Futureseek Daily Link Review; 22 August 2016

* UK ultra-lightweight UAV Zephyr X can fly at 70,000 feet for up to 45 days at a time >>
* Hypersonic missile threat is focus of space and missile defense symposium >>
* A new ‘Einstein’ equation suggests wormholes hold the key to quantum gravity >>

* Intel Launches Silicon Photonics Chip with 100G tranceivers and preps Next-Gen Phi for machine learning >>
* Low-power Always-on Camera With Gesture Recognition >>
* Columbus’ smart city win may lead to autonomous trucks >>

* Gartner Hype Cycle For Emerging Technologies, 2016 Adds Blockchain & Machine Learning For First Time >>
* US Air Force wants to plasma bomb the skies to improve radio reception >>
* Intel Demos A New Robotics Controller Running Ubuntu >>

* From Printer to Plate: How Might 3D Food Printing Transform the Grocery Store? >>
* Why I Watch People Play Videogames on the Internet >>
* Why R&D Spending Is Not A Measure of Innovation >>

* Offshore wind farm a green-energy milestone >>
* Tokyo 2020: Everything we know about the next Olympic Games >>
* This Google Chrome extension weeds out politics from your Facebook >>

* The 37 highest-paying jobs in America >>
* Apple’s retail boss thinks Apple stores should be a social ‘gathering place’ >>
* How to ace a salary negotiation, in 15 steps >>

* Genetically modified insects may be the key to the US military’s new armor >>
* World’s Astronomers –“Our 21st Century Technology Too Primitive to Detect an Advanced Alien Civilization” >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 21 August 2016

* DARPA wants artificial intelligence to explain conclusions and reasoning to humans >>
* Airbus plans to begin test fights of a flying taxi in 2017 with commercial service by 2026 >>
* The Technology That Will Build Our Future May Be Found In Mushrooms >>

* Scientists realize they can use fire tornadoes to clean up oil spills >>
* How carbon nanotubes could give us faster processors and longer battery life >>
* Breakthrough Tech: Scientists Make Swarms of Nanorobots Precisely Target Cancer Cells >>

* New Hydrogel Film Repairs Corneal Cells >>
* Windows 10 Anniversary Update Broke Millions of Webcams, Here’s How to Fix It >>
* NASA wants to hand over the ISS to a private corporation by the mid 2020s >>

* Beyond Siri, The Next-Generation AI Assistants Are Smarter Specialists >>
* An Algorithm Can Tell If You’re Depressed Just By Looking At Your Instagram Photos >>
* All of the Creepy Things Facebook Knows About You >>

* This New Xbox Game Lets You Literally Battle Cancer >>
* New Software Can Perfectly Forge Handwriting >>
* Smartphone batteries with twice the life may arrive in 2017 >>

* Mercedes’ New Concept Is a Maybach for the Electric Age >>
* Hacking and AI: Moral panic vs. real problems >>
* Tiny robot caterpillar can move objects ten times its size >>

* Prototype of Nasa aircraft completes its first test flight that will fly on Mars? >>
* Netflix Is Coming To More Hotel Rooms: Can This Boost The Company’s Revenues? >>
* Duel your friends ‘Tron’ style in ‘Project Arena’ VR >>

* LG’s latest gadget lets you watch an 80-inch display anywhere >>
* Intel’s new Atom chips bring 4K video to VR headsets, robots >>
* Microsoft’s HoloLens sells out, goes commercial >>

* Is smart dust the IoT vector of the future? >>
* The Colonel’s original KFC chicken recipe found in scrapbook >>

* Fish Pee May Be Helping Coral Reefs More Than We Think >>
* Is This Hololens Game The Future Of Crime Fiction? >>
* Research suggests sleep wearables could reduce PTSD risk >>

* Why We Toss and Turn in an Unfamiliar Bed >>
* Hyperactive galaxy could run out of gas in just 8 million years >>
* Your contact lenses could soon ‘talk’ to your phone via WiFi to reveal vital clues about your health >>

* The computer that can read your mind: AI is able to predict sentences before you say them >>
* Map reveals average penis sizes from around the world >>

* Most Extensive Reengineering of an Organism’s Genetic Code Now Complete >>
* Six things I learned playing ‘No Man’s Sky’ >>
* How your Facebook profile could cost you a job >>

