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californiaCalifornia high-speed rail more than double the cost and ten years late if funded

California rail authority announced that the cost of connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco would be $77.3 billion and could rise as high as $98.1 billion. This is $13 billion higher than estimates from two years ago and doubles the …

air forceBill Gates and other billionaires have a New Model for Investing in Energy Innovation and will ramp funding to $30 billion by 2020

By the middle of this century, the world will use twice as much energy as we use today. There’s good news in this: more energy means better lives and stronger economies. But it also means the world needs a new …

chinaRecent Hydrothermal Activity May Explain Ceres’ Brightest Area

The brightest area on Ceres, located in the mysterious Occator Crater, has the highest concentration of carbonate minerals ever seen outside Earth, according to a new study from scientists on NASA’s Dawn mission. The study, published online in the journal …

corruptionQuantum Machine Learning Google Tech Talk

Seth Lloyd visited the Quantum AI Lab at Google LA to give a tech talk on “Quantum Machine Learning.” This talk took place on January 29, 2014. Speaker Info: Seth Lloyd is one of pioneers in the quantum information science …

corruptionChina’s Economic Transformation and the risk for the Global Economy of a Financial crisis that would be thirty times bigger than the 2008 Crisis

Reorient is a financial services group in Hong Kong Reorient provides a 62 page view of China’s economic transformation Why does this matter ? Because China’s Banks are collectively over thirty times bigger than Lehman’s was. It took the world …

corruptionWho wants to go to the Rejuvenation Biotech conference on behalf of Nextbigfuture Thursday Aug 21 and Friday 22

My schedule is messing up where I can only go to the 014 Rejuvenation Biotech conference at the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency on Thursday Aug 21 and Friday Aug 22. I will be able to go Saturday. It is all …

chinaContinuing improvement in oil well fracturing methods increases production level by 20% and nearly halves the time to complete some steps in well creating

Schlumberger announced the introduction of the BroadBand Sequence* fracturing technique, which enables sequential stimulation of perforation clusters in wells drilled in unconventional reservoirs. This new technique sequentially isolates fractures at the wellbore to ensure every cluster in each zone is …