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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 1 July 2016

* Gear VR Owners Can Watch The Rio Olympics In Virtual Reality >>
* Nest seems to be working on a ‘smart crib’ loaded with sensors >>
* Check Out The First-ever Shark Sonogram >>

* Wireless, wearable toxic-gas detector >>
* How Amazon Triggered a Robot Arms Race >>
* Google Maps gets multi-stop directions and vacation memories on mobile >>

* IBM’s “cool things” czar >>
* Scientists observe first signs of healing in the Antarctic ozone layer >>
* A New Selfie Drone Rises >>

* AI lawyer shoots down 160,000 parking tickets >>
* Text Messaging Creates Unique Brain Waves >>
* Google-backed undersea cable between US and Japan goes online tonight >>

* Android N has a name: Nougat >>
* Toyota patents vehicles with shape-shifting skin and ‘stackable wings >>
* 99 million-year-old bird wings with claws at the end found preserved in amber >>

* Aurora spotted on Jupiter as Juno probe nears >>
* NASA’s Juno to enter Jupiter orbit, try to explain how solar system started >>

* Behold The Distant Universe! >>
* Juno And The Deep Space Network: Bringing The Data Home >>
* Can Google Automate Your Break-up? >>

* Scientists Shift Search for Alien Technological Civilizations to Ancient Red-Dwarf Stars –“Twice Age of Earth” >>
* Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs Wants to Help You Navigate Smart Cities >>
* Close the Talent Gap, Secure the Future >>

* Facebook thinks you’d rather read your friends’ rants than the news >>
* Talent Is Global; Trading Can Be Taught >>
* 5 Books to Read This Summer >>

* US research make progress to supercavitation submarines able to go thousands of miles per hour >>
* A smarter ‘bionic’ cardiac patch that doubles as advanced pacemaker/arrhythmia detector >>
* Bay Area Futurists Annual Intelligence Explosion >>

* Virtual reality will let us understand the world in ways photography never could. >>
* AI Drives Better Business Decisions >>
* Augmenting Human Intelligence >>

* Half Of North America’s Electricity Will Be Emissions-free By 2025 >>
* Nasa Is Putting Spacex’s Crew Dragon Through The Wringer >>
* Cisco looks to LoRaWAN for IoT device connectivity >>

* Can We Create Artificial Gravity? >>
* These Wheels Will Let You Drive Any Which Way >>
* Living With Energy Poverty >>

* Turkey shutting down social media after terror attacks is business as usual >>
* Scientists give quantum computing a big boost with laser beams and microwaves >>
* This new model for quantum circuits is like a 5-decker sandwich >>

* Samsung Galaxy Note 7 leak suggests it will have a curved screen and eye scanner >>
* Chatbots Are Here To Stay, And They’re Getting Even Smarter >>
* Scientists Say The Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs Almost Wiped Us Out Too >>

* This Is What The World Looks Like On An Antidepressant >>
* Artificial Intelligence Creeps Into Everyday Life: The Basics On Intelligent Personal Assistants >>
* Oculus Medium leader Brian Sharp provided UploadVR with an update on the sculpting software >>

* Driver killed in Tesla Autopilot crash filmed a close call earlier this year >>
* Incredible Timelapse Captures The Painting Of An Airplane Over 15 Days >>
* nDreams’ The Assembly Gets a Release Date and Price, Non-VR Version Coming >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 June 2016

* Google researchers teach AIs to see the important parts of images — and tell you about them >>
* Animal Study Finds a Brain Circuit That Spurs Bullying >>
* Unlocking the Mystery of How the Brain Creates Vision >>

* Robot eyes and humans fix on different things to decode a scene >>
* This Tiny Camera Can Be Injected Into Your Body >>

* Pinterest launches AI shopping service that can recognise products from a picture >>
* Microsoft offers glimpse into Windows 10 free upgrade >>

* WiFi spec update promises to double your wireless speeds >>
* Brain-jacked Locusts Could Be The Next Bomb Detectors >>
* Multi-waypoint directions feature is finally coming to Google Maps >>

* AI Beats Air Force Colonel in Air Combat Simulation >>
* This New VLC Beta Is Built for Windows 10, Xbox One, and HoloLens >>

* Alvin Toffler, Legendary Author of Future Shock, Dies at 87 >>
* Magical Wheels Let This Car Roll in Any Direction >>
* Spacecoach concept is to use urine and gas as propellent for electric engine propulsion for long duration space missions to reduce mass by 20 times >>

* Judge Says IP Address Doesn’t Prove Anything in Piracy Case >>
* The 2017 Porsche Panamera Turbo’s Wing Is Some Fucking Iron Man Shit >>
* What is Artificial Intelligence? >>

* Black Phosphorus Has Renaissance in Two Dimensions >>
* Russia’s 152 mm tank gun could penetrate 1 meter of armor >>
* Rats feel empathy for other rats – unless they’re on anti-anxiety meds >>

* The Godzilla of Solar Ovens >>
* Inside ULA’s Plan to Have 1,000 People Working in Space by 2045 >>
* “We Can Now Send Light Signals Across the Cosmos” –Revolutionizes Possible Alien Contact >>

* “Yes, Robots Dream!” –RobERt: Deep Belief Neural Network To Search for Habitable Planets >>
* Very Large Telescope Images Of Jupiter Prepare Us For Juno Arrival >>
vBezos Is Building A House For His Big Brother >>

* Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts >>
* Sony is working on a robot that can ‘form an emotional bond’ with people >>
* This skeleton robot salamander just wiggled its way into my heart >>

* The End of This Insane Car Chase is Basically Grand Theft Auto in Real Life >>
* Carnivorous Glow Worms Imitate Starry Sky To Lure Prey >>
* The Netflix VPN Ban Can Be Bypassed — Here’s How It Can Be Done Responsibly >>

* Prototype manufacturer Tempo Automation gets $8M Series A to upgrade factory >>
* Windows 10 Anniversary Update set to launch August 2 >>
* Watch NASA fire the largest solid rocket booster in the world >>

* TP-Link’s Echo-Compatible Smart Plug Is Back Down to $25 >>
* Microsoft drops Windows 10’s ‘messaging everywhere’ feature >>
* Review your entire Google life on this handy new page >>

* Sky’s Now TV Combo unites live TV, streaming, phone and broadband >>
* Facebook to show you more of your friends and family >>
* Microsoft’s Nadella says ‘A.I. must guard against bias’ >>

* Clinton wants high-speed Internet in every U.S. home by 2020 >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 June 2016

* The Internet of Things Goes Nano >>
* Quantum computers could simulate the beginnings of the universe and reveal how life formed, say physicists >>

* Starship will test its autonomous delivery robot in Washington, DC this fall >>
* Chisels to Genes: How We’ll Soon Grow What We Used to Build >>
* Artificial synapse said to rival biological synapses in energy consumption and function >>

* Target Mars: Red Planet in World’s Crosshairs >>
* Stealth Black Holes Detected Hiding in Milky Way –“Closer to Earth Than We Previously Thought” >>
* Sweden Tests Electric Roads to Give EVs Unlimited Range >>

* Full-Duplex Chip Will Create a Wireless Bandwidth Bonanza >>
* Wearable Device Tracks Tricks in Freestyle Snowboarding >>
* Sidewalk Labs will launch Flow a smart traffic and parking platform in Columbus, Ohio >>

* Walmart and Five Elements Robotics Working on Robotic Shopping Cart >>
* Researchers propose EM drive propulsion from emission of paired photons >>
* This remarkable fish has no cortex but intelligently switches between electrical and vision senses >>

* 125 atoms controlled by Lasers and microwaves will enable qubits for general purpose quantum computers >>
* Artificial Intelligence beats human expert in air combat simulator which foreshadows Skynet and drones beating human pilots >>
* From 1984 to 2016: TED Talks about interfaces to our technology >>

* NASA’s Mars-Bound Rocket Just Passed a Major Test >>
* Convincing Lung Cancer To Commit Suicide >>
* Algorithm Predicts Dystopian Book About Technology Should Be Massive Bestseller >>

* Researchers Just Found A Huge Underground Helium Pool In Africa >>
* New Microsoft Gesture Tracking System Lets You ‘feel’ Virtual Objects >>
* A.I. Downs Expert Human Fighter Pilot In Dogfight Simulation >>

* Too many IoT networks? Cisco just bet on this one >>
* Hillary Clinton announces tech platform >>
* Microsoft’s hand-tracking magic may lead to gamepad-free VR >>

* MongoDB launches Atlas, its new database-as-a-service offering >>
* Analyzing data in the Internet of Things >>
* ‘Tetris’ the movie is going to be a sci-fi trilogy >>

* Dell made a 70-inch touchscreen for schools >>
* Qualcomm wants to bring LTE to more IoT devices >>
* Microsoft Eases Activation Restrictions With Windows 10 Anniversary Update >>

* US Navy is developing ‘supersonic submarines’ >>
* Expert claims to have found evidence humans still have ‘lost’ ability to discern magnetic fields >>
* Strange ‘dark hydrogen’ may exist deep inside giant gas planets >>

