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There is a future after lockdown that promises to be better than the present. The power of the private sector to make wealth – unfathomable amounts of it – is still there. Technological know-how has enduring power to survive the worst political attacks. The engine of entrepreneurship can be unleashed in an instant; it only needs the boot off the neck.

These are the kinds of issues I work on daily, attempting to find and flag the great innovations that define our future. I will be speaking at what looks to be a great event: COSM Technology, November 11-12, 2020, at the Bellevue, Washington, Hyatt Regency. Anyone can attend; you can get your tickets here

I explain further, in this special note below

Crossing the chasm of Covid, escaping the snares of Life After Capitalism, doffing our masks and mental diapers, we’re rushing toward the COSM!

That’s our new Internet and financial web annual technology festival in Bellevue, Washington. This one is at the Hyatt Regency from November 10th to 12th. The architecture spans and transcends the globe.

Speakers will be Peter Thiel, Bob Metcalfe, Kai Fu Lee, Niall Ferguson, Ari Emanuel, Newt Gingrich, Andy Kessler, Jim Tour, Carver Mead, and among others, me. I’ll be debating some of these guys to keep them suitably down-to-earth and cosmic.

In particular, I will try to abate the fevers of Gingrich, author of a book on China policy that foresees some benefit from a new cold war, and of Niall Ferguson, who believes that modern technology promotes doom.

We’ll be distributing their books, but hey, splashing some cold water on their pages and palls of incendiary pessimism. At COSM, we know better.

COSM is a national summit on the realities of ascendant technology and the political myths of economic decline. By objective indices pioneered at Discovery Institute, economic growth is at least twice as fast as the pace measured by economists. Gauged correctly—by the working time in hours and minutes it takes to buy goods and services rather than by the manipulative morass of global monies—the world is now enjoying a golden age of ever-broader-based prosperity. Yet, best-selling books and winning political campaigns focus on stagnation and poverty, pandemic and climate catastrophe. The question is why, and how we can upend the dialog of doom.

Up with Innovation! 

Held in the blessed, sylvan sweet spot of the Pacific Northwest, the summit illuminates the synergy between Seattle and the world and provides a scene of civilized conversation and exchange. It highlights the global tide of innovations from this pullulating pacific haven of leading tech companies and celebrates human creativity and invention, while examining threats to its continued dominance both here and abroad.

Provoking debate and deliberation on the cosmic unities fusing apparently divergent technologies and conflicting empires, our mission is to acclaim the accomplishments, while reclaiming the values and virtues that made them possible. From artificial intelligence and blockchain to 5G and WiFi6, from tokenized time to autonomous vehicles, from cloud computing to the biotech revolution, from the “spatial web” to the efflorescence of space flight, it is all ascending in Seattle, and at COSM.

Participants at COSM will explore how technology intersects with government regulation, antitrust illusions, international conflict, the “outside trading scandal”, real creative investment, and the triumph of the free human spirit. Through keynote speeches and Q&A, panel discussions, parties, and ample informal gatherings, attendees will interact with national technology leaders, industry peers, and colleagues.

But the heart of the COSM is the launch of new paradigms of future technology. In the spirit of my book, Life After Google, we will be introducing a radical new path to transcendence of all the current platforms, social networks, search engines, and content suppliers of the existing Internet.

Introducing the new technology paradigms of our era, COSM moves from wafer scale to nano scale, from the reinvention of property in Non-Fungible Tokens to the reinvention of global capital markets on blockchains.

We’ll be provoking debate and deliberation on the cosmic unities fusing apparently divergent technologies.

The Price of Time 

Crucial is the time price revolution: the view that the real value of anything is measured by the time it takes for a worker to earn the money to buy it.

It sounds simple and even obvious. In my theory, it stems from the information theory of money as time. Money must be scarce to mediate transactional tradeoffs and priorities. Time is the economic resource that remains scarce when all else becomes abundant. 

Money is the device that enables the scarcity of time to be fungibly translated into transactions and valuations. It’s tokenized time. Everything in economics—indeed nearly all metrics in science—must finally be defined in terms of hours and minutes and seconds. When governments manipulate money, they are really rebelling against time.

The time-price method of gauging value and economic progress is a huge breakthrough. It can transform nearly all economic calculations and assumptions, from the rate of economic growth, to the weight of debt, to the degree of inequality to advance of technology, to the impact of atmospheric CO2 to the level of true interest rates.

Time-prices open a pandora’s wealth of questions and problems. In science, what is first encountered as an interesting curiosity becomes the key to broad understanding. Signs of magnetism and electricity in amber (electra) emerge as the pervasive condition of all matter and energy. Initial anomalies of shocks and attractions ultimately led James Clerk Maxwell in 1865 to discover and calculate the velocity of light in any medium without carrying out any physical experiments. 

My daughter, Louisa, wrote a major book on quantum “entanglement,” The Age of Entanglement (Knopf, 2008). The uncanny linkages between photons at huge distances began as an elusive and enigmatic effect. For a long time it was dismissed as a possibly deceptive figment of the statistics or influence of the measuring gear.

Now physicists recognize quantum entanglement as a property of all light everywhere. It is the enabler of the growing fashion of “quantum computing” that we will be discussing at COSM. 

When I wrote Knowledge and Power (2013), I stumbled on time-prices in writing a chapter entitled “The Light Dawns”. It told the story of William Nordhaus, the Yale professor who demonstrated that prevailing accounts of economic history underestimate real economic growth by a factor of nearly a hundred thousand.

This is an exponential “oops!” moment, where an existing paradigm resoundingly gives way.

Now we face a possible collapse of many favored paradigms in Life After Google and beyond. Climate change competes with COVID as an insidious brain blight afflicting much of western physical and social science, stultifying not only the Nobel Prize committee, but such publications as The New York Times and The Economist. 

Strange fears have even induced people across the country to cover millions of acres of otherwise useful land with windmill totem poles and druidical sunhenges, and their faces with masks. Strange fantasies induced Time Magazine completely to lose all sense of proportion last year and name as its “Person of the Year” the crazed Swedish 14-year-old Greta Thunberg.

But I digress.

As explained by Gale Pooley of BYU and Discovery Institute and Marian Tupy of Saint Andrews and Cato Institute, time prices obviate such claims by combining in one number the two key effects of innovation: the rise in wages and the decline in costs. Prices are subjective. Workers decide what to buy with their hours of toil. Gauging the value is only the number of hours and minutes a typical person is willing to spend to earn the money to buy it.

Forget all the “hedonic” adjustments and estimates of what things are truly worth. All you have to do is divide the number of hours of work into gross domestic product, however it is calculated. The result is the time price of GDP. 

If it is a socialist regime, the basket of goods will be heavily determined by some oligarchy. Under capitalism, the oligarchs have to manipulate a political process. Free markets enable the worker to buy what he wants. 

As Pooley and Tupy show, globally since 1980, despite all the monetary noise and the cultural “headwinds,” workers have been able to buy some 700 percent more goods and services with their hours and minutes. Despite claims of “extreme weather,” agricultural and marine commodities have become radically cheaper. No need to figure out the physical efficiencies and yields of every item in the basket. Just compute the hours and minutes of work and divide them into any monetary measure of the relevant part of the economy.

It’s cosmic, and you all are invited to join the carnival of ideas in Bellevue in November. Register now.

Humans don’t decide what to build by making choices from some cosmic catalog of options given in advance. Instead, by inventing new technologies we rewrite the plan of the world.

Peter Thiel, Zero to One

And we were off, for a three-day tour of the COSM, rewriting the plan of the world in time-money theory, 5G communications vision, artificial intelligence (AI), and crypto-internet architecture.

It was my COSM conference at the Westin hotel in Bellevue, across the water and an ideological gulf from downtown Seattle.

