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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 April 2017

* Scientists are racing nanocars on a solid gold track >>
* Velodyne Announces a Solid-State Lidar >>

* Watch this all-electric ‘flying car’ take its first test flight in Germany >>
* The Lilium Jet – The world’s first all-electric VTOL jet >>
* Doctors are using car technology to help stroke patients walk again >>

* Facebook wants people to type from their brain and hear with their skin >>
* Facebook Announces “Typing-by-Brain” Project >>
* Facebook Aims to Remake Telecom With Millimeter Waves and Tether-tennas >>

* Facebook F8 Day 2: AR glasses, brain typing, skin listening, and more >>
* Smartphones will officially become glasses in 2022, Facebook exec brashly predicts >>
* Mark Zuckerberg’s quest to kill the smartphone could have some scary side effects >>

* Whose Drone Was That? Should drones broadcast an identifying code by radio? >>
* A warp in space-time just gave us four views of one exploding star >>
* MasterCard Wants to Turn Your Thumbprint Into a PIN Number >>

* A drug derived from marijuana may be the first of its kind to treat a rare form of epilepsy >>
* Sony hopes its full-frame A9 makes pros forget about DSLRs >>
* Apple Files Patent For AR Tech That Conceals Virtual Objects Behind Real Ones >>

* First Evidence For Higher State of Consciousness Found >>
* This Mars-Bound Pasta Maker Will Help Earthlings First >>
* Facebook’s top VR researcher explains why augmented reality is the future >>

* Talking fiber, drones and open-source hardware with Facebook’s Yael Maguire >>
* Meet CRISPR’s Younger Brother, SHERLOCK >>
* Pirate Bay Founder Launches Anonymous Domain Registration Service >>

* Here’s A Plan To Send A Spacecraft To Venus, And Make Venus Pay For It >>
* Hubble Snaps Pair of Spiral Galaxies | Video >>
* “Most Habitable Planets May Have Oceans Spanning 90% of Their Surface” >>

* The Rise of AR Will Recreate Your Filter Bubbles In the Real World >>
* Advancing core AI research through academic collaboration >>
* Microsoft launches new IoT services for the enterprise >>

* Lazada, Uber and Netflix team up ahead of Amazon’s expected entry into Southeast Asia >>
* Scaling machine learning >>
* A new value chain for next-generation mobility >>

* Facebook is working on a way to let you type with your brain >>
* The Untold Story of the Back-Room Team That Saved Apollo 13 >>
* NASA Scientists to Discuss Search for Habitable Planets, Signs of Life off Earth >>

* Science in America – Neil deGrasse Tyson >>
* Climate Scientists Provide Photographs of Melting Glaciers Around the World –100 Years Ago vs Today >>
* Melding Mind and Machine: How Close Are We? >>

* Kees Immink: The Man Who Put Compact Discs on Track >>
* Sparking Memories With Electrical Stimulation >>
* Three Computer Games That Make Assembly Language Fun >>

* The Future Of F1, Designed By Renault >>
* Five Studios Are Duking It Out for the Rights to James Bond >>
* Where does the poop go?: The hidden machines of cruise ships >>

* ISP Can’t Have Blanket Immunity From Pirating Subscribers, Court Rules >>
* Facebook’s new 360-degree cameras change the virtual reality game >>
* The incredible naked mole rat can survive with hardly any oxygen >>

* Interstellar Projectiles Zoom around Us at Blistering Speeds >>
* Sir David Attenborough to be turned into a HOLOGRAM >>
* Eating with your eyes is hardwired in the brain >>

* ‘Emotional’ robotic dog that loves to be stroked could provide friendship and care for the elderly >>
* Are ‘machine values’ replacing our principles? >>
* Google Home can now tell who’s talking >>

* Google Maps just added real-time location sharing >>
* What Would Life On Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Look Like? >>
* Psychedelic drugs induce ‘heightened state of consciousness’, brain scans show >>

* Jimmy Kimmel Rips Facebook Spaces In New Video >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 20 April 2017

* Facebook’s latest drone delivers internet during a disaster; Tether-antenna’ helicopter >>
* In Facebook’s Future, You Live Through Your Phone >>
* Asteroid Misses Earth Narrowly, by Cosmic Standards >>

* Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedom >>
* AI Isn’t Smart Enough (Yet) to Spot Horrific Facebook Videos >>
* Facebook’s first social VR app is cool — but there’s a problem >>

* Oculus’ Michael Abrash Says ‘Full’ AR Is ‘At Least 5 Years’ Away >>
* Alphabet seeks 10,000 volunteers — and their health data — for a massive medical study >>

* Our machines now have knowledge well never understand >>
* Scientists Invent Ultrasonic Dryer That Uses Sound To Dry Your Clothes >>
* World’s biggest airliner – pictured rearing up from its moorings just months after crashing on test flight >>

* Just 100 ‘Gigafactories’ could power the ENTIRE world with sustainable energy >>
* Watch Big Asteroid 2014 JO25 Tumble In New Radar Imagery | Video >>
* Enormous iceberg causes tourists flock to tiny Newfoundland town >>

* ‘Negative mass’ created at Washington State University >>
* Cern Declares War On The Standard Model >>
* Antarctica is leaking from the inside out >>

* Malaysia Airlines: First Major Airline To Use Satellite Technology To Track Own Fleet >>
* Augmented reality could slow down the loss of jobs to robots — here’s how >>
* Facebook’s millimeter-wave radio tech hits new bandwidth records >>

* Tiny reflective implant could test eye pressure >>
* A New Exoplanet May Be Most Promising Yet in Search for Life >>

* New super-sized Earth may be close enough to detect signs of life >>
* TRAPPIST-1 Has Some Serious New Competition For Best Place to Find Aliens >>

* Here’s The First Look At Syfy’s Krypton Show >>
* Las Vegas Is Installing Drug Needle Vending Machines >>
* TED Wants To Remind Us That Ideas — Not Politicians — Shape the Future >>

* SnapLogic’s AI simplifies enterprise software connections >>
* A Bottle That Grows On You >>
* Facebook’s augmented future could involve brain implants, but it’s not ‘1984’ yet >>

* This Robot Baby Factory Is the Stuff of Nightmares >>
* Watch Facebook’s F8 keynote in under 10 minutes >>
* The five best exoplanets in the galaxy to check for alien life >>

* Small Satellites Could Be Playing A Dangerous Game Of Bumper Cars In Space >>
* How to protect your smartphone privacy >>
* This Browser Extension Will Help You Read Paywalled Science Papers for Free >>

* All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix In May 2017 >>
* How Facebook’s Hardware Lab Helped Build The VR Industry’s Most Advanced Camera >>

* Facebook Is Going All In on Augmented Reality >>
* Secretive X-37B Military Space Plane Marks 700 Days in Orbit >>
* Has Intel Invented a Universal Memory Tech? >>

* Toyota’s Still Serious About Hydrogen—It Built a Semi to Prove It >>
* Wozniak Predicts Google, Facebook Still Vital in 2075 >>
* Blood from human babies make brains of elderly mice young again >>

* 1,000-mph winds, shock waves deadliest effects of asteroid strike >>
* The new Google Earth will blow your mind >>
* IBM revenue has fallen for 20 quarters — but it used to run its business very differently >>

* 53 movies you need to see in your lifetime >>
* Facebook Announces 360 Capture SDK To Record And Share VR Experiences With Cube Mapping >>
* Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With The ‘Wrong’ DNA? >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 April 2017

* Facebook’s New VR Experience Looks Like Hell on Earth >>
* Google Earth for Chrome & Android gets upgraded with guided tours, more >>

* Courts Are Using AI to Sentence Criminals. That Must Stop Now >>
* Could Space Travelers Melt As They Accelerate Through Deep Space? >>
* Audi’s latest concept is a new all-electric Tesla Model X competitor >>