* The “Internet of Things” Needs a Fix >>
* Huge stash of ‘life-saving’ helium uncovered beneath Africa’s Rift Valley: Discovery could allow MRI scanners to continue running >>
* Robotic shopping trolley becomes a reality after 13-year-old boy drew one to help his grandmother >>

* Deloitte: Oil industry could fall $2 trillion short of cash >>
* You probably touched your phone over 2,600 times today >>
* 4K-ready consoles are all about Netflix, not games >>

* Stephen Hawking: Humankind is still greedy, stupid and greatest threat to Earth >>
* Facebook denies using your phone’s location data to suggest new friends >>
* AI fighter pilot wins in combat simulation >>

* New physics discovery could make time travel impossible >>
* Google has a very good reason to make its own phone, but it’s not what you think >>
* Success in Mice Shows Zika Vaccine ‘Feasible’ >>

* Donated Blood Won’t Transmit Alzheimer’s >>
* Quantum Computer Could Simulate Beginnings of the Universe >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 June 2016

* 3D-printed device could make surveillance cameras twice the width of a human hair >>
* People who meditate are more aware of their unconscious brain >>
* The £3 smartphone is finally here >>

* AI air traffic control that could eliminate wasted time on the tarmac for travellers >>
* The AI ‘Top Gun’ that can beat the military’s best >>
* 2-Dimensional Materials Create New Tools for Technologists >>

* Intel readies chip to rival NVIDIA for machine learning >>
* VR, AI, Wearables And Data: Technology Wins Big At Cannes Lions >>
* Hover Camera is a personal drone for selfie lovers >>

* Is Samsung cooking up a smart helmet to take on Microsoft HoloLens? >>
* A lawsuit over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade just cost Microsoft $10,000 >>
* Microsoft’s Start Menu Repair Tool Fixes Common Windows 10 Start Menu Annoyances >>

* Google’s virtual reality field trips are available to everyone >>
* Google opens up its Virtual Reality field trips for all, debuts new apps and services for teachers >>
* Google Earth and Maps get sharper satellite imagery with new update >>

* Windows 10 reinstallation tip: How to reset your PC and remove everything >>
* Can Nanotechnology Create Utopia? >>
* A Silicon Valley Startup Is Building Pizza-making Robots >>

* A Tiny Highway In Sweden Is Now Electrified >>
* Watch These Artists Forge Famous Paintings by Photoshopping Stock Photos Together >>
* Are you ready for mood-altering drugs precisely inserted into your brain? >>

* DARPA developing reusable hypersonic Mach 5+ engine >>
* Nanowires Offer Real-Time Monitoring and Control of Heart Tissue >>
* For Dieters, Smart Glasses Could Detect and Record Every Chew >>

* China successfully launched the new Long March 7 rocket which will be used >>
* Qualcomm demos 5G prototype for enabling IOT and smart cities and 2020 commercial rollout target >>
* Startup Profile: Kepler Communications Aims to Build a Commercial Space Network to Keep Satellites in Touch >>

* Blame for lower economic growth goes beyond silicon valley to anti-growth policies and infrastructure that is not ready for 21st century technology >>
* Black Hole Imager Gets First View of Galactic Core >>
* Vast Water Ocean Detected On Pluto >>

* Opal-Studded Meteorite Hints at Origins of Earth’s Water >>
* Samsung Patent Comes to Light Illustrating a New Multi-Camera Iris Recognition System >>
* Intel Patent Reveals RealSense Camera System adding a New Dimension to Gaming >>

* The future of 3D-printed prosthetics >>
* Can-you-get-over-an-addiction >>
* Rolls-Royce designed a robot boat control center that looks like Star Trek >>

* Meet Cozmo, Anki’s bid to make AI machines rise up >>
* Miranda Sawyer: How to survive a mid-life crisis >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 June 2016

* DARPA wants to automate data science with an army of virtual data scientists >>
* Marines will uses laser and stinger missiles on hummers and other combat vehicles >>
* This AI learned to predict the future by watching loads of TV >>

* Need to remember something? Exercise 4 hours later. >>
* Brain markers of numeric, verbal, and spatial reasoning abilities found >>
* Good News, Martian Colonists Can Eat All The Radishes They Want >>

* Our Universe could be crowded with way more black holes than we thought >>
* Google co-founder favors nano technology >>
* Qatar uses 3D printers to make the 2022 World Cup football stadiums ‘desert-proof’ >>

