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The Future of Transportation?

Peter DiamandisDr. Peter H. Diamandis is a Greek American engineer, physician, and entrepreneur best known for being the founder and chairman of the X PRIZE Foundation, the co-founder and chairman of Singularity University and the co-author of the New York Times bestseller Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

Four revolutions in transportation are taking place this decade.

In 2011, Peter Thiel famously said, “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters…”

Guess what? The flying car is coming, and so is a heck of a lot more.

I want to explore the latest developments in:

–Autonomous Vehicles

–Telepresence Robots & Virtual Worlds

–Hyperloop

–Point-to-Point Aerial Transport

–Each of these will change where we live, work and interact.

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A 3-D View of a Chart That Predicts The Economic Future: The Yield Curve

By GREGOR AISCH and AMANDA COX In NY Times

The yield curve shows how much it costs the federal government to borrow money for a given amount of time, revealing the relationship between long- and short-term interest rates.

It is, inherently, a forecast for what the economy holds in the future — how much inflation there will be, for example, and how healthy growth will be over the years ahead — all embodied in the price of money today, tomorrow and many years from now.

  • Yield curve 101
  • Where we stand
  • Deep in the valley
  • Last time a puzzle
  • Long-term rates are low now, too
  • Yields in Germany are negative
  • A different shape in Japan

For the yield curve and details go to NY Times link

http://nyti.ms/1FPeYgM