* New T-Mobile, Sprint tout unlimited data plans as CEOs spar >>
* President Obama joins Twitter with @POTUS account, breaks fastest million follower count record >>
* Stranger Things: How Netflix Destroyed The Millennial Sex Life >>

* A History Of Violence: Iron Found In Fossils Suggests Supernova Role In Mass Dying >>
* Nasa Successfully Test Fires Mars Mega Rocket Engine With Modernized ‘brain’ Controller >>
* Wave Computing massively parallel Deep learning system is 100X improved on inference versus GPU and FPGA systems >>

* Neuroscientists identify cortical links to adrenal medulla (mind-body connection) >>
* Artificial intelligence can help track, monitor and predict global poverty from space images >>
* Festo’s Fantastical Flying Robots >>

* Genetically Modified Bacteria Conduct Electricity, New Era of Green Electronics >>
* UCLA physicists discover ‘apparent departure from the laws of thermodynamics’ >>
* Glowing Protein Warms Up Low-Power Laser >>

* Nanocrystals Enable a New Generation of Visible-Light Communication >>
* Get Our Best Look Yet at Westworld With a Ton of New Stills >>
* Will The U-2 Cold War Spy Plane Get A Laser? >>

* The First Step To An Artificial Womb >>
* Watch Live: Astronauts Install The Space Station’s New Private Parking Spot >>
* Our First Look at Lynda Carter on the Set of Supergirl >>

* Watching someone suffer extreme pain has a lasting effect on the brain >>
* Illumina Would Like You to Sequence More DNA, Please >>
* New research says there are 4 types of modern workers — find out which you are >>

* A sociologist surprised’ with the result of her research on breadwinners in marriages >>
* A Navy F-35C landed so precisely that it tore up a runway >>
* A new database is giving scientists more realistic vision of how we differ from each other genetically >>

* Some major changes are ahead for The CW’s lineup of superhero shows >>
* Researchers reveal plan to use DNA to bring back flightless seabird, extinct for 200 years >>
* Brain-s-face-recognition System Is Easy to Fool >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 19 August 2016

* MIT engineers human cells to store ‘memories’ in DNA >>
* Uber’s self-driving cars will pick up their first customers this month >>

* Restoring Fertility With 3d Printers >>
* A Map Showing Every Single Cargo Ship In The World >>

* IBM Scientists Imitate the Functionality of Neurons with a Phase-Change Device and each neuron update uses less than five picojoules >>
* White dwarf star Nova caught in the act which occurs every 10,000 to 1 million years >>
* Boston Dynamics Founder Marc Raibert and the SpotMini robot will be joining us at Disrupt >>

* HDR10 vs. Dolby Vision: The new TV format war >>
* Elon Musk says AI could inadvertently start wars: Herzog doc >>
* The Dark Side of Going for Gold >>

* NASA to Launch Asteroid-Sampling Mission in 3 Weeks >>
* Sea Anemone Proteins Might Help Reverse Hearing Loss >>
* This Paraplegic Man Used A Wii Balance Board To Stand Again >>

* Doubling battery power from lithium metal batteries for smartphones and other devices >>
* By 2021, combat lasers with hundreds of kilowatt power will demo shooting down ballistic missiles in the boost phase >>
* How to separate out semiconducting carbon nanotubes >>

* Darpa Wants A New Anti-drone Weapon By 2020 >>
* CNN is launching a drone-based news collecting operation >>
* Scientists solve mystery of deja vu – and say it’s a good thing >>

* This Hyperloop VR app is a good reminder of how claustrophobic Hyperloop pods will be >>
* T-Mobile shifts to unlimited plans in the latest bid to stand out from the competition >>
* T-Mobile’s New ‘Unlimited’ Plan Doesn’t Sound Very Unlimited >>

* Autonomous AI guards to stalk the internet fighting hackers >>
* Tiny, Soft Robotic Caterpillar Creeps, Climbs, And Crawls >>
* Adding a Gas-Powered Propeller Makes a Towering 360 Swing Even Crazier >>

* Fighting Poverty With Satellite Images and Machine Learning Wizardry >>
* Sloppy Spinal Stimulation Studies Scrutinized >>
* Could Proxima Centauri Be Our Interstellar Getaway? >>

* Supernova Ashes Found in Fossils Hint at Extinction Event >>
* Cooking Up Life In The Cosmic Kitchen >>
* Getting Ready for OSIRIS-REx >>