* Facebook F8 Liveblog: Get The Latest News As It Happens >>
* Five Things to Know About Facebook’s Huge Augmented Reality Fantasy >>
* Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s vision for your Facebook augmented reality >>

* Mark Zuckerberg’s F8 Keynote: Here’s what you need to know >>
* Now Oculus Rift users can experience the awesome power of Google Earth VR >>
* Mark Zuckerberg confirms it IS developing a ‘mind reading’ brain interface >>

* You can now ‘feel’ objects in VR, thanks to this wearable feedback system >>
* Scientists Shock VR Users Into ‘Feeling’ Non-Existent Walls >>
* Welcome home to the new Google Earth >>

* The wristband that can diagnose diseases like diabetes and cystic fibrosis by studying SWEAT >>
* A look at China’s most exciting hypersonic aerospace programs >>
* Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the ‘Wrong’ DNA? >>

* End Pain Forever How A Single Gene Could become A Volume Knob For Human Suffering >>
* Facial recognition is coming to US airports, fast-tracked by Trump >>
* Mission Concepts: Bound Orbits around Other Stars >>

* Treating Depression With Deep Brain Stimulation Works—Most of the Time >>
* Streamers flock to YouTube Live, but the money (and crowd) is still at Twitch >>
* Facebook launches beta of Spaces, its goofy and fun social VR platform >>

* Facebook updates Messenger with support for QR codes, food delivery through M and more >>
* Facebook Workplace gets equipped with doc sharing, legal compliance and video >>
* Mark Zuckerberg hopes Facebook can help build local communities >>

* Samsung Gear VR and Controller is a virtual reality marriage made in heaven >>
* Driverless cars learn from Grand Theft Auto >>
* Netflix expects to sign up its 100 millionth subscriber this weekend >>

* Astronomers Scan Thousands of Stars for Alien Laser Signals >>
* Blastoff! Orbital ATK Cygnus Launches To Space Station | Video >>

* Algorithm Aims to Predict Bickering Among Couples >>
* How humans have fought over—and weaponized—water >>
* Are ultra-long airplane flights bad for your health? http://www.popsci.com/are-long-airplane-flights-bad-for-your-health?dom=rss-default >>

* Wait, Does Donald Trump Know the Leader of North Korea’s Name? >>
* No, Google Hire Won’t Share Your Search History With Employers >>
* Someone invented a thermometer that is perfect for squirmy kids >>

* NASA reveals image of mysterious raised areas on the red planet’s surface >>
* The incredible map of the ‘hydrogen halo’ surrounding the Milky Way that sheds new light on dark matter >>
* Explosion in space junk will cause satellite crashes ‘to soar by 50%’ as experts warn of new mega-constellations >>

* Electric shocks could help VR headset wearers feel objects (and even walk into walls) >>
* No, an asteroid hitting the ocean wouldn’t cause waves of destruction >>
* Kiwis still clinging on to old tech >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 April 2017

* Berlin Startup Holoplot Tests Steerable Sound in German Train Stations >>
* Facebook Streams a Murder, and Must Now Face Itself >>
* The Last Person Born in the 19th Century Died >>

* Deep sea tourism could become a thing soon >>
* What To Expect At Facebook’s 2017 F8 Developer Conference >>
* Two Million Stars on the Move >>

* An anti-drone squad will now police prisons in the U.K. >>
* To Get Consumers to Trust AI, Show Them Its Benefits >>
* ‘Breakthrough’ LI-RAM Material Can Store Data With Light >>

* A Chip Revolution Will Bring Better VR Sooner Than You Think >>
* Facebook’s Instant Articles promised to transform journalism — but now big publishers are fleeing >>
* The Woman Whose Phone ‘Misdiagnosed HIV’ >>

* Researchers simulate walls in VR by shocking your muscles >>
* Smart bandages will use 5G data to track your health >>
* The AI that could warn you if your wife is having a bad day >>

