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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 March 2015

* Deep Learning for Text Understanding from Scratch >>
* New DNA Tech: Creating Unicorns and Curing Cancer for Real? >>
* Clone your tumour to fight your cancer >>

* Microsoft’s New Spartan Browser Is Taking Its First Step Into the Wild >>
* New study reveals main culprit for Alzheimer’s disease >>
* Facebook is making it easier to find events you want to go to >>

* Ants Tumble But Keep Marching In Microgravity >>
* Intelligent Robots Must Uphold Human Rights >>
* Tiny ‘Nanoneedles’ Could Help Your Damaged Organs Repair Themselves >>

* Google, Microsoft take voice-search to new levels >>
* 3d-printed Weather Stations Could Save Lives In Developing Countries >>
* Google Takes on the Challenge of Making Robot Surgery Safer >>

* Chip Could Double Wireless Data Capacity >>
* Woolly Mammoth DNA Inserted into Elephant Cells but passenger pigeon will become de-extincted first >>
* How Drones Can Help Save Elephants and Rhinos from Poachers >>

* Probing the Whole Internet for Weak Spots >>
* The Internet Is Not the Answer >>
* The Multiple Lives of Moore’s Law >>

* What Really Happens When Someone Enters the Witness Protection Program >>
* What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home >>
* Sign Up At irs.gov Before Crooks Do It For You >>

* Can We Learn Anything from the Germanwings Disaster? >>
* Medical Marijuana Sparks New Technology >>
* Moving Your Wi-Fi Router Even a Couple Inches Can Improve Your Signal >>

* Mri Could Use Sugary ‘slime’ To Find Cancer >>
* Innovation On Two Wheels: How The Humble Bike Is Becoming Increasingly Smart >>
* The Growing Precariat: Why We Need a Universal Basic Income >>

* Black Hole “Firewalls” Could Change Physics Forever >>
* Google, Microsoft take voice-search to new levels >>
* It takes 38 minutes to fall through Earth! >>

* Higher coffee consumption may protect against liver cancer >>
* Facebook Moves Into Its New Garden-Roofed Fantasyland >>
* Google hits back at News Corp – with a GIF of a laughing baby >>

* What if We Could Design Wearables Right on Our Skin? >>
* Gordon Moore: The Man Whose Name Means Progress >>
* NASA Details 2020s Asteroid Capture Mission >>

* Entanglement-Based Machine Learning on a Photonic Quantum Computer in principle and if scaled would show exponential speed up >>
* The Next Billion-Dollar Market Opportunity Is Mobile Enterprise >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>

* Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains >>
* Microsoft Releases Preview Of Its New Browser ‘Project Spartan’ In Fresh Windows 10 Build >>

* The Sofalarity is Near >>
* 3D imaging of objects with details as small as 25 nanometers >>
* Will You Be Able to Read this Article in 1,000 Years? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 March 2015

* Speed bumps to generate power >>
* This Washing Machine Fits in a Purse >>
* Now if you speed, insurers will text your mum >>

* Festo Reveals New Robotic Ants and Butterflies >>
* Germanwings Crash Raises Questions For Pilots Taking Depression Drugs >>
* Japan spending $7 billion building 250-mile-long sea wall >>

* SpaceX’s New Combustion Technologies >>
* Microsoft Aims To Kill Google Chromebooks With $149 Windows 10 Laptops >>
* Graphene Light Bulbs Coming To Stores Soon >>

* The Space Station Gets an Espresso Maker >>
* Readers Respond to “World Changing Ideas” >>
* Fresh evidence for groundwater on Mars >>

* Scientists create night vision eye drops >>
* New instrument to hunt for aliens using infrared light >>
* Race to build a better diet soda >>

* Could SACCHARIN help beat Cancer? Researchers say artificial sweetener could inhibit cell growth >>
* Russia announces plan to build new space station with NASA >>
* A New Era of Aging Research >>

* Mobile DNA sequencer shows potential for disease surveillance >>
* How many stars are there in the visible universe? >>
* Dentists will soon be able to 3D print you a new tooth in minutes >>

* The disremembered >>
* What NASA Learned from Orion Space Capsule’s 1st Test Flight >>
* DARPA vision of Breakthroughs like new X-planes >>

* Russia’s New Armata Tank has been revealed in a short Video >>
* Opportunity Rover Has A Film Noir Moment In This Shadowy Shot From Mars >>
* Science and Critical Thinking >>

* Google turns creepy, predictive search tech up to 11 in Chrome OS beta >>
* Accusoft: The Virtues Of Bootstrapping In The Cloud >>
* DARPA progress to small ships each with UAV air forces >>

