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politicsPelosi Will Betray California Because It is the Smart Move

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The Republican Senate and the Democratic House will betray the states that are electorally safe. This will be the smart move. They will try to put extra money and programs into the battleground states. States like California will be even …

batteriesTesla’s Twenty Gigafactory Plan for New Products and Global Domination

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Tesla opened its first Gigafactory on July 29, 2016 with only 14 percent of the factory operating. They had three out of twenty-one sections operating. They will reach full capacity and factory completion by 2020. The first Gigafactory is getting …

asiaZeihan, Japan and China

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I noticed a couple of days ago a video by Peter Zeihan that made predictions about the US withdrawing as the global cop which would trigger World disorder, wars of the frequency seen between 1800-1945 and collapse in global trade. …

argentinaArgentina Compared to Brazil

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There was a prediction from Peter Zeihan that Japan, Argentina and Turkey would emerge as regionally dominant powers. Japan would dominate Asia, Argentina would dominate South America and Turkey would dominate the area of Europe and the Middle East near …

artificial intelligenceTesla Full Self Driving in 2019Q2 and ride sharing via hybrid Airbnb-Uber model

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Tesla had a profitable third quarter and built up more cash. Current Advanced Autopilot Tesla will soon rollout the team’s most advanced Autopilot feature called Navigate on Autopilot. In their last release, they launched a new set of neural network …

futureForecasting Military Technology 2020-2040

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Michael Hanlon has an updated forecast which areas of military technology could have revolutionary change over the next 20 years. Revolutionary change is defined as a type and pace of progress that renders obsolete old weapons, tactics and operational approaches …

artificial intellgenceAI will create millions more jobs than are lost because of economic growth

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AI and related technologies such as robots, drones and autonomous vehicles could provide a net boost to employment in China of around 12% over the next two decades, equating to around 90 million additional jobs. Around 26% of existing jobs …

chinaWhat if World Business Cycles are less US-centric?

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China economy on a GDP purchasing power parity basis became the largest in 2013 and it is now 25% larger than the USA. China’s economy will be 30% larger in 2019 and 50% larger in 2023. China’s GDP statistics do …

asiaWorld population is now half middle class or richer

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There are 3.7 billion people in the global middle class ($11-110 per day in PPP). This is 48% of the world’s population. An additional 190 million (2.5%) are richer than global middle class. The world population is 7.65 billion. The …

climate changeIndia’s emissions and purchasing power GDP

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British Petroleum publishes an annual energy and economics report for all countries. The 2018 BP Statistical Review of World Energy, indicated the world reached a new peak in CO2 emissions. Asia Pacific is now responsible for nearly 50% of global …