Illustration of the ZUtA Pocket Printer

YouTube | 10 April 2014
This is a demonstration of what the ZUtA Pocket Printer will look like…

A Yankee Inventor Takes On Beijing Smog
Qing’s Tea House | 10 June 2014
On days when Beijing’s heavy air pollution is especially pungent…

Southwest, UPS Airliners Aid in Weather Forecasting Revolution
Bloomberg | 19 June 2014
Southwest Airlines and UPS have equipped 112 of their aircraft with devices that measure moisture in the atmosphere…

Severe Solar Storm Damage Could Top $2 Trillion
Bloomberg | 20 June 2014
According to a study by Lloyd’s of London, an extreme geomagnetic storm in the near future is almost inevitable…

Underground Lab Tackles Japan Nuclear Waste Issue
AP | 14 July 2014
Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan’s northern tip…

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Sun Valley Said to Be on Alert for Drones at Billionaire Enclave
Bloomberg | 08 July 2014
As billionaires and dealmakers descend upon Sun Valley, Idaho…

The Smart Bracelet That Can Read Your Emotions
BBC News | 07 July 2014
Immersive technology is blurring the lines between the physical…

‘Remote Control’ Contraceptive Chip Available ‘By 2018′
BBC News | 07 July 2014
A contraceptive computer chip that can be controlled by remote control has been developed in Massachusetts…

Self-Healing ‘Transformer’ Drones – Future of Warfare?
RT | 07 July 2014
Future aircraft should be able to heal themselves in flight…

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NASA Explores A New World: Crowdsourcing Ideas
NPR | 30 June 2014
NASA is asking the public to help it develop new ways to bring their technology to the commercial market…

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Paradigm Shifts by Moray King

YouTube | 19 May 2014
An edited version of Moray King’s presentation from January 23, 2014…

Russia Wants to Replace US Computer Chips with Local Processors
ITAR-TASS | 19 June 2014
US microchips Intel and AMD will be replaced by domestically-produced micro processor Baikal…

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US Panel Sets Sights on Mars
Nature | 04 June 2014
Sending humans to red planet touted as NASA’s wisest long-range goal…

New Chip to Bring Holograms to Smartphones
Wall Street Journal | 02 June 2014
Ostendo’s Tiny Projectors Are Designed to Display Crisp Video, Glasses-Free 3-D Images…

Solar-Powered Aircraft Makes Inaugural Flight
RT | 02 June 2014
A solar-powered plane took its maiden voyage after an historic two-hour flight…

Google Maps Offers First SatNav Directions for Driving in North Korea
The Guardian | 02 June 2014
Crowd-sourcing has enabled Google Maps to plot journeys inside the secretive state…

On the Nature of Digital Transformation: 10 Observations
Medium
A few things I’ve noticed about how technology works…

A Maryland Inventor’s Big Energy Ideas Have Promise, and Big Ifs
Anchorage Daily News | 27 May 2014
While scientists are engaged in an all-out, worldwide scramble to avert the energy and climate change crises…

Flying on Sunshine – a Solar Jet Fuel
Cosmos | 26 May 2014
Using the simplest of ingredients – sunlight, CO2 and water – researchers in Europe have brewed jet fuel…

Solar to Match Coal in China by 2016, Threatening Fossil Dominance
The Telegraph | 30 May 2014
Here is a story to cheer us all up…

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Life Created With Two Synthetic Bases for 6 DNA Letters With Original Four G, T, C, A and Now X and Y and This Expands Amino Acids From 20 to 172
Next Big Future | 09 May 2014
Romesberg started out with E coli, a bug normally found in soil and carried by people…

Amazon to Increase Robots from 1,400 to 10,000 by End of 2014; Day in the Life of a Robot
Mish’s Global Economic Trend Analysis | 23 May 2014
Have a job moving stuff or filling orders in a warehouse? If so, your job is in jeopardy…

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Practical Application of Space-Based Power Generation
JAXA
The Space Solar Power Systems project is a space-based solar power plant that generates energy by collecting sunlight in geostationary orbit…