* DARPA in search of breakthrough Analog systems for Petaflops on Desktops >>
* Genetics breakthrough is a game changer for type 1 diabetes research >>
* DARPA plans to harness biology and master neurotechnologies >>

* DARPA vision of Breakthroughs like new X-planes >>
* DARPA progress to small ships each with UAV air forces >>
* DARPA in search of breakthrough Analog systems for Petaflops on Desktops >>

* Fighter jet satellite launching, robot sub hunters and more from DARPA >>
* What Will Come First: The Sharing Or Circular Economy? >>
* 26 MORE tech skills worth a $100,000+ salary >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 March 2015

* The Deadly Global War for Sand >>
* Leading light? Graphene bulb to go on sale >>
* Apple could stop the new Facebook Messenger before it’s even begun >>

* Laser-activated nanoparticles are coming to clear your acne >>
* A.I. Pilots Are Not The Solution To Preventing Airline Disasters >>
* Great, now 3D-printed rifles can fire larger, deadlier rounds >>

* Watch Engineers Extinguish Fire With Sound [Video] >>
* A Hanging Garden That Floats Through Space to Meet Your Nose >>
* Facebook’s 10-Year Plan To Become The Matrix >>

* Google to bring imaging, sensor technology to the operating room >>
* Google and Johnson & Johnson Team for Robotic Surgery Projects >>

* Photosynthesis hack needed to feed the world by 2050 >>
* Will Saudi Arabia get a nuclear bomb ? >>
* Engineers create stretchable structures tougher than bulletproof vests >>

* Meet Budii, Rinspeed’s Cuddly, Collaborative Robocar Concept >>
* Behind the Scenes at the Nanosys Quantum Dot Factory in Silicon Valley >>
* Quantum compuer resistant version of public key encryption from modified knapsack code >>

* The New Aircraft carriers for UK, Japan, USA, China and India by 2020 >>
* Russian plans building a dozen new guide missile destoyer and then a supercarrier >>
* Why carbon-nanotube fibers make ideal implantable brain electrodes >>

* Facebook AI Software Learns and Answers Questions >>
* New kind of ‘tandem’ solar cell developed >>
* Promising pathways for solar photovoltaic power >>

* It’s Almost Impossible To Tell This Butterfly Is Actually a Robot >>
* The Nextdoor App Is Making My Neighborhood Safer >>
* YouTube’s Absurd 60FPS, 4K Videos Are Too Awesome for Your Computer >>

* The $50 device that symbolizes a shift in North Korea >>
* Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Future of Work: We’ve Got To Out-Educate If We’re Going to Out-Compete >>
* mDrawBots Will Draw On Your Wall, Floor And Eggs >>

* Weekly Space Hangout – Dark Matter Galaxy “X” with Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti >>
* Off to Space for a Year, an American’s Longest Journey >>
* Stunning drone video captures the beauty of Canada’s oil province >>

* Facebook just showed mind-bending optical illusions to prove virtual reality is reality >>
* We see less than 10-trillionth of the world around us, but new senses could help us see far more >>
* Facebook is building a fleet of giant solar-powered drones >>

* Better joint replacement outcomes for obese patients who have weight-loss surgery >>
* First vision-restoring “bionic eye” implant performed in Hawaii >>
* Could robots turn people into PETS? >>

* Dark matter ‘ghosts’ through galactic smash-ups >>
* Shape-shifting sensor can report conditions from deep in the body >>
* Keep People Out with This 3D Printed Door Lock >>

* Molecular and Cellular Damage as the Cause of the Diseases of Aging (1:20min) >>
* Curing Cancer in the Elderly Through Novel Strategies (31min) >>
* Robots on reins could be the ‘eyes’ of firefighters >>

* A Team of Biohackers Has Figured Out How to Inject Your Eyeballs With Night Vision >>
* Gillmor Gang: Happy Medium >>
* Why Don’t Animals Get Schizophrenia (and How Come We Do)? >>

* Facebook’s 10-Year Plan To Become The Matrix >>
* Today’s Robot Films Reflect Popular Fears Concerning Artificial Intelligence >>
* Soon, Humans Will Follow Robots Into Deep Space >>

* Astronomers Debate: How Long Can a Technology-Based Civilization Last? >>
* A New Type of Dyson Sphere May Be Nearly Impossible to Detect >>
* 2015’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Volkswagen Golf >>

* The Sharing Economy Is On The Brink Of Disrupting Business Travel >>
* A nanolaser and a bendable-light material promise to speed up microelectronic devices >>
* Tampons Could Be Used To Screen For Endometrial Cancer >>

