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FUTURISM UPDATE (September 22, 2014)

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FUTURISM UPDATE (September 22, 2014)

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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-c…47380.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_didn…nge_shells

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How printable organs will change the future of medicine http://forumblog.org/2014/08/3d-bioprinting-changing-medicin…ign=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-…easures_up

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: What makes Switzerland so competitive? http://forumblog.org/2014/09/makes-switzerland-competitive/?…ign=buffer

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

REUTERS: Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-iran-nuclear-ex…YN20140922

REUTERS: SoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/21/us-softbank-alibab…8A20140921

REUTERS: Facebook’s Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/20/us-facebook-oculus…L120140920

REUTERS: Rocket Internet CEO stands to lift stake via options: report http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/20/us-rocketinternet-…F820140920

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-…07474.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia’s Banks Make ‘Colossal’ Efforts to Find Funding as Sanctions Bite http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-bank…07465.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Russian Strategic Bombers Approached U.S. Borders http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/russian-strategic…07475.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-ga…Id=8786768

INC: 3 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Learn from Joan Rivers http://www.inc.com/quora/3-things-entrepreneurs-need-to-lear…ivers.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-in…ndustries/

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: Climate targets have failed. Time to try something new http://forumblog.org/2014/07/climate-change-technology-jeffr…ign=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-chinyon…es-to-asia

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

WASHINGTON POST: The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2014/09/1…an-energy/

By Mr. Andres Agostini

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