* China’s Scientists Propose the Human ‘Quantum Brain’ –“The Source of Our Dominance on the Planet: More Complex Than a Galaxy” >>
* Deus Ex’s cyberpunk future makes for a brilliant puzzle game >>
* Here’s a Clever Way To Hide Your Flatscreen TV >>

* What Comes After Solar Impulse? >>
* People with high self-control have a cunning approach to healthy eating >>
* Did A Current In The Rio Swimming Pool Give Some Swimmers An Unfair Advantage? >>

* The Retooled MacGyver Reboot Adds a Sense of Humor to All the Gadgets and Explosions >>
* Forget the chord. The Tesla Model S now has wireless charging >>
* Whyd announces its voice-controlled connected speaker for $299 >>

* Recording analog memories in human cells >>
* The robots of war: AI and the future of combat >>
* ScienceLogic acquires AppFirst to bolster its IT infrastructure monitoring service >>

* Facebook is building its own Steam-style desktop gaming platform with Unity >>
* miniPCR: Enabling the era of personal DNA >>
* The hack that lets you see everything you’ve ever watched on Netflix (and delete the dodgy selections!) >>

* World’s Smartest Physicist Thinks Science Can’t Crack Consciousness >>
* Robots will NOT destroy humankind, says Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook founder believes AI is a force for good >>
* These 5 Incredible HoloLens Videos Will Make You A VR/AR Believer >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 18 August 2016

* Watch Hybrid Airship’s First Flight >>
* Solar powered drone can stay in air for 45 DAYS will be used to track terrorists >>
* Add Fresh Baked Baguettes to the List of Things You Can Buy From a Vending Machine >>

* Miniature Aroma Sensors Put A Nose In Your Pocket >>
* Minidrone provides eye in the sky for small boats >>
* Apple-plucking Robot Could Keep People Out Of Orchards >>

* DARPA looks for innovations to counter Small Unmanned Air Systems >>
* Hawking thermal radiation observed, confirms prediction on black hole thermodynamics >>
* GOAT Robot Leg Demonstrates Explosive Jumping >>

* Russia develops stealth ferrite material to protect tanks and planes against precision guided weapons >>
* DARPA seeks to shrink VLF wireless transmitters by 1000 times >>
* When DNA Differences Matter >>

* New way to purify carbon nanotubes could open way to low cost and large scale commercialization >>
* Look At These Adorable Newborn Lemur Triplets >>
* Nasa Will Pay $1 Million If You Can Make This Robot Ready For Mars >>

* AT&T wants big mobile players to form a 5G dream team >>
* AT&T ends data overages with new plans >>
* Nasa launches million dollar contest to create ‘Valkyrie’ AI robot that will accompany astronauts on the first mission to Mars >>

* Intel’s secretive Knights Mill mega-chip will challenge GPUs for AI domination >>
* Netflix is coming to more hotel rooms worldwide >>
* Pizza Hut’s playable DJ pizza box is perfect for DJ Khaled wannabes >>

* Giant non-diffraction limited space telescopes could make the 21st century when we see the entire observable universe in substantial detail >>
* Very large baseline optical astronomy >>
* LIDAR on a chip should be 1000 times cheaper and scan 1000 times faster to revolutionize self-driving cars, drones, and robots >>

* NASA’s Space Robotics Challenge: The Tasks, the Prizes, and How to Participate >>
* Helsinki Tries Self-Driving Buses in Real Traffic >>
* NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission Emerges from First Planning Stages >>

* “Super-Babies to a Quantum Portal to the Cosmos” –China’s 2016 Headlines Foreshadow Control >>
* Artificial Gravity In Space For Mice? Multi-Generational Study Concept | Video >>

* Stairway To Heaven! – Boeing Starliner Crew Access Arm’s ‘awesome’ Launch Pad Installation >>
* Intel’s Project Euclid is a RealSense module for robots >>
* Physicists Maybe, Just Maybe, Confirm The Possible Discovery Of 5th Force Of Nature >>

* Mars-Like Environment Lies Deep Beneath Earth’s Surface >>
* 15 Technologies That Were Supposed to Change Education Forever >>
* Light at the end of Intel’s Silicon Photonics: 100Gbps network tech finally starts shipping >>

* A Zombie Star Just Went Thermonuclear >>
* SpaceX and Boeing Are Getting a Parking Spot on the ISS >>
* 11 DIY Projects to Turn Your House Into a Smart Home >>