* Next-Generation Batteries Ramp Up Capacity >>
* Nano-camera lens reveals the hidden mirror world of molecules >>
* Expansion of the Early Universe Is Modeled in Unprecedented Detail >>

* Brexit could have terrible consequences for the future of the planet >>
* Being nasty or nice is in our DNA: Model explains why some of us evolved to be more destructive than others >>
* Have hopes of time travel gone pear shaped? Researchers say discovery of fruit-shaped nuclei could make it impossible >>

* Global warming really COULD leave you hot-headed: Scientists say scorching year long temperatures make people violent >>
* Rolls Royce reveals remote controlled ‘roboships’ will take to the sea by 2020: Single operator can oversee ships from a holographic control room >>

* To Diagnose Mental Illness, Read the Brain >>
* Gene Editing Takes on Heart Disease >>
* Lab Mice Are Poor Models of the Human Immune System >>

* Physicists create a ‘quantum ruler’ to measure the universe >>
* Facial recognition systems stumble when confronted with million-face database >>
* Apple may be developing fancy, high-tech styluses with new patent >>

* Netflix might offer offline viewing later this year >>
* DARPA is looking to make huge strides in machine learning >>
* DARPA’s ‘Virtual Eye’ lets soldiers see around obstacles >>

* First details of new 13-episode Star Trek series revealed >>
* The ‘summer of AI’ is here, this startup chief says >>
* New On Netflix: Another Monster Week For New Entertainment >>

* Artificial Intelligences White Guy Problem >>
* Artificially Intelligent Russian Robot Escapes…Again >>
* 328 foot-long floating barrier will collect ocean trash >>

* How Deep Learning Could Be The Next Step In Cancer Detection >>
* The Navy Is Going To Test A Big Laser Soon >>
* Why Did Nasa Still Use Pure Oxygen After The Apollo 1 Fire? >>

* NASA tasks the Hubble Telescope with five more years of service Until 2021 >>
* Bumblebees Collide With Objects More Often Than You Think >>
* Self-Expanding Curtain Makes Your Shower Feel Like a Spacious Luxury Spa >>

* NASA wants a robot in space refueling satellites by 2020 >>
* Intel Furthers Its IoT Vision With Aquisition >>
* Tend.ai applies the cloud and machine learning to co-working robots >>

* Astronomy Picture of the Day >>
* Day Three at Pikes Peak Motorcycle Race With the Buckeye Current Team >>
* Unexpected discovery reveals secret of how cancer spreads in the body >>

* Lithium-Sulfur Batteries Overcome Another Limitation: High Temperatures >>
* Paul Allen Rocket Carrying Plane is 76% complete >>
* NASA’s Webb Telescope sunshield hasd 5 layers of Kapton and multiple coatings >>

* There’s a secret Google feature that makes it incredibly easy to set reminders >>
* Google could be working on robots to work in factories >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 June 2016

* Watch This Freakishly Agile Dog-Bot Do the Dishes >>
* Google Has A List Of A.I. Behaviors That Would Scare Them Most >>
* Wearable Liquid Nitrogen Blasters Give You X-Men Powers Without the Mutation >>

* Would you buy a self-driving car if it was programmed to kill you for the greater good? >>
* Could A Human From 100,000 Years Ago Function Today? >>
* Scientists Confirm: Comets Smell Like Cat Piss >>

* Self-driving cars now have their own driving instructor >>
* Soon your drone can avoid collisions using radar >>
* This Tiny Car Just Broke The World Record: 0-60mph In 1.5 Seconds >>

* MIT Computers Binge-Watch ‘Desperate Housewives,’ ‘The Office’ To Learn About Hugs >>
* Google and Udacity Team Up to Teach the Basics of Android App Development >>
* US Air Force developing capability to launch tens of thousands of drones as jammers, decoys, cameras and “kamikazes” >>

* Tend.ai trains your robot to operate dozens of 3D printers and laser cutters at a time >>
* Port Canaveral Considers Charging Spacex 14 Times Normal Fee For Booster Return >>
* Broccoli sprout extract may block cancer’s return >>

* Astronomers Find the First ‘Wind Nebula’ Around a Magnetar >>
* Can Boeing Launch A Crewed Starliner By February 2018? >>
* NASA Seeks Lab-Grown Tissue for Space-Radiation Studies >>

* In a First, Quantum Computer Simulates High-Energy Physics >>
* The Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016 >>
* Researchers reveal the future of laundry: Ultrasonic dryer will SHAKE clothes dry >>

* Cancer breakthrough as scientists discover new ways of blocking potentially lethal tumours spreading around the body >>
* The Very Different Problems Facing Xbox Scorpio, PlayStation NEO And Nintendo NX In 2017 >>
* Waterloo gets Canada’s first LPWAN network for IoT >>

* Getting Zero-Carbon Emissions Will Be Tougher For Airliners Than For Cars >>
* Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini Is All Electric, Agile, and Has a Capable Face-Arm >>
* Unexpected insight into how cancer spreads in the body >>

* Electrification Causes Economic Growth, Right? Maybe Not >>
* Watch a Terrifyingly Fast 115 MPH Drone Race a Sports Car >>
* Boston Dynamics’ New Robot Is A Tiny Friendly Dog With An Extra Limb >>

* A Designer’s Guide To The $15 Billion Artificial Intelligence Industry >>
* First Picture Of China’s Secretive New Submarine >>
* The struggle to adapt storytelling for virtual reality >>

* Brain.fm Gives You Streaming Music to Focus, Relax, or Sleep To >>
* This $24 Smart Plug Adds Smartphone Control and Energy Monitoring To Any Outlet >>

* Can wearables make horseracing safer? >>
* Facebook brings emoji to VR with 360 Reactions >>
* Another Threat to Tuna: Ocean Acidification >>

* male-infertility-cure-will-be-gateway-to-editing-our-kids-genes >>
* New life form discovered in saliva is linked to human disease >>
* GM collaborating with Navy for fuel cells in subs >>

* Sun-powered Solar Impulse plane crosses Atlantic >>
* This Is A 53,000 Megapixel Photo Of A Bentley Mulsanne >>
* Watch This Apocalyptic Timelapse of the DC Metro Flood >>

* NASA confirms that Earth has a second moon or multi-century quasi satellite >>
* Russian Hyperloop could become a 21st-century Silk Road >>
* A Cautionary Tale of ‘Stem Cell Tourism’ >>

* Sperm self-sabotage to make sure mothers have a bigger influence on DNA >>
* Heavy Rains Turn Chinese Shopping Mall Into A Raging River >>
* Why would you want a 1,000 core processor? >>

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* Google’s AI researchers say these are the five key problems for robot safety >>
* Kfc Meal Boxes In India Now Come With A Built In Usb Charger >>
* Europe Will Spend €1 Billion to Turn Quantum Physics Into Quantum Technology >>

* A few units of stem cell created blood will be scaled up to hundreds of thousand of units by 2020 to solve blood bank shortage issues >>
* Day One at Pikes Peak Motorcyle Race With Ohio State’s Electric Motorcycle >>
* The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism >>

* Robot installation hits high but growth slows >>
* Smart-battery maker Roost is developing a Wi-Fi water and freeze detector >>
* Android Pay will tell you where it works nearby >>

* CRISPR gene-editing approved for first human trials >>
* First human CRISPR trial given go-ahead: your questions answered >>
* Electric fields could help us wage war on destructive feral pigs >>

* Wearable: Zenta pinpoints triggers of stress so you can avoid mood swings and anxiety >>
* Droids could BORE you to death: Google outlines the five challenges facing artificial intelligence >>
* Real-time robot-motion planning >>

* US Navy has breakthrough acoustic technology for submarine technological superiority >>
* Stanford AI achieves 72-75.8% accuracy in understanding news articles >>
* Samsung will invest $1.2 billion in Internet of Things from now to 2020 >>

* Bagging Poachers With Data >>
* Engine upgrades in the 2020s could make the F-35 engine longer lasting to reduce eventual operating costs by 30% >>
* Huge Plasma Tsunamis Hitting Earth Explains Third Van Allen Belt >>

* Powerful ‘Electric Wind’ Sucked Venus’ Oxygen into Space >>
* Apollo 19 Saturn V Rocket Stage Arrives at Infinity Science Center >>
* Enceladus’s Vast Subsurface Ocean –“Hints at Strong Heat Source and Emergence of Life” >>

* Google will teach you to write Android apps >>
* Supergirl Elects Lynda Carter Its President >>
* Leds Could Replace Your Wi-fi >>

* Microsoft puts your company intranet on your iPhone >>
* WiFi-connected hard drive fits a Plex server in your pocket >>
* Elon Musk wants to build you a robotic housekeeper >>

* Pluto must have liquid ocean or it’d look like an overripe peach >>
* Cancer Is Contagious Among Clams. What About Us? >>
* A study found evidence of increased activity in 1,063 genes after death >>

* Europe’s mechanical workers could become ‘electronic persons’ under controversial draft plan >>
* Great Pyramid Lopsided, But Only A Very Tiny Bit >>

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