* AI app lets you create personalities for ‘smart’ silicone dolls that bond with humans >>
* Mattel’s New AI Will Help Raise Your Kids >>
* LSD Deactivates the Brain’s Fear Center, Study Finds >>

* Tech Roundup: A Busy Week to Come >>
* Facebook’s future will blend physical and digital worlds >>

* Scientists Create ‘Negative Mass’ –“Will Help Explore More Challenging Concepts of the Cosmos” >>
* How AI is transforming the future of fintech >>
* CubeSats – Small Spacecraft Tech Explained by NASA | Video >>

* Saturn Moon Titan’s ‘Electric Sand’ Would Make Super Castles >>
* Proxima Mission: Fine-Tuning the Photogravitational Assist >>
* The Saddest Facebook Live Video Is 20 People Kissing a Car >>

* AAA Is Planning For A Future Where We Don’t Own Cars–Starting With A Car-Share >>
* Mark Hamill Had a Great Idea for Getting Luke and Han Together in The Force Awakens >>

* New York’s Taxi commission to propose in-app tipping requirement for Uber >>
* Intel scraps annual IDF event as it looks beyond PCs >>
* On-Board Cams Deliver Awesome Views of Rocket Landing Test | Video >>

* How Running a Marathon Puts Your Body Through Hell >>
* How Self-Managed Teams Can Resolve Conflict >>
* Sorry, Facebook, but social VR will never be a thing >>

* India’s food voucher space has a new entrant, a digital one >>
* Turns Out, a Horrifying Number of People Use Their Phones While Driving >>
* Supercomputers Help Researchers Find Two New Kinds Of Magnets >>

* Is this the iPhone 8? >>
* SpaceX reveals Hyperloop ‘drag race’ will take place in August >>
* We Must Track How Technology Is Changing Work >>

* Google dismisses claims its new recruitment tool will let employers snoop on your ENTIRE search history >>
* More than 8 million people in the US have mental health problems >>
* Netflix’s earnings make for dramatic content >>

* 3D-printed patch can help mend ‘broken’ hearts >>
* Machine learning driving innovation at Amazon >>
* 5 Unresolved Issues Facing Robo-cars >>

* Roboze One 3D Printer, Now Capable of 3D Printing with 10 Materials >>
* 3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm >>
* Researchers invent a way to transmit drinks over the Internet >>

* This color-shifting lizard’s skin morphs just as Alan Turing predicted >>
* Flying EYE Is A 360-Drone That Broadcasts In 6K Resolution >>
* F8 2017: 5 Oculus Reveals We Want To See This Week >>

* The Journey to Mars has a price tag $450 billion >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 April 2017

* Wozniak’s world in 2075: ‘bigger’ Apple, Google, Facebook — and we’ll be living in deserts >>
* AI can predict heart attacks more accurately than doctors >>
* This ‘edible water bottle’ could put an end to plastic packaging >>

* The future of jobs: More men doing ‘women’s work’ >>
* SpaceX is taking SpaceVR’s cameras into orbit to deliver the astronaut experience to everyone through VR >>
* Why go on safari when you can feed an African lion live, via VR >>

* Species Split When Mountains Rise >>
* The end of FM radio >>
* NASA Satellite Will Watch Earth Breathe from Space >>

* Brothers Win XPrize for “Star Trek”-Inspired Tricorder >>
* Earth Shadow over Damavand >>
* Russia adds gun slinging to its humanoid space robot’s list of helpful skills >>
* Exercise improves your VISION: Low-intensity workouts boost the part of the brain that processes information >>

* Drinking gin can speed up your metabolism, study finds >>
* Could phones change the way our spines curve? Scientists warn an entire generation is plagued by ‘text neck’ >>
* AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals >>

* Randomness peaks when you’re in your 20s, study finds >>
* How will future cars stay up-to-date? Make them open like a PC >>

* Apple gets the OK to test autonomous cars in California >>
* Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled >>
* Classic puzzle-platformer ‘Fez’ is coming to iOS >>

