Monday, September 22, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (September 22, 2014)

THE INDEPENDENT: A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station yesterday, carrying the first 3D printer for astronauts in orbit.

3D PRINTING:  3D Re-Printer Concept – All-in-one Plastic Recycling 3D Printer

FOREIGN POLICY:  Stuff I didn't know: Earth's rotation affects the accuracy of long-range shells

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM: How printable organs will change the future of medicine

Rowbot Robot Tends to Farmers’ Fields

THE ECONOMIST:  How Alibaba measures up. China's big e-commerce site dominates its American peers.

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM:  What makes Switzerland so competitive?

THE ECONOMIST:  The internet of things. Home, hacked home. The perils of connected devices.

THE ECONOMIST: The language of the internet of things. More and more devices are becoming connected, but will they speak the same language? 

FINANCIAL TIMES: The Connected Business. Need-to-know: A guide to the internet of things.

RREUTERS: Exclusive: Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand - sources

REUTERS:  Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program

REUTERS: SoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing

REUTERS:  Facebook's Oculus unveils new virtual reality prototype device

REUTERS:  Rocket Internet CEO stands to lift stake via options: report

MORE WWIII. MOSCOW TIMES: One-Fifth of Russia's Oil Production Is at Risk Due to Sanctions

MOSCOW TIMES:  Russia's Banks Make 'Colossal' Efforts to Find Funding as Sanctions Bite

MOSCOW TIMES:  Russian Strategic Bombers Approached U.S. Borders

THE ECONOMIST: The internet of things (to be hacked). Hooking up gadgets to the web promises huge benefits. But security must not be an afterthought.

INC:  3 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Learn from Joan Rivers

CISCO:  What is the Internet of Everything?

TIME:   The Next Big Thing for Tech: The Internet of Everything

FORBES:  How The Internet Of Everything Transforms Traditional Industries

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM:  Climate targets have failed. Time to try something new

THE ECONOMIST: Bioethics. It's not about miracles or monsters. A hands-on look at some hard, practical questions in bioethics

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  ISIS Goes to Asia. Extremism in the Middle East Isn't Only Spreading West

GIZMODO: A Common Bacteria Can Be Injected Directly Into Tumors to Fight Cancer

WASHINGTON POST:  The coming era of unlimited — and free — clean energy

By Mr. Andres Agostini