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Global Trends 2030

Global Trends 2030
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Future Internet Architectures Aim to Better Serve Billions of Tablets and Smartphones Behind all the dazzling mobile-ready electronics products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week is a looming problem: how to make the networks that support all these wireless devices function robustly and efficiently. With less fanfare than you’d see in Vegas, potential solutions are arising in labs in Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and New Brunswick, New Jersey. The grand challenge is to overhaul the Internet to better serve an expected flood of 15 billion network-connected devices by 2015—many of them mobile—up from five billion today, according to Intel estimates. The Internet was designed in the 1960s to dispatch data to fixed addresses of static PCs connected to a single network, but today it connects a riot of diverse gadgets that can zip from place to place and connect to many different networks. “Today I have on my desk a smartphone, a tablet, and a Mac computer. Meanwhile, some existing applications help fill a gap.

Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds The National Intelligence Council has issued Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds, “intended to stimulate thinking about the rapid and vast geopolitical changes characterizing the world today and possible global trajectories during the next 15-20 years.” The report sees four megatrends: Individual empowerment will accelerate substantially during the next 15-20 years owing to poverty reduction and a huge growth of the global middle class, greater educational attainment, better health care, and widespread exploitation of new communications and manufacturing technologies. Enabled by communications technologies, power will shift toward multifaceted and amorphous networks that will form to influence state and global actions. Diffusion of power among countries will have a dramatic impact by 2030. Asia will have surpassed North America and Europe combined in terms of global power, based upon GDP, population size, military spending, and technological investment. Human Augmentation Game changers

Das Märchen vom Link-Urteil Das Märchen vom „Link-Urteil“ Unzählige Webmaster und -mistressen distanzieren sich in Deutschland auf ihren eigenen Seiten mit typischen Standardklauseln pro forma von anderen Netzangeboten - und erreichen damit das Gegenteil: über Sinn und Unsinn allgemeiner Distanzierungen von Inhalten fremder Internetseiten. Das Netz der Netze ist bekannt für eine Eigenart, die der Volksmund seit jeher als „Klatsch & Tratsch“ bezeichnet: Nachrichten verbreiten sich über das Internet in Windeseile - und mit der Nachrichtenübermittlung verbunden ist oft auch ein Effekt, bekannt unter dem Namen "Stille Post": Durch die vielfache Weitergabe ein- und derselben Nachricht wird ihr ursprünglicher Informationsgehalt immer weiter variiert und mitunter sogar verfälscht. Schlimmer ist eigentlich nur noch, wenn die ursprüngliche Meldung selbst schon eine Fälschung war. So oder so ähnlich kann man es mittlerweile auf vielen Seiten lesen, deren Basis im bundesrepublikanischen Hoheitsbereich angesiedelt ist.

Abschied vom Westen | Technology Review Erwartungsgemäß ist der Weltuntergang vor einer Woche ausgefallen. Wer nun schadenfroh über den geballten Unsinn von Esoterikern lacht, sollte dennoch auf der Hut sein – und den Report "Global Trends 2030" des National Intelligence Council lesen. "Der Machtgewinn von Individuen und die Auflösung von Macht zwischen Staaten und von Staaten hin zu informellen Netzwerken wird drastische Auswirkungen haben, wird insgesamt den historischen Aufstieg des Westens seit 1750 rückgängig machen", schreibt der amerikanische National Intelligence Council (NIC) in seinem kürzlich erschienenen Report "Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds". Hatte bereits der Vorgängerreport vor vier Jahren erstmals das Ende der US-Dominanz in der Weltpolitik für möglich gehalten, so sind sich die NIC-Analysten jetzt sicher: Die "Pax Americana" ist in jedem Szenario vorbei. Für die NIC-Analysten ist diese Entwicklung eine von sieben tektonischen Verschiebungen, die nur zum Teil in älteren Reports auftauchten.

