Tuesday, November 4, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 05, 2014)

BBC:  Virgin Galactic crash: Pilots' actions analysed. SpaceShipTwo broke apart just seconds after igniting its rocket engine for a test outing above California on Friday.  http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-29895140

MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: “Dark Web” Version of Facebook Shows a New Way to Secure the Web. A new way to access Facebook securely and anonymously via the “dark Web” could provide a model for other sites. http://lnkd.in/dKgNqPS

 LOS ANGELES TIMES: Virgin Galactic crash: Copilot who died unlocked lever early, NTSB says http://lnkd.in/dRAeMHf

 NEW YORK TIMES: Accidents at Virgin Galactic and Orbital Sciences Show Hurdles for Private Space Efforts http://lnkd.in/dARD8DB

 WALL STREET JOURNAL: Safety Board Cites Improper Pilot Command in Virgin Galactic Crash. Accident Sets Back Ambitious Timetables for Space Tourism and Other Commercial Ventures. http://lnkd.in/d-qyJGF

 CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Virgin Galactic crash investigators eye pilot interface. National Transportation Safety Board investigators examining the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo have determined that the craft's rudders rotated up prematurely, causing it to break apart midair. http://lnkd.in/dXWSfgJ

 REUTERS: Toyota recalls 5,850 cars, mostly in U.S., for possible steering issue http://lnkd.in/duj-GDG

 REUTERS: Ford calls back more than 202,000 vehicles in five North American recalls http://lnkd.in/d3fDkNC

 REUTERS: Wider U.S. trade deficit, weak exports point to slower growth http://lnkd.in/d9wzp3B

 REUTERS: Wall St. slips as energy extends recent slide http://lnkd.in/ddDYVBE

 CIO: The Google Shakeup Continues: Andy Rubin is Out http://lnkd.in/dzCBTqs

 SINGULARITY HUB: Elon Musk Is Right: Colonizing the Solar System Is Humankind’s Insurance Policy Against Extinction http://lnkd.in/d9TXuDY

 SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: In the Future Your Therapy and Education Will Be Tailored to Your Brain http://lnkd.in/dbwn9pw

 THE VERGE: The Big Future: What is the future of food? http://lnkd.in/d9si6RC

 FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Egypt's Army of God. The Largest Arab Military Isn't As Secular As It Seems http://lnkd.in/dfqiGZt

 FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Moscow's Spy Game. Why Russia Is Winning the Intelligence War in Ukraine http://lnkd.in/dkGr9bG

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: The Future of Cities. The Internet of Everything will Change How We Live. As much as the Internet has already changed the world, it is the Web’s next phase that will bring the biggest opportunities, revolutionizing the way we live, work, play, and learn. http://lnkd.in/dY5Yi3P

 DER SPIEGEL: Germany's New Right: The Unholy Alliance of Neo-Nazis and Football Hooligans http://lnkd.in/dmPhGYc

 DER SPIEGEL: Sun Sets on Golden Dawn: Greek Party Accused in Killings and Racist Attacks. Greece's public prosecutor claims the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party bears all the characteristics of a 'criminal organization'. http://lnkd.in/diHcvm7

IEEE Spectrum: Robotic Micro-Scallops Can Swim Through Your Eyeballs http://spectrum.ieee.org/automaton/robotics/medical-robots/robotic-microscallops-can-swim-through-your-eyeballs

POPULAR SCIENCE: Watch A Drone Take Off From Another Drone http://www.popsci.com/article/technology/watch-drone-take-another-drone?src=SOC&dom=fb

CIO: One Code to Rule Them All: Dronecode http://www.cio.com/article/2841815/developer/one-code-to-rule-them-all-dronecode.html

 BUSINESS INSIDER: 5 Things You Didn't Know About The Company Testing Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipT http://lnkd.in/djW-Sgu

 YAHOO NEWS: Rocket plane's tail activated prematurely in fatal crash http://lnkd.in/danPpA9

 GIGAOM: Looking for an architecture for the internet of things? Try DNS. http://lnkd.in/dfucaUV

 FORBES: Five Software Approaches To Harness The Internet Of Things http://lnkd.in/dtEnbbc

 FORBES: Two High-Tech Stories To Watch In 2015: Digital and Industrial Internet of Things http://lnkd.in/dBNM9Yz

 TECH CRUNCH: Google Reveals ‘The Physical Web,’ A Project To Make Internet Of Things Interaction App-Less. The Physical Web to provide “interaction on demand” so that people can walk up and use any smart devices without the need for intervening mobile apps. http://lnkd.in/d8TkghV

 BUSINESS INSIDER: A white-hat hacker discovered a dangerous vulnerability in three Apple operating systems http://read.bi/10rZM94

 BUSINESS INSIDER: The one big mystery at the heart of the Virgin Galactic probe http://read.bi/10s7XCn

FINANCIAL TIMES: Oil slides after Saudi cuts US prices http://on.ft.com/1wv2yXI

CIO:  Google and LG strike broad patent licensing deal http://trib.al/zbgm8i9

 STRATFOR: Traveling Through Multiple Europes http://lnkd.in/dmwkfXF

 MASHABLE: Alibaba revenues surge 54% in first earnings report as a public company. China's ecommerce giant is getting even bigger. http://lnkd.in/da5cYTi

 THE ECONOMIST: If banks can be hacked, why not aircraft? http://econ.st/1scrspO


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