Thursday, January 15, 2015

FUTURISM UPDATE (January 15, 2015) - Mr. Andres Agostini, Amazon, LinkedIn

 Energy-harvesting discovery generates 200 times higher voltage to power wearables, other portable devices

 MOSCOW TIMES: Putin Ally Fights to Control Russia's Defense Industry

 REUTERS: World Bank cuts global economic outlook despite oil price drop

Solar at grid parity in most of the world within 2 years

Neuroscientists find neuron-network area that filters visual information and ignores distractions

Wave energy costs should compare favorably to other energy sources

NATURE:   Ecology: Deep and complex ways to survive bleaching

NATURE:  Emerging biomarkers in head and neck cancer in the era of genomics

MAX PLANCK INSTITUTES:   Crystals are not as stationary as you might think. A crystal of an organometallic compound containing palladium, for example, downright jumps from a hotplate once it reaches certain temperature.

 INDIAN DEFENSE INSTITUTE BY MAJ GEN MRINAL SUMAN : Seven blunders that will haunt India for posterity

 PHYS-ORG: First contracting human muscle grown in laboratory

“The devil is very near at hand to those who, like monarchs, are accountable to none but God for their actions.” ―Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden

MIT NEWS: Evolutionary approaches to big-data problems. Una-May O'Reilly applies machine learning and evolutionary algorithms to tackle some of the world's biggest big-data challenges.

FORBES: Symantec Acquires Boeing's Cybersecurity Unit in a Bid to Boost Big Data Capabilities

 THE ECONOMIC TIMES: Japan proposes record $42 billion military budget to counter China's rise

 INFOWORLD: Big data is simply another name for complicated business intelligence

  FOX NEWS: New DNA technique may reveal face of killer in unsolved double-murder

"...It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. SELFISHNESS IS UNNECESSARY. WAR IS OBSOLETE. IT IS A MATTER OF CONVERTING THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY FROM THE WEAPONRY TO LIVINGRY …"  —  Richard Buckminster Fuller (1895 – 1983) —   was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor.


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