Looking Further: “How Science Fiction Accelerates R&D”
“In this transcript, members will be taken on a very smart, and very fast, tour of … a more hopeful vision of the world to come, starting a couple of decades from now. [The] visions are rooted in real-life social and financial examples of what is happening today, and therefore are pragmatic and worth examining for real clues about what we might all wish to work for in the future.”
SNS Predictions : West
From The San Francisco Examiner:
“Hurd’s business strategy, especially when it involves cloud services, is clearly grounded in the long-term view. He characterized the evolution of Oracle’s cloud business as a ‘ten year journey’…”
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Theft Nation is “the best available description of the Chinese national business model and its effect on the global economy,” according to a top official at the US Department of Justice.
Mobile retail purchasing explodes, 3D printing goes mainstream, the EU wins on data privacy … In this video, Mark Anderson presents his just-released Top 10 Predictions for 2016, recorded 12/3 at the 11th annual SNS Predictions Dinner in NY.
The first computer system incorporating IBM’s TrueNorth computer chip was conceived in Deer Valley, Utah last month, in a mere four days at the Future in Review conference.
“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 FiReFilms was pleased to screen Racing Extinction at FiRe 2015
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.
Piracy vs. Crown Jewel Theft
At Forbes.com 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.”
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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Wed, 04 May 2016 00:13:00 -0700
Recently, at George Mason University, thuggish puritanical progressivism ... But in an open letter on Friday April 29, GMU president Angel Cabrera responded to his faculty. He defended the future Antonin Scalia Law School and commended his dean's ...
Tue, 03 May 2016 19:56:00 -0700
“We are excited to partner with Intelsat to bring Kymeta’s patented mTenna technology to existing and newly enabled high-volume markets for mobile satellite communications,” stated Dr. Nathan Kundtz, President and Chief Technology Officer of Kymeta.
Tue, 03 May 2016 18:43:00 -0700
To overcome this challenge, one team at CalTech are taking inspiration from nature to turn renewable energy into a storable fuel. The team, lead by Nathan Lewis from the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, want to generate energy by mimicking ...
Mon, 02 May 2016 18:00:00 -0700
What happened? Michael Shellenberger tells the larger story in a terrific article at Environmental Progress Illinois. Here are a few highlights: Few people realize that up until the early-seventies, environmentalists including the Sierra Club itself was ...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:49 +0000
Open Letter to US Hotel Owners and Managers Highlights Risks of Chinese Government Investment Strategic News Service’s INVNT/IP Consortium issued an open letter warning last week [March 24, 2016] regarding Chinese government investment in the US hospitality industry. The letter focuses on the recent offer by Anbang Insurance Group Inc., a Chinese government-owned conglomerate currently […]
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:59:24 +0000
From the BBC: “China’s State Council is due to announce fresh GDP figures for 2015 soon after we go to air. Official sources are predicting that they’ll show growth of around 7% but does that number reflect anything like reality? Mark Anderson of Strategic News Service thinks not – and he’s convinced that impressive growth […]
Sat, 16 Jan 2016 00:04:55 +0000
To All SNS Members: As a member of SNS, you are no doubt aware of our ongoing efforts to reduce state-sponsored theft of crown jewel intellectual property, under the auspices of the global consortium INVNT/IP (Inventing Nations vs. Nation-Sponsored Theft of IP). We want to share with you news of a 60 Minutes television broadcast […]