Feb 24, 2014

The Future of Scientific Management, Today!

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LIST OF UPDATES (FEBRUARY 24 THROUGH MARCH 02/2014). By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At

Brain signals from a primate directly move paralyzed limbs in another primate ‘avatar’…ate-avatar

Rice’s carbon nanotube fibers outperform copper

Single-chip device to provide real-time ultrasonic 3D images from inside the heart and blood vessels…od-vessels

Researchers create powerful muscles from fishing line, sewing thread…ing-thread

The Future of World and Technology in 2030

Grandma’s Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes…wueOYVUOHd

Q&A with Martin Whist: Designing RoboCop’s Reboot

Scientists Bring Extinct Mouth-Brooding Frog Back to Life After 30 Years…-30-years/

Computer robots will outsmart humans within 15 years, Google director claims (and a giant laboratory for artificial intelligence is already planned)…anned.html

Microsoft Said to Cut Windows Price 70% to Counter Rivals…ivals.html

Are the robots about to rise? Google’s new director of engineering thinks so……telligence

5 Reasons Why Big Data Will Crush Big Research…-research/

Scientists ‘freeze’ light for an entire minute…ign=buffer

Facebook will lose 80% of users by 2017, say Princeton researchers…us-disease

Stanford’s New Pomegranate Super Batteries Could Store 10 Times More Juice…ore-juice/

Web Analytics Trends for 2014

Bitcoin is not just digital currency. It’s Napster for finance.

Did A Russian Scientist Really ‘Cure Aging’ or Is It Just a Fluke?…uke-video/

Map of the World key to full immersion in geospatial data…-data.aspx

When Will My Car Fix Istelf Using Wireless Uploads?

The lie detector for your TWEETS: Scientists develop system that can tell fact from fiction in 140 characters or less…-less.html

Don’t read War & Peace with your Google Glass…yet…-glassyet/

Henry Ford Gave Innovators The Wrong Message About The Value Of History…f-history/

The Office Of The 21st Century Will Be Your Self-Driving Car…riving-car

An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia…1526062373

Scientists Turn Off Pain Using Nothing But Light

UA Researchers Use 3D Printing to Help Fight Cancer

Concrete and Climate Change – the Greening of Infrastructure

Stephen Hawking: Humanity Must Colonize Space to Survive

Stephen Hawking: “Why We Should Go Into Space“

Incredible Technology: How Future Space Missions May Hunt for Alien Planets…33845.html

Exoplanets: New missions hunting for alien worlds

Five alien worlds with water detected by Hubble Space Telescope…-Telescope

Drake equation: How many alien civilizations exist?

DARPA Seeking Automated Decision Aids for Pilots and Battle Managers in Contested Environments

Radiation-free cancer scans may be on the horizon…e-horizon/

3 Ways Social Media Is Driving A Business Revolution…evolution/

Your Twitter Search Results Will Now Feature Promoted Accounts…Company%29

Apple Doesn’t Need a Mega-Acquisition to Think Bold

How Millennials Are Changing the Face of Consumer Marketing…z2uNRMOFdc

Not Your Typical Hackathon: Symantec’s Cyberwar Simulation Transforms Employees Into Criminals…-criminals

How Cloud Computing is Changing Many Job Descriptions…criptions/

Are We Measuring Methane Accurately in Calculating GHG Emissions?

An Artificial Hand with Real Feeling…l-feeling/

The Dawn of the Age of Artificial Intelligence…ce/283730/

Monetizing the Internet of Things : 4 key areas of focus…-of-focus/

25 maps and charts that explain America today…ica-today/

Newest Air Force One aircraft to arrive in 2017…rrive_2017

Lie detector on the way to test social media rumours

Future green technology concept

The Google Smartwatch Is Real, And It’s Coming Soon (But Maybe Not Too Soon)…-too-soon/

Self-forming liquid metal just like a TERMINATOR emerges from China lab…ep_closer/

Fear of Being Different Stifles Talent…tm_medium=

Researchers hijack cancer migration mechanism to ‘move’ brain tumors…ain-tumors

New wireless tech may radically transform mobile video streaming…-streaming

Graphene found to efficiently absorb radio waves

Will plug-in electric cars crash the electric grid?

The Future of the News Business: A Monumental Twitter Stream All in One Place

Exiles on Main Street: When Ordinary People Resist the Oil-pocalypse…um=twitter

PM/AM: Citizen Science Goes Mobile…=pm_latest

The Missed Opportunity in STEM Education…32030.html

‘Space-Based’ Astronomy From Antarctica…ntarctica/

Two Explorers Just Completed A Polar Expedition That Killed Everyone The Last Time It Was Attempted…2014-2

NASA to launch satellite in collaboration with ISRO…sro-488328

Dad May Join Two Moms for Disease-Free Designer Babies…abies.html

Tiny Blobs and Tunnels in Meteorite Revive Debate Over Life on Mars…ars-n38431

How Millennials Can Better Prepare For Today’s Workforce: 10 Critical Steps…cal-steps/

Average Chinese Getting Richer

Swiss Company Turns Human Ashes Into Diamonds

Why China can’t take over the world

How to Get a Job at Google…pe=article

Nanopatterned natural biological scaffold for stem cells may allow for softer engineered tissues…ed-tissues

Offshore wind farms could tame hurricanes before they reach land, Stanford-led study says…study-says

Major enigma solved in atmospheric chemistry

Pine forest particles appear out of thin air, influence climate

Local Motors to Debut 3D Printed Car in September…ember.aspx

Rossetta’s Portrait Above Mars…-Mars.aspx

There is no Engineer in CAD!…n-CAD.aspx

Lotus Debuts its First Motorbike — The C-01…-C-01.aspx

Fastest Wire Bending in the World…World.aspx

Braigo — the Lego-made Braille printer built by a twelve year old…r-old.aspx

Stretchable Optical Circuits Have Futuristic Possibilities…ities.aspx

10 ways mobile technology will save your life in the future…?hpt=hp_c1

Boundless Natural Gas, Boundless Opportunities: Interview with EIA Chief…eia-chief/

Brain Scans Show Striking Similarities Between Dogs and Humans

Record number of test tube babies born in the U.S.…n-the-u-s/

A Solar Energy Breakthrough:

A Solar Energy Breakthrough:

A new breed of research is trying to Moneyball the least logical of all human endeavors: love.…_time.html

Wearable computers could act like a sixth sense…geNumber=1

3D printing takes on metal at Amsterdam lab (w/ video)

QUOTATION(S): “…To every man there comes in his lifetime that special moment when he is figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered a chance to do a very special thing, unique to him and fitted to his talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds him unprepared or unqualified for the work which would be his finest hour…”


“…Change is not merely necessary to life ─ it is life…”


“…The mind is a terrible thing to waste…”

CITATION(S): “…If you like where events seem to be headed, you may want to take timely action to preserve their positive trajectory. If you do not like where they appear to be going, you will have to develop and implement policies to change their trajectory…”


“…Because time is real, and the future unpredictable, the challenge of carving a path into the future calls for a different way of thinking than the old, mechanical methods of strategic planning. In order to anticipate wholly new industries like the personal computer industry, it’s not enough to make predictions based on old assumptions. You need to imagine alternative scenarios based on new assumptions. You need to imagine alternative scenarios based on new assumptions. Those new assumptions need more than new numbers…”


BOOK(S): The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable: With a new section: “On Robustness and Fragility… by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (ISBN-13: 978–0812973815).

N.B.: Quotations, Citations and Success Tenets are by the Futuretronium Book.


Mr. Andres Agostini
Risk-Management Futurist and Success Consultant

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