Kyle Nel of Uncommon Partners Discusses Helping Companies to Innovate

Kyle Nel of Singularity University Uncommon Partners was interviewed by Nextbigfuture. After a long-time partnership, Singularity University acquired Uncommon Partners (UP) to expand the capabilities for clients and partners. Co-founded in 2018 by SU faculty member Kyle Nel and Amanda Manna, UP applies a multi-disciplinary approach to transformation that is rooted in behavioral science and …

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Ford, Rockefeller made the US into a Superpower and Lack of oil caused Germany’s loss in WW2

There is an analysis on Youtube of how the need for oil for German’s Panzer tanks, Luftwaffe planes and industrial war production shaped WW2. There was also a 2011 US Air Force Command paper by Major Shawn P. Keller called Turning Point (A History of German Petroleium in WW2 and its Lessons for the Role …

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Biotech, Machine Learning and Healthcare in 2020 and 2025

A 2017, report Grand View Research projects the global biotechnology market is expected to reach USD 727.1 billion by 2025. In 2017, the biotech sector has a total market value of US $370 billion. Global health care spend projected to reach $8.7 trillion by 2020 according to Deloitte. % of GDP spent on health care …

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China BRI will boost ASEAN infrastructure and economic growth

China’s Belt and Road Initiative can help make up for infrastructure funding gap to support ASEAN’s regional initiatives namely the ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC 2025) and Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025). ASEAN countries are in dire need of infrastructure financing. According to the Asian Development Bank, ASEAN would require about US$2.3 …

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China BRI will boost ASEAN infrastructure and economic growth

China’s Belt and Road Initiative can help make up for infrastructure funding gap to support ASEAN’s regional initiatives namely the ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC 2025) and Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025). ASEAN countries are in dire need of infrastructure financing. According to the Asian Development Bank, ASEAN would require about US$2.3 …

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More innovation key to better economic growth through 2030

The Japan Center for Economic Research released a medium-term economic forecast for Asia from 2018-2030. India, Vietnam and Philippines should have high economic growth through 2030. In the baseline scenario, Indonesia should reach global upper middle-income level (over $4000 per person) in 2019 and the Philippines in 2022 and Vietnam around 2029. India will not …

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France tries to shift policy to get competitive with Artificial Intelligence and Innovation

France has released a 152 page report “For a Meaningful Artificial Intelligence” written by Cédric Villani. Villani is a famous French mathematician and member of parliament. He led a study on how to develop the country’s AI economy. * economic strategy for developing France’s AI ecosystem * mitigate AI induced disruption * proposes big increases …

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The US out-hustled Europe, Japan and the USSR but has slowed down just as China is passing

The US went soft over the decades in economic competition with Europe, Japan and the USSR. Europe had to rebuild itself after World War 2 and then Europe had more regulations and less willingness to rapidly change and innovate. Japan was a strong competitor for a while, but then Japan had decades of stagnation. Japan …

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Visions for a World Transformed: 99 Ideas for Making the World a Better Place

How different will the future be from today? As different as we can imagine, and possibly stranger and more wonderful than we ever HAVE imagined. The key is turning our visions for the future into the future itself. And that begins with articulating our visions. In this collection of essays compiled by the hosts of …

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Setting up the conditions for rapid learning and improvement – Business clusters and vibrant innovation ecosystems

There was an analysis of why the Soviet Union fell behind the USA and the west so badly in key technology. In 1957, the Soviet Union surprised the world by successfully launching Sputnik, the first artificial Earth satellite, and then consolidating itself as a superpower by achieving nuclear parity with the United States in the …

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