Feb 12, 2015

FUTURISM UPDATE (February 12, 2015)

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FUTURISM UPDATE (February 12, 2015) — Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon, LinkedIn


LINKEDIN: The Future of Scientific Knowledge Doubling, Today! https://lnkd.in/eEYn9dR

MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: Our Fear of Artificial Intelligence. A true AI might ruin the world—but that assumes it’s possible at all. https://lnkd.in/eHq-w_7

TRIBUNE-COM: ‘Pakistan Foresight Initiative’ launched https://lnkd.in/e2zui_e

BLOOMBERG: The Return of Artificial Intelligence. Google, Facebook, Amazon spur rebirth of industry after decades of little corporate attention https://lnkd.in/ei3yxam

POPULAR SCIENCE: Right Now, You’re Breathing A Potentially Dangerous Substance. Air: It’s one of the world’s most important, least understood, and possibly life-saving substances https://lnkd.in/enY-esy

PHYS-ORG: A collaborative of researchers from several U.S. universities has published a new paper that explains the major contradictions presented by the prevailing cold dark matter (CDM) cosmological model, and proposes approaches for reconciling cosmological observations with the CDM model’s predictions. The paper, titled “Cold dark matter: Controversies on small scales,” was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in December. https://lnkd.in/eyGzxCb

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Don’t Block the Sun to Cope with Global Warming https://lnkd.in/e6jkNir

PHYS-ORG: Britain starts public trial of driverless cars https://lnkd.in/efGgtsC

PHYS-ORG: Europe said it had launched a prototype space plane Wednesday in a strategy to join an elite club able to both launch a spacecraft and return it safely to Earth. https://lnkd.in/euewPkr

PHYS-ORG: Novel high-power microwave generator. High-power microwaves are frequently used in civil applications, such as radar and communication systems, heating and current drive of plasmas in fusion devices, and acceleration in high-energy linear colliders. They can also be used for military purpose in directed-energy weapons or missile guidance systems. https://lnkd.in/ehv-qYB

LINKEDIN: The Future of Biotechnology and The Future of Bravado Futures, Now! https://lnkd.in/ebmBDMW

Deloitte Review: The creation of products and services derived from crowd-based insights is the foundation of the “billion-to-one” experience. Taking your characteristics and behavior and contextualizing them with data from many thousands of other individuals allows designers to deliver products and services that are, or at least feel, unique. https://lnkd.in/eD4m_nv

NATURE-COM: Hubble successor will struggle to hunt alien life. Exoplanet researchers will vie with astrophysicists for access to James Webb Space Telescope, which is not optimized for studying Earth-like worlds. https://lnkd.in/emnUvTZ

NEWSWEEK: Off-World 3-D Printing Is How Humans Will Colonize Space https://lnkd.in/esuazmG

LINKEDIN: Homer Simpson on Rocket Science and Bart Simpson on Hi-Tech https://lnkd.in/e2ArRek

FOREIGN POLICY: Why Arming Kiev Is a Really, Really Bad Idea http://ow.ly/ITBF4

NATURE-COM: Brittle intermetallic compound makes ultrastrong low-density steel with large ductility https://lnkd.in/ey9Cdxf

FINANCIAL TIMES: Greek bailout talks with Europe break down http://on.ft.com/1FAh8zY

LINKEDIN: The Personal Cosmology of Southern Europe and Eastern Europe! https://lnkd.in/e5kTZhk

FINANCIAL TIMES: Australia jobs market worse than expected in January http://on.ft.com/1FAjxuk

THE ECONOMIST: War against Islamic State needs not just guns and planes but the waging of a battle of ideas http://econ.st/1DFms5T

THE ECONOMIST: Several studies suggest that when immigrants arrive, crime goes down, schools improve and shops open up http://econ.trib.al/WzCB2Zd

STRATFOR: Can Greece implement the strategy Argentina used to save its struggling economy? http://social.stratfor.com/zSS

THE ECONOMIST: After a while, like any feel-good drug, debt becomes addictive http://econ.trib.al/69kbYX9

FORTUNE MAGAZINE: Tesla hits a speed bump as sales and big spending disappoints http://for.tn/1zNbkCl

THE ECONOMIST: If freeing crude exports makes America richer, its allies stronger and the world safer, what stands in the way? http://econ.trib.al/hOf0cxH

FINANCIAL TIMES: Private banks must be more than laundries http://on.ft.com/1FzE0zr

THE ECONOMIST: In recent weeks US airlines have been the victims of a dramatic spike in social-media bomb threats http://econ.st/1D2iL9M

MONEY-COM: Apple and Tesla are battling for this critically important resource http://money.us/1ITEOod

REUTERS: SpaceX rocket blasts off to put weather satellite into deep space http://reut.rs/1IWMaY2

REUTERS: Apple deal, tax change could spark corporate solar stampede http://reut.rs/1FAjkaJ

GIZMODO: Saudi Arabia is building a 600-mile wall along the Iraq border. http://gizmo.do/APTIiM9

FINANCIAL TIMES: Opinion: Differences that divide union in Europe http://on.ft.com/1Fze2fn

THE ECONOMIST: If freeing crude exports makes America richer, its allies stronger and the world safer, what stands in the way? http://econ.trib.al/hOf0cxH

THE ECONOMIST: You, and me, and baby makes three. So who’s this other lady? http://econ.st/1zC76gX

FORBES: Datto deals in the coma-inducing — but profitable — business of information recovery: http://onforb.es/1Chlybt

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Analysts: A Simple Cease-Fire Won’t Bring Lasting Peace to Ukraine https://lnkd.in/eF2QdB3

SCIENTIFIC AMERICA: Nicaragua [through China] Constructs Enormous Canal, Blind to its Environmental Cost https://lnkd.in/eE_fh8p

INC-COM: Robots Are Replacing Us Faster Than We Expected. As robots learn to react to the unexpected, the need for human workers continues to diminish. https://lnkd.in/eptUZMV

Harvard B-school opens the flood gates with online courses http://fortune.com/2015/02/10/harvard-business-school-expect…ign=buffer


Authored By Copyright Mr. Andres Agostini

White Swan Book Author (Source of this Article)



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