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How much will current fossil fuel tech emit before retirement?
Ars Technica

Replacing infrastructure with clean tech at end-of-life could halt warming fast. more…

The brain's traffic problems
Sciencemag.org

Disrupted flow into and out of the nucleus may kill neurons. ![Figure][1]</img> The normal compound fly eye (top) is marred by cell death in a strain (bottom) with a mutation causing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. PHOTOS: KIRSTIN MAULDING The compound eye… more…

Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond Reformatted by Martin Tournoij
Arp242.net

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Yes, you can remotely hack... building site cranes. Wait, what?
Theregister.co.uk

Authentication is simply AWOL for remote RF construction plant, says Trend Micro Did you know that the construction industry uses radio-frequency remote controllers to operate cranes, drilling rigs and other heavy machinery? Doesn't matter: they're alarmingly… more…

Brexit Looks Like It's About to Screw Up the British Auto Industry Something Serious
Jalopnik.com

The hunger for EVs grows stronger, the Chinese auto market looks weaker, and Carlos Ghosn is still in jail. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Read more... more…

vanessa barragão’s ‘coral garden’ addresses effects of the textile industry on the coral reefs
Designboom.com

all the materials used in the tapestry installation are drawn from the deadstock of an artisanal rugs factory in beiriz, portugal. The post vanessa barragão’s ‘coral garden’ addresses effects of the textile industry on the coral reefs appeared first on design… more…

The Chinese Export That Isn't Doing Well: Laborers
Ozy.com

As Beijing expands its infrastructure footprint globally, its workers are spreading out. But many are finding themselves subjected to fraud and exploitation. more…

Blockchain 2.0: What’s in store for the two ends—semiconductors (suppliers) and industrials (consumers)?
Mckinsey.com

Ten years after blockchain’s inception, it is presenting new opportunities for both suppliers, such as semiconductor companies, and consumers, such as industrials. more…

Globalization in transition: The future of trade and value chains
Mckinsey.com

Globalization is reshaping global value chains through rising demand and new industry capabilities in the developing world as well as a wave of new technologies. more…

The threat in North Korea’s germ ambitions
Nytlicensing.com

Satellite images and internet scrutiny of the North suggest that Pyongyang is newly interested in biotechnology and germ advances. In 2015, state media showed Kim Jong Un, the nation’s leader, touring a biological plant, echoing his nuclear propaganda. more…

Why Low-Skilled Workers Will Win In The Robot Revolution
Forbes.com

Policymakers calling for government intervention to protect low-skilled workers from a robot revolution might be watching too much Netflix. Centuries of history tell a different story than the dire warnings portrayed in film. more…

A Bear Market Could Bring Gifts for Value Investors
Forbes.com

Highlighting three stocks that aren’t necessarily great buys now, but could be if a market correction knocks their prices down. more…

Intel Explains 5G, When It's Coming And Why It Will Be Huge
Forbes.com

Intel explains why 5G is going to be the next tech revolution more…

Federal Reserve Study On Bitcoin Shows Economists (Still) Don't Get It
Forbes.com

It's unfortunate that when mainstream economists approach cryptocurrencies and blockchains, they tend to try to overly apply rigid frameworks and methodologies to it and approach it a bit like Luddites would approach weaving machinery. more…

iPhone On Rails: How Finnish Elevator Maker Kone Is Using Technology To Reach The Next Floor
Forbes.com

Elevators don’t get their due in a world that’s obsessed with consumer-tech gadgetry. But they allow cities to be built taller and denser, an aging population to get around easier and real-estate developers to offer new, customizable services to tenants and v… more…

Two firms fined £1.5m over death of girl, five, trapped by lift in Dorset
The Guardian (AU)

Alexys Brown died when her head became trapped by lift for her disabled brother at home Two companies have been fined a total of more than £1.5m after a five-year-old girl died when her head became trapped by a lift for her disabled brother at home. Alexys Br… more…

RIBOCA review: A disturbingly tangible Anthropocene
We-make-money-not-art.com

A series of artworks in a disused biology faculty in Riga make the Anthropocene disturbingly palpable more…

On the autofarm: China turns to driverless tractors, combines to overhaul agriculture
Reuters

A brand new combine harvester buzzes up and down a field in eastern China without a driver on board, chopping golden rice stalks and offering a glimpse of what authorities say is the automated future of the nation's mammoth agricultural sector. more…

System Shock remake video shows misty halls and cavernous factories
Pcgamer.com

The preview video is entirely final art from the game. more…

Local officials watching push to eliminate business inventory taxes - The Dominion Post
Dominionpost.com

Local officials watching push to eliminate business inventory taxes The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN — West Virginia's business inventory tax was identified as one of the factors placing West Virginia at an economic disadvantage. Its elimination... more…