* Windows 10 Mobile test build on track to support majority of Windows Phones >>
* Intel Said to Be in Talks to Acquire Chip Maker >>
* Why Meerkat and Periscope are the next big challenge for marketers >>

* YouTube Can Now Play Videos At A Buttery 60 Frames Per Second >>
* Why food is rarely the simple pleasure it once was >>
* Human Brain Project Needs a Rethink >>

* How Grandparents Shaped Human Evolution >>
* Feedback: Artificial stupidity rules KO >>
* Netflix vs. Apple –who wins the living room? >>

* Global landmarks go dark for Earth Hour >>
* Healthier chocolate and other incredible discoveries of the week >>
* One secret Facebook doesn’t want you to know >>

* MRI may one day replace biopsy: Stud >>
* Micropacemaker to treat foetus with heart block >>
* Wearable device to help vision-impaired navigate >>

* How To Keep 3D Printing Revolutionary >>
* Google Granted Patent for Smart Contact Lens >>
* Elon Musk explains why living off a dollar a day as a teenager convinced him he could do anything he wanted with his life >>

* How Periscope Blows Meerkat Out Of The Water, And Why You Should Care >>
* Serious talk about contacting aliens is sparking a fiery debate in the scientific community >>
* 11 promising drugs poised to be the next billion-dollar blockbusters >>

* I finally understand why Facebook bought Oculus >>
* ANDROID STORY : How a flailing startup became world’s biggest computing platform >>
* Cancer and Aging: Rival Demons? (31min) >>

* Volvo designed a reflective spraypaint to make cycling safer at night >>
* Graphene light bulb set for shops >>
* What is the point of the Large Hadron Collider? >>

* Today’s Best Animation: ‘Cursed’ >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 March 2015

* Facebook’s Aquila Drone Will Beam Down Internet Access With Lasers >>
* How An Airbus Cockpit Locking Mechanism Works [VIDEO] >>

* ESA Tests Satellite-Snagging Nets for Orbital Trash Removal >>
* “Robogerms” Spawned by Combo of Graphene and Bacterial Spores >>
* Meet the Leading Space Rock Target for NASA’s Asteroid-Capture Mission >>

* Moon’s Iron Core May Reveal Solar System Secrets with X-Ray Scan >>
* Starship Detection: The K2 Perspective >>
* NASA Asteroid Mission – What Astronauts Will Do | Conceptual Animation >>

* US Air Force Launches Advanced GPS Satellite into Orbit >>
* New Evidence May Identify Mystery Object at Milky Way Galaxy’s Core >>
* New Tech Could Protect Astronauts’ Eyes on Mars Mission >>

* Electromagnetic Arc Generator Could Protect Against Shockwaves with Plasma >>

* Large Hadron Collider upgraded to 13 Trillion electron volts, could get 10 times more luminosity then a 100 TeV successor >>
* Co-pilot crashed commercial jet shows need for emergency remote override and crash alert >>
* Festo’s Fantastical Insectoid Robots Include Bionic Ants and Butterflies >>

* How to Turn Your iPhone Into a Water Leak Detector >>
* Graphene Supercharges 3-D Hybrid Supercapacitor >>
* March Madness at Stanford: Robots Shoot and Dunk >>

* Today Big Brother Watches Truckers, Tomorrow He’ll Watch You >>
* What is 5G and when can I get it? >>
* How to create 3D mini lungs >>

* Genome Study Predicts DNA of the Whole of Iceland >>
* Physicists Describe New Class of Dyson Sphere >>
* 50 BILLION devices: The future that Juniper Networks wants to tap >>

* In The Future, Non-toxic Antifreeze Could Keep Your Car Cool >>
* Doctor Who’s Matt Smith Could Star In The Harry Potter Spin-off Movies! >>
* The Never-ending USB >>

* NASA Wants To Give The Moon A Moon >>
* Amazon Is Hosting A Robot Contest to Find Its New Employees >>
* Big barrier to 5G cracked by full-duplex chippery >>

* These Microscopic Videos Show How Our Bodies Are Really Fields Of War >>
* Is the Apple Watch a Useful Medical Device? (Video) >>

* Facebook developing solar drones to deliver global web access >>
* Facebook hints that the Oculus Rift will be available this year >>
* Facebook’s drone prototype has wingspan greater than a Boeing 737 >>

* New 3D NAND flash will triple capacity of SSDs, Intel and Micron say >>
* Facebook Fights Info Overload With AIs That Identify What’s In Videos And Sentences >>

* Amazon Undercuts Rivals With Unlimited Photo Storage >>
* Oracle Campus Hiring Strategy Is ‘Unique’ >>
* Facebook to talk drones, lasers and Oculus Rift at F8: How to watch online >>

