Archive

Archive for February, 2015

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 February 2015

February 15, 2015 Leave a comment

* Internet-Connected Barbie Can Have Full Conversations With Kids >>
* Proposed commercial drone rules would ban robotic couriers >>
* Google’s Vint Cerf warns of ‘digital Dark Age’ >>

* Universitiesto Develop Human Genome Variation Map >>
* IoT Shoe Insert Connects Gait To Digital Worlds >>
* Please, Apple–Anyone–Fix My Shitty “Smart” Car >>

* How I Taught My Computer to Write Its Own Music >>
* Moore’s Law Is About to Get Weird >>
* The New War on Drugs >>

* Artificial intelligence could encourage war, experts fear >>
* Brazil Amazon: Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia >>
* Personal weather stations can expose your Wi-Fi network >>

* Synthetic vaccine sought to finally eradicate polio >>
* Jobs on the line in the new robot age >>
* Join the Internet Countdown >>

* Google VP Warns All Memory of 21st Century May Be Lost >>
* Google Is Shutting Down Google Helpouts, Its Expert Video Chat Service >>
* Google Glass May Be On Shaky Ground, But Sony’s Showing Off Its New Smart Eyeware >>

* Q&A: Tech careers that pay big >>
* Google and Mattel team up on a new Virtual Reality View-Master >>
* 5 jaw-dropping tech innovations that preview the future >>

* Eero rakes in $1 million from slow-Wi-Fi haters >>
* Ebola transmission from dead patients possible: study >>
* Microsoft researchers say their newest deep learning system beats humans — and Google >>

* Robots Can Build Cars; Now They Learn Not to Crush You >>
* Russia’s planning on upgraded nuclear submarines >>
* Russia developing a new aircraft carrier that would be bigger than the US Nimitz class >>

* Battling Infectious Diseases in the 20th Century: The Impact of Vaccines >>
* How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life >>
* Hybrid 3D CMOS is the next wave of imaging sensor technology >>

* 5 Stunning Timelapse Videos Show the World at Night in Motion >>
* NASA VIDEO: Close-Up of Pluto’s Moon Charon –Does It Harbor a Buried Ocean? >>
* Submarine Explores Saturn’s Moon Titan In NASA Animation >>

* Could Europe’s New Grid Algorithm Black-out Belgium? >>
* Cosmic Ray Particles Will Reveal the Molten Hearts of Fukushima Daiichi’s Reactors >>
* Is Google making the web stupid? >>

* Propellant-less Photonic Laser Thruster achieved 1 millinewtons in the lab >>
* How to 3D-print a custom low-cost mechanical sensor >>
* This Contact Lens Is Actually a Tiny Telescope >>

* Many T-50 Fighter Variants with Continuing Upgrades planned >>
* The Hot Yet Little-Known Trend That’ll Supercharge AI >>

* The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines >>
* Why Europe’s Experimental Spaceship Is Shaped So Weirdly >>

* Weekly Space Hangout – February 13, 2015 – Paul Gilster and his “Centauri Dreams” >>
* How I Taught My Computer to Write Its Own Music >>
* Scientists develop prototype contact lenses that allow wearers to zoom in and out >>

* Human Face Recognition Found In Neural Network Based On Monkey Brains >>
* The Future of the Web Is 100 Years Old >>
* A Film Studio for the Age of Virtual Reality >>

* Video Friday: RoboCore, Anki Overdrive, Valkyrie’s New Moves >>
* Apple’s Car Will Drive Itself, Says Reuters >>
* Where To Look For The Next Big Thing >>

* The next miracle material >>
* Nasa plans to develop submarine to explore Titan’s mysterious methane sea >>
* Anybody out there? Some want to beam signals into space >>

* A prosthetic hand that moves and provides sensation, just like a natural hand >>
* How The FAA’s Proposed Drone Rules Will Affect What You Care About >>
* Big Data Analytics, Mobile Technologies And Robotics Defining The Future Of Digital Factories >>

* Scientists To Hunt For Supersymmetric Particle In LHC >>
* Elon Musk To Write a Book About Earth Sustainability and Mars Colonization >>

* Nim Programming Language Gaining Traction >>
* Industry Disruption Should Head Back To The Future >>
* Contacting aliens – war of the worlds or war over cash? >>

* Google May Make a High-Tech Deodorant >>
* Trade in your old clothes with Tradesy >>
* Videos of 1,500 beating human hearts >>

* Seven genes tied to intellectual disability found >>
* Scientists track parasites with satellites >>
* Now, a synthetic vaccine to fight polio >>

* Why celebs may want to sell their poo >>
* ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Footage To Be Shown At Celebration Event In April? >>
* HIV Virus: Aggressive New Variant Discovered In Cuba >>

* Is Silicon Valley Ageist Or Just Smart? >>
* 12 Risks that threaten human civilisation >>
* Orbiting Rainbow Project Experiment updates >>

* Scientists have found a way to see through opaque material using light >>
* Collider hopes for a ‘super’ restart >>
* The FAA just took a huge step towards legalizing commercial drone flights >>

————————————————————————
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 February 2015

February 12, 2015 Leave a comment

* Google wants you to SMELL nicer: Patent reveals sensor that detects when you’re sweaty to waft perfume around you >>
* Facebook introduces Legacy Contacts to manage your account when you die >>

* The real robot economy and the bus ticket inspector >>
* Why We Don’t Have Battery Breakthroughs >>
* Spacex successfully deploys DSCVER satellite and soft lands vertically into ocean 10 meters from target >>

* Applied artificial intelligence: Mythological to neuroanatomical >>
* The British Navy Bought Artificial Intelligence to Make Its Sailors Better Shots >>
* 3D Robotics Opens Its Flight Control App For Drones To Developers >>

* Boeing CST-100: Next-Generation Spaceship >>
* Hunt Continues for Signs of Universe’s Incredible Big Bang Expansion >>
* SpaceX Won’t Try Rocket Landing on Drone Ship After Satellite Launch Today >>

* The Number of Asteroids We Could Visit and Explore Has Just Doubled >>
* 5 Years On The Sun – Time-Lapse Video >>
* Net Neutrality’s Technical Troubles >>

* DARPA and OSRF Developing Next-Gen Prosthetic Limbs in Simulation and Reality >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>
* Long Stroke Parallel Draw-down Chuck that Eliminates Need for Setup >>

* Spacex successfully deploys DSCVER satellite and soft lands vertically into ocean 10 meters from target >>
* Newsweek | Should we be afraid of robots? >>
* The Guardian | Rise of the robots, how long do we have until they take our jobs? >>

* Promising peptide for traumatic brain injury, heart attack and stroke >>
* A New Material For Wearable Spintronic Devices >>
* 15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Blood >>

* Why Is My Smart Home So Fucking Dumb? >>
* This Incredible Robotic Arm Prints Plastic Like a Spider Makes Silk >>
* Watching these ultra fast robots arranging batteries is mesmerizing >>

* How to Turn Your Smartphone Into the Ultimate Spy Tool >>
* Microsoft beefs up Office Online with new features, streamlined interface >>
* X-ray laser can now image the insides of living bacteria >>

* Stop Pitting Technology Against Quality In-Person Time >>
* We’re off the matrix! Researchers find the brain DOESN’T navigate using a ‘grid’ system >>
* Smartphone kill switches credited with stifling theft >>

* ViewLift offers end-to-end streaming video services >>
* Players control this game with their heartbeat >>
* Facebook Inches Closer To Automatic Facial Recognition >>

* Scientists are closing in on a cure for love, but should they go ahead with it? >>
* Netflix releases new series of House of Cards – and then takes it down >>

* REPORT: Lyft is raising $500 million at a $2 billion valuation >>
* Google is facing a death by a thousand cuts >>
* Science says the reason you can’t remember someone’s name is that you don’t care enough >>

* What Would It Be Like to Live on the Moon? >>
* The most important political document of the century is a computer simulation summary >>
* Quadruple Star Babies Found in Cosmic Womb >>

* Automated Insights, the guys with ‘robots’ writing stories, acquired by owner of Stats, LLC >>
* The 50 Most Effective Ways To Transform The Developing World >>
* FUTURISM UPDATE (February 12, 2015) >>

* Rosetta Will Only Get Better >>
* SpaceX’s 1st Mission to Deep Space Captured in Amazing Photos >>
* What The 2016 Budget Proposal Means For Antibiotics Research >>

