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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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