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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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