The conference began with the incandescence of Peter Thiel, declaring his belief in a fully human future that we choose and endow rather than in a machine singularity that chooses us and shunts us aside.

Followed with a definitive account of the current state of AI by the venerable former chief research officer at Microsoft, Craig Mundie. Mundie revealed that Alpha Go, the Google DeepMind program that defeated the world champion in the game of Go, had gone on in recent weeks to pioneer a new standard in protein folding. Advancing from the unaided human level of two or three correct protein configurations out of 40 to some 33 correct folding solutions out of 40, DeepMind illustrated the huge promise of the technology.

Winning world leadership on that crucial biotech frontier, AI proved once again that computers can explore any deterministic regime at gigahertz speeds. But the world and the universe and human minds are not deterministic. As Alan Turing himself explained, all such computer programs ultimately require human “oracles” to program and interpret them.

Then came William Dembski, the philosopher author of pathbreaking books on mathematics and hierarchical logic. In a striking upside surprise that has brought him sudden wealth, his new company liberates educational rating systems from the subjective U.S. Views of journalistic guesswork. Dembski’s unique algorithm drills through all the manipulative propaganda that dominates other rankings and identifies the nation’s best university as Caltech. A new board member of Discovery, Dembski expounded the deep inner logic of “money creation in a purely informational world” which he is exploring in a new book.

Following Dembski came the first of several panels exploring the role of the blockchain in resolving the dual crises of internet security and global money in an era of AI, 5G, and the internet of things. Led by the lucid and incisive Steve Forbes and former US Mint Director Ed Moy, we explored the role of gold and the primacy of time, as the intrinsic foundation of money as a measuring stick. Time is what remains scarce when everything else grows abundant, as I said, but it is not capped.

Real money as a metric must not be capped as bitcoin is but fixed in price as gold is.

On the board of several crypto-currency companies, Moy brings his unique perspective and authority in explaining the role of the blockchain as the transformative technology of a new era of entrepreneurial startups.

Another Day of Transformative Discussion

The second day began with Andre Fuetsch, President of AT&T Labs and AT&T CTO, expounding the revolutionary future of 5G. He showed that the new standard would bring to wireless technology a hundredfold reduction in latency, expanded band-width, and a million-fold rise in communications density for the internet of things.

To doubters of the need for this advance, the subsequent panel brought Jules Urbach’s description of new technologies of ubiquitous holography and virtual worlds. These tools for a new internet architecture could propel us soon into a world of 6G, which ASOCS of Israel is already pursuing as its prophetic CEO Gilad Garon announced.

Nick Tredennick, the legendary chip designer, now chief of Jonetix, cautioned that all these advances in an internet of things would entail a new chip-level security system, not the mere software that most companies are offering in their virtualization programs.

A high point for me came next in my on-stage interview with Andy Kessler, former Bell Labs engineer and Velocity Investment fund founder now multi-book author and popular Wall Street Journal columnist. He showed that far from monopolies, all the US high tech leaders, from Apple and Amazon to Google and Facebook, are already harboring the seeds of their decline.

For lunch, we got a broad and authoritative depiction of the transformative reach of blockchain from Yorke Rhodes III, the co-founder of blockchain at Microsoft and the head of Azure crypto services.

Following Rhodes, Gale Pooley, a new fellow at the Discovery Institute and paragon of time-prices, demonstrated that advances in technology had vastly improved standards of living around the globe and nullified the alleged inflation registered by official consumer price indices and deflators.

Calculated broadly by dividing GDP by hours of work, time-prices are the true prices that people pay for their goods and services — the hours and minutes they have to work to earn the money to buy their standard of living.

I commented that Pooley’s findings counteract all the fears and fantasies of negative interest rates, victimized middle-class workers, and stagnant innovation. Pooley calculates that a nominal rate of zero translates into a true time-priced rate of 3.6, a perfectly normal interest rate.

Pooley points out that time-prices reconcile the central cleavage at the conference, between Thiel’s belief in a technological slowdown and his time priced demonstration of a technological boom.

