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Big Think | Ray Kurzweil | Singularity : "You can predict the future, and you must

Big Think | Ray Kurzweil | Singularity : "You can predict the future, and you must | Inventer le monde | Scoop.it

Big Think interviews experts who are either at the top of their fields or disrupting their fields. This blog presents key ideas from the experts in their own words ||||| Ray Kurzweil : "When I do mentoring and early stage investing, one obvious thing I look for is that people incorporate a model of the future into their business plans. All too often we get plans which have this common assumption that the future’s going to be just like today. Yes, we’ve had a lot of change up until now, but then people’s imagination leaves them and they assume that, five years from now, ten years from now, it’s going to be the same reality…

 

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Sebastian Alegri : "Teenager in Chile builds a Twitter-enabled earthquake warning system for his country

Sebastian Alegri : "Teenager in Chile builds a Twitter-enabled earthquake warning system for his country | Inventer le monde | Scoop.it

14-year-old Sebastian Alegri wasn’t injured in the 8.8 magnitude earthquake which shook his home country of Chile and claimed over 500 lives in 2010, but he was shaken up enough to decide they needed a better warning system.

After the tsunami in Japan earlier this year, Alegri heard about Japan’s earthquake warning system and wondered if there was an affordable version he could use. He modified a $75 Quake Alarm by replacing an internal circuit with an Arduino board to interpret its readings and connected the setup to his server. 5 to 30 seconds before a perceptible earthquake, it automatically tweets a warning to his @AlarmaSismos account

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TheNextWeb : http://thenextweb.com/la/2011/07/18/meet-the-chilean-teen-who-warns-of-earthquakes-on-twitter


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