Tuesday, August 5, 2014


German, U.S. Home Energy Storage Incentives Offer Divergent Visions for the Smart Grid  http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/2014/08/05/german-u-s-home-energy-storage-incentives-offer-divergent-visions-for-the-smart-grid/

Google Set to Kick-Start the Driverless Car Supply Chain  http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?doc_id=274282&section_id=1162

Can Winograd Schemas Replace Turing Test for Defining Human-Level AI?  http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/artificial-intelligence/winograd-schemas-replace-turing-test-for-defining-humanlevel-artificial-intelligence/?utm_source=roboticsnews&utm_medium=email&utm_c

With $350M Research Center, MIT Bets Big On Nanotechnology  http://www.wbur.org/2014/08/05/mit-nanotechnology-facility#comment-1528661467

A Room Where Executives Go to Get Help from IBM’s Watson  http://www.technologyreview.com/news/529606/a-room-where-executives-go-to-get-help-from-ibms-watson/?utm_campaign=socialsync&utm_medium=social-post&utm_source=linkedin

Robotic suit gives shipyard workers super strength  http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329803.900-robotic-suit-gives-shipyard-workers-super-strength.html#.U-FygmMbErg

Meet Paro, a robot designed to help the elderly  http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_26258460/robotic-pets-seniors-part-wave-assistive-technology

String Field Theory Genius Explains The Coming Breakthroughs That Will Change Life As We Know It  http://www.businessinsider.com/michio-kaku-talks-about-coming-breakthroughs-2014-3

October Rendezvous of Comet with Mars Has NASA Assets on Alert  http://www.21stcentech.com/october-rendezvous-comet-mars-nasa-assets-alert/

Scientists may have cracked the giant Siberian crater mystery  http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/08/05/scientists-may-have-cracked-the-giant-siberian-crater-mystery-and-the-news-isnt-good/?tid=sm_fb

The competition for high-speed fiber optic Internet is escalating in 13 cities  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/08/05/the-competition-for-high-speed-fiber-optic-internet-is-escalating-in-13-cities/

In the wake of Toledo, we need innovations to prevent a world water crisis  http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/innovations/wp/2014/08/05/in-the-wake-of-toledo-we-need-innovations-to-prevent-a-world-water-crisis/

A New Drug Has been Found Which Reverses Alzheimer's On Animals  http://www.businessinsider.com.au/a-new-drug-has-been-found-which-reverses-alzheimers-on-animals-2014-8

‘Rewired’ mice show signs of longer lives with fewer age-related illnesses  http://www.kurzweilai.net/rewired-mice-show-signs-of-longer-lives-with-fewer-age-related-illnesses

Atomically precise self-assembling nanoscale fibers mimic living cells  http://www.kurzweilai.net/atomically-precise-self-assembling-nanoscale-fibers-mimic-living-cells

‘Active’ surfaces that control fluids or particles  http://www.kurzweilai.net/active-surfaces-that-control-fluids-or-particles

FORBES: Why Physicians Are Turning To Startups  http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidshaywitz/2014/08/05/why-physicians-are-turning-to-startups/

Getting Funded by DARPA soonest! http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140805232438-34427457-getting-funded-by-darpa-soonest