Oct 23, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (October 24, 2014)

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FUTURISM UPDATE (October 24, 2014)


FORBES: Three Industries Going Through Dramatic Supply Chain Transformations

GEEKWIRE: Google leads $542M Magic Leap deal, betting on augmented reality…d-reality/

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Google Invests Heavily in Magic Leap’s Effort to Blend Illusion and Reality…lity-firm/

THE NEW YORK TIMES: On the Cusp of Climate Change, that is the Global Existential Risk of the Climate at

FORBES: Three Industries Going Through Dramatic Supply Chain Transformations

FEDTECH: Why Data Center Consolidation Savings Are a Moving Target. Most agencies are reporting estimated savings and cost avoidance data to the Office of Management and Budget.

NEW YORK TIMES: Amazon Web Services to Open German Center

BUSINESS INSIDER: Mark Zuckerberg taught himself Mandarin, inspired by his wife Priscilla Chan, while running Facebook. He’s good enough that he was able to give a 30-minute Q&A today entirely in Mandarin at Tsinghua University in China.

GIZMODO: Compact SSDs That Outperform the Fastest USB Flash Drives…socialflow

THE NEW YORK TIMES: On the Cusp of Climate Change, that is the Global Existential Risk of the Climate at

COMPUTERWORLD: 8 big trends in big data analytics

NASA: China launched to the Moon today. The spacecraft will have a brief 8-day mission out to the Moon and back. It is an engineering test for the technology that the future Chang’e 5 sample return mission will need to return samples to Earth.

FINANCIAL TIMES: PC market recovery boosts Microsoft

THE ECONOMIST: Japan’s new airliner. Is Mitsubishi’s new jetliner a commercially viable project?

REUTERS: Why Ukraine’s revolution has left protesters discontented and the country divided.

BUSINESS INSIDER: 3 Girls Won The Google Science Fair With A Bacteria-Based Plan To Solve The Food Crisis

FUTURE OBSERVATORY: Current Sun Activity May Reduce the Speed of Climate Change and Stop Humans From Going to Mars

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia Wants State Control of Root Internet Infrastructure

MOSCOW TIMES: Russia’s CSTO Stumbles on Regional Conflicts in Drive to Rival NATO. While top Russian officials and pro-Kremlin politicians continue to paint NATO as an existential threat to Russia and even an instigator of the Ukraine crisis, Moscow has been working to strengthen the legitimacy of…more

DER SPIEGEL: The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails

REUTERS: Microsoft sales beat Street hopes, cloud profits up

THE ECONOMIST: Market turmoil: A blessing in disguise?

LINKEDIN: Boards and Clients!

THE ECONOMIST: Unproductive production. Weakening productivity is casting doubt on the sustainability of China’s growth…3b12a5e227

WASHINGTON TIMES: Putin emboldened by weak U.S. response to Russian aggression, analysts say:

FORTUNE MAGAZINE: In online sales, could Wal-Mart ever top Amazon?

REUTERS: Merkel says EU will discuss bridging finance for Ukraine next week

FINANCIAL TIMES: Chinese property prices fall across the country

Love by Sun Tzu is paid with love by Sun Tzu.

George Soros: Russia threatens EU’s survival:

MONEY IS NOT BACKED WITH GOLD. REMEMBER NIXON? WSJ Markets: Put your money into blue-chip stocks and watch it grow? Not so much lately:

Bloomberg News: Drop in China home prices spreads as easing fails to halt downturn of economy

FINANCIAL TIMES: US accuses allies of buying Isis oil

THE ECONOMIST: The world’s biggest economies. China’s back


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