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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 May 2015

* Google partners with Levi’s to produce interactive clothing >>
* Watch A Tiny Origami Robot Crawl, Climb, Swim, And Dissolve >>
* Scientists Have Worked Out Why Swiss Cheese Has Holes >>

* The Most Important Insights From Mary Meeker’s 2015 Internet Trends Report >>
* Gillmor Gang: Medium Fries >>
* Scientists recover ‘lost’ memories using brain stimulation by blue light >>

* MIT’s Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running >>
* Google I/O 2015 – Keynote >>
* What If Facebook Actually Paid People For Content? >>

* Meet An Origami Robot That Can Build Itself, Run Around, And Then Dissolve >>
* Virtual Worlds: Visit Van Gogh’s Masterpiece ‘The Night Café’ in Virtual Reality >>
* Weekend ‘Galaxy’ Insight –“We May be One of the Early Advanced Species in the Universe” >>

* “Observing 20 Billion Galaxies” –The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) >>
* NASA’s Journey to Mars Ramps Up with InSight, Key Tests Pave Path to 2016 Lander Launch >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – May 29, 2015: Dr. Bradley M. Peterson >>

* Transhumanism and Adaptive Radiation >>
* Is the Big Bang Cycling Through Hidden Time? >>
* Terrestrial energy allying with the University of Manchester on molten salt reactor development >>

* Light electric stimulation of the brain may improve memory for people with schizophrenia >>
* A 99% biodegradable computer chip >>
* Special Report: Hacking the Human OS >>

* Google Wants You to Control Your Gadgets with Finger Gestures, Conductive Clothing >>
* A Temporary Tattoo That Senses Through Your Skin >>
* Virtual Eyes Train Deep Learning Algorithm to Recognize Gaze Direction >>

* CESAsia 2015: Stephen’s Show Floor Sightings, Part II >>
* Real-Time Texting App Lets You Interrupt Without Saying a Word >>
* IBM Watson’s Recent Acquisitions Might Make It a Knowledge Machine You Can Actually Use >>

* The Vagus Nerve: A Back Door for Brain Hacking >>
* The Race to Build a Real-Life Version of the “Star Trek” Tricorder >>
* Medical ‘millirobots’ could replace invasive surgery >>

* Power Sector Finds a New Set of Customers: Cars >>
* Self-Healing Actuators Make Breaking Your Robot No Big Deal >>
* How Computer Modelers Took On the Ebola Outbreak >>

* Supercapacitors Take Huge Leap in Performance >>
* Google’s Skynet Drone Crash-Landed in the Desert and Nobody Noticed >>
* This Futuristic Megamall Wants to Make Shopping Eco-Friendly >>

* Microsoft’s Illumiroom Rolls Virtual Grenades Straight Into Your Living Room >>
* Google’s A.I. Is Training Itself To Count Calories In Food Photos >>
* Hyperloop is Getting a Test Track in California >>

* Why Cold Water Washing Is the Future of Laundry >>
* Plenty of reasons to keep using landers on Mars >>
* Q&A: Repel mosquitoes with an app >>

* Soon, prosthetic hands with a sense of touch >>
* Scientists find new strategy to starve HIV to death >>
* Google Wants to Put a Touch Sensor on Your Pants >>

* Google’s Ultra-Cheap Virtual Reality Now Works With iPhones >>
* Nanjing to Hawaii: Take-off for Solar Impulse 2 >>
* Google unveils Android ‘M’ software with focus on security and battery life >>

* Why Project Tango could help Google make virtual reality even better >>
* Google working with Levi Strauss to make smart clothes >>
* Nasa is confident about finding life on Europa in its next mission >>

* Scientists reveal the hidden hazards that could trigger huge quakes and tsunamis off Californian coast >>
* Dinosaurs laid brightly colored eggs >>

* The Future of AI, Physics & Maths >>
* Intelligent life: Why don’t we consider plants to be smart? >>
* Microsoft’s ‘Cortana’ faces off against ‘Siri’ >>

* How will customers benefit from Android pay? >>
* Project Soli: Google’s new experiment to put gesture controls everywhere >>
* New Alloy Bounces Back Into Shape 10 Million Times And Counting >>

* Project Jacquard: Google reinvents the wearable as stuff you actually wear >>
* What Would It Take to Double a Cell Phone’s Battery Life? >>
* NVIDIA Introduces AndroidWorks To Streamline Game Development For All Android Devices >>

* First Ultraviolet Quantum Dots Shine In an LED >>
* Hands On With The NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Device — It’s A Winner >>
* Android M Vs Android Lollipop: The Differences In Google’s New Android 6.0 >>

* Android TV will display video apps as traditional channels >>
* Solar Impulse plane begins Pacific crossing >>
* Drones take whale science to new heights >>

* What does the man who runs Google’s most important products want? >>
* Ultracold Experiment Could Solve One of Physics’s Biggest Contradictions >>
* Google will hold a summit on ubiquitous computing with developers this fall >>

