Wednesday, September 24, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 24, 2014)

COLUMN-Efficiency, the invisible energy revolution: John Kemp  http://www.agbc-berlin.de/content/column-efficiency-invisible-energy-revolution-john-kemp

EBN:  Apple Perfects Global Supply Chain  http://www.ebnonline.com/author.asp?doc_id=274867&section_id=3219

NEW YORK TIMES:  Testing Future Conditions for the Food Chain  www.nytimes.com/2014/09/23/science/testing-future-conditions-for-the-food-chain.html?smid=nytcore-iphone-share&smprod=nytcore-iphone&_r=0

INSTEAD OF PSEUDO-LEARNING FROM THE DUMB ROBERT T. KIYOSAKI, STUDY STEVE JOB'S CO-FOUNDER AND ENGINEER, STEVE WOZNIAK VIA ISBN: 978-0393330434. DIDN’T YOUR PARENTS TELL YOU TO GO TO THE DARCAL ROOT?

Fossil Fuel Divestment Joined by the Founders of Standard Oil  http://www.21stcentech.com/fossil-fuel-divestment-joined-founders-standard-oil/

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia's Black Sea Fleet Will Get 80 New Warships to Repel NATO http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-black-sea-fleet-will-get-80-new-warships-to-repel-nato/507682.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia's Military Purchases Drive Manufacturing Growth, Hiding Stagnation Beyond http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-s-military-purchases-drive-manufacturing-growth-hiding-stagnation-beyond/507690.html

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  Robotics & Artificial Intelligence.  Latest in Robotics & Artificial Intelligence. http://www.scientificamerican.com/topic/artificial-intelligence/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  We Are Playing God with a Declassified Future [Excerpt]   http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-are-playing-god-with-a-declassified-future-excerpt/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  Personal Drones: Are They a Public Hazard?  http://www.scientificamerican.com/video/personal-drones-are-they-a-public-hazard/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  China Plans Supercollider  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/china-plans-supercollider/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: Transistor Successor Set to Bring on "The Machine" Age Soon http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/transistor-successor-set-to-bring-on-the-machine-age-soon/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  Will Automation Take Our Jobs? http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/will-automation-take-our-jobs/

TECHCRUNCH:  Video: Cirque du Soleil Does Its Thing… With Drones  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/23/video-cirque-du-soleil-does-its-thing-with-drones/

NEW SCIENTIST:  Watch a swarm of 1000 mini-robots assemble into shapes  http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26060-watch-a-swarm-of-1000-minirobots-assemble-into-shapes.html#.VCIJ_RYb8mw

MASHABLE: Facebook Further Reveals Plans for Internet-Connected Drones (Flying Bots) http://mashable.com/2014/09/23/facebook-drones-internet-org/

MASHABLE: These Tiny Robots Can Self-Assemble into Different Shapes http://mashable.com/2012/12/19/robots-self-assemble/

TECHCRUNCH: The “Robo Brain” Will Use The Internet To Teach Robots http://techcrunch.com/2014/08/25/the-robo-brain-will-use-the-internet-to-teach-robots/

FAST COMPANY:  The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Robotics  http://www.fastcompany.com/3026314/most-innovative-companies-2014/the-worlds-top-10-most-innovative-companies-in-robotics

FAST COMPANY: Can Jibo, The Family Robot, Make The World More Beautiful? http://www.fastcompany.com/3035971/then-and-now/can-jibo-the-family-robot-make-the-world-more-beautiful

FASTCODESIGN:  Control This Art Museum's Robots From The Comfort Of Your Couch http://www.fastcodesign.com/3034298/fast-feed/control-this-art-museums-robots-from-the-comfort-of-your-couch

BBC:  Robot builders inspired by animal kingdom http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-26222542

THE GUARDIAN: 'Killer robots' pose threat to peace and should be banned, UN warned, taking jobs and lives! http://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/may/29/killer-robots-ban-un-warning

THE GUARDIAN: Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so… http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/feb/22/robots-google-ray-kurzweil-terminator-singularity-artificial-intelligence

