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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 29 December 2015

December 29, 2015 Leave a comment

* Researchers show off a working light-based processor >>
* Tiny 3D-printed locust robot can jump 11 feet >>

* The dark side of the coming chatbot revolution >>
* How Artificial Immune Systems May Be the Future of Cybersecurity >>
* First Hondajet has been delivered >>

* ASTRONOMY CAST EP. 343: THE UNIVERSE IS TRYING TO KILL YOU! >>
* Image of the Day: “Previously Unknown Part of the Milky Way” >>
* NASA: The Next 10 Years –“The Race is On to Discover If Life is Ubiquitous Throughout Our Galaxy and Beyond” (2015 Most Popular) >>

* Confronting the Multiverse: What ‘Infinite Universes’ Would Mean >>
* Storage Visions Conference 2016 >>
* 2016 International CES >>

* Drone delivery could win in the suburbs but trucks with many packages could be lower cost to high rise apartments and offices >>
* Is Real Wireless Phone Charging Nearly Here? >>
* 150 Kilowatt lasers will be tested on predator drones and AC130 gunships in 2016 >>

* Nanotube “forest” in a microfluidic channel may help detect rare proteins and viruses >>
* Exercise to slow aging is most important for those aged 40 to 65 >>
* Four Important Things to Expect in Virtual Reality in 2016 >>

* 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Roars To Life >>
* 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2015: Where Are They Now? >>
* Arcaspace makes a true 12.5 mph battery powered hoverboard which uses 36 small electric fans >>

* Jibo Is as Good as Social Robots Get. But Is That Good Enough? >>
* Genetic ‘intelligence networks’ discovered in the brain >>
* FAA Registered 45,000 Drone Owners in Two Days and This Is Just the Beginning >>

* Google Glass for work is sleeker, tougher and foldable >>
* Google’s new super computer could launch an artificial intelligence race >>
* Still Don’t Have Windows 10? Here’s A Christmas Install Guide With Everything You Need To Know >>

* Watch 58 years of space debris appear in 1 minute >>
* Google may be working on messaging app infused with artificial intelligence >>
* Google is reportedly making an AI-powered chat assistant >>

* New Type of Rock Is Discovered on Moon >>
* HOW OXYGEN ‘LIT THE FUSE’ FOR LIFE ON EARTH >>
* What Gene Therapy Needs Now: A Good Off Switch >>

* Why 2016 Could Be a Watershed Year for Emotional Intelligence–in Machines >>
* New quantum record as ball of atoms ends up in two spots at once >>

* Future of messaging apps spells end to ‘Google as we know it’ >>
* Tiny, Eco-Friendly Drumi Washer Available for Pre-Order >>
* Experience a 360-degree video of skiing at Vail, Colo. >>

* Oculus Rift due out in Q1, founder Luckey tweets >>
* LG Unveils webOS 3.0 Smart TV Platform Ahead of CES >>
* First chip that uses light for data transfer developed >>

* Chinese TV channel hires robot as reporter, anchors worried >>
* Inventions that came out of the space race >>
* NASA’S REVOLUTIONARY ‘PROPULSION SYSTEM’ CAN GET ASTRONAUTS TO MARS IN 39 DAYS >>

* 2015: Apple’s year in beta >>
* The 44 games we can’t wait to play in 2016 >>
* Here’s a first look at the new foldable Google Glass for the workplace >>

* Gonorrhea may soon be untreatable, Britain’s chief medical officer warns >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 23 December 2015

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* Entangling Different Kinds of Atoms Could Be the Way Forward for Quantum Computers >>
* Seabed-Mining Robots Will Dig for Gold in Hydrothermal Vents >>
* Virtual Reality’s Killer App: Taking Over Your Social Life >>

* A Giant Leap (Backward) for Space Travel >>
* In the Future, Magnets May Track Your Fingers in Virtual Reality >>

* UK laser weapon demonstrator >>
* Armada of Martian Probes Will Study the Planet, Inside and Out >>
* China’s Comac to Challenge Boeing and Airbus >>

* Alphabet Google is to motivate and reward the best talent >>
* Can HPE’s “The Machine” Deliver? >>
* VR Glove Powered by Finger Motions >>

* A Master Algorithm Lets Robots Teach Themselves to Perform Complex Tasks >>
* AI Machine Learns to Drive Using Crowdteaching >>
* What China’s Yutu Rover Learned on the Moon >>

* Windows 10 Gets ‘Free’ Upgrade Rule Change >>
* Google Brings Its Interactive, 360-Degree “Spotlight Stories” To YouTube >>
* How Software-Defined Networking Will Change The Way We Connect >>

* LG wants to make using smart TVs easier with webOS 3.0 >>
* Over-the-air 4K TV demo planned for CES >>
* Pinball In Virtual Reality? Yes Please >>
* Flexible sheet-type sensor for measuring cellular oxygen metabolism >>

* LG’s robot vacuum gets cleaning instructions from your phone’s camera >>
* Gene Drives Offer New Hope Against Diseases and Crop Pests >>
* Report: Ford, Google to build self-driving cars together >>

* Bengaluru startup prints 3-D liver tisues for medical research and therapeutics >>
* People with blue eyes have one thing in common >>
* Soon, ‘hydricity’ may generate 24×7 power >>

* Falcon 9 First Stage Landing | From Helicopter >>
* Spacex has landed its first stage on land as we will start an age of reusable rockets >>
* What Happens When Artificial Intelligence Makes MAGIC: THE GATHERING Cards >>

* ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ has biggest box office opening ever >>
* 40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ >>
* Neil deGrasse Tyson Has Deep Thoughts About ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ >>

* Tahj Mowry lets you control the story in episode 2 of ‘Innovation Download >>
* Researchers Use A Fiery Robot To 3D Print Glass >>
* Computers Crack Life’s Secrets >>

* Stephen Hawking and RAS Astronomers Warn of Danger from Giant Comets >>
* The Falcon Has Landed! Epic Views of SpaceX’s Amazing Rocket Landing >>

* How Quitting Your Job Affects the Wiring of Your Brain >>
* The Naviator Is A Drone That Flies Through The Air And Dives Underwater >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 22 December 2015

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* Engineers Are Teaching Smartphones to Think Like an Autonomous Car >>
* Hackers Have Infiltrated the US Power Grid’s Control Networks >>
* AI Machine Learns to Drive Using Crowdteaching >>

* Flourescent Camera Pill Could Hunt for Cancer in Your Guts >>
* Electron Beam 3-D Nanofabrication Made 5000 Times Faster >>
* Blaze Laser Projection Bike Light Comes To All 11,500 Santander Bikes In London >>

* Software-Defined Vehicles Will Dominate At CES >>
* The Force is incredibly strong with this custom R2-D2 drone >>
* Baidu’s Deep-Learning System is better at English and Mandarin Speech Recognition than most people >>

* Researchers Use A Fiery Robot To 3D Print Glass >>
* The World Wide Web Is 25 – What Will It Look Like In Another 25 Years Time ? >>
* Smallest Color Picture Ever Printed Fits Inside a Human Hair >>

* Breast Cancer Risk Linked To Gum Disease >>
* ‘Star Wars’ Rey: Theory Claims To Know Who She Is, And It Will Floor You >>
* Here’s Just How Big the Star Wars Opening Was >>

* Scientists study single ‘transformer’ proteins with role in cancer >>
* Spacex Targets Dramatic Nighttime Falcon 9 Launch And Daring Cape Canaveral Landing On Dec. 21 >>
* Nitrogen doped porous carbon make supercapacitors with triple the energy capacity >>

* Human-Brain Intelligence Networks Identified for First Time >>
* Oil at lowest level since July 2004 >>
* The Patient as CEO: How Technology Empowers the Healthcare Consumer >>

* NASA will test distributed electric engines on a two person plane in 2017 >>
* Watson Medical Algorithm >>
* The 6 Most Important Things That Happened in Virtual Reality in 2015 >>

* The 10 Scariest, Weirdest, Coolest Robots of 2015 >>
* Snap a Photo in Your Home to Tell LG’s New Robovac Where to Clean >>
* This Inkjet-Printed Picture Is the Size of a Retina Display Pixel >>

* NASA will test distributed electric engines on a two person plane in 2017 >>
* Revisiting when China’s economy will pass the USA >>
* Work, Love, and Life When Robots Rule the Earth, with Robin Hanson >>

* Oxygenation: Gradual Process, Profound Results >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 21 December 2015

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* China Launches DAMPE Satellite –“To Search for Evidence of Dark Matter Annihilation” >>
* Gillmor Gang: Enough Already >>
* Nasa Receives Significant Budget Boost For Fiscal Year 2016 >>

* All Hail Mimas: Our ‘Death Star’ Moon >>
* Google’s genius futurist takes 100 pills a day to help him live forever — here’s what some of them do >>

