Wednesday, September 17, 2014


BLOOMBERG:  Did You Know You Had Diabetes? It's All Over the Internet   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-11/how-big-data-peers-inside-your-medicine-chest.html

THE ECONOMIST:  Getting to know you. Everything people do online is avidly followed by advertisers and third-party trackers http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21615871-everything-people-do-online-avidly-followed-advertisers-and-third-party#sthash.MXyd5oQt.dpbs

THE REGISTER:  Hackers-for-hire raided 300 banks, corporates for TWELVE YEARS  http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/09/16/hackersforhire_raided_300_banks_corporates_for_twelve_years/

Every Government Official Should Read This – Choosing Between Economic Growth and Fighting Climate Change is No Longer An Issue  http://www.21stcentech.com/government-official-read-choosing-economic-growth-fighting-climate-change-longer-issue/

No One Should Think That Money Spent on NASA is a Waste  http://www.21stcentech.com/money-spent-nasa-waste/

MASHABLE: World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print  http://mashable.com/2014/09/16/first-3d-printed-car/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Beauty in Math and Art Activate Same Brain Area  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/beauty-in-math-and-art-activate-same-brain-area/?WT.mc_id=SA_MindFacebook

FT:  Brace of British universities ranked in global top three  http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2af6065e-3d02-11e4-a2ab-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3DWP0zBDT

BUSINESS INSIDER: PayPal Uses Apple's Nude Selfie Scandal To Take A Shot At Apple Pay http://www.businessinsider.com/paypal-is-already-taking-shots-at-apple-pay-2014-9#ixzz3DWWrVcTQ

COMPUTERWORLD:  NASA launches massive cloud migration  http://www.computerworld.com/article/2599804/cloud-computing/nasa-launches-massive-cloud-migration.html

EXTREMETECH: The future of permanent, fully integrated prosthetic limbs and bionic implants  http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/189746-the-future-of-permanent-fully-integrated-prosthetic-limbs-and-bionic-implants

KAI: New algorithm enables MIT cheetah robot to run and jump, untethered, across grass  http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-algorithm-enables-mit-cheetah-robot-to-run-and-jump-untethered-across-grass

PHYS ORG: Physicists design zero-friction quantum engine  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-physicists-zero-friction-quantum.html

KAI:  Camouflaging metamaterials create the LCD color display of the future  http://www.kurzweilai.net/camouflaging-metamaterials-create-the-lcd-color-display-of-the-future

KAI: How a quantum computer could defeat a classical computer  http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-a-quantum-computer-could-defeat-a-classical-computer

CNN: Billionaire Peter Thiel tells Apple: Innovate more  http://money.cnn.com/2014/09/16/investing/peter-thiel-apple-innovation/

REUTERS: Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/16/us-usa-boeing-spacetaxi-idUSKBN0HB2B120140916

REUTERS: Russians love their children, too – but that alone won’t stop a nuclear http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2014/09/15/russians-love-their-children-too-but-that-alone-wont-stop-a-larger-war/war 

REUTERS: U.S. general says ground forces cannot be ruled out in war on Islamic State http://www.reuters.com/video/2014/09/16/us-general-says-ground-forces-cannot-be?videoId=343282488&videoChannel=1&channelName=Top+News

NATURE: Google and NASA snap up quantum computer  http://www.nature.com/news/google-and-nasa-snap-up-quantum-computer-1.12999

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY:  'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems  http://www.princeton.edu/engineering/news/archive/?id=13459

DER SPIEGEL:   Airstrike Uncertainties: Obama's Dangerously Vague New War  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/american-war-on-islamic-state-isis-is-risky-and-uncertain-a-991645.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Islamic State in Iraq: 'They Know Exactly What They Are Doing'  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/interview-with-ahmad-chalabi-on-islamic-state-iraq-and-syria-a-991659.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  14 Ways Russia Can Retaliate to Western Sanctions  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/14-ways-russia-can-retaliate-to-western-sanctions/507261.html

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