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 SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 17, Issue 14 Week of April 7, 2014 




Science into Technology




Who's Coming to FiRe 2014?


Neal Stephenson,

world-renowned author in
the pantheon of

cyberpunk and
speculative fiction


And many more.*


May 20-23


   Laguna Beach, CA




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* Including: Mark Hurd, Oracle; Ken Goldman, Yahoo; John Hagel III, Deloitte Center for the Edge; Ed Butler, the BBC; Leroy Hood,  Institute for Systems Biology; Catherine Jhung, Cleantech Group; Michael Rossato-Bennett,Documentary Director; Glenn Lurie, AT&T; Bob Bishop, ICES Foundation; Barry Briggs, Microsoft; Michael Dell, Dell Inc.;" Vint Cerf, Google; Gary Shapiro, CEA/CES; Jon Myers, Graphene Technologies; Patti Grace Smith, Aerospace Consultant..... See more at


In This Issue




Science into Technology




Fixing Healthcare I

Fixing Healthcare II

Graphene, Graphene, Graphene

Advanced Weapons I

Advanced Weapons II

Deep Science I

Deep Science II



Quotes of the Week



Chinese IP Theft: The Economist Gets It; CEOs Don't

Stock Values #1: A Tech Wreck,

or Just "Zucked"?

Stock Values #2:

The China Syndrome


Takeout Window

We Told You Fox News Coverage Was Neither Fair Nor Balanced

Nor True

Lasers Go to Sea




In Case You Missed It...
SNS Members Making News


Upcoming SNS Events
& Media Links


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Where's Mark?




» Science into Technology


Although it takes  less than a genius to add time-lining to a social networking site, it is still hard not to feel a bit amazed at the pace of scientific discovery and its subsequent conversion into useful applications.


For technoids, the pace of real innovation used to be centered around personal computers, servers, pads, and smartphones i.e., computing and communications device features. But for the last few years, that innovation has gone instead into making things smaller and cheaper, but not terrifically different.


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