World’s Hottest Pizza Chain >>
* Will cosmic rays threaten Mars One, other deep-space astronaut projects? >>

* These Awesome 3D Printed Gardens Could Create More Green Spaces In Cities >>
* How the Oculus Rift could make grueling trips to Mars more tolerable >>
* Data Mining Reveals How News Coverage Varies Around the World >>

* Brain-Sensor Wearable Headbands De-Stress You in Minutes >>
* How Building a Black Hole for Interstellar Led to an Amazing Scientific Discovery | WIRED >>
* Atom-scale brain sensors will show exactly how your mind works >>

* Offshore ports and 384 Container Floating Loading Units for handling supercontainer ships >>
* Container ship almost twice as long as Titanic and larger ships to come >>
* CyPhy Works’ New Drone Fits in Your Pocket, Flies for Two Hours >>

* Aiming for Advances in IT from Three Viewpoints >>
* Ford to Add Pedestrian Detection to Its Cars >>
* Injection Of Brain Nerve Cells Into Spine Helps Paralyzed Man Walk >>

* Unusual Distribution of Organics Found in Titan’s Atmosphere >>
* Starflight: Millennial Options >>
* Assembly Complete for NASA’s Maiden Orion Spacecraft Launching in December 2014 >>

* Huge Sunspot Full Of X and M Flares | Video >>
* New Microscope Makes Gorgeous 3-D Movies Of Living Cells >>
* The Robots That Could Fight Ebola >>

* Android Wear’s First Big Update Is Rolling Out >>
* Churning galaxy boasts a fiery halo of baby stars >>

* What the 1918 ‘Spanish flu’ tells us about Ebola >>
* Brain games exploit anxieties about memory loss for profit scientists >>
* Could Game Theory Be Used To Prevent Human Extinction? >>

* This App Scans Your Proportions And Mails You A Custom-Fitted Shirt >>
* Striking Photo Perfectly Sums Up The Immigration Crisis On The Spain-Morocco Border >>
* Here’s Why You Probably Won’t Get Hired At Google (GOOG) >>

* The Black Hole in Interstellar Looks Amazingly Realistic >>
* Air New Zealand made a Lord of the Rings movie for an epic safety video >>
* ‘Star Wars Episode 7’ Filming To End In Three Weeks, But Rumors Run Rampant Still >>
* ‘Bewitched’ Reboot Will Feature Samantha’s Granddaughter >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 October 2014

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* Reconstructed Genome of 45,000-Year-Old Man Offers Clues on Modern Humans >>
* Google’s Inbox is A New Email App From The Gmail Team Designed Not To Be Gmail >>
* Sweat Sensors Will Change How Wearables Track Your Health >>

* Brain barrier opened for first time to treat cancer >>
* UAVs Flex Their Artificial Muscles >>

* New Fabric Softener Tech Promises Clothes That Never Stain >>
* The Quest to Put More Reality in Virtual Reality >>

* New Windows 10 Technical Preview build’s ‘7,000 new changes’ include notifications >>
* LCD technology maintains 3D images it displays without drawing power >>
* RFID Chips Will Be In Ebola Vaccines? Is This True? >>

* DNA yields secrets of human pioneer >>
* Smart glasses: Prototypes ‘look to rival Google Glass’ >>
* Paralyzed man walks, thanks to pioneering cell transplanation >>

* Self-tightening nut that provides tight fastening with the aid of a unique screw thread >>
* Desktop Machine Carves Metal and Wood Like Butter >>

* Students build Oculus Moon robot >>
* Why is their Undercounting of Ebola ? Because it would wrong to risk lives for an accurate count >>
* Lockheed has built its first Compact Fusion Test Machine and fired 200 Test Shots >>

* IEEE panel agree Moore’s Law via Lithography scaling will be dead by 2035 and explore Beyond CMOS >>
* The Food of the Future >>
* “Brain” of James Webb Space Telescope Emerges Unscathed from Interstellar Freeze Test >>

* Apple And IBM Hope To Change The Way People Work, Starting Next Month (AAPL, IBM) >>
* Now the FBI is asking Congress to weaken iPhone and Android security >>
* Take a Sneak Peek Behind the Science of Interstellar >>

* With Inbox, Google Has Finally Built Email For Mobile >>
* Using Google Inbox: this feels like the future of email >>
* Google’s Inbox App Wants To Read Your Email So You Don’t Have To >>

* Astronauts Are Using Oculus Rift to Put Their Minds at Ease >>
* Smart Network Saves Battery By Switching to 2G When Your Screen Is Off >>
* Bits Blog: The Nature of the IBM ‘Crisis’ >>

* Bits Blog: Coming of Age in Cloud Computing >>
* Carnegie Mellon University wants to bring the moon home with virtual reality >>
* The Quest to Put More Reality in Virtual Reality >>

