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blockchainMoving towards blockchain registration control of Patents and Intellectual Property

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As blockchain technology becomes mainstream, industry participants and blockchain developers will increasingly have to collaborate to develop standards and interoperability protocols. The World Intellectual Property Association has an article in WIPO magazine, “Blockchain and IP law: a match made in …

artificial intelligenceFrance tries to shift policy to get competitive with Artificial Intelligence and Innovation

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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 …

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

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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 …

boring companyElon Musk Boring Company permitted to dig part of Hyperloop tunnel in DC

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company has been given an early, and vague, building permit to begin some extremely preliminary work on a section of an underground Hyperloop tunnel in DC. DC officials have not committed to the project long-term yet. DC …

policyUS government does not trust AT&T and Verizon to build a 5G network competitive with China’s 5G

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A leaked memo that revealed the U.S. administration was considering building its own 5G network to bring super-fast Internet to consumers and businesses — a government effort designed to thwart what the Administration and some lawmakers say is potential Chinese …

boring companyInfrastructure plan could have $200 billion in projects and de-regulation that could clear the way for Hyperloops

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Within the next two weeks, the White House could unveil an infrastructure proposal. It is believed to have at least $200 billion in infrastructure projects over the next decade and would incentivize an additional $800 billion in state and local …

chinaChina’s economy could drop by 25% by 2050 unless population policy is fixed

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China must take urgent action on birth controls to cope with the “grim” reality of its rapidly aging society. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences said the country must consider either relaxing birth controls further or getting rid of them …

antiagingPathway to radical longevity – Induced Tissue Regeneration explained

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Attacking the core biology of aging. Full regeneration and immortalized cells exists in humans two weeks after conception. There is work to re-activate those capabilities with adult cells. The video and screenshots below are from the the CEO of AgeX …

antiagingEmbryos have full human regeneration and regeneration could be key for radical life extension

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Nextbigfuture interviewed Michael West, CEO of the startup AgeX for nearly three hours today. The key to human regeneration is from week 3 to week 8 after fertilization of the egg when we are an embryo. In week one and …

economyUS corporate tax cut will trigger global race to the bottom with Europe and China

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Canada, Europe and China are focused on the US tax cut bills bringing US corporate tax rates down to the average OECD tax rate. A likely response will be further corporate tax cuts in a global race to the bottom. …