Thursday, February 6, 2014


FEBRUARY 07/2014 LIST OF UPDATES. By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC
The Ryno Microcycle is a Sci-Fi Inspired Single Wheeler
http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/7034/The-Ryno-Microcycle-is-a-Sci-Fi-Inspired-Single-Wheeler.aspx

Rigged rules mean economic growth increasingly “winner takes all” for rich elites all over world
http://www.oxfam.org/en/pressroom/pressrelease/2014-01-20/rigged-rules-mean-economic-growth-increasingly-winner-takes-all-for-rich-elites

Economist Debates: Democracy economist.com
http://www.economist.com/debate/overview/196

Behavioral Economics Gives The Advertising Industry A Nudge In The Right Direction
http://www.forbes.com/sites/johnowrid/2014/02/05/behavioural-economics-gives-the-advertising-industry-a-nudge-in-the-right-direction/

Penn State Students Seek Crowdfunding To Land A Hopping Rover On The Moon
http://realtime.rediff.com/news/realtime/Penn-State-Students-Seek-Crowdfunding-To-Land-A-Hopping-Rover-On-The-Moon/fe9c342fe29a4b1d?src=interim_alsoreadheadline

Bitcoin Has the Power to Transform Digital Media Forever
http://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-power-transform-digital-media-forever/

The coin prince: inside Bitcoin's first big money-laundering scandal
http://www.theverge.com/2014/2/4/5374172/the-coin-prince-charlie-shrem-bitinstant-bitcoin-money-laundering-scandal

Business consulting – helping you outperform in a digital world
http://www-935.ibm.com/services/us/gbs/consulting/

Be it bitcoins or dollars, money's value rooted in beliefs
http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2014-02-03/news/46964128_1_stateless-currencies-one-bitcoin-zerocoin

Why Google Cannot Run The World: Wisdom = Data + Experience
http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgebradt/2014/02/05/why-google-can-not-run-the-world-wisdom-data-experience/

Why Launching an Online Brand Takes Guts and 3 Tips for How to Do It Right
http://www.clickz.com/clickz/column/2326949/why-launching-an-online-brand-takes-guts-and-3-tips-for-how-to-do-it-right

Satya Nadella's First Email To Employees As New Microsoft CEO: 'Who Am I?
http://www.businessinsider.com/satya-nadella-email-to-microsoft-employees-2014-2

Five things you should know about running your business from home
http://www.theguardian.com/small-business-network/2014/jan/29/home-business-working-technology

UPDATE 2-JPMorgan to pay $614 mln in U.S. mortgage fraud case
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/05/jpmorgan-settle-idUSL2N0L928N20140205

Three things to watch on information sharing
http://fcw.com/articles/2014/01/31/paul-on-info-sharing-2014.aspx

Senate cybersecurity report finds agencies often fail to take basic preventive measures
http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/senate-cybersecurity-report-finds-agencies-often-fail-to-take-basic-preventive-measures/2014/02/03/493390c2-8ab6-11e3-833c-33098f9e5267_story.html

UK Governments 10 Step Guide to reducing risk of Cyber Attack
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/73128/12-1120-10-steps-to-cyber-security-executive.pdf

Do You Want a Lot More Social Media Views?
http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140204130648-36792-do-you-want-a-lot-more-social-media-views?trk=RSS_Feed

Interview: Peter Singer on cybersecurity and cyberwar
http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2014/02/04/Interview-Peter-Singer-on-cybersecurity-and-cyberwar.aspx#.UvLYGhSnwp0.twitter

A Guide to the Internet of Things Infographic
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/intelligent-systems/iot/internet-of-things-starts-with-intelligence-inside.html

Facebook domain hacked by Syrian Electronic Army
http://www.tweaktown.com/news/35284/facebook-domain-hacked-by-syrian-electronic-army/index.html

The Rise of Quantum Computing
http://csrspreadscience.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/the-rise-of-quantum-computing/

Wozniak: Apple Could Build Droid Phones, Warns of 'Police State'
http://www.cmswire.com/cms/mobile-enterprise/wozniak-apple-could-build-droid-phones-warns-of-police-state-024070.php

Your memory is no video camera: It edits the past with present experiences
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140204185651.htm

Superhumans Created by Nanotechnology within 30 years
http://www.thatsreallypossible.com/news/852/nanotechnology-superhumans/

5 Emerging Technologies That Could Destroy The World
http://www.thatsreallypossible.com/news/1145/5-emerging-technologies-that-could-destroy-the-world/

Man Gets First Prosthetic Hand That Can Feel
http://news.yahoo.com/man-gets-first-prosthetic-hand-feel-202300302.html

PENTAGON CHIEF: The Military Is Facing A Potential Ethical 'Breakdown'
http://www.businessinsider.com/hagel-ethical-breakdown-2014-2

The Future Of Stealth Camouflage In Special Operations
http://www.businessinsider.com/the-future-of-stealth-camouflage-in-special-operations-2014-2

CONTAGION: Here Are 12 Frequently-Asked Questions About One Of The Most Serious Risks In Financial Markets
http://www.businessinsider.com/contagion-frequently-asked-questions-2014-2#ixzz2sVwwoExE

A New Quantum Communication Breakthrough Will Help Us Make A Super-Secure Internet
http://www.businessinsider.com/quantum-teleportation-fiber-optics-2014-2#ixzz2sVyPBOCl

Extraordinary stem cell method tested in human tissue
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25004-extraordinary-stem-cell-method-tested-in-human-tissue.html#.UvMaFrTSmHd

Is Google Building An Android Army? They Just Bought Another Artificial Intelligence Company
http://www.policymic.com/articles/81105/is-google-building-an-android-army-they-just-bought-another-artificial-intelligence-company

Ray Kurzweil is wrong: The Singularity is not near
http://pando.com/2014/02/03/the-singularity-is-not-near/

PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/05/idUS371088795720140205

QUOTATION(S):  “...Change is hard. Change is hardest on those caught by surprise. Change is hardest on those who have difficulty changing too. But change is natural; change is not new; change is important...” AND “...Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition...”

CITATION: “...BEGINNING WITH THE AMOUNT OF KNOWLEDGE IN THE KNOWN WORLD AT THE TIME OF CHRIST, STUDIES HAVE ESTIMATED THAT THE FIRST DOUBLING OF THAT KNOWLEDGE TOOK PLACE ABOUT 1700 A.D. THE SECOND DOUBLING OCCURRED AROUND THE YEAR 1900. IT IS ESTIMATED TODAY THAT THE WORLD'S KNOWLEDGE BASE WILL DOUBLE AGAIN BY 2010 AND AGAIN AFTER THAT BY 2013...”

RECOMMENDED BOOK(S): Who Owns the Future? by Jaron Lanier. ISBN-13: 978-1451654967

Regards,

Mr. Andres Agostini

Risk-Management Futurist
and Success Consultant
http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC



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