Feb 22, 2015

Lifeboat Foundation — Futurism Update — Feb/24/2015

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Lifeboat Foundation — Futurism Update — Feb/24/2015

Researched By Andres Agostini at https://www.AMAZON.com/author/agostini


LINKEDIN: The State of the Future (February 23, 2015 Update!) https://lnkd.in/eaGRVES

Lifeboat Foundation — Futurism Update — Feb/23/2015 — https://russian.lifeboat.com/blog/2015/02/future_up_feb_23_2015

Aubrey de Grey — Catalyzing Future Day — Progress in Regenerative Medicine — CRISPR https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIDhBKxBOgo

HOW WILL THIS AFFECT THE GLOBAL ECONOMY? DER SPIEGEL: The Grexit Dilemma: What Would Happen if Greece Leaves the Euro Zone? https://lnkd.in/eH9jsKq

FRANCE 24: Bangladesh ferry sinking death toll rises to 65: police http://f24.my/1Da0iaw

IBM: From Nothing to a Running App in the Cloud with IBM Bluemix DevOps Services https://developer.ibm.com/bluemix/2015/02/20/nothing-running…-services/

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: The Israeli Navy of the future http://i-hls.com/2015/02/the-israeli-navy-of-the-future/

GEOSPATIAL NEWS: UAVs w/ the capabillity to fly LIDAR transforms the way researchers study data in fields like #Archaeology. http://bit.ly/191AGCA

WASHINGTON TIMES: Robert Knight says blaming #terrorism on #economics gives the #Islamist killer a free pass http://bit.ly/1zyeE0w

REUTERS: U.S. refinery strike affects one-fifth of national capacity http://reut.rs/1El45nd

INC-COM: The key to filing your business taxes the right way. http://bit.ly/1zSN41R

RAND CORPORATION: Did you miss last week’s myth re #drones/#UAVs? Here it is: http://on.rand.org/JpNIg

GIGAOM: How Spotify is ahead of the pack in using containers http://bit.ly/1GhJcZ9

FAST COMPANY: 7 lessons in creativity from the brilliant code breaker of “The Imitation Game” http://f-st.co/N3OCJSL

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: These fossil rings are 492 million years old and come from Wisconsin [VIDEO]. http://ow.ly/Jtznl #science

MASHABLE: s augmented reality the future of family computing? This video might have the answer http://on.mash.to/1FMYnME

ASSOCIATED PRESS: Canadian drugmaker Valeant agrees to buy US rival Salix for about $10 billion in cash: http://apne.ws/1D9LkRT

CNN MONEY: The typical billionaire has $3.1 billion. Where do most of them live? http://cnnmon.ie/1Jx9vA1

THE ECONOMIST: The faster language changes, the less new generations will be able to understand what their forebears wrote http://econ.st/1vmrh2p

NEW SCIENTIST: This is what ichthyosaur birth looked like. The full story is 248 million years old and at http://ow.ly/Jp0sB

MIT SLOAN: The Hard Work of Invention http://ow.ly/JpodE

CNBC: Climate change will cause millions of people to flee this area: http://cnb.cx/1LfCh5v

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: The machines are taking over! Or are they? http://wef.ch/1AWBmFa #AI

PHYS-ORG: Fever alarm armband: A wearable, printable, http://phy.so/343742630

FORBES: Does all legacy software need to be migrated to the cloud? http://onforb.es/18e5z6K

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Kiev Accuses Russia of Sending More Tanks to Eastern Ukraine http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/russian-military-…16285.html

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Poroshenko Says Evidence Shows Kremlin Aide Surkov Directed Snipers in Kiev http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/poroshenko-says-e…16310.html

FOREIGN AFFAIRS MAGAZINE: Obama’s Libya Debacle. How a Well-Meaning Intervention Ended in Failure http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/143044/alan-j-kuperma…ya-debacle

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: DHS to rely on big data to protect critical infrastructure, networks — http://i-hls.com/2015/02/dhs-to-rely-on-big-data-to-protect-…MaMyv.dpuf

