Why be Part of FiRe?
October 6-9, 2020
La Jolla, CA
Join us for a talk with NASA’s longest-serving administrator, Daniel Goldin
We’ll discuss the 5G rollout in the US, DoD obstacles, China’s plans for 5G domination, Huawei’s role, and more.
100% of survey respondents said FiRe met or exceeded their expectations, and 73% made new project and business alliances at FiRe, in a venue that couldn’t be more conducive.
With industry luminaries such as Paul Jacobs and Irwin Jacobs, Mark Hurd, Elon Musk, Craig Venter, Michael Dell, Colin Angle, Ray Ozzie, and Vint Cerf (pictured) in PowerPoint-free, “real” conversations.
FiRe attendees and speakers are called Participants for a reason; many are included onstage, and many more take part in offstage FiRe group discussions leading to new ventures or FiRe Global Initiatives.
FiRe’s annual “CTO Design Challenge” unites engineers to tackle an intractable world problem and present actionable solutions, from fighting urban wildfires to Pattern Computing to solving global warming to defining and launching the new medical field of “Nutritional Microanalyisis.”
October 6-9, 2020
La Jolla, CA
FiRe looks at the future of everything in these core target areas of interest, from chip designs to high-performance computing, from cloud structure to wireless and software.
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SNS has redefined global economics theory through an IP-centric view, with strong results in prediction success, from companies to countries. FiRe provides a unique focus on finance subjects, including venture capital and technology funding, with additional attention to global equity markets.
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Beginning with its SNS Project Inkwell initiative – the first global vendor consortium on appropriate technology in K-12 education – FiRe takes a deep look into creating the next model for modern education.
Perhaps the first team to unveil the Enron scandal, SNS has a long history of accurate predictions of oil pricing and energy outcomes. FiRe explores related areas, from alternative energy and energy markets to energy’s connection to climate change.
FiRe maintains a continuous awareness of the world we depend on for survival, from the oceans to the atmosphere, from how we affect the environment to what technology can contribute to promote global environmental health.
The FiRe program incorporates ongoing efforts relating to select coordinated SNS initiatives. These initiatives have grown from FiRe conversations into multiple global cooperative efforts to improve the world through the appropriate application of technology, including INVNT/IP, SNS FiReFilms, SNS Project Inkwell, Nutritional Microanalysis, and more.
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The ongoing “fixing healthcare” discussion at FiRe is focused on the question of how to repair a broken business model, generally seeking ways to bring providers and patients back into primary contact. This area also includes new innovations in healthcare solutions, from the Quantified Self to the new SNS field of Nutritional Microanalysis.
FiRe’s Pure Science channel focuses on research by members of the FiRe community into pure science, including physics, climatology, space and ocean exploration, evolutionary theory, ethnology, and more.
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Mon, 29 Jun 2020 10:31:00 -0700
WHAT IS the future of public transport in the wake of the covid-19 pandemic? Also, the United Nations’ Assistant Secretary-General on how countries should prepare for future disasters. And could a ...
Fri, 26 Jun 2020 02:29:00 -0700
Some exemplars from the Bezos bunch on how businesses can make fast starts and not go instantly bankrupt as they look for ways to kickstart their recovery from the pandemic.
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 12:35:00 -0700
Ensia is a solutions-focused nonprofit media outlet reporting on our changing planet. Published by the Institute on the Environment.
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:35:00 -0700
New stories by authors including Neal Stephenson, Rose Eveleth and Robert Harris imagine a techno-apocalypse precipitated by the internet. Some even hint at how we could dodge it ...