16 Years Providing Weekly Foresight
The most accurate predictive letter in computing and telecommunications,
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SNS Book Selection:
How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed, by Ray Kurzweil (Viking, 2012).
What is apparently new to Ray is decades-old news to SNS members: pattern-matching is the critical skillset in understanding the world around us. Ray brings an interesting anatomical view to this SNS paradigm. - mra.
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Labor vs. Intellectual Property
Apple got caught in several misstatements over the last year, as it tried to defend its supply chain practices - specifically, the use of "Foxconn" (Hon Hai Precision) as a major producer of its products, at a time when Foxconn workers were throwing themselves off the roofs because of poor labor practices in China.