The Conscious Web: When the Internet of Things Becomes Artificially Intelligent http://www.huffingtonpost.com/stephen-balkam/the-conscious-w…21862.html

TED: How to go to space, without having to go to space: http://t.ted.com/EWodUUw

INC-COM: How women are bringing sustainable investing to Wall Street http://bit.ly/1CH7uJG

BBC: Deaths in detention ‘avoidable’ http://bbc.in/1GjtI70

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: Cyber-Security Threats: Joint Initiative Accelerates Development and Adoption of Mature Technologies http://i-hls.com/2015/02/cyber-security-threats-joint-initia…H38RR.dpuf

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: DHS to rely on big data to protect critical infrastructure, networks — http://bit.ly/1zZBzkC

2 Social Media Marketing Automation Tools With Amazing ROI And Bad Design http://shar.es/1aCdfr

THE ECONOMIST: Putin says he’ll protect Russian speakers everywhere. We took that to its logical conclusion http://econ.st/19KSthT

GIGAOM: Engineers at Columbia have created a smartphone HIV test that only costs $35 http://bit.ly/1EjPisQ

To build a startup, entrepreneurs need a laser focus on providing an innovative solution to a real problem: http://onforb.es/1LegDP2

NEW YORK TIMES: Document Reveals Growth of Cyberwarfare Between the U.S. and Iran http://nyti.ms/1DakF7t

THE ECONOMIST: There is little evidence that gentrification is responsible for displacing the poor or minorities http://econ.st/17GYyKB

THE VERGE: This is the Samsung Galaxy S6 http://theverge.com/e/7852708

THE ECONOMIST: Oil is back over $60 a barrel. Is the market returning to normal? http://econ.trib.al/SqKFqUD

DELOIETTE: European retailers are the most globally active of the Global Powers of #Retailing Top 250 http://deloi.tt/15tEWso

NEW YORK TIMES: A less daunting approach to interval training. Thanks, http://nyti.ms/1MAvghm

BUSINESS INSIDER: The Australian military is now training to use Reaper drones http://read.bi/1MMn6m4

FAST COMPANY: Workplace bullying can be so demoralizing to its victims that they’re unable to cope with future bullying http://f-st.co/WsHa8Ls

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: DHS to rely on big data to protect critical infrastructure, networks http://i-hls.com/2015/02/dhs-to-rely-on-big-data-to-protect-…-networks/

INC-COM: 7 Functional Ways to Manage in a Dysfunctional Workplace http://bit.ly/1zMiwdj

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: Most cars are vulnerable to hacking or privacy intrusions http://i-hls.com/2015/02/most-cars-are-vulnerable-to-hacking…Co8t3.dpuf

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: Developments in the Global Oil Market Strategic Significance http://i-hls.com/2015/02/developments-global-oil-market-stra…gk12q.dpuf

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: Developments in the Global Oil Market Strategic Significance http://i-hls.com/2015/02/developments-global-oil-market-stra…gk12q.dpuf

INC-COM: 6 Tactics to Quickly Boost Your Cash Flow @mauimasterminds http://bit.ly/1vknH8R

TED: “Numbers are the musical notes with which the symphony of the universe is written.” http://t.ted.com/DhH9i7D

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: “Internet of Things” – an end to privacy? http://i-hls.com/2015/02/internet-things-end-privacy/

CAPGEMINI: Hear how we’re helping CAIXA Bank to focus on #mobile http://ow.ly/InPz3

BLOGS OF WAR: Turkey Defers Air Defense Missile Decision As China Talks Continue http://goo.gl/fh9lw7

WHARTON SCHOOL: WhartonGrad @CaroIssa works her MBA on the runway: http://bit.ly/1LsIgC9

GUARDIAN NEWS: Greece draws up €7.3bn tax hit list aimed at oligarchs and criminals — report http://d.gu.com/8hVs4q

