Friday Thinking 10 May 2013
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The Operating Room of the Future - InSightec - Dr. Kobi Vortman Technion Alumnus

Insightec Web Site: http://www.insightec.com/ InSightec® is the pioneer and global leader in MR guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery (MRgFUS) . InSightec develo...
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Connecting everything: A conversation with Cisco’s Padmasree Warrior | McKinsey & Company

Connecting everything: A conversation with Cisco’s Padmasree Warrior | McKinsey & Company | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Cisco’s chief technology and strategy officer describes how the exponential growth of connectivity between people and devices, both mobile and network, will change commerce, business systems, and individual behavior.
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Square introduces $299 stand aimed at replacing cash registers

Square introduces $299 stand aimed at replacing cash registers | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Square today unveiled a new piece of hardware designed to replace traditional cash registers in the businesses that use the company to accept payments. Square Stand, which can be pre-ordered for...
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personal Knowledge database

personal Knowledge database | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
personal Knowledge database contains all the internet references I've been accumulating
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Why Managers Haven't Embraced Complexity

Why Managers Haven't Embraced Complexity | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Three factors have kept complexity science out of C-suites -- until now.
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“Synthetic Records” Make Cellphone Data Safe to Mine | MIT Technology Review

“Synthetic Records” Make Cellphone Data Safe to Mine | MIT Technology Review | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Researchers use phone records to build a mobility model of the Los Angeles and New York City regions with new privacy guarantees.
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The Paradox of the Proof

The Paradox of the Proof | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
On August 31, 2012, Japanese mathematician Shinichi Mochizuki posted four papers on the Internet. The titles were inscrutable. The volume was daunting: 512 pages in total. The claim was audacious: ...
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Energy harvester rolls to market production | Cornell Chronicle

Energy harvester rolls to market production | Cornell Chronicle | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Cornell Chronicle: Daily news from Cornell University
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Robotic insects make first controlled flight

Robotic insects make first controlled flight | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
The demonstration of the first controlled flight of an insect-sized robot is the culmination of more than a decade’s work, led by researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired...
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Ubisoft's Watch Dogs highlights the down side of smart cities (preview)

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs highlights the down side of smart cities (preview) | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Just how real is the threat that hackers can post to smart cities?
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Memoto Is a Life-Logging Camera That Snaps a Five-Megapixel Picture Every 30 Seconds | MIT Technology Review

Memoto Is a Life-Logging Camera That Snaps a Five-Megapixel Picture Every 30 Seconds | MIT Technology Review | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
A startup believes people will want a photographic record of their lives, taken at 30-second intervals.
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The Missing 20th Century: How Copyright Protection Makes Books Vanish

The Missing 20th Century: How Copyright Protection Makes Books Vanish | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Because of the strange distortions of copyright protection, there are twice as many newly published books available on Amazon from 1850 as there are from 1950
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Harvard-for-Free Meets Resistance as Professors See Threat

Harvard-for-Free Meets Resistance as Professors See Threat | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Professors across the U.S. are
criticizing a rush to offer free online college courses,
challenging a movement designed to spread knowledge and reduce
higher-education costs.
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conversation matters: Creating a Culture in Which Teams and Workgroups Can Engage in Collective Sensemaking

conversation matters: Creating a Culture in Which Teams and Workgroups Can Engage in Collective Sensemaking | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
For teams or workgroups to be effective and competitive they must, 1) understand their customers’ requirements and the frequent changes to those requirements, 2) take action and be fully cognizant of the consequences of those actions, both intended...
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We Need to Talk about the Burgeoning Robot Middle Class | MIT Technology Review

We Need to Talk about the Burgeoning Robot Middle Class | MIT Technology Review | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
How will a mass influx of robots affect human employment?
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Study: If You're a Narcissist, It's Not Your Generation's Fault

Study: If You're a Narcissist, It's Not Your Generation's Fault | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Time magazine's cover story on millennials misses one key point from the academic literature: Generational cohesion may not exist at all.
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Global Peter Drucker Forum

Global Peter Drucker Forum | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
The Global Peter Drucker Forum is one of the leading management congresses in Europe and honors the ideas of Peter Drucker (Peter F. Drucker). Join the 5TH GLOBAL PETER DRUCKER - FORUM VIENNA (Theme: Managing Complexity) ON 14-15 NOVEMBER, 2013.
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Personal Prediction Apps Google Now, Grokr, and Osito | MIT Technology Review

Personal Prediction Apps Google Now, Grokr, and Osito | MIT Technology Review | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Apps that proactively help people with their lives represent a significant departure from earlier approaches to software.
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Opinion: Woz Predicts a Horrendous Cloud, and I Agree

Opinion: Woz Predicts a Horrendous Cloud, and I Agree | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
We all learn that our technology tastes will, at some point, stay somewhat the same.
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PLOS ONE: Evolvability Is Inevitable: Increasing Evolvability without the Pressure to Adapt

PLOS ONE: Evolvability Is Inevitable: Increasing Evolvability without the Pressure to Adapt | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Albert Einstein College of Medicine | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Dongsheng Cai at Albert Einstein College of Medicine may have found the body’s “fountain of aging”: the brain region known as the hypothalamus
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Press Release: More Than a Good Eye: Carnegie Mellon Robot Uses Arms, Location and More To Discover Objects-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University

Press Release: More Than a Good Eye: Carnegie Mellon Robot Uses Arms, Location and More To Discover Objects-Carnegie Mellon News - Carnegie Mellon University | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
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How to Build a Device that Improves Our Neural Abilities | MIT Technology Review

How to Build a Device that Improves Our Neural Abilities | MIT Technology Review | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
Enhancing the flow of information through the brain could be crucial to making neuroprosthetics practical.
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What is Personal Data and How Much Personal Data Exists? | MIT Technology Review

What is Personal Data and How Much Personal Data Exists? | MIT Technology Review | Friday Thinking 10 May 2013 | Scoop.it
As digital data expands, anonymity may become a mathematical impossibility.
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