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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 August 2016

* MIT researchers created tattoos that are also mini controllers >>
* Britain’s army is investing $1 billion in insect-sized drones, laser firearms, and virtual-reality goggles >>
* Mystery Objects With Strange Orbits Discovered in Outer Solar System –“There’s More Going On Than We’re Fully Aware Of” >>

* Britain invests £800m in Dragonfly drones, quantum gravimeters and combat lasers >>
* Neural Networks Made This Russian Film Trailer Look Amazing >>
* Kenny Baker who played R2D2 in Star Wars has died at 81 >>

* Biggest ever 3-D mapping of 35 million galaxies begins Construction Phase >>
* Whoa, Dude, This Ball Is Totally Levitating on Sound Waves >>
* Gillmor Gang: What Ailes You >>

* This Sushi-Making Robot Is the Future We Deserve >>
* A Look at IBM’s Watson 5 Years After Its Breathtaking Jeopardy Debut >>
* What A Neural Network Thinks About Your Neighborhood—And Why It Matters >>

* How To Launch Your Career In Deep Learning Research >>
* MIT’s DuoSkin turns temporary tattoos into on-skin interfaces >>
* Virtual reality programs could help paralyzed patients walk again >>

* Orbital Atk Antares ‘return To Flight’ Iss Launch Postponed To September For Further Analysis >>
* How Far Is The Asteroid Belt From Earth? >>
* Brain-Computer Interface Therapy Triggers Some Recovery From Spinal Cord Injury >>

* Stretchable Touchpad Could Become Wearable Touchscreen >>
* 2016 Space Elevator Conference >>
* Apple will use South Korea Hollow battery technology for self-driving electric cars >>

* AI for President >>
* Self-propelling liquid metals: the future of soft electronics? >>
* A 400 Year-Old Shark May Hold the Cure to Aging >>

* The Hunt For No Man’s Sky’s Mysterious Giant Snake >>
* Watch What Happens When You Try to Steal a Rolls Royce’s Hood Ornament >>
* Mad Scientist Builds 360 Swing As Tall As His House >>

* The First Commercial Asteroid Mining Could Start In Just Three Years >>
* Virtual Reality Training Turns Olympic Triathlon Course Into Motor Memory >>

* A New Type Of Brain Scan Shows Where Genes Are Being Turned Off >>
* This smart ring lets lovebirds send their heartbeats to each other >>
* How washing machines can harm fertility: They pump toxins absorbed by our clothes into the water supply >>

* Disney enlists Google Cloud’s Vision for a ‘Pete’s Dragon’ AR mobile game >>
* Joy Of Condensed Matter Physics >>
* What Do Physics Researchers Do All Day? >>

* New AWS load balancing tool puts developers in complete control >>
* MIT scientists invent rapidly self-tinting windows >>
* The Next Generation: What Matters To Gen We >>

* Enabling enterprise adoption of AI technologies >>
* Augmented Reality Games Like Pokémon Go Need a Code of Ethics—Now >>
* Intel Modeling Brain for Deep Learning Cognitive Computing Competing with IBM’s Watson and Nvidia’s GPUs >>

* ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ is set 10 years before the original >>
* Virtual reality might change the future of education — starting in China >>
* Smartphone use eating into IoT’s $3 trillion future >>

* How big is a proton? No one knows exactly, and that’s a problem >>
* Now you can play Angry Birds using a touch-sensitive second skin >>
* Virtual reality helps eight paralysed people feel their legs >>

* Audi’s new shock absorber system generates electricity as car drives over bumpy roads >>
* 360Fly Virtual Reality camera >>
* Google Fiber seeks to expand wireless tests >>

* Seth Rogen Is Making a Comedy Series About Ray Kurzweil’s Singularity Theory >>
* Pepper the ’emotional robot’ makes its way to Silicon Valley >>
* Paralysed patient walks again in astonishing medical breakthrough >>

* Solid ball larger than a ping pong ball but half the weight was levitated with sound >>
* Customized Drones Give Pilots an “Out of Body” Racing Experience >>
* Ray Kurzweil: Future Offers Meaningful Work, Not Meaningless Jobs >>

