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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 January 2015

January 20, 2015 Leave a comment

* This Airplane Can Be Refueled By Sunshine >>
* Has Robocar Safety Been Hyped? >>
* Artificial-Intelligence Experts to Explore Turing Test Triathlon >>

* This Jaguar F-type Can Tell If You’re Too Tired To Drive [Video] >>
* Seek’s Smartphone Thermal Camera Can Now Zoom In On Your Target >>
* The First Hobbit Fan-Edit Cuts The Trilogy In Half >>

* HTC’s next flagship appears to flaunt 20MP camera in leaked shots >>
* Samsung’s tiny 1TB SSD is blazing fast, but so pricey >>
* The F-35 Just Hit Another Snag >>

* The “Internet of Things”—powerful trend, but misunderstood buzzword >>
* How The Cryptoconomy Will Be Created >>
* 100 humanoid robots perform synchronized dance routine in Tokyo >>

* Human-Like Robots Are Getting Jobs >>
* Japanese androids hold news conference, chat with baby droids >>
* YouTube is hosting its own Super Bowl halftime show with stunts and fake ads >>

* China discusses rocket larger than US Saturn V for 2028 that could launch 130 tons >>
* Artificial intelligence experts sign open letter to protect mankind from machines >>
* Some of the Weapons that make Israel a top arms exporter >>

* ATLAS DRC Robot Is 75 Percent New, Completely Unplugged >>
* Lost Beagle 2 Robot Found Intact on Mars After a Decade >>
* Single gene modification lengthen fruit flies lifespan by up to 60% >>

* Google’s Finalizing a $1 Billion Investment in SpaceX Internet >>
* Google may invest and partner with Spacex on global internet satellite network >>
* SpaceX To Build 4,000 Broadband Satellites in Seattle >>
* Here’s Why Google Wants To Invest Up To $1 Billion In SpaceX >>

* Turning PacMan Into A Street-Based Chase Game Using Smartphones >>
* New Telescope in Chile Now Searching for Alien Planets >>
* Mapping the maize genome >>

* The computer INSIDE a mouse: Wireless gadget comes with Wi-Fi and 128GB storage >>
* X-rays unlock secrets of ancient scrolls buried by volcano >>
* Laser-generated surface structures create extremely water-repellent, self-cleaning metals >>

* Wearable sensor clears path to long-term EKG, EMG monitoring >>
* Video: The future of manned moon exploration >>
* New laser could upgrade the images in tomorrow’s technology >>

* Microscopic machines travel inside a living ANIMAL for the first time – and could one day be used to deliver drugs in humans >>
* Facebook goes on 1,200-person hiring spree in ‘ambitious’ drive to launch virtual reality products >>
* Tesla co-founder electrified about trucks >>

* Software entrepreneur playbook — big data meets HR >>
* China economy suffering from government ‘over investment’ >>
* AirAsia Flight 8501 Climbed ‘Beyond Normal’ Speed, Officials Say >>

* Medical first means newborn is Britain’s youngest organ donor >>
* Davos: 1 per cent vs 99 per cent, wealth inequality in numbers >>
* Drones’ Next Job: Construction Work >>

* Tomorrow Is Microsoft’s Last Chance To Convince The World That Windows Still Matters >>
* NBC Will Live Stream The Super Bowl For Free >>
* George Lucas Explains Why He’s Avoiding All The Force Awakens Details >>

* Radar that ‘sees’ through walls raises privacy concerns >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 January 2015

January 20, 2015 Leave a comment

* Shanghai Company 3D Prints 6-Story Apartment Building and Villa >>
* An Early Look At Intel 5Th Gen Core Series Broadwell Performance For Notebooks >>
* Amazon plans to release 12 movies a year in theaters and on Prime >>

* Microsoft Researchers Use Light Beams To Charge Smartphones >>
* The Mobile Revolution Has Only Just Begun >>
* A Google-backed startup wants to change VR as we know it >>

* A Retreat for Google Glass and a Case Study in the Perils of Making Hardware >>
* Amazon set to take on Hollywood: Firm to start making its first feature films and offer them online weeks after they hit theatres >>
* Complexities of Choosing an End Game for Dementia >>

* Ancient Viruses Gain New Functions in the Brain >>
* Magic Leap set to revolutionise every aspect of daily life: Patent of ‘secret’ augmented reality headset reveals uses in shops, hospitals and homes >>

* Forget fingerprints, crimes could be solved by BODY SHAPE: Just 8 measurements are needed to identify criminals – even through clothes >>
* Recipient of Artificial Heart Is Well Enough to Head Home >>
* David Copperfield conjures magic from tech >>

* Environment, not genes, dictates our immune system >>
* Indian scientists design morphine replacement for pain therapy >>
* US okays world’s 1st device to fight obesity >>

* Shoes Are Getting More Expensive >>
* Oxfam Study Finds Richest 1% Is Likely to Control Half of Global Wealth by 2016 >>
* See the World’s Greatest Stolen Artworks in This Virtual-Reality Museum >>

* If We Made ‘Back to the Future II’ Today: What Would 2045 Look Like? >>
* Sensors linked to shotgun like systems defend against rocket propelled grenade >>
* This Paper “Slinky” Could Power Internet of Things >>

* Google’s Self-Driving Car Pals Revealed >>
* Nanowire Quantum dot lasers will be components for quantum computers >>
* SpaceX Could Launch 17 Rockets in 2015, Including the Most Powerful Rocket Since Saturn V >>

* First Watch With a Built-In Speedometer Is Absurdly Wonderful >>
* First Demonstration Of Self-Propelled Nanobots In A Living Animal >>
* The Future Of The Past http://www.popsci.com/future-past >>

* Graphene multiplies the power of light >>
* Welcome To The Maker-industrial Revolution >>
* US Spies Expected Airline Bombs–And Got The Paris Attacks Instead >>

* Scientists tame Schrodinger’s cat for a new type of quantum computer >>
* Apple likely to launch simple stylus >>
* Is NASA’s asteroid mission the agency’s political downfall? >>

* This mansion was 3D printed to show off the future of construction >>
* Google reportedly in satellite investment talks with SpaceX >>
* Australia fighter jet data theft ‘shows cyber-spy risk’ >>

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