* Physicists Will Test Existence of Alternate Universes >>
* 3D Robotics Launches DroneKit, Its API For Building Drone Apps >>
* IoT could help give your local area its own power grid >>

* The Big Picture: Russia readies Soyuz rockets ahead of ISS mission >>
* 3D-printed bionic ants team up to get the job done >>
* Oculus Rift Is Coming, And Facebook Wants It To Be Your New Reality >>

* Bacteria power up by using magnets as batteries >>
* Galaxy smash-ups show dark matter wants to be alone >>
* Ebola Virus Not Mutating as Quickly as Feared >>

* Total immersion in Oculus Rift >>
* Soon, chocolate to get healthier and tastier >>
* New artificial hand uses smart wires as muscles >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 March 2015

* Voice Control Will Force an Overhaul of the Whole Internet >>
* Now Algorithms Are Deciding Whom To Hire, Based On Voice >>

* Watch Mark Zuckerberg explain what the new Messenger app will do >>
* Facebook’s Oculus Rift demo hints at VR’s future >>
* Facebook Will Put 360-Degree Spherical Videos Right In Your News Feed >>

* Facebook pushes into the internet of things, hoping to help power your smart devices >>
* Facebook is taking a huge swing at YouTube with its new video player >>
* Messenger will supposedly become a platform, opened to developers >>

* Earth’s Most Powerful Physics Machine Gets Back in Action >>
* How we’re teaching computers to understand pictures >>

* Sensors Embedded into 3D Printed Casts and Braces Will Track Patients’ Progress >>
* Meet MobBob – The 3D Printed Robot, Controlled with an Intuitive Smartphone Body >>

* NASA scales down mission to ‘lasso’ an entire asteroid >>
* The father of all humans lived 239,000 years ago >>
* SpaceX tests the safety rockets for its manned space vehicles >>

* In Iceland’s DNA, New Clues to Disease-Causing Genes >>
* This router hack is injecting ads and porn into random websites >>
* Driverless cars need to be spy machines so they don’t kill you >>

* The Himalayas from 20,000 ft. >>
* Watch The New Jaguar XF Complete The World’s Longest High-Wire Crossing By Car >>
* Ebola Vaccine Trial Starts in Guinea >>

* Microsoft prepares Windows 10 for panoply of sensors >>
* Microsoft tightens Windows 10’s Secure Boot screws: Where does that leave Linux? >>

* Growing A Biological Drone To Explore Mars >>
* Too much sleep as bad as too little, claims study >>
* Ford Introduces Cars That Can Recognize and Obey Speed Limit Signs >>

* New Frog Species Can Change The Shape Of Its Skin >>
* This Jet Engine Will Take a Car to 1,000MPH >>
* Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional Intelligence Course >>

* Japanese researchers claim they can use worms to detect cancer in human urine. >>
* NTT DoCoMo rolls out smartphone-controlled wheelchairs in Japan >>

* Neuroscientists pinpoint cell type in the brain that controls body clock >>
* NASA’s Curiosity rover finds fatty acids on Mars >>
* Three ways to fix the LHC before its big reboot >>

* Mars has nitrogen, key to life: Nasa >>
* End in sight for Delta IV rocket; launch Wednesday >>
* Google wants you to use Gmail to pay your Bills >>

* Scientists develop first 3D mini lung >>
* Your poop could be a goldmine, worth millions >>
* NASA’s Opportunity rover just completed an 11-year marathon on Mars >>

* Cities Take Lead On App Development >>
* On-Demand Employment: How Today’s Workers Are Choosing Journeys Over Jobs >>

* It Should Be Legal To Hack Your DNA >>
* Black Hole Winds Quench Star Formation in Entire Galaxies >>
* The great tech debate: Are we in a bubble or not? >>

* Hubble Space Telescope Successor on Track for 2018 Launch, NASA Tells Congress >>
* SpaceX’s Next Dragon Spaceship, Rocket-Landing Site Sign Star in Photos >>
* Ford cars slow when they see speed-limit signs >>

* Almost 3,000 atoms entangled with a single photon >>
* Path to Better OLEDs, Organic Solar Cells Found >>
* Ollie the Baby Otter Is a Therapy Robot That’s Actually Affordable >>

* Quantum Field Theory R&D – Analysis and Prediction of Strongly Correlated Quantum Many-Body Systems >>
* Amazon Robot Contest May Accelerate Warehouse Automation >>
* Optogenetics without the genetics >>

* Biotech boot camp >>
* Not sharing enough online? Try Open Humans >>

* Crash again raises the issue of the need for live streaming of aircraft flight data. >>
* Germanwings plane crash: Black box ‘has usable data’ >>

