Monday, August 11, 2014


How wearable cameras can help those with Alzheimer's  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/aug/09/how-wearable-cameras-can-help-those-with-alzheimers

Live subtitles: How smart technology could help deaf people   http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-ouch-28672182

THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS: 2014  http://www.businessinsider.com/the-future-of-the-payments-industry-2014-slide-deck-2014-7

Experts say robots will take 47% of our jobs is this true?  http://www.tumotech.com/2014/08/04/experts-say-robots-will-take-47-of-our-jobs-is-this-true-and-if-so-is-it-a-problem-a-guide-to-the-coming-robot-revolution/

Robot folds itself up, walks away  http://www.kurzweilai.net/robot-folds-itself-up-walks-away

How to synthesize structurally pure carbon nanotubes using molecular ‘seeds’   http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-to-synthesize-structurally-pure-carbon-nanotubes-using-molecular-seeds

Lower-cost high-brightness LEDs possible with ‘wonder material’ perovskite   http://www.kurzweilai.net/lower-cost-high-brightness-leds-possible-with-wonder-material-perovskite

New microhairs bend in magnetic field, directing water against gravity   http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-microhairs-bend-in-magnetic-field-directing-water-against-gravity

Emerging Internet Trends that will Shape the Global Economy   http://live.worldbank.org/emerging-internet-trends-global-economy-vint-cerf

Gartner's 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Maps the Journey to Digital Business   http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2819918

In the Future We'll All Be Renters: America's Disappearing Middle Class  http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/10/in-the-future-we-ll-all-be-renters-america-s-disappearing-middle-class.html

FORBES:  Anonymous Launches Cyber Attack on Israeli Websites  http://www.forbes.com/sites/katevinton/2014/08/11/data-breach-bulletin-anonymous-launches-cyber-attack-on-israeli-websites/?utm_campaign=techtwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

Amazon-Disney Dispute? Amid Hachette PR War, Retail Giant Sets Mouse Trap  http://www.ibtimes.com/amazon-disney-dispute-amid-hachette-pr-war-retail-giant-sets-mouse-trap-1654220

How Old Cell Phones Will Save the Forests of Our World  http://www.21stcentech.com/cell-phones-save-forests-world/

This Water-Based Tractor Beam Could Confine Oil Spills, Control Floating Objects  www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/08/11/water-tractor-beam-controls-waves_n_5668524.html?&ncid=tweetlnkushpmg00000067

REUTERS:  Boeing expects most of defense unit cost cuts from supply chain  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/11/us-boeing-defense-idUSKBN0GB26320140811?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews

FDA approves first DNA test for colon cancer  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/fda-approves-first-dna-test-for-colon-cancer/

Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices   http://news.techworld.com/data-centre/3535580/energy-harvested-from-body-environment-could-power-wearables-iot-devices/

IT Outsourcing Customers Mad as Hell, Ready to Walk   http://www.cio.com/article/2461382/outsourcing/it-outsourcing-customers-mad-as-hell-ready-to-walk.html

IBM's Brain-Mimicking Chip Has 256 Million "Synapses"  http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/ibms-brain-mimicking-chip-has-256-million-synapses

FORBES:  Was Aeroflot 2074 The Real Target Of The Russian Missile? Who Is "Upstairs"?  http://www.forbes.com/sites/paulroderickgregory/2014/08/11/was-aeroflot-2074-the-real-target-of-the-russian-missile-who-is-upstairs/

Google is backing a new $300 million high-speed internet Trans-Pacific cable system between the US and Japan  http://thenextweb.com/google/2014/08/11/google-backing-new-300-million-high-speed-internet-trans-pacific-cable-system-us-japan/