Monday, December 22, 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Syrian rebels reject report on airstrikes

 PageA


Syrian rebels reject report on airstrikes

The Washington Post
Nov 7 2014

U.S. warplanes launched airstrikes in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border early Thursday, targeting a group other than the Islamic State for only the second time since the air campaign in the country began and threatening to draw Washington......read more...

This email was sent to you by a user of PressReader.com - an online source of publications from around the world. The PressReader Service contains copyrighted material, trade marks and other proprietary information. Receipt of this email should not be interpreted as grant of any licences express or implied, to the intellectual property of PressReader, NewspaperDirect Inc. or publishers of publications presented.

PressReader – Connecting People Through News.

NewspaperDirect Inc. dba PressReader, 200-13111 Vanier Place, Richmond BC V6V 2J1, Canada

©2003-2014 PressReader, All rights reserved. Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

BUSINESS AND THE BRAIN (The StarPhoenix, Oct 7 2014, PageB7)




BUSINESS AND THE BRAIN

The StarPhoenix
Oct 7 2014

Researchers around the world are unlocking mysteries of the brain and causes of mental disorders in a "quiet neuroscience revolution" that, some say, will transform the way mental illness has been diagnosed and treated for the past 50......read more...

PressReader.com - an online source of publications from around the world. The PressReader Service contains copyrighted material, trade marks and other proprietary information. Access to this blog post should not be interpreted as grant of any licences express or implied, to the intellectual property of PressReader, NewspaperDirect Inc. or publishers of publications presented.

PressReader – Connecting People Through News.

NewspaperDirect Inc. dba PressReader, 200-13111 Vanier Place, Richmond BC V6V 2J1, Canada

©2003-2014 PressReader, All rights reserved. Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The £50,000 house you can download from the internet

Page 23


The £50,000 house you can download from the internet

The Independent
Sep 12 2014

A modern take on traditional prefab housing may be the answer to Britain's homes crisis, with the launch of a two-bedroom property that anyone can put together in a matter of days. The first prototype of the WikiHouse 4.0 – which can be built for less......read more...


PressReader.com - an online source of publications from around the world. The PressReader Service contains copyrighted material, trade marks and other proprietary information. Access to this blog should not be interpreted as grant of any licences express or implied, to the intellectual property of PressReader, NewspaperDirect Inc. or publishers of publications presented.
PressReader – Connecting People Through News.
NewspaperDirect Inc. dba PressReader, 200-13111 Vanier Place, Richmond BC V6V 2J1, Canada
©2003-2014 PressReader, All rights reserved. Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Brainy, Yes, But Far From Handy

2006: Mako surgical (founder: roboticist Rony Abovitz) began offering a robot that offers precise haptic feedback to surgeons repairing arthritic knee joints.

Abovitz is now President & CEO of Magic Leap, Inc., whose motto is: "Most people are focused on making machines smarter. Wouldn't it be better if we focused on making people smarter?"



BRAINY, YES, BUT FAR FROM HANDY
John Markoff
The Financial Express
Sep 7 2014

Robots still lack a critical element— a well-developed sense of touch
read more...


PressReader.com - an online source of publications from around the world. The PressReader Service contains copyrighted material, trade marks and other proprietary information. Access to this blog should not be interpreted as grant of any licences express or implied, to the intellectual property of PressReader, NewspaperDirect Inc. or publishers of publications presented.
PressReader – Connecting People Through News.
NewspaperDirect Inc. dba PressReader, 200-13111 Vanier Place, Richmond BC V6V 2J1, Canada
©2003-2014 PressReader, All rights reserved. Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

Why Twitter beats Facebook for breaking news


Page 17


Why Twitter beats Facebook for breaking news
John Naughton
The New Review
Sep 7 2014

Exactly a month ago today, an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown was fatally shot by a white police officer in the town of Ferguson, Missouri. There were a number of eyewitnesses, but the circumstances of the killing are disputed and are...
read more...


PressReader.com - an online source of publications from around the world. The PressReader Service contains copyrighted material, trade marks and other proprietary information. Access to this blog should not be interpreted as grant of any licences express or implied, to the intellectual property of PressReader, NewspaperDirect Inc. or publishers of publications presented.
PressReader – Connecting People Through News.
NewspaperDirect Inc. dba PressReader, 200-13111 Vanier Place, Richmond BC V6V 2J1, Canada
©2003-2014 PressReader, All rights reserved. Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

Friday, August 29, 2014

A herding robot? Get the flock out of here. . .

 Now they can swarm _and_ herd.

 Page27

A herding robot? Get the flock out of here. . .

The New Zealand Herald
Aug 28 2014

Anyone who has seen a sheepdog round up a flock will have been impressed by the skill and ingenuity of the border collie. Now scientists have said that the dogs' technique could be mimicked by robots for uses far beyond the farmer's field — from moving......read more...

PressReader.com - an online source of publications from around the world. The PressReader Service contains copyrighted material, trade marks and other proprietary information. Access to this blog should not be interpreted as grant of any licences express or implied, to the intellectual property of PressReader, NewspaperDirect Inc. or publishers of publications presented.

PressReader – Connecting People Through News.

NewspaperDirect Inc. dba PressReader, 200-13111 Vanier Place, Richmond BC V6V 2J1, Canada

©2003-2014 PressReader, All rights reserved. Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy