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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 April 2016

* There’s Finally a Good Way to Kill Wifi Passwords >>
* Transparent Wood Could Replace Glass, Become Coolest Building Material Ever >>
* We May Need Fusion-powered Rockets To Stop Comets From Destroying Earth >>

* This Plastic Surgery Smartphone Game >>
* The race is on to be the Microsoft Office for drones >>
* Intel’s 22-core Broadwell chips will speed up cloud services >>

* Netflix’s Original Content Library Is Growing By 185% Each Year >>
* Watch the Microsoft Build 2016 Day 2 keynote live right here >>
* Microsoft’s Edge browser will offer ad blocking >>

* This Is What The Zika Virus Looks Like In Near-atomic Detail >>
* Scientists at Fermilab Are About to Start Shooting Neutrinos Through the Earth >>
* MIT turns Wi-Fi Into Indoor GPS >>

* Seti Expands Search For Alien Life To 20,000 New Star Systems >>
* Microsoft’s new tools let businesses integrate Skype into their own web and mobile apps >>
* BMW gets into the virtual assistant game with its ConnectedDrive app >>

* The new Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition unboxing >>
* Oculus Rift teardown reveals many, many chips and a hidden microphone >>
* Yamaha ramps up autonomous motorbike efforts >>

* Inside the shape-shifting VR factory of manufacturing’s future >>
* Microsoft Launches HoloLens Emulator, No Headset Required >>
* A New Approach to Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease >>

* BMW connects customers through Azure cloud >>
* Smartphone assistant now offers help if you say ‘I was raped’ >>
* 3 Things we learned about Microsoft BUILD >>

* USA Today gets fully immersed in HoloLens >>
* A single shot, long-term male contraception soon >>
* This $700 million startup thinks artificial intelligence tech should oversee your entire financial life >>

* These Will Be The Top Jobs In 2025 (And The Skills You’ll Need To Get Them) >>
* Microsoft has an addictive website that takes the face-swapping craze to hilarious new levels >>
* Astronomers observed a black hole blowing space winds equivalent to a category 77 hurricane in strength >>

* Microsoft is helping people build iPhone and Android apps, for free >>
* Village of 100-YEAR-OLDS: Rosemary holds secret to Italian community with 300 centenarians >>
* NASA will attempt to develop drugs in space >>

* Microsoft’s racist bot shows we must teach AI to play nice and police themselves >>
* Nvidia Spotlights AI, Cars, VR >>
* Lockheed sells an order for a dozen LMH1 hybrid airships >>

* Clippy’s Back: The Future of Microsoft Is Chatbots >>
* The Byzantine Science of Deceiving Artificial Intelligence >>
* Scientists create living ‘insect-computer hybrid’ with user-adjustable speed and gait >>

* Citizen scientists, you can now DIY your own DNA analysis with Bento Lab >>
* Team of Rival Scientists Comes Together to Fight Zika >>
* What’s trending in the IoT space >>

* ‘First-Born’ Galaxies After Big Bang –“Until Now Have Evaded Detection” >>
* ‘Laser Cloak’ Could Hide Earth from Evil Aliens >>
* Kennedy’s Modernized Spaceport Passes Key Review Supporting Sls/Orion Launches >>

* China proposes $50+ trillion Global UHV grid connecting all power generation including massive wind farm at the North Pole by 2050 >>
* The Dial-a-Drug Machine >>
* Ahead of Apple CareKit’s Debut, Physicians Still Skeptical of Health Apps >>

* Aiming to Reduce Environmental Load via Flow Control >>
* We do not understand 149 of the 473 genes in Craig Venter’s artificial cell with the minimum genome needed for life >>

* The Great Transmogrification of Atoms to Bits >>
* Drug Companies Are Paying Millions to Delay The Release of Generic Drugs >>
* Google’s Internet of Things divisions have fallen on some hard times >>

* Microsoft’s opening-day Build keynote in just 10 minutes >>
* A Wannabe Supervillain Built His Own Thermite Cannon >>
* I Want to Spend All Day In This Hammock Rocking Chair >>

* Apple is now collecting some medical data from iPhones. Here’s why >>
* Microsoft wants Azure to power the next gen of IoT devices >>
* Mission 360 is a VOD platform for yoga, meditation, fitness classes >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 March 2016

* Microsoft CEO Nadella: ‘Bots are the new apps’ >>
* Intelligent Assistants Conference >>
* Watch the Microsoft Build 2016 keynote live right here >>

* Will capitalism survive the robot revolution? >>
* Bill Gates: In Five Years The Best Education Will Come From The Web >>

* Microsoft is bringing bots to Skype — and everywhere else >>
* Microsoft knows we will lose in robot war, argues for coexistence >>
* These are the crazy futuristic cars of Roborace, the world’s first driverless racing series >>

* All the Important Things Microsoft Announced Today at Build 2016 >>
* Microsoft envisions a future where Cortana and a legion of smart bots act as our butlers >>
* Why the Oculus Rift won’t go the way of Google Glass >>

* Microsoft demos next-generation image-captioning Captionbot >>
* Skype gets HoloLens support and help from Cortana >>
* Mayo Clinic May Have Just Solved One Of Virtual Reality’s Biggest Problems >>

* NASA and Microsoft plan to take you to Mars with the HoloLens >>
* Microsoft’s AI strategy is more than just Cortana >>
* Now any Xbox One can be used to develop games >>

* The cyborg beetles are coming >>
* Microsoft introduces the Desktop App Converter for bringing Win32 apps to the Windows Store >>
* Microsoft’s HoloLens starts shipping to developers today >>

* Linux command line tools are coming to Windows 10 >>
* Universal Facebook, Instagram and Messenger apps coming to Windows 10 >>
* Windows is getting improved pen support with Windows Ink >>

* Google tackles simple 360 content embeds with VR View, introduces Cardboard SDK for iOS >>
* How to give a robot a job-review >>
* The Dirty Truth Behind Data-Driven Decisions >>
* Microsoft Launches Bot Framework To Let Developers Build Their Own Chatbots >>

* Microsoft shows off the next big update to Windows 10 >>
* Microsoft is betting big on AI chatbots like Tay >>
* A drug that could change the way Parkinson’s disease is treated just got clos/er to approval >>

* Microsoft’s latest HoloLens demo transports us back to the ’80s >>
* Five signs 40-year-old Apple is having a midlife crisis — and five reasons it isn’t >>
* DARPA: Help Us With Machine Intelligence For Wireless Devices >>

* NASA Considers Its Next Flagship Space Telescope >>
* Network Earth >>
* Microsoft’s HoloLens has a surprising heat problem >>

* Mysterious planet is to blame for mass extinctions of life on Earth, scientist claims >>
* Single-shot, long-term male contraception in the offing >>
* 3D models show how giant dinosaurs evolved >>

* First Transplant from HIV-Positive Donor Performed in U.S. >>
* Giant remote-controlled cyborg beetles could replace drones >>

* Researchers Are Trying to Use an iPhone App to Understand Body Temperature >>
* Microsoft Wants To Make Every App Smarter With AI >>
* We May Need Fewer Haircuts In Space >>

* Designer of Star Wars holochess is making an augmented reality CCG >>
* Spanish Drone Will Drop Insects Over Ethiopia To Fight Disease >>
* On/off button for passing along epigenetic ‘memories’ to our children discovered >>

* Microsoft’s Tay AI makes brief, baffling return to Twitter >>
* Time for a new model? >>
* Advanced Economies Must Still Make Things >>

* This Tiny 4-Inch TV Aerial Weighs 3oz But Picks Up Channels Perfectly >>
* Tiny Little Multi-Modal Picobug Walks, Flies, Grabs Stuff >>
* On/off button for passing along epigenetic ‘memories’ to our children discovered >>
* NASA’s Expandable Space Hab Looks Super Cool >>

* Internet on a chip: Researchers step towards energy-efficient multicore chips >>
* Sex will be made unnecessary in as little as 20 years by ‘designer babies’, Stanford professor >>
* Stem cell derived neurons regenerate damaged corticospinal tracts of rats >>

* Gallium Oxide: Power Electronics’ Cool New Flavor >>
* WHY DO WE AGE?’ >>
* IBM’s ‘neurosynaptic chip’ to power nuke-watching exascale rig >>
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* 2016’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Volvo XC90 >>
* 2016’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Porsche Mission E Concept >>
* 2016’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Ford GT >>

* Molten Lava Flows On This Super-Earth’s Surface Like Water >>
* Jupiter Just Got Nailed By Something >>
* New Telescope Technology –“Implies That Distant Worlds Might See Us as Well” >>

* ESA’s ‘Galactic Cold Cores’ Project Reveals a Ribbon of Future Stars >>
* New Alien Planet Boasts Rare Triple Suns http://www.space.com/32405-alien-planets-has-rare-triple-suns.html >>
* Spotify Now Has $1 Billion to Play With >>

* A Parallel Universe Jaguar >>
* Goat hanging from cable by its horns is rescued >>
* Robot Anesthesiologists Lose Their Jobs Because of Humans >>

* I’ve analyzed 500 TED Talks, and this is the one rule you should follow when you give a presentation >>
* You have to watch this video of Microsoft-powered smart glasses helping a blind man ‘see’ >>
* Microsoft thinks it has found the next big thing after apps >>

* Extra long M777A2 howitzer will have 70 kilometer range instead of 30 kilometers >>
* Introducing Fiber Phone >>
Inside the garage labs of DIY gene hackers, whose hobby may terrify you http://fusion.net/story/285454/diy-crispr-biohackers-garage-labs/

Is AlphaGo Really Such a Big Deal? https://www.quantamagazine.org/20160329-why-alphago-is-really-such-a-big-deal/
Microsoft will combine the Windows 10 and Xbox One app stores http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/30/11332012/windows-10-xbox-app-stores-combining-microsoft
Skype is getting Cortana and crazy bot messaging http://www.theverge.com/2016/3/30/11332424/skype-cortana-bot-interactions-messaging

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 March 2016

* Google’s ‘Fiber Phone’ is a new kind of land line >>
* The Nameless Mouse Behind the Largest-Ever Neural Network >>
* Introducing A New Form Of Gps (Gastrointestinal Probiotic Surveillance) >>

* Silicon Valley Looks to Artificial Intelligence for the Next Big Thing >>
* Neuromorphic supercomputer has 16 million neurons >>
* Blood test shows evidence of concussion up to a week after injury >>

* Nervana Systems creating optimized deep learning chip for accelerated deep learning >>
* Biological mechanism passes on long-term epigenetic ‘memories’ from parents to children >>
* The future of business is that the customer is the labor and the capital >>

* With New Acquisition, Tinder Gets Into ‘augmented Reality’ >>
* The Secret to Stopping Foodborne Illness Might Be Lasers >>
* Once-promising Robot Anesthesiologist Loses Its Job >>

* City Birds Outwit Country Counterparts >>
* Brain-shocking therapy may work by boosting calcium in the brain >>
* Cutting the Cord: More movies headed for homes >>

* Bringing Big Neural Networks to Self-Driving Cars, Smartphones, and Drones >>
* 2016’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Ferrari 488 Spider >>
* Hybrid 3D Printer Using 5-Axis Control >>

* Researchers use optogenetic light to block tumor development >>
* Quanterix’s Magnetic Tech for Fighting Football Concussions >>
* ‘OCULUS FACE’ Is The Sign Of Our Virtual Times >>

* The future of live streaming is here, in 360° >>
* NASA’s flying methane meter built for Mars finds work on Earth >>
* Congress may block state laws mandating access to encrypted devices >>

* Baidu using AI to turn large amounts of data into huge amounts of value >>
* Supermassive Black Hole Jets Detected Exceeding Known Physical Limits –“Hotter Than 10-Trillion Degrees” >>
* 7 virtual reality experiences that will blow your mind >>

* How human body ages explained >>
* Japan’s high life expectancy linked to diet, study finds >>
* Indian-led team of doctors develops technology to monitor cancer treatment >>

* Astronomy Cast Ep. 408: Universe Cannibalism >>
* Nature-inspired precisely assembled nanotubes >>
* 20 Crucial Terms Every 21st Century Futurist Should Know >>

* The Oculus Rift is incredibly easy to set up and use >>
* This mind-melting thought experiment of Einstein’s reveals how to manipulate time >>
* Scientists are still struggling to answer a fundamental question in genetic research >>

* Russia Navy getting improved 885M submarines in 2016 but next subs could use composite structures >>
* Japan’s Black Hole Telescope Is In Trouble >>
* Craig Venter’s team designs, builds first minimal synthetic bacterial cell >>

* Near term airplane engines that are 20% more efficient and 70% efficiency gains in the 2020s >>
* Los Angeles Times | Robots are coming for your job >>
* 2016’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Tesla Model X >>

* 7 Amazing Pictures Of Alaska’s Erupting Volcano >>
* NASA’s New Launch Software Is Way Over Budget and Behind Schedule >>

* Google Fiber’s latest innovation is a landline >>
* Successful Companies Don’t Just Have A Brand Identity, They Create A Total Brand Experience >>

* Oculus Rift Review: The Beginning Of The Age of VR >>
* Apple’s fight for the iPhone only the beginning >>
* Volkswagen recall is third electric car call-back in a month >>

* Ice-Cream Prices Set to Skyrocket Due to Shortage of Vanilla >>
* Illegal drone use is getting out of control >>
* Compression Tights With Resistance >>

* Kuvée is trying to reinvent wine with a ridiculous Wi-Fi bottle >>
* Maturity doesn’t have to be boring. The 40-year old Apple >>
* Google Fiber just announced a home phone service inspired by Google Voice >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 March 2016

* What Do The Reviews Say About The Oculus Rift? >>
* Oculus Rift Review: This Shit Is Legit >>
* Review: The Oculus Rift >>
* Virtual Reality Is Always Almost Here >>

* Nervana Systems Creating Optimized Deep Learning Chip For Accelerated Deep Learning >>
* Biological mechanism passes on long-term epigenetic ‘memories’ from parents to children >>
* How Google Wants to Solve Robotic Grasping by Letting Robots Learn for Themselves >>

* This Smart Wine Bottle Makes Getting Drunk Way Too Complicated >>
* AI Hits the Mainstream >>
* The real cost of robotics >>

* Google to integrate visual search smarts into its camera app, report says >>
* Facebook preps in-store purchases for Messenger >>
* What Is The Future Of Machine Learning In Biology? >>

* Who Will Be First To “Hack The Code” Of Aging? >>
* How Netflix Plans to Convert the Whole World to Binge-Watching >>
* Microsoft Made a Special Version of Windows 10 for China’s Government >>

* Japan’s Space Agency Loses Contact With New X-Ray Telescope Satellite “Hitomi” >>
* Lockheed Martin’s hypersonic aircraft plans are taking shape >>
* MIT mods a Kinect camera to take reflection-free photos >>

* DARPA’s next challenge could lead to AI-powered radios >>
* New maths proof shows how to stack oranges in 24 dimensions >>
* Japanese X-Ray Satellite Loses Communication with Earth >>

* Friendly Germs Protect Mice against Cancer >>
* Quasar Winds Clock In at a Fifth of Light Speed >>
* Alphabet working on Echo-like product, report says >>

* Watch How Nasa’s Inflatable Space Habitat Will Inflate >>
* Sketchy Mit Drone Draws As It Flies >>
* Many Companies Still Don’t Know How to Compete in the Digital Age >>

* Making the Technology of the Future Work Today >>
* Never10: A new tool for turning off Microsoft’s Windows 10 update >>
* NTT to buy Dell’s services division for $3.05 billion >>

* The Dark Universe at Milky Way’s Galactic Center –Has Evidence Been Detected? >>
* Fog Detected on Surface of Saturn Moon Titan >>
* Endor’s End: How the ‘Star Wars’ Death Star Wiped Out the Ewoks After All >>

* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>
* My Subterranean Tour of London’s Crossrail >>
* 5 Visions Of The Future Of Sex, From 3-D-Printed Genitals To Teledildonics >>

* The Truthfulness of Hollywood True Stories, Visualized >>
* 5 hard questions facing Oculus Rift >>
* Windows users finally have a good BitTorrent client >>

* Toyota will make automatic braking near-standard by 2017 >>
* Tech takes centre stage as Labour unveils “10 big ideas” to shape policy development >>
* Japan Opens a Futuristic Bullet Train Line from Tokyo to Hokkaido >>

* Gas giant planet discovered near Milky Way’s bulge >>
* What to expect from Microsoft’s Build 2016 conference >>
* The 7 best games for the Oculus Rift >>

* My Year In Startup Hell >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 March 2016

* HoloLens TED Talk shows what augmented reality can do >>
* Has the Internet of Things gone too far? >>
* ‘Holoportation’ demo makes live-video holograms look easy >>

* Volvo’s keyless app will let you lend your car to friends remotely >>
* Gillmor Gang: No Flipping >>
* AR, VR are driving major innovations in tech >>

* International ‘Moon Village’ Is Way To Go According To European Space Agency >>
* Google launches the Android Experiments I/O Challenge for open-source app developers >>
* The Race Is On to Control Artificial Intelligence, and Tech’s Future >>

* `Mammograms can screen for heart disease among women’ >>
* Microsoft Build 2016: What to expect >>
* Eric Drexler talks about Cambrian Explosion in AI and Safe Access to Super Intelligence tools >>

* IBM Researchers Propose Device To Dramatically Speed Up Neural-Net Learning >>
* India Aims To Become 100% Electric Vehicle Nation By 2030 >>
* Moons of Saturn May Be Younger Than Era of the Dinosaurs >>

* Oculus reduces latency with shiny new tech >>
* Implantable Chip Measures and Adjusts Dopamine Levels in Mouse Brain >>
* Hulu Vr And Netflix Vr: The Apps Compared >>

* 6 high-tech, energy-generating roads >>
* DARPA thinks it has the solution to satellite longevity >>
* DARPA kicks off $2m Grand Challenge focused on intelligently splitting up radio spectrum >>

* 2020 is set to be the biggest year yet for Mars exploration >>
* Google wants developers making crazy Android experiments >>
* The Optics Of Superman’s ‘X-Ray Vision’ >>

* Hulu enters virtual reality on Gear VR, no subscription required >>
* NASA to use the ISS as a testbed for inflatable living modules >>
* The Dirty Secrets of Hardware Crowdfunding >>

* This Chip Could Finally Make a Real Quantum Computer >>
* This Self-Propelled Circular Saw Keeps Your Fingers Completely Safe >>

* Wi-Fi industry standards needed to fuel IoT growth >>
* Bluetooth IoT devices tout new energy savings >>
* How Virtual Reality Will Democratize Learning >>

* Robot trolleys (self)drive up productivity at BMW >>
* Stem Cell Therapy for Cats >>
* A Ski Town Greenhouse Takes Local Produce to Another Level >>

* Is A New Era Of Physics Dawning? Physicists “electrified” By Discovery Of New Particle >>
* Microsoft HoloLens Getting Ready To Ship To Developers >>
* Strange Worms Are Taking Their Place on Your Family Tree >>

* A computer scientist built an AI baby that looks realistic and can learn freakishly fast >>
* This video from the genius behind HoloLens shows what Microsoft was thinking >>
* Google is reportedly building a new live streaming app called YouTube Connect >>

* The top ten conspiracy theories in the world >>
* Single-atom lasers change gears >>
* 3D Print from Your Smartphone with $99 OLO–Check Out Raging Kickstarter Campaign, Over $832K and Rising Fast >>

* The Science of Consciousness: Final 2016 conference program >>
* PBS News Hour | Inventor Ray Kurzweil sees immortality in our future >>
* Robots Building Robots, EggBot Op Art, and The Beginning of T-1000 >>

* Hybrid airships nearing significant commercialization >>
* Russia upgrading current and future submarines with new missiles and underwater robotic drones >>
* Nanocones Funnel Light So Solar Cells Soak Up More Sun >>

* New type of molecular tag makes MRI 10,000 times more sensitive >>
* Google makes cloud machine learning available for everyone to use >>
* Google Lunar XPRIZE | Moon Shot | Official Trailer >>

* Meteorologist Drops 20 DC Puns During Weekend Forecast >>
* The First Urban Drone Delivery Just Happened In Nevada >>
* It’s 2026 and Anyone in This Room Could Be a Hologram >>

* Just Because Lockheed Says They Can Build A Mach 6 Spy Plane Doesn’t Mean We Need One >>
* Machines Get A Little Better At Lip Reading >>
* The Supergirl TV Show Wants Lynda Carter to Be Its President >>

* This Model of the Sun’s Magnetic Field Is Beautiful Insanity >>
* Intel Puts the Brakes on Moore’s Law >>
* Hybrid airships nearing significant commercialization >>

* Google makes cloud machine learning available for everyone to use >>
* The Oculus Rift has started shipping >>
* Mad Scientists Created Synthetic Bacteria With Only 473 Genes >>

* Saturn’s Moons and Rings May Be Younger Than the Dinosaurs >>
* Why HPC supercomputing is speeding up machine learning research >>
* How Scale is Enabling Deep Learning >>

* A Little 3-D Printer on the ISS Is a Huge Step for Space Exploration >>
* Is Nasa’s ‘impossible’ fuel-free thruster a step closer to reality? >>
* A rose, a prince, and a short walk through the future of VR storytelling >>

* New trailers: The Lego Batman Movie, Deepwater Horizon, April and the Extraordinary World, and more >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 March 2016

* Scientists push a record 57Gbps through fiber optic lines >>
* AI-written novel passes first round of a literary competition >>
* Baidu built an A.I. that predicts dangerous crowds and stampedes >>

* Twitter taught Microsoft’s AI chatbot to be a racist asshole in less than a day >>
* Genetically modified maggots may change the way we treat wounds >>
* Craig Venter Just Hacked Bacteria To Have The Smallest Genome Possible >>

* AlphaGo and the Declining Advantage of Big Companies >>
* Alphabet’s ‘Moonshots’ Head Astro Teller: Fear Of AI And Robots Is Wildly Overblown >>
* In Shift to Streaming, Music Business Has Lost Billions >>

* Palmer Luckey Says Oculus May Lose Money on Virtual Reality, and That’s Ok >>
* ‘Virtual Desktop’ Converts Your Entire PC Into A VR Experience >>

* SXSW 2016: Key trends >>
* Recharge lets you book a hotel room — for minutes at a time >>
* Microsoft launches first preview of Skype for the Universal Windows Platform >>

* Sony is developing PlayStation games for iOS and Android >>
* 10 Potentially Game Changing Wearable Technology Innovations >>
* Machine Learning Could Be Google’s Secret Cloud Weapon >>

* BMW announces Android app integration >>
* Artificial cell designed in lab reveals genes essential to life >>
* The Black Hole Collision That Reshaped Physics >>

* This $99 device turns your phone into a 3D printer >>
* Scientists finally figured out what turned this lake a mysterious shade of pink >>
* Paul Allen Announces Funding for Research at the Frontiers of Bioengineering and Systems Biology >>

* ‘Small nuclear’ reactors explained using bags of rice >>
* Pill that ‘lights up’ breast cancer could lead to more accurate screening >>
* Reserchers roll out new method for making the invisible brushes that repel dirt >>

* Automakers Ready for 5G? >>
* Why Autonomous Cars Are ‘Absolutely Not Ready’ >>
* 12 In-Car Devices to Watch Drivers >>

* Body Labs Secures Patents for 3D Body Modeling and Virtual Reality Technologies >>
* The Future And You >>
* Voice-controlled nutrition tracker may aid weight loss >>

* Researchers find new mechanism to explain the birth of cloud droplets >>
* Oculus’ virtual reality headset to launch without fanfare >>
* Daimler demos truck platooning to save 7% on fuel and has network connected 365000 trucks already >>

* China’s 5 year plan for doubling nuclear power generation >>
* This augmented reality headset is a board game lover’s dream come true >>
* The Moon’s Other Axis >>

* Sun’s Superflare of AD 775 –“Ten to 100 Times Larger Than Largest Eruption Observed During the Space Age” >>
* Moonbase By 2022 For $10 Billion, Says Nasa >>
* Machines Just Got Better at Lip Reading >>

* London’s Crossrail Is a $21 Billion Test of Virtual Modeling >>
* Crumpling Graphene Repeatedly Adds a New Wrinkle >>
* Berkeley Lab scientists make major advance in understanding a basic process of life with structure of protein organization at beginning of every gene >>

* Exploring long-range communications in the brain >>
* The Best Solution to Stop Skyscrapers From Casting Shadows on Central Park >>
* Mysterious Disappearance of the USS Conestoga Finally Solved After 95 Years >>

* This Map Is the Most Complete Catalog Ever Made of Everything in Our Sky >>
* Here’s How We Prevent The Next Racist Chatbot >>
* Microsoft says it’s making ‘adjustments’ to Tay chatbot after Internet ‘abuse’ >>

* This handgun folds up to look just like a smartphone >>
* Geek’s what to watch: Batman fighting Superman, Flash, Supergirl, and more >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 March 2016

* Google launches new machine learning platform >>
* Google opens access to its speech recognition API, going head to head with Nuance >>
* Google Maps Moves The World’s Borders Depending On Who’s Looking >>

* Moon’s Axis Shifted 6° Over 1 Billion Years >>
* This drone can paint your house better than you can >>

* Vaccines that target cancer cells using their own DNA could help eliminate tumors >>
* This tiny electric car could be the future of urban transportation >>
* Microsoft’s new AI-powered bot Tay answers your tweets and chats on GroupMe and Kik >>

* Alphago explained by Demi sHassabis >>
* How Deep Learning can achieve Artificial General Intelligence >>
* ‘Minecraft’ gets its first live concert >>

* The Singularity and the Neural Code >>
* Inducing Deep Sleep After Head Injury May Protect the Brain >>
* Explosive road rage-like anger linked to parasite spread by cats >>

* Risky Rats Help Shine Light on Brain Circuitry Behind Taking a Chance >>
* Shooting Lasers at Frogs Brings Us Closer to Curing Cancer >>
* NVIDIA Announces New Quadro M6000 With 24GB Memory Buffer For Heavy Workloads >>

* What Would It Take To Build A Completely Tornado-Proof House? >>
* The Science Behind The Colors We See >>
* Researchers Propose Neural Network To Assess Your State of Mind From Your Voice >>

* Printing nanomaterials with plasma on flexible surfaces and 3D objects >>
* Boom, the startup that wants to build supersonic planes, just signed a massive deal with Virgin >>

* Two Comets Just Made Historic Near-Earth Flybys: See Images and Video >>
* What 17 Prominent Roboticists Think Google Should Do With Its Robots >>
* Swirly Antennas Will Hunt for the Twists of Ancient Gravitational Waves >>

* We’re More Honest With Our Phones Than With Our Doctors >>
* Why APIs Now Mean Business Transformation, Not Just Technology Infrastructure >>
* Technology is changing how we retire >>

* Combat systems and railguns will be added to new Zumwalt Destroyers >>
* Exploring the risks of artificial intelligence >>

* Switching mobile carriers will become much easier this year >>
* Quantum networkers, watch out: Twisting light slows it down >>
* What Would It Take to Disrupt a Platform Like Facebook? >>

* Android Pay launching in the UK in the next few months >>
* Pornhub gets immersive with new virtual reality category >>
* Pirated ‘star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Blu-ray Leaks Online >>

* FBI is working with Cellebrite to unlock San Bernardino iPhone, reports say >>
* Meet Tay, Microsoft’s new AI chat bot >>

* Tank Manufacturing Plant Exclusively for Stainless Steel Products >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>
* Miniaturized Sibling of OTTO Material Handling Robot Joins Clearpath Fleet >>

* A morphing metal for soft robots and other machines >>
* The Tides of Mind: Uncovering the Spectrum of Consciousness >>
* Solving Dark Matter and Dark Energy >>

* The Same Rules of Nature Apply to Elephants and E. Coli >>
* The 9 Most Breathtaking Images from the Smithsonian’s Annual Photo Contest >>
* How The Force Awakens Should Have Ended, As Told Through Lego >>

* Crumpled Graphene Can Be Even Better Than the Flat Stuff >>
* This Beautiful Mess Is What Happens When Sound Hits a Bubble >>
* Moore’s Law Stutters at Intel >>

* AT&T’s Wi-Fi Calling Is Now a Cheap Way to Phone Home From Overseas >>
* This Drone Video That Takes You All Around the World Is Truly Gorgeous >>
* Take a 4K VR tour around Google’s Oregon data center >>

* 6 Reasons Why Industry Needs to Be Agile as Software to Survive >>
* How the Moon Moved: Lunar Poles Have Wandered >>
* Streaming now outsells downloads – Recording Industry Ass. of America >>

* Brains of elderly people who exercise look 10 years younger >>
* Hands-On With Blomberg’s New Self Cleaning Dishwasher >>
* Facebook taps artificial intelligence for users with disabilities >>

* New gene identified as cause, early indicator of breast cancer >>
* 11 TED Talks to watch when you’re feeling totally burned out >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 March 2016

* A ‘smart’ umbrella that predicts rain too >>
* HIV Genes Successfully Edited Out of Immune Cells >>
* Tech legend and former Intel CEO Andy Grove passes away aged 79 >>

* Google Photos gets smarter, automatically creates albums with your best photos >>
* Our First Look at Airlander 10, the Largest Aircraft in the World >>
* Slowing Down In Space Is Easier With Yo-Yos >>

* First Ever Supernova ‘Shock Breakout’ Captured in Visible Light >>
* How Vizio and Google radically reinvented the TV >>
* Vizio’s new P-Series reinvents the ‘smart’ TV with Google Cast — and nothing else >>

* This Forgotten 1950s Flying Trick Could Be the Secret of Future Drone Warfare >>
* The Most Detailed Gravity Maps of Mars Let Us Peer Inside the Planet >>
* NASA Developed a Super Compact Fitness Machine For Deep Space Missions >>

* Homo Sapien’s DNA –New Discovery Suggests It’s Less Human than Scientists Thought >>
* How Microbes Contribute To Heart Disease >>
* How to detect radioactive material remotely >>

* Neurons involved in working memory fire in bursts, not continuously >>
* We need to forget things to make space to learn new things, scientists discover >>
* Boeing’s Monstrous Underwater Robot Can Wander the Ocean for 6 Months >>

* An AI with 30 Years’ Worth of Knowledge Finally Goes to Work >>
* “True Mars” –New NASA Gravity Maps Give Deep View of the Red Planet >>
* Carnival of Space 450 >>

* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>
* Build an Electronic Vulture Egg >>
* Gadget Hears What You’re Eating >>

* Carbon Release 10-Times Faster Than Any Event Since Age of Dinosaurs >>
* Morphing wind turbine; 50 MW wind turbine 400 meters across 479 meters tall >>
* Supernova’s Super-Shockwave Seen For The First Time >>

* Would you let a robot invest your hard-earned cash? >>
* How extinct humans left their mark on us >>
* First Retailer in Orbit: Lowe’s and Made In Space Send 3D Printer to Station >>

* Atomic “Sandblaster” Could Write, Edit 2-D Circuits >>
* Russians have concept superconductor memory hundreds of times faster than conventional memory, picosecond access >>

* Smart Glass Goes from Clear to Cloudy in a Jolt >>
* Physicists Unleash AI to Devise Unthinkable Experiments >>
* Cuba Has a Lung Cancer Vaccine—And America Wants It >>

* Mars ‘X-ray’ gravity maps reveal how its crust has changed >>
* LIGO could catch dark matter made of black holes >>

* A Short History Of Deep Learning — Everyone Should Read >>
* Tor Project Says It Can Quickly Catch Spying Code >>
* ‘Rocket League’ maker has ‘figured out’ PS4/Xbox One cross-play >>

* Smarter photo albums, without the work >>
* 11 tech skills that will get you a salary of $105,000 or more >>
* Cast is a full-service podcasting studio that lives in your browser >>

* #NEWS: Russians Leapfrog West in Superconducting Memories and Processors >>
* Robots could do 46 per cent of NZ jobs >>
* Killing Bacteria With Gold Nanodisks And Light >>

* This Wearable Patch Monitors Blood Sugar and Injects Drugs >>
* Why Zack Snyder Never Considered Grant Gustin’s Flash For Justice League >>
* Behold The Full, Round Body Of The Hybrid Air Vehicle >>

* Watch How Terrifyingly High LA’s Skyslide Will Be >>
* How Apple wants to empower iPhone users to track medical conditions with CareKit >>
* Scientists Create Electronic Eggs That Can Spy On Vultures >>

* The Future Is Not Virtual Reality — It’s Something Else >>
* MIT envisions a future without traffic lights >>
* Skydio Is A Drone That Dances Around Obstacles >>

* The world’s biggest aircraft is floating but not yet flying >>
* Go Green 50,000mAh Solar Power Bank >>
* Crowd-sourced RNA structure design uncovers new insights >>

* Legendary former Intel CEO Andy Grove is dead at 79 >>
* Andy Grove, Former Intel CEO, Dies at 79 >>
* Three Leadership Secrets Of Andy Grove >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 March 2016

* Graphene Wristband Senses Your Blood Sugar–and Treats It >>
* This Technicolor Mutant Zebrafish Is Synthetic Biology’s Craziest Creation Yet >>
* 2015 Is Officially the Hottest Year on Record >>

* This Factory Robot Learns a New Job Overnight >>
* 14 kg Radar Carrying UAV Extends Ship’s Horizon 25 nautical miles >>
* The Scary Efficiency of Autonomous Intersections >>

* Nasa Sees The Shockwave Of An Exploding Star For The First Time >>
* “Minority Report” Tech Meets the Operating Room >>
* Supreme Court will weigh Samsung-Apple patent battle >>

* Apple goes retro with $399 iPhone SE, smaller iPad Pro >>
* Apple unveils the new 4-inch iPhone SE >>
* Apple TV updated with folders, dictation and Siri for App Store >>
* Apple’s CareKit will help patients better manage their illnesses >>
* Everything you need to know about the iMessage security flaw patched by iOS 9.3 >>
* Apple Tv Update Will Finally Let You Speak Your Password >>
* CareKit Is Apple’s Ambitious New Health Monitoring and Tracking Tool >>
* Tim Cook on Apple’s battle with FBI: ‘We will not shrink from our responsibility’ >>
* Boaty McBoatface: What You Get When You Let the Internet Decide >>

* Fish with rainbow skin shows how cells move when skin regrows >>
* Weather records broken as world faces alarming levels of change >>

* Sperm Switch Could Lead To Unisex Birth Control >>
* Manta rays are first fish to recognise themselves in a mirror >>

* Frozen rabbit kidneys could solve organ shortage for transplants >>
* Twitter at 10: Jack Dorsey looks to the next 10 years >>
* Rare comet ‘twins’ to zip past Earth >>

* How To Bake An Earth – Astronomers Look For Life’s Recipe In Virgo Cluster | Video >>
* Galactic-Scale Gravitational Wave Observatory –“Currently Monitoring 54 Pulsars” >>
* There’s now a driverless bicycle >>

* Artificial intelligence is still in its infancy—and that should scare us >>
* DARPA using peripheral nerve stimulation to accelerate learning >>
* A full sized beating bioengineered human heart has been made with hearts recellularized with stem cells >>

* When slower is faster: how to get rid of traffic lights >>
* The Problem of AI Consciousness >>
* Deep Learning Meetup #6 >>

* DARPA Squad X and Squad X core Technology programs wants to merge UAVs and robots >>
* This Wearable Patch Uses Sweat To Monitor Blood Glucose Levels >>
* Skydio’s Camera Drone Finally Delivers on Autonomous Flying Promises >>

* The Two-Mile-Long Tunnel Beneath Seattle Makes Humans Look So Tiny >>
* Look at the Monster Magnet Made for America’s First Offshore Wind Farm >>
* China Has A New Armed Drone Helicopter >>

* When Autonomous Vehicles Roam the Roads, We Won’t Need Stop Lights >>
* Even Poor Biometrics Are Better Than No Security At All >>
* How robots will reshape the U.S. economy >>

* Google plans to bring internet to Cuba, Obama says >>
* 25 free, awesome Windows programs: Top tools for every task >>
* Self-Driving Cars and the Looming Privacy Apocalypse >>

* Researchers break Apple’s iMessage encryption, will be fixed in iOS 9.3 >>
* Your kinky fetishes are totally normal >>
* How Space-Based Solar Power Plants Could Be Built By Robots On the Moon >>

* I lost a weekend playing ‘Miitomo,’ Nintendo’s first smartphone game >>
* New ResearchKit update allows developers to upload patients’ genetic data >>
* How close are we to curing cancer? >>

* There’s Not Much Evidence That Standing Desks Benefit Your Health >>
* Drones Break the Ice on Antarctic Deep-Freeze Mission [Video] >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 March 2016

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* Portable DNA Sequencer MinION Helps Build the Internet of Living Things >>
* Inflatable Addition To The Space Station Will Launch In April >>
* Panasonic gives us our first look at bionic factory workers >>

* Companies Want to Replicate Your Dead Loved Ones With Robot Clones >>
* Virtual reality dome for military simulations >>
* Wearable BioStamp could change medicine >>

* This computer will grow your food in the future >>
* New alloys could lead to next generation of nuke plant metals >>

* New Realtime 3D Modeling Can Turn You Into Any Celebrity on Camera >>
* Gillmor Gang: Botily Fluids; Gang predicts an Echological intersection between bots and voice command >>

* This Watson-powered robot concierge is rethinking the hotel industry >>
* Taiwan Semiconductor plans improving FinFETs chips from 16nm to 7nm by 2018 >>
* Why The Internet Of Things Might Never Speak A Common Language >>

* “Curvature of the Universe” –New Cosmology Reveals “the Future of Particle Physics” >>
* Low energy prices and China’s drive to smaller and more efficient coal industry is killing solar power >>
* Automatic emergency braking will be standard in most US cars by 2022 >>

* You’ll interact with smartphones and smartwatches on any surface, using sonar signals >>
* Glue could be future for cheaper and stronger Skyscrapers >>
* NASA Technologist lays out strategy to advanced space propulsion over next 25 years >>

* Hollywood Is Not OK With You Watching New Movies at Home >>
* TED releases Meta 2 augmented-reality presentation video >>
* CeBIT 2016: Terabee’s Range Sensor Helps Make Drones Fast, Cheap, and Under Control >>

* How real businesses are using machine learning >>
* NASA is in the process of getting another peer reviewed EMDrive paper published >>
* Centrifuge with Dramatically Improved Filtration Efficiency >>

* World’s Tiniest Rube Goldberg Machine Made of Watch Parts Is a Masterpiece >>
* Footage Of Fast Attack Submarine Breaking Through Thick Arctic Ice Is ‘Chilling’ >>

* 3d Printed Drone Can Wait Underwater And Launch From The Sea >>
* Scientists Say Smart People Are Better Off With Fewer Friends >>
* Is Your Vpn / Proxy Working? Check Your Torrent Ip-address >>

* Skoove Teaches You to Play the Piano from the Comfort of Your Computer >>
* Robin Farmanfarmaian — The Patient as CEO: Gene Sequencing, Virtual Reality and Drones >>

* How the Computer Beat the Go Master >>
* Lions Are Making a Surprising Comeback–but Only When They Are Kept behind Fences >>
* Panasonic’s New Toasters Will Seriously Change Your Life >>

* Twitter is turning 10. Will it see 20? >>
* First heart op using 3D-printed model performed in China >>
* This Google Spinoff Company Has a Plan to Kill Traffic Jams >>

* GDC 2016’s biggest reveals: Tiny gaming PCs, VR launch games, and the most powerful graphics card ever >>
* This system instantly edits videos to make it look like you’re saying something you’re not >>
* Apple Pay has a Siri problem >>

* 2016 Honda Civic: autonomous features for $20K >>
* Machine Unlearning; A possible crack in the brain-computer analogy. >>
* A Wearable Heart Sensor Could Be One Of Denmark’s Most Promising Startups >>

* Google Puts Boston Dynamics Up for Sale in Robotics Retreat >>
* 40 virtual reality predictions >>
* Driverless Bus System Showcases Future of Public Transit >>

* Russia Test-Fires Hypersonic Zircon Missiles >>
* Video Friday: Autonomous Pizza Delivery, Handwriting Robot, and ROS Master >>
* The best wireless home theater headphones >>

* Video: Three views of tech innovation in Africa >>
* When It Comes To Security, It’s Time For A Machine Learning Sanity Check >>
* AMBER Lab robot jogs just like a human >>

* New Concrete Materials Are More Green Than Grey >>
* This On-Off Switch for Sperm Could Lead to Better Male Birth Control >>
* Neural Mechanisms In Mouse Brains Indicate We Actively Forget As We Learn >>

* Google Self-Driving Car Will Be Ready Soon for Some, in Decades for Others >>
* Experiments show magnetic chips could dramatically increase computing’s energy efficiency >>
* Major steps toward a bioengineered heart for transplantation >>

* Why AlphaGo Is Not AI >>
* What’s Frying the Electrical Systems on BART Trains? >>
* Physics Students Calculate How Long a Vampire Needs To Drink Your Blood >>

* What Seven Years Of ‘brain Games’ Taught Us About Our Brains >>
* Did Uber Just Order 100,000 Mercedes? >>
* Flying Drone Can Hide Underwater For Months Like a Nuclear Submarine >>

* Our Best Shot at Nuclear Fusion Needs Magnets That Weigh as Much as a Boeing 747 >>
* Flying Drone Billboards Are the Future We Deserve >>
* Google Puts Boston Dynamics Up for Sale in Robotics Retreat >>

* School Isn’t Just Simulation: Students Building NASA Asteroid Instrument >>
* SpaceX Says Reusable Stage Could Cut Prices 30 Percent, November Falcon Heavy Debut >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – Mar. 18, 2016: Song Of The Stars >>

* Is That Fried Chicken Gluten-Free? This Gadget Can Tell You >>

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