Monday, June 30, 2014


Muscle-powered bio-bots walk on command  http://phys.org/news/2014-06-muscle-powered-bio-bots-video.html

Crowdsourcing for robots  http://www.kurzweilai.net/crowdsourcing-for-robots

Giant space telescope could detect hints of life on exoplanets    http://www.kurzweilai.net/giant-space-telescope-could-detect-hints-ot-life-on-exoplanets

California governor signs bill to bring bitcoin and other currency into fold   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/29/us-usa-california-bitcoin-idUSKBN0F402T20140629

It's Not Magic: Watch How Parts Assemble Themselves  http://www.businessweek.com/videos/2014-06-02/its-not-magic-watch-how-smart-parts-self-assemble

Meet the future of public transport: electric cycles with onboard tablets   http://qz.com/227264/meet-the-future-of-the-public-transport-electric-cycles-with-onboard-tablets/

10 Breakthrough Innovations That Will Shape The World In 2025   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032260/10-breakthrough-innovations-that-will-shape-the-world-in-2025

Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014   http://fs-unep-centre.org/publications/gtr-2014

8 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Change Everyday Life  https://blogs.sap.com/innovation/innovation/8-ways-the-internet-of-things-will-change-everyday-life-01253438?source=social-Ariba-LinkedIn-NetworkedEconomy-Blog-IoT&campaigncode=CRM-XH14-GRO-NTECLPLIS

Teaching Robots Tasks – Researchers Turn to Crowdsourcing   http://www.21stcentech.com/teaching-robots-tasks-researchers-turn-crowdsourcing/

Google, Detroit diverge on road map for self-driving cars   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/30/us-google-detroit-insight-idUSKBN0F50C320140630

Supreme Court Rejects Contraceptives Mandate for Some Corporations   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/01/us/hobby-lobby-case-supreme-court-contraception.html

When a Health Plan Knows How You Shop   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/29/technology/when-a-health-plan-knows-how-you-shop.html?ref=technology

Americans Think We Have the World’s Best Colleges. We Don’t.   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/29/upshot/americans-think-we-have-the-worlds-best-colleges-we-dont.html

How Opposite Energy Policies Turned The Fukushima Disaster Into A Loss For Japan And A Win For Germany http://www.forbes.com/sites/amorylovins/2014/06/28/how-opposite-energy-policies-turned-the-fukushima-disaster-into-a-loss-for-japan-and-a-win-for-germany/

Gartner’s top 10 security technologies for 2014  http://www.information-age.com/technology/security/123458169/gartners-top-10-security-technologies-2014

Sunday, June 29, 2014


8 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Change Everyday Life   https://blogs.sap.com/innovation/innovation/8-ways-the-internet-of-things-will-change-everyday-life-01253438?source=social-Ariba-LinkedIn-NetworkedEconomy-Blog-IoT&campaigncode=CRM-XH14-GRO-NTECLPLIS

Billions To Soon Be Invested In 3D Printing Research and Development   http://3dprint.com/7599/billions-rd-3d-printing/

Iraq Says Russian Experts Have Arrived to Help Prepare Jets for Fighting   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/30/world/middleeast/iraq.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpSum&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

Encouraging News Headlines on the Renewable Energy Front   http://www.21stcentech.com/encouraging-news-headlines-renewable-energy-front/

Facebook tinkered with users’ feeds for a massive psychology experiment   http://www.avclub.com/article/facebook-tinkered-users-feeds-massive-psychology-e-206324

GERMANY AND CHINA DOING MORE TRADE AND COMMERCE AND SOFT POWER. President Xi calls on China, Germany to build Silk Road economic belt   http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/851528.shtml

The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy   http://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2014/jun/19/open-source-revolution-conquer-one-percent-cia-spy

MORE FINANCIAL-SECTOR CORRUPTION: BNP Paribas to be 'punished severely', says boss  http://www.bbc.com/news/business-28078636

Nasa’s out-of-this-world plan to rescue a Space Shuttle  http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140624-nasas-bold-shuttle-rescue-plan

"Four Scientists in the Non-'Black Swans' to Expect!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140629225512-34427457-four-scientists-in-the-non-black-swans-to-expect

Corporate Boards Race to Shore Up Cybersecurity   http://online.wsj.com/articles/boards-race-to-bolster-cybersecurity-1404086146

Drone Dogfight: Big Defense Firms vs. Techies   http://online.wsj.com/articles/drone-dogfight-big-defense-firms-versus-techies-1403891039?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_tech

China's 'New Silk Road' Vision Revealed  http://thediplomat.com/2014/05/chinas-new-silk-road-vision-revealed/

History Lessons for China and Japan   http://thediplomat.com/2014/06/history-lessons-for-china-and-japan/

Saturday, June 28, 2014


The quantum cryptography arms race has begun  http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/the-quantum-cryptography-arms-race-has-begun-244907

A 36-core chip design with an Internet-style communication network   http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-36-core-chip-design-with-an-internet-style-communication-network

Wearable computing gloves can teach Braille, even if you’re not paying attention   http://www.kurzweilai.net/wearable-computing-gloves-can-teach-braille-even-if-youre-not-paying-attention

Ultrasonic waves allow for precision micro- and nano-manufacturing of thin-film chips   http://www.kurzweilai.net/ultrasonic-waves-allow-for-precision-micro-and-nano-manufacturing-of-thin-film-chips

Microsoft Makes Bet Quantum Computing Is Next Breakthrough   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/24/technology/microsoft-makes-a-bet-on-quantum-computing-research.html?_r=0

Nuclear-Leak Investigators Shift Sights to Los Alamos Lab   http://www.nti.org/gsn/article/nuclear-leak-investigators-shift-sights-los-alamos-lab/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Beating Tornadoes – Great Wall Proposed Across American Midwest    http://www.21stcentech.com/beting-tornadoes-great-wall-proposed/

The Internet Of Things Will Radically Change Your Big Data Strategy   http://www.forbes.com/sites/mikekavis/2014/06/26/the-internet-of-things-will-radically-change-your-big-data-strategy/

Ukraine Signs Trade Agreement With European Union   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/28/world/europe/ukraine-signs-trade-agreement-with-european-union.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=LedeSum&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

Can Netanyahu find Israel's three kidnapped teenagers without destroying his own government and tearing the West Bank apart?    http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/06/26/bibi_and_the_lost_boys_netanyahu_israel_kidnapped_teenagers_abbas?utm_content=buffer3716b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer#trending

If Japan Wanted to Build a Nuclear Bomb It'd Be Awesome at It   http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/06/26/japan_isn_t_going_to_build_nuclear_weapons_but_it_could

It’s time for NATO to get involved in Syria and Iraq, perhaps even putting limited Special Forces troops on the ground.   http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/06/26/wake_up_and_smell_the_turkish_coffee_nato_isis_syria_iraq

Why we should be worried about the Japanese prime minister's move to amend the constitution.   http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/06/24/dishonest_abe_article_nine_japan_constitution

WHILE FORD MOTORS AND GM ARE LOOSING THE SHIRT: New Hyundai Sonatas rolling out of super-busy Alabama plant  http://fortune.com/2014/06/26/new-hyundai-sonatas-rolling-out-of-super-busy-alabama-plant/

Government watchdog: U.S. slipping in nuclear energy innovation   http://fortune.com/2014/06/27/government-watchdog-u-s-slipping-in-nuclear-energy-innovation/

The Space-Based Quantum Cryptography Race. Europe and China are gaining the upper hand in the race to bounce perfectly secure messages off satellites in low Earth orbit.  http://www.technologyreview.com/view/528671/the-space-based-quantum-cryptography-race/?utm_campaign=socialsync&utm_medium=social-post&utm_source=twitter

Elon Musk Is Opening A New Front In His Lawsuit Against The Air Force
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/us-russian-joint-venture-in-new-complaint-2014-6#ixzz35spcYUal

A Mexican Military Helicopter Entered The US And Fired On Two Border Patrol Agents Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/mexican-helicopter-fires-border-patrol-arizona-2014-6#ixzz35sq9W9Rq

Higgs Boson Looks “Standard,” but Upgraded LHC May Tell a Different Tale   http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/higgs-boson-looks-standard-but-upgraded-lhc-may-tell-a-different-tale1/

