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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 31 October 2015

October 31, 2015 Leave a comment

* DEVICE PLAYS SOUNDS TO LET BLIND PEOPLE ‘SEE’ >>
* Timing Is Everything: Why The Connected Car Needs Smarter Analytics >>
* NASA seeks programmer fluent in 60-year-old languages to work on Voyager >>

* THE NEXT HIGGS BOSON: MADE IN CHINA? >>
* New lithium-air battery design shows promise >>
* World’s first sonic tractor beam lifts objects with sound >>

* Newly Declassified Photos Show The Crewed USAF Spy Spacecraft That Almost Was >>
* Here Are the First Stunning Photos From Cassini’s Historic Enceladus Flyby >>
* MUONS AND DRONE-MOUNTED LASERS PROBE FOR SECRET ROOMS IN EGYPT’S PYRAMIDS >>

* How Space Telescopes Will Find Earth 2.0 >>
* Forget Siri: Here’s a New Way for Robots to Talk >>
* This robot will out-walk and out-run you one day >>

* MOTOBOT: the first autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot >>
* Self-driving Cars Real-World Safety Tested And Found Okay >>
* Video Friday: Motorcycle Robot, Paper Plane Drone, and R2-D2 Fridge >>

* Flexible Sensors Measure Blood Flow Under the Skin >>
* Australians Invent Architecture for a Full-Scale Silicon Quantum Computer >>
* The 807, a Vacuum Tube for the Ages >>

* Graphene-based Magnetoresistance Sensor 200 Times as Sensitive as Silicon >>
* Space Travel and A Futurist’s Thoughts on Trash (Op-Ed) >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Oct. 30, 2015: Yoav Landsman >>

* Are Movie Theaters About to Disappear? How VR Will Remake Hollywood >>
* Universities Should Rethink Academic Ideals—Joining Industry Supercharges Research and Tech >>

* The Football of Tomorrow Will Be Connected—And Undeflatable >>
* Underwater Drone Startup OpenROV Launches A Super Fast Exploration Robot >>
* Yamaha Motobot can ride unmodified motorcycle at 120 mph >>

* First cancer-fighting virus approved >>
* The FDA Just Approved One Cancer-Killing Virus. Expect More >>
* Marvin Minsky Reflects on a Life in AI >>

* Bubonic Plague Found in Oregon Teenager >>
* Breath sensor quickly warns when pilots are low on oxygen >>
* Researchers Seek Cancer Clues from Pet Dogs >>

* IS THIS THE PERFECT SPOT FOR PEOPLE ON MARS? >>
* “Breathing Battery” Advance Holds Promise for Long-Range Electric Cars >>
* This Pressure Cooker Generates Its Own Electricity >>

* Google plans to combine Chrome and Android, report says >>
* Soon, you could control PCs with a smile, blink or frown >>
* New Milky Way component discovered >>

* BONES HINT AT LIVES OF MAYA MIDDLE CLASS >>
* Gillmor Gang LIVE 10.30.15 >>
* Batman Demands 12GB RAM For Windows 10 >>

* Star Wars: The Investor Force Awakens >>
* MIT develops WiFi with X-ray vision, can see a human through walls >>
* HOW DO DOCTORS DECIDE WHEN KIDS NEED CT SCANS? >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 30 October 2015

October 30, 2015 Leave a comment

* China abandons one-child policy >>
* Yamaha built a motorcycle-driving robot, and it’s already challenging a world champion >>
* Why Tesla’s Autopilot and Google’s Car Are Entirely Different Animals >>

* Leap in Lithium-Air Battery Tech Could Supercharge Electric Cars >>
* Google Loon will provide internet service to Indonesia in 2016 >>
* Genetically engineered virus called talimogene laherparepvec (T-VEC) has been approved by the FDA to treat advanced melanoma >>

* Mind-Reading with Infrared Light >>
* What happens in the brain when we learn >>
* IBM Is About to Become the Best Weather Forecaster Ever >>

* Recommended Computing Reads This Week >>
* Real technology to mimick the Star Wars Force or Fictional Telekenesis >>
* FEDS SAY AUTOMOTIVE SOFTWARE ISN’T COVERED BY COPYRIGHT >>

* Mario Maker Players Are In An Arms Race To Make The Hardest Level Ever >>
* This Gorgeous GPS Satellite Is Ready for Tomorrow’s Launch >>
* There’s Primordial Oxygen Leaking From Rosetta’s Comet >>

* This Artificial Neural Network Will Tell You If Your Selfies Suck >>
* There Actually Is Sound in Outer Space >>
* Skype adds new Snapchat-like video message filters >>

* Honda’s latest mobility vehicle has space for two passengers >>
* Who Needs Cameras? These 3D Maps Can Show Real-Time Moving Parts >>
* Mercedes Vision Tokyo Concept is a minivan for millennials >>

* Old rat brains rejuvenated and new neurons grown by asthma drug >>
* Rosetta’s comet has oxygen made before the solar system’s birth >>
* Swarms of pumpkin-like robots could explore and map the oceans >>

* First known case of a lizard growing six new tails at once >>
* How to Build an Empathetic Robot >>
* Whale Poop Drives Global Nutrient Cycling >>

* Baby due date could be predicted more precisely with cervix test >>
* Move over standing desk — this one reclines >>
* New Xbox One Experience >>

* Seven Reasons Why Social VR is Better Than Skype >>

* Jupiter’s 4-Billion-Year-Old Close Encounter –“Ejected a 5th Gas-Giant Planet from Solar System’ >>
* Where We Might Sample Europa’s Ocean >>
* EP 388: MEGASTRUCTURES >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 29 October 2015

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* Cable Out During Tonight’s NBA Opener? Just Watch It in VR >>
* Flying Cars and Hoverboards exist with limitations and DARPA 2045 predictions >>
* DARPA seeking dynamic radio communication system that can overcome jamming >>

* Mcube makes MEMS smaller than a grain of sand >>
* Robots Can Now Teach Each Other New Tricks >>
* Zooming along Mars’ Surface | Space Wallpaper >>

* ESO Observatory Discovers a Completely Unknown Part of the Milky Way >>
* “The Kepler Dimming-Star Mystery” –‘Alien Megastructure’ Buzz Could Soon Be Put to Rest >>
* Boulder Extraction and Robotic Arm Mechanisms For NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission Start Rigorous Testing at NASA Goddard >>

* New Horizons Maneuvers Toward Potential Kuiper Belt Target >>
* Sonic Tractor Beam can levitate and manipulate objects in midair and will scale up to levitate and move soccer ball sized objects >>
* Recommended Robot and AI Reads This Week >>

* A Drone with a Sense of Direction >>
* Holographic sonic tractor beam lifts and moves objects using soundwaves >>
* Northrop Grumman wins Long Range Strike Bomber deal which will start at $21 billion and go up to at least $80 billion >>

* DARPA seeking dynamic radio communication system that can overcome jamming >>
* Chile’s Hybrid PV-Solar Thermal Power Stations >>
* Mcube makes MEMS smaller than a grain of sand >>

* Novena: A Laptop With No Secrets >>
* The New Wrinkle in Graphene Is Wrinkles >>
* Berkeley Lab Researchers Discover Unique Thermal Properties in 2D Black Phosphorous Nanoribbons >>

* Stretchable Antenna Boosts Range for Wearable Devices >>
* Scientists turn tomatoes into efficient medicinal compound factories >>
* Can Genetic Engineering Save Endangered Rhinos? >>

* Robots Can Now Teach Each Other New Tricks >>
* There’s a Runaway Defense Department Blimp Floating Somewhere Over Pennsylvania >>
* Watch The Inside Out Emotions React To The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer >>

* FDA APPROVES USE OF ENGINEERED HERPES VIRUS TO TREAT CANCER >>
* MIT Is Growing Living Bacteria Into a Second Skin That Reacts To Your Sweat >>
* ‘X-RAY VISION’ DEVICE USES WI-FI REFLECTIONS TO SEE THROUGH WALLS >>

* 3-D Cameras Give Computers Brains, Much Bigger Brains >>
* How filthy is the International Space Station? An astrobiologist weighs in. >>
* Mastercard turns clothes into payment devices >>

* How people are actually using the internet of things >>
* Discovering Gale Crater: A VR experience from the L.A. Times >>

* Robot Radiologists Will Soon Analyze Your X-Rays >>
* Scientists found a way to float objects and create holograms…with sound >>
* How an episode of The Simpsons is made >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 28 October 2015

October 28, 2015 Leave a comment

* THIS AI JUDGES YOUR SELFIE GAME >>

* Google Now Has a Second, Even More Expensive OnHub Router >>
* This Is How Good Solar-to-Fuel Conversion Can Be >>
* DataCore pushing parallel IO, and puts the cores to work >>

* You Probably Shouldn’t Expect City Repairing Drones Any Time Soon >>
* Creating an artificial sense of touch by electrical stimulation of the brain >>
* A drug-delivery technique to bypass the blood-brain barrier >>

* How to fall gracefully if you’re a robot >>
* Within 48 hours NASA Cassini will dive through water plume of Saturn’s moon Enceladus >>
* NASA Satellites Will Use GPS to Boost Hurricane Forecasts >>

* Bright from the Heart Nebula >>
* Siri and Friends Keep Distracting Drivers Up to 27 Seconds Later >>
* Berkeley Lab Researchers Demonstrate Atomically Thin Excitonic Laser >>

* Acoustic Holograms Form Ultrasonic Tractor Beams for Tiny Objects >>
* Guizhou radio telescope will have 2.5 times the area of Arecibo and completion in 2016 >>
* New state of matter discovered which could hold the key to high temperature superconductivity >>

* Artificially intelligent software is replacing the textbook >>
* Google Turning Its Lucrative Web Search Over to AI Machines >>
* Bendables batteries can form the watch band and other structures to boost power >>

* China has large solar powered helium spy airship and satellites for tracking aircraft carriers >>
* Purdue researchers observe phase transition thought impossible >>
* Speeding Up Physical Therapy With ‘Matrix’-Like Brain Training? It Isn’t So Far Fetched >>

* SCIENTISTS MAP THE PARTS OF THE BODY WHERE TOUCHING IS OKAY >>
* This Is How You Can Learn to Control a Submarine Engine On Land >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 27 October 2015

October 27, 2015 Leave a comment

* Neuron Transplants May One Day Reverse Blindness >>
* Scientists can now “squeeze” light, a breakthrough that could make computers millions of times faster >>

* Nanoscale Diamond ‘Racetrack’ Becomes Breakthrough Raman Laser >>
* KIC 8462852: Enter ‘Gravity Darkening’ >>

* Megapixel CCD Can See Terahertz >>
* Pictures of Tri-alpha energy’s nuclear fusion prototype >>
* Replace Hard Disks With DRAM >>

* Autonomous Car Sets Record in Mexico >>
* Big Stellerator Nuclear Fusion reactor being built in Germany >>
* Teddy Bear’s Body Using Virtual Reality >>

* GOOGLE REVEALS ITS NEW “RANKBRAIN” ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM >>
* How People Actually Fought With Swords >>

* Next-Gen GPS: Success Hinges On Sticking With Troubled Ground Control Program >>
* WATCH THIS BLACK HOLE RIP APART A STAR >>
* DRUG FROM BANANAS MAY FIGHT FLU VIRUS >>

* Home haptic feedback system could help stroke victims rebuild motor skills >>
* Thoth Technology’s patented space elevator design sparks global interest >>
* As Big Mammals Die Off, Planet Suffers a Poop Shortage >>
* Your Next LG Washer Will Have A Shock Absorber >>

* MERS, Ebola, bird flu: Science’s big missed opportunities >>
* Bacon and sausages are carcinogenic – but there are 480 things the WHO says may cause cancer >>

* Google’s head of artificial intelligence says ‘computers are remarkably dumb’ >>
* The trailer for the new ‘Star Wars’ game is phenomenal >>
* Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 4 years >>

* Your Xbox One is about to change in a huge way >>
* 18 artificial intelligence researchers reveal the profound changes coming to our lives >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 26 October 2015

October 26, 2015 Leave a comment

* This is the best explanation yet for that ‘alien megastructure’ 1,400 light-years away >>
* This clothing company, whose CEO was briefly richer than Bill Gates, is blowing the competition out of the water >>
* Microsoft explains where the Xbox falls into CEO Satya Nadella’s master plan >>

* Robotic Bee Flies and Swims >>
* Technological Unemployment and the Future >>
* Who would you trust with the nuclear codes? >>

* The Future of Labor >>
* Soon We’ll Cure Diseases with a Cell, Not a Pill >>
* 2045: Constructing the future >>

* In the Future, Things Will Be Amazing >>
* Mapping the 88 Million Ways That Humans Are Genetically Different >>
* First New US Nuclear Reactor In Two Decades Gets Permission To Begin Fueling >>

* Samsung’s latest batteries make unusual wearables possible >>
* Chocolate, pizza among `most addictive food’ >>
* Bioprinted models of heart, arteries created >>

* Found: A drug to treat baldness >>
* ‘Human chimera’: Man fails paternity test because genes in his saliva are different to those in sperm >>
* Cheese as addictive as drugs >>

* Twisty reactor hints at a future of practical fusion power >>
* Alzheimer’s risk impairs ‘satnav’ function of brain >>
* Shark-detecting technology will patrol Sydney’s beaches this summer >>

* New Algorithm Provides Huge Speedups For Optimization Problems >>
* Why IoT Security Is So Critical >>

* Free Ideas: These NASA Patents Are So Crazy They Just Might Work (For Startups) >>
* Two radio jamming antidrone systems >>
* The Green Comet Lovejoy –“Organic Molecules Needed for Life Embedded at Birth of Planets” >>

* Cobalt atoms on graphene a powerful combo >>
* Memristors could challenge flash memory >>
* China’s first two domestic air craft carriers will be deployed at the Sanya naval base >>

* Where Teslas are taxis >>
* Researchers create blackest material ever made >>
* Eye-tracking robot arm lets you paint while you eat >>

* Antiaging protein GDF11 could be source of rejuvenation from young blood >>
* Real unmanned russian robotic tanks by 2017, AI, combat lasers, railguns >>
* Two radio jamming antidrone systems >>

* This Breathtaking New Footage Of The B-2 Stealth Bomber Is The Best Ever >>
* California’s $68 Billion Bullet Train Project Faces Major Hurdles >>

* California’s $68 Billion Bullet Train Project Faces Major Hurdles >>
* Scientists confirm a cornerstone of quantum computing >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 25 October 2015

October 25, 2015 Leave a comment

* Robot With Tummy Full of Microbes Can Swim in Dirty Water Forever >>
* Memristor Capable of Three Stable Resistive States Could Challenge Flash Memory >>
* Alphabet Prepares to Spend More on Its Riskiest Projects >>

* Largest astronomical image to date contains 46 billion pixels >>
* Researchers Making Leukemia Cells Kill Each Other >>
* Mass extinctions linked to comet and asteroid showers >>

* Improving learning and memory in aged mice with cholesterol-binding membrane protein >>
* How Your Device Knows Your Life through Images >>
* What Dancing Lizards Can Teach Us About Human-Robot Interaction >>

