Laws of Unintended Consequences

Pininvest Analysis on Technology

Greens may be too closely indentified with scientific expertise on climate change to fully recognize the unintended consequences of principled policies, which call for compromise and understanding of the trade-offs required to stay on target

Hackers never sleep

Pininvest Analysis on Technology

'Cybersecurity' cannot be confused any longer with 'protection' of a business against digital assaults, with a whole array of defensive measures... This never was a correct understanding of cybersecurity, or at best a very partial one

Uncomfortable truths

Pininvest Analysis on China

Confronted with unsatiable demand for milk, New Zealand's fragile ecosystem is front-running environmental risks exposing much larger economies worldwide, glad to supply in the short term, but at what cost ?

Land of milk and honey

Pininvest Analysis on China

Ratcheting up milk supply, New Zealand is now coping with the environmental fallout. Too much of a good thing or, more probably, a warning shot the major global agriculture exporters would discount at their peril

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Dr. Moll's challenge

Pininvest Analysis on Health Care

The achievements of Fred Moll in medical robotics are close to legendary but the collaboration of Dr. Moll with Johnson & Johnson, may raise the bar, with real-time management of the data feeds informing the robotics applications - the next frontier...

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Sweet spot for satellites ?

Pininvest Analysis on Technology

Sharply reduced launch costs and radical advance in satellite technology open the door for a new era in global communications. Constellations of satellites still need to prove their case but the future is beckoning

The future of energy storage

Pininvest Analysis on Growth

Associate Professors J. Johnson and J. DeCarolis, North Carolina State University, envision the advent of grid-scale batteries, providing the utilities with flexible energy delivery, if the price per KwH of lithium batteries continues to plummet

Improved lithium-ion battery technology

Pininvest Analysis on Growth

To charge the battery, the anode loads up lithium ions. Ions travel through the electrolyte to the cathode to generate power With a higher ‘upload’, replacing the graphite anode by a silicon – graphite mix anode, the battery will generate more power

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