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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 October 2017

October 30, 2017 Leave a comment

* New artificial intelligence can detect colorectal cancer in less than second, 86% accuracy >>
* Robotic eel seeks out water pollution >>
* YouTube TV debuts a dedicated app for smart TVs, gaming and streaming devices >>

* 3-D-printed device builds better nanofibers >>
* Neural network gives your phone ‘DSLR-quality’ photos >>
* AI Scans Twitter for Signs of Opioid Abuse >>

* Controversial Body Transplant Procedure waiting for the right donor >>
* Head transplant mavericks must be scrutinised, not ignored >>

* Controversial Brain Imaging Uses Ai To Take Aim At Suicide Prevention >>
* Could a Machine Identify Suicidal Thoughts? >>
* Sony just offered a major look into the future of the PlayStation 4 in these 12 new trailers >>

* Stanford’s ‘accelerator on a chip’ could revolutionize medical care >>
* Ford’s robot butt makes sure its cars can handle your butt IRL >>
* “Self-regulating” nanoparticles can burn cancer without harming healthy cells >>

* Can you get from ‘dog’ to ‘car’ with one pixel? Japanese AI boffins can >>
* iPhone X automatically blocks message notifications by default >>
* The race for the autonomous car is on, FiveAI attack plan at Disrupt Berlin >>

* AT&T and Tech Mahindra launch open source AI project >>
* The new Japan Taxi from Toyota wants to be an international icon >>
* More than half this country apparently uses Facebook’s Messenger >>

* Thanks to iPhone 8 orders, Apple is finally growing again in China >>
* Emirates ditches first class on London-Dubai flights to squeeze in more economy seats >>
* Scientists beams of energy from black holes are created by matter squeezed so tight they erupt plasma streams >>

* Elon Musk essentially predicts ‘Mad Max’ IRL if Australia doesn’t embrace renewable energy >>
* Electricity should be cheap in Australia but is most expensive so Anything can be mismanaged >>
* SpaceX rocket comes in for a fiery but successful landing after launching satellite >>

* F-35s grounded by spares shortage >>
* Google’s phone woes: The Pixel and the damage done >>
* Digital Resource Lifespan >>

* Would you make an insurance claim by chat-bot? >>
* Scientists Prove Nanomagnets Can Levitate, Expect More Exotic Quantum Phenomena >>
* NASA reveals record-setting tests of radical ion engine that could take man to Mars >>

* IBM Simulates a 56-Qubit Machine >>
* Tech firms must do more to takle extremism, warns World Economic Forum >>
* To See a Habitable World >>

* Toyota will test autonomous cars at California’s GoMentum station >>
* There may be a sense in which expert athletes see things in slow motion >>

* Thousands of Videogame-Playing Soldiers Could Shape the Future of War >>
* Smaller is better with Samsung’s Gear Sport smartwatch >>
* iPhone 8 launch propels Apple to growth in China after 18 months of sales dips >>
* The First First Impression Of The Iphone X >>

* ‘Extremely rare’ 1983 Apple Lisa-1 computer that was the first to use a mouse could fetch £30,000 >>
* The way T cells attack may inspire new antibiotics >>
* They talk, they make jokes, have ‘customisable’ breasts – the sex robot is no longer a weird fantasy but a troubling reality >>

* Pixel smartphone ‘burn in’ could burn Google >>
* Has Netflix changed TV forever? >>
* All The PSVR Trailers And Videos From Sony’s Pre-Paris Games Week Conference >>

* Focus: House of Cards canned after allegations against Kevin Spacey >>
* Tech and the art of patience >>
* The richest families in America are pouring money into healthcare startups >>

* The best yoga socks you can buy >>
* Snag a wireless charging pad for just $11 and kiss cords goodbye >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 October 2017

October 29, 2017 Leave a comment

* What Virtual Reality Can Teach a Driverless Car >>
* Researchers watch video images people are seeing, decoded from their fMRI brain scans in near-real-time >>
* SpaceX, OneWeb Detail Constellation Plans to Congress >>