Thiel is addressing the dimension of Zero to One innovations on the frontiers of creativity — what John Schroeter and I call “Moonshots.” Time-prices measure the global advance of what Thiel calls one to “n” progress, as existing inventions are applied around the world.

This is a divergence between new vertical inventions and horizontal spread of their applications across the globe.

In future prophecies, as the FCC goes after China’s 5G telecom star Huawei as if it harbored weapons of mass destruction, I will pursue this debate and its eruption on the final day of COSM.

The climax was the sharp and authoritative contribution of Michael Kratsios, the chief technical officer of the US government.

I want to tell you more about the COSM — our technology summit last month outside Seattle. Among many high points, several Mount Rainier moments stand out a week later. And I’ll get to the TikTok threat soon enough.

First, I recall Microsoft’s former Chief Technical Officer Craig Mundie’s report of a major AI breakthrough just a month ago in mastering the exquisite complexities of protein folding. This advance opens the way to huge biotech gains in custom-built protein molecules adjusted for particular people with particular needs or diseases. It is the most significant biotech invention since the complementary CRISPR method for editing strands of DNA.

Our biotech portfolio companies from Matt Scholz will benefit, as will the entire industry. Despite many perplexities, the progress here continues to accelerate.

A second COSM memory is Michael Kratsios, the White House Chief Technical Officer. A bold Trump appointee from Peter Thiels’ investment team, Kratsios is an impressive figure. But in a week when Xi Jinping in China heralded advances in blockchain, Kratsios failed even to list this crucial security tool among key technologies being promoted by the Administration. Instead, he wanted us to celebrate Google’s claimed achievement of “quantum supremacy.”

What you can say about quantum computing — beyond the point that it is a way overhyped version of analog computing — is that the most interesting advance happened in China. That was the sending of quantum entangled messages between satellites by a team headed by Pan Jianwei, with the help of his mentor, Austrian physicist Anton Zeilinger.

But the discussion on China and Huawei doesn’t stop there…

The Hackable Internet Architecture

Deeming the universe an omniscient quantum analog computer that calculates everything instantly, analog computing is a way to shift the burden of computation from processing bits to input-output. The focus becomes the framing of the questions or algorithms — essentially prayers — and reading the answers. At best, the quantum computer is a special-purpose analog device. Google’s advance is a stunt rather than a technology.

Physics departments everywhere benefit from the quantum computing campaign, which gives their students a new framework for their studies. But the temptation to treat this endeavor as a national security grail or even crisis suggests why governments should not control technology. They are too gullible and subject to fashions. Kratsios should know better. 

But he may not. Responding to my question regarding possible cooperation with the Chinese telecom colossus Huawei, he declared that Huawei routers in future 5G networks pose a threat to “every American family.” 

This unlikely story reveals an imprudent extension of “weapons-of-mass-destruction” rhetoric formerly reserved for nuclear weapons and bio-war toxins to useful network gear managed by US telcos. Are these companies so feckless that they can’t control their equipment? Why can’t they make a deal with Huawei that renders its technology transparent and testable as Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei proposes?

Regardless of whose routers are installed, the current internet architecture is hopelessly hackable, with some billion breaches in 2018. No one trusts it. The available new security architecture for the internet is based on blockchain, and its promise was discussed at length at COSM and by Chinese Chairman Xi 10 days ago. Perhaps the Administration should look into it, rather than suppress blockchain advances through the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rulings against such promising companies as the Telegram Online Network.

A start for a new internet is the COSM system proposed by telco visionary Dan Berninger, now working with Intel, and internet-legend Giuseppe Gori. This is a new generation blockchain that scales to Visa card transaction speeds while offering “super-connectivity” through advanced forms of Wi-Fi enabled by 5G. It is based on replacing the vulnerable IP address system with global public key addresses linked to private key device identities.

By now you’re probably wondering — what does all of this and an unstable internet infrastructure have to do with TikTok?

Let me tell you…

TikTok: A Threat to National Security?

Confronting at once the two great hacking threats — the hacking of the internet by saboteurs and the hacking of monies by Central Banks — new forms of blockchain will be a constant technology theme of the year 2020. Kratsios should take notice. Hey, it’s a leap, but you can call it “quantum computing” if you like.

Instead, in a rare bipartisan chorus, the US government seems to be mobilizing massively against the menace of TikTok. Hypersensitive Senators, led by the estimable Marco Rubio, see a “national security threat” in this silly video app from the Chinese AI company Bytedance, a unicorn seeking an Initial Public Offering (IPO).

The Senators have noticed again that the Chinese Communists don’t allow free speech about their many foibles and that TikTok collects data from its customers. According to bipartisan heavy-breathing Senators Tom Cotton and Chuck Schumer this app “may pose serious risks to millions of Americans.”

Gosh. Where do you start? US Senators seem eager to break off all trade with China (with waivers perhaps for farm goods crucial to Iowa Democrats). 

China buys some $11 billion worth of US microchips and Taiwan (which is not a county in California), makes the most advanced seven-nanometer devices at TSMC. For example, they provide CPUs for the new iPhone 11. Thus, cutting off commerce in chips on grounds of national security would bring down much of the US high technology sector in the process. The sharp downside surprise at chip pioneer Texas Instruments (TI) is a portent of the danger to America’s technology.

Silicon Valley is getting systematically dismantled by the US government. Rising bipartisan themes are “Down with Google and Facebook,” and ban Intel from China — where the Santa Clara (and Israeli) colossus makes most of its chip sales. Somehow Intel chips in Huawei gear do not compensate for Huawei compression algorithms in 5G routers.

It’s a mystery. But as Silicon Valley deteriorates, we will no doubt soon be informed by the Pentagon that “we had to destroy this town to save it.” 

How would you respond if PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel asked you his favorite interview question:“Tell me something that’s true that almost nobody agrees with you on.”

According to Thiel, this interview question helps pinpoint applicants who are innovative thinkers with an abundance of ideas — the type of person who can survive Silicon Valley’s competitive atmosphere. 

The question, according to Thiel, tests both originality and courage. “It’s always socially awkward to tell the interviewer something that the interviewer might not agree with,” the billionaire explains. 

RUTH UMOH, “WHY PAYPAL CO-FOUNDER PETER THIEL SWEARS BY THIS CURVEBALL JOB INTERVIEW QUESTION” AT MAKE IT/CNBC

Even if no one ever asks, it’s a good mental exercise. Most of us could alter it slightly to “Tell me something that’s true that almost nobody in your group agrees with you on.” Focusing on what makes us unique helps with job searches and assorted other challenges. 

Thiel, who will be speaking at the COSM conference in Bellevue, Washington, October 23–25, 2019, isn’t afraid to ruffle much bigger feathers. As a Silicon Valley great, he has been unsparing in his public concern over Google’s cloudy relations with China.

Earlier this month, as an early investor in Google’s DeepMind (of chess- and gobot fame), he questioned Google’s cozy relations with China. China makes no distinction between military and civilian enterprises and openly seeks total control over citizens’ lives (via an AI-enforced social creditsystem):

A.I.’s military power is the simple reason that the recent behavior of America’s leading software company, Google — starting an A.I. lab in China while ending an A.I. contract with the Pentagon — is shocking. As President Barack Obama’s defense secretary Ash Carter pointed out last month, “If you’re working in China, you don’t know whether you’re working on a project for the military or not.” 

No intensive investigation is required to confirm this. All one need do is glance at the Communist Party of China’s own constitution: Xi Jinping added the principle of “civil-military fusion,” which mandates that all research done in China be shared with the People’s Liberation Army, in 2017. 