* BT returns to mobile phone market >>
* Why VR could be the next big thing in porn >>
* For Asteroid-Capture Mission, NASA Picks ‘Option B’ for Boulder >>

* Can we cure the common hangover? >>
* 47 Startups That Launched At Y Combinator Winter 2015 Demo Day 2 >>
* 2015 New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards finalists announced >>

* Robot ‘baby’ Links Posture To Learning >>
* Why Drone Regulations Are Taking Forever >>
* Scientists Spot Gene Tied to Girls’ Severe Autism >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 March 2015

* Solar system once harboured ‘super-earths’ >>
* Scientists Want to Mine Sewage For Technologically Important Metals >>
* LHC restart: Short circuit slows preparations >>

* Mars Rover Opportunity Gets Memory Fix Ahead of Marathon Milestone >>
* Solid State Refrigerators >>
* How does a long time in space affect human health? >>

* Internet radio without the Internet >>
* Drones being used to track Houston’s stray dogs >>
* Selfies take flight with latest drone technology >>

* Three Schemes to Revolutionize Nuclear Power >>
* Plants Could Pave The Way For Greener Roads >>
* Nootropics and the Human Lab Rats of Reddit >>

* Small Beerotor Drone Learns To Fly By Sight Alone >>
* Scientists Are Making Chocolate Tastier And More Cancer-fightinG >>

* Xiaomi’s New Mi TV 2: A 40-Inch Android-Powered Smart TV for $320 >>
* Apple patent hints at tracking your friends wherever they go >>

* An Apple Drone Could Look Like This >>
* This smart cookie jar will only open if you deserve it >>
* There’s now a super-speed PCIe SSD you can actually buy >>

* Securing Connected Cars, One Chip At A Time >>
* 10 Android devices that were too weird to succeed >>
* The X-Files is coming back to TV, complete with Mulder and Scully >>

* Tencent Partners With Foxconn In Electric Car Business >>
* Microsoft delivers Windows 10 tools for building universal applications >>
* Computers Learn To Fall For Optical IllusionS >>

* Urine Test Finds Kidney Cancer Sooner >>
* World’s Forests Have Fragmented into Tiny Patches >>
* This Virus Self-mutates To Infect In Extreme Places >>

* Malaria Parasite Attracts Mosquitoes with Perfume >>
* Why Don’t Animals Get Schizophrenia (and How Come We Do)? >>
* Tech Five: Facebook moving into news biz? >>

* These 4D Ultrasound Photos Show How Fetuses Respond to Their Mothers’ Smoking >>
* How Silicon Valley Suddenly Fell in Love With Cars >>

* Giant Lunar Lava Tubes could hold one quarter of Manhattan >>
* Ceres the main base and hub for future asteroid belt mining >>
* Jupiter May Have Destroyed Early Planets And Paved The Way For Earth >>

* The Feel-Good Switch: The Radical Future of Emotion >>
* One-Year Space Station Mission Huge Step To Mars | Video >>
* Mind-Bending View of a Solar Eclipse from the Stratosphere >>

* How the Internet of Things is shaping modern business >>
* Meet the off-the-grid chatroom that fits in your pocket >>
* Why VR is suddenly cool again after the terrible gadgets of the 1990s >>

* Bee behaviour mapped by tiny trackers >>
* Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks About The Future Of Humanity With Elon Musk And Bill Nye >>
* Airbus A320 crash: First detailed images of crash site >>

* First Mission to Solar System’s ‘Third Zone’ – Kuiper Belt | Video >>
* New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function >>
* Apple isn’t just satisfied reinventing health care, it’s targeting clinical trials as well​ >>

* For First Time, Researchers Demonstrate Heat and Sound Are Magnetic >>
* Controlling Qubits in Silicon at Picosecond Speeds >>
* TEDMED Great Challenges: How Can the Maker Movement Drive Medical Innovation? >>

* New TurtleBot Tutorials Make Robotics and ROS More Accessible Than Ever >>
* You in Your Internet of Things >>
* Spacecraft Traveling Close to Light Speed Should Be Visible With Current Technology, Say Engineers >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 March 2015

* This Amazingly Limber Bionic Arm Connects To Your Smartphone >>
* First Prototype of a Working Tricorder Unveiled at SXSW >>

* Boeing Just Patented A Force Field Made Of Lasers >>
* Sub $300 exiii handiii 3D Printed Open Source Bionic Hand is Controlled by a Smartphone >>
* Microsoft Releases Windows 10 SDK >>

* Boffins twist light to carry 2.05 bits in one photon >>
* The First Billion-Pixel Mosaic of Mars >>
* Microsoft to support 8K video resolutions with Windows 10 >>

