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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 May 2016

* Full scale Straddle bus has been built and tests in July >>
* An AI Wrote This Short Film—and It’s Surprisingly Entertaining >>
* The Hyperloop Is One Step Closer to a Full Scale Test Later This Year >>

* Donated organs kept ‘alive’ may ease the transplant shortage >>
* Google plans to bring password-free logins to Android apps by year-end >>
* Solar and Wind Energy From the Same Device >>

* Netflix Will Soon Be the Only Place to Find Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar Movies >>
* New A.I. Analyzes Facial Structure To See Who’s A Terrorist >>
* Next Spacex Launch Will Pave The Way For First Crewed Private Spaceflights >>

* World’s first 3D-printed office opens in Dubai >>
* AI ‘doctors’ will diagnose your X-rays >>
* Pepper the robot gets a job at Pizza Hut >>

* Latest ‘BigScreen’ Update Adds Vive Controllers, Offline Mode, and More >>
* Apple is reportedly building a Siri speaker to rival Amazon’s Echo >>

* Alien Life? Radiation May Erase Mars, Europa Fossils >>
* How Big Are Those Killer Asteroids? A Critic Says NASA Doesn’t Know. >>
* Spectroscopic system with chip-scale lasers cuts explosive detection time from minutes to microseconds >>

* Autonomous Vehicles Traveling in Convoys Will Run Into This Inevitable Tradeoff >>
* A Tiny Robot That Can Fly and, Amazingly, Rest >>
* Facebook just bought VR audio company Two Big Ears and is making their tech free to developers >>

* 1st Kid-Built Mini Satellite Launches from Space Station (Video) >>
* How I Designed a Practical Electric Plane for NASA >>
* “We Live in an Unstable Universe” –Physicists Open Door to Deepest Mysteries of the Cosmos >>

* Australia and DARPA making separate advances in vastly lower cost night vision technology >>
* Atlanta, Seattle, and Chicago are Desperate for Software Engineers, says Job Search Firm >>
* 13,000 People Watched This Car Get A Parking Ticket Via Livestream >>

* Robots learn to cut through clutter >>
* ORNL laser method could dramatically reduce cost of carbon fiber polymer composites for lightweight and more energy efficient cars >>
* You Don’t Actually Own Your Data and Devices >>

* MacBook Pros Will Reportedly Get an OLED Touchscreen Above the Keyboard >>
* U.S. Lawmakers Want To Kill Nasa’s Mission To Send Astronauts To An Asteroid >>
* Pebble’s New Smartwatches Have a Fitness Obsession >>

* It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe >>
* First F-35s Arrive In Netherlands >>
* Researchers Try To Preemptively Imagine The Worst Things A.I. Could Do >>

* ChargePoint raises $50 million to charge more cars >>
* Do we really want to DIY our home automation? >>
* Things Have Gotten Much Worse Since An Inconvenient Truth >>

* 10 things you may have missed at Google I/O >>
* Microsoft tries its hand at a news bot with Rowe >>
* ‘Rocket League’ gets cross-network play for Xbox One and PC >>

* Vuze VR camera aims to give you high-end 360 video for only $800 >>
* UK court using VR to transport jurors to the scene of the crime >>
* Volkswagen pours $300 million into Gett’s ride hailing service >>

* Forget flying or driving, this bus lets you sleep from San Francisco to LA for $48 >>
* Miniature IoT sensor has five little superpowers >>
* Why AI is finally going mainstream >>

* Windows hardware demands are going up for first time in seven years >>
* Too Bad We Didn’t Find Aliens Before the Internet Was Invented >>
* Scientists discover a method for healing certain solar cells with intense light >>

* Hyperloop has Vibranium now, too >>
* NuTonomy raises $16M to make self-driving taxis a reality by 2018 >>
* Archaeologists Draft Ancient Chinese Beer Recipe >>

* Facebook auto-translates 200 million lines of text every day >>
* DuckieTV Tracks Your Favorite Shows, Automatically Downloads New Episodes >>
* Facebook Live video replays will highlight the best moments >>

* ZModo’s Pivot gives you 24/7 monitoring on the cheap >>
* Facebook enables Continuous Live Video to power puppycams and more >>
* Did Our Helpless Babies Make Humans So Smart? >>

* SpaceX is about to attempt another extremely difficult landing >>
* Google plans to eliminate passwords from Android >>
* NASA built a robot that looks like Iron Man — and it could one day help build colonies on Mars >>

* This Machine Spits Out Pills In A Whole New Way >>
* Balloon-in-a-Pill May Be New Weight-Loss Tool >>
* 360fly VR Camera Gets 4K Upgrade And Retail Release >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 May 2016

* Moviegoers Reveal Emotions In The Air They Breathe >>
* Google plans to bring password-free logins to Android apps by year-end >>
* Who comes up with a $700 Wi-Fi-connected juicer? >>

* Cranky young sun could have kickstarted life on Earth >>
* Checklist of worst-case scenarios could help prepare for evil AI >>
* Plant-Based, the Beyond Burger Aims to Stand Sturdy Among Meat >>

* Microsoft wants you to share your 3D printer over your network >>
* Toyota is bringing back Dean Kamen’s stair-climbing wheelchair >>
* This robot suitcase will follow you (almost) anywhere >>

* Indian-led team of doctors develops technology to monitor cancer treatment >>
* Tooth loss linked to cognitive impairment, dementia >>
* Milky Way has 58 billion red dwarf stars, study finds >>

* New blood test diagnoses Alzheimer’s at initial stage >>
* New immune mechanism to protect from cancer identified >>
* Egypt is using a robot submarine to help search for debris from the crashed EgyptAir flight >>

* Solid state RF technology enables cheap and portable battery and solar powered microwave >>
* Who knew a rock-sorting robot could be so mesmerizing? >>
* The Oracle-Google Case Will Decide the Future of Software >>

* Carnigie Mellon will host its first Neurohackathon to solve human brain research goals >>
* Will China’s Super Collider Reveal Unknowns of the Universe? >>
* Brewing Life On Earth – Violent Sun, Weak Shielding May Have Contributed >>

* Ancient Solar Superflare Suggests Risks for Mars Missions >>
* India’s 1st Mini ‘Space Shuttle’ Test Launch in Pictures >>
* Transparent and flexible high-performance supercapacitors based on single-walled carbon nanotube films >>

* Why China’s Wind Energy Underperforms >>
* Inside a Daya Bay Antineutrino Detector >>
* Review: See the Future Through Microsoft’s HoloLens Augmented-Reality Glasses >>

* Gene helps prevent heart attack, stroke; may also block effects of aging >>
* What Would Happen If All The Fuel On Earth Were Burned? >>
* Space Station Inflatable Habitat Will Get Blown Up On Thursday >>

* Astronomers Might Have Just Solved a Key Mystery About the Origin of Life >>
* india just launched a mini-space shuttle >>

* A Virtual Walk On The Martian Surface >>
* The world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle will cost you €50,000 >>

* Science Creates Wine That Doesn’t Need Grapes. Thousands Cheer. >>
* Facebook Live lets you skip to the good part >>
* What Makes Some Forms Of Cancer Inoperable? >>

* The Strongest Gravitational Show In The Universe >>
* Cat treats and the secret to livestreaming success >>
* ‘Smart shoes’ replace maps >>

* Graphene De-icer Adds A Skill For Milder Weather >>
* This New Method Generates Truly Random Numbers >>

* Second ‘Star Trek: Beyond’ Trailer Reveals Starship Enterprise In Peril >>
* The Aliens Are Back in a Huge New Trailer for Independence Day: Resurgence >>
* Someone Recreated A ‘Star Wars’ Chase Scene With Drones And It Is So Cool >>

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