THE ECONOMIST: New roles for technology.  Rise of the robots http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21599762-prepare-robot-invasion-it-will-change-way-people-think-about-technology-rise

THE ECONOMIST: Robots, Immigrants from the future http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21599522-robots-offer-unique-insight-what-people-want-technology-makes-their

ROBOHUB: The Economist 14-page Special Report: Rise of the Robots—Cool! http://robohub.org/the-economist-14-page-special-report-rise-of-the-robots-cool/

FAST COMPANY: How The "Internet Of Things" Is Turning Cities Into Living Organisms http://www.fastcompany.com/biomimicry/how-the-internet-of-things-is-turning-cities-into-organisms

FAST COMPANY:  The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies In The Internet Of Things  http://www.fastcompany.com/most-innovative-companies/2014/industry/the-internet-of-things

FAST COMPANY:  In Boston, The Internet of Things Is Already In Front Of Your Face  www.fastcompany.com/3033636/internet-of-things/in-boston-the-internet-of-things-is-already-in-front-of-your-face

FASTCODESIGN:  Could This Idiotic Product Help "The Internet Of Things" Go Mainstream? http://www.fastcodesign.com/1673027/could-this-idiotic-product-help-the-internet-of-things-go-mainstream

FASTCODESIGN:  Google And Berg Team Up To Create An Internet Of Things   http://www.fastcodesign.com/1671606/google-and-berg-team-up-to-create-an-internet-of-things

ENGAGEDT:  Huawei's just bought an internet-of-things startup  http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/23/huawei-internet-of-things/

REUTERS:  Verizon hires TAP Advisors to plan sale of assets  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/23/us-verizon-assetsale-idUSKCN0HI2Q120140923?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews

YAHOO NEWS:  The Internet of Things Will Provide Top Companies Huge Opportunity  http://finance.yahoo.com/news/internet-things-top-companies-huge-151545735.html

Davos: Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer says Internet of Things will create 'tipping point'  http://www.marketingmagazine.co.uk/article/1228173/davos-yahoo-boss-marissa-mayer-says-internet-things-will-create-tipping-point

ENGADGET:  The Internet of Things isn't safe: thousands of smart gadgets hacked to send spam and phishing emails  http://www.engadget.com/2014/01/17/internet-of-things-hacked-malicious-email-phishing/

WIRED: In the Programmable World and Human Minds, All Our Objects Will Act as One http://www.wired.com/2013/05/internet-of-things-2/all/

WIRED:  Everything Is Hyper Connected in the Internet of Things  http://www.wired.com/2014/08/everything-hyper-connected-internet-things/

WIRED:  Why Tech’s Best Minds Are Very Worried About the Internet of Things  http://www.wired.com/2014/05/iot-report/

SAS:  What is the Internet of Things?  http://www.sas.com/en_us/insights/articles/big-data/what-is-the-internet-of-things.html

MASHABLE:  70 Percent of Internet of Things Devices Are Vulnerable to Hacking, Study Says  http://mashable.com/2014/08/02/internet-of-things-hacking-study/

MASHABLE:  Samsung, Dell and Intel to Create New 'Internet of Things' Standard   http://mashable.com/2014/07/08/open-interconnect-consortium-samsung-dell-intel/

TECHCRUNCH:  Seed Is Creating A Truly Idiot-Proof Internet Of Things  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/12/seed-is-creating-a-truly-idiot-proof-internet-of-things/

THE GUARDIAN: The internet of things - the next big challenge to our privacy http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/jul/28/internet-of-things-privacy

PANDO DAILY:  For GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, the Internet of Things is about saving the planet  http://pando.com/2014/05/15/for-ge-ceo-jeffrey-immelt-the-internet-of-things-is-about-saving-the-planet/

LIVE SCIENCE:  Power of the Future: 10 Ways to Run the 21st Century  http://www.livescience.com/11324-power-future-10-ways-run-21st-century.html

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  Halfway There. Why the Left Wins on Culture and Always Loses on Economics http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141764/michael-kazin/halfway-there

PHYS ORG:  Scientists create 'evolved' protein that may stop cancer from spreading  http://phys.org/news/2014-09-scientists-evolved-protein-cancer.html

ENGINEERING:  Turning Toxic Waste into Batteries  http://www.engineering.com/ElectronicsDesign/ElectronicsDesignArticles/ArticleID/8536/Turning-Toxic-Waste-into-Batteries.aspx

ENGINEERING:  VEST - sensory substitution for patients with hearing loss  http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/8541/VEST--sensory-substitution-for-patients-with-hearing-loss.aspx

SLATE:  Drooling on Your Shoes or Living Long and Prospering?  http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2013/09/four_scenarios_for_our_future_lifespans.html

BBC FUTURE:  Life expectancy: How long will you live?  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120410-a-matter-of-life-and-death

THE ECONOMIST:  Longevity and Healthy Aging  http://www.economist.com/topics/longevity-and-healthy-aging

THE ECONOMIST: Electric cars. Fully charged http://www.economist.com/news/business/21597893-tesla-gains-new-admirers-it-heads-towards-mass-market-fully-charged

THE GUARDIAN:  Volvo and Renault lead way as electric car sales double in EU  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jul/30/volvo-renault-electric-car-sales-double-in-eu

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN:  BMW to Deliver Electric Car in China in September 2014 http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/bmw-to-deliver-electric-car-in-china-in-september/

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: If the Fuel Source Ain't Clean, Your Electric Car Ain't Green  http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/coal-powered-electric-cars-pollute/

TECHCRUNCH:  Bitcoin’s Price Skyrockets Following PayPal’s Hug  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/23/bitcoins-price-skyrockets-following-paypals-hug/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

WIRED:  Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data—Mountains of It  http://www.wired.com/2014/09/ex-googler-using-big-data-model-creation-new-foods/?__scoop_post=a8efd590-411b-11e4-cc90-001018304b75&__scoop_topic=907945

NEW YORK TIMES:  Still No Flying Cars? Debating Technology’s Future  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/arts/peter-thiel-and-david-graeber-debate-technologys-future.html?_r=0

NEW SCIENTIST:  Why electric car maker Tesla has torn up its patents http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25734-why-electric-car-maker-tesla-has-torn-up-its-patents.html#.VCIychYb8mw

BBC:  Speedy charging driving a global boom in electric cars  http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29034483

NEW YORK TIMES:  Google’s Next Phase in Driverless Cars: No Steering Wheel or Brake Pedals  www.nytimes.com/2014/05/28/technology/googles-next-phase-in-driverless-cars-no-brakes-or-steering-wheel.html

WASHINGTON POST:  Google’s new driverless car has no brakes or steering wheel  http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/05/28/googles-new-driverless-car-has-no-brakes-or-steering-wheel/

TECHCRUNCH:  PRSS Digital Magazine Platform Acquired By Apple  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/23/prss-digital-magazine-platform-acquired-by-apple/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Indian mission reaches Mars  http://asia.nikkei.com/Tech-Science/Science/Indian-mission-reaches-Mars

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Last-ditch effort for TPP agreement gets under way  http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Economy/Last-ditch-effort-for-TPP-agreement-gets-under-way

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Japan to help train 14,000 climate change experts  http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Japan-to-help-train-14-000-climate-change-experts

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:   With Japan trip likely postponed, Putin still willing to talk   http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/With-Japan-trip-likely-postponed-Putin-still-willing-to-talk

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  Japan's latest robot is a quizmaster  http://asia.nikkei.com/Tech-Science/Tech/Japan-s-latest-robot-is-a-quizmaster

INDIA WILL BE THE WORLD'S SUPERPOWER # 1.  CNN:  India's spacecraft inches closer to Mars... and history  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/23/world/asia/mars-india-orbiter/index.html

INDIA TIMES: Google India: Partnering with Modi government to accelerate Digital India programme  http://telecom.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/policy/google-india-partnering-with-modi-government-to-accelerate-digital-india-programme/43243509

Authored By Mr. Andres Agostini
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