Nov 23, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 24, 2014) — Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon

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FUTURISM UPDATE (November 24, 2014) — Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon

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FORBES: How Nanotechnology Is Gaining Momentum In Manufacturing http://lnkd.in/e-VmGQV

CNN: Wireless electricity? It’s here http://lnkd.in/en_fhb2

BBC NEWS: Scientists develop thought-controlled gene switch http://lnkd.in/bufvudX

GIZMODO: SpaceX Is Testing Autonomous Space Rocket Landing Ships http://lnkd.in/e_qQHg3

Huffington Post: Are Mini-Drones the Future? http://lnkd.in/eEmUsT6

UNIVERSE TODAY: Elusive Dark Matter Could Be Detected with GPS Satellites http://lnkd.in/ekAvNBe

EXTREME TECH: Google X reveals Project Wing, autonomous drones that can deliver things ‘in just a minute or two’ http://lnkd.in/eY9TXpR

NATURE: Autonomous drones flock like birds. Copters can arrange in formation and coordinate flight patterns without central control. http://lnkd.in/e-Zst7p

FUTURE OBSERVATORY: General Motors Reportedly Launching Cars That Detect Distracted Driving http://lnkd.in/e3Evc4Z

CIO: The Dangers of Dark Data and How to Minimize Your Exposure. Structured data, like content in a database, is relatively easy to manage. However, confidential or sensitive unstructured information — log archives and other untagged, non-inventoried data — presents a real challenge to CIOs. Find out why ‘dark data’ can be a security risk and how you can protect your organization. http://lnkd.in/ewhWZ9K

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Spacetime Is Not Necessarily Continuous http://lnkd.in/eNHdcPJ

MIT NEWS: Two sensors in one. Nanoparticles that enable both MRI and fluorescent imaging could monitor cancer, other diseases. http://lnkd.in/evgSARt

TECH CRUNCH: Convergence In The Internet Of Things Is Priming The Tech World For A Major Cultural Shift http://lnkd.in/ex2S8hw

ZDNet: The myth of technology convergence http://lnkd.in/exE82Wf

Risk Science Center: Framing Emerging Technologies. How do we chart a path forward toward the effective and responsible development and use of new technologies? For the next two years, the World Economic Forum Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies will be tackling this and other questions as it develops ways of supporting informed decisions on technology innovation in today’s rapidly changing world. http://lnkd.in/eYvNWXD

NIPPON COM: Charting the Future with Big Data http://lnkd.in/eetyPfV

Economic Times: US President Barack Obama has felicitated Indian-American scientist Thomas Kailath with the top presidential medal for transformative contributions to the fields of science and technology. “Thomas Kailath came to this country from India at the age of 22, with a research assistantship that took him to MIT, and then Stanford, where he made critical contributions in information theory and statistics, and mentored more than 100 scholars along the way,” Obama said. http://lnkd.in/eyamth8

Look To The Stars: Internationally renowned primatologist, Dr Jane Goodall DBE has spoken out against the suffering of primates at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics (MPI) in Germany. http://lnkd.in/ePgsjHn

CBS Local: UC Davis Researchers Erase Specific Memories In Mice Using Pulses Of Light http://lnkd.in/e6JjxDx

CBS Local: UC Davis Researchers Erase Specific Memories In Mice Using Pulses Of Light http://lnkd.in/e6JjxDx

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: The Myth of the Caliphate. The Political History of an Idea http://lnkd.in/eUVwnB9

Foreign Affairs: Golden Rule. Why Beijing Is Buying. If China were to convert a relatively modest part of its $4 trillion foreign exchange reserves into gold, the country’s currency could take on unexpected strength in today’s international financial system. It would be a gamble, of course, for China to use part of its reserves to buy enough gold bullion to displace the United States from its position as the world’s largest holder of monetary gold. (As of spring 2014, U.S. holdings amounted to $328 billion.) http://lnkd.in/eWHq6tw

BUSINESS INSIDER: South Korea Is Caught Between Cheap Chinese Goods And A Plunging Japanese Yen http://lnkd.in/ev-nE69

Phys.Org: After nuclear phase-out, Germany debates scrapping coal http://lnkd.in/eRWWNDt

PCWorld: As Moore’s Law approaches 50, Intel’s battling to keep up http://lnkd.in/eHkUipw

FINANCIAL TIMES: Long heralded internet of things comes of age http://lnkd.in/eVhB2th

WEB: The Internet of Me: Creating a Personalized Web Experience http://lnkd.in/eAdtEbX

WIRED: The Internet of Anything: The Little Box That Hooks Your Old Car Up to the Internet http://lnkd.in/em8bNzc

GIZMAG: Drone delivery nets could be the mailboxes of the future http://lnkd.in/ebtm3VG

BLOOMBERG: China Needs 1,000 Nuclear Reactors to Fulfill Its Climate Pledge http://lnkd.in/eQgBcSd

BUSINESS INSIDER: PUTIN: We’re Stronger Than Everybody http://lnkd.in/ehPww56

THE ECONOMIST: Why heroin has made a comeback in America http://lnkd.in/eqbfMTQ


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