* Scientists Have Scanned Sting’s Brain >>
* Ants Have A Stealthy Way Of Shedding Unwanted Calories >>
* Autonomous buses take to the busy streets of Helsinki >>

* Could Cities Become Too Hot To Host The Olympics? >>
* How a VR board game helps its maker deal with phobia >>
* Tiny drone camera gives you a first-person view as it cuts through the air >>

* Spacex plans to use a lot more carbon fiber for lighter rockets as reusing stages justifies higher expenses for better rockets >>
* Ford and Baidu Invest $150 Million in Velodyne for Affordable Lidar for Self-Driving Cars >>
* Software For Self-driving Cars — No Gps Necessary >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 August 2016

* Using artificial intelligence to create invisible UI >>
* New Startup Aims to Commercialize a Brain Prosthetic to Improve Memory >>
* Intel Made a VR Headset and It’s Totally Cord-Free >>

* Ford will mass-produce self-driving cars by 2021—but for sharing, not buying >>
* This Smartphone Sensor Lets You Peer Right Through Walls >>

* Taser With Built-in Heart Monitor Could Save Lives Of Those In Police Custody >>
* Complex electronics can be 3D printed at micron resolution which will enable cheaper smartphones and medical gadgets >>
* NVIDIA brings desktop-class graphics to laptops >>

* Intel’s Project Alloy will offer the first open-source, third-party ‘HoloLens’ headset >>
* Microsoft will bring holographic ‘mixed reality’ to every Windows 10 PC >>
* Microsoft fleshes out its Windows 10 mixed-reality roadmap >>

* Super-resolution 3-D microscopy images cells in unprecedented detail >>
* Nasa’s Mission To Sample A Killer Asteroid Launches In September >>
* Elon Musk’s Openai Continues To Poach Talent >>

* The Next Must-Have Smartphone Feature >>
* China Launches World’s First Quantum Communications Satellite >>
* I Mean 10th Temperature Record-Breaking Month in a Row >>

* Putting a computer in your brain is no longer science fiction >>
* Multiple Spacewalks Made For ISS Docking Adaptor Installation | Highlight Video >>
* Yes, NASA’s New Megarocket Will Be More Powerful Than the Saturn V >>

* Did Cirrus Clouds Help Keep Early Mars Warm & Wet? >>
* Google Fiber will deploy wireless internet at or near gigabit internet speeds >>
* Earth like exoplanet found around Proxima Centauri and it is in the habitable zone >>

* A proposed space telescope for quality viewing of earth sized exoplanets out to 45 light years and any object in the observable universe to 300 light year resolution >>
* Researchers Created A Star-galaxy Classification Framework Utilizing Neural Networks >>
* How a robot wrote for Engadget >>

* Lab-grown black hole proves Stephen Hawking’s radiation claims – physicist >>
* ‘ARRIVAL’ LOOKS LIKE THE ALIEN MOVIE OF THE YEAR >>
* New Rogue One Trailer Reveals How the Rebels Find Out About the Death Star >>

* Mit Researchers Make Interactive Glowing Gold-leaf Jewelry >>
* China launches the first quantum communications satellite – and what is that, exactly? >>
* Ford to ship self-driving cars without steering wheels, brake or gas pedals by 2021 >>

* Better, faster, cheaper Internet may be coming to a town near you >>
* Elon Musk’s OpenAI will teach AI to talk using Reddit >>

* Intel’s Kaby Lake chips will include integrated 4K graphics processors >>
* Intel’s Euclid is a RealSense PC the size of a candy bar >>
* Google’s Hangouts On Air is moving over to YouTube Live >>

* Ford pumps up Velodyne; will double Silicon Valley team in a year >>
* CellRobot Is A Customizable Robotic Assistant >>
* Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 is the iPhone 6S Plus killer you’ve been waiting for >>

* Singapore rolls out video-enabled ATMs so you can chat with a teller live >>
* Oculus Rift will hit UK and Canadian retailers on September 20th >>
* Scientists can now explore cells in virtual reality >>

* Popular MITx philosophy MOOC introduces instructor grading >>
* Stunning animation shows the Earth’s ‘supercharged’ Van Allen belt as it is battered by the biggest solar storm for a decade >>
* 1 nanowatt powers wireless micromachine >>

* Nasa mission to save the Earth: Go-ahead for plan to capture an asteroid and drag it into orbit around the moon using electric propulsion >>
* Time-Lapse Of NASA Building A Rocket Fuel Tank Makes Humans Look Like Ants >>
* Windows Holographic Coming to Windows 10 PCs in 2017 >>

