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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 November 2014

November 28, 2014 Leave a comment

* Google Glass Failed, but Here’s the Path Its Successors Will Take | MIT Technology Review >>
* UK funds $400 million for quantum computers and has promising trapped ion results for a scalable system >>
* Groundbreaking Microscope Makes 3D Video of Living Cells in Real Time >>

* Ray Kurzweil presented with IEEE Eta Kappa Nu honor society’s top honor >>
* Emoticons Strongly Influence How We Respond to Written Communication >>
* DNA Can Survive Reentry from Space >>

* Trials For First Ebola Vaccine Have Positive Results >>
* Martin Rees: The world in 2050 and beyond >>

* Impenetrable barrier to ultrarelativistic electrons in the Van Allen radiation belts >>
* The first digital animal will be open source nematode worm funded by kickstarter >>
* Complex, reliable and modular synthetic biology networks will enable biosensing cancer and other applications >>

* Throwback Thursday: Giving thanks for our Universe (Synopsis) >>
* 3D Printing of Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanowires >>
* Complex, reliable and modular synthetic biology networks will enable biosensing cancer and other applications >>

* DARPA FLASH >>
* Laser-Etch Your Pumpkin Pie To Create a True Thanksgiving Masterpiece >>
* Code jockeys: count up and grab your fabulous tablets >>

* Fastest LTE speed will be out of reach for most users >>
* The camera that ‘stop bullets’ mid-air: Device captures stunning shots of food being demolished in two millionths of a second >>

* 10 National Geographic Photographers Give Thanks for the Photos That Changed Them >>
* Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 consumer features at January event >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 November 2014

November 28, 2014 Leave a comment

* Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Games. It’s Going To Change Everything >>
* Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms >>
* Blu-ray Discs Spin Their Way Into Making Solar Cells More Efficient >>

* Will 2015 see the emergence of a Diamond Age of Microelectronics ? >>
* Three Billion People Are On The Internet Now >>
* Internet Users Surge to Almost 3 Billion Worldwide >>

* What Futuristic Technology Are You The Least Excited For? >>
* Google launches ‘smart’ spoon to help steady shaking hands >>
* NASA Encourages Asteroid Mining, Contracts Two Private Companies >>

* In a self-driving future, we may not want to own cars >>
* The strange world of computer-generated novels >>
* Forget your keys? There’s an app for that >>

* Interstellar Might Depict AI Slavery >>
* The First 3-D Printer in Space Makes Its First Object: A Spare Part >>
* Support Mach Effect Propulsion research via the Space Studies Institute fund raising effort >>

* Automation Makes Us Dumb >>
* Genetics Suggest Autism Isn’t Just One Disorder—It’s Hundreds | WIRED >>
* Rohinni’s Lightpaper Is Incredibly Thin, And Printable >>

* Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses >>
* Wireless electronic implants deliver antibiotic, then harmlessly dissolve >>
* Graphene and Ammonia Combine for Novel Ferroelectric Tunnel Junction >>

* How Orion Capsule’s First Flight Test Works (Infographic) >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 November 2014

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* Google teaches its driverless cars to be more AGGRESSIVE: Vehicles now nudge into traffic to compete with pushy drivers >>

* NASA Airship Could Watch The Stars Without The Need Of a Rocket >>
* Doubling the speed of cellphone data with a simple full duplex circuit >>
* Hyve 3D has virtual reality without visors >>

* Inside the Dynomak: A Fusion Technology Cheaper Than Coal >>
* NTSB Decision Defining “Aircraft” as Anything That Flies Lacks Common Sense >>
* “The Image of the Century”–Astronomers Poised to Capture an Image of Milky Way’s “Unseeable” Supermassive Black Hole >>

* Here’s The First 3-D Part Printed In Space. Where Will That Take Us Next? >>
* Cool Tools: A Catalog of Possibilities >>
* Megaupload overlord Kim Dotcom: The US HAS RADICALISED ME! >>

* Stunning Drone Footage From Beneath The Ice Of Antarctica >>
* Dogs researchers find canines process language in similar way to humans >>
* ‘Eye of Sauron’: Using supermassive black holes to measure cosmic distances >>

