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The Top 10 Predictions for 2015


“Having just successfully concluded our Tenth Annual SNS Predictions Dinner at the Waldorf in NYC, this year also marks the tenth in which we publish our Top 10 Predictions for the coming year. Before we move into this year’s Top 10, let’s set the landscape these will play upon.”


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Microsoft and the Smartphone Problem

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    Microsoft soon ponied up the funds so that Hinton's ideas could be tested out with the latest graphical processor units. The results were “stunning,” a 25 percent boost in speech recognition accuracy, Microsoft Research head Peter Lee told us earlier ...
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    A new Breakthrough analysis looks at regional power generation data and finds that cheap natural gas has overwhelmingly displaced coal generation, not other sources of low-carbon energy, such as renewables, nuclear, or hydro. In fact, in regions where ...

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    Richard Branson and Amory Lovins Create Mega-Think Tank for Clean Energy
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    "Together we can go further, faster," Branson, the entrepreneur who founded Virgin Atlantic Airways, said in a statement announcing the alliance between his Carbon War Room and Amory Lovins' Rocky Mountain Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing ...

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