Isaac Asimov

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Name: Isaac Asimov
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Isaac Asimov's Newly Published 1959 Paper for DARPA on Creativity

Isaac Asimov was one of the great sci-fi writers of the 20th century. So naturally, at the dawn of the space age, the military wanted to tap his brain. In 1959 he was approached by ARPA (now known as DARPA) to "think outside of the box" about how ideas ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas?”

Note from Arthur Obermayer, friend of the author:In 1959, I worked as a scientist at Allied Research Associates in Boston. The company was an MIT spinoff that originally focused on the effects of nuclear weapons on aircraft structures. The company received ... [Published Technology Review - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Psychohistory, Study of Future Prediction, as Calculus is Study of Change: Program with APJ Kalam 1 Hasanuzzaman Talukdar Shemul

Few days ago I heard that 11th President of the India Republic and pioneer Physicist and Nuclear Scientist APJ Abdul Kalam are coming Bangladesh to participate 110th years celebration program of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI).I made ... [Published Modern Ghana - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

CUMMINS: Will tech destroy the human race?

What worries me is that technology, with it robots, smartphones and outer spatial stratospheric components might turn on us? Will God sit by allowing his pride and joy — the individual human combination of flesh, blood and spirit — collapse under the ... [Published NewsandTribune.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

How to Regulate Driverless Cars & Robo-Surgeons

If a self-driving car causes an accident or a surgical robot kills a patient, whose fault is it? These are some of the questions a recent report funded by the European Union sought to answer. Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov famously wrote about the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Zen and the art of idea maintenance

There is a much-quoted statistic that 80% of market capitalisation now resides in intangible assets. I have often wondered about the origin of this statistic and what sort of inference we should take from it. Certainly, many presenters imply that these ... [Published Lexology - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Daily Update for Wendesday, Oct. 15

• Gillespie County Republican Women will meet today at the Hangar Hotel Officers’ Club. A social begins at 11 a.m., followed by the program and business meeting at 11:30 a.m.• The Gillespie County Democratic Association  will meet at 6:30 p.m., today ... [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Technology leaping ahead

OPINION: Truth is stranger than fiction, they say.Certainly early science fiction is proving to be so.We can't turn back time and go back; we have created robotic systems that allow robots to do things for us and without us even being present (Grasp future ... [Published Dominion Post - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

L Ron Hubbard’s great grandson Jamie DeWolf says gloves are off

“DeWolf calls his great-grandfather “one of the greatest con men of the last century.” Yet Hubbard’s hustle and his audaciousness in inventing a doctrine that is still compelling to Hollywood giants like Tom Cruise, John Travolta and others decades after ... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 1 reports

Then & Now: Mobile & Email Marketing Predictions

I love reading those articles that compare 20 th century science fiction to our modern world. This week, I stumbled across a list of author Isaac Asimov’s 1964 predictions for 2014.While we’re still not colonizing the moon, Asimov was pretty spot-on in ... [Published Media Post - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Funding cuts a farce

This is the third consecutive year research and development spending has fallen either as a share of GDP or total budget spend.A sad story emerged on page seven of The SMH on Monday under the heading, "Science funding reaches 30-year low".As if the Abbott ... [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

From World’s Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov

Warning: this blog post is more thinky-thoughts than usual.Earlier this year, the internet discovered a 50 year old list of predictions made by Isaac Asimov about life in 2014. Asimov wrote these predictions for the New York Times after he visited the ... [Published Embedded Computing Design - Sep 27 2014]

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Isaac Asimov's Newly Published 1959 Paper for D... [Published DailyMe.Com - 5 hours ago]
Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas?” [Published Technology Review - 13 hours ago]
Psychohistory, Study of Future Prediction, as C... [Published Modern Ghana - 18 hours ago]
CUMMINS: Will tech destroy the human race? [Published NewsandTribune.com - 20 hours ago]
Michael Den Tandt: Justin Trudeau’s strengths a... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 20 2014]
Beauty Goes Cruelty-Free: Shop With Compassion [Published Fashionably Yours - Oct 19 2014]
How to Regulate Driverless Cars & Robo-Surgeons [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 17 2014]
Robot Laws: How to Regulate Driverless Cars & R... [Published LiveScience.com - Oct 17 2014]
Meet The Actual Ghostbuster [Published Fast Company - Oct 16 2014]
Nick and Tesla’s Super-Cyborg Gadget Glove - re... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 16 2014]
The Apprentice: From Decadence to Tenacity and ... [Published Wales Online - Oct 15 2014]
The latest job perk? They’ll freeze your eggs f... [Published Telegraph - Oct 15 2014]
Zen and the art of idea maintenance [Published Lexology - Oct 15 2014]
Experts share their views on the Internet of Th... [Published Director - Oct 15 2014]
Daily Update for Wendesday, Oct. 15 [Published Fredericksburg Standard Post - Oct 15 2014]
Technology leaping ahead [Published Dominion Post - Oct 15 2014]
The Origin of Robotics: A 4000 Year Journey [Published Daily Grail - Oct 14 2014]
The smart factory and ‘intelligent robots’ – sh... [Published Engineers Journal - Oct 14 2014]
L Ron Hubbard’s great grandson Jamie DeWolf say... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 13 2014]
Quantum Artificial Intelligence and âHumanoidâ ... [Published Market Oracle - Oct 13 2014]
Sci-Fi Writers Urge Strapped Researchers to Kee... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Oct 13 2014]
Night of the Living Dead (1968) vs. Dawn of the... [Published KIMT.COM - Oct 10 2014]
Cult of Elon Musk? Fanboy Aura Surrounds Billio... [Published NBCNews.com - Oct 10 2014]
Then & Now: Mobile & Email Marketing Predictions [Published Media Post - Oct 09 2014]
50 cultural icons and their favorite books [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 07 2014]
Can Artificial Intelligence Do Us In? [Published Here & Now - Oct 07 2014]
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Announces C... [Published Broadway World - Oct 06 2014]
Proven predictions and the future [Published Brand Perfect - Oct 06 2014]
An earful of prescription rock [Published Times of Malta - Oct 06 2014]
Are students too dependent on technology? [Published The Varsity Online - Oct 06 2014]
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Michael Den Tandt: Justin Trudeau’s strengths a... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 20 2014]
Justin Trudeau’s memoir, Common Ground, will not pave his way to 24 Sussex Drive, or quell the baying of his critics. Nor will it do him any harm. Let’s dispense first with the claim, already making the rounds this weekend, that the book is meaningless, ...
50 cultural icons and their favorite books [Published Kottke.org Blog - Oct 07 2014]
Flavorwire collected a list of the favorite books of 50 well-known people, including Bill Murray, Amy Poehler, Ayn Rand, and Caroline Kennedy. Here are some of the picks: Bill Murray: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. Dolly Parton: ...
Imaging the Brain in Real-Time with a PET-Enabl... [Published GE Global Research - Sep 30 2014]
Isaac Asimov described the human brain as “the most complicated organization of matter that we know.” Despite extraordinary advancements in multiple disciplines of science and technology over the last 100 years, our knowledge of the brain remains in ...
12 of Cinema’s Most Villainous Computers [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Sep 28 2014]
Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images It’s hard to imagine life without computers. Computers are incredibly useful tools that allow us to calculate, create, and communicate in ways that were unimaginable to us just a hundred years ago. Although computers ...
Isaac Asimov [Published The Moderate Voice - Sep 20 2014]
When I was in high school all so many decades ago I received this huge volume of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy.  I devoured it like a hungry lion and read it many times.  A couple of decades later when I was in my my mid thirties Asimov wrote ...
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