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Since no one seems to have an agreed-upon metric for understanding this high-beta, high-alpha company, it seemed time to take a closer link at what makes Amazon – and founder Jeff Bezos – tick.


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SNS Top Tech & Economy Predictions for 2016

Mobile retail purchasing explodes, 3D printing goes mainstream, the EU wins on data privacy … In this video, Mark Anderson presents his just-released Top 10 Predictions for 2016, recorded 12/3 at the 11th annual SNS Predictions Dinner in NY.


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


FiRe 2015 Featured Film

SNS FiReFilms was pleased to screen Racing Extinction at FiRe 2015

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 2016

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

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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.”

Read more at Forbes


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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  • AT&T 5G plans target Austin trial with diverse spectrum bands - RCR Wireless ...

    Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:46:33 -0800

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    AT&T 5G plans target Austin trial with diverse spectrum bands
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    “We're not at a point to be making promises or commitments to customers as to what 5G is,” stated Glenn Lurie, then chief executive of AT&T Mobility, in an interview at the CTIA Super Mobility trade show. “We as an industry have been really good at ...
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  • A Revolution in Simulation Apps is Transforming Product Development - NAFEMS

    Fri, 05 Feb 2016 02:23:31 -0800

    A Revolution in Simulation Apps is Transforming Product Development
    ... Dr. Dennis Nagy, Gartner's Dr. Marc Halpern, CIMdata's Dr. Keith Meintjes, Kenneth Wong (Desktop Engineering), Design World, Joe Walsh (intrinSim), Brad Holtz (Cyon Reseach), Jon Hirschtick (OnShape), American Axle & Manufacturing, Intel, NASA, ...

  • Graphene 3D Labs' Magnetic Material for 3D Printing -

    Thu, 04 Feb 2016 21:03:51 -0800

    Graphene 3D Labs' Magnetic Material for 3D Printing
    ... sensors and actuators, we also expect that this new functionality will challenge more traditional manufacturers to examine incorporating more 3D printing technology into their manufacturing processes,” said Elena Polyakova, co-CEO of Graphene 3D Labs.

  • Slavery found in Nestlé's overseas supply chain - New Europe

    Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:20:42 -0800

    New Europe
    Slavery found in Nestlé's overseas supply chain
    New Europe
    Andrew Wallis, chief executive of Unseen UK, an anti-trafficking charity advocating for more supply chain accountability, was quoted by The Guardian as saying: “It's easy to own up to something that has already been uncovered. By the time Nestlé owned ...

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