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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 January 2015

January 31, 2015 Leave a comment

* This skull may provide a new link between Neanderthals and modern humans >>
* Google Now finally pulls in data from your favorite apps >>
* U.S. Proposes Effort to Analyze DNA from 1 Million People >>

* Two-Billion-Year-Old Fossils Reveal Strange and Puzzling Forms >>
* In the Way Cancer Cells Work Together, a Possible Tool for Their Demise >>
* Facebook Tests Bluetooth ‘Beacons’ to Feed Users Local Content >>

* The Game Of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Is Here And OMG >>
* Now it’s certain: The ‘Game of Thrones’ show will reach the ending before the books >>

* Scientists Have Made a Möbius Strip Out of Light for the First Time >>
* Why Do Birds Have ZW Sex Chromosomes Instead Of XY? >>

* Google’s 3D-sensing Project Tango is no longer an experiment >>
* Building Robots With Better Morals Than Humans >>
* Is Elon Musk Aging In Reverse? Video Evidence From 1999 McLaren F1 Delivery >>

* Google X Labs made synthetic skin to test a cancer-detecting bracelet >>
* The next Toshiba TV you buy won’t be made by Toshiba >>
* Android Is Suddenly Surrounded By Enemies >>

* Hack warning over SEX TOYS >>
* Nanoballs Inflate Voltage Capacity of Power Cables, Save Energy >>
* A Cheap Material Boosts Solar Cells by 50 Percent >>

* Shopping Habits Reveal Personal Details in “Anonymized” Data >>
* Does Mathematical Ability Predict Career Success? >>
* In Bot Pursuit: Deadline Looms in Private Sector Race to the Moon >>

* Netflix’s success sprouts tech-entertainment startups >>
* Brands rush to reach young millennials with Snapchat’s Discover >>
* ‘Mini brain’ in spinal cord helps us balance >>

* Two biofuels produced from single algae >>
* Skull find breaks new ground in evolution study >>
* Microsoft-invests-in-firm-taking-Android-from-Google >>

* Technological Civilizations –“Are Their Lifespans 200 years, 500 years or 50,000 years?” >>
* Exploring the Universe with Nuclear Power >>
* Google Now Is About to Get Even Better With Info From Other Apps >>

* How Obama Will Spend The $215 Million Pledged To Precision Medicine >>
* How Do We Increase Empathy? >>
* Video Friday: Robot Skiing, Cow Art by Drone, and 11 Years Roving on Mars >>

* Germany’s Autobahns Say “Willkommen” To Robocars >>
* FCC Redefines Broadband: Lack of Competition Now Obvious >>
* What Will Electronics Be Made Of? Silk and Snails and the Eggs of Quails >>

* Los Alamos growing high-efficiency perovskite solar cells >>
* Diamond can replace silicon for computer chips for faster, lighter and simpler devices >>
* Israel armored personnel carrier has more armor than Merkava Tank >>

* Connected Things 2015 >>
* The Purpose of Silicon Valley >>
* Graphene Becomes Magnetic and Electric at Same Time >>

* How Network Science Is Changing Our Understanding of Law >>
* LIGO Generations – The Film | HD Video >>

* DNA clues could predict when people will die >>
* The End of the Submarine as We Know it? >>
* Multibillion-dollar race to put internet into orbit >>

* Google is making fake human skin to test its cancer-detecting nanoparticles >>
* Intel Assaults The Wired Workplace With New Chip Technology >>
* Google support of Singularity University for increased global access and diversity in tech >>

* Using a single molecule to create a new magnetic field sensor >>
* Genetically engineered antibody-based molecules show enhanced HIV-fighting abilities >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 January 2015

January 29, 2015 Leave a comment

* Ebola has mutated: Scientists >>
* Here’s Why Google Is Making Human Skin >>
* Scientists use stem cells to grow new human hair in the lab >>

* Big Brother Is Watching Your Car—in Real Time >>
* Stomach-acid-powered micromotors tested in living animal >>
* U.S. Gov’t Wants Automakers to Put Self-braking Cars on the Road >>

* Functioning brain tissue grown in 3-D structure >>
* Multibillion-dollar race to put internet into orbit >>
* Star Wars Boba Fett figure sells for £18,000 at auction >>

* Bill Gates: Digital Currency Can Help the Poor, But Not Bitcoin >>
* Bill Gates working on new Microsoft ‘Personal Agent’ technology >>
* Bill Gates: Here’s What I Would Have Done If Microsoft Didn’t Work Out >>

