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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 June 2017

* Microsoft squeezed machine learning onto a $10 computer >>
* Steve Jobs introducing the iPhone at MacWorld 2007 >>
* Future of AI is now; Augmented Intelligence, IBM’s alternative definition of AI. >>

* The iPhone Helped Convince Us We Need The Web All The Time, Every Day >>
* The virtual reality girlfriends you can FEEL: Cyber dating technology provides the sensation of a girl breathing on your neck >>
* Police in Dubai have recruited a self-driving robo-car that can ‘scan for undesirables’ >>

* How to capture videos of brains in real >>
* Stars Wars R2-D2 droid sells at auction for a staggering $2.76 million >>
* Apple Patent Reveals Gesture Recognition System Using Depth Sensing >>

* Scientists made an AI that can read minds >>
* AI now. For every industry. >>

* The battle of the machines: Experts say the war on ransomware could see good AI taking on bad >>
* AI will predict key moments at the Tour de France >>
* Dogmented Reality ‘Coming Soon’ To Apple’s New ARKit >>

* If Buddhist Monks Trained AI >>
* Instagram Unleashes An Ai System To Blast Away Nasty Comments >>
* Artistic AI paints portraits of people who aren’t really there >>

* Meet the small 360 camera module that will fit into phones >>
* Japan announces plans to put a man on the moon by 2030 as ‘Asian space race’ intensifies >>
* ‘Third wave’ of Internet will help Middle America business >>

* Teaching robots to learn about the world through touch >>
* Robocalypse Now? Central Bankers Argue Whether Automation Will Kill Jobs >>
* Fubo TV: All the details on this sports-heavy streaming bundle >>

* Elon Musk tunnel to LAX would reduce travel time from an hour to five minutes >>
* Magnetic Eye Implant Stops Dancing Eyes Syndrome >>
* Tiny Mit Drones Show How To Deploy Flying Cars Without Chaos >>

* Artificial Photosynthesis: Bill Gates Calls The Potential “Magical” >>
* Uber crosses the 5 billion trip milestone amid ongoing issues >>
* Google’s new experiment, Triangle, lets you block individual apps from using mobile data >>

* Smart Transformers Will Make the Grid Cleaner and More Flexible >>
* Quadcopters slaloming through woodlands without GPS or human control >>
* EMdrive inventor Shawyer’s latest information on military applications and superconducting EMDrive progress >>

* The X Prize Is Now Backing Sci-fi Like It Backs Irl Science >>
* Pay attention: Practice can make your brain better at focusing >>
* Magnetic Reconnection at the ‘Planet of Doubt’ >>

* Hidden Dimensions in Spacetime May Affect Gravitational Waves >>
* No Evidence of Alien Life –What NASA Actually Said Refutes the Anonymous Hacking Collective >>
* Carbon Nanotubes Reduce Transistor Footprint to Forty Nanometers >>

* Driverless Tech Startups Are Driving Past a Trillion-Dollar Opportunity >>
* TVNZ to live stream free-to-air channels >>
* We could be just 100 years away from a sixth mass extinction on Earth that ‘tips us into oblivion’ >>

* Injection sends ‘genetic cargo’ to neurons all over the body >>
* Elon Musk reveals his ‘Godot’ machine has started tunnelling underneath LA and completed the first segment of his controversial transport network >>
* Etihad Airways’ new neighbor-free concept lets you bid for empty seats >>

* Facebook’s Aquila drone completed a second flight without breaking anything >>
* The top 50 dream companies for engineering and IT students around the world >>

* The ‘Jumanji’ Reboot Trailer Is Finally Here >>
* India has world’s cheapest solar at 65 cents per watt >>
* At least one 72 year old japanese woman alive now will live to 2070 and reach 125 years of age >>

* SpaceX’s Final Falcon 9 Design Coming This Year, 2 Falcon Heavy Launches in 2018 >>
* Chicken Sandwich Takes One Giant Leap for Food-Kinda >>

* ‘Pokémon Go’ is great again, thanks to its sweeping new update >>
* Robots are preparing to fill 200,000 vacant construction jobs >>
* There will be 24 billion IoT devices installed on Earth by 2020 >>