Ableism Definition[edit] Campbell draws a distinction between disablism and ableism. Disablism, she notes, has been the traditional focus of study within the field of disability studies. Campbell acknowledges that the concept of ableism is, as of 2009, not clearly defined in the literature and has "limited definitional or conceptual specifity". A network of beliefs, processes and practices that produces a particular kind of self and body (the corporeal standard) that is projected as the perfect, species-typical, and therefore essential and fully human. In many circles, there is disagreement as to how to refer to themselves and if referring to themselves as "disabled" counts as internalized ableism. Harpur argues that the term ableism is a powerful label that has the capacity to ameliorate the use of negative stereotypes and facilitate cultural change by focusing attention on the discriminator rather than on the victim or impairment.[10] United Kingdom[edit] The legal definition of disability is:

We might be living in the least disruptive age in history This is a guest post by Brian Millar, Strategy Director at strategy agency Sense Worldwide. He works with global companies like Nike, Vodafone, and PepsiCo to transform their businesses. You can follow him on Twitter on @arthurascii "The world is moving faster than ever before. Everything is being disrupted, including that thing you do. If you've ever sat through a consultant's presentation, including *cough* many of mine, or leafed through a copy of the Harvard Business Review or Wired then you've heard a spiel like this. My grandmother would have folded her arms and frowned. My son was born in 1999. It's not just me and granny who are sceptical. Of course, there are huge disruptive forces at play in our world, just as there always have been. Other kinds of change are forced by epic ideas that re-engineer our lives. What do we have that compares to that? There are always unsettling forces at work in the world, from the Bronze Age onwards.

Global Trends 2030: “Technological Center Of Gravity” To Shift To Asia By Juliana Chan | EditorialsDecember 14, 2012 A new report by the U.S. National Intelligence Council projects a shift in the ‘technological center of gravity’ to Asia by 2030. AsianScientist (Dec. 14, 2012) – A new U.S. report projects a shift in the “technological center of gravity” to Asia by 2030, as Chinese and Indian companies become competitive internationally. The National Intelligence Council (NIC) of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) report, “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds,” describes a world that will be radically transformed from what we know today. The quadrennial report, in its fifth edition so far, is put out by the U.S. intelligence community to provide a framework for thinking about possible futures over the next 15 to 20 years. Written for a general audience, the 160-page report says Asia will surpass North America and Europe combined in indices of overall power, namely GDP, population size, military spending, and technological investment.

Email disclaimer An email disclaimer is a disclaimer, notice or warning which is added to an outgoing email and so forms a distinct section which is separate from the main message.[1][2] The reasons for adding such a disclaimer include confidentiality, copyright, contract formation, defamation, discrimination, harassment, privilege and viruses.[3] Since the disclaimer is usually attached at the end, it will not be noticed until after everything else, so cannot prevent any virus infection or other damage nor restore confidentiality. The Economist reports that people have long stopped paying attention to disclaimers, claiming they are not legally enforceable.[4] However, one attorney concluded that email disclaimers been found to have legal effect in numerous published court opinions throughout the United States, though their effect when used below signature lines may be limited.[5] Issues frequently dealt with in email disclaimers[edit] Confidentiality[edit] Contract[edit] Copyright[edit] Viruses[edit]

Dänemark: Vorratsdatenspeicherung wenig hilfreich Die Vorratsdatenspeicherung ist vor allem bei der Aufklärung von Straftaten im Internet nicht hilfreich. Das geht aus einem Bericht hervor, den das dänische Justizministerium nun vorgelegt hat. Das sogenannte Session Logging, also das Protokollieren von Onlinesitzungen von Nutzern, habe vielmehr "schwere praktische Probleme hervorgerufen", heißt es in der Analyse auf Basis der fünfjährigen Erfahrung. Die Vorratsdatenspeicherung hat in Dänemark nicht viel gebracht. Von einem Zwangsgeld für jeden Tag des damals noch andauernden Rechtsverstoßes sah der EuGH 2010 ab. Brüssel hatte Schweden in der Zwischenzeit erneut vor den EuGH zitiert und angegeben, dass Jahre nach Ablauf der Umsetzungsfrist durch das Versäumnis "negative Auswirkungen für den Binnenmarkt für elektronische Kommunikation und die Ermittlungs- und Strafverfolgungstätigkeit der Polizei- und Justizbehörden in Fällen schwerer Kriminalität zu befürchten" seien.