* Isaac Asimov: How Do People Get New Ideas? >>
* The Foggy Lake Desktop >>

* How Drones Are Fighting Infectious Disease >>
* Adidas Fit Smart: Fitness Tracker Review >>
* The Innovation Economy Is Killing The Military-Industrial Complex >>

* A ‘Star Wars’ laser bullet — this is what it really looks like >>
* Why Solar Is Much More Costly Than Wind or Hydro >>
* Is Dark Matter Coming From The Sun? >>

* New 3-D printing algorithms speed production, reduce waste >>
* You can buy a quantum computer today, for $15m. But nobody knows if it actually is one. >>
* ‘Stellar quakes’ spotted ripping stars apart 15,000 light years away >>

* Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy becomes most expensive film production ever >>
* Robots And 3D Printing >>
* The Hoverboard Is Real, and I Rode It >>

* What it took for Elon Musk’s SpaceX to disrupt Boeing, leapfrog NASA, and become a serious space company >>
* Google Earth for Android is now faster, better at 3D exploration >>

* The man with the golden blood >>
* The autonomous Google car may never actually happen. >>
* Will Your Next Best Friend Be A Robot? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 October 2014

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* Google leads $542 million funding of mysterious augmented reality firm Magic Leap >>
* The Hoverboard Is Finally Real >>
* Cell Transplant Allows Paralyzed Man To Walk >>

* Nine real technologies that will soon be inside you >>
* 12 Technologies We Need To Stop Stalling On And Develop Now >>
* ‘Attosecond’ science breakthrough >>

* The First Kickstarter I’ve Given Money to Is a Glow-in-the-Dark Toilet >>
* Satya Nadella Unveils New Initiative for Ebola Research >>
* Quantum internet could cross seas by container ship >>

* Man In Japan Arrested For 3-D Printing Revolvers >>
* Leeo SmartAlert Review: A $100 Night Light That Listens For Fire >>
* PhotoMath uses your phone’s camera to solve equations >>

* Scientists create real Back to the Future hoverboard and it really works >>
* Don’t Get Too Excited About That New “Hoverboard” Just Yet >>
* We rode a $10,000 hoverboard, and you can too >>
* Hoverboard? Still in the Future >>

* Machine Learning: Shopping With Apple Pay: Seamless in Stores but Quirky Online >>
* Google Adds USB Security Keys To 2-Factor Authentication Options >>

* The BBC Is Teaching Kids How To Program Their Own Dalek >>
* Scientists Produce Rounded Crystals That Could Lead To 3D-Printed Pills >>
* Will Your Next Best Friend Be A Robot? >>

* Don’t You Hate It When Your Virtual Girlfriend Psychologically Profiles You? >>
* Academics worry over Microsoft’s Silicon Valley research lab closing >>
* Inside Microsoft CEO Nadella’s $84.3 million compensation package >>

* Apple really doesn’t want you to upgrade the Mac Mini >>
* Your online TV watching is now being tracked across devices >>
* A History of Ebola >>

* Rising above the risk: America’s first tsunami refuge >>
* See-through sensors open new window into the brain >>
* Big black holes can block new stars >>

* “Mega” cells control the growth of blood-producing cells >>
* Netflix says 4K streaming will change Web video forever >>

* Ebola serum for Africa ‘in weeks’ >>
* Students build Oculus Moon robot >>
* Braintree Founder has $100 million fund for quantum-leap discoveries to Rewrite Civilizations Foundations >>

* XPrize Announces Finalists Building Next-Gen Medical Sensors >>
* Start-up Profile: SolveBio Wants to Bridge Genomic Research and Applications >>
* How to Make a Steerable Robot With Just One Single Motor >>

* Internet-Exposed Energy Control Systems Abound >>
* ‘Hidden brain signatures’ of consciousness in vegetative state patients discovered >>
* Are We Really Saving the Open Internet? >>

* China’s Growing Bets on GMOs >>
* 52 Years Ago >>
* Open Surveillance >>

* Algorithm Awareness >>
* 4-D Printing Turns Carbon Fiber, Wood Into Shapeshifting Programmable Materials >>

* Astrophysicists Using Big Bang’s Primordial Light to Probe Largest Structures in the Universe >>
* Searching Kepler Mission’s 4,000 Planets for Hints of Habitable Moons >>
* A cell transplant has enabled a paralysed man to walk again >>

* Water On The Moon Was Blown in by Solar Wind >>
* Folding Origami Solar Panels Could Be Headed to Space (Video) >>

* Google Tops The List Of The World’s 100 Most In-Demand Employers >>
* Everything About The Way We Teach Math Is Wrong >>
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