* Plen2 Is A 3D-Print-It-Yourself Humanoid Robot Kit >>
* Google is making Glass ‘ready for users,’ says Schmidt >>
* How A Technical Concept ‘travels’ The Brain >>

* Your Next Phone Could Stay Unlocked As You Carry It >>
* Technology and Persuasion >>
* Search for extraterrestrial intelligence extends to near-infrared optical signals >>

* The Waves of the Future May Bend Around Metamaterials >>
* Scientists Have Transplanted Mammoth DNA Into Elephant Cells >>
* Robotic glove used for stroke rehab >>

* Step into a 3D tornado and see an epic storm up close >>
* Why Women Live Longer than Men >>
* Ten things you always wanted to know about IP Voice >>

* The Simple, Elegant Algorithm That Makes Google Maps Possible >>
* Fiber-Famished Gut Microbes Linked to Poor Health >>
* Driverless car starts cross country trek >>

* Delta IV launch to continue modernizing GPS fleet >>
* Disinfectant chlorine may promote antibiotic resistance >>
* Plant molecule to make our roads greener: Study >>

* Are the Androids Dreaming Yet? >>
* Immanence Reputations of Intelligent Instances running on Smartnetworks >>
* Better Battery Anodes Made From Packing Peanuts >>

* Samsung will be bundling even more Microsoft apps on Android tablets >>
* The Best Upcoming Video Games Of 2015 >>
* Transhumanist position on human germline genetic modification >>

* Planned Great Japan Anti-tsunami Sea Wall would be 1/50th the length of China’s Great Wall >>
* The 9 Weirdest Implications Of The Many Worlds Interpretation >>
* This Week’s TV: The Walking Dead’s Season Finale Will “Piss You Off” >>

* This Bad-boy Geneticist Wants To Clone A Mammoth >>
* Composer John Williams Will Not Score Star Wars: Rogue One >>
* Watch The Matrix Lobby-Fight Scene Re-Enacted With Legos >>

* Neil Jacobstein Discusses Future of Jobs, Universal Basic Income and the Ethical Dangers of AI >>
* NHS game-changers: The true cost of living longer >>
* ‘Ebola-proof’ tablet device developed >>

* Snake robots learn to turn by following the lead of real sidewinders >>
* Ebola crisis brutally exposed failures of the aid system, says MSF >>
* How Ebola changed the world >>

* Artificial intelligence systems more apt to fail than destroy >>
* The Father of the Digital Synthesizer >>

* How Blue Light Could Treat Erectile Dysfunction >>
* The TED2015 conference in 30 quotes >>
* 25 Ideas Shaping The Future Of Design >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 March 2015

* Is this the future of augmented reality? >>
* Post Modern Skateboard Has No Board Whatsoever >>
* Android’s Smart On-Body Unlock Function Could Eliminate A Longtime Headache >>

* The virtual reality cave >>
* The first 3D printed house is coming, and the construction industry will never be the same >>

* Mars One Delayed 2 Years, CEO Releases Video In Response To Criticism >>
* How ‘Virtual Water’ Can Help Ease California’s Drought >>
* The future of farming: drones, robots and GPS >>

* Switching to electric cars would help cool down cities >>
* TuneIn brings internet radio to your Android Auto-ready car >>
* Google Fiber starts testing targeted, trackable TV ads >>

* Hashtag election: Will it be Twitter wot won it? >>
* NHS game-changers: Growing gap between rich and poor >>
* The best outdoor gadgets: Gear for spring >>

* Great wall of Japan to check tsunamis >>
* Monica Lewinsky’s TED talk >>
* Swatting is now a hazard for video gamers, police >>

* Self-fixing bridges a step closer to reality >>
* Language may change how you see the world >>
* How genes shift from mother to baby >>

* Tech Momentum Differs From 1.0 Bubble And Won’t Stop Soon >>
* This Year At The ‘Davos of Education.’ Plus, The 16 Most Critical 21st Century Skills >>
* Artificial Intelligence Is Almost Ready for Business >>

* New NIST Technique Can See Nanoscale ‘Tree’ and Microscale ‘Forest’ Simultaneously >>
* Bracelets To Prevent Sexual Assault – Socially-Aware Wearable Alcohol Biosensor Can Save Drunk Students >>

* No, Super Mario Bros. Is Not Coming To Your Mobile, At Least Not The Old Ones >>
* Watch Magic Leap’s Video Of Seamless Augmented Reality Office Game Play >>

* Norse legend? The Viking ‘GPS’ that relied on crystals >>
* Why So Many Common Languages Are Second-Class Citizens on the Web >>

