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Long term economic disappointment possible for India
The IMF has cut the GDP growth forecast of India for the current fiscal year to 6.6 percent from its previous estimate of 7.6 percent citing the "temporary negative consumption shock" of demonetisation announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 November...
The IMF has cut the GDP growth forecast of India for the current fiscal year to 6.6 percent from its previous estimate of 7.6 percent citing the "temporary negative consumption shock" of demonetisation announced by Prime Mini...
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Really? India's growth is no longer bigger than the Chinese one just because of that sudden withdrawal of the higher denomination rupee notes? 😲
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Forecasting the US dollar and the Chinese Yuan over the next few years
Influential investor Raoul Pal, Goldman Sachs alum who successfully predicted the financial crisis in 2008 says the rally could go on for another three to four years, taking a key dollar index another 30% higher. “Looking at the shortfall of dollars and wha...
Influential investor Raoul Pal, Goldman Sachs alum who successfully predicted the financial crisis in 2008 says the rally could go on for another three to four years, taking a key dollar index another 30% higher. “Looking at ...
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Oxfam does not tell people that the bottom 20% have more debt than assets and that means weird statistics
The Credit Suisse global wealth report for 2016 is available. It is based upon the work of James Davies, Rodrigo Lluberas and Anthony Shorrocks. The bottom 20% have negative wealth. The -0.2% of the bottom 10% is more than the +0.1% of the next 10%. It take...
The Credit Suisse global wealth report for 2016 is available. It is based upon the work of James Davies, Rodrigo Lluberas and Anthony Shorrocks. The bottom 20% have negative wealth. The -0.2% of the bottom 10% is more than th...
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US Army develop 155mm shells that will deliver an EMP pulse
The US Army is developing an innovative, cost-effective, munitions-based electronics systems that can deliver non-destructive, non-kinetic RF effects against a wide range of electronics, critical infrastructure, and computer-based systems. This will probabl...
The US Army is developing an innovative, cost-effective, munitions-based electronics systems that can deliver non-destructive, non-kinetic RF effects against a wide range of electronics, critical infrastructure, and computer-...
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Spacex has successful launch and good landing of the first stage
Spacex has a successful return to flight. The mission was a success with successful deployment of all satellites and the first stage landed on the drone ship First stage has landed on Just Read the Instructions pic.twitter.com/W0EoLaO4YR — SpaceX (@SpaceX) ...
Spacex has a successful return to flight. The mission was a success with successful deployment of all satellites and the first stage landed on the drone ship First stage has landed on Just Read the Instructions pic.twit...
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IBM predicts 5 technologies for 2022 which includes hyperimaging and AI will give us superhero vision
IBM predicts five innovations for the next five years In five years AI for diagnosing mental health Cognitive computers will analyze a patient’s speech or written words to look for tell-tale indicators found in language, including meaning, syntax and intona...
IBM predicts five innovations for the next five years In five years AI for diagnosing mental health Cognitive computers will analyze a patient’s speech or written words to look for tell-tale indicators found in language, incl...
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Russia is modernizing military to updated 1980s technology but destined to be 2nd or 3rd tier power for remainder of 21st century
Russia's 2011–20 State Armaments Program’s major benchmarks emphasised the percentage of modern equipment in service: 30% of total by 2015 and 70% by 2020. Their success in that pursuit has been mixed, and exact numbers are hard to find, but the share of mo...
Russia's 2011–20 State Armaments Program’s major benchmarks emphasised the percentage of modern equipment in service: 30% of total by 2015 and 70% by 2020. Their success in that pursuit has been mixed, and exact numbers are h...
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That won't matter if he can keep undermining liberal democracy http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/01/putins-real-long-game-214589
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AI has success in art and music by researchers figuring out how to break up the work of creativity into AI solvable tasks
One of Ray Kurzweil's predictions on the path to the Technological Singularity is that Artificial intelligence will be making art and music. Ray Kurzweil's "2019" predictions which actually are 2011 to 2029 predictions that are on the Technological Singular...
One of Ray Kurzweil's predictions on the path to the Technological Singularity is that Artificial intelligence will be making art and music. Ray Kurzweil's "2019" predictions which actually are 2011 to 2029 predictions that a...
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When a machine can equal or surpass human creativity......
It's time for the destruction of the earth...... Humans will truly be .......... Dinosaurs........ Perhaps all starfaring operations....Are machine societies.........


Better off dead
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Airbus working on flying cars, flying buses, ridesharing flying vehicles and drone product delivery
Airbus Group plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group's chief executive said on Monday. Airbus last year formed a division called Urban Air Mobility that ...
Airbus Group plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group's chief executive said on Monday. Airbus last year formed a division...
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What does being on track for the predicted Technological Singularity mean and we on track ?
Ray Kurzweil is famous for his vision and prediction of a Technological Singularity by 2049 Although whenever Ray predicts a date like 2049, based his past reviews of his predictions he gives his predictions ten years late or early to develop. So by Ray's p...
Ray Kurzweil is famous for his vision and prediction of a Technological Singularity by 2049 Although whenever Ray predicts a date like 2049, based his past reviews of his predictions he gives his predictions ten years late or...
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I don't see it. Massive computation does not equate to intelligence. I don't think we're any closer to artificial sapience now than we ever have been.
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Seeing the future of quantum systems allows for longer entanglement
Scientists at the University of Sydney have demonstrated the ability to "see" the future of quantum systems, and used that knowledge to preempt their demise, in a major achievement that could help bring the strange and powerful world of quantum technology c...
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Pray tell, how are quantum systems non deterministic if a machine learning algorithm can predict the "random perturbations"??? Yeah, that's right, the Copenhagen Interpretation is bogus.
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Crossbar ReRAM in Production chasing terabyte nonvolatile memories at sub-20 nanosecond read and write
Crossbar Inc. a developer of non-volatile resistive RAM (ReRAM) based on silver-over-amorphous-silicon technology, kept its promise to be in production in 2016. The Crossbar ReRAM for embedded non-volatile memory applications is in production at partner fou...
Crossbar Inc. a developer of non-volatile resistive RAM (ReRAM) based on silver-over-amorphous-silicon technology, kept its promise to be in production in 2016. The Crossbar ReRAM for embedded non-volatile memory applications...
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So, ladies and gentlemen, I am officially running for president of the United States, and we are going to make our country great again. Wow.

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Recent Mach Effect Theory and Experimental Work from presentation to NASA
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Tweet Theory and Experimental Work on Mach Effect Thrusters (MET) presentation. How do METs Mach Effect Thrusters work? • METs depend on “Ma

Theory of a Mach Effect Thruster
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Tweet Theory of a Mach Effect Thruster The Mach Effect Thruster (MET) is a device which uses Machs principle in Einsteins general relativity

Dr Sonny White updates on space warping and emdrive experimental work
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Tweet NASA Ames Research Director's Colloquium, August 12, 2014. Human space exploration is currently still in Low Earth Orbit. But what wou

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Tweet Thanks to Talk Polywell for the links to several more articles on Mach Propulsion Keith H. Wanser from the University of California ha

Ibuprofen extended lifespan an average of 15 percent in model organisms
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Tweet Ibuprofen, a common over-the-counter drug used to relieve pain and fever, could hold the keys to a longer healthier life, according to

Around 100 part time engineers are using crowd powered incubator to deve...
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The Capsules The team had to make a few changes to the capsules Musk proposed. The Tesla CEO suggested doors that would open upward, but Ahl

Chinese fast reactor completes full-power test run
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Tweet China's experimental fast neutron reactor has been successfully operated at full capacity for the first time, China National Nuclear C

Crossbar could commercialize ultradense 3D resistive RAM before HP memri...
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Objective Analysis Jim Handy thinks 2023 as the year that this, or some competing technology, will displace flash or DRAM. Entrenched techno

Gene therapy boosts mice survival from heart attacks by 17%
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Tweet The enzyme telomerase repairs cell damage produced by aging, and has been used successfully in therapies to lengthen the life of mice.

America vs Russia is similar the mismatch of Russia vs Ukraine
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Spacex launch delayed to January 6th, 2015 or later because of technical...
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Tweet SpaceX is delaying the planned launch on Friday of an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket, which will carry a cargo ship to the International Spa

Graphene chips are close to significant commercialization
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Tweet A research team from the University of Texas and German nanotechnology company Aixtron have worked out a way to make wafer-scale graph

Sony Surrender Monkeys of Cyberwar
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Tweet Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Wednesday that it will pull the planned Dec. 25 theatrical release of “The Interview,” an action