Prof. Daniel Gauthier's group's paper on controlling extreme events is now online: H. L. D. de S. Cavalcante, M. Oriá, D. Sornette, E. Ott, and D. J. Gauthier, 'Predictability and suppression of extreme events in a chaotic system,' Phys. Rev. Lett. 111198701 (2013).
DukeToday made a news release "Market Bubbles May Be Predictable, Controllable" which can read here. Physical Review Letters did a Viewpoint article on the paper called "How to Control Your Dragons." by Adilson E. Motter. There are several other pieces that have been written so far: