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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 10 May 2016

* Viv is the intelligent interface for everything >>
* MIT’s Invisible Second Skin Cream Makes Wrinkles Disappear >>
* People Are Making And Selling Counterfeit Jellyfish In China >>

* Researchers develop a drug-sniffing car that can pinpoint your stash >>
* Here’s the Smartest Drone Delivery Idea We’ve Seen Yet >>
* World War I Is A Totally Bizarre Setting For ‘Battlefield 1’ >>

* Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Picks Passive Levitation for Pods >>
* Everalbum to tackle all those smartphone photos >>
* Scientists peel back the carrot’s genetic secrets >>

* How to watch Mercury’s rare trek across the sun today >>
* No, Mercury Retrograde Will Not Mess Up Your Life >>

* HoloFlex flexible smartphone prototype puts holograms in your hands >>
* Beam wants to turn gaming streams wildly dynamic >>
* Computer Science Students Fooled By Artificially Intelligent TA >>

* Virtual reality gaming is more like the Wii than robust gaming >>
* Tech has more of an exclusion problem than a culture problem >>
* Opera’s launched an iOS app to expand its free, unlimited, ad-blocking VPN >>

* Watch a parachute rescue a drone in free fall >>
* Google is messing around with the color of its search results links >>
* Watch the First Passenger Train to Travel from Downtown LA to Santa Monica in 60 Years >>

* Watch a First Person Video of Disney’s New Tron Roller Coaster >>
* Recognizing Employees Is the Simplest Way to Improve Morale >>
* This Robot Can Open Your Pill Bottles For You >>

* Early Earth’s air may have been thinner than on Everest today >>
* A Removable ‘second Skin’ Could Cover Your Real One >>
* Webb Telescope Mirror Rises after Assembly >>

* Stain on your shirt? Technology launched to make it clean itself >>
* How to Build a Better Learner >>
* LA to SF in 30 min: the hyperloop wars are on >>

* Panama Papers affair widens as database goes online >>
* Digital skills ‘guard against job loss’ >>
* DeepMind has best privacy infrastructure for handling NHS data, says co-founder >>

* NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU Runs Doom At 200 FPS: Hype Versus Reality >>
* UPS is teaming up with a drone company to bring life-saving medicine to Rwanda >>

* Graphene Patterned at Room Temp >>
* 3D Virtual Reality Is the Best Storytelling Technology We’ve Ever Had >>
* A new superweapon in the fight against cancer >>

* This chat bot pretends to be you so you can keep up with your friends >>
* General atomics railgun has successful tests which will lead to army truck based railgun system >>
* A New Samsung Invention reveals a Smartphone Featuring an Extendable Display >>

* Images Of Today’s Transit Of Mercury From Around The World >>
* The Cosmos Gets a New Clock –“Accuracy Beyond a Single Second in 20 Billion Years” >>
* Mercury Transit 2016 Has Begun — Spacecraft View | Video >>

* China plans to build 20 floating nuclear powerplants for areas like the South China Sea >>
* The creators of Siri just showed off their next AI assistant, Viv, and it’s incredible >>

* Witness This Tornado’s Terrifying Power In Glorious 360 Video >>
* Viv, from Siri’s creators, is the virtual assistant of your dreams >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 9 May 2016

* Robert Scoble: Life and Tech #48: A New Life >>
* WiFi capacity doubled at less than half the size >>
* Lillium: The Private Vtol Plane Of A Quieter Future >>

* China’s 1400 megawatt nuclear reactor design passes international safety review >>
* Gene Therapy’s First Out-and-Out Cure Is Here >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – May 6, 2016: Paul Reichert – Photography In Space! >>

* Building AI Is Hard—So Facebook Is Building AI That Builds AI >>
* Gillmor Gang: Verbal Agreement >>
* Meet the robot that pretends to listen >>

* Google is quietly making progress on one of its most jaw-dropping tech projects >>
* The next AI is no AI >>
* Bots, Messenger and the future of customer service >>
* Allergies induced by dust mites can harm DNA in lung cells >>

* Most Ancient Objects in the Universe Detected –“Their Nature Still Unknown” (Weekend Feature) >>
* New Tech Will Pin Down Earth’s Position in Space and Time >>
* SpaceX Lands Again! First Stage On Droneship Despite Extreme Velocities | Video >>

* Three Worlds for TRAPPIST-1 >>
* Two Andrews and an Algorithm Aim to Accelerate Drug Discovery >>
* Jet-Lag Sleep App is a Viable Way to Collect Big Data >>

* Israeli Startup’s Vision Device Can Help the Nearly-Blind Read and Recognize Faces >>
* GM and Lyft Will Test Driverless Taxi Service >>
* Bee model could be breakthrough for autonomous drone development >>

* A robot for ‘soft tissue’ surgery outperforms surgeons >>
* More evidence that you’re a mindless robot with no free will >>
* Seven Easy Ways Scientists Get Rid of Gravity For Experimentation >>

* A Tiny, Water-Powered Spacecraft Could Be the First to Mine Asteroids >>
* Wearable makers see huge potential in Chinese market >>
* Samsung Invents an HDTV that Could Bend Left or Right to Match Driving Action in Video Games >>

* Teach-U: VR uses virtual reality to let anyone learn piano or drums >>
* VR Party is a social DJ dance club for virtual reality >>
* This Disrupt hack brings hand-tracking to the Gear VR >>

* Why Can’t We Fire Electrons Across Space For Wireless Power? >>
* Researcher Writes A Machine Language For The Universe >>
* The Oracle-Google trial over Android starts Monday. >>

* Google’s AI Is Devouring Romance Novels >>
* Netflix Enables Streaming Quality Control To Reign In Mobile Data Usage >>
* Microsoft’s Windows Store for Business now sells apps in bulk >>

* Researchers create wild skin-touch interface for tiny smart watches >>
* Multitasking by Brain Wave >>
* The First Wave of VR Movies, Reviewed >>

* Quick $2 test reveals if you caught a superbug in hospital >>
* Lab Failures Turn to Gold in Search for New Materials >>
* Elon Musk is setting himself up for an epic failure >>

* Drone racing is becoming a hot new sport >>
* Google is smashing its worlds together in the race to win the cloud wars >>

* Scientists just discovered something surprising in the human brain — and it’s changing the way we understand language >>
* $79B Charter-Time Warner Cable deal approved >>

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