Tuesday, December 16, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (December 16, 2014) - Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon, LinkedIn

 Forbes- Edward Snowden and the Downside to the Industrial Internet of Things https://lnkd.in/eGp_3qr

 REUTERS: Wall Street dips in volatile trade; oil prices fall further https://lnkd.in/ejZ9XyY

 REUTERS: Google faces $18 million fine for web privacy violations: Dutch watchdog https://lnkd.in/e7sBr8h

Seeking Alpha-      Will The Plunge In Oil Crash Markets?     http://seekingalpha.com/article/2756495-will-the-plunge-in-oil-crash-markets

 CBCNEWS: Oil slips below $56 US after OPEC says it's waiting on market. Canadian dollar trading at 85 cents US as crude markets continue rout https://lnkd.in/etu7BJQ

FINANCIAL TIMES:  Oil price fall threatens $1tn of projects   http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b3d67518-845f-11e4-bae9-00144feabdc0.html#axzz3M03HtF6K

New York Times-      Wall St. Sinks as Oil Resumes Its Slide     http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/16/business/daily-stock-market-activity.html?_r=0

 Washington Post- Australia’s jihadist problem is much bigger than Sydney’s hostage crisis https://lnkd.in/eRbVvy7

 New York Daily News- Top 7 jobs robots can potentially replace in following years https://lnkd.in/ePM4J_r

 The Huffington Post UK : Gorbachev Warns That America And Russia Are Preparing For 'Many Years Of Confrontation'. “With such emotions running so high, as we have now, we may not survive through these years. Somebody may just lose control of himself. We must do our best to overturn this tendency.” https://lnkd.in/eBXf2MF

 POPULAR SCIENCE: NASA ENGINEERS PROPOSE COMBINING A RAIL GUN AND A SCRAMJET TO FIRE SPACECRAFT INTO ORBIT https://lnkd.in/ePr5hsk


 JAPANESE GLOBAL CORPORATIONS ARE (a) RISK ADVERSE AND (b) RISK-MANAGEMENT AVERSE. Wired- Sony Hackers Threaten to Release a Huge ‘Christmas Gift’ of Secrets https://lnkd.in/ewaB5ET

 IGNORAMUSES THINK THIS CANNOT HAPPEN SOON. The Guardian- Fears for Russian rouble as plunging oil price dents markets. Investors are concerned that the freefalling oil price and its effects on energy-dependent Moscow will further harm the world economy https://lnkd.in/ex6gi7G

 FINANCIAL TIMES: Scandinavians warn Russia after air near-miss https://lnkd.in/e2XXSQ5

 Fox News- Threat forces evacuation of Amazon's Seattle headquarters https://lnkd.in/e7j8U8N

 Wall Street Journal- Google Shopping to Counter Amazon. Google Inc. plans to push deeper into online commerce by enhancing its Google Shopping service with features that more directly challenge Amazon.com Inc. https://lnkd.in/ensWE57

 Telegraph.co.uk- How the Lima climate change talks failed. Lima has underscored what we already knew: that the official negotiators are just not capable of cracking the issues on the table https://lnkd.in/eT4QXZr

 PHYS ORG: Switching to vehicles powered by electricity from renewables could save lives https://lnkd.in/eRu23cC

 WHY RELATIONS OF THE WEST WITH GERMANY ARE SO DEFUSED? DER SPIEGEL: NSA Spying Scandal: SPIEGEL Stands Behind Merkel Cell Phone Spying Report https://lnkd.in/e2phbpC

 The National Interest Online (blog)- India’s ‘Annihilator of Enemies’ Submarine Begins Sea Trials https://lnkd.in/eNvJAKG

ASK SONY! -- JAPANESE GLOBAL CORPORATION'S ABJECT RISK AVERSION AND OUTRIGHT REJECTION TO BEST-IN-CLASS AMERICAN-LIKE RISK MANAGEMENT AS THEY BELIEVE THAT THE ONLY THING IMPORTANT IS THE “...ASSEMBLY LINE...” AND THE “...WORK SHOP...” BENCH, OVER-FOCUSED ON THE IGNORANT CERTAINTY THAT THE IN-HOUSE OPERATIONALS FACADES WILL NOT GET EXTERNAL THREATS, EXTERNAL THREATS THAT DESTROY EVERY CANONICAL MILESTONE(S) ACHIEVED BY KAISEN OR TOYOTA PRODUCTION SYSTEM (TPS).

 Washington Post- As Ukraine truce holds, Russia vows economic pain https://lnkd.in/echway7

BBC News-    Denmark challenges Russia and Canada over North Pole    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-30481309

BY MR. ANDRES AGOSTINI

White Swan Book Author (Source of this Article)

 http://www.LINKEDIN.com/in/andresagostini

 http://www.AMAZON.com/author/agostini

 http://www.appearoo.com/aagostini