* Hands On With The Windows 10 Technical Preview For Phones >>
* The pen is mightier than the sword, but the computer mightier than both >>
* How to make an INSIDE OUT boiled egg : Video reveals simple trick to get yolk on the outside and white on the inside >>

* Mollusks Show the Way to Better Li-ion Batteries >>
* Scientist: ‘Try to contact aliens’ >>
* Virgin Galactic will build its satellite launcher at California’s Long Beach Airport >>

————————————————————————
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 February 2015

February 12, 2015 Leave a comment

* Another key step toward flexible electronics >>
* Our Fear of Artificial Intelligence >>
* Microsoft Starts Slashing African Internet Prices with White-Space Networks >>

* Oculus Rift, Leap Motion mashup delivers a new kind of virtual reality interface >>
* European ‘Mini-Space Shuttle’ Launches Aboard Vega Rocket | Video >>
* SpaceX Launches DSCOVR Space Weather Satellite, But No Rocket Landing >>

* Encryption Wouldn’t Have Stopped Anthem’s Data Breach >>
* RoboCore Is A Core For Your Robo >>
* Radical Transportation Projects Of The Past And Future >>

* Karate’ Means Empty Hand, but You’ll Need Your Handheld Device >>
* Instant’s New Android App Lets You Track Just About Anything >>
* Voltera, The Electronics Printer, Launches To Much Fanfare >>

* Test of Strength: Fitness Apps vs. Personal Trainers >>
* EROI — A Tool To Predict The Best Energy Mix >>
* Rebellion Photonics: Thriving On Fumes >>

* Science-Laden SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down In Pacific >>
* Apple invests in a solar farm that can power 60,000 homes >>
* MEMS: World’s 1st Spectrometer On-a-Chip >>

* Smartphone apps just as accurate as wearable devices for tracking physical activity >>
* Secrets of the home: Is your toaster spying on you? >>
* Nasa wants to send a SUBMARINE to space in 2040 >>

* Apple to build $848 million solar plant >>
* Could time travel really take place? >>
* Comets are like ‘deep-fried ice cream’: Nasa research >>

* Big Bang may have never happened >>
* Smart insulin’ jab to help fight diabetes >>
* Australia’s oldest man likes to knit mini sweaters for injured penguins >>

* This Incredible Hospital Robot Is Saving Lives. Also, I Hate It >>
* 50 Years of Deep Learning and Beyond: an Interview with Jürgen Schmidhuber >>
* NASA NIAC Spiderfab Status update on the way to making kilometer scale structures >>

* Scorched Earth, 2200AD >>
* How Did Multicellular Life Evolve? >>
* Google To Fact-Check Health Related Searches – Ensure Minor Symptoms Don’t Become Scary Diseases >>

* Mother-Of-Three Earns $65,000 A Month Through Etsy Shop, Sells 3,000 Items Per Day >>
* This Invincible Flying Robot Just Won a $1 Million Drone Competition >>
* Darpa Wants Prosthetic Hands That Can Feel Like Real Hands >>

* Software engineers must continuously learn and integrate >>
* R2d2 beats Mendel: Scientists find selfish gene that breaks long-held law of inheritance >>
* EE to use drones and balloons to boost 4G >>

* Google is reportedly testing a service that will let you pay by saying your initials >>
* Parasitic Wasps Infected with Mind-Controlling Viruses >>
* Might a ‘Gold Rush’ on the Moon Trigger the Next Epic Space Race? >>

* Can Online Classrooms Help The Developing World Catch Up? >>
* UK gives thumbs-up to driverless cars — but first come the driverless pods >>

———————- ————————————————–
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 February 2015

February 11, 2015 Leave a comment

* Watch Google’s New Small Dog Robot Take A Kicking And Keep On Ticking >>
* Google revamps results for 400 medical conditions >>

* SoftBank Will Help IBM’s Watson Learn Japanese >>
* Print your own phone from home >>
* How to Build a Better Entangled-photon Detector Array >>

* How a Wire Was Used to Measure a Tiny Force of Gravity >>
* An Electrode in the Brain Turns Off Depression >>
* “Bionic Leaf” Makes Fuel from Sunlight >>

* SpaceX, Air Force sign deal for landing pad >>
* Anki sends its toy racing cars into Overdrive >>
* Totally Autonomous Cars May Not Evolve From Semi-Autonomous Ones >>

* Why The Human Brain Isn’t As Special As We Think It Is >>
* Is the DIY Drone Movement About to Launch a Billion-Dollar Industry? >>
* This Printer Churns Out Complex Double-Layered Circuit Boards >>

* What 3-parent Babies Mean For The Future Of Reproductive Medicine >>
* Laser-controlled And See-through Brains Get Biomedical Prize >>
* The AI Revolution: How Far Away Are Our Robot Overlords? >>

* IBM’s Watson Stakes Out New Territory In Japan >>
* A Researcher Just Published 10 Million Real Passwords and Usernames >>
* Quantum Equation Suggests Universe Had No Beginning >>

* Understanding how to teach ‘intelligence’ >>
* Viral supercomputer simulations >>
* An encyclopaedic guide to the dark genome >>

* Can an App Spot Your Cancer? >>
* Raw: SpaceX releases video of crash landing >>
* Molybdenum Disulfide Shows Promise For High-Temperature Electronics >>

* Spot Is Boston Dynamics’ Nimble New Quadruped Robot >>
* Tiny soft robotic hands with magnetic nanoparticles could improve cancer diagnostics, drug delivery >>
* Google Glass app analyzes plants’ health in seconds >>

* Advanced additive manufacturing could enable planes that are 50% more fuel efficient >>
* How Much [X] Could You Eat Before It Would Kill You? >>
* US Navy 30 year ship plans include an aircraft carrier every five years >>

* South Korean woman’s hair ‘eaten’ by robot vacuum cleaner as she slept >>
* New Sleep-Tracking Wearables Help Solve Real Medical Problems >>
* No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning >>

* DARPA to Begin Testing Satellite-Launching Fighter Jet This Year >>
* SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Leave Space Station >>
* DSCOVR Launch >>

* Apple hits $700 billion >>
* Booze can affect your hips: Experts >>
* New Algorithm Can Help Plan Your Pee Breaks Better On Road Trips >>

* Artificial Spider Silk Might Be Better, And Easier, Than Milking Spiders >>
* Google I/O slated for late May in San Francisco >>
* The Fridge Tracks Your Perishable Food on Your iPhone >>

* SpaceX again scraps second attempt to test pioneering Falcon 9 reusable rocket >>
* Tokyo is spending over $300 million to promote ‘hydrogen fuel’ – here’s what that means >>
* Scientists announce the strongest evidence yet that dark matter is lurking in our galaxy >>

* Android Sales Are In Decline For The First Time Ever >>
* Heart of Earth’s inner core revealed >>
* Can we make a benign AI? >>

* ‘Smart’ insulin hope for diabetes >>

———————- ————————————————–
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 10 February 2015

February 9, 2015 Leave a comment

* Big Bang was a Mirage from a Collapsing Higher-Dimensional Star >>
* We’re Going To Europa >>
* “Uber for Helicopters” Is Gross, Absurd and I Want to Use It Every Day >>

* Internet-Connected Sheep and the New Roaming Wireless >>
* Smart body panels will let you know when someone dents your car >>
* Shhhhh – your TV could be listening: Samsung issues warning over Smart TVs >>

* Thirty year Roadmap for Navy power systems to support railguns and lasers >>
* A high-tech hotel opening in Japan will be staffed by multilingual robots >>
* A Pill That Mimics the Immune System >>

* Elon Musk tweeted on the space elevator, electric rockets and railguns >>
* The Quadrillion dollar world would be a world with complete Infrastructure >>
* Malaria-in-a-dish paves the way for better treatments >>

* More intelligence genes found that will lead to effective embryo selection >>
* How Can Mars Sometimes Be Warmer Than Earth? >>
* Scientist develops disposable devices to identify allergies >>

* Science of Fiction Festival 2014 >>
* DeveloperWeek 2015 >>
* A caring robot with ‘emotion’ and memory >>

* More intelligence genes found that will lead to effective embryo selection >>
* Fetch Robotics: Unbounded Core Team Developing New Robots for Logistics >>
* Ray Kurzweil’s music-tech breakthroughs: the inside story >>

* How Do I Look in These Genes? The Science of DNA Dating >>
* How Smart Is Your Artificial Intelligence? >>
* This Ethernet cable costs $10,000 >>

