Why be Part of FiRe?
October 6-9, 2020
La Jolla, CA
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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A study suggests the potential for a noninvasive diagnostic that could detect tumors early and differentiate between disease types.
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Wed, 08 Jul 2020 17:00:00 -0700
If you weren’t at [Cory Doctorow’s] DEF CON talk on Friday you missed out. Fighting Back in the War on General Purpose Computing was inspiring, informed, and incomparable. At the very lowest ...
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cloud-native communications software will expand our range of offerings available for the telecommunications industry," Yousef Khalidi, corporate vice president for Azure Networking wrote in a blog ...