Behind the World’s Patterns:
Flow and Interaction
“…Yes, there does appear to be a unifying principle behind everything, and all of the patterns that we see are reflections of that principle at work….Yes, there is a single pattern behind the patterns.”
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.
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.
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.”
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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October 10 – 17, 2017
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SNS looks at the future of everything in these core target areas of interest, from chip designs to high-performance computing, from cloud structure to wireless and software.
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SNS has redefined global economics theory through an IP-centric view, with strong results in prediction success, from companies to countries. SNS provides a unique focus on finance subjects, including venture capital and technology funding, with additional attention to global equity markets.
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The ongoing “fixing healthcare” discussion at SNS is focused on the question of how to repair a broken business model, generally seeking ways to bring providers and patients back into primary contact. This area also includes new innovations in healthcare solutions, from the Quantified Self to the new SNS field of Nutritional Microanalysis.
The SNS Pure Science channel focuses on research by members of the SNS community into pure science, including physics, climatology, space and ocean exploration, evolutionary theory, ethnology, and more.
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:20:00 -0800
"The problems we solve are the least understood aspects of security and they are critical to the security and stability of our digital economy," said Jeff Hudson, CEO of Venafi. "Securing applications, devices, cloud workloads and the Internet of Things is ...
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:50:00 -0800
Led by Greg Schmergel, Co-Founder & CEO, Nantero focuses on the commercial introduction of NRAM – a high-density high-speed nonvolatile random access storage device, whose applications include smartphones, tablets, enterprise systems, notebook and ...
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:35:00 -0800
Cory Doctorow is a science fiction novelist; his next book, Walkaway, will be published in 2017. He is also a special advisor to the Electronic Frontier Foundation and activist in residence for the MIT Media Lab.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:27:00 -0800
"Cloud has democratised the access to IT resources," says Werner Vogels, Amazon's chief technology officer. "Everybody has access to exactly the same level of processing power, exactly the same level of storage. There's no difference, whether you're a ...
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Sat, 01 Oct 2016 10:03:59 +0000
By Arunabh Satpathy Everybody is talking about autonomous cars these days, but no one knows the exact contours of its effects. To answer that question, the FiRe 2016 conference brought together host Robert Anderson, Chairman and CEO, Hybrid Electric Vehicle Technologies and HEVT LLC and Craig Giffi, Vice Chairman, US Automotive Leader, and Deloitte LLP […]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:43:23 +0000
By Melissa Dymock Team members of the 2016 CTO challenge reported back on their progress to the judges at the closing Friday session of FiRe Conference. The team had been tasked with building a flow computer system that can also measure the energy flow of the Earth. Nathanael Miller, an aerospace engineer at NASA and […]
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:25:32 +0000
By Nick Fritz Eliot Peper is a former venture capitalist, strategist and currently a science fiction author of books like “Cumulous” and “Neon Fever Dreams.” In this session, Berit Anderson, CEO of Scout, discussed the real world inspirations for Peper’s books and his motivation to become an author. The discussion began with an explanation of […]