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The Power of Flows II:
      New Theory and Applications


“Having described the forces driving systems architectures toward flow concepts in general, and toward this new Flow Computing architecture specifically, it seems only fair to ask in this week’s discussion whether there are compelling applications, theoretical foundations, and new discoveries that will support such a large-scale paradigm switch.”


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FiRe 2016: Pattern Recognition

Updates on the new SNS / Calit2 Pattern Recognition Lab and Pattern Computer Inc.


FiRe 2016 Speaker Larry Smarr


FiRe 2016: Innovation, Investment & Risk


The world’s expert on innovation, investment, and risk: On the disconnected flows of capital and value


FiRe 2016 Speaker Bill Janeway


FiRe 2016: Interrupting the flow of human trafficking



FiRe 2016 Speaker Andrew Wallis


FiRe 2016: Real-time connections to Deep Ocean

From the builder of the world’s first underwater city


FiRe 2016 Speaker John Delaney


FiRe 2016 Featured Film

SNS FiReFilms is pleased to screen Unlocking the Cage at FiRe 2016


Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.


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Operation BedBug

China’s Stealth Campaign
       to Buy the World’s Hotels

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.

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Future in Review 2016

Join us for FiRe 2016, September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah.

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Theft Nation

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.

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FiRe 2015 Launches Pattern Computing Startup

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.

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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


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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SNS Connects: FiReStarters

The FiReStarters program is just one SNS Connection Hub, showcasing businesses with new and emerging technologies – nominated by trusted strategic investment SNS members – at SNS FiRe conferences & beyond. We believe these businesses are making strides in improving our world.

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  • After 25 Years, a New Web

    Thu, 25 Aug 2016 01:21:00 -0700

    "My interest is to preserve the WWW content in an easier way than with the massive efforts that the Internet Archive has had to mount," says Vint Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist at Google (and a past president of ACM). "A naturally self-archiving system ...

  • Thai acquisition to be earnings enhancing 'pretty quickly' - Haydale CEO

    Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:17:00 -0700

    Ray Gibbs, CEO of Haydale Graphene Industries PLC (LON:HAYD) expects Thailand–based ink and composites group Innophene to "perform very well, very quickly." Gibbs says the acquisition has added another piece to Haydale's portfolio in a country that the ...

  • Autonomous Cars Need 'Telematics' Accident Insurance

    Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:14:00 -0700

    This ‘wild’ proposition was put forward by the (arguably very) entertaining futurist (and VP of strategic planning at Salesforce) Mr Peter Schwartz who was speaking at the Dubai World Government Summit, in February of this year. Schwartz was obviously ...

  • ‘Stem graduates ‘are qualified for just about any job’

    Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:53:00 -0700

    While there is certainly a growing need for graduates in Stem (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects from a range of growth sectors across the economy, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) director general Prof Mark Ferguson believes there are ...

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    Sun, 12 Jun 2016 18:19:30 +0000

    The SNS INVNT/IP Global Consortium’s Code-named “Operation BedBug” has Just Uncovered a Massive Spree of Acquisitions in the Hospitality Industry by the Chinese Government and Its Affiliates, Sparking Major Security Concerns for Global Business Leaders and Government Officials The Strategic News Service (SNS) Global Consortium, Inventing Nations vs. Nation-sponsored Theft of Intellectual Property (INVNT/IP), has […]

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    Mon, 16 May 2016 19:16:56 +0000

    Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected Atrin Pharmaceutical, Doylestown, PA, as a 2016 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 14th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe 2016 will take place September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference […]

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    Tue, 10 May 2016 16:48:52 +0000

    Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected First Light Biosciences as a 2016 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 14th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe 2016 will take place September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in […]

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