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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 September 2016

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* Riding an animatronic horse while wearing a VR headset is the best of everything >>
* iPhone 7: Initial stock of some models has sold out >>
* Microsoft is finally giving people a reason to use the Windows 10 app store >>

* China Successfully Launches SpaceLab Tiangong-2 -International Space Station to Follow >>
* Researchers see individual atoms keep away from each other or bunch up as pairs >>
* VR’s Big Surprise: 3-D Worlds Have Little Appeal >>

* Gaia Completes First Mind-Blowing 3-D Galactic Map >>
* Gaia’s new star map will also reveal asteroids and dark matter >>

* A ‘Memory Hacker’ Explains How to Plant False Memories in People’s Minds >>
* What does ‘instantaneous’ REALLY mean? mathematician, it all comes down to your point of view >>
* Double bubble plane could take to the skies in 2027 >>

* Walmart Patents Robot Carts For Better Shopping >>
* Scientists Force Snails To Exercise To See If It Affects Their Decision-making Skills >>
* Highlining Between 9,000-Foot-Tall Mountain Peaks Takes a Special Kind of Courage >>

* Microsoft’s Loftis on Xbox gaming and Scorpio >>
* Amazon Alexa can now help you make dinner—by talking to your appliances >>
* Google street view blurs cow’s face in Cambridge >>

* ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Delayed Until May 2017 >>
* Fall TV 2016 Premieres: 5 New Network TV Shows To Watch This Season >>
* Uber should be operating 100 self driving cars by the end of this year >>
* $100M from Laurene Powell Jobs to remake schools for high tech age >>

* Peter Diamandis Explains the Potential of Exponential Medicine >>
* will ship a $999 autonomous driving add-on by the end of this year >>
* Fetch Robotics CEO Melonee Wise welcomes our new robot overlords >>

* MSI’s new VR gaming backpack looks like an angry robot >>
* People who ‘see’ scans of their brain activity can learn to control it >>
* SETI Astronomers Discuss Discovery of Nearby Planet Proxima b and Mystery Alien Signal from the Hercules Constellation (VIDEO) >>

* Google’s DeepMind AI Creates a Machine That Sounds Exactly Like a Human >>
* Spacex Hopes For Falcon 9 Return To Flight In November; Shotwell >>
* 30-ton Chunk Of 4,500 Year-old Meteorite Unearthed In Argentina >>

* Terrestrial Energy applying for $800M to $1.2B US loan guarantee to make a breakthrough first commercial molten salt nuclear reactor >>
* Putting Humans in Stasis is the Best Way of Getting Us to Mars >>
* Uber should be operating 100 self driving cars by the end of this year >>

* Book: Technology vs. Humanity: The Coming Clash Between Man and Machine (Futurescapes) >>
* ‘Perfect’ low-cost, defect-free graphene directly from graphite >>
* Book: Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead >>

* Eternal Sonata: A Thriller of the Near Future >>
* AFRL Technology Demonstration Program progresses to AR1 Engines to replace Russian RD-180 rockets >>
* Research towards enabling minds as healthy and productive as twenty year olds in people who are 60-80 >>

* The New Moana Trailer Is an Epic Start to Adventure >>
* Ex-HTC CEO hints at the future of VR headsets >>
* Need Some AI? Yeah, There’s a Marketplace for That >>

* Video Is Everywhere and Regulators Have Noticed >>
* Nissan is developing an AI to design its cars >>
* The IoT Is Coming To Healthcare >>

* Augmented reality studio castAR picks up ‘Disney Infinity’ devs >>
* Google’s latest virtual tour takes you inside 10 Downing Street >>

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