* FAA Declares Super Bowl XLIX A ‘No Drone Zone’ >>
* Scientists Discover How To Track Natural Errors In DNA Replication >>
* Microsoft HoloLens Gets Face Wearables Right >>

* TV As We Know It Is About To Change Forever >>
* Google’s ‘Send Money In Email’ Service Has Arrived In The UK >>
* Google admits it can’t cope with filtering 300 hours of YouTube uploads every minute >>

* New Technologies Track Our Eyes—And Read Our Minds >>
* Understanding cellular ageing >>
* Are Tiny Crystals The Next Big Thing In Solar Cells? >>

* Chip and skin: The office that microchips its staff >>
* Strange Comet Discoveries Revealed by Rosetta Spacecraft >>
* Is the world really getting nastier? – In 60 seconds >>

* The ‘Ted 2’ Trailer Is Out >>
* Why Mars Has 2 Wildly Different Hemispheres >>

* How Your Smartphone’s GPS Uses Quantum Mechanics To Locate You >>
* Substrate Autonomous, Networked Avatar Bodies by Design >>
* Extreme Worlds May be Habitable >>

* The First Super Bowl Played Under LEDs Will Use 75 Percent Less Power >>
* Take a Look Inside the Secret Google X Life Sciences Lab >>
* The First Self-Charging Smart Bracelet Is Obscenely Expensive >>

* Ugly, incomplete, buggy: Windows 10 faces a sprint to the finish >>
* Megacities Are Growing So Fast We Need Satellites To Study Them >>
* Early Humans May Have Interbred With Neanderthals 55,000 Years Ago >>

* Why Vending Machines Are So Popular in Japan >>
* The Next Air Force One Will Be A Boeing 747-8 >>
* Two Cyclones Dance On The Indian Ocean >>

* New Eye Tracking Technology Can Detect Concussions >>
* In-Memory Computing and the Emergence of Tier -1 Storage >>
* IBM Research and Mars tackle food safety with advanced genetics >>

* Intel’s vPro Core chips advance wire-free computing with wireless dock, Pro WiDi tech >>
* Video Feature: Signs That Virtual Reality Is on the Verge of Taking Off >>
* New Chrome extension spots unencrypted tracking >>

* The dark side of ‘sharing economy’ jobs >>
* The Intriguing New Science That Could Change Your Mind About Rats >>
* Terrifying time loop: The man trapped in constant deja vu >>

* The Genetically Modified Mosquito Bite >>
* USA unable to keep secrets should sell military tech to China and come out ahead >>
* Singularity University Google has made a multi-year, multi-million dollar commitment to Graduate Studies Program >>

* Google profits up but revenue misses expectations >>
* Space 2020: What does the future hold? >>
* Your shopping habits are one in a million, literally >>

* Scientists use lasers to make metals super water-repellent >>
* The CellScope will cut down on time at the doctor’s >>

* Why Every Movie Looks Sort of Orange and Blue >>
* Danish “Archer” Demonstrates Gullibility of Audience >>
* Humankind’s Most Ambitious Search for Life’s Beginnings >>

* Transhumanism Needs to Establish a Meaning to Life >>
* “No Fast Lanes and Slow Lanes”: CRTC Rules Bell’s Mobile TV Service Violates Telecommunications Act >>
* Generating Mobius strips of light: Researchers experimentally produce these structures from light polarization >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 January 2015

January 28, 2015 Leave a comment

* SpaceX Reveals Stunning Video Showing Its Totally Futuristic New Rockets >>
* Exoplanet’s rings 200 times larger than Saturn >>
* Maker of Drone That Crashed at White House Will Block Flights Over DC >>

* Virtual Vulture 2 swoops into Spaceport America >>
* We’re fast approaching an era when companies will be able to run themselves. >>

* How the Pencil Sharpener Was Invented >>
* Engineers Develop ‘Ultrarope’ For World’s Highest Elevator >>
* Wi-Fi growth set to drive sales of new Ethernet speeds >>

* YouTube Now Streams HTML5 Video By Default >>
* How to install Windows 10 preview >>
* Pirate Bay Won’t Make A Full Comeback, Staff Revolt >>

* Mobile World Congress rumor mill churns with reports of better screens, cameras >>
* Mobile apps take students into the laboratory >>
* Google wireless service could disrupt carriers >>

* Laughing gas making a comeback for women giving birth >>
* Future of News: News v Noise >>
* Stem cell breakthrough may lead to baldness cure >>

