Thursday, June 26, 2014

A self-powered cardiac pacemaker    http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-self-powered-cardiac-pacemaker

Google innovations at Google I/O    http://www.kurzweilai.net/google-innovations-at-google-io

Ray Kurzweil - Biologically inspired models of intelligence    http://www.exponentialtimes.net/videos/ray-kurzweil-biologically-inspired-models-intelligence

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…    www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/feb/22/robots-google-ray-kurzweil-terminator-singularity-artificial-intelligence

Michio Kaku (2014) "The Future of the Mind"   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUVw6Pn6GTg

Five Ways IBM Watson is Revolutionizing Health   http://bionicly.com/2014/06/five-ways-ibm-watson-is-revolutionizing-health/

NASA Preparing Satellite to Monitor How the Planet Breathes   http://www.21stcentech.com/nasa-preparing-satellite-monitor-planet-breathes/

As Robotics Advances, Worries of Killer Robots Rise    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/upshot/danger-robots-working.html?_r=1

How 21st Century Technology is Changing Education   http://www.21stcentech.com/technology-21st-century-changing-education/

Breakthrough in neuroscience as paralysed man becomes first to use power of thought to move hand   http://www.tumotech.com/2014/06/25/breakthrough-in-neuroscience-as-paralysed-man-becomes-first-to-use-power-of-thought-to-move-hand/

Future Soldiers May Wear Bulletproof Spider Silk    http://m.livescience.com/46519-spider-silk-bulletproof-clothing.html

The Controlled Chaos of Creativity   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2014/06/25/the-controlled-chaos-of-creativity/

Japan Could Lose 561 Plant Species by the Next Century   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2014/06/26/japan-plant-extinction-crisis/

New technique allows decayed tooth to repair itself   http://www.futuretimeline.net/blog/2014/06/20.htm#.U6x9FbEbErh

Google’s Grand Plans: A Conversation With Google’s Larry Page and Sundar Pichai  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/googles-grand-plans-a-conversation-with-googles-larry-page-and-sundar-pichai/

Daily Report: Google’s Far-Reaching Agenda    http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/daily-report-is-googles-new-technology-more-creepy-than-helpful/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Technology&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body

Meet The Real Hackers Of Silicon Valley (And NYC, LA, And London)    http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/26/meet-the-real-hackers-of-silicon-valley-and-nyc-la-and-london/

Israel Is Building a Futuristic Transit System of Magnetic Pods   http://www.wired.com/2014/06/israel-pod-transport/

The promise, peril and real payback of Big Data   http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/governance-risk-compliance-consulting-services/resilience/publications/promise-peril-real-payback-big-data.jhtml

China finds $15 billion of loans tied to falsified gold deals    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/us-china-gold-financing-idUSKBN0F10Q920140626

REUTERS:  German government cancels Verizon contract in wake of U.S. spying row  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/us-germany-security-verizon-idUSKBN0F11WJ20140626

Yahoo looking to buy YouTube content provider for $250 million: Sky News    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/us-yahoo-fullscreen-idUSKBN0F12JU20140626

8 Internet Things That Are Not IoT   http://www.cio.com/article/754810/8_Internet_Things_That_Are_Not_IoT?source=sflowtweet&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=sflow_tweet

LG to Make a Consumer Version of Google’s 3-D Tablet    http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/06/26/lg-to-make-a-consumer-version-of-googles-3-d-tablet/?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_tech

GM CEO Says Recalls Likely to Continue  http://online.wsj.com/articles/gm-ceo-says-recalls-likely-to-continue-1403785852?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_business

THE NATIONAL INTEREST:  History's Warning: A U.S.-China War Is Terrifyingly Possible  http://nationalinterest.org/feature/historys-warning-us-china-war-terrifyingly-possible-10754

Google’s Ray Kurzweil: The Business Of Extending Human Life Is Going Into “High Gear”   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032405/futurist-forum/googles-ray-kurzweil-the-business-of-extending-human-life-is-going-into-high-

NOT WAY, JOELIE! Should Google Be Allowed to Mine Your Health Care Data? http://gizmodo.com/should-google-be-allowed-to-mine-your-health-care-data-1596432124?utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_twitter&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

There Are 'Tens Of Billions' Of Habitable Planets In Our Galaxy, Astronomer Seth Shostak Says  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/24/habitable-planets-seth-shostak_n_5527116.html?ir=Weird+News&utm_content=bufferc9d0d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Your Doctor Knows You're Killing Yourself. The Data Brokers Told Her   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-26/hospitals-soon-see-donuts-to-cigarette-charges-for-health.html

DARPA Wearable Tech Suit Could Help Soldiers Run a 4-Minute Mile  http://www.fedtechmagazine.com/article/2014/05/darpa-wearable-tech-suit-could-help-soldiers-run-4-minute-mile

The CIA Prepares to Launch Cloud Services   http://www.fedtechmagazine.com/article/2014/06/cia-prepares-launch-cloud-services

Massive Military-Funded Project Aims to Re-align Ailing Brains   http://singularityhub.com/2014/06/20/massive-military-funded-project-will-attempt-to-re-set-ailing-brains/

IN THE WORLDWIDE AGE OF THIS INDIGNANT, THIS WILL BE UNIVERSALLY USED:  Metropolitan Police buys first water cannon  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-28037395

Track Air Pollution With This Smart Umbrella   http://www.fastcodesign.com/3032344/track-air-pollution-with-this-smart-umbrella

BBC:  Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki: Russian jets will turn tide    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28042302

BRICK-AND-MORTAR PUBLISHERS WILL GO UNDER. Amazon accused of 'bullying' smaller UK publishers  http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-27994314

We can send humans back to space … if we fund Elon Musk instead of Nasa   http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jun/26/space-nasa-into-elon-musk-vc-fund-private-space-industry

What should a 20-year vision for science and mathematics education look like?   www.theguardian.com/science/occams-corner/2014/jun/26/what-should-20-year-vision-for-science-mathematics-education-look-like

U.S. Will Disband Terrorism Task Force in Philippines   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/27/world/asia/us-will-disband-terrorism-task-force-in-philippines.html?smid=tw-share

U.S. Navy Air Warfare Center Seeking 3D Metal Printer   http://3dprint.com/7420/navy-metal-3d-printer/