INC-COM: 5 Travel Essentials for Startup Entrepreneurs http://bit.ly/1MveIan

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: What cold war? The U.S will buy rocket motors from Russia http://i-hls.com/2015/02/what-cold-war-the-u-s-will-buy-rock…om-russia/

INSIDE DEFENSE: DOD Official: Cruise Missile, ICBM Recap Quantities Depend On Future Treaties. Story by @JamesDrewNews: http://ow.ly/JpDhG

FAST COMPANY: 7 key habits for building better relationships http://f-st.co/TswyOwa

MAYO CLINIC: HeartDisease risk factors can be hereditary + habits and lifestyle. http://mayocl.in/1COszDd

GIGAOM: This drone caught insane footage of frozen Niagara Falls http://bit.ly/1AjrK5F

POPULAR MECHANICS: Stop Reading This and Go Build Your Own Board Game http://bit.ly/1GjFZbr

THE TIMES OF LONDON: A feeble West emboldens the forces of chaos, writes @MelanieLatest http://thetim.es/1zZH9mR

CNBC: The school that prepares kids to be future money moguls: http://cnb.cx/1Ek5QRx

NEW YORK TIMES: How an identical brainstorming exercise produced very different results in two distinct cultural contexts http://nyti.ms/1vmbsc9

NATIONAL WILDLIFE: The strong “zygodactyl” feet of woodpeckers are designed to easily grasp onto trees: http://bit.ly/1Ale9e5

REUTERS: Asian shares flat as investors digest Greek deal http://reut.rs/1GjHyq5

THE ECONOMIST: Some programmers are even being wooed by talent agencies that normally represent pop stars http://econ.st/1DFFmuR

NEW YORK TIMES: Once-Popular Car Technologies at the End of the Road http://nyti.ms/1ElqwZt

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: IDF: new “Google-Glass”-style goggles will provide soldiers with combat data http://i-hls.com/2015/02/idf-new-google-glass-style-goggles-…rO7nw.dpuf

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: Technion Presents: The Printer of the Future http://i-hls.com/2015/01/technion-presents-printer-future/

WHARTON SCHOOL: The @WhartonSocial Impact Initiative exists first and foremost because students demanded it: http://whr.tn/1yVE5s9

GIGAOM: Win two tickets to Structure Data in NYC! RT & follow back for a chance to win http://bit.ly/1LroaIE

BBC: Australia Post’s profit down 56% http://bbc.in/1GjPt6z

NSA has the ability to hide spying software deep within hard drives, cyber researchers say http://huff.to/1yRmtNF

INC-COM: Why Business Travel Is Never Going to Be the Same After 2015 http://bit.ly/1t8vBRN

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: What to do when senior managers won’t collaborate: http://s.hbr.org/1CWUsJs

BLOOMBERG: ‘‘Australia has had the biggest food explosion I’ve ever seen in the world.” http://bloom.bg/17jEH43

FAST COMPANY: How American Giant is breathing new life into U.S. apparel manufacturing http://f-st.co/qx7Z4uK

FORBES: How to use LinkedIn to advance your career: http://onforb.es/1zZjpiU

BLOOMBERG: A Harvard scientist wants to sell you ice cream with skin http://bloom.bg/1zT6peE

FINANCIAL TIMES: Emerging market investing isn’t simple and isn’t getting easier. http://on.ft.com/1JudX2s

BLOGS OF WAR: Expanded Central Military Commission Meeting Held http://goo.gl/X6fGPf

THE ECONOMIST: A first-class cock up with United Airlines’ ticketing system may cost it dear http://econ.st/1DFHwKK

BBC NEWS: Greece to unveil debt deal reforms http://bbc.in/1Elsmtc

WORLD BANK: How to reach the poorest & most vulnerable ppl in SS #Africa w/ targeted #safetynet programs: http://wrld.bg/Jt3ig

ENGADGET: LG’s new midrange smartphones are made for selfie sticks http://engt.co/1D1JPme

THE ECONOMIST: China’s changing attitudes towards Myanmar’s border groups http://econ.st/1JtF1ip

