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Tuesday, September 30, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 30, 2014)

LIVE SCIENCE:  Higgs Boson to the World Wide Web: 7 Big Discoveries Made at CERN http://www.livescience.com/48052-cern-anniversary-big-discoveries.html

3-D PRINT:  NYC Engineer 3D Prints a Mechanical Computer, The Turbo Entabulator  http://3dprint.com/16795/3d-printed-computer/

STATE OF THE GLOBE: World’s First Wearable Drone Takes Flight  http://stateofglobe.com/2014/09/28/worlds-first-wearable-drone-takes-flight/

STATE OF THE GLOBE:  12 Ways to Measure the Bitcoin Network’s Health  http://stateofglobe.com/2014/09/28/12-ways-to-measure-the-bitcoin-networks-health/

FORTUNE:  Why Amazon's Fire phone failed  http://fortune.com/2014/09/29/why-amazons-fire-phone-failed/?utm_content=buffer8967b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

REUTERS:  Vista Equity to buy Tibco Software for $4.3 billion  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/29/us-tibco-software-m-a-vistaequity-idUSKCN0HO11Y20140929

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia Calls for Joint Effort With U.S. to Fight Islamic State  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/russia-calls-for-joint-effort-with-u-s-to-fight-islamic-state/507990.html

DER SPIEGEL: The Caliphate Next Door: Turkey Faces Up to its Islamic State Problem www.spiegel.de/international/world/islamic-state-jihadist-activity-in-northern-syria-forces-turkey-hand-a-994392.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Finnish Prime Minister: 'Moscow Is Provoking a Number of Its Neighbors'  www.spiegel.de/international/europe/finnish-prime-minister-discusses-possible-nato-membership-a-994356.html

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  Leaders Indicating. Why Markets Now Use Politics to Predict Economics http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141849/ruchir-sharma/leaders-indicating

FOREIGN POLICY:  Obama's Islamic State Blame Game   http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/29/obamas_islamic_state_blame_game

VENTURE BEAT:  FireChat gets embraced by Hong Kong protesters, plans for verified usernames and encryption  http://venturebeat.com/2014/09/29/china-blocked-instagram-so-protesters-turn-to-firechat/

WASHINGTON EXAMINER:  Cyberwar: Not if. Not when. Now. http://washingtonexaminer.com/cyberwar-not-if.-not-when.-now./article/2553470

CIO:  VoIP Phone Systems at Risk of Shellshock Bash Attacks  http://www.cio.com/article/2687830/voice-over-ip/voip-phone-systems-at-risk-of-shellshock-bash-attacks.html

CIO:  How Social Media Can Influence High-Stakes Business Decisions  http://www.cio.com/article/2686973/social-media/how-social-media-can-influence-high-stakes-business-decisions.html

CIO:  IT Leaders Aren't All Coming From Tech  http://www.cio.com/article/2687205/careers-staffing/it-leaders-arent-all-coming-from-tech.html

KAI: ‘Greener,’ low-cost transistor heralds advance in flexible electronics  http://www.kurzweilai.net/greener-low-cost-transistor-heralds-advance-in-flexible-electronics

KAI:  Turning the Moon into a giant cosmic ray detector  http://www.kurzweilai.net/turning-the-moon-into-a-giant-cosmic-ray-detector

KAI:  Ultra-low-energy-consuming transistors and circuits  http://www.kurzweilai.net/ultra-low-energy-consuming-transistors-and-circuits

THE GUARDIAN: What is the ‘Google tax’? http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/sep/29/what-is-google-tax-george-osborne

THE GUARDIAN:  Bitcoin goes mainstream: Circle's payments make cryptocurrencies easy  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/29/bitcoin-circle-cryptocurrency-jeremy-allaire

BLOOMBERG:  HP Unveils Moonshot Servers Based on ARM Technology   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/hp-unveils-moonshot-servers-based-on-arm-technology.html

BLOOMBERG:  Oracle Cloud to Match Amazon.com’s Pricing, Ellison Says   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/oracle-cloud-to-match-amazon-com-s-pricing-ellison-says.html

BLOOMBERG:  Billionaire Ma Says Alibaba Works With China on Security   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/billionaire-ma-says-alibaba-works-with-china-on-security.html

YAHOO NEWS: WATCH: FAA Approves Drone Use for Domestic TV and Movie Production https://www.yahoo.com/tech/this-is-the-first-time-the-faa-has-allowed-the-98493565419.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Protest over contract award to delay work on NASA space taxi  http://news.yahoo.com/protest-over-contract-award-delay-nasa-space-taxi-001104138--finance.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Global wildlife populations down by half since 1970: WWF http://news.yahoo.com/global-wildlife-populations-down-half-since-1970-wwf-223218673.html

YAHOO NEWS:  Sierra Nevada challenges NASA 'space taxi' contracts to Boeing, SpaceX http://news.yahoo.com/sierra-nevada-challenges-nasa-space-taxi-contracts-boeing-152617153--finance.html

NEW YORK TIMES:  Cisco: The Internet Needs More Control  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/29/cisco-the-internet-needs-more-control/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=technology&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES:  E.U. Inquiry Into Tax Deals for Multinationals Like Apple Pushes Ahead  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/business/in-tax-inquiry-involving-apple-and-starbucks-eu-pushes-forward.html?ref=technology

NEW YORK TIMES:  Microsoft Begins a Push Into the Polling World  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/30/upshot/microsoft-begins-a-push-into-the-polling-world.html?ref=technology&abt=0002&abg=0

NEW YORK TIMES:   Tibco Software Agrees to Sell Itself to a Private Equity Firm for $4.3 Billion  http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/09/29/tibco-software-to-sell-itself-to-private-equity-firm-for-4-3-billion/?ref=technology

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Google Capital Makes First China Investment, Backs InnoLight  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/29/google-capital-makes-first-china-investment-backs-innolight/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Brown Vetoes Bill Requiring Warrants for Drone Surveillance  http://online.wsj.com/articles/california-governor-vetoes-bill-requiring-warrants-for-drone-surveillance-1412007285?mod=WSJ_TechWSJD_moreTopStories

ENGINEERING: Police Motorcycles Go Green  http://www.engineering.com/ElectronicsDesign/ElectronicsDesignArticles/ArticleID/8584/Police-Motorcycles-Go-Green.aspx

ENGINEERING: NASA Telescopes Detect Clear Skies, Water Vapor on Exoplanets  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8581/NASA-Telescopes-Detect-Clear-Skies-Water-Vapor-on-Exoplanets.aspx

ENGINEERING:  Underwater Robots Could Increase Port Security  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8582/Underwater-Robots-Could-Increase-Port-Security.aspx

ENGINEERING: Triton UAV Completes Cross-Country Navy Test  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8573/Triton-UAV-Completes-Cross-Country-Navy-Test.aspx

Phys.org:  Now hear this: Simple fluid waveguide performs spectral analysis in a manner similar to the cochlea  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-simple-fluid-waveguide-spectral-analysis.html

DAILY MAIL:  Countdown to Mars: Nasa starts final assembly of huge rockets to test spacecraft it hopes will take man to the red planet http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2774080/Countdown-Mars-Nasa-starts-assembling-huge-rockets-needed-test-spacecraft-hopes-man-red-planet.html?ito=social-twitter_mailonline

BUSINESS INSIDER:  Here's How Apple Is Making Its New HQ 'The Greenest Building On The Planet'  www.businessinsider.com/heres-how-apple-is-making-its-new-hq-the-greenest-building-on-the-planet-2014-9

FORBES:  Has Marissa Had Enough Of This Yahoo Turnaround?  http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericjackson/2014/09/26/has-marissa-had-enough-of-this-yahoo-turnaround/

FORBES:  Forbes 400: Richest Americans Facing Tougher Competition In China Business http://www.forbes.com/sites/russellflannery/2014/09/29/forbes-400-richest-americans-facing-tougher-competition-in-china-business/

BBC:  Argentina found to be in contempt of court by US judge  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29415608

BLOOMBERG:  Toyota Faces New Unintended Acceleration Probe  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-29/toyota-faces-u-s-inquiry-on-low-speed-surges-in-corollas.html

FORBES:  The Most Amazing PCs Of September 2014  http://www.forbes.com/sites/antonyleather/2014/09/29/the-most-amazing-pcs-of-september-2014/?utm_campaign=techtwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

THE ECONOMIST: Farming in the Netherlands. Polder and wiser. Dutch farmers add sustainability to their enviable productivity. http://www.economist.com/news/business/21613356-dutch-farmers-add-sustainability-their-enviable-productivity-polder-and-wiser

Authored By Copyright Mr. Andres Agostini

White Swan Book Author (Source of this Article)

www.LINKEDIN.com/in/andresagostini

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@AndresAgostini

@ThisSuccess

@SciCzar

Saturday, September 27, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 27, 2014)

ENGADGET:  Google's data-transferring tool gets a shiny new interface  http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/26/google-takeout-redesign/

BLOOMBERG:  Ford Due for Ratings Boost as Profit Returns to 1999 Level: Cars  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-26/ford-due-for-ratings-boost-as-profit-returns-to-1999-level-cars.html?cmpid=linkedin.company

BLOOMBERG: A Primer on the Deadly Math of Ebola http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-09-26/ebolas-deadly-math#r=hpt-ls

BLOOMBERG: Kaiser Permanente's Genetic Database Is Boon to Medical Research  http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-09-25/kaiser-permanentes-genetic-database-is-boon-to-medical-research#r=nav-fst

Get Your Leather and Meat from a Local Manufacturer Named Modern Meadow  http://www.21stcentech.com/leather-meat-local-manufacturer-named-modern-meadows/

UNIVERSE TODAY:  Busy Spaceport: There are Now Five Spaceships Parked at the Space Station  http://www.universetoday.com/114868/busy-spaceport-there-are-now-five-spaceships-parked-at-the-space-station/?utm_content=buffer6de41&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

POPULAR SCIENCE:  The Week In Drones: Drones Fight Ebola, Iranian Dogfighters, And More  http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/week-drones-iranian-dogfighters-rescue-robots-and-more

SCIENCE ALERT:  Scientists have discovered an on/off switch for ageing cells   http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20142409-26223.html

CIO:  4 Tips to Help CIOs Land a Seat on the Board  http://www.cio.com/article/2688432/cio-role/4-tips-to-help-cios-land-a-seat-on-the-board.html

REUTERS:  Secret tapes of Fed meetings on Goldman prompt call for U.S. hearings  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/27/us-usa-fed-whistleblower-idUSKCN0HL2F320140927

REUTERS: German courts uphold ban on Uber ride-share service http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/26/us-uber-germany-bans-idUSKCN0HL23320140926

REUTERS:  Microsoft offers first look at new Windows - and gives it a name  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/26/us-microsoft-windows-idUSKCN0HL12F20140926

LINKEDIN:  "Getting Apple, Microsoft and Fortune-500s to Uninterruptedly Buy From You!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140927032047-34427457-getting-microsoft-to-uninterruptedly-buying-from-you

“... Practice makes perfect ...”

Authored By Copyright Mr. Andres Agostini

White Swan Book Author (Source of this Article)

www.LINKEDIN.com/in/andresagostini

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@AndresAgostini

Friday, September 26, 2014

 
FUTURISM UPDATE (September 26, 2014)


Silver-Bullet-Proofing Your Prospective Client's Trust In You Into Success! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140926032951-34427457-silver-bullet-proofing-your-prospective-client-s-trust-in-you-into-success

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Sony Dreams of Profit With Morpheus Virtual-Reality Headset  http://blogs.wsj.com/japanrealtime/2014/09/19/sony-dreams-of-profit-with-morpheus-virtual-reality-headset/

CIO:  3 Security Practices That IoT Will Disrupt   http://www.cio.com/article/2599816/data-protection/3-security-practices-that-iot-will-disrupt.html

FINANCIAL TIMES:  It's Google versus News Corp: round 2! http://on.ft.com/1u2wFEG 

ENGADGET:  New Oculus Rift prototype brings out the best in virtual reality  http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/20/oculus-rift-crescent-bay-vr-headset-hands-on/

FORD: Automated Vehicles. Accident Avoidance and Driver Assist Technologies http://corporate.ford.com/microsites/sustainability-report-2013-14/vehicle-avoidance#vision

FASTCODESIGN: See The Big Bang Of The Next Internet. What will the Internet look like when web pages fade away and 3-D avatars take over? Here, we get an early glimpse. http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036256/infographic-of-the-day/see-the-big-bang-of-the-next-internet

BLOOMBERG: Intel Spends $1.5 Billion to Bolster China Market Access  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-26/intel-spends-1-5-billion-to-bolster-china-market-access.html

FINANCIALTIMES: E&Y: "If someone has a GPA in the lower 3.0 range There needs to be a reason [for it]." http://on.ft.com/1ysIjg9

CIO:  Yahoo reports a drop in government data requests  http://www.cio.com/article/2688154/yahoo-reports-a-drop-in-government-data-requests.html?utm_campaign=sflow_tweet#tk.rss_all

SCIENCE ALERT:  Scientists have "hacked" photosynthesis, and it could help them speed up food production  http://www.sciencealert.com.au/news/20141909-26205.html#.VCUBdrQyW7o.twitter

FORTUNE:  India’s Prime Minister Modi wants Coke, Pepsi to use more fruit juic  http://fortune.com/2014/09/25/indias-prime-minister-modi-wants-coke-pepsi-to-use-more-fruit-juice/?utm_content=bufferdd6a3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

THE ECONOMIST:  Energy in Europe  http://www.economist.com/news/business/21618885-europe-could-survive-cut-russian-gas-only-short-one-gasman-cutteth?fsrc=rss%7Cbus

TECH CRUNCH:  Digital Telepathy Is The Future Of The Human Species http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/24/digital-telepathy-is-the-future-of-the-human-species/

THE ECONOMIST: The economics of small states. Big problems for little countries http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2014/09/economics-small-states?fsrc=rss

FINANCIAL TIMES: Hope fades out of Indonesian markets http://on.ft.com/1BeFQC1

Authored By Mr. Andres Agostini
White Swan Book Author
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/author/agostini 
 

Thursday, September 25, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 25, 2014)

LINKEDIN:  "Litmus-Testing Your Corporate Strategy Into For-Cash Victory!" by  http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140924064538-34427457-litmus-testing-your-corporate-strategy-into-for-cash-victory

FAST COMPANY: DHL Will Begin Testing Drones (Flying Robots) Deliveries On Friday  http://www.fastcompany.com/3036215/fast-feed/dhl-will-begin-testing-drone-deliveries-on-friday

GNC:  Soft robots will go where first responders can’t  http://gcn.com/blogs/emerging-tech/2014/09/soft-robots.aspx?s=gcntech_240914&m=1

INC:  What Google Looks for in New Hires  http://www.inc.com/business-insider/what-google-looks-for-in-job-candidates.html?cid=sf01001

FORBES:  Nearly A Third Of All Female Prisoners Worldwide Are Incarcerated In The United States [Infographic]  http://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2014/09/23/nearly-a-third-of-all-female-prisoners-worldwide-are-incarcerated-in-the-united-states-infographic/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

GIZMODO:  Meet Google's Robot Army. It's Growing. http://gizmodo.com/a-humans-guide-to-googles-many-robots-1509799897

DAILY MAIL: Google's robot dog 'Cujo' goes on patrol with the Marines as it carries up to 400lbs of their kit and weapons  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2692328/Here-Cujo-Marines-let-Google-owned-Big-Dog-robot-live-military-trial.html

WRONG, WRONG, WRONG.  FORBES: Is Strategy Dead? 7 Reasons The Answer May Be Yes http://www.forbes.com/sites/ricksmith/2014/09/22/is-strategy-dead-7-reasons-the-answer-may-be-yes/

BLOOMBERG:  Occupational Hazards of Working on Wall Street  http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-24/occupational-hazards-of-working-on-wall-street

BLOOMBERG:  Obama's War Isn't Bush's Mistake  http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-24/obama-s-war-isn-t-bush-s-mistake

BLOOMBERG:  Rich-on-Rich Warfare in U.S. Politics  http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-24/rich-on-rich-warfare-in-u-s-politics

CSC: 3D Printing and the Future of Manufacturing [REPORT]   http://assets1.csc.com/innovation/downloads/LEF_20123DPrinting.pdf

ZDNET: UPS expands 3D printing services across US http://www.zdnet.com/ups-expands-3d-printing-services-across-us-7000033972/

THE ECONOMIST:  Global Markets and the world's economy, Losing momentum  http://www.economist.com/blogs/buttonwood/2014/09/markets-and-economy?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/losing_momentum

FINANCIAL TIMES: Philippines swings into trade deficit http://on.ft.com/1mWa7EW

CNBC:  How 3-D printing will radically change the world  http://www.cnbc.com/id/101638702

FORBES:  The Future Of 3D Printing And Manufacturing   http://www.forbes.com/sites/rakeshsharma/2014/01/15/1255/

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW:  3-D Printing Will Change the World  http://hbr.org/2013/03/3-d-printing-will-change-the-world/

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Google’s Moonshot Chief Claims Progress on Project Loon Balloons   http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/24/googles-moonshot-chief-claims-progress-on-project-loon-balloons/

THE ECONOMIST: Tesco's accounting problems. Britain's biggest retailer is in worse trouble than previously thought. http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21619783-decline-britains-biggest-retailer-has-begun-look-sai-turning-orange?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/turning_orange

TECH COCKTAIL:  5 Experts Weigh In on the Future of 3D Printing  http://tech.co/future-3d-printing-2014-07

REUTERS:  GM compensation fund makes first offers to victims, gets more claims  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/24/us-gm-recall-compensation-idUSKCN0HJ2DI20140924

REUTERS: Apple iPhone rollout marred by ‘bendgate,’ dropped cell service  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/24/us-apple-iphone-bend-idUSKCN0HJ20B20140924

READY NASA.  MOSCOW TIMES: Russia to Inject Massive New Funding Into International Space Station http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-to-inject-massive-new-funding-into-international-space-station/507779.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  Poll: Putin Seen by Russians as Highest Moral Authority  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/putin-is-top-moral-authority-for-russians-poll-shows/507773.html

NEXT GOV:  FBI Plans Rapid DNA Dragnets  http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/09/fbi-plans-rapid-dna-dragnets/94892/?oref=ng-skybox

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE:  Need to Know Memo: A Strategic Approach to Cybersecurity  http://www.govexec.com/technology/2014/06/need-know-memo-strategic-approach-cybersecurity/86284/?oref=ng-earthbox

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE:  CDC Predicts As Many As 1.4 Million Ebola Cases by Early 2015  http://www.govexec.com/defense/2014/09/cdc-predicts-many-14-million-ebola-cases-early-2015/94832/?oref=skybox

BLOOMBERG:  Goldman Sees Topix Decline as Abe Exhausts Policy Tools  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-24/goldman-sees-topix-decline-as-abe-exhausts-policy-tools.html

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE:  5 Factors That Reduce Cloud Complexity (While Increasing Security)  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/putin-is-top-moral-authority-for-russians-poll-shows/507773.html

DER SPIEGEL:   The Syrian Front: Waiting to Die in Aleppo  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/death-and-dying-in-aleppo-as-syria-civil-war-rages-on-a-993123.html

DER SPIEGEL:  German Central Bank Head Weidmann: 'The Euro Crisis Is Not Yet Behind Us'  http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/interview-with-bundesbank-head-jens-weidmann-on-euro-crisis-and-ecb-a-993409.html

NORWAY TODAY:  Environmental activists disappointed over Norway at climate summit  http://www.norwaytoday.info/home_view.php?id=13075

HEW YORK TIMES:  Exposing Hidden Bias at Google http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/25/technology/exposing-hidden-biases-at-google-to-improve-diversity.html?ref=technology&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES:  Under New Leadership, BlackBerry Unveils the Passport, Its Newest Smartphone  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/25/technology/under-new-leadership-blackberry-unveils-its-newest-smartphone.html?ref=technology

NO DOPE BUT WORK. WALL STREET JOURNAL:  China's Tech Factories Turn to Student Labor  http://online.wsj.com/articles/chinas-tech-factories-turn-to-student-labor-1411572448?mod=LS1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  The U.S. Postal Service wants to deliver more groceries for Amazon.com Inc.,  http://online.wsj.com/articles/postal-service-seeks-to-extend-grocery-deliveries-1411581993?mod=WSJ_TechWSJD_NeedToKnow

I FORESEE A HUGE INTRANET FOR AND BY CHINA, RUSSIA, INDIA, BRAZIL.  WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Russia Steps Up New Law to Control Foreign Internet Companies  http://online.wsj.com/articles/russia-steps-up-new-law-to-control-foreign-internet-companies-1411574920?mod=WSJ_TechWSJD_NeedToKnow

FORBES:  Mobile Master: KakaoTalk Creator Becomes One Of South Korea's Richest Billionaires  http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanmac/2014/09/24/mobile-master-kakaotalk-creator-becomes-one-of-south-koreas-richest-billionaires/

FORBES:  Amazon Begins Contacting Developers For Secret Smart Home Projects  http://www.forbes.com/sites/aarontilley/2014/09/24/amazon-smart-home-plans/

FORBES:  Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors: Part Of America's Long-Term Energy Future? www.forbes.com/sites/peterdetwiler/2014/09/22/molten-salt-nuclear-reactors-part-of-americas-long-termenergy-future/

FORBES:  Wal-Mart Really Wants To Be Your Bank, Retailer Launches Mobile Checking Account  http://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthasharf/2014/09/24/wal-mart-jumps-deeper-into-banking-with-new-mobile-checking-account/

FORTUNE: General Motors appoints its first cybersecurity officer  http://fortune.com/2014/09/24/general-motors-appoints-its-first-cybersecurity-officer/

FUTURE OBSERVATORY:  Litmus-Testing Your Corporate Strategy Into For-Cash Victory! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140924064538-34427457-litmus-testing-your-corporate-strategy-into-for-cash-victory

KAI:  New UHF RFID technology helps robots find household objects  http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-uhf-rfid-technology-helps-robots-find-household-objects

KAI:  Soft robotics ‘toolkit’ features everything a budding robot-maker needs  http://ln.is/www.kurzweilai.net/ERPSy …

THE GUARDIAN:  Russia’s eavesdropping on phone calls examined by Strasbourg court  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/24/strasbourg-court-human-rights-russia-eavesdropping-texts-emails-fsb-

A RESERVE-CURRENCY UNDERMINER. THE GUARDIAN: Bitcoin-mining computer company faces shutdown by US authorities www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/24/bitcoin-mining-computer-company-faces-shutdown

BUSINESS INSIDER:  This Giant Solar-Powered Plane Is Going To Circumnavigate The Earth  http://www.businessinsider.in/This-Giant-Solar-Powered-Plane-Is-Going-To-Circumnavigate-The-Earth/articleshow/43368438.cms

I FEEL SORRY FOR BOEING. CNN:  Airbus to help develop first supersonic business jet  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/24/travel/airbus-supersonic-jet/index.html?hpt=hp_c4

Authored By Mr. Andres Agostini
White Swan Book Author
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/author/agostini  

Wednesday, September 24, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 24, 2014)

COLUMN-Efficiency, the invisible energy revolution: John Kemp  http://www.agbc-berlin.de/content/column-efficiency-invisible-energy-revolution-john-kemp

EBN:  Apple Perfects Global Supply Chain  http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?doc_id=274867&section_id=3219

NEW YORK TIMES:  Testing Future Conditions for the Food Chain  www.nytimes.com/2014/09/23/science/testing-future-conditions-for-the-food-chain.html?smid=nytcore-iphone-share&smprod=nytcore-iphone&_r=0

INSTEAD OF PSEUDO-LEARNING FROM THE DUMB ROBERT T. KIYOSAKI, STUDY STEVE JOB'S CO-FOUNDER AND ENGINEER, STEVE WOZNIAK VIA ISBN: 978-0393330434. DIDN’T YOUR PARENTS TELL YOU TO GO TO THE DARCAL ROOT?

Fossil Fuel Divestment Joined by the Founders of Standard Oil  http://www.21stcentech.com/fossil-fuel-divestment-joined-founders-standard-oil/

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia's Black Sea Fleet Will Get 80 New Warships to Repel NATO http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-black-sea-fleet-will-get-80-new-warships-to-repel-nato/507682.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia's Military Purchases Drive Manufacturing Growth, Hiding Stagnation Beyond http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-military-purchases-drive-manufacturing-growth-hiding-stagnation-beyond/507690.html

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  Robotics & Artificial Intelligence.  Latest in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence. http://www.scientificamerican.com/topic/artificial-intelligence/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  We Are Playing God with a Declassified Future [Excerpt]   http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-are-playing-god-with-a-declassified-future-excerpt/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  Personal Drones: Are They a Public Hazard?  http://www.scientificamerican.com/video/personal-drones-are-they-a-public-hazard/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  China Plans Supercollider  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/china-plans-supercollider/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Transistor Successor Set to Bring on "The Machine" Age Soon http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/transistor-successor-set-to-bring-on-the-machine-age-soon/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  Will Automation Take Our Jobs? http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/will-automation-take-our-jobs/

TECHCRUNCH:  Video: Cirque du Soleil Does Its Thing… With Drones  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/23/video-cirque-du-soleil-does-its-thing-with-drones/

NEW SCIENTIST:  Watch a swarm of 1000 mini-robots assemble into shapes  http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26060-watch-a-swarm-of-1000-minirobots-assemble-into-shapes.html#.VCIJ_RYb8mw

MASHABLE: Facebook Further Reveals Plans for Internet-Connected Drones (Flying Bots) http://mashable.com/2014/09/23/facebook-drones-internet-org/

MASHABLE: These Tiny Robots Can Self-Assemble into Different Shapes http://mashable.com/2012/12/19/robots-self-assemble/

TECHCRUNCH: The “Robo Brain” Will Use The Internet To Teach Robots http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/25/the-robo-brain-will-use-the-internet-to-teach-robots/

FAST COMPANY:  The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Robotics  http://www.fastcompany.com/3026314/most-innovative-companies-2014/the-worlds-top-10-most-innovative-companies-in-robotics

FAST COMPANY: Can Jibo, The Family Robot, Make The World More Beautiful? http://www.fastcompany.com/3035971/then-and-now/can-jibo-the-family-robot-make-the-world-more-beautiful

FASTCODESIGN:  Control This Art Museum's Robots From The Comfort Of Your Couch http://www.fastcodesign.com/3034298/fast-feed/control-this-art-museums-robots-from-the-comfort-of-your-couch

BBC:  Robot builders inspired by animal kingdom http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-26222542

THE GUARDIAN: 'Killer robots' pose threat to peace and should be banned, UN warned, taking jobs and lives! http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/may/29/killer-robots-ban-un-warning

THE GUARDIAN: Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so… http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/feb/22/robots-google-ray-kurzweil-terminator-singularity-artificial-intelligence

THE ECONOMIST: New roles for technology.  Rise of the robots http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21599762-prepare-robot-invasion-it-will-change-way-people-think-about-technology-rise

THE ECONOMIST: Robots, Immigrants from the future http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21599522-robots-offer-unique-insight-what-people-want-technology-makes-their

ROBOHUB: The Economist 14-page Special Report: Rise of the Robots—Cool! http://robohub.org/the-economist-14-page-special-report-rise-of-the-robots-cool/

FAST COMPANY: How The "Internet Of Things" Is Turning Cities Into Living Organisms http://www.fastcompany.com/biomimicry/how-the-internet-of-things-is-turning-cities-into-organisms

FAST COMPANY:  The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In The Internet Of Things  http://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2014/industry/the-internet-of-things

FAST COMPANY:  In Boston, The Internet of Things Is Already In Front Of Your Face  www.fastcompany.com/3033636/internet-of-things/in-boston-the-internet-of-things-is-already-in-front-of-your-face

FASTCODESIGN:  Could This Idiotic Product Help "The Internet Of Things" Go Mainstream? http://www.fastcodesign.com/1673027/could-this-idiotic-product-help-the-internet-of-things-go-mainstream

FASTCODESIGN:  Google And Berg Team Up To Create An Internet Of Things   http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671606/google-and-berg-team-up-to-create-an-internet-of-things

ENGAGEDT:  Huawei's just bought an internet-of-things startup  http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/23/huawei-internet-of-things/

REUTERS:  Verizon hires TAP Advisors to plan sale of assets  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/23/us-verizon-assetsale-idUSKCN0HI2Q120140923?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews

YAHOO NEWS:  The Internet of Things Will Provide Top Companies Huge Opportunity  http://finance.yahoo.com/news/internet-things-top-companies-huge-151545735.html

Davos: Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer says Internet of Things will create 'tipping point'  http://www.marketingmagazine.co.uk/article/1228173/davos-yahoo-boss-marissa-mayer-says-internet-things-will-create-tipping-point

ENGADGET:  The Internet of Things isn't safe: thousands of smart gadgets hacked to send spam and phishing emails  http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/17/internet-of-things-hacked-malicious-email-phishing/

WIRED: In the Programmable World and Human Minds, All Our Objects Will Act as One http://www.wired.com/2013/05/internet-of-things-2/all/

WIRED:  Everything Is Hyper Connected in the Internet of Things  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/everything-hyper-connected-internet-things/

WIRED:  Why Tech’s Best Minds Are Very Worried About the Internet of Things  http://www.wired.com/2014/05/iot-report/

SAS:  What is the Internet of Things?  http://www.sas.com/en_us/insights/articles/big-data/what-is-the-internet-of-things.html

MASHABLE:  70 Percent of Internet of Things Devices Are Vulnerable to Hacking, Study Says  http://mashable.com/2014/08/02/internet-of-things-hacking-study/

MASHABLE:  Samsung, Dell and Intel to Create New 'Internet of Things' Standard   http://mashable.com/2014/07/08/open-interconnect-consortium-samsung-dell-intel/

TECHCRUNCH:  Seed Is Creating A Truly Idiot-Proof Internet Of Things  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/12/seed-is-creating-a-truly-idiot-proof-internet-of-things/

THE GUARDIAN: The internet of things - the next big challenge to our privacy http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/28/internet-of-things-privacy

PANDO DAILY:  For GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, the Internet of Things is about saving the planet  http://pando.com/2014/05/15/for-ge-ceo-jeffrey-immelt-the-internet-of-things-is-about-saving-the-planet/

LIVE SCIENCE:  Power of the Future: 10 Ways to Run the 21st Century  http://www.livescience.com/11324-power-future-10-ways-run-21st-century.html

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  Halfway There. Why the Left Wins on Culture and Always Loses on Economics http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141764/michael-kazin/halfway-there

PHYS ORG:  Scientists create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-scientists-evolved-protein-cancer.html

ENGINEERING:  Turning Toxic Waste into Batteries  http://www.engineering.com/ElectronicsDesign/ElectronicsDesignArticles/ArticleID/8536/Turning-Toxic-Waste-into-Batteries.aspx

ENGINEERING:  VEST - sensory substitution for patients with hearing loss  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8541/VEST--sensory-substitution-for-patients-with-hearing-loss.aspx

SLATE:  Drooling on Your Shoes or Living Long and Prospering?  http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/09/four_scenarios_for_our_future_lifespans.html

BBC FUTURE:  Life expectancy: How long will you live?  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120410-a-matter-of-life-and-death

THE ECONOMIST:  Longevity and Healthy Aging  http://www.economist.com/topics/longevity-and-healthy-aging

THE ECONOMIST: Electric cars. Fully charged http://www.economist.com/news/business/21597893-tesla-gains-new-admirers-it-heads-towards-mass-market-fully-charged

THE GUARDIAN:  Volvo and Renault lead way as electric car sales double in EU  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/30/volvo-renault-electric-car-sales-double-in-eu

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  BMW to Deliver Electric Car in China in September 2014 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bmw-to-deliver-electric-car-in-china-in-september/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: If the Fuel Source Ain't Clean, Your Electric Car Ain't Green  http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/coal-powered-electric-cars-pollute/

TECHCRUNCH:  Bitcoin’s Price Skyrockets Following PayPal’s Hug  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/23/bitcoins-price-skyrockets-following-paypals-hug/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

WIRED:  Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data—Mountains of It  http://www.wired.com/2014/09/ex-googler-using-big-data-model-creation-new-foods/?__scoop_post=a8efd590-411b-11e4-cc90-001018304b75&__scoop_topic=907945

NEW YORK TIMES:  Still No Flying Cars? Debating Technology’s Future  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/arts/peter-thiel-and-david-graeber-debate-technologys-future.html?_r=0

NEW SCIENTIST:  Why electric car maker Tesla has torn up its patents http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25734-why-electric-car-maker-tesla-has-torn-up-its-patents.html#.VCIychYb8mw

BBC:  Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars  http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29034483