* Latest Photos from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter >>
* Samsung’s Smart TVs Share Living Room Conversations With Third Parties >>
* ‘Battlebots’ is coming back to TV this summer >>

* An Internet of Things reality check >>
* High-cost blood cancer drugs deliver high value >>
* Controlling genes with light >>

* Behind the wheel of Toyota’s futuristic iRoad >>
* Raspberry Pi 2 is ‘camera shy’ >>
* Scientists crack a great mystery: Why do cats love sleeping in cardboard boxes? >>

* Nasa selects tiny research satellites for future missions >>
* Why Google will eventually be going to war with Uber >>
* Secret stash of Moon artifacts found hidden in Neil Armstrong’s closet >>

* The 2015 Healthy Aging Summit >>
* Facebook will tag every photo ever taken of you—whether you like it or not >>
* The highest-paying jobs at Google [RANKED] >>

* This bouncy ball drone wants to search and rescue without cutting off anyone’s face by accident >>
* ‘Smart’ insulin beats the regular kind in diabetic mice >>
* This Is What A Holographic iPhone Might Look Like >>

* New device allows brain to bypass spinal cord, move paralyzed limbs >>

———————- ————————————————–
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 09 February 2015

February 8, 2015 Leave a comment

* Woman ‘cured by lucky DNA mutation’ >>
* SpaceX rocket to launch weather satellite into deep space >>
* Cereal crops that survive flooding created >>

* This natural antidepressant protein can help sustain sound mind, strong heart >>
* Spray to help you sleep >>
* Spain Uses World’s First Stem Cell Treatment For Heart Attacks >>

* NASA Reveals The Far Side Of The Moon In All Its Glory With Stunning Video >>
* Search For Life Turns To Exomoons As NASA Supercomputer Joins The Hunt >>

* Portable Mind Reader May Help Patients With Locked-In Syndrome >>
* Dark Matter Hunters Suspect They’ve Found ‘Galaxy X’ >>
* Robots, Unemployment, and Basic Income >>

* Technology Is Giving Us the Power to Rewrite Nature >>
* Facebook’s DeepFace AI can recognize you in nearly any photo >>
* ‘Virtual virus’ unfolds the flu on a CPU >>

* This smart electric scooter doesn’t need to be charged >>
* Banks want to open cellphones to robocalls >>

* Beijing getting new airport with largest terminal building >>
* Metrology tools to 1.5 nanometers and nanopatterning to 7 nanometers >>
* Update on EMDrive work at NASA Eagleworks >>

* What My Hearing Aid Taught Me About the Future of Wearables >>
* SpaceX to Try Rocket Landing Again with DSCOVR Satellite Launch >>
* Week #47: From parallel yous to fundamental constants >>

* New software analyzes human genomes for disease-causing variations in 90 minutes >>
* Replacing lasers with LEDs for short-range optical communications >>
* Meditation associated with slower age-related loss of gray matter in the brain >>

* Scientists created a transparent eggshell to see how an embryo grows >>
* High-efficiency concentrating solar cells move to the rooftop >>
* Mars Will Test Our Capabilities, But Europa Is The Prize >>

* Even Our Balloon Animals Will Soon Be Made By Robots >>
* Pirate Bay Deploys “robots” To Scan For Fake Torrents >>
* Researchers say treadmill desks make you smarter >>

* Google is testing Hangouts-based customer service >>
* Microsoft, Spectra Wireless launch Africa’s first commercial white spaces network >>
* Junk Diet Rewires Rat Brains >>

* Playgrounds Are Not All Created Equally >>
* At long last: Al Gore’s satellite dream blasts off >>
* Olympus Intros Tough Cam, New Lens Ahead of CP+ >>

* 1 million people now using the Hang w/ app for broadcasting live video >>
* Red wine compound may help prevent memory loss: Study >>
* Human evolution is still going on >>

* Is Your Skin Care Killing You? >>
* NASA Emdrive experiments have force measurements while the device is in a hard vacuum >>
* Could meditation reduce brain aging? >>

* Gillmor Gang: Heroes & Villains >>
* More hospitals are trying Apple HealthKit than Google Fit >>
* Breakthrough DNA Editor Borne of Bacteria >>

* Why the US Government Is Terrified of Hobbyist Drones >>
* Full scale mach 5.5 cruising Sabre engine on track for 2019 >>
* Sixth Generation Super Hornet Could Give up on Being Stealthy >>