* The debate on lethal robots is starting too late >>
* Here’s How Auroras Probably Look On Mars >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 May 2015

* Android Pay Is Google’s Plan for the Mobile Payments Future >>
* With Android Pay, Google Battles Apple For Our Cashless Future >>
* Watch Google’s I/O Keynote Here >>

* Google to unleash lurching army of THINGS with Brillo OS, Weave >>
* Google’s Brillo and Weave Hope to Make Your Smart Home Actually Smart >>
* Cold sore virus could treat skin cancer, say scientists >>

* Is This the First Computational Imagination? >>
* Robots Start to Grasp Food Processing >>
* 100,000 People, 250 Biomarkers, and the Quest for Good Health >>

* A chip implanted under the skin allows for precise, real-time medical monitoring >>
* Graphene sponge can absorb light and emit energetic electrons for breakthrough solar sail propulsion >>
* The Tech Giants’ Plan to Mine Our Bodies for Data—and Profit >>

* New tech keeps your smart phone charged for 30 percent longer >>
* Diabetes Has a New Enemy: Robo-Pancreas >>
* CESAsia 2015: Highlights From Day Two >>

* An Algorithm That Can Help Robots Walk Off Injuries >>
* Google’s Inbox App Is Now Available For Everyone >>
* Our Google I/O Liveblog Is Right Here >>

* Google’s Craziest Moonshots–And Where They Are Now >>
* The Seashell-Inspired Material Creating a New Wave of Safety Gear >>
* Apple Acquires Augmented Reality Company Metaio >>

* Google plans to have your home run Android with Project Brillo and Weave >>
* HBO Now is coming to Android >>
* Android Pay will arrive with Android M, handle payments via NFC >>

* Netflix, HBO Streaming Video Traffic Increases As BitTorrent Declines >>
* HBO Now is coming to Android and Chromecast this summer >>
* Oculus CEO says Oculus Rift is a $1,500 experience >>

* Oculus Rift’s $1,500 total cost: Digging into the truth behind the insane number >>
* DeNA aims for robot taxis by 2020 Tokyo Olympics >>
* Microsoft’s new Windows Store policy will combat junk apps >>

* Wi-Fi access point scans can betray a person’s location >>
* Mars lander gets set for mission to probe planet’s depths >>
* Lost memories recovered in mice with a flash of light >>

* New Human Ancestor Discovered Near Fossil of “Lucy” >>
* machines-are-about-to-start-making-their-own-beautiful-music >>
* Google storms into Internet of Things with Brillo and Now on Tap >>

* Live: Google unveils Photos, updated VR at I/O >>
* Oculus to sell Rift package for $1,500; working on ‘holodeck’ >>
* NASA testing Mars lander for 2016 mission >>

* In a first, cold sore virus used to fight cancer cells >>
* Cells that aid hearing, balance created in lab >>
* Google gives first peek at Android M and new Cardboard VR kit >>

* ‘Buy button’ to be added to Google search results >>
* Lenovo phone features virtual keyboard >>
* Chimpanzee Rights Get a Day in Court >>

* Watch This Robot Learning to Play with Legos Like a Kid >>
* ‘Deep Learning’ Will Soon Give Us Super-Smart Robots >>
* Fetal cells injected into a man’s brain to cure his Parkinson’s >>

* NASA’s Last Space Shuttle External Tank to Complete Endeavour L.A. Exhibit >>
* LightSail Solar Sail Test Flight Stalled by Software Glitch >>
* Pentagon looking at integrating anti-missiles, lasers and railguns against expected future missile filled battlefield >>

* New Pedestrian Detector from Google Could Make Self-Driving Cars Cheaper >>
* Big Data Is Transforming Medicine >>
* CESAsia 2015: Stephen’s Show Floor Sightings >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 May 2015

* Mice in space develop thin skin >>
* New Diet Pill That ‘Sets Fat On Fire’ Developed By Scientists In Germany >>
* This robot chef can cook any type of dish >>

* Vaccine stops mice feeling stress; — but-should-people-take it >>
* Watch Robot Snatch Flies Without Killing Them >>
* A Robot That Can Perform Brain Surgery on a Fruit Fly >>

* Brain implant that decodes intention will let us probe free will >>
* ‘Lucy’ may not be our mum, say scientists >>

* Mary Meeker’s stunning 2015 presentation on the state of the web >>
* Connecting cars to the internet has created a massive new business opportunity >>

* Why Elon Musk sets nearly impossible goals for SpaceX employees >>
* It’s Too Soon to Call This the Anthropocene Era >>
* Damage Recovery Algorithm Could Make All Robots Unstoppable >>

* 3D Printed and Synthetic Biology to make Rhino Horn and elephant Ivory >>
* Will the LHC be able to test String Theory? (Synopsis) >>
* Laser Links Give Aging Supercomputers a Second Wind >>

