Interviews Archive

businessBillionaire Naval Ravikant Provides Keys to Getting Rich

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Naval Ravikant (@naval) is the CEO and co-founder of AngelList. He has invested in more than 100 companies, including Uber, Twitter, Yammer, and many others. His current net worth is over $2.2 billion. He is president of Clarium Capital and …

foodIBM Working to Increase Food Supply to Feed Growing World Population

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IBM researchers around the world are already working on solutions at every stage of the food chain. They are helping farmers maximize crop yields and developing ways to curb the epidemic of waste that destroys 45 percent of our food …

businessQuantum Computing on the Cloud

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Quantum computing has emerged as one of the most talked about emerging technologies in Silicon Valley and beyond–but it is also perhaps one of the most poorly understood. The most pressing questions about quantum computing come from the enterprise user …

interviewsInterview of Doug Plata on Developing a Moon Base With Current Technology

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Doug Plata leads the Space Development Network. It is a space advocacy organization which has no member dues but asks that you spend 6 hours per year helping to advance toward the goal of space development. Doug advocates for spending …

energyInterview with Isotropic Systems CEO John Finney on Breakthrough Satellite Technology

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Isotropic Systems is developing breakthrough satellite and satellite receiving technology. They recently received $14.4 million dollars in series A funding in a round led by Boeing HorizonX Ventures. Isotropic Systems now has received a total of $25.4 million in funding. …

carbon nanotubesFabrication of Ultrastrong 700 Gigapascal Fused Double-walled Carbon Nanotubes

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The Clean Energy Research Foundation has discovered a method of manufacturing the worlds strongest and toughest materials. Fused double-walled carbon nanotube (DWNT) fibers were made with a strength of a 700 GPa Young’s modulus. This strength was seen in prior …

interviewsIonQ Has the Most Powerful Quantum Computers With 79 Trapped Ion Qubits and 160 Stored Qubits

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IonQ just made a presentation on two new trapped ion quantum computers with 160 stored and 79 processing qubits. This is more qubits than the best noisy superconducting quantum computers which is currently the Google 72 Qubit Bristlecone processor. The …

blockchainDESICO Launches its public offering in Compliance with EU Regulation

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DESICO, a startup that is developing a security token infrastructure, started public offering on November 7, 2018 during which investors will be able to purchase DESI tokens which entitle token holders to platform’s revenue. The company relies on the fundraising …

businessInterview with Rackware About the IBM Purchase of Redhat

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Nextbigfuture interviewed Sash Sunkara, Co-Founder and CEO, RackWare, about the IBM purchase of Redhat. IBM bought Red Hat for $34 billion in order to get a better position with hybrid cloud computing. RackWare provides an intelligent highly automated Hybrid Cloud …

exaflopMost Powerful Supercomputer in Texas by 2019 With New Cooling Technology

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A 250 petaflop supercomputer immersed in liquid coolant is being built in Texas. In 2019, it could be the world’s most powerful supercomputer. 40,000 server immersed in coolant are going into a data center in Houston. It is being built …