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SNS Subscriber Edition Volume 15, Issue 48 Week of December 10, 2012



Global Landscapes in 2013

Technology and the Economy




In This Issue




Global Landscapes in 2013: Technology and

the Economy


The Economic Landscape

Theme: "A Flip in Growth Rates"

The Technology Landscape

Theme: "The Great Contest"


Quotes of the Week




Not Your Father's Pyro

A New FiRe


Takeout Window






In Case You Missed It...

Members Making News


Upcoming SNS Events

& Media Links


In Other House News...


New Members' Welcome

How to Subscribe

May I Share This Newsletter?

About SNS

About the Publisher

Where's Mark?


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SNS Book Selection:


Boomerang: Travels in the New
Third World
, by Michael Lewis (W.W. Norton & Company Inc., 2011).







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Global Landscapes in 2013:

Technology and the Economy


This year we have taken a different approach to publishing 2013 predictions, separating the Ten Predictions, which are meant to stand in specifics, word for word; from the technology and economic landscapes on which they will play out.


In this week's Report I am laying out these terrains, in the hope they will be of general use for all members needing to plan in the coming year. Starting with the economy:



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