* Lidar-on-a-Chip: Scan Quickly, Scan Cheap >>
* Bladeless Wind Turbines May Offer More Form Than Function >>
* Dynamically reprogramming matter >>

* Creating complex structures using DNA origami and nanoparticles >>
* Intel, Samsung, and Taiwan Semiconductor moving to 10 nanometer process in 2016 >>
* Boffins create tiny holographic battery that fits INSIDE a chip >>

* Mutant Bacteria Will Test You For Disease And Color Your Pee Accordingly >>
* Watch how 3D printers 3D print 3D printer parts to make more 3D printers >>
* World’s Largest Photograph Captures 365 Billion Pixels of the Alps >>

* World’s Largest Drone Company To Invest In Flying Robots >>
* The Path To Disruption: Entrepreneurs, Incumbents, And The Next (R)evolution In Online Education >>
* Bellabeat Starts Shipping The Leaf, A Health Tracker Designed For Women >>

* What you need to know before Google I/O >>
* Volvo Self-Parking Car Hits People Because Owner Didn’t Pay For Extra Feature >>
* Neato robot vacuums get better brushes for your filthy floor >>

* Oculus VR bought a firm that reconstructs 3D scenes in real time >>
* Lenovo’s new trio of low-cost laptops start at $250 >>
* #SELF-DRIVING Cars Will Be Parking Themselves In Garages by 2016″ >>

* #SMART FACTORIES: Will Need Smarter Operators Too” >>
* At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home >>
* Antibiotic Alternatives Rev Up Bacterial Arms Race >>

* Why Tablets Work Best To Get Seniors Online >>
* Acid-loving Virus Shows How To Clad Dna In Armor >>

* Elon Musk aims to disrupt another business >>
* Google app developers see brighter 2015 >>

* Nexar app promises to steer you clear of bad drivers >>
* Mary Meeker: Internet user growth slowing, drone growth is not >>

* Re/code acquisition: What it could mean for consumers >>
* Machine that unboils eggs now being used to improve cancer treatment >>
* Battle ropes are the new workout craze in US gyms >>
* Moving Day On Space Station – Big Module Gets New Berth | Video >>

* Nebula’s Glowing ‘Champagne Flow’ Snapped By Very Large Telescope | Video >>
* U.S. Air Force Certifies SpaceX for National Security Launches, Ending Monopoly >>

* Google starts answering questions on your phone before you finish asking them >>
* BMX racers to benefit from BAE’s drone technology >>
* Adaptable robots ‘on their way’ to the home >>

* Crowds ‘could be counted’ with phone and Twitter data >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 May 2015

* ISS Module Move Makes Way For U.S. Commercial Spacecraft | Animation >>
* Twitter brings live-streaming app Periscope to Android >>
* Clearpath Puts Baxter on Wheels, Announces Ridgeback Mobile Base >>

* Microsoft’s Cortana Coming To Iphone And Android This Summer >>
* The New Global Strategy to Counter Drug-Resistant Microbes >>
* A Hand-tracking Sensor For Virtual Reality Headsets >>

* Phone can can tell who you are by the way you write >>
* Blood Pressure Vaccine Moves One Step Closer >>
* NASA picks the scientific tools it’ll use to study Europa >>

* Researchers claim to boost cell-phone battery life with radio signals >>
* Android Auto starts shipping in real cars >>
* Women over 50 are smashing fertility records by giving birth more now than ever before >>

* Exoplanet Hunters Will Comb Starlight With Lasers >>
* Organic Electrochemical Transistors for Reading Brain Waves >>
* How Scientists Plan to Hack Your Nervous System >>

* This robot learns new skills just like a human >>
* Internet used by 3.2 billion people in 2015 >>
* Over 4 billion people still have no Internet connection >>

* NHK tries to prime viewers for 8K with interactive features >>
* Google’s high-Tech Teddy won’t Tuck you in at night >>
* This Is What Google Could Announce This Week >>

* Here’s what the $56 billion Charter and Time Warner Cable merger is really about >>
* Fetal cells injected into a man’s brain to cure his Parkinson’s >>

* To Find ‘needle-in-a-haystack’ Mutations, Add A ‘goat’ >>
* Alzheimer’s Origins Tied to Rise of Human Intelligence >>

* Sun-Like G-Dwarf Stars –“Best Bet for Locating Habitable Planets” >>
* X-37B Space Plane’s Capabilities Explained By Boeing | Video >>
* New Malware Tracks Subway Riders With Just Smartphone Motion Data >>

* Could ‘Green Rust’ Be A Catalyst For Martian Life? >>
* Propeller based hoverboard flies three football field lengths while other still trying for maglev hoverboards >>
* CESAsia 2015: Day One’s Show Floor Picks—Part I >>