* New processing technology converts packing peanuts to battery components >>
* This Apple Watch app lets you monitor the Australian property market >>
* Robots Podcast #178: Speech-Based Emotion Recognition >>

* Tech Money Sends Funds on the Hunt for Unicorns >>
* One of tech’s most important investors says ‘you’ll see some dead unicorns this year’ among startups worth $1 billion >>
* Google made a tablet for Ebola fighters that can be sanitized with chlorine >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 March 2015

* World’s smallest working drill created with a 3D printer >>
* Look At This Ridiculous Russian Supersonic Cargo Plane Concept >>
* Why live TV is finally escaping cable’s clutches >>

* NIST proposes layered model of time aware applications to enable Internet of Everything and lots of driverless cars >>
* Nvidia Titan X Graphics Card Review: Future-Proofing The 4K Game >>
* US Navy is testing an electromagnetic catapult to launch planes from aircraft carriers >>

* MRIs Show Our Brains Shutting Down When We See Security Prompts >>
* Breast implants could become safer thanks to nanopatternd surface >>
* Tour One of World’s Largest Caves on Back of a Drone >>

* Virtual reality is going to grow like crazy over the next five years >>
* Toyota brought this 3-wheeled micro-car to TED in Vancouver >>
* NASA scientist says this is where we’ll likely find alien life first >>

* Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse >>
* New Alzheimer’s drug offers hope >>
* There Could Soon Be a Pill to Make Us More Compassionate >>

* The Prefabricated Skyscraper Revolution Could Be Near >>
* Soon, a pill that boosts compassion >>
* Solar Impulse 2: Around the world on solar power >>

* Gene-Altered Apples and Potatoes Are Safe, F.D.A. Says >>
* Drones Are Getting Smarter—And More Useful >>
* The Real Reason Most Women Don’t Go Into Tech, According To Women >>

* Swallowing This Capsule Lets Doctors Keep Tabs On Gas in Your Gut >>
* New ‘MIND’ diet may significantly protect against Alzheimer’s disease >>
* Moju makes photos come to life >>

* $79 Dental Genome Kit >>
* Sawyer: Rethink Robotics Unveils New Robot >>
* Rethink Robotics has new one arm bot Sawyer that is smaller, faster and more precise than Baxter >>

* Weekly Space Hangout – March 20, 2015: Lee Billings’ Five Billion Years of Solitude >>
* Mars One Colony Project Delays Manned Red Planet Mission to 2026 >>
* Large Exomoons Shown to Be Detectable >>

* Three Technologies for Harvesting Ambient Energy >>
* The Race to Build a Search Engine for Your DNA >>
* Detonation in Slow-Motion with Sanstreak’s High-Speed Camera >>

* Tesla plans self-driving ‘autopilot’ Model S feature via software update this summer >>
* Could analog computing accelerate complex computer simulations? >>
* General Atomics and US Research Labs solve a heat burst problem with nuclear fusion >>

* Hybrid gas electric drone has 13 times the range of a battery electric drone >>
* Dyson Spheres and Swarms around White Dwarfs avoid two out of three major problems with Dyson Spheres >>
* Researchers may have solved origin-of-life conundrum >>

* These 500,000-Year-Old Tools Still Contain Traces Of Animal Fat >>
* The top 10 words of TED2015 >>
* Drones Could Use Lasers To Find Unexploded Bombs >>
* Creative ignition: A recap of the fiery talks in Session 10 of TED2015 >>

* Human Bodies Glow, Proving That The World Is Weirder Than We Can Imagine >>
* Could The Death Star Destroy A Planet? >>
* DARPA Wants To Solve Ebola With DNA, Money, And Institutional Knowhow >>

* NetPi Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into a Network Analyzer Tool >>
* Internet of Things Endangered By Inaccurate Network Time, Says NIST >>
* Nanosheet Handler Heralds New Era of Diamond Age Devices >>

* Carbon 3D has True game changing 3D printing and not just 2D repeated. 100 times faster printing with stronger parts >>
* Reality Check: Comparing HoloLens and Magic Leap >>
* Possible non liquid water based biology that could exist in places like Titan >>

* Net Neutrality Is Like a Delivery Truck Flowing Through a Pipe With Tollbooths >>
* Scientists Call for a Summit on Gene-Edited Babies >>
* Google Wants to Change TV Advertising Forever >>

* World’s tiniest cordless drill? >>
* Microsoft clarifies Windows 10 upgrade process for pirated copies >>
* Nanosheet Handler Heralds New Era of Diamond Age Devices >>

