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The future and energy

October 28th, 2016 | Posted in Business & Economy, Environment & Energy

Early in October I had the opportunity to address the annual energy customer conference of the DHL company, in Houston. DHL provides extensive logistic support to the oil, gas, renewable energy sectors, from package to equipment delivery to warehousing services. The gathering in Houston...

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Self Driving Starts With Beer

October 27th, 2016 | Posted in Transportation

Otto is an Uber-owned start-up materials delivery company, focused on developing self driving vehicles for industry. As you may have seen, they just did a test delivery in Colorado, a 120-mile beer run for Budweiser. Budweiser delivers 1.2 million truck loads of beer per...

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The Future of Policing

October 14th, 2016 | Posted in Art & Society

As the summer of 2016 drew to a close, I was working with Scout, on the issue of the future of policing. We have recently been though a searing chapter in the story of the relationship between American citizens and American police officers. In...

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Journey to Mars Begins

September 27th, 2016 | Posted in Space

The journey to Mars begins. Today while I was driving from Salt Lake to Park City, Utah, I was able to listen in as Elon Musk outlined the details of the vision for the trip to Mars – that is, the vision to send...

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