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computer architectureForecasting the US dollar and the Chinese Yuan over the next few years

Influential investor Raoul Pal, Goldman Sachs alum who successfully predicted the financial crisis in 2008 says the rally could go on for another three to four years, taking a key dollar index another 30% higher. “Looking at the shortfall of …

algorithmsReal Antiaging with a near term drug cocktail and then gene editing and nanotechnology

Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of the general public and is also useful for those in …

algorithmsChina approves $36 billion of subways and other links to reduce commutes over an area twice the size of South Korea from several hours to mostly 60 minutes or less

China has approved a 247-billion-yuan ($36-billion) railway plan to improve transport links between the capital Beijing, the port city of Tianjin, and the neighboring province of Hebei, part of plans to integrate the three areas into a mega-city. The plan …

chinaQuantum Simulator ‘Entangles’ Hundreds of Ions

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have “entangled” or linked together the properties of up to 219 beryllium ions (charged atoms) to create a quantum simulator. The simulator is designed to model and mimic complex physics …

computer architectureFirst 500 GHz Photon Switch Built which is more than ten times faster than before

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have built the first 500 Gigahertz (GHz) photon switch. “Our switch is more than an order of magnitude faster than any previously published result to date,” said UC San Diego electrical and …

computer architectureChina’s population, urbanization and GDP statistics

Elizabeth MacDonald at Fox Business News tries to make the case that China’s economy will not pass the US economy on a nominal basis before Dec 31, 2029. She refers to the 2005 cutting of purchasing power parity (PPP) but …

algorithmsAll countries getting older faster but some are not getting richer

China doubters believe that China will get old before they get rich. This will be a close race as China is still increasing per capita GDP by about 6% to 7.5% per year for several years and has a currency …

darpaBroad Group and their factory mass produced skyscrapers featured in Wired

Wired has coverage of Broad Group of China and their CEO Zhang. Broad has built 16 structures in China, plus another in Cancun. They are fabricated in sections at two factories in Hunan, roughly an hour’s drive from Broad Town. …

exascaleGeorge Church Will look to Human Genetic outliers and Transgenic sources to improve Humans

George Church, a pioneer in synthetic biology and genomics, is talking about radically altering the genes of humans for improved health, enhanced capabilities and life extension. He is not just just looking at centenarian and supercentenarian (110 years and older …

exascaleConservation is only a small part of a viable and realistic energy plan

World Energy Consumption changes from 1990 to 2008. Total energy consumption increased over 19 years 20% in the USA and 39% in the World and even 7% in Europe. It increased 146% in China. All of the conservation and efficiency …