* Apple TV Will Reportedly Get Siri And Apps—But There’s More In Store >>
* Surviving a British winter with a not-so-smart thermostat >>
* New Apple TV Hardware With Siri, App Store And HomeKit Said To Be Planned For WWDC >>

* NASA Went to Space and All Humans Got Was This Acne Treatment >>
* This Is The Best Wifi Hotspot You Can Buy >>
* Video Friday: Sneaky Humanoid, ROS Hexapod, and Beautiful RoboRavens >>

* Gillmor Gang: Meer Mortals >>
* Exoplanets are in the habitable zone around most stars >>

* Peter Thiel was the first large investor in Facebook. Now he’s turning his investing skills to biotechnology. >>
* A Clever Way To Tell Which Of Your Emails Are Being Tracked >>

* Bioelectricity found to control brain development in tadpole embryos >>
* Electric Vehicles Just Got Cooler >>
* Why Autonomous Butlers Are The Beginning Of Ubiquitous Robotics >>

* DNA-based prediction of Nietzsche’s voice >>
* Why Spring Gets About 30 Seconds Shorter Every Year >>
* New trailers: Pixels, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Insidious, and more >>

* Rise of AI is changing attitudes on robot romance >>

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* Here’s What The Unreal Engine Is Capable Of Rendering In Real Time >>
*** This Just Looks Like An Apartment, Until You Realize It’s A Simulation >>
*** This Is Ed. He Isn’t Real >>

* Autonomous Materials Will Let Future Robots Change Color And Shift Shape >>
* Here’s the hardware that will power Windows-based robots and connected homes >>
* Google: Our New System For Recognizing Faces Is the Best >>

* Sawyer: Rethink Robotics Unveils New Robot >>
* High-Resolution 3-D Scans Built from Drone Photos >>
* How far-reaching communication networks could change society >>

* Open-source algorithms to enable high-quality 3D printing of metal parts >>
* 3D-printed sensors to lower cost, improve comfort in diabetes management >>
* Radical high-speed liquid technology could bring 3D printing to mainstream manufacturing >>

* Hybrid Power Could Help Drone Delivery Take Off >>
* Richard Branson Hints At A Tesla Competitor From Virgin >>
* The Apple Watch Could Sell In The Millions—And Yet Still Disappoint >>

* Opera buys a VPN company to make private browsing really private >>
* NASA starts testing a more precise landing technology >>
* Google’s Gargantuan Push For Cars With No Steering Wheel By 2020 >>

* The Next Generation Of Home Robots Will Be So Much More Than Vacuums >>
* Fish Uses “Water Tongue” to Grab Prey on Land >>
* Electric cars are so cool they may make it colder >>

* IVF nutrients may dictate if the baby’s a boy or girl >>
* Can Buckyball ‘bombs’ Blow Up Cancer? >>
* Marijuana Gears Up for Production High in U.S. Labs >>

* Tesla announces first step toward self-driving car >>
* Microsoft Windows: Not dead yet >>
* Drinking Milk May Be Good For Your Brain >>

* Solar eclipse: 5 things you need to know >>
* Nasa mission detects mysterious dust cloud on Mars >>
* Soon, you may be told to use lift in emergencies >>

* The Times’ Attack On Wearables Is An Attack On Science >>
* The Age Of Interruption Overload >>
* Zaptec can adaptively charge electric cars three times faster >>

* Can we create new senses for humans? >>
* Bigelow Aerospace’s Inflatable Habitat Ready for Space Station Trip >>
* Leak in Mars Rover Curiosity’s Wet Chemistry Test Finds Organics >>

* Rethink Robotics has new one arm bot Sawyer that is smaller, faster and more precise >>
* Moore’s Curse >>
* New Trick Promises Perovskite Solar Films For Windows and Walls >>

* Solar Power Generation Could Exceed California’s Demand Up to 5 Times >>
* NASA’s LEAPTech X-plane Will Fly with 18 Electric Motors and Tiny Wings >>
* Zaptec Plasma Drill which could drill 2000 meters down, gear could fit in Spacex Dragon capsule >>
* Zaptec Plasma could reduce space mining infrastructure by 100x for moon, Mars and asteroids >>

* Starbucks will start making home deliveries later this year >>
* One in ten wild bees face extinction in Europe >>
* Lava tubes safe enough for Moon base >>

* Rapid blood test to ‘cut antibiotic use’ >>
* DARPA thinks it has a solution to Ebola (and all other infectious diseases) >>
* Google Filed A Patent For A Wearable To Zap Cancer >>

* How four different drugs change your brain >>
* Transhuman Strategies >>

* Ramez Naam; We Are The Ones Who Create The ‪#‎Future‬ >>
* Men’s preference for certain body types has evolutionary roots >>

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