Scientists Find Way to Turn Light Into Matter
RT | 19 May 2014
Researchers in London have found a way to make matter from light…

SpaceX Dragon Returns Safely Back to Earth
Florida Today | 19 May 2014
The commercial cargo ship Dragon returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Sunday…

Google: Spying, Human Microchipping, Transhumanism

YouTube | 04 May 2014
Video clip courtesy of the revelatory documentary Take Back Your Power…

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IBM Discovers First New Class of Polymers in Decades
Gizmag | 15 May 2014
The chemical tree got a bit of a shake this week with scientists at IBM announcing the discovery of the first new class…

The Mathematics of Murder: Should a Robot Sacrifice Your Life to Save Two?
Popular Science | 12 May 2014
It happens quickly—more quickly than you, being human, can fully process…

Musk Sees Need for Hundreds of Battery ‘Gigafactories’
Bloomberg | 14 May 2014
Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk said the need for lower-cost batteries for autos and power storage means there will need to be hundreds of “gigafactories”…

China’s Soaring Oil Use Leads Push for Efficient, Electric Cars
USA Today | 14 May 2014
China’s soaring oil demand, due to its booming use of cars, is prompting a push for vehicles that run on electricity or get more miles per gallon…

New Ryden Dual Carbon Battery “A Real Breakthrough”
Revolution Green | 13 May 2014
Power Japan Plus today launched a new battery technology – the Ryden dual carbon battery…

Internet Well on Way to 3 Billion Users, UN Telecom Agency Reports
UN News Centre | 05 May 2014
Releasing new statistics today, the United Nations International Telecommunications Union…

Synthetic DNA Replicated by Living Organism for First Time in U.S. Study
CBC News | 08 May 2014
Findings open the door for a host of new organisms that coud produce medical drugs…

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A Foldable Bike Helmet You’ll Just Happen To Have In Your Bag
NPR | 07 May 2014
In our “Weekly Innovation” blog series, we explore an interesting idea…

Are We Ready for Contact with Extraterrestrial Intelligence?
Sinc | 05 May 2014
The SETI project scientists are known for tracking possible extraterrestrial signals…

Brain Implant Could Restore Memories in Wounded Soldiers and Alzheimer’s Sufferers – But is it Ethical?
The Daily Mail | 01 May 2014
Aside from the physical impacts brain damage has on the body, the loss of memory can be as devastating and restrictive…

NASA Tests Growing Lettuce in Space
Telegraph | 07 May 2014
Scientists believe they may have found a solution to how to grow vegetables in space…

USPTO Issues World’s First Invisibility Cloak Patent
IP Watchdog | 07 September 2012
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. announced that they have recently been awarded the first patent on an invisibility cloak by the United States Patent and Trademark Office…

NASA Future Strategic Issues & Warfare Circa 2025 – Dr Dennis M Bushnell
Cassiopaea | 27 June 2013
Below I’m pasting in text for a doc that appears to be a part of a presentation by a Dr Dennis M. Bushnell…
Future Strategic Issues/Future Warfare

Flipping the Switch
Harvard Gazette | 22 April 2014
Physicists design quantum triggers that can be activated by a photon…

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Film Download Prices ‘To Be Determined By Screen Size’
BBC | 30 April 2014
The cost of watching a newly released film will depend upon the size of the screen on which it is viewed…

Wake Up, Internet — Time to Save Yourself
Information Clearing House | 27 April 2014
What if you had only three weeks before the Internet you know and love was about to disappear?

Cold War Satellites Find Lost Cities in Middle East
The Telegraph | 28 April 2014
CORONA Atlas reveals 10,000 previously undiscovered sites in Iraq, Turkey and Syria…

Trina Has Independent Certification of Solar Technology with Conversion Efficiency of 24.4%
Cryptogon | 25 April 2014
No prices or release date have been indicated, but, “Currently in pilot production,”…

Why World War III Could Start In Space
Forbes | 25 April 2014
Nearly a century after Robert Goddard launched his first liquid-fuel rocket…

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