NEW YORK TIMES:  Google’s Next Phase in Driverless Cars: No Steering Wheel or Brake Pedals  www.nytimes.com/2014/05/28/technology/googles-next-phase-in-driverless-cars-no-brakes-or-steering-wheel.html

WASHINGTON POST:  Google’s new driverless car has no brakes or steering wheel  http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/05/28/googles-new-driverless-car-has-no-brakes-or-steering-wheel/

TECHCRUNCH:  PRSS Digital Magazine Platform Acquired By Apple  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/23/prss-digital-magazine-platform-acquired-by-apple/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Indian mission reaches Mars  http://asia.nikkei.com/Tech-Science/Science/Indian-mission-reaches-Mars

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Last-ditch effort for TPP agreement gets under way  http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Last-ditch-effort-for-TPP-agreement-gets-under-way

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Japan to help train 14,000 climate change experts  http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Japan-to-help-train-14-000-climate-change-experts

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:   With Japan trip likely postponed, Putin still willing to talk   http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/With-Japan-trip-likely-postponed-Putin-still-willing-to-talk

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Japan's latest robot is a quizmaster  http://asia.nikkei.com/Tech-Science/Tech/Japan-s-latest-robot-is-a-quizmaster

INDIA WILL BE THE WORLD'S SUPERPOWER # 1.  CNN:  India's spacecraft inches closer to Mars... and history  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/23/world/asia/mars-india-orbiter/index.html

INDIA TIMES: Google India: Partnering with Modi government to accelerate Digital India programme  http://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/policy/google-india-partnering-with-modi-government-to-accelerate-digital-india-programme/43243509

Authored By Mr. Andres Agostini
White Swan Book Author
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/author/agostini 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

 
FUTURISM UPDATE (September 23, 2014)


WASHINGTON POST: United Way to begin accepting donations in Bitcoin www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/09/15/united-way-to-begin-accepting-donations-in-bitcoin-for-innovation-fund/

Computer Models Tell Us That This Ebola Pandemic Could Soon Kill Millions   http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/computer-models-tell-us-ebola-pandemic-soon-kill-millions/

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  The power of digitization http://asia.nikkei.com/magazine/20140918-MARKETS-IN-YOUR-PALM/Cover-Story/The-power-of-digitization

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  With growth flagging, Vietnam kicks up privatization  http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/With-growth-flagging-Vietnam-kicks-up-privatization

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  US supports rapprochement between Japan, neighbors: Kennedy http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/US-supports-rapprochement-between-Japan-neighbors-Kennedy

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  South Korean company feeding Southeast Asia's appetite for Japanese anime  http://asia.nikkei.com/magazine/20140918-MARKETS-IN-YOUR-PALM/Business/South-Korean-company-feeding-Southeast-Asia-s-appetite-for-Japanese-anime

REUTERS:  Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-apple-iphone-idUSKCN0HH1Q120140922

REUTERS: U.S. opposes linking Iran cooperation on Islamic State to nuclear talks  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-iraq-crisis-usa-idUSKCN0HH2B620140922

REUTERS:  White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-usa-whitehouse-security-idUSKCN0HH29R20140922

DER SPIEGEL:  Europe's Original Sin: What Asylum Policy Says about the EU  http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/eu-asylum-policy-reveals-uncomfortable-truths-about-europe-a-992995.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Sharing Burdens: Germany to Urge Shift in EU Refugee Policy  http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/germany-to-urge-shift-in-eu-refugee-policy-a-993076.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Kudrin: Russia Faces Years of Stagnation http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/kudrin-russia-faces-years-of-stagnation/507565.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Kremlin Adviser Says Russia Should Return to Capital Controls  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/kremlin-adviser-says-russia-should-return-to-capital-controls/507554.html

NEW YORK TIMES: Hurd: Oracle Takes On Microsoft in the Cloud http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/hurd-oracle-takes-on-microsoft-in-the-cloud/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=technology&_r=0

Climate Skeptics Point to World Population as the Real Problem  http://www.21stcentech.com/climate-skeptics-point-world-population-real-problem/

NEW YORK TIMES: Making Big Data Think Bigger  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/20/making-big-data-think-bigger/?ref=technology

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Obama Administration Issues New Rules to Combat Tax Inversions  http://online.wsj.com/articles/treasury-to-unveil-measures-to-combat-tax-inversions-1411421056?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  New Level of Smartphone Encryption Alarms Law Enforcement  http://online.wsj.com/articles/new-level-of-smartphone-encryption-alarms-law-enforcement-1411420341?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsThird

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  What Happens to Yahoo’s Stock Now that Alibaba Is Public?  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/22/what-happens-to-yahoos-stock-now-that-alibaba-is-public/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Google’s Recipe for EU’s Digital Agenda http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/22/googles-recipe-for-eus-digital-agenda/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Yahoo’s Core Business Value Cut in Half to $6.8 Billion After Alibaba IPO  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/19/yahoos-core-business-value-cut-in-half-to-6-8-billion-after-alibaba-ipo/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Need Room Service? A Google-Backed Robot May Knock at Your Door  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/19/need-room-service-a-google-backed-robot-may-knock-at-your-door/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:   In Silicon Valley, Awe, Dread and Hope for Alibaba   http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/19/in-silicon-valley-awe-and-dread-for-alibaba/?mod=ST1

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: 3D printer, 20 mice now en route to space station  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0922/3D-printer-20-mice-now-en-route-to-space-station

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: MAVEN now successfully orbiting Mars. What's next? (+video) http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0922/MAVEN-now-successfully-orbiting-Mars.-What-s-next-video

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR:  Why is NASA flying planes over Alaska?  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0922/Why-is-NASA-flying-planes-over-Alaska

NORWAY TODAY:  Arctic ice at its lowest level in years  http://www.norwaytoday.info/home_view.php?id=13025

NORWAY TODAY:  Russia warns Finland against joining NATO http://www.norwaytoday.info/news_view.php?id=11410

NORWAY TODAY: PST: More Islamists back from Syria http://www.norwaytoday.info/news_view.php?id=10494

BLOOMBERG: Crackdown Targets Inversions Designed to Limit U.S. Taxes  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/treasury-unveils-anti-inversion-rules-against-tax-deals.html

GET READY GOOGLE AND MICROSOFT. BLOOMBERG: Alibaba Could Buy Yahoo for Free http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-22/alibaba-could-buy-yahoo-for-free

BLOOMBERG: World Bank Says Ebola’s Spread May Have Catastrophic Cost http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-21/world-bank-says-further-ebola-spread-would-see-catastrophic-cost.html

BLOOMBERG: Global Warming (Global Existential Risk of the Planetary Climate) Is Here: Live Coverage of Climate Week 2014  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/global-warming-is-here-live-coverage-of-climate-week-2014.html

BLOOMBERG:  Billionaire’s Supersonic-Jet Plan Gets Help From Airbus  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/billionaire-s-supersonic-jet-plan-gets-help-from-airbus.html

BLOOMBERG: Rockefeller Fund Built on Oil to Abandon Fossil Fuels  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/companies-pledging-action-as-leaders-set-to-talk-climate.html

LINKEDIN: Getting Fortune 500 Prospective Client's Cash, Continually and Successfully! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140831012719-34427457-the-9-rules-to-making-love-to-your-fortune-500-prospective-client-successfully

THE ECONOMIST:  Cloud computing. Silver lining. Tech giants are waging a price war to win other firms’ computing business http://www.economist.com/news/business/21614186-tech-giants-are-waging-price-war-win-other-firms-computing-business-silver-lining

BLOOMBERG:  China Manufacturing Gauge Tops Estimates in Support for Growth  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/china-manufacturing-gauge-tops-estimates-in-support-for-growth.html

THE ECONOMIST:  Corporate computing. The rise of cloud computing is forcing old adversaries to work together. http://www.economist.com/news/business/21580148-rise-cloud-computing-forcing-old-adversaries-work-together-ascending-cloud

NPR:  Experts Warn Of Turbulent Trip To Cloud Computing  http://www.npr.org/2011/06/14/137174402/experts-warn-of-turbulent-trip-to-cloud-computing

WIRED:  Money Is Pouring Into Tech Like It’s 1999—And That’s Not Good  http://www.wired.com/2014/09/money-pouring-tech-like-1999and-thats-good/?mbid=social_twitter

THE INTERCEPT:  Apple Still Has Plenty of Your Data for the Feds  https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/09/22/apple-data/

VENTURE BEAT: Eric Schmidt to European Union: Accept Uber-style disruption or face unemployment http://venturebeat.com/2014/09/22/eric-schmidt-to-european-union-accept-uber-style-disruption-or-face-unemployment/

Intel Powers DIY 3D-Printed Robots  http://www.psfk.com/2014/09/intel-powers-diy-3d-printed-robots.html?utm_content=buffer1d953&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

NPR:  The Summer Of 2014 Has Been A Messy Time For The World  http://www.npr.org/2014/09/13/348286463/the-summer-of-2014-has-been-a-messy-time-for-the-world

KAI:  Ultra-thin diamond nanothreads are strongest, stiffest materials  http://www.kurzweilai.net/smallest-possible-diamonds-form-ultra-thin-nanothreads

KAI:  Russian scientists create ultrahard ‘Fullerite’ material at room temperature and lower pressure  http://www.kurzweilai.net/scientists-come-closer-to-the-industrial-synthesis-of-a-material-harder-than-diamond

Authored By Mr. Andres Agostini
White Swan Book Author
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/author/Agostini

Monday, September 22, 2014

 
FUTURISM UPDATE (September 22, 2014)


THE INDEPENDENT: A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station yesterday, carrying the first 3D printer for astronauts in orbit.  http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/postcard-from-cape-canaveral-9747380.html

3D PRINTING:  3D Re-Printer Concept – All-in-one Plastic Recycling 3D Printer  http://3dprint.com/15103/3d-re-printer/

FOREIGN POLICY:  Stuff I didn't know: Earth's rotation affects the accuracy of long-range shells http://ricks.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2014/09/19/stuff_i_didnt_know_earths_rotation_affects_the_accuracy_of_long_range_shells

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How printable organs will change the future of medicine http://forumblog.org/2014/08/3d-bioprinting-changing-medicine/?utm_content=buffer52ccd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Rowbot Robot Tends to Farmers’ Fields  http://www.21stcentech.com/rowbot-robot-farmers-fields/

THE ECONOMIST:  How Alibaba measures up. China's big e-commerce site dominates its American peers. http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21619213-chinas-big-e-commerce-site-dominates-its-american-peers-how-alibaba-measures-up?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/how_alibaba_measures_up

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM:  What makes Switzerland so competitive?  http://forumblog.org/2014/09/makes-switzerland-competitive/?utm_content=buffer8702c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

THE ECONOMIST:  The internet of things. Home, hacked home. The perils of connected devices.  http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21606420-perils-connected-devices-home-hacked-home

THE ECONOMIST: The language of the internet of things. More and more devices are becoming connected, but will they speak the same language? http://www.economist.com/news/technology-quarterly/21615067-more-and-more-devices-are-becoming-connected-will-they-speak-same 

FINANCIAL TIMES: The Connected Business. Need-to-know: A guide to the internet of things. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/daf3a2e8-bbc9-11e2-82df-00144feab7de.html

RREUTERS: Exclusive: Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand - sources  www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-siemens-dresser-rand-grp-exclusive-idUSKBN0HG0RA20140922?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

REUTERS:  Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-iran-nuclear-exclusive-idUSKBN0HG0YN20140922

REUTERS: SoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/21/us-softbank-alibaba-idUSKBN0HG08A20140921

REUTERS:  Facebook's Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/20/us-facebook-oculus-idUSKBN0HF0L120140920

REUTERS:  Rocket Internet CEO stands to lift stake via options: report  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/20/us-rocketinternet-ipo-options-idUSKBN0HF0F820140920

MORE WWIII. MOSCOW TIMES: One-Fifth of Russia's Oil Production Is at Risk Due to Sanctions http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/one-fifth-of-russia-s-oil-production-is-at-risk-due-to-sanctions/507474.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  Russia's Banks Make 'Colossal' Efforts to Find Funding as Sanctions Bite  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-banks-make-colossal-efforts-to-find-funding-as-sanctions-corrode-sector/507465.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  Russian Strategic Bombers Approached U.S. Borders  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/russian-strategic-bombers-approached-u-s-borders/507475.html

THE ECONOMIST: The internet of things (to be hacked). Hooking up gadgets to the web promises huge benefits. But security must not be an afterthought. http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21606829-hooking-up-gadgets-web-promises-huge-benefits-security-must-not-be?linkId=8786768

INC:  3 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Learn from Joan Rivers  http://www.inc.com/quora/3-things-entrepreneurs-need-to-learn-from-joan-rivers.html

CISCO:  What is the Internet of Everything?  http://www.cisco.com/web/tomorrow-starts-here/ioe/index.html

TIME:   The Next Big Thing for Tech: The Internet of Everything  http://time.com/539/the-next-big-thing-for-tech-the-internet-of-everything/

FORBES:  How The Internet Of Everything Transforms Traditional Industries  http://www.forbes.com/sites/groupthink/2014/07/29/how-the-internet-of-everything-transforms-traditional-industries/

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM:  Climate targets have failed. Time to try something new http://forumblog.org/2014/07/climate-change-technology-jeffrey-sachs/?utm_content=buffere2ef3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

THE ECONOMIST: Bioethics. It's not about miracles or monsters. A hands-on look at some hard, practical questions in bioethics http://www.economist.com/node/1131202

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  ISIS Goes to Asia. Extremism in the Middle East Isn't Only Spreading West   http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/142004/joseph-chinyong-liow/isis-goes-to-asia

GIZMODO: A Common Bacteria Can Be Injected Directly Into Tumors to Fight Cancer http://gizmodo.com/a-common-bacteria-can-be-injected-directly-into-tumors-1621189270

WASHINGTON POST:  The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2014/09/19/the-coming-era-of-unlimited-and-free-clean-energy/
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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini 

Saturday, September 20, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 21, 2014)

GE INTELLIGENT PLATFORMS:  High-performance Automation for a Connected World  http://www.ge-ip.com/future-of-industrial-automation

CNN:  View from Russia: Could Putin be in Obama's 'broad coalition' against ISIS?   http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/18/opinion/isis-obama-putin-nekrassov/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

YAHOO NEWS: Russian fighters intercepted by U.S. near Alaska http://news.yahoo.com/six-russian-fighters-intercepted-us-near-alaska-222607256.html

YAHOO NEWS: Russian fighters intercepted by U.S. near Alaska http://news.yahoo.com/six-russian-fighters-intercepted-us-near-alaska-222607256.html

GLOBAL NEWS: Canadian and U.S. jets intercepted Russian planes over Arctic: Norad http://globalnews.ca/news/1573811/canadian-and-u-s-jets-intercepted-russian-planes-over-arctic-norad/

NOT THE WORLD, BUT NATO AND THE MIDDLE EAST.  CNN: Is the world going nuts? http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/opinion/zakaria-world-nuts/index.html?hpt=hp_t5

FOX NEWS: F-22 fighters intercept Russian military planes 55 miles off Alaska  http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/09/20/f-22-fighters-intercept-russian-military-planes-55-miles-off-alaska/

RT:  Spare parts in space: NASA to send ISS its first 3D printer  http://rt.com/news/189324-3d-space-printer-iss/

NASA:  3D Printing: Food in Space http://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/home/feature_3d_food_prt.htm

NASA: 3D Printing In Zero-G Technology Demonstration (3D Printing In Zero-G)  http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/experiments/1115.html

SPACE COM:  How NASA Is Launching 3D Printing Into Space  http://www.space.com/24599-nasa-launches-3d-printing-in-space.html

GIZMODO:  NASA Is Blasting the First 3D Printer Into Space Tonight  http://gizmodo.com/nasa-is-blasting-the-first-3d-printer-into-space-tonigh-1636978871

THE VERGE:  The International Space Station is about to get its first 3D printer  http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/19/6538231/nasa-is-about-to-send-the-first-3d-printer-into-space

CBS:  A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way  http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2014/09/18/a-pill-to-treat-concussions-is-on-the-way/

FORBES:  These Are Not Your Father's Solar Panels  http://www.forbes.com/sites/larrymyler/2014/05/20/global-efficient-energy-these-are-not-your-fathers-solar-panels/

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE: A Map of Rosetta's Comet https://www.mps.mpg.de/3788997/PM_2014_09_08_Eine_Karte_des_Rosetta-Kometen

THE ECONOMIC TIMES:  Bill Gates meets Narendra Modi, lauds focus on sanitation and banking for poor  http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/bill-gates-meets-narendra-modi-lauds-focus-on-sanitation-and-banking-for-poor/articleshow/42920899.cms?adcode=13

TIMES UNION:      Russia - China relations"Russia reorients to the Orient" New monthly memo from Russia Direct http://www.timesunion.com/news/world/article/China-leader-inaugurates-Sri-Lankan-port-project-5760713.php 

TIMES OF INDIA:  It takes a solar lantern to change destinies  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/It-takes-a-solar-lantern-to-change-destinies/articleshow/4027767.cms

NEWS INDIA: U.S. seeks ‘talk and trade’ to rebuild India ties  http://newsindiatimes.com/u-s-seeks-talk-and-trade-to-rebuild-india-ties/

BUSINESS INSIDER: Two Big Trends Will Fuel The Renewable Energy Boom For Years  http://www.businessinsider.com/trends-fueling-renewable-energy-2014-9#ixzz3DuDEq8Rp

BUSINESS INSIDER:  This Startup Is Replacing Phone And Tablet Batteries With Invisible Solar Panels  http://www.businessinsider.com/ubiquitous-energy-invisible-solar-panels-2014-8#ixzz3DuDeumGJ

BUSINESS INSIDER:  9 Signs That Americans Will See Solar Power Everywhere Within The Decade  http://www.businessinsider.com/rise-of-solar-power-2013-5?op=1

BUSINESS INSIDER: What If Giant Space-Based Solar Panels Could Beam Unlimited Power To The Earth?  http://www.businessinsider.com/space-based-solar-panels-could-power-earth-2014-7

Could the U.S. Military Be a Catalyst for Solar Energy?  http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/05/13/could-the-us-military-be-a-catalyst-for-solar-ener.aspx

THE GUARDIAN:  Solar energy cells you can print out catching commercial eye, says CSIRO  www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/10/solar-energy-cells-you-can-print-out-catching-commercial-eye-says-csiro

THE GUARDIAN:  Focus on the facts – wind energy works  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/dec/08/wind-energy-works-turbines

BBC:  Generating electricity from wind power  http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/generating-electricity-from-wind-power/6616.html

BBC:  Cheap solar energy  http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/language/wordsinthenews/2014/06/140627_witn_solar_power.shtml

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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini    

FUTURISM UPDATE (September 20, 2014)

DARPA:  President Obama Highlights New DARPA Program Aimed at Developing Novel Therapies Customized to Individual Patients  http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2014/08/26.aspx

Rising Tides – Mitigation versus Consternation  http://www.21stcentech.com/rising-tides-mitigation-consternation/

REUTERS: North Korea says imprisoned American tried to become 'second Snowden'  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/20/us-northkorea-usa-miller-idUSKBN0HF00B20140920

REUTERS:  French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/19/us-iraq-crisis-idUSKBN0HE0Y420140919

REUTERS:  Other automakers to challenge Tesla in over-the-air software upgrades  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/19/us-tesla-motors-software-idUSKBN0HE2HL20140919

BLOOMBERG: Al-Qaeda Spokesman Admits Embassy Plot as Judge Questions Deal  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-19/al-qaeda-embassy-attack-plea-delayed-as-deal-questioned.html

BLOOMBERG:  Protecting the Power Grid From Malware That Doesn’t Exist Yet  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-18/protecting-the-power-grid-from-malware-that-don-t-exist-yet.html

KAI:  A long-lasting, water-based nuclear-energy-powered battery  http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-long-lasting-water-based-nuclear-energy-powered-battery

KAI: A new impermeable form of graphene oxide could be the ultimate protective coating  http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-new-impermeable-form-of-graphene-oxide-could-be-the-ultimate-protective-coating

KAI:  Car hacking: who’s monitoring (or controlling) your car?  http://www.kurzweilai.net/car-hacking-whos-monitoring-or-controlling-your-car

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW:  3-D Printing Will Change the World  http://hbr.org/2013/03/3-d-printing-will-change-the-world/

SLATE:  A Very Matter-of-Fact Interview About the Russian Tradition of Arresting Billionaires and Taking Their Stuff  http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2014/09/19/vladimir_yevtushenkov_house_arrest_yevgeny_chichvarkin_comments.html

BBC: Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania form joint military unit  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29284548

BBC: Six Russian fighter jets intercepted off Alaska  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-29288277

HUFF POST:  Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in Arctic  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/09/19/canadian-fighter-jets-int_n_5852962.html?utm_hp_ref=canada&ir=Canada

DESIGN ENGINEERING:  NASA’s JPL develops multi-metal 3D printing process  http://www.design-engineering.com/general/nasas-jpl-develops-multi-metal-3d-printing-process-132113

NASA:  Printing the Metals of the Future  http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2014-247

BBC:  eBay security flaw has existed for months  http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29279213

SCIENCE MAG:  Gene therapy helps weak mice grow strong  http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2014/09/gene-therapy-helps-weak-mice-grow-strong

LA TIMES: A theory for toddlers' turbo-charged learning style. The lack of a fully formed prefrontal cortex -- the section of the brain that keeps an adult 'on task' -- may help young kids accumulate knowledge rapidly, a study suggests. http://articles.latimes.com/2009/dec/07/health/la-he-toddler7-2009dec07

(CNN) -- 2 US. jets intercepted six Russian planes that neared U.S. airspace off Alaska on Thursday and Canadian planes intercepted 2 Russian bombers that approached Canadian airspace, NORAD reported. http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/19/us/russian-plane-incidents/index.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  Putin Seeks Ways to Cut Russia Off From the Internet  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/putin-seeks-ways-to-cut-russia-off-from-the-internet/507449.html

PEW RESEARCH: AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs  http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/08/06/future-of-jobs/

Internet of Everything is a $4.6 trillion opportunity for global public-sector organizations over the next decade  http://internetofeverything.cisco.com/learn/value-stake-public-sector

NATURE AND SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  The Long Slow Rise of Solar and Wind  http://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/journal/v310/n1/full/scientificamerican0114-52.html

NATURE: Economics: Manufacture renewables to build energy security  http://www.nature.com/news/economics-manufacture-renewables-to-build-energy-security-1.15847

WALL STREET JOURNAL: GlaxoSmithKline Found Guilty of Bribery in China  http://online.wsj.com/articles/glaxosmithkline-found-guilty-of-bribery-in-china-1411114817

ADAGE:  Hey, CMO: Larry Ellison and Oracle Want Your Business As Tech Titans Race to Dominate the Marketing Cloud, Oracle and Others Are Courting the New Decision Makers -- You http://adage.com/article/btob/hey-cmo-larry-ellison-oracle-business/294941/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=btob&ttl=1411659572

PHYS ORG: Quick-change materials break the silicon speed limit for computers  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-quick-change-materials-silicon-limit.html#jCp

ECONOMICALLY, EXPECT ZERO. PEW RESEARCH: World Remains Glum about Economic Prospects http://www.pewglobal.org/2014/09/19/world-remains-glum-about-economic-prospects/

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:  Global Public Downbeat about Economy. Many Wary of the Future and the Present.  http://www.pewglobal.org/2014/09/09/global-public-downbeat-about-economy/

BLOOMBERG:  Pena Nieto Heads to New York After Energy Overhaul Moves   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-19/pena-nieto-heads-to-new-york-riding-energy-overhaul-momentum.html

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Chinese Views of India: Culturally Rich but Backward  http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2014/09/18/chinese-views-of-india-culturally-rich-but-backward/

PEW RESEARCH:  Indians Reflect on Their Country & the World. Troubled by Economic Problems, Corruption, Pakistan and China. www.pewglobal.org/2014/03/31/indians-reflect-on-their-country-the-world/

BUSINESS INSIDER:  Alibaba Is Already The Fourth Most Valuable Technology Company In The World  http://www.businessinsider.com/alibaba-is-already-the-fourth-most-valuable-technology-company-in-the-world-2014-9#ixzz3DpXE42qS

THE NATO CONSEQUENCES. BREAKING DEFENSE: Army Scrambles On 4 Continents: Odierno Previews New Doctrine  http://breakingdefense.com/2014/09/army-scrambles-on-4-continents-odierno-previews-new-doctrine/
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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini   


Friday, September 19, 2014


WALL STREET JOURNAL:  It's Time to Take Artificial Intelligence Seriously. No Longer an Academic Curiosity, It Now Has Measurable Impact on Our Lives http://online.wsj.com/articles/its-time-to-take-artificial-intelligence-seriously-1408922644

Blue Origin to Replace Russia’s RD-180 for U.S. Rocket Flights  http://www.21stcentech.com/blue-origin-replace-russias-rd-180-u-s-rocket-flights/

CBSNEWS: Popular Science picks best inventions for 2014  http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/popular-science-picks-best-inventions-for-2014/

BUSINESS INSIDER: World Bank: Economic Impact Of Ebola Outbreak Could Be 'Catastrophic'  http://www.businessinsider.com/world-bank-ebola-could-be-catastrophic-2014-9#ixzz3Di1nviFA

BUSINESS INSIDER: A Declassified CIA Paper Shows How Close The US And The Soviets Really Came To War In 1983 http://www.businessinsider.com/how-close-the-us-and-the-soviets-came-to-war-in-1983-2014-9#ixzz3Di2QFSAu

BUSINESS INSIDER:  Scientists Have Detected A New Stellar Explosion That Might Be A Supernova http://www.businessinsider.com/supernova-candidate-explosion-in-ngc-1566-2014-9#ixzz3Di2pCdGE

THE ECONOMIST: The rise and rise of Xi Jinping. Xi who must be obeyed  www.economist.com/news/leaders/21618780-most-powerful-and-popular-leader-china-has-had-decades-must-use-these-assets-wisely-xi

KAI: Capturing the motion of a single molecule in real time as it oscillates from one quantum state to another  http://www.kurzweilai.net/capturing-the-motion-of-a-single-molecule-in-real-time-as-it-oscillates-from-one-quantum-state-to-another

KAI: Measuring the motion patterns of bacteria in real time  http://www.kurzweilai.net/and-so-they-beat-on-flagella-against-the-cantilever

KAI: Twisting radio beams to transmit ultra-high-speed data  http://www.kurzweilai.net/twisting-radio-beams-to-transmit-ultra-high-speed-data

NATURE: Machine learning approaches to genomics   http://www.nature.com/encode/threads/machine-learning-approaches-to-genomics

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE:  Intelligent Systems: Perception - Action - Learning  http://www.is.mpg.de/research

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE:  Machine Learning - Pioneering Research Network http://www.is.mpg.de/15591077/Maschinen-das-Lernen-lehren

WIRED: A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere  http://www.wired.com/2014/09/military-grade-drone-can-printed-anywhere/?mbid=social_fb

REUTERS: Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 billion http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/18/us-alibaba-ipo-idUSKBN0HD2CO20140918

REUTERS:  SAP agrees to buy expense software maker Concur for $7.3 billion  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/18/us-concur-tech-sap-se-m-a-idUSKBN0HD2N220140918

REUTERS: Qualcomm shows off robot technology, but mum on China dispute  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/18/us-qualcomm-robots-idUSKBN0HD2LA20140918

BLOOMBERG: Alibaba Overtakes Amazon as Most Highly Valued Online Retailer  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-18/alibaba-overtakes-amazon-as-most-highly-valued-online-retailer.html

FORBES: FDA Approves Lilly's Once-Weekly Shot For Diabetes  http://www.forbes.com/sites/larryhusten/2014/09/18/fda-approves-lillys-once-weekly-shot-for-diabetes/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

FAST COMPANY: WHAT PAYPAL'S VP OF TECHNOLOGY LEARNED FROM FACING ADVERSITY http://www.fastcompany.com/3035876/strong-female-lead/what-paypals-vp-of-technology-learned-from-facing-adversity

THE ECONOMIST:  MANAGEMENT thinkers have paid surprisingly little attention to how Chinese firms are run. http://www.economist.com/news/business/21616974-chinese-management-ideas-are-beginning-get-attention-they-deserve-china-wave?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/the_china_wave

FINANCIAL TIMES: Lotus to cut workforce by more than a quarter  http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/00758d68-3f51-11e4-984b-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3Dinet9ol

AMERICAN SCIENTIST: Computers get faster every year, but Seth Lloyd thinks he has the limit finally in sight.  http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/seth-lloyd

IEEE Spectrum:  Wine Critics Watch Out: Artificial Tongues Are Getting Better  http://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/biomedical/devices/pucker-up-for-nanowine-tasting-test

SCIENCE DAILY:  First blood test to diagnose depression in adults  http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/09/140917121229.htm

PHYS ORG:  Spacesuits of the future may resemble a streamlined second skin  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-spacesuits-future-resemble-skin.html

PHYS ORG:  World population to keep growing this century, hit 11 billion by 2100  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-world-population-century-billion.html

ENGINEERING: Airbus Patents a VRHelmet to Make Flying LessAgonizing   www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8528/Airbus-Patents-a-VR-Helmet-to-Make-Flying-Less-Agonizing.aspx

ENGINEERING:  Harvard Awarded DARPA Exosuit Contract  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8507/Harvard-Awarded-DARPA-Exosuit-Contract.aspx

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE:  New 3D-image modelling technology enables anyone to have a 3D digital doppelgänger  http://www.mpg.de/7975368/bodylab-3D-modelling-technology

THE ATLANTIC:  What Happens When We All Live to 100? http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/09/what-happens-when-we-all-live-to-100/379338/

NEW SCIENTIST: Quantum internet could keep us safe from spying eyes  http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329873.000-quantum-internet-could-keep-us-safe-from-spying-eyes.html#.VBuhfhYb8mw

NATURE:  Need an organ? Just print some stem cells in 3D  http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21729035.600-need-an-organ-just-print-some-stem-cells-in-3d.html#.VBuiUxYb8mw

TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: 3-D Printing for the Masses. A rapid-prototyping service opens up technology to hobbyists and designers. http://www.technologyreview.com/news/410536/3-d-printing-for-the-masses/

NEW YORKER: Does Silicon Valley Have a Contract-Worker Problem?  http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/09/silicon-valleys-contract-worker-problem.html?utm_source=digg&utm_medium=diggtwitter

STANFORD UNIVERSITY:  3-D printing creates murky product liability issues, Stanford scholar says  http://news.stanford.edu/news/2013/december/3d-legal-issues-121213.html

REUTERS:  Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/18/us-home-depot-dataprotection-idUSKBN0HD2J420140918

MOSCOW TIMES:  Russia's Gas Supply Cuts to Europe Bolster Gazprom's Bargaining Power http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-gas-supply-cuts-to-europe-bolster-gazprom-s-bargaining-power/507397.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  Anti-Aircraft Missile Lands Near Chita  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/anti-aircraft-missile-lands-near-chita/507391.html

DER SPIEGEL:   Germany's Ailing Infrastructure: A Nation Slowly Crumbles  http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/low-german-infrastructure-investment-worries-experts-a-990903.html

THE ECONOMIST: Self-driving cars. Coming to a street near you. http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21618531-making-autonomous-vehicles-reality-coming-street-near-you?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/coming_to_a_street_near_you

www.3ders.org:  NASA to grow 3D printed space wood  http://www.3ders.org/articles/20140210-nasa-to-3d-print-wood-in-space.html

CNN: The next frontier in 3-D printing: Human organs http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/03/tech/innovation/3-d-printing-human-organs/

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Flying High. The Improbable Rise of the Gulf Airlines  http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/142000/jim-krane/flying-high

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  The End of Swedish Exceptionalism. Why the Elections Mark a New Era for Politics http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141998/bo-rothstein/the-end-of-swedish-exceptionalism

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  The End of Swedish Exceptionalism. Why the Elections Mark a New Era for Politics http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141998/bo-rothstein/the-end-of-swedish-exceptionalism

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:   Europe's Jewish Problem. The Misunderstood Rise of European Anti-Semitism  http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141990/yascha-mounk/europes-jewish-problem

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:   Europe's Jewish Problem. The Misunderstood Rise of European Anti-Semitism  http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141990/yascha-mounk/europes-jewish-problem

FOREIGN POLICY:  Hammered by the West, Putin Turns East. Russia and China are close to another mammoth natural gas deal that could reshape the world's energy map.  http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/18/hammered_by_the_west_putin_turns_east_russia_china_gas_altai

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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini   