* Artificial intelligence ‘will not end human race’ >>
* The 3D-Printer Industry Is Taking Shape, With Big Implications >>
* Scientists Have Caught A Laser Beam In Flight On Video For The First Time >>

* Here’s What Would Happen If an Earth-Sized Asteroid Hit Earth >>
* What is the Future of Suffering? >>
* Google Biogen Seek Reasons for Advance of Multiple Sclerosis >>

* India nearing completion of a Predator Drone copy and a stealth bomber drone >>
* NASA Launching Satellite Thursday to Track Earth’s Dirt from Space >>
* Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugs >>

* Mastering math through movement using Kinect for Windows >>
* Giant space telescope could image objects at far higher resolution than Hubble >>
* Targeting specific astrocyte brain-cell receptors found to boost memory in mice >>

* Smart Neural Stimulators Listen to the Body >>
* Life as a Bionic Woman >>
* Advance Doubles the Longevity of High-Energy Electric Car Batteries >>

* Ford’s Working on a Remote Control for Your Car >>
* Silk Implants Fight Bacterial Infection Then Vanish >>
* Averting Space Doom: Solving the Orbital Junk Problem >>

* Skin-Based Generators Scavenge Muscle Motion to Power Wearables >>
* Smaller Drones Aren’t Major Threat to Aircraft: A Little Birdie Told Me So >>
* Basic Science Shows Graphene has long term potential to triple the efficiency for solar power >>

* Confirmation that China stole F35, F22 and B2 stealth bomber secrets as early as 2007 >>
* Sniffing Radio-Frequency Emissions to Secure the Internet of Things >>
* Bill Gates Took A Shot At Google’s Immortality Company: ‘It Seems Pretty Egocentric’ >>

* Bill Gates on the future of technology, his biggest regret, and Microsoft’s HoloLens ? >>
* Watch Berkeley’s free lecture series on fixing the world’s broken food systems >>
* I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future >>

* Seven future uses for Microsoft’s HoloLens that will make someone disgustingly rich >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 January 2015

January 28, 2015 Leave a comment

* Laser flight path caught on camera for the first time >>
* You’ll Buy a VR Headset For the Movies, Not the Games >>
* Private Space Taxis on Track to Fly in 2017 >>

* How Your Connected Devices Could Get You Fired or Ruin Your Credit >>
* Smart mattress cover can control the temperature and the coffeemaker >>
* Is GUM better than flossing? 10 minutes of chewing can remove 100 MILLION bacteria from your mouth, study claims >>

* 3D printed heart helps to save girl’s life >>
* Self-destructing bacteria could lead to artificial life >>

* Why the Time Seems Right for a Space-Based Internet Service >>
* High-Resolution Printing of Quantum Dots For Vibrant, Inexpensive Displays >>
* Entanglement On a Chip >>

* Without Friends or Family, even Extraordinary Experiences are Disappointing >>
* Smart, touch-free thermometer gets temperatures for almost anything >>
* These Inflatable Pouch Motors Will Make Building Robots as Easy as Using Stickers >>

* The Milky Way has a hidden SKELETON >>
* Tweel, the never flat Airless Tire, is being used commercially for John Deere riding mowers >>
* Rooting Out Malware With a Side-Channel Chip Defense System >>

* US navy looks at next generation SSNX submarines and 200 mile range torpedoes >>
* Elon Musk plans for 4000 toaster sized micro-satellite network for global internet >>
* Russia starting five nuclear submarines this year and hope to have 16 by 2020 >>

* Carbon nanotubes found to create blood clots in medical devices >>
* Scientists extend telomeres to slow cell aging >>
* Privately-funded Solar Sail Prepared For Launch >>

* DARPA developing code for drone wolf pack teams of six or more >>
* This Is How You Unboil An Egg >>
* Facebook’s Lite App Is A Version Of The Social Network Aimed At Emerging Markets >>

* Virtual Reality Movies Aren’t Far Off >>
* Printing Quantum Dot Displays >>
* Private Space Taxis on Track to Fly in 2017 >>

* How Mobile Payments Are Failing—and Credit Cards Are Getting Better >>
* Sodium’s Explosive Secrets Revealed >>
* Better Living through Conservation Genetics >>

* Sensors Cleaned by Light Could Drop Costs of Detecting Pollution or Disease >>
* Magnetic Stimulation May Halt Rumination in Depression >>
* Why We’re Looking for Alien Life on Moons, Not Just Planets >>

* Tablet on your wrist: Apple Watch will be more powerful and have sharper screen than the original iPad >>
* The app that turns your phone into a CCTV CAMERA >>
* Rosetta’s comet in amazing detail >>

* Snakes 70 million years older than thought: Study >>
* Solar system with 5 Earth-sized planets dicovered >>
* Ancient planets are almost as old as the universe >>

* Scientists Create ‘Nanolipids’ To Mimic Good Cholesterol To Fight Heart Disease >>
* Is Apple too dependent on the iPhone? >>
* The Honeymoon Is Over For Satya Nadella >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 January 2015

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* Laser-Powered Giant 3-D Display in the Works >>
* Scientists successfully implant self-destructing nanobots into live mice >>
* How to Thread a Fiber-Optic Cable Through the Arctic >>

* This Concept Has a Use For Old Modular Phone Parts: A Supercomputer >>
* Drone landing drags White House security into the modern era >>

* Cablevision to introduce true Wi-Fi-only mobile service >>
* Can Wi-Fi Replace Your Cell Phone Plan? >>
* New wireless services from Google and Cablevision will lean heavily on Wi-Fi >>

* Robot finds fish beneath Antarctic ice, could be used to explore Europa >>
* Algorithm reveals the electricity consumption of individual appliances >>
* Prototype for first traceable PET-MR phantom >>

* NASA marching towards milestone test firing of space launch system booster >>
* Three weeks of heart burn has now associated with cancer >>
* A paper clip sized implant to lower blood pressure >>
* Ripping graphene nanoribbon edges converts the material from conductive to semiconducting >>
* Technology Repaints the Payment Landscape >>
* Astronomers Catch A Quasar Shutting Off >>

* Millions Paid by X Prize Foundation for Progress Toward Trip to Moon >>
* Scientists Can Now Unboil Eggs to Hopefully Make Cancer Drugs Cheaper >>
* Microsoft Attacks Microsoft: Why Windows 10 Gets It Right >>

* Sources Say IBM Planning On Laying Off 12,000 Over Next Year >>
* IBM to cut ‘118k jobs worldwide’ – report claims >>
* IBM: Layoffs Are Coming, But Nowhere Close To 100,000 >>

* Close friends know how long you’ll live >>
* Extending telomeres can reverse aging >>

* Sling TV Review: Holy Crap, We’ve Figured Out Internet Television >>
* Soon, paper-thin, faster flexi-screens for computers >>
* Found: Why rain gives off aromatic earthy smell >>

* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>
* Ray Kurzweil’s Mind-Boggling Predictions for the Next 25 Years >>
* Oculus is now making its own virtual reality movies >>

* Why scientists are growing bones on the International Space Station >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2015

January 25, 2015 Leave a comment

* What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything? >>
* Gillmor Gang: HoloCraft >>
* ‘Faster-Than-Light’ Illusion Could Help Unveil Cosmic Secrets >>

* Andreessen Horowitz shares the 16 tech trends it’s most excited about >>
* Ebola biggest threat to gorillas, chimps >>
* Nukes, warming pushing us closer to doomsday >>

* First Videos Created Of Whole Brain Neural Activity In An Unrestrained Animal >>
* Which Android device works with Now TV? >>
* Fascinating Video Explains Scientifically-Proven Benefits Of Meditation >>
* World’s Oldest Fire Has Been Burning for 5,500 Years >>

* Bill Gates: HIV Vaccine a Reality by 2030 >>
* Mozilla Wants To Bring Virtual Reality To The Browser >>
* Aragoscope is space telescope system that could achieve 1000 times higher resolution than Hubble Telescope >>

* UK Taranis unmanned combat aircraft demostrator likely basis for post-2030 UK airforce >>
* The devastating impact of vaccine deniers, in one measles chart >>
* Russian Navy can only deploy 45 of its 270 ships >>

* Global ENIGMA consortium cracks brain’s genetic codes for aging >>
* ‘Cobots’ enhance robotic manufacturing >>
* Google Introduces History for Voice and Mobile Search, Opt Out Here >>

* 47-year-old Star Trek phaser to be sold for $60,000 >>
* Brainy robot predicts danger >>
* Forget The Big Asteroid Buzzing Earth; Worry About What We Can’t See >>

* The future of HoloLens, VR at Sundance and more! >>
* Why Your Next Fitness Tracker Will Be Smarter >>
* Readers Respond to “A Beacon from the Big Bang” >>
* The Future of Warm Clothing Is Totally Metal >>

* A million dollar guitar, illuminating keyboards and more at NAMM2015 >>
* Scientists-take-first-step-towards-Star-Trek-transporter >>
* New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter >>

* One Missouri Lawmaker Wants To Make Apple Pay Way Less Convenient >>
* ‘One day, YOU won’t be able to SENSE the INTERNET,’ vows Schmidt >>
* Landlines: The tech that just won’t die >>

* “Positive Computing”: The Next Big Thing In Human-Centered Design? >>
* Phoenix Hints At Imminent Pirate Bay Comeback >>
* Researchers develop nanobots powered by stomach acid >>

* Unseen Galaxies of the Universe Detected (Weekend Feature) >>
* Over the Horizon Fire Control and Detection with F35s would make US aircraft carriers safer against Chinese Cruise missiles >>
* Revamped collider and a 50 times better detector will hunt the WIMP particles in 2015 >>

* If Earth falls, will interstellar space travel be our salvation? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 January 2015

January 24, 2015 Leave a comment

* MIT’s Planning Algorithms are Like Siri, Except Creative and Helpful >>
* Graphene Devices Stand the Test of Time >>
* Resurrecting a Meltdown-Proof Reactor Design >>

* Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs >>
* Modern Archer Who Can Fire Three Arrows In 0.6 Seconds >>
* Researchers Slow The Speed Of Light As It Travels Through A Vacuum >>

* China blocks VPN access to the Internet >>
* Overhauled Atlas Robot Ready to Square Off Against World’s Elite Robots This Summer >>
* This Guy Beat Google’s Super-Smart AI—But It Wasn’t Easy >>

* Russian PAK DA next generation stealth strategic bomber designs >>
* Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness? >>
* The Simpsons Springfield will get transformed into the Elon Musk version of the future >>

* Video Friday: Mars Helicopter, 100 Dancing Robots, and Putin’s Combat Cyborg >>
* Carbon Nanotube Transistors Go Head-to-Head With Silicon >>
* Microsoft’s Holographic Goggles brings the era of holographic computing >>

* 3-D Transistors Made with Molecular Self-Assembly >>
* Laser may replace copper in computer chips for high-speed, low-energy data transmission >>
* Microsoft announces HoloLens augmented-reality display >>

* Moon Express tests its MTV-1X flying donut lunar lander >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 23, 2015: SpaceX, Rosetta, and Asteroid Updates! >>
* Planet Labs Raises $95 Million for Tiny Earth-Observation Satellites >>

* Should We Put A Drone On Mars? >>
* No, This Isn’t Scifi. It’s an Actual Spaceplane, Getting Fueled Up. >>
* Google’s Eric Schmidt Predicts The Disappearance Of The Internet >>

* The Un’s First Oculus 3-d Film Takes Viewers Inside A Syrian Refugee Camp >>
* What You Can See From the Tallest Observation Decks On Earth >>
* A Massive Social Experiment On You Is Under Way, And You Will Love It >>

* Microsoft acquires Revolution Analytics >>
* Top 10 Internet Law Developments Of 2014 >>
* Microsoft Announces Office 2016 and Office For Windows 10 Coming Later This Year >>

* Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times >>
* Microsoft Build 2015 developer conference sells outs in 45 minutes >>
* Windows 10 hands-on: Cortana leads a feature-packed update >>

* Still Going! ‘Opportunity’ Roving Mars For 11 Years | Highlight Video >>
* How Helicopters Could Fly On Mars | Video >>
* Modern Archer Who Can Fire Three Arrows In 0.6 Seconds >>

* How the Brain Stores Trivial Memories, Just in Case >>
* Should George Lucas Be Involved In Future ‘Star Wars’ Films? >>
* Office For Windows 10 Is Going To Have A Ton Of ‘Touch’ Functionality Built In >>

* How Technology Behind Bitcoin Could Transform Accounting As We Know It >>
* Could we travel to other parts of our galaxy — or other galaxies — via a giant wormhole? >>
* Darpa Wants Drones To Hunt In Packs >>

* The Year Ahead (And Behind) In Robotics >>
* Intel, Microsoft, Autodesk Creating Life; Giants trying to catch-up to Microbial Robotics >>
* Watch 10 trailers for Sundance 2015 movie premieres >>

* Bill Gates interview: How the world will change by 2030 >>
* At Davos, fears the Internet will devolve into a fragmented mess >>

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