Beating human hearts grown in a lab: Tiny organs are being infected with disease to test pioneering drugs  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2669350/Beating-human-hearts-grown-lab-Tiny-organs-infected-disease-test-pioneering-drugs.html

Higgs Boson Looks “Standard,” but Upgraded LHC May Tell a Different Tale http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/higgs-boson-looks-standard-but-upgraded-lhc-may-tell-a-different-tale1/

These Cute Little Drones Could 3-D Print a House  http://www.wired.com/2014/06/these-drones-could-3-d-print-your-next-house/

What our descendants will deplore about us   http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140627-how-our-descendants-will-hate-us

8 Star Trek Technologies Moving From Science Fiction To Science Fact   http://www.forbes.com/sites/paulhsieh/2014/06/24/8-star-trek-technologies/


Ray Kurzweil Says He’s Breathing Intelligence into Google Search   http://www.technologyreview.com/news/528656/ray-kurzweil-says-hes-breathing-intelligence-into-google-search/#comments

Carlos Slim Buys Out AT&T’s Stake in América Móvil    http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/06/27/carlos-slim-buys-out-atts-stake-in-america-movil/

Thursday, June 26, 2014

A self-powered cardiac pacemaker    http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-self-powered-cardiac-pacemaker

Google innovations at Google I/O    http://www.kurzweilai.net/google-innovations-at-google-io

Ray Kurzweil - Biologically inspired models of intelligence    http://www.exponentialtimes.net/videos/ray-kurzweil-biologically-inspired-models-intelligence

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…    www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/feb/22/robots-google-ray-kurzweil-terminator-singularity-artificial-intelligence

Michio Kaku (2014) "The Future of the Mind"   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUVw6Pn6GTg

Five Ways IBM Watson is Revolutionizing Health   http://bionicly.com/2014/06/five-ways-ibm-watson-is-revolutionizing-health/

NASA Preparing Satellite to Monitor How the Planet Breathes   http://www.21stcentech.com/nasa-preparing-satellite-monitor-planet-breathes/

As Robotics Advances, Worries of Killer Robots Rise    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/upshot/danger-robots-working.html?_r=1

How 21st Century Technology is Changing Education   http://www.21stcentech.com/technology-21st-century-changing-education/

Breakthrough in neuroscience as paralysed man becomes first to use power of thought to move hand   http://www.tumotech.com/2014/06/25/breakthrough-in-neuroscience-as-paralysed-man-becomes-first-to-use-power-of-thought-to-move-hand/

Future Soldiers May Wear Bulletproof Spider Silk    http://m.livescience.com/46519-spider-silk-bulletproof-clothing.html

The Controlled Chaos of Creativity   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2014/06/25/the-controlled-chaos-of-creativity/

Japan Could Lose 561 Plant Species by the Next Century   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2014/06/26/japan-plant-extinction-crisis/

New technique allows decayed tooth to repair itself   http://www.futuretimeline.net/blog/2014/06/20.htm#.U6x9FbEbErh

Google’s Grand Plans: A Conversation With Google’s Larry Page and Sundar Pichai  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/googles-grand-plans-a-conversation-with-googles-larry-page-and-sundar-pichai/

Daily Report: Google’s Far-Reaching Agenda    http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/26/daily-report-is-googles-new-technology-more-creepy-than-helpful/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Technology&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body

Meet The Real Hackers Of Silicon Valley (And NYC, LA, And London)    http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/26/meet-the-real-hackers-of-silicon-valley-and-nyc-la-and-london/

Israel Is Building a Futuristic Transit System of Magnetic Pods   http://www.wired.com/2014/06/israel-pod-transport/

The promise, peril and real payback of Big Data   http://www.pwc.com/gx/en/governance-risk-compliance-consulting-services/resilience/publications/promise-peril-real-payback-big-data.jhtml

China finds $15 billion of loans tied to falsified gold deals    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/us-china-gold-financing-idUSKBN0F10Q920140626

REUTERS:  German government cancels Verizon contract in wake of U.S. spying row  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/us-germany-security-verizon-idUSKBN0F11WJ20140626

Yahoo looking to buy YouTube content provider for $250 million: Sky News    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/26/us-yahoo-fullscreen-idUSKBN0F12JU20140626

8 Internet Things That Are Not IoT   http://www.cio.com/article/754810/8_Internet_Things_That_Are_Not_IoT?source=sflowtweet&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=sflow_tweet

LG to Make a Consumer Version of Google’s 3-D Tablet    http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/06/26/lg-to-make-a-consumer-version-of-googles-3-d-tablet/?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_tech

GM CEO Says Recalls Likely to Continue  http://online.wsj.com/articles/gm-ceo-says-recalls-likely-to-continue-1403785852?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_business

THE NATIONAL INTEREST:  History's Warning: A U.S.-China War Is Terrifyingly Possible  http://nationalinterest.org/feature/historys-warning-us-china-war-terrifyingly-possible-10754

Google’s Ray Kurzweil: The Business Of Extending Human Life Is Going Into “High Gear”   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032405/futurist-forum/googles-ray-kurzweil-the-business-of-extending-human-life-is-going-into-high-

NOT WAY, JOELIE! Should Google Be Allowed to Mine Your Health Care Data? http://gizmodo.com/should-google-be-allowed-to-mine-your-health-care-data-1596432124?utm_campaign=socialflow_gizmodo_twitter&utm_source=gizmodo_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

There Are 'Tens Of Billions' Of Habitable Planets In Our Galaxy, Astronomer Seth Shostak Says  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/24/habitable-planets-seth-shostak_n_5527116.html?ir=Weird+News&utm_content=bufferc9d0d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Your Doctor Knows You're Killing Yourself. The Data Brokers Told Her   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-26/hospitals-soon-see-donuts-to-cigarette-charges-for-health.html

DARPA Wearable Tech Suit Could Help Soldiers Run a 4-Minute Mile  http://www.fedtechmagazine.com/article/2014/05/darpa-wearable-tech-suit-could-help-soldiers-run-4-minute-mile

The CIA Prepares to Launch Cloud Services   http://www.fedtechmagazine.com/article/2014/06/cia-prepares-launch-cloud-services

Massive Military-Funded Project Aims to Re-align Ailing Brains   http://singularityhub.com/2014/06/20/massive-military-funded-project-will-attempt-to-re-set-ailing-brains/

IN THE WORLDWIDE AGE OF THIS INDIGNANT, THIS WILL BE UNIVERSALLY USED:  Metropolitan Police buys first water cannon  http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-28037395

Track Air Pollution With This Smart Umbrella   http://www.fastcodesign.com/3032344/track-air-pollution-with-this-smart-umbrella

BBC:  Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki: Russian jets will turn tide    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28042302

BRICK-AND-MORTAR PUBLISHERS WILL GO UNDER. Amazon accused of 'bullying' smaller UK publishers  http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-27994314

We can send humans back to space … if we fund Elon Musk instead of Nasa   http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jun/26/space-nasa-into-elon-musk-vc-fund-private-space-industry

What should a 20-year vision for science and mathematics education look like?   www.theguardian.com/science/occams-corner/2014/jun/26/what-should-20-year-vision-for-science-mathematics-education-look-like

U.S. Will Disband Terrorism Task Force in Philippines   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/27/world/asia/us-will-disband-terrorism-task-force-in-philippines.html?smid=tw-share

U.S. Navy Air Warfare Center Seeking 3D Metal Printer   http://3dprint.com/7420/navy-metal-3d-printer/

Watch this: prototype NASA robot prowls the underside of frozen lakes, oceans   http://www.theverge.com/2014/6/24/5839902/watch-this-prototype-nasa-robot-prowls-the-underside-of-frozen-lakes

Limb regeneration: do salamanders hold the key?   http://www.kurzweilai.net/limb-regeneration-do-salamanders-hold-the-key

A super-stretchable yarn made of graphene   http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-super-stretchable-yarn-made-of-graphene

Modeling how neurons work together to perform movements: not as random as we thought   http://www.kurzweilai.net/modeling-how-neurons-work-together-to-perform-movements-not-as-random-as-we-thought

Woman or machine? New robots look creepily human  http://news.yahoo.com/woman-machine-robots-look-creepily-human-091317930--finance.html

Russian billionaire initiative to create hybrid replicas of humans in order to obtain immortality   http://altereddimensions.net/2013/russian-billionaire-2045-initiative-create-hybrid-bio-electronic-avatars-humans-immortality

Delivering Capsules of Stem Cells Helps Repair Injured Bones   http://singularityhub.com/2014/06/23/delivering-capsules-of-stem-cells-helps-repair-injured-bones/

"Why Isn't the Milky Way Crawling With Mechanical or Biological Life?" --Stephen Hawking's Answer   http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2014/06/why-isnt-the-milky-way-crawling-with-mechanical-or-biological-life-stephen-hawkings-answer-todays-mo.html

Driverless Cars – Impact on the Insurance Industry and just about eveything else http://groundtoground.org/2014/06/19/driverless-cars-impact-insurance-industry/

Google's Nest Moves To Become Master Of The Smart Home, By Talking To Other Devices   http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2014/06/24/google-nest-smart-home-internet-of-things/

How to Reconcile Big Data and Privacy   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2014/03/06/how-to-reconcile-big-data-and-privacy/

Brainomics: Hacking the Brain (and Autism) with Gene Machines   http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/talking-back/2014/06/24/brainomics-hacking-the-brain-and-autism-with-gene-machines/

Perovskite Is the New Black in the Solar World   http://spectrum.ieee.org/green-tech/solar/perovskite-is-the-new-black-in-the-solar-world?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+IeeeSpectrum+%28IEEE+Spectrum%29&utm_content=FaceBook

AIs Have Mastered Chess. Will Go Be Next?  http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/artificial-intelligence/ais-have-mastered-chess-will-go-be-next

We Will End Disability by Becoming Cyborgs   http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/bionics/we-will-end-disability-by-becoming-cyborgs

Robots Will Pave the Way to Mars   http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/space-flight/robots-will-pave-the-way-to-mars

Wearable Computers Will Transform Language   http://spectrum.ieee.org/consumer-electronics/portable-devices/wearable-computers-will-transform-language

THE ONLY SERVANT TO YOUR ROBOT IS YOU AND YOU ALONE. So, Where Are My Robot Servants?  http://spectrum.ieee.org/robotics/home-robots/so-where-are-my-robot-servants

Chris Harrison’s Time Machine   http://spectrum.ieee.org/video/consumer-electronics/portable-devices/chris-harrisons-time-machine

USC Scientists Create New Battery That’s Cheap, Clean, Rechargeable… and Organic   http://pressroom.usc.edu/usc-scientists-create-new-battery-thats-cheap-clean-rechargeable-and-organic/

MASHABLE:  U.S. Economy Experiences Sharpest Drop in 5 Years  http://mashable.com/2014/06/25/u-s-economy-drop/

Google sets sights on TVs, cars and watches, beyond mere smartphones    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/25/us-google-conference-idUSKBN0F00OU20140625

MORE UNIVERSAL CORRUPTION, BOTH IN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC OFFICE:  U.S. charges two more in IBM insider trading case  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/25/us-insidertrading-ibm-idUSKBN0F023V20140625

REUTERS:  North Korean troops take aim at targets depicting U.S. soldiers     http://www.reuters.com/video/2014/06/25/north-korean-troops-take-aim-at-targets?videoId=316542513&videoChannel=1

This Smart Yarn Makes Gadget Interactions Magical   http://www.wired.com/2014/06/these-knit-sensors-change-the-way-you-interact-with-your-gadgets/

Take a Closer Look at the Brain   http://www.geglobalresearch.com/innovation/take-closer-look-brain

A Simple Way to Combat Heat Waves in Farm Country    http://www.21stcentech.com/simple-combat-heat-waves-farm-country/

"Today Everything Is Relationship-Driven"   http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/news/headlines/heidi-roizen-today-everything-is-relationship-driven#.U5kMUqTm3Qs.facebook

Microsoft Teams With American Family Insurance To Launch A Home Automation Accelerator In Redmond   http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/17/microsoft-teams-with-american-family-insurance-to-launch-a-home-automation-accelerator-in-redmond/

TECHCRUNCH:  NSA Denies Any Record Of Snowden Emailing Superiors About Concerns  http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/25/nsa-denies-any-record-of-snowden-emailing-superiors-about-concerns/

Tuesday, June 24, 2014



Global Ocean Commission Tells Us What We Don’t Want to Hear   http://www.21stcentech.com/global-ocean-commissions-latest-report-hear/

Gallup Examines the State of the American Consumer    http://thegallupblog.gallup.com/2014/06/gallup-examines-state-of-american.html

This Band Of Small Robots Could Build Entire Skyscrapers Without Human Help   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032003/this-band-of-small-robots-could-build-entire-skyscrapers-without-human-help#2

15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050   http://www.businessinsider.com.au/the-world-in-2050-2014-6

These Beautiful Charts Show The Emerging Technologies That Will Change The World
http://www.businessinsider.com/emerging-technologies-that-will-change-the-world-2014-4#ixzz35ayyRrA5

Cruise RP-1 Turns Even Your Car into an Autonomously Driven Vehicle   http://www.21stcentech.com/cruise-rp-1-turns-car-autonomously-driven-vehicle/

What the detection of gravitational waves means for our understanding of the universe.   http://www.wfs.org/futurist/2014-issues-futurist/july-august-2014-vol-48-no-4/making-waves-cosmos

https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=7233713&snapshotID=&authType=name&authToken=N-Zv&ref=NUS&trk=NUS-body-member-name

Gartner Highlights Top Technologies for Information Security in 2014   http://blogs.gartner.com/security-summit/announcements/gartner-highlights-top-technologies-for-information-security-in-2014/?nicam=smsec20

NASA's Science Mission Directorate Cubesat Initiative   http://www.spacemart.com/reports/NASAs_Science_Mission_Directorate_Cubesat_Initiative_999.html

Photographer Documents The Eerie World Of Japanese Robotics     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/05/29/japanese-humanoid-robotics_n_5404970.html

THE CATO INSTITUTE:  Instead of Meddling Endlessly in the Mideast, Washington Should Stop Trying to Fix Iraq and Everywhere Else   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/doug-bandow/instead-of-meddling-endle_b_5524356.html

Australian researchers simulate a time-traveling photon    www.gizmag.com/time-traveling-photons/32673

Proposal: Dynamic Brain Switching As a Method to Maintain Consciousness During Mind Uploading    http://hplusmagazine.com/2014/06/23/proposal-dynamic-brain-switching-as-a-method-to-maintain-consciousness-during-mind-uploading/

You Won’t Believe It: DARPA Future Research Into Advanced Computers    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/darpa-future-research-advanced-computers/

The Revolutionary Quantum Computer That May Not Be Quantum at All   http://www.wired.com/2014/05/quantum-computing/

Boost Your Ears To Superhuman Levels With These Cyborg Ears   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3032226/healthware/boost-your-ears-to-superhuman-levels-with-these-hearing-aids-for-people-who-can-h

Can A Fitness Tracker Disguised As A Swiss Watch Solve The Problem Of Wearables?    http://www.fastcodesign.com/3032223/can-a-fitness-tracker-disguised-as-a-swiss-watch-solve-the-problem-of-wearables

Tally of Cyber Extortion Attacks on Tech Companies Grows   http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/19/tally-of-cyber-extortion-attacks-on-tech-companies-grows/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Security&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body

Canadian Judge Says Google Must Remove Links Worldwide     http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/19/canadian-judge-says-google-must-remove-links-worldwide/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Policy&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body

Hedge-Fund Hack Is Part of Bigger Siege, Cyber-Experts Warn     http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-23/hedge-fund-hack-part-of-bigger-siege-cyber-experts.html

Pesticides linked to honeybee decline are affecting other species, scientists say   http://rt.com/news/168108-pesticides-harm-bees-birds-fish/

Monday, June 23, 2014


Diet restriction suspends development in nematode worms, doubles lifespan    http://www.kurzweilai.net/diet-restriction-suspends-development-in-nematode-worms-doubles-lifespan