* The ‘smart spoon’ is one of Google’s best purchases in years >>
* “Giant” charge density disturbances discovered in nanomaterials >>
* New smartphone app promises easy eye testing worldwide >>

* Skype now lets you videocall while doing other things on Android >>
* TV 3.0 Is Already Here >>
* Mute your TV by ‘shushing’ it: Onecue system controls your home’s gadgets, heat and lights using gestures and commands >>

* New process can convert human-generated waste into fuel in space >>
* Transparent driverless concept car lets you set up office anywhere >>
* Wireless electronic implants stop staph >>

* Facebook isn’t dying. It’s just changing >>
* U.S. Drone Strikes: 96.5% Of ‘Targeted Assassinations’ In Middle East Missed Terrorists, Killed Civilians
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* Virtual Reality Isn’t Just For Games. It’s Going To Change Everything >>
* Researchers Uncover Government Spy Tool Used to Hack Telecoms >>
* Blu-ray Discs Spin Their Way Into Making Solar Cells More Efficient >>

* Will 2015 see the emergence of a Diamond Age of Microelectronics ? >>
* Three Billion People Are On The Internet Now >>
* Internet Users Surge to Almost 3 Billion Worldwide >>

* What Futuristic Technology Are You The Least Excited For? >>
* Google launches ‘smart’ spoon to help steady shaking hands >>
* NASA Encourages Asteroid Mining, Contracts Two Private Companies >>

* In a self-driving future, we may not want to own cars >>
* The strange world of computer-generated novels >>
* Forget your keys? There’s an app for that >>

* Interstellar Might Depict AI Slavery >>
* The First 3-D Printer in Space Makes Its First Object: A Spare Part >>
* Support Mach Effect Propulsion research via the Space Studies Institute fund raising effort >>

* Automation Makes Us Dumb >>
* Genetics Suggest Autism Isn’t Just One Disorder—It’s Hundreds | WIRED >>
* Rohinni’s Lightpaper Is Incredibly Thin, And Printable >>

* Google Glass Is Dead; Long Live Smart Glasses >>
* Wireless electronic implants deliver antibiotic, then harmlessly dissolve >>
* Graphene and Ammonia Combine for Novel Ferroelectric Tunnel Junction >>

* How Orion Capsule’s First Flight Test Works (Infographic) >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 November 2014

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* What’s Worth More, Your Past or Your Future? >>
* The Tool That Helps You Search Every Page You’ve Ever Visited >>
* BAE Wants to Equip Future Army Tanks with Railguns >>

* SpaceX Planning to Land Autonomous Reusable Rockets on Drone Ships >>
* Car Camera Network Could Produce Virtual Maps of Pedestrians >>
* Step Into The Future: Meet Amelia >>

* Water-Repellent Coating Could Make Power Plants Greener >>
* Elon Musk Unveils His “X-Wing” Rocket Configuration >>
* Why Geoscientists Use Spaceships To Measure Underground >>

* Google’s New Dashboard Shows You All the Devices Using Your Account >>
* Are These the Self-Driving Cars of the Future? >>
* Nuclear Weapons Create Their Own Security Codes With Radiation >>

* Netflix and YouTube Now Consume 50% Of The Internet As The Argument For Net Neutrality Weakens >>
* Tattoo-Removal Laser Could Combat Acne Scars >>

* Bad bathroom smells be gone! Purefresh toilet seat has integrated fan and air freshener to banish bad odours >>
* Best of Last Week – Detecting dark matter with GPS, a gel that stops bleeding and the benefits of fasting >>

* The US Is Stockpiling Ebola Survivors’ Plasma to Treat Future Patients >>
* Us vs universe: Seeing smaller than the limit of light >>
* Could Wi-Fi be harming YOUR health? >>

* Got Over 2,000 Friends On Facebook? Then You Can Stay At This Luxury Hotel For Free! >>
* Get a degree in drones: earn $100,000 a year >>
* Windows 10’s app store will be workplace-friendly >>

* Scientists could save thousands of pounds with student’s DIY microscope >>
* Researchers engineer improvements of technology used in digital memory >>
* Nasa mission to study magnetic fields in universe >>

* MIT-Designed ‘Smart’ Frying Pan Promises A Perfectly Cooked Meal Every Time >>
* A Gecko-Inspired Invention Lets Humans Scale Walls Like Spider-Man >>
* Engineers create smartphone app to cut risk of power outages >>

* Magic tricks created using artificial intelligence for the first time >>
* Samsung reveals new eye-tracking mouse for the disabled >>
* Video: Test Flying Parrot’s Bebop Drone >>

* Nanoscale Pillars and Holes Lead Could Lead to Brighter Displays, Less Glare >>
* A billion points of light. >>
* How cars will read your mind in the future >>

* Strange thrust: the unproven science that could propel our children into space >>
* How the Pentagon’s Skynet Would Automate War >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 November 2014

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* The world according to Intel’s futurist >>
* A wearable to help measure stress, epileptic seizures, activity, and sleep >>
* Simple Circuit Could Double Cell Phone Data Speeds >>

* Researchers May Have Found Albert Einstein’s Black Hole Object >>
* FUTURISM UPDATE (November 24, 2014) >>
* Bothered by bathroom odors? the no-smell toilet seat >>

* SpaceX Is Testing Autonomous Space Rocket Landing Ships >>
* 100 TB HDDs and A New Spin on Storage >>
* Elon Musk Testing ‘X-Wing’ Fins For Reusable Rockets, Seafaring Spaceport Drones For Landing >>

* Google tests web access without ads >>
* Comments of the Week #36: The Nuclear Option >>
* China creates new city planning categories and could shift growth to cities with 5 million or less population >>

* Go Canyon Flying In An F-15E Strike Eagle! >>
* NASA Extends Private Space Taxi Agreement with Blue Origin >>
* This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App >>

* World’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate >>
* Marketplaces Are Eating Firms >>
* Microsoft testing new Security Robot >>

* New Space Station Crew Launches Today: Watch Live >>
* Crowdsourced War >>
* The rise of the robotic servant >>

* Tiny, printed livers could revolutionize medical research >>
* How To Turn One Presentation Into A Million Connections >>
* Bits Blog: What Cloud Computing Means to Your Job >>

* DreamWorks Reveals Glimpse of “Super Cinema” Format For VR Films >>
* UK Government Pushs IP-Matching In Latest Digital Counter-Terror Measure >>
* In a Self-Driving Future, We May Not Even Want To Own Cars >>

* Startups Launch New Generation Of Smart Wristbands >>
* 3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything >>
* New web data powers plan for police >>

* Aereo May Be Dead, But Internet TV Will Live On | WIRED >>
* How to Get Away with Uber >>
* ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer To Drop Later This Week? >>

* U.S. Military Robots To Join Fight Against Ebola >>
* These Images Of Earth From Space Will Blow You Away >>
* How hacking the sounds in your head could be the key to happiness >>

* Wearable tech for the battlefield and people at risk for heart attacks >>
* Self-repairing software tackles malware >>
* Laser spirit level with marked line >>

* Summit Europe: To Anticipate the Future Is to Abandon Intuition >>
* Tech Trends Shaping The Future Of Medicine, Part 1 >>
* People experience recurring life crises at the start of each new decade in age, study says >>

* Big Data Science in Medicine — The Second 2014 Symposium >>
* Convergence In The Internet Of Things Is Priming The Tech World For A Major Cultural Shift >>
* UK wants internet providers to identify who’s using their connections >>

* INSIDE ELON MUSK’S $1.4 BILLION SCORE >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 November 2014

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* First Home Iris Scanner >>
* Underwater ocean floor factory connected to a floating seastead base via a 4000 meter spiral tower >>
* Six-State Memristor Opens Door to Weird Computing >>

* This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App >>
* Timelapse: incredible satellite footage shows Earth in ultra HD >>
* Wow! Epic 4K Timelapse of Aurora Over Iceland and Greenland >>

* Mobiles and tablets have replaced the TV: People now spend THREE hours each day on mobile devices >>
* Europe Can’t Split Google In Two Anyway, These Antitrust Experts Say >>
* Connected-home Babel: There’s an app for that, startup says >>