* Google Maps: a decade of transforming the mapping landscape >>
* We talked to the head of Google’s next multibillion-dollar business. Here’s what he told us >>
* Google shares its plan to nab 80% of Microsoft’s Office business >>

* Robots Podcast #175: Riccardo Cassinis >>
* Hotel robots in Japan will perform a range of tasks >>
* Prototype robot fireman unveiled by US Navy >>

* Replacing the Turing Test >>
* Tomorrow’s Technology Depends on Today’s Physics >>
* DSCOVR Launch >>

* Why Google Glass Broke >>
* Cheap Smartphone Dongle Diagnoses HIV And Syphilis In 15 Minutes >>
* The Future of Sex >>

* Does Binge-Watching Netflix Mean You’re Depressed? >>
* A high-tech hotel opening in Japan will be staffed by multilingual robots >>

———————- ————————————————–
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 07 February 2015

February 6, 2015 Leave a comment

* DARPA robot can learn tasks from Youtube video and a neural net can understand video 20 times faster than a human >>
* SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend >>
* Fighter Plane Assists Satellite Launch In DARPA Animation >>

* Cablevision’s WiFi-only unlimited mobile phone service is live >>
* Smartphone dongle detects HIV in 15 mins >>

* This Drone Ambulance Is Totally Wild, And Totally Inevitable >>
* First Stars Fired Up 140 Million Years Later Than Previously Thought >>

* IBM Says Watson Can Help Declutter Your In-Box >>
* Scientists predict Earth-like planets around most stars >>
* Is “Valleytronics” the Next Big Thing in Quantum Computing? >>

* Thermoelectric Nanowires Promise Energy Harvesting From Car Exhaust >>
* Spectacular Milky Way Maps Show Our Galaxy in New Light >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Feb. 6, 2015: Astronaut Ron Garan’s “Orbital Persective” >>

* The Acceleration of Acceleration: How The Future Is Arriving Far Faster Than Expected >>
* Eve the robot scientist discovers new drug candidate for malaria >>
* Stargate: Two Writers Added To Pen Reboot >>

* The next Google Glass will probably look nothing like the first one >>
* Facebook’s Sandberg: Women engineers should Lean In >>
* Are carriers trying to steal Wi-Fi’s spectrum? Not exactly >>

* Cure for common cold gets a step closer >>
* Next Big Future: 3D printed metamaterial can cause energy gain >>

​* When Superintelligent AI Arrives, Will Religions Try to Convert It? >>
* SuperAger brains yield new clues to their remarkable memories | KurzweilAI >>
* U.S. Electricity Demand Flat Since 2007 >>

* BMW Fixes Software Flaw That Would’ve Let Hackers Unlock Doors >>
* Video Friday: Teleoperated Balloon Animals, Zipperbots, and Indiana Darwin >>
* Does Hawaii Need a Unified Grid? >>

* You Might Not Have Broadband Anymore >>
* Watch The Navy’s New Robot Firefighter In Action [Video] >>

* Half the DNA on the NYC Subway Matches No Known Organism >>
* Next Big Future: Lithium ion capacitors and advanced thermoelectrics will expand the use of hybrid and electric cars >>
* Here’s What You’ll Find on the Fighter Jet of 2030 >>

* Use Finger Length—Not Genetics—to Predict Promiscuity >>
* Homeland Security is testing nightmare scenarios where toy drones become flying bombs >>

* New trailers: Daredevil, Furious 7, Poltergeist, and more >>
* Over 1.3 million Swarovski crystals were used to create the costumes in ‘Jupiter Ascending’ >>
* ‘Star Wars’ And ‘Star Trek’ Face Off In Epic New Fan-Made Trailer >>

———————- ————————————————–
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 06 February 2015

February 5, 2015 Leave a comment

* Mind-controlled helicopters might be the coolest thing you see all day >>
* The US Navy just unveiled a robot that can walk through fire >>
* Water, bubbles and smells in UK’s first 4DX cinema >>

* Octopus robot makes waves with ultra-fast propulsion >>
* Robot scientist Eve could speed up search for new drugs >>

* $34 Diagnostic Tool for STDs Plugs into Smartphone, Rivals $18,000 Lab Equipment >>
* Apple working on a web TV service, report says >>

