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Canada should stop Chinese takeover of Vancouver tech company

Ottawa inked the takeover by the People’s Republic of China of a tech company called Norsat International in Vancouver. The company sells satellite-communication systems to the U.S. military and agencies and now a Washington D.C. commission has red-flagged this deal as a threat to U.S. national security. This permission should never have been granted to… Read More

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Putin’s folly and more is good news for Ukraine

Ukrainians are finally starting to see that “spring has arrived” following a string of positive developments. “It’s the Ukrainian national habit to complain, but there has been a lot of good news lately,” said Ukraine’s Deputy Minister of Trade Nataliya Mykolska in an interview while on a trade mission to Canada. “Naftogaz won the Stockholm… Read More

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Trump already a lame duck President

Donald Trump is an inappropriate President and has not delivered anything more than a Potemkin Presidency. Grigori Potemkin erected phony portable settlements along the Dnieper River to deceive Czarina Catherine the Great that her reign was creating prosperity. After she passed, the structures would be disassembled and re-assembled further along her route to lengthen the… Read More

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Calgary: keynote and conference Onward June 5-6

I will be participating in the second annual Onward Conference in Calgary, sponsored by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce and several corporations. Last year’s first annual event was a smash hit and 2,500 attendees got a full day of innovation, case studies, and knowledge plus networking opportunities about the future. This year will be highlighted… Read More

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New York City June 7-9 Exponential Finance conference presenter

I’m moderating panels for Singularity University’s Exponential Finance conference in New York June 7 to 9, 2017. This is the best exposition of fintech advances, future ideas, and practices in the world — by Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley (or New York City). CNBC is a sponsor along with many important banks and corporations. Fintech will… Read More

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Boston May 15-17 Exponential Manufacturing

I will be part of the faculty with Singularity University where keynotes and panels will shed new light on the manufacturing innovations that will transform the world. The event is in Boston and the second annual vertical conference devoted to this critically important technological sector of 3D or additive printing, materials sciences and much, much… Read More

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