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Agriculture An Industry Ripe for Disruption States Peter Diamandis

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April 27, 2015 - This week I received another interesting email blast from Peter Diamandis addressing the future of agriculture and food.

Gizmos & Gadgets: A Rocket Goes Electric

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April 26, 2015 - A battery-powered rocket? Who would have thunk it?

Well a combined U.S. and New Zealand defense research company, Rocket Lab, partially funded by DARPA and venture capitalists, has developed a rocket called the Electron.

 

Hewlett-Packard Tries Reinventing Computing

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

Getting Young People to Embrace Science is a Key to Planet's Future Wellness

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April 22, 2015 - The world needs more scientists, more people trained to understand the six principles behind scientific thinking. What are we talking about?

The Internet of Everything and How It Will Change the World

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April 20, 2015 - Peter Diamandis, author of "Bold" and "Abundance" sends out a weekly email in which he describes a technology and its potential impact. This came to my desk yesterday and I had to share it with my readers.

Gene Editing: A Potent Agricultural Technology

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April 20, 2015 - The opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMO) is all about the unnaturalness of incorporating genes from one species and putting them in another.

Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World

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April 17, 2015 - The title of this posting is the same as the title of Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler's sequel to "Abundance," a book I reviewed some time ago.

What is a Cubesat and Why is NASA Interested in the Technology?

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April 13, 2015 - In the recent NextSTEP announcements at NASA two partners were awarded contracts for cubesat development.

Mid-Pliocene Data Reveals What We Can Expect from Current Global Warming

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April 11, 2015 - The picture below is of summer on Ellesmere Island in Canada's far north. Here ice even in the mid-summer period still can be found floating on inland lakes. But Ellesmere has a past that is far different from what you see here.

 

NASA Invests in Commercial Partnership Projects Around Space Habitation

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April 10, 2015 - Part of NASA's recent NextSTEP announcement included the awarding of projects to a number of companies focused on developing habitats for Deep Space missions.

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