* Gillmor Gang: Cash or Charge >>
* Are Scientists on the Cusp of Knowing How Weird We Are? >>
* This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web (Through Nov 22) >>

* Researchers discover a nitrogen sensor widespread in the plant kingdom >>
* Spacetime Is Not Necessarily Continuous >>
* Tiny parasitic tapeworm burrows its way through a man’s brain for FOUR YEARS >>

* Cats and athletes teach robots to fall >>
* Groundbreaking study will evaluate Ebola survivor’s blood as possible treatment >>
* We all might be living in an infinite hologram >>

* Here’s How to Know Who Your Real Friends Are >>
* Developers Attempt to Master Back to the Future Technology Before 2015 >>
* DNA nanotechnology breaking through limits to scale 1000 times larger over two years >>

* Low-cost 2D-printed ‘paper electronics’ >>
* Robotic walker helps patients regain natural gait and increases productivity of physiotherapists >>
* Inexpensive, Durable Plastic Hands Let Robots Get a Grip >>

* Weekly Space Hangout – Nov. 21, 2014 >>
* Scientists Make Gecko-Inspired Wall Climbing Adhesive >>
* How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality >>
* South Korea approves 4 new nuclear reactors and other global nuclear approvals and completions >>

* Robotic Taxis Could Slash Fares in Austin, Texas >>
* Video Friday: Robots at Sea, Humanoids at RoboCup, and D-RHex on Sand >>
* China and ‘one or two others’ can shut US electric grids + others >>

* Real-time Scalable Cortical Computing at 46 Giga-Synaptic OPS/Watt >>
* Zoom: How Everything Moves: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees >>
* Are Telepathy Experiments Stunts, or Science? >>

* A Plumber’s Guide to Starships- Part 4 – Materials in High Radiation Environments >>
* Scientists Built Flash Storage in a Single Molecule >>
* Orion Passes Key NASA Flight Review – “GO” for Maiden Test Flight on Dec. 4 >>

* Intel offers ingenious piece of 10TB 3D NAND chippery >>
* How You Can Get Temperatures Below Absolute Zero >>
* Microsoft Rolls Out Robot Security Guards >>

* Xbox One Pizza App Allows Owners To Order Food By Simply Yelling At TV >>
* 3D Printing Help Surgeons Treat Complicated Heart Defects >>
* Makerclub Helps You Learn 3D-Printed Robotics >>

* Meet The Startup Building Drones That Could Save Lives >>
* Peering at the Future… >>
* The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action >>

* Here’s what you missed at Gigaom’s ‘Future of AI’ meetup >>
* No nuclear waste: Fuel of future produced at Russia’s high-tech underground plant >>
* Summit Europe: Robots Are Still Toddlers—But They’re Growing Up Fast >>

* A world first: scientists sequence genome of tapeworm removed from man’s brain >>
* The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year >>
* Construction started on 100 story icicle skyscraper in China >>

* Scientists Demonstrate Brain-to-Brain Communication >>
* For The First Time Ever, Americans Spend More Time Using Mobile Devices Than TV >>
* Harvard Researchers Build $10 Robot That Can Teach Kids to Code >>

* New Security Robot Is Less RoboCop and More R2-D2 >>
* FUTURISM UPDATE (November 22, 2014) >>
* FUTURISM UPDATE (November 21, 2014) >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 November 2014

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* New Theory Suggests Life Can Emerge On Planets Without Water >>
* Photosynthesis genetic ‘Switch’ Enables Rice Yield Increase of 30 Percent >>
* A computer-vision algorithm that can describe photos >>

* Peter Thiel: People Are Scared Of The Future And Silicon Valley Doesn’t Get It >>
* Summit Europe: Artificial Intelligence Evolving From Disappointing to Disruptive >>

* How neurons multitask >>
* Inside the lab that makes the instant blood stopping gel of the future >>
* Robots Pretending to Be Humans Lived in These Houses for Six Years >>

* Wireless And Wearable Sensors To Track Your Basketball Skills >>
* Doctor Delays Could Be A Thing Of The Past >>
* Oracle CEO Mark Hurd: Make HR A Real-Time Application >>

