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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 October 2017

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* Robot Can Print This $32,000 House in as Little as 8 Hours >>
* Directed Energy Propulsion has made a lot of experimental progress >>
* AI implants will allow us to control our homes with our thoughts within 20 years, government report claims >>

* The robots of the future will hide in your garden under this pulsating silicone skin >>
* Smart cities are boring. Give us responsive cities. >>
* Riding the Uno Bolt, a weird and wonderful self-balancing unicycle >>

* Magnetoshell getting ready for cubesat tests >>
* Kitchen of the Future: Smart and Fast but Not Much Fun >>
* This small army of robots will do your shopping for you >>

* Steam will support VR in very large rooms >>
* The giant robot battle of your dreams is actually happening >>
* The algorithm that could end office thermostat wars: Researchers claim new software can find the best temperature for everyone >>

* In Flesh-Cutting Task, Autonomous Robot Surgeon Beats Human Surgeons >>
* This Mind-Bending Actuator Could Make Robots Safer and More Energy Efficient >>
* Using ‘cooperative perception’ between intelligent vehicles to reduce risks >>

* World’s first ‘negative emissions’ power plant that turns CO2 into STONE switched on in Iceland >>
* One gene can both cause and prevent Alzheimer’s damage >>
* A biotech backed by Bill Gates is developing therapies that could treat everything from skin diseases to cancer >>

* ASRC 3D Prints Fuel Injector Prototype for RD-180 Successor >>
* Ariane 6 Could Use Reusable Prometheus Engine, Designer Says >>
* Musk’s Era Of Routinely Re-flown Rockets Getting Closer Every Day >>

* Dubai police will ride hoverbikes straight out of ‘Star Wars’ >>
* Nasa Undeterred By The Threat Of Space Radiation >>
* Alien Minds: Artificial Intelligence Is Already Out There, and It’s Billions of Years Old >>

* Google drops price of its USB-C to headphone jack dongle down to $9 from $20 >>
* Beaming laser power to ion drive is 300-400 times more thrust than just laser photonic sail >>

* Does the Rise of AI Precede the End of Code? >>
* Learn To Code, It’s More Important Than English as a Second Language, Says Apple CEO >>
* Google Announces $1 Billion Job Training and Education Program >>

* This city’s plans for a zero emission centre aren’t as revolutionary as you might think >>
* Octopuses Show Scientists How To Hide Machines in Plain Sight >>
* Cortana may talk users through Windows settings with ‘follow me’ >>

* AR mystery startup Magic Leap looking to raise as much as $1B in Series D round >>
* Just How Good Is the Plesiosaur Fossil Record? >>

* Hospital robot, Noah, carries ten times more equipment than a nurse and could replace the jobs of up to four people >>
* A step towards mapping the Milky Way: Astronomers take record-breaking measurement of our galaxy using a technique first devised in 1838 >>

* China’s out-of-control space station will crash to Earth within MONTHS >>
* Ultra-thin, curved concrete roof generates solar power >>
* House-sized asteroid that came ‘damn close’ to Earth this week may not miss our planet on its return visit in 2079 >>

* God will be replaced by AI collective consciousness, says ‘Da Vinci Code’ author Dan Brown >>
* Women’s brains do NOT need to ‘turn off’ in order to orgasm, research shows >>

* NASA finishes testing the four engines that will power its SLS ‘megarocket’ >>
* Would life be better as an avatar? Facebook gives virtual reality one more push >>
* Larry Flynt offers $10 million for dirt to impeach Donald Trump >>

* Researchers find mechanism for precise targeting of the immune response >>
* Quantum Computing Will Change Everything, and Sooner Than You Expect >>
* Mind-Blowing Quantum Mechanics >>

* China is Building a Quantum Computing Center that Dwarfs Any in Existence Today >>
* Enigma of Cosmic Rays Born Beyond the Milky Way –“Point to the Origin of the Universe” >>

* Ion Thruster Prototype Breaks Records in Tests, Could Send Humans to Mars >>
* See Back-to-Back Rocket Launches Early Saturday: How to Watch Them Online >>
* The Technological Singularity: Managing the Journey (The Frontiers Collection) >>

* Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked >>
* Bitcoin over $5700 and $95 billion market cap >>
* X3 ion thruster achieves record 102 kilowatts of power and 5.4 newtons of thrust >>

* Is funding surge a sign of impending breakthroughs in AI and Quantum Computing ? >>
* Ray Kurzweil + Peter Diamandis: Disruptive Technologies, Mind-Boggling Predictions, and ‘Dangerous Ideas’ >>
* Cockroach Robot Grows Tail, Does Flips >>

* Facebook’s head of social VR talks about the future >>
* Topological Laser Cavities Could Revolutionize Optoelectronics >>
* There’s no such thing as clean coal >>

* In Jogging Therapy, You Can’t Run From Your Feelings >>
* 17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s >>

* Millennials Are Over. It’s Gen Z’s Turn To Ruin Everything. >>
* First Evidence That Online Dating Is Changing the Nature of Society >>
* Watch Oculus’ Huge Connect 4 Keynotes Right Here >>

* Mind-Blowing Quantum Mechanics >>
* How Physicists Smashed the Quantum Light Measurement Limit >>
* Why China is Winning the Clean Energy Race >>

* Oculus’ standalone headsets point to a changing VR landscape >>
* Western Digital is Working on 40TB Hard Drives >>
* New trailers: Stranger Things, Justice League, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and more >>

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