Thursday, October 2, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (October 02, 2014)

CIO:   Microsoft Wants You to Help Predict the Future, and Bet on it  http://www.cio.com/article/2689412/innovation/microsoft-wants-you-to-help-predict-the-future-and-bet-on-it.html

FINANCIAL TIMES:  Robots are our saviours, not the enemy. The alternative is a world in which wages fall and prices rise, writes Peter Thiel http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/db02d75c-4400-11e4-baa7-00144feabdc0.html

FASTCOEXIST:  8 Ways Rail Travel Could Evolve By 2050  http://www.fastcoexist.com/3036165/8-ways-rail-travel-could-evolve-by-2050

PHYSICS WORLD:  Quantum data are compressed for the first time  http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2014/sep/29/quantum-data-are-compressed-for-the-first-time

BUSINESS INSIDER:  How 'Internet of Things' Startup Jasper Became A $1.4 Billion Company  http://www.businessinsider.com/jasper-internet-of-things-service-2014-8

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: What We’ll Be Doing in 2022  http://hbr.org/2014/10/what-well-be-doing-in-2022/ar/1?utm_campaign=Socialflow&utm_source=Socialflow&utm_medium=Tweet

AIRFORCE TECHNOLOGY:  Predator C Avenger Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), United States of America http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/predator-c-avenger-unmanned-aircraft-system-uas/

THE BULLETIN:  From nuclear bombs to killer robots: how amoral technologies become immoral weapons http://thebulletin.org/nuclear-bombs-killer-robots-how-amoral-technologies-become-immoral-weapons7409

THE BULLETIN:  The seeds of failure in Syria and Ukraine were planted long ago  http://thebulletin.org/seeds-failure-syria-and-ukraine-were-planted-long-ago7666

THE BULLETIN:  To limit—or expand—missile defense http://thebulletin.org/limit%E2%80%94or-expand%E2%80%94missile-defense7647

DELL: Siemens Selects Dell OEM Solutions to Help Make Cities Worldwide More Livable and Sustainable  www.dell.com/learn/us/en/uscorp1/press-releases/2014-10-01-dell-oem-solutions-customer-siemens

McKinsey & Company: Manager and machine: The new leadership equation. As artificial intelligence takes hold, what will it take to be an effective executive? http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/leading_in_the_21st_century/manager_and_machine

CIO:  U.S. Lags in Broadband Speed Due to Serious Lack of Competition. The United States lags behind 24 other countries in average broadband speed, according to new research. The reason? A serious lack of competition among U.S. broadband providers. http://www.cio.com/article/2689996/consumer-technology/us-lags-in-broadband-speed-due-to-serious-lack-of-competition.html

DAILYTECH:  Microsoft Predicts the Future with New Software  http://www.dailytech.com/Microsoft+Predicts+the+Future+with+New+Software/article29818.htm

THE GLOBE AND MAIL:  Chipmaker ARM pushes software to secure the Internet of Things  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/tech-news/chipmaker-arm-pushes-software-to-secure-the-internet-of-things/article20880872/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL:  ARM's low-power 'flycatcher' chip step toward 'Internet of things'  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/tech-news/arms-low-power-flycatcher-chip-step-toward-internet-of-things/article533520/

THE GLOBE AND MAIL:  Samsung, Intel, Dell team up on Internet of Things standard  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/business-technology/samsung-intel-dell-team-up-on-internet-of-things-standard/article19503473/

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR:  Antarctica's ice loss is messing with Earth's gravity, scientists say  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/1001/Antarctica-s-ice-loss-is-messing-with-Earth-s-gravity-scientists-say

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR:  Some of Earth's water is actually older than the sun, say scientists  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0929/Some-of-Earth-s-water-is-actually-older-than-the-sun-say-scientists

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR:   Do chimps have culture? (+video)   http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/1001/Do-chimps-have-culture-video

CIO:  Wearable Kidney Dialysis Machine Sent to Clinical Trials  http://www.cio.com/article/2688828/wearable-technology/wearable-kidney-dialysis-machine-sent-to-clinical-trials.html

Three D's – Decision Makers (Senior Leadership), Deciders (Management), and Doers (Users).

Evidence of Past Glaciation Found on Mars  http://www.21stcentech.com/evidence-glaciation-mars/

KAI:  How to build a low-cost ‘cloaking’ device using ordinary lenses  http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-to-build-a-low-cost-cloaking-device-using-ordinary-lenses

KAI:  New molecule found in space suggests life origins  http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-molecule-found-in-space-suggests-life-origins

KAI: Can you out-think a computer in judging photos?  http://www.kurzweilai.net/can-you-out-think-a-computer-in-judging-photos

KAI: Do neurons see what we tell them to see? http://www.kurzweilai.net/do-neurons-see-what-we-tell-them-to-see

KAI: First Ebola case diagnosed in US confirmed by CDC http://www.kurzweilai.net/first-ebola-case-diagnosed-in-us-confirmed-by-cdc

KAI:  How cancer cells assure immortality by lengthening the ends of chromosomes  http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-cancer-cells-assure-immortality-by-lengthening-the-ends-of-chromosomes

KAI: MIT researchers design ‘perfect’ solar absorber http://www.kurzweilai.net/mit-researchers-design-perfect-solar-absorber

KAI:  Massive electrode array system will do first large-scale network recording of brain activity  http://www.kurzweilai.net/massive-electrode-array-system-will-do-first-large-scale-network-recording-of-brain-activity

THE GUARDIAN:  Hackers charged with stealing over $100m in US army and Xbox technology  http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/30/four-hackers-charged-stealing-xbox-army-technology

NEW YORK TIMES:  As PayPal Spins Off, Apple Pay Signals New Era at Cash Register  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/01/technology/apple-pay-signals-new-era-at-cash-register.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

New Free resources from IBM help you take the guesswork out of measuring Social Media's impact on what really matters: Sales! https://exploreb2b.com/articles/free-webinar-white-paper-ibm-social-analytics-the-science-behind-social-media-marketing-putting-the-science-into-social-business

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia to Form Arctic Military Command by 2017  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-to-form-arctic-military-command-by-2017/508199.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  U.S. Air Force Working on Plan to Kill Reliance on Russian Rocket Engines  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/u-s-air-force-working-on-plan-to-kill-reliance-on-russian-rocket-engines/508151.html

LINKEDIN: "Outright Conquering Success — 468 Easy Tips!" by @SciCzar http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20141001014007-34427457-outright-conquering-success-264-easy-tips

DER SPIEGEL:   Bridge to Nowhere: Are EU Subsidies for Andalusia Well Spent?  www.spiegel.de/international/europe/questions-mounting-about-eu-development-aid-for-andalusia-in-spain-a-994844.html

CIO:   CBS Interactive CIO Says Shadow IT Is an Opportunity  http://www.cio.com/article/2690752/it-strategy/cbs-interactive-cio-says-shadow-it-is-an-opportunity.html

WIRED:  One Doctor’s Quest to Save People by Injecting Them With Scorpion Venom  http://www.wired.com/2014/06/scorpion-venom/

Ex-Homeland Security Chief Says Energy Industry Under Increasing Threat of Cyber Attack  http://www.naturalgasintel.com/articles/99871-ex-homeland-security-chief-says-energy-industry-under-increasing-threat-of-cyber-attack#.VCnNvx0sNH0.twitter

GIZMODO:  Could a Simple Pill Make You Mentally Stronger?  http://gizmodo.com/could-a-simple-pill-make-you-mentally-stronger-1640676335

PHYS ORG: Driving cancer cells to suicide http://phys.org/news/2014-09-cancer-cells-suicide.html

RAMPANT GEOPOLITICS. YAHOO NEWS:  Report: Advanced iOS Virus Targeting Hong Kong Protesters https://www.yahoo.com/tech/report-advanced-ios-virus-targeting-hong-kong-98898812709.html

WIRED:  New Quadcopters Arrive Just as US Eases Its Ban on Camera Drones  http://www.wired.com/2014/10/new-swarming-drones-appear-just-time-looser-rules-eyes-skies/?mbid=social_twitter

NETWORK WORLD: Alcatel-Lucent sells enterprise networking unit to China Huaxin http://www.networkworld.com/article/2690294/alcatellucent-sells-enterprise-networking-unit-to-china-huaxin.html?utm_content=bufferb68e9&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  How College Major, Field and Job Affect Annual Pay  http://blogs.wsj.com/numbers/how-college-major-field-and-job-affect-annual-pay-1790/?mod=e2tw

THE TIMES:  Drug offers hope in cutting cholesterol  http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/news/article4223909.ece?CMP=SOC-Twitter-thetimes-28_07_2014-468-0-0-0

FINANCIAL TIMES: When Chinese competition threatened his business, one man refused to accept defeat  http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/f5f0cf10-1e62-11e4-9513-00144feabdc0.html

COMPUTER WEEKLY:  Internet of things will drive forward lifestyle innovations   http://www.computerweekly.com/feature/Internet-of-things-will-drive-forward-lifestyle-innovations

LINKEDIN: Making Baby-Steps an Entrepreneurial Success! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20141002025854-34427457-making-baby-steps-an-entrepreneurial-success

LE MONDE:  In English : Revelations on the French Big Brother http://www.lemonde.fr/societe/article/2013/07/04/revelations-on-the-french-big-brother_3442665_3224.html

FRANCE 24: Philips ordered to pay $467 mln in Masimo patent trial http://www.france24.com/en/20141002-philips-ordered-pay-467-mln-masimo-patent-trial/?aef_campaign_date=2014-10-02&aef_campaign_ref=partage_aef&ns_campaign=reseaux_sociaux&ns_linkname=editorial&ns_mchannel=social&ns_source=twitter

CIO:  3D Printed Skin Holds Promise for Burn Victims and Others  http://www.cio.com/article/2688353/3d-printing/3d-printed-skin-holds-promise-for-burn-victims-and-others.html

NASDAQ:  JP Energy Partners LP prices IPO at $20 midpiont  http://www.nasdaq.com/article/jp-energy-partners-lp-prices-ipo-at-20-midpiont-cm397406#ixzz3ExW9p2iy

SAP:  Top 10 Strategic Workforce Trends for 2020 from Oxford Economics - See more at: http://www.news-sap.com/top-10-strategic-trends-workforce-2020-oxford-economics/#sthash.HOYYlq42.eLfRK9Ba.dpuf

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