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The China Short


Having been among the first (if not the first) to suggest that the Chinese national economy is crashing, it seemed appropriate that we take a closer follow-on look at which companies and countries are most at risk should our observations and predictions be correct.


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China: Innovator or Thief

“50% of [China’s recent] growth has been founded on stealing [W]estern business ideas, via old-fashioned industrial espionage and more sophisticated state-sponsored hacking.”


SNS was first to recognize the pattern. Ongoing coverage: Chinese Economy Facing Collapse | BBC Business Daily | Chinese & US Markets: Part One | Part Two | Part Three


FiRe 2015 Feature Film

Announcing the selection of Racing Extinction

The 2nd film by Oscar® winner Louie Psihoyos goes behind the scenes to document today’s breathtaking rate of species and ecosystems extinction at the hands of humans, in a dramatic warning as beautiful and suspenseful as it is a call to urgent action.

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Future in Review 2015

Join us for FiRe 2015, October 6-9, 2015, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah.

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What will soar and fail in tech and business in 2015

Mark Anderson’s 2015 Predictions

“No one does predictions like Mark Anderson, whose forecasts about the intersection of the economy and technology are closely followed in Silicon Valley.”

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The Sony Hack And Nortel’s Demise

Piracy Vs. Crown Jewel Theft

At Mark discusses the impact of cyber espionage on the tech industry:

“In the last few years, we’ve seen a continued exponential increase in cyber attacks, with different purposes in mind: … listening to military communications, stealing customer IDs, and taking the greatest secrets held by corporations & governments – their “crown jewel” secrets.”

Read more at Forbes


SNS Calls the Crash:
Peak Pricing, Not Peak Oil

The most important economic prediction
of the decade

“$50/bbl should do it. … And since this will change almost everything in global economics, it seems worth sharing… I don’t think oil is ever coming back.”

– 7/12/14, Mark Anderson, SNS Global Report

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  • Sci-fi legend Neal Stephenson says it's getting harder and harder to predict ...

    Mon, 28 Sep 2015 06:30:18 -0700

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    Sci-fi legend Neal Stephenson says it's getting harder and harder to predict ...
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    In it, the moon splits into seven pieces. Global destruction ensues, as does an adventure with the fate of the human species at stake. Stephenson's previous titles include "Cryptonomicon," "Anathem," and "Snow Crash," all of which are beloved by nerds ...

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  • Qualcomm invests a fortune in India - Fudzilla (blog)

    Mon, 28 Sep 2015 04:04:09 -0700

    Qualcomm invests a fortune in India
    Fudzilla (blog)
    Executive chairman Paul Jacobs met the Indian prime minister at the Digital Economy event in San Jose and said the venture fund was in support of the government's Digital India and Make-in-India initiatives. Jacobs said that Qualcomm shared Modi's ...

  • Engaging and empowering patients to strive for better health - Scope (blog)

    Sun, 27 Sep 2015 13:59:42 -0700

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    Engaging and empowering patients to strive for better health
    Scope (blog)
    Marty Tenenbaum, PhD, a former consulting professor of computer science at Stanford, began the session with a moving talk on how difficult and frustrating it was to find the right therapy after he was diagnosed with metastatic melanoma 17 years ago. “I ...

  • Are AI and “deep learning” the future of, well, everything? - Alphr

    Sat, 26 Sep 2015 07:05:08 -0700

    Are AI and “deep learning” the future of, well, everything?
    However, this is just the beginning: with companies such as Google, Microsoft and Facebook spending millions on research into advanced neural networks and deep machine learning, computers are set to get smarter still. But deep learning isn't about ...

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