Nov 20, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 21, 2014) — Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon

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FUTURISM UPDATE (November 21, 2014) — Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon


CleanTechnica: Biomimicry Run Amok: New Micro Air Vehicles Can Swarm Like Bees http://lnkd.in/dMpRCPB

FINANCIAL TIMES: Space junk or Russian satellite killer? It is a tale that could have come from the cold war. A mysterious object launched by the Russian military is being tracked by western space agencies, stoking fears over the revival of a defunct Kremlin project to destroy satellites. http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/cdd0bdb6-6c27-11e4-990…z3JdykV8Dw

TECH CRUNCH: Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population http://lnkd.in/eBAaTfe

CIO MAGAZINE: Brace yourselves, Singularity is inevitable: Andrew McAfee. Medium-skilled wages are slipping, says MIT research scientist. It’s not too hard to see a world where humans struggle to stay relevant as machines far outpace their intelligence and capabilities. This is what Andrew McAfee, research scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of The Second Machine Age, discussed at the Gartner Symposium on the Gold Coast. http://lnkd.in/eNdCKXM

TECH CRUNCH: Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population http://lnkd.in/eBAaTfe

Washington Post: HP’s bold plan to become the first mainstream 3D printing company http://lnkd.in/e5eYrJV

Reuters: Russia warned the United States on Thursday against supplying arms to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours before U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden was due to arrive in Kiev. http://lnkd.in/eWz5mvP

Engadget: JFK Airport has a drone problem http://lnkd.in/eVizey3

MAGNIFICENT UNETHICAL AND UNIVERSALLY CARELESS KAIZEN. FORBES: U.S. Calls For Nationwide Recall of Takata Airbags http://lnkd.in/exCNSPH

Manufacturing Business Technology: Will Robots Replace Humans? American manufacturing has had great success in automating factories with robots and computers in the last 50 years, and computers are now eliminating many service jobs. This has caused a lot of speculation about how far artificial intelligence can be developed. Universities and scientists also add to the excitement by promoting artificial intelligence with futuristic potentials as they try to get their share of federal grant money. The big question that often arises is, when will computers be able to emulate humans and become self aware and intelligent?

CBC.ca: Facial recognition software to aid Calgary police in future investigations. 1st police agency in Canada to use the software, say Calgary officials http://lnkd.in/ekReTAd

NEW YORK TIMES: In Argentina’s Debt Case, No Winners, but a Lot of Losers. http://lnkd.in/eYFSxsX

FORTUNE: Google’s Larry Page: The most ambitious CEO in the universe http://lnkd.in/ejXFKqB

ENGINEERING: 3D Printed Micro-Actuators Could Delever the Medicine of the Future http://lnkd.in/eYxnFTQ


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