Thursday, January 30, 2014





Read it here or at the Lifeboat Foundation's blog at http://lifeboat.com/blog/2014/01/future-observatory





JANUARY/30/2014's HEADLINES:


Cancer Researchers Identify New Drug to Inhibit Breast Cancer
http://guardianlv.com/2014/01/cancer-researchers-identify-new-drug-to-inhibit-breast-cancer/





Russia, US to join forces against space threats
http://voiceofrussia.com/news/2014_01_29/Russia-US-to-join-forces-against-space-threats-1145/





The rise of artificial intelligence
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/the-rise-of-artificial-intelligence-20140122-317g3.html





MIT and Harvard release working papers on open online courses
http://www.kurzweilai.net/mit-and-harvard-release-working-papers-on-open-online-courses?utm_source=KurzweilAI+Weekly+Newsletter&utm_campaign=cbb093c38b-UA-946742-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_147a5a48c1-cbb093c38b-282009765





13 Quotes That Show Why Libertarian Tech Billionaire Peter Thiel Is A Scary Genius
http://www.businessinsider.com/peter-thiel-quotes-2014-1?op=1#ixzz2rr4DD75T


Quantum cloud simulates magnetic monopole
http://www.nature.com/news/quantum-cloud-simulates-magnetic-monopole-1.14612





North Korea possesses two-thirds of the world’s rare earths
http://www.impactlab.net/2014/01/24/north-korea-possesses-two-thirds-of-the-worlds-rare-earths/





Recent discovery of quantum vibrations in microtubules inside brain neurons corroborates controversial theory of consciousness
http://www.impactlab.net/2014/01/21/recent-discovery-of-quantum-vibrations-in-microtubules-inside-brain-neurons-corroborates-controversial-theory-of-consciousness/





The internet population in China hit 618 million in 2013 with 81% connected via mobile internet


http://www.impactlab.net/2014/01/20/the-internet-population-in-china-hit-618-million-in-2013-with-81-connected-via-mobile-internet/





The Bitcoin ATM Has a Dirty Secret: It Needs a Chaperone
http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2014/01/bitcoin_atm/





Can Science Save Modern Art?
http://www.fastcodesign.com/3025595/asides/can-science-save-modern-art





Welcome to the 2020s (Future Timeline Events 2020-2029)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Lmd3l0W5JI





2070-2079 timeline
http://www.futuretimeline.net/21stcentury/2070-2079.htm





Lemur Studio Design develops mine detector in a shoe
http://www.gizmag.com/lemur-studio-saveonelife/30569/





CERN experiment produces first beam of antihydrogen atoms for hyperfine study
http://phys.org/news/2014-01-cern-antihydrogen-atoms-hyperfine.html





Architects build the jellyfish house around a floating pool
http://www.designboom.com/architecture/wiel-arets-architects-build-the-jellyfish-house-around-a-floating-pool-1-26-2014/





Monitoring Drugs Flowing in the Bloodstream
http://www.mdtmag.com/news/2014/01/monitoring-drugs-flowing-bloodstream





$1.7 million personal submarine lets you 'fly' underwater
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/17-million-personal-submarine-lets-you-fly-underwater/





Computing with silicon neurons: Scientists use artificial nerve cells to classify different types of data
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/01/140128094539.htm





10 technology trends to watch in 2014
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/10-technology-trends-to-watch-2014/





The year ahead: Hot ICT tech trends in 2014
http://www.marsdd.com/2014/01/28/year-ahead-hot-ict-tech-trends-2014/





5 Futuristic Trends That Will Shape Business And Culture Today
http://www.fastcoexist.com/3025012/futurist-forum/5-futuristic-trends-that-will-shape-business-and-culture-today





Stephen Hawking says there is no such thing as black holes, Einstein spinning in his grave
http://www.express.co.uk/news/science-technology/455880/Stephen-Hawking-says-there-is-no-such-thing-as-black-holes-Einstein-spinning-in-his-grave





Google’s Ray Kurzweil predicts how the world will change
http://jimidisu.com/?p=6013





Celebrating water cooperation: Red Sea to Dead Sea
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/01/celebrating-water-cooperation-r-201412072619203800.html





7 Trends For 2014
http://blogs.sap.com/innovation/innovation/seven-trends-2014-01242649





8 Quick Ways to Unlock Your Creative Potential
https://www.openforum.com/articles/8-quick-ways-to-unlock-your-creative-potential/?intlink=us-openforum-exp-mostrecent-3





Exploring Mars Habitability – Opportunity Updates Our Understanding of Our Planetary Neighbour
http://www.21stcentech.com/exploring-mars-habitability-opportunity-updates-understanding-planetary-neighbour/





DAILY QUOTE: By Michael Anissimov utters, “...One of the biggest flaws in the common conception of the future is that the future is something that happens to us, not something we create...”





RECOMMENDED BOOK:





Radical Evolution: The Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies -- and What It Means to Be Human by Joel Garreau


ISBN-13: 978-0767915038





Best Regards,





Andres Agostini, Group Administrator







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