Top Ten Predictions for 2018
Themes for the year:
1. Nationalism and Aggression, in a Bare-Knuckles Fight for Power and Money
2. Unintended Consequences of the Net and Its Alternative Uses
3. The Myth of Free Trade Finally Collapses on a Playing Field Dominated by China
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China’s Stealth Campaign
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Locations of Chinese government-owned, -controlled, and -affiliated hotel properties. This map currently contains 2,818 locations worldwide, properties with a total valuation of hundreds of billions of US dollars.
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.
“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.”
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, 13 Dec 2017 01:34:00 -0800
"This year, the top esport event had more viewers than game seven of the MLB World Series," added Bruce Dines, Vice President at Liberty Global Ventures. "It is important for Liberty Global to progressively support new forms of entertainment and content.
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:30:00 -0800
"Immunomic is delighted to welcome Dr. Pardoll to our scientific advisory board," said Bill Hearl, Ph.D., Immunomic Founder and ... For information about ITI and LAMP Technology, visit www.immunomix.com. About LAMP-Vax ITI’s investigational LAMP-Vax ...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:47:00 -0800
Here's a factoid to post on your refrigerator, complements of Amory Lovins of The Rocky Mountain Institute: "All the remote control televisions in the U.S., when turned to the "off" position, still use the equivalent in output of one Chernobyl-sized power ...
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:28:00 -0800
“This is super exciting and opens up amazing opportunities,” says Yi Cui, a professor at SLAC and Stanford and ... what it looks like in a real battery, and look at it under high resolution. “This includes all kinds of battery materials,” he ...
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Tue, 07 Nov 2017 22:54:22 +0000
From Techonomy: “Grave concerns over the state of the Internet came into sharp focus Tuesday at Techonomy 2017, as session panelists talked about the beleaguered network’s effects on our political systems, cybersecurity, laws and regulations, economies and markets–and ultimately, on global society.” Read the article at Techonomy
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:14:58 +0000
By Ethan Annis From left to right: Ed Butler, Berit Anderson In an early morning session Ed Butler, Senior Broadcast Journalist for the BBCinterviewed Berit Anderson, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Scout.ai, regarding the potential for computational propaganda. The session quickly turned to the specific example of Russia and their influence on the 2016 US presidential election. “Their (Russia’s) goal is […]
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:13:19 +0000
By Ethan Annis From left to right: Stephen Waite, Trevor Rudderham, Philip Vafiadis, Shane Fox Stephen Waite, Co-Founder and Co-Executive of the Graphene Stakeholders Association moderated a panel regarding the cutting edge technology of additive manufacturing. Trevor Rudderham, CEO of Haydale Technologies, Shane Fox, CEO of LINK3D and Phillip Vafiadis, Executive Chairman of Innovyzl contributed their expertise to the conversation on how 3D printing is […]