Monday, October 27, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (October 28, 2014)

 REUTERS: Wall St. flat after last week's big gain; energy weighs http://lnkd.in/dZxTeKd

REUTERS: Amazon buys comedy service Rooftop Media to expand digital content  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/27/us-amazon-com-media-rooftop-exclusive-idUSKBN0IG1XW20141027

KAI:  How ferroelectrics could replace silicon in computers  http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-ferroelectrics-could-replace-silicon-in-computers

Power through Ultrasound to Become Ubiquitous if uBeam Succeeds  http://www.21stcentech.com/gizmos-gadgets-power-ultrasound-ubiquitous-ubeam-succeeds/

 WEST, GET READY. REUTERS: China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia http://lnkd.in/dEFekhN

BBC:  German business confidence falls again, Ifo says  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29787980

REUTERS:  Treasury's Lew warned China on antitrust probes of foreign firms: WSJ  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/14/us-usa-china-antitrust-idUSKBN0H90VM20140914

THE GUARDIAN: The internet is after your job – video http://www.theguardian.com/technology/video/2014/oct/15/the-internet-is-after-your-job-video

 THE GUARDIAN: China linked to cyber attacks on Taiwan exploiting Windows vulnerability http://lnkd.in/dgSzSFR

HP:  The Internet Destroyed The Middle Class http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/14/the-internet-destroyed-th_n_3272360.html

Yes, Technology Is Going to Destroy the Middle Class  http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2013/10/yes-technology-going-destroy-middle-class

DIGITAL THINKING: Is Technology Really Destroying Jobs? http://www.dugcampbell.com/is-technology-really-destroying-jobs/

 BLOOMBERG: Move Over, iPhone Cases. Here's Where No 3-D Printer Has Gone Before http://lnkd.in/dRCR-gx

BLOOMBERG:  Russian Brain Drain Saps Talent as Sanctions Hit Financing  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-27/russia-brain-drain-saps-talent-as-sanctions-hit-financing.html

BLOOMBERG: Supercomputers Combat Ebola in Sierra Leone  http://www.bloomberg.com/video/combating-ebola-in-sierra-leone-with-supercomputers-ibm-rf2CkdhqTHGmq3XWRsJoVw.html

THE ECONOMIST:  Pakistan's stockmarket: Oil on troubled waters http://econ.st/12k0A1c

THE ECONOMIST: China’s future growth: Even dragons tire http://econ.st/1oxLWgX

PHYS ORG: Reducing population is no environmental 'quick fix', modelling research shows http://phys.org/news/2014-10-population-environmental-quick.html

 ENGINEERING: Solar, Storage, and Software: A Three-Pronged Approach to Energy Management http://lnkd.in/dDtJqzY

 FOREIGN AFFAIRS MAGAZINE: The Rise of Big Data. How It's Changing the Way We Think About the World http://lnkd.in/dsccfaC

 THE WASHINGTON POST: The rise of big data brings tremendous possibilities and frightening perils http://lnkd.in/dqT2hT2

 ENGINEERING: MIT’s First Professional Online Course on Big Data http://lnkd.in/dJFExUi

 THE ECONOMIST: New roles for technology. Rise of the robots Prepare for a robot invasion. It will change the way people think about technology http://lnkd.in/dh_7asG

 BBC: Are we about to see the rise of robot bosses? http://lnkd.in/dNPWqCy

THE ECONOMIST: Free exchange: The geography of joblessness http://econ.st/12kl5KU 

THE ECONOMIST: Information technology: A fork in the digital road http://econ.st/1sUts8L 

 FUNDWEB: ETF Securities has launched a fund tracking the global robotics industry as it continues to add niche products to its line up. The Robo-Stox Global Robotics and Automation GO Ucits ETF is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is the first ETF offering focused exposure to listed companies...more http://lnkd.in/dvEKfV4

TED:  Cynthia Breazeal: The rise of personal robots http://www.ted.com/talks/cynthia_breazeal_the_rise_of_personal_robots?language=en

 "Our economy is bigger than it was before the start of the Great Recession," says Andrew McAfee, also of MIT.

CBS NEWS: Robots on the rise in the workplace http://www.cbsnews.com/news/robots-on-the-rise-in-the-workplace/

BBC:  Self-employment: First choice or last resort? http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27397993

 YOU REALLY LOVE PERPETUAL UNEMPLOYMENT. WIRED: The Three Breakthroughs That Have Finally Unleashed AI on the World http://lnkd.in/dv_ViiU

 QZ: Will robots boost middle class unemployment? http://lnkd.in/dyPqmtq

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