Archive for June, 2017

Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 June 2017

* MIT’s new drones switch between flying and driving for optimal urban transport >>
* SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base >>
* Cancer hijacks natural cell process to survive: study >>

* Tourette Syndrome Patient: My Life With a Brain Implant >>
* VRDL360 Surpasses Funding Goal For Live-Streaming Camera >>

* LG Uses Augmented Pixels’ Sensor for Better Robot Navigation and VR Tracking >>
* Holo Introduces Holograms Of Real People to Your Pictures And Videos >>

* ESA Plans to Privatize Robotic Space Plane by 2025 >>
* Uranus’ Magnetic Sphere Flips On & Off Daily –“A Geometric Nightmare” >>
* Smart algorithm automatically adjusts exoskeletons for best walking performance >>

* New class of exoplanets found >>
* ESA’s Gaia Space Telescope Mimics the Human Brain –“Reveals Some of the Most Obscure Regions of the Milky Way” (VIDEO) >>
* New tool offers snapshots of neuron activity >>

* China is moderating economic weaknesses and may become reliable global engine in 5-15 years >>
* Bacteria in the sky may help to make it rain >>
* Artificial algae could help save our oceans >>

* Noninvasive Biopsies for Identifying Cancer >>
* Sorry, but Anonymous has no evidence that NASA has found alien life >>
* Infarm wants to put a farm in every grocery store >>

* Lyft adds pickup suggestions for smoother ride routing >>
* Helping journalists deepen their digital skills on their own time >>
* Someone found an incredibly creative way of sorting Lego bricks using AI >>

* Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans >>
* Microscope advances could prevent multiple breast cancer surgeries >>
* Amazon said to be working on translation services for AWS customers >>

* Report: Facebook to pay Hollywood millions for original shows >>
* SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours >>
* How Former Astronaut Leroy Chiao Turned His Dream of Space into a Reality >>

* The secret to de-cluttering your house is taking PICTURES, researchers find >>
* HBO’s Silicon Valley isn’t as bitter and cynical as it looks >>

* Personal Transportation Gadgets: Hot. Integrated Smart Home IoT: Not >>
* Earth being unusually dry for a habitable world would be a Fermi Paradox soft landing >>
* Augmented reality is already changing the way big companies do business >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 June 2017

* MIT and Google researchers have made AI that can link sound, sight, and text to understand the world >>
* Cities vie to become hubs of self-driving technology >>
* ‘Avatar 2’ Movie Will Be 3d But Will Not Require 3d Glasses >>

* The Real Threat of Artificial Intelligence >>
* Could the universe itself be conscious ? >>
* Present Futures: Universal Basic Assets and The History and Future of Space Travel Guest >>

* NASA Poised to Discover Alien Life –“We are On the Verge of Making One of the Most Profound Discoveries in History” >>
* SpaceX Dragon and Falcon 9 Rocket Photobomb Each Other’s Selfies in Space >>
* Transforming How Troops Fight in Coastal Urban Environments >>

* WhatsApp is becoming a top news source in some countries >>
* Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites into orbit with a Falcon 9 live right here >>
* Tristan Walker launches FORM to make it easier for women of color to manage their hair >>

* The new space race: why we need a human mission to Mars >>
* The Best Action Movies on Netflix Streaming >>
* Airbus Conquers Physics With A Funky Super-fast Helicopter >>

* Fun with Gravitational Waves >>
* Could Asteroids Bombard the Earth to Cause a Mass Extinction in 10 Million Years? >>
* Regulators scramble to stay ahead of self-driving cars >>

* We’re one step closer to getting cheaper, faster internet from space >>
* Facebook wants to nudge you into ‘meaningful’ online groups >>
* Hacker group Anonymous claims Nasa is on the verge of announcing alien life >>

* launches livestreaming, some free advice on how to make money >>
* ‘Lucifer’ Season 3: Fall Premiere Date Confirmed, Tom Ellis Reveals New Adversary >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 June 2017

* ISS Researchers Will Experiment on Artificial Organs >>
* As drought looms, could this team of scientists prove cloud seeding works? >>
* IBM-powered DNA sequencing could find bacteria in raw milk >>

* Don’t Fall For The ‘memory’ Pills Targeting Baby Boomers >>
* Andrew Ng announces, his new venture after leaving Baidu >>

* IBM is working with the Air Force Research Lab on a TrueNorth 64-chip array >>
* These AI-generated people will haunt you forever >>
* Google Unveils An Ai Investment Fund. It’s Betting On An App Store For Algorithms. >>

* Germany’s biggest industrial robotics company is working on consumer robots >>
* Solving the Scorching Mystery of the Sun’s Erupting Plasma Jets >>
* Bulgariasat-1 Blazes To Orbit On Used Spacex Falcon 9 Rocket As Breakthrough Booster Lands 2nd Time On Oceanic Platform >>

* Lunar Laser Link: Virtual Reality from the Moon >>
* US Air Force buying IBM 64 million neuron computer >>
* SpaceX Set for Second Falcon 9 Launch in Three Days >>

* Tactile sensor lets robots gauge objects’ hardness and manipulate small tools >>
* Elon Musk Rapidly Climbing to Richest Person >>
* Here’s what happens when lightning doesn’t hit the ground >>

* Sonicam Makes You The Spielberg Of Vr >>
* Say Hello To The World’s First Eye-phones! >>
* VR For The Masses? That’s YouTube’s Goal With A New Format And New Tools >>

* State Legislators Want Surveillance Cameras To Catch Uninsured Drivers >>
* The Best Documentaries On Netflix Streaming >>
* YouTube’s 2017 lineup of Red Originals includes six new shows >>

* YouTube Claims 1.5 Billion Monthly Users >>
* YouTube’s mobile app will adjust to display videos of any size >>
* These AI-generated people will haunt you forever >>

* An algorithm customizes exoskeletons to fit a person’s needs >>
* A new supercomputing-powered weather model may ready us for Exascale >>
* The best wireless outdoor home security camera >>

* Satellogic raises $27M for affordable, high-resolution imaging satellites >>
* The next video game controller is your voice >>
* Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here >>

* The Missing Link: Where Are Medium-Size Black Holes? >>
* ‘Hyperloop Hotel’ Could Be the Future of Luxury Travel >>

* Beam-Riding and Sail Stability >>
* Snake Rovers Might Be The Best Way To Explore The Surface And Tunnels On Mars >>
* Hubble Finds A Dead Galaxy That Was Finished Making Stars Just A Few Billion Years After The Big Bang >>

* Cable free elevator has been built and it will boost capacity and cut wait times in half >>
* How I Built an AI to Sort 2 Tons of Lego Pieces >>
* Is the tech bubble about to burst? >>

* Riding in a Robocar That Sees Around Corners >>
* What Does Your Smart Meter Know About You? >>
* Google on track to make quantum computer faster than classical computers within 7 months >>

* Quantum Annealer 10,000 times faster than classical computers by 2023 >>
* Terrestrial Energy begins siting study for commercial Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor >>
* Aims to Shake Up Auto Insurance With AI and the Blockchain >>

* The future of the Air Force is fighter pilots leading drone swarms into battle >>
* Recycled Falcon 9 rocket survives one of SpaceX’s most challenging landings yet >>
* Don’t get too hyped about ‘Planet 10’ just yet >>

* A 3D-printed bridge is being built using reinforced concrete >>
* Google says it will make a quantum computing breakthrough by the end of 2017 that could lead to machines capable of answering mind-boggling scientific problems >>
* Elon Musk’s Tesla electric car firm is developing a music streaming service for use in its vehicles to rival Spotify and Apple Music >>

* New skin patch is developed that can power a radio for two days using only human SWEAT >>
* Amazon considers multi-story hives for its busy drones >>
* Game of Thrones’s 7th season kicks off on July 16th. Here’s how to prepare. >>

* NASA’s CHESS rocket to study interstellar clouds >>
* Mystery behind ‘bright nights’ solved >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 23 June 2017

* Are Telepresence Robots the Best Way to Explore Other Worlds? >>
* E-Mosquito Drinks Your Blood to Keep You Healthy >>
* Knuckles, Valve’s innovative new controller, solves a big problem in VR >>

* Near term technology for global big brother >>
* Monitoring the world with microsatellites and open source data >>
* Watch This Robot Navigate Like a Rat >>

* Quick-Thinking AI Camera Mimics the Human Brain >>
* Volunteers teach AI to spot slavery sites from satellite images >>

* Scientists may have solved a key barrier to fusion power >>
* Tech Metaphors Are Holding Back Brain Research >>
* Brain-Invading Tapeworm That Eluded Doctors Spotted by New DNA Test >>

* Valve’s ‘Knuckles’ VR controller tracks individual fingers >>
* Google Glass gets its first update in nearly three years >>
* Shut Up About the Batteries: The Key to a Better Electric Car Is a Lighter Motor >>

* Two drones see through walls in 3D using WiFi signals >>
* Optimize your WiFi network with NetSpot >>
* A hotter planet might make hurricanes more destructive >>

* An updated design for TED Talks >>
* Why The Military And Corporate America Want To Make AI Explain Itself >>
* Cities Full Of Autonomous Vehicles Could End Up Less Machinelike–And More Human >>

* Mars Rover’s AI is really good at selecting rocks to analyze >>
* Tesla said to be in talks to create its own streaming music service >>
* A man played AR ‘Super Mario Bros.’ in Central Park and no one thought it was weird >>

* Are you forgetful? That’s just your brain erasing useless memories >>
* The Curious Case of the Warped Kuiper Belt –“Is There an Earth-Sized Planet Far Beyond Pluto?” >>

* NASA –Artificial Intelligence is Changing How We Explore Mars & Beyond >>
* Deadly “Killer” Heat Threatens 30% of World’s Population –“Will Reach 74% by 2100” >>

Is It Time to Rethink How We Search for Alien Life? >>
Let’s Clean Up The Space Junk With Magnetic Space Tugs >>
Jerry Nelson, Designer of the Segmented Telescope, Dies at 73 >>

* Self-driving shuttles are coming to the University of Michigan >>
* High Above Mars, a NASA Orbiter Spies the Curiosity Rover >>
* ‘Lensless camera’ could FINALLY give us flat smartphones without a jutting camera nub >>

* Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s new mission: Bring the world closer together >>
* 5 smart gadgets that make household chores easier >>
* Google launched its own job search engine — here’s how it works >>

* Stephen Hawking working on spacecraft that could reach ‘Second Earth’ in 20 years >>
* Automakers are whacking the companies that make parts that go into their cars >>

* ABBYY’s new version of TextGrabber is a super useful OCR and translation app >>
* The e-Mosquito bites you to monitor glucose levels >>
* YouTube Launches VR Creator Lab To Help 360 Filmmakers >>

* One-size-fits-all exosuits don’t work: we need exo-tailoring >>
* The European Space Agency Will Launch Laser-Bots to Study Ripples in Spacetime >>

* Amazon is prepping Echo Show for launch with visual Alexa cards >>
* BabelOn is trying to create Photoshop for your voice >>
* You may be jailed for telling someone to ‘die in a fire’ >>

* The rise of the robot pram >>
* Supersonic Bloodhound SSC to begin speed tests >>
* Meet Erik Finman, the kid who won a $1m bet with his parents >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 June 2017

* AI film editor can cut scenes in seconds to suit your style >>
* Sheryl Sandberg ‘is being pushed as next CEO of Uber >>
* Intel is bringing 5G, drones, and VR to the Olympics in 2018 >>

* Fixing Uber Will Require More Than Ousting Its Leader >>
* Namaste from your Google Assistant >>

* Stephen Hawking: Humans Should Ride a Beam of Light to Other Planets >>
* The Human Brain Project Reboots: A Search Engine for the Brain Is in Sight >>
* Adorable driverless bus will soon be making stops at the University of Michigan >>

* Researchers take the piss with pee-powered liquid energy project >>
* The Snap Map is another way to stalk your pals in real time >>

* Super Mario Bros. Level Recreated In AR By HoloLens Developer >>
* Akamai’s biometric study reveals the obvious: We ‘hate, hate, hate’ crappy video streams >>

* Why go to Mars when you can telecommute there instead? >>
* The Curiosity rover and other spacecraft are learning to think for themselves >>
* Genetically engineered fungus knocks out deadly mosquitoes using scorpion toxins >>

* You won’t have to leave behind pizza if you move to Mars, says Elon Musk >>
* Global Race Toward Exascale Will Drive Supercomputing, AI to Masses >>
* Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind is partnering with another UK hospital >>

