LIST OF UPDATES (FEBRUARY 24 THROUGH MARCH 02/2014). By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At http://lnkd.in/bYP2nDC
Brain signals from a primate directly move paralyzed limbs in another primate ‘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
Researchers create powerful muscles from fishing line, sewing thread
The Future of World and Technology in 2030
Grandma’s Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes
Q&A with Martin Whist: Designing RoboCop’s Reboot
Scientists Bring Extinct Mouth-Brooding Frog Back to Life After 30 Years
Computer robots will outsmart humans within 15 years, Google director claims (and a giant laboratory for artificial intelligence is already planned)
Microsoft Said to Cut Windows Price 70% to Counter Rivals
Are the robots about to rise? Google’s new director of engineering thinks so…
5 Reasons Why Big Data Will Crush Big Research
Scientists ‘freeze’ light for an entire minute
Facebook will lose 80% of users by 2017, say Princeton researchers
Stanford’s New Pomegranate Super Batteries Could Store 10 Times More 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?
Map of the World key to full immersion in geospatial data
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
Don’t read War & Peace with your Google Glass…yet
Henry Ford Gave Innovators The Wrong Message About The Value Of History
The Office Of The 21st Century Will Be Your Self-Driving Car
An Amazing Village Designed Just For People With Dementia
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
Exoplanets: New missions hunting for alien worlds
Five alien worlds with water detected by Hubble Space 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
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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.