Modeling how neurons work together to perform movements: not as random as we thought    http://www.kurzweilai.net/modeling-how-neurons-work-together-to-perform-movements-not-as-random-as-we-thought

A low-cost ‘super-resolution’ microscopic optical device    http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-low-cost-super-resolution-microscopic-optical-device

Smile! A Drone Is About to Take Your Picture    http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/smile-a-drone-is-about-to-take-your-picture-2/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0

Bilderberg Group Worried about Nuclear War with Russia–  http://usawatchdog.com/bilderberg-group-worried-about-nuclear-war-with-russia-daniel-estulin/

Hebrew University Student Invents World’s First Bacteria-Free Food Packaging    http://nocamels.com/2014/06/breakthrough-hebrew-university-student-invents-worlds-first-bacteria-free-food-packaging/

Now Elon Musk Is Building the World’s Biggest Solar Panel Factory   http://www.takepart.com/article/2014/06/17/now-elon-musk-building-worlds-solar-panel-factory?cmpid=tp-san

Smart Cities -- A $1.5 Trillion Market Opportunity   http://www.forbes.com/sites/sarwantsingh/2014/06/19/smart-cities-a-1-5-trillion-market-opportunity/

Mind-control: ‘I drove a car with my thoughts’   http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140620-i-drove-a-car-with-my-thoughts

Drifting off the coast of Portugal, the frontrunner in the global race for floating windfarms   http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/23/drifting-off-the-coast-of-portugal-the-frontrunner-in-the-global-race-for-floating-windfarms

Researchers Develop Graphene Production Technique Even You Can Do   http://www.21stcentech.com/researchers-develop-graphene-production-technique/

Pacemakers Without Batteries? The Technology is Coming Soon    http://www.21stcentech.com/pacemakers-batteries-technology-coming/

The Crazy Things Your Future Credit Cards Will Do (Infographic)    http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233651

Can 'Mixed Reality Living Spaces' fix our overcrowded future?     http://www.theverge.com/2014/5/26/5751336/virtual-reality-walls-bernando-schorr

The Productivity Snag That Keeps Data Scientists Up At Night    http://www.fastcolabs.com/3032264/the-productivity-snag-that-keeps-data-scientists-up-at-night

CNN: Something that will NEVER happen to Germania and Scandinavia. 'Foreign Legion' in Iraq and Syria may bring jihad to West  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/16/world/meast/iraq-sria-foreign-legion-jihad-threat-to-west/index.html?hpt=hp_c1

BUSINESS INSIDER: Nine Nations Have Nukes — Here's How Many Each Country Has http://www.businessinsider.com/nine-nations-have-nukes--heres-how-many-each-country-has-2014-6#ixzz35PLfMElP

TRANSFORM PETROLEUM IN OBSOLETE AND WORTHLESS.  Here's Why The Middle East Will Be 'On Fire' For The Foreseeable Future http://www.businessinsider.com/the-middle-east-will-be-on-fire-for-a-while-2014-6

Big Data Company Revenues to Hit $30 Billion in 2014   http://news.icrunchdata.com/post/2014/06/17/big-data-companies-hit-$30-billion

The Only Things Standing Between Bank Of America And A $17 Billion Justice Department Fine    http://dealbreaker.com/2014/06/the-only-things-standing-between-bank-of-america-and-a-17-billion-justice-department-fine-are-brian-moynihans-negotiating-skills-latent-charisma/

Clinically Dead? The Blurred Line Between Life and Death  http://www.livescience.com/46418-clinical-death-definitions.html

Salamanders Give Clues to How We Might Regrow Human Limbs (Op-Ed)   http://www.livescience.com/46431-salamanders-give-clues-to-how-we-might-regrow-human-limbs.html

U.S. missile defense system hits target in key test: sources   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/22/us-usa-military-boeing-idUSKBN0EX11Y20140622

Passion Is Not Enough, as you need TONS of I.Q. http://www.forbes.com/sites/dileeprao/2013/06/28/10000-hours-only-gave-me-a-sore-throat-passion-is-not-enough/

Reusable rockets and human spaceflight   http://www.cnbc.com/id/101706968

China’s propaganda arm flexes its muscles in Canada   http://www.ipolitics.ca/2014/06/19/chinas-propaganda-arm-flexes-its-muscles-in-canada/

Saturday, June 21, 2014


Engines Powered by the Forces Between Atoms     http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/feature/2014/4/engines-powered-by-the-forces-between-atoms

Mutation Tied to Reduced Heart Disease   http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/40312/title/Mutation-Tied-to-Reduced-Heart-Disease/

Insect-Inspired Sensors Improve Tiny Robot’s Flight    http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/40278/title/Insect-Inspired-Sensors-Improve-Tiny-Robot-s-Flight/

I'm a Scientist With Learning Disabilities and That's Okay!   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/collin-diedrich/im-a-scientist-with-learn_b_5517718.html

China government executes 13 over terrorism, violent crimes    http://www.nwasianweekly.com/2014/06/china-government-executes-13-terrorism-violent-crimes/

Why NASA Needs More Funding for Space Exploration   https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140621223806-21995908-why-nasa-needs-more-funding-for-space-exploration?trk=object-title

More female scientists in leading positions   http://www.mpg.de/7999136/women-science

AND WAIT FOR GOOGLE. Money: Facebook's Final Frontier. Why Payments, Not Virtual Reality, Are Its Next Holy Grail  http://www.fastcompany.com/3032001/money-facebooks-final-frontier-why-payments-not-virtual-reality-are-its-next-holy-grail?utm_source=facebook

Friday, June 20, 2014


How to Explain the Number of Financial Crimes on Wall Street   http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertlenzner/2014/06/17/no-one-knows-how-to-explain-the-scourge-of-financial-crime/

Traders say they are not "too big to fail", clearing houses may be    http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/04/01/traders-clearing-idUKL5N0MT37120140401

Retail banks' worst nightmare? Google  http://www.cnbc.com/id/101127506

Thought-controlled robotic suits: How the first cyborg-type robot could help the physically challenged    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/thoughtcontrolled-robotic-suits-how-the-first-cyborgtype-robot-could-help-the-physically-challenged-9550329.html

Harvey, the robot farmer fixing the US labour shortage   http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229744.300-harvey-the-robot-farmer-fixing-the-us-labour-shortage.html#.U6Q-57EbErh

Aging: The girls who never grow older   http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20140520-the-girls-who-never-age

How Your Great-Grandchildren Could Talk to You Decades after Your Death   www.huffingtonpost.com/evan-carroll/great-grandchildren-talk-after-death_b_5486735.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000043&ir=Science

Four Space News Stories That Caught My Eye This Week   http://www.21stcentech.com/space-news-stories-caught-eye-week/

UK’s robot hothouse  https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/ras-sig/article-view/-/blogs/the-view-from-the-uk-s-robot-hothou-1?p_p_auth=JFkRMmc4

Harley Previews ‘Concept’ Electric Motorbike   http://www.gilcommunity.com/discussion/harley-previews-concept-electric-motorbike/?sthash.ueTdjipN.mjjo

WRONG, BORDERS WILL BE CLOSED:  Smarter Cities of the Future Will Be More Open, Social   http://asmarterplanet.com/blog/2014/06/smarter-cities-future-will-open-social.html

The Admiral Sets a Good Course   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-e-finch/the-admiral-sets-a-good-c_b_5513158.html?utm_source=Alert-blogger&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Email%2BNotifications

10 Ways To 'Fix' Cybersecurity   http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2014/06/18/10-ways-to-fix-cybersecurity/

Sunbathing may have similar effects to drug addiction   http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25771-sunbathing-may-have-similar-effects-to-drug-addiction.html#.U6ShvrEbErg

Manhunt to bug hunt: Cop skills track nature's killers   http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229740.700-manhunt-to-bug-hunt-cop-skills-track-natures-killers.html

Neanderthals evolved their teeth before big brains   http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25761-neanderthals-evolved-their-teeth-before-big-brains.html#.U6SjRbEbErg

Commercial quantum computer still awaits ultimate test   http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25760-commercial-quantum-computer-still-awaits-ultimate-test.html#.U6Sjf7EbErg

Physics: Bell’s theorem still reverberates     http://www.nature.com/news/physics-bell-s-theorem-still-reverberates-1.15435

What Should Transhumanity regard as it’s Primary Goal?   http://transhumanity.net/articles/entry/what-should-transhumanity-regard-as-its-primary-goal

Herschel discovers water-building molecule around dying stars    http://www.sen.com/news/herschel-discovers-water-building-molecule-around-dying-stars

Draper Labs develops low cost probe to orbit, land on Europa for NASA
 http://www.examiner.com/article/draper-labs-develops-low-cost-probe-to-orbit-land-on-europa-for-nasa

The Big Public Transit Promise For Google’s New Self-Driving Car   http://www.realbusiness.com/2014/06/the-big-public-transit-promise-for-googles-new-self-driving-car/?sf27319195=1

8 Tips For Making Virtual Reality Viable  http://www.fastcocreate.com/3031726/8-tips-for-making-virtual-reality-viable

The Hidden Biases in Big Data   http://blogs.hbr.org/2013/04/the-hidden-biases-in-big-data/

Bioengineer Receives $2.9 Million Grant to Improve Brain Implants   http://www.mdtmag.com/news/2014/06/bioengineer-receives-29-million-grant-improve-brain-implants

A ‘Vaccine’ for Heart Disease Could Mean No Pills, Lettuce or a Gym     http://time.com/2853809/a-vaccine-for-heart-disease-that-doesnt-involve-pills-lettuce-or-a-gym/

Thursday, June 19, 2014


A Look Behind The FBI's Cyber Most Wanted List   http://www.forbes.com/sites/frontline/2014/06/18/a-look-behind-the-fbis-cyber-most-wanted-list/

Singapore Billionaire Bets Big on Energy in Africa, Asia    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-19/singapore-billionaire-bets-big-on-energy-in-africa-asia.html

Oracle Sales, Profit Miss Analysts’ Estimates    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-19/oracle-sales-profit-miss-analysts-estimates.html

Predictive data, the real workhorse behind the Internet of Things   http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9248891/Predictive_data_the_real_workhorse_behind_the_Internet_of_Things?pageNumber=1

Amid Stratospheric Valuations, Google Unearths a Deal With Skybox    http://online.wsj.com/articles/amid-stratospheric-valuations-google-unearths-a-deal-with-skybox-1402864823

In Single Gene, a Path to Fight Heart Attacks   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/19/health/scientists-identify-mutations-that-protect-against-heart-attacks.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

A Helicopter of One’s Own    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/science/a-helicopter-of-ones-own.html

AT&T and Udacity Create Online ‘NanoDegree’ Program   http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/18/daily-report-att-and-udacity-create-online-nanodegree-program/

Mercedes Debuts its Newest Supercar Engine    http://www.engineering.com/DesignerEdge/DesignerEdgeArticles/ArticleID/7793/Mercedes-Debuts-its-Newest-Supercar-Engine.aspx

MakerBot and TechShop Join GE’s Collaborative Innovation Strategy    http://www.engineering.com/3DPrinting/3DPrintingArticles/ArticleID/7804/MakerBot-and-TechShop-Join-GEs-Collaborative-Innovation-Strategy.aspx

Justices limit patents on software technology   http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/19/technology/supreme-court-software-patent/index.html

Twitter wants to be your TV companion      http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/19/technology/social/twitter-snappytv/index.html

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


Oracle Said to Near $5 Billion Purchase of Micros Systems http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-17/oracle-said-to-near-deal-to-buy-micros-systems.html

This Will Be A Huge Week For Apple, Facebook And Microsoft
http://www.businessinsider.com/its-going-to-be-a-huge-week-for-apple-facebook-and-microsoft-2014-4#ixzz34v8V2q5V

Leukemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types http://www.kurzweilai.net/leukemia-drug-found-to-stimulate-immunity-against-many-cancer-types

How background electrical brain noise drives our decisions http://www.kurzweilai.net/how-backgrouund-brain-noise-drives-our-decisions

Synchronized brain waves enable rapid learning http://www.kurzweilai.net/synchronized-brain-waves-enable-rapid-learning

The Next 20 Years Are Going To Make The Last 20 Look Like We Accomplished Nothing In Tech http://www.businessinsider.com/the-future-of-technology-will-pale-the-previous-20-years-2014-6#ixzz34vQRC1Zq

First Major Mobile Banking Security Threat Hits the U.S. http://www.americanbanker.com/issues/179_114/first-major-mobile-banking-security-threat-hits-the-us-1068100-1.html

What Does Moore’s Law Mean For the Rest of Society? http://bit.ly/1oCmhDg

Autism Speaks Is Using Google Cloud Platform to Amass and Analyze a Trove of Autism-Related Genomes http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/06/13/using_google_cloud_platform_autism_speaks_is_doing_research_on_a_database.html

Progress Made on a 'Bionic Pancreas' for Diabetics http://www.mdtmag.com/news/2014/06/progress-made-bionic-pancreas-diabetics

The Revolutionary Quantum Computer That May Not Be Quantum at All http://www.wired.com/2014/05/quantum-computing

Intel's vision of our wearable future: From onesies to wetsuits http://www.zdnet.com/intels-vision-of-our-wearable-future-from-onesies-to-wetsuits-7000030560/

Inside the Secretive R&D Lab Behind the Amazon Phone http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-17/inside-the-secretive-r-and-d-lab-behind-the-amazon-phone

Elon Musk's SolarCity to acquire panel maker Silevo http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/06/17/elon-musks-solarcity-to-acquire-panel-maker-silevo/

With light echoes, the invisible becomes visible http://www3.uni-bonn.de/Press-releases/with-light-echoes-the-invisible-becomes-visible

PROGRESS OVERKILLS ETHICS: MIT Technology Review: Laws and Ethics Can’t Keep Pace with Technology http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/15/mit-technology-review-laws-and-ethics-cant-keep-pace-with-technology/

Washington Post: The rise of big data brings tremendous possibilities and frightening perils http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/18/washington-post-the-rise-of-big-data-brings-tremendous-possibilities-and-frightening-perils/

FOX Business Interview: How robots will change our lives http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/11/fox-business-interview-how-robots-will-change-our-lives/

Washington Post: Why I’m excited about the promising future of medicine http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/07/washington-post-why-im-excited-about-the-promising-future-of-medicine/

The Economist debate: Goldman versus Google: A career on Wall Street or in Silicon Valley? wadhwa.com/2014/04/04/the-economist-goldman-versus-google-a-career-on-wall-street-or-in-silicon-valley/

Inside the Secretive R&D Lab Behind the Amazon Phone http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-06-17/inside-the-secretive-r-and-d-lab-behind-the-amazon-phone

Elon Musk's SolarCity to acquire panel maker Silevo http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/06/17/elon-musks-solarcity-to-acquire-panel-maker-silevo/

With light echoes, the invisible becomes visible http://www3.uni-bonn.de/Press-releases/with-light-echoes-the-invisible-becomes-visible

PROGRESS OVERKILLS ETHICS: MIT Technology Review: Laws and Ethics Can’t Keep Pace with Technology http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/15/mit-technology-review-laws-and-ethics-cant-keep-pace-with-technology/

Washington Post: The rise of big data brings tremendous possibilities and frightening perils http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/18/washington-post-the-rise-of-big-data-brings-tremendous-possibilities-and-frightening-perils/

FOX Business Interview: How robots will change our lives http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/11/fox-business-interview-how-robots-will-change-our-lives/

Washington Post: Why I’m excited about the promising future of medicine http://wadhwa.com/2014/04/07/washington-post-why-im-excited-about-the-promising-future-of-medicine/

The Economist debate: Goldman versus Google: A career on Wall Street or in Silicon Valley? wadhwa.com/2014/04/04/the-economist-goldman-versus-google-a-career-on-wall-street-or-in-silicon-valley/

Nonlinearly Amused? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618011357-34427457-nonlinearly-amused

The Next Big Thing You Missed: A Social Network That Could Truly Reform Our Schools http://www.wired.com/2014/06/edmodo/

A Slick Concept for a Wristband That Manages Your Money http://www.wired.com/2014/06/a-slick-concept-for-a-wristband-that-manages-your-manage/

Superconducting secrets solved after 30 years http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/superconducting-secrets-solved-after-30-years

NASA Update on Asteroid Redirect Mission http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2014-191&1&utm_source=iContact&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=NASAJPL&utm_content=daily20140617

Hottest Spring On Record Globally, Reports Japan Meteorological Agency http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/06/17/3449871/hottest-spring-on-record/

Critics Warn Starbucks Employees To Read The Fine Print Of New Tuition Plan http://thinkprogress.org/education/2014/06/17/3449906/starbucks-tuition-plan-fine-print/

"Charlie Rose into Bewilderment!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618195606-34427457-charlie-rose-into-bewilderment

QUESTION: Lucrative Drones? https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618211543-34427457-question-lucrative-drones

Musk announces plans to build ‘one of the single largest solar panel production plants in the world’ and send people in Mars in ten years  http://www.kurzweilai.net/musk-announces-plans-to-build-one-of-the-single-largest-solar-panel-production-plants-in-the-world

Targeting tumors using silver nanoparticles    http://www.kurzweilai.net/targeting-tumors-using-silver-nanoparticles

Discovery of abnormal GABA levels may lead to improvements in diagnosing, treating Alzheimer’s disease   http://www.kurzweilai.net/discovery-of-abnormal-gaba-levels-may-lead-to-improvements-in-diagnosing-treating-alzheimers-disease

Algae can switch quantum coherence on and off   http://www.kurzweilai.net/algae-can-switch-quantum-coherence-on-and-off

Single dose of sleeping-sickness drug reverses autism-like symptoms in mice    http://www.kurzweilai.net/single-dose-of-sleeping-sickness-drug-reverses-autism-like-symptoms-in-mice

"An Aired Chat, Seriously!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618220926-34427457-an-aired-chat-seriously

DON'T FORGET THE DISRUPTIONAL SINGULARITY. The Sequence of Singularities   http://man-as-media.com/2014/06/15/the-sequence-of-singularities/

An Internet of Things prediction for 2025 -- with caveats  http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9248349/An_Internet_of_Things_prediction_for_2025_with_caveats

"À-la-Japan South Korea!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618224313-34427457-%C3%A0-la-japan-south-korea

Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/obama-create-worlds-largest-ocean-preserve-122133107--finance.html

"Why are Huge India's Sanskrit Vedantic Sages into Gargantuan Hard Techno-Sputniks?" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140618225901-34427457-why-are-huge-india-s-sanskrit-vedantic-sages-into-gargantuan-hard-techno-sputniks

FOR-LUCRE BOTS HAVE ALREADY RISEN: As Robotics Advances, Worries of Killer Robots Rise http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/17/upshot/danger-robots-working.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

New manufacturing methods needed for 'soft' machines, robots   http://phys.org/news/2014-06-methods-soft-machines-robots.html

3D Printer Cleared for Launch to the International Space Station   http://www.engineering.com/3DPrinting/3DPrintingArticles/ArticleID/7802/3D-Printer-Cleared-for-Launch-to-the-International-Space-Station.aspx

Monday, June 16, 2014

Google to Buy Satellite-Imaging Startup for $500 Million   http://online.wsj.com/articles/google-to-buy-satellite-imaging-company-for-500-million-1402421980

If Companies Lead on Climate Change Will Governments Follow? Look at IKEA.   http://www.21stcentech.com/companies-lead-climate-change-governments-follow/

Limiting CO2 to 450 Parts Per Million and its Impact on Fossil Fuel Companies   http://www.21stcentech.com/limiting-co2-450-parts-million-impact-fossil-fuel-companies/

Charging portable electronics will be super-fast, widely accessible   http://www.kurzweilai.net/charging-portable-electronics-will-be-super-fast-widely-accessible

A gene that stimulates growth of new brain cells in adults   http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-gene-that-stimulates-growth-of-new-brain-cells-in-adults

A.I. WILL TAKE CONTROL OF EVERYONE: Is Artificial Intelligence Taking Over the Stock Market? www.financialsense.com/contributors/cris-sheridan/is-artificial-intelligence-taking-over-the-stock-market

Bulletproof skin made from genetically modified goat milk   http://www.sciencedump.com/content/bulletproof-skin-made-genetically-modified-goat-milk

Microsoft Announces Azure ML, Cloud-based Machine Learning Platform That Can Predict Future Events   http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/16/microsoft-announces-azure-ml-cloud-based-machine-learning-platform-that-can-predict-future-events/?ncid=fb&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=fb&utm_content=FaceBook

Today’s 3D Printeers Will be Tomorrow’s Engineers   http://3dprintingindustry.com/2014/06/16/todays-3d-printeers-will-tomorrows-engineers/

Solar Panels and Electric Cars will bankrupt petroleum-, gas- and coal-producing nations.

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) – What you need to know   http://www.kobayashi.ca/2014/06/12/canadas-anti-spam-legislation-casl-what-do-you-need-to-know/

THE END OF OIL SOONEST: Report: BMW and Nissan Interested in Partnering With Tesla http://mashable.com/2014/06/16/bmw-nissan-tesla/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link

Hackers are coming after your medical records   http://www.cnbc.com/id/101708255

25 Amazing Facts About Solar  http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/04/20/25-amazing-facts-about-solar.aspx

Marc Andreessen on the future of technology and implications for enhancing government dialog with citizens   http://www.cisotech.com/marc-andreessen-on-the-future-of-technology-and-implications-for-enhancing-government-dialog-with-citizens/

Training allows the Hostage Rescue Team to respond to any emergency - See more at: http://www.envisagenow.com/training-allows-the-hostage-rescue-team-to-respond-to-any-emergency/#sthash.n4LRNjkL.dpuf

Cincinnati Incorporated and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Advancing Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM)   http://additivemanufacturing.com/2014/03/11/cincinnati-incorporated-and-oak-ridge-national-laboratory-ornl-advancing-big-area-additive-manufacturing-baam/

Our Hyperconnected Future: Roundup of the 2014 MIT Tech Review Digital Summit     http://singularityhub.com/2014/06/15/our-hyperconnected-future-roundup-of-the-2014-mit-tech-review-digital-summit/?utm_content=buffera89e6&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

No more fillings as dentists reveal new tooth decay treatment   http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/jun/16/fillings-dentists-tooth-decay-treatment

Domino's Pizza Hit with Mocking Ransom Demand After Hackers Steal 650,000 Customer Records  http://www.cio.com/article/754257/Domino_s_Pizza_Hit_with_Mocking_Ransom_Demand_After_Hackers_Steal_650_000_Customer_Records?taxonomyId=3089

Law by algorithm: Are computers fairer than humans?  http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229735.100-law-by-algorithm-are-computers-fairer-than-humans.html#.U59wwygbErh

Memory implants: Chips to fix broken brains   http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229720.600-memory-implants-chips-to-fix-broken-brains.html

Kill shot: Pushing diseases to the edge of eradication   http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22229730.300-kill-shot-pushing-diseases-to-the-edge-of-eradication.html

"Gossip to achieve which Victory?" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140616231237-34427457-gossip-to-achive-which-victory

Perfect Vs. Perfectionism! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140616233102-34427457-perfect-vs-perfectionism

Computation leads to better understanding of influenza virus replication   http://phys.org/news/2014-06-influenza-virus-replication.html

Quantum biology: Algae evolved to switch quantum coherence on and off    http://phys.org/news/2014-06-quantum-biology-algae-evolved-coherence.html

Cubify launches free-to-download shoes you can "print overnight"  http://www.dezeen.com/2013/08/02/cubify-launches-free-to-download-shoes-you-can-print-overnight/

NEITHER GERMANS, NOR JAPANESES NOR OMNIBOTS HATE JOBS: Why You Hate Work  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/opinion/sunday/why-you-hate-work.html?_r=0

Siemens Lures France With Alstom Bid That Unites Rivals    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-16/siemens-led-group-counters-ge-with-alstom-energy-offer.html

Russia’s $8.2 Trillion Oil Trove Locked Without U.S.     http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-16/russia-s-8-2-billion-oil-trove-locked-without-u-s-tech-energy.html

