A game theory guide to understanding the cynical genius of Russia’s president.
People may vote with their pocketbooks, but more often than not, they revolt with their bellies. If you want to predict where political instability, revolution, coups d’etat, or interstate warfare will occur, the best factor to keep an eye on is not GDP, the human development index, or energy prices….
Availability of food is, and have always been, an important factor when it comes to understand and predict human movements…
Steve Blank on the Next 50 Years of Business Innovation
BY Steve Blank, inc.com
In his commencement speech at ESADE, the entrepreneur spoke with the class of 2014 about the future of entrepreneurship and the role new generations play in inciting change.
President Bieto, Dean Sauquet, members of the faculty,…
New Piloting System for Drone Cargo Helicopters Passes Test Flight
Patrick Tucker 6:50 PM ET, defenseone.com
A new piloting program that can fly drone supply helicopters with an app just passed a key test flight. By Patrick Tucker
Six years after Anne Morriss gave birth to a boy with a rare disease, she and a US scientist are giving would-be parents the chance to screen potential children for genetic conditions
Two days after Anne Morriss took her newborn son home from…
Take Your Medical Equipment On The Go
Engineers have taken another step forward in the quest for wearable, wireless biosensors. This time, a team has assembled miniature sensors, circuits and radios suspended in fluids that act as a wearable, flexible electrocardiogram.
The device, reported on April 4 in the journal Science, is significantly more than a heart-rate monitor users strap on before a jog. It isn’t much thicker than a quarter or bigger than a stamp, yet it opens the door to wirelessly transmitting hospital-quality data after a patient leaves a clinic.
McKinsey & Company on How resource scarcity is driving the third Industrial Revolution
Interesting thoughts even if I think they underestimate the negative ripple effects in the global financial and resource systems, the coming climate effects as well as the tensions of the increasing polarization of wealth.
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