LIST OF UPDATES (MARCH 17 THROUGH MARCH 24/2014). By Mr. Andres Agostini at The Future of Scientific Management, Today! At

Three-part nanoparticles for biomedicine eliminate biocompatibilty, storage problems

Robotic prosthesis turns drummer into a three-armed cyborg

NASA tests new robotic refueling technologies

A small step toward seeing habitable planets

Society and Politics – Part 4: The Empowerment of Individuals and Social Groups


Virtual Reality Startups Look Back to the Future

New Material May Lead to Faster Oil Spill Cleanups

Two New Space Announcements Concerning Exoplanets

Nanomaterial May Be Future of Hard Drives

Artificial Organs May Finally Get a Blood Supply

Netflix and Google Books Are Blurring the Line Between Past and Present

12 Reasons 2020 Will Be An AWESOME Year

Blood test predicts Alzheimer’s disease

Conductive fibres: From lighter aircraft to electric knickers, flexible filaments raise a wide range of interesting possibilities

Behind the News: Why a High-Protein Diet in Middle Age May Increase Risk of Death

The Top 5 Cyber Security Threats That Could Affect Your Life

BAE report says Ukraine has faced cyberattacks

Are Cloud Data Security Fears Overblown? A Sensible View.

David Cameron stung by Angela Merkel’s broadband jibe

Policy uncertainty drives renewable energy investors overseas

Rolls-Royce to repay £1.8m to Indian government

Google readies Android push into wearable devices

22 Incredible Images Show What the Future Looked Like 100 Years Ago

Darpa’s Tiny Lasers Will Soon Hunt for Biochemical Weapons

The Origin of Intelligence

Assessing corporate risk in Ukraine

Snowden: “We Need A Watchdog That Watches Congress”

Why sensationalizing drone proliferation is going to kill our ability to control them.

Can big data crunching help feed the world?

Michael Dell on the Dirty Little Secret About Big Data

The new battleground for tech companies: Your car

MasterCard and Visa to accelerate payment security

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Triggered Lethal Acid Rain, New Study Suggests

Yuan Declines In Face Of Weak Chinese Data

Super-resolution atom-by-atom laser machining method allows for making nanoscale devices

Leon Panetta Warns of Cyber Pearl Harbor: and a CTO gives him a polite earful

Leaked NSA document confirms online covert deception involves UFOs

A telescope bigger than a galaxy

Disney Bets $1 Billion on Technology to Track Theme-Park Visitors

Computers in Your Underwear: Where Wearable Tech Must Go to Succeed

Hot on the trail of consciousness in brain and machine

Humanoid Robots: The User Interface for the Internet of Things?


Is Entitlement Among Millennials Overblown?

Your Startup Is More Likely To Get Funding If You’re A Man


IBM’s Watson Made Me A Kebab

Predicting the future on the Web’s 25th anniversary

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of March 9, 2014

Tiny bladder pressure sensor could provide life-saving information

Rolls Royce Robot Ships Coming Soon

Stanford bioengineer develops a 50-cent paper microscope

SXSW: Edward Snowden Has No Regrets About NSA Leaks

NASA’s Project Morpheus completes Free Flight 8

Long-term warming likely to be significant despite recent slowdown

Computer Genius Builds Language That Lets Anyone Calculate Anything

Tiny Drums Turn Faint Radio Signals Into Light

London launches hi-tech trial for pedestrian safety

CIOs preach the power of resilience

“It can happen here”: Three years after Fukushima, U.S. vulnerable to nuclear disaster

Shocked to learn how data brokers are watching you?

The White House needs to shut up on Ukraine

The Truth about Drones

Barack Obama, the world’s most famous social media editor

Obama Could Use New U.S. Natural Gas, Oil Riches As Tools Against Putin

Nasa seeks coders to hunt asteroids

3,000 Americans ditch their passports

The Industrial Revolution produced machines that required human input. But is the digital revolution rendering labor obsolete?

The next tech revolution: Busting bureaucracy

No, U.S. Drones Weren’t Shot Down Over Crimea

China on Course to Exceed 2015 Shale Gas Target With Fuling Find

Ray Kurzweil Keynotes Conference on Transforming Big Data into Fast Data and Smart Data

Kurzweil: Computers Will Enable People To Live Forever

The military’s new Google Glass streams TONS of futuristic battle data

Stem Cell Researcher Calls for Retraction of His Own Work

5 predictions for the Web that were WAY off

Work at China IBM Factory Resumes as Many Strikers Return

FDA Approves Migraine Treatment Device

An Achievement: Israeli Intelligence & Navy Intercepted Missiles on Ship — But It’s Bad that Iran Closely Stands with Hamas in Gaza

Ukraine in Crisis: Putin and the Power of Gas

Will millennials kill Costco?

European IT firms seize opportunity from spy scandal

Exxon’s Russia ties still strong amid crisis

Inspiration Is Divine, But Totally Insufficient

Did CIA search senate committee’s computers?

Rice bioengineers invent systems for ‘genetic circuit analysis’

New research could help make ‘roll-up’ digital screens a reality

Watch scientists ‘herd’ cells with electric fields for controlled tissue engineering

Digital Health And The Transition To Nothing

Tech brands steer consumers towards in-car technology

Ozone Layer Under Threat Yet Again

What the Internet of 2025 Might Look Like

My great bitcoin adventure: 6 months, 5 exchanges

A Global Education Conference for a Global Crisis

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Two Main Philosophies

17 areas to benefit from big data analytics in next 10 years

The 17 Equations That Changed The Course Of History


Hate to be a Nag About Climate Change But Here Goes

The Dozen Regional Powerhouses Driving the U.S. Economy

Protein key to cell motility has implications for stopping cancer metastasis

Iran and Russia discuss new nuclear deal

Quantum chaos in ultracold gas discovered

Data Centers and the Internet of Things to Come

Google is encrypting search globally. That’s bad for the NSA and China’s censors.

NATO Poised to Ramp Up Nuclear-Arms Security Spending

New contender for ‘fat gene’ found

Inside China’s Market for Mobile Cybercrime

US House seeks alternatives to Internet sales tax bill

4 Billionaires on How to Profit From Failure

Google’s Schmidt: We were attacked by the Chinese and the NSA

Snowden leak: NSA plans to infect ‘millions’ of computers

Public investors get no say in new Google

Why Nothing Is Truly Alive

How NASA Sold Us The Moon

Drones will cause an upheaval of society like we haven’t seen in 700 years

Climate change is already affecting the American people

Test may some day predict 5-year risk of death

Bacteria & Batteries: Five Hot Energy Tech Trends

Cancer Research Breakthrough Using Bacteria

Australia Takes Lead in Cleaning Up Space Junk

Physicist proposes a new type of computing at SXSW. Check out orbital computing

NSA’s plan to inject malware into ‘millions’ of computers revealed

EU moves toward sanctions on Russians; Obama meets Ukraine PM

International Astronomical Union Labelled ‘Boring’ As It Warns Space Is Not For Sale

Why Is Google Building A Robot Army?

Beyond BRAC: Global Defense Infrastructure for the 21st Century

NSA Director nominee wants every branch of the military to have a dedicated cyber attack force

Ukraine crisis makes people in the Baltic states very very nervous….


Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Target hackers showed intimate knowledge of firm’s network, suggests McAfee

Disneyland for Law Enforcement

Web founder Berners-Lee calls for online ‘Magna Carta’ to protect users

NSA ‘hijacked’ criminal botnets to install spyware

Smart nanofibers to treat kidney failure

Silk-based surgical implants could offer a better way to repair broken bones

Squeezing light into metals: Engineers control conductivity with inkjet printer

Taking a Look at Emerging Technologies

Business Insider | The Silicon Valley 100: The coolest people in tech right now

Here’s What The Internet Could Look Like In 2025

New research could help make ‘roll-up’ digital screens a reality

Canadian makers of ‘world’s lowest cost tablet’ aim for $20 device

What’s Driving the Hospital of the Future?

Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein

Police departments begin testing and training with Google Glass

7 Real Cybersecurity Threats

The political science of cybersecurity IV: How Edward Snowden helps U.S. deterrence

Cybersecurity Spending Up At DoD And DHS In FY15 Budget Requests

Military: 80 Percent of Colombian Drugs Gets to U.S.

The Most Secure Buildings in the World

NIST launches effort to improve disaster resilience of communities

The Russia-Ukraine Cyber War

The Coming Human-Machine Forecasting Revolution in Foreign Policy?


Russia announces start of military exercises near Ukrainian border

Merkel: Russia to face massive damage if no progress made on Ukraine

A step towards ‘programmable materials’ “Could change the world of mechanics forever”

A new quantum-cryptography scheme to secure anonymous transactions

3D acoustic cloaking device makes objects undetectable with sound

Soon You’ll Be Able to Order Anything, Exactly How You Want It

Three Ideas Wearable Designers Should Steal From This Smart Medical Device

Rolls-Royce Considers Building a … Plug-in Hybrid?

Ukraine crisis will make Iran’s mullahs more interested in nuclear weapons

Bill Nye Sees An Intimate Connection Between Startups And Science

Tech professor believes to have discovered origin of life


Behind the News: Why a High-Protein Diet in Middle Age May Increase Risk of Death

The White House Is Looking For More Innovation Fellows

Promising news for producing fuels through artificial photosynthesis

World Wide Web 25th Anniversary Marks Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s Life-Changing Invention

Coming Breakthroughs That Will Change Life As We Know It

Russia Turns The Screws On Ukraine With Gas Supply Threat

It’s Not Just Big Data, It’s The Right Big Data That Matters Most

Three Reasons Why The UK Can Never Join The Euro

James Lovelock: ‘enjoy life while you can: in 20 years global warming will hit the fan’

The app controlled smart security drone with a STUN GUN built in to zap intruders with an 80,000 volt dart

Your Body Can Kill Cancer. It Just Needs Better Instructions.

Mathematical Patterns in Sea Ice Reveal Melt Dynamics

Nanoscale optical switch breaks miniaturization barrier


Mr. Andres Agostini
Risk-Management Professional Futurist and Success Consultant