Saturday, September 20, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (September 20, 2014)

DARPA:  President Obama Highlights New DARPA Program Aimed at Developing Novel Therapies Customized to Individual Patients

Rising Tides – Mitigation versus Consternation

REUTERS: North Korea says imprisoned American tried to become 'second Snowden'

REUTERS:  French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State

REUTERS:  Other automakers to challenge Tesla in over-the-air software upgrades

BLOOMBERG: Al-Qaeda Spokesman Admits Embassy Plot as Judge Questions Deal

BLOOMBERG:  Protecting the Power Grid From Malware That Doesn’t Exist Yet

KAI:  A long-lasting, water-based nuclear-energy-powered battery

KAI: A new impermeable form of graphene oxide could be the ultimate protective coating

KAI:  Car hacking: who’s monitoring (or controlling) your car?

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW:  3-D Printing Will Change the World

SLATE:  A Very Matter-of-Fact Interview About the Russian Tradition of Arresting Billionaires and Taking Their Stuff

BBC: Poland, Ukraine and Lithuania form joint military unit

BBC: Six Russian fighter jets intercepted off Alaska

HUFF POST:  Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian bombers in Arctic

DESIGN ENGINEERING:  NASA’s JPL develops multi-metal 3D printing process

NASA:  Printing the Metals of the Future

BBC:  eBay security flaw has existed for months

SCIENCE MAG:  Gene therapy helps weak mice grow strong

LA TIMES: A theory for toddlers' turbo-charged learning style. The lack of a fully formed prefrontal cortex -- the section of the brain that keeps an adult 'on task' -- may help young kids accumulate knowledge rapidly, a study suggests.

(CNN) -- 2 US. jets intercepted six Russian planes that neared U.S. airspace off Alaska on Thursday and Canadian planes intercepted 2 Russian bombers that approached Canadian airspace, NORAD reported.

MOSCOW TIMES:  Putin Seeks Ways to Cut Russia Off From the Internet

PEW RESEARCH: AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Internet of Everything is a $4.6 trillion opportunity for global public-sector organizations over the next decade

NATURE AND SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  The Long Slow Rise of Solar and Wind

NATURE: Economics: Manufacture renewables to build energy security

WALL STREET JOURNAL: GlaxoSmithKline Found Guilty of Bribery in China

ADAGE:  Hey, CMO: Larry Ellison and Oracle Want Your Business As Tech Titans Race to Dominate the Marketing Cloud, Oracle and Others Are Courting the New Decision Makers -- You

PHYS ORG: Quick-change materials break the silicon speed limit for computers

ECONOMICALLY, EXPECT ZERO. PEW RESEARCH: World Remains Glum about Economic Prospects

PEW RESEARCH CENTER:  Global Public Downbeat about Economy. Many Wary of the Future and the Present.

BLOOMBERG:  Pena Nieto Heads to New York After Energy Overhaul Moves

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Chinese Views of India: Culturally Rich but Backward

PEW RESEARCH:  Indians Reflect on Their Country & the World. Troubled by Economic Problems, Corruption, Pakistan and China.

BUSINESS INSIDER:  Alibaba Is Already The Fourth Most Valuable Technology Company In The World

THE NATO CONSEQUENCES. BREAKING DEFENSE: Army Scrambles On 4 Continents: Odierno Previews New Doctrine

By Mr. Andres Agostini