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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 January 2017

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* AI agony aunt learns to dole out relationship advice online >>
* NASA reveals new prediction system for giant ‘doomsday’ solar storms >>
* Apocalypse is 30 seconds closer, say Doomsday Clock scientists >>

* MIT finds actual wisdom in the wisdom of crowds >>
* This iPhone App Can Do Your Kid’s Homework >>
* Watch Microsoft Accelerator London’s Demo Day Here >>

* Trump signs executive order stripping non-citizens of privacy rights >>
* Google Maps is getting better at helping you avoid crowds >>
* Scientists have a new way to measure health by determining your ‘fitness age’ — here’s how you can calculate it >>

* Human-Pig Chimeras Suggest a Long Road to Organ Farming >>
* Why Your Acid Trips Last So Very, Very Long >>
* Solar energy jobs are growing 12 times faster than the US economy >>

* Nanomaterials Enable Smaller Chip Packaging >>
* Treating Depression With tDCS: Startup Ybrain Aims for the Mainstream >>
* Lighting Up Lingshed: A Remote Village in the Himalayas Gets Lights and Internet Access >>

* Clingy Alien Planets May Fling Their Moons Out of Orbit >>
* Proposed Space Mission Would Use the Moon to Help Search for Exploding Stars >>
* The Universe Is Expanding Surprisingly Fast >>

* Wolf 1061 Unlikely to Host Habitable Worlds >>
* Hubble Space Telescope Reveals New Estimate of Speed of Expansion of the Universe –“Hints at a New Physics” >>
* Elon Musk Sees Brain-Computer Systems in Humans’ Future >>

* Declining trust in government is denting democracy >>
* Chirp lets computers talk to each other with electronic birdsong >>
* Hugo Barra left Xiaomi to run VR at Facebook >>

* Artificial intelligence can spot skin cancer as well as a trained doctor >>
* ResearchVR Episode 31 – Fixing Machines Using AR with Rolf Behrens, BITNAMIC >>
* Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer >>

* A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits >>
* How In The Heck Does This Straight-Pole-Through-A-Curved-Hole Illusion Work? >>
* What Would Happen in the Minutes and Hours After a Coup in America? >>

* A Brief Chat With Elon Musk About Climate Change, Rex Tillerson, and Donald Trump >>
* Amazon Sells Out of 1984 as America Decides to Read a Goddamn Book for Once >>

* Smart Data Conference >>
* Gigaom AI Now >>
* AI in Practice >>

* Forecasting with Massive Data in Real Time >>
* Developer Week Conference + Festival 2017 >>
* Graphorum >>
* Deep Learning in Finance Summit >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 January 2017

January 26, 2017 Leave a comment

* Deep Learning algorithm will enable 6.3 billion cellphones in 2021 to diagnose skin cancer matching Dermatologist performance >>
* A 3D bioprinter that prints fully functional human skin >>
* Elon Musk may actually be serious about tunneling under L.A. >>

* Mathematician proposes plan to use deep ocean SOUND waves to stop tsunamis from causing destruction >>
* Gene editing has saved the lives of two children with leukaemia >>
* First inter-species ‘Frankenstein’ transplant is achieved after a rat’s organ is used to cure diabetes in a mouse >>

* DragonflEye Project Wants to Turn Insects Into Cyborg Drones >>
* Engineering Students Aim To Brew Beer On The Moon >>
* Elon Musk could soon share more on his plan to help humans keep up with AI >>

* DWave next redesign will allow for higher connection density 4000 qubits by late 2018 and expansion beyond 10,000 qubits >>
* Survivalism for the rich and famous >>
* Dwave adiabatic quantum system can factor numbers up to 200,000 and a lot larger likely in the 40 bit range >>

* Physicists patent detonation technique to mass-produce graphene >>
* 4 New Ways to Store Renewable Energy With Water >>
* Cassini’s Grand Finale Tour at Saturn >>

* Will Rooftop Solar Really Add to Utility Costs? >>
* Bots_Alive Brings Sophisticated Brains to Cheap Robots >>
* Fewer high paying oil rig jobs because of robots and process improvement >>

* AI Could Transform the Science of Counting Crowds >>
* How Many Gigafactories to provide batteries to offgrid electricity to 1.2 billion people without electricity ? >>
* Nasa Webb Telescope Resumes Rigorous Vibration Qualification Tests >>

* Robotic Fabricator Can precisely lay brick and weld wire and next generation bot will be stronger and lighter >>
* Automation speeds clinical safety surveillance >>

* The Netherlands ‘counters’ Trump with international abortion fund >>
* Could Nasa Be Muzzled Under Trump Administration? >>
* No Changes to NASA Research or Communications Under New Administration >>

* Galactic Stripping Mystery Uncovered >>
* Japan Becomes A Military Space Player With Latest Launch >>
* US Navy will fire 150 kilowatt laser on a test ship in 2018 and then from carriers and destroyers in 2019 >>

* A deep learning algorithm outperforms some board-certified dermatologists in diagnosis of skin cancer >>
* US Navy Sticking With Advanced Arresting Gear in Next Carrier despite tripling cost from $476 million to $1.4 billion >>
* New Zealand Could Have Been Part of the United States >>

* Intriguing New Hints for Jon Snow’s Next Quest on Game of Thrones >>
* Why 466-Million-Year-Old Meteorites Are Still Raining Down on Earth >>
* Xbox Developer Says Scorpio is a Full-Blown “Next-Gen” system >>

* How Technology Trumps Politics >>
* HoloLens is helping engineers visualize building blueprints >>
* Researchers Issue Security Warning Over Android VPN Apps >>

* World’s Largest Telescope Will Revolutionize The Future Of Astronomy >>
* Apple finally picks up pace in the world’s fastest growing smartphone market >>
* California power companies want $1 billion to build EV chargers >>

* ‘Metamaterial’ can switch from soft to hard – and back again >>
* Umbrellas Plus Sunscreen Best Bet to Beat Burns >>
* Researchers reveal lab experiment that could prove Stephen Hawking’s ‘grey hole’ theory that information in a black hole ISN’T lost forever >>

* Female sex hormones may help women multi-task, say scientists >>
* Scientists might have found the perfect spot for life on Mars — and it’s where no one expected >>
* Goodbye Monkey, hello Rooster—Celebrate Lunar New Year with Google >>

* Elon Musk will start making traffic busting tunnels next month >>
* Elon Musk’s Plan to Tunnel Under LA Is Misguided Nonsense >>

* The Chelíabinsk Effect –“Explosion of 18-Meter Asteroid Over Russia Spurs Deflection Research” (VIDEO) >>
* Antarctica South-Pole Telescope Detects Signal –“First Direct Evidence for Cosmic Inflation Following Big Bang” >>
* Asteroid 2017 BX ‘Rerun’ – Earth Fly-By Explained by Astronomer | Video >>

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