Futures Perceived, 2
1. “Babies halt the Great Commission“: Christian researchers think population growth will stall the Gospel’s spread. Christianity Today.
2. “How Mexico is becoming the drone capital of Latin America.” Fusion.net.
3. “Chances are, your smartphone is constantly betraying you.” New Scientist. Traveling missionary, beware.
4. Fewer people are being killed by natural catastrophes.
5. Mergers & Acquisitions among US churches in the Multisite Church Movement. Christianity Today.
6. China’s hunger for robots marks a significant shift: having devoured many of the world’s factory jobs, China is now handing them over to robots. WSJ.
7. DeepStereo: takes multiple pictures and synthesizes new views, walk thrus. Google.
8. “More data, more problems: surveillance and the information economy.” Book reviews of “Data & Goliath: the hidden battles to collect your data and control your world” and “Disruptive power: the crisis of the state in the digital age.” Foreign Affairs.