* This futuristic NASA ship could reach the edge of the solar system >>
* The world’s most advanced health wearable platform >>
* Elon Musk has officially started digging a tunnel under Los Angeles >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 29 June 2017

* AI is set to trigger a ‘global arms war’ as firms and nations battle each other to create smart software >>
* Future commercial astronauts will train using this new facility’s super deep pool >>

* Microsoft’s next big Windows update will use AI to fight malware >>
* An Ai That Predicts A Neighborhood’s Wealth From Space >>
* AI to Ensure Fewer UFOs >>

* Future unmanned tankers and drones will use advanced carrier landing system >>
* Researchers say we have three years to act on climate change before it’s too late >>
* A new microscope uses light to “cut” through tissue samples and find cancer >>

* AI Just “Landed” a Boeing 737 for the First Time By Itself >>
* Charge all your devices with this laptop sleeve >>
* The magical sideways-moving elevators from ‘Harry Potter’ could soon become a reality >>

* A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree >>
* 9 promising at-home lab test startups for everything from fertility to STDs >>
* Pornhub now supports interactive toys, proving porn paves the way >>

* A lizard-inspired robot gripper may solve our space-junk problems >>
* How journalists can tell compelling stories using VR >>
* New AI tools could help customer service reps get to your complaints faster >>

* Zume Pizza adds extra automation as it rolls out to new cities >>
* Operation ‘Pirate On Demand’ Blocks Pirate IPTV Portals >>
* Cut the Cord and Subscribe to These Streaming TV Services >>

* Hunting for Dinosaur’s Showed Me Our Place in the Universe >>
* Planet 9? Planet 10? Planet X? >>
* Qudits: The Real Future of Quantum Computing? >>

* Hedge Funds Look to Machine Learning, Crowdsourcing for Competitive Advantage >>
* You Can Get Your Whole Genome Sequenced. But Should You? >>

* Théoriz recreates the Holodeck with AR tech and projectors >>
* MIT space hotel wins NASA graduate design competition >>
* Watch Microsoft Accelerator’s Tel Aviv demo day right here >>

* These drone racing goggles could spark the sport’s digital era >>
* The next generational shift in enterprise infrastructure has arrived >>
* Amazon Will Offer Prime Video At Half-Price In All New Markets For Six More Months >>

* The first commercial astronaut training center will be built in the UK >>
* Artist ironically uses AI to make portraits of people with jobs likely displaced by AI >>
* Microsoft’s next big Windows update will use AI to fight malware >>

* NVIDIA To Launch Graphics Cards Specifically Designed For Digital Currency Mining >>
* Microsoft’s machine learning can predict injuries in sports >>
* MIT’s gas-powered drone is able to stay in the air for five days at a time >>

* Google is fighting a losing war with the EU >>
* Microscope could test tumors during surgery >>
* This brain region is key for cause and effect >>

* How volcanoes bulge and shrink in size could be used to predict eruptions weeks before they cause devastation >>
* Planets in other star systems fit a puzzling pattern >>

* ISIS is weaponising consumer drones and we cant stop them yet >>
* Is this the end of phone buttons? Fingerprint sensor that works through glass screens is unveiled >>
* Google’s €2.4bn fine is small change – the EU has bigger plans >>

* Construction firm predicts sites will be run by robots in 33 years time >>
* Beer lovers, Scientists unveil a sour brew that is good for your gut and can stop you from getting ill >>

* Deep-Learning Networks Rival Human Vision >>
* Students create a robot that can pour the perfect beer >>

* This was cutting edge tech 50 years ago >>
* Technology might be about to change the healthcare industry forever >>
* Yoga more dangerous than previously thought, scientists say >>

* This futuristic NASA ship could reach the edge of the solar system >>
* This robot-made pizza in Silicon Valley should terrify Domino’s and Pizza Hut >>
* Scientists have discovered the hottest planet in the universe >>

* Laser That’s a Billion Times Brighter Than the Sun Reveals New Behavior in Light >>
* Hacking the human brain: Lab-made synapses for artificial intelligence >>
* Network of neurons crucial for vocal learning identified >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 June 2017

* Human Cell Atlas Opens a New Window to Health and Disease >>
* MIT’s new drones switch between flying and driving for optimal urban transport >>
* Oneweb building High-Volume Satellite Manufacturing Facility >>

* Spacex had two successful launches in weekend and has new titanium fins to handle indefinite number of flights >>
* Drones to the Rescue >>

* Progress to stable laser propelled sails >>
* Want to Make Sure Your Teen Doesn’t Exceed the Speed Limit? Tell Your Car to Do That for You >>

* If EMdrive is real and scales with Q factor then we get almost Star Trek level Technology >>
* Ultra-Thin Camera Without Lenses uses optical phased array >>
* Ferroelectric Domain Wall Memory Shows Its Promise >>

* Scientific studies favor male mice—and that could hurt a lot of humans >>
* How scientists modeled a deadly tornado with an insanely powerful computer >>
* Forget Coal: Asteroid Mining Is Coming Sooner Than You Think >>

* How to survive a tsunami >>
* Virtual Reality Is the Future of Shopping >>
* London is the second city to get free gigabit WiFi kiosks >>

* Drones that can both drive and fly could mean a lot for flying cars >>
* China’s All-Seeing Surveillance State Is Reading Its Citizens’ Faces >>
* Aston Martin’s all-electric supercar launches in 2019 >>

* ‘Tinder for friends’ uses AI to block flirty messages >>
* When AI Becomes the New Face of Your Brand >>
* Snapchat maps can figure out what you’re doing and it’s either cool or creepy >>

* Sony’s unorthodox take on AI is now open source >>
* Amazon Robots Poised To Revamp How Whole Foods Runs Warehouses >>
* 50 Smartest Companies 2017 >>

* Sony to demo 3D face biometric running on an Xperia smartphone >>
* Amazon is turning every Echo device into an intercom >>
* Apple just released the first iOS 11 beta to everyone >>

* Jeff Bezos plans Alabama rocket engine factory to take on Elon Musk’s SpaceX in battle of the billionaires >>
* The most pointless invention yet? Robot ‘Spidget Finner’ >>
* Can we count on utopian dreamers to change the world? >>

* Forget cleaning your clothes, this hanger does it for you >>
* Blood Tests Allow for Scalpel-Free Biopsies >>
* Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2017 >>

* Marisa Mayer is among the candidates to replace fired Uber CEO >>
* HMS Queen Elizabeth is ‘running outdated Windows XP’, raising cyber attack fears >>
* Google’s giant penalty: The internet reacts >>

* Grocery is the first frontier for delivery technology >>
* Hollywood movie studios are concerned they are being short-changed on box office sales from China >>

* China’s Powers Up X-Ray Detectors That Will Scan the Milky Way to Map Black Holes and Neutron Stars >>
* NASA Monitoring the Massive Ice Sheet That’s Adding 250 Gigatonnes of Water to Ocean Per Year >>
* Virtual Trolls >>

* China Plans Beijing-Based “Science City” of World-Class Institutions >>
* Confirmation of orbiting supermassive black holes >>

* 5 science-backed signs you might be smarter than average >>
* Researchers find brain region that affects drug use habits >>
* Graphene ribbons result in 100-fold increase in gold catalyst’s performance >>

* Use of machine learning to design optimal nanostructures to control heat current in materials >>
* Neuron-integrated nanotubes to repair nerve fibers >>
* Researchers present a new method of 3D-plasmon tomography >>

* Expert Panel Debunks AI Hype Neural networks seen as huge but limited >>
* Moore’s Law’s End Reboots Industry CMOS scaling is ‘not dead, just resting’ >>

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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 >>

* TVNZ.co.nz 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 Deeplearning.ai, 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 >>
* WEEKLY SPACE HANGOUT – NEOSHIELD-2 PROJECT TEAM >>

* 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 >>
* Plex.ai 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 >>
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* 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 >>
* INSIDE MICROSOFT’S AI COMEBACK >>

* 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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