THE ECONOMIST: Dinosaurs and dark matter: a new theory unites two science-story favourites http://econ.trib.al/58NDVkE

LOCKHEED MARTIN: Kick-starting the week @Avalon2015 airshow! Follow our activity: http://lmt.co/1BaB9yL

TIME: 5 reasons Brazil is getting close to the brink http://ti.me/1EGXrpo

STRATFOR: Ukraine’s economy needs Russia and both Kiev and Moscow are aware of the possibilities and risks of dependency. http://social.stratfor.com/E0y

FAST COMPANY: How drug company Gilead outpaces its competitors http://f-st.co/axnG2o7

FORBES: There is unprecedented demand for physician assistants: http://onforb.es/1zZDIMU

CNN: At least 68 people are dead after a ferry capsized in Bangladesh: http://cnn.it/1EH2XYX

THE ECONOMIST: Have the wheels come off Rolls-Royce? http://econ.st/1vOTeej

CARNEGIE EUROPE: Most read from @Carnegie_Europe this week? http://ceip.org/194BVRq Our director @jan_techau on Europe’s security

THE VERGE: This incredibly complex machine can play the violin http://theverge.com/e/7849694

TECHCRUNCH: Fogo’s modular flashlight launches on Kickstarter http://tcrn.ch/1EktJbQ

THE ECONOMIST: #NarendraModi, the first Indian PM born after the partition, appears more confrontational than his predecessor http://econ.st/1D7V52Y

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: The scientific explanation behind those happy tears. http://ow.ly/JrV5s

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Electrical stimulation vs. medication: Which would you use? http://ow.ly/JrTND

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Scientists can now detect dengue, yellow fever, and Ebola by using this simple paper test. http://ow.ly/JrEgZ

POST WORLD: Two killed in Ukraine bombing on anniversary of president’s flight http://wapo.st/1D1CaEz

BLOOMBERG: Tokyo nursing homes face spending cuts at the worst possible time http://bloom.bg/187cFtQ

FORBES: “Don’t spread your ideas around the company.” More toxic HR beliefs: http://onforb.es/1DF2PdU

Lone billionaire hits much, much higher limit for campaign contributions http://huff.to/1wb7Nyt

SYMANTEC: 8 Google Projects To Watch in 2015. http://symc.ly/1ElbXVR

MICROSOFT: Should data sharing be more like gambling? colleagues explore this area http://ow.ly/2UWmXr

REUTERS: Breastfeeding may protect babies from arsenic exposure http://reut.rs/1GjW7K9

GUARDIAN: There’s no evidence e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking http://gu.com/p/462tn

Looking to pick up marketing skills? Free access to 60,000 online tutorials for 30 days. http://bit.ly/sfeed_marketing

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: How 50 countries stack up in terms of readiness for a digital economy: http://s.hbr.org/1CWUrVZ

WORLD BANK: Why should we include childcare in youth #employment projects? Find out by reading @WorldBank report http://bit.ly/1AcKeVC

“Your traction statistics are a classic trap.” — http://entm.ag/1z5tBGn

FAST COMPANY: A new study shows how office bullies grind their victims down and keep the cycle going http://f-st.co/MSfmYlU

THE GUARDIAN: Hospital psychiatric detainees more at risk of preventable death http://trib.al/F67ThAS

SoftLayer virtual servers outperform those other servers. Try one free to see for yourself. = http://sftlyr.com/5j5

BLOOMBERG: Tokyo nursing homes face spending cuts at the worst possible time http://bloom.bg/187cFtQ

MSNBC: Edward Snowden documentary snags Oscar: http://on.msnbc.com/1a2hchE (Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty)

FINANCIAL TIMES: Asia’s economic prospects: steady as she goes http://on.ft.com/1GjV7FW

WORLD BANK: Organized crime is killing wildlife on an industrial scale: Get #SeriousAboutWildlifeCrime http://www.wildlifeday.org

INC-COM: An Unusual Hiring Strategy That Could Lead You to the Right Candidate http://bit.ly/1E22QHd

WALL STREET JOURNAL: U.S. Units of Deutsche Bank, Santander Likely to Fail Fed Stress Test http://on.wsj.com/188IodU

THE ECONOMIST: Planning your exit from the top job: a guide for bosses http://econ.st/19KGzV1

CAPGEMINI: Traditional #bigdata strategy is ancient history http://ow.ly/JcENO

FINANCIAL TIMES: Holcim says Lafarge merger ‘on track’ for H1 http://on.ft.com/1ElF2Aj

REUTERS: Exclusive: Local bankers emerge as Fed ally in fight against audit bill http://reut.rs/1GjYRaj

REUTERS: Bank of America chips away at brokerage industry truce http://reut.rs/1ElEZ7z

REUTERS: Exclusive: Local bankers emerge as Fed ally in fight against audit bill http://reut.rs/1GjZfpj

FRANCE 24: Arsenic levels higher in formula-fed babies: study http://f24.my/1a2pJkT

Looking to pick up marketing skills? Free access to 60,000 online tutorials for 30 days. http://bit.ly/sfeed_marketing

FORBES: Apple Loop: Dying for your iPhone, Google infects iOS, Motorola slams Apple http://onforb.es/1LlDpCV

BOSTON CONSULTING ON EDUCATION: Tiny Raspberry Pi Computer Hits Big Sales Milestone http://bit.ly/19KF0Xi

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Inventory: http://bit.ly/1vWgiLs

CATO INSTITUTE: Russia’s actions in Crimea & Ukraine deserve condemnation, but the West’s hypocrisy is nothing short of breathtaking: http://j.mp/1DHEYvI

FINANCIAL TIMES: Ito stands down as Honda CEO http://on.ft.com/1ElGJxM

ORACLE DATABASE: Innovation Online Forum & learn from product experts. http://ora.cl/dJf

CISCO: TV could be a thing of the past as #mobile video-viewing skyrockets: http://cs.co/60130V63

CISCO DATA CENTER: Your Design Engineers Need Support and ‘Expertise on Tap’ Too! http://cs.co/60170nwL

CISCO ENTERPRISE: More Choice and Value in How Customers Consume Their Software via @TechTarget http://cs.co/60150Xg9

MICROSOFT: Invest in ongoing optimization of your website to make it easy for prospects to find you: http://part.ms/aWzanz

REUTERS: Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy http://reut.rs/1Gk1gSs

INTUIT: Honored to be listed in such a great lineup of companies that prioritize community engagement http://intuit.me/1CWK30g

BBC NEWS: Fertility clinic at hospital reopens http://bbc.in/1ElI8UX

Rockefeller Fdn: Rapid #ClimateChange has @theNASciences investigating drastic but #innovative engineering and intervention #tech http://ow.ly/Jdo42

THE TIMES OF LONDON: Greece is closer than ever to leaving the euro, writes @mattwridley http://thetim.es/1zZHYw6

ISRAEL’S HOMELAND SECURITY: Are unmanned firefighters for real? http://i-hls.com/2015/02/unmanned-firefighters-real/

FAST COMPANY: Tactus’s amazing shape-shifting screen technology is arrving soon in an iPad case http://f-st.co/PzJVxpH

CNET: Strange “double blob” atop Martian atmosphere puzzles scientists http://cnet.co/1AdEMSn

THE VERGE: This chart shows how quickly startup valuations are skyrocketing http://theverge.com/e/7839094

THE ECONOMIST: Germany’s vaunted apprenticeship system wrongly excludes minorities http://econ.st/1LjRDE8

TECHCRUCNH: Peer-To-Peer Rental Service NoBroker Grabs $3M To Battle India’s Property Brokers http://tcrn.ch/1ElJ6R7

Corporate pension funds weigh derisking vs. re-risking http://trib.al/9eAgQSf

INC-COM: How two self-taught jewelry-makers built a brand that outfits everyday fashionistas and high-profile stars alike http://bit.ly/1EhTeI4

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Hundreds of Muslims in Oslo formed a symbolic protective barrier around a Jewish synagogue http://on.wsj.com/1vVXJn6

SLATE: Might ISIS collapse before America can destroy it? http://slate.me/1B2X8Gd

ENGADGET: Art exhibit lets you draw on a 3D self-portrait http://engt.co/1w0UgUm

INC-COM: 61% of consumers say they trust peer reviews online more than expert reviews http://bit.ly/1LkFIWH

THE ECONOMIST: Spain: A lack of larger firms means fewer jobs, and a less resilient economy http://econ.st/1DFEsyf

DEFENSE NEWS: UK Seeks To Expand Training in Mideast http://ift.tt/1D1YH3T

CNET: Human DNA gives mice bigger brains http://cnet.co/1B465zg

SYMANTEC: Endpoint security becoming critical focus area. http://symc.ly/1CTcjyx

BLOOMBERG: The biggest Nordic buyout fund warns unprecedented monetary stimulus is inflating asset prices to extreme levels http://bloom.bg/1GcVx0H

WORLD BANK: What Shell & 2 other energy companies have been doing to prepare for carbon pricing: http://wrld.bg/Jpl0e

FINANCIAL TIMES: Earnings providing false hope for groups http://on.ft.com/1EkLHuB

CIO-COM: Edward Snowden documentary Citizenfour wins Oscar http://trib.al/B3PALPv

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: What kind of financial shocks caused the Great Recession? http://wef.ch/1zSVFwO

FRANCE 24: Japan crown prince warns on ‘correct’ history http://f24.my/1a2AvYk

POST WORLD: U.S. weighs more sanctions against Russia over violations in Ukraine http://wapo.st/1D1CCCD

THE DIPLOMAT: Cambodian Land Conflicts Surge http://bit.ly/1wel5dJ

FORBES: It’s not just Apple and Google — a lot of tech companies are moving into cars: http://onforb.es/1zZykJG

POPULAR MECHANICS: Soon your eyeball is going to replace your passwords. Here’s how: http://popme.ch/60150wKN

NOOA: It’s coming! #InvasiveSpecies Week is Feb. 23–27. LISTEN to our podcast to get ready: http://1.usa.gov/1fXiXLi

Edward Snowden releases statement following “Citizenfour” Best Documentary win http://huff.to/1weWMfE

FRANCE 24: Residents of shattered Ukraine town leave shelters in search of aid http://f24.my/1DbhVXu

FRANCE 24: Greece races to meet ‘inhuman’ deadline for reforms http://f24.my/1DbhVH0

MICROSOFT: Invest in ongoing optimization of your website to make it easy for prospects to find you: http://part.ms/aWzanz

CATO INSTITUTE: Russia’s actions in Crimea & Ukraine deserve condemnation, but the West’s hypocrisy is nothing short of breathtaking: http://j.mp/1DHEYvI

MIT TECH REVIEW: How Malware Can Track Your Smartphone Without Using Location Data http://bit.ly/1DbnpSa

FOX NEWS: Would-be ISIS fighters reportedly slipping through holes in Europe’s security net http://fxn.ws/17pjkyh

DEUTSCHE BANK: Finance sustainable projects and still earn competitive ROI? #GreenBonds make it possible http://ow.ly/Jo5ui #dbcr #sustainability

COMPUTING NOW: [industry news] Presentation: Consistency without Consensus: CRDTs in Production at SoundCloud: Peter Bourgon… http://bit.ly/1DblSeD

GIGAOM: Is this the fuel cell that will crack the code to the data center? http://bit.ly/1B39YEw

MARKET WATCH: Dollar wary ahead of testimony from Fed’s Yellen http://on.mktw.net/1ElKUtq

FAST COMPANY: Why putting on a brave face is killing your productivity http://f-st.co/6wdciMB

SINGULARITY UNIVERSITY: Hyperloop Is Coming http://singularityhub.com/2015/02/16/hyperloop-is-coming/

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: When to Bring in a Professional Coach http://s.hbr.org/1DBXjKJ

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