Nov 13, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 14, 2014) — Mr. Andres Agostini

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FUTURISM UPDATE (November 14, 2014)

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BBC: Oil price falls below $80 a barrel http://bbc.in/1xChaon

FUTURE OBSERVATORY: An artificial retina based on semiconductor nanorods and carbon nanotubes. An international team of researchers has combined semiconductor nanorods and carbon nanotubes to create a wireless, light-sensitive, flexible film that could potentially act in the place of a damaged retina. http://lnkd.in/dCymrjH

FUTURE OBSERVATORY: Twisted-light waves transmitted in air over a 3-kilometer path. Could significantly increase data rates for non-fiber communications and improve encryption of quantum communications http://lnkd.in/dZJP7qw

FUTURE OBSERVATORY: Whole-genome sequences of 17 of the world’s oldest living people published. Researchers unable to find genes significantly associated w/ extreme longevity http://lnkd.in/dSNzstg

BUSINESS INSIDER: It’s warmer in Alaska than in Texas right now http://read.bi/1wtWH18

LIKE CHINA. FINANCIAL TIMES: Isis declares its own currency http://on.ft.com/1xST1IE

WIRED: How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Design http://lnkd.in/dsxquGH

CNN MONEY: Informatica Joins Deloitte on Advisory Board of Institute for Business Analytics at Indiana University Kelley School of Business. IT leader to help further develop business analytics research and curricula at Indiana University http://lnkd.in/dqy8BwC

THE GUARDIAN: Google buys two more UK artificial intelligence startups. Company funds new computer science research partnership with Oxford University, where three of its new artificial intelligence hires will remain lecturers http://lnkd.in/dQHUQ89

SIDNEY MORNING HERALD: Nanotechnology’s next trick could be a real invisibility cloak http://lnkd.in/djKEXKW

PHYS ORG: Patent awarded for genetics-based nanotechnology against mosquitoes, insect pests. Kansas State University researchers have developed a patented method of keeping mosquitoes and other insect pests at bay. http://lnkd.in/d5Pgjud

NATURE: Batteries: Knowing when small is better http://lnkd.in/dP3qCBH

BBC: Nanotechnology research recognised for making everyday easier http://lnkd.in/dKwKqXs

THE SCIENCE TIMES: DNA ‘Wires’ Can Carry Electricity http://lnkd.in/dv7fYWY

NANOTECH: Iranian Scientists Use Nanodrugs to Treat Cancer http://lnkd.in/dmVpuNA

POPULAR MECHANICS: This startup will let you hire a pilot to fly your drone: http://popme.ch/6015s3S1

FORTUNE: Permits for testing self-driving cars are a hot commodity in California http://lnkd.in/d_tphDc

WALL STREET JOURNAL: When Can We Expect Truly Autonomous Vehicles? http://lnkd.in/d5CDhAG

FORBES: The Massive Economic Benefits Of Self-Driving Cars http://lnkd.in/d8w5PWd

FORTUNE: Trains and self-driving cars, headed for a (political) collision http://lnkd.in/dJXcvew

FORBES: Self-Driving Cars Could Undermine British $80 Billion Rail Project http://lnkd.in/dnWCJZk

NEW YORK TIMES: In Self-Driving Cars, a Potential Lifeline for the Disabled http://lnkd.in/dXNudBq

FUTURE OBSERVATORY: Getting streets ahead with Volvo’s driverless car http://lnkd.in/drTEbpa

PHYS ORG: Time for cyberattack conversation on automated cars http://lnkd.in/duxg6sB

INFORMATION WEEK: 10 Robots Changing The World. Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment. http://lnkd.in/dTMsPXQ

NBC NEWS: NOAA Confirms Cyberattack ‘in Recent Weeks’ http://lnkd.in/dybNSxV

Chinese Cyberattack Hit U.S. Satellites In September, NOAA Covered It Up, Report Says http://lnkd.in/dB4tYcG

WASHINGTON TIMES: U.S. tweaks China: Pentagon sends plane targeted in cyberattack to air show http://lnkd.in/dGjVvSm

MOSCOW TIMES: Sunken Soviet Submarines Threaten Nuclear Catastrophe in Russia’s Arctic http://lnkd.in/dW5ZStY

MOSCOW TIMES: Oil Falls to Price That Putin Said Could Cause Collapse of Global Economy. Brent crude oil fell to a four-year low of less than $80 per barrel on Thursday, descending to the point that Russian President Vladimir Putin recently said could, if prolonged, trigger the collapse of the world…more http://lnkd.in/dPRdikJ

DER SPIEGEL: Interview with Henry Kissinger: ‘Do We Achieve World Order Through Chaos or Insight?’ Henry Kissinger is the most famous and most divisive secretary of state the US has ever had. In an interview, he discusses his new book exploring the crises of our time, from Syria to Ukraine, and the…more http://lnkd.in/dVx3vfd

JAPAN TIMES: Catalonia independence ballot hit by colossal cyberattack: president. Catalan authorities suffered a massive cyberattack while the region was voting in an independence ballot outlawed by Madrid, their leader said on Tuesday. On polling day Sunday, the regional government’s computer…more http://lnkd.in/dcfcbDB

PHYS ORG: Sharing threat information before, during, and after a cyber-attack http://lnkd.in/dbsHh9Q

BBC: India and US reach WTO breakthrough over food http://lnkd.in/dCW8VSj

TIME: The Cancer Breakthrough With Big Implications. Screening tumors could lead to smarter decisions about which cancer treatments will work best for individual patients http://lnkd.in/dEVDGe7

THE SCIENCE TIMES: Stem Cell Breakthrough May be the Cure for Parkinson’s http://lnkd.in/dB2E5tH

FOREIGN POLICY: China and the United States Are Preparing for War. Despite the Obama-Xi handshake deal, the probability of confrontation will only heighten as long as the PLA remains a black box. http://lnkd.in/d5rF-T7

USA TODAY: China hacks into U.S. weather satellite network http://lnkd.in/d3cjh3K

BUSINESS INSIDER: China Is Finally Acting Like A Superpower — And Nobody Knows What’s Going To Happen Next http://lnkd.in/d7bBd3h

FORBES: Intel’s Brian David Johnson On Building A Human Future http://lnkd.in/d-BCZ7V

FORBES: The 7 Principles Of The Future Employee http://lnkd.in/d3emC4u

PC WORLD: IBM shares plans for supercomputing future http://lnkd.in/dYgsdmm

THE ECONOMIST: The Madrid government should let the Catalans have a vote—and then defeat the separatists at the polls http://lnkd.in/dHP-vnK

CNBC: Forget currency, bitcoin’s tech is the revolution http://lnkd.in/dg-n5cE

THE GUARDIAN: The future of technology? It’s in your hands. Now that everyone owns a smartphone, technology’s advances will be imperceptible http://lnkd.in/df9WBsm

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Horton Hears a Hadoop: Tech IPO Shows the Future of Databases. Hortonworks, a Data-Platform Maker Founded Three Years Ago, Files to Go Public http://lnkd.in/dhXcH8x

SYRACUSE COM: What will be the most high-impact technologies of the future? (Predictions from 10 futurists, business leaders and teachers) http://lnkd.in/dfmFEYM

FORBES: The Future Of Money http://lnkd.in/dmyFfZc

DAILY HERALD: Why baby boomers will rule the future of technology http://lnkd.in/dxujrsA

BUSINESS LINE: Mercedes-Benz sees technology redefining future line of cars http://lnkd.in/dNEX77m

BBC: How computers change the way we learn http://lnkd.in/dmkVJ84


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