* What will drones look like in 10 years? >>
* Half of the world’s population will be online by 2018 >>
* Corning’s Gorilla Glass 4 is here, and it’s all about surviving drops >>

* Google-Backed Virtual Reality Startup Jaunt Rolls Out Its First Piece Of Content >>
* What Would Have Happened If Philae Were Nuclear Powered? >>
* Hydrogel injections could increase survival chances for wounded soldiers >>

* The XKCD Guide to the Universe’s Most Bizarre Physics >>
* The controversial curved ‘smartphone gun’ designed to look like a phone when carried in a pocket >>
* Cops soon arriving by JETPACK? Firm reveals developing craft for Department of Homeland Security >>

* Going Off the Pill Could Affect Who You’re Attracted to, Study Finds >>
* Intel CEO: We’re ‘Not Ashamed’ Of How Far Behind We Are In Mobile (INTC) >>
* These Are The Highest Paying Programming Languages You Should Learn, Ranked By Salary >>

* Future Apple Products Might Come With Built-In Smoke Detectors (AAPL) >>
* The World Economy Is Slowing >>
* Shape-shifting home transforms throughout the year in response to changing temperatures >>

* New subatomic particles discovered by CERN physicists >>
* Crime-fighting robots go on patrol in Silicon Valley >>
* Large-scale study on vein filter use launches >>

* Micrometer-scale structures built from DNA bricks >>
* Social sensing game detects classroom bullies >>
* Summit Europe: When Will We Let Go and Let Google Drive Us? >>

* Crime-Fighting Robots Go On Patrol In Silicon Valley >>
* Viruses as a Cure >>

* Senator Al Franken Asks Uber’s CEO Tough Questions On User Privacy >>

* Activating the money of the wealthy for Breakthrough Technology >>
* Experiment in Vienna Shows That Ground-to-Satellite Communication with Twisted Light is Possible >>
* YES! PR2 Very Close to Completing Laundry Cycle >>

* Li-Fi Gets Ready to Compete With Wi-Fi >>
* Georgia Tech professor proposes another alternative to the ‘Turing Test’ >>
* First genetic-based tool to detect circulating cancer cells in blood — lights up cancer cells >>

* Film Life 2.0 virtual world, new reality >>
* TVIW: From Wormholes to Orion >>
* BICEP2 All Over Again? Researchers Place Higgs Boson Discovery in Doubt >>

* NASA’s Orion Capsule Built To Withstand 6000° F | Video >>
* First Orion Flight Will Assess Radiation Risk As NASA Thinks About Human Mars Missions >>
* Two New Subatomic Particles Found >>

* Google News Will Now Pick Out News Stories It Thinks You Should Read >>
* Radiation-Proof Suits, Moon Aspirations, And The First Drive-Thru Banks >>
* The World’s Longest Zip Line Roller Coaster Looks Terrifyingly Awesome >>

* How Smartphone Apps Can Treat Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia | WIRED >>
* Human Wall Crawling has arrived with scaling of gecko like synthetic adhesion >>
* Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending November 22, 2014) >>

* Tesla’s X-Men Robots and Lyft’s Pink Pool Noodles Bring a Touch of Whimsy to the Workplace >>
* How Women’s Bra Sizes Weirdly Correlate To Their Spending Habits >>

* You’ll Soon Be Able to Pay to Make Google Ads Disappear >>
* How Supercomputing Is Cracking The Mysteries Of Human Origins >>
* Intel planning thumb-sized PCs for next year >>

* Don’t Expect Urban Drone Delivery Soon >>
* Talking Book trial to help ‘poorest of poor’ in Ghana >>

* Building a globe-spanning quantum internet >>
* Teaser For The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Video Games >>
* UK’s first ‘poo bus’ hits the road >>

* Google’s moonshot that missed >>
* Solar-Power System Is Easy to Install, and Therefore Much Cheaper >>
* Google Says It Can Now Launch Up To 20 Project Loon Balloons Per Day >>

* Solar Panels that glue on to roofs could almost eliminate installation costs >>
* ‘Wireless’ Pacemaker Working Well So Far, Researchers Say >>

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