* New GMO Techniques May Circumvent Regulation, But Not Fears >>
* Space Games for Engineers >>

* Like Your Glasses, Your Virtual-Reality Headset May Need a Prescription >>
* The IT Failure Blame Game >>
* Squeezed Light and Quantum Clockspeeds >>

* Spider Silk Sensors Could Search for Life on Mars >>
* First New U.S. Nuclear Reactor in Two Decades to Begin Fueling in Tennessee >>

* Jazz-Playing Robot Could Teach Us About Human-Computer Interaction >>
* Starburst Galaxy Messier 94 >>
* The Practical Chemist Who Gave Women “Kissable” Lipstick >>

* Watch As This P-3 Orion Hurricane Hunter Churns Through The Eye Of Patricia >>
* Tiny Dancing Spider Crickets Could Lead to Better Robotics >>
* MIT’s New Microwave Camera Can See Through Walls >>

* You Can’t Get Smarter, But You Can Slow How Fast You Get Dumber >>
* Top 10 Skills You Need at Work That Have Nothing to Do with Your Job >>
* Google ‘Rethinking Everything’ Around Machine Learning >>

* Android 6.0 Marshmallow review: All about polish and power >>
* Political and Industry Leaders Make Basic Research Case >>
* The Tantalizing Links Between Gut Microbes and the Brain >>

* Booze and sweets officially found in nearby comet for first time >>
* To Reach Seniors, Tech Start-Ups Must First Relate to Them >>
* THIS SILICON CHIP CAN DETECT POLARIZED LIGHT >>

* ARE WE TOO CONNECTED FOR GOOD PROBLEM-SOLVING? >>
* This Smart Mug Keeps Your Coffee at the Perfect Temp >>
* Podcast – predictions for Back to Future 2045 >>

* Fitbit hacked from 10 feet away, security firm says >>
* ‘Black Death’ germ has afflicted humankind longer than suspected >>
* Dinosaurs’ nasal passages kept their brains cool >>

* Processed meats as big a cancer risk as smoking >>
* Scientists Have Found a Comet That Can Get You Drunk >>
* One of Silicon Valley’s most secretive startups quietly raised $105 million and is now worth over $20 billion >>

* A Google researcher said that we’ll become ‘highly dependent’ on artificial intelligence in the near future >>
* This solar-powered car just won a 1,900-mile race in Australia >>
* Machines That Can See Depression on a Person’s Face >>

* How to Fix the Internet of Broken Things >>
* Forget the tin foil hat: NSA-proof wallpaper could keep snoopers and ‘doomsday’ electromagnetic weapons at bay >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Oct. 23, 2015: Dr. Matthew Golombek >>

* How to 3-D print a heart >>
* Cobalt atoms on graphene: a low-cost catalyst for producing hydrogen from water >>
* This microrobot could be a model for a future dual aerial-aquatic vehicle >>

* Thermal energy harvesting antennas by more than 10,000 to 100,000 times with tiny holes in copper >>
* Harvard demos insect sized flying submarine robot >>
* Much Ado About Carbon Nanotubes…Or Not >>

* Video Friday: Origami Drone, Tesla Autopilot Fail, and Crowdsourced Robots >>
* Asteroid Mining Company Planetary Resources has raised $12 million >>
* NASA’s SLS Rocket Sheds Saturn V Color Scheme in Design Review >>

* Anti-aging rapamycin is being tested in 20 dogs >>
* Why Alien Life Will Be Robotic >>
* Google Alphabet will spend billions on its moonshot technologies like self driving cars and anti-aging >>

* Wireless AI Device Tracks and Zaps the Brain, Takes Aim at Parkinson’s >>
* Death of cancer >>
* Robot With Tummy Full of Microbes Can Swim in Dirty Water Forever >>

* 92% of earth-like worlds have yet to be born >>

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