Thursday, September 18, 2014


MAKE: The Idea Builder: Dremel Releases a Mass-Market 3D Printer  http://makezine.com/2014/09/17/dremel-3d-printer-idea-builder/

REUTERS:  Chinese hacked U.S. military contractors, Senate panel finds  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/18/us-usa-military-cyberspying-idUSKBN0HC1TA20140918

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR:   Chinese hackers penetrating key computer networks for Pentagon, report finds  http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Security-Watch/Cyber-Conflict-Monitor/2014/0917/Chinese-hackers-penetrating-key-computer-networks-for-Pentagon-report-finds

WHAT HAPPENED TO JAPANESE HONOR? FIRST TOYOTA AND FUKUSHIMA AND THEN SUZUKI. REUTERS: Suzuki Motor to recall 453,000 minivehicles in Japan http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/18/us-suzuki-motor-recall-idUSKBN0HD0G120140918?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

What Do Suzuki, General Electric, and Toyota have in Common? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140918063630-34427457-what-do-suzuki-general-electric-and-toyota-have-in-common

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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini 
  

Wednesday, September 17, 2014


BLOOMBERG:  Did You Know You Had Diabetes? It's All Over the Internet   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-11/how-big-data-peers-inside-your-medicine-chest.html

THE ECONOMIST:  Getting to know you. Everything people do online is avidly followed by advertisers and third-party trackers http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21615871-everything-people-do-online-avidly-followed-advertisers-and-third-party#sthash.MXyd5oQt.dpbs

THE REGISTER:  Hackers-for-hire raided 300 banks, corporates for TWELVE YEARS  http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/16/hackersforhire_raided_300_banks_corporates_for_twelve_years/

Every Government Official Should Read This – Choosing Between Economic Growth and Fighting Climate Change is No Longer An Issue  http://www.21stcentech.com/government-official-read-choosing-economic-growth-fighting-climate-change-longer-issue/

No One Should Think That Money Spent on NASA is a Waste  http://www.21stcentech.com/money-spent-nasa-waste/

MASHABLE: World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print  http://mashable.com/2014/09/16/first-3d-printed-car/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Beauty in Math and Art Activate Same Brain Area  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/beauty-in-math-and-art-activate-same-brain-area/?WT.mc_id=SA_MindFacebook

FT:  Brace of British universities ranked in global top three  http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2af6065e-3d02-11e4-a2ab-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3DWP0zBDT

BUSINESS INSIDER: PayPal Uses Apple's Nude Selfie Scandal To Take A Shot At Apple Pay http://www.businessinsider.com/paypal-is-already-taking-shots-at-apple-pay-2014-9#ixzz3DWWrVcTQ

COMPUTERWORLD:  NASA launches massive cloud migration  http://www.computerworld.com/article/2599804/cloud-computing/nasa-launches-massive-cloud-migration.html

EXTREMETECH: The future of permanent, fully integrated prosthetic limbs and bionic implants  http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/189746-the-future-of-permanent-fully-integrated-prosthetic-limbs-and-bionic-implants

KAI: New algorithm enables MIT cheetah robot to run and jump, untethered, across grass  http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-algorithm-enables-mit-cheetah-robot-to-run-and-jump-untethered-across-grass

PHYS ORG: Physicists design zero-friction quantum engine  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-physicists-zero-friction-quantum.html

KAI:  Camouflaging metamaterials create the LCD color display of the future  http://www.kurzweilai.net/camouflaging-metamaterials-create-the-lcd-color-display-of-the-future

KAI: How a quantum computer could defeat a classical computer  http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-a-quantum-computer-could-defeat-a-classical-computer

CNN: Billionaire Peter Thiel tells Apple: Innovate more  http://money.cnn.com/2014/09/16/investing/peter-thiel-apple-innovation/

REUTERS: Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/us-usa-boeing-spacetaxi-idUSKBN0HB2B120140916

REUTERS: Russians love their children, too – but that alone won’t stop a nuclear http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/09/15/russians-love-their-children-too-but-that-alone-wont-stop-a-larger-war/war 

REUTERS: U.S. general says ground forces cannot be ruled out in war on Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/video/2014/09/16/us-general-says-ground-forces-cannot-be?videoId=343282488&videoChannel=1&channelName=Top+News

NATURE: Google and NASA snap up quantum computer  http://www.nature.com/news/google-and-nasa-snap-up-quantum-computer-1.12999

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY:  'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems  http://www.princeton.edu/engineering/news/archive/?id=13459

DER SPIEGEL:   Airstrike Uncertainties: Obama's Dangerously Vague New War  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/american-war-on-islamic-state-isis-is-risky-and-uncertain-a-991645.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Islamic State in Iraq: 'They Know Exactly What They Are Doing'  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/interview-with-ahmad-chalabi-on-islamic-state-iraq-and-syria-a-991659.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  14 Ways Russia Can Retaliate to Western Sanctions  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/14-ways-russia-can-retaliate-to-western-sanctions/507261.html

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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini   

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


CIO:  New Data Center Protects Against Solar Storms and Nuclear EMPs  http://www.cio.com/article/2605889/data-center/new-data-center-protects-against-solar-storms-and-nuclear-emps.html

SLATE:  You Should Be Terrified of Superintelligent Machines  www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/09/will_artificial_intelligence_turn_on_us_robots_are_nothing_like_humans_and.html

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Server Farms   http://www.cloudyn.com/blog/10-facts-didnt-know-server-farms/

An Explosion of New Roads for the 21st Century  http://www.21stcentech.com/explosion-roads-21st-century/

To Good-Luck or Not To Bad-Luck, What Is The Question? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140915214135-34427457-to-good-luck-or-not-to-bad-luck-what-is-the-question

BUSINESS INSIDER:  This Crazy Robot Keeps Going Even After Being Run Over And Lit On Fire Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/harvard-indestructable-soft-rescue-robot-2014-9#ixzz3DQIo3pL2

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW:  Capitalism’s Future Is Already Here  http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/09/capitalisms-future-is-already-here/

ARMY TIMES:  'American War Generals' a sobering reflection on U.S. failures in Iraq  www.armytimes.com/article/20140911/OFFDUTY02/309110065/-American-War-Generals-sobering-reflection-U-S-failures-Iraq

IEEE SPECTRUM: MIT Cheetah Robot Bounds Off Tether, Outdoors  http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/robotics-hardware/mit-cheetah-robot-bounds-off-tether-outdoors

REUTERS:  NATO could have trouble combatting Putin’s military strategy  http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/09/15/how-nato-could-defend-against-a-russian-invasion/

MASHABLE:  The Rise of the Robot Pitchman  http://mashable.com/2014/09/15/the-rise-of-the-robot-pitchman/

NEW YORK TIMES: Sun and Wind Alter Global Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/14/science/earth/sun-and-wind-alter-german-landscape-leaving-utilities-behind.html?smid=nytcore-ipad-share&smprod=nytcore-ipad&_r=0

DER SPIEGEL:  The NSA Breach of Telekom and Other German Firms  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/snowden-documents-indicate-nsa-has-breached-deutsche-telekom-a-991503.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Sanctions Squeeze Western Oil Service Companies Out of Russia  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/sanctions-squeeze-western-oil-service-companies-out-of-russia/507136.html

SCIENCE OF SINGULARITY: Silicon Valley Investor Backs $1 Million Prize to End Death  http://scienceofsingularity.com/2014/09/14/silicon-valley-investor-backs-1-million-prize-to-end-death/

Why Toyota is World's Number 1! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140915230432-34427457-why-toyota-is-world-s-number-1

MOSCOW TIMES:  Russia's First Arctic Oil Rig Will Keep Pumping Despite Sanctions   www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-first-arctic-oil-rig-will-keep-pumping-despite-sanctions/507052.html

USA TODAY: Secret reason Amazon should fear Alibaba  http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/09/15/secret-reason-amazon-should-fear-alibaba/?sf31155504=1

FOREIGN POLICY: Israel Wants to Join the Coalition Against the Islamic State.  But is this just Bibi playing politics? http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/15/israel_wants_to_join_the_coalition_against_the_islamic_state_netanyahu

FOREIGN POLICY:  The Best Defense Given all that is going on, why is 'International Security' so damn boring? http://ricks.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2014/09/15/given_all_that_is_going_on_why_is_international_security_so_damn_boring

FOREIGN POLICY:  NATO Owes Putin a Big Thank-You  http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/04/nato_owes_putin_a_big_thank_you_russia_ukraine

FOREIGN POLICY:  Putin's Nuclear Option. Would Russia's president really be willing to start World War III? http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/04/putins_nuclear_option_russia_weapons

FOREIGN POLICY:  The West's Tricky Economic War With Russia. What if Russians are feeling the squeeze of sanctions but Putin doesn't care? http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/03/ukraine_sanctions_europe_russia_economic_war_nato_ceasefire

FT: US alarmed by prospect of Scottish ‘Yes’ in independence vote  www.ft.com/cms/s/2/a92b9936-3ac7-11e4-bd08-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=published_links%2Frss%2Fhome_us%2Ffeed%2F%2Fproduct#axzz3DR0l57mb

CERN:  Awakening the potential of plasma acceleration  http://home.web.cern.ch/about/updates/2014/08/awakening-potential-plasma-acceleration

ABC SCIENCE: Scientists 'reset' stem cells to early, pristine stage  http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/09/12/4086503.htm

SLATE:  Silicon Valley Has Officially Run Out of Ideas   www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/09/12/techcrunch_disrupt_sf_butler_app_alfred_club_wins_best_startup_of_2014.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_ru

REUTERS:  Iran supreme leader spurns U.S. overture to fight Islamic State  www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/us-iraq-crisis-idUSKBN0HA1SD20140916?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&utm_source=twitter

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL:  China Set to Step Up Investment in India. Leaders Set to Discuss Plans for Bullet Trains, Billions of Dollars in Investment  http://online.wsj.com/articles/china-set-to-step-up-investment-in-india-1410825393

AGU:  OZONE POLLUTION IN INDIA KILLS ENOUGH CROPS TO FEED 94 MILLION IN POVERTY http://news.agu.org/press-release/ozone-pollution-in-india-kills-enough-crops-to-feed-94-million-in-poverty/

AGU: YELLOWSTONE SUPERERUPTION WOULD SEND ASH ACROSS NORTH AMERICA http://news.agu.org/press-release/yellowstone-supereruption-would-send-ash-across-north-america/

FINANCIAL REVIEW:  World of cold showers unless we develop gas supply  http://www.afr.com/p/opinion/world_of_cold_showers_unless_we_uWOl8MQUR80ShgkRoldhYJ

CAN SOME CORRUPTED AND MEDIOCRE POLITICIANS BRING ABOUT, AT ONCE, 2 OR 3 HUMANLY-INDUCED GLOBAL EXISTENTIAL RISKS?

THE ECONOMIST:  If Scotland gains independence it will need a new currency and a new central bank  http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21617015-if-scotland-gains-independence-it-will-need-new-currency-and-new-central?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/no_country_for_old_money

FT:  Berlin pushes Google to reveal search engine formula  http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9615661c-3ce1-11e4-9733-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3DRfvsIao

FT: Europe shuns growth in favour of ‘safety first’. It is the burning question for Europe – will it ever again grow at a reasonable rate? http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/e9477fb0-3984-11e4-83c4-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3DRfvsIao

BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS:  The argument for a hypersonic missile testing ban  http://thebulletin.org/argument-hypersonic-missile-testing-ban7412

BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS:  Worldwide deployments of nuclear weapons, 2014  http://bos.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/08/26/0096340214547619.full.pdf+html

NEW YORK TIMES:  What We’re Afraid to Say About Ebola  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/12/opinion/what-were-afraid-to-say-about-ebola.html

FOREIGN POLICY:  Don't Like That Israel Has the Bomb? Blame Nixon. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/09/12/richard_nixon_kissinger_israel_nuclear_weapons_history

BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS:   From nuclear bombs to killer robots: how amoral technologies become immoral weapons  http://thebulletin.org/nuclear-bombs-killer-robots-how-amoral-technologies-become-immoral-weapons7409

BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS:  In Malaysia Airlines tragedy, echoes of a US act  http://thebulletin.org/malaysia-airlines-tragedy-echoes-us-act7347

BULLETIN OF THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS:   Why NATO should eliminate its tactical nukes, despite Russian belligerence  http://thebulletin.org/why-nato-should-eliminate-its-tactical-nukes-despite-russian-belligerence7415

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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini 
  

Monday, September 15, 2014


TED:  Why we will rely on robots  http://www.ted.com/talks/rodney_brooks_why_we_will_rely_on_robots

New York Climate Summit Report Card – Who is Tackling Climate Change Best?  http://www.21stcentech.com/york-climate-summit-report-card-tackling-climate-change-best/

WASHINGTON POST: A worrying factor in Ukraine’s chaos: 15 nuclear reactors  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/09/03/a-worrying-factor-in-ukraines-chaos-15-nuclear-reactors/

WASHINGTON POST:  Lobbying on the ‘Internet of Things  www.washingtonpost.com/business/capitalbusiness/lobbying-on-the-internet-of-things/2014/09/12/00fdbb22-39dc-11e4-8601-97ba88884ffd_story.html

CLOSER TO M.A.D. WIII.  BBC: Nato members 'start arms deliveries to Ukraine'  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-29198497

WIRED: When Robots Take All the Work, What’ll Be Left for Us to Do? http://www.wired.com/2014/08/when-robots-take-all-the-work-whatll-be-left-for-us-to-do/

REUTERS: NATO countries have begun arms deliveries to Ukraine: defense minister  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/14/us-ukraine-crisis-heletey-idUSKBN0H90PP20140914

REUTERS: TAG Heuer has plans for smartwatch http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/14/us-lvmh-smartwatch-idUSKBN0H90BL20140914

NEW REPUBLIC:  This Is What It Will Look Like When Robots Take All Our Jobs  http://www.newrepublic.com/article/119419/what-artificial-intelligence-powered-economy-looks

NBC NEWS: Nine jobs that humans may lose to robots  http://www.nbcnews.com/id/42183592/ns/business-careers/t/nine-jobs-humans-may-lose-robots/#.VBY1TBYb8mw

THE ATLANTIC:  The Robots Are Coming, but Are They Really Taking Our Jobs?  www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/08/the-robots-are-coming-but-are-they-really-taking-our-jobs/375655/

THE GUARDIAN:  Will robots take our jobs? Experts can't decide  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/06/robots-jobs-artificial-intelligence-pew

YAHOO NEWS:  Swiss banks at crossroads as secrecy goes up in smoke  https://uk.news.yahoo.com/swiss-banks-crossroads-secrecy-goes-055133427.html#bnyatae

PEW RESEARCH CENTER: As machines (robots)  take on more human work, what’s left for us? http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/08/15/as-machines-take-on-more-human-work-whats-left-for-us/

PEW RESEARCH CENTER: 56% Americans Say They Are ‘Falling Behind’ Financially  http://www.people-press.org/2014/09/04/views-of-job-market-tick-up-no-rise-in-economic-optimism/

Eliminating a Universal Fallacy! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140915012358-34427457-eliminating-a-universal-fallacy

PEW RESEARCH CENTER: Indians among most likely in the world to see extremist groups as ‘major threat’  http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/09/10/indians-among-most-likely-in-the-world-to-see-extremist-groups-as-major-threat/

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:  The countries most optimistic and pessimistic about their economic future  http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/09/09/the-countries-most-optimistic-and-pessimistic-about-their-economic-future/

PEW RESEARCH CENTER: School days: How the U.S. compares with other countries http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/09/02/school-days-how-the-u-s-compares-with-other-countries/

MOSCOW TIMES: Russian Cosmonauts Prepare for Launch  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/multimedia/photogalleries/russian-cosmonauts-prepare-for-launch/5398.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  U.S., EU Ramp Up Sanctions on Russia, Putin Warns of Retaliation  www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/u-s-eu-ramp-up-sanctions-on-russia-putin-warns-of-retaliation/507011.html

RAND CORPORATION:  China's Strategy Toward South and Central Asia http://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR525.html

THERE IS NO "...EGO...",   NO SOCIETY,  NO CIVILIZATION,  BUT ENTROPY!

New Zealanders Preppers, Australian Preppers, British Preppers, and American Preppers WERE EXTREMELY RIGHT AND ACCURATE, not on the Treatment and Prescription, but on the Global Mundane Metastasis they lucid clear-eyed forecasted. I agree myself.

NATURE:  Japanese woman is first recipient of next-generation stem cells  http://www.nature.com/news/japanese-woman-is-first-recipient-of-next-generation-stem-cells-1.15915?WT.mc_id=FBK_NatureNews

CIO:  Google acquires online survey specialist Polar  http://www.cio.com/article/2682754/google-acquires-online-survey-specialist-polar.html?utm_campaign=sflow_tweet#tk.rss_all

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FUTURE OBSERVATORY

By Mr. Andres Agostini
www.linkedin.com/in/andresagostini
www.amazon.com/Author/Agostini 
 

Sunday, September 14, 2014


Is Lowering Trade Barriers Incompatible with Mitigation Strategies to Address Climate Change?  www.21stcentech.com/lowering-trade-barriers-incompatible-mitigation-strategies-address-climate-change/

FORBES: The Six Defining Traits Of The Successful 21st Century Organization  www.forbes.com/sites/gapinternational/2014/09/03/the-six-defining-traits-of-the-successful-21st-century-organization/

ENDGADGET:  Toyota tests ride-sharing with its adorable electric vehicles  http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/13/toyota-ride-sharing-france/

REUTERS: Next for Corporate America: Body wires and wire taps?  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/12/us-usa-justice-corporatecrime-idUSKBN0H71U020140912

REUTERS:  Cars that drive themselves starting to chat with each other  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/13/us-autos-tech-connected-idUSKBN0H809W20140913

BLOOMBERG: Did You Know You Had Diabetes? It's All Over the Internet   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-11/how-big-data-peers-inside-your-medicine-chest.html

ZDNET: Big Data, Data Mining, and Machine Learning, book review: A sound but traditional approach  http://www.zdnet.com/big-data-data-mining-and-machine-learning-book-review-a-sound-but-traditional-approach-7000033243/

THE INDEPENDENT: Google account details of five million users 'leaked' on Russian Bitcoin Forum   http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/5-million-google-account-details-leaked-on-russian-bitcoin-forum-9725030.html

FINANCIAL POST:  Ottawa ratifies foreign investment deal with China despite tensions http://business.financialpost.com/2014/09/12/ottawa-ratifies-contentious-foreign-investment-deal-with-china-despite-tensions/

WASHINGTON POST:  The end of the iPod: Goodbye to the little box that changed everything  http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/the-end-of-the-ipod-goodbye-to-the-little-box-that-changed-everything/2014/09/10/983525b2-38f5-11e4-9c9f-ebb47272e40e_story.html?tid=sm_linkedin&utm_content=buffercbfab&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Uber, allies kick off campaign to brand ‘Big Taxi’  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/09/12/uber-allies-kick-off-campaign-to-brand-big-taxi/

THE GUARDIAN: Big data and open data: what's what and why does it matter?  http://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2014/apr/15/big-data-open-data-transform-government

DEMOCRATIC MEDIA: How the Guardian uses “Big Data” to help its advertisers target users/News orgs should be in forefront addressing privacy online http://www.democraticmedia.org/how-guardian-uses-%E2%80%9Cbig-data%E2%80%9D-help-its-advertisers-target-usersnews-orgs-should-be-forefront-addressi

FORBES:  New Surveys On Big Data, Big Decisions, Analysis, And Intuition  http://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2014/09/10/new-surveys-on-big-data-big-decisions-analysis-and-intuition/

FORBES:  Roundup Of Analytics, Big Data & Business Intelligence Forecasts And Market Estimates, 2014  http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2014/06/24/roundup-of-analytics-big-data-business-intelligence-forecasts-and-market-estimates-2014/

FORBES:  The Big Potential of Big Data: A Field Guide for CMOs - See more at: http://www.forbes.com/forbesinsights/big_data/#sthash.mIh927Gq.dpuf

FORBES:  The Internet Of Things Will Radically Change Your Big Data Strategy  http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikekavis/2014/06/26/the-internet-of-things-will-radically-change-your-big-data-strategy/

EXTREME TECH:  Cryogenic on-chip quantum electron cooling leads towards computers that consume 10x less power  http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/189999-on-chip-quantum-wells-create-cryogenic-electrons-computers-that-consume-10x-less-power

FORTUNE:  The incredibly high cost of Americans' financial stupidity  http://fortune.com/2014/09/11/america-us-financial-illiteracy/?utm_content=buffer49eb6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES:  Central Banks Watch: FOMC, Yellen in Focus While Norway, Switzerland, Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa and Nigeria to Set Rates  http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/central-banks-watch-fomc-yellen-focus-while-norway-switzerland-malaysia-thailand-south-1465269

THE THREE SIMULTANEOUS FORESIGHT IMPERATIVES TO VICTORY! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140913234253-34427457-the-three-simultaneous-foresight-imperatives-to-victory

IGNORAMUSES SEE BLACK SWANS. BLOOMBERG TV:  Komileva Likens a Scots `Yes' Vote to Black Swan Event http://www.bloomberg.com/video/lena-komileva-scotland-yes-vote-would-be-black-swan-event-Q2OjYBOHQXStcFU~dq_97g.html

Century 21st Adaptability to Outright Success, Regardless of Hugely Indebted Nations and a Global Economy Disrupted  http://lifeboat.com/blog/?p=12328

THE ECONOMIST:  The market for Islamic financial products is growing fast   http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21617014-market-islamic-financial-products-growing-fast-big-interest-no-interest?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/big_interest_no_interest

PERPETUAL CONTINUUM: FROM BASIC STRATEGY INTO CONTINUAL SUCCESS! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140914032659-34427457-perpetual-continuum-from-basic-strategy-into-continual-success

Black Swans   VERSUS   White Swans! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140914041902-34427457-black-swans-versus-

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By Mr. Andres Agostini
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