PETER THIEL, “GOOD FOR GOOGLE, BAD FOR AMERICA” AT NEW YORK TIMES

His question, “How can Google use the rhetoric of ‘borderless’ benefits to justify working with the country whose ‘Great Firewall’ has imposed a border on the internet itself?”, is timely. China’s government uses high tech for, among other things, sophisticated racial profiling.

Continue Reading at Mind Matters.

Hello, COSM!

This is the name of my coming cosmic tech conference in Seattle, October 23-25. There I will try to explain China to Peter Thiel and crypto to my 101-year-old mother, and maybe in a long shot to some folks who spend time around President Trump.

As I am learning this week in Silicon Valley, COSM has now become a bigger deal than even Peter Thiel and my mother. It is the name of the new Internet architecture being developed for Intel corporation by telecom innovator and consultant, Daniel Berninger.

And as Berninger puts it,

We’re going to have to throw out the cue ball world. This is the frictionless Internet ball we reside on with no time or space or security.

Here on the cue ball — otherwise known as a fantasy world — we all live defenseless behind the diaphanous garb of our Internet Protocol (IP) addresses where we can be hacked and phished by unseen predators and obtrusive ad purveyors lurking in the clouds of big data.

A Cure for a Very Broken Paradigm

You don’t believe this paradigm is broken? The more companies and governments spend on data security, the more hacks occur. That’s the very definition of a broken paradigm.

With the Capital One hack of the personal data of 106 million customers, the Internet just excelled its previous 2018 record of one billion items breached. And it’s only August.

The more ads the Internet titans pop, poke and perk across your smartphone screens, the more you zap and filter them. Everyone knows these are value subtracted ads, better-termed minuses.

It’s another broken paradigm. Although ads consume more than 30 percent of smartphone bandwidth, they are only clicked on .06% of the time and half those clicks are by mistake — bum clicks.

Intel is seeking to lead the next phase in Silicon Valley by providing a remedy. It plans to supply the enabling chips for the next generation security-first Internet that Berninger dubs the COSM (in honor of the COSM conference, where he will introduce it).

Thus Intel, the somewhat jaded Santa Clara colossus, is attempting to repeat its glory days supplying the x86 microprocessor standard for the personal computer era.

Lots of luck, you might say. But Intel has a strategic edge…

Not only is Intel the only company that seriously fabricates chips in the United States, it now owns programmable telecom chip star Altera.

With the coming of 5G next generation wireless, virtual reality worlds, and the internet of things (IoT), the net is undergoing a radical cosmic reboot. If any of this is going to be done in the U.S. rather than China, Intel is going to have to be the one to do it.

But here’s the thing…

Since none of these next generation technologies work at all in our current fantasy world, an Internet reboot is mandatory.

IP Addresses: Why Politics Don’t Belong Here

The current Internet suffers from a crippling original sin: Those Internet Protocol Addresses locked into particular countries and political jurisdictions, are infested with politics.

Governments everywhere imagine they should own and regulate the net because of these localized address spaces.

From the European Economic Commission to the Administrative State in Washington, monopoly governments everywhere are dubbing Internet companies monopolies — and are shaking them down.

The Federal Trade Commission recently handed Facebook a $5 billion fine for some nonsensical claim about Cambridge Analytica, while Government databases leak like sieves all our personal data.

In the U.S, it is becoming illegal to hire the best software engineers. Responding to politicians’ demands that it be accountable for “fake news” and “hate speech,” Facebook is turning into a manipulative maze that sows paranoia everywhere.

In the cue ball world, where everything is frictionless and transparently hackable, the U.S. thinks it has to keep Chinese hands and Huawei routers away from US IP addresses… China is erecting a new great Firewall against the rest of the world…. In Turkey, Ahmet Ertegun thinks he should rule Turkish IP addresses.

The IP address has become a come-and-get-it temptation to governments.

As Berninger explains, this is all ridiculous. We invented IP addresses to enable wide area communications between computers. Now they are being given to watches and heart monitors, kitchen appliances and treadmills.

What has been invented by engineers can be replaced by the new inventions of the next generation of engineers.