Airstrikes on Iraq Carry Risks as Obama Weighs Options   http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-17/airstrikes-on-iraq-carry-risks-as-obama-weighs-options.html

China's Brewing Subprime Crisis   http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-06-16/china-s-brewing-subprime-crisis

Friday, June 13, 2014


Terahertz detectors using carbon nanotubes may lead to major imaging improvements    http://www.kurzweilai.net/terahertz-detectors-using-carbon-nanotubes-may-lead-to-major-imaging-improvements

Paralyzed person wearing brain-controlled exoskeleton to kick off the World Cup today   http://www.kurzweilai.net/paralyzed-person-wearing-brain-controlled-exoskeleton-to-kick-off-the-world-cup-today

The Future of Computer Intelligence Is Everything but Artificial   http://www.wired.com/2014/06/the-future-of-computer-intelligence-is-everything-but-artificial/

The Infinium Phenomenon – A Start Up That Manufactures Rare Earth Metals    http://www.21stcentech.com/infinium-phenomenon-start-manufactures-rare-earth-metals/

A Headline That Got Me Laughing – Earth is Way Older Than We Thought    http://www.21stcentech.com/headline-laughing-earth-older-thought/

Rice University lab modifies arrays to capture, hold water for later use - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2014/06/11/nanotube-forests-drink-water-from-arid-air-2/#sthash.u2vUSAFq.dpuf


Google In Talks To Take Virgin Galactic Stake http://news.sky.com/story/1280919/google-in-talks-to-take-virgin-galactic-stake



The Eccentric Genius Whose Time May Have Finally Come (Again)   www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/06/norbert-wiener-the-eccentric-genius-whose-time-may-have-finally-come-again/372607/

Sony Creates Curved CMOS Sensors That Mimic the Eye   http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/semiconductors/devices/sony-creates-curved-cmos-sensors-that-mimic-the-eye

DARPA Z-Man Program Demonstrates Human Climbing Like Geckos    http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2014/06/05.aspx


West Antarctic glaciers in 'irreversible' thaw, raising seas: study   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/12/us-climatechange-antarctica-idUSKBN0DS1IH20140512

UN says half of world's forest species are at risk, calls for 'urgent action'     www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/140603/un-says-half-worlds-forest-species-are-at-risk-calls-urgent-action

Why Spain's unemployed millennials are rushing to join the navy   http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/spain/140611/youth-unemployment-spain-generation-tbd

GSK case a 'warning' to all foreign firms in China: Xinhua   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/16/us-gsk-china-idUSBREA4F01P20140516

China Southern Airlines orders 80 Airbus aircraft worth $7.3 billion   http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/16/us-chinasouthern-airbus-group-orders-idUSBREA4F0KK20140516

Will China Save Russia With Investment?   http://www.forbes.com/sites/chriswright/2014/05/15/will-china-save-russia-with-investment/

America's middle class: Poorer than you think     http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/11/news/economy/middle-class-wealth/index.html?iid=HP_River

The American Middle Class Is No Longer the World’s Richest   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/upshot/the-american-middle-class-is-no-longer-the-worlds-richest.html?_r=0

No More Malls: 5 Disruptive Techs Transforming Retail    http://singularityhub.com/2014/06/12/no-more-malls-5-disruptive-techs-transforming-retail/

FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?   http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-09/fyi-can-anything-move-faster-light?src=SOC&dom=fb

Gas deals expected during Putin's China visit   http://europe.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2014-05/15/content_17510265.htm

How to Explain American   http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/12/opinion/severgnini-how-to-explain-americans.html?_r=0

Predictive data, the real workhorse behind the Internet of Things   http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9248891/Predictive_data_the_real_workhorse_behind_the_Internet_of_Things?pageNumber=1

WiFi tech lets scientists monitor your vital signs through walls    http://www.engadget.com/2014/06/12/wifi-x-ray-tech-can-now-monitor-your-vital-signs-through-walls/

Synchronized brain waves enable rapid learning   http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140612121354.htm

Drucker on Leaderhip! http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140613001427-34427457-drucker-on-leaderhips

A Simpleton Speaks About "Balancing Risk" http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140613002156-34427457-a-simpleton-speaks-about-balancing-risk

Who is the Superpower Redefining "Soft Power"? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140613002641-34427457-who-is-the-superpower-redefining-soft-power

What are Israel's Favorite Nuclear Submarines? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140613005048-34427457-what-are-israel-s-favorite-nuclear-submarines

What is Google and Amazon? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140613010206-34427457-what-is-google-and-amazon

India is going to be Superpower #2 or #1? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140613010932-34427457-india-is-going-to-be-superpower-2-or-1

Redefining Cosmos! http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140613030931-34427457-redefining-cosmos


Facebook Is Expanding the Way It Tracks You and Your Data   http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/06/facebook-is-expanding-the-way-it-tracks-you-and-your-data/372641/

Cyber threats put energy sector on red alert    http://mobile.thehill.com/policy/technology/209116-cyber-threats-put-energy-sector-on-red-alert

Hundreds Of Americans Are Being Evacuated From Iraq's Balad Air Base
http://www.businessinsider.com/americans-evacuated-balad-2014-6#ixzz34UIokPSF

Laser weapon developed for Marine vehicles     http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20140612-laser-weapon-developed-for-marine-vehicles

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Chinese police charge British former head of GSK in China with bribery http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611164629-34427457-chinese-police-charge-british-former-head-of-gsk-in-china-with-bribery

"From Russia with concern: Cisco's audits raised red flags about resellers" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611163337-34427457-from-russia-with-concern-cisco-s-audits-raised-red-flags-about-resellers

Researchers create miniature human retina in a dish   http://www.kurzweilai.net/researchers-create-miniature-human-retina-in-a-dish

Researchers create miniature human retina in a dish http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611190802-34427457-researchers-create-miniature-human-retina-in-a-dish

3D-bioprinting improved artificial blood vessels    http://www.kurzweilai.net/3d-bioprinting-improved-artificial-blood-vessels

3D-bioprinting improved artificial blood vessels http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611191036-34427457-3d-bioprinting-improved-artificial-blood-vessels

Amazon Could Launch Its Music Streaming Service Thursday http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611191510-34427457-amazon-could-launch-its-music-streaming-service-thursday

Autonomous Robots Will Battle For $1.5 Million NASA Prize http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611191832-34427457-autonomous-robots-will-battle-for-1-5-million-nasa-prize

Global flows in a digital age http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611194244-34427457-global-flows-in-a-digital-age

Mastering digital marketing http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611194533-34427457-mastering-digital-marketing

Strategic principles for competing in the digital age http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611195536-34427457-strategic-principles-for-competing-in-the-digital-age

Strategic principles for competing in the digital age    http://www.mckinsey.com/insights/strategy/strategic_principles_for_competing_in_the_digital_age?cid=other-eml-nsl-mip-mck-oth-1406

Cybersleuths Allegedly Identify New Group of Chinese Military Hackers    http://mashable.com/2014/06/10/crowdstrike-chinese-military-hackers/#:eyJzIjoidCIsImkiOiJfdm0wa3E4bXk2MDlvcnMxMCJ9

NSA Playset invites hackers to 'play along with the NSA'    http://www.zdnet.com/the-nsa-playset-invites-hackers-to-play-along-with-the-nsa-7000030416/

Japan growth data revised upwards    http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27758498

Japan underreports 80 nuclear bombs-worth of plutonium to IAEA    http://rt.com/news/164504-japan-nuclear-ieae-reports/

Japan underreports 80 nuclear bombs-worth of plutonium to IAEA http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611202505-34427457-japan-underreports-80-nuclear-bombs-worth-of-plutonium-to-iaea

Google seeks to transform century-old US utility industry   http://rt.com/business/165288-google-energy-us-industry/

Google seeks to transform century-old US utility industry http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611202809-34427457-google-seeks-to-transform-century-old-us-utility-industry

The Battle of the Brain http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611203934-34427457-the-battle-of-the-brain

The Battle of the Brain   http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052748704304504574609992107994238?tesla=y&mg=reno64-wsj

Corruption Currents: From European Bankers Watching BNP to Excited Cybercriminals     http://blogs.wsj.com/riskandcompliance/2014/06/11/corruption-currents-from-european-bankers-watching-bnp-to-excited-cybercriminals/?mod=WSJ_hpp_sections_riskcompliance

