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Peter Diamandis Talks About Why Risky Research Today is Driven by Entrepreneurs Not Government

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July 15, 2015 - In his latest email blast Peter Diamandis tackles a subject near and dear to my heart - the risk taking nature of entrepreneurship and what it potentially means for us in the 21st century as we face numerous challenges. It seems not too long ago that R&D was something governments threw money at. But here in Canada pure research funded by government is being squeezed.

Green IT Trends: How the Computer Industry Is Saving Energy

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July 2, 2015 - Today's guest blogger is Roy Rasmussen, co-author of the book, Publishing for Publicity. Roy is a freelance copywriter who focuses on ways to help small business get more customers through focused messaging.

U.S. Republican Presidential Candidates and Their Carbon Contribution

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July 2, 2015 - A mere two days before the United States celebrates its Independence Day, the Republicans now have 14 definite candidates and 2 to 6 probables who want to be the next President of the country. Of these one, although not a scientist, has stated that global warming is a human problem. That's Senator Lindsey Graham.

New Invention Boosts Fiber Optic Transmission Up to 400%

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June 30, 2015 - Just in case you were worried that we didn't have enough data traveling through fiber optic cables, engineers at

Peter Diamandis Talks About Machine Learning and Genomics

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June 21, 2015 - In his latest mindshare with readers Peter Diamandis, founder of the X-Prize and Planetary Resources, to name just two of his many ventures, shares his thoughts on genomics and deciphering our personal

Scientific Integrity Demanded by Canadian Government Scientists

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May 18, 2015 - In what must be a first for Canadian scientists working in the public service, its union as part of its collective bargaining has demanded that researchers be allowed to speak openly about their work.

Peter Diamandis Weighs in on Artificial Intelligence

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May 18, 2015 - We have seen headlines with dire warnings from brainiacs such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk warning us about the risks of un

A DOS for Quantum Computers Means We Are Getting Close to Seeing Them Everywhere

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May 6, 2015 - Quantum computing has seen three really interesting announcements in the last few weeks.

Then and Now from Peter Diamandis

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May 4, 2015 - In his weekly email blast Peter Diamandis of XPrize and Singularity University fame presents us with a snapshot of a decade ago and today.

Hewlett-Packard Tries Reinventing Computing

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April 23, 2015 - Hewlett-Packard, or HP for short is out to reinvent the computer.

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