* Here’s what it’s like to attend Apple’s secret university >>
* Japanese bank introduces robot workers to deal with customers in branches >>
* Ford Developing Cross Country Automotive Remote Control >>

* Yet Another Drone Delivery Trial, This Time in Asia >>
* USA arming Ukraine likely to trigger Russia to sell thousands of shoulder launched missiles >>
* 800,000 Microinverters Remotely Retrofitted on Oahu—in One Day >>

* Humans 3.0: The Upgrading of the Species >>
* FCC Chief Proposes Broader Net Neutrality Rules >>
* Our First Grainy Glimpse Of Pluto And Charon As New Horizons Closes In >>

* Cosmology: First stars were born much later than thought >>
* Who, What, Why: How does Google’s Autocomplete censor predictions? >>
* New Horizons mission eyes Pluto >>

* Has US begun regulating business on the Moon? >>
* See the Human Body Under a Microscope >>
* 3D-printed engagement rings – the future of jewellery? >>

* The Next Internet Is TV >>
* The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies On One Guy, Who Is Going Broke >>
* The Millennium Falcon Drone Is Real And Perfect >>

* Five new services expand IBM Watson capabilities to images, speech, and more >>

———————- ————————————————–
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 05 February 2015

February 4, 2015 Leave a comment

* Sensor gives you a SIXTH SENSE: Film can give hands ability to ‘feel’ magnetic fields >>
* Researchers discover brain region that can predict depression YEARS in advance >>
* We won the internet back >>

* A Startup’s Neural Network Can Understand Video >>
* Making Solar “Wallpaper” Cheaper, More Efficient >>
* Machine Cognition and A I Ethics Percolate at AAAI 2015 >>

* Researchers determine how the brain controls robotic grasping tools >>
* A pump inspired by flapping bird wings >>
* Pentagon funding new X-plane fighters, 6th gen fighter and carrier drone >>

* Transistor Made From Silicene for First Time >>
* One atom thick silicene transistors created >>
* Bloodhound Car Gets Ready to Set a Land Speed Record >>

* SC15 Supercomputer Conference >>
* In Our Hyperconnected Future, Regulation Will Be Instant and Irresistible >>
* Robot Cars Won’t Rescue Uber From Its Clash With Drivers >>

* TED Program Program Guide >>
* Smart City 2015 >>
* SpaceX’s Dragon Spacecraft Set for Key ‘Pad Abort’ Test (Photos) >>

* Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things >>
* QNAP HS-251 Review: NAS meets home entertainment. >>
* Sony’s latest Bravia TVs will come with YouView built in >>

* Hundreds Apply For FAA Drone Licenses >>
* Wearables to fuel massive surge in mobile data use by 2019 >>
* ARM’s latest processor design puts fast 4K graphics on your phone >>

* Life-changing implants reveal intricacy on a chip >>
* To catch a drone: Govts seek ways to counter tiny fliers >>
* The computer that crunches cloud data to heat your home >>

* Beware the Facebook ‘Magnet’ scam >>
* Japanese bank hires humanoids that can read emotions to sell you products >>
* New one-in-two cancer figure sounds scarier than it is >>

* Watch Live Today: The Future of Cosmology [Video] >>
* Quick DNA Scans Could Ensure Food Is Safe to Eat >>
* 1 in 3 people would risk shorter life rather than take daily pill to avoid heart disease >>

* Now Facebook can follow you on other sites >>
* Scientists successfully turn back the clock in old human cells >>
* Lack of Rain Isn’t the Only Story Behind the West’s Brutal Drought >>

* Net neutrality set to be defended by US regulator >>
* FCC chief proposes tough open Internet rules >>
* Emoji users more likely to have sex, survey finds >>
* Mycestro review: Do we really need a wearable mouse? >>

* Deer DNA used for first time in UK to prosecute poacher >>
* Booze can affect your hips: Experts >>
* Soon, smartphones that will sniff out life-threatening disorders >>

* Babies’ genes may hold clues to preterm birth >>
* What’s the Future of Chocolate? Tech, Innovation, and Human Connection >>
* Navy Carrier drone selection in 2015 and first flight 2018 >>

* PAL Robotics Introduces Tiago Mobile Manipulator >>
* Why the “Internet As a Utility” Is Good for Net Neutrality >>
* The robot cookbook: can a supercomputer write recipes? >>