Von unbeweglich bis gefühlsecht: Prothesen einst und heute Der Verlust von Gliedmaßen ist für Körper und Seele ein erschütterndes Erlebnis - nicht zuletzt, weil Beweglichkeit und Bewegung maßgeblich die Lebensqualität bestimmen. Mittlerweile können Prothesen dazu beitragen, Lebensfreude und Mobilität zurück zu erlangen. Das war nicht immer so. Bis ins 16. Erst nach 1600 entwickelte man gefederte Prothesenfüße und einfache Kniegelenke. Seit den 1970er Jahren lassen sich Prothesen nach dem Baukastenprinzip zusammensetzen. ... die mit Schaumstoff verkleidet werden kann. Ein Orthopädietechniker baut die Einzelteile dann zu einer individuellen Prothese zusammen. Für manch einen ist es wichtig, gut stehen und sicher gehen zu können, ... ... andere mögen es eher sportlich. Dreh- und Angelpunkt der Beinprothese ist das Knie. Die Feinmechanik hat in den letzten Jahren enorme Fortschritte gemacht. ... das mitunter leistungsfähiger ist als gesunde Gliedmaßen. Andernorts sind es oft Kriegsverletzungen, die zum Verlust von Gliedmaßen führen.

Causal Layered Analysis Defined Complexity requires us to examine futures-related issues from many angles and at multiple levels. Causal Layered Analysis (CLA) is a theory of knowledge and a methodology for creating more-effective policies and strategies. Since its invention in the late 1980s, it has been used successfully with governments, corporations, international think tanks, communities, and cities around the world. It has also been used as the primary research method for dozens of doctoral and master’s students around the world. CLA works at a number of levels, delving deeper than the litany, the headline, or a data level of reality to reach a systemic-level understanding of the causes for the litany. Take quality and safety issues in health care, for example. If we do not go deeper in understanding causation, almost always the business-as-usual strategy is to focus on the individual: more training for particular doctors. Below the systemic level is the worldview, the deep structure of modern medicine.

The American Indian And The "Great Emancipator" By Michael Gaddy Published 01. 9. 03 at 21:31 Sierra Time Perhaps the veneer of lies and historical distortions that surround Abraham Lincoln are beginning to crack. In the movie, "Gangs of New York," we finally have a historically correct representation of the real Abraham Lincoln and his policies. Heretofore, many socialistic intellectuals, politicians and historians have whitewashed these policies in order to protect Lincoln's image because of their allegiance to the unconstitutional centralization of power he brought to our government. The false sainthood and adulation afforded Lincoln has its basis in the incorrect assumption he fought the war to free an enslaved people. One would find it hard to refute that Abraham Lincoln's political idol was Henry Clay. Throughout Clay's political life he was a strong believer in National Socialism and a complete racist in all references to the American Indian.

Disclaimer This is a volleyball court in a business park in Goleta, California, USA. A disclaimer is posted on the sign standing at the right hand side of the volleyball court. A disclaimer is generally any statement intended to specify or delimit the scope of rights and obligations that may be exercised and enforced by parties in a legally recognized relationship. A disclaimer may specify mutually agreed and privately arranged terms and conditions as part of a contract; or may specify warnings or expectations to the general public (or some other class of persons) in order to fulfill a duty of care owed to prevent unreasonable risk of harm or injury. The presence of a disclaimer in a legally binding agreement does not necessarily guarantee that the terms of the disclaimer will be recognized and enforced in a legal dispute. Tort law[edit] Sign on bridge, warning: "Use at own risk" Disclaimer of liability for "equine professionals" (Indiana) Patent law[edit] Estate law[edit] Literature[edit]

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