* CESAsia: The Consumer Electronic Association’s Big Gamble >>
* Experience the next SpaceX launch >>
* Mysterious New Type of Star Cluster Carries Extra Baggage >>

* US Air Force looking to integrate combat lasers in fighters starting 2022 and for combat lasers in AC-130J gunships >>
* Food Technology for All >>
* NASA set to relocate space station module >>

* Lab-Grown Burgers Could Get $330,000 Cheaper >>
* What it’s like onboard the swanky ‘Uber for helicopters’ >>
* Scientists reveal how herpes virus hijacks and hides in our cells >>

* Did your favorite TV show get canceled? Here are 7 reasons it might have. >>
* Will Superintelligent AI Ignore Humans Instead of Destroying Us? >>
* Hacking Our Nervous Systems >>

* Oculus Will Soon Be Able to Pull Real World Details into VR >>
* Solar-powered spacecraft set to scour Europa for signs of alien life: Nasa reveals $30m mission to blast off in 2020s >>
* Molecular Electronics Takes Large Stride Forward >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 May 2015

* Inflatable Plane That Would Float Like a Leaf Through Venus’s Atmosphere >>
* Forget Pizza: In The Future, Drones May Deliver You >>

* One step closer to a single-molecule device >>
* Students Measure Space Dust as New Horizons Heads for Pluto >>
* Chickens with DINOSAUR feet >>

* Converting blood stem cells to sensory neural cells to predict and treat pain >>
* Robotic Cockroach Launches Robotic Bird Off of Its Back >>
* Fly-catching robot speeds biomedical research >>

* I Let IBM’s Robot Chef Tell Me What to Cook for a Week >>
* It took a team of 200 people to create the dazzling futuristic world in ‘Tomorrowland’ >>
* What’s on tap for Google’s big conference this week: expect watches, virtual reality, and a mystery Bluetooth device >>

* Asteroid impacts 3.3 billion years ago may have boiled the oceans >>
* These 3D Printed Building Snaps Together in Minutes, Can Be Packed Up in Trunk of Car >>
* 15 TV shows you should watch this summer >>

* Welcome to the cities of the future! ‘Impossible Engineering’ >>
* Hay fever misery to increase with global warming: Invasive ragweed to spread pollen further due to climate change >>

* Scientists develop goggles they claim prevent nausea in air passengers >>
* Darpa Robotics Challenge Shows Terminator’s Arrival a Long Way Off >>

* Jet-powered bike tested at Pendine Sands, Wales >>
* Iris scanners can identify you in REFLECTIONS: up to 40ft away >>
* 30-Million-Year Mass Extinction Cycle –A Coincidence, or a Dark-Matter Event? >>

* Multi-use non-nuclear electromagnetic pulse drone is an operational system in US air force >>
* Machine Learning Could Predict Outbreaks by Identifying Dangerous Rodents >>
* X2-VelociRoACH Smashes Speed Record for Tiny Legged Robots >>

* We must put the brakes on glaciers to stop the seas rising >>
* How Astronomers Discovered the Universe’s Hidden Light >>
* Tech Bubble? What Tech Bubble? >>

* Brain size influences survival >>
* This $100-Million Building Looks Exactly Like Star Trek’s Enterprise >>
* Windows 10’s new music app looks like Microsoft’s version of Spotify >>

* Robotic Cockroach Launches Robotic Bird Off of Its Back >>
* Fine-tuned molecular orientation is key to more efficient solar cells >>
* Oculus’ next big move is to make VR a social experience >>

* Mobile Internet To Be Worth More Than Apple By 2018 >>
* Windows 10, Wearables, Internet Wizardry To Converge At Taipei Show >>
* Audi’s R8 e-tron electric supercar can now drive itself >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 May 2015

* ‘Micro rockets’ to capture cancer cells! >>
* Longevity Cookbook >>
* Smart meters: will you pay more for ‘peak electricity’? >>

* Solar power plane pilot set for six-day leg of world journey >>
* Technology 2040: Technotopia denied by human nature >>
* 2.25 million dollar NASA and America Makes Challenge for 3D printed habitats >>

* Large Survey Telescope will image the entire sky every few nights for a thousand fold increase in survey power >>
* ISRO funds ranchi scientist to develop sensor for missile >>
* This robot learns things like a child >>

* Bionic Lenses That Offer Super-Vision, Invented >>
* Everything we know about Google’s next massive Android update >>
* LED Light Therapy Facials At $550 A Pop: Will Light-Emitting Diode Therapy Make You Look Younger? >>

* 11 fascinating things Tesla billionaire Elon Musk said in the new book about his life >>
* Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Hit Us Like a Human-Driven Truck >>

* MIT’S Humanoid Robot Goes to Robot Boot Camp Emily Dreyfuss | WIRED >>
* A ‘fourth Industrial Revolution’ Is About To Begin (In Germany) >>

* This Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Has a Few Concerns >>
* SR72 hypersonic spy drone could be flying by 2030 >>
* Deep Space Industries will get propellant from asteroids >>

* Keen Software House makes AI that can learn and create a hierarchy of goals >>
* 7.7 Million Truck Platoon Systems to Ship by 2025 and Japanese truck platooning research >>
* Augmented Reality Systems set to Revolutionize Battlefield Operations >>

* After The Fracas Over Hello Barbie, Toytalk Responds To Its Critics >>
* Human gene sequencing gets an official yardstick >>
* Camera Triggered By Heartbeats Reveals A Dog’s Eye View Of Photography >>

* Sony’s ‘ambitious’ new studio is focusing on virtual reality with Project Morpheus >>
* Rebooting Memory With Magnets >>
* Speed-of-light computers made possible by ultra-tiny ‘beamsplitter’ >>

* Ecocapsules are pint-sized solar and wind-powered micro homes >>
* Who Will Be Hurt Most When The Tech Bubble Burst? Not VCs >>

* Combining light and sound to create nanoscale optical waveguides >>
* Driverless Cars will ‘eliminate bad driving’ and halve insurance costs. >>
* UCLASS Superdrone a bridge to fully autonomous fighters >>

* What Color Will Your Next Smartphone Be? >>
* Prime Suspect in Infant Deaths: Lack of Oxygen >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 May 2015

* Watch A Record-setting Hoverboard Flight >>
* Genetic Engineers Are Building a Biological Kill Switch >>
* Can Netflix Make Your Tv Smarter? >>

* The House just passed a bill about space mining. The future is here. >>
* Tiny ‘Cubesats’ Gaining Bigger Role in Space >>
* Graphene Overcomes Achilles’ Heel of Artificial Muscles >>

* The Sproutling Baby Monitor >>
* Japan economic revitalization plan is to double manufacturing robots and increase service robots by 20 times by 2020 >>
* Knitted Supercapacitors to Power Smart Shirts >>

* Israel procuring another fifty 5000 pound bunker busters for a total of about two hundred >>
* Know Your Wearables Slang >>
* Video Friday: Deep-Learning Robots, DRC Practice, and Drone Pilot Competition >>

* New Electronics Kit-Makers Aim to Awaken the Next Generation of Engineers >>
* Renewable Minigrids Should Be the End Goal for Rural Poor >>
* DARPA can non-mechanically sweep a laser back and forth 100,000 times a second will make far cheaper and more powerful laser scanning >>

* LightSail Sends First Data Back to Earth >>
* Computational Aesthetics Algorithm Spots Beauty That Humans Overlook >>
* Tunable liquid-metal antennas >>

* How to make continuous rolls of graphene for volume production >>
* Could a ‘super-Earth’ be even more habitable than our own planet? >>
* 3-d Print Your Own Humanoid Robot Friend >>

* Robots Need Your Brain Power To Get Smarter >>
* Google’s Designed an Intelligent Robot Teddy Bear That Can Recognize You >>
* Scientists To Sequence Lil Bub’s Genome >>

* The Internet Of (Some) Things >>
* Paralyzed man sips beer using robot arm he controls with his mind >>
* City in the sky: world’s biggest hotel to open in Mecca >>

* Internet of Farm Things >>
* NASA new CubeSat concept for planetary exploration >>
* Will robot pets replace the real thing? >>

* Nature inspires first artificial molecular pump >>
* How to print stronger, bigger, conductive 3-D graphene structures for tissue engineering >>
* Peter Fingar, the cognitive computing era is upon us >>

* This 200-Trillion Watt Laser Produces Plasma Hotter Than The Sun >>
* First Trailer For Maze Runner Sequel The Scorch Trials Is Crazy As Hell >>
* Apple Prophet Says New iPhone Is Coming >>

* The LHC Just Shattered Its Previous Record For Energy Output >>
* Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Kill Jobs, and Not Just for Drivers >>
* Lab-Grown Meat’s Main Obstacle is Quickly Disappearing >>

* What Does TVKit Mean For HomeKit And The Smart Home? >>
* Is Rooftop Solar Finally Good Enough to Disrupt the Grid? >>
* Xbox One will get Windows 10 sometime after PCs >>

* Sling TV brings its cord-cutter app to Android TV devices >>
* Sling TV Expands To Android TV, Strikes Deal With Google To Offer Discounted Nexus Players >>
* The Surprisingly Complicated Physics Of A Light Bulb >>

* YouTube now supports 60 fps live streaming >>
* Sharp’s latest 4K TV adds yellow subpixel for 8K resolution >>
* Future traffic jams could slow down mobile networks >>

* Google Maps updates traffic alerts ahead of summer travel season >>
* Lenovo sold 60 million PCs in a year, but probably won’t again >>
* What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale’s Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds >>

* MIT’s Humanoid Robot Goes to Robo Boot Camp >>
* Future Explorers Powered By Fission? NASA Investigates | Video >>
* Spectacular Galaxy With a 2,400 Light-Year Ring of Star Clusters — Observed Devouring a Dwarf Neighbor >>

* NASA’s Plan To Make Cheap Spacecraft That Will Explore Distant Worlds >>
* Animals Are Now “Sentient Beings” According To New Zealand Law >>
* Murder Suspect Identified By Dna Left On Pizza Crust >>

* Meat your match with this Tinder-swiping steak >>
* Machine-Learning Algorithm Mines Rap Lyrics, Then Writes Its Own >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – May 23, 2015: Dr. Rhys Taylor >>

* ‘Tomorrowland’ Celebrates Walt Disney’s Vision of the Future >>
* Computational Aesthetics Algorithm Spots Beauty That Humans Overlook >>
* Neuroscientists Are Making an Artificial Brain for Everyone >>

* Three million global ATMs and new ATM videoconferencing >>
* Forget Space-Time: Information May Create the Cosmos >>
* Robots master skills with ‘deep learning’ technique >>

* Having young blood keeps your bones healing faster >>
* Fully automated and one person retail kiosks >>
* Angry computer’ created for call centres >>

* Google Adds Traffic Alerts To Maps >>
* Watch: Drone Flyover Gives First Look At Tesla’s Gigafactory >>
* Smart Regulation For Smart Drugs >>

* Good looking: Super lens implants are going mainstream >>
* “Young Blood” Anti-Aging Mechanism Called into Question >>
* Octopus has automatic camouflage thanks to its light-sensing skin >>

* Self-destructing devices to help reduce e-waste >>
* Scientists turn blood cells into neurons >>
* Finally, drug for Ebola in sight >>

* Most luminous galaxy in universe discovered >>
* DNA Left on Pizza Crust Helps Police Identify Murder Suspect >>
* Elon Musk didn’t like his kids’ school, so he made his own small, secretive school >>

* LG invented a crazy, bendable TV that sticks to your wall like a refrigerator magnet >>
* Netflix tested preferences by showing users fake TV shows and ratings >>
* LEAKED: This Microsoft app lets you copy from Windows and paste to Android or iPhone >>

* Iris scanners can now identify us from 40 feet away >>
* The octopus can see with its skin >>
* Scientists unveil prostate cancer’s ‘Rosetta Stone’ >>

* Yeast can live with human genes >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 May 2015

* This 55-Inch LG Display Peels Off the Wall Like a Poster >>
* You Could Soon Slap Barcodes on Your Sperm or Egg >>
* KFC’s new secret ingredient is a bluetooth keyboard on your tray KFC’s new secret ingredient is a bluetooth keyboard on your tray >>

* Hydrogen-powered drone will fly for hours at a time >>
* Thankfully, Doctors Are Making a Catheter That Hurts Less >>

* ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE PINPOINTS PESTS THAT SPREAD DISEASE >>
* 3D printing your own clothes just became (kinda) a reality >>

* A Caution for Would-be Digital Health Entrepreneurs >>
* Hunting LightSail in Orbit >>
* Climate Change Impact–A 3-D Look at the Planet’s Mountain Ranges >>

* Air Force’s X-37B Space Plane Launching Secret Mission Today: Watch Live >>
* Why IoT Needs 5G >>
* Machine-Learning Algorithm Mines Rap Lyrics, Then Writes Its Own >>

* Cheap Earthquake Warning Systems >>
* Monitor Diabetes From Your Smart Watch >>
* Researchers take Vital Step toward Creating Bionic Brain >>

* This Futuristic Concrete Heals Itself With Built-in Bacteria >>
* The Highest-paying Jobs Of The Future Will Eat Your Life >>
* Brain-controlled Bionic Legs Are Finally Here >>

* ‘Natural’ sounds improve mood and productivity, study finds >>
* Uber gutted Carnegie Mellon’s top robotics lab to build self-driving cars >>
* The geometry of immune-system cloaking >>

* 3D printed human skin is the next big thing in beauty >>
* Oculus Rift Hack Transfers Your Facial Expressions onto Your Avatar >>
* Wearables and electric vehicles may get boost from boron-infused graphene >>

* Malaysia invests $27-million in Canada’s General Fusion startup to bring total funding over $100 million >>
* A Tunable Liquid Metal Antennas for Tuning in to Anything >>
* Technology for Forming Normal Temperature Diamond-like Carbon Films on Dentures >>

* Take A Virtual 3D Tour Through This Vincent Van Gogh Painting >>
* AI pioneer reckons China’s where the Rise of the Machines will start >>
* LG unveils a super-thin OLED TV you can stick to a wall >>

* Uber poached Carnegie Mellon’s robotics lab to make self-driving cars (updated) >>
* Industrial Revolution Caused Rise In Cancer, Obesity, And Arthritis, Archaeologists Suggest >>
* Xbox One Over-The-Air TV Tuner Now Available >>