* New Production Process Retains Photoluminescence of Quantum Dots >>
* The Nervana Systems Chip That Will Let Intel Advance Its Deep Learning >>
* Video Friday: The Omnicopter, Diving Drones, and Skinless Robot Babies >>

* Russia concerned about hypersonic missiles being able to threaten its nuclear deterrent >>
* China targets 2030 for operational hybrid hypersonic spaceplane >>
* Aubrey de Grey on staying ahead of aging and 6-10 years clear antiaging progress will make it clear that dramatic antiaging will happen >>

* Spotting planets and unseen objects in our solar system and beyond with current and near future telescopes >>
* Cheap $100 per kilowatt grid scale flow batteries appear in the 2020-2025 timeframe >>

* New Technique Reveals Black Phosphorus’ Properties and How to Control Them >>
* Economist magazine looks at possibility of imminent medical life extension successes >>
* Harvard, Caltech design mechanical signaling, diodes, logic gates for soft robots >>

* This Is Why There Are So Many Ties In Swimming >>
* Bossaball Is the Coolest Sport You’ve Never Heard Of >>
* High-speed Motion Capture Tech Is Helping Olympians Swim Better Than Ever >>

* Samsung’s Batteries Are Damn Good >>
* Russia is planning to use airships as part of a $240bn transport project >>
* Wearables making a big splash in Olympic swimming this year >>

* Hearing is like seeing for our brains and for machines >>
* AT&T hooks up Biotricity for medical device data work >>
* Recommended Reading: How Netflix is changing storytelling >>

* Downtown Manhattan Is the New Frontier of the Car-Free City >>
* 5 Technologies for 2031 >>
* Buddy Platform brings new meaning to old IoT data >>

* Google’s Not Investing in Young Startups Anymore >>
* Generation next >>
* This VR parody with kittens is purrfect >>

* Minecraft launches on the Oculus Rift next week >>
* Using VR and an exoskeletons to help paraplegics regain movement >>
* What It Takes to Make a Motorcycle Hit 400MPH >>

* Imaging atoms on 2D atomic crystals in liquids >>
* Researchers are developing a soft, stretchy touch screen panel >>
* Why IoT Will Give Rise To Artificial Intelligence >>

* Few cities cool enough for 2085 Summer Olympics >>
* Only a tiny area of Antarctica is ice-free: Scientists reveal exactly how much snow covers the ‘frozen continent’ >>
* 2050: The year the housewife is obsolete? Futurologist says robots could take care of cooking while clothes could clean themselves >>

* Scientists are one step closer to uncovering the ‘true nature’ of dark energy as project to create 3D map of the universe enters construction phase >>
* Is technology finally delivering on the failed promise of the Nineties dotcom bubble? >>

* Brains of overweight people look 10 years older than those of lean people >>
* 10 futuristic vehicles that will fundamentally transform how we travel >>
* Artificial intelligence in medicine is promising, but doubts remain >>

* IBM Lab on Chip Detects Cancer >>
* Websites with history can be just as conversational as chatting with a person >>
* Microswimmer robot chains can decouple and reconnect in a magnetic field >>

* A forgotten Space Age technology could change how we grow food >>
* New robot overcomes obstacles >>
* Wi-fi from lasers >>

* Smart homes enhance seniors’ safety >>
* Researchers ‘reprogram’ network of brain cells in mice with thin beam of light >>
* In a First, Drone Used to Collect Medical Samples from Rural Village >>

* Ghislaine Boddington presenting ‘Robots and Avatars’ at ‘European Audiences: 2020 and beyond’ Conference in Brussels >>
* How a quiet US home wound up with 600 million IP addresses and a world of trouble >>
* CW Thinks It’s Probably Maxed Out on Superhero Shows >>

* New ‘rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer Showcases An Uneasy Alliance >>
* Scientists Harness the Power of a Special Liquid to Help Clothing Repair Itself >>
* SpaceX succesfully launches another satellite, brings home another rocket >>

* MIT’s and Microsoft’s flash tattoos can control gadgets >>
* Connected cars need to play well with smart cities >>
* A Physics Professor Explains the Science of Smashing Bricks Without Breaking Your Hand >>

* Earth-like Planet Around Proxima Centauri Discovered >>

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