* Race to vastly better annealers, powerful universal quantum computers which will transform machine learning into quantum learning >>
* New Air Force 3.1 Petaflop Thunder Supercomputer helping develop hypersonic vehicles and railguns >>
* US Air Force on track for combat lasers on fighter planes, drones and gunships for attack and 360 degree defense >>

* ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Shatters Box Office Records >>
* Pulsed laser light turns whole-brain activity on and off >>
* Laser Printing a Nanoscale Mona Lisa Could Revolutionize Reproduction Technology >>

* Will the U.S. Finally Get a Unified Power Grid? >>
* ‘Robot locust’ can jump 11 feet high >>
* Mystery material stuns scientists >>

* Watch a Robot Tamer Control Industrial Machines With Simple Gestures >>
* Latest Hack Like “Stealing a Master Key to Get Into Any Government Building” >>
* 14 Reasons 2016 Will Be Tricky For Business And Investors >>

* Warp drive and wormholes could be used for time travel, says physicist >>
* Stay Tuned for the Technological Transformation of Governance >>
* How Long Until We Can Build R2-D2 and C-3PO? >>

* Advanced Alien Life –“May Be a Billion Years Old, With Technology Beyond Matter” >>
* Watch Kelly Slater Surf His Man-Made Wave That Goes On Forever >>

* 26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015 >>
* Video license deal protects the future of 4K >>
* Physicists Find New Evidence For Helium ‘Rain’ On Saturn >>

* Xbox Store set to have huge 17-day sale starting next Tuesday >>
* In Case You Missed It: An autonomous brick-laying robot >>
* 5 most incredible discoveries of the week >>

* Closest ‘habitable’ planet found 14 light years away >>
* These are the best tech toys for kids >>
* Driverless cars always obey the law—and it’s a problem >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 19 December 2015

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* Humans are smart because we sleep weird >>
* NASA can 3-D Print 75% of the parts for a Rocket Engine >>
* How to 3-D-Print a Hydraulic-Powered Robot >>

* Robot Fingertips Create A New Standard For What Products Feel Like >>
* Google’s Quantum Dream Machine >>

* Boxofficemojo predicts a $231 million opening weekend for Star Wars the Force Awakens in North America >>
* Aliens May Be Polar Bear-Sized* >>
* “Virtual Fossil” –Created of Last Common Ancestor of Homo Sapiens and Neanderthals >>

* Moisture Vaporators, Death Star Construction And Other Real Star Wars Tech >>
* Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Proposal Gains Momentum >>
* $100 Million Breakthrough Listen Initiative Starts Searching for E.T. >>

* Special Report: 2016 Top Tech to Watch >>
* German Nuclear Fusion Stellarator test reactor has been started >>
* A color laser printer with an amazing 127,000 dots per inch resolution >>

* When wearable electronics devices disappear into clothes >>
* Nitrogen Can Triple Energy Capacity of Supercapacitors >>
* Drone Borrows Bird’s Technique For Low Power Flight >>

* SpaceX Will Soon Launch Its Most Powerful Rocket Yet >>
* Scientists Now Know How Drug-Resistant Superbugs Move >>
* Nasa Releases New High-res Earthrise Image >>

* This brilliant machine makes five cups of pour-over coffee at once >>
* Researchers demonstrate tracking of individual catalyst nanoparticles during heating >>
* Introducing the IoHT (Internet of Heavier Things) >>

* NASA’s First-Ever Fully 3D Printed Rocket Engine is 75% Complete >>
* Virtual reality new way to travel >>
* Microsoft opens a HoloLens playground for developers at its New York store >>

* New trailers: Fantastic Beasts, Independence Day: Resurgence, Star Trek Beyond, and more >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 18 December 2015

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* Microsoft’s Latest HoloLens Is Here, and It’s Amazing >>
* A New Kind of Bionic Eye Will Feed Images Directly Into Your Brain >>
* ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ beat Fandango’s record for most tickets ever sold, even before it opened >>

* Studies Clash over Causes of Cancer >>
* This flash drive lets you easily move files between your phone and computer >>
* 32 essentials for the ultimate man cave >>

* 10 predictions for 2016 >>
* Scientists discover how cancer cells escape blood vessels >>

* Scientists blueprint tiny cellular molecular machine >>
* Uranium production over 10 million pounds of uranium concentrate at Cigar Lake Mine >>

* New Ink Opens the Door to 3-D-Printed Radar >>
* Can This Man Make AI More Human? >>
* New nanomanufacturing technique for extremely high-resolution imaging, biological sensing >>

* In Virtual Reality, Exercise Bike Becomes a Race Car >>
* Spacex Will Test Its Upgraded Rocket Engine This Afternoon >>
* James Webb Space Telescope Books A Ride On A European Rocket >>

* Astronomers Have Predicted an Exploding Star’s Appearance For the First Time Ever >>
* Look Inside Microsoft’s Secret Hololens Room At Its Flagship Store In Nyc >>
* The Only 2016 Trend You Need To Know About >>

* Life-size moving R2-D2 fridge has an unearthly price tag >>
* Six predictions for 2016; drones, cybersecurity and more >>
* 10 Star Wars technologies on the brink of becoming reality >>

* Hands on with Microsoft’s HoloLens Development Edition >>
* Ed Baig: Trying out Microsoft’s HoloLens >>
* Over 650 terabytes of data up for grabs due to publicly exposed MongoDB databases >>

* Four genes discovered that will help you live beyond 100 >>
* Genes Split This Kind Of Fish Into 3 Species >>
* For self-driving cars, biggest changes are a decade away >>

* Scientists reveal 100% effective hangover cure >>
* Found: Traces of a new fundamental particle >>
* Will The Simple Act Of Building Cheap Energy Make Possible Superrapid Economic Growth? >>

* SpaceX Preparing for Launch of ‘Significantly Improved’ Falcon 9 >>
* Google and Johnson & Johnson Conjugate to Create Verb Surgical, Promise Fancy Medical Robots >>
* Wishful Thinking Plagues IT Project Plans >>

* California Says Driverless Cars Must Have Drivers >>
* Russia has a new low density Anti-grenade barrier which also makes tanks more stealthy >>
* The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage >>

* 12 ‘Star Wars’ puns into 40-second broadcast >>
* A complete guide to the new Star Wars canon before The Force Awakens >>
* 5 Reasons ‘Star Wars’ Spaceships Make Absolutely No Sense >>

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Futueseek Daily Link Review; 17 December 2015

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* Retale is bringing VR shopping to the Oculus Rift >>
* The LHC’s Seen an Intriguing Glimpse of What Could Be a New Particle >>
* Deadly Heat Stress Could Affect Hundreds Of Millions Of People By 2060 >>

* Elon Musk Doesn’t Expect He’ll Live To See Humans On Mars >>
* The Future of In-Flight Wifi, a Cautionary Tale >>
* Congress will give NASA nearly $20 billion next year >>

* An algorithm can tell if your face is forgettable >>
* MIT Researchers Train An Algorithm To Predict How Boring Your Selfie Is >>
* The Future Of In-flight Entertainment Is Virtual Reality >>

* BILE ACID PILL FIGHTS OBESITY IN MICE >>
* These Jeans Are Made From Self-Cleaning Denim >>
* New X Prize Challenge: Map Ocean Floor >>

* Here’s how human brain can handle so much data >>
* In a first, parrots found using and sharing tools >>
* Clues on the development of magnetic sensors with pure spin current >>

* Space Rocks Delivered One-Two Punch to Ancient Earth >>
* Baidu’s Robot Car Marks Self-Driving Milestone in Beijing >>
* How the Paris Climate Deal Happened and Why It Matters >>

* 1 billion mosquito nets have been a major part of reducing Malaria by 65% since 2000 >>
* Importance of physical activity and aerobic exercise for healthy brain function >>
* How much TV you watch as a young adult may affect midlife cognitive function >>

* ASCB Celldance 2015 premieres three videos featuring live cell imaging >>
* Recommended Reads on the Robot and AI Beat This Week >>
* New microscope creates near-real-time videos of nanoscale processes >>

* Startup Teaches Old Cars Some Robotic Tricks >>
* Next Monday, Mandatory Drone Registration Begins >>
* What Will It Take to Build a Virtuous AI? >>

* Inside the First VR Theme Park >>
* Concept Car Has A Drone Landing Pad >>
* Google’s Driverless Car Project Will Become Its Own Alphabet Company >>

* Watch the VFX of Doctor Who Season 9 Come Together >>
* Microsoft is developing an app that can predict crimes of the future >>
* Netflix’s new Windows 10 app embraces Microsoft’s universal dream >>

* Exercising in virtual reality with the VirZoom motion controller >>

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