Nov 4, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 05, 2014)

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FUTURISM UPDATE (November 05, 2014)

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BBC: Virgin Galactic crash: Pilots’ actions analysed. SpaceShipTwo broke apart just seconds after igniting its rocket engine for a test outing above California on Friday.

MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: “Dark Web” Version of Facebook Shows a New Way to Secure the Web. A new way to access Facebook securely and anonymously via the “dark Web” could provide a model for other sites.

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Virgin Galactic crash: Copilot who died unlocked lever early, NTSB says

NEW YORK TIMES: Accidents at Virgin Galactic and Orbital Sciences Show Hurdles for Private Space Efforts

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Safety Board Cites Improper Pilot Command in Virgin Galactic Crash. Accident Sets Back Ambitious Timetables for Space Tourism and Other Commercial Ventures.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Virgin Galactic crash investigators eye pilot interface. National Transportation Safety Board investigators examining the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo have determined that the craft’s rudders rotated up prematurely, causing it to break apart midair.

REUTERS: Toyota recalls 5,850 cars, mostly in U.S., for possible steering issue

REUTERS: Ford calls back more than 202,000 vehicles in five North American recalls

REUTERS: Wider U.S. trade deficit, weak exports point to slower growth

REUTERS: Wall St. slips as energy extends recent slide

CIO: The Google Shakeup Continues: Andy Rubin is Out

SINGULARITY HUB: Elon Musk Is Right: Colonizing the Solar System Is Humankind’s Insurance Policy Against Extinction

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN: In the Future Your Therapy and Education Will Be Tailored to Your Brain

THE VERGE: The Big Future: What is the future of food?

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Egypt’s Army of God. The Largest Arab Military Isn’t As Secular As It Seems

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: Moscow’s Spy Game. Why Russia Is Winning the Intelligence War in Ukraine

FOREIGN AFFAIRS: The Future of Cities. The Internet of Everything will Change How We Live. As much as the Internet has already changed the world, it is the Web’s next phase that will bring the biggest opportunities, revolutionizing the way we live, work, play, and learn.

DER SPIEGEL: Germany’s New Right: The Unholy Alliance of Neo-Nazis and Football Hooligans

DER SPIEGEL: Sun Sets on Golden Dawn: Greek Party Accused in Killings and Racist Attacks. Greece’s public prosecutor claims the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party bears all the characteristics of a ‘criminal organization’.

IEEE Spectrum: Robotic Micro-Scallops Can Swim Through Your Eyeballs…r-eyeballs

POPULAR SCIENCE: Watch A Drone Take Off From Another Drone…amp;dom=fb

CIO: One Code to Rule Them All: Dronecode…ecode.html

BUSINESS INSIDER: 5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Company Testing Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipT

YAHOO NEWS: Rocket plane’s tail activated prematurely in fatal crash

GIGAOM: Looking for an architecture for the internet of things? Try DNS.

FORBES: Five Software Approaches To Harness The Internet Of Things

FORBES: Two High-Tech Stories To Watch In 2015: Digital and Industrial Internet of Things

TECH CRUNCH: Google Reveals ‘The Physical Web,’ A Project To Make Internet Of Things Interaction App-Less. The Physical Web to provide “interaction on demand” so that people can walk up and use any smart devices without the need for intervening mobile apps.

BUSINESS INSIDER: A white-hat hacker discovered a dangerous vulnerability in three Apple operating systems

BUSINESS INSIDER: The one big mystery at the heart of the Virgin Galactic probe

FINANCIAL TIMES: Oil slides after Saudi cuts US prices

CIO: Google and LG strike broad patent licensing deal

STRATFOR: Traveling Through Multiple Europes

MASHABLE: Alibaba revenues surge 54% in first earnings report as a public company. China’s ecommerce giant is getting even bigger.

THE ECONOMIST: If banks can be hacked, why not aircraft?


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