Nov 19, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 20, 2014) — Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon

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FUTURISM UPDATE (November 20, 2014) — Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon


HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: The Cognitive Usefulness of the Internet of Things http://lnkd.in/dqVF9PX

ZDNet: Internet of things: Poised to be a security headache? Nearly 95 percent of enterprises are at least concerned about the security of the Internet of things. Here’s a look at a potential security model. http://lnkd.in/dBvktGj

CNNMoney: FAA can regulate drones http://lnkd.in/dX2iKEH

CBS News: NTSB ruling rattles America’s fledgling drone industry http://lnkd.in/dc-RY2K

Wall Street Journal: GE Ventures Flies Into the Drone Business With Airware Investment http://lnkd.in/dFZNDbQ

The Guardian: Putin gives envoy cool welcome after declaring US ‘wants to subjugate’ Russia. The Russian president says little to John Tefft but declares the country ‘ready for practical cooperation with our American partners’ http://lnkd.in/dDZees9

The Independent: Is Russia flying a satellite killer around space? Unidentified Russian satellite prompts space weapon worries http://lnkd.in/dJ75RYp

Yahoo! Maktoob News: Oil falls below $86 as oversupply, global economy worries weigh http://lnkd.in/deba4Xb

Washington Post: Japan recession, Europe stagnation cast pall over global economic outlook http://lnkd.in/ddRbk6k

FINANCIAL TIMES: France warns EU investment fund will flop without ‘real money http://lnkd.in/dirafvH

THE ECONOMIST: A bid to put encrypted data into a kind of time capsule gets a kick-start http://lnkd.in/dm85T5D

New York Times: French Nuclear Giant Areva Says Future Is Uncertain, Prompting a Sell-Off http://lnkd.in/dJ3fq6Z

Forbes: Here’s The Future Of Podcasting http://lnkd.in/dKzBaFK

THE DIPLOMAT: India Needs to Join Asia’s Emerging ‘Chinese Order’ http://bit.ly/1uxV2cL

MIT Technology Review: An Artificial Adhesive Outgrips the Gecko. Gecko-inspired adhesives can help humans climb and may provide a better grip for robotic arms in factories and in space. http://www.technologyreview.com/news/532626/an-artificial-ad…the-gecko/

GIZMAG: Mobile phones could be charged using sound. Four years ago, we first heard about how Korean scientists had proposed using sound to charge mobile phones. They explained that it could be done via a piezoelectric effect, in which zinc oxide nanowires converted sound-caused vibrations into…more http://lnkd.in/dcJEajd

THE DAILY SIGNAL: Why Does Washington Want to Hide Science Data From the Public? http://lnkd.in/d9nCUKR

Reuters: Ukraine rules out direct talks with separatists http://lnkd.in/dkNCqZc

The Guardian: Bird flu: Ukraine bans poultry imports from UK, Germany and Netherlands. Ukraine’s state veterinary inspectorate says ban will be valid until international watchdog says countries are free from virus http://lnkd.in/dhb8WkK

FORBES: What Does Genworth’s Bad News Mean for the Future of Long-Term Care Insurance? http://lnkd.in/d7su8YW

Huffington Post: Three Causes Behind Mexico’s Crisis of Corruption and Impunity http://lnkd.in/d7fF9hG

Wall Street Journal: Bank of Mexico Lowers Growth Estimates http://lnkd.in/dTdD8kn

Al Jazeera America: Mexico is teetering on the edge of the abyss. Peña Nieto’s government deflects attention as corruption and rampant violence threaten to destabilize the country http://lnkd.in/dbrHUVj

SPACE NEWS: British Company Announces Crowdfunded Lunar Mission http://lnkd.in/dY9R5Gc

SPACE NEWS: China’s Deceptively Weak Anti-Satellite Capabilities http://lnkd.in/dxNShEi

FUTURE OBSERVATORY: The Future of the Cities? Underground cities are the future of business http://lnkd.in/d-XAved

CNBC: The future of energy: You may be walking on it. Energy “harvesting”—where incidental energy like radio waves, heat and vibrations are harnessed for power—is not a new concept, but the technology to support the idea is getting better. Just as today the kinetic force of a swinging arm can power a wristwatch, some technologists are betting that in the future pedestrians’ footsteps can light a city. http://lnkd.in/dAghQ-5

POPULAR SCIENCE: The Future Of Antibiotics May Come From A Horse’s Behind http://lnkd.in/dh6EHqS

Financial Times: Atul Gawande’s Reith lectures on the future of medicine. “Why Do Doctors Fail” http://lnkd.in/d_XThUp

Russia and India Report: The future of aerospace technology is now. Federated Satellite Systems, a radical breakthrough developed by researchers at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology and partner institutions abroad, is a revolution equal to what Uber/ Yandex Taxi and Zipcar have done for the taxi and personal transportation industries. http://lnkd.in/d4tdJHX

Voice of America: Mysterious Russian Space Object May Be Anti-Satellite Warfare Technology http://lnkd.in/d3EUz75

Russia Beyond the Headline: Laser warfare: Sci-fi fantasy or future reality? http://lnkd.in/dauEeqB

“…The key message is that the only constant is change, and the rate of change is increasing … Technology is transforming every single industry …”

BBC News: Mexico crime and violence in numbers http://lnkd.in/dUcRrEH

New York Times: Researchers Announce Advance in Image-Recognition Software. Two groups of scientists, working independently, have created artificial intelligence software capable of recognizing and describing the content of photographs and videos with far greater accuracy than ever before, sometimes even mimicking human levels of understanding http://lnkd.in/ddVyczN

Tech Times: Google Photo Recognition Goes Beyond Objects http://lnkd.in/dkjzxYF


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