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An annual December evening at the Waldorf, premiering Mark Anderson's predictions for the year ahead, and a special guest.
“The New Frontier: Simplify IT”: SNS FiRe 2012 Centerpiece: Mark Hurd, President, Oracle; hosted by Mark Anderson.
Mark Anderson’s 8th annual Predictions premier for the coming year in technology and the economy, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
"Integrating Robots into Our Homes, Healthcare, and Beyond”: SNS FiRe 2012 Conversation with Colin Angle, CEO, iRobot; with The Economist's Patrick Lane.
“The Future of Wireless”: SNS FiRe 2012 Centerpiece: Qualcomm present and past CEOs Paul Jacobs and Irwin Jacobs; hosted by Mark Anderson.
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These are core FiRe target areas of interest. FiRe looks at the future of everything in these categories, from chip designs to high performance computing, cloud structure to wireless and software.
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Beginning with Project Inkwell, the first global vendor consortium on appropriate technology in K12, SNS has taken a deep look into creating the next model for modern education.
SNS has redefined global economics theory through an IP-centric view, with strong results in prediction success, from companies to countries. Finance subjects are focused upon venture capital and technology funding, with additional work on global equity markets.
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Perhaps the first team to unveil the Enron scandal, SNS has a long history of accurate predictions of oil pricing and energy outcomes. Areas of interest include alternative energy, energy markets, energy connection to climate change.
The world we depend upon for survival, from the oceans to the atmosphere, from how we affect the environment, to what technology can bring to retain global environmental health.
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The “fixing healthcare” discussion at FiRe has focused upon the question of how to fix a broken business model, generally seeking ways to bring providers and patients back into primary contact. This section also includes new work in healthcare solutions, from Quantified Self to the new SNS field of Nutritional Microanalysis.
Research by members of the FiRe Community into pure science, including (and not limited to) physics, evolutionary theory, ethology, climatology and more.
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Mon, 20 May 2013 10:03:54 -0700
Qualcomm: Dialing Into the Smartphone Revolution - NASDAQ.com
Qualcomm is up $.79 to $66.43 and it's most recent quarter showed a 24% increase in revenue to $6.1 billion. CEO Paul Jacobs says he expects these figures to steadily increase as the use of smartphones in the developing world continues to grow: "The ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 09:46:51 -0700
4G Americas Elects Cisco to Its Board of Governors - Marketwire
Marketwire (press release)
Chris Pearson, President of 4G Americas, welcomed Cisco's election to the 4G Americas Board and commented, "Cisco is an important contributor to the advancements of the 3GPP technology family and will serve a key role with the other Board member ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 00:38:03 -0700
Port Townsend board delays decision about charter schools
“I'd welcome provocative, inventive educational opportunities for our kids,” Superintendent David Engle said Monday. “I'm hoping we can be first at it.” Board officials asked Engle to find out if the decision has to be made this year or if the district can put ...
Sun, 19 May 2013 06:32:38 -0700
First Coast News
Why sign up for a one-way Mars trip? Three applicants explain the appeal
First Coast News
"I can say I have an ulterior motive," said David Brin, who has written more than a dozen science-fiction novels - including "The Postman," which was turned into a Kevin Costner movie in 1997. "I'd get a lot of writing done, and it might be memorable." ...
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Fri, 17 May 2013 20:25:37 +0000
Oracle President Mark Hurd will be featured in a Centerpiece Conversation during the 11th annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference. This will be Hurd’s third appearance at the annual technology and economic conference, described the by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world.” The President of Oracle Corporation and a member [...]
Fri, 17 May 2013 14:21:59 +0000
Global Thought Leaders to Gather Near LA to Work on Some of the World’s Most Challenging Issues World-class, groundbreaking companies will be featured at the 11th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference in California next week. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world,” FiRe features world thought leaders in technology [...]
Tue, 14 May 2013 21:49:50 +0000
Strategic News Service (SNS) is proud to announce that Lettuce has been selected as a 2013 FiReStarter company to be featured at its 11th annual Future in Review (FiRe) technology conference, described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world.” FiReStarters are selected based on the strength of their innovations and their [...]