* Komodo Dragons may hold the key to fighting infections >>
* Trump administration is killing its open data portal >>
* GM plans to deploy hundreds of autonomous vehicles across the country for testing >>

* The Great Japan Potato-Chip Crisis: Panic Buying, $12 Bags >>
* SpaceX announces date for second Hyperloop pod competition >>
* Robert Taylor, Innovator Who Shaped Modern Computing, Dies at 85 >>

* SS John Glenn To Debut As World’s 1st Live 360 Degree Video Of Rocket Launch April 18 >>
* The Crisis of Attention Theft—Ads That Steal Your Time for Nothing in Return >>
* Final design for Light’s insane 16-lens camera >>

* WTF is ‘80% lean’ ground beef, and why should I care? >>
* BARC scientists develop cancer drugs from Rampatri >>

* The world’s oldest person has died at 117 >>
* Space Agency Heads See the Moon on the Path to Mars >>
* Doctor Who: The Pilot, series 10 episode 1: a lovely start to the new season >>

* Lander Designed for Titan’s Methane Seas Tests Tech on Chilean Lake >>
* Researchers Image Dark Matter Bridge Between Galaxies >>
* NASA’s “Ocean Worlds” Discovery –Reveals Giant Geysers of Saturn’s Moon Enceladus as Prime Potential Life Habitat >>

* NASA Announcement: Enceladus Has Hydrogen Energy Source for Life | Video >>
* Luminous Salar de Uyuni https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170415.html >>
* In the U.S., Flying Drones Out of Sight Is Still Out of Mind >>
* 5 Things You Missed: AI Algorithms Are Biased, They Know What You’re Watching, and More >>

* Neuron-recording nanowires could help screen drugs for neurological diseases >>
* Video Friday: Volleyball Robots, Bioinspired Design, and Deep Robotic Learning >>
* How to condense water out of air using only sunlight for energy >>

* The bunker-busting nuclear bomb that almost was >>
* 23andMe Is Selling Your Data, But Not How You Think >>
* Look at the Profound Difference Between California’s Drought and California Today >>

* 15 Idiotic Internet of Things Devices Nobody Asked For >>
* This Ball-Balancing Segway Clone Uses Physics to Safely Scoot You Around >>
* Elon Musk Wants Fully Reusable Rockets—But That Won’t Be So Easy >>

* The Glorious First Trailer For Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is Here >>
* These The Last Jedi Set Pics From Director Rian Johnson Are Amazing >>
* Everything The Last Jedi Trailer Reveals About The Future of Rey, Luke And The Star Wars Galaxy >>
* The Last Jedi Will Be Carrie Fisher’s Final Star Wars Film After All >>
* Star Wars Battlefront II Will Tell a Canon Story of Imperial Revenge (and Have Last Jedi DLC) >>
* Touching Tribute to Carrie Fisher at Star Wars Celebration | Video >>
* Star Wars at 40: ‘I’ll miss Carrie Fisher,’ says Harrison Ford >>

* Fast-Forward Through Two Years of Stunning Seasonal Changes With This Drone Timelapse >>
* Apple Is Buying All The Good Trees For Its New Campus, And The Tree People Are Fighting Back >>
* Smart running shoes won’t make you faster, but they could help you avoid getting hurt >>

* Recommended Reading: Technology hasn’t improved the airline experience >>
* Genetically Modified Humans Are Pure Fiction—But Not for Long >>
* GM aims to put 300 more self-driving Chevy Bolts on the road >>

* North Korea Probably Can’t Strike the US Yet—But It’s Still Plenty Scary >>
* Weekly Space Hangout – April 14, 2017: Brad Peterson And Luvoir >>
* Good news: the robot that takes your job might be cute enough to go viral >>

* Nasa Releases Spellbinding Images Of Earth At Night >>
* Robot Ray Swims Using High-Voltage Artificial Muscles >>
* Emulate the Golden Age of the Macintosh Thanks to the Internet Archive >>