Collaboration woks until what end? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611212910-34427457-collaboration-woks-until-what-end

Futurists tell you the truth about PERILS and RIKS? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611215740-34427457-futurists-tell-you-the-truth-about-perils-and-riks

Perfectionism in Execution or not? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611220306-34427457-perfectionism-in-excetion-or-not

Robots clean Israeli solar panels without water http://shar.es/PJwOL

"Legal Words Banned By Successful Global Corporations!" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611223152-34427457-legal-words-banned-by-successful-global-corporations

What Are The Institutions That Use Non-Theological Omniscience In Strategic Executions and Operations since 1950's? http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611224435-34427457-what-are-the-institutions-that-use-most-rampant-permanent-perfectionism-and-applied-non-theological-omniscience-in-strategic-executions-and-operation

Tuesday, June 10, 2014


A self-assembling protein nanocage http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610210249-34427457-a-self-assembling-protein-nanocage

New molecular self-assembly process scales up from nanometers to millimeters   http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-molecular-self-assembly-process-scales-up-from-nanometers-to-millimeters

Nanoparticle thin films that self-assemble in one minute    http://www.kurzweilai.net/nanoparticle-thin-films-that-self-assemble-in-one-minute

Nanoparticle thin films that self-assemble in one minute http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610210635-34427457-nanoparticle-thin-films-that-self-assemble-in-one-minute

It is More Clear to Me Each Day – National Governments Don’t Understand Our Future  http://www.21stcentech.com/clear-day-national-governments-understand-future/

"National Governments Don’t Understand Our Future" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610211313-34427457-national-governments-don-t-understand-our-future

Read to me, Kindle: Audible integration now works inside your e-book    http://venturebeat.com/2014/06/10/kindle-audible-whispersync-for-voice-integration/

"Audible integration now works inside your e-book" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610211720-34427457-audible-integration-now-works-inside-your-e-book

In the near future, your car will be equipped with life-saving computer software that can prevent accidents. But that technology also creates a major opening for cyber terrorists.    http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/10/technology/security/talking-cars-hacking/index.html

"Talking cars: the next hacking target" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610213308-34427457-talking-cars-the-next-hacking-target

NASA cameras capture huge solar flares    http://us.cnn.com/2014/06/10/tech/innovation/solar-flares/index.html

Second Chinese military unit linked to hacking   http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/10/technology/china-military-cyberattacks/index.html

PayPal chief leaving for Facebook   http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/09/technology/paypal-facebook/index.html

Amazon continues assault on PayPal    http://money.cnn.com/2014/06/09/technology/amazon-payments/index.html

Facebook Hires From PayPal to Focus on Messaging     http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/10/technology/facebook-hires-from-paypal-to-focus-on-messaging.html?ref=technology&_r=0

"Facebook Hires From PayPal to Focus on Messaging" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610214133-34427457-facebook-hires-from-paypal-to-focus-on-messaging

Google to Buy Skybox Imaging for $500 Million    http://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/06/10/google-to-buy-skybox-imaging-for-500-million/?ref=technology

"Google to Buy Skybox Imaging for $500 Million" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610214359-34427457-google-to-buy-skybox-imaging-for-500-million

Former Vice President Al Gore Declines To Call Edward Snowden A Traitor    http://techcrunch.com/2014/06/10/former-vice-president-al-gore-declines-to-call-edward-snowden-a-traitor/

Scientists Search for the Best Sleepers    http://online.wsj.com/articles/scientists-search-for-the-best-sleepers-1402354792?mod=trending_now_4

The Bank of England Goes to Cyber War     http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/06/10/the-bank-of-england-goes-to-cyber-war/?mod=ST1

The Fourth Wave of Indian Enterprise Software Startups is World-Class http://yourstory.com/2014/05/enterprise-software-startups-india/

Promising Malaria Vaccine Looks to Employ Robots to Mass Produce Its Product  http://singularityhub.com/2014/06/01/promising-malaria-vaccine-looks-to-hire-robot-to-mass-produce-its-product/

"Promising Malaria Vaccine Looks to Employ Robots to Mass Produce Its Product." by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610221921-34427457-what-scientists-won-t-tell-you-promising-malaria-vaccine-looks-to-employ-robots-to-mass-produce-its-product

Google Open Sources Its Secret Weapon in Cloud Computing  http://www.wired.com/2014/06/google-kubernetes/

"Google Open Sources Its Secret Weapon in Cloud Computing" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610222640-34427457-follow-wired-twitter-facebook-rss-google-open-sources-its-secret-weapon-in-cloud-computing

You Should Learn to Trust Robots. It’s for Your Own Good  http://www.wired.com/2014/06/trust-robots-2/

"You Should Learn to Trust Robots." by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610222921-34427457-you-should-learn-to-trust-robots

White House announces new approach to deal with wildfires and drought   http://www.gsnmagazine.com/article/41394/white_house_announces_new_approach_deal_wildfires_

U.S. sends B-2 stealth bombers to Europe   http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/10/world/europe/europe-b-2-bombers/index.html

Navy's future: Electric guns, lasers, water as fuel  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/04/10/tech/innovation/navy-new-technology/index.html

Homeland Security Researching GPS Disruptions, Solutions    http://www.insidegnss.com/node/4062

NASA’s Warp Drive Project: “Speeds” That Could Take a Spacecraft to Alpha Centauri in Two Weeks Even Though the System is 4.3 Light-Years Away http://beforeitsnews.com/space/2014/06/nasas-warp-drive-project-speeds-that-could-take-a-spacecraft-to-alpha-centauri-in-two-weeks-even-though-the-system-is-4-3-light-years-away-2-2480072.html

“Speeds” That Could Take a Spacecraft to Alpha Centauri in Two Weeks" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610233256-34427457--speeds-that-could-take-a-spacecraft-to-alpha-centauri-in-two-weeks

"Is Better Learning And Memory Ahead?" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610233820-34427457-is-better-learning-and-memory-ahead

Darpa is looking for experts from private sector for future cyber ops    http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/23165/security/darpa-looking-experts-private-sector.html

"Darpa is looking for experts from private sector for future cyber ops" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610234907-34427457-darpa-is-looking-for-experts-from-private-sector-for-future-cyber-ops

The Emerging Science of Computational Anthropology    http://www.technologyreview.com/view/528216/the-emerging-science-of-computational-anthropology/?utm_campaign=socialsync&utm_medium=social-post&utm_source=linkedin

"The Emerging Science of Computational Anthropology" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140610235113-34427457-the-emerging-science-of-computational-anthropology

Here Are The Leading Causes Of Death In 1900 Compared To 2010
http://www.businessinsider.com/leading-causes-of-death-in-1900-and-today-2014-6#ixzz34Hdp7vPG

Move Over 3-D Printing, The Future Is Objects That Morph And Shift Shape   http://www.fastcoexist.com/3030757/heres-an-idea/move-over-3-d-printing-the-future-is-objects-that-morph-and-shift-shape

The Future of Wearables? http://recode.net/2014/06/09/the-future-of-wearables-consolidation/

"Noncompete Clauses Increasingly Pop Up in Array of Jobs" by @SciCzar on @LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140611000726-34427457-noncompete-clauses-increasingly-pop-up-in-array-of-jobs

Chinese police to brief media on GlaxoSmithKline amid probe    http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/13/us-china-glaxosmithkline-idUSBREA4C06F20140513

The woman who taught a dolphin to speak -
 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2653422/The-woman-taught-dolphin-speak-fallen-love-her.html#ixzz34Hkb8mr3

This Is What New York City Could Look Like In 2033 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/04/new-york-city-in-20-years_0_n_4182025.html?cmpid=social_20140610_25683096

Whether GM or banks, some companies are still too big to jail   http://blogs.reuters.com/nicholas-wapshott/2014/06/10/whether-gm-or-banks-some-companies-are-still-too-big-to-jail/

Federal prosecutors negotiating a plea deal with Snowden  www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2654264/Federal-prosecutors-allegedly-negotiating-plea-deal-NSA-leaker-Edward-Snowden.html#ixzz34HmQpUl4