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Daily podcast – July 6 2009
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Monday July 6 2009. From Creamer Media in Johannesburg I’m Amy Witherden. Making headlines today:South Africa’s State-owned Industrial Development Corporation expects to become increasingly active in the energy sector both as a partner to independent power producers and as a financier of megatransport fuel projects. CE Geoffrey Qhena says that the IDC’s board has already approved the development finance institution’s support for three IPP participants and that it is in discussions with several others on both renewable and conventional power projects.
Further Your Investment Education via Podcasts
Below are a few of my favorites all of them are free to download: 1) The Discliplined Investor – This hourlong weekly podcast is hosted by Andrew Horowitz and features at least one guest on every show to discuss relevant investment themes. The show’s emphasis is on tools and education for the individual investor specific investment ideas or themes and the guests are heavy hitters in the investment community–Harry Dent was the most recent guest and Jim Rogers will be featured on an upcoming program. This podcast is a must listen.
CNET News Daily Podcast: n building ethical military robots
His thesis is that robots can be configured with a built-in “guilt system” that eventually could make them better at avoiding civilian casualties than human soldiers. CNET intern Dara Kerr talks to Arkin about his work. Also in today’s podcast: Jammie Thomas-Rasset’s lawyers say she plans to appeal her RIAA case; MySpace–and presumably other community-based Web services–cannot be held liable in assault charges stemming from people meeting on its Web site; and watch out for Waledac over the 4th of July weekend.
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