* Intel’s Project Alloy: A Mobile VR Headset With ‘Multi-Room’ Positional Tracking >>
* Hands-On: ‘Minecraft’ For The Oculus Rift Provides The Sense Of Scale VR Was Made For >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 August 2016

* Google Is Building A New Open-source Operating System For Phones And Computers >>
* Google Fiber Is Changing Its Strategy as Costs Grow >>
* Google has made a big shift in its plan to give everybody faster internet: from wired to wireless >>

* Audi cars will start talking to city traffic systems this fall >>
* Have scientists found the brain’s generosity spot? Empathetic people have more activity in a key brain area >>
* DARPA Challenge Takes AI To War Games >>

* Morphing neutrinos provide clue to antimatter mystery >>
* Could Yellow Fever Become the Next Pandemic? >>
* What makes YOU do your chores? >>

* You Can Play Minecraft On The Oculus Rift Now >>
* Google’s brand new OS could replace Android >>
* EU Plans To Extend Some Telecom Rules To Web-Based Providers >>

* Metapacket analyzes outbound network traffic to flag and block malware >>
* Audi’s new cars will tell you how long you’ll be stuck at that red light >>
* World’s oldest ocean crust dates back to ancient supercontinent’ >>

* Robot Octopus Points the Way to Soft Robotics With Eight Wiggly Arms >>
* SRI Spin-off Abundant Robotics Developing Autonomous Apple Vacuum >>
* Today’s Electric Car Batteries Can Get You There and Back Again (Usually) >>

* New petrol engine could make diesel obsolete >>
* Has a ‘second Earth’ been found around our nearest star? Planet orbiting the sun’s stellar neighbour could have oceans of liquid water >>

* Coffee habit HELPS after a heart attack: Scientists say one cup per day can reduce the chances of cardiac damage by 20% >>
* Waterproof iPhones? Apple’s new patent looks like a clue >>

* Google Is Building Mysterious New Software >>
* Not all headaches hurt the same — here’s how to know what type of pain you’re having >>
* Stephen Hawking’s famous prediction about black holes was just observed for the first time ever >>

* MegaBots CEO Gui Cavalcanti, and a giant fighting robot, are coming to Disrupt SF >>
* IBM’s New Artificial Neurons a Big Step Toward Powerful Brain-Like Computers >>
* Hearing is like seeing for our brains and for machines >>

* Niku: A ‘Rebellious’ Trans-Neptunian Object >>
* A Flash in the Distance >>
* Throwing This Glowing Boomerang Feels Like Having X-Men Powers >>

* We don’t understand AI because we don’t understand intelligence >>
* This 125-Foot ‘Leap of Faith’ Stunt Is Completely Bonkers >>

* Intel’s battle for relevance >>
* Intel is leaving PCs behind to highlight VR and IoT at IDF >>
* Wet nanoribbons loop like DNA and fold like proteins >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 15 August 2016

* This absurd smart toaster serves up the forecast on rye >>
* Russia developing combat lasers with a main focus on blinding optoelectronic sensors >>
* Gunshot and explosion wounds sealed with stapled on zippers, deep sponge injections or micromagnets >>

* A Sixth Success! SpaceX Again Lands Rocket on a Ship at Sea >>
* NASA’s Kepler Mission –“Advanced Alien Civilizations Are Likely Extinct” >>
* New engine technology could make a very powerful and useful military hoverbike >>

* We Are All Intuitive Physicists, Scientists Say >>
* The IoT threat to privacy >>
* The Growing Importance of Torrents Meta-Search >>

* A cool new way to wire together autonomous car features >>
* Overpopulation: Are the Doomsayers Crazy or Acutely Aware? Here’s What Aldous Huxley Had to Say About It >>
* It’s Time for Fancy Apartments to Offer Balconies for Drone Landings >>

* The Value of Electricity and the Price of Telegraphs >>
* Tim Cook just admitted Apple is working on a new computing platform >>
* A French street artist is creating enormous replicas of Olympic athletes around Rio >>

* Bringing Digital Control to Physical Matter September 30 – October 2 2016 >>
* IBM’s New Artificial Neurons a Big Step Toward Powerful Brain-Like Computers >>
* The best things to do in New Zealand, according an Instagram star who visited 50 countries in 2 years >>

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