* This next level electric skateboard might make you never want to walk again >>
* Circuit programs human cells to add and subtract >>
* The Possibility of Silicon-Based Life Grows >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 14 April 2017

* It’s official: Saturn’s moon has just about everything you need to make life >>
* A Cow-llision Alert System for Driving in India >>
* Here’s why the ‘mother of all bombs’ exploded 6 feet above its target in Afghanistan >>

* Solar-Powered Device Pulls Water Out of Thin (And Pretty Dry) Air >>

* For First Time We Have the Technology to Observe Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole — “Can Spot a Golf Ball On the Moon” >>
* We know What You’re Watching (Even If It’s Encrypted) >>
* AI Learns Gender and Racial Biases from Language >>

* Hydrostor Building Underground Caverns For Affordable Compressed-Air Energy Storage >>
* 5 Neuroscience Experts Weigh in on Elon Musk’s Mysterious “Neural Lace” Company >>

* Pirate Bay Founder: ‘I Have Given Up’ >>
* Japan’s volleyball team test their spikes against robot blockers >>
* AI Wins $290,000 in Chinese Poker Competition >>

* Future submarines could be controlled remotely using VIRTUAL REALITY >>
* U.S. Regulators Test Organs-on-Chips for Food-Safety Monitoring >>
* The map of the dark matter ‘web’: Scientists create first image of mysterious ‘bridge’ that connects galaxies >>

* Computer scientists are developing a ‘master’ fingerprint that could unlock your phone >>
* Facebook’s F8 plans include Camera Effects Platform, offline Instagram >>
* Robots to deliver food in San Francisco >>

* Scientists unveil CRISPR-based diagnostic platform >>
* New Tools Needed to Track Technology’s Impact on Jobs, Panel Says >>
* Honda’s Silicon Valley Lab becomes Honda Innovations >>

* A radio signal hack is what made those Dallas warning sirens go nuts >>
* Amazon offers its voice-recognition smarts to other companies >>
* The Dark Secret At the Heart of AI >>

* New Cities Summit >>
* Solve at MIT >>
* Nanopores map small changes in DNA for early cancer detection >>

* Renesas Unveils Its Open Autonomous Vehicle Platform >>
* Graphene-oxide sieve turns seawater into drinking water >>
* How Lizards Get Their Spots >>

* Neo Asteroid 2014 Jo25 Set To Buzz Earth On April 19th >>
* Auroras from Jupiter’s Volcano Moon Shine Light on Its Interior >>
* Asteroids Are Bad at Making Waves >>

* Generator Brings Your Craziest Game of Thrones Fan Theories to Life >>
* Redshirts Aren’t Likeliest to Die — and Other ‘Star Trek’ Math Lessons >>
* US Forces Just Dropped Their Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb for the First Time >>

* These new photos of Earth lit up at night are actually pretty useful >>
* Why You’re Still Using Microsoft Word >>
* Why Is Saturn Making So Much Pasta? >>

* I just (virtually) adopted a piece of Earth, and so can you >>
* 12 Must Watch Episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 >>
* Honda’s self-driving robotic lawnmower ‘Miimo’ comes to the US >>

* NASA Reveals New Hints of Life in Space >>
* How The Trump Administration May Spark Next Worldwide Conflict Via Syria, North Korea [Opinion] >>

* From an artificial gravity chamber and a fuel free engine to a Martian airship: NASA funds 22 sci-fi proposals
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* NASA has found evidence that an ice-covered moon of Saturn could sustain alien life >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 13 April 2017

* Could Moon Miners Use Railguns to Launch Ore into Space? >>
* Google’s ‘Speak to Go’ lets you travel the globe with your voice >>
* Artificial Intelligence Complete Lectures (01-23) >>

* Long-forgotten fossils of a crocodile-like creature with ‘crankles’ could be the missing link in dinosaur evolution >>
* Aerosols to protect Earth from global warming will be sprayed into stratosphere next year >>
* Rise of the robots could spark fresh wave of migration as jobs >>

* Water telescope uses gamma rays to track new kind of pulsar >>
* Glowing nanoparticles open new window for live optical biological imaging >>
* Electric and Magnetic Fields Drive Soft, Flexible Robots >>

* Star Wars: Battlefront II’s First Trailer Leaks >>
* Robotics students and startups: pitch and demo at TechCrunch’s robotics event >>
* Robots could soon cooperate on surveillance >>

* This Automated, Package-Sorting System Is Brilliant And Utterly Mesmerizing >>
* Japan recruits a robot volleyball player to help train its national team >>
* Robot Tarzan can swing from cables to monitor crops >>

* Graphene is the key to tougher flexible OLED displays >>
* 4D printing makes objects that assemble themselves when heated >>
* Gothic cathedrals inspire very thin concrete floors >>

* Microsoft is holding a big education event in New York on May 2 >>
* ‘Face-sensing’ headsets show your real-life expressions in VR >>
* Facebook Messenger now reaches 1.2 billion users >>

* Chill, parents. Amazon’s new dashboard will let you see the content your kids are consuming. >>
* Milky Way Stars On The Move – Satellite Data Used To See Into Future >>

* Earth At Night – New Global Maps Created From Satellite Imagery | Video >>
* NASA Could Use a Miniaturized Satellite to Test Europa Moon’s Dust and Radiation >>
* Harvard Researchers Are Preparing to Geoengineer the Atmosphere >>

* Every hour you run adds 7 hours to your lifespan >>
* The Panama Canal may soon have a giant neighbour across Nicaragua >>

* The Dark Secret at the Heart of AI >>
* First Image Ever of the Dark Matter Web that Connects Galaxies >>
* NIAC 2017: Interstellar Implications >>

* CERN’s Large Hadron Collider –“Has Awakened from ‘Hibernation’ To Renew Search for New Dimensions, Gravitons, and Tiny Black Holes” >>
* NASA TV to Livestream “New Discoveries On Ocean Worlds Beyond Earth” at Thursday News Conference >>
* Beyond Space Tourism: Jeff Bezos Sees Many Uses for Blue Origin Rocket >>

* On a Mission: Restoration to Return NASA Mission Control Room to Apollo Glory >>
* Hottest Editors >>
* A New Flavor of CRISPR Could Tackle Some of the Worst Genetic Diseases >>
* Microsoft Seems to Think an Awesome PC Gaming Feature Is Coming to TVs >>

* A Deceptively Simple Test Just Taught Us Something New About Elephant Intelligence >>
* Adobe is using AI to make your selfies look like actual photography >>
* 3D Printing Living Organs, And Other World-Changing Ideas In Health >>

* Smart homes for beginners >>
* Here’s how vertical video is disrupting the filmmaking industry >>
* Psychologists Recognize 5 Personality Types — Which Are You? >>

* Doctor Who’s Peter Capaldi Hints There’s Something Weird About the Doctor’s Next Regeneration >>
* Google released a new Pixel film and it’s going viral >>
* Your phone’s motion sensors can give away PINs and passwords >>

* Facebook Messenger just made it easier to send friends money. >>
* High-speed camera rig captures 3D images of birds’ wings in flight >>
* Soldier ants carry comrades wounded in raids back to base >>

* Japanese Automakers Look to Robots to Aid the Elderly >>
* Parkinson’s Disease at 200 >>
* Bad year for butterflies: Decline in numbers is spotted in 40 out of 57 species >>

* Congress tackles major privacy, surveillance issues >>
* Amazon could surge to $1,000 a share in 2018 >>
* ‘Alexa, my wife is having an asthma attack’ – first aid emergency app launched to save lives >>

* This machine crushes bottles and creates usable sand >>
* Honda is betting big on hydrogen-powered cars >>
* Inside a $10 million aquafarm that grows slime-colored ‘water lentils’ >>

* MindMaze’s MASK Predicts Facial Expressions Before You Make Them >>
* This music video was created by an algorithm that turns sound frequencies into landscapes >>

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