* Prepping Self-driving Cars For The World’s Most Chaotic Cities >>
* Best-ever Algorithm Found For Huge Streams Of Data >>
* Elon Musk offers peek at traffic-dodging tunnel in Los Angeles >>

* Internet of Things Needs to Be Intelligent, Not Just Connected >>
* For a dollar, an AI will examine your medical scan >>
* Magic Leaps Seems To Finally Be Gearing Up For A Big Reveal >>

* If we had general intelligence at the level of a rat then the Singularity would be very near >>
* World’s quickest laser pulse can track electrons in slow motion >>
* The Little Black Box That Took Over Piracy >>

* Xbox One will save your console’s settings in the cloud >>
* India, China, and Japan Are All Planning Moon Missions >>
* Watch astronaut Scott Kelly struggle to walk on Earth after a year in space >>

* Saudi Arabia invests $1 billion into Virgin Galactic with $480 million option for space services >>
* Dr. Alexa? What Amazon might do in health care >>
* Why the Clocks Changing Are Great for Your Brain >>

* Scientists discovered a ‘kill switch’ that destroys cancer cells in mice >>
* Gillmor Gang: Hype Cycle >>
* Stargate: Origins Teaser Goes Behind The Scenes For First Look >>

* Airbus flying electric taxi is on track for flight tests in 2018 >>
* Quantum stabilized nanomagnet levitation >>
* Making safer and more conductive lithium batteries >>

* Crazy Cute Concept Cars From The Tokyo Auto Show >>
* Virtual Reality Gets Naughty >>
* This $15 online course will teach you how to make an app for that >>

* ODG, Mastercard, and Qualcomm Show Off AR Shopping >>
* The New Religions Obsessed with A.I >>

* All 15 new Netflix original TV shows and movies coming out in November >>
* It snows titanium dioxide, one active ingredients in sunscreen, on scorching-hot alien world >>

* New seed funds pursue AI, hard tech and the Midwest >>
* How I cured my tech fatigue by ditching feeds >>
* Kinect: Seven years of strange experiments >>

* 3D printer that turns nano-cellulose into nutritious meals could be part of your kitchen in 5 years >>
* Dr Aubrey de Grey >>

* Toyota solid stqte batteries >>
* Job losses are not at the robotic automation companies but at the companies they are killing >>
* Fast, tiny, stealthy manned and unmanned tanks >>

* Exocomets detected 800 light years away >>
* Teleportation and traversible wormholes are all real >>
* China claims successful Magnetic submarine and ship propulsion tests >>

* In 25 Years, Your Employer Will Directly Control Your Moods >>
* Fully automated mining and factories on Earth a precursor of automation for space >>
* The rights of synthetic lifeforms is the next great civil rights controversy >>

* Portuguese ISP Shows What The Net Looks Like Without Net Neutrality >>
* Just Got A New Job? Make Sure You Go Over These Things With HR >>
* How big tech just keeps getting bigger >>

* Wrist band helps the blind avoid hazards >>
* Intel AI helped create a music video >>
* If you think Washington’s going to regulate Big Tech, I’ve got a bridge I’ll sell you >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 October 2017

October 27, 2017 Leave a comment

* Artificial Intelligence Beats CAPTCHA >>
* AI finds possible gravitational lens points >>
* First genetically engineered humans might not have their DNA tweaked at all >>

* Watch Yamaha’s Humanoid Robot Ride a Motorcycle Around a Racetrack >>
* Buildings of the future might be constructed by swarms of robots >>

* New “Ultrasound on a Chip” Tool Could Revolutionize Medical Imaging >>
* Doctor says he diagnosed his own cancer with iPhone ultrasound machine >>

* Fully automated mining and factories on Earth a precursor of automation for space >>
* ARM CEO: Tech Industry Must Build an Immune System to Prevent a Cybercrime Pandemic >>

* Can artificial intelligence learn to scare us? >>
* Neural network invents hilarious Halloween costumes >>

* Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world with $90 billion >>
* Sex robot inventor says bots will soon have a ‘moral code’ >>
* First large transport drone takes off in China >>

* Sarcos Robotics has force multiplying robots and exoskeletons to boost productivity >>
* Quantum computing is now an engineering scaling problem and treating cancer will become like preventing cavities >>
* Nvidia AI and multi-petaOps chips for class 5 automated cars within 4 years >>

* India overtakes the US to become the world’s second largest smartphone market >>
* India will Orbiter and Rover to the moon in 2018 >>
* Australia, Argentina, Chile and the USA will be the top suppliers of Lithium >>

* Chinese whispers: China shows off magnetic propulsion engine for ultra-silent subs, ships >>
* Robot ants are here to terrify and impress you >>
* Honda’s cutesy robot cooler keeps drinks within reach >>

* Artificial intelligence to evaluate brain maturity of preterm infants >>
* Yamaha’s new concept motorcycle would let you slalom into the future >>

* Autoblog’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show roundup >>
* Nissan unveils concept electric VAN to slash emissions from food delivery vehicles >>
* Why Heart Surgery May be Better in the Afternoon >>

* We Might Be Able to Survive on Mars—But Can We Live There Peacefully? >>
* Getting to and living on Mars will be hell on your body >>
* Amazon offers $250,000 prize fund for Alexa skills aimed at kids >>

* Strange shifting patterns on Mars that are ‘unlike anything seen on Earth’ are created by carbon dioxide and NOT water >>
* Mussel-inspired plastic could make self-repairing body armour >>

* Facebook will require political advertisers to disclose their identities >>
* Peter Thiel isn’t so sure self-driving tech is a good investment >>
* Tech companies face scrutiny from Congress over data sharing >>

* New AFM Technique Reveals Piezoelectricity in Ferroelectric Materials >>
* Apple Is Not America’s Favorite Tech Company >>
* An Artificial Intelligence Just Found 56 New Gravitational Lenses >>

* October Launch Trifecta From Florida Cleared As Spacex Conducts Static Fire Engine Test For Oct. 30 Koreasat Liftoff >>
* Comets Detected in Alien Solar System for First Time –“In Its Early Era of Extreme Bombardment?” >>
* Galaxies Take Wobbly Path Around Clusters, Surprising Scientists >>

* An Interstellar Visitor? >>
* How Was the Moon Formed? >>
* Who Owns the Moon? | Space Law & Outer Space Treaties >>

* Vodafone’s NBN plans may include voice-over-WiFi, virtual landlines >>
* Walmart is testing out shelf-scanning robots in 50 stores >>

* The making of TED-Ed’s first 360° animation >>
* There’s an Apple-like acquisition trend in the self-driving car space >>

* Surgeons Are Using Social Media to Share and Learn New Skills >>
* More Kiwis ordering in as apps like Uber Eats’ popularity soars >>
* Could this compound offer pain relief without addiction? >>

* Computer beats ‘Captcha’ security test designed to separate man and machine >>
* Marijuana linked to BETTER sexual performance and higher libido >>
* Three in four reptiles perish because they cannot escape pain and hunger in a captive environment >>

* Russia test fires huge ‘Satan Two’ ballistic missile that can carry 12 nuclear warheads and wipe out Britain or Texas in ONE devastating strike amid huge military drills >>
* Instagram adds SUPERZOOM feature that will automatically turn videos into dramatic close-ups >>
* Fossilized feathers reveal tiny dinosaur that roamed China 130 million years ago had ‘bandit mask’ and looked like a ‘RACCOON mixed with a turkey’ >>

* Nissan tests fully driverless cars on the streets of Tokyo ahead of their launch in 2020 >>
* Solar-powered machine could let astronauts make their own water and oxygen from MOON ROCKS >>
* Space changes how your brain thinks and it starts right away >>

* 3D Map of Mouse Neurons Reveals Complex Connections >>
* Would you fit solar panels to your phone? £110 expandable solar-powered ‘paper’ could charge your handset in just 2 hours >>

* The X3 Ion Engine Test Break Thrust Records >>

* Video Friday: Rocket RoboBee, Willow Garage, and Caltech’s Cassie >>
* Lawmakers propose bill to make make smart devices more secure >>
* Amazon’s $18 billion cloud business continues to crush Microsoft and Google — here’s the latest scorecard for the cloud war >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 October 2017

