Thursday, June 26, 2014


Watch this: prototype NASA robot prowls the underside of frozen lakes, oceans   http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/24/5839902/watch-this-prototype-nasa-robot-prowls-the-underside-of-frozen-lakes

Limb regeneration: do salamanders hold the key?   http://www.kurzweilai.net/limb-regeneration-do-salamanders-hold-the-key

A super-stretchable yarn made of graphene   http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-super-stretchable-yarn-made-of-graphene

Modeling how neurons work together to perform movements: not as random as we thought   http://www.kurzweilai.net/modeling-how-neurons-work-together-to-perform-movements-not-as-random-as-we-thought

Woman or machine? New robots look creepily human  http://news.yahoo.com/woman-machine-robots-look-creepily-human-091317930--finance.html

Russian billionaire initiative to create hybrid replicas of humans in order to obtain immortality   http://altereddimensions.net/2013/russian-billionaire-2045-initiative-create-hybrid-bio-electronic-avatars-humans-immortality

Delivering Capsules of Stem Cells Helps Repair Injured Bones   http://singularityhub.com/2014/06/23/delivering-capsules-of-stem-cells-helps-repair-injured-bones/

"Why Isn't the Milky Way Crawling With Mechanical or Biological Life?" --Stephen Hawking's Answer   http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/06/why-isnt-the-milky-way-crawling-with-mechanical-or-biological-life-stephen-hawkings-answer-todays-mo.html

Driverless Cars – Impact on the Insurance Industry and just about eveything else http://groundtoground.org/2014/06/19/driverless-cars-impact-insurance-industry/

Google's Nest Moves To Become Master Of The Smart Home, By Talking To Other Devices   http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2014/06/24/google-nest-smart-home-internet-of-things/

How to Reconcile Big Data and Privacy   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2014/03/06/how-to-reconcile-big-data-and-privacy/

Brainomics: Hacking the Brain (and Autism) with Gene Machines   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/talking-back/2014/06/24/brainomics-hacking-the-brain-and-autism-with-gene-machines/

Perovskite Is the New Black in the Solar World   http://spectrum.ieee.org/green-tech/solar/perovskite-is-the-new-black-in-the-solar-world?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IeeeSpectrum+%28IEEE+Spectrum%29&utm_content=FaceBook

AIs Have Mastered Chess. Will Go Be Next?  http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/artificial-intelligence/ais-have-mastered-chess-will-go-be-next

We Will End Disability by Becoming Cyborgs   http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/bionics/we-will-end-disability-by-becoming-cyborgs

Robots Will Pave the Way to Mars   http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/space-flight/robots-will-pave-the-way-to-mars

Wearable Computers Will Transform Language   http://spectrum.ieee.org/consumer-electronics/portable-devices/wearable-computers-will-transform-language

THE ONLY SERVANT TO YOUR ROBOT IS YOU AND YOU ALONE. So, Where Are My Robot Servants?  http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/home-robots/so-where-are-my-robot-servants

Chris Harrison’s Time Machine   http://spectrum.ieee.org/video/consumer-electronics/portable-devices/chris-harrisons-time-machine

USC Scientists Create New Battery That’s Cheap, Clean, Rechargeable… and Organic   http://pressroom.usc.edu/usc-scientists-create-new-battery-thats-cheap-clean-rechargeable-and-organic/

MASHABLE:  U.S. Economy Experiences Sharpest Drop in 5 Years  http://mashable.com/2014/06/25/u-s-economy-drop/

Google sets sights on TVs, cars and watches, beyond mere smartphones    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/25/us-google-conference-idUSKBN0F00OU20140625

MORE UNIVERSAL CORRUPTION, BOTH IN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC OFFICE:  U.S. charges two more in IBM insider trading case  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/25/us-insidertrading-ibm-idUSKBN0F023V20140625

REUTERS:  North Korean troops take aim at targets depicting U.S. soldiers     http://www.reuters.com/video/2014/06/25/north-korean-troops-take-aim-at-targets?videoId=316542513&videoChannel=1

This Smart Yarn Makes Gadget Interactions Magical   http://www.wired.com/2014/06/these-knit-sensors-change-the-way-you-interact-with-your-gadgets/

Take a Closer Look at the Brain   http://www.geglobalresearch.com/innovation/take-closer-look-brain

A Simple Way to Combat Heat Waves in Farm Country    http://www.21stcentech.com/simple-combat-heat-waves-farm-country/

"Today Everything Is Relationship-Driven"   http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/news/headlines/heidi-roizen-today-everything-is-relationship-driven#.U5kMUqTm3Qs.facebook

Microsoft Teams With American Family Insurance To Launch A Home Automation Accelerator In Redmond   http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/17/microsoft-teams-with-american-family-insurance-to-launch-a-home-automation-accelerator-in-redmond/

TECHCRUNCH:  NSA Denies Any Record Of Snowden Emailing Superiors About Concerns  http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/25/nsa-denies-any-record-of-snowden-emailing-superiors-about-concerns/