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Designing the Next Internets


…[T]he sad state of affairs in most Net-based communications is that they are completely fraught, with near-zero chance of real security. Many now believe that we will have to either re-deploy a new Net, designed from the beginning to be secure, or that there will be private, secure Nets operating side by side with the insecure, public Internet.


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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.”

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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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  • John McArthur on Ending Hunger - Foreign Affairs

    Sun, 19 Jul 2015 19:05:27 -0700

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    John McArthur on Ending Hunger
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    Which is roughly what the millennium development goals did in the past 15 years, by taking over this second half to get the job done completely. People ask whether it's realistic, I actually don't like that word very much 'cause I find that it's often ...

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    Sun, 19 Jul 2015 06:50:00 -0700

    The 'LinkedIn' for Cancer - Newsweek
    Marty Tenenbaum shouldn't be here today. Almost 20 years ago, the .... Cancer Commons. But what about those patients who've had an exceptional response outside a clinical trial? After all, only about 3 percent of the 1.7 million people diagnosed with ...

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