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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 May 2015

* Flying Car Falls From The Sky >>
* Self-driving car accidents revealed in California >>
* New device blocks pain signals from reaching brain >>

* Astronomers bypass visible light to map the Galaxy’s structure >>
* Even Robots Now Have Their Own Virtual World >>
* Robot pets to rise in an overpopulated world >>

* Holography Makes 3-D On-Chip Batteries >>
* Tiny Cubesats Set to Explore Deep Space >>
* First baby born with IVF that uses stem cells to pep up old eggs >>

* Disappointing tech: When did the future get so ugly? >>
* TOMORROW’S ADVANCE MAN; Marc Andreessen’s plan to win the future. >>
* Tesla’s low-cost renewable battery could revolutionise Africa’s energy supply >>

* The End Of Moore’s Law? Or The End Of The American Entrepreneurial Spirit? >>
* Car (Electrification) Trouble? GM Says Demand For Electric Cars Has Not Met Projections >>
* For $19, this USB stick turns almost anything into a button >>

* NASA Funds ‘Squid Rover,’ 14 Other Far-Out Space Tech Ideas >>
* Some people are saying that Microsoft is a cooler place to work than Google >>
* Here’s the crazy training schedule of young guys who make a huge salary playing video games >>

* Google CEO Larry Page says Elon Musk is ‘kind of homeless’ in Silicon Valley and sometimes asks if he can sleep over >>
* High-speed trains are coming — and they could change the way we travel >>
* How energy companies and utilities are using the ‘Internet of Things’ to be more efficient and save billions >>

* Wireless video interface between infrared weapon sight with real time integratation with night vision goggles >>
* Spooky Quantum Action Might Hold the Universe Together >>

* Aperture: A Precise Extremely large Reflective Telescope Using Re-configurable Elements >>
* US Supersonic B1-B bomb er is getting a scalable beam radar upgrade >>
* No Warp Drive Here: NASA Downplays ‘Impossible’ EM Drive Space Engine >>

* NASA Funds Electricity-Harvesting Robotic Space Eel With Explosive Jet Thrusters and Electroluminescent Skin >>
* The World’s Most Dangerous Driving Simulator >>
* $6+ billion in Anti-missile system and electronic warfare upgrades to handle new supersonic missiles >>

* DEEP IN Directed Energy Propulsion for Interstellar Exploration >>
* 3D Ball Mill Capable of Efficient Pulverization and Mixing with High-speed >>
* Microdrones >>

* Fully-Functional TRON Lightcycle Sold For $77,000 >>
* Chip, The $9 Computer, Could Fuel An Explosion Of New Applications >>

* This 6TB Fixstar SSD could be the last hard drive you’ll need for a good long while >>
* What you need to know about the laws of space >>

* In a first, AT&T stamps its brand on a tablet, offering Android 5.0, 8-inch screen >>
* How Nanomaterials Can Help Make Fuel from Sunlight >>
* Humans to Mars Summit on This Week @NASA >>

* Tesla battery gamechanger: Vector chief >>
* Google suspends Map Maker service after digital vandalism >>
* Cloud computing by the numbers: The rise of the private and hybrid cloud >>

* The Importance Of Founders >>
* The Next Facebook Won’t Be From Silicon Valley >>

* Super-fast Wi-Fi is coming to a public hotspot near you >>
* Dark Chocolate Reduces Blood Pressure, Boosts Concentration >>

* Apparent slowing of sea level rise is artefact of satellite data >>
* Autonomous underwater vehicle robots get ‘cognitive’ control >>
* Physics be damned, we can’t stop obsessing over NASA’s ‘impossible engine’ >>

* The Machine Vision Algorithm Beating Art Historians at Their Own Game >>
* Flying Car Inventor Survives Test Flight Crash >>
* Making the machines that make machines >>

* High-tech fitting rooms suggest other items you might like >>
* European Countries to Begin 3D Printing Human Bones >>
* Google Needs To Come Clean About Its Self-Driving Car Crashes >>

* These Are All the TV Shows Have Been Renewed and Canceled So Far >>
* ’24’ Renewal: Fox Bringing Show Back, What’s Known So Far? >>
* Watch the first trailer for the Minority Report TV show >>

* “Snow Cleaning” Keeps This Giant Telescope Mirror Perfectly Pristine >>
* Apple and Microsoft’s visions for the future are delightfully different >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 11 May 2015

* The ‘breathing’ lung transplant >>
* Watching This Simulated Star Die Is Mesmerizing…and Good Science Too >>

* Thirsty Walls NASA NIAC 2015 Funded Study >>
* NASA thinks a robotic eel might be the key to exploring Europa >>
* Why Only the Super-Rich Will Live to 150 >>

* Gillmor Gang: Toy Story >>
* Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions >>
* The car that runs on FRESH AIR >>

* Stratospheric Dual-Aircraft Platform for a station-keeping aircraft substitute for satellites >>
* Artificial intelligence scares people—excessively so >>
* Dark Matter Waves at the Center of Galaxies –“The ‘Operating System’ of the Universe” >>

* Smarter, cheaper technologies for improved point-of-care medicine in remote areas >>
* Beth Shapiro: How to Clone a Mammoth >>
* Facebook’s Filter Study Raises Questions About Transparency >>

* CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer >>
* Why $14 billion aircraft carriers are a bad idea >>
* MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough >>

* Scientists are using powerful X-rays to make better chocolate >>
* Alien Megastorms of Colossal Brown Dwarfs (Weekend Feature) >>
* Drone Vandalism Is Now A Thing >>

* Next-gen tech showcased by Intel app challenge >>
* First-Ever In-Home Toilets Spotted for Ants >>
* I won human rights for a chimpanzee >>

* Cutting the Cord: Microsoft to bring local TV channels to your Xbox One >>
* Viagra may prevent malaria transmission >>
* Unlimited wireless broadband possible, just not beyond phone >>

* Scientists use light to alter genes >>
* Here’s how a whale can support an aquatic community for up to 75 years after it dies >>
* What the people who worked on Google Glass think of Microsoft’s crazy new holographic computer >>

* Tracking kids via microchip ‘can’t be far off,’ says expert >>
* Curcumin nanodrug breaks cancers’ resistance to treatment >>
* IBM’s Watson Wants To Help Pick A Therapist For You >>

* How self-driving tractor-trailers may reinvent what it means to be a truck driver >>
* Does Spacetime Emerge From Quantum Information? >>
* Google patents a way for self-driving cars to understand a cyclist’s hand signals >>

* This turbine generator could solve range anxiety in electric-powered garbage trucks >>
* Even Trash Can Robots Need Social Skills >>
* DNA ‘Printing’ A Big Boon To Research, But Some Raise Concerns >>

* The Data That Threatened to Break Physics; What does a rational scientist do with an impossible result? >>
* Millennials spend 5 hours a week taking selfies >>

* Uber may pay $3 billion to buy Nokia’s Here mapping business >>
* Molecular homing beacon redirects human antibodies to fight threat of multidrug-resistant bacterial pathogens >>

* Amazon details drone delivery plans >>
* Minority Report is being turned into a TV series on Fox >>
* The race to control video games using your mind >>

* World’s Largest Airport Terminal Will be a Swoopy, $13 Billion Colossus by Zaha Hadid >>
* Why Apps Need A New Data Center Stack >>

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