October 26, 2017 Leave a comment

* Bloodhound preps for land speed record with 200MPH test run >> >>
* Where Are All the Intelligent Aliens? Maybe They’re Trapped in Buried Oceans >>
* Waymo goes to Michigan to test its self-driving cars in the snow >>

* We may have just seen the first comet from another solar system >>
* The Vanadium Redox-Flow Battery >>
* Building A Space Telescope That Could Directly Observe Planets Around Alpha Centauri >>

* Uber’s multi-destination feature makes riding with friends easier >>
* Daimler’s new electric heavy-duty truck has 220 miles of range >>
* Toyota sees traditional gas engines phased out of its line by the 2040s >>

* Apple’s Machine Learning Engine Could Surface Your Iphone’s Secrets >>
* Your sense of smell changes throughout the day >>
* Ditch the remote: New TV shows and movies now casting via Google Home >>

* Scientists send photons 2,170 miles towards a satellite to confirm it behaves as both a particle and a wave >>
* CRISPR gene editing technology freely available for agricultural research >>
* Exponential industrialization of space is more important than combat lasers and hypersonic fighters >>

* Android 8.1 preview unlocks your Pixel 2 camera’s AI potential >>
* Brain-zap therapy may throw people with depression into a rage >>
* Sterilised silk from moths could repair damaged spinal cords >>

* ‘Ugly’ 16ft-long dinosaur found with 2.5-inch teeth tore through food like scissors 80 million years ago >>
* Camouflage Plumage Patterns Offer Clue to Dinosaur’s Habitat >>

* Robots will have IQ of 10,000 be 100 TIMES more intelligent than human in 30 years, SoftBank >>
* Smog Casts a Shadow on China’s Solar Farms >>
* Solar car to recharge its batteries from sun’s rays >>

* Results from first million cells for the project for comprehensive map all human cells >>
* Dwave Quantum machine goes in search of the Higgs boson >>
* Killing off cells that refuse to die on their own will be powerful for antiaging >>

* Honda Sports EV concept a blast from the past – but does it have a future? >>
* Google’s parent company Alphabet beats on earnings >>
* Super Mario Odyssey Review: An Absolute Delight >>

* Two-factor authentication codes could get replaced by physical objects, study finds >>
* Yann LeCun chats about super-intelligent AI and the future of virtual assistants >>
* Meet The High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence >>

* Samsung sketches show another foldable phone concept >>
* Why foldable phones have no chance at succeeding >>
* Boeing builds towards its first space taxi test >>

* Walmart tests shelf-scanning robots in 50-plus stores >>
* Why are we so bad at producing the right flu vaccines? >>
* Facial recognition may start ruining your chance to skip school >>

* Saudi Arabia Becomes First Nation To Grant Citizenship To Humanoid Robot >>
* 5 Essential Hints to Improve Millimeter-wave Network Analysis >>
* Instagram’s 3-second ‘Superzoom’ videos are the new Boomerang >>

* Scientists weigh life >>
* Telemedicine Is Forcing Doctors To Learn ‘webside’ Manner >>
* Paleoclimate Research Current Climate Change Unparalleled Over the Last 100 Million Years >>

* Toyota’s Concept-i Walk offers rolling personal mobility >>
* AT&T’s Netgear mobile hotspot promises twice the speed of LTE >>
* Let your car tell you what it needs >>

* NASA Tests Powerful Engine That Will Take Astronauts into Deep Space >>
* Enormous Dark-Matter Density at Galaxy Cluster Cores-“Hints Existence of Unknown Physics” >>
* NASA’s Astronaut Twins Study Shows How Spaceflight Changes Gene Expression >>

* Super Mario Odyssey is a masterpiece of twists and turns >>
* Amazon’s new security camera lets you keep a close eye on package deliveries >>
* How to Apply for a Job You’re Overqualified For >>

* Verizon will allow 4K video streaming for $10 extra a month >>
* Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to grant citizenship to a robot >>
* How the Air Force planned to put men on the moon >>

* New DNA base editors advance towards curing cystic fibrosis and mutation diseases >>
* RNA editing with CRISPR-Cas13 >>
* India as No. 1 >>

