Oct 27, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (October 28, 2014)

Posted by in category: futurism

FUTURISM UPDATE (October 28, 2014)

a Amazon and Lifeboat

REUTERS: Wall St. flat after last week’s big gain; energy weighs http://lnkd.in/dZxTeKd

REUTERS: Amazon buys comedy service Rooftop Media to expand digital content http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/27/us-amazon-com-medi…XW20141027

KAI: How ferroelectrics could replace silicon in computers http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-ferroelectrics-could-replace-silicon-in-computers

Power through Ultrasound to Become Ubiquitous if uBeam Succeeds http://www.21stcentech.com/gizmos-gadgets-power-ultrasound-u…-succeeds/

WEST, GET READY. REUTERS: China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia http://lnkd.in/dEFekhN

BBC: German business confidence falls again, Ifo says http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29787980

REUTERS: Treasury’s Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/14/us-usa-china-antit…VM20140914

THE GUARDIAN: The internet is after your job – video http://www.theguardian.com/technology/video/2014/oct/15/the-…-job-video

THE GUARDIAN: China linked to cyber attacks on Taiwan exploiting Windows vulnerability http://lnkd.in/dgSzSFR

HP: The Internet Destroyed The Middle Class http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/14/the-internet-destro…72360.html

Yes, Technology Is Going to Destroy the Middle Class http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2013/10/yes-technology…ddle-class

DIGITAL THINKING: Is Technology Really Destroying Jobs? http://www.dugcampbell.com/is-technology-really-destroying-jobs/

BLOOMBERG: Move Over, iPhone Cases. Here’s Where No 3-D Printer Has Gone Before http://lnkd.in/dRCR-gx

BLOOMBERG: Russian Brain Drain Saps Talent as Sanctions Hit Financing http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-27/russia-brai…ncing.html

BLOOMBERG: Supercomputers Combat Ebola in Sierra Leone http://www.bloomberg.com/video/combating-ebola-in-sierra-leo…sJoVw.html

THE ECONOMIST: Pakistan’s stockmarket: Oil on troubled waters http://econ.st/12k0A1c

THE ECONOMIST: China’s future growth: Even dragons tire http://econ.st/1oxLWgX

PHYS ORG: Reducing population is no environmental ‘quick fix’, modelling research shows http://phys.org/news/2014-10-population-environmental-quick.html

ENGINEERING: Solar, Storage, and Software: A Three-Pronged Approach to Energy Management http://lnkd.in/dDtJqzY

FOREIGN AFFAIRS MAGAZINE: The Rise of Big Data. How It’s Changing the Way We Think About the World http://lnkd.in/dsccfaC

THE WASHINGTON POST: The rise of big data brings tremendous possibilities and frightening perils http://lnkd.in/dqT2hT2

ENGINEERING: MIT’s First Professional Online Course on Big Data http://lnkd.in/dJFExUi

THE ECONOMIST: New roles for technology. Rise of the robots Prepare for a robot invasion. It will change the way people think about technology http://lnkd.in/dh_7asG

BBC: Are we about to see the rise of robot bosses? http://lnkd.in/dNPWqCy

THE ECONOMIST: Free exchange: The geography of joblessness http://econ.st/12kl5KU

THE ECONOMIST: Information technology: A fork in the digital road http://econ.st/1sUts8L

FUNDWEB: ETF Securities has launched a fund tracking the global robotics industry as it continues to add niche products to its line up. The Robo-Stox Global Robotics and Automation GO Ucits ETF is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is the first ETF offering focused exposure to listed companies…more http://lnkd.in/dvEKfV4

TED: Cynthia Breazeal: The rise of personal robots http://www.ted.com/talks/cynthia_breazeal_the_rise_of_person…anguage=en

“Our economy is bigger than it was before the start of the Great Recession,” says Andrew McAfee, also of MIT.

CBS NEWS: Robots on the rise in the workplace http://www.cbsnews.com/news/robots-on-the-rise-in-the-workplace/

BBC: Self-employment: First choice or last resort? http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27397993

YOU REALLY LOVE PERPETUAL UNEMPLOYMENT. WIRED: The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World http://lnkd.in/dv_ViiU

QZ: Will robots boost middle class unemployment? http://lnkd.in/dyPqmtq


White Swan Book Author (Source of this Article)







Comments are closed.