* Java’s 20 Years Of Innovation >>
* Prosthetic Limbs, Controlled by Thought >>
* The Internet Of (Some) Things >>

* Samsung Invents a Human Wearable Robot to Give Soldiers and Industrial Workers Extra Strength >>
* Microsoft looks to be building a new light-weight email app called Flow >>

* Tweets now appear in Google search results >>
* Unravelling capitalism’s hidden networks of power >>
* Bigger brains help female fish outwit predators and live longer >>

* THE VERY FIRST SNAKES HAD TINY ANKLES AND TOES >>
* U.S. Military Space Plane Begins a Fourth (Mostly) Secret Mission >>
* Panasonic’s new camera shoots 4K for under $1K >>

* Bill Gates: 7 summer books you should read >>
* Leading scientists to identify top 8 challenges to future of humanity >>
* New gene therapy can help blind see >>

* Home-made morphine raises heroin abuse fear >>
* First hidden, real-time, screen-camera communication created >>
* Aliens will be bear-sized: scientist >>

* Here are the 10 new TV shows that are dominating the internet >>
* The 13 new TV shows we’re most excited about >>
* This robot can recognise what’s going on in photos … sort of >>

* Fans farewell Letterman at final show >>
* Silicon Valley Is a Big Fat Lie >>
* MOUNTAINS AREN’T THE SHAPE YOU THINK >>

* The Skyscraper of the Future >>
* How To Win Your First Week At A New Job >>
* ‘Home-brewed morphine’ made possible >>

* Advanced Ligo gravitational wave hunt is green lit >>
* Meet the shape-shifting city car of tomorrow >>
* The best moments in Letterman’s final episodes were these heartbreaking performances >>

* Is This ‘International Flag of Planet Earth’ the One We’ll Plant on Mars? >>
* After over $100 billion the first ten F35 jets could be declared combat ready July 15, 2015 >>
* Air Force and DARPA getting all aspects of hypersonic weapons combat and procurement ready by 2020 >>

* Which Superpower Would Make Someone Basically Unstoppable? >>
* Who Owns Your Friends? >>
* Gaming cooperatively makes you more sociable, say scientists >>

* Google Glass Is Edging Toward A Reimagining—And A Relaunch >>
* Supernova space bullets could have seeded Earth’s iron core >>

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* Brain learning simulated via electronic replica memory >>
* Researchers 3D Print an Amazing Compact Broadband Antenna >>
* ‘Smart’ plate can count calories >>

* Microsoft Outlook will clean up your email by default >>
* Microsoft wants to keep your online data secure while you’re using it >>
* Report: Next Apple TV will support Apple Watch, more third-party apps >>

* Avoiding ‘Armageddon’: Asteroid Deflection Test Planned for 2022 >>
* Boeing’s Private Space Taxi Astronaut Escape System Undergoes Tests >>
* Google’s Plan to Eliminate Human Driving in 5 Years >>
* Eztv Shuts Down After Hostile Takeover >>

* Ocean Microbe-Sea Spray Climate Link Discovered >>
* The return of Jibo, the family robot >>
* Home-brew heroin: soon anyone will be able to make illegal drugs >>

* Monkeys Provide Clues to How Tool Use Developed >>
* DARPA aims for 100 times better space telescopes and Spy satellites >>
* Graphene Composites Go Big >>

* Can We Identify Every Kind of Cell in the Body? >>
* Genetically Engineered Yeast Makes It Possible To Brew Morphine >>
* This is the flag we’ll plant when we conquer an alien planet >>

* Navy’s New Laser Weapon: Hype Or Reality? >>
* Microsoft, not carriers, will now be in charge of Windows 10 Mobile updates >>
* Google turned millions of public photos into timelapses showing how Earth changes >>

* Pirates can upgrade to Windows 10 for free, but it won’t be a genuine install >>
* Nvidia says its GeForce drivers are Windows 10-ready >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>

* Molecules Change Shape To Store Solar Energy >>
* Do Prostate Woes Come From Extra Testosterone? >>
* The Oldest Old Are Astonishingly Healthy >>

* Energy Poverty Falls, but Not Fast Enough >>
* Why do men exist? Scientific study offers an explanation >>
* 10 Awesome iOS and Android Games >>

* NASA: “Mars’ Opportunity Mission Reaches 11 Years in Its Search for Ancient Life >>
* Human fund managers are beating the robots >>

* Pixar’s Inside Out plays with our emotions both effectively and recklessly >>
* Tomorrowland review >>
* Microsoft celebrates 25 years of Solitaire with a tournament >>

* A First Big Step Toward Mapping the Human Brain >>
* NASA Experiment Hitches Ride on US Air Force’s X-37B Space Plane >>

* Soyuz Fire Simulated For Spaceflight Training | Video >>
* Russian Proton Rocket Fails During Satellite Launch >>
* Astronomy Cast Ep. 377: Thomson Finds the Electron >>