* Amazon Key is Silicon Valley at its most out-of-touch >>
* Oak Ridge teams get $10.5 million to try to make quantum algorithms work on near term architectures >>
* Einstein’s Hidden ‘Formula’ for Happiness Sells for $1.5 Million >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 26 October 2017

October 25, 2017 Leave a comment

* Amazon Key Opens the Door to In-home Deliveries >>
* Amazon’s new security camera lets you keep a close eye on package deliveries >>
* Machine learning used to surpass MELD in assessing liver disease >>

* MIT students fortify concrete by adding recycled plastic >>
* New Gene-Editing ‘Pencil’ Erases Disease-Causing Errors >>

* Honda’s Sports EV Concept puts an AI assistant in the passenger seat >>
* How artificial intelligence could help spies do their jobs >>
* Ten-year study finds loneliness and self-centeredness appear to be mutually reinforcing >>

* CRISPR, the Future of Life Science Research But Still Much to Learn >>
* Saudi Arabia will build $500 billion high tech megacity called NEOM >>
* These Are The Ethical Dilemmas We Face As AI Takes Over Our Lives >>

* Bill Gates: Polio will be eradicated this year >>
* This robot vacuum with WiFi is an excellent value >>
* Tim Cook talks iPhone X shortage >>

* Tesla, Apple and Google Scrambling for Graphite Supplies >>
* 2 meters wall of new UBC concrete withstood nearly triple the strongest quake ever recorded >>
* Giant exomoon could be Neptune to Saturn size >>

* Robot bees can now dive in and out of water using tiny combustible rockets >>
* Stream directly from your iPhone to your cochlear implant >>
* Discover how learning data science could help boost your career >>

* Space-Based Test Proves Light’s Quantum Weirdness >>
* Space travel causes genes to behave like FIREWORKS, early results from NASA’s Twin Study reveal >>
* A Start-Up Wants to Calm You Down with a Cardiac Drug You Pop Like a Mint >>

* A 300-kilometre space rock has vanished since we saw it in 1995 >>
* Space engine for Mars missions shatters thrust record >>
* Scientists create an AI that can pick out a voice in a crowd with 90% accuracy >>

* Guns getting improved sensors and targeting for anti-drone defense >>
* China details plans through 2050 – health, AI, sharing economy and more >>
* Making oxygen and fuel more efficiently on Mars with Plasmas >>

* IBM scientists say radical new ‘in-memory’ computing architecture will speed up computers by 200 times >>
* IBM in memory computing with 1 million phase change memory devices is 200 times faster than regular computing >>
* Moon by 1-Ring: The Worlds First Levitating Camera >>

* Holy Grail of intrachip microcooling 1000 watts per square centimeter achieved >>
* Salt water resistant rice can boost harvest by nearly 20 per cent >>
* DJI shows off its take on a simple ‘license plate’ reader for drones >>

* Why Human-Controlled, Force-Multiplying Robots Are the Future of Work on Earth >>
* New Graphene Sensor is Less Noisy, More Sensitive >>
* Marius Hills and a Hole in the Moon >>

* Did Tipping Point of Human Species Impact Begin With Nuclear Bomb Tests? >>
* NASA: Mars Curiosity To Resume Drilling for Signs of Microbial Life at Gale Crater Site >>
* Hisense’s 100-inch 4K Laser TV can be yours for $9,999 >>

* Probing General Relativity with Neutron Stars >>
* A Comet Favorite Whips by the Sun This Week as Scientists Watch >>
* Try these 10 awesome virtual-reality apps for Google Daydream View >>

* The Future Of Ad Agencies Might Not Be Advertising At All >>
* Microsoft ceases production of the Kinect >>
* Turn one cell type into another while skipping huge step >>

* Blue Planet II: The secrets behind the BBC One series >>
* Tracking The Cost Of Gene Therapy >>
* Mind-Reading A.I. Might Understand Our Brains Before We Do, Says Scientist >>

* Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens >>
* The headband that makes you smarter: US military reveals a bizarre device that increases learning by 40% – and it could be commonly used by 2022 >>
* Robert Scoble denies sexual misconduct claims, suggesting accusers motivated by ‘peer pressure’ >>

* Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your front door >>
* These powerful gene-editing tools might one day treat thousands of diseases >>
* Think you can tell a human from a robot? Here are some of the smartest chatbots that have conversations >>

* The downfall of Kinect: Why Microsoft gave up on its most promising product ever >>
* This free app lets you play incredible-looking PC games on any Mac computer >>
* Rocket Lab crew invests in agritech startup, transfers ownership to the US >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 25 October 2017

October 24, 2017 Leave a comment

* CRISPR’d pigs could produce low-fat bacon >>
* Millions of years ago, hollow trees literally tore themselves apart to grow >>
* Elon Musk is worried about people who talk of “AI gods” >>

* Stephen Hawking’s Thesis Is So Popular It Crashed Cambridge’s Website >>
* India Warily Eyes AI >>

* Gmail adds support for third-party add-ons >>
* Family fun with your Google Assistant on Google Home and phones >>
* Google Assistant gets fun with 50 new family games, activities, and stories >>

* Tactile soft sensor can turn anything into a controller >>
* Tesla’s Solar Roof tiles are out… and OMG >>
* This 8K VR headset blows the Oculus and Vive out of the water >>

* Scientists use HTC Vive controllers to operate this rescue robot like a puppet >>
* Sad News, Dolphins Get Alzheimer’s Disease, Too >>
* New Study Links Conspiracy Theorists With A Mental Disorder >>

* An AI has learned how to pick a single voice out of a crowd >>
* Artificial intelligence tells nightmare-inducing tales of terror >>
* Google’s AI binge watches more than 57,000 YouTube clips to learn how humans behave >>

* World’s first microchip made in 1958 to sell for £455,000 >>
* How we could make oxygen on Mars, plus fuel to get home >>
* India Gears Up for Second Moon Mission >>

* Google Worked With Intel on a custom AI Chip For Its Pixel Phones >>
* The Lure of a Fully Decentralized Internet >>
* Associative memory AI finds connections between people and things and detects fraud >>

* Google Lens is rolling out to first-generation Pixel phones >>
* Google launches PayPal-like online payment system >>
* IBM casts Watson as the brains behind IoT >>

* A smart city in China tracks every citizen and yours could too >>
* People with the personality disorder are better at making pragmatic choices for the greater good >>
* Robotic underwater miners can go where humans can’t >>

* Small RNA could be breakthrough cancer treatment with a cancer kill switch >>
* Preparations for nuclear armed B52 to go back to Cold War Readiness >>
* MIT neuroscientists build case for new theory of memory formation ‘ >>

* Small cities face greater impact from automation >>
* US Air Force give Spacex another $40.7 million for Raptor Engine development >>
* Astronomy Picture of the Day; Where Your Elements Came From >>

* Transparent Solar Technology >>
* A Full-Bodied Red, With Notes of…Ultrasound? >>
* Expanding Universes –View Stephen Hawking’s Ph.D Thesis Now Available Online >>

* Average Americans Are Giving Away Less Money And It’s A Big Problem >>
* No, We Won’t All Be Freelancers In The Future Of Work >>
* Americans Are Retiring Later, Dying Sooner and Sicker In-Between >>

* NASA Seeks Cost-Cutting Changes in Design of WFIRST Mission >>
* Mars Rover Curiosity Tests Rock Drill After 10-Month Wait >>
* ISS Astronauts Operating Remote Robots Show Future of Planetary Exploration >>

* How AI Helps The Intelligence Community Find Needles In The Haystack >>
* A Deep Data Dive for Gravitational Lenses >>
* The 2017 Virtual Reality Conference and Expo Schedule >>

* An AI God Will Emerge –“Replacing Our Concept of the Divine” >>
* Google training AI to understand human actions with movie clips >>
* ‘Daydreaming’ brain network helps us perform routine tasks >>

* New Theory of Molecular Evolution –“We Can Now Predict Evolutionary Divergence” >>
* EcoAlert: China Shuts Down Up to 40% of Its Factories in Unprecedented Fight Against Pollution >>
* Star Wars VR Tickets From The VOID Are Selling Fast >>

* A Journey Into the Chicxulub Impact Crater –Death of an Epoch 66 Million Years Ago >>
* A New Theory Explains Why the Universe Is Three Dimensional >>
* Energy and ideas at Collaborating for MIT’s Future >>

* Spacex Keeps Lining Up Covert Military Launches >>
* Primer helps governments and corporations monitor and understand the world’s information >>

* The Rise Of VR/AR/MR In Enterprise And The Workplace >>
* I research and develop AI — and it’s never going to change the world if it’s regulated >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 24 October 2017

October 23, 2017 Leave a comment

* Researchers demonstrate ‘mind-reading’ brain-decoding tech >>
* Superaccurate GPS Coming to Smartphones in 2018 >>
* Making wearable MRI >>

* Off-Grid Electricity Projects Are Starved for Funds >>
* Big data meets Big Brother as China moves to rate its citizens >>
* After the end of the startup era >>

* Spacex Falcon Heavy should launch in the next 37 days >>
* Low Level AI specialists make $300K-500K and top names make Pro Athlete money >>
* Hololens tech used in bowel cancer surgery >>

* Paths to superfast 3D Chips >>
* Early Earth Microfossils Reveal Critical Shift from Microbes to Complex Life >>
* Netflix is raising $1.6B in debt as its content costs balloon >>

* Researchers reveal how stem cells make decisions >>
* Googles Calico Labs is rechecking and rebuilding life extension ideas from the ground up >>

* Survey: one in four IT workers are worried that their skills could become obsolete >>
* When Artificial Intelligence Meets Actual Life >>

* Facebook tests split News Feed that keeps friends front and center >>
* Cray is bringing its supercomputers to Microsoft Azure >>
* US Navy Hypervelocity projectiles tests tripled range of 5 inch guns and with superaccuracy >>

* Star Trek: Discovery Sticks to Its Strengths and Expands its Universe >>
* Earthquake-Predicting Algorithm Is the Hero We Need >>
* Is Anyone Not Switching Sides In Star Wars: The Last Jedi? >>

* The Factory Where Robots Build Robots >>
* ‘Pay with Google’ launches worldwide to speed up online checkouts on Android devices >>

* Can robots feel guilty? Answer reveals 3 parts of mental life >>
* Chronic back pain stem cell treatment could cut need for opioids >>
* Geese-like birds seem to have survived the dinosaur extinction >>

* Brain scans suggest this therapy eases alcohol cravings >>
* A world where cameras are always on may make us less human >>
* FBI Director claims the agency couldn’t access nearly 7,000 devices this year because of encryption >>

* Revealed: The secret Netflix codes you can use to unlock DOZENS of hidden movies and shows >>
* Why you should live closer to work: 20 minutes extra commuting per day is equivalent to a 19% pay cut when it comes to job satisfaction >>
* Trials begin of driverless pods that could be used alongside night buses in Cambridge >>

* Transgender fish is captured changing sex in unprecedented detail for BBC’s Blue Planet II >>
* Astrophysicist Leads a Tour of the “Zoomable Universe” >>
* E-cigarettes may cause inflammatory lung diseases: Study >>

* Xbox One is becoming compatible with 13 select original Xbox games on October 24 >>
* Bill Gates and Steve Jobs shared a surprising philosophy about tech — and it should have been a big red flag >>
* Watch this amazing time-lapse showing how ships get through the Panama Canal >>

* Cisco scoops up BroadSoft for $1.9 billion to boost communications tools portfolio >>
* NASA joins a host of nations and companies that want to go to the lunar surface >>
* CBS has renewed Star Trek: Discovery for a second season >>

* Giant robot fight organizers say next step is giant robot fighting league >>
* Why do people keep giving Magic Leap money? >>
* Nintendo’s about to debut a huge new Mario game — here’s everything we know >>

* Microsoft has had Apple’s new face-scanning feature for years, and it works great >>
* Google built a new Trojan Horse to get inside every aspect of your life >>
* China’s trillion-dollar plan for world domination >>

* Adobe’s New Video Editing Tool Looks Incredible (And A Bit Unsettling) >>
* Stress Is Making You Micromanage, Which Is Making Everything Worse >>

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