* Apple’s latest software is now on nearly 3 out of every 4 iOS devices >>
* Microsoft’s CEO is telling employees to skip pointless meetings >>
* The first trailer for Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ show is here and it looks really good >>

* Next iPhone chip will reportedly be made by Samsung >>
* Bill Gates: how mobile banking can change the lives of the poor >>
* Microsoft’s new wireless phone charger will bathe your desk in neon light >>

* Dashcams capture dramatic footage of Taiwanese plane crash >>
* Alibaba begins drone delivery trials in China >>
* Android adware ‘infects millions’ of phones and tablets >>

* The Independent Discovery of TCP/IP, By Ants >>
* How genetics is reshaping the marijuana industry >>
* Google wants to teach you how to say place names like a local >>

* Neuroscience: The brain, interrupted >>

———————- ————————————————–
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 04 February 2015

February 3, 2015 Leave a comment

* MPs say yes to three-person babies >>
* Can We Detect Small Drones Like the One That Crashed at White House? Yes, We Can >>
* ARM just introduced the processors that’ll power smartphones in 2016 >>

* Will New Firmware Kick Tesla’s 0-60 down to 2.8 seconds? >>
* Update on Shackleton Energy Moon Mining >>
* S.T.D. Care for Two >>

* Graphene Aerogel batteries are ten times smaller with the same power >>
* Graphene Based Display Paves Way For Semi-Transparent Electronic Devices >>
* A Battery for Electronics That Lasts Twice as Long >>

* The wireless router reinvented: Eero brings mesh networking to consumer Wi-Fi >>
* Eero is a little white box that aims to change Wi-Fi forever >>

* Beyond AI: artificial compassion >>
* Scientists discover organism that hasn’t evolved in more than 2 billion years >>
* The Anti-Aging Pill >>

* Atom-Thick Silicon Makes Crazy-Fast Transistors >>
* Looking Ahead to LightSail >>
* China spending to build 40,000 miles of global high speed rail >>

* Researchers use games to evolve AI brains >>
* London has a real problem with thieves targeting keyless cars >>
* Amazon’s Kindle Convert Can Turn Your Paper Library Into E-Books >>

* Smart Sensors for Power Grid Could Ease Disruptions >>
* Google To Compete With Uber, Uber To Explore Autonomous Transportation >>

* ‘Neflix For Lego’ Pley Launches A Kit Crowdsourcing Platform And Raises $10M >>
* Less Than 2% Of Android Devices Are Running Lollipop, Three Months After Launch >>
* Let’s Make 2015 “The Year of Living Empathically” >>

* The future of holographic video >>
* Researchers improve artificial intelligence algorithms for semi-autonomous vehicles >>
* Mining the Moon becomes a serious prospect, report says >>

* A glimpse of how our sun will die: Scientists snap ‘Jupiter’s ghost’ shedding its outer layers at 1,500 miles per second >>

* Should we allow babies to be created from three people? >>
* Why engineering should be a woman’s game >>
* Cook in low flame to keep Alzheimer’s away >>

* Microsoft just did a really smart thing by bringing Windows 10 to a $35 PC >>
* In Our Hyperconnected Future, Regulation Will Be Instant and Irresistible >>
* The idea maze for AI startups >>

* Google Brain’s Co-inventor Tells Why He’s Building Chinese Neural Networks >>
* Why Are American Schools Obsessed With Turning Kids Into Robots? >>
* Exclusive: Google Is Developing Its Own Uber Competitor >>

* From Back to the Future to Project Almanac, a short history of suburban sci-fi >>
* 6 reasons to be terrified about the future of transportation >>
* After Physics >>

* What Are Capacitors and Will They Really Charge Your Phone in Seconds? >>
* This Video Takes Place At Lightspeed >>
* The whole world is sucking down mobile data like it’s water >>

* Company develops a way to 3D print DNA and design a living creature >>
* Google Chrome 40.0.2214.94 FINAL >>
* Ramez Naam on ‪#‎Singularity‬ 1on1: “The World Needs Innovation. Don’t Be a Spectator, Participate!” >>

————————————————————————
Options: Futureseek Daily Links / Facebook as Futureseek / @futureseek / @tristanhambling / Facebook as Tristan Hambling

Categories: Uncategorized