Now, the COSM will replace IP addresses controlled by governments with public keys controlled by the holders of the private key, which means you. This is the time-tested system of public key cryptography that is now applied post-hack and fecklessly top down on the existing net.

This system of public and private keys will emerge during the Internet reboot as a bottom up foundation of security first.

The cue ball will give way to the COSM.

The porous pyramid run by monopolies and governments will succumb to a bottom-up architecture — anchored in the immutable timestamped ledgers of the blockchain.

You cannot have an internet of things (IoT), billions of 5G antennas, autonomous cars, global virtual worlds, or global money, or international trade and harmony without an immutable Internet layer of trust and security.

Let’s get with the COSM.

Adapted from The George Gilder Technology Report, Aug. 7, 2019. https://gilderpress.com/

Michael Kratsios

SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Michael Kratsios, Chief Technology Officer of the United States and Deputy Assistant to the President on Science and Technology Policy has been confirmed to speak at the COSM Technology Summit. Convened by Discovery Institute and chaired by author, economist, and futurist George Gilder, COSM is an intimate, exclusive summit on the converging technologies remaking the world.

Kratsios and COSM Creator George Gilder will examine issues related to U.S. leadership in the technology sector and the Administration’s approach to national technology policy. In his role as U.S. CTO, Kratsios leads the development of the Administration’s national strategies and initiatives on the industries of the future, such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and 5G networking.

COSM is the premiere national technology summit focusing on the future of converging technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, cryptocurrency, 5G, autonomous vehicles, biotech and cloud computing. COSM takes place in the Pacific Northwest at the Bellevue Westin Hotel, October 23 -25. Registration information is available at www.COSM.Technology

Sessions across the three days of COSM will explore how technology intersects with government regulation, international competitiveness, investing, freedom, and the triumph of the human spirit through keynote speeches and Q&A, panel discussions, and ample informal interactions with national technology leaders and investors.

COSM will feature many of the great minds of our day, including nationally recognized speakers such as Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, Steve Forbes; venture capitalist and co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel; inventor, entrepreneur, and Director of Engineering at Google, Ray Kurzweil; global investor and market guru Ken Fisher; entrepreneur, professor, and CEO of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Oren Etzioni; Google Glass creator and Amazon Vice President, Babak Parviz; scientist, computer pioneer, and Professor Emeritus at CalTech, Carver Mead; and famed technology futurist author and economist, George Gilder.

We are delighted to announce great speakers to our event!

This is an international lineup!

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Collaboratively administrate empowered markets via plug-and-play networks. Dynamically procrastinate B2C users after installed base benefits. Dramatically visualize customer directed convergence without revolutionary ROI.

Efficiently unleash cross-media information without cross-media value. Quickly maximize timely deliverables for real-time schemas. Dramatically maintain clicks-and-mortar solutions without functional solutions.

Completely synergize resource sucking relationships via premier niche markets. Professionally cultivate one-to-one customer service with robust ideas. Dynamically innovate resource-leveling customer service for state of the art customer service.

Objectively innovate empowered manufactured products whereas parallel platforms. Holisticly predominate extensible testing procedures for reliable supply chains. Dramatically engage top-line web services vis-a-vis cutting-edge deliverables.

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Collaboratively administrate empowered markets via plug-and-play networks. Dynamically procrastinate B2C users after installed base benefits. Dramatically visualize customer directed convergence without revolutionary ROI.

Efficiently unleash cross-media information without cross-media value. Quickly maximize timely deliverables for real-time schemas. Dramatically maintain clicks-and-mortar solutions without functional solutions.

Completely synergize resource sucking relationships via premier niche markets. Professionally cultivate one-to-one customer service with robust ideas. Dynamically innovate resource-leveling customer service for state of the art customer service.

Objectively innovate empowered manufactured products whereas parallel platforms. Holisticly predominate extensible testing procedures for reliable supply chains. Dramatically engage top-line web services vis-a-vis cutting-edge deliverables.