Thursday, September 11, 2014


WIRED:  3-D Printed Car Is as Strong as Steel, Half the Weight, and Nearing Production  http://www.wired.com/2013/02/3d-printed-car/

Gizmos & Gadgets: An Open Source 3D Printed Wind Turbine for Personal Use   http://www.21stcentech.com/gizmos-gadgets-open-source-3d-printed-wind-turbine-personal/

WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM:   Rebooting Chinese Finance   http://www.weforum.org/sessions/summary/rebooting-chinese-finance

BLOOMBERG:  Driverless Car Push Faces Risk of Hacker Hijacking   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-04/driverless-car-push-faces-risk-of-hacker-hijacking.html

SALON:  Robert Reich: College is a ludicrous waste of money  http://www.salon.com/2014/09/03/robert_reich_college_is_a_ludicrous_waste_of_money_partner/

THE ECONOMIST:  Geopolitical risk and markets. Wars and rumours of wars http://www.economist.com/blogs/buttonwood/2014/09/geopolitical-risk-and-markets?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/wars_and_rumours_of_wars

FASTCOMPANY: Forget What You Think You Know About The Office Of The Future  http://www.fastcompany.com/3035569/the-future-of-work/forget-what-you-think-you-know-about-the-office-of-the-future

FASTCOMPANY: How Google's Robots Can Learn Like Humans  http://www.fastcompany.com/3026056/most-innovative-companies-2014/how-googles-robots-can-learn-like-humans

FASTCOMPANY:  Study: Smart Robots Are Coming For (Some Of) Our Jobs  http://www.fastcompany.com/3034035/fast-feed/study-smart-robots-are-coming-for-some-of-our-jobs

MOSCOW TIMES:  Russia Says New EU Sanctions Work Against Peace in Ukraine  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-says-new-eu-sanctions-work-against-peace-in-ukraine/506898.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  U.S. to Outline New Sanctions Against Russia on Friday  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/u-s-to-outline-new-sanctions-against-russia-on-friday/506895.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  Ukraine Faces Huge Winter Gas Shortfall, Minister Says  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/ukraine-faces-huge-winter-gas-shortfall-minister-says/506896.html

FASTCOMPANY: Are Robots Going To Kill Your Next Job Or Create It?  http://www.fastcompany.com/3015420/leadership-now/are-robots-going-to-kill-your-next-job-or-create-it

FASTCOMPANY:  Japan's Uncanny Quest to Humanize Robots  http://www.fastcodesign.com/3031125/exposure/japans-uncanny-quest-to-humanize-robots

FASTCOEXIST:  Sending Robots To Print Infrastructure On Mars, So It's Ready When We Get There  www.fastcoexist.com/3032130/sending-robots-to-print-infrastructure-on-mars-so-its-ready-when-we-get-there

REUTERS:  Russia faces new U.S., EU sanctions over Ukraine crisis  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/11/us-ukraine-crisis-idUSKBN0H61O720140911

REUTERS: Exclusive : Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/11/us-health-ebola-allen-exclusive-idUSKBN0H62DX20140911

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  Jihad Comes to India? http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141980/rameez-abbas/jihad-comes-to-india

FOREIGN AFFAIRS:  State of Confusion. ISIS' Strategy and How to Counter It  http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/141976/william-mccants/state-of-confusion

FORBES:  Baby Steps Toward Driverless Cars Deliver Huge Leaps in Safety  http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2014/09/11/baby-steps-toward-driverless-cars-deliver-huge-leaps-in-safety/

SWISS INFO:  Google Street View arrives in the Swiss alps  http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/multimedia/google-street-view-arrives-in-the-swiss-alps/40606498?rss=true&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

KAI:  ’1 in 5 chance’ Ebola will spread to the US in September  http://www.kurzweilai.net/1-in-5-chance-ebola-will-spread-to-the-us-in-september

KAI:  New synthetic gene circuits can perform complex bio-logic tasks  http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-synthetic-gene-circuits-can-perform-complex-bio-logic-tasks

KAI: Reprogramming your brain with transcranial magnetic stimulation  http://www.kurzweilai.net/reprogramming-your-brain-with-transcranial-magnetic-stimulation

REUTERS:  Double solar storms headed to Earth raise disruption concerns  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/11/us-space-solarstorms-idUSKBN0H62HN20140911?feedType=RSS&feedName=scienceNews

BBC:  Mastercard fees were anti-competitive, court upholds  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29154801

NOVA NEXT:  In Ten Years, You Won’t Even Know You’re Wearing Them  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/next/tech/wearable-health-sensors/

STANFORD UNIVERSITY:  Stanford engineers design ant-sized radio to control 'Internet of Things' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5bnmRpJmXA

ABC NEWS:  Scientists: Strong Solar Storm Heading to Earth http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/scientists-extreme-solar-storm-heading-earth-25416134

ANALYTICS WEEK:  10 Misconceptions about Big Data  http://analyticsweek.com/10-misconceptions-big-data/

CIO:  C-Level Executives Seeing Big Results From Big Data  http://www.cio.com/article/2607333/big-data/c-level-executives-seeing-big-results-from-big-data.html

POPULAR SCIENCE:  Lasers Reveal Underground 'Super Henge'   http://www.popsci.com/article/science/lasers-reveal-underground-super-henge

REUTERS:  China eyes trade route deal with Mongolia during Xi visit  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/18/us-china-mongolia-idUSKBN0GI0S820140818

FORBES:  Where Are The World's Safest Banks in 2014?  http://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2014/09/11/where-are-the-worlds-safest-banks-in-2014/

REUTERS:  U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/12/us-yahoo-surveillance-idUSKBN0H703920140912?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews

China Xinhua News:  http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-09/12/c_126977111.htm

TECHCRUNCH:  Corporate America, Your Future Engineers Aren’t Attending Career Fairs Anymore  http://techcrunch.com/2014/09/11/corporate-america-your-future-engineers-arent-attending-career-fairs-anymore/?ncid=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29

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