* Engadget | Futurist Ray Kurzweil, nanotech is the key to better EV batteries >>
* How To Create Super-intelligent Machines That Won’t Kill Us >>

* Ion Electrospray Engines Could Take Cubesats to the Moon and Beyond >>
* The Next Apple Watch Already Sounds a Lot More Useful >>
* IBM develops cost effective silicon photonics for 100 Gb per second communication in cloud servers, datacenters, and supercomputers >>

* Antibiotics Resurface as Alternative to Removing Appendix >>
* The Best of Maker Faire Bay Area 2015 >>

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* Intriguing Hints –Our 30-Light-Year Voyage Through the Local Interstellar Cloud >>
* These bladeless wind turbines shake to generate electricity >>

* For Drone Pilots, A Real-time Map Of All The Aircraft In The Sky >>
* US Navy fighter jets will carry an autonomous anti-ship missile >>
* The US’ drone pilots aren’t getting enough training >>

* Fingerprints will soon tell cops if suspects are on cocaine >>
* Swarming Nanomedicine >>
* Virtual reality is for watching things. HoloLens is for making them >>

* Feds Say That Banned Researcher Commandeered a Plane >>
* Google’s ‘buy buttons’ will soon let you shop from your phone >>
* Microsoft backtracks on free Windows 10 update for pirates >>

* Gillmor Gang: Newspaper Taxis >>
* No more potholes! ‘Living’ concrete heals itself using BACTERIA when it comes into contact with water >>

* How Artificial Intelligence Is Primed to Beat You at Where’s Waldo >>
* Cortana for all: Microsoft’s plan to put voice recognition behind anything >>
* Lighter Armor and Exosuit Soldier Technology >>

* Military pushes for emergency robots as skeptics worry about lethal uses >>
* First large-scale graphene fabrication >>

* Here’s the high-end PC you’ll need to run the Oculus Rift >>
* MIT deep-learning system autonomously learns to identify objects >>
* This Little 3-D Printed Robot Cracks Combination Locks in 30 Seconds >>

* Andromeda and Milky Way Might Collide Sooner Than We Think >>
* Lab grown meat thirty thousand times cheaper than 18 months ago >>
* Bunkers and Bunkerbusting in 2030 with superhard materials at hypersonic speed >>

* China developing fast reactors that will be cheaper than coal >>
* The Universe is full of rogue stars, rogue planets and galaxies that were tough for older telescopes to see >>
* Video Friday: New Quadruped, Drone UFO, and Bricklaying Robot >>

* Can Hackers Commit the Perfect Murder By Sabotaging an Artificial Pancreas? >>
* Tesla’s Robocar To Driver: Accept the Liability, Buster >>

* Machine-Learning Algorithm Calculates Fair Distance for a Race Between Usain Bolt and Long-Distance Runner Mo Farah >>
* MIT deep-learning system autonomously learns to identify objects >>
* The Techno-Islands That May Replace the Maldives >>

* Lightbulbs of the future will come with wireless extenders and speakers >>
* Google’s Prototype Driverless Car Hits Public Roads This Summer >>

* What a Mouse Brain Looks Like When It Rewires Itself >>
* NASA Announces the 3D Printed Habitat Challenge For Moon and Mars Bases >>

* Pirated Windows 10 installations will rock a desktop watermark >>
* Zuckerberg sees Oculus Rift shrinking to the size of glasses >>
* DNA Is Multibillion-Year-Old Software >>

* Windows 10 seems to run faster than OS X on the new MacBook >>
* Mobile Isn’t The Future Of Gaming (And Consoles Aren’t Either) >>
* Watch Information Flow between Neighboring Cells >>

* Everyday drugs: The truth about testosterone >>
* Robot cleaner can empty bins and sweep floors >>
* U.S. Introduces New DNA Standard for Ensuring Accuracy of Genetic Tests >>

* Bad memories drive lab rats to rescue drenched companions faster >>
* First Warm-Blooded Fish Discovered >>

* Make Your Living Room Sound Like a Movie Theater >>
* Transportation secretary wants cars to talk to each other >>
* Cancer-fighter rice, grown in Bengal >>

* Earth’s capacity to absorb CO2 has gone up: Study >>
* Doctors can now inject drugs directly into brain >>
* Google’s Glass team is hiring, and it looks like they’re working on a whole family of new products >>

* Pluto-Palooza! Anticipation Grows For New Horizons’ Fly-By | Video >>
* Exoplanet Forecast: Cloudy Morning. Outlook: Horrific Heat >>

* No Moore’s Law: the technology of the future will come from open innovation >>
* Greaseless bearings that eliminate sliding friction >>
* NASA Wants Your Help Figuring Out How to Build Space Habitats >>

* Officials look into whether hacker really took over plane >>
​* Nuclear Fusion, The Clean Power That Will Take Decades To Master >>

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