Monday, August 25, 2014

IPOLITICS: Canada’s investment in genomics is paying off

FORBES: Why Predictive Shopping Might Be Bad For The Future

SILICON BEAT: Quake, rattle, and then roll out of bed

COINDESK: Visa Exec: Our Network Could Support Bitcoin Payments

NEW YORK TIMES: Modern Research Borne on a Relic

NEW YORK TIMES: Thumbtack, an Online Market for Services, Raises $100 Million

STATISTA: Snapchat More Popular Than Twitter Among Millennials

KAI: Autómata: a believable robot future

KAI: A new future for cloud computing

REUTERS: No let-up in Gaza war, Israel moves to protect its economy

REUTERS: Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

Brain to Brain Communication Using EEG Waves

WIRED: The Data Scientist on a Quest to Turn Computers Into Doctors

BUSINESS INSIDER: How 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Our World

BBC: Study creates 'time travel' illusion'

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes by Chinese supersonic submarine

OIL PRICE: Natural Gas As A Trucking Fuel Fails To Deliver

LONG NOW FOUNDATION: David Eagleman: Six Easy Steps to Avert the Collapse of Civilization — Seminar Flashback

SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST: Huge marijuana plantation spotted by hi-tech satellite in China's northeast

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: America in Decay. The Sources of Political Dysfunction By Francis Fukuyama

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  ISIS' Western Ambitions. Why Europe and the United States Could be the Militant Group's Next Target

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: An Anxious Age: The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America

DER SPIEGEL:  Baltic Fears: NATO Debates Directing Missile Shield against Russia

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Islamic State an 'Ideological Threat' to Russia, Official Warns

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Ukraine's Independence Day Shows a Torn Country

THE MOSCOW TIMES: Russia Claims Exclusion From NATO Summit on Ukraine

DIGITAL TRENDS: Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of August 24, 2014 Read more:

MORE HACKERS. SECURITY INTELLIGENCE: The Administrator of Things (AoT) – A Side Effect of Smartification

GOV TRANSFORMER:  GovTransformer: IARPA Peeks Into The Future of Your Brain

GOVLOOP: Six Words of Advice for the U.S. Digital Service - Plus the 7 Gov Stories

FORBES: Ebooks Will Make Us Dumber, Or They Won't

BUSINESS INSIDER: Technology That Could Make Your Smartphone Charge Twice As Fast Is Coming In 2015 Read more:

THE INDEPENDENT: 'France is totally bankrupt': French jobs minister Michel Sapin embarrasses Francois Hollande with shocking statement on state of the country's economy

THE INDEPENDENT: Pulitzer-winning scientist warns wildlife face a 'biological holocaust'

THE INDEPENDENT: 7 best quadcopters and drones

CBC NEWS: France's government dissolves after minister criticizes fiscal policy

OFFSHORE WIND: Saab Seaeye Falcon Helps Japan Harness Offshore Wind

OFFSHORE WIND: German Wind Energy Association to Present Industry’s Strength at WindEnergy Hamburg

OFFSHORE WIND: Marine Ecological Surveys to Examine Seabed of Three UK Regions

OFFSHORE WIND: German Wind Energy Association to Present Industry’s Strength at WindEnergy Hamburg

THE NEW YORKER: Vladimir Putin's Americanism at

BBJ: Should Japan restart its nuclear reactors?

CANBERRA TIMES: Australian Tax Office decides bitcoins are assets, not currency

MOTHER EARTH NEWS: More Than 36 U.S. Nuclear Reactors at Risk of Early Retirement

THE GLOBE AND MAIL: The Landmark file: Inside Canadian cyber-security agency’s 'target the world' strategy

NO CAMELS: Medigus Created The World’s Smallest Camera Now Being Used By NASA Robots

NEW YORK TIMES: As Peace Talks Approach, Militants Humiliate Prisoners in Ukraine

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: U.S. Court Overturns Law Limiting Biotech Crops on Hawaiian island

NEW YORK TIMES: Save the Fav, Twitter’s Digital Body Language

INSIDE BIGDATA: Solix Announces Solix Big Data Suite

MASHABLE: The Most Connected Man Is You, Just a Few Years From Now

BUSINESS INSIDER: Amazon Is Turning Into Google

FCW: NSA's ICREACH, hackable scanners and the British IT influence

TED: Can we prevent the end of the world?

BUSINESS INSIDER: 9 Impressive Stats About Twitch That Show Why Amazon Just Purchased It For $970 Million

NEWSWEEK: Developments in Quantum Physics Are About to Transform Our Daily Lives

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: James Gorman on the Future of Finance: Big Banks Will Get Bigger

LET'S CONCENTRATE ON TODAY. TECHREPUBLIC: How big data is going to help feed nine billion people by 2050

YAHOO NEWS: U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State

YAHOO NEWS: WATCH: This Is the World’s First Self-Fueled Lawn Mower

YAHOO NEWS: After Ferguson, Calls Mount for Police to Wear Body Cams

YAHOO NEWS:  A Quantified Life: Former Facebook Designer Uses Tech to Track All of His Activities

POPULAR SCIENCE: Watch A Robot Ride A Hovercycle

SCIENCE DAILY: Nanostructured metal-oxide catalyst efficiently converts carbon dioxide to methanol, a key commodity for chemicals and fuels

PHYS ORG: India's maiden Mars mission one month out from red planet arrival

SCIENCE NEWS: Physics research removes outcome unpredictability of ultracold atomic reactions

SCIENCE WORLD REPORT: Scientists Uncover Evolutionary History of Honeybees

CANADA NOW: NASA Confrims 30 to 50% of Arctic Sea Ice Has Thinned

AMD looks to aid small system builders with new Power Packs

REUTERS:  U.S., Chinese officials to meet at Pentagon after jet intercept

MONET CNN: 3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance

FOX NEWS: Federal judge strikes down California gun purchase waiting period in some cases

REUTERS: Exclusive: Chevron seeks up to $1.5 billion for Canadian oil project - sources

THE TELEGRAPH:  Egypt and UAE ‘launched air strikes against Libyan Islamists’

WALL STREET JOURNAL: It's Time to Take Artificial Intelligence Seriously

TECHDIRT: DailyDirt: Quantum Computers Are Both Here And Not Here...

BLOOMBERG: Indonesia Seen Beating Thailand in Auto Sales: Chart of the Day

DISCOVERY: What do you know about molecular imaging?