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Future of Population and U.S. Culture

October 13th, 2014 | Posted in Art & Society

Back in 2012 the U.S. Census bureau released numbers forecasting that, in the U.S., the non-Hispanic white population – the historical majority – will peak in 2024 at 244 million. That demographic group will then begin a slow decline in actual numbers while the...

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Future Rise of China, and Alibaba

September 18th, 2014 | Posted in Business & Economy

Tomorrow, September 19, 2014 Alibaba, the Chinese Amazon-like company, makes its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. The IPO is anticipated to be the largest ever. This is just another, though powerful, indicator of the rise of China, and Asia more generally. What...

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Mapping the Universe – Where are We?

September 5th, 2014 | Posted in Space

This a truly astonishing video, published by Nature video, based on research led by Brent Tully, University of Hawaii. Watch, and marvel at how dense and connected the universe is, note that star clusters move toward each other as well as away, and of...

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3D Printing Future Looks Promising

July 30th, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized

Shapeways is a company bringing 3D printing to the masses. I am curious as to how large an impact 3D printing will really have on manufacturing, and how soon. Recently, spending some time teaching strategic thinking to Saint Gobain, a couple of manufacturing researchers...

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