Xi and China does not like crypto speculation and ICO scams but loves Blockchain Technology

“A new generation of technology represented by artificial intelligence, quantum information, mobile communications, internet of things and blockchain is accelerating breakthrough applications,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said Monday, according to a translation of his remarks. China does not like crypto speculation and ICO scams but loves Blockchain Technology Beijing has effectively halted bitcoin trading domestically, …

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Crop production increased by 47 percent by speeding up photorespiration

Plants such as soybeans and wheat waste between 20 and 50 percent of their energy recycling toxic chemicals created when the enzyme Rubisco—the most prevalent enzyme in the world—grabs oxygen molecules instead of carbon dioxide molecules. Increasing production of a common, naturally occurring protein in plant leaves could boost the yields of major food crops …

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Block One getting billions to make the next generation of the internet

Block.one is an open source software publisher specializing in high performance blockchain technologies. Its first project, EOSIO, a blockchain protocol designed to enable secure data transfer and high performance decentralized applications, has received global recognition as the first performant blockchain platform for developers, following its introduction in May 2017. The Wall Street Journal reported Block …

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Nextbigfuture newsletters – How Softbank Vision Fund plans to win, AI 2.0 and more

Here are links to Nextbigfuture newsletters. In the Newsletters, I provide more analysis of a particular topic and a collection of related articles. Subscribe to future newsletters on the right or at the end of this article. Thanks. 05/18/2018 – Softbanks trillion dollar vision fund bets there will be many more Alibaba’s 05/01/2018 – Disrupting …

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Softbank Vision fund invests $2.25 billion in GM self driving cars

SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion in General Motors Co’s (GM.N) autonomous vehicle unit, Cruise, the companies said on Thursday, announcing a deal that validates the venerable Detroit automaker’s leadership in self-driving cars and sent GM shares up 10 percent. The partnership with SoftBank’s $100-billion Vision Fund – one of the largest investments to …

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Performance enhancement to Phelps and Armstrong levels

Could we genetically our ability to withstand lactate or boost our efficiency at removing lactate from the cell and processing it. There are couple of high-performance phenotypes related to lactate. It is rumored that Lance Armstrong could withstand lactate measured at 24. Many people would be unable to stand with lactate measured at 16. It …

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Microsoft climbing back toward most valuable company in the world

Microsoft has a market valution of $760 billion. Google has a market capitalization of $745 billion. Google and Facebook are facing up to $9.3 Billion in fines on first day of new European privacy law. Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) rose nearly 1% Wednesday and are now up more than 15% this year. Microsoft is succeeding …

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Decades of geopolitics shows failure by not acting early and decisively

Writing in the Australian, ­Liberal senator and former senior army officer Jim Molan said the South China Sea battle already lost. * nothing short of all-out war capable of dislodging Chinese forces from a string of heavily fortified ­islands * one week after Beijing landed a long-range strat­egic bomber on Woody Island in the South …

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Peter Attia has a clinician approach to longevity and discusses Rapamycin dosage

Peter Attia is the founder of Attia Medical, PC, a medical practice with offices in San Diego and New York City, focusing on the applied science of longevity. He spoke with Joe Rogan about longevity. Peter lists three things that can increase longevity. * Calorie Restriction- nutrient restriction * Rapamycin taken in a pulsatile way. …

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