* Plotting a Moore’s Law for Flexible Electronics >>
* IBM supercomputers will power global weather forecasts >>
* Deceleration of runaway electrons paves the way for fusion power >>

* Henry Markram Talks Brain Simulation >>
* B612 Studying Smallsat Missions to Search for Near Earth Objects >>
* Regulation could stifle growing China-US venture activity >>

* SES’s AMC-9 Satellite Drifting After Anomaly >>
* PLATO: Planet Hunting Mission Officially Adopted >>
* The Family Tree of Exoplanets Has Just Divided Into Two Branches >>

* Lisa Is On! Gravitational Wave Detection Is Going To Space >>
* An Astronomical Detective Tale And The Moon Of 2007 Or10 >>
* The Unaffordable Urban Paradise >>

* $6,000 of Electronics in Car by 2022 >>
* Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns as C.E.O. >>
* Yes, Uber has lost ridership to Lyft during this crisis >>

* Guiding brain tumor surgery with nanoprobes >>
* What happens to your body during panic attacks, and how to deal with them >>
* US may build one aircraft carrier every three years and no new Russian carriers >>

* Enjoy your morning smoothie without waking up your neighborhood with this smart blender >>
* An elegant solution to the convex hull problem >>
* New technique makes brain scans better >>

* ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ hits Netflix July 18th >>
* Star Wars’ Han Solo Spinoff Directors Quit In the Middle of Shooting >>
* Want to learn machine learning in 15 minutes? Start here… >>

* This handy robot will iron your clothes so you don’t have to >>
* You have to be over 55-years-old to work for this tech start-up >>
* Study Finds Yoga Works As Well As Physical Therapy For Back Pain >>

* Japanese scientists create an algorithm that can make any image appear as if it is FLOATING in a mesmerising optical illusion >>
* Airbus reveals radical 250mph ‘Racer’ helicopter with wings, propellors AND a rotor >>
* Forgetting irrelevant details helps you make the decisions that really matter >>
* Reverse Engineering Mysterious 500-Million-Year-Old Fossils That Confound Our Tree of Life >>

* 1 in 3 humans harbors this sneaky parasite >>
* Watch the Human Brain Come to Life in This Stunning Piece of Art >>
* Wear a swim cap full of coffee grounds for surgery? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 June 2017

* Aerospike Engine Was Considered For Shuttle, But Never Flew. That’s About To Change >>
* These drones with Wi-Fi have X-ray vision >>
* Amazon Prime Wardrobe will let you try on clothes before you buy them >>

* Lenovo just blew our minds with this bendable laptop concept >>
* Microsoft’s latest experimental app adds voice dictation to Office >>
* South Korea wants its own Hyperloop for high-speed transit >>

* The Everything Store Expands >>
* Boeing claims hypersonic passenger commercial planes will be operating within ten to twenty years >>
* Russian hypersonic missile needs to have movement to live up to threat hype >>

* Crystal ‘domain walls’ may lead to tinier electronic devices >>
* When Innovation Moves Too Fast >>
* Microsoft launches a new AI startup program at Station F in Paris >>

* HuMoTech’s robotic feet make it easier to test drive a bunch of different prosthetics >>
* Using a 3D render as a French ID card ‘photo’ >>
* Boom has orders for 76 of its future supersonic passenger jets >>

* Cancer doctors are turning to AI for a second opinion >>
* Holographic Waveguides: What You Need To Know >>
* CRISPR Pioneer Jennifer Doudna On Gene Editing’s Potential For Good And Evil >>

* Elon Musk runs two huge companies by breaking his day into 5-minute slots >>
* Amazon just got one step closer to crushing America’s biggest clothing stores >>
* When AI Can Transcribe Everything >>

* Google launches its AI-powered jobs search engine >>
* Google can turn an ordinary PC into a deep learning machine >>
* Lab-grown cartilage mimics the real thing >>

* Bird-flu-pandemic-looms-but-the-us-is-holding-back-the-fight >>
* Smart doll fitted with AI chip can read your child’s emotions >>
* Facebook’s AI bots accidentally invent a new LANGUAGE while training to negotiate with one another >>

* Udacity’s latest Nanodegree will teach React >>
* Inside the $20 million plan to take drone racing mainstream >>
* Amazon Echo will turn yellow when you get a voice or text message >>

* Nasa Announces 10, That’s Right 10! New Planets In Their Star’s Habitable Zone >>
* Red Dots Mission: The New Hunt for Earth-Like Planets Orbiting Nearby Red Dwarf Stars –“Could Harbor Life a Billion Years Older Than Earth’s” (VIDEO) >>
* Multitasking: Why Do We Do It? >>

* Tim Cook Told Trump Tech Employees Are ‘Nervous’ About Immigration >>
* 3D Printed Airliner Parts Face Regulatory Headwinds >>

* See how recycled rare Earth magnets are a huge leap toward a cleaner future >>
* This video of Boeing’s new planes >>
* HTT signs on South Korea to build a full-scale Hyperloop system >>

* NASA Tests Flexible Roll-Out Solar Arrays on Space Station (Video) >>
* 8 new skills you can learn by watching YouTube >>
* 21 Books That Changed Science Fiction And Fantasy Forever >>

* Uber is adding tipping in app after intense driver unrest >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 June 2017

* Has This Stealth Company Solved Vision-quality Vr? >>
* Kepler has spotted over 200 new planet candidates and TEN habitable zone >>
* Israeli gigapixel camera on drones with 30 hours of endurance provide persistant surveillance of 80 square kilometers >>

* Voliro Hexcopter Uses Rotating Nacelles to Perform Versatile Acrobatics >>
* Three-quarters of the planet could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 >>
* Power-Generating Paint Offers an Unlimited, Clean Fuel Source >>

* Engineers Build Bendy Batteries for Wearables >>
* The Xbox One X will make games look better even on non-4K TVs >>
* Blood test uses nanotechnology to predict aggressive prostate cancer accurately >>

* ‘Star Trek Discovery’ explores new frontiers on September 24th >>
* 3D printing pen is on sale today >>
* In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different >>

* Dubai’s self-flying taxis are primed for takeoff later this year >>
* A Clever Ai-powered Robot Learns To Get A Grip >>
* Netflix tests pre-roll video ‘previews’ that are personalized to your interests >>

* Seaweed could be the key to long-lasting electric car batteries >>
* This startup wants to build VR headsets with ‘human eye-resolution’ >>
* The White House Tech Summit Tackles A Sprawling Agenda >>

* Why you SHOULDN’T save fun actitivites until you finish work >>
* Make your smart home smarter with this Samsung hub – 30% off right now >>

* Cells that make blood vessels can also make tumors and enable their spread >>
* Human heart tissue grown from stem cells improves drug testing >>
* Radiation therapy, macrophages improve efficacy of nanoparticle-delivered cancer therapy >>

* 2022 will see intelligence at edge of the Internet of Things, voice as the dominant user interface and advances in DNA and microbiome apps >>
* DARPA Funds Development of New Type of Processor Worlds 1st Non-Von-Neumann >>
* Intel’s Passenger Economy: What’s the Point? >>

* ARM Cores Target AI-powered Future >>
* World’s First Clinical Trial of 3D Printed Bionic Hands for Children >>
* Robot uses deep learning and big data to write and play its own music >>

* Vertical solar farms, the next perpetual motion machine >>
* Learning with light: New system allows optical ‘deep learning’ >>
* Utopia scorned: The 21st Century Dark Age >>

* Artificial intelligence predicts patient lifespans >>
* Using Brainwaves to Guess Passwords >>
* Power Causes Brain Damage >>

* “Milky Way Galaxy is Dominated By Two Types of Alien Worlds” –Rocky Earth-Like Planets and Gas-Enshrouded Mini-Neptunes >>
* French Startup Raises $1.9 Million for Smallsat Electric Propulsion >>
* Super-Earths 10 Times More Massive than Earth –“Magnetic Fields Could Allow Them to Harbor Life” >>

* Varjo Promises Human-Eye Resolutions For VR This Year >>
* What VR Startups Can Learn From Industry Giants Like Pixar, Lucasfilm and ILM >>
* Google’s Tensor2Tensor makes it easier to conduct deep learning experiments >>

* A ton of new games were unveiled last week — here are the 10 biggest ones >>
* People are going nuts over this new ‘Star Wars’ game — here’s what we know >>
* The bizarre story of how Amazon’s deal for Whole Foods went down >>

* Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul >>

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