New World Order

China has been the factory for the world for the past two to three decades but President Xi has made China too risky for business. There is potential for societal unrest in China with mass protests over Covid Zero and other policies. If you are maintaining a factory in China, you would want that factory …

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VFR CEO Helps Monetize Channels on Roku, Samsung and Smart TVs

How do you start and monetize a channel on Roku, Samsung and Apple TV? Eldar Buchris, CEO of VFR, describes how VFR helps content creators to monetize on Roku and other connected TV systems. Your Youtube content can be reused. The CPM (payment per thousand views) can be higher on connected television like Roku, Samsung, …

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Easier and Safer to Use Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Nanocomposite

A research team from Skoltech, Aalto University, and Kurnakov Institute has recently developed a new, versatile and simple approach to using carbon nanotubes for manufacturing carbon nanotube-polymer nanocomposites. The method is reported in Carbon and involves making briquettes — dense packages of carbon nanotube powders. Nanocomposites made with briquettes perform equally well as those made …

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13 Wafer Scale Chips for an Exaflop AI Supercomputer

Cerebras Systems, the pioneer in accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) compute, today unveiled Andromeda, a 13.5 million core AI supercomputer, now available and being used for commercial and academic work. Built with a cluster of 16 Cerebras CS-2 systems and leveraging Cerebras MemoryX and SwarmX technologies, Andromeda delivers more than 1 Exaflop of AI compute and …

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The Future of Self-driving Cars

I have researched the major self driving car companies. We know Argo AI failed. They were ranked 5th in California based upon disengagement miles. Disengagement miles is a misleading statistic. It is only somewhat predictive. Argo had $4 billion or so of funding and 2100 employees. Ford after pulling the plug said Argo was over …

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Zeihan Predicts EV Revolution Fails and High Global Inflation for Five Years

Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical forecaster who uses simplified analysis and makes broad generalized predictions. He has predicted financial doom for China for over a decade. He does correctly identify things like demographic challenges which in some cases can cause a -1% drag on GDP growth for a country. However, he broadly assumes that no …

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