Friday, October 24, 2014
FUTURISM UPDATE (October 25, 2014)
NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE: Autonomous Machines to Defeat Threats Beyond the Speed of Thought http://lnkd.in/d7sWwpT
NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE New Biological Technologies Will Grant Troops Super Powers http://lnkd.in/daABRhk
NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE: Top 10 Disruptive Technologies for a New Era of Global Instability http://lnkd.in/dB2WGik
BIO-IT-WORLD: Cambridge-Based Emulate Plans to Jumpstart Organ-on-a-Chip Market http://lnkd.in/dFvwWQY
BIO-IT-WORLD: Illumina Opens BaseSpace to Proteomics Data http://lnkd.in/dVnifKT
BIO-IT-WORLD: Inside the HIVE, the FDA's Multi-Omics Compute Architecture http://www.bio-itworld.com/2014/10/22/inside-hive-fdas-multi-omics-compute-architecture.html
NATIONAL DEFENSE MAGAZINE: As Defense, Intelligence Agencies Drown in Data, Technology Comes to the Rescue http://lnkd.in/duSkiXJ
BBC: Can Canada preserve its openness after attack on parliament? http://bbc.in/1sWxgpX
As the ideological division of Europe has disappeared, the cultural division of Europe between Western Christianity, on the one hand, and Orthodox Christianity and Islam, on the other, has reemerged.
THE GUARDIAN: Nike and Apple working on ‘stylish’ new wearable technology. Nike chief executive states wearable technology is part of the company’s future, despite discontinuing its own fitness tracker http://lnkd.in/dhbMvfD
THE GUARDIAN: Jeffrey Sachs on how business destroyed democracy and virtuous life http://lnkd.in/dSbX9rF
Jeffrey Sachs, the economist and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, speaks with a velvet tongue but packs a mighty punch: "Money matters and especially for the poor. But once you reach a certain level of wellbeing, the additional gains are very small and perhaps not there at all. The US has tripled its per capital GDP over the last 50 years but there has not even been a twitch of the needle in raising wellbeing."
Jeffrey Sachs, the economist and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, speaks with a velvet tongue but packs a mighty punch: "Second, people are, like Aristotle said, social animals. We depend on our sense of participation in communities and if there is a lack trust, our lives are miserable, and if we live in unhappy places where people do not co-operate with each other and altruism is not a moral virtue that is defended, where cheating is rife and pervasive, then unhappiness soars and this is one of the most important findings of US sociology over the past 25 years."
Jeffrey Sachs, the economist and director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, speaks with a velvet tongue but packs a mighty punch: "Americans do not trust each other, and there is so much cheating and illegality and this raises the third point, which is when people do not trust their governments to be fair honest and transparent, their own personal happiness suffers a lot."
PHYS ORG: Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think http://phys.org/news/2014-10-google-teams-oxford-machines.html
TECH CRUNCH: IBM's earnings illustrate the challenge they face as they transform themselves into a cloud-centric co http://tcrn.ch/1oC6hBL
For the relevant future, there will be no universal civilization, but instead a world of different civilizations, each of which will have to learn to coexist with the others.
BUSINESS INSIDER: Elon Musk Thinks Sci-Fi Nightmare Scenarios About Artificial Intelligence Could Really Happen http://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-artificial-intelligence-mit-2014